LYCOMING COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL SCOREBOARD

 

Cutters Looking To Fill Summer Positions

Looking for a fun summer job?  The Williamsport Crosscutters may have a solution.  The short-season Class A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies is looking to fill dozens of part-time positions at the newly renovated BB&T Ballpark for the 2017 season.

Interested individuals must apply in-person at the Cutters Job Fair to be held Tuesday, May 16 from 5pm-7pm at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, 1700 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and can apply anytime during the job fair hours.  All ages are encouraged to apply.  Those attending are asked to bring a copy of their resume, if available.

“BB&T Ballpark is a fun place to work and makes for great summer employment for high school and college students, retirees or anyone looking for a fun second job,” said Williamsport Crosscutters Vice-President General Manager Doug Estes.

Available job areas include; stadium ushers, food service workers, ticketing, wait staff, bartenders and more.  The Crosscutters season consists of 38 home games from June 20 until September 2.  Employees work approximately four hours at each Cutters home game and are not required to be available for all games.  Applicants should have an outgoing personality and willingness to work with the public.

Opening Night 2017, presented by BB&T & KISS 102.7 takes place Tuesday, June 20.  Season tickets, bonus books and group packages are currently available and can be purchased in person at BB&T Ballpark, online at www.crosscutters.com or by calling the Cutters Hotline at (570) 326-3389.

Cutters Opening Night & Single Game Tickets On Sale May 1

Tickets for the Williamsport Crosscutters home opener against the rival State College Spikes scheduled for Tuesday, June 20, will go on sale at 10am Monday, May 1 along with all tickets for individual games.

New this season, all sections of the stadium have been upgraded with reserved individual seating. In addition, the Field Reserved section features bigger seats, wider aisles and cup holders.

Opening Night 2017, presented by BB&T & KISS 102.7, will feature a schedule magnet giveaway and a gigantic ZY Pyrotechnics fireworks show after the game.

The Crosscutters box office at BB&T Ballpark is open MondayFriday from 10am-5pm and Saturdays from 10am-2pm (beginning June 3).  Tickets can also be charged by phone at (570) 326-3389 or online at crosscutters.com.   With the debut of the Cutters new online ordering system, fans are now able to pick their exact seat location whether ordering online, over the phone or in-person.

Advance sale ticket prices start at $7.  Ordering tickets in advance saves $1 per ticket over game day ticket pricing.

Bonus Book ticket packages and MVP Club Membership Plans (season tickets) are also available for purchase through June 19.  Bonus Books contain ten Stadium Reserved vouchers and save fans up to $21 over game day ticket prices.

For more information on all Cutters ticket plans and the 2017 game schedule, visit www.crosscutters.com or call the Cutters Hotline at (570) 326-3389.

Wildcats Weekly #36

Penn College golfers 4th in NEAC play, tennis season ending

Pennsylvania College of Technology golfers finished fourth in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championships over the weekend, the season ends this week for college’s tennis teams and the baseball and softball squads continue their march toward postseason playoff spots.

 

GOLF

In their final tune-up prior to the championships, the Wildcats ended eighth in a nine-team field at the Elizabethtown College Blue Jay Classic last Monday with a score of 350. Stevenson won the team competition with a 304. Individually for Penn College, Ned Baumbach, of Elizabethtown, finished first, tied for 29th overall, after shooting an 84, and Tyler Marks, of Forked River, New Jersey, was second, 34th overall, after shooting an 85.

After the first round of championship play on Saturday, Penn College was third with a 326 total, behind Rutgers-Camden, 308, and Penn State Berks, 325. Individually for the Wildcats, Ben Fails, of Hummelstown, shot a 79 and was tied for fourth, and Baumbach fired an 80 and was tied for seventh.

During the final round on Sunday, Baumbach shot an 82 and finished eighth with a 162 total; Fails shot an 86 to finish with a 165 and tie for 13th; Austin Moscariello, of New Columbia, had rounds of 85-86 – 171 and tied for 19th; Marks had rounds of 84-89 – 173 and tied for 23rd; and Michael Lautensack, of Berwyn, had rounds of 83-96 – 179 and tied for 34th.

Rutgers Camden took the title with a 617, followed by Penn State Berks 643, Penn State Abington 660, Penn College 669, SUNY Cobleskill 675, Morrisville State College 684, Keuka College 694, Bryn Athyn College 724 and Wilson College 914.

“We went out and played awesome on Saturday in the conditions that we had. It rained the entire time from start to finish and you have to give them a lot of credit for how they played in those conditions,” coach Matt Haile said.

