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July 10, 2013

Local baseball in brief 7/10/2013

JOHNSTOWN — AAABA League

Berkley Hills 5, Ophthalmic Associates 3: At Roxbury, Nate Campbell went

2-for-2 with two runs, a double and one stolen base in Berkley Hills’ win on Tuesday.

Matt Kastelic also tripled for the Renegades.

Ryan D’Andrea threw all but the seventh inning when Brady Wright came on in relief.

The trio of Greg Martin, Matt Hogue and Brent Barron threw the game for Ophth-almic Associates.

Michael Flyte also went

1-for-2 with two walks and two runs.

Laurel Auto 10, First Commonwealth 0: At Point Stadium, Zach Zimmerman, Ben Webb and Gordon Barr each had two hits as Laurel Auto downed First Commonwealth Bank in five innings in the late game.

Winning pitcher Ryan Bills had three hits and drove in two runs to help his cause.

Luke Trotz had two hits for First Commonwealth.

Cambria Legion

Claysburg 2, Bedford 0: At Bedford, Trey Claar had two hits for Claysburg.

Claysburg pitchers Kasy Hamm, Michael Mock and Tyler Ickes held Bedford to one hit.

Bedford pitcher Dylan Downs and Ty Black gave up six hits.

Black took the loss and gave up both runs in the seventh inning.

The victory gave Claysburg the top seed in the double-defeat elimination playoffs that open tonight with four games, all at 5:30 p.m.

Claysburg will take on No. 8 Lilly at the Revloc field while No. 5 Ebensburg is at fourth-seeded Bedford on the one side of the bracket.

On the other side of the bracket, No. 2 Patton hosts seventh-seeded Richland and

No. 6 Portage is at third-seeded St. Michael.

In all matchups, the team that has had fewer home games in the playoffs will be the home team.

If both teams have had the same number of home games, the higher seed is home.

This year, the top four seeds had the option to choose home or away for their first-round game.

Claysburg is the only team that chose to begin the playoffs on the road.

All playoff games will be seven innings and Saturday and Sunday games will begin at 3 p.m.

 

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