SUSQUEHANNA: York Township surprises East Prospect
East Prospect's stay atop the Susquehanna League was shortlived.
The Pistons fell at York Township on Tuesday evening, 8-2.
East Prospect had moved into first place, by percentage points, when Jacobus lost to Red Lion on Monday.
Tuesday's loss dropped to East Prospect to 18-4. Jacobus, which was idle on Tuesday, is now back in first at 19-4.
East Prospect and Jacobus meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at East Prospect. They will first finish a game that previously suspended, followed by another game.
In Tuesday's York Township victory, the home team plated five runs in the bottom of the second to take an early lead. Mike Wokulich and Austin Martinez led the Township offense by each going 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Also for Township, Jon Snyder went 2-for-4, while Tyler Page and Austin Quinones each picked up two RBIs. Page also picked up the complete-game victory, striking out three and walking one. For Prospect, Matt Shatto went 2-for-3, while Ryan Saxman went 2-for-4. The game featured 20 hits, but none for extra bases.
OTHER SUSQUEHANNA LEAGUE GAMES
Red Lion 16, Felton 6: At Red Lion, the home team plated 10 sixth-inning runs to break a 6-6 tie. The big blows were a two-run single by Alex Zelger and a two-run double by Bren Taylor. Zelger, who finished 3-for-4 with five RBIs, has now hit safely in seven of his last eight at-bats. Bren Taylor was 2-for-2 with two RBIs, while Brady Taylor was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Felton was led by Logan Whitman (2-for-3, triple, RBI), Kody Allen (double, two RBIs), Devon Gohn (2-for-4) and Seth Hammill (2-for-4).
Stewartstown 5, Windsor 3: At Windsor, the visitors plated four runs in the top of the fifth, highlighted by a two-run single by Marcus Stevenson, to secure the victory. Also for the winners, Jesse Brittain doubled, while Justin Cunningham threw five innings to pick up the win. For Windsor, Tyler Myers threw a complete game, striking out seven and walking none. Teammate Shawn Wilson doubled. Windsor as a team committed five errors.
Hallam 12, Conrads 3: At Hallam, the home team used an eight-run fourth to cruise to the win. Colby Shimmel (two-run double) had the big blow in the inning. Shimmel finished with three RBIs. Defending champion Hallam improved to 18-8 and has won 11 of 13 games. Shawn Hedrick got the win, allowing two runs over five innings. Albert Cruz homered and drove in three runs for Hallam.