Local roundup: Results from July 17 and 18
Anthracite posted a win in the Panther Valley Little League 11-12 Tournament Sunday, while the Tamaqua Blue squad picked up a victory on Saturday in the 8-10 tourney.
PANTHER VY. 11-12 Tournament
Anthracite edged Towamensing 5-4.
Kaden Koerbler (2-for-3, two RBIs, two runs scored) had an inside-the-park home run for Anthracite, while Derek Lazar, Trent Hausman, Chase McArdle and Brian Boretski all chipped in with hits.
Boretski and Lazar pitched for the walk off win.
George tripled twice and scored a pair of runs for Towamensing. Wilson also recorded a pair of hits in the loss.
PANTHER VY. 8-10 Tournament
Tamaqua Blue erupted early en route to a 12-2 win over Anthracite in four innings Saturday.
Gavin Shannon was 2-for-2 with a double, four RBIs and two runs scored for Tamaqua, which led 11-0 after two innings. Chayse Barron also went 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs and two runs scored.
Poluka had a hit and an RBI for Anthracite.
Anthracite 000 2 - 2 2 5
Tamaqua 560 1 - 12 6 1
Schirer, Kraijirik (2) and Koerbler; Rex, Hartman (3) and Barron. W - Rex. L - Schirer.
BLUE MOUNTAIN LEAGUE
Martins Creek pulled away from Berlinsville for a 14-4 win in a Blue Mountain League contest.
Alec Snyder launched a grand slam for the Creekers (11-10) in a six-run fourth inning, and went 2-for-3 with a double, five RBIs and a run scored.
Brandon Mazzie (2-for-3, double) hit a three-run blast in the third, and Matt Rosace (2-for-3, triple, two RBIs) added a solo shot in the fifth inning.
Austin Mueller and Cody Krupa, a Northern Lehigh graduate, hit solo homers for the Braves (5-15-1) in the fifth and second innings, respectively.
Owen Fischl and Pleasant Valley grad Dakota George both finished with two hits apiece.
Berlinsville 111 010 0 - 4 9 1
Martins Creek 016 611 x - 14 12 3
Magdits, Hebert (4) and Fischl; Wagner and Mikulski, Fusco-Lomont (2). W - Wagner. L - Magdits. HR: Berlinsville - Mueller (5th, none on), Krupa (2nd, none on). Martins Creek - Snyder (4th, three on), Mazzie (3rd, two on), Rosace (5th, none on).