Spartans capture Tri-Town Classic
Hughesville 11, Montgomery 1 (six innings)
Jaret Stroup, Hughesville first baseman, smacked a walk-off, two-run home run as the Spartans defeated the Red Raiders, 11-1, in the sixth inning winning the championship game. The Spartans dominated the final against playoff-bound Montgomery, with 13 hits, scoring nine runs in the second through the fourth innings and received 5 1/3 strong innings from winning pitcher Dylon Pequignot. Pequignot had seven strikeouts in the win, and seven players delivered hits with Brock Stroup and Hunter Wentzel delivering consecutive two-out RBI singles in the second inning. Hughesville won the first round game blanking Warrior Run, 4-0, as Chance Webb threw five no-hit innings, and Devin Maciejewski, Brock Stroup and Clayton Poust produced two hits each.
Montgomery (11-3) defeated Muncy, 8-6, in its semifinal, rallying from a three-run, third-inning deficit. The Raiders trailed 5-2 in the fourth inning before storming back. Senior Gage Yohn threw three scoreless innings in relief, striking out five to earn the win. He also hit a big game-tying 3-run home run. Colby Springman added another home run and Montgomery took the lead for good in the fifth inning with Springman, throwing a scoreless seventh and sealing the win. Montgomery delivered 18 hits in the two games and had eight against Hughesville.
Tri-Town Classic Semi-final
Hughesville 4, Warrior Run 0
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Michael Buck, Kade Anzulavich (6) and Hayden Woland. Chance Webb, Devin Swank (6) and Chase Bremigen. W: Webb, (3-0). L: Buck.; Top Warrior Run hitters: Braden Bomberger 1-4; Buck 1-3. Top Hughesville hitters: Jacob Corson 2-3, 2 3Bs, run; Devin Maciejewski 2-3, 2B, run; Clayton Poust 2-3, 2B, run; Brock Stroup 1-2, RBI, run.
Montgomery 8, Muncy 6
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Coty Steele, Tanner Gold (6) and Donovan Diehl. Steve Prince, Trevor Miller (3), Gage Yohn (4), Colby Springman (7) and Vaughan Ault, Thayden Miller (6). W: Yohn, (3-1). L: Steele. Top Muncy hitters: Coleman Good 1-4, 2B, RBI, run; Gold 2-3, RBI, run; Steele 2-4. Top Montgomery hitters: Hunter Budman 3-4, 2 runs; Springman 1-4, RBI, run; Brayden Strouse 2-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Tyler Shadle 1-2, RBI; Yohn 1-3, HR, 3 RBIs; Kalen Guyer 1-2, run.
Tri-Town Classic Championship Game
Hughesville 11, Montgomery 1 (6 INNINGS)
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Kevin Wetlauffer, Colby Springman (4) and Thayden Miller. Dylon Pequignot and Jacob Corson. W: Pequignot, (5-1). L: Wetlauffer, (2-1). Top Montgomery hitters: Colby Springman 2-3, run, Brayden Strouse 2-3; Trevor Miller 1-2; Rhyle Strausbaugh 1-1, Steve Prince 1-1. Top Hughesville hitters: Carter Marquardt 2-4, 2B, 2 runs; Corson 1-2, RBI; Jaret Stroup 4-4, HR, 3 RBIs, 3 runs; Brock Stroup 2-2, RBI, run; Hunter Wentzel 2-3, 2B, 2 RBIs, run; Ian Gagliano 1-1.
Hughesville 4, Bloomsburg 3
Hughesville took revenge from an earlier loss in the season edging the Panthers, 4-3. Jacob Corson threw 6 1/3 innings of scoreless relief and hit a go-ahead, two-out RBI triple in the top of the seventh inning to lift Hughesville over Bloomsburg. Devin Swank added two hits and an RBI as Hughesville overcame an early 3-0 deficit.
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Montgomery 7, St. John Neumann 4
Kalen Guyer smacked two doubles at the plate for the Red Raiders as Montgomery defeated the Knights, 7-4. Brayden Strouse earned the win on the mound allowing just two hits and struck out nine in 5 2/3 innings.
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Solomon Grant, Jaiden Cioffi (5th), Kyle Ferguson (6th) and Naaman Amos. Brayden Strouse, Steven Prince (6th), Trevor Miller (7th), Colby Springman (7th) and Vaughan Ault. WStrouse. LGrant.
Top Montgomery hitters: H. Doss 0-1 RBI; Vaughan Ault 1-3; Trevor Miller 0-0 RBI; Kalen Guyer 2 doubles. Top Neumann hitters: Kyle Ferguson 0-1 RBI; Keon Burkholder 0-2 RBI; Solomon Grant 1-4 run; Jaiden Cioffi 1-2 2 runs.
Montgomery 5, Sullivan County 0
Gage Yohn threw a complete-game shutout and had two hits and a run at the plate to spark Montgomery to a 5-0 victory over Sullivan County.
Dane Carpenter, Will Kiner (4) and Jared Houck. Gage Yohn and Vaughan Ault. W Yohn. L Kiner. Top Sullivan County Hitters: Dane Carpenter 1-3. Top Montgomery Hitters: Colby Springman 2-3, run, RBI; Gage Yohn 2-2, BB, run.
Bloomsburg 11, Muncy 1
Coleman Gold led the Indians offense with a double in Muncy’s 11-1 loss to the Panthers.
Hock, Martz (4), Mumaw (5) and Lewis. Cody Steele, Max Rymsza (3), Tanner Gold (4), Alex Maiorana (5), Brady Oden (6) and Donovan Diehl. W Hock. L Steele.
Top Bloomsburg Hitters: Evan Long 2-4, HR; Mumaw 4-4, 2B, HR; Petock 1-3, HR. Top Muncy Hitters: Coleman Gold 1-3, 2B.