Area base­ball round-up

Pine Forge Sr. Babe Ruth im­proves to 10-0 with three wins

The Community Connection - - SPORTS - By Ric Webb ed­webb@berksmont­news.com @berksmontsports on Twit­ter

TRIPLE THREAT

The Bearcats de­feated Read­ing on June 12, 9-1. Justin Wiand led the of­fense with a two-run sin­gle in the first in­ning. Lo­gan Mabry and Mike Freed com­bined for a strong pitch­ing per­for­mance.

On June 18, the Triple Threat topped Read­ing, 122. Justin Wiand led the way for the Triple Threat with three hits, while Jim Kreisher drove in three runs.

BOY­ER­TOWN LIGHT BLUE

The Boy­er­town Light Blue squad de­feated Spring-Ford on June 12, 14-19. Trey Hart­line and Jake Har­man each scored three runs for the win­ners.

On June 13, the Light Blue de­feated Up­per Perk Gold, 4-2. Jor­dan Miller was the win­ning pitcher, fan­ning six Up­per Perk bat­ters.

PINE FORGE IN­DI­ANS

The Sr. Babe Ruth Pine Forge In­di­ans de­feated Norch­ester on June 13, 9-2. Dave Terry and John De­Martino had three hits and two runs apiece to lead the lo­cals. Mitch Pin­der was the win­ning pitcher.

On June 15, Pine Forge cruised by West Ch­ester, 121. Seth Endy had a big day of­fen­sively for Pine Forge, get­ting four hits with a dou­ble and two RBIs. Jor­dan Shus­tack con­trib­uted three hits and two RBIs and win­ning pitcher Ryan Black added two hits and three RBIs. Black al­lowed five hits in six in­nings.

The In­di­ans im­proved to 10-0 in league play and 10-1 over­all af­ter de­feat­ing West Ch­ester on June 18, 6-3. Jor­dan Shus­tack was the win­ning pitcher, fan­ning 15 West Ch­ester bat­ters. He and John De­Martino each drove in two runs to lead the of­fense.

BEAR-CUBS

The Jr. Le­gion Bear-Cubs be­gan the week with a 12-1 vic­tory over Con­rad Weiser on June 13. An­drew Hart­man pitched a one-hitter for Boy­er­town, in a game that ended af­ter five in­nings due to the mercy rule. Tate Yergey and Eric Ran­dall led the Bear-Cub of­fense with two hits and one RBI each, while Noah Kurtz and Hunter Bales each had two hits and two runs scored.

On June 14, the Bear-Cubs nipped Spring City, 7-6. Brock Babb drove in a run in the bot­tom of the sev­enth to pull out the win for the Bear-Cubs. Yergey drive in three runs and Nick Esz was the win­ning pitcher.

GRIZ­ZLIES

The Boy­er­town Jr. Le­gion Griz­zlies de­feated Phoenixville on June 13, 2-1. Win­ning pitcher Mike Hohlfeld hurled a com­plete game two-hitter. Jake DiCe­sare had a sin­gle and a dou­ble for the Griz­zlies, and Cory Mel­choir knocked in a run. Caleb Har­ri­son chipped in with a dou­ble.

On June 14, the Griz­zlies got shutout pitch­ing from Caleb Har­ri­son and Ryan Sch­wab in a 6-0 vic­tory over Free­mans­burg. Har­ri­son helped his own cause with a pair of hits and one RBI, while Nolan Kline and Kaleb Miller each drove in a run. Ian Stephens con­trib­uted with a triple.

PHOTO BY RIC WEBB

The Boy­er­town Bear-Cubs are 10-1 in the Berks County Area Ju­nior Le­gion League, a half game be­hind first place West Lawn (11-1).

PHOTO BY RIC WEBB

The Boy­er­town Jr. Le­gion Bear-Cubs de­feated Kutz­town on June 19, 5-1.

PHOTO BY RIC WEBB

The Boy­er­town Bear-Cubs score another run in a 5-1 vic­tory over Kutz­town on June 19.

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