Baseball: Neumann-Goretti silences Blue Mountain in Class AAA

LAURENDALE, Pa. -In the completion of a rain-suspended game, Neumann-Goretti jumped on Blue Mountain for six runs in the bottom of the fourth and easily triumphed, 9-2, in a PIAA Class AAA state baseball quarterfinal at Muhlenberg High.

The contest (2-2 when the rain and lightning hit Thursday) resumed in the bottom of the fourth, with N-G at the plate and the bases loaded. With two outs, sophomore first baseman Josh Ockimey slammed a three-run homer to right-center field.

-Rick O'Brien

Blue Mountain 001 100 0-2 4 3

Neumann-Goretti 002 610 X-9 8 1

WP: John La Motta. LP: Scott Snyder. 2B: NG-Joey Gorman. HR: Josh Ockimey.

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