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Local roundup: Results from April 29

It was a good day for area softball teams on Monday, as all four clubs in action scored in double figures while posting wins.

Earning the victories were Northwestern, Palmerton, Pleasant Valley and Weatherly.

Both Tiger lacrosse teams also had successful outings, as did the Bomber baseball squad.


No. Lehigh-Saucon Valley

Saucon Valley moved above the .500 mark with a 7-4 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

Tom Ubriaco had three hits, one a triple, and knocked in three runs for the Panthers, who improved to 7-6 overall and 7-5 in the league.

The winners, who broke a 2-2 tie with three runs in the fifth, also received two hits and two runs from Landon Beckowski.

Nick Buskirk collected two hits, one a double, and scored twice for the Bulldogs, who fell to 3-12 and 3-9. Parker Schaeffer added a pair of hits, a run and an RBI.

No. Lehigh 101 001 1 - 4 7 2

Saucon Valley 002 032 x - 7 11 4

Daubert, Simms (5), Rosado (6) and B. Buskirk; Chaffler, Luckenbach (3), Beller (6), Eshleman (6), Hubert (7) and Male. W - Luckenbach. L - Daubert. S - Hubert.


Palmerton snapped a four-game losing streak by rolling to a 12-2 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.

Bomber leadoff hitter Jason Carelli sparked the team’s offense with three hits, four runs, a stolen base and an RBI.

AJ Borger, Jacob Grammes and Brady Reph all contributed two hits and two RBIs to the winning cause, while Derek King chipped in with a hit and two runs.

For the Roughies, Jake Pushkar had three hits and a run.

Palmerton improved to 5-12 overall and 4-10 in the league. Catty slipped to 2-14 and 2-11.

Palmerton 232 203 - 12 10 1

Catasauqua 110 000 - 2 6 4

Borger, Grammes (3), Hosier (5) and Reph; Pushkar, Fotta (6) and Estecumber. W - Borger. L - Pushkar.

Pleasant Valley-Parkland

Ben Weninger pitched five shutout innings and Louis Inserra knocked in three runs to lead Parkland to a 10-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Pleasant Valley.

Inserra collected two hits, one a triple, while Will Dobil added a double, triple, three runs and an RBI.

The Bears, who dropped to 5-11 overall and 3-10 in the league, received hits from Kole Henry, Zach Pandolfo and Ethan Balanca.

The win upped the Trojans to 12-4 and 9-3.

Pleasant Valley 000 000 - 0 3 1

Parkland 203 203 - 10 11 0

Campbell, King (5) and Green, King (1), Walters (5); Weninger, Bartholomew (6) and Streeter. W - Weninger. L - Campbell.



Northwestern rebounded from its first Colonial League loss by cruising to a 12-1 victory over Salisbury.

Isabelle Akelaitis went 3-for-3 with a double, two runs and three RBIs for the Tigers, while Molly Schlofer belted a three-run homer.

The winners, now 15-2 overall and 12-1 in the league, also received two hits from Rylee McGinley, Emma Freeman and Lizzie Diehl. Freeman added a pair of runs.

Diehl earned the victory, striking out 10 over five innings.

For the Falcons, who sunk to 2-13 and 0-13, Emma Carney finished with a double and a home run.

Salisbury 100 00 - 1 4 1

Northwestern 033 6x - 12 13 0

Kemmerer and Swoyer; Diehl and Toman. W - Diehl. L - Kemmerer. HR: Salisbury - Carney (1st, none on); Northwestern - Schlofer (4th, two on).


Palmerton ran its winning streak to nine games by posting a convincing 11-1 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.

Sydney Frantz collected four of the Blue Bombers’ 16 hits and scored a pair of runs.

Hailey Barry, celebrating a birthday, drilled a two-run homer and finished with two hits, two runs and three RBIs. Mikayla Pengelly and Hailey Delgado both added a single, double and two RBIs, while Madison Green contributed a single, double and two runs.

Carly Gaffney pitched a four-hitter for the victory, and Megan Matsko chipped in with two hits - one a double.

Palmerton moved to 14-1 overall and 11-1 in the league. The Roughies, coming off their upset win against Northwestern, fell to 7-9 and 5-8.

Palmerton 002 224 1 - 11 16 0

Catasauqua 000 010 0 - 1 4 6

Gaffney and Delgado; Troxell and Becker. W - Gaffney. L - Troxell. HR: Palmerton - Barry (3rd, one on).

