Middletown 9, Marple Newtown 8


The Lions jumped ahead of Upper Darby in the standings and moved within a point of tying Marple Newtown for the sixth and final playoff spot.

Josh Schneider broke a 7-7 deadlock in the top of the seventh with an RBI single. Chris Lansberry followed with a run-scoring hit, which proved to be the game-winner.

Anthony Kyle homered, doubled and drove in three runs. Tim Becker contributed two hits, including a triple, and an RBI.

Andrew Abrahams struck out eight while scattering 11 hits in a complete-game performance. He helped himself with a single, a triple and an RBI.