Local roundup: Results from April 13
The Northwestern baseball team used the long ball to keep its perfect record intact on Tuesday.
Panther Valley, Jim Thorpe and Palmerton also posted victories in baseball action.
Marian’s softball team also remained undefeated, while Weatherly ran its win streak to four games.
Elsewhere, Jim Thorpe picked up a victory in tennis action.
Northwestern belted four home runs en route to a 15-0 Colonial League victory over Moravian Academy.
Rafe Perich went deep twice, hitting a pair of two-run shots, while Ryan Kensinger and Nick Henry also slugged homers for the Tigers (7-0; 7-0).
Kensinger finished with five RBIs, with Henry also adding a double and two runs.
Carter Welch (two singles, two runs, two RBIs) and Justin Holmes (single, triple, three runs) also had big days at the plate.
Winning pitcher Tanner Romig tossed three perfect innings, allowing no hits or walks, while striking out six.
Moravian A. 0 00 - 0 0 0
Northwestern 5 (10) x - 15 13 0
Bauer, Messman (2) and Brosuk; Romig and Kensinger. W - Romig. L - Bauer. HR: Northwestern - Perich 2 (1st, one on; 2nd, one on), Kensinger (2nd, one on), Henry (2nd, none on).
A dominant pitching performance from Brad Hood, combined with a potent offense, powered Panther Valley to a 10-0 nonleague win over Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg.
Hood held the Spartans (1-3) in check, tossing six shutout innings and allowing just one hit while striking out 13.
Cody Orsulak hit a pair of home runs for the Panthers (6-1), drilling a two-run blast in the first inning, and adding a solo shot in the sixth.
Johnny Byers added two singles, two runs and an RBI, while Chase Weaver knocked in two runs and scored twice. PV also received a hit and two RBIs from Michael Pascoe.
Notre Dame-ES 000 000 - 0 1 3
Panther Valley 300 016 - 10 8 0
Dillon, Wolf (6) and Melchioroi; B. Hood and Pascoe. W - B. Hood. L - Dillon. HR: Panther Valley - Orsulak 2 (1st, one on; 6th, none on).
Palmerton used a five-run second inning to help gain a 7-3 Colonial League victory over Salisbury.
Brock Bollinger had two hits, one a triple, and two RBIs for the Blue Bombers (4-3, 2-3), while Tyler Stuck scored two runs and added two RBIs.
Connor Beahm went the distance on the mound, allowing just two earned runs and no walks while striking out six.
Salisbury 000 003 0 - 3 8 5
Palmerton 050 002 x - 7 7 1
Warmkessel, Graver (6) and Tocci; Beahm and Bollinger. W - Beahm. L - Warmkessel.
Damien Richebacher tossed five innings of shutout ball, and Jim Thorpe rolled to a commanding 12-0 Schuylkill League win over Lehighton.
Richenbacher allowed three hits, struck out six and surrendered two walks for the Olympians (4-3, 1-1).
Jared Marykwas had a double, two singles, a run scored and four RBIs for Thorpe. Caiden Hurley and Jared Joyce both finished with two hits and three runs scored, while Ian Hubbard contributed two hits and a pair of runs.
Dylan Bowman, Branden Kocher and Tyler Poole also had hits for the Indians (1-4; 0-2).
Jim Thorpe 104 25 - 12 12 0
Lehighton 000 00 - 0 3 1
RIchenbacher, Weaver (5) and Wimmer; Greene, Kocher (4), Bauder (5) and Poole. W - Richenbacher. L - Greene.
Mahanoy Area gained an 8-7 Schuylkill League walk off victory over Weatherly.
The Wreckers used a five-run seventh inning to take the lead, but the Golden Bears rallied in the home half, winning the game on Noah Zilker’s run-scoring single.
Mahanoy received a home run and four RBIs from Slayden Wargo, while Antonio Colecio, Trevor Lowman and Giuseppe Covelo each had two hits for Weatherly (0-4).
Weatherly 200 000 5 - 7 10 4
Mahanoy Area 202 020 2 - 8 11 0
Covelo, Ramirez (7) and Colecio; Zilker, Napoli (7) and Terry. W - Napoli. L - Ramirez. HR: Mahanoy Area - Wargo.
Pine Grove exploded for eight runs in the third inning to break a tie game and go on to post a 13-4 Schuylkill League win over Tamaqua.
The Cardinals received three hits, two of them doubles, from Ethan Hannevig, who also knocked in a pair of runs. Owen Hannevig also finished with three hits.
The loss dropped the Blue Raiders to 1-4 overall, and 0-3 in the league.
