Reedsville wins 11-3
MILROY – Reedsville remained the only undefeated team in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League with an 11-3 win over Milroy on Sunday.
Reedsville is now 5-0 and has a one game lead over Lewistown and Belleville, which are both 4-1.
Reedsville pounded out 13 hits with Jake Spickler leading the way with three hits. Carson King, Cade Attick and Aaron Wagner each had two. Reedsville’s only extra-base hit came from Aaron Kanagy, a double.
Logan Peachey went five innings for Reedsville in picking up the win. Peachey struck out two, walked two and gave up five hits. King finished with six strike outs in two innings with one walk and one hit.
Milroy had six hits with Jake Smith getting two.
Lewistown 14, Belltown 5
LEWISTOWN – Lewistown’s Damon Jasper saved the game twice against Belltown.
In the fifth inning, the West first baseman turned in a unassisted double play stopping a Belltown rally.
Then Jasper had to go to the mound in the sixth inning and put a stop to another Belltown rally as he pitched out of a one-out bases loaded jam.
He then retired the next five men he faced as Lewistown won its fourth game in a row, 14-5. The loss knocked Belltown from the ranks of the undefeated.
The West went to work on offense as it pounded out 18 hits. Kenny Cavanaugh led the way with a perfect 5-for-5 night including a double and three RBI’s.
Trent Hidlay, the winning pitcher, added three hits as did Hunter Armhein, who had two doubles and four RBI’s.
Kross Todaro, Josh Nichols, Tristan Bonilla each had two hits for Lewistown. Garret Treaster had the West’s only other exrta-base hit, a double.
Belltown had five hits and Ross Underhill had the only extra-base hit, a double in the fifth inning.
Belleville 12, Beaver Springs 8
BEAVER SPRINGS – Belleville kept pace with the league leaders with a come-from-behind 12-8 win over Beaver Springs.
Three Belleville pitchers limited Beaver Springs to three hits. Ashton Martin had the Springs only extra-base hit, a double, while Gavin Swineford and Dylan Loss each had singles.
Kyle Peachey started for Belleville and gave way to Garrette Fultz in the second inning. Fultz picked up the win and Eddie Hamman got the save with a scoreless seventh.
Belleville had 11 hits with Peachey getting three. Joey Taptich, Isaac Maclay and Hamman each had two. Hamman and Jake Yoder each had doubles.
Strodes Mills 9, Belltown 6
LEWISTOWN – Strodes Mills did something that it hasn’t done in 23 years, win two games on the same day.
Strodes Mills defeated Belltown, 9-6 and Yeagertown, 14-11. The last time the Mills boys swept a doubleheader was on May 11, 1991.
Belltown dropped two games on Sunday (also losing to Lewistown) and it was the first time that has happened to Belltown since 2005.
Strodes Mills used an 11-hit attack to secure the win against Belltown in the night cap. Nick Smith and Wyatt Henry each had two hits and Jonah Kile finished with three. Smith had a triple for Strodes Mills.
Belltown was limited to seven hits with Levi Sherwood getting two.
Rookie Nathan Poche picked up the win, but needed help from Kile. Kile picked up the save with 3 2/3 innings of work. Belltown tried tp rally in the top of the seventh as it scored a run making it 9-6 and left the bases loaded.
McVeytown 12, Burnham 2
MCVEYTOWN – McVeytown’s Justin Rodkey pitched a three-hitter, leading his team to its first win of the season, a 12-2 win over Burnham.
The game was stopped after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
Rodkey struck out eight and only walked one in a complete game victory.
Burnham only got singles from Javian Kauffman, Max Oburn and Jared Hannon.
McVeytown had seven hits with Derick Cross getting two. Michael Bagrosky, a rookie, had McVeytown’s only extra-base hit, a double.
McVeytown scored eight runs in the first inning on three hits, four walks and two hit batters.
Strodes Mills 14, Yeagertown 11
LEWISTOWN – Strodes Mills scored four times in the bottom of the sixth inning to take home a 14-11 win over Yeagertown.
The key hit in the sixth came from Austin Haubrick, who came up with a two-run single.
Yeagertown jumped out to a 7-0 lead heading into the bottom of the second, but Strodes Mills bounced back with a four-run second and a three-run third.
The game was tied 11-11 going into the bottom of the sixth.
Each team had big days with the bat. Yeagertown finished with 13 hits, while Strodes Mills had 11.
Isaac Matthews, Brandon Walters, Ty Bodtorf, Jordan Marshall, Nelson Cook and Dakota Cramer each had two hits for Yeagertown.
Bodtorf smashed a double and a triple. Marshall and Cook each had big hits in the second inning as Marshall doubled and Cook tripled.
Nicholas Poche led Strodres Mills with three hits, while Haubrick, Jonah Kile and Nate Poche each had two hits. Haubrick and Kile each had doubles.
Nick Smith went the distance for Strodes Mills and retired the last eight men he faced.
Reedsville 12, Yeagertown 2
YEAGERTOWN – Reedsville’s Aaron Kanagy tossed a five-hitter against Yeagertown and was backed by a 12-hit attack in a 12-2 win.
The game was stopped after six innings due to the 10-run rule.
Kanagy struck out seven and walked only two in a complete game effort.
Yeagertown scored its only two runs in the third inning as Isaac Matthews, Ty Bodtorf and Jordan Marshall each doubled. Bodtorf was the only Yeagertown player with multiple hits with two.
Reedsville had nine players get hits and Carson King led the way with three. The 14-year-old knocked in two runs in the fourth when Reedsville took a 9-2 lead.
Cade Attick was the only other Reedsville player with multiple hits with two.
Ryan Walker had a key two-run base hit in the fourth and Brock Sinkus came off the bench to get a two-run single in the fifth.
Yeagertown had a defensive highlight as Bodtorf threw a runner out at home plate on a laser from centerfield position in the third inning.
Beaver Springs 13, Milroy 2
MILROY – Beaver Springs’ Hunter Jordan took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and a shutout into the sixth against Milroy and came away with a 13-2 win.
The game was halted after six innings due to the 10-run rule.
Jordan struck out five and only gave up one walk. Milroy only had one base runner through the first four innings and didn’t get a hit until the two outs in the fifth, a single from Brody Wilson.
Milroy finished with three hits as it scored twice in the sixth as Gage Boreman doubled and Jake Smith singled.
Jordan helped his own cause with two hits as the Springs finished with nine hits.
Two rookies, Gavin Swineford and Ethan Richards had Beaver Springs only extra-base hits, doubles. Swineford finished with three RBI’s.
Belleville 19, McVeytown 9
BELLEVILLE – Eddie Hamman and Kyle Peachey combined to drive in 10 runs for Belleville in a 19-9 victory over McVeytown.
Hamman had a perfect day at the plate with a 3-for-3 effort including a double as he had six RBI’s. Peachey also had three hits with a double and a triple and he finished the day with four RBI’s.
Belleville, which finished with 11 hits, also got extra-base hits from Isaac Maclay, a triple and Gavin Patterson, a double. Joey Taptich also was a multiple hitter for Belleville with two.
McVeytown finished with seven hits and only got two off of Maclay, who threw 3 1/3 and picked up the win.
Avery Haubrick had two of the seven hits for McVeytown and Derick Cross had his team’s only extra-base hit, a double.