Lehighton sweeps Panther Valley
Lehighton handed Panther Valley losses in both baseball and softball over the weekend.
Steve Shanton, A.J. Wenrich and Josh Kern had big days at the plate as the Indians scored in every inning but the first in a 10-4 win over the Panthers.
Shanton went two-for-four with a double, two RBIs and a run scored. Wenrich also had two hits, one RBI and scored a run and Kern had two hits, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored.
Jake Szczecina led the Panthers with a single and double, a run scored and one RBI, while Colton Black added two hits and two runs scored and Luke Stano had two hits and a run scored. Nick McArdle and Zach King added RBI singles.
Lehighton 031 022 1 - 10 11 2
Panther Vy. 000 031 0 - 4 10 5
Wenrich, Farano (6) and Nalesnik; Stano, King (7) and Black. WP - Wenrich; LP - Stano.
The Zephyrs jumped out to a four-run lead and then held on for a 6-4 non-league win over the Bears.
Rob Getz led Pleasant Valley with two doubles and a single, while Adrian Concepcion also added a pair of hits.
Zachary Delp had two hits and two RBIs for Whitehall.
Pleas. Valley 100 002 1 - 4 7 3
Whitehall 103 101 x - 6 8 2
Stevens, Miceli (5), Pasnak (5) and Shank; Wioczewski, Feller (6) and Bonchak. WP - Wioczewski.
The Lady Indians made quick work of the Panthers in picking up a 18-1 win in four innings.
Julianna Evans struck out four and also helped her own cause, finishing 3-for-4 with a RBI for the Indians. Teammate Krysten Breiner went three-for-four, scoring three runs,adding three RBIs and smacking a double. Brook Lucykanish was two-for-four, with a triple,four runs scored and four RBIs.
Sam Zlock had a double, while teammate Amy Corby tripled and scored the Panthers lone run on a wild pitch.
Lehighton 436 5 - 18 14 1
Panther Valley 010 0 - 1 2 4
Evans and Smith; M. Marouchoc, Zlock (3) and Piscitelli, Kehrli (3).