Athens tops Wellsboro.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | April 19, 2015 | Photo courtesy The Review


2015 Athens vs. Wellsboro BaseballA 7-run fourth inning propelled Athens to a 12-2 win over Wellsboro in six innings during NTL Large School baseball action Saturday.

Ben Rubert and Matt Collins led the way for the Wildcats. Rubert was 2-for-4 with a home run and 3-RBI while Matt Collins was 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.

Tyler Forbes added a triple with two runs while Dan Joyce had a double with a run scored and an RBI.

Luke Newman, Sam Perri and Tyler Secules also had hits.

Nick Vosburg and Forbes both scored twice while Zane Vargason, Perri, Joyce, Aaron Barry and Secules all crossed home.

Perri knocked in three runs, Newman had 2-RBI while Collins, Joyce and Secules had one RBI each.

On the mound Perri started and went the first three innings for the win, striking out three while allowing two hits, one walk, two hit batsmen and one earned run.

Collins pitched one inning with one strikeout while Marc Felt pitched the final two with one strikeout, two hits and one earned run.

For Wellsboro James Mundy was 2-for-2 while Sam Moss, Nick Webster and Nick Levindoski also had hits.

Dawson Prough scored the two runs.

Joe Allen started and scored the loss, going 3 2/3-innings with three strikeouts, four walks, seven hits and nine runs, seven of them earned.

Mundy went the final 2 1/3-innings with one walk, three hits and three runs, one of which was earned.

Williamson 16, Addison 6, 5 innings

Back to back eight runs innings in the third and fourth gave the Warriors a non-league baseball win Saturday.

Jonny Daley (2-for-3), Matt Learn (2-for-4) and Ryan Sargent (2-for-3) all had multiple hits on the day while Wyatt Gorg had a home run with 3-RBI.

Colin Heilbrun, Chase Austin, Anthony Bastian and Nick Cevette also had hits.

Learn knocked in four runs while Daley and Austin had 2-RBI each. Hunter Sackett, Bastian and Cevette each had one run knocked in.

Cevette scored three times with Bastian, Daley, Learn, Sackett and Heilbrun each crossing home twice. Sargent, Wyatt Gorg and Carl Gorg also scored.

Jared Baker led Addison, going 3-for-3 with two doubles.

Bastian started and went four innings for the win, striking out four while allowing five hits, four earned runs and two walks.

Learn pitched the final inning with one strikeout, one walk, two hits and one earned run.

Cowanesque Valley 6, Northern Potter 1

In the first of a double-header Tyler Melko propelled the Indians to a non-league baseball win Saturday.

Melko was 2-for-3 with a home run, 4-RBI and two runs while Wynn Doan was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.

Brandon Bell was 2-for-2 while Caleb Fitzwater, Colton Vinluan, Matt Freeman and Jace Bieser also had hits.

Fitzwater and Freeman both scored while Corey Wells and Bieser knocked in runs.

On the mound Wells started and earned the win, going the first four innings with two strikeouts and one run.

Nevin Stiles came on for the final three with two strikeouts, one walk and two hits.

Northern Potter 8, Cowanesque Valley 7, 9 innings

The second game took extra innings in the back and forth contest.

Down 3-1 Northern Potter scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth to go up 6-3.

CV retook the lead with four runs in the fifth but a NoPo run in the sixth sent the game into extra innings. They would score in the bottom of the ninth for the win.

Tyler Melko was strong again, going 3-for-5 with a double, 2-RBI and a run scored while Vinluan was 3-for-4 with a home run, 2-RBI and a run scored.

Doan, Bell, Chris Lingle, Nick Vasco and Nevin Stiles also had hits.

Jace Bieser, Bell, Corey Wells, Logan Hurler and Caleb Fitzwater all scored while Bell, Lingle and Stiles each knocked in a run.

Bieser started for CV and went 3 2/3-innings with one strikeout, two hits, two earned runs and five walks.

Freeman went the next 2 1/3-innings with five hits, one strikeout, two walks and four earned runs.

Fitzwater went the final 2 2/3-innings and scores the loss, striking out one with four hits and one unearned run.

Central Columbia Tournament

Central Columbia 19, Wyalusing 0

It was a rough first game for the Rams as they went 1-1 on the day.

Holdan Hitchcock, Mike Wilcox, Kyle Warner, Skylar Behrend and Chandler Brown had hits for the Rams.

Jon Morrison started and earned the loss in one inning of work, allowing five walks and seven runs. Brown came on in relief and struck out two while allowing six walks, nine hits and eight earned runs.

Wyalusing 13, Bloomsburg 12

It was a shoot out in the second with Ridge Williams' bat the difference.

Down 8-5 in the bottom of the sixth Williams had the go ahead hit to put Wyalusing up 10-8.

Bloomsburg would rally in the top of the seventh with four runs but the Rams fought back in the bottom half of the inning. Once again it was Williams coming up big, getting a walk off 2-run single for the win.

Dylan Otis (3-for-4) and Kyle Tinna (3-for-5) had multiple hits on the day with 2-RBI each.

Williams was 2-for-4 while Isaac Bennett, Holdan Hitchcock, Dawson Otis, Mike Wilcox and Alex Dake also had hits. Dawson Otis added 2-RBI with Dake knocking in one run.

On the mound Bennett went four innings with four strikeouts, one walk, 10 hits and six earned runs while Dylan Otis came on in relief. He went the final three innings for the win, striking out three while allowing six hits, no walks and four earned runs.

The Rams travel to Towanda Monday.

Shamokin Tournament

Line Mountain 10, Troy 1

The Trojans opened the tournament with a loss as they mustered just five hits.

Isaac Havens was 2-for-3 with a run scored while Chance Lantz was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead Troy. Kyle Schucker had the other hit.

Mitchel Morse started and scored the loss, going 2 1/3-innings with three hits and three earned runs.

Havens came on in relief and went the final 3 2/3-innings with four strikeouts, five hits, six earned runs and four walks.

Troy 14, East Juniata 4

The Trojans jumped out early then used a seven run third inning to pick up the non-league win.

Isaac Havens went 4-for-4 with a double, three runs and 3-RBI while Jarod Mattocks (2-for-4), Kyle Jackson (2-for-3), Chance Lantz (2-for-3) and Collin Binford (2-for-2) also had multiple hits in the game.

Kyle Schucker, Brock Schucker, Nick Stephani and Mitchel Morse had hits as well with Jarod Mattocks, Lantz and Stephani each getting a double.

Jarod Mattocks and Jackson each scored three times while Kyle Schucker scored twice. Brandon Mattocks, Stephani and Binford also crossed home.

Jarod Mattocks and Lantz had 3-RBI each with Kyle Schucker, Dane Smith, Binford and Morse knocking in runs.

Nathan Swain got the win, striking out one while allowing nine hits, six walks and two earned runs in five innings of work.