Pennsylvania High School Baseball - Hickory defeats Wilmington Area
(May 11, 2011: Hermitage, PA 16148) Hickory Hornets (Hermitage, PA) fans exited the stadium thrilled Wednesday as they observed their baseball squad overcome the visiting Wilmington Area Greyhounds (New Wilmington, PA), 9-3 in a league test.
With the win, Hickory upgrades its record to 7-4 on the season. The Hornets host Sharon (Sharon, PA) to battle the Tigers in a District 10 Region 2 test on Friday, May 13. The Tigers come into the test with a record of 9-4. Sharon lost 8-7 in their recent league test against Reynolds (Greenville, PA)
With the defeat, Wilmington Area falls to 5-8 on the season. The Greyhounds travel to Mercer (Mercer, PA) to battle the Mustangs in a District 10 Region 2 test on Saturday, May 14. The Mustangs come into the test with a record of 3-8. Mercer lost 11-1 in their recent league test against Sharpsville (Sharpsville, PA)
Jon Korpon started and pitched 4 innings giving up 2 runs,3 hits,5 Ks and 2 walks and getting the win for Hickory.Mark DiBattiste relieved giving up 1 run,3 hits,2 Ks and 2 walks.For Hickory Reese Swatsworth doubled,singled twice and had 2 rbis,Kevin Pugliese tripled,doubled and had 3 rbis,Nick DiBartolomeo singled twice and had 2 rbis,Boris Cano singled twice,Tyler Gargano doubled and Andrew Schafer and Jared Baughman singled.For Wilmington James Foltz doubled and singled,Matt Nystrom doubled and Anthony Derrick,Ryan Brumbaugh and Brian Reynolds singled.Drew Nichols and Brumbaugh threw for Wilmington.