So. Lehigh-Pleasant Valley

Brianca Pridham and Hailey Krock both hit home runs during a five-run fifth inning that propelled Pleasant Valley to an 11-6 non-league victory over Southern Lehigh.

The Bears held a 5-2 lead entering the home fifth until Pridham opened the frame with a solo blast to center to extend the advantage. Krock delivered the biggest blow of the contest later in the inning, connecting for a grand slam.

Pridham finished with two hits and three runs for PV, which has won eight of its last nine games. Danica Getz collected a pair of doubles, and Lydia Borger ended with two hits and two runs.

The Bears are now 11-4, while the Spartans stand at 7-8.

So. Lehigh 100 014 0 - 6 12 1

Pleasant Valley 041 051 x - 11 11 2

K. Getz and Ratti; Young and Davies. W - K. Getz. L - Young. HR: Pleasant Valley - Pridham (5th, none on), Krock (5th, three on).

Weatherly-Linc. Leadership

Weatherly jumped out to a fast start and cruised to a 16-7 non-league victory over Lincoln Leadership.

Aisha Zuberi collected three hits, one a double, and knocked in two runs for the Wreckers, who scored five times in the opening inning.

Cortney Snyder and Abby Teodorescu both added a pair of hits, one a triple. Snyder also collected two RBIs.

Abby Binder gained the win, striking out nine and allowing just one hit over four innings.

Weatherly is now 4-8.

Weatherly 510 015 4 - 16 12 4

Lincoln LA 000 241 0 - 7 2 5

Binder, Strohl (5) and Caldwell; Gonzalez and Navi F. W - Binder. L - Gonzalez.


Saucon Valley-Northwestern

Twelve different players scored goals for Northwestern during a 22-1 rout of Saucon Valley.

Michael Lagowy topped the Tigers, now 8-6, with four goals and an assist.

Stone Sosnovik finished with three tallies and a helper, while Blaine Snyder added a pair of goals and three assists.

Hayden Gabel contributed two goals and two assists, with Lucas Heeps, Braydon Uricchio and Braxton Lakatosh all finding the net twice.

Northwestern also received a goal and two assists from Devon Hildebrand. Other markers were tallied by Tyler Kaas, Jon Conti and Austin Bittenbender.


Northwestern-Saucon Valley

Northwestern doubled up Saucon Valley for a 14-7 victory.

Sydney Wright had five goals to power the Tigers, now 5-9.

Cara Thomas added three goals and two assists, while Mykaela Yanders and Olivia Spatz both finished with a pair of goals.

The winners also received tallies from Olivia Fagan and Olivia Costa. Northwestern goalie Emma Yanders recorded 11 saves.

The Panthers fell to 2-9.


Nativity-Panther Valley

Panther Valley split a doubleheader with Nativity, winning the first game, 16-1, and falling 17-16 in the second.

Paige Goida pitched a one-hitter and struck out seven in the PV win. Savannah Pierce had three hits and scored twice, while Brianna Binder collected two hits, two runs and two RBIs. Ciari Wolfgang chipped in with a pair of hits and knocked in two runs.

In the second game, Isabella D’Ancona and Kensington Strohl both had three hits. D’Ancona also scored four runs and knocked in two. Sadie Mae Frets added two hits, three runs and two RBIs, while Danika Blazosky ended with two hits and two runs.

Panther Vy.-Pine Grove

Panther Valley swept a doubleheader against Pine Grove, winning by scores of 6-1 and 14-4.

Paige Goida pitched a five-inning no-hitter in the first game and received offensive support from Jovie Breiner, who had two hits and knocked in two runs.

Brianna Binder and Savannah Pierce both had two hits and an RBI in the second game, with Pierce adding two runs. Ciari Wolfgang also contributed a hit, an RBI and two runs.

Panther Vy.-Williams Vy.

Williams Valley swept a doubeheader from Panther Valley, winning the opener, 6-3, and the nightcap, 10-9.

In the first game, Sadie Mae Frets had a hit and scored twice for PV, while Jovie Breiner had a hit and an RBI.

In game two, Brianna Binder had three hits and scored two runs for the Panthers. Frets added two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Northwestern's Emma Freeman scores a run in front of umpire Dan Rosino. NANCY SCHOLZ/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS