Pen­nridge shines bright in All 6WDR GDPH

North Penn Life - - SPORTS - By Nick Iuele ni­uele@mont­gomerynews. com

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Team Red used an eightrun eighth in­ning to erase a fivH-run GH­fiFLW DnG ZHnW Rn to down Team Blue 10-6. ThH JDPH prRvLGHG D IRruP for the league’s best arms and bats to come to­gether and the play­ers made the PRVW RI LW. EvHn LI LW ZDVn’W D fiHrFHly FRPpHWLWLvH JDPH, LW was an en­ter­tain­ing one.

“3lDyLnJ Ln WhH All 6WDr Game was a great ex­per­iHnFH,” 8ppHr 0RrHlDnG’V Joe Bates said. “I re­ally en­joyed my­self and I’m glad we came back to win.”

Team Blue car­ried a hand­ful of Pen­nridge play­ers and they had the best show­ing as a team. Danny Long, who saw some time with the hLJh VFhRRl vDrVLWy WHDP WhLV spring, absolutely crushed a three-run homer to left­FHnWHr Ln WhH firVW Ln­nLnJ, ac­count­ing for half of Team BluH’V runV. ZDFh 0urHGGD DnG 6DP 6uGDr hDG D run scored and an RBI each, ZhLlH TRPPy 1unHvLl­lHr had sin­gle and pitched one shutout in­ning that in­cluded a strike­out.

“I was just try­ing to look for a fast­ball and make the game ex­cit­ing,” Long said. “The game is a lot of fun. It’s great to meet guys on other teams that you nor­mally wouldn’t get to hang out with.”

HDvLnJ D JrRup RI plDyHrV from Pen­nridge was a point of pride for the present and fu­ture Rams.

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Mont­gomery Me­dia / BOB RAINES

North Penn’s Vicki Tu­masz re­leases a pitch for the Sub­ur­ban One/Bi­cen­ten­nial squad in the an­nual Car­pen­ter Cup soft­ball tour­na­ment Mon­day.

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