That set the stage for Sunday, but scores crept up even through weather conditions were more favorable.

“I don’t know what it was, if they exerted a lot of energy on Saturday just out there grinding and fighting the conditions, but today the guys were struggling on the (practice) range … It was just one of those days. It’s always a struggle playing back-to-back rounds,” the eighth-year coach said.

For their efforts, Baumbach, a sophomore, earned second-team All-NEAC honors and Fails, a freshman, was awarded third-team honors. Baumbach was on the third team a year ago. And Haile noted that Lautensack’s 83 on Saturday was a personal competitive-best.

“Overall we performed well as a team. Certainly, there were some shots left out there (Sunday), but those are shots that we have to learn from and build upon.

“The season was an overall success. There was a lot of improvement, but we’re still looking for that consistency throughout the lineup and that’s something that we will continue to work on, and the short game is something that we definitely need to work on more. … I look forward to them working hard over the summer and seeing how they come back in the fall,” Haile said.

 

NEAC TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

While neither the men’s nor the women’s tennis teams qualified for play in the NEAC Team Championships, according to first-year coach John Machak, Jane Herman, of Greencastle, who ended the regular conference season unbeaten at No. 3 singles, and possibly Melissa Stabley, of Cogan Station, at No. 1 singles, will represent Penn College Saturday and Sunday in NEAC Individual Championship action at Birchwood Tennis Club in Clarks Summit.

“I think Jane will do really well in the tournament. Jane has just been such a great player and has gotten a lot better as the season has gone on,” Machak said. “She has been playing great tennis, so I would say she is due to win it.

“There’s a lot of competition at No. 1, so I know Melissa will put up a good fight and hopefully she will eke out a couple of wins,” the coach said.

Tournament seedings are to be released on Monday, Machak said.

 

WOMEN’S TENNIS

Last Tuesday at St. Elizabeth, Penn College picked up its second consecutive win, 8-1. Winners in both their singles and doubles matches for the Wildcats were Stabley; Morgan Blackwell, of Beech Creek; Herman; and Emily Bell, of Jersey Shore.

Penn College ended its NEAC regular season with a 5-4 home loss to Wells College on Friday, dropping it to 2-11 overall and 2-4 in the conference. Stabley, at No. 1 singles and doubles, and Herman, at No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles, were double winners for the Wildcats. Herman ended the NEAC regular season with a 5-0 record.

NEAC West Division standings through Sunday: Lancaster Bible College 4-0, Penn State Berks 4-0, Penn State Abington 3-0, Wells College 2-3, Penn College 2-4, Bryn Athyn College 1-5, St. Elizabeth College 0-5.

 

MEN’S TENNIS

Heading into the non-conference matches Monday, at Lycoming College, and Tuesday, at home with Misericordia University, Penn College is 1-10 overall. According to Machak, no Wildcat men qualified for the postseason.

NEAC West Division standings through Sunday: Penn State Berks 2-0, Lancaster Bible College 2-0, Penn State Abington 1-0, Penn College 1-3, Bryn Athyn 0-4.

 

BASEBALL

Hosting Gallaudet University in NEAC play on Tuesday, the Wildcats won by scores of 7-0 and 8-1. In the first contest, pitcher Max Bair, of Centre Hall, threw one-hit ball over seven innings to improve to 3-1 overall and was backed offensively by Richard Lennon, of Morgantown, who went 2 for 3 at the plate with three RBIs and Brittan Kittle, of Millville, who went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles. In the second game, Kittle went 2 for 4 with another double and Ben Flicker, of Topton, went 2 for 3, both triples, with two RBIs. Pitcher Brad Walter, of Williamsport, fanned four over nine innings to improve to 3-2 on the mound as the Wildcats improved to 8-2 in the NEAC.

In non-conference play at King’s College on Thursday, Penn College won, 5-3, improving its overall record to 18-7. With the game tied 2-2 through six innings, the Wildcats put together a three-run seventh, highlighted by Kittle’s two-run triple. Penn College now is 18-7 overall.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: At Lancaster Bible College (14-10 overall through Sunday), 12:30 p.m.Tuesday.

Last meeting vs. Lancaster Bible College: Split last April 22, losing 13-10 and winning 9-2.

Statistically speaking through Sunday: Flicker was fourth in the NEAC with a .422 batting average, Bair was third with a 3.58 earned run average and tied for third with three wins and Devon Sanders, of Bloomsburg, was tied for third with one save.

Standings through Sunday: Penn College 8-2, Penn State Abington 6-2, Penn State Berks 7-3, Keuka College 3-3, SUNY Poly 5-5, Lancaster Bible College 4-5, Cazenovia College 3-6, Gallaudet University 4-8, Wells College 1-7.

