News and Updates

The Hanover Raiders and Biglerville Black Sox have moved their makeup game next week from Tuesday, June 27 to Wednesday, June 28 due to a field conflict.  The game will be played at Diller Field.  This makeup game is part of a rainout from May 28.

Cashtown raced out to a 6-0 lead, then withstood a frantic Littlestown comeback attempt as the Pirates defeated the Dodgers 7-6 Thursday at Littlestown's Memorial Field. Michael Tempel was 4-for-4 and Chris Schachle drove in three runs for the Pirates, who find themselves once again tied for first in the SPL standings.

Brushtown enacted some revenge on Hanover, winning 6-2 at Diller Field.  The win pulls the Bulldogs back to within one game of the league lead. The Bulldogs also win the season series over the Raiders, 3 games to 1.

New Oxford erupted for seven late runs to pull away from Biglerville 11-2.  Alex Emlet and Keegan Romanoff had three hits each for the Twins, who also stand just one game out of first place.

Mummasburg grabbed its third win of the year by defeating Gettysburg 7-4 at Rec Park. The Mets and Grays split their season series 2-2, with both teams scoring 18 runs apiece in their series matchups.

Gettysburg surprised league-leading Cashtown 11-7 Tuesday night at the Gettysburg Rec Park. Robert Rohrbaugh, making his first start of the season, struck out 7 over four innings to get the win. Mike Topper had four hits to lead the Grays offense, while Tyler Martin chipped in with two hits.

Hanover capitalized on the Pirates loss, moving into sole possession of first place by edging Brushtown 1-0. Andrew Burke tossed a beauty, striking out a dozen in the complete game effort. Bob Taylor's RBI single in the top of the first off of hard-luck loser Kyle Raubenstine was the only run of the game.

Biglerville's Tyrel Taughinbaugh tagged his fourth home run of the season in the Black Sox 4-1 win over Littlestown. Bill Rexroth went six innings for the win, with Tanner Byers picking up the save.

The Hanover Raiders swept Gettysburg in a doubleheader Sunday and, paired with Cashtown's split with New Oxford, grabbed a share of first place in the SPL standings. The Raiders won game one 12-1 in five innings with Beau Deatrick picking up the win. Gettysburg led game two into the fifth, but the Raiders scored six runs over the final two frames to escape with a 7-2 win in the nightcap. A.J. Phillips got the complete game victory. Austin Kibler brought the big bat, collecting three hits in each game for the Raiders.  Mike Topper homered for Gettysburg.

In other SPL action from Sunday, New Oxford and Cashtown split their doubleheader. The Twins grabbed game one 4-3 before Cashtown took game two 8-3.

Brushtown swept Mummasburg by scores of 2-1 and 7-1. The Bulldogs, winners of 7 straight, sit just one game out of first place.

Littlestown won a pair of slugfests over Biglerville, winning 13-5 and 9-7.

The Hanover Raiders enacted some revenge by downing New Oxford 4-3 Thursday night in a championship series rematch at New Oxford High School. Tyler Null worked into the seventh before yielding to Kody Kibler, who shut the door on the Twins comeback attempt. Anthony Lippy suffered the loss.

In other action, Brushtown knocked off league-leading Cashtown 8-2. With the win, Hanover moves to within a game of the Pirates in the standings, while Brushtown finds itself just 2 1/2 games out of first place.

Littlestown vaulted into fifth place with a 10-0 win over Mummasburg.  The Dodgers have outscored their last two opponents 19-0.