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Local Baseball Roundup

Published June 18. 2019 12:30PM

Ethan Recker helped Palmerton’s Connie Mack team rout Pen Argyl on Monday.

In other recent action, the Lansford teeners closed out regular season play with three recent wins.


Palmerton-Pen Argyl

Ethan Recker knocked in six runs to help Palmerton roll to a 13-2 victory over Pen Argyl.

Recker finished with a single, triple and homer to help lead a 16-hit attack.

Chase Reph added three hits, two runs and an RBI, while Connor Beahm and Kaleb Eitner both added a pair of hits and two RBIs. Shade Klotz chipped in with two hits and a run, with Lucas Heydt contributing a triple and three runs.

Justin Behler tossed the first four innings, striking out five, to gain the win. Beahm threw three shutout frames, fanning four, to close out the game.

Palmerton 141 020 5 - 13 16 0

Pen Argyl 000 200 0 - 2 5 7

Behler, Beahm (5) and Klotz, Denicola (4); Pritchard, Edmonds (7) and Mack. W - Behler. L - Pritchard. HR: Palmerton - Recker (7th, one on).


Lansford-West Penn

Lansford scored in every inning en route to a 16-2 victory over West Penn in its regular season finale.

Brian Hood had a double and a triple for the winners, who blew the game open with a six-run third inning. Hood also earned the pitching win.

Lansford (15-3) also received multi-hit games from Chase Weaver, Cody Orsulak and Michael Pascoe.

Lansford 226 15 - 16 13 1

West Penn 001 10 - 2 4 3

B. Hood, Rohrbach (4) and Pascoe; Milot, Hoffman (3), Kamant (5) and Fannock. W - B. Hood. L - Milot.

Lansford-Pottsville Crimson

Lansford scored the final four runs of the game to pull out a 9-6 victory over Pottsville Crimson.

Hayden Goida had a double and scored a run for the winners, while AJ Jewells, Trey McAndrew, Matt Engler and Aiden Rohrbach all contributed a single, a run and an RBI.

Pottsville Crimson 100 500 0 - 6 6 2

Lansford 230 301 x - 9 8 3

Direnzo, Zelarak (4), Quirk (5) and Bierman; B. Hood, S. Hood (4) and Goida. W - S. Hood. L - Direnzo.

Lansford-Schuylkill Valley

Chase Weaver doubled and scored three runs to help Lansford cruise to a 10-2 victory over Schuylkill Valley.

The winners, who broke a 2-2 tie with three runs in the third and four in the fourth, also received key hits from Dylan Newton, Cody Orsulak and Drew Kokinda.

Aiden Rohrbach earned the win in relief.

Lansford 203 400 1 - 10 9 0

Schuylkill Valley 200 000 0 - 2 5 3

Goida, Rohrbach (3), B. Hood (6) and Orsulak; Houston, Kietsok (4), Bainbridge (6) and Kimber. W - Rohrbach. L - Houston.


Parkland Softball 10U League

Jim Thorpe-Northern Lehigh

Donna Capobianco had a double and knocked in three runs to help Jim Thorpe defeat Northern Lehigh in the 10U playoff semifinals.

Kelsey Patton added a double and two RBIs, while Bella Sully contributed a hit and knocked in two runs.

Ryah Confer and Ashlyn Coffey each chipped in with a hit and an RBI.

Jim Thorpe-Salisbury

Jim Thorpe finished as league runners-up as Salisbury pulled out a 7-6 victory in the championship game.

Donna Capobianco had a hit and two RBIs for Thorpe, while teammates Kelsey Patton and Bella Sully each had a hit and knocked in a run.

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