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STRIPES & STRIKES WINS LEHIGH VALLEY FALL LEAGUE for 3rd CONSECUTIVE YEAR
11/13/2018 8:55 AM

STRIPES & STRIKES WINS LEHIGH VALLEY FALL SOFTBALL TITLE

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Stripes & Strikes 18u Travel Team won the Lehigh Valley Fall League Championship for the third consecutive year, defeating the Bethlehem Hawks, 10-0 in 5 innings on Monday night.  Kasidy Slusser (28-2) fired a no-hitter without walking a batter.  Two batters reached on infield errors. 

     Bella Gorzkowski drilled a 2-out RBI-single in the first inning to put S&S up 1-0.  In the third inning, Marissa Trivelpiece blasted a long 2-run triple to give the Hazleton-based team a 3-0 lead.  Gorzkowski singled to plate Trivelpiece, and then consecutive singles by Ali Keener, Maddy Kester, Gianna Gombeda, Kas Slusser, Tiana Treon and Sara Tuzinski gave Stripes & Strikes a 9-0 lead.  Treon added an RBI-double in the 5th inning.  Slusser took care of the rest, mowing down the final 10 batters of the game. 

     Treon and Gorzkowski were both 3-3 with two doubles and two RBIs.  Tuzinski was 2-3 with an RBI, Trivelpiece had a 2-run triple, while Keener, Kester, KP Peters, Gombeda, Slusser and Jersey-Lynn Cook each singled.

     Stripes & Strikes finishes the Fall season with a 42-6 record.   The Winter Season will begin on December 2nd.  The organization is looking to add a few more players to each of its two teams.  For more information, contact Vince at 570-233-3925 or vince11@ptd.net   For more information, visit the team’s website at www.stripesandstrikessoftball.com 

Team photo: 
1st row from left:  Maddy Kester, Jersey-Lynn Cook, Tiana Treon and Gianna Gombeda
2nd row from left: KP Peters, Ali Keener, Marissa Trivelpiece, Kasidy Slusser, Sarah Tuzinski and Bella Gorzkowski
Back row from left: Assistant coaches Mike Gombeda & Erik Peters, Head Coach Vince Trivelpiece
Absent from photo:  Angel Popko, Kylie Herbert and Gabby Rakowski 

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