Local Roundup: Results from May 1
Northern Lehigh’s baseball team earned its first win of the season on Saturday, while Pleasant Valley’s softball squad swept a doubleheader.
Jim Thorpe gained wins in both baseball and softball, while Pleasant Valley’s girls lacrosse team cruised to a victory.
No. Lehigh-Moravian Ac.
Northern Lehigh posted its first win of the season in convincing fashion, rolling to a 14-4 Colonial League victory over Moravian Academy.
Chase Misera had three hits, one a double, and scored three runs for the Bulldogs, who scored multiple runs in four different innings. Misera also knocked in a pair of runs.
Cole Hausman added a pair of hits, one a double, and three RBIs, while Grant Olewine tripled, scored three runs and drove in three.
Northern Lehigh (1-13; 1-11) also received a hit and three runs from Ryan Hammond and a hit and two runs from Nicklaus Buskirk.
Northern Lehigh 203 45 - 14 11 3
Moravian Academy 000 31 - 4 4 9
Hammond, Chamberlain (5) and Hausman; Bingham and Laureti. W - Hammond. L - Bingham.
A strong pitching performance by Logan Magdits allowed Pen Argyl to gain a 5-1 Colonial League victory over Palmerton.
Magdits allowed just three hits and three walks while striking out 10.
Gavin Amerman paced the Knights offensively with two hits and three RBIs.
Brock Bollinger had a triple and scored the only run for the Blue Bombers (8-7; 7-6).
Pen Argyl 300 000 2 - 5 6 0
Palmerton 000 001 0 - 1 4 2
Magdits, Kuster (7) and Mack; Beahm, Behler (6) and Bollinger. W - Magdits. L - Beahm.
Brandywine H.-Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe jumped out to an early lead en route to an 8-3 non-league victory over Brandywine Heights.
The Olympians (9-7) scored four times in the first inning to gain an advantage they would never relinquish.
Winning pitcher Jared Marykwas delivered an RBI single during the first frame and finished the contest with two hits. He also allowed just one earned run in his five innings of work.
James Lordi and Jared Joyce both contributed two hits and a run scored, while Ian Hubbard knocked in two runs and Caiden Hurley scored twice.
Brandywine 010 011 0 - 3 9 5
Jim Thorpe 412 001 x - 8 11 1
Smeltz, Maggs (3) and Shive; Marykwas, Hurley (6) and Hubbard. W - Marykwas. L - Smeltz.
ES North-Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley rolled to a pair of wins over East Stroudsburg, sweeping an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference doubleheader.
In the first game, Samantha Ratti and Danica Getz both had big offensive games to help the Bears post a 17-2 victory.
Ratti had three hits, including a double and a homer, and knocked in four runs. Getz also went deep among her three hits, scored three times and collected three RBIs.
Hailey Krock contributed two hits and three runs, while Maddie Worden chipped in with a pair of hits. Emilee Roberti finished with two runs and two RBIs, with Kara Thourot adding a double, a pair runs and two RBIs.
PV completed the sweep with a 14-4 win in the second game.
Sage Frey had two hits and three RBIs, while Krock doubled, scored three times and knocked in three runs. Getz added two RBIs, with Ratti and Worden both finishing with a hit and two runs.
The two wins lift Pleasant Valley’s record to 4-5.
Pleasant Valley 176 3 - 17 13 1
Eastburg North 000 2 - 2 4 8
Dorshimer and Ratti; Passamonte and Kinney. W - Dorshimer. L - Passamonte. HR: Pleasant Valley - Getz (2nd, one on), Ratti (3rd, two on); ES North - Nadasi (4th, none on).
Eastburg North 100 12 - 4 9 4
Pleasant Valley 131 36 - 14 6 4
Doven and Kinney; Mulligan and Ratti. W - Mulligan. L - Doven.
Jim Thorpe-Panther Valley
Nadya Soliman homered and drove in four runs to help Jim Thorpe gain a 13-4 non-league victory over Panther Valley.
Soliman, who also doubled in the contest and scored four times, belted a two-run homer in the fourth to help stop a Panther rally.
After the Olympians raced to a 5-0 lead, PV battled back to cut the deficit to just one. But Soliman’s blast started a stretch of eight unanswered runs by Thorpe (5-11).
The winners received a double, triple and three RBIs from Kristin Pompa, while Christy McLean added three hits and an RBI. In the circle, Amanda Goodchild walked just one and struck out eight.
The Panthers (1-13) were led by Brenna Beshock, who collected two doubles and also hit a two-run homer.
Jim Thorpe 230 222 2 - 13 11 3
Panther Valley 022 000 0 - 4 6 6
Goodchild and Mahmde; Ohl and Yuricheck. W - Goodchild. L - Ohl. HR: Jim Thorpe - Soliman (4th, one on); Panther Valley - Beshock (3rd, one on).
Michelle Brattley had three hits and knocked in two runs to help lead Fleetwood to an 11-1 non-league victory over Lehighton.
Terri Gehringer added a two-run homer for the Tigers (9-3), while winning pitcher Ali Moliato scattered six hits and struck out seven.
The Indians (2-12) received a pair of hits from both Anna Laible and Abbie Miller.
Lehighton 100 00 - 1 6 5
Fleetwood 315 02 - 11 12 0
Snyder, Craig (3) and Bergdahl, Dishong (5); Moliato and Brattley. W - Moliato. L - Snyder. HR: Fleetwood - Gehringer (5th, one on).
Alexandra Bush and Brielle McInaw both had four goals and an assist to lead Pleasant Valley to a 14-3 victory over Northwestern.
The Bears also received a pair of goals from Emily Shupp, while Julia DeYoung finished with a goal and two helpers.
Riley Green contributed a goal and an assist, with other goals being scored by Brianna Shupp and Daytona Altemose. Goalkeeper Amanda Hayes made five saves for PV.
For the Tigers (3-11), Ava Collins had two goals, while Olivia Silfies and Claire Costa each finished with one.
The Bears improved to 7-4.