 

SOFTBALL

In NEAC play on Thursday at Wells College, the Wildcats were leading 14-5 when play was suspended by rain. That game and the second of a twin bill will be completed on May 2 at Elm Park.

At home against Cazenovia College on Saturday, Penn College saw its 10-game win streak snapped with a 4-3 loss in the first game and 5-1 defeat in the second. In the first contest, the Wildcats stranded nine base runners and they stranded seven in the second. Taylor Krow, of Mechanicsburg, ended the day with four hits in eight at-bats.

On Sunday at Morrisville State College it was Taylor Brooks time as the sophomore from Cogan Station went 2 for 4 in the first game with a grand-slam home run that helped the Wildcats to an 8-0 win and in the second game when she threw a no-hitter, striking out 10, in a 4-0 victory that improved the team’s record to 16-7 overall and 12-2 in the conference. The no-hitter was the first in NEAC play for Penn College.

In North Eastern Athletic Conference action this week: Host Keuka College (17-9 overall through Sunday), noon Monday; at Keuka College, 3 p.m. Wednesday; at SUNY Poly (13-15 overall through Sunday), 1 p.m. Saturday; at SUNY Cobleskill (3-21 overall through Sunday), noon Sunday.

Last meeting vs. Keuka College: Split last April 30, winning 2-1 and losing 6-1.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Poly: Won on April 15 by scores of 7-2 and 5-4.

Last meeting vs. SUNY Cobleskill: Won on April 14 by scores of 4-0 and 11-0.

Statistically speaking through Sunday: Pitcher Amanda Kustanbauter, of Muncy, was fourth in the NEAC with a 1.50 earned run average and Krow was fifth in the conference with a .370 batting average.

NEAC North Division standings through Sunday: Keuka College 15-1, Penn College 12-2, Cazenovia College 9-5, SUNY Poly 8-10, Wells College 6-12, Morrisville State College 4-12, SUNY Cobleskill 2-15

 

SCHEDULES/RECORDS/RESULTS

BASEBALL

Overall record: 18-7

NEAC record: 8-2

Tuesday, April 18 – host Gallaudet University at Logue Field (NEAC, 2), W, 7-0; W, 8-1

Thursday, April 20 – at King’s College, W, 5-3

Sunday, April 23 – host Wilkes University at Loyalsock Township, ppd.

Tuesday, April 25 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.

Sunday, April 30 – host Alfred State at Loyalsock Township High School (2), 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 3 – at Elmira College, 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 6 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.

Sunday, May 7 – host Keuka College at Loyalsock Township High School (NEAC, 2), noon

FridaySunday, May 12-14 – NEAC Championships

 

SOFTBALL

Overall record: 16-7

NEAC record: 12-2

Wednesday, April 19 – at Keuka College (NEAC, 2), ppd. to April 26

Thursday, April 20 – at Wells College (NEAC, 2), leading 14-5 in first game when play was suspended by weather

Saturday, April 22 – host Cazenovia College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), L, 4-3; L, 5-1

Sunday, April 23 – at Morrisville State College (NEAC, 2), W, 8-0; W, 4-0

Monday, April 24 – host Keuka College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), 3 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26 – at Keuka College (NEAC, 2), 3 p.m.

Saturday, April 29 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.

Sunday, April 30 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC, 2), noon

Tuesday, May 2 – host Wells College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), TBA

FridaySunday, May 5-7 – NEAC Championships

 

MEN’S TENNIS

Overall record: 1-10

NEAC record: 1-3

Monday, April 24 – at Lycoming College, 3 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25 – host Misericordia University, 3:30 p.m.

 

WOMEN’S TENNIS

Overall record: 2-11

NEAC record: 2-4

Tuesday, April 18 – at St. Elizabeth (NEAC), W, 8-1

Friday, April 21 – host Wells College (NEAC), L, 5-4

Monday, April 24 – at Lycoming College, 3 p.m.

SaturdaySunday, April 29-30 – NEAC Championships at Birchwood Tennis Club, Clarks Summit, TBA

 

GOLF

Monday, April 17 – at Elizabethtown College Blue Jay Classic, finished eighth in a nine-team field

Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23 – NEAC Championships at Bryn Athyn, finished fourth in a nine-team field

 

ARCHERY

Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23 – host Eastern Regional Outdoor Collegiate Championships

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 19-20-21 – Outdoor Nationals at Chula Vista, Calif.

