News and Announcements
This year, for the first time, the End of Season Banquet was held at the Sheraton. Thank you to Kristy Moesler and Diane Harnish for an excellent job organizing the event.
Ronan Mayock created a beautiful video of the Conestoga baseball season that was shown at the banquet. It is attached below.
Conestoga Pioneers Freshman opened up scoring in the first inning, when Kyle Gartner singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs. Conestoga Pioneers Freshman put up three runs in the fifth inning. Conestoga Pioneers Freshman’s offense in the inning came from a walk by Matt Evitts and an error on a ball put in play by Will Brown.
Ethan Tartaglio was the winning pitcher for Conestoga Pioneers Freshman. He lasted five innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out two. Brad Markind threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Tartaglio went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Conestoga Pioneers Freshman in hits.
SP Tartaglio 5IP, 2K, 6H, 3BB, 0ER, 4 runs (win)
RP Markind 1IP, 0K, 1H, 1BB, 0ER, 1 run
Tartaglio 2 for 2, 2 1B, 2 RBI, 1 run
Gartner 1 for 1, 1B, 2 RBI, 2 runs
Brogan 1 for 2, 1B, 2 RBI
Aiyar 1 for 2, 1B, 1 RBI
Markind 1 for 1, 1B, 1 run
Lamonica 1 for 2, 1B, 1 run
Foster 1 for 1, 1B, 1 run
by Corey Sharp
May Maddness. Jacob Marcus pitched five strong innings without allowing an earned run and struck eight as the No. 16 seed Conestoga baseball team shocked No. 1 seed North Penn, 2-1, in the District 1 Class 6A second round on Wednesday. Cameron Marcus doubled, and Christian Moesler and Owen Margolis accounted for the RBIs.
Both teams were strong on the hill Wednesday, but Conestoga Pioneers Varsity defeated North Penn 2-1. Pioneers pitchers allowed just two hits to North Penn.
Conestoga scored first, with Cam Marcus coming in on an Owen Margolis bunt for a single. It was beautiful. But n the bottom of the third inning, North Penn tied things up at one on an error.
Conestoga Pioneers Varsity pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning when Christian Moesler singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run by Nick Szary (courtesy runner for Luke Czepiel).
Jacob Marcus (pictured) led things off on the mound for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity. He went five innings, allowing one run on one hit and striking out eight.
Danny Kirwin was on the mound for North Penn. He went six and a third innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out ten. Kolby Barrow threw two-thirds of an inning out of the bullpen.
Christian Moesler, Owen Margolis, and Cam Marcus each managed one hit to lead Conestoga Pioneers Varsity.
SP Jacob Marcus 5IP, 8K, 3BB, 1H, 1R, 0ER (win)
RP Cam Marcus 2IP, 0K, 1BB, 1H, 0R, 0ER
Cam Marcus 1 for 2, 1 2B, 1 BB, 1 R
Owen Margolis 1 for 2, 1 1B, 1 BB, 1 RBI
Christian Moesler 1 for 2, 1 1B, 1 BB, 1 RBI
Conestoga Pioneers Freshman stayed in it until the end, but Lower Merion pulled away late in a 4-3 victory on Monday.
Conestoga Pioneers Freshman lost despite out-hitting Lower Merion five to four. Conestoga Pioneers Freshman opened up scoring in the first inning. Nico Arbes drove in one when he singled.
John Foster was on the mound for Conestoga Pioneers Freshman. He went five and a third innings, allowing three runs on two hits and striking out two. Connor Neilon threw one and two-thirds innings out of the bullpen.
Neilon, JT Zellefrow, Shane Mahoney, Arbes, and Vaughn Brogan each managed one hit to lead Conestoga Pioneers Freshman.
SP Foster 5.1IP, 2K, 2H, 6BB, 2ER, 3 runs
RP Neilon 1.2IP, 2K, 2H, 1BB, 0ER, 1 run (loss)
Neilon 1 for 2, 1B, BB
Mahoney 1 for 2, 1B, 1RBI, 1 run
Arbes 1 for 2, 1B, 1 RBI
Zellefrow 1 for 2, 1B, 1 run
Brogan 1 for 2, 1B