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Local roundup: Results from April 10 & 11

Marian’s baseball team remained undefeated in league play with an extra-inning victory over Minersville on Thursday.

Elsewhere, Northwestern picked up wins in baseball, softball and girls lacrosse action.



Dylan Zullo delivered a two-run walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift Marian to a 3-2 Schuylkill League victory over Minersville.

After the Miners broke a tie game with a run in the top of the eighth, Zullo’s one-out hit chased home Rocco Griguoli with the tying run and Brandon Klitsch with the winning run.

Zullo knocked in all three of the Colts’ runs, while Brian Hinkle added a double and a run.

Michael Gelatko started on the mound for Marian (4-3; 3-0) and allowed just one run and three hits over the first six innings. Jacob Berland picked up the win in relief.

Nolan Plesnarski also had a strong outing for the Miners (4-4, 2-3), issuing one run and one hit with seven strikeouts and three walks over six innings.

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Plesnarski, Sukenna (7) and Halford; Gelatko, Davidovich (7), Berlanda (8) and Griguoli. W - Berlanda L - Suskenna.

Panther Vy.-Williams Vy.

A strong pitching performance by Tyler Black helped Panther Valley gain a 3-2 Schuykill League victory over Williams Valley.

Black tossed six innings, allowing seven hits, one walk and just one earned run while striking out eight. Stephen Hood pitched a scoreless seventh frame to earn the save.

Hayden Goida and Drew Kokinda each finished with two hits and a run scored. Hood chipped in with a triple and a run.

The Panthers (5-1; 5-0) also received a hit and an RBI from both Dan Wehr and Brody Breiner.

With the loss, the Vikings slipped to 0-6 and 0-3.

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Sutton, Deibert (6) and Barner; Black, Hood (7) and Goida. W - Black. L - Sutton. S - Hood.


Justin Augustus belted a grand slam to help Northwestern roll to a 13-2 Colonial League victory over Palisades.

The Tigers, who scored eight times in the first inning, also received a two-run homer off the bat of Eli Zimmerman.

Cole Dynda added a pair of hits for Northwestern, which has won five games in a row.

The Tigers are now 6-3 overall and 5-1 in the league. The Pirates dropped to 2-5 and 1-5.

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Hamilton, Hsu (1), Mussleman (1), Kerr (4) and Mussleman, Trickel (1); Freeman and Augustus. W - Freeman. L - Hamilton. HR: Northwestern - Augustus (three on), E. Zimmerman (one on).

Lehighton-Blue Mountain

Brady Gustitus pitched a five-hit shutout and added four hits at the plate to lead Blue Mountain to an 8-0 Schuylkill League victory over Lehighton.

Gustitus walked one and struck out five to help the Eagles remain undefeated at 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the league.

Colton Leibold added two hits, one a triple, and knocked in three runs for the winners, while Aidan Grace, Will Jacobson and Robert Gormley all chipped in with a pair of hits.

The Indians (6-3; 2-3) received two hits from Aiden Rarick.

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Gustitus and Leibold; Yeakel, Lewis (3), Albert (7), and Light. W - Gustitus. L - Yeakel.



Emma Freeman tossed an eight-hit shutout to lead Northwestern to a 4-0 Colonial League victory over Palisades.

Freeman also knocked a run in for the Tigers, who improved to 8-1 overall and 6-0 in the league.

Abby Dunstan collected a pair of hits and scored two runs for the winners, while Sage Toman and Ella Bressi both contributed a hit and an RBI.

The Pirates (4-3; 4-2) received two hits from both Ailish Kelleher and Ava Paglanite.

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Teman and Hunter; Freeman and Dunstan. W - Freeman. L - Teman.

Williams Vy.-Panther Vy.

Audrina Fry smacked two home runs and drove in five runs to help Williams Valley roll past Panther Valley, 18-1, in Schuylkill League action.

Olivia Hand collected three hits, and Quin Smeltz and Sophia Mione each had two hits and two RBIs for the Vikings (5-2; 3-0).

Hand struck out six to earn the win.

With the loss, Panther Valley slipped to 1-2

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O. Hand and Q. Smeltz; Alabovitz, Prudente (3), and McQuillen. W - Hand L - Alabovitz.

Blue Mountain-Lehighton

Marla Freiwald had three hits and four RBIs to lead Blue Mountain to a 17-1 Schuylkill League win over Lehighton.

Elle Walasavage collected two hits and knocked in three runs, while Madison Heim and Avery Hudock both added two hits for the Eagles (7-1; 4-1).

The winners also received three RBIs from Olivia Labe and two from Carla Boyer.

Chloe Brown struck out 10 over five innings to gain the victory.

The loss dropped Lehighton to 3-6 overall and 2-3 in the league.

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Brown and Boyer; Nothstein, Chavanic (4), and Mertz, Bergdahl. W - Brown L - Nothstein.


Pleasant Vy.-Parkland

Devon Bush and Rylee Rath each scored five goals to lead Pleasant Valley to a 21-6 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Parkland.

Bush also contributed six assists, while Rath added three helpers.

Olivia Iandoli finished with two goals and four assists for the Bears, now 10-0, while Gabrielle Kutzler chipped in with a pair of goals and three helpers.

The winners also received a pair of goals from both Samantha Miller and Emily Butler.

Pleasant Valley also won the JV game 8-0.


Northwestern snapped a five-game losing streak, outlasting Liberty 16-12 in non-league play.

Olivia Costa had five goals and two assists for the Tigers, who upped their mark to 2-5.

Cara Thomas and Makeyla Yanders each tallied three goals, and Sydney Wright and Olvia Fagan both added a pair.


Gigi Leonzi scored six goals to lead Parkland to a 15-10 non-league win over Northwestern Wednesday.

Anna Sensinger added three goals for the Trojans (4-5), while Lila Temchatin and Addison Winfield each scored twice.

Olivia Costa had four goals for the Tigers. Olivia Spatz and Sydney Wright both scored twice.

Marian's Michael Gelatko delivers a pitch during Thursday's game against Minersville. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS