Chuck Fitzgerald opened his 2011 baseball season with a bang and lifted Philadelphia Electrical past host Swenson, 5-2, in a Public League Division B game Monday.
Fitzgerald went the distance and tossed a no-hitter. He struck out 13 and walked two while giving up two runs in the fifth inning without allowing a hit.
Fitzgerald also helped himself with a double.
Edison and Prep Charter combined for 26 strikeouts, but the Owls were able to push a run across the plate in the seventh inning and beat the visiting Huskies, 1-0.
Winning pitcher Johnny Pagan struck out 14 and walked just one while giving up five hits. He earned the victory when Miguel Delgado knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Josh Godbolt crushed an RBI double in the sixth inning and handed Masterman a 2-1 win over visiting Esperanza.
Godbolt's double drove in Chris Woods with the winning run.
Jorge Martinez drove in Mike Sullivan with the game-winning run in the fifth inning as Philadelphia Academy Charter edged visiting Kensington, 5-4.
Central. Scott Sherer belted a three-run double in the sixth inning and handed Garnet Valley an 8-7 win over visiting Ridley.
Luke Mogle drove in Shea Rosadino with the winning run as Conestoga downed visiting Upper Darby, 9-6.
Ches-Mont. Matt Tennowcheck tossed a complete-game one-hitter and handed Downingtown East a 3-0 win over host Great Valley.
Pioneer Athletic. Dan O'Connell scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning and gave Boyertown a 6-5 win over visiting Pope John Paul II.
Disney Wide World of Sports Tourney. Spencer Stokes hit a single, a double, and drove in a pair of runs as Shipley edged Allegheny Clarion Valley, 9-7, at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex.
Nonleague. Conor Bednarzyk drove in the winning run with a single in the seventh inning and handed Central Bucks East a 2-1 win over visiting William Tennent.
In what could be a preview of the District 1 Class AAA team tournament, Council Rock North edged host Radnor, 4-3, in a nonleague match.
Hugo Sanchez won the lone singles match for the Indians at No. 1, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1. North swept the doubles competition.
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