The Burlington Bees, sponsored by Schuylkill Valley Sports, fell to the Charleston RiverDogs, sponsored by Strike Zone Training Center, by a score of 4-3 last Friday.
The Bees got on the board in the first inning as Sawyer Haney scored on a fielder’s choice. In the home half of the second, Darren Craig worked a lead-off walk, followed by an Adam Cameron single to start a three-run rally for the RiverDogs.
The Bees rallied back in the fourth, as second baseman Tyler Maloney singled home Andrew Long and John McDonald later scored on a fielder’s choice. RiverDogs’ Blake Benner sealed the win, driving in the go-ahead run later in the fourth.
For the Bees, Trevor McDonald threw three innings, yielding only one run. RiverDogs pitcher Danny Loveless tossed two strong innings in relief to earn the save.
• The runs were a plenty as the Durham Bulls sponsored by Thompson Toyota edged the Toledo Mud Hens sponsored by Hatfield Quality Meats 12-11 on April 29.
The Bulls bats were led by Kyle Moran who went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored. T.J. Grenda and Aiden Mc Closkey led the Bulls with great pitching. Getting quality hits for the Mud Hens were Andrew Reice, Peter Overby and Jake Vitali.
• In a defensive struggle on April 26, the Toledo Mud hens sponsored by Hatfield Quality Meats shut out the Charleston RiverDogs Sponsored by Strike Zone Training Center 2-0.
The Mud Hens were led by Eli Kantor who got on base twice and scored a run. They also got solid pitching from Ian Fischer and Chris Duffy.
The RiverDogs got great pitching from Blake Benner, solid defense from CJ McNally. Matt Gearheart got the RiverDogs only hit.
• The Neher Group, Inc. Louisville Bats held off the hard charging Dr. Robert Azqrek Orthodontics Corpus Christie Hooks 8-7 on April 27.
For the Hooks, Andrew Cope was outstanding in the field and Justin Nichols had two base hits.
The Bats were led by Joe Muntz who had had a double & triple. Dawson Bennett also had two base hits and three runs scored for the Bats.
• The Hileman and Davis Portland Sea Dogs’ bats were on fire in a 12-3 win over the Round Rock Express on April 24.
Charlie Mininger blazed the way with a single, double, a stolen base and three RBIs. Brandon Chambers followed that with a single, a stolen base and an RBI. Drew Kramer finished up the night by walking all three times at bat, stealing three bases and scoring three runs.
The Round Rock Express started rolling with Christian Rush’s triple in the first inning. Ryan Healy was throwing some heat in putting up three strikeouts for the Express.
Last Sunday, the Thompson Lexus Storm played the Richter Drafting and Office Supply Red Wings.
The Storm were led by the defense of catcher Riley Denton and the power hitting duo of Ben Peacock and Liam McLaughlin. The Red Wings were led by the defense of catcher Alex McAloon and 3 put-outs recorded by Jack Pearson. Also, Gannon Perlini continued his season long hot hitting streak.
• The Trenton Thunder continued their solid start on April 17 with an offensive display against the Orem Owlz, with solid hits from Jackson Zumwalt and Chris Haberle.
For the Orem Owlz, Justin Grant laid his bat into three great hits and made two outs from the mound during the second inning and another from right field during the third.
Tyler Soto continued his hitting streak with four strong singles and great defensive play at shortstop during the second inning and first base in the fifth. Sean Comitalo added to his reputation by providing big hits in each of the first three innings.
It was an exciting game on April 26 with the Sand Gnats taking on the Threshers.
Sand Gnat batters Grayson Weikel and Jake Rumer were hitting great and Joe Pearson and Jason Knapp were looking good in the field.
For the Threshers, Riley Cullen and Joe Dowd were hitting solidly along with Jack Bruno in the field.
On April 28, the Quakertown National Bank Bulldogs and the Aunt Nancy’s Peanut Brittle Yellowjackets played an exciting game of U12 softball.
The high scoring game included hits by Izzy Serafini for the Yellowjackets and Ashley Fox and Allyson Motts for the Bulldogs.
The defense answered with Katie Gant in the field and Sarah Standerovich pitching for the Yellowjackets and Raine Bedeaux with a double play for the Bulldogs.
The Bux-Mont Awards Hurricanes lost a close game to the visiting Lenape Valley Bandits 4-3 last Monday.
Pitchers Allison Arnold and Morgan Medl held the Bandits to 4 runs with solid defense from Emily Hegen and Bailey Fitzgerald. Abby Lee, Kiersten Moyer and Kerri Piper hit well for the Hurricanes. Emily Hegen had a great day at the plate with a late game triple that brought the Hurricanes to within one run.
The Bandits kept the lead with strong pitching by Tori Dunn, Cassidy McGarry and Madison McGarry. Madison McGarry finished with one run allowed and two strikeouts in her debut.
Excellent defensive plays by Taylor Hinkle at short stop and second base to hold the runners and Cassidy McGarry’s inning-ending fly catch at third base. Taylor Mercier stopped at nothing defensively playing catcher making great throws to third base on the steal.
Offensively, Tori Dunn, Julia D’Agostino, Emma Tantum and Amanda Miller carried the Bandits to the win.
• The Bux-Mont Awards Hurricanes and Pennridge Pediatrics Gators battled it out on April 21 with the Gators using a three-run rally late to win 7-5.
Morgan Medl pitched a close game for the Hurricanes, with Jocelyn Arnold pitching relief in the last inning. Kasey Piper and Abby Lee batted well for the Hurricanes. Kalyee LaRue and Delanie Wolff pitched a great game for the Gators keeping the score close throughout.
Madison Hobbs had some good plays in the field while Lindsay Wilcox tried out a new position as catcher to help the Gators hang onto the lead in the last inning.
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