Area baseball wrap-ups

Boyertown Grizzlies' Daniel Moyer (24) gets a base hit in the top of the first inning against NorChester in junior legion baseball action Monday. (John Strickler/The Mercury)
Boyertown Grizzlies' Daniel Moyer (24) gets a base hit in the top of the first inning against NorChester in junior legion baseball action Monday. (John Strickler/The Mercury)

Boyertown Bears

The Boyertown Sr. Legion Bears were upset by Exeter on July 6, 3-2. Zach Moser and each drove in the runs for the Bears, Mauger with a bases loaded walk.

In the second game of the day, Boyertown defeated the Post 10 Generals, 12-1. Brett Moyer had two hits in the game and Quinn Hair scored three runs.

Brandon Griesemer and Sean Pavlik combined to pitched a six-hitter in the non-league contest.

On July 5, the Bears were defeated by Twin Valley, 7-4l The Raiders scored once in the first, then added two more in the second and three in the sixth to take a commanding 6-1 lead.


Mauger had two hits and two RBIs for Boyertown while Griesemer added two hits, one RBI and one run scored and Moser had two hits and a run scored.

Bauman was the losing pitcher, allowing five runs on 12 hits in 5 1/3 innings.


The Bears began the week with a league with a 12-1 victory over Exeter in a Berks League regular season game. Mitch Pinder led the Boyertown offense with three hits and one RBI.

Ben Longacre had three hits, including two doubles and one RBIs. John DeMartino had three hits and Ryan Jacobs had two hits and three RBIs, while Jordan Shustack, Aaron Kratz and Pat Maloney all drove in runs.

Kratz pitched four no-hit innings to pick up the mound win, while Grand Fronheiser pitched the final no-hit inning.

On July 6, the Bear-Cubs defeated Daniel Boone, 9-1. Pinder and Shustack each had three hits and one RBI, while DeMartino had two hits.

Seth Endy, Jacobs and Longacre each had a pair of hits.

Longacre was the winning pitcher, allowing just one hit in six hiiings. He struck out five Daniel Boone batters.

On July 10, the Bear-Cubs defeated West Lawn, 3-1. Tyler Mraz, Seth Endy and Tom Randall (two doubles) each had two hits for the Bear-Cubs.

Boyertown Grizzlies

The Jr. Legrion Grizzlies had no problems defeating Pottstown July 6, 10-0. Boyertown scored seven runs in the third inning of a game that ended after five due to the mercy rule.

Andrew Bauer was the winning pitcher, hurling five one-hit shutout innings, fanning nine and walking two.

Christian Wagner led the offense with two hits, three RBIs and one run scored. Michael Wanthopoulos had two hits and two runs scored, while Raineri had two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored.

On July 7, the Grizzlies shutout Uwchlan, 11-0. Pat Hohlfield pitched the shutout for the Grizzlies who was led offensively by Justin Butler who had two hits and one RBI. David Terry drove in three runs and Wagner drove in two. Bauer chipped in with three hits.

On July 8, the Grizzlies clinched a playoff spot with a 5-3 victory over NorChester.

Most of the action came in the seventh inning. With the game tied at 1-1, the Grizzlies plated four runs in the top of the seventh, then hung on for the win.

Moyer had three hits, a run scored and one RBI while Bauer added two hits and two runs scored.

Bauer pitched five scoreless, no-hit innings, but it was Hohlfield who got the win, desite allowing three runs on four hits and three walks in one inning.

On July 9, the Grizzlied closed out the regular season with a 1-0 victory over Uwchlan. Tyler Waldman pitched a one-hit shutout to lead the Grizzlies. He struckout 11 Uwchlan batters.

Mike Xanthopoulous drove in the only run of the game.

The Grizzlies began the playoffs on Tuesday, July 16. Due to our press deadline, we are unable to report the results of the game. The Grizzlies finished up in third place in the Twin County League.

Gabelsville Owls

The Owls began the week with a convincing 15-1 victory over the Boyertown Metz. Gary Hessler, Kyle Weller and Rob Patete each had a single, double and two RBIs, while Cody Kulp added three hits and Mike Schwager added two.

Jamie Sellers was the winning pitcher.

The Owls defeated Lehigh Valley on July 7, 8-5. Brandon Sullivan had three hits, one RBI and two runs scored, while Tim Wiand had a hit and three RBI. Kulp also had three hits and one run scored and A.J. Bohn had two hits.

Thanks in part to a three-run homer by Chris Werner in the fourth inning, the Boyertown Metz defeated the Gabelsville Owls on July 9, 6-3.

The homer broke a 3-3 tied after the Metz scored their other three runs in the second inning. =

Kulp and Shawn Betz each had two of Gabelsvilles eight hits in the game while Ryan Schwager singled, scored a run and knocked one in.

Sean Muscovitch took the mound loss, allowing six runs (five earned) on seven hits in 3 1/3 innings of work. Betz pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless, hitless baseball.

On July 10 the Owls defeated Cetronia, 8-4. Justin McCormick led the way for Gabelsville with two hits and three RBIS. Mike Schwager also had a pair of hits for winning pitcher Ryan Bosch.

Boyertown Black

The Boyertown Sr. Babe Ruth Black team defeated Spring Township in a Ches-Mont League playoff game, 3-2. Ryan Pinter had two hits in the game, including a big two-run double. John Souza also had two hits.

PInter was the winning pitcher, hurling 6 1/3 innings, while Andrew Vaccaro picked up the save.

Pine Forge Red

The Pine Forge Sr. Babe Ruth Red squad improved to 20-0 in the Ches-Mont League on July 9 when they blanked Boyertown Black, 13-0 in the opening game of the playoffs for the Indians.

Daulton Weeks had two hits and two runs scored and two RBI, while Adam Eshoeman had a triple and two RBIs. Tyler Emel doubled and scored three runs and Ethan Emal drove in three.

Joey Monzo pitched two hitless innings and Billy Dugan allowed just two hits over the next three innings. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule.