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Local Roundup: Results from May 6

Pleasant Valley posted three wins on Monday, including the girls lacrosse team which finished regular season action undefeated


Abington H.-Pleasant Vy.

Rylee Rath scored seven goals as Pleasant Valley registered a 17-7 non-league victory over Abington Heights to end the regular season undefeated.

Devon Bush added five goals and three assists, as the Bears improved to 18-0.

PV, which only led 6-3 at halftime, also received three goals from Samantha Miller, while Morgan Ryals and Gabrielle Kutzler both chipped in with a goal.

The Bears, who will next be in action Thursday in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference playoffs, got eight saves from Abygail Borger.


Lehighton-Blue Mountain

Lehighton jumped out to a lead against Division 1 champion Blue Mountain, but the Eagles rallied to claim a 9-7 Schuylkill League victory.

Michael Yeakel hit a solo homer, while Aiden Rarick delivered a triple and an RBI for the Indians, who held a 6-2 advantage heading to the bottom of the fourth before the Eagles rallied for the win.

Adam Bastone also had a double and RBI for Lehighton, now 12-7 overall and 5-7 in the league, while Brady O’Donnell scored twice and had an RBI.

The Eagles improved to 16-3 and 11-0.

Lehighton 201 300 1 - 7 5 4

Blue Mountain 200 313 x - 9 12 4

Lewis, Keiser (5) and Light; Jacobson, Miller (5) and Gustitus. W - Miller. L - Keiser.

Pleasant Valley-ES South

Braydon Green finished 4-for-4 and scored two runs to help Pleasant Valley gain a 10-4 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over East Stroudsburg South.

The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Bears, and allowed PV (6-14 overall, 4-12 league) to end its season on a positive note.

For Pleasant Valley, Royce Thompson had two hits - one a double - and three RBIs, while Ethan Balanca contributed a pair of hits and knocked in two. Kole Henry, Dakoda Lucas and Ian Campbell also had two-hit games. Zach Pandolfo finished with a hit and three RBIs.

Sam Smale earned the win in relief, allowing just one hit and one run in 3 2/3 innings.

The Cavaliers ended the regular season at 8-12 and 6-10.

Pleasant Valley 501 004 0 - 10 16 0

Eastburg South 300 010 0 - 4 7 2

Lucas, Smale (2), Smith (5), Borger (7), Walsh (7) and Walsh, Weidman (7); Huffman, Rabbitt (7) and Markowski, Cruz (6). W - Smale. L - Huffman.


Northwestern exploded for six runs in the seventh inning to pull out a 7-2 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua in a game played at DeSales University.

Trailing 2-1 entering the final frame, Josh Lichman singled home Eli Zimmerman to tie the score. Josh Farber later delivered a two-run single to give the Tigers the lead, while Justin Augustus added some insurance with a two-run double.

Cannon Fitch collected a pair of hits for the winners, who ended regular season play with an overall record of 16-4 and a 14-2 mark in the league.

Chase Moyer earned the win in relief, tossing three scoreless innings while allowing just one hit and striking out four.

The Rough Riders fell to 3-16 overall and 2-14 in the CL.

Northwestern 000 010 6 - 7 6 1

Catasauqua 200 000 0 - 2 6 3

O’Donnell, Moyer (5) and Augustus; Pushkar, Carl (6), Fotta (7) and Estecumber. W - Moyer. L - Carl.


Pleasant Valley-ES South

Kailynn Getz pitched a four-hit shutout and went 3-for-3 at the plate as Pleasant Valley posted a 12-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over East Stroudsburg South.

Getz, who struck out six, had a double among her hits, scored twice and knocked in two runs.

The Bears put the game away by scoring 10 runs in the fourth inning. Danica Getz delivered a two-run homer during the frame, while Jovi Valenzuela, Briance Pridham and Rylan Knapp all added RBI doubles in the frame.

Pridham finished with three hits and two RBIs, and Katie Van Schoyck added a pair of hits.

PV upped its mark to 13-5 overall and 11-5 in the league. The Cavs dipped to 7-12 and 7-9.

Pleasant Valley 101 (10)0 - 12 15 2

Eastburg South 000 0 0 - 0 4 1

K. Getz and Ratti, Frable; Verwys and Matthew. W - K. Getz. L - Verwys. HR: Pleasant Valley - D. Getz (4th, one on).


Northwestern gained some revenge against Catasauqua by rolling to a 15-0 Colonial League victory in a game played at DeSales University.

The Rough Riders handed the Tigers their first league loss, but rebounded thanks to a three-inning no-hitter by Emma Freeman and a strong offensive effort.

Freeman allowed one hit and struck out six. At the plate, she finished with three hits, three runs and three RBIs.

The winners, who ended regular season play at 17-3 overall and 14-2 in the league, also received three hits, two runs and three RBIs from Sage Toman, while Izzy Akelaitis contributed two doubles, two runs and knocked in three.

Rylee McGinley chipped in with a pair of hits, one a double, two runs and two RBIs.

The loss dropped Catty to 9-10 and 6-9.

Northwestern 087 - 15 16 0

Catasauqua 000 - 0 0 3

Freeman and Dunstan; Troxell and Becker. W - Freeman. L - Troxell.


Palmerton won its 11th game in a row, posting a 9-3 Colonial League victory over Wilson.

Hailey Barry paced the Blue Bombers with three hits, two runs and an RBI, while Megan Matsko added a pair of hits, one a double, scored twice and knocked in three runs.

The winners, who broke a tie game with four runs in the fourth inning, also received contributions from Sydney Frantz (two singles, RBI), Carly Gaffney (single, double, RBI), Madison Green (two singles, RBI) and Tessa Sander (two singles, run).

Palmerton is now 16-1 overall and 13-1 in the league. The Warriors fell to 7-12 and 5-10.

Palmerton 210 401 1 - 9 16 1

Wilson 120 000 0 - 3 6 1

Gaffney and Delgado; Fredericks and Werkheiser. W - Gaffney. L - Fredericks.

Lehighton-Blue Mountain

Marla Freiwald pitched a four-hit shutout and struck out 14 to lead Blue Mountain to a 10-0 Schuylkill League victory over Lehighton.

Freiwald also blasted a three-run homer as the Eagles won their 13th consecutive game and improved to 18-1 overall and 12-1 in the league.

Indian hits came from Maggie Pagotto, Morgan Myers, Addison Chavanic and Makenna Snyder.

Lehighton dropped to 5-13 and 3-10.

Lehighton 000 000 - 0 4 2

Blue Mountain 003 115 - 10 10 0

Nothstein and Mertz; Freiwald and Cavadini. W - Freiwald. L - Nothstein. HR: Blue Mountain- Freiwald (6th, two on).

Northwestern's Ella Bressi pulls into third base safely as the ball eludes the Catasauqua fielder. LINDA ROTHROCK/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS