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Good night for local teams

Published June 16. 2011 05:01PM

1It was a good night for local legion teams as the Birches, Northern Valley and Coplay all notched victories.



An RBI double by James Beidleman was all the Birches needed to pick up a 1-0 win over the Wanderers in Norco Legion baseball action.

Howie Stevens got credit for the six-hit shutout, striking out seven and walking none. Ben Dudash suffered the loss.

Wanderers 000 000 0 - 0 6 0

Birches 001 000 x - 1 2 2

Dudash and Ford; Stevens and Weismuth. WP - Stevens


No. Valley-Emmaus

Northern Valley scored a run in the sixth and another in the seventh to pull out a 6-5 victory over Emmaus in Lehigh Valley Legion play.

Tyler Hill was three-for-five, scored two runs, had a triple RBI and stolen base in the win. Steve Rasmussen also had three hits and drove in a run.

Sawyer Smith pitched six strong innings for the win, with Hill coming in to get the save.

No. Valley 102 101 1 - 6 11 3

Emmaus 212 000 0 - 5 4 5

Coplay-West End

Tyler Svetik scattered five hits as Coplay went on to a 10-4 win over West End.

Ted Hozza hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning for one of his two hits for Coplay on the day. Erick Schlaffer also had two hits and drove in a run.

Coplay 013 231 0 - 10 11 2

West End 101 200 0 - 4 5 1

Svetik, Kuntz (7) and Fioris. Poroz, Valentino (4), Schalles (5) and Garcia. WP - Svetik.


Nesquehoning 9-10 Results

May 28 - KME 20, Jurick Phillies 15 ... Winning pitcher Aaron Miller. Keith McCall home run. Carter Brettle four doubles, seven RBIs.

May 31 - KME 16, Weatherly 2 ... Winning pitcher Keith McCall.

June 5 - Towamensing Phillies 10, beat KME 5 ... Keith McCall home run.

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