Tamaqua 020 020 0 - 4 4 2
Pine Grove 208 012 x - 13 12 1
Coleman, Moyer (3), Case (5) and Wickersham; Leininger, Deichert (5) and Zimmerman. W - Leininger. L - Coleman.
Weatherly continued its winning ways with a commanding 15-0 Schuylkill League victory over Mahanoy Area.
The Wreckers, who jumped out to a 7-0 first-inning lead, received two triples and three RBIs from Alexis Colecio.
Marissa Hoffman added two doubles and two RBIs, while winning pitcher Maddie VonFrisch allowed just one hit and struck out three.
The Wreckers improved to 5-1 overall, and 2-0 in the league.
Mahanoy Area 000 0 - 0 1 3
Weatherly 760 2 - 15 8 0
Macleary, Mayberry (2) and Lewandowski; VonFrisch and Al. Colecio. W - VonFrisch. L - Macleary.
Megan Green smashed a third-inning grand slam as Palmerton rolled to an 11-1 Colonial League win over Salisbury.
Green also finished with a double and finished with seven RBIs on the day. Emily Baumgardt was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with three runs scored and two RBIs for the Blue Bombers (6-1, 5-0).
Megan Serfass chipped in with a single, triple and an RBI.
Salisbury 010 00 - 1 2 3
Palmerton 245 0x - 11 14 1
Gaffney and Green; Carney and Knecht. W - Gaffney. L - Carney. HR: Palmerton - Green (3rd, three on).
Marian rolled to an 18-3 nonleague win over Western Wayne.
Athena Matenkoski belted a three-run homer during a seven-run second inning for the Fillies (4-0). She also collected a single, double and scored three runs.
Mia Nemeth had two doubles and scored four runs, while Gracie Gallagher drove in two and finished with two hits. Eden Arnold had a double and scored three runs.
In the circle, Marian’s Morgan Kelly struck out seven and surrendered three hits in four innings.
Western Wayne 002 1 - 3 3 2
Marian 277 2 - 18 11 3
Graboske and Viscaino; Kelly and Grabosky. W - Kelly. L - Graboske. HR: Marian - Matenkoski (2nd, two on).
Megan Wolfe tossed a two-hit shutout as Pine Grove registered a 2-0 Schuylkill League win over Tamaqua.
Wolfe struck out 13 batters, allowing hits only to Bryn Clifford and Hailey Williams.
Clifford pitched well for the Blue Raiders (3-5; 1-2) in defeat, giving up just five hits and one earned run while striking out seven.
Tamaqua 000 000 0 - 0 2 1
Pine Grove 000 110 x - 2 5 0
Clifford and Warne; Wolfe and Dorson. W - Wolfe. L - Clifford.
Unbeaten Emmaus topped Pleasant Valley 10-8 in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference contest.
Emily Hollinger had five goals for the Hornets (6-0), while Julia Cote scored three times and added two assists.
Alexandra Bush had four goals for the Bears (2-3). Brielle McInaw had three goals and added an assist.
Parkland downed Northwestern, 7-4.
Ava Collins had a hat trick for the Tigers (2-4), while Claire Costa also scored. Ali Lister contributed an assist.
The Trojans improved to 2-1.
Jim Thorpe-Notre Dame ES
Jim Thorpe came away with a 4-1 victory over Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg.
Connor Rodger, Daniel Teets and Brendan McDermott swept singles play for the Olympians (8-3).
Jim Thorpe 4, Notre Dame-ES 1
Connor Rodger (JT) def. Jeremy Torres 6-0, 6-2; Daniel Teets (JT) def. Misa Papadopoulos 6-3, 6-1; Brendan McDermott (JT) def. David Jankowski 6-1, 6-4.
Michael Carroll/Samuel Seachrest (JT) def. Jakob Schroder/Drew Smith 6-3, 6-3; Ethan Loncki/Andrew Matrisciano (ND) won by forfeit.?
Salisbury posted a 4-1 Colonial League win over Palmerton.
Tyler Shollenberger and Colby Chadwick won via forfeit at No. 2 doubles for the Blue Bombers (1-7).
Salisbury 4, Palmerton 1
Chris Morinos (S) def. Hunter Connell 6-1, 6-3; Tristan Monahan (S) def. Madison Balliet 6-0, 6-0; Nolan Grejda (S) def. Brayden Kline 6-0, 6-0.
CJ Ekdal/Baxten Beihman (S) def. Logan Connelly and Riley Fallon 6-1, 6-0; Tyler Shollenberger/Colby Chadwick (P) won by forfeit.