American Legion Baseball
St. Michael 13, Lilly 3
ST. MICHAEL – Cody Mickus (3 for 5) and Justin Smith (2 for 4) each scored two runs and drove in a pair of runs as St. Michael dropped Lilly in six innings on Friday.
The Saints scored eight runs in the fifth to break the game open. Smith swatted a home run to highlight that frame. Winning pitcher Derek Dumm had two hits while teammates Justin Gdula and John Belinda also supplied a pair of hits.
Lilly’s Jordan Fuller scored two runs.
Stoystown 7, Cernic’s 6
Stoystown’s Ryan Fyock had three hits, and Cody Kiser had two hits in an extra-inning victory over host Cernic’s on Thursday.
Cernic’s Judah Sandek, Curtis McClain, Brady Hamer, Nate Nickel and P.C. Callihan each had two hits.
Laurel Auto 5, Rail Birds 4
Laurel Auto’s Cullen Schimminger hit the right field fence with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to drive in the winning run against the Altoona Rail Birds in Thursday’s late game at Roxbury Park.
With one out, Joe Fearer doubled to left to start the game-winning rally. Mike Malicky singled to center to put runners on first and third. An intentional walk loaded the bases, setting the stage for Schimminger.
Fearer doubled twice. Avery Sandor and Malicky each had two singles for Laurel Auto, which swept the doubleheader.
NAHL, Tomahawks release 2012-13 schedule
The Johnstown Tomahawks’ first season in the Flood City will see 28 regular-season games at Cambria County War Memorial with the team’s home opener on Sept. 29 against Michigan.
The Tomahawks open on Sept. 8 at Port Huron, also battling the Fighting Falcons on Sept. 9. Johnstown will play four games in the NAHL Showcase Tournament in Blaine, Minnesota from Sept. 12-15 before welcoming the Warriors to Johnstown on Sept. 29.
Johnstown will host Kalamazoo on Dec. 31, reigniting the city’s tradition of hosting New Year’s Eve games at the War Memorial.
Games at the Wenatchee Wild (Nov. 30 and Dec. 1) and Fresno Monsters (Dec. 7-8) mark the team’s only road trip outside the North Division. Wentachee visits Johnstown Feb. 15-16 with Fresno following Feb. 22-23.
The Tomahawks are slated to play 12 of their home games on Saturdays with nine on Fridays and five Sunday contests. A Monday tilt (Dec. 31) and a Thursday clash (Jan. 31) are on the schedule.
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