SHAG! rallies for win over M&T in opener

Teener baseball

John Schmidhammer’s infield single single scored Austin Parker in the bottom of the seventh for SHAG! in its season-opening win, 11-10, against M&T Bank in the Altoona Teener League Major Deremer Division Tuesday night at Seitz Field.

SHAG! scored seven runs in the final two innings. Nick Kost was 3-for-4 with an RBI, and Josh Merritts was 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.

n Aden Diehl struck out the last two batters with the bases loaded to save the game for Gingrich Insurance, which won 10-9 over McMullen Furniture at Seitz Field in the Minor Lowey Division Monday.

Alec Strawmier had two hits, and Wyatt Young got the win with two strikeouts.

n In other Lowey Division action on Monday, ERA Sports held on to top J&P Auto, 11-10 in both teams’ opener.

Bryce Eberhart and Matthew Giordano each had three hits, and Baran Dionis struck out four to get the win.

SHAG! 11, M&T Bank 10: Multiple Hits: Kost 3, Merritts 2, Parker 2. WP–Ridgway. LP–Moseby. SO–Kost 2, Ridgway 6 (S); Clapper 2. Records: SHAG! (1-0); M&T Bank (0-1).

ERA Sports 11, J&P Auto 10: Multiple hits–Eberhardt 3, Dionis 2, Giordano 3, Schratzmeier 2 (ERA); Hockey 2, Harvey 2 (J&P). WP–Dionis LP–Sanders SO–Sheehan 1, Dionis 4, Wyland 1 (ERA); Kratzer 4, Garman 1, Sanders 2 (J&P). Records: ERA Sports (1-0); J&P Auto (0-1).

Gingrich Insurance 10, McMullen Furniture 9: Multiple hits–Strawmier 2 (G); Sell 3 (M). WP–Young. LP–Chipperfield. SV–Diehl. SO–Williams 1, Steward 1, Young 2, Diehl 2 (G); Kennsinger 10 (M). Records: Gingrich Insurance (1-0); McMullen Furniture (0-1).