Local roundup of games from May 1, 2019
Lehighton’s Emily Binder dives back to third base as Jim Thorpe’s Kristin Pompa tries to apply the tag. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
Marian picked up baseball and softball victories on Wednesday
Marian scored early and often en route to a 14-5 Schuylkill League victory over Shenandoah Valley.
Alex Kubishin went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, three RBIs and three runs scored to lead the Colts (10-4, 7-2). Mike Minchhoff (three RBIs, two runs), Quest Wilson (two hits, run) and Aaron Mason (triple, RBI, two runs) also contributed for Marian.
Nick Mikita went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs and a RBI for Shenandoah.
Shenandoah Valley 110 210 0 - 5 9 6
Marian 425 102 x - 14 12 3
Conroy, Thomas (3) and Dombrowski; Wilson, Cann (6) and Minchoff. W - Wilson, L - Conroy.
North Schuylkill used strong offense and timely pitching to take down Tamaqua, 5-1, in a Schuylkill League contest.
Mike Little led the Spartans’ offense with a 2-for-3 showing at the plate, with a pair of RBIs.
For the Blue Raiders, Brayden Knoblauch was 2-for-3 and scored the team’s only run, while Gavin Richards had an RBI.
Tamaqua 000 100 0 - 1 3 1
North Schuylkill 102 110 x - 5 9 2
Knoblauch and Wickersham; Green and Little. W - Green, L - Knoblauch.
Facing an early deficit, Jim Thorpe produced a five-run third frame to win a Schuylkill League thriller, 5-4, over Lehighton.
Noah Snisky was 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and Jared Joyce was 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Olympians, who trailed 4-0 heading to the bottom of the third inning. Also contirbuting were Zach Searfoss, who had an RBI double and James Lordi, who was 1-for-2 with a run scored and two RBIs.
For the Tribe, Mike Bozilesky was 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI.
Lehighton 202 000 0 - 4 4 0
Jim Thorpe 005 000 x - 5 11 2
Berger and Whiteman; Binder, Richenbacher (3), Lordi (7) and Schwartz. W - Binder, L - Berger.
Pleasant Valley-Pocono Mt West
Pleasant Valley plated the game-winning run in the top of the eighth inning to defeat Pocono Mountain West, 2-1, in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference gane.
Gabe Masker had a double, Ryan Purgar added an RBI single, and Matt Burnett was 1-for-3 with an RBI triple for the Bears.
Matt Galka had an RBI single for the Panthers in the bottom of the fourth inning to tie the game.
Pleasant Valley 100 000 01 - 2 8 1
Pocono Mt West 000 100 00 - 1 4 0
Horton, Kearns (3), Burnett (6) and Greenzweig; Ford, Greeley (7) and Greeley. W - Horton, L - Ford.
Panther Valley-Tri Valley
Tri Valley battled back from an early deficit to post an important 6-4 Schuylkill League win over Panther Valley.
Daulton Leedy led the Bulldogs (13-4), finishing 2-for-3 at the plate with two doubles, while Jonas McGrath was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored.
For the Panthers (10-6), Aaron Miller was 2-for-4 with a double and a run, while Wyatt Zimmerman (RBI) and Johnny Byers (two runs scored) both finished 1-for-3.
Panther Valley 202 000 0 - 4 5 2
Tri Valley 000 312 x - 6 5 3
Goida, Miller (6), Buzzard (6) and Taras; Wetzel, Detter (3) and McGrath. W - Detter, L - Goida.
Heidi Greene’s two three-run home runs sparked Lehighton to a 20-1 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.
Greene also contributed two runs scored and six RBIs for the Indians (6-10), while teammate Cierra Kunkle recorded a 3-for-4 performance at the plate, which included three runs scored and two RBIs. Alexis Scott and Sam Gruber added three singles, three runs scored and two RBIs. Gruber struck out four and allowed four hits in five innings of work.
Jada Mahmde was 2-for-2 for the Olympians (2-15), including a home run.
Lehighton 066 08 – 20 21 0
Jim Thorpe 010 00 – 1 4 3
Gehris, Soliman (3), DeFazio (5) and McLean; Gruber and Serfass. W – Gruber. L – Gehris. HR – Lehighton: Greene (2, 3rd, two on, 5th, two on); JT: Mahmde (2nd, none on).
A five-run third inning helped push Tamaqua to a 6-4 Schuylkill League win over North Schuylkill.
Miranda Chinchar paced the Blue Raiders with three singles, two runs scored and an RBI, while Jen Frederickson followed with a single, double, run scored and an RBI.
Teammates Jada Schellhammer (two singles, run scored) and Alexsya Thomas (single, triple, run scored) also contributed in the victory.
Tamaqua 005 001 0 – 6 12 0
No. Schuylkill 100 002 1 – 4 6 0
Schellhammer and Frederick; Ossman and O’Connor. W – Schellhammer. L – Ossman.
Marian needed just four innings to score a 15-0 Schuylkill League win over Shenandoah Valley.
Abbey Joy led the Fillies with a single, double and four RBIs, while Macey Alansky finished with a single, triple and three RBIs. Eden Arnold chipped in with a single, double and an RBI.
SV 000 0 – 0 3 2
Marian 590 1 – 15 15 0
Kozlosky and Rojuskie; Reinoehl and Shaud. W – Reinoehl. L – Kozlosky.
Tri-Valley rolled to a 13-3 Schuylkill League victory over Panther Valley.
Megan Pascoe, Claire Kokinda, Katrina Horvath, Alexis Cooper and Xhulieta Gjoca all had singles for the Panthers.
Panther Vy. 100 01 – 3 5 2
Tri-Valley 063 4x – 13 11 0
Pascoe and Drumbore; Harring, Schley (1) and Snyder. W – Schley. L – Pascoe. HR – PV: none; TV: Harring.
Mahanoy Area scored in the bottom of the seventh to walk off with a 3-2 Schuylkill League win over Weatherly.
Corra Chicola led the Wreckers with three singles.
Weatherly 000 000 2 - 2 4 3
MA 000 011 1 – 3 3 7 1
Wenner and Al. Colecio; Lawrence and Karmonick. W – Lawrence. L – Wenner.
Salisbury built an early advantage in a 12-5 Colonial League win over Northern Lehigh.
Shyanna Williams led the Bulldogs with two singles, a triple and a run scored, while Lauren Hoffman delivered a grand-slam home run in the fifth.
Salisbury 003 430 2 – 12 12 5
No. Lehigh 000 040 1 – 5 6 4
E. Silberman and M. Silberman; Horn and Schuck. W – E. Silberman. L – Horn. HR – Salisbury: E. Silberman (4th, one on); NL: Hoffman (5th, three on).
Freedom rolled to a 20-5 non-league win over Northwestern.
Ali Lister paced the Tigers’ attack with two goals, while Emilee Schultz added a goal and an assist.
The Tigers’ Sarah Schultz and Tess Ledeboer both chipped in with scores.
Freedom edged Northwestern for a 14-8 non-league victory.
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