LITTLE LEAGUE: RTL 9-10-11 BASEBALL ROLLS PAST ATHENS
(2021-07-05)Northern Tier Sports Report
WYALUSING â€” RTL pounded out 21 hits as they defeated Athens 22-7 in three innings during the opening round of bracket play for 9-10-11 District 15 All-Star baseball on Monday.
Garrett Gowin went 4-for-4 with two runs, while Gage Tinna was a double short of the cycle - going 3-for-3 with a home run, a triple, and four runs scored.
Eli Tinna went 3-for-4 with a double, and two runs scored, with Cooper Alekema, Campbell Carr, and Brenden Wells each going 2-for-2, with a run scored.
Dillion Gonsauls went 3-for-3 with three runs scored in the number nine slot, as Isaac Tinna had two hits, with three runs.
Wiley Trobaugh had a hit with two runs, while Cameron Cole, and Greyson Vaow each had a hit with a run scored.
Landry Tinna chipped in with a run.
Eli Tinna got the win on the mound, striking out seven Athens batters.
RTL will now host second seed Montrose - who beat Sayre 33-3 - on Tuesday in the culmination of the winnerâ€™s bracket. Sayre and Athens will play each other in the consolation bracket.
If RTL can best Montrose again, they wonâ€™t play until July 10. If they fall, they will face the winner of Athens/Sayre on July 8.
In Majors baseball Athens routed Wellsboro 12-2 in winnerâ€™s bracket action, while Sayre stayed alive with a 3-0 victory over Allegheny Mountain in consolation bracket play.
Wellsboro will now face Sayre, with the winner getting a shot at Athens later in the week.
CUTLINE: RTLâ€™s Gage Tinna makes contact on his home run against Athensâ€¦PHOTOS BY CHRIS MANNING.
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