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JV dropped a heart breaker to Upper Darby 12 to 11 in 10 innings.
Durante (1IP), Heckman(3IP), Harnish(3IP) and Rantanen(2.1IP) provided the pitching for the JV.
Durante, Merrill (pictured), Heckman and Rantanen all had multiple hits for the JV.
SP Durante 1IP, 1K, 1H, 4BB, 3ER, 3 runs
RP Heckman 3IP, 2K, 4H, 4BB, 2ER, 4 runs
RP Harnish 3IP, 5K, 3H, 5BB, 1ER, 4 runs
RP Rantanen 2.1IP, 2K, 3H, 1BB, 1ER, 1 run (loss)
Durante 3 for 4, 3B, 2B, 1B, 4RBI, 2 runs
Merrill 4 for 5, 4 1B, 2RBI, 3 runs
Heckman 3 for 6, 3 1B
Rantanen 2 for 6, 2B, 1B, BB, 1RBI, 2 runs
Shackleford 1 for 3, 2B
Wynn 1 for 2, 2B, 4BB, 1RBI, 1 run
Conestoga got things started in the second inning. Luke Borger drove in three runs when he tripled.
Jacob Marcus led things off on the pitcher’s mound for the Pioneers. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over three innings, striking out two and walking one. Tucker Conlan and Cam Marcus came in as relief.
Borger led Conestoga Pioneers Varsity in hits, going 3 for 3 and one walk for the day.
SP Jacob Marcus 3IP, 2K, 1BB, 0H, 0R, 0ER (win)
RP Tucker Conlan 0.1IP, 1K, 2BB, 2H, 1R, 1ER
RP Cam Marcus 3.2IP, 5K, 1BB, 1H, 0R, 0ER
Luke Borger 3 for 3, 2 1B, 1 3B, 1 BB, 3 RBI, 2 R
Jacob Marcus 1 for 1, 1 2B, 1 R
Andrew Gluck 1 for 1, 1 1B, 2 RBI
Owen Margolis 1 for 3, 1 2B, 2 RBI
Conestoga Baseball Pediatric Cancer Awareness Week kicked off recently. The boys wore gold shoe laces, purchased by the booster club and participating in Go4theGoal®, a national non-profit dedicated to helping kids with cancer and their families across the country through the Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer® initiative. Since the campaign started in 2011, they have had over 250,000 athletes in all sports and all levels wearing the gold laces in support of the cause.
These funds will directly benefit kids with cancer and their families in OUR area! If you would like to donate to the cause click here. https://donate.go4thegoal.org/fundraise?fcid=961614
Tuesday’s game against Harriton was a heartbreaker for Conestoga Pioneers Freshman, as they lost the lead late in a 4-3 defeat. The game was tied at two with Harriton batting in the top of the sixth when Alex singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Conestoga Pioneers Freshman evened things up at two in the bottom of the fifth inning. Ethan Tartaglio drew a walk, scoring one run.
Sanjay Aiyar toed the rubber for Conestoga Pioneers Freshman. He lasted five and a third innings, allowing four hits and four runs while striking out four and walking one. Alex Yucha threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Ty Seifert, JT Zellefrow (pictured), Shane Mahoney, and Yucha each collected one hit to lead Conestoga Pioneers Freshman.
SP Aiyar 5.1IP, 4K, 4H, 1BB, 3ER, 4 runs (loss)
RP Yucha 1.2IP, 3K, 0H, 2BB, 0ER, 0 runs
Yucha 1 for 3, 3B, 1 run
Zellefrow 1 for 3, 1B
Seifert 1 for 2, 1B, 1 RBI
It came down to the wire on Monday, with Conestoga Pioneers JV taking victory on a dramatic walk-off single in the late innings that sealed their victory over Haverford. The game was tied at three with Conestoga Pioneers JV batting in the bottom of the eighth when James Hughes singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Conestoga Pioneers JV got on the board in the first inning. Riley Deshetler drew a walk, scoring one run.
In the top of the fifth inning, Haverford tied things up at three.
After Haverford scored one run in the top of the second, Conestoga Pioneers JV answered with one of their own. Haverford scored when #29 hit a solo homer. Conestoga Pioneers JV then answered when Blaise Rantanen tripled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Jody Durante was credited with the victory for Conestoga Pioneers JV. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over two-thirds of an inning, walking zero. Deshetler started the game for Conestoga Pioneers JV. He surrendered three runs on 11 hits over seven and a third innings, striking out four.
Andrew Kent went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Conestoga Pioneers JV in hits.
SP Deshetler 7.1IP, 4K, 11H, 2BB, 3ER, 3 runs
RP Durante .2IP, 0K, 0BB, 1H, 0ER, 0 runs (win)
Rantanen 1 for 3, 3B, BB, 1RBI, 1 run
Kent 2 for 2, 2B, 1B, BB, 1 run
James Hughes 1 for 1, 1B, 1RBI
Heckman 1 for 1, 1B, 1 run
Shackleford 1 for 3, 1B