FORT WASHINGTON GENERALS BEATS HUNT. VALLEY

Fort Washington Generals defeated Hunt. Valley 4-1 on Sunday.

Fort Washington Generals took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Jake Dianno hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run, Owen Lawn tripled off of Eric Schwarz, driving in one run, and Schwarz uncorked a wild pitch, scoring one run.

Noel Franczyk earned the win for Fort Washington Generals. He pitched seven innings, allowing one run, three hits, striking out six, and walking one. Schwarz took the loss for Hunt. Valley. He went six innings, allowing four runs, six hits, striking out two, and walking zero.

Dianno, Lawn, and Justin Horn’s base hit bunt single each drove in one run to lead Fort Washington Generals. Fort Washington Generals didn’t commit a single error in the field. Dianno had the most chances in the field with six.

Coleman Peppelman went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Hunt. Valley in hits. Jack Jamison had 2 hits for the Fort and Brian McPeak, Noel Franczyk and JT Breslin also had singles.

Defensively JT Breslin made a spectacular diving catch and Owen Lawn from right field threw out the 5th opponent at first base this year.

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FORT WASHINGTON GENERALS CAN’T HOLD UP AGAINST JENKINTOWN

Garrett.jpgFort Washington Generals had trouble keeping up with Jenkintown in a 10-1 loss on Saturday. Fort Washington Generals took an early lead in the first inning. A wild pitch by Jacob Petrisko scored one run for Fort Washington Generals. Jenkintown took the lead for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Garret Breslin induced Jared Smith to ground out, but two runs scored.

Jenkintown scored seven runs in the seventh inning. Jenkintown’s big inning was driven by a single by Jake Gaev, a error, a single by John Contoudis, and a single by Joe Worek.
Petrisko earned the win for Jenkintown. He went seven innings, giving up one run, three hits, and striking out six. Breslin took the loss for Fort Washington Generals. He threw six and a third innings, giving up six runs, three hits, and striking out one.

Noel Franczyk, JT Breslin, and Justin Horn each collected one hit to lead Fort Washington Generals.

Jenkintown was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Tim MacColl made the most plays with 11.
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TWO PITCHERS TEAM UP AS FORT WASHINGTON GENERALS SHUTS OUT ROSLYN

Fort Washington Generals defeated Roslyn 3-0 on Thursday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Justin Horn induced a double-play from Josh Persing to finish off the game. The pitching was strong on both sides. Fort Washington Generals pitchers struck out three, while Paul Poppert sat down seven.

Fort Washington Generals took an early lead in the first inning. Brian McPeak doubled on a 1-2 count in the first inning, scoring two runs. McPeak also drove in the Generals 3rd run, when after a JT Breslin ground rule double and a Jake Dianno single, McPeak hit a long Sacrifice Fly.

One bright spot for Roslyn was a single by Colin Kelly in the first inning.

David Keller earned the win for Fort Washington Generals. He pitched six innings, surrendering zero runs, four hits, and striking out three. Justin Horn recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Fort Washington Generals. Poppert took the loss for Roslyn. He threw six innings, allowing three runs, seven hits, and striking out seven.

Owen Lawn, Greg Cooper, Jake Dianno, Jack Jamison, JT Breslin, Matt Hebling, and McPeak each managed one hit to lead Fort Washington Generals. Fort Washington Generals didn’t commit a single error in the field. Noel Franczyk had 12 chances in the field, the most on the team.

Roslyn was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Josh Persing had the most chances in the field with eight.

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FORT WASHINGTON GENERALS GRABS LEAD IN SIXTH INNING FOR VICTORY OVER ROSLYN

Fort Washington Generals took the lead late in the game in a 4-1 victory over Roslyn on Tuesday. The game was tied at one with Fort Washington Generals batting in the top of the sixth when Greg Cooper doubled off of Nick Henry, driving in one run. Riley Brink’s triple scored Cooper and Brian McPeak’s single scored Brink.

