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Shultz Mows Down Mounties, Eagles Move to 9-0

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The Tyrone Golden Eagles remained perfect Thursday night as they defeated recently undefeated PO by a score of 8-2 to claim the number one spot in AAA and move up to the number three team in all of PA.

Tyrone was led by sophomore Rodney Shultz who went the distance allowing 2 runs on 9 hits while striking out 4. With the victory Shultz’s record moves to 3-0 on the season with a 1.47 ERA.

“Our offense really came through and hit the ball well and the defense, outfield and infield made every play needed to hold their offense back,” said Rodney Shultz.

Our offense really came through and hit the ball well and the defense, outfield and infield made every play needed to hold their offense back”

— Rodney Shultz

The Golden Eagles offense helped out Shultz, gathering 12 hits. Tyrone’s offense was led by Cory Lehman, Brandon Lucas, and Matthew Savino who combined for 7 of Tyrone’s 12 hits. Matthew Savino and Colson Lewis drove in 2 runs each.

After a quick first inning for both teams Tyrone opened up the scoring in the top of the second by putting up a three spot, Shultz mowed down the Mounties in the bottom of the second solidifying Tyrone’s 3-0 lead after 2 innings.

PO scored their only runs of the game in the bottom of the third inning when they put up two runs cutting Tyrone’s lead to only one run.

After the Golden Eagles were held scoreless after the next two innings their bats came back alive in the fifth inning as they put up another three run inning, taking a well protected 6-2 lead.

Tyrone added another insurance run in both the 6th and 7th innings taking a 8-2 lead going into the bottom of the final inning with their ace going back out looking to close out the game for Tyrone.

Shultz shutdown PO one last time securing the win. With the victory the Golden Eagle record improves to 9-0. The victory also allows Tyrone to claim the top spot in AAA.

The Golden Eagles aim to keep their win streak going as they welcome in another tough Mountain League opponent in the Central Dragons while also looking to keep moving up the list trying to get to the top spot in all of Pennsylvania.

 

BOX SCORE

 

SCORE BY INNINGS

Tyrone 030 031 1– 8 12 1

Philipsburg-Osc. 002 000 0– 2 9 0

PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA (2): Kephart 400, McDonald 411, Soltis 403, Peherite 000, Shaw 401, Dixon 300, J Whitehead 303, Jones 201, R. Whitehead 300, Martin 210. Totals — 29-2-9.

Tyrone (8): Pearson 311, Hunter 300, Lehner 401, Lehman 403, Lucas 422, Savino 312, Light 401, Lewis 321, Shultz 201, Hoover 020. Totals — 30-8-12.

Records

Philipsburg-Osceola (6-1)

Tyrone (9-0)

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Hi, I’m Michael Stoner. I’m currently a 11th grader at Tyrone Area High School, and this is my second year as a member of the Eagle Eye staff. This...

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