Ian Helsel was 2 for 3 with a triple, two runs scored and a run batted in as Delweld held off league-leader Berkley Hills Renegades Monday in the first game at Point Stadium.
Josh Staniscia, Logan Brown, Zach Solarczyk and John Szmed were all 2 for 3 for Delweld (19-10), which also got an RBI triple from Marcus Shippey.
Staniscia had a double and an RBI, Brown supplied a double, three RBIs and two runs scored while Solarczyk chipped in a double and two runs batted in and Szmed had a triple.
Ryan Uhl and John Jones were both 2 for 4 for the Renegades (21-8), who also got a double and two RBIs from Mike Kastelic.
Uhl had a double, scored twice and drove in a run while Jones had a double and scored once.
Richland clinched the eighth and final playoff spot in the Cambria County Legion League with a shutout victory over visiting Portage in five innings.
Bobby Varner pitched a two-hit shutout with seven strikeouts as Richland (9-13) won for the seventh time in nine games.
Richland plays at top-seeded Somerset at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Dan Berkey was 3 for 3 with three RBIs. Brandon Fesko and Ryan Orlovsky had two hits apiece.
Bailey Kerch had both hits for Portage (1-21).
Canoe, kayak classes offered
The Stonycreek-Conemaugh River Improvement Project and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will offer an opportunity to learn about canoes and kayaks in the Aug. 18 Paddle PA! program at the Quemahoning Reservoir’s Summer’s Best Two Weeks.
Participants will learn about personal flotation devices, water hazards and paddling techniques during 30 minutes of instruction on shore. Then, they will be given a chance to use their new skills on the reservoir during 30 minutes of free paddle time in the canoe, kayak or tandem kayak of their choice.
The cost is $3 per person or $5 for two people. There is no charge for those 14 and younger.
Advanced registration is required with Melissa Reckner at 444-2669 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two from area win on NE tour
CRESSON – Ian Dunmyer of Cresson and Adam Kush of Johnstown won their respective divisions Monday on the North East Junior Tour held at Summit Country Club.
Dunmyer shot an 80 to win the boys age 13-15 Oakmont Division while Kush had an 86 to win the boys age 10-12 Oakmont Division.