 

For more on Penn College athletics, visit: athletics.pct.edu

O’ Say Can You Sing? Anthem Auditions May 5 at CAC During First Friday

The Williamsport Crosscutters will hold auditions for National Anthem performers on Friday, May 5 from 6-8pm at the Community Arts Center during May’s First Friday in downtown Williamsport.

All individuals and groups who are interested in performing the anthem prior to a 2017 home game must audition on this date, including those who have performed in previous years.

“We have so many great performers in our area and we can’t wait to hear them,” said Gabe Sinicropi, the Cutters Vice-President of Marketing and Public Relations.  “We are pleased and proud to be able to hold our auditions in the great facilities of the CAC, especially on First Friday in downtown Williamsport”

The Crosscutters are looking for any and all types of performers including soloists, groups, and musicians, of any age.  All vocal auditions must be 90 seconds or less in length, the traditional rendition and a cappella.

Performers will be heard on a first come, first served basis during the audition time.  Those chosen to sing at a game will be notified and scheduled at a later date.  All those who audition will receive a free gift from the Crosscutters.  Any and all FirstFriday attendees are welcome to enter the Community Arts Center to view the auditions.

Community Arts Center, located at 220 W. Fourth St. in downtown Williamsport is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the community by providing exceptional arts and entertainment events and participatory activities while offering programming that is appropriate to the diverse interests and needs of a regional audience, priced fairly to assure accessibility to all.  Learn more by visiting their official website, CACLive.com.

For more information on Cutters Anthem Auditions call (570) 326-3389.  The Crosscutters 2017 season opens on June 20 at newly renovated BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field.  The full schedule can be viewed online at www.crosscutters.com.

Ravens 2017 Schedule Released

The Baltimore Ravens will play four primetime games, three of which are at home, in 2017. The Ravens will host their first Monday Night Football game in five years, when the Houston Texans come to town on Nov. 27. (The last time the Ravens played a game on Monday night at M&T Bank Stadium was in 2012, when Baltimore defeated Cincinnati, 44-13, in the season opener on Sept. 10.)

Three of the Ravens’ first four matchups are against AFC North opponents, with Baltimore opening the season at Cincinnati on Sept. 10, then hosting the Cleveland Browns in the home opener on Sept. 17.

For the first time, Baltimore will travel to London to play the host Jaguars on Sept. 24 at Wembley Stadium. Following their trip across the Atlantic, the Ravens welcome the Pittsburgh Steelers to Charm City on Oct. 1.

In a unique schedule, the Ravens will span much of the globe over a two-week period, playing as far east as an NFL team plays (London) and then traveling far west to Oakland to battle the Raiders on Oct. 8. (The Oakland game is the start of four road games over the next six.)

On Oct. 15, the Chicago Bears return to Baltimore for the first time since December of 2009, while the following week (Oct. 22), the Ravens will face another NFC North foe in Minneapolis at the Vikings’ U.S. Bank Stadium, which opened in 2016.

The Ravens, who have won six of their last seven Thursday night games, play the Dolphins at M&T Bank Stadium in a Thursdaynight showdown on Oct. 26. Baltimore then travels to Nashville for a tilt against the Titans (Nov. 5), prior to the team’s Week 10 bye on Nov. 12. Following the bye, the Ravens are at historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay on Nov. 19.

Beginning with the Nov. 27 Monday night game against Houston, the Ravens conclude the season with four of their last six games at M&T Bank Stadium.

For the first time in the team’s 22-year history, Baltimore finishes the regular season with two-straight home contests (vs. Indianapolis on Dec. 23 and vs. Cincinnati on Dec. 31). The Colts game, which will be televised on the NFL Network at 4:30 p.m., is part of a national doubleheader.

The Ravens host the Detroit Lions on Dec. 3 before traveling for back-to-back road games: Sunday night in primetime at Pittsburgh on Dec. 10 and at Cleveland on Dec. 17. This is the second of two occasions (at Tennessee on Nov. 5 and at Green Bay on Nov. 19) the Ravens will play consecutive road games in 2017.

