Local roundup: Results from April 15
Panther Valley remained unbeaten in Schuylkill League Division 3 baseball play with a win over Shenandoah on Thursday.
Panther Valley edged Shenandoah, 3-2, in a battle of teams that entered the game unbeaten in Schuylkill League Division 3 play.
The Panthers’ Stephen Hood outdueled the Blue Devils’ Luke Matta in the pitchers’ duel. Hood went six-and-two-third innings, striking out six and surrendering two earned runs to earn the pitching win. Derek Pavlik provided final out relief help to earn the save. The Blue Devils’ Matta went five innings, allowing one earned run and striking out eight.
Stephen Hood, Brad Hood, Louie Clouser and Chase Weaver were the Panthers who were able to muster hits off Matta. Clouser scored twice, while Johnny Byers scored once for PV.
The win improves Panther Valley’s record to 7-1 overall, and 3-0 in the league. Shenandoah falls to 3-1 in the league, and 5-2 overall.
Panther Vy. 001 011 0 - 3 4 0
Shenandoah 010 000 1 - 2 6 1
S. Hood, Pavlik (7) and Pascoe; Matta, Kosar (6) and Cruz. W - S. Hood. L - Matta. S - Pavlik.
A six-run opening inning propelled Blue Mountain to a 13-3 Schuylkill League win over Lehighton.
Grant Schaffer led the Indians (1-5 overall; 0-3 SL) with a single, double, a run scored and two RBIs, while Branden Kocher chipped in with two doubles and a run scored.
Lehighton 000 120 - 3 5 1
Blue Mtn. 600 043 - 13 9 1
Rarick, Bowman (2), Bauder (4), Bongiorno (5), Schaeffer (6) and Poole; Myro, Carroll (4), Grace (6) and Guers. W - Myro. L - Rarick.
A Tamaqua rally came up just short as Kutztown held on for a 7-6 nonleague win.
The Cougars scored all their runs in the first two innings, before Blue Raider freshman pitcher Wyatt Steigerwalt came on in relief and silenced their bats the rest of the way. Steigerwalt allowed no runs on three hits in five-and-a-third innings of work, striking out five.
Caleb Mushock (three singles, one RBI) and Nate Wickersham (two singles) fueled the Tamaqua comeback that fell just short.
Kutztown 430 000 0 - 7 7 4
Tamaqua 100 122 0 - 6 5 5
Renick, Schuler (3), Furst (5) and Schlegel; Miller, Steigerwalt (2) and Wickersham. W - Renick. L - Miller.
Sage Toman and Morgan Farthing combined for 12 RBIs as Northwestern rolled to a 24-6 Colonial League victory over Palisades.
Toman, who had seven RBIs, began her day with a three-run home run in the second inning. She followed with an RBI-single, and a two-run double, in an 11-run Tiger third inning.
Farthing, who had five RBIs, had the big hit in Northwestern’s fourth inning when she belted a three-run homer.
Both Toman (two singles, double, home run) and Farthing (three singles, home run) finished 4-for-4 at the plate. Both players also scored four runs.
Marissa Christman chipped in with two singles, a double and four RBIs, while Kylie Zentz added two singles, three runs scored and an RBI.
Northwestern 35 (11) 5 - 24 21 1
Palisades 303 0 - 6 5 4
Balliet and Stofflet; Denato, Gerhardt (3) and Davis. W - Balliet. L - Denato. HR: NW - Farthing (4th, three on), Toman (2nd, three on).
Blue Mountain picked up a 9-1 Schuylkill League win over Lehighton.
Alyssa Myers had a solid performance in a losing effort for the Indians (2-4 overall; 1-3 SL), as she finished with two triples and a run scored. Madyson Bergdahl added two singles and an RBI.
Lehighton 000 010 0 - 1 5 5
Blue Mtn. 004 230 x - 9 9 1
Miller, Craig (6) and Bergdahl; Freiwald and Bergan. W - Freiwald. L - Miller.
A seven-run fourth inning sparked Shenandoah Valley to a 14-4 Schuylkill League win over Panther Valley.
Brenna Beschock and Cierra Ohl both had two hits for the Panthers (0-8 overall; 0-3 SL).
Beschock was able to strike out eight Blue Devils, despite suffering the pitching loss.
Panther Vy. 120 01 - 4 6 2
Shenandoah 310 73 - 14 9 0
Beschock and Yuricheck; Davis and Menjivar. W - Davis. L - Beschock.
Drew Sabo’s three goals and three assists weren’t enough for Northwestern as Nazareth went on to edge the hosts, 10-8.
Austin Sosnovik added two goals and three assists for the Tigers (3-5 overall), while Blaine Snyder also scored two goals.
Tigers’ goalie Daniel Fenstermacher finished with nine saves.
Nazareth edged Northwestern, 5-4.
The Tigers got a pair of goals from Ava Collins, along with one goal apiece from Sarah Schultz and Emilee Schultz. Alexis Vennera added two assists.
Northwestern goalie Gabrielle Gober made 12 saves.
Northwestern falls to 2-5 overall, while Nazareth improves to 2-3.
Pen Argyl edged Palmerton, 3-2, in a Colonial League match.
The Bombers’ tandems of Riley Fallon/Logan Connelly and Tyler Shollenberger/Colby Chadwick swept doubles play.
Palmerton falls to 2-8 overall, and 1-5 in the CL.
Pen Argyl 3, Palmerton 2
Jayson Corsetti (PA) def. Hunter Connell 6-4, 7-5; Fred Blasi (PA) def. Madison Balliet 7-6 (7-5), 7-5; John Vanic (PA) def. Brayden Kline 6-0, 6-0.
