New Castle News


April 18, 2013

Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for April 18


NEW CASTLE — Baseball

Wilmington 6,

Mercer 3

Jimmy Pitzulo started on the hill and gave the Greyhounds a strong outing in a District 10, Region 2-AA home win over Mercer.

Pitzulo (1-0) pitched six innings, scattering 10 hits and allowing three runs — one earned — with no walks and a strikeout. Travis Brumbaugh pitched the seventh to earn his first save. He retired the side in order, all on strikeouts.

“Jimmy threw the ball well all day and gave our team a chance to win,” Wilmington coach Garett Malinak said.

Ryan Brumbaugh paced the Greyhounds (4-2, 5-2) with three hits. Davis Smith and Travis Brumbaugh delivered two hits.

Boys tennis

The Lancers dropped a 4-1 Section 2-AA road decision to Beaver.

The loss drops Neshannock (6-4, 8-4) to sole possession of third place.

Following are the results:

Beaver 4, Neshannock 1


1. Connor Subercross (B) def. Max Watters 6-0, 6-0.

2. Jimmy Covatto (B) def. Joe Bullano 6-3, 6-1.

3. Jack Kroger (B) def. Nick Hautala 6-1. 6-2.


1. Mike Maciarello/Connor Richards (N) def. Jake Lewis/Jesse Weber 3-6, 6-0, 6-2..

2. Devin Dikec/Jon Tetrick (B) def. Nick Montini/Mitch Cialella 6-4, 6-4.


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