HS BASEBALL ROUNDUP
April 26, 2013 10:30 AM

LIGONIER VALLEY 9, PURCHASE LINE 3: Host Ligonier Valley piled up a season-high 16 hits and pulled way in the fourth and sixth innings to upend Purchase Line in a Heritage Conference game.

With the game tied 2-2, Ligonier Valley scored four runs on five hits in the fourth inning to take a 6-2 lead. The Rams then plated three runs on four hits in the sixth to extend their lead to 9-3.

Zach Yeskey paced Ligonier Valley by going 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Jordan Jones finished 2-for-4 with a solo homer and two RBIs, Ty Ferlin singled and drove in a run, and Jake Nemeth singled twice.

Jones struck out three and allowed two hits in three innings to earn the win.

Luke Barnett singled twice and drove in a run for Purchase Line.

Both teams play today. Purchase Line (0-7) plays host to Blairsville, and Ligonier Valley welcomes United.

DEER LAKES 2, APOLLO-RIDGE 1: Deer Lakes mustered just four hits but plated a run in each of the fifth and sixth innings to nip Apollo-Ridge in a WPIAL 3-AA game in Spring Church.

Tanner Baylor smacked three singles and drove in the Vikings’ lone run in the seventh inning.

Delbert Brown struck out five and walked four in a complete-game effort.

Apollo-Ridge (7-7, 3-3) travels to Ford City today.

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