Riley Fallon/Logan Connelly (P) def. Mason Beers/Trowne Irwin-Hill 6-2, 6-3;
Tyler Shollenberger/Colby Chadwick (P) def. Matthew Oakley and Andrew Kondisko (PA) 6-2, 6-2.
TRACK & FIELD
Pleasant Valley-ES South
Reese Ruggiero won three individual events to help the Pleasant Valley girls gain a 107-42 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over East Stroudsburg South.
The PV boys dropped a 76-70 decision to the Cavaliers.
Ruggiero took first in the triple jump, high jump and pole vault and also added a second in the 400. The Bears also received a pair of firsts from Nyia Moon (200, long jump), Mikayla Dereinzi (1600, 3200) and DeNair Drew (100H, 300H).
The Pleasant Valley boys dominated the track, outscoring ES South 55-32, but the Cavs used a 44-15 advantage in the field events to earn the team win.
Tyler Akob (800, 1600) and Justin Ellis (110H, 300H) both won a pair of events for the Bears.
ES South 76, Pleasant Valley 70
100 - 1. Christian Sapp (ESS) 11.47, 2. Christian Gilmore (ESS), 3. Acen Winckler (PV); 200 - 1. Christian Sapp (ESS) 23.95, 2. Christian Gilmore (ESS), 3. Acen Winckler (PV); 400 - 1. Logan Bray (PV) 58.88, 2. Chris Klinges (PV), 3. Josh Haines (PV); 800 - 1. Tyler Akob (PV) 2:08.20, 2. Liam Davis (ESS), 3. Raymond Lursen (PV); 1600 - 1. Tyler Akob (PV) 4:37.39, 2. Liam Davis (ESS), 3. John Weichand (PV); 3200 - 1. Andrew Ryals (PV) 11:28.42, 2. Max Schnatter (ESS), 3. Owen Hedgelon (PV); 110H - 1. Justin Ellis (PV) 17.05, 2. Xavier Rivera (ESS), 3. Lucas Kitt (ESS); 300H - 1. Justin Ellis (PV) 44.71, 2. Xavier Rivera (ESS), 3. Oluwafeola Olaniyan (PV); 400 relay - Pleasant Valley 48.21; 1600 relay - Pleasant Valley 3:56.93; 3200 relay - Pleasant Valley 12:30.72; Long jump - 1. Christian Sapp (ESS) 21-0, 2. Jasir Parker (ESS), 3. Michael Meyers (PV); Triple jump - 1. Jasir Parker (ESS) 39-7, 2. Michael Meyers (PV), 3. Dylan Dixon (PV); High jump - 1. Leyti Ndiaye (ESS) 5-11, 2. Jasir Parker (ESS), 3. Michael Meyers (PV); Shot put - 1. Luke Fulmer (ESS) 40-8 1/2, 2. Jamal Watts (ESS), 3. Donovan Jones (ESS); Discus - 1. Leyti Ndiaye (ESS) 122-2, 2. Eric Wawrzynski (PV), 3. Donel Wheeler (ESS); Javelin - 1. Bobby McClosky (ESS) 132-8, 2. Dylan Osorio (ESS), 3. Eric Wawrzynski (PV); Pole vault
- 1. Jacob Michael (PV) 9-0.
Pleasant Valley 107, ES South 42
100 - 1. Ayanna Ernest (ESS) 13.33, 2. Nyia Moon (PV), 3. Brittany Williams (PV); 200 - 1. Nyia Moon (PV) 28.03, 2. Ayanna Ernest (ESS), 3. Nemani Moon (PV); 400 - 1. Nemani Moon (PV) 1:09.0, 2. Reese Ruggiero (PV), 3. Paige Janiszewski (PV); 800 - 1. Rylee Davis (ESS) 2:37.36, 2. Mattison Hyland (PV), 3. Hailey Klein (PV); 1600 - 1. Mikayla Dereinzi (PV) 5:38.33, 2. Rylee Davis (ESS), 3. Lily Mingore (PV); 3200 - 1. Mikayla Dereinzi (PV) 12;34.06, 2. Abbie Worden (PV), 3. Alexa Pridham (PV); 100H - 1. DeNair Drew (PV) 16.52, 2. Jasmin Perez (ESS), 3. Bailey O’Keefe (PV); 300H - 1. DeNair Drew (PV) 48.83, 2. Jasmin Perez (PV), 3. Bailey O’Keefe (PV); 400 relay - Pleasant Valley 56.52; 1600 relay - Pleasant Valley 4:51.21; 3200 relay - Pleasant Valley 15:05.17; Long jump - 1. Nyia Moon (PV) 14-8, 2. Ayanna Ernest (ESS), 3. Jordan Kautzsch (PV); Triple jump - 1. Reese Ruggiero (PV) 32-2 1/2, 2. Brittany Williams (PV), 3. Tamara Bobb-Duberry (PV); High jump - 1. Reese Ruggiero (PV) 4-7, 2. Jordan Kautzsch (PV); Shot put - 1. Allison Idehen (ESS) 30-6 3/4, 2. Samantha Merklin (PV), 3. Arianna Mercado (ESS); Discus - 1. Arianna Mercado (ESS) 86-1, 2. Samantha Merklin (PV), 3. Allison Idehen (ESS); Javelin - 1. Madison Wilson (PV) 93-4, 2. Eva Korytkowski (ESS), 3. Trinity Juszynski (ESS); Pole vault
- 1. Reese Ruggiero (PV) 7-6, 2. Brittany Williams (PV), 3. Marianne Tassinari (ESS).