Littlestown Sneaks Past Twins in 7th
The Littlestown Dodgers overcame a pair of deficits to down New Oxford 4-3 in walkoff fashion Thursday night at Littlestown. With the score tied at 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh, Tim Copenhaver led off with a bunt single and advanced to second on a throwing error on the play. He moved to third on Sean Connole's ground out and scored the game winning run on a wild pitch. New Oxford took a 1-0 lead in the third on Larry Baumgardner's RBI single, but the Dodgers tied things up an inning later when Sam Wertz scored on a wild pitch. The Twins tacked on two more on Mitch Collins' 2-run single in the fifth. Littlestown knotted the score again in the sixth on an RBI groundout from Jacob House and a squeeze bunt from Jack Sullivan. The Twins loaded the bases with one out in the seventh but winning pitcher Justin Keith escaped the jam with no damage. Baumgardner, Collins, and Jeff Deveney each had two hits for the Twins, who outhit the Dodgers 9-4 in the game. Copenhaver had two singles for Littlestown.
In other South Penn results from Thursday, Hanover withstood a 7th-inning rally to defeat Gettysburg 3-2. The Raiders led 3-0 entering the final inning, but RBIs from Brandon Harman and Jarrod Mattias closed the gap. Austin Kibler entered and recorded the final out to earn the save and make a winner of Tyler Null, who fanned seven across five innings of work. Sam Shea suffered the hard luck loss, allowing 3 runs, 0 earned, across six innings. Mattias had three hits for the Grays and Dustin O'Brien added two.
Biglerville beat Brushtown 9-1. No game details were available.