When the L-L League playoffs start, you hope that your best players bring their best efforts.
For the Lampeter-Strasburg Pioneers that’s just what happened.
Their starting pitcher Dylan Byler threw a 2-hit, 12 strikeout, shutout performance with no walks against the Donegal Indians.
Final score was 6-0 Pioneers as they will move on to the semifinal round where they will play Warwick Tuesday, May 14th at Ephrata’s War Memorial Field.
In the bottom of the first inning Karpathoius drove in Shockey who had singled and stolen a base, to put the Pioneers up 1-0.
In the bottom of the second inning, Patrick Holmes ripped a fastball into the left field bleachers for a two run home run and the Pioneers took a 3-0 lead.
Here are the semifinal matchups May 14th at Ephrata War Memorial:
Lampeter-Strasburg vs Warwick at 4 pm
Hempfield vs Manheim Central at 7 pm