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Falcons beat SL on LVL Day

The Salisbury Lehigh Valley Legion baseball team went 2-1 in two games last week and entered this week with a 4-2 overall record for the season.

The Falcons beat Southern Lehigh 5-2 Saturday during the LVL Day at Limeport Stadium.

The teams were tied 2-2 after one inning before the Falcons scored a run in the third and a pair in the fifth for the win.

Austin Spisszak went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the win, while four other Salisbury players had one hit each in the game. Andrew Grejda pitched six and a third innings and allowed seven hits and two runs.

The Falcons lost to a replenished Lower Macungie team last Thursday, 7-0 The Mustangs recently got back several players that were part of Emmaus High School’s state playoff team.

Lower Mac’s Ryan Latchford went all seven innings on just 71 pitches while striking out four batters, walking none and allowing only two hits. He also went 2-for-2 and scored three times in the game.

Salisbury beat Emmaus last Monday, 10-0 in five innings.

Thomas Lovelidge went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI against Emmaus. Matt Nunez (1-for-2, 2R, 2 RBI) was one of six Falcons with one hit each in the win.

Owen Fogel pitched all five innings and allowed just one Emmaus hit while striking out two batters.

The Falcons have four games this week, with one a day from Tuesday through Friday. They will play three more next week along with the resumption of a suspended game against Northern Valley, completing the season with a game against Allentown on June 30.

PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZ Austin Spisszak went 2-for-3 in Saturday's win over Southern Lehigh.
PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZ Dominic Garcia dives back to first base during the Falcons' win over Southern Lehigh Saturday.