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Local roundup: Results from April 15

Palmerton received no-hitters from both its baseball and softball pitchers on Monday.

Cam Pengelly and Carly Gaffney both tossed gems to lead the Blue Bombers to win.

Palmerton’s track team also earned a sweep against Northern Lehigh.


Palmerton-Pen Argyl

Palmerton’s Cameron Pengelly pitched a no-hitter, leading the Blue Bombers to an 8-1 Colonial League victory over Pen Argyl.

Pengelly, who walked one and struck out 11 in his seven innings of work, also collected two hits, scored a run and knocked in one on offense.

A.J. Borger contributed three hits to the winning cause, while Jason Carrelli finished 2-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI.

Palmerton, which snapped a five-game losing streak and improved to 3-7 overall and 2-5 in the league, also received a hit and two RBIs from both Jacob Grammes and Brady Reph.

The loss snapped a four-game win streak for the Green Knights and dropped them to 8-3 and 7-2.

Pen Argyl 100 000 0 - 1 0 1

Palmerton 100 133 x - 8 9 0

Pengelly and Stroup; Vishnesky, Lerch (5), McMahon (6) and Haros. W - Pengelly. L - Lerch.


Josh Lichman hit a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Northwestern to a 5-3 Colonial League victory over Wilson.

The win was the Tigers’ seventh in a row and lifted their record to 8-3 overall and 7-1 in the league.

Justin Augustus collected two hits and knocked in a pair of runs for Northwestern, while Shaun O’Donnell went the distance on the mound to earn the victory.

For the Warriors, now 3-5, Gunner Scheetz and Zakary Kardos both hit solo homers.

Wilson 000 210 0 - 3 8 4

Northwestern 000 200 3 - 5 5 1

Sagrestano, Stasak (7) and Partridge; O’Donnell and Augustus. W - O’Donnell. L - Stasak. HR: Wilson - Scheetz (3rd, none on), Kardos (5th, none on); Northwestern - Lichman (7th, two on).

Executive Ed.-Lehighton

Lehighton’s Cole Dietz tossed a four-hit shutout and had plenty of support in a 10-0 whitewash of Executive Education.

Jayse Lawrence went 3-for-3 with a triple and a run scored, while Aiden Rarick had two hits, scored a run and knocked in one.

The Indians, who stole six bases in the game, also received a hit and three RBIs from Carter Birnbaum.

Dietz walked one and struck out three. He aided his own cause with a hit and two RBIs.

Randiel Araujo finished with two hits for Executive (4-3).

The win lifted Lehighton to 7-3.

Executive Ed. 000 00 - 0 4 3

Lehighton 610 21 - 10 8 1

Ricourt, Araujo (2), Villalona (4), and Cartegna; Dietz and Light. W - Dietz. L - Ricourt.

Nativity-Panther Valley

Stephen Hood pitched five shutout innings and Tyler Black slugged a homer to help Panther Valley gain a 9-4 Schuylkill League victory over Nativity.

Hood allowed just two hits and three walks while striking out nine.

Drew Kokinda collected two hits and two runs for the Panthers, who improved to 6-1 overall and 6-0 in the league. Brody Breiner added two RBIs, while Hayden Goida chipped in with a hit and two runs.

Nativity slipped to 4-5 and 2-3.

Nativity 000 003 1 - 4 7 1

Panther Valley 510 021 x - 9 7 0

Wagner, Cooper (5) and E. Grabowski; Hood, Jones (6) and Goida. W - Hood. L - Wagner. HR: Panther Valley - Black.

Marian-Schuylkill Haven

Hunter Correll tossed a five-inning no-hitter and drove in three runs to lead Schuylkill Haven to a 10-0 Schuylkill League victory over Marian.

Correll walked one and struck out three in his pitching gem.

Alan Evans had two hits and scored twice for the Hurricanes, who have won seven straight, while Talan Spittler added a pair of hits - one a double.

The winners, now 9-1 overall and 5-1 in the league, also received a two-run triple off the bat of Adrian Clauser.

With the loss, Marian slipped to 5-4 and 3-2.

Marian 000 00 - 0 0 1

Schuylkill Haven 013 42 - 10 7 1

Defrancisco, Davidovich (3), Berlanda (4) , and Griguoli; Correll and Clauser. W - Correll. L - Defrancisco.

Jim Thorpe-Pottsville

Pottsville’s Schane pitched six innings of no-hit ball to help the Crimson Tide gain a 10-5 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.

Schane allowed two walks and two unearned runs while striking out three.

Keistock had two extra-base hits and knocked in two runs for Pottsville, now 4-6 overall and 2-2 in the league. Filiac added a hit, two runs and two RBIs, while Allen chipped in with a hit and two runs.

For the Olympians (1-7; 0-5), Matt Domski finished with a hit and two runs. Schwartz contributed a hit and an RBI.

Pottsville 052 001 2 -10 8 8

Jim Thorpe 000 002 3 - 5 2 3

Edwards, Domski (6), Hess (7) and MoDavis; Schane, Rynard (7) and Kushwara. W-Schane. L-Edwards.


Palmerton-Pen Argyl

Carly Gaffney twirled a five-inning no-hitter to lead Palmerton to a 14-0 Colonial League shutout of Pen Argyl.

Cadee Munjone had three hits, one a double, scored twice and knocked in three runs to pace the Blue Bombers offensively.

Megan Matsko added two extra-base hits - a double and a triple - and two RBIs, while Hailey Delgado contributed two hits and a pair of runs.

Palmerton, which also received two hits from Hannah Barry, improved to 7-1 overall and 5-1.

With the loss, Pen Argyl fell to 4-4 and 1-4.

Pen Argyl 000 00 - 0 0 3

Palmerton 117 5x - 14 13 0

Bradley and Groves; Gaffney and Delgado. W - Gaffney. L - Bradley.

Panther Valley-Nativity

Panther Valley hit three home runs during its 18-3 Schuylkill League victory over Nativity.

Mikayla Yuricheck, Morgan O’Brien and Kyla McQuillen all went deep for the Panthers, who finished with 21 hits.

Yuricheck collected three hits, including a double, scored twice and knocked in two runs. Janessa Prudente also finished with three hits, one a triple, and was the game’s winning pitcher.

O’Brien, McQuillen, Kaidence Krapf and Brenna McAndrew all had two hits for PV, now 2-2 overall and in the league. McAndrew scored four runs, while O’Brien added four stolen bases.

The winners also received a hit, three runs and two RBIs from Caroline Breslin.

Panther Valley 713 25 - 18 21 4

Nativity 120 00 - 3 6 1

Prudente and Yuricheck; Pinkey and Walborn W - Prudente. L - Walborn. HR: Panther Valley - Yuricheck, O’Brien, McQuillen.

Pleasant Vy.-Wilson

Pleasant Valley rallied from a nine-run deficit to beat Wilson, 15-10, in extra innings.

Trailing 10-1 after five innings of play, the Bears captured the non-league contest by exploding for 14 runs over their final three at-bats - including five runs in the top of the eigth inning.

Brianca Pridham had a huge game for the Bears with three hits and seven RBIs. Pridham’s big day included a sixth-inning grand slam and a two-run single in the eighth.

Also contributing offensively for Pleasant Valley were Sam Ratti (home run, two singles, RBI, run scored); Jovi Valenzuela (two hits, four RBIs); Danica Getz (two hits, RBI, run scored) and Kailynn Getz (single, three runs).

The victory imporoves the Bears’ record to 4-3 overall. Wilson is also now 4-3.

Pleasant Vy. 010 005 45 - 15 13 5

Wilson 311 050 00 - 10 12 3

K. Getz and Ratti; Fredericks, Hoff (8) and Werkheiser. W-K. Getz. L-Hoff. HR - Pleasant Valley: Ratti (2nd, none on); Pridham (6th, three on).

Pottsville-Jim Thorpe

Faith Toothaker fired a three-hitter and struck out seven to lead Pottsville to a 12-2 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.

Toothaker also contributed at the plate with two hits and three RBIs. Leadoff batter Jess Simintus also had a big day offensively for the Tide (6-3, 4-1) with a hit, three runs scored, two RBIs and a pair of stolen bases.

For Jim Thorpe (3-6, 0-6), Oleska McAndrew had a single and an RBI, and Sarah Hartman singled and scored a run.

Pottsville 302 403 - 12 9 1

Jim Thorpe 000 002 - 2 3 5

Toothaker and Bowers. Levins and Sully. W-Toothaker. L-Levins.

Tamaqua-Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain’s Marla Freiwald outdueled Tamaqua’s Paige Bumbulsky as the Eagles pulled out a 3-0 Schuylkill League victory.

Freiwald scattered four hits and struck out 12 in tossing a comeplete-game shutout.

Meanwhile, Bumbulsky was doing her best to keep the Blue Raiders in it as she struck out five and allowed seven hits.

Elle Walasavage did most of the damage offensively for the Blue Mountain (8-1, 5-1) as she had a double, two singles, two RBIs and scored a run. Freiwald helped her own cause with a single, a triple and an RBI.

For Tamaqua (1-7, 1-5), Bumbulsky, Kolbe Robb, Addison Krall and Megan Linkhorst all had singles.

Tamaqua 000 000 0 - 0 4 1

Blue Mountain 001 101 x - 3 7 0

Bumbulsky and Krall. Freiwald and Cavadini. W-Freiwald. L-Bumbulsky

Marian-Schuylkill Haven

Ally Becker’s single in the bottom of the 10th inning scored the winning run to help Schuylkill Haven edge Marian, 3-2, in Schuylkill League action.

Gracelyn Line scattered six hits and struck out 19 for the Hurricanes (7-2; 5-2), while Kaitlyn Russo had two hits for Haven.

Morgan Kelly recorded 14 strikeouts and went the distance in the circle for the Fillies.

Deanna Pugh had two hits, one a double, for Marian (5-3; 2-2).

Marian 101 000 000 0 - 2 6 2

Sch. Haven 000 000 200 1 - 3 4 0

Kelly and Grabosky; Line and Domermuth. W - Line. L - Kelly.


Haille Brown pitched a four-hit shutout and struck out 12 to help Lourdes blank Lehighton, 3-0, in Schuylkill League play.

Brown also had two hits at the plate and drove in a run.

Brynn Barcavage and Cassidy Grimes both contributed a pair of hits for the Red Raiders (3-4).

For the Indians, now 3-7 overall and 2-4 in the league, Morgan Myers had two of her team’s four hits.

Lehighton 000 000 0 - 0 4 0

Lourdes 012 000 x - 3 9 1

Trach, Nothstein (4), and Mertz; Brown and Adams. W - Brown. L - Trach.


Kori Rodichok pitched a three-inning no-hitter and Madyson Schwalm had a big day at the plate as Tri-Valley rolled to a 19-0 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.

Schwalm hit a grand slam and finished the contest with six RBIs.

The Bulldogs (5-2; 3-0) also received a pair of hits from Madison Snyder.

The loss dropped the Wreckers to 2-5 and 0-4.

Weatherly 00 0 - 0 0 3

Tri-Valley 3(16)x - 19 9 0

Binder, Strohl (2) and Kislan; K. Rodichok and C. Rodichok. W - K. Rodichok. L - Binder.


No. Lehigh-Palmerton

Palmerton posted a Colonial League sweep of Northern Lehigh.

Matt Machalik won the 100 and 200, while Connor Hibell claimed the 800 and 1600 as the Blue Bomber boys gained a 122-27 victory.

The Palmerton girls recorded an 89-61 win as Cora Wentz scored victories in the 800 and 1600.

Nolehi received multiple wins from both Bailey Smith (triple jump, javelin), Evelina Mayak (100 hurdles, triple jump) and Katelynn Barthold (400, long jump).


Palmerton 122, Northern Lehigh 27

100 - 1. Matt Machalik (P) 10.80, 2. Chris Frame (NL), 3. Stephen Jones (P); 200 - 1. Matt Machalik (P) 22.90, 2. Ty Sander (P), 3. Dayton Tindula (P); 400 - 1. Stephen Jones (P) 57.60, 2. Seth Schaeffer (NL), 3. Ty Thomas (P); 800 - 1. Connor Hibell (P) 2:07.50, 2. Jackson Hunsicker (NL), 3. Sean Jahelka (P); 1600 - 1. Connor Hibell (P) 4:57.20, 2. Zaid Salih (NL); 3. Sean Jahelka (P); 3200 - 1. Sean Jahelka (P) 14:25.20, 2. Ezra Green (P), 3. Gavin Wininger (P); 110 hurdles - 1. Bryson Walters (P) 15.20, 2. Ethan Moore (NL), 3. Skyler Loos (NL); 300 hurdles - 1. Bryson Walters (P) 39.50, 2. Caleb Pastier (P), 3. Dayton Tindula (P); 400 relay - 1. Palmerton (Bryson Walters, Ty Sander, Stephen Jones, Matt Machalik) 43.90; 1600 relay - 1. Palmerton (Caleb Pastier, Ty Thomas, Antonio Oller, Jacob Walkowiak) 4:04.80; 3200 relay - 1. Palmerton (Ty Thomas, Sean Jahelka, Ezra Green, Chase Ader) 13;27.00; High Jump - 1. Trent Ader (P) 5-5, 2. Jakob Hettler (P); Pole Vault - 1. Jackson Stein (P) 10-9, 2. Troy Wambold (P), 3. Zaid Salih (NL); Long Jump - 1. Bryson Walters (P) 20-1.5, 2. Dayton Tindula (P), 3. Landon Mull (NL); Triple jump - 1. Bailey Smith (NL) 38-4, 2. Jakob Hettler (P), 3. Trace Stahler (P); Shot put - 1. Logan Anthony (P) 46-0.25, 2. Zack Anthony (P), 3. Ryan Burkett (P); Discus - 1. Ryan Burkett (P) - 155-7, 2. Logan Anthony (P), 3. Zack Anthony (P); Javelin

- 1. Bailey Smith (NL) 133-2, 2. Alex Konze (P), 3. Dillon Borger (P).


Palmerton 89, Northern Lehigh 61

100 - 1. Erin Gombert (P) 13.00, 2. Claire Thomas (P), 3. Sarah Sabo (P); 200 - 1. Erin Gombert (P) 26.50, 2. Claire Thomas (P), 3. Sarah Sabo (P); 400 - 1. Katelynn Barthold (NL) 1:01.20, 2. Aubrey Frable (P), 3. Natalie Moffitt (NL); 800 - 1. Cora Wentz (P) 2:34.20, 2. Emma Heil (NL), 3. Bella Lombardi (P); 1600 - 1. Cora Wentz (P) 6:35.50, 2. Cassidy Merkel (P), 3. Faith Rudalavage (P); 3200 - 1. Delaney Szwast (NL) 14:13.90, 2. Kasia Dos Santos (NL), 3. Cassidy Merkel (P); 100 hurdles - 1. Evelina Mayak (NL) 15.90, 2. Ruby Walters (P), 3. Dekota Barthold (NL); 300 hurdles - 1. Ruby Walters (P) 50.10, 2. Evelina Mayak (NL), 3. Allison Herrmann (P); 400 relay - 1. Palmerton (Ruby Walters, Claire Thomas, Sarah Sabo, Erin Gombert) 51.70; 1600 relay - 1. Northern Lehigh (Katelynn Barthold, Emma Neil, Natalie Moffitt, Evelina Mayak) 4:40.70; 3200 relay - 1. Palmerton (Cassidy Merkel, Cecelia Pyfer, Payten Fornaro, Bellia Lombardi) 14:45.20; High Jump - 1. Emma Snyder (P) 5-0, 2. Morgan Smith (NL), 3. Kamarrah Saslo (P); Pole Vault - 1. Maddy Bennyhoff (P) 7-6, 2. Morgan Smith (NL), 3. Sadie Gair (P); Long Jump - 1. Katelynn Barthold (NL) 15-9, 2. Allison Herrmann (P), 3. Emma Snyder (P); Triple Jump - 1. Evelina Mayak (NL) 33-7, 2. Gabby Lucas (P), 3. Aubrey Frable (P); Shot put - 1. Jessica Heydt (P) 32-1.5, 2. Daisy Richards (NL), 3. Dekota Barthold (NL): Discus - 1. Jessica Heydt (P) 84-4, 2. Daisy Richards (NL), 3. Gretchen Schaible (P); Javelin

