Loyalsock downed?Keystone, 8-3, in the District 12 10-11-year-old baseball tournament thanks in large part to the arm of Aiden?Gair. Gair went all six innings, scattering five hits throughout it, and recorded nine strikeouts.
Connor Watkins and Derek Gee each contributed to Loyalsock's offense with a home run while Evan Nagy and?Zach?Haefner each went 2 for 4 in the win.
Newberry used an 11-run second inning to power past Montoursville, 18-6, in just four innings. Brenton Pfleegor went 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs for Newberry while Renard Short went 2 for 2 with a double and home run.
Newberry and?Loyalsock play each other on Saturday at Keystone with a berth in the District 12 championship on the line.
Montoursville and Keystone both drop into the losers' bracket. Keystone will play at Brandon while Montoursville awaits the winner of the East Lycoming/Jersey Shore-GSV game on Tuesday.
Both?Montoursville and Keystone's games are on Saturday.
Sam Buck threw three solid innings on the mound for West?End in addition to leading its offense by going 3 for 3 with 3 RBIs to propel West End to a 13-6 win over Altoona in the District 8 tournament.
West?End's pitching staff forced Altoona to strand nine runners on base.
Bailey Young and Ian Disnmore each had 3 RBIs as well in the win.
West End plays Altoona again in the?District 8 championship today at Clearfield at 1 p.m. If a second game is necessary, it will be played afterwards at 5 p.m.
For the second game in a row in the District 8 Babe Ruth 14-year-old tournament, West End scored 21 runs, this time in a 21-1 win over State College. Caleb Schumucker earned the win for West End while going 2 for 2 with two runs scored, a triple and five RBIs.
West End plays Altoona in State College at 1 p.m. this afternoon.
Paul Heubst of Williamsport hit a hole in one on Tuesday at the White Deer Golf Course. Heubst hit it with a 4-iron on the 120-yard hole 6 of the Challenge Course.
At the Bald Eagle Swim?League Dual?Meet, Loyalsock and Tri-Town each tied, 5-5, this past week.
Jersey Shore edged Williamsport, 7-3, in the Bald Eagle Swim?League as well.
For full agate results from the meets, please view?page C-4.
Newberry 8, East Lycoming 5
East Lycoming 023 000 - 5 51
Newberry 004 04x - 8 13 1
Jared Snyder, Chad Bomboy (3), Noah Green (5), Brittin Balliet (6) and Chad Bomboy, Jared Snyder (3). Draig Ruff, Cody Shimp (4) and Riley Hilner, Nathan Welsh. WP-Shimp. LP-Green.
Top East Lycoming hitters: Matt Myers 1-4, 2B; Chad Bomboy 2-2; Jared Snyder 1-2, 2B. Top Newberry hitters: Cody Shimp 3-3, 2B; Damon Clark 3-3, HR; Brandon Loner 2-3, 2 2B.
Loyalsock 8, Keystone 3
Loyalsock100 421-8 9 1
Keystone101 100-3 5 2
Aiden?Gair and Zach?Haefner. Trevor Hannah, Austin Rager (5) and?Josh?Dardy. WP-Gair. LP-Hannah.
Top Loyalsock hitters: Connor Watkins 1-3, HR; Derek?Gee 2-4, 2B, HR; Evan Nagy 2-4; Zach?Haefner 2-4. Top?Keystone hitters: Kylan Weaver 1-2, 2B, 2 runs; Trevor Hannah 1-3, RBI; Kolton?Parker 1-2, 2B, RBI.
Newberry 18, Montoursville 6, 4 innings
Montoursville012 3-6 7 2
Newberry1(11)6 x-18 11 0
J. Worth, C.?Young?(2),?D.?Caputo (2), D. Sechrist (3) and A.?Neufer. Brock Jordan, Tripp?Breen?(4) and Brenton Pfleegor. WP-Jordan. LP-Worth.
Top Montoursville hitters:?D.?Bower 2-3;?J.?Worth 2-3. Top Newberry hitters:?Renard Short 2-2, 2B, HR; Brenton Pfleegor 3-3, 2 2Bs, 4 RBIs; Tripp Breen 2-4, 2B.
District 8 Tournament
West End 13, Altoona 6
West End014 511 1-13 13 3
Altoona102 030 0-6 9 3
Sam?Buck, Noah Esposito (4), Bradley Walter?(6) and Damone Buxton. Josh Smolko, Trenton Martin (3), Joel Reighard (3),?Devin?Miller (4), Tanner Snyder?(7) and Nick Lytle. WP-Buck. LP-Smolko.
Top West End hitters: Buck 3-3, 3 RBIs; Bailey Young 2-4, 3 RBIs; Ian Dinsmore 2-4, 2 2B, 3 RBIs, 2 runs; Noah?Esposito 3-4; Anthony Caruso 2-4, 2 runs. Top Altoona hitters:?Josh Deogle 2-4, 2B, RBI; Devin Miller 2-2.
Next game: District 8 Championship, West End vs. Altoona, at Clearfield, today, 1 p.m.; Second game, if necessary, at 5 p.m.
West End 21, State College 1
District 8 Tournament
State College 010 0 - 1 1 2
West End 280 (11)X - 21 13 0
Evan Moerschbacher, Spencer Randoeh (2), Stan Martin (4) and Stan Martin, Alex Chertow (4). Caleb Schmucker, Evan Steele (5) and Brandon Stokes. WP-Schmucker. LP-Moerschbacher.
Top State College hitters: Dan Simons 1-1; Stan Martin run. Top West End hitters: Evan Steele 3-5, 2B; 3 runs; Jake Glavine 2-4; Caleb Schmucker 2-2, 2 R, 3B, 5 RBIs; Brandon Stokes 1-2, 3 runs; Alec Fantaskey 1-1, 3 runs.
Next game:?West End vs. Altoona, at State College, today, 1 p.m.