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WVC BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Morgan’s Blast Lifts Black Knights

March 28, 2019

At Nanticoke Area, Connor Morgan hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh that gave Lake-Lehman a 5-3 win over Nanticoke Area.

CJ Cercone went 1 for 2 with two runs scored for the Black Knights, whose winning pitcher, Nick Finarelli, threw 1⅓ innings of scoreless relief.

Nanticoke Area’s Luke Myers was 2 for 3 with a triple. Tyler Pokrinchak and Nick Matson added one hit apiece.

Lake-Lehman Nanticoke Area

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Spencer cf 3 0 0 0 Myers 2b 3 1 2 0

Paczewski ss 3 0 1 0 Heffron 3b/p 3 0 0 0

Sincavage 2b 3 1 0 0 Cease p/p 3 1 0 0

Cercone 3b 2 2 1 0 Krupinski 1b/p 2 1 0 0

Magdalinski p 2 0 0 0 Butczynski pr 0 0 0 0

Martin p 0 1 0 0 Heald c 0 0 0 0

Federici 1b 3 0 2 3 Pokrinchak dh 2 0 1 1

Morgan rf 4 1 1 2 Sura pr 0 0 0 0

Finarelli lf 4 0 1 0 Bielecki pr 0 0 0 0

Wesley c 3 0 0 0 Szychowski cf 2 0 0 1

Matson lf 2 0 1 1

Krupinski ss 3 0 0 0

Brown rf 1 0 0 0

Balliet 1b 1 0 0 0

Totals 27 5 6 5 Totals 22 3 4 3

Lake-Lehman 002 010 2 — 5

Nanticoke Area 000 003 0 — 3

2B: Nick Matson (NA).

3B: Luke Myers (NA).

HR: Connor Morgan (LL).

Lake-Lehman IP H R ER BB SO

Magdalinski 3 1/3 2 0 0 1 5

Martin 2 1/3 2 3 3 2 3

Federici 0 0 0 0 2 0

Finarelli, WP 1 1/3 0 0 0 1 2

Nanticoke Area IP H R ER BB SO

Cease 2 1/3 2 1 1 2 2

Heffron 2 1/3 3 2 2 1 0

Krupinski, LP 2 1/3 1 2 2 3 4

Berwick 6, Hanover Area 4

At Berwick, Teagan Shortlidge pitched six strong innings, allowing four hits and four runs as he earned the win for the Bulldogs.

Sam Wygant went 3 for 4 and scored a run. Berwick teammate Ian Kishbaugh had two hits and two RBIs.

Kevin Polanco had one of Hanover Area’s four hits. He also scored twice.

Hanover Area Berwick

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Polanco ss 3 2 1 0 Kishbaugh 3b 4 0 2 2

Quaglia rf 3 1 1 0 McCracken ss4 0 1 0

Kolbicka 2b 2 1 1 0 Novicki 2b 2 1 2 1

Stefanowicz 3b 3 0 1 2 Slusser 1b 4 0 0 0

Hummer p 3 0 0 0 Cerasoli dh 1 1 0 0

Richards c 3 0 0 0 Shortlidge p/p 0 0 0 0

George dh 3 0 0 0 Gearinger cf 2 1 0 0

Metric 1b 0 0 0 0 Levan c 4 1 2 1

Murphy lf 2 0 0 0 Lombargo lf 4 1 1 1

Jaslar cf 3 0 0 0 Hughes lf 0 0 0 0

Stefanski p 0 0 0 0 Wygant rf 4 1 3 0

Totals 25 4 4 2 Totals 29 6 11 5

Hanover Area 003 010 0 — 4

Berwick 014 010 x — 6

Hanover Area IP H R ER BB SO

Hummer, LP 2 2/3 6 5 4 2 1

Jaslar 2 1/3 4 1 1 3 0

Stefanski 1 1 0 0 0 1

Berwick IP H R ER BB SO

Shortlidge, WP 6 4 4 2 3 3

McCracken 1 0 0 0 0 0

Pittston Area 14, Old Forge 4

At Pittston Area, Hunter Ralston drove in three runs and had a double to lead the winners.

Andrew Krawczyk, Joe Cencetti, Riley Brody, and John DeLuca each had two hits, while Josh Baiera drove in two for Pittston Area.

Anthony Marsico led Old Forge with three hits and two RBIs.

Old Forge Pittston Area

ab r h bi ab r h bi

DiGregorio ss 4 0 1 0 Krawczyk cf 3 2 2 0

Krenitsky 2b 2 1 0 0 Stella c 3 0 1 1

Donovan c 1 1 0 0 Cencetti ss 4 1 2 1

Grochowski 1b 2 1 0 0 Cherkas p/p 3 1 1 1

Marsico p 3 0 3 2 Felinski p/p 0 0 0 0

Jones dh 3 1 1 0 Brody dh 3 2 2 0

DiMattia rf 1 0 1 0 DeLuca lf 3 1 2 1

Tallo p 1 0 1 1 Ralston 1b 2 2 1 3

Samony 3b 1 0 0 0 Markert 3b 2 0 2 1

Smith cf 3 0 0 0 Vernagis ph 0 0 0 1

Baiera 2b 3 0 1 2

Bouika p/p 0 0 0 0

Constatino lf 0 3 0 0

Pisano 0 2 0 0

Totals 21 4 7 3 Totals 26 14 14 11

Old Forge 000 130 0 — 4

Pittston Area 223 250 x — 14

2B: Hunter Ralston (PA), John DeLuca (PA), Andrew Krawczyk (PA), Cole Cherkas (PA).

3B: Joe Stella (PA).

Old Forge IP H R ER BB SO

Marsico, LP 3 11 7 6 2 1

Tallo 1 3 5 5 4 0

Samony 1/3 0 2 2 4 0

Pittston Area IP H R ER BB SO

Cherkas, WP 4 5 1 1 3 3

Felinski 1/3 2 3 3 3 0

Bouika 2/3 0 0 0 0 2