No. Valley shuts out Salisbury
Nancy Scholz/Special to the TIMES NEWS Northern Valley's Kirk Bender swings at a pitch during Sunday's game against Salisbury.
Kirk Bender had three hits and scored two runs Sunday while Tyler Harris and Kyle Schomp both knocked in three runs as Northern Valley rolled to a 10-0 Lehigh Valley Legion win over Salisbury.
Cody Hallman earned the pitching win in the five-inning contest, allowing just two hits while striking out five.
The winners, who improved to 2-2, also received two hits and a pair of RBI from Zach Palansky. Josh Kern added a double, knocked in two runs and scored twice with Hallman and Collin Breidinger each adding two runs scored. Schomp had two hits, one a double.
Northern Valley returns to action tonight when it travels to Emmaus.
No. Valley 243 10 - 10 11 2
Salisbury 000 00 - 0 2 0
Hallman and Breidinger, Williams (4); Utsch, Santanasto (3), Cotto (3), Kramer (5) and Santanastro, Kuhns (3). W - Hallman. L - Utsch.
The Phillipsburg Indians used a big sixth inning to help post a 12-7 victory over the Franklin Shockers this past Friday.
Bronson Rodenbough has two hits, scored two runs and knocked in a pair for the Indians, who pushed across eight runs in that sixth frame. Brock Rodenbough added two hits (one a double), a run and stole two bases.
For the Shockers, Joe Oriel had a double, walked twice and stole two bases while Jimmer Farano had a hit and scored a run. Thatcher David also scored twice for FT.
Phillipsburg 201 018 0 - 12 12
FT Shockers 031003 0 - 7 4 1
Vegh, Woscek (6) and Liloia; Farano, Horwith (6), Rossino (6), Mele (7) and David. W - Vegh. L - Farano.
The Franklin Township Shockers rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday to pull out a dramatic 10-9 victory over Lower Nazareth.
Kyle Troch's sacrifice fly chased home the winning run to complete the comeback.
The Shockers had built a 7-0 advantage only to see Lower Nazareth score nine unanswered runs. The winners, however, pulled the game out in their last at-bat.
Anthony Rossino had a hit, a pair of stolen bases, and scored three times while AJ Wenrich added a hit, two walks and scored two runs.
Matt Stillwell earned the pitching win in relief by tossing 2 scoreless innings.
L. Nazareth 001 080 0 - 9 9 2
FT Shockers 160 000 3 - 10 8 1
Kotyuk, Tylmako (7) and DeJesus; Rossino, Stillwell (5) and David. W - Stillwell. L - Koyyuk.