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Local roundup: Results from May 10

Northwestern registered 10-run rule wins over Catasauqua in both baseball and softball action on Monday.

Other area winners included Marian’s baseball team and Palmerton’s softball squad.



Carter Welch pitched a five-inning no-hitter to lead Northwestern to an 11-1 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.

Welch struck out 12 and walked only one.

Rafe Perich had two hits and knocked in two runs for the Tigers, who broke the game open with an eight-run fourth inning. Justin Holmes added a double and two RBIs, while Dylan Witkowski walked three times, scored two runs and had an RBI.

Ryan Kensinger and Nick Henry each chipped in with a hit and an RBI.

Northwestern is now 16-3 overall, and 15-3 in the league.

Catasauqua 001 00 - 1 0 4

Northwestern 000 83 - 11 6 0

Lewis, Jenny (5) and Schiffer; Welch and Kensinger. W - Welch. L - Lewis.

Mahanoy Area-Marian

Marian pulled out a wild 16-10 Schuylkill League victory over Mahanoy Area.

Julian Rickert had three hits (two of them doubles), scored three runs and knocked in two to pace the Colts (5-9; 4-8) offensively.

The winners, who scored in every inning but one, also received two hits, four runs and an RBI from Luke Walser, while Joey Walko added two hits and drove home a pair of runs.

Owen Brady chipped in with a double and three RBIs, with Jake Chulock finishing with a double, three runs and two RBIs.

Mahanoy Area 110 430 1 - 10 8 3

Marian 051 442 x - 16 13 4

Zilker, Soult (2), Zilker (5), Karnish (6) and Terry; Petrilyak, Walser (4) and Walko. W - Walser. L - Soult.



Northwestern finished regular season play on an 11-game winning streak after cruising to a 12-1 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.

Izzy Akelaitis was 3-for-3 with a double, three runs scored and two RBIs for the winners.

The Tigers (17-1; 14-1) also received two hits and two RBIs from Olivia Stofflet, while Morgan Farthing drilled a two-run homer in the third inning. Marissa Christman chipped in with a hit, RBI and two runs scored.

Peyton Neumoyer allowed just one hit and struck out five to earn the win.

Catasauqua 100 00 - 1 1 5

Northwestern 462 0x - 12 10 0

Troxell, Hunsberger and Deschaine; Neumoyer and Stofflet. W - Neumoyer. L - Troxell HR: Northwestern - Farthing (3rd, one on).

Palmerton-Northern Lehigh

Emily Baumgardt had three hits and scored two runs to help Palmerton earn a 12-9 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

The Blue Bombers (15-3; 12-2) finished the contest with a dozen hits, including two each from Kelsey Balliet and Yesse Olewine. Balliet also scored two runs and had two RBIs, while Megan Motsko added a double and knocked in two runs.

Haylie Fenstermaker collected three hits and scored two runs for the Bulldogs, who twice whittled five-run deficits to just one. Julia Wanamaker also ended with two hits and a run scored.

The loss dropped Nolehi to 5-12 overall, and 4-10 in the league.

Palmerton 410 500 2 - 12 12 4

Northern Lehigh 004 140 0 - 9 10 2

Gaffney and Green; Heiney and Stock. W - Gaffney. L - Heiney.

Blue Mountain-Jim Thorpe

Blue Mountain’s Marla Friewald threw a five-inning no-hitter in a 13-0 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.

Friewald, just a freshman, walked two and struck out six.

The Eagles got off to a quick start as Bryn Russian and Elle Walasavage led off the game with back-to-back homers. Russian also had a triple and finished the game with three runs scored, while Ava Deel added a pair of hits and two RBIs.

The loss dropped the Olympians to 5-14 overall, and 3-10 in the league.

Blue Mountain 20(10) 10 - 13 11 4

Jim Thorpe 000 00 - 0 0 4

Goodchild, Rohrman (6) and Mahmde; Freiwald and Bergan. W - Freiwald. L - Goodchild. HR: Blue Mountain - Russian (1st, none on), Walasavage (1st, none on).

ES South-Pleasant Valley

East Stroudsburg South rolled to a 15-1 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Pleasant Valley.

Kalli Bunnell hit a three-run homer for the Cavaliers, while Izzy Pannepinto added two hits and three RBIs.

The Bears’ only run came on a solo homer off the bat of Danica Getz.

The loss dropped PV to 4-10.

ES South 022 74 - 15 14 2

Pleasant Valley 100 00 - 1 2 10

Verwys and Wilson; Dorshimer, Mulligan (5) and Ratti. W - Verwys. L - Dorshimer. HR: ES South - Bunnell (4th, two on); Pleasant Valley - Getz (1st, none on).

Marian's Riley Katchur takes the throw as Bryson Soult of Mahanoy Area slides into second base. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS