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Local Roundup: Results from April 22

Pleasant Valley earned wins in both baseball and softball on Monday.

The Bears’ victories came against East Stroudsburg North.


Marian-Williams Valley

Brian Hinkle pitched a complete game, striking out eight, to lead Marian to a 5-2 Schuylkill League victory over Williams Valley.

Hinkle scattered eight hits and allowed just two runs as the Colts evened their record at 6-6 overall and 4-4 in the league.

Dylan Zullo had a hit and knocked in two runs for the winners, while Mike Gelatko contributed a double and an RBI.

Marian also received a hit and an RBI from Noah Bauder. Lachlan Segedy reached base three times with a hit and two walks, and knocked in a run.

The Vikings fell to 1-10.

Marian 111 000 2 - 5 4 1

Williams Vy. 011 000 0 - 2 8 1

Hinkle and Segedy; Sutton, Deibert (5) and Barner. W - Hinkle. L - Sutton.


Northwestern broke a 5-5 tie with an eight-run third inning and coasted to a 15-5 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.

The win was the Tigers’ 10th in a row, and upped their record to 11-3 and 10-1 in the league.

Josh Lichman and Jake Carson both slugged homers for Northwestern, while Aidan Freeman had a pair of hits and knocked in two runs.

The winners also received two hits and three runs scored from Josh Farber. Eli and Brady Zimmerman both added three runs.

For the Roughies, now 2-10, David Carl had two hits and two RBIs.

Catasauqua 302 000 - 5 5 4

Northwestern 418 011 - 15 9 3

Lopez, Collazo (3), Bolmer (5) and Emery; Farber, Moyer (4), Carson (6) and Augustus. W - Farber. L - Lopez. HR: Northwestern - Lichman (1st, one on), Carson (6th, none on).

ES North-Pleasant Valley

Maverick Walsh and Kole Henry both had two hits and three RBIs to lead Pleasant Valley to a 12-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over East Stroudsburg North.

Braydon Green knocked in a pair of runs for the Bears, who used a seven-run fourth inning to put the game out of reach.

Ty Borger picked up the win, allowing just one hit and no runs in four innings of work. He also struck out six.

Zach Pandolfo also chipped in a hit and three runs for PV, who improved to 4-8.

Eastburg North 000 00 - 0 1 2

Pleasant Valley 302 7x - 12 6 1

Ford, Liziano (4), Adams (4) and Liziano, Jones (4); Borger, King (5) and Walsh. W - Borger. L - Ford.

Blue Mountain-Jim Thorpe

Blue Mountain remained undefeated in Schuylkill League play by posting a 12-1 victory over Jim Thorpe.

Vern Klecker had two hits and knocked in four runs for the Eagles, now 11-2 overall and 7-0 in the league.

Aidan Grace, the game’s winning pitcher, helped his cause with two hits, while Tyler Miller finished with a hit and four runs scored.

The loss dropped Thorpe to 2-10 and 0-8.

Blue Mountain 140 52 - 12 9 4

Jim Thorpe 000 01 - 1 5 6

Grace, Gustitus and McDonald; Edwards, Schwartz (4) and MoDavis. W - Grace. L - Edwards.


Michael Stauffer’s walk-off single in the eighth inning lifted Salisbury to an 8-7 Colonial League victory over Palmerton, the Falcons 11th straight win.

Trailing 7-5, Salisbury plated a pair of runs in the sixth and tied the game with a solo run in the seventh. Stauffer had two RBIs, and Owen Fogel had three hits and two runs scored for the winners, who are now 12-1.

Derek King has two hits, Jacob Grammes had two RBIs, and Cameron Pengelly scored two runs for Palmerton, which fell to 4-11.

Palmerton 000 034 00 - 7 6 7

Salisbury 000 140 21 - 8 10 5

Stroup, Grammes (5), Reph (7), Borger (8) and Reph, Stroup; Lovelidge, Spisszak (6) and Stauffer. W - Spizsszak. L - Borger.

Panther Vy.-Sch. Haven

In a matchup of top Schuylkill League teams, Schuylkill Haven used a fast start to help gain a 9-3 victory over Panther Valley.

Winning pitcher Talan Spittler went the distance, allowing five hits and two earned runs while striking out three. At the plate, he added a double and three RBIs.

The Hurricanes (12-2; 7-1) also received a home run off the bat of Hunter Correll.

Brody Breiner had two hits - one a double - and scored a pair of runs for the Panthers, now 8-3 and 7-2, while Danny Wehr contributed a double and two RBIs.

Panther Valley 010 000 2 - 3 6 3

Schuylkill Haven 402 120 x - 9 8 1

Black, Baneravage (6) and Goida; Spittler and Clauser. W - Spittler. L - Black. HR: Schuylkill Haven - Correll (4th none on).

No. Lehigh-So. Lehigh

Southern Lehigh scored 11 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 17-2 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

Eight different Spartans had hits, and nine players scored runs. Janssen Brown collected two hits and knocked in four runs, while Colton Sams added a pair of hits and three RBIs.

The Bulldogs received a hit and two runs from Brayden Buskirk.

No. Lehigh 1 01 - 2 3 6

So. Lehigh (11)42 - 17 14 1

Schaeffer, Daubert (1), Hill Geake (3) and B. Buskirk; Woodring and Calaba. W - Woodring. L - Schaeffer.


Josh Kimber collected three hits and had two RBIs, while Ryan Grabowski finished with two hits and three RBIs to lead Nativity to a 13-1 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.

Spencer Mathews issued just two hits over five innings and recorded five strikeouts for Nativity, now 6-7.

Trent Higgins and Jack James had the hits for Weatherly, which fell to 1-9.

Weatherly 000 10 - 1 2 6

Nativity 243 4 - 13 11 0

Eroh and James; Mathers and Frie. W - Mathers. L - Eroh.



Eryn Mertz and Brynn Mriss both knocked in four runs to help Lehighton gain a 14-10 Schuylkill Leavue victory over Tamaqua.

The Indians, now 4-9 overall and 3-6 in the league, trailed on three different occasions before pulling away for the win.

Mertz finished with four hits, while Mriss connected for a home run. Maggie Pagotto added three hits, two runs and two RBIs, with Morgan Myers adding a pair of hits, three runs and two RBIs.

Makenna Snyder also chipped in with two hits and a pair of runs.

The Blue Raiders (1-11; 1-8) received three hits from Megan Linkhorst. Madison Schock, Kolbe Robb and Veronica Scott all collected two hits and a pair of runs. Schock also added two RBIs.

Lehighton 023 240 3 - 14 15 4

Tamaqua 222 020 2 - 10 14 4

Trach, Nothstein (2) and Mertz; Linkhorst, Gormley (5) and Krall, Scott. W - Nothstein. L - Gormley. HR: Lehighton - Mriss (3rd, two on).

No. Lehigh-Notre Dame ES

Northern Lehigh only needed three innings to cruise to a 25-6 non-league victory over Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg.

Kylee Snyder finished with three hits, three runs and three RBIs for the Bulldogs (8-3), while winning pitcher Addie Smith had a double and four RBIs.

Peyton Hoffman added two hits, three runs and three RBIs, with Skyelar Horack contributing a hit and knocking in three.

Northern Lehigh (10)(12)3 - 25 11 3

Notre Dame-ES 3 0 3 - 6 9 9

A. Smith and; Traind, Angelucci (2) and Angelucci, Coecht (2). W - A. Smith. L - Traind.


Palmerton won its sixth game in a row, rolling to a 10-0 Colonial League victory over Salisbury.

Hailey Barry pitched four scoreless innings to earn the win, striking out seven while allowing just one hit and one walk. At the plate, Barry finished with two hits, two runs and three RBIs.

The Blue Bombers, now 11-1 overall and 8-1 in the league, received two hits, a run and an RBI from Megan Matsko, and a double, two runs and an RBI from Sydney Frantz.

The winners, who broke the game open with a eight-run second inning, also received a couple hits from both Emily Christopher and Cadee Munjone.

Palmerton 180 001 - 10 12 0

Salisbury 000 000 - 0 2 2

Gaffney, Barry (3) and Delgado, Schneider (3); Carney, Kemmerer (5) and Peifer. W - Barry. L - Carney.

ES North-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley ran its winning streak to six games with a 14-2 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference rout of East Stroudsburg North.

Brianca Pridham had two runs, two hits and three RBIs for the Bears, while Lydia Borger had two hits - one a homer - and scored three runs.

PV, which used an 11-run second inning to take control, also received a three-run homer from Kailynn Getz and a pair of hits from Hailey Krock.

The win lifted the Bears to 9-3. They need one more victory to clinch a district playoff berth.

Eastburg South 2 0 0 00 - 2 2 4

Pleasant Valley 2(11)1 0x - 14 12 0

Massaro, Doyle (2) and Nadasi; Getz, Dorshimer (4) and Ratti. W - Getz. L - Massaro. HR: Pleasant Valley - Getz (2nd, two on), Borger (3rd, none on).


