JP Mascaro – 3 Mt. Carmel – 3 F (8 innings)
Dillon Famous got his first start on the mound for Mt. Carmel, he was sharp and pitching very well when he had to leave the game due to illness. Famous left with a 3-1 lead after 4 full innings pitched. The Mounties were unable to hold that lead as JP Mascaro tied the game at 3 in the 5th inning. The Mounties had the go ahead/winning run in scoring position in the 6th inning, and then on second base again in the bottom of the 8th, but could not get either runner across the plate for the win. The game was called after 8 full innings, ending in a 3-3 tie.
Perkiomen Valley – 8 Mt. Carmel – 5 F
Mt. Carmel jumped out to an early 3-0 lead against first place PV on Wednesday night. The Raiders rallied in the 4th inning, sending 14 batters to the plate and scoring 8 runs, highlighted by a triple to left center field by Trent Tyson. Mt. Carmel battled back with two runs of their own in the top of the 7th inning, but could not squeeze out any more in the 8-5 loss.
Whitpain – 7 Mt. Carmel – 3
In a game that started in the rain Jonnie Fisher pitched another strong outing and left the game with the lead, after a clutch 2 out hit by John Pecharo drove in a run in the 5th inning giving Mt. Carmel a 3-2 lead. Fisher gave way to the strong Mounties relief pitching , which so far this season has been a lock when called upon, but the Train posted 5 unanswered runs in their half of the 6th inning on only two hits, and some costly mistakes made by the Mt. Carmel defenders.
Mt. Carmel out hit Whitpain, and stole 7 bases on the night, but some fundamental base running mistakes possibly cost the Mounties some additional runs.
Overall Mt. Carmel enjoyed a successful week by winning 2 of their 3 games.
Mt. Carmel is back in action Wednesday night on the road against the first place Perkiomen Valley Raiders at 6PM at PVHS.
Mt. Carmel 10 Lafayette Auto 6 Final
The weather was hot and so were the Mt. Carmel bats Thursday night as the Mounties pounded out 11 hits in a 10-6 win over their crosstown rivals and good friends, Lafayette Auto.
Zach Metz led the way on the mound with another complete game victory running his record to 2-0. Metz allowed 6 hits, 5 earned runs, 5 walks and totaled 5 strikeouts. Offensively Metz was on base 4 times and scored 3 runs with one RBI and a double.
Also leading the way offensively for Mt. Carmel were Third baseman Dillon Famous with 2 hits, 2 runs scored, and 3 RBIs, First baseman Jonnie Fisher (2 hits, 1 2B, and 2 RBIs), Left fielder Steve Longo (2hits, 1 run scored, 2 RBI’s) and Shortstop Kyle Williams ( 2 hits, 2 runs scored). Right fielder Connor Burke and Center fielder Nick Satterthwaite both had one hit and one run scored. Second baseman Adam McKinlay added one hit and one RBI.
The Mounties were down 3-1 after 2 innings, but showed their toughness by scoring 3 runs in the third inning, 3 runs in the fourth inning , and 3 runs in the sixth inning to complete the come from behind victory.
Mt. Carmel is back in action Friday June 12 @ 6PM at Home against Whitpain.
Come out and support the Mounties.
Mt. Carmel – 5 PC – 1 Final Score
PWHS Junior Connor Burke took the ball for his second start of the 2015 season. Simply put, Connor had a great outing against Presidential Caterers Monday night, holding them to just 5 hits, one walk and recording 8 strikeouts. Leading the way in the Mounties 5-1 win over the Caterers. Burke was sharp all night long, with excellent location on all three of his pitches. He kept the PC hitters off balance with a hard fastball backed up by a biting curve ball, and a darting change up.
Offensively the Mounties rewarded Burke with timely hitting and aggressive base running. Second baseman Adam McKinlay led the way with 2 hits, and 2 runs scored, and a stolen base, while right fielder Zach Metz had two hits including an RBI triple, and scored a run. Shortstop Kyle Williams chipped in with an RBI double, one run scored, and two stolen bases. First baseman Jonnie Fisher and third baseman Dillon Famous each collected RBI’s on sacrifice fly balls, while center fielder Nick Satterthwaite had two walks, two stolen bases and scored a run.
The Mounties once again played strong defense behind their pitcher, highlighted by Satterthwaite’s 3 full out sprinting catches (one diving) of balls hit deep into the right center field gap of the cavernous Villanova Ballpark.
Connor Burke is greated by his team after the third inning. Photo by Jonathan Vander Lugt — For The Times Herald
The Mounties have the next two days off, but are back in action Thursday night against Lafayette Auto @ the Villanova Ballpark at 6PM.
Come out and enjoy the game!!!!
On a chilly night at Perkiomen Valley High School, PV’s Tyler Krause kept the Mt. Carmel batters off balance all night allowing just two hits and one walk in route to a 1-0 complete game win over the Mounties. Krause out dueled Mt. Carmel starter Jonnie Fisher, who also pitched well only allowing 1 run while pitching out of trouble several times and keeping Mt. Carmel in the game with his determination and heart. Once again rookie, 15 year old Steve Blum pitched 2 scoreless innings in relief for the Mounties.
Defensively Mt. Carmel continued their stellar defensive play highlighted by Connor Burke’s cannon shot throw from right field to gun down PV’s Jason Lewis at the plate in the 4th inning, to keep the score 1-0.
The Mounties are back in action on Monday June 8 @ 6PM Vs. PC at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth.
Mt. Carmel – 4 JP Mascaro – O Final Score
Zach Metz made his first appearance of the season on the mound for Mt. Carmel on Wednesday night against the first place JP Mascaro Haulers. The star Gwynedd Mercy bound lefty proved that he was up to the task of taking on the league leaders by throwing 6 shutout innings, scattering 6 hits along the way, and adding 5 strikeouts. After 6 strong innings, Zach handed the ball to rookie right hander Steve Blum who only needed 5 pitches to complete the win for the Mounties. Metz and Blum were supported by stellar defense behind them highlighted by a smooth Kyle Williams to Adam McKinlay to Jonnie Fisher 6-4-3 double play with the bases loaded in the 4th inning.
Offensively the Mounties were led by catcher Matt Magid with 2 hits, RF Connor Burke (1 hit, 1 RBI, 1 run), SS Kyle Williams (1 hit, 1 BB, 1 run, 1 RBI), LF Stephen Longo (1 hit, 1 run, 1 BB, 1 SacBunt), 3B Zach Stout (1 hit), CF Nick Satterthwaite (1 hit), and Reggie Collins (1BB, 1 RBI).
The Mounties are back in action tomorrow night June 4 at 7:30 PM against the Perkiomen Valley Raiders at Perkiomen Valley High School.
Hop in the car, catch the game, and Mounties fever!!!!!!