LEGION BASEBALL: Dover walks off against Spring Grove
The Dover legion team earned a walk-off victory over Spring Grove on Wednesday, 6-5, thanks to a two-run single by Trey Neiman to walk it off.
Dover led 4-2 after five innings, but saw Spring Grove answer for three unanswered runs in the sixth and seventh innings to take a 5-4 lead, setting up for the wild finish in the bottom of the seventh.
Dover's Trevor Staub led all players in the game with three RBI's, while teammate Trey Neiman had two RBI's on a two-hit performance. Derek Hoiles drove in two runs for Spring Grove, also collecting two hits in the contest.
Jeremy Bentzel struck out four in an effective performance on the mound for Dover, while Danny Miller picked up the win, pitching the seventh in relief of Bentzel.
Pleasureville 6, Hanover 2: At Hanover, Pleasureville struck for three runs in the top of the fourth inning to turn a 3-2 lead into a 6-2 cushion over Hanover. Pleasureville made that score hold up over the final three innings behind a strong relief pitching effort by Brady Abell, who entered in the fourth inning for starter Brandon Martin. Joseph Kroeger, Beau Burris and Michael Davis all had doubles for Pleasureville, while Davis went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Hanover was led by Aaron Bowman and Zach Brown, who each had two hits in the contest. Bowman also drove in a run.
Shiloh 3, New Oxford 0: At New Oxford, the visitors earned the road victory behind a dominating pitching performance by Zach Gettys. He held the New Oxford offense in check behind a 10-strikeout and three-hit shutout. Tyler Sieffert had a double for Shiloh, the only extra-base hit for either team in the contest.
Dallastown 2, Bermudian Springs 1: At Dallastown, the home team plated the go-head and eventual game-winning run in the bottom of the third, when Eric Morrison hit a double, then stole third base and scored on a sacrifice fly by Nick Barker. Teammates Ty Golden hit a triple, while Zach Ness came in relief of starter Chris Demarco in the fifth to work out of a bases loaded one out jam, by inducing a short fly ball and a ground out back-to-back.
Stewartstown 7, Glen Rock 6 (6 innings): At Stewartstown, the home side grabbed shortened game with two runs in the bottom of the sixth to turn a 6-5 deficit into a 7-6 victory. The game was called following the end of the sixth due to darkness. Glen Rock scored all six runs in the first two innings, including a four-run top of the second. Stewartstown scored twice in the first, second and sixth innings and got two RBI's and three hits from James Bennett. Josh Bobbitt had a game-high three RBI's for Glen Rock.