Local Roundup: Results from April 18
Jim Thorpe’s Carsen Rosenberger ranges to her right to try and catch the ball during Thursday’s game against Blue Mountain. For a photo gallery visit www.tnonline.com. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS
Marian’s baseball team moved into first place in its division Thursday by defeating Minersville.
Elsewhere, Pleasant Valley’s Dan McEvoy and Weatherly’s Alexis Wilkinson tossed shortened no-hitters, while Tamaqua’s Bryn Clifford pitched a two-hit shutout.
Marian rallied in the bottom of the sixth to take down Schuylkill League foe Minersville, 2-1.
Matt Doherty had a two-out single, advanced on a passed ball and later scored the eventual winning run on Brandon Cann’s RBI single.
Cann and Quest Wilson both finished with two hits, while Dante Agosti added a hit and an RBI for the Colts (6-3; 4-1).
For the Miners, Dominic Pizzico hit a solo homer.
Minersville 000 001 0 - 1 4 0
Marian 010 001 x - 2 8 1
Pizzico and Hertz; Streisel, Derr (4) and Rickert. HR: Minersville - Pizzico (6th, none on). W - Derr. L - Pizzico.
Williams Vy.-Panther Vy.
Williams Valley’s Jesse Engle hit two home runs to lead his team to a 5-1 Schuylkill League win over Panther Valley.
Engle finished the game with three hits and four RBIs.
For the Panthers (6-5l 4-2), Wyatt Zimmerman had three hits, while Brad Buzzard finished with two. Johnny Byers chipped in with a hit and an RBI.
Williams Valley 400 010 0 - 5 9 1
Panther Valley 010 000 0 - 1 6 1
Yuskun, Evans (7) and Engle; Kokinda, Taras (7) and Taras, Goida (7). W - Yuskun. L - Kokinda. HR: Williams Valley - Engle 2 (1st, one on; 4th, none on).
Blue Mountain-Jim Thorpe
Winning pitcher Drew Grace had three hits and knocked in two runs to lead Blue Mountain to a 14-5 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.
The Eagles, who jumped out to a big lead with a six-run second inning, also received two hits, three runs and two RBIs from Billy Gerlott.
Zach Searfoss had two hits, one a two-run homer, for the Olympians, while Jake Schwartz and James Lordi also finished with two hits. One of Lordi’s hits was a triple.
The loss dropped Thorpe to 6-6 overall and 3-3 in the league.
Blue Mountain 062 120 3 - 14 14 1
Jim Thorpe 022 100 0 - 5 9 5
Grace, Yuengling (7) and Tidmore; Binder, Rosahac (4), Richenbacher (6) and Schwartz. W - Grace. L - Binder. HR: Jim Thorpe - Searfoss (3rd, one on).
North Schuylkill used a five-run fourth inning to snap a tie and defeat Lehighton, 9-4, in a Schuylkill League contest.
Max Schally delivered a two-run double during the Spartans’ big frame.
For Lehighton (2-8; 0-5), Mason Barndt had a hit, run and two RBIs. Chris Whiteman added a hit and run scored.
Lehighton 020 200 0 - 4 3 0
North Schuylkill 400 500 x - 9 11 1
Berger, Steigerwalt (4), Wentz (6) and Whiteman; Schally, Walacavage (2), Burke (4) and Little. W - Burke. L - Berger.
Pleasant Valley’s Dan McEvoy threw a three-inning no-hitter as Pleasant Valley rolled to a 22-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win over Allen.
At the plate, McEvoy had three hits and knocked in four runs for the Bears (8-3). Nick Ciszak contributed two hits, three runs and three RBIs while Brandon Ratti added a hit, two runs and three RBIs.
Matt Burnett also chipped in with two hits and a pair of runs.
Pleasant Valley 7(10)5 - 22 10 0
Allen 0 0 0 - 0 0 2
McEvoy and Greenzweig; Silverio, Rodriguez (2), Bennett (2), Cortez (3), Jimenez (3) and Rivas. W - McEvoy. L - Silverio.
Jim Thorpe-Blue Mountain
Blue Mountain shut out Jim Thorpe for a 13-0 Schuylkill League win.
Gabby Gerber led the Eagles with two singles, one a double, and three RBIs, while Bryan Russian added three singles.
Kaitlyn Day had the only hit for the Olympians (2-10; 1-6).
