July 18 to July 22, 2012
Pennsylvania District 19 - 9/10 Year Old - Championship Series
Media Little League wins First Two Games of Pennsylvania Tournament
First Two Games:
Game 4 of the Series:
Media Little League (S8) 5
Lehigh Little League (S6) 4
Game 6 of the Series:
Media Little League (S8) 16
Collier Township Little League (S2) 5
Media Little League
9/10 year old team won their 1st two state playoff games in Newville, PA.
In game 1, Media defeated Lehigh Little League by a score of 5-4.
Nathan Furman held Lehigh scoreless through 3 innings, before leaving the game at 50 pitches. The score was tied at 1 in the top of the 5th when Lehigh took a 4-1 lead thanks to a 3 run home run. Media battled back in the bottom of the 5th to tie the game at 4.
The game was suspended
at 12:10AM and play resumed at 10AM on Thursday. Max Brown retired the side in
the top of the 6th. Media came to the plate and Johnny Francis knocked in Danny
McLoughlin for the game winning run.
In game 2, Media defeated Collier Twp. by a score of 16-5 in four innings.
Tommy Bradley picked
up the win for Media by getting 6 outs on a total of 13 pitches in the 3rd in
4th inning as Media's defense turned two double plays. Media's offense came to
life in the 3rd and 4th inning as Leo Burman drove in a total of 7 runs with a 2
run double and a walk off grand slam to center field to seal the victory for
Media in the bottom of the 4th. Nathan Furman and Brian Virbitsky both chipped
in with 2 hits apiece and each scored 3 runs.
Media continues play against Redland Little League at 7:30 Friday (editor note: Postponed until Saturday at 2:30pm) as they look to advance to the semi finals on Saturday.