Hurricanes, NV record victories
The Franklin Township Hurricanes continued their winning ways in Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League Play.
Northern Valley also earned a victory over South Parkland in Lehigh Vally Legion action.
No. Valley-So. Parkland
Josh Kern turned in a solid pitching performance and Cody Hallman delivered at the plate to lead Northern Valley to a 6-1 win over South Parkland.
Kern went the distance on the mound, allowing seven hits and two walks while striking out five.
Hallman collected two hits, one a double, and knocked in three runs. Travis Nelmes chipped in with a double and run scored.
No. Valley 102 000 3 - 6 3 2
So. Parkland 100 000 0 - 1 7 2
Kern and Williams; Miller, Micca (5) and Leaswitch. W - Kern. L - Miller.
Jeff Charles tossed a three-hitter and struck out six batters to help Fullerton gain a 4-1 victory over Northern Valley.
AJ Figueroa and Brandon Purrone each had two hits and an RBI for the winners.
For Northern Valley, Dave Smith had two hits and scored a run. Cody Hallman suffered the loss, allowing two runs in five innings.
Fullerton 000 022 0 - 4 7 1
No. Valley 000 100 0 - 1 3 0
Charles and Bonshak; Hallman, Hoffer (6) and Williams. W - Charles. L - Hallman.
Pottsville used timely hitting and held off a late Tamaqua rally to earn a 6-4 win in Schuylkill-Berks Legion play.
Mike Kuperavage led the Pottsville offense, going 2-for-3, with a double and two runs scored. Josh Toomey threw six strong innings, allowing only three hits and one earned run to earn the win.
Luke Matsago hit a three run homer Tamaqua.
Pottsville 000 320 1 - 6 6 2
Tamaqua 000 003 1 - 4 4 3
Toomey, Palamar (7) and Daubert; D. Rottet, Minchoff (6) and Matsago. W - Toomey. L - D. Rottet. S - Palamar. HR - Matsago (6th, two on).
KEYSTONE SR. BR
The Franklin Township Hurricanes jumped on Pocono Mountain early and used a dominant pitching performance en route to a 5-0 win.
Hurricanes' starter Dane Ciavarella hurled a complete game shutout, striking out nine while allowing only five hits and one walk. Ciavarella was also a force at the plate, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
With the win, Franklin Township improves to 6-1-1 this season.
Pocono Mtn. 000 000 0 - 0 5 1
Franklin Twsp. 230 000 x - 5 7 0
Franks, Brandes (6) and Scott; Ciavarella and Duvigneaud. W - Ciavarella. L - Franks.