|DISTRICT 15 LITTLE LEAGUE (11U): TUNKHANNOCK TOPS ATHENS, 10-2, IN FIRST GAME OF CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (2017-07-12)
Valley Sports Report
TUNKHANNOCK — Tunkhannock scored six runs in the bottom of the third inning en route to a 10-2 win over Athens here Wednesday night in the first game of the best-of-three District 15 Little League 11U baseball championship series.
Athens jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning. After Tyler Roe worked a one-out walk, Connor Mosher singled, and Kaiden Hyjek followed with a double.
Mosher’s third-inning single was Athens’ only hit the remainder of the game.
Tunkhannock answered with two runs in the home half of the first inning, then put the game away in the third inning.
Mosher singled twice and scored a run, Hyjek doubled, and Roe scored a run to account for Athens’ offense.
Athens will host Tunkhannock Friday at 6 p.m. in Game 2.