Abby Binder used both her arm and bat to lead Weatherly to a 15-5 Schuylkill League victory over Nativity.

Binder tossed five innings, allowing one hit while striking out nine. At the plate, she finished with a double, triple, two runs scored and four RBIs.

Rachel Rosenlund chipped in with two hits - one a double - and an RBI for the Wreckers, who improved to 3-6 overall and 1-5 in the league.

For Nativity (2-8; 0-7), Hailey Zimerofsky had a hit, a walk and two runs.

Nativity 100 4 0 - 5 1 3

Weatherly 011 (12)1 - 15 10 2

Pinkey and Zimerofsky; Binder and Caldwell. W - Binder. L - Pinkey.

Blue Mountain-Jim Thorpe

Blue Mountain pushed its winning streak to eight games thanks to a convincing 18-2 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.

Lindsay Gibson sparked a 10-run fourth inning for the Eagles (13-1 overall; 8-1 league) with a pair of two-run doubles.

Madison Heim accounted for the biggest hit in the inning with a three-run triple, while Olivia Labe added a two-run single.

Katelyn Katerman also contributed an RBI double for the winners.

Mara Levins led the way for the Olympians (3-9; 0-8) with a single and a solo home run. Thorpe’s Oleksa McAndrew chipped in with a hit and an RBI.

Blue Mountain 620 0(10) - 18 10 0

Jim Thorpe 011 0 0 - 2 5 5

Place and Freiwald; Gorski and Sully. W - Place. L - Gorski. HR: Jim Thorpe - Levins (3rd, none on).

Marian-Williams Valley

Sage Smeltz tossed a three-hit shutout for Williams Valley, which knocked off Marian 10-0 in Schuylkill League action.

Smeltz struck out 10 and walked three to earn the pitching win for the Vikings, who improved to 11-2 overall and 7-0 in the league.

Ally Underkoffler paced the hosts with two singles and two runs scored, while Sophia Mione added two hits and a run.

Sage Smeltz helped herself out at the plate with a pair of hits, while Quin Smeltz belted a home run.

For the Fillies, now 6-5 and 3-4, Deanna Pugh, Maura Letcher (double) and Anna Grabosky recorded hits.

Marian 000 000 - 0 3 4

Williams Valley 200 305 - 10 10 2

Kelly and Grabosky; S. Smeltz and Q. Smeltz. W - S. Smeltz. L - Kelly. HR: Williams Valley - Q. Smeltz (1st, none on).

Panther Vy.-Sch. Haven

Allison Scherer pitched a two-hit shutout and struck out nine to lead Schuylkill Haven to a 10-0 Schuylkill League victory over Panther Valley.

Gracelyn Line delivered a double and knocked in two runs for the Hurricanes, who improved to 10-4 overall and clinched a district playoff berth.

The winners also received a hit and two runs from Teagan Wehr.

PV’s hits came from Mikayla Yuricheck and Janessa Prudente. The Panthers are now 3-6 and 3-4.

Panther Valley 000 00 - 0 2 3

Schuylkill Haven 260 02 - 10 8 0

Prudente, Jones (5) and Yuricheck; Scherer and Domermuth. W - Scherer. L - Prudente.


Pleasant Valley-PM East

Pocono Mountain East swept Pleasant Valley in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference meet.

Jareal Moore won a pair of events (100, 200) for the Bears, who lost the boys meet by a 97-49 score. PV also received firsts from James Moton (400), Matthew Altemose (110 hurdles) and Brandon Makara (1600).

Pleasant Valley’s girls dropped a 90-56 decision despite multiple firsts from Danielle Boland (800, 1600) and Kara Miller (shot put, discus).


