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Interleague success: Johnstown teams were 13-5 against Altoona through Tuesday.
The Renegades were perfect in four interleague dates, including doubleheaders against Ketrow Insurance and Johnston Realty.
Martella’s was 3-1 and Laurel was 4-2.
Delweld had a 2-2 interleague mark through Tuesday.
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Series bound: Former Delweld MVP George Roberts and his Kent State University teammates are headed to the NCAA Division I College World Series in Omaha after a dramatic win in the Oregon Super Regional.
Roberts was named the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Player of the Year last month and earned Most Outstanding Player at the Gary (Ind.) Regional. Kent State (46-18) will face Arkansas (44-20) at
5 p.m. on Saturday.
The AAABA League/Johns-town Junior League has had a few other notable connections to the College World Series.
Future major leaguers Mike Holtz and Keith Williams each played for Clemson University in the 1991 College World Series. Holtz was a pitcher who went onto a long career as a relief specialist in the majors. Williams was a slugging outfielder who briefly played for the San Francisco Giants.
In 1954 Tommy Yewcic was named Outstanding Player of the College World Series even though his Michigan State team did not advance to the final.
Yewcic and Holtz are in the AAABA Hall of Fame.
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On the Web: The AAABA League has its own website at www.leaguelineup.com/jtn_aaaba_league. The site includes schedules, scores and other information.
Mike Mastovich is a sports writer for The Tribune-Democrat.