Orwigsburg cruises by Schuylkill Haven 10-4
Published: July 4, 2013POTTSVILLE REPUBLICAN AND HERALD
ORWIGSBURG - Orwigsburg controls its District 24 Little League playoff fate.
Dylan Biever hit a grand slam as Orwigsburg downed Schuylkill Haven 10-4 on Wednesday in the completion of their 11-12-year-old Pool 2 game that was suspended June 28.
Orwigsburg (1-2) can earn the second playoff spot in Pool 2 by beating Pottsville Rotary (1-2) on Friday. Should Rotary win, Schuylkill Haven (2-2) would advance.
Orwigsburg led 5-2 when a torrential downpour suspended the game in the fourth inning. When play resumed Wednesday, Schuylkill Haven loaded the bases but could not score.
In the top of the fifth, Jacob Kluge, Jarrett Butz and Jake Hendricks singled to load the bases, and Biever followed with a line-drive grand slam over the left-field fence to put Orwigsburg up 9-2.
Jake Luckenbill hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth for Schuylkill Haven before Nate Dixon had an RBI single for Orwigsburg in the sixth to set the final margin.
Kaleb Sophy recorded six strikeouts to get the win for Orwigsburg, while Mike DeHaven tossed 1.2 innings of relief.
GRAND SLAM HOME RUN HITTERDYLAN BIEVER.