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Spartans Rally Past Warriors

By Staff | May 1, 2012

Muncy's Tim Colburn scored the Indians only run when Montgomery made two overthrows when Colburn was stealing second.

Hughesville 8, Montoursville 7

Hughesville turned a 6-0, fifth-inning deficit into an 8-7 win against Montoursville. This was the first time since 2005 and scored eight fifth-inning runs and made a great defensive plays. In the fifth-inning rally, Tyler Potts and Kyle Bomboy, coming off the bench, made key hits. Potts hit the go-ahead, three-run double and reserve catcher Brett Reitz threw out a Warrior trying to steal the following inning.

Justin Lambert threw 4 2/3 innings of outstanding relief, winning his fifth game.

Montoursville015 001 0 – 7 11 1; Hughesville000 080 x – 8 8 0

Andrew Null, Alec Rothrock (5) and Dalton Young, Null (5). John Poust, Justin Lambert (3) and J.D. Sones, Brett Reitz (5). W-Lambert, (5-1). L-Rothrock, (0-1). Top Hughesville hitters: Brady Kimble 2-3, RBI; Tyler Potts 2-2, 2B, 3 RBI, R; Kyle Bomboy 1-2, 2 RBI; Jason Stroup 1-2, RBI.

Hughesville 7, Lewisburg 0

Hughesville’s Scott Myers threw a complete-game five-hitter as the Spartans shut out Lewisburg, 7-0.

Hughesville 200 000 5 – 7 7 1; Lewisburg 000 000 0 -?0 5 3; Scott Myers and Sones. Fisher and Girton. W – Myers (1-0). L – Fisher.Top Hughesville hitters: Jesse Hulien 2-3, Tyler Mitcheltree 2-2, Levi McCarty 2B.

Red Raiders Defeat Rival Indians

Garrett Shnyder struck out 12 Muncy batters last Friday as he threw a complete-game four-hitter in the Red Raiders’ 4-1 win against Muncy. Shnyder struck out the side twice, and struck out at least two in an inning four times. The Red Raiders overcame three errors in the field – two on one play which led to Muncy’s only run.

Montgomery scored a pair of unearned runs, one in the second inning and one in the fifth to take a 2-0 lead. Muncy’s Tim Colburn scored the Indians only run when Montgomery made two overthrows when Colburn was stealing second.

In the seventh Shnyder connected on a fastball sending it over the fence in left field.

Montgomery010 010 2 – 4 7 3; Muncy000 010 0 – 1 4 4

Garrett Shnyder and Kyle Russell. Doug Zehner, Skylar Ebner (7) and Kenny Koch. W-Shnyder. L-Zehner.

Top Montgomery hitters: Alex Worthington, 1-4, run; Kyle Russell, 1-4, double; Garrett Shnyder, 1-3, home run, 2 RBIs, run; John Goetz, 2-4, run; Cody Klees, 2-3; Thomas Goetz, RBI. Top Muncy hitters: Tim Colburn, 1-3, run; Skylar Ebner, 2-3.

Hughesville 16, Warrior Run 8

Levi McCarty was 4 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs as Hughesville topped Warrior Run, 16-8.

Kyle Bomboy, John Poust (2), Justin Lambert (5) and J.D. Sones, Brett Reitz (2). Derek Keiser, Steven Bender (2) and Tyler Rivers. W-Poust. L-Keiser. Top Hughesville hitters: Lambert, 2-4; Levi McCarty, 4-5, home run, 3 RBIs.

Montgomey 8, Sullivan County 1

Alex Worthington threw a complete-game, two-hitter against Sullivan County to help the Red Raiders defeat the Griffins, 8-1.

Alex Worthington and Mike Alexander. Kelby Mullen, Barry Heinrich (4), Zach Meyer (6) and Zach Meyer, Kelby Mullen (6). WP-Worthington. LP-Mullen. Top Montgomery hitters: Alex Worthington 1-5, HR; Kyle Russell 2-4, 2B; Cam McHenry 3-4.