Fort Washington Generals took an early lead in the first inning. Fort Washington Generals scored one run on a stolen base in the first inning.

Roslyn knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the fifth inning. A wild pitch by Riley Brink scored one run for Roslyn. Riley Brink earned the win for Fort Washington Generals. He threw three innings, surrendering 1 run, three hits, striking out two, and walking 1. Max Weinberg went the first 3 innings, allowing 3 hits and no runs , striking out 2 with no walks. JT Breslin recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Fort Washington Generals. Nick Henry took the loss for Roslyn. He pitched five and a third innings, surrendering four runs, five hits, striking out five, and walking one.
Brink, Jake Dianno, Brian McPeak, Owen Lawn, Greg Cooper, and Jack Jamison each managed one hit to lead Fort Washington Generals. Matt Hebling and Justin Horn led Fort Washington Generals with two stolen bases each, as they ran wild on the base paths with seven stolen bases.

Roslyn had seven hits in the game. Ken Adkins and Paul Poppert each collected multiple hits for Roslyn. Roslyn was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Josh Persing had the most chances in the field with six.

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LIONVILLE DEFEATS FORT ON WALK OFF IN BOTTOM OF 7TH

The Fort Washington Generals battled back to tie Lionville in the top of the 7th, only to see Lionville win the game on a walk off wild pitch in the bottom of the 7th inning.

Lionville took an early lead in the second inning. #8 grounded out, scoring one run.
Fort Washington Generals scored three runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to a triple by JT Breslin, a double by Jake Dianno, a double by Owen Lawn, and a stolen base.

Dianno and Lawn each drove in one run to lead Fort Washington Generals. The Generals were able to score 2 runs in the top of the 7th without a hit as they capitalized on a walk, 2 errors and 2 stolen bases.Fort Washington Generals committed one error on the day. Jake Dianno had 2 hits on the day and Jack Jamison and Joey Monaghan also had a hit.

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LEGION BASEBALL: FORT WASHINGTON’S PATIENCE PAYS OFF IN WIN OVER HORSHAM

By Andrew Robinson, arobinson@21st-centurymedia.com, @ADRobinson3 on Twitter
Posted: 06/30/17, 10:16 PM EDT | Updated: 3 hrs ago .

