ABINGTON 6, UPPER DUBIN 2
The Ghosts broke a 1-1 tie with three runs in the top of the third. They led the rest of the way en route to the non-league win.
Colin Kelly had a big night at the plate with a 3-for-4 effort that included a double and three runs scored. Kenny Adkins was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Matt Horn was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs out of the leadoff spot, and Nick McClay was 1-for-4 with an RBI and run scored.
Paul Poppert earned the win on the mound, allowing seven hits and two runs (one earned) while striking out 11 and walking just one in 6.1 strong innings. JP Nolan closed it out for the Ghosts.
Justin Horn was 2-for-3 with a run scored to lead the Cardinals. Max Weinberg was 1-for-2 with an RBI.
Abington (6-14, 3-9 SOL) will travel to Bensalem on Tuesday, and Upper Dublin (3-10, 5-13) will be on the road at Upper Moreland.
Abington 103 001 1 6-9-4
Upper Dublin 101 000 0 2-8-1
Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE Can’t Hold Up Against Abington
Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE had trouble keeping up with Abington in a 6-2 loss on Monday.
Abington took an early lead in the first inning. Abington scored one run on a stolen base in the first inning.
Abington took the lead for good with three runs in the third inning. In the third Mcclaysingled off of Weinberg, driving in one run, Adkins singled off of Weinberg, driving in one run, and Horn tripled off of Weinberg, driving in one run.
Nolan earned the win for Abington. He went two-thirds of an inning, allowing zero runs, one hit, striking out one, and walking zero. Joey Monaghan took the loss for Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE . He pitched one inning, giving up one run, two hits, and walking zero.
Poppert started the game for Abington. He threw six and a third innings, surrendering two runs, seven hits, striking out 11, and walking one. Weinberg started the game for Upper Dublin Cardinal Varsity LIVE . He pitched three innings, giving up four runs, five hits, striking out two, and walking zero.
Abington had nine hits in the game. Kelly and Adkins each collected multiple hits for Abington. Adkins went 2-for-4 at the plate as he led the team with two runs batted in. Abington tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Mcclay led the way with three.
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