Local Roundup: Results from April 17
There were a number of milestones achieved in area sports over the weekend.
Lehighton’s Dylan Bowman threw a four-inning no-hitter in baseball action, while Northwestern’s Morgan Farthing hit a couple of home runs in softball.
Jim Thorpe earned a couple of firsts at a track invitational, setting school records and seasonal bests, while Pleasant Valley lacrosse standout Alexandra Bush reached 100 career goals.
Dylan Bowman pitched a no-hitter and also had a big day at the plate to help Lehighton roll to a 17-0 non-league victory over Lincoln Leadership Academy.
Bowman tossed four shutout innings, allowing no hits and three walks while striking out six. With a bat in his hands, he collected three hits - including a two-run homer in the fourth inning. He also added a pair of singles, scored three runs and finished with three RBIs.
The Indians, who broke the game open with a 10-run second inning, also received two hits, two runs and three RBIs from Randy Bongiorno. Brady O’Donnell added a pair of hits, three runs and knocked in two, while Grant Schaeffer and Jayden Gable each chipped in with two RBIs.
The win, which snapped a six-game losing streak, upped Lehighton’s record to 2-6.
Lehighton 1(10)0 6 - 17 11 0
Lincoln LA 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 3
Bowman and Poole; Tenebruso, Castillo (2), Pagan (4) and Martinez. W - Bowman. L - Tenebruso. HR: Lehighton - Bowman (4th, one on).
Minersville scored five runs in the third inning and cruised to a 10-0 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.
Lohin delivered a two-run double during the Miners’ big frame, while Adams also adds an RBI single.
The loss dropped Weatherly to 0-6 overall and 0-4 in the league.
A linescore was not provided to the Times News.
Morgan Farthing belted a pair of home runs and knocked in four runs to lead Northwestern to a dominating 11-1 Colonial League victory over Notre Dame.
Farthing connected for a two-run homer during a five-run first inning, and also blasted a two-run shot during a five-run second frame.
Isabelle Akelaitis contributed three hits, a run and an RBI, while Molly Mitman added a pair of hits, scored a run and knocked in one.
The Tigers (8-1; 7-1) also received a hit and two runs scored from both Sage Toman and Marissa Christman.
Brynn Balliet earned the win, pitching a three-hitter. Balliet walked one and struck out six.
Notre Dame-GP 100 00 - 1 3 3
Northwestern 550 01 - 11 12 1
Pavelko, Fabiano (1) and Nedo; Balliet and Stofflet. W - Balliet. L - Pavelko. HR: Northwestern - Farthing 2 (1st, one on; 2nd, one on).
Pen Argyl-Northern Lehigh
Pen Argyl’s Kayla Holley outdueled Northern Lehigh’s Kendall Heiney as the Green Knights earned a narrow 2-1 Colonial League victory.
Holley tossed a six-hitter, allowing one walk while striking out five. Heiney gave up just four hits and two walks, striking out five. Both runs allowed by Heiney were unearned.
Haylie Fenstermaker had two hits and a run for the Bulldogs, who threatened to tie the game in the seventh. Nolehi got a runner to third with two outs, but Holley induced a ground out to end the contest.
The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 2-5.
Pen Argyl 001 010 0 - 2 4 0
Northern Lehigh 000 001 0 - 1 6 2
Holley and Rissmiller; Heiney and Peters. W - Heiney. L - Holley.
TRACK & FIELD
Jim Thorpe at Leonard Stephan Invitational
Jim Thorpe and Marian took part in the Leonard Stephan Invitational at Wilson West Lawn this weekend.
The Olympians’ Lydia Wallace captured two firsts, winning both hurdling events, while A.J. Bailor came away with gold in the shot put.
Wallace blazed to a time of 15.87 in the 100 hurdles and recorded an area best this season of 46.40 in the 300.
Bailor, meanwhile, broke his own school record he just set last Wednesday in the shot put with a toss of 56-9 1/4.
Chris Condly earned a second-place finish in the high jump by clearing 5-11, while Aiden Clements was runner-up in the pole vault by clearing 11-0.
Wallace and Kaila O’Connor also recorded area bests in other events. Wallace was fourth in the 800 in a time of 2:25.37, while O’Connor placed fourth in the 100 at 12.57.
Marian’s best finish in the competition came from Michael Fellin, who placed fifth in the 100 in a time of 11.18.
Alexandra Bush scored six goals, including the 100th of her career, as Pleasant Valley gained a 12-11 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Parkland.
Madison Fava tallied in overtime to give the Bears the win and up their record to 3-4.
PV’s Brielle McInaw contributed three goals and two assists, while Riley Green added a goal and an assist. The winners also received a goal from Summer Storm and an assist from Bush.
Maeve Leonzi led the Trojans (3-3) with five goals.
Colin Zyck had six goals and two assists to help Saucon Valley gain a narrow 11-10 Colonial League victory over Northwestern.
Cade Christopher had three goals and three assists to lead the Tigers (3-6), while Austin Sosnovik finished with four goals.
Northwestern also received goals from Kane Flickinger, Blaine Snyder and Reed Conrey.