Tamaqua Blue Sox get Legion victory
The Tamaqua Blue Sox gained a win in Schuylkill/Berks Legion action while the Franklin Township Shockers and Towamensing Yankees both picked up recent victories in Keystone Senior Babe Ruth contests.
Connor Hartung pitched a three-hitter to lead Tamaqua to a 2-1 win over Southern Area.
Hartung allowed two walks and struck out seven batters as the Blue Sox claimed their second victory of the season.
Matt Roberts had a double and an RBI while Adam Bates scored both Tamaqua runs.
Southern Area 001 000 0 - 1 3 0
Tamaqua 000 101 x - 2 3 1
Stramara and Reynolds; Hartung and Roberts. W - Hartung. L - Stramara.
No. Yankees-LV Marlins
Jeremy Faust had two hits, one of them a two-run homer, to help the Northern Yankees post a 4-1 victory over the Lehigh Valley Marlins.
Darrin Lenhart added a double and knocked in a pair of runs for the Yankees while Adam Hayes tossed a six-hitter to earn the pitching win.
Zach Szoke had three hits, one a double, for Lehigh Valley. The Marlins' Tyler Svetik pitched well in defeating, allowing just five hits in a complete-game effort.
No. Yankees 000 004 0 - 4 5 1
LV Marlins 100 000 0 - 1 6 0
Hayes and Jer. Faust; Svetik and Z. Szoke. W - Hayes. L - Svetik. HR: No. Yankees - Faust (6th, one on).
KEYSTONE SR. BABE RUTH
A seven-run third inning helped the Franklin Township Shockers roll to a 13-1 victory over the Hazleton Mountaineers.
Alex Storm had two hits, one a double, knocked in two run and scored two more to lead a 12-hit attack. Kyle Troch added a single and double and two RBIs while Anthony Rossino also finished with a single, double, two runs scored and an RBI.
James Farano and Damian Richards each chipped in with a hit and two runs while Parker David pitched five innings for the victory.
The win improves the Shockers' record to 15-1-1.
FT Shockers 007 033 - 13 12 0
Hazleton 001 000 - 1 3 2
P. David, Rossino (6) and T. David; Castillo, Santana (5) and Rosario. W - David. L - Castillo.
Hazleton broke a tie game with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and went on to post an 8-5 win over the Panther Valley Black Diamonds.
Jerry Castillo pitched a five-hitter to lead the Mountaineers.
Panther Vy. 100 103 0 - 5 5 1
Hazleton 003 023 x - 8 9 0
Kusko, King (6) and Gibbs-Buss; Castillo and Rosario. W - Castillo. L - Kusko.
Nick Frey pitched a shutout and Austin Cook provided the offense as the Towamensing Yankees rolled to an 11-0 win over Forks Township.
Frey finished with a four-hitter while Cook had three hits and knocked in four runs. The Yankees also received two RBIs from Stephanie Augustine.
Forks Twp. 000 000 0 - 0 4 4
Towamensing 503 201 x - 11 12 4
Shedlock, Honor (3) and Slater; Frey and Sander. W - Frey. L - Shedlock.