Indians, Raiders triumph
Lehighton and Tamaqua scored wins in baseball over the weekend.
Notre Dame scored in every inning, while Jim Thorpe had a tough time in the field, committing 12 errors on the day, as the Crusaders pulled out a 16-6, non-league, five-inning win.
Jyle Buchman and Eric Santiago were 3-for-3 and each scored two runs for Notre Dame.
For the Olympians, Nick Montonoero and Mitch Peters both went 2-for-3 on the day. Each of the other Olympians in the lineup had a single in the losing effort.
Notre Dame 225 61 - 16 14 1
Jim Thorpe 042 00 - 6 12 12
Glueckstein and Cleary; Snisky, Gavornik (3), McElmoyle (4), Thompson (5) and Duvigneaud, Everitt (5). WP - Glueckstein, LP - Snisky.
Facing an early deficit, the Indians tied the game up in the fourth and scored three unanswered runs in the fifth to pull out the non-league 4-1 win over Catasauqua.
James Farano led the Tribe, going 2-for-3 on the day with two RBIs, while Jordan Knappenberger and Nick Hill each added a sole RBI.
Zach Stopay and Zac Edwards both finished the day at the plate 2-for-4 for the Roughies, who drop to 10-8 overall on the season.
Lehighton improves to 10-7 overall.
Lehighton 000 130 0 - 4 7 0
Catasauqua 100 000 0 - 1 9 1
Hill, Knappenberger (6), Farano (7) and Nalesnik; Stopay, Correll (4) and Pacchioli. WP - Hill, LP - Stopay.
The Blue Raiders exploded for eight runs in the fourth inning and it lifted them to a five-inning 15-2 non-league win over the Hilltoppers.
Adam Bates was a perfect 3-for-3 with five RBIs. Derek Rottet added two hits and four RBIs and also scored two runs. HJe was also the winning pitcher.
Nativity 200 00 - 2 4 4
Tamaqua 403 8x - 15 11 1
McGovern, Kaledas (4) and Foster; D. Rottet and Roberts. WP - D. Rottet.
Scoring 10 runs in the fifth inning, Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech rolled to a 15-5 victory over Panther Valley, ended in six innings via the 10-run rule.
Despite the loss, Sam Zlock had three hits, including a double, drove in two runs and scored twice for the Panthers. Kristyn Gates also had two hits and scored a run.
Panther Vy. 102 020 - 5 8 3
CMVT 012 1(10)1 - 15 13 3
WP - Witchey; LP - Zlock