Near perfect: Martella’s Pharmacy right-hander Derek Younker continues to impress.
The Pitt-Johnstown product is 5-0 with a 1.09 ERA.
A 6-foot-2, 215-pounder, Younker has 38 strikeouts and only four walks in 32 innings pitched.
He will be a junior next year at UPJ.
Renegades runs: The first-place Renegades went into the Fourth of July week break on an offensive tear.
Berkley Hills scored a combined 30 runs in a doubleheader sweep (17-4, 13-2) of the Rail Birds on Saturday at Lilly.
The Renegades also put up 13 runs in a win (13-1) over Laurel Auto Group in the late game at the Point on June 27.
Overall, the Renegades outscored three opponents by a 43-7 margin.
A new streak: Delweld’s eight-game winning streak ended as Nittany Oil edged the defending regular-season champs 5-3 at Mount Aloysius on Saturday.
But Delweld bounced back in a big way, taking Game 2 of the doubleheader by a 14-7 count.
Delweld has 14 wins in its past 16 games.
On the Web: The Johnstown AAABA League Website is at www.leaguelineup.com/jtn_aaaba_league.
The site includes schedules, results and other information.
The league administrator regularly updates the site, adding results and standings as the games are reported.
Holiday: The next scheduled games are on Sunday at Roxbury Park. Laurel Auto faces Martella’s Pharmacy at 4 p.m., and Delweld plays the Renegades at 7.
Mike Mastovich is a sports writer for The Tribune-Democrat.