Eagles hand Meteors first loss

The Mountain View baseball team handed Montrose its first loss of the season on the road Saturday with a 11-4 win over the Meteors.

Earlier in the week, the Eagles faced a 9-2 loss to Dunmore on the road on Thursday after taking a 7-2 victory over Susquehanna at home on Tuesday evening.

Against Montrose on Saturday, Owen Flannery had three hits, including a double, scored three runs and drove in one to lead the Eagles in the Division IV game.

Montrose amassed a 4-3 lead over the Eagles by the fifth inning, but Mountain View broke the game wide open with eight runs in the top of the seventh.

Dylan Thomas was the winning pitcher giving up one hit, no runs and no walks while striking out seven in three innings.

Nick Myers had two hits, including a double, and three RBIs to lead Montrose.

Anthony Bartok took the pitching loss giving up one hit, five earned runs and two walks while striking out one in one-third inning on the mound.

On Thursday, the Eagles fell behind early as Dunmore scored five runs in the second, one in the fourth and three more in the fifth to lead 9-0.

Mountain View threatened by putting two runs on the board in the seventh but succumbed to the early deficit.

Nathan Goodenough went two-for-two with a run scored to lead the Eagles.

Owen Flannery took the loss on the mound giving up 11 hits and eight earned runs while walking one batter in four innings. He had one strikeout.

Against Susquehanna, the Eagles fell behind as Susquehanna scored a run in the top of the first and two more in the top of the third to take a 3-0 win.

However, Mountain View found its rhythm and shut down the Sabers with a run in the fourth, four more in the fifth and two in the sixth to take the victory.

Nate Goodenough and Jim O’Brien each scored twice to lead the Eagles.

Lanes added a single and a RBI while Pepper , White and O’Brien each had a RBI.

Adams was the winning pitcher giving up two hits and one walk while striking out five in four innings of work.

Dan Biegert had two hits to lead the Sabers while Austin Felter took the pitching loss giving up one hit, three earned runs and eight walks while striking out six in 4-and-a-third innings of work.

MONTROSE

The Montrose baseball team took a 13-4 win over Forest City on the road Thursday after it grabbed a 14-4 victory over Blue Ridge at home on Wednesday evening in Division IV.

Against Forest City, Montrose took hold of a 8-0 lead by the bottom of the third.

Forest City answered with two runs in the third before Montrose would add one more to make it 9-2.
The Foresters tacked on a run in each of the fourth and fifth innings to make it 9-4, however, Montrose scored four in the seventh to cap the win.

Matt Lewis had two hits and three RBIs to lead Montrose while Korey Stimmell and Justin Hartman each doubled.

Nick Myers was the winning pitcher giving up eight hits, four earned runs and two walks while striking out eight in six innings on the mound.

Forest City’s Alex Kresock, Mitchell Blake and Dylan O’Dell all doubled for the Foresters.

Blake took the pitching loss in two innings giving up four hits, three earned runs and a walk.

On Wednesday, the Meteors scored six runs in the bottom of the first and two in the bottom of the second to hold an early 8-0 lead.

Montrose then added four more runs in the fourth inning to hold a 12-0 lead.

Blue Ridge added three runs in the top of the fifth and one run in the top of the sixth to make it 12-4, but Montrose sealed the win with a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Dale Harder had two doubles and two RBIs and Will Ferrill had two hits and three RBIs while Matt Benninger, Anthony Bartok and Kyle Watkins each had two RBIs for the Meteors.

Bartok was the winning pitcher giving up one hit, two earned runs and three walks while striking out two in five innings on the mound.

Mike Gathany drove in two runs on a single for the Raiders. Joey Zawiski added a pair of hits and Matt Laubach had a single and a RBI.

Riley Fekette took the loss for Blue Ridge giving up seven hits, eight earned runs and four walks while striking out one in three innings.

FOREST CITY

The Forest City baseball team was dealt a 12-2 loss from Lackawanna Trail at home on Tuesday evening.
The Lions racked up a 4-0 lead by the middle of the third inning before Forest City was drive in a pair of runs in the bottom of the third to make it 4-2.

However, the Lions scored two in the fourth and three in each of the fifth and sixth innings to win via the 10-run rule.

Matt Hartman doubled and scored a run to lead the Foresters while also taking the pitching loss giving up three earned runs, three hits and two walks while striking out one in two innings on the mound.

Elk Lake’s Damian Dailey deals a pitch during the Warriors’ 16-8 loss to Lackawanna Trail on Wednesday. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN WOODRUFF

Elk Lake’s Damian Dailey deals a pitch during the Warriors’ 16-8 loss to Lackawanna Trail on Wednesday. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN WOODRUFF

ELK LAKE

The Elk Lake baseball team grabbed a 12-4 victory over Susquehanna at home on Thursday after it was handed a 16-8 loss from Lackawanna Trail in Division IV at home on Wednesday evening.
Against Susquehanna, The Warriors battled with the Sabers to fall behind 4-3 going into the fourth inning.

However, the Warriors shut down Susquehanna’s offense and went on to score four runs in the fourth, three in the fifth and two more in the sixth to take the victory.

Ben Townsend went three-for-three with a double and three RBIs and Matt Horvath had two hits and three RBIs to lead the Warriors.

Nick Dudock was the winning pitcher giving up two hits and one walk while striking out 10 in four and two thirds innings of work.

Christian Miller had two doubles for Susquehanna and took the pitching loss.

On Wednesday, the Lions and Warriors traded runs throughout the first three innings with Elk Lake holding an 8-5 advantage going into the fourth.

However, the Lions used a three-run fourth inning and an eight-run sixth to take the victory over the Warriors.

Elk Lake’s Matt Horvath led the way with two hits, including a double, and drove in a pair of runs. Pete McGee added a two-run double for the Warriors.

Damien Dailey took the pitching loss for the Warriors.

BLUE RIDGE

The Blue Ridge baseball team was handed a 7-3 loss from Lackawanna Trail on the road on Thursday in Division IV.

Against the Raiders, Trail took a 1-0 lead after the first inning but faced a 3-2 deficit going into the bottom of the fifth.

However, the Lions scored a pair in the fifth and three more in the sixth to top Blue Ridge.

Riley Fekette led the Raider offense with three hits, including a double, and an RBI.

Teejay Loomis and Hillard each added a single and a RBI.

Fekette took the pitching loss giving up 10 hits, five earned runs and a pair of walks while striking out two in five and two-thirds innings.