Pleasant Vy. wins opener
The Pleasant Valley Pirates played its first game as a member of the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League and came away with a win over Upper Mount Bethel.
KEYSTONE SENIOR BABE RUTH
Upper Mt. Bethel
The Pleasant Valley Pirates recently won its first game as a member of the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League by defeating the Upper Mount Bethel Muckdogs, 11-6.
The winners used a six-run fifth inning to pull away for the victory.
Justin Murray and Frankie Lewoc both had two hits and knocked in a pair of runs for the Pirates.
Pleasant Valley starting pitcher Joey Marino gained the mound win.
PV Pirates 320 060 0 - 11 9 0
Muckdogs 301 020 0 - 6 10 1
Marino, Lavender and Cruz; Pugliese, Zungolo, Ventrudo and Diehl. W - Marino. L - Pugliese.
CARBON COUNTY BABE RUTH
The Jim Thorpe Royals got a big game from Mike Cataldo to beat Lansford Delrose, 6-2.
Cataldo tossed a complete-game three-hitter, striking out nine. He also contributed offensively with two doubles and an RBI.
Also playing well for the Royals were Damian Richards (double, four RBIs); Justin Kaminski (two hits, two runs); and Eric Mason (one hit, one RBI).
For Delrose, C. Black and J. Bilka each scored runs.
Royals 420 000 0 - 6
Delrose 000 002 0 - 2