After losing 5-3 to WestLawn the Jr Patriots will face Daniel Boone in Elimination Game 5:30 @ Daniel Boone
Junior Patriots lost 5-3 in seven innings on Thursday, despite outhitting the Boyertown Bear Cubs four to three. The Boyertown s couldn’t get anything going as long as Nash Williamson was pitching. Williamson held the Cubs hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out one. Fronheiser got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He tossed one inning of shutout ball. Fronheiser struck out one, walked one and gave up no hits. The Bear Cubs stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the third, scoring two runs on a fielder’s choice and an RBI single by Rota. The Cubs built upon their lead with three runs in the fourth. A error scored Wieand to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up with a steal of home by Longacre. One run in the bottom of the sixth helped OT close its deficit to 5-3. A sacrifice fly by Craig Pollock triggered OT scomeback. Yergey ended the inning by getting Edward Boice to strike out.
OT will play Twin Valley tonight at Oley Valley High-School at 6:00
Three first-inning runs helped Junior Patriots to a 7-5 win over Twin Valley on Sunday. Post 217 scored in the first on an RBI single by Brody Lesher, a steal of home by Tyler Wentzel, and OT staved off Twin Valley as Twin Valley was unable to match OT down the stretch. Twin Valley scored on a steal of home by Gibbs in the third inning, a wild pitch in the fourth inning, and a passed ball and a passed ball in the seventh inning. Lesher went a perfect 4-4 at the plate for Junior Patriots . Nate Christman recorded the win for OT . He pitched 2 1/3 shutout innings. He struck out one, walked one and surrendered one hit. Sabukky ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He seven innings, walked one, struck out five, and allowed three runs.
Michael Hunter both hit and pitched well for Patriots, but it wasn’t enough as Oley/Topton fell to Tulpehocken 2-0 at Oley Valley High School on Sunday. It was a good day at the plate for Patriots’ Hunter. Hunter went 2-3. He tripled in the fourth inning and singled in the sixth inning. Hunter baffled Tulpehocken, striking out eight batters. Hunter allowed two earned runs on six hits and four walks over six innings. Aaron Schneck got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He tossed 5 2/3 innings of shutout ball. He struck out two, walked four and surrendered seven hits.
Oley/Topton Patriots lost 8-5 in seven innings on Saturday. Fisher racked up two RBIs on one hit for Oley/Topton Patriots. He doubled in the sixth inning. Matthew Martin got the win for Tulpehocken despite allowing five runs over 5 2/3 innings. Matthew Martin struck out four, walked three and gave up eight hits. Tulpehocken was sparked by Grant Baver and Kevin Berry, who teamed up for five hits and three RBIs. Nick Distasio took the loss for Oley/Topton. He allowed eight runs in five innings, walked none and struck out three. The game’s last lead went to Tulpehocken thanks to a second inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on an RBI single by Baver and an RBI triple by Aaron Schneck. Tulpehocken tacked on another six runs in the fifth. The inning got off to a hot start when Berry singled, bringing home Baver and Matthew Martin. Four Oley/Topton runs crossed the plate in the top half of the sixth, making the score 8-5. An RBI single by Austin Murr, a two-run double by Fisher, and an RBI single by Hunter Renninger set off Patriots rally. Finally, Eric Hartranft got Tyler Wentzel to ground out to end the threat. We played flat yet again said head-coach Fred van Gulik and it has been the story of the season. Patriots better wake up today or it’s season is over.