Quakertown baseball downed Souderton, 5-0, on Thursday in a game shortened to five innings because of rain. Cooper Johnson picked up the win on the bump, going all five innings and yielding only one hit and walking three. Aaron Besch had two RBI and two runs scored. Jake Reed also knocked in two.
Devyn Bard pitched a complete game shutout as Quakertown baseball stopped CB West, 7-0, on Tuesday. Bard allowed only two hits in seven innings of work. He struck out four and walked three. Lake Friday went 2-for-4 with two runs scored for the Panthers. Aaron Besch and Tyler Guidos each knocked in three, while Jake Reed scored three runs.
Pennridge baseball edged Quakertown, 4-3 in eight innings, on Thursday. Dan Long picked up the win on the mound, pitching the final three innings without allowing a run and striking out five. Joe Robinson went 2-for-4 with three RBI for the Rams. Jason Souder also had two hits for Pennridge. For the Panthers, Matt Bukavich went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in. Brian Robison scored a pair for Quakertown. The Panthers were undone by five errors.
CB South’s Dan Klepchick pitched a gem against Quakertown baseball on Tuesday afternoon. The hurler went all seven innings, struck out nine, allowed five hits and walked one as the Titans shut out the Panthers, 3-0. Tommy Dugan and Will Moller each had two hits for CB South. Matt Bukavich had a pair of base knocks for Quakertown.
Allentown Central Catholic scored one in the seventh and one in the eighth to turn back Quakertown baseball, 4-3, on Saturday. The Panthers committed three errors which led to two unearned runs. Aaron Besch went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Quakertown. Matt Bukavich scored a pair for the Panthers. Justin Guidos pitched three innings of scoreless relief.
Quakertown baseball couldn’t get anything going on Friday against Hatboro-Horsham. The Panthers were shut out, 6-0. Quakertown had as many errors as hits (three). Of the six runs starter Matt Bukavich surrendered, only three were earned. Tyler Guidos pitched 2.2 scoreless innings in relief of Bukavich and struck out four.
Quakertown senior Cooper Johnson tossed a complete game shutout as the Panthers erased CB East, 5-0, on Thursday. Johnson struck out five and allowed only two hits and a walk. He needed only 79 pitches to get through seven innings. Offensively for Quakertown, Tyler Guidos went 2-for-3 with a couple RBI. Jake Wooden also had two hits. Jake Reed and Aaron Besch each scored a pair.
Jake Reed went 4-for-4, scored a pair and knocked in one run, but it wasn’t enough as Quakertown baseball succumbed to Norristown, 8-5, on Monday. Lake Friday went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored and Sam Pacella had two hits in four at-bats, plus an RBI, for the Panthers. Norristown scored three in the fifth and three in the sixth. Quakertown committed two errors.
Quakertown baseball succumbed to North Penn, 4-2, on Friday. A three-run Knights third inning doomed the Panthers. Matt Bukavich went 2-for-4 with a run scored for Quakertown. Jared Kishbaugh had the only other hit for the Panthers. Bukavich pitched 1.2 innings of scoreless relief. He struck out two and didn’t yield a hit or a walk.
Host Souderton scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to trip up Quakertown baseball, 4-3, on Tuesday. The Panthers scored all three of their runs in the fourth. Jake Reed drove in two; Jake Wooden had the other RBI. Quakertown finished with only two hits, though the Panthers walked nine times. Tyler Guidos pitched the first five innings for Quakertown. He struck out four and allowed two runs.