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Mercury Roundup (May 17): Owen J. Roberts throws combined no-hitter; Upper Perk wins again in extras


Owen J. Roberts 5, Norristown 0

HIGHLIGHTS: Cameron Brashear, Christian Grillo, Tyler Brashear, Alex Mihos and Sam Morris combined for a no-hitter in Monday’s PAC Liberty win.

The quintet combined for 12 strikeouts and four walks.

Cameron Brashear earned the win and Tyler Brashear struck out five in two innings.

Sam Morris struck out three for the final three outs to finish off the no-no and added a triple at the plate.


Upper Perkiomen 10, Pope John Paul II 9 (8 inn.)

HIGHLIGHTS: The Indians plate three runs in the bottom of the eighth for their second straight walk-off win.

Ian Ferrero (3-for-4, three runs) and Braden Rieg tallied extra bases hits in the Indians’ final at-bats. Malachi Duka added a 3-for-4 day with a double.

Evan Shade (2-for-3, double) drove in three runs for UP. Brendan Kenning and Matt Kossey had three hits each for PJP.

The Golden Panthers built a 7-0 lead after a five-run top of the fifth, but the Indians responded with five runs in the bottom half of the inning and two more in the sixth to send the game to extras. PJP struck for two runs in the top of the eighth, but the Indians answered again with three of their own to walk-off with the win.


Methacton 3, Pottsgrove 2

HIGHLIGHTS: Kevin Trafford’s RBI double in the top of the seventh held up as the winning run in Monday’s non-league win.

Trafford drove in two runs for the Warriors, while Mike Lamalfa tallied two hits.

Mike Christian and Tyler Weil-Kasper (win) combined for four innings of shutout relief.

Steven Rinda had a two-hit day for the Falcons.


Boyertown 13, Upper Merion 2

HIGHLIGHTS: Cole Hertzler was a two-way star for the Bears in Monday’s PAC crossover win.

Hetzler picked up the win with 10 strikeouts in four strong innings (two earned runs). He also went 2-for-2 with  a double and three RBI.

Ethan Martin added a homer for the Bears and scored three runs.


Perkiomen School 6, New Foundations 2

HIGHLIGHTS: Shane Baird needed just 75 pitches in complete game effort Monday, helping the Panthers improve to 6-0 in the Penn Jersey League.

The Panthers did most of their damage in a four-run fourth inning when Ryan Stubblefield had a two-run double and Garrett Knowles drove him in.


Pottsgrove 4, Pottstown 2

HIGHLIGHTS: Avery Gleason picked up the win with five innings of shutout relief, doubled and drove in three of the Flacons’ runs in Monday’s PAC Frontier win.

Elizabeth McAllister tallied three hits for Pottsgrove with Bailey Pysher and Kate Hopkins adding two apiece.

Ariana Gilmore (three earned runs) went the distance for the Trojans, who led 2-1 before a three-run fifth by Pottsgrove.


Owen J. Roberts 5, Phoenixville 0

HIGHLIGHTS: Natalie Alldred tossed a complete game shutout for the Wildcats in Monday’s PAC crossover win

Alldred struck out 10 and allowed just three hits in the win. Sam Walsh and Jordan Sylvia both had two hits.

Chloe Johns and Emma Tommon doubled for the Phantoms.


Methacton 10, Boyertown 0

HIGHLIGHTS: Avery Schwartz went deep as part of a five-homer day for the Warriors in Monday’s PAC crossover win.

Paige Deal (3-for-4), Nicole Timko and Serena Goodridge also went deep for Methacton.

Deal struck out eight and allowed two hits in a shutout.


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