 

Schedule Notes:

  • Baltimore’s four primetime games (including three at home) are its most since 2012, when the Ravens also played four primetime contests.
  • The Ravens will host their first Monday Night Football game since 2012 when they welcome the Houston Texans to M&T Bank Stadium on Nov. 27. Prior to this, dating back to head coach John Harbaugh’s 2008 arrival, an NFL-high 11 of the Ravens’ last 12 Monday Night Football games had been scheduled on the road.
  • In 2017, the Ravens will play seven games against 2016 playoff teams: Steelers (twice), Dolphins, Raiders, Texans, Lions and Packers.
  • For the 11th-consecutive season (2007-17), the Ravens and Steelers will face off in a nationally-televised contest when Baltimore travels to Pittsburgh for a Sunday night showdown on Dec. 10.
  • Three of Baltimore’s first four games will be played against AFC North opponents. The Ravens also close the 2017 season with three of their final four games against division foes.
  • After playing on the road on both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day in 2016, the Ravens will be “home for the holidays” when they host Indianapolis (Dec. 23) and Cincinnati (Dec. 31) at M&T Bank Stadium to cap the regular season. This marks the first time in franchise history that Baltimore will play its final two games at M&T Bank Stadium. (The Ravens end the regular season against Cincinnati for the seventh time in the past eight years.)
  • When Baltimore hosts Miami on Oct. 26, the Ravens will enter the game with wins in six of their last seven Thursdaynight tilts.
  • The Ravens will make only their second-ever trip to Minnesota for a regular season game – and first to the newly-opened U.S. Bank Stadium – in pursuit of their first victory in Minneapolis.
  • Baltimore seeks its first-ever victory (0-3) at Green Bay’s Lambeau Field, where the Ravens have not been scheduled since 2009.
  • For the third time in franchise history and first since 2008, Baltimore will play in a Saturday primetime contest when it hosts Indianapolis on Dec. 23. The Ravens are 1-1 in previous such games and have a 4-4 all-time record (including playoffs) at home against the Colts.
  • For the first time since 2009, NFC North opponents Chicago and Detroit will each travel to Charm City, where they are a combined 0-4 all time in the regular season. Houston, which is 0-4 all time (including playoffs) in Baltimore, returns for the first time since 2013.

 

Ravens Team Notes:

  • In 2016, Baltimore played the NFL’s second-most games (tied, Houston and New Orleans) decided by eight points or fewer, producing a 6-6 record in those contests.
  • In posting a 6-2 record at M&T Bank Stadium in 2016, the Ravens boasted the NFL’s top-ranked defense in both points (14.8 ppg) and yards (260.3 ypg) allowed at home.
  • Under John Harbaugh (2008-16), the Ravens are 54-18 (.750) at M&T Bank Stadium, ranking as the NFL’s third-best home mark during that nine-year span.
  • Over the past nine seasons (coach Harbaugh era/since 2008), the Ravens have earned six playoff berths and produced the NFL’s fourth-most total victories (95).
  • The Ravens are one of seven teams with at least six playoff berths (2008-12 and 2014) in the past nine seasons, winning at least one playoff game in each of those respective years.
  • The Ravens’ 10 playoff wins since coach Harbaugh’s first season in 2008 are the league’s second most and have helped them advance to three AFC Championship games.

 

2017 BALTIMORE RAVENS REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

 

DATE   OPPONENT PLACE TIME
Sun. Sept. 10 at Cincinnati Bengals Paul Brown Stadium 1:00 p.m.
Sun. Sept. 17 CLEVELAND BROWNS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.
Sun. Sept. 24 at Jacksonville Jaguars Wembley Stadium (London) 9:30 a.m.
Sun. Oct. 1 PITTSBURGH STEELERS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.
Sun. Oct. 8* at Oakland Raiders O.co Coliseum 4:05 p.m.
Sun. Oct. 15* CHICAGO BEARS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.
Sun. Oct. 22* at Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium 1:00 p.m.
Thurs. Oct. 26 MIAMI DOLPHINS M&T BANK STADIUM 8:25 p.m.(CBS/NFLN/Amazon)
Sun. Nov. 5* at Tennessee Titans Nissan Stadium 1:00 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 12 BYE    
Sun. Nov. 19* at Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field 1:00 p.m.
Mon. Nov. 27 HOUSTON TEXANS M&T BANK STADIUM 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Sun. Dec. 3* DETROIT LIONS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 10* at Pittsburgh Steelers Heinz Field 8:30 p.m. (NBC)
Sun. Dec. 17* at Cleveland Browns FirstEnergy Stadium 1:00 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 23 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS M&T BANK STADIUM 4:30 p.m. (NFLN)
Sun. Dec. 31* CINCINNATI BENGALS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.

 

*Flexible Scheduling Games                               Home Games in CAPS                        All Times Eastern

 

2017 PRESEASON SCHEDULE

 

DATE   OPPONENT PLACE TIME
Thurs. Aug. 10 WASHINGTON REDSKINS M&T BANK STADIUM 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. Aug. 17 at Miami Dolphins Hard Rock Stadium TBD
Sat. Aug. 26 BUFFALO BILLS M&T BANK STADIUM 7:00 p.m.
Thurs. Aug. 31 at New Orleans Saints Mercedes-Benz Superdome 8:00 p.m.

