Fri June 22 - Lee & DiLeonardo team up for no-hitter in 8-1 victory over Pottstown
PV's Austin Lee and Vinny DiLeonardo joined forces to throw a no-hitter for the Raiders 8-1 victory in a rain shortened, four inning game over Pottstown this past Friday at Perk Valley High School. The duo struck out six while walking four. Pottstown had no answer for Lee who kept runners off the base paths in his appearance. He held Pottstown hitless over 3 1/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked four and struck out five. Lee pulled double duty, leading the Raiders on both offense and defense in the win racking up two hits with singles in the second and third innings and added two RBIs for the Raiders. Eight runs in the
opening three innings allowed the Raiders to easily put away Pottstown. An RBI single by John Turner in the first inning and a two-run single by Lee, a groundout by Jake Riehs, an RBI single by Liam Grande, and a two-run single by Gabe Kolb during the second inning helped the Raiders put some runs on the board early.
Sat June 23 - PV Raiders get on top of Valley Forge early but can't hang on in 9-5 loss
The Raiders jumped out to an early lead, but were unable to hold on and lost 9-5 to Valley Forge on Saturday. Adam Gaines racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Raiders. He singled in the first and third innings. Valley Forge couldn't get anything going so long as Gabe Kolb was on the hill. Kolb gave up just two hits, allowing one earned run, walking one and striking out four during his 3 2/3 innings of work. The top of the first saw Valley Forge take an early lead, 1-0. The Raiders survived Valley Forge's surge and put up two runs of their own in the first. The Raiders scored on an error and an RBI single by Gaines. The Raiders answered Valley Forge's top half of the inning with three runs of their own in the third. The Raiders scored on an RBI single by Gaines, an RBI single by Tyler Krause, and a sacrifice fly by Vinny DiLeonardo. Valley Forge never surrendered the lead after the fourth inning, scoring five runs on an error, two singles, and a wild pitch.
Sun June 24 - PV Raiders Austin Lee's hot bat sets tone in drubbing of JP Mascaro, 14-4
JP Mascaro didn't have a chance on Sunday, as the Raiders won in blowout fashion, 14-4 in six innings at Methacton. The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to five lead changes in the game. The Raiders took the lead in the third inning and held on for the victory. A walk by Gabe Kolb scored Ryan Light and gave the Raiders the lead for good. Austin Lee racked up five RBIs on three hits for the Raiders. He singled in the third inning, homered in the fourth inning, and doubled in the fifth inning. Liam Grande got the win for the Raiders. He allowed four runs over four innings striking out five, walking five and surrendering seven hits. The top of the first saw the Raiders take an early lead, 2-0. A single by Tyler Krause, plating Sean Morarity and Jake Riehs started the inning off. The Raiders never surrendered the lead after the third inning. The runs piled on thanks to a two-run single by Lee. The Raiders piled on four more
runs in the top of the fourth. A hit into a fielder's choice scored John Turner for the inning's first run. That was followed up by Lee's three-run blast, scoring Light and Krause. The Raiders added three more runs in the top of the fifth. A clutch sacrifice fly scored Kolb to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by Light's single, plating Krause and Grande.
The PV Raiders now stand at 12-5 overall and 10-4 in league play. This weeks games include Plymouth on Tuesday 6/26 6pm at Villanova's Varisty field, at Wissahickon on Saturday 6/30 4pm, and Norristown Rec on Sunday 7/1 4pm at PV High School.