PM East 97, Pleasant Valley 49

100 - 1. Jareal Moore (PV) 11.00, 2. Onias Richardson (PV), 3. Demetrius Lewis (PME); 200 - 1. Jareal Moore (PV) 22.60, 2. Demetrius Lewis (PME), 3. Isaiah Montgomery (PV); 400 - 1. James Moton (PV) 52.70, 2. Rasu Wearing-Poindexter (PME), 3. Jaquin Goodridge (PME); 800 - 1. Jacob Anlauf (PME) 2:04.60, 2. Alex Stefaniak (PME), 3. Brandon Makara (PV); 1600 - 1. Brandon Makara (PV) 4:48.0, 2. Evan Seymour (PME), 3. Gavin Glukhoy (PME); 3200 - 1. Evan Seymour (PME) 11:30.4, 2. Benjamin Salvucci (PV), 3. Kelton Wills (PV); 110H - 1. Matthew Altemose (PV) 17.00, 2. Jelani Duffus (PME), 3. Kornel Szumniak (PME); 300H - 1. Kornel Szumniak (PME) 43.60, 2. Jelani Duffus (PME), 3. Demetrius Outten (PV); 400 relay - 1. Pleasant Valley (Onias Richardson, Jareal Moore, Stephen Matera, Justin Delgado) 45.00; 1600 relay - 1. PM East (Josiah Peralta, Jaquin Goodridge, Evan Seymour, Rasu Wearing-Poindexter) 3:42.80; 3200 relay - 1. Pleasant Valley (Brandon Makara, Martin Green, Lorenzo Demaio, Jacob Chechel) 9:11.0; Shot put - 1. Evique Mascias-Williams (PME) 35-0 1/2, 2. Angel Ortiz (PME), 3. Josh DeJesus (PME); Discus - 1. Angel Ortiz (PME) 113-3, 2. Nicholas Fisher (PME), 3. Kaliq Daley (PME); Javelin - 1. AJ Formicia (PME) 156-3, 2. Khaden Daley (PME), 3. Evan Murphy (PME); Long jump - 1. Drayton Hoop (PME) 19-3, 2. Khaden Daley (PME), 3. Demetrius Lewis (PME); Triple jump - 1. Khaden Daley (PME) 40-11 3/4, 2. Anthony Burke (PME), 3. Brandon Young (PV); High jump - 1. Drayton Hoop (PME) 5-10, 2. Brandon Young (PV), 3. Anthony Burke (PME); Pole vault

- 1. Kornel Szumniak (PME) 8-6.


PM East 90, Pleasant Valley 56

100 - 1. Destiny Hilliman (PME) 13.10, 2. Rylee Ruggiero (PV), 3. Alana Burnette (PME); 200 - 1. Najia Ayala (PME) 30.30, 2. Sanai Sterling (PME), 3. Josie Fetterman (PV); 400 - 1. Nemani Moon (PV) 59.00, 2. Brooke Greene (PV), 3. Kennedi McGuire (PME); 800 - 1. Danielle Boland (PV) 2:36.30, 2. Jaydan Lockley (PME), 3. Brianna Bruckman (PV); 1600 - 1. Danielle Boland (PV) 5:54.0, 2. Taylynn Davis (PME), 3. Keeley Lawrence (PV); 3200 - 1. Taylynn Davis (PME) 14:05.90; 100H - 1. Alylah Cruz (PME) 18.00, 2. Kamora Gilbreath (PME) 18.70, 3. Bailey O’Keefe (PV); 300H - 1. McKenna Snyder (PME) 52.71, 2. Nyah Bilal (PME), 3. Janali Pellot-Feliciano (PME); 400 relay - 1. PM East (Najia Ayala, Alana Burnette, Destiny Hilliman, Kennedi McGuire) 1:24.0; 1600 relay - 1. PM East (Taylynn Davis, Destiny Hilliman, Alana Burnette, McKenna Snyder) 4:43.32; 3200 relay - 1. PM East (Alexis Frable, Kaylie Shultz, Laila Scott, Jaydan Lockley) 12:08.0; Shot put - 1. Kara Miller (PV) 30-2, 2. Jayla Marshall (PME), 3. Shaylee Kimmick (PV); Discus - 1. Kara Miller (PV) 87-2 1/2, 2. Maya Lherission (PME), 3. Layla Letizi (PME); Javelin - 1. Neysa Lynch (PME) 82-7, 2. Kara Miller (PV), 3. Maya Lherission (PME); Long jump - 1. Keziah Wilson (PME) 14-6, 2. Rylee Ruggiero (PV), 3. Ava Oviedo (PV); Triple jump - 1. Ava Oviedo (PV) 30-3, 2. McKenna Snyder (PME), 3. Keziah Wilson (PME); High jump - 1. McKenna Snyder (PME) 4-6, 2. Rylee Ruggiero (PV), 3. Keziah Wilson (PME); Pole vault

- 1. Bailey O’Keefe (PV) 7-6, 2. (tie) Maya Lherission (PME) and Najia Ayala (PME).

Palmerton's Corey Serfass takes a swing during Monday's game against Salisbury. NANCY SCHOLZ/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS