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So far, Tri-Valley has managed to get on the field more than any other local squad and races out to a 7-1 mark on the season.
Upper Dauphin Area remains unbeaten after four games played.
Halifax 11, Lancaster Country Day 0, April 12. Blake Enders pitched four innings of no-hit ball and Sam Cook closed the game. Head Coach Tim Pritchard said Halifax played flawless baseball.
Dewey Sheaffer, Trey Pritchard and Hunter Hilinski each had two hits for the Wildcats.
Upper Dauphin Area 15, Greenwood 0, April 12. The Trojans had nine hits and took advantage of eight walks. Winning pitcher Trey Campbell nailed a homerun and drove in three runs.
Tanner Miller and Dylan Lesher each had two hits.
Line Mountain 12, Juniata 1, April 9. The Eagles only batted in four innings – ending the game by the 10-run mercy rule in the bottom of the fourth – but smacked 18 hits on the night.
Brady Michael and Tanner Spatzer each had three hits. Michael had a double, scored twice and drove in two runs. Kellan Masser, J.P. Lenker, Colton Gaw, Zach Bobb and Corey Paul had two hits each. Lenker belted a three-run homer in the first inning. Masser had three RBIs.
Cory Warford pitched five innings, allowing just two hits and one walk while striking out four batters to earn the win.
East Juniata 4, Halifax 0, April 9. Only a few games have been played in the Tri-Valley Athletic Association, and already the league is in flux.
Defending champion Halifax took the brunt of a sensational pitching effort by the Tigers’ Baily Coder, who tossed six scoreless innings and allowed just four hits. Trey Pritchard had two of those hits for the ‘Cats.
East Juniata’s Nick Lorenz had two hits and two RBIs.
Tri-Valley 4, Schuylkill Haven 0, April 12. Hunter Bordner tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the ’Dawgs to victory. He struck out 14 batters.
Tri-Valley 12, Williams Valley 4, April 10. Devin Masser pitched six strong innings for Tri-Valley, earning five strike outs and allowing only three runs on three hits.
Cale Bruso had four hits and four RBIs to lead the Tri-Valley offense.
After the ’Dawgs took a 5-0 lead through two innings, the Vikings managed to get back into the game with a three-run third. Ben Rautzahn and Jarred Matter had RBI singles in the inning.
A five-run fifth inning put things in control for the ’Dawgs.
Tri-Valley 15, Mahanoy Area 4, April 9 (five innings). Conrad Opozda and Billy Wagner each had three hits to lead Tri-Valley’s 18-hit attack. Jaden Buchanan drove in three runs. Bruso scored three times. Jayme Snyder got the win in relief, as Tri-Valley used four pitchers in the game.
Collin Maurer, Bruso, Snyder and Chris Schaeffer had two hits apiece.
Marian 11, Williams Valley 1, April 9 (5 innings). Williams Valley managed just three hits in this loss to Marian. Trevor Whelski knocked in the lone Viking run with a sacrifice fly.
Tri-Valley 14, Weatherly 6, April 5. Eight different players contributed to Tri-Valley’s eight-hit attack. Hunter Herb, Bruso and Collin Maurer hit doubles.
Buchanan got the win with four innings of two-hit relief.
Tri-Valley 17, Marian 16, April 5. In the completion of a suspended game, the Bulldogs managed to outscore Marian in this 10-inning game that featured 33 runs, 32 hits and 21 walks. The teams combined to use nine pitchers.
The ’Dawgs led 11-3 after two innings but found themselves trailing 14-11 by the fourth inning.
Maurer led Tri-Valley with four hits, including two doubles, four runs scored and two RBIs. Bordner – who got the win in relief with four innings of shutout ball – had two doubles, three total hits, three runs scored and three RBIs. Tyler Lucas had three hits and Devin Masser three RBIs.
Minersville 10, Tri-Valley 0, (5 innings), March 26. Considering how the Tri-Valley offense has been hitting on high gear this season, the one-hit shutout thrown by Minersville’s Aaron Fritz was spectacular.
Tri-Valley 7, Notre Dame East Stroudsburg 3, April 1. Jayme Snyder pitched a complete-game four-hitter as he led Tri-Valley to the win. The Bulldogs scored six runs in the first inning to take control early in this non-league clash.
Masser had a pair of hits and drove in two runs. Opozda had two hits.
Tri-Valley 6, Antietam 5, March 31. Bordner had three hits, drove in two runs and earned the victory with 11/2 innings of relief. Schaeffer had two hits.