Locker Room gets victory in opener

Locker Room started its 2019 City League season the same way it ended 2018 — by beating Lilly Conrad Chiropractic American Legion, 5-2, Tuesday night at Vets Field in local baseball action.

Andy Lytle had nine strikeouts to get Locker Room the win.

Tyler Stiffler was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs for the winners, who scored three times in the sixth inning to break open a close game.

LILLY CONRAD CHIROPRACTIC-AMERICAN LEGION (2): Matish cf 412, Gallaher 1b 401, B. Ickes 2b 401, Sinclair 3b 300, Porter rf 400, l. McCoy ss 300, Gully c 201, Fabbri dh 300, Suter p 000, Walters p 000, Wigfield p 000, R. Ickes lf 210. Totals–29-2-5

LOCKER ROOM (5): B. Weibley cf 300, Stiffer ss 321, Roberts 3b 412, Scholly 1b 402, Mat. Hershey dh 301, An. Lytle p 000, Creppage lf 301, Hileman 2b 301, Slagenweit rf 210, Shiffler c 211. Totals–27-5-9


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E–Gallaher, Stiffler 2, Roberts, Hileman. 2B–Roberts 2, Mat. Hershey. RBI–Stiffler 2, Roberts, Scholly, Mat. Hershey. WP–An. Lytle. LP–P. Suter. SO–Suter 6, Wigfield 1, An. Lytle 9. BB–Suter 3, walters 2, An. Lyle 2.

Records: Locker Room (1-0); LCCAL (1-1)

Area 4 VFW

MARTINSBURG — Luke Bettwy and Zach Oakes combined on a one-hit shutout in leading D. Merl Tipton to a 15-0 three-inning win over Shank’s Landscaping in an Area 4 VFW game.

Bettwy added three hits and scored three times to go with two hits from teammate Mason Conrath. Ty Eaken had Shank’s lone hit.

D. MERL TIPTON 15, SHANK’S LANDSCAPING 0: Multiple hits–Bettwy 3, Imler 2, Conrath 2 (DMT). WP–Bettwy. LP–Eaken. SO–Bettwy 4, Oakes 2 (DMT), Eaken 1 (SL).

Records: D. Merl Tipton (2-0), Shank’s Landscaping (0-3)

Junior American Legion

Tyrone started its season with an 18-8 win over Beach Creek in a Junior American Legion game.

Ross Gampe led Tyrone’s offense with three hits and five RBIs.

Altoona Teener League

Nico Burns had three hits to go with two each from Jake Becker and Mason Burk as Locker Room downed Professionals Auto Body, 12-9, in an Altoona Teener League Deremer Division game at Seitz Field late Monday night.

PAB got two hits from Riley Parks.

LOCKER ROOM 12, PAB 9: Multiple hits–Burns 3, Becker 2, Burk 2 (LR), Parks 2 (PAB). WP–Burk. LP–Holtslander. SO–Burns 3, Becker 5, Greiner 5 (LR), Parks 5, Holtslander 1, Barton 2 (PAB).