YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP
YOUNG TOWNSHIP 15, SHOEMAKER FUNERAL HOME 5: Young Township limited Shoemaker Funeral Home to five hits and secured the No. 3 seed in the county playoffs in Indiana County Youth Legion action at Bertolino Field. The game was shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule.
Jake Townsend fired a five-hitter to get the win. Townsend fanned three, walked one and allowed no extra-base hits.
Devin Fairman went 2-for-3 with a triple and four RBIs to lead Young Township. Brady Yard singled twice and drove in two runs.
Young Township (12-5) plays host to S.W. Jack on Sunday.
I‑MEDICAL 12, S.W. JACK 1: Playoff-bound I-Medical jumped out to an early 5-0 lead and didn’t let off the accelerator en route to a lopsided win over host S.W. Jack in a game that was shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule.
Joey DiPietro struck out two, walked two and allowed two hits in four innings to earn the win. DiPietro also doubled twice and drove in three runs.
Tyler Barker singled twice to pace S.W. Jack.
Losing pitcher Luke Thomas fanned four and walked six in 2 2-3 innings.
With the loss, the Black Sox were eliminated from playoff contention.
I-Medical locked up the No. 2 seed in the playoffs with the win.
S.W. Jack (9-8) travels to Young Township on Sunday. I-Medical concluded its regular season with a 14-4 mark.