ATHENS-SAYRE LITTLE LEAGUE (MAJORS): GANNON ASSOCIATES EDGES JOHNNY D'S, 4-2 (13 PHOTOS)
(2021-06-07)Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Duncan Thetga turned in a strong pitching performance to lead Gannon Associates to a 4-2 win over Johnny D’s Tuesday in Athens-Sayre Little League Majors Division baseball action.
Gannon’s scored two runs in the top of the first inning, then scored two more in the third to take a 4-1 lead. Johnny’s answered with a run in the home half of the third inning, but was all they could muster.
Thetga pitched 5 1/3 innings to earn the win, striking out 10 and walking none. He allowed two runs — one earned — on four hits. Alex McQuay retired both batters he faced to earn the save.
Sam Cheresnowsky doubled and singled and scored one run, and Thetga singled, scored one run, and drove in one run to account for Gannon’s three hits in the game.
Lucas Greninger knocked in two runs in the win, and McQuay and Kade Rowe each scored one run.
Justin Koenig tripled and singled, scored one run, and knocked in one run to pace Johnny D’s at the plate, while Brendan Cooke singled and scored one run, and Jordan Brown singled.
Koenig was tagged with the loss. He allowed four runs — two earned — on three hits, while striking out seven and walking three in 3 2/3 innings.
Cooke finished off the game with 2 1/3 innings of perfect relief. He fanned all seven batters he faced, and three just 26 pitches.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF JESSICA FLYNN.
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