Cashtown 8, Biglerville 4
Cashtown 8, Biglerville 7
The first-place Pirates had to put in 19 innings of work but the result was a road sweep of the Black Sox in South Penn action on Sunday.
The teams battled into the 12th inning in Game 1 before the visitors plated four runs. Cashtown recorded only two hits in the frame — the big one a leadoff triple by Michael Tempel — but cashed in when three of its batters were hit by pitches with the bases loaded.
In all, five Pirates were plunked over the last eight innings.
Chase King spearheaded a 17-hit attack for the winners by going 4-for-6. Tyler Reinert was 3-for-6 with four RBI with Chris Schachle, Josh Topper, Colby Smith and Hunter Rang finished with two pokes apiece.
For the Sox, Ben Bretzman cranked two home runs and posted three RBI. Kyle Gillingham singled three times and Brandon Miller reached twice via base knock.
Tempel worked three scoreless innings of relief to take the win on the mound.
In Game 2, Simeon Davis walked and later scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the seventh to snap a 7-7 deadlock.
Schachle had a huge game by belting two doubles and a home run. King added three more hits to fnish with seven and Ethan Ketterman was 2-for-4.
For Biglerville, Tucker Byers ripped a double, triple and drove in five runs. Gillingham collected two singles to give him five hits in the twinbille.
Tyler Reinert fanned nine in 3.2 innings of relief to pick up the win.
Cashtown 200 020 000 004 — 8 17 3
Biglerville 020 011 000 000 — 4 12 2
Alex DeHaas, Davis (6), Tempel (10). Ayers, Ta. Byers (5). WP: Tempel. LP: Byers. SO-BB: DeHaas 4-0, Davis 3-1, Tempel 6-2, Ayers 4-3, Byers 7-2. 2B: C-Chris Schachle, Tyler Reinert; B-Pat Armor. 3B: C-Tempel. HR: B-Ben Bretzman 2
Cashtown 000 142 1 — 8 11 3
Biglerville 000 232 0 — 7 6 2
Hunter Rang, Reinert (4). Jake Beal, Brandon Miller (5). WP: Reinert. LP: Miller. SO-BB: Rang 3-3, Reinert 9-3, Beal 4-4, Miller 2-2. 2B: C-Ethan Ketterman, Schachle 2; B-Tanner Byers. 3B: B-Ta. Byers. HR: C-Schachle
Littlestown 7, Hanover 6
Littlestown 7, Hanover 6
Jacob Crawmer and Sean Connole recorded respective walk-off singles to give the Dodgers a pair of 7-6 win over the Raiders on Sunday.
In the opener, Sam Wertz singled in the seventh to put Littlestown in business. Crawmer came up and delivered his third hit of the game to plate Wertz with the winning run.
Trent Copenhaver and Joe Murren matched Crawmer with three hits apiece, with Murren doubling and driving in three runs.
Calvin Benevento pitched the final two frames to secure the victory in relief.
For Hanover, Andrew Burke doubled twice and knocked in two runs.
In Game 2 the Raiders rallied with a pair of runs to pull even in the top of the seventh. The uprising was for naught after Lane Nye singled in the bottom half of the frame and Connole later delivered an RBI pinch-hit single to win it.
Nye, Joe Murren and Jacob House cranked a double and two hits each for the winners.
Mark Phillips tagged a solo home run and Burke added another two-bagger for Hanover, which was limited to five hits by the Dodger duo of Sam Zeigler and Justin Keith.
Hanover 004 101 0 — 6 7 0
Littlestown 001 500 1 — 7 17 6
Tyler Null. Trent Copenhaver, Justin Keith (5), Calvin Benevento (6). WP: Benevento. LP: Null. SO-BB: Null 2-0, Copenhaver 0-3, Keith 0-0, Benevento 2-2. 2B: H-Andrew Burke 2; L-Joe Murren, Lane Nye
Hanover 201 010 2 — 6 5 1
Littlestown 000 114 1 — 7 11 4
Alex Smith, Kody Kibler (6). Sam Zeigler, Keith (6). WP: Keith. LP: Kibler. SO-BB: Smith 1-6, Kibler 0-0, Zeigler 3-7, Keith 0-0. 2B: H-Burke; L-Jacob House, Murren, Nye. HR: H-Mark Phillips