- 1. Dekota Barthold (NL) 84-5, 2. Samantha Mack (NL), 3. Grecthen Schaible (P).


Palmerton-Moravian Acad.

Moravian Academy blanked Palmerton, 5-0, in Colonial League play in the first of a tri-match.

The Lions swept all five matches in straight sets to improve to 10-0.

Moravian Academy 5, Palmerton 0


Ford Koch (MA) def. Colby Chadwick 6-1, 6-2; Ageer Chadman (MA) def. Levi Johnson 6-0, 6-0; Max Abia (MA) def. Jason Reinhard 6-0, 6-0.


Harry Vicic/Hunter Zicherman (MA) def. Anderson Garcia-Escobar/Katie Heimbach 6-1, 6-0; Jackosn Reid/Eric Sanchez (MA) def. Hadlee Lake/Colton Ruzicka 6-0, 6-0.

Palmerton-So. Lehigh

Southern Lehigh slipped by Palmerton, 3-2 in the second of a tri-match at Moravian Academy.

The Blue Bombers received a singles win from Levi Johnson at No. 2.

With the defeat, Palmerton dipped to 3-6 overall.

Southern Lehigh 3, Palmerton 2


Alex Ahnert (SL) def. Colby Chadwick 6-4, 6-2; Levi Johnson (P) def. Tommy Conrad, 6-1, 6-0; Andrew Yanega (SL) def. Jared Reinhard 6-1, 6-0.


Manas Pol/Jack Donnelly (SL) def Katie Heimbach/Anderson Garcia-Escobar (P) def. 6-2, 6-3; Hadlee Lake/Colton Ruzicka (P) def. Teddy Smith/Ahkil Rayapudi (SL) 7-5, 6-2.

Pleasant Vy.-Stroudsburg

Pleasant Valley posted a decisive 6-1 victory over Strousburg in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference play.

John Hargrove, Noah Dolan and Ben Keppel swept singles action for the Bears, who raised their overall record to 8-6.

Pleasant Valley 6, Stroudsburg 1


John Hargrove (PV) def. Tobias Ricks 6-1, 6-3; Noah Dolan (PV) def. Logan Casebolt 7-6 (7-2), 6-3; Ben Keppel (PV) def. Will Puskar 6-3, 6-1.


Keegan Wills/Hyden Byrnes (PV) def. Tyler Hanna/Jessie Smith 8-4; Roman/Chris Lainer (S) def. Kershav Persuad/Josh Marosi 6-2, 6-4; Aaron Rehrig/Jen Hansen (PV) def. Dominick Nelson/Terres Butler 6-2, 6-3; Logan Krock/Darron McMurtry (PV) def. Darius Quasrand/Mason Ulmer 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-2).

Panther Valley catcher Hayden Goida scoops the ball out of the dirt and prepares to tag Nativity baserunner Barry Jenkins. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS