WEDNESDAY'S LOCAL BASEBALL: Chase Roberts pitches Hanover to American Legion triumph
Chase Roberts pitched Hanover to a York-Adams American Legion baseball victory on Wednesday night.
Roberts started the game on the mound and threw six innings, striking out eight and walking two, in a 3-1 triumph at Gettysburg. Roberts didn't allow any earned runs to pick up the win.
Hanover's Blake DiPietro went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and one run scored.
For Gettysburg, Zach Williams went 2 for 3 with one RBI, while Chris Boone went 2 for 4.
OTHER LEGION GAME
Spring Grove 12, Bermudian Springs 1 (5 innings): At York Springs, Mark Luta led the visitors to the victory by starting the game on the mound and throwing four innings, striking out seven, walking one and allowing two hits to pick up the win. Luta also connected at the plate by going 2 for 4 with one run scored. Also for Spring Grove, Nizeah Mummert went 3 for 3 with two RBIs, two walks and one run scored; Trenton Leggett went 2 for 2 with two RBIs and one run scored; Ethan Fuhrman went 2 for 4 with one RBI; and Nick Vitale went 1 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs.
CENTRAL LEAGUE GAME
Mechanicsburg 2, Manchester 0: At Mechanicsburg, Travis Miller led the Cardinals to the home victory by throwing a six-hit shutout, striking out eight, walking three and allowing six hits. Teammate Zane Grimes went 1 for 2 at the plate with one run scored. For the Indians, Robbie Elzinga went 2 for 3, Justin Lichtenwalner went 2 for 4, Logan Allison went 1 for 2 with two walks and starting pitcher Bryce Snyder threw four innings, striking out five, walking two and allowing one run, but took the loss.
Reach Steve Heiser at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dave VanO'Linda contributed to this report.