LOCAL BASEBALL, THURSDAY, AUG. 1: Pairings set for Susquehanna League first-round playoffs
The pairings have been set for the first round of the Susquehanna League baseball playoffs.
The best-of-three first-round series start on Saturday.
The pairings were set after East Prospect finished the regular season with a 10-4 win at Stewartstown on Thursday evening.
The Pistons finished 30-6. They had earlier clinched a third-straight regular-season crown.
In the first round, East Prospect will battle winless Felton (0-36). Game 1 is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Felton, followed by Game 2 at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at East Prospect. Game 3, if needed, will be 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at East Prospect.
Second-place Jacobus (21-15) will battle seventh-place York Township (12-24). Game 1 is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Jacobus, followed by Game 2 at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at York Township. Game 3, if needed, will be 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at Jacobus.
Third-place Hallam (19-17) will face No. 6 seed Conrads (17-19). Game 1 is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hallam, followed by Game 2 at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Conrads. Game 3, if needed, will be 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at Hallam.
Fourth-place Stewartstown (18-18) will take on No. 5 seed Windsor (17-19). Game 1 is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Stewartstown. Game 2 is 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Windsor. Game 3, if needed, is 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at Stewartstown.
CENTRAL LEAGUE GAMES
Manchester 12, Mount Wolf 7 (5 innings): At Manchester, Matt Jordan led the home team to the victory by belting two doubles to go with three RBIs and one run scored.
Also for Manchester, Logan Allison had two doubles, three runs scored and one RBI; Jonah Latshaw went 1 for 2 with three runs scored and two walks; Austin Allison went 1 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs, Adam Kipp went 1 for 2 with two runs scored and two RBIs and Chris Beichler went 1 for 1 with three RBIs.
For Mount Wolf, Colby Smith went 3 for 4, including a double, with two runs scored and one RBI; Andrew Srebroski went 2 for 3 with one RBI; Zac Stoll went 2 for 4 with one run scored and one RBI; Jesse Sargen doubled; and Steve Pokopec went 1 for 2 with two RBIs and one run scored.
The game was called after five innings because of darkness.
Glen Rock 7, Jefferson 1: At Jefferson, the visitors plated five runs in the top of the third to take 5-0 lead and went on to capture the victory.
Zach Nadolny led the visitors by going 3 for 4, including a double, with two RBIs and one run scored. Also for Glen Rock, Scott Merkel went 3 for 5, including a double, with one run scored; Luke Knott went 2 for 3 with a double, one run scored and one RBI; Dan Rhodes went 2 for 3, including a double, with two runs scored and one RBI; Andrew Rosenzweig doubled with two walks and one run scored; and relief pitcher Jeff Noss threw the final 2 2/3 innings on the mound, striking out six, walking none and allowing one hit.
For Jefferson, Andrew Sheckard doubled with two walks and one run scored.
Dillsburg 9, Pleasureville 2: At Dillsburg, the home team improved to 6-19-1.
Pleasureville fell to 6-19.
Dillsburg was paced by Clayton Haak (two hits, double, RBI, run), Alex Horvath (two hits, run), Chad Speiser (two RBIs), Dalton Miller (triple, RBI, run), Dillon Heatwole (double, run) and Nate Stuckey (double, RBI, run). Heatwole also pitched a complete-game seven-hitter, striking out four and walking three.
Ben Reed had two hits for Pleasureville, while Tyler Wagner doubled. Reed also pitched four innings of relief, allowing one earned run.
Stoverstown 10, Vikings 0: At Vikings, the regular-season champions cruised to the win, improving to 21-5-2.
Vikings fell to 18-10.
No other details were reported.