Delweld 3, Laurel Auto Group 2: After spotting Laurel Auto Group a 2-0 lead during the top of the sixth, Delweld rallied for three runs in the bottom half to edge out a victory at Roxbury Park.
Matt Martin singled and scored the go-ahead run on a groundout by Drew Hemminger. Austin Sleek had two of Delweld’s five hits.
Ryan Matsko doubled in a run for Laurel Auto Group, which also received an RBI from Gordon Barr.
Martella’s Pharmacy 4, Ophthalmic Associates 0: Mike Mulvey struck out 10 and carried a no-hitter into the seventh before Greg Martin singled with one gone in the inning.
After the single, Mulvey maintained the one-hit shutout in the Roxbury Park late game.
Luke Williams was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the fifth inning. Jimmy Stenger and Dillon Boyer each had an RBI for Martella’s Pharmacy.
Claysburg 10, St. Michael 0: In Claysburg, Austin Cunningham scored three times while Mike Mock drove in a pair of runs in Claysburg’s five-inning win over St. Michael.
After carrying a 1-0 lead into the fourth, Claysburg plated six runs in the fourth and ended the game with three runs in the fifth.
Ebensburg 8, Lilly 3: In Revloc, A 6-1 lead after three innings helped Ebensburg hold off visiting Lilly.
Dylan Bowers and Scott Lucas each had three hits in the win while Tom Howe and Troy Templeton each supplied two hits.
Lilly’s Gavin Martynuska was 3-for-3 while teammate Zane Itle went 2-for-3.
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Pirates rally to keep sweep
Taking the extra base was the key for the Pittsburgh Pirates in completing a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies.
Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Neil Walker followed with a home run and the Pirates overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Rockies 5-3 Sunday.
AAABA League playoffs: Laurel Auto Group moves closer to advancing
Second-seeded Laurel Auto Group fell behind early against No. 3 Berkley Hills Renegades on Sunday afternoon at Roxbury Park. But Laurel’s players didn’t lose their composure.
Urtz, Pope lead AAABA League award votes
Logan Urtz hadn’t fielded a ground ball as an infielder or swung a bat in a game for a couple seasons.
But you can’t take the former infielder out of a starting pitcher.
Martella’s sweeps past Delweld
A six-run rally in the first helped guide Martella’s Pharmacy to an 8-1 win over Delweld in Game 3 of their best-of-5 AAABA League semifinal series at Point Stadium, sweeping the series in the process.
That rally also continued season-long trends for the clubs, according to their respective managers.
Warshel selecting UPJ
For Kelci Warshel, the call to attend Pitt-Johnstown was based on the availability of her desired major – nursing.
Taking an opportunity to join the university’s women’s track and field program was a very nice add-on and one that the Richland High graduate is ready to jump into ...
... Or hurdle over.
Rallying Dodgers snap Pirates’ win streak at 3 games
Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.
Ryu (11-5) joined Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in making the Dodgers the first team in the majors with three 11-game winners.
Pitt picked sixth in cluttered Coastal
Florida State was an obvious choice as a favorite in one of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s divisions.
In the other one, the pecking order was nowhere near that clear.
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American Legion Region 7: Bedford gets past Clearfield
Bedford’s Jake Stover had two hits with double and three RBIs in a 9-6 win against host Clearfield in the Pa. American Legion Region 7 Tournament.
American Legion Region 7: Claysburg edges Beech Creek
Claysburg’s Mike Mock went 2-for-2 with a two-run home run in the fourth inning to help his squad get by Beech Creek 7-6 during Sunday’s winners-bracket game in the Pa. American Legion Region 7 Tournament.
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