Local baseball roundup
A number of teams posted recent wins during the Panther Valley Little League tournament.
Below are highlights from those contests.
PANTHER VALLEY TOURNAMENT
Tamaqua Blue-JT Red
Greg Davis had three hits, one of them a homer, as Tamaqua Blue cruised to a 12-1 win over Jim Thorpe Red.
The combined pitching of Scherer, Knoblauch and Moyer tossed a four-inning no-hitter.
Tamaqua also received three hits from Breiner with Boyle adding two, one a homer. Scherer chipped in with two hits.
Towamensing Blue doubled up Weatherly by a 14-7 score.
The winners received two hits from both Colby Kunkle and Brock Bollinger.
FT Gray-Anthracite White
Zachary Crum had three hits, one of them a home run, to help Franklin Township Gray gain a 14-3 victory over Anthracite White.
Justin Ahner aided the FT cause with two hits, one a homer, while Gunnar Williams collected two doubles and a single. Earning the pitching win was Chris Whiteman.
For Anthracite, Josh Robin hit a home run.
JT Red-Tamaqua White
Tamaqua White rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to post an 8-7 win over Jim Thorpe Red.
Logan Hess had three hits for the winners while Luke Verta had two hits, one of them a two-run double. Tamaqua also received a pair of hits from both Ian Davis and Justin Lewis.
Tamaqua starting pitcher Josh Grim struck out six batters.
Carson Krell had three hits and scored four runs as Tamaqua Blue rolled to a 22-1 win over Lansford.
Alden Gilbert and Darren Staufenberger contributed to the victory as each had two hits and scored twice.
For Lansford, Bryce Kropf had a pair of hits.