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Saturday was a long day for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity, falling to Haverford School 16-5 in five innings.
Haverford School scored seven runs in the second, and nine runs in the third inning. The big third inning for Haverford School came thanks to walks by Zak Summy and Calvin Costner, singles by Patrick Toal and Logan Keller, a home run by Jesse Goldman, and by Nick Chermol.
Conestoga racked up three runs in the second, and two more in the fifth from a 2-run home run by Aiden Lexow.
Brooks Rush got the start for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity. He surrendered seven runs on two hits over two innings, striking out one. Tucker Conlan and Alex Snyder entered the game as relief, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.
Rush, Eric Anderson (pictured), Conlan, Aiden Lexow, and Andrew Gluck each collected one hit to lead Conestoga Pioneers Varsity.
SP Brooks Rush 2IP, 1K, 6BB, 2H, 7R, 1ER (loss)
RP Alex Snyder 0.1IP, 1K, 4BB, 2H, 7R, 7ER
RP Tucker Conlan 1.2IP, 3K, 0BB, 2H, 2R, 2ER
Aiden Lexow 1 for 2, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R
Brooks Rush 1 for 1, 1 1B, 2 RBI
Tucker Conlan 1 for 1, 1 1B, 1 R
Andrew Gluck 1 for 3, 1 2B
Eric Anderson 1 for 2, 1 1B, 1 R
Conestoga Pioneers JV managed through a push by Garnet Valley in the fifth inning where Conestoga Pioneers JV coughed up five runs, but Conestoga Pioneers JV still won 10-7 on Thursday.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as Conestoga Pioneers JV collected ten hits and Garnet Valley 13 in the high-scoring affair.
Conestoga Pioneers JV got on the board in the first inning when Bobby Wynn tripled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Blaise Rantanen led things off on the rubber for Conestoga Pioneers JV. He allowed eight hits and two runs over three and a third innings, striking out two.
Conestoga Pioneers JV saw the ball well today, racking up ten hits in the game. Evan Harnish (pictured), Ian Shackleford, and Rantanen all had multiple hits for Conestoga Pioneers JV. Harnish led Conestoga Pioneers JV with three hits in four at bats.
SP Rantanen 3.1IP, 2K, 8H, 2BB, 2ER, 2 runs (win)
RP Heckman 3.2IP, 0K, 5H, 2BB, 5ER, 5 runs
Harnish 3 for 4, 2 2B, 1B, 3RBI
Wynn 1 for 3, 3B, BB, 2RBI, 1 run
Shackleford 2 for 3, 2 1B, 1RBI, 2 runs
Rantanen 2 for 3, 2 1B, 1RBI, 1 run
Merrill 1 for 2, 1B, BB, 1RBI, 1 run
Friday’s game against Springfield was a heartbreaker for Conestoga Pioneers Freshman, as they lost the lead late in a 3-2 defeat. Springfield was down 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning when John Foster induced #24 to hit into a fielder’s choice, but two runs scored.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Springfield pitchers struck out ten, while Conestoga Pioneers Freshman sat down five.
Foster got the start for Conestoga Pioneers Freshman. He lasted six innings, allowing six hits and three runs while striking out five and walking one.
Ty Seifert, Foster, Matt Evitts, Alex Yucha, Shane Mahoney, and Alex Jones each managed one hit to lead Conestoga Pioneers Freshman. Burdette (pictured) had the lone RBI for the Freshman.
SP Foster 6IP, 5K, 6H, 1BB, 2ER, 3 runs (loss)
Seifert 1 for 1, 2B
Evitts 1 for 1, 2B
Foster 1 for 3, 2B
Mahoney 1 for 2, 1B, 1RBI
Conestoga Pioneers Freshman fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 17-7 loss to Radnor on Tuesday. Radnor scored on a single by Welsh, a single by Flynn, and an error in the first inning.
Despite the loss, Conestoga Pioneers Freshman did collect three hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Radnor had 11 hits on the way to victory.
Ethan Tartaglio led things off on the hill for Conestoga Pioneers Freshman. He lasted three innings, allowing eight hits and eight runs while striking out one. Alex Yucha and Matt Evitts entered the game as relief, throwing one inning and one inning respectively.
John Foster, Evitts (pictured), and Will Brown each managed one hit to lead Conestoga Pioneers Freshman.
SP Tartaglio 3IP, 1K, 8H, 2BB, 2ER, 8 runs (loss)
RP Yucha 1IP, 0K, 1H, 2BB, 4ER, 5 runs
RP Evitts 1IP, 0K, 2H, 2BB, 4ER, 4 runs
Foster 1 for 2, 2B, 2RBI
Will Brown 1 for 1, 1B, 1BB, 1RBI
Evitts 1 for 1, 1B, 1RBI
Conestoga Pioneers Varsity lost to Garnet Valley when they lost the lead late in a 9-8 defeat. The game was tied at five with Garnet Valley batting in the top of the fifth when a triple scored one run.
Conestoga Pioneers Varsity lost despite out-hitting Garnet Valley ten to seven.
After Garnet Valley scored one run in the top of the sixth, Conestoga Pioneers Varsity answered with one of their own. Garnet Valley scored when a sacrifice bunt by Reece Malek scored one run for Garnet Valley. Conestoga Pioneers Varsity then answered when Christian Moesler singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run. Conestoga scored five more runs in the third inning with a triple by Luke Czepiel, a single by Luke Borger, and a groundout by Jacob Marcus. Ryan Buck closed the gap to one with a homerun in the bottom of the 7th.
Cam Marcus (pictured) led things off on the hill for Conestoga Pioneers Varsity. He surrendered seven runs on six hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out seven and walking one. Jacob Marcus threw two and a third innings out of the bullpen.
Conestoga Pioneers Varsity racked up ten hits in the game. Moesler, Borger, Buck, and Czepiel all had two hits to lead Conestoga Pioneers Varsity.
SP SP Cam Marcus 4.2IP, 7K, 1BB, 6H, 7R, 7ER
RP RP Jacob Marcus 2.1IP, 2K, 2BB, 1H, 2R, 2ER (loss)
Ryan Buck 2 for 3, 1 1B, 1 HR, 1 BB, 1 RBI, 2 R
Luke Czepiel 2 for 3, 1 1B, 1 3B, 1 BB, 3 RBI, 1 R
Luke Borger 2 for 4, 1 1B, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 1 R
Christian Moesler 2 for 3, 2 1B, 1 RBI, 1 R
Max Anastasio 1 for 3, 1 2B, 1 R
Owen Margolis 1 for 4, 1 1B, 1 RBI, 1 R