Gallaudet at Penn College

The Penn College Wildcats play host to Gallaudet University in a NEAC baseball doubleheader today at Logue Field. Coverage begins at 1:45 p.m. on FOX Sports Williamsport and FOXSportsWilliamsport.com Stream #2 with Todd Bartley on the call for Game 1 and with Justin Hawkins and Scott Snyder on the call for Game 2.

Wildcats Weekly #35

PENN COLLEGE GOLFERS SET FOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

The season ends this week for Pennsylvania College of Technology golfers as they compete Saturday and Sunday in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championships. Also on the weekend the archery team hosts the Eastern Regional Outdoor Collegiate Championships.

Last week, while taking advantage of a dry spell and paced by a women’s softball team that won all eight of its games, four spring sports teams posted a combined 14-4 record, including wins by the men’s and women’s tennis squads for the first time this year.

GOLF

Competing in the nine-team Keuka College Invitational on Wednesday, Penn College placed sixth with a four-man score of 347. Michael Lautensack, of Berwin, topped the Wildcats with an 85, tied for 19th overall. SUNY Cobleskill took the team competition with a 315.

Penn College wraps up is regular season on Monday at the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Classic in a final preparation for next Saturday and Sunday’s NEAC Championships, where the Wildcats look to improve on last year’s sixth-place finish.

“The season has been filled with rainouts and rescheduling so it’s been tough to really get things going, but I’ve been very pleased with where we are at this point,” coach Matt Haile said. “We have some guys who really have come a long way; Tyler (Marks) has been playing great and I’m looking forward to see him continue with his success.”

Competing in the championships for Penn College will be Ned Baumbach, of Elizabethtown; Marks; Ben Fails, of Hummelstown; Austin Moscariello, of New Columbia; and either Mike Lautensack, of Berwyn, or Matt Ciccone, of North Wales.

“We have a practice round Friday and it will give them another chance to play the course. … It sets up well for us. It’s a short course (6,036-yard, par 70 Philmont Country Club in Huntingdon Valley). We played decently (there, April 2), for our first time out. I expect a little better from them now that we have some more practice time under our belts,” the coach continued.

“It’s a matter of going out there and putting up two good rounds, back-to-back. … Managing the course well and playing their game, playing each hole one at a time, forgetting the big numbers and just giving it their all and never giving up,” Haile said.

“I think the squad that we have is going to be one of the better that we’ve had going into the championships. I’m looking forward to seeing it happen,” Haile added.

ARCHERY

Penn College hosts the Eastern Regional Outdoor Collegiate Championships on Saturday and Sunday featuring 17 colleges and universities and more than 120 archers.

Registration Saturday will be held between 10 a.m. and noon with practice beginning at noon followed by recurve and compound ranking rounds, then mixed team rounds at 4 p.m. Practice on Sunday starts at 8 a.m. with recurve and compound elimination and medal rounds. The event wraps up at 1 p.m. Sunday with recurve and compound team rounds.

“I am hoping that the weather cooperates and we have a nice sunny no wind weekend for this tournament,” said Penn College coach Chad Karstetter, who also is serving as the tournament director.

“The Penn College archers are looking forward to having an event at our home field and have been hitting the practice range pretty hard these last few weeks.

“We have quite a few archers in pretty good standings to make the all-East team, which is the combination of their indoor nationals score and the score from this weekend.”

BASEBALL

Penn College topped Mt. Aloysius on Monday in non-conference play, 11-2. Noah Esposito, of Williamsport, and Cole Hofmann, of Newtown, both had two-run triples and Cody Cline, of Waynesboro, went 4 for 5 with three RBI and two runs scored while pitcher Cody Nelson, of South Williamsport, picked up his first win of the season.

Hosting Penn State Abington on Friday, Penn College split, winning 11-10 in nine innings and losing 10-7 in eight innings. In the first game, Richard Lennon, of Morgantown, drilled an RBI double in the bottom of the last frame to lift the Wildcats. Hofmann ended the game going 4 for 6 with three RBIs. In the second game, Penn College led 4-0 after one inning, during which Lennon hit a three-run homer, but PS Abington finished strong with a four-run eighth to win.

Wrapping up a 4-1 week on Saturday, and improving to 15-7 overall and 6-2 in the conference, the Wildcats took two at home from Cazenovia College by scores of 5-2 and 21-8. In the first game, Lowe went 3 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs while Nelson improved to 2-0 on the mound with a five-strikeout performance. In the second contest, Brittan Kittle, of Millville, went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and three runs scored while Lennon drove in five runs and Lowe drove in four runs.

