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Local Roundup: NV wins opener

Northern Valley opened its legion season Tuesday with a victory.


No. Valley-Lower Mac

Shaun O’Donnell struck out 10 batters in just four innings, and Northern Valley scored eight runs in the second inning as the Chargers opened their Lehigh Valley Legion season with a 9-1 victory over Lower Macungie.

O’Donnell allowed just four hits and one run, while not walking anyone. He also smacked a triple, scored two runs and stole a base to help his cause.

Nicholas Scott had two hits for the winners, while Evan Druckenmiller knocked in two runs.

No. Valley 080 010 0 - 9 4 2

Lower Mac 000 100 0 - 1 5 2

O’Donnell, Moyer (5) and Hausman, Eisenhard (4); Muller, Yartymyk (2), McEllroy (5) and Kernechel, Dayne (4). W - O’Donnell. L - Muller. HR: Lower Mac - McEllroy (4th, none on).



Chad Cooperman and Derek Holmes both had two hits to help the Northern Yankees gain a 9-6 Blue Mountain League win over Berlinsville on Sunday.

Cooperman, Northwestern’s head baseball coach, scored three runs while Holmes, a Tiger graduate, knocked in four runs.

The winners (3-2) also received a two-run homer from Tommy Dunleavy.

For the Braves (1-3), Jim Thorpe product Noah Snisky finished with a pair of hits and a run.

N. Yankees 330 003 0 - 9 7 0

Berlinsville 100 022 1 - 6 8 2

Myro, Kratz (6) and Umbenhauer; Coolbaugh, Greeley(6), Mueller(7) and Owen Fischl. W - Myro. L - Coolbaugh. HR: No. Yankees - Dunleavy (2nd, one on); Berlinsville - Chapman (7th, none on).