kellerHORSHAM >> During the high school baseball season, not a lot went right for Max Weinberg and Upper Dublin.
So far this summer, it’s been a much different story for Weinberg and Fort Washington’s Legion team. Friday night, Fort Washington brought early aggression, late patience and the same quality pitching its had all year to Horsham. The Generals only netted six hits, but they took advantage a lot of other places to generate a lot of runs.
Fort drew nine walks in the final two innings as it defeated the Macs 13-0 in five innings in a Lower Montco Legion contest.
“It’s mainly the same core group and we didn’t really say anything but we came together and knew it was time to go,” Weinberg, who reached base four times, said. “We said we’re done losing. Coach (Gary Bonitatibus) knows how to manage games and score runs so we felt like we had a good core group coming back and could be competitive in the league.”
Attrition finally caught up to Upper Dublin this spring, where the Cardinals fell from the perch atop the SOL American and didn’t qualify for districts. But with talented players like Weinberg, JT Breslin and Justin Horn, all just recently graduated, back for a last Legion season together, the Fort Washington players knew they had a second chance.
Horsham on the other hand finds itself in a tough spot as the Legion regular season comes to a close. The Macs have doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday and another game on Monday. With Hatboro-Horsham’s team making a run to the state tournament, Horsham’s Legion team fell behind making up games, leading to the backed-up schedule.
“Everybody kind of scatters and we fall even more behind trying to make up games,” Horsham manager Bill DeBoer said.
Horsham did manage something in the first inning the last two teams that faced Fort starter David Keller hadn’t. Keller, who attends Dock Mennonite, had thrown back-to-back no-hitters but had that broken up when Eric Jester singled with two out in the first inning.
The Generals got their first run on some of their trademark aggression in the second inning. On Albert John’s single, Bonitatibus sent Weinberg home from third, but a smart relay by the Horsham infield led to catcher Patrick Murphy tagging out Weinberg. Undeterred, when Joey Monaghan laid down a great bunt in the next at-bat, Bonitatibus sent John, who had advanced on the relay, home.
John made an athletic slide, slipping under Murphy’s tag and reaching back to touch home for the first run.
“We’re going to be aggressive, it’s one thing we’re known for,” Bonitatibus said. “We try to make things happen. I’ve found out over the years when you sit back, things don’t happen so we try to go make them happen. Fortunately we were able to do that, get on the board early and things just kind of rolled from there.”
Things certainly did roll. Fort Washington plated five runs on just two hits in the third inning with the big play being a two-run error after Jack Jamison had a bat break in his hands putting a ball in play. On top of the nine walks, Horsham hit four batters and committed four errors.
The Generals plated three runs in the fourth inning without a hit, with two runs walked in and the third coming around on a hit batter.
“We saw they weren’t getting strikes so you kind of make a box in your mind,” Weinberg said. “If it’s there and it’s your pitch, you swing but if not, you just let it go.”
Bonitatibus noted his team has been fortunate to have played all of its games without too many make-ups and was able to get Horn and Breslin, his other top arms, in for some work on Friday. The Generals wrap up the regular season on Tuesday when they take on Roslyn in their annual 4th of July game.
Josh Heebner had the only other hits for Horsham, a second inning single and fifth inning double. Murphy, who took a lot of punishment behind the plate, drew a walk in his first plate appearance and had the defensive play of the game.
In the fourth, Fort’s Riley Brink skied a pop-up straight up into the air, with Murphy unable to locate it at first. Once he did, the catcher was able to run after it and made a sliding catch right at the backstop fence for the out, which drew a round of applause from fans watching on both sides of the field.
“He played JV for me but I don’t think he caught an inning for us,” DeBoer said of Murphy, who played first base in the spring. “i told him, bring your gear because you will be catching in Legion. He knows what to do and he had a pretty good game. He hung tough in there.”
The Generals added four more runs in the fifth inning, again taking advantage of walks to load the bases with John and Weinberg drawing bases-loaded walks and Monaghan delivering an RBI single.
Weinberg, who is attending Virginia Tech in the fall to major in engineering, said he’s hoping to take this season as far as it can go. Fort Washington hasn’t qualified for the regional tournament in the past two seasons, so that’s a streak he and his fellow graduates want to snap this year.
The LML tournament begins after the holiday next week.
“The goal is to win the league and then it’s regionals,” Weinberg said. “I haven’t been there but Justin (Horn) has and the experiences I’ve heard, all the stories, it sounds awesome and I would love to get there.”

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THREE PITCHERS TEAM UP AS FORT WASHINGTON GENERALS SHUTS OUT HORSHAM

IMG_9713Fort Washington Generals defeated Horsham 13-0 on Friday as three pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Garret Breslin induced a fly out from Nick Arbaugh to finish off the game.

IMG_9715Fort Washington Generals scored five runs in the third inning. Fort Washington Generals’s big inning was driven by a single by Jack Jamison, a error, and a single by Riley Brink.
A single by Eric Jester in the first inning was a positive for Horsham.

 

IMG_9714David Keller earned the win for Fort Washington Generals. He went three innings, allowing zero runs, two hits, striking out five, and walking one. Justin Horn threw one inning, as two relievers helped Fort Washington Generals finish off the victory. Matt Johnson took the loss for Horsham. He pitched three and a third innings, allowing eight runs, six hits, and walking one.
Brink went 1-for-3 at the plate as he led the team with three runs batted in and Joey Monaghan contributed 2 singles.

Josh Heebner went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Horsham in hits.

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