IN NORTH EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE ACTION THIS WEEK: Host Gallaudet University (6-23 overall through Sunday), at Logue Field, 2 p.m. Tuesday.

LAST MEETING VS. GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY: Split last April 23, winning 11-6 and losing 3-2.

STATISTICALLY SPEAKING THROUGH SUNDAY: Flicker was third with a .444 batting average; Lennon was tied for fourth with 22 RBI; pitcher Jed Blankenhorn, of Pine Grove, was fifth with two wins; Lowe was tied for third with nine stolen bases; pitcher Brad Walter, of Williamsport, was fifth with 31 strikeouts; and pitcher Devon Sanders, of Bloomsburg, was tied for third with one save.

STANDINGS THROUGH SUNDAY: Keuka College 2-0, Penn College 6-2, Penn State Berks 4-2, Penn State Abington 4-2, Lancaster Bible College 3-3, SUNY Poly 3-3, Cazenovia College 2-4, Wells College 1-5, Gallaudet University 1-5.

SOFTBALL

On Monday in NEAC play, the Wildcats swept Morrisville State College by scores of 8-2 and 8-0 in a pair of five-inning games. In the first game, Elizabeth Asher, of East Stroudsburg, went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two runs scored. In the nightcap, Kassie Winters tossed a shutout with five strikeouts to improve to 3-0 on the season and she aided her own cause by going 3 for 4 at the plate with three runs scored. Four other Wildcats had two hits each, including Sophie Coldsmith, of Gettysburg, who had a double.

The Wildcats continued to roll on Tuesday, hiking their win streak to six games with a 3-1 and 14-3 NEAC sweep of Wells College. Brooks shined on the mound in the first game, tossing a one-hitter and fanning nine. Coldsmith went 3 for 3 to pace the offense and Asher 2 for 3 as both hit triples. In the second game, Taylor Krow, of Mechanicsburg, went 4 for 4 with four RBIs and three runs scored while Winter went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and she improved to 4-0 on the mound. Brooks also tripled and plated two runs.

At home with SUNY Cobleskill on Friday, Penn College won with a pair of shutouts, 4-0 and 11-0. In the opener, Brooks threw a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts and just two walks while going 2 for 3 at the plate with a run scored. In the second game, Penn College had a 10-run third inning, sparked by Wenk who had a two-run single and ended with three RBIs. Amanda Kustanbauter, of Muncy, threw a two-hitter.

The Wildcats completed a perfect 8-0 week on Saturday at home against SUNY Poly with wins by 7-2 and 5-4. In the first game, Winters improved to 5-0 on the mound, had two hits and scored two runs. In the second game, Asher’s walk-off RBI single provided the difference Penn College improved to 14-5 overall and 10-0 in the NEAC. Asher ended the game 3 for 3 at the plate.

IN NORTH EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE ACTION THIS WEEK: At Keuka College (13-7 overall through Sunday), 3 p.m.Wednesday; at Wells College (5-13 overall through Sunday), 3 p.m. Thursday; host Cazenovia College (8-14 overall through Sunday), at Elm Park, 1 p.m. Saturday; host Morrisville State College (1-17 overall through Sunday), at Elm Park, noon.

LAST MEETING VS. KEUKA COLLEGE: Split last April 30, winning 2-1 and losing 6-1.

LAST MEETING VS. WELLS COLLEGE: W 3-1 and 14-3 on April 11.

LAST MEETING VS. CAZENOVIA COLLEGE: Won on April 9 by scores of 12-5 and 9-5.

LAST MEETING VS. MORRISVILLE STATE COLLEGE: Won on April 10 by scores of 8-2 and 8-0.

STATISTICALLY SPEAKING THROUGH SUNDAY: Coldsmith was fourth with a .472 batting average and Winters was third with a 1.28 ERA.

NEAC NORTH DIVISION STANDINGS THROUGH SUNDAY: Penn College 10-0, Keuka College 11-1, Cazenovia College 6-4, SUNY Poly 4-6, Wells College 5-9, SUNY Cobleskill 1-9, Morrisville State College 1-9.

MEN’S TENNIS

In non-conference action on Thursday, Penn College lost to Wilkes University, 9-0, and at Penn State Abington on Friday, Penn College lost, 9-0.

On Saturday at Bryn Athyn, the Wildcats snapped their nine-match loss streak with an 8-1 victory. Winners in both their singles and doubles matches were Ethan Rosler, of Bloomsburg; Andrew Francisco, of Bronx, New York; Nicholas Pascual, of Doylestown; Stephen Helminiak, of Williamsport; and Dylan Therrian, of Reading. Penn College now is 1-9 overall and 1-3 in the NEAC.

