Black Diamonds, Shockers triumph
The Panther Valley Black Diamonds and the Franklin Township Shockers both picked up recent wins in Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League action.
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The Panther Valley Black Diamonds scored in five of their six atbats and cruised to a 13-6 victory over the Hazleton Mountaineers.
Zach Stanko led the Black Diamonds offensively with three hits, three runs scored, and two RBIs. Greg Pecha added two hits, a run scored and an RBI. Pecha also went the distance on the mound, striking out seven, to pick up the pitching victory.
Mountaineers 022 011 1 - 6 6 5
B. Diamonds 321 403 x - 13 16 1
Yencha, Ziller (4) and Houser; Pecha and Marouchoc. W-Pecha. L-Yencha.
AJ Wenrich had a big day at the plate to lead the Franklin Township Shockers to a 7-6 victory over the Towamansing Yankees.
Wenrich had four hits, including a triple and a double, and also knocked in a pair of runs. Anthony Farola also played well as he had a single, a double, and scored two runs.
For Towamensing, Joe Tyahla had a home run and a single; Mike Horvath had three hits and an RBI; and Kyle Kersting had two RBIs.
Wenrich was the winning pitcher with DJ Rossino picking up the save.
Shockers 101 032 0 - 7 12 1
Yankees 400 002 0 - 6 10 4
Wenrich, D. Rossino (6) and McHose; Horvath, Augustine (3), Haney (5), Kersting (6) and Labyack. W-Wenrich. L-Haney. S-Rossino.