LOCAL BASEBALL: Pleasureville earns pivotal American Legion win over Stewartstown
Pleasureville took over sole possession of first place in the York-Adams American Legion Eastern Division on Tuesday evening.
Post 799 rallied past Stewartstown 7-6 to improve to 7-1-1. Stewartstown fell into second place at 7-2-0.
Stewartstown jumped out to a 5-0 lead after three innings, but visiting Pleasureville got back into the game with a four-run fourth. Post 799 added two in the fifth and one in the sixth to grab the win.
Landon Ness (two hits, homer, two RBIs, two runs), Ben Peterson (two hits, double, two RBIs, run) and Michael Livingston (two hits, double, run) paced the Pleasureville offense. Livingston (1 2/3 innings) and Izak Nadzom (three innings) combined for 4 1/3 innings of two-hit relief for Pleasureville, allowing just one earned run.
Carson Fish led Stewartstown with two hits, two RBIs and a run scored.
Dallastown 6, Glen Rock 2: At Glen Rock, the visitors got three hits and three RBIs from Carson Wolf in the win.
Dallastown improved 6-1-2.
Darren Sciortino (two hits, RBI, run) also excelled for the winners.
Ben Writer got the win, throwing four hitless innings, striking out eight, but walking seven and allowing two earned runs. Joe Munoz added three innings of two-hit shutout relief to get the save.
Hallam 9, East Prospect 6: At Hallam, the home team jumped out to an 8-2 lead after three innings and held on to beat the first-place Pistons.
Hallam improved to 13-6, while East Prospect fell to 16-3.
Xavier Bonilla (three hits, two doubles, two runs, RBI), Alex Tucci (two hits, double, two RBIs, run), Justin Berkstresser (two hits, double, three RBIs) and Giorgio Butts (two RBIs, two runs) led Hallam. Matt Ruth pitched effective three innings of relief, allowing one run on three hits with five strikeouts.
East Prospect was led by Bren Taylor (two hits, run), Thomas Taylor (two hits, two RBIs, run) and Devin Strickler (homer, two RBIs, run).
Windsor 6, York Township 5: At Windsor, the home team scored five runs in the first two innings and then held on.
Tyler Stabley (four hits, double, run) and Cole Daugherty (two hits, two RBIs, run) paced the Windsor attack. Shawn Wilson got the win, allowing three earned runs over 6 2/3 innings, striking out six. Stabley pitched a third of an inning to get the save.
Township was led by Zach Ness (two hits, two RBIs), Derek Pitzer (two hits, double, two runs), Austin Martinez (two hits, two runs) and Matthew Attig (two hits, RBI). Avery Strayer pitched a complete game, allowing two earned runs, but took the loss.
Conrads 10, Jacobus 2: At Jacobus, the visitors erupted for eight runs in the first two innings and never looked back.
Nolan Boushell (three hits, triple, four RBIs, two runs) and Rick Thompson (three hits, homer, double, three RBIs, two runs) powered the Conrads offense.
Jake Deibert got the win, allowing two runs over four innings. Neco Velasco added two innings of scoreless relief, while Alex Weakland added one scoreless inning.
Justin Kilpatrick had two hits, an RBI and a run scored for Jacobus.
Felton 5, Stewartstown 1: At Felton, Cole Delp led the Ducks to the victory by going 2 for 3, including a homer, with three RBIs and one run scored.
Also for Felton, Patrick Daugherty went 3 for 4 with one run scored, Dan Waldrup went 2 for 3 with one run scored, Kody Allen went 2 for 4 with one RBI, Erik Paules doubled and Briar Lauer threw a complete game, striking out six, walking seven and allowing three singles.
For Stewartstown, Marcus Stevenson went 1 for 2 with one RBI.
Manchester 12, Pleasureville 0: At Manchester, Jeremy Pagano threw a one-hit shutout to lead the home team to the victory.
Pagano allowed one single, struck out one and walked one.
Also for Manchester, Logan Allison went 3 for 3, including a double; Chris Biechler went 3 for 4 with two RBIs; and Trey McWilliams doubled.
Vikings 9, Dover 6: At Dover, Carson Fries drove in four runs to lead Vikings.
The winners also got big games from Jerrin Toomey (three hits, double, three runs), Dillon Schwartzer (two hits, three runs, RBI) and Brock Gladfelter (two RBIs, run).
Eric McNeil (two hits, two RBIs, run) and Jeremy Bentzel (four hits, RBI) led Dover.
Three Vikings relievers combined for 3 2/3 innings of shutout relief.