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LA SALLE 3, CONWELL-EGAN 0 4/28
C-E's Chris David follows through on curve.
La Salle's Matt Zielinski; also a lefty.
La Salle's Bill Warrender prepares to move pinch-runner Jeff Liberatore (top)
to third with a bunt. Catcher is Rich
Dupell. Third baseman is Brian Herman.
And this is the following squeeze bunt by Nick Manzi that scored Liberatore. It
became a hit when
first base was left uncovered.
Some of La Salle's student spectators. Hot dogs and sodas were available.
Mike Pennington slides home with a sixth-inning run (on Bill Warrender's sac fly.)
KING 6, STRAWBERRY MANSION 5 (8 INN.) 4/26
Mansion coach Lou Zambino throws BP without the
benefit of having a screen in front of him.
King's Roberto Hernandez uncorks a curveball.
Mansion jr. RHP Matthew "Moo"
Johnson gives his glove a rest on his
hat before throwing warmups.
King's Larry Allen moves up to third on a wild pitch. Basir Rashad reaches for throw.
King's battery -- Roberto Hernandez and Duane Stith.
With the bases loaded in the home eighth, Matthew "Moo" Johnson
prepares to send a game-ending
liner to LF Deshan "Fresh" Lupton.
BONNER 5, O'HARA 3 4/25
I went to a baseball game and a track meet broke out . . . Bonner's Joe
McGilligan steps out between pitches as
someone flies past in the 400 intermediate hurdles.
The fans hang out on the hill behind Bonner's bench area.
Huck was in attendance and was going to take a picture of the barbecue crew
leftfield fence. These guys stopped him and threatened bodily harm if he didn't take THEIR
picture (ha ha). L to R -- Mike "Unit" Tarzwell, Andrew Spross, Brian "Lil Dippy" Smith and
With a complete game, Tom Moran upped his innings total to 13 within a
Tom Connelly grounds out leading off the seventh as a pinch-hitter.
RENOVATIONS AT GERMANTOWN'S
BENJAMIN JOHNSTON MEMORIAL STADIUM 4/20
That's the home side to the right.
This shot was taken from a different angle. That's the fieldhouse in the background.
ROXBOROUGH 8, GERMANTOWN 5 4/20
Germantown's Robert Fisher follows through
with first-inning pitch.
Brandon Cuff receives congratulations from the Fisher brothers, Andre (50) and
Robert, after smacking a solo
homer in the second inning.
Roxborough coach Howard Leight waves Doug Sponsler around third base with a
fourth inning run.
Robert Fisher powers a single to leftfield. The catcher is Sean Murphy.
Spectator Mike Barnes could not take all the action.
Brandon Cuff uncorked some wicked curves in a
seventh-inning relief appearance.
GTN. ACADEMY 3, HAVER. SCHOOL 0 4/19
GA sr. LHP Mark Shimrock, shown here working to leadoff hitter Nick Tom in the
first inning, allowed just one hit,
a scratch infield single off his glove (hit by Tom) in the third inning.
Haverford soph RHP Mike Galetta allowed four hits in six innings.
Tyler Stampone hits as John Barr gets a good lead off first. The 1B is Chris Becker.
The son-father umpiring team of Jeff and Ed Kerrigan.
Jeff King checks his swing on a high fastball, which Danny Overcash is a
CONWELL-EGAN 6, RYAN 4 4/18
C-E shortstop Brian Herman throws to first as infield drill winds down.
Joe Jordan plays pepper with some teammates.
Ed Kovacs prepares to cut against Ryan Geiss.
Ryan's Rob Fisher follows through.
Ryan Terry has his head on the ball.
NORTH CATHOLIC 9, JUDGE 4 4/13
North's Tim Wallace pitches against Judge. Those are paper cups in the fence
along with a hat, of
course. The third baseman is Sean Murphy.
Joe McDermott is in his 30th season as Judge's coach.
Judge's Jerry Gaul leads off third. Tim Wallace is in the stretch.
Derrek Etsell is holding Jeff McMahon at first.
Tim Wallace, as visible through the fence. He ripped an RBI triple in this at-bat.
