Glen Rock loses to Vikings, allowing Stoverstown to grab Central League lead

Vikings' pitcher Allen Rohrbaugh delivers against Glen Rock, Thursday, July 18, 2019.
John A. Pavoncello photo

Vikings went on the road Thursday evening and knocked Glen Rock out of first place in the Central League.

Vikings rolled to an 11-1 win and improved to 14-8, while Glen Rock fell to 15-5-2.

The loss dropped Glen Rock out of first place because Stoverstown grabbed a 3-2 win over Jefferson to improve to 16-5-2.

Glen Rock visits Stoverstown on Tuesday in a showdown of league leaders.

Allen Rohrbaugh pitched a complete game for Vikings, allowing only two hits. He struck out five and walked three.

The Vikings offense was led by Cole Bixler (three RBIs, three runs, double), Robbie Bertuccio (two hits, three runs), Brock Gladfelter (two hits, run) and Rich Santiago (three RBIs, two walks, run).

Zach Nadolny homered for Glen Rock. 

In Stoverstown's victory, the Tigers scored all three runs in the second inning, getting RBIs on a bases-loaded walk, a hit by pitch and a fielder's choice. Stoverstown had just three hits on the night.

Four Stoverstown pitchers combined on a seven-hitter, with Ryan Stinar starting and going 2 2/3 shutout innings. J.C. Bonilla gave up one run in 2 1/3 innings to get the win. Trevor Farrell struck out two hitters in two-thirds of an inning to get the save.

Dylan Shaffer had two hits for Jefferson.

Jon Kibler pitched a complete game for the Titans, striking out eight and walking three.

Jefferson fell to 13-7.