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Mirror photo of Patrick Waksmunski’s Christian Fochler of Barton’s Plumbing & Heating scores for the 3rd by Park Home receiver Connor Sanders on a sacrifice to left field.

Barton’s Plumbing and Heating clinched second place in the George B. Kelley Federation playoffs on Tuesday night with a 9-7 victory over Park Home at Stout Field.

Both teams finished the regular season 11-7. Park Home will be the No. 3 seed when the playoffs begin on Thursday.

Austin Beauchamp led Barton’s with three hits and four RBIs. Nick Negola added two hits and two RBIs for Barton’s, which led 6-2 after three innings.

Park Home had two RBIs and two hits from Julian Masone and two hits and an RBI from Josh Merritts. Evan Sanders added two RBIs.

Thursday’s playoff schedule can be found on the bulletin board on page B3.


Park House…………. 002 104 0 — 7 7 2

Barton’s…………….. 240,030 X — 9 9 2

2B–Merritts, Kanoff (P). Multiple hits – Dombrowsky, Beauchamp 3, Negola 2 (B), Masone 2, Merritts 2 (P). RBI–Beauchamp 4, Negola 2, Dixon, Hofer (B), E. Sanders 2, Masone 2, Merritts (P). WP–Williams. LP–Chipperfield. SW–Williams 5, Dombrowsky 3, Cacciotti 1 (B), Chipperfield 1, Greier 4, Swanger 1 (P).

Records: Barton’s Plumbing and Heating (11-7), Park Home (11-7).

HBH triumphs

Honey Baked Ham cruised to a 7-6 victory over Medicine Shoppe at Vets Field in Greater City League action by scoring all of their runs in the first three innings.

Cody Becker had three hits and two RBIs for Honey Baked Ham, and Mason Criswell had two doubles and two RBIs for Medicine Shoppe.

Dan Carrieri allowed one run in five innings to take the win.


Pharmacy 100,002 3–6

Cooked Ham with Honey 214,000 X–7

2B–Hunter, Shaffer, Criswell 2 (MS); Becker (HBH). Multiple Hits – Turiano, Hunter, Shaffer, Criswell (MS); Becker 3 (HBH). RBI–Criswell 2, Hunter, Miller (MS); Becker 2, Charlton (HBH). WP-Carrieri. LP–Z. Kuhns. SO–Carrieri 4, Becker 3 (HBH); Z. Kuhns 1, Hunter 3 (MS). BB–Carrieri 4 (HBH); Z. Kuhns 3 (MS).

Files: Medicine Shoppe (4-15); Cooked Ham with Honey (3-18).

Shopping cruises

Medicine Shoppe beat Pro Fab Solutions, 15-0, in four sets in a late City League game at Vets Field.

Jordan Klausman went 2 for 3 with three RBIs, Jake Hunter had two hits, and Jordan Miller and Brenden Shaffer each had a pair of runs.

PRO FAB SOLUTIONS (0): B. Hoover ss-p-cf 200, Weiland 3b 200, Mento p-ss 200, J. Barton c 200, Nichols 1b 100, Morgan rf 000, M. Barton cf-p 100, Zimmerman 2b 100, Gergley lf 100. Totals — 12-0-0.

MEDICINE SHOPPE (15): Turiano ss 401, Yahner c 230, Hunter p 232, Criswell cf 311, Whetstine 3b 100, Shaffer rf 220, McDonald lf-1b 211, I. Ralston 1b 111, Miller 111, Klausman 2b 322. Totals — 21-15-9.


Solutions FP 000 0XX X– 0 0 5

Med. Store 076 2XX X–15 9 1

E–B. Hoover, Weiland, J. Barton, Nichols, Morgan, Turiano. 2B–Hunter 2. RBI–Klausman 3, Miller 2, Shaffer 2, Turiano, Hunter, Criswell, McDonald, I. Ralston. WP–Hunter. LP-Mento. SO–Mento 1, B. Hoover 4, M. Barton 2, Hunter 4. BB–Hunter 1, Mento 3, B. Hoover 2, M. Barton 4.

Records: Pro Fab Solutions (5-14); Pharmacy (5-15).

Holidaysburg wins

BANGOR, Maine — The Hollidaysburg, Pa., entry into Little League Baseball’s Senior Division Eastern Regional Tournament won its season opener on Tuesday.

Hollidaysburg defeated starter Stoningham, Connecticut, 7-4, and will now face Rhode Island today in the double-elimination tournament.

Pitchers Drew Banks, Ethan Karageanes, Carson Kratzer and Keagan Hockey combined for the win.

Jake Hileman started the second set with a brace, and he and Brady Michaels scored to give Hollidaysburg a 2-0 lead. Connecticut tied the game in the second and took a 4-3 lead in the fourth.

In the sixth, Michaels moved up to second on an error and was pushed on a brace by Karageanes. Colin Padamonski then had an RBI single, followed by a double from Jakob Wertz, who then scored to cap a four-run inning.

Connecticut was left out the rest of the way.


Pennsylvania 020 104 0 — 7

Connecticut 020 110 0 — 4

Philipsburg moves on

BEDFORD — Philipsburg won the American Legion Baseball Tournament from Pennsylvania Area 7 with two wins Tuesday at Bedford Area High School.

Philipsburg defeated Bedford, 6-1, in the semifinals, then defeated Bushy Run, 5-3, in the championship game.

Philipsburg will face Boyertown (Host), Norchester (Region 2), Falls (Region 3), Paxton (Region 4), Greater Pittston (Region 5), Blackhawk (Region 6) and Wilcox (Region 8) in the state tournament at Boyertown starting Saturday.

Elder’s Picnic

Area alumni baseball players are invited to the annual Alumni Baseball Picnic, scheduled for Thursday, August 11 at Pavilion #3 at DelGrosso Amusement Park.

The event begins with drinks at 3:30 p.m., appetizers at 4 p.m., dinner with barbecue chicken and Murf’s famous potato salad and more at 5 p.m. and a raffle at 6 p.m.

Parking is limited, although additional disabled parking spaces are available this year. These will be on a first come basis. Carpooling, if possible, is recommended.

The deadline for RSVP is Wednesday, July 27.

The cost is $12 per person and $12 per guest. Checks should be made payable to Old Timers’ Baseball Club and sent to 436 Cedar Blvd, Hollidaysburg, PA, 16648.

Registration forms are available by calling Gary at 814-502-4105.

Members of the Alumni Baseball Club Board of Directors are Denny Cowher, John Leamer, Dick Lingenfelter, Steve Sauers, Bill Wolf, and Gary Zimmerman Sr., President.

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