Williams’ arm lifts Reedsville over Burnham
MILROY — Zach Williams had another outstanding pitching performance for Reedsville on Saturday night as his team beat Burnham, 10-2.
The win lifted Reedsville (5-2) into a first place tie with McVeytown in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League.
Williams went six innings gave up two hits, two walks and struck out seven. Aiden Reed came in and closed out the win with a scoreless seventh.
Reedsville backed Williams with a 10-hit attack. Four players each had two hits, Cole Chilson, Cody Bickhart, Ryan Kanagy and Williams. Chilson hit a lead off triple for Reedsville in the fifth when it scored four runs and took a commanding 9-2 lead.
Burnham had two singles from Xavier Smith and Rylan Bailey.
Belltown 10, Belleville 9
BELLTOWN — Belltown scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge Belleville, 10-9. The game was tied after five innings 8-8 and was suspened back on April 17.
Both teams scored single runs in the seventh to extend the game to extra innings.
In the eighth, Belltown’s Elijah Angney opened the inning with a single. He stole second and was bunted to third by Jack Benner. Darion Molek then hit a ground ball and Angney scored on the play.
Dylan Zellers picked up the win in relief. He went the final three innings, striking out four with no walks and giving up three hits.
Belltown finished with nine hits as Caden Brumbaugh, a rookie, had three and Angney finished with two.
Belleville had 13 hits as Josh Ross had three, while Landen Eichhorn, Skyler Jacko and Luke Lyter each had two.
Belltown 15, Belleville 5
BELLTOWN — Dylan Zellers started the second game of the doubleheader and picked up his second win of the day as Belltown downed Belleville, 15-5. The game ended after six innings due to the 10-run rule.
Zellers pitched the first two innings holding Belleville to no runs. He struck out three, walked no one and gave up two hits. Belltown led after two innings, 7-0.
Darion Molek had a big game with the bat as he had four hits going 4-for-5. Zellers also added to the Belltown cause with two doubles. Riley Bilger also was a multiple hitter with two.
Belleville was limited to six hits and Zach Snook was the only man from the Big Valley club with two.
The last time, Belltown won a doubleheader was on April 30, 2017, when it beat Yeagertown and Beaver Springs. Belleville hasn’t lost a double header since May 18, 2013 against Lewistown and Yeagertown.