NEAC WEST DIVISION STANDINGS THROUGH SUNDAY: Penn State Berks 2-0, Lancaster Bible College 2-0, Penn State Abington 1-0, Penn College 1-3, Bryn Athyn 0-4.

WOMEN’S TENNIS

On Friday at Penn State Abington, Penn College lost, 9-0.

A 6-3 win on Saturday at Bryn Athyn snapped Penn College’s 10-match loss string. Winning both their singles and doubles matches for the Wildcats were Melissa Stabley, of Cogan Station; Morgan Blackwell, of Beech Creek; and Jane Herman, of Greencastle. Penn College now is 1-10 overall and 1-3 in the conference.

IN NORTH EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE ACTION THIS WEEK: Host Wells College (2-6 overall through Sunday), 4 p.m. Friday.

LAST MEETING VS. WELLS COLLEGE: Lost 7-2 last April 23.

NEAC WEST DIVISION STANDINGS THROUGH SUNDAY: Lancaster Bible College 4-0, Penn State Berks 4-0, Penn State Abington 3-0, Wells College 2-3, Penn College 1-3, Bryn Athyn College 1-5, St. Elizabeth College 0-5.

SCHEDULES/RECORDS/RESULTS

BASEBALL

OVERALL RECORD: 15-7

NEAC RECORD: 6-2

Monday, April 10 – at Mt. Aloysius College, W, 11-2

Tuesday, April 11 – at Alfred State, ppd.

Friday, April 14 – host Penn State Abington at Loyalsock Township (NEAC, 2), W, 11-10; L, 10-7

Saturday, April 15 – host Cazenovia College at Loyalsock Township (NEAC, 2), W, 5-2; W, 21-8

Tuesday, April 18 – host Gallaudet University at Logue Field (NEAC, 2), 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 19 – at King’s College, 4 p.m.

Sunday, April 23 – host Wilkes University at Loyalsock Township, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25 – at Lancaster Bible College (NEAC, 2), 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 30 – host Alfred State (2), 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 3 – at Elmira College, 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 6 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.

SOFTBALL

OVERALL RECORD: 14-5

NEAC RECORD: 10-0

Monday, April 10 – at Morrisville State (NEAC, 2), W, 8-2, 5 innings; W, 8-0, 5 innings

Tuesday, April 11 – host Wells College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), W, 3-1; W, 14-3

Friday, April 14 – host SUNY Cobleskill at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), W, 4-0; W, 11-0

Saturday, April 15 – host SUNY Poly at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), W, 7-2; W, 5-4

Wednesday, April 19 – at Keuka College (NEAC, 2), 3 p.m.

Thursday, April 20 – at Wells College (NEAC, 2), 3 p.m.

Saturday, April 22 – host Cazenovia College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.

Sunday, April 23 – host Morrisville State College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), noon

Monday, April 24 – host Keuka College at Elm Park (NEAC, 2), noon

Wednesday, April 26 – vs. Lycoming College at Elm Park, 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 27 – at Wilkes University (2), 4 p.m. (CK)

Saturday, April 29 – at SUNY Poly (NEAC, 2), 1 p.m.

Sunday, April 30 – at SUNY Cobleskill (NEAC, 2), noon

MEN’S TENNIS

OVERALL RECORD: 1-9

NEAC RECORD: 1-3

Thursday, April 13 – at Wilkes University, L, 9-0

Friday, April 14 – at Penn State Abington (NEAC), L, 9-0

Saturday, April 15 – at Bryn Athyn (NEAC), W, 8-1

Thursday, April 20 – host Misericordia University, 4 p.m.

WOMEN’S TENNIS

OVERALL RECORD: 1-10

NEAC RECORD: 1-3

Friday, April 14 – at Penn State Abington (NEAC), L, 9-0

Saturday, April 15 – at Bryn Athyn (NEAC), W, 6-3

Tuesday, April 18 – at St. Elizabeth (NEAC), 1 p.m.

Friday, April 21 – host Wells College (NEAC), 4 p.m.

GOLF

Wednesday, April 12 – at Keuka College, finished sixth in a nine-team field

Monday, April 17 – at Elizabethtown College Blue Jay Classic, 1 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23 – NEAC Championships at Bryn Athyn

ARCHERY

Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23 – host Eastern Regional Outdoor Collegiate Championships

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 19-20-21 – Outdoor Nationals at Chula Vista, Calif.

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