With ice on his upper arm, Tim Wallace watches as Chris
Dougherty closes out the win.
PENN CHARTER 4, CHESTNUT HILL 0 4/12
Penn Charter coach Rick Mellor works hard on pre-game preparations (smile).
This photo was staged,
in case you're wondering.
PC's Sean Rust delivers game's first pitch to Anthony Biello.
Penn Charter's Ryan Nanni is an instant away from connecting with a Cory Broderick pitch.
Scott Dziengelski stretches to nip PC's Mark Adzick.
Marc Spagnoletti checks his swing. Shot was taken from behind CHA's bench.
Scott Dziengelski can't catch up with Sean Rust's fastball as R.J. Hollinshead does the receiving.
ROMAN 8, CARROLL 5 4/11
Carroll coach Fran Murphy (right) uses a pair of backup catchers, John
Thomas (hand to face) and Pete Coppa, to give signs to starter Andrew
Szalejko. Or maybe one guy's signs are live and the other's are a decoy?
At left is assistant Father Ed Casey.
Junior Ryan Weber went the distance for Roman, allowing seven hits. Tim Hoban is the SS.
Carroll RHP Brian Rorick is a Coastal Carolina signee.
Tim Hoban fouls off a pitch.
After smacking a three-run homer, Nick DeMalto is greeted for helmet taps by
the guys who were
on base, Brian Cooper (22) and Bob Spinks.
RYAN 17, DOUGHERTY 7 4/7
Joe Kerrigan Jr., Dougherty's new coach, hits
groundballs during the infield drill.
Ryan's Nick Klein pitches to Dougherty's leadoff hitter, Luke Ashenbrenner.
Nick DiEnno prepares to take a cut. The catcher is Mike Copestick.
Notice the Green Monster across the street (smile). It's part of a
Don't fence me in . . . Dougherty subs Matt Boerner (45), Eric Richards (43) and Sean Higgins watch Nick Klein work.
Kevin McGovern returns to first as Rob Fisher has trouble handling an
errant pickoff throw.
Kevin McGovern, a soph, pitched two scoreless innings with four strikeouts
and two popouts.
KENSINGTON 14, FRANKLIN LC 2 4/6
FLC's friendly and competent managers, L to R . . .
Sirren Bright, Eboni Childres, Tiffany Moton.
FLC junior Brian "Bibby" Franklin,
normally a SS, is now pitching because
two other guys are ineligible.
Jr. RHP Sthalin Hidalgo was two strikes away
from a five-inning no-hitter when FLC collected
three hits and two runs.
Justin Velazquez has just made contact and the ball is headed for the light
tower in left-center. This resulted
in a two-run double. Ricardo Feliciano is ready to score from third.
Joe Velazquez needs a little help
to be taller than 6-5 first baseman
CENTRAL 5, GAMP 4 4/1
(Photos by Andrew Morgan, Central student)
This lady held up the proceedings when she walked
across the field. That's Central coach Bob Barthelmeh,
returning to the dugout after an argument with her.
And there she goes . . .
Ryan Challender works from the stretch.
GAMP's John Dunn steals second.
O'HARA 2, BONNER 0 3/31
Josh Rickards, a Marist signee, pitched a
one-hitter with 12 strikeouts.
Matt Catania dives back to the bag. First baseman Kevin Ward awaits the throw.
Tom Moran also fanned a dozen. Note the Bonner students hanging
out beyond the centerfield fence.
Kevin Ward enjoys a short rest after breaking
up Josh Rickards' no-hit bid on a single with
two outs in the sixth.
FRANKFORD 7, OLNEY 0 3/30
Junior righthander Richard Jimenez allowed two hits (both
singles) in six innings and fanned 13.
Ramon Reyes comes home with run No. 2 as catcher Joseph
Bundy makes way.
William Rodriguez takes a short lead off third and Jon Bracero stands ready to
back to the bag.
Senior SS Luis Alicea is considered the Pub's top player. He
also does some closing.
Luis Alicea worked the seventh as Richard Jimenez moved to shortstop.