Thursday, November 26, 2015

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Pitching Leaders

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 1:22 PM
Southeastern Pa. Pitching Leaders Minimum of 20 innings. Statistics through Tuesday. As reported to The Inquirer. Player School W-L IP H SO ERA Curtis Staropoli Holy Ghost Prep 5-0 28 7 33 0.00 Joey Lancellotti Arch. Wood 5-0 33.2 19 41 0.44 Ryan Barrett Unionville 2-1 27.1 25 20 0.77 Scott McKenna... Read more

Baseball: Southeastern Pa. Hitting Leaders

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 12:40 PM
Southeastern Pa. Hitting Leaders Minimum of 30 at-bats. Statistics are through Tuesday. As reported to The Inquirer. Player School AB R H RBI AVG. Sean Phelan Devon Prep 34 19 20 25 .588 Ryne Ogren Conestoga 44 9 25 14 .568 Riley O'Day Bishop Shanahan 37 5 21 12 .568 Ruddy Diaz Frankford 45 13... Read more

Underclassmen spark Fords' key win over Friars

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10:52 AM
HAVERFORD SCHOOL 4, MALVERN PREP 3 Haverford School kept alive its bid for an Inter-Ac League baseball championship in large part due to significant and clutch contributions from a handful of underclassmen. In a must-win situation Friday afternoon at first-place Malvern Prep, Tyler Dunbar, Tommy... Read more

Melone, Knights breeze past Rams

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 9:31 PM
NORTH PENN 10, PENNRIDGE 0 (5 INNINGS) North Penn's Jared Melone batted .500 while earning first-team all-Suburban One League Continental Conference honors last season. So while the .359 average the senior third baseman took into Thursday's showdown against Pennridge seems respectable, he has been... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 11:41 AM
Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25 Rk. Team Record Records through Tuesday. Last week’s ranking in parentheses. 1. Malvern Prep 22-5 2. Archbishop Wood 12-3 3. Neumann-Goretti 11-2 4. Haverford School 21-3 5. Pennsbury 14-2 6. Devon Prep 13-1 7. North Penn 11-3 8. Pennridge 12-3 9. Holy... Read more

Lang, Cahillites down error-plagued Patriots

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 11:18 PM
ROMAN CATHOLIC 6, ARCHBISHOP CARROLL 2 If Temple still had a baseball program, Bobby Lang would be a walk-on candidate with the ability to serve as an extra arm on weekends. But since the Owls discontinued baseball and six other interscholastic sports last year, the Roman Catholic righthander will... Read more

Scrappy Blue Devils nip Churchmen in pitchers' duel

Friday, May 1, 2015, 10:26 PM
SPRINGSIDE CHESTNUT HILL 1, EPISCOPAL ACADEMY 0 After getting crushed by first-place Malvern Prep in its previous Inter-Ac League outing, Springside Chestnut Hill realized the importance of a strong turnaround Friday afternoon against Episcopal Academy. Boosted by a rookie hurler’s flirtation... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Baseball Notebook

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 11:10 AM
While it has struggled at the plate, Hatboro-Horsham has stayed in the thick of a four-team race for the Suburban One League Continental Conference title with solid pitching, defense, and baserunning. Senior lefthander Eric Lane came through on the hill Tuesday afternoon against Central Bucks South... Read more

Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 11:28 PM
Southeastern Pa. Baseball Top 25 Rk. Team Record Records through Tuesday. 1. Holy Ghost Prep 10-0 2. Archbishop Wood 10-2 3. Neumann-Goretti 11-1 4. Malvern Prep 18-5 5. Haverford School 17-3 6. Pennsbury 11-2 7. Devon Prep 10-1 8. North Penn 8-2 9. Spring-Ford 11-3 10. Pennridge 9-3 11... Read more

Friars rally (again) for a 7-6 win over the Fords

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:26 PM
MALVERN PREP 7, HAVERFORD SCHOOL 6 Lately, Malvern Prep's baseball team seems most comfortable in comeback mode. On Saturday, in winning the 34th annual Tom Heinkel Memorial Tournament in South Jersey, it overcame deficits of 8-0 and 12-5 to stun St. Augustine Prep, 13-12, in the semifinals. They... Read more
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