|YOUTH BASEBALL (13U): STEALIN' HOME FINISHES THIRD AT SEASON-ENDING HAPPY VALLEY SHOWDOWN (17 PHOTOS) (2017-08-07)
Valley Sports Report
STATE COLLEGE — The Athens-based Stealin’
Home 13U travel baseball team finished third over the weekend at the
season-ending Happy Valley Showdown.
Stealin’ Home went 3-1 in
pool play before being eliminated in the semifinals. Both losses came to
Beach Lake, Pa.-based Northeast Pride.
Northeast Pride 9, Stealin’ Home 1
Pride scored three runs in the top of the fourth inning to take control
of the game en route to a 9-1 win over Stealin’ Home in the opening
game of pool play.
Cortland’s Jason Carr had three hits,
including a double, to pace Stealin’ Home at the plate, while Sayre’s
Dom Fabbri singled and drove in a run, Sayre’s Jake Burgess added a
single, and Sayre’s David Northrup scored a run.
Stealin’ Home 10, Northern Tier Diamond Jaxx 0
Lucas Horton tossed a one-hitter to lead Stealin’ Home to a 10-0
five-inning win over Coudersport-based Northern Tier Diamond Jaxx
Saturday afternoon in pool play.
Lucas Horton, who retired the
first seven batters he faced, struck out two and walked one. He allowed
only a lead-off single in the top of the fifth inning.
Brayden Horton doubled and singled, scored one run, and drove in a run,
and Lucas Horton singled twice, and scored two runs to pace Stealin’
Home at the plate, while Athens’ Caleb Nichols singled twice, scored a
run, and drove in one run, and Burgess singled, scored two runs, and
drove in a run.
Northrup singed and scored a run in the win,
while Sayre’s Kannon VanDuzer added a single, and Athens’ Mason Lister,
Susquehanna’s Ryan Rychlewski, and Carr each scored a run.
Stealin’ Home 3, Clarence Stampede 1
and Burgess delivered RBI singles in the top of the fifth inning to
lift Stealin Home to a 3-1 win over Clarence (NY) Stampede Sunday
morning in pool play.
Brayden Horton singled twice, walked twice,
and scored a run, and Burgess stroked a pair of singles and drove in a
run to pace SH at the plate, while Rychlewski singled and scored a run,
and Carr and Northrup each singled and knocked in a run. Lister scored a
run in the win.
Lister earned the win, allowing one run on two
hits in four innings with four strikeouts and three walks. Fabbri
pitched three scoreless innings of relief to earn the save, allowing
three hits, while striking out five and walking one.
Stealin’ Home 8, Youngbloods 4
Home scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning en route to an
8-4 win over the Harrisburg-based Youngbloods Sunday to finish pool
play at 3-1.
Brayden Horton gave SH a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning with a two-out, two-RBI single.
knocked home a run in the top of the fourth with a groundout, and
Lister drove home two more with a two-out, two-run single to make it
After the Youngbloods scored four runs in the top of the
fifth inning to trim the deficit to 5-4, SH pushed three runs across the
plate in the home half of the fifth to make it 8-4.
singled twice and had two RBI, and Brayden Horton singled and drove in
two runs to pace SH at the plate, while Nichols singled and scored a
pair of runs, and Fabbri singled, scored one run, and drove in a run
singled and knocked in a run in the win, while Lucas Horton singled and
scored a run, Carr and Burgess each crossed the plate once, and
Rychlewski was hit by pitches twice, and scored a run.
Northeast Pride 9, Stealin’ Home 1
Pride scored three runs in the first inning and cruised to a 9-1
winnower Stealin’ Home Sunday afternoon in the semifinals.
Northeast Pride tacked on a run in the third inning, and scored five more in the fourth inning to take a 9-0 lead.
Carr stroked a pair of singles to lead SH at the plate, while Lucas Horton added a single, and Lister scored a run.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF CHRISTINA KREYKENBOHM.
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