Jim Thorpe 000 00 - 0 1 1
Blue Mountain 901 3x - 13 14 2
Day and Soliman; Russian and Hartman. W - Russian. L - Day. HR: Blue Mountain - Youst.
North Schuylkill got the best of Lehighton for a 7-2 Schuylkill League victory.
Winning pitcher Schuyler Ossman paced the Spartans with two hits, one a triple, and three RBIs.
Alexis Scott and Samantha Gruber hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning for the Indians (4-6; 1-5). Gruber finished the contest with two hits.
Lehighton 000 200 0 - 2 7 2
North Schuylkill 201 022 x - 7 12 2
Engle, Gruber (6) and Serfass; Ossman and O’Connor. W - Ossman. L - Engle. HR: Lehighton - Gruber (4th, none on); Scott (4th, none on).
Williams Vy.-Panther Vy.
Williams Valley blasted its way to a 20-0 Schuylkill League win over Panther Valley.
The Vikings hit three home runs during the three-inning game.
Maddy Bordner had a single, triple and homer for the winners.
Megan Pascoe recorded the only hit for the Panthers (5-5; 2-4).
Williams Valley 479 - 20 17 0
Panther Valley 000 - 0 1 4
Unger and Hoffman; Pascoe and Drumbore. W - Unger. L - Pascoe. HR: Williams Valley - Bordner, Rabuck, Neiman.
Bryn Clifford tossed a two-hit shutout to lead Tamaqua to a 13-0 Schuylkill League win over Lourdes.
Clifford walked one and struck out four. She also received plenty of offensive support, as Miranda Chinchar had three hits, two of them doubles, scored two runs and knocked in three, while Jada Schellhammer added two doubles, a run and two RBIs.
The Blue Raiders (7-5; 4-3) also received a triple and three runs from Jen Frederickson, and a home run from Alexsya Thomas.
Lourdes 000 00 - 0 2 3
Tamaqua 422 5x - 13 12 0
Yoskoski, Haupt (4) and Haupt, Ayres (4); Clifford and Frederick. W - Clifford. L - Yoskoskie. HR: Tamaqua - Thomas.
Alexis Wilkinson pitched a four-inning no-hitter as Weatherly cruised to a 15-0 non-league win over Executive Education.
Wilkinson struck out seven as the Wreckers improved to 4-5.
Hailey Wenner had four hits for the winners, while Alexis Colecio finished with three hits, one a three-run triple.
Executive Ed. 000 0 - 0 0 2
Weatherly 070 8 - 15 13 0
Rodriguez and Acevedo; Wilkinson and Milore. W - Wilkinson. L - Rodriguez.
Pen Argyl blanked Lehighton for a 5-0 victory.
The Green Knights won all three singles matches in straight sets.
The Indians’ doubles team of Ali Miller and Brenna Long pushed their opponents to a third set.
Pen Argyl 5, Lehighton 0
Brendan McMahon (PA) def. Mark Solt 6-2, 6-0; Aidan McMahon (PA) def. Aaron Miller 6-2, 6-2; Jayson Corsetti (PA) def. Miranda Pettit 6-0, 6-0.
Tanner Shaw/Raheem Smith (PA) def. Ali Miller/Brenna Long 6-3, 3-6, 6-1; Liam Giraldo/John-Anthony Vanic (PA) def. Jordan Cook/Josh Gandy 6-3, 6-0.
Pleasant Valley-PM East
Pleasant Valley won all three singles matches in straight sets to help gain a 6-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win over Pocono Mountain East.
Josh Schaffner and John Berry, at Nos. 1 and 2 singles, didn’t drop a game in posting their wins for PV (11-5).
Pleasant Valley 6, PM East 0
Josh Schaffner (PV) def. Caleb Grassi 6-0, 6-0; John Berry (PV) def. Roshan Forde 6-0, 6-0; Mike Tauer (PV) def. Justin Montes 6-2. 6-1.
Nathan Vo/Evan Thomas (PV) def. Nic Brazeau/Khattab Ahmed 8-2; Ben Jacoby/Caleb Jacoby (PV) def Paul Nyberg/Connor Conway 6-2, 6-1; Kyle Dela Cruz/K. Sungkarungsi (PV) def. Juomar Pellot/Delijah Joseph 6-2, 6-2.