Tri-Valley all stars win District 24 LL crown

Defeat Upper Dauphin County, open section play Thursday


MIKE LEITER/For The Citizen-Standard Players and coaches of the Tri-Valley 9-10-11 all-stars, the Pennsylvania District 24 champions are, from left, front row, Kameron Wetzel and Kole Miller; middle row, Jayden Kroh, Landin Bordner, Lucas Troutman, Braxton Schwartz, Jake Tietsworth, Mason Boltz and Levi Umbenhauer; back row, Kris Wetzel, Kade Deeter, Mike Deeter, and Dave Boltz.

TOWER CITY – Tri-Valley finished District 24 play undefeated, closing out the 9-11 year old Little League tournament with a 10-3 victory over Upper Dauphin County on July 17 at the Porter-Tower Little League Complex.
With Tri-Valley leading 2-1 in the third, Landin Bordner and Braxton Schwartz connected on back-to-back homers to put them up 4-1.
Kade Deeter added a three-run homer in the fourth as Tri-Valley scored six runs to put them up 10-1 with two innings to play.
Upper Dauphin County would not go down quietly as Landon Mace splashed down a two-run homer in a nearby swimming pool to make the score 10-3, after that, Mason Boltz earned the save for Tri-Valley, shutting down Upper Dauphin and giving the win to Jake Tietsworth.
Tri-Valley now opens up Section 3 tournaments in the 11-year-old tournament, taking on Southern Tioga in their opening game of the four-team tournament on Thursday, July 21 in Cressona.

Tri-Valley — 112 600 — 10 9 1
Upper Dauphin County — 100 020 — 3 6 2
W — Tietsworth. L — Cole
Hits: Tri-Valley — Wetzel 2, Bordner, Schwartz, Deeter, Tietsworth, Miller, Troutman, Umbenhauer. Upper Dauphin County — Williard, Mace 2, Hite, Whiteash 2.
2B — Hite. HR — Bordner, Schwartz, Deeter, Mace 2.

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