Abington American cruises in District 17 baseball pool play opening game

By Robert Tomkavage - rtomkavage@timesleader.com
Abington American’s Finn Goldberg reached base three times during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Abington American’s Christian Mamera, who had two hits, including a triple, crosses home plate during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Abington American’s Tate Pentasuglio throws a pitch during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Abington American’s Carson Bird singled and scored during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. - - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Abington American defeated Connell Park/East, 12-1, in four innings, in a District 17 9-10-11 year-old baseball All-Star pool play game June 24.

American scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning. Domenic Peters, who had three hits, singled and scored, Tate Pentasuglio singles and scored, Carson Bird doubled and scored on an error, Brock Pentasuglio singled and scored on a fielder’s choice, and Finn Goldberg singles and scored on an error.

American added two runs in the bottom of the second inning. Peters and Bird each singled and scored.

American tacked on five more runs in the bottom of the third inning. Goldberg walked and scored, Peters singled and scored, Tate Pentasuglio was hit by a pitch and scored, and Christian Mamera and Christopher Begley each tripled and scored.

Cayden Booth had a double and Jack Alpert singled for Connell Park.

Winner pitcher Tate Pentasuglio struck out four batters for Abington American. Bird struck out two batters in one inning of relief.

Abington American’s Finn Goldberg reached base three times during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_ABJ-Ab-American-1.jpgAbington American’s Finn Goldberg reached base three times during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Abington American’s Christian Mamera, who had two hits, including a triple, crosses home plate during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_ABJ-Ab-American-2.jpgAbington American’s Christian Mamera, who had two hits, including a triple, crosses home plate during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Abington American’s Tate Pentasuglio throws a pitch during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_ABJ-Ab-American-3.jpgAbington American’s Tate Pentasuglio throws a pitch during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Abington American’s Carson Bird singled and scored during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_ABJ-Ab-American-4.jpgAbington American’s Carson Bird singled and scored during a District 17 9-10-11 year-old All-Star baseball game June 24. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

By Robert Tomkavage

rtomkavage@timesleader.com

Reach Robert Tomkavage at 570-704-3941 or on Twitter @rtomkavage.

Reach Robert Tomkavage at 570-704-3941 or on Twitter @rtomkavage.