Somerset 3 Meyersdale 1
MEYERSDALE - Somerset ended the Cambria County League season with a perfect 22-0 record after Sunday’s narrow win over host Meyersdale.
Drew Hemminger, Austin Sleek and Tanner Stull each hit a double for Somerset, which heads into the postseason as the top seed.
Ryan Lynch was 2 for 2 with a double for Meyersdale
(10-12), the fifth seed in the playoffs.
Tyler Mayhugh and Steve Haer had the other two Meyersdale hits with Mayhugh scoring the lone run.
The Cambria County League playoffs open on Wednesday with four matchups.
Top-seeded Somerset hosts either Lilly or Richland and
No. 7 Cernic’s is at second-seeded Claysburg.
The other pairings have No. 5 Meyersdale at fourth-seeded Patton and sixth-seeded Stoystown at No. 3 Bedford.
All games are seven innings and will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Two Cambria Legion teams advance to the Region 7 Tournament in Latrobe, which begins July 21.
Martella’s Pharmacy 1 Laurel Auto Group 0
Jimmy Stenger’s solo home run in the sixth inning propelled Martella’s Pharmacy to a slim victory over Laurel Auto Group on Sunday in the early game at Point Stadium.
Stenger finished with two hits and Luke Williams also added a pair of hits for Martella’s.
Mike Mulvey won the pitcher’s duel with Laurel’s Ryan Bills, allowing one hit while striking out six and walking none in six innings of work as Martella’s improved to 16-12 in the first game after the league break.
Zac Heide hit a double and Jake Haubrich added a single for Laurel (14-14).
A.J. Rievel hit a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth to help Berkley Hills Renegades (21-7) to a win over Delweld (18-10) in the Point nightcap.
Pitcher Nate Spohn got the win, allowing just two hits and striking out six.
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