By David “Doc” Walker
The opening week of the Home Run Baseball League consisted of the following games:
Coleman's 11, Tuckerman's 1; Tamworth 8, Delaney's 1; Tamworth 8, Tuckerman's 3; and Coleman's v Delaney’s, canceled by rain.
Coleman's 11, Tuckerman's 1 — Harrison Keeler was strong on the mound and catcher Dom Jones went 3-3 with a home run.
Coleman's: Keeler (2), Barrows (2); and Jones. Tuckerman's: Wilson (2), Copano (1), Croteau (1); and Miner
Tamworth 8, Delaneys 1 — Zach Smith went the distance for the Tamworth Outing Club with Riley Fletcher and Dylan West with 2 hits apiece, highlighted by Fletcher's triple.
Nate Holliday also tripled for Delaney’s.
Tamworth: Smith (7); and Brooks. Delaney's: Rohrbaugh (4), Ahlgren (3); and Paro
Tamworth 8, Tuckerman's 3 — Devin Nordlund went the distance for Tamworth, while Brady King went 3-3; and Dylan West and Riley Fletcher were both 2-3
Brandon Copano homered for Tuckerman's as well as did a fine job on the mound.
Tamworth: Nordlund (7); and Brooks. Tuckerman’s: Copano (5), Wilson (2); and Wilson and Croteau.
Standings as of Week One:
Tamworth Outing Club 2-0
AJ Coleman and Son 1-0
Delaney's Hole in the Wall 0-1
Tuckerman's Tavern 0-2
This week's games (all at 6 p.m.) — Tuesday (July 18): Coleman's vs TOC at K.A. Brett School; and Delaney's vs Tuckerman's at Kennett High School.
Thursday (July 20): TOC vs Delaneys at the Brett School; and Coleman’s vs Tuckerman's at Kennett High.
The newly formed Home Run Baseball League is for players aged 13-16.
Team sponsors are AJ Coleman and Sons; The Tamworth Outing Club; Delaney's Hole in the Wall; and Tuckerman's Restaurant and Tavern.
The season will end with playoffs on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12-13.
- Category: High School