LOCAL BASEBALL: First-place Stoverstown captures 8-3 Central League win over Mount Wolf
- First-place Stoverstown earned an 8-3 Central League win over Mount Wolf on Tuesday.
- First baseman Chris Mattison led Stoverstown with two homers and three RBIs.
- Stoverstown improved to 11-1 on the season. Mount Wolf fell to 6-6.
It was the Chris Mattison show at Rock Brenner Field Tuesday evening.
The Stoverstown first baseman mashed two home runs and drove in three runs to help the Tigers cruise to an 8-3 Central League triumph at Mount Wolf.
The Lancaster Catholic High School graduate finished his big night with three hits and an intentional walk in four plate appearances. Mattison singled in the first, ripped a two-run homer in the third, was intentionally walked in the fifth and blasted a solo homer in the seventh.
Austin Botts (single, home run) and Nick Todero (two singles) also had solid nights for the Central League leaders, who improved to 11-1.
Kyle Raubenstine pitched 4 2/3 innings to pick up the victory for Stoverstown.
Dan Dierdorff drove in all three of the Wolves' runs. The Northeastern High School grad singled in a run in the first before driving in two more with a bases-loaded single in the fifth.
Mount Wolf fell to 6-6.
Jefferson 8, Manchester 5: At Jefferson, Colin Porter led the home team to the victory by belting two doubles, drawing a walk and driving in two runs.
Also for Jefferson, Aaron Becker went 3 for 4 with a double, Sam Becker went 2 for 3 with a double, Jordan Higgins went 2 for 3 and Ethan Lear went 2 for 4.
For Manchester, Brayton Bare went 2 for 3, including a solo homer in the second, while teammate Adam Kipp doubled.
Pleasureville 5, Vikings 4: At Pleasureville, Scott Ream led the home team to the victory by going 3 for 3, including two runs scored and one RBI.
Also for Pleasureville, Matt Meyer went 2 for 4 with one run scored, while Devin Dellinger went 2 for 4 with one RBI and one run scored.
For the Vikings, Michael Santiago went 2 for 3 with a double and one run scored, Anthony Kahley went 2 for 3, with one run scored and one RBI and Dillon Schwartzer went 2 for 4 with a double, one run scored and one RBI.
York Township 3, Stewartstown 0: At Township, Avery Strayer pitched a four-hit shutout, striking out three.
Zach Ness (two hits, two RBIs) and Austin Martinez (two hits, two runs, RBI) led the offense for Township (10-4).
Stewartstown's Cody Brittain pitched a complete-game seven-hitter, striking out four.
Conrads 13, Felton 0: At Conrads, Travis Hake led the home team with three RBIs on a solo homer and a double.
Also for Conrads, Joe Yourgal went 2 for 3 with a grand slam and two runs scored, Rick Thompson hit a solo homer with scored two runs, Tracy Carr went 2 for 5 with three runs scored and a double, Nolan Boushell doubled and starting pitcher Jake Deibert threw six shutout innings, striking out seven, walking none and allowing just one single to pick up the win.
Hallam 3, Windsor 0: At Windsor, Matt Ruth led the Express to the victory by throwing a shutout, striking out 10 and walking three.
Also for Hallam, Dan Wecker went 3 for 4, Angel Matias went 2 for 4 with one run scored and one RBI and Robert Butts doubled.
For the Cardinals, Chris Liggett went 2 for 4, Cole Daugherty doubled and starting pitcher Mark Shoff pitched 5 2/3 innings, striking out six and walking four.
Southwest York 4, Shiloh 3: At Shiloh, the home team's late rally fell short.
Shiloh trailed 4-0 entering the bottom of the sixth before plating one run in the sixth and two more in the seventh, but it wasn't enough. Shiloh was hurt by two errors that led to three unearned runs.
Justin Wetzel had two hits for Shiloh. Shiloh starter Christian Fletcher allowed one earned run over 4 1/3 innings, while Willie Martin pitched two shutout innings in relief, striking out four.
Stewartstown 7, Red Lion 4: At Stewartstown, Max Cooper led the home team to the victory by going 3 for 4 with three runs scored.
Also for Stewartstown, Garrett Lowe went 1 for 2 with three RBIs and one walk, while Brian Romig doubled.
For Red Lion, Kyle Daugherty went 1 for 2 with two runs scored and two walks.