Maroon team drops to 1-2
WILLIAMSPORT – Altoona Maroon fell to 1-2 at the Mid-Atlantic Region 7 Junior Babe Ruth 14-year-old Tournament Friday afternoon, thanks to a 7-4 loss to Rotterdam, N.Y. at Logue Field.
Altoona is now in a must-win situation. It has to beat Piedmont, Del., on Sunday at 4 p.m. and then it must rely on other teams to lose if it wants to make the quarterfinals on Monday.
Rotterdam (3-0) led 6-1 after four innings. Altoona got solo RBI efforts from Ryan Shope, Jake Huber and Andrew Moyer. Teammate Cole Gibson had two of the team’s five hits.
SCORE BY INNINGS
Altoona Maroon001 001 2 – 4 5 2
Rotterdam003 301 X – 7 9 4
2B-Noland (A), Lanaro, Smith, Seither (R). Multiple hits-Gibson 2 (A), Starr 2 (R). RBI-Shope, Huber, Moyer (A), Lanaro 2, Stankey, Smith 2 (R). WP-Lanaro. LP-Gibson. SO-Lanaro 1 (R), Gibson 4, Moyer 2 (A). BB-Lanaro 2, Koritziel 1 (R), Gibson 1, Moyer 2 (A).
DPLWS final tonight
Cumming Motors of the East End Youth League and Claysburg’s McCabe Trucking will meet at 8 tonight for the championship of the 23rd Dean Patterson Little World Series at Centennial Field.