CENTRAL LEAGUE: Mount Wolf rallies from 4-0 hole to beat Jefferson
Mount Wolf 6, Jefferson 5 (six innings): At Mount Wolf, the home team rallied from 4-0 down to pull out the one-run victory. The Wolves scored two runs in each of the final two innings to overcome the deficit. Dustin Kuhn and Dan Dierdorff each had two-hit nights for Mount Wolf, with Dierdorff scoring twice. Joe Nester earned the win for Mount Wolf, pitching into the fifth inning, allowing five runs to go along with three strikeouts. For Jefferson, Jordan Watkins, Jordan Witmer and Tyler Troxell led the way offensively. Watkins and Witmer each went 3-for-4, with Witmer driving in three runs, while Tyler Troxell was 2-for-3. Steve Gentile also added a double. Mount Wolf improved to 17-9-2.
Stoverstown 8, Dover 2: At Stoverstown, big offensive efforts by Brandon Warner, Austin Botts and Zach Schuler paved the way for the home team's victory. The three combined to go 7-for-10 at the plate, each driving in two runs, while Warner also scored three times and stole two bases. One of Botts' two RBIs came on a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth. Starting pitcher Daryl Harang pitched a complete game, striking out seven and allowing five hits. He retired 17 of the final 18 hitters he faced. Dover starting pitcher Paul Smyser drove in the only two runs for his team, coming on a two-run double. Stoverstown improved to 17-12-1.
Glen Rock 2, Pleasureville 0, eight innings: At Pleasureville, two runs in the top of the eighth inning by the visitors was the only offense in the game. Alex Coombs broke the scoreless tie by driving in Justin Anderson to put Glen Rock up 1-0. The very next batter, Brad McCoullough, extended the lead by driving in Scott Merkel, providing starting pitcher Matthew Gonzalez with the support needed to finish the job. Gonzalez pitched all eight innings to earn the win, allowing six hits, while striking out six. Pleasureville starter Llesabiel Castro was the hard-luck loser, tossing a complete game, allowing both runs, but only one earned, on eight hits, with three walks and three strikeouts. Regular-season champion Glen Rock improved to 26-3.