Garnet Valley and Conestoga wrapped up their Central League baseball schedules with victories on Monday and shared the league championship with identical 13-3 records.

Garnet Valley used a 7-3 win over visiting Lower Merion to earn its part of the title as Ryan Dorosh pitched five innings with eight strikeouts for the win. Joe DeCarlo doubled and hit a bases-empty home run.

Conestoga is sharing the title with another team for the third straight year after topping visiting Ridley, 4-1. Alan Wang pitched a complete game, and Jake Carr went 2 for 2 at the plate with two runs batted in.

Also in the Central League, Penncrest claimed an 11-8 thriller at Strath Haven with three runs in the top of the ninth inning. Cole Gamber doubled in Billy Buckwalter with the winning run.

Pioneer Athletic. In the league's playoff semifinals, Boyertown eliminated visiting Phoenixville, 4-1. Dan Woodley fanned 12 batters and Kyle Weller was 3 for 3.

Suburban One. Upper Moreland clinched at least a share of the American Conference title by knocking off host Wissahickon, 4-1. Robert Knox (2 for 4) and Sean Valenza (2 for 3) homered.

Tedd Slagle's two-run single to center field in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Plymouth Whitemarsh past visiting Norristown, 7-6.

Public AA. Prep Charter's Justin Bocelli and Christian Coppola each had a single, double, and two runs scored as the Huskies defeated visiting Philadelphia Academy Charter, 10-4, in the playoff semifinals.

A three-run double off the bat of winning pitcher Giovanni Victoria punctuated a six-run first inning, sending Esperanza past visiting Mariana Bracetti, 14-3.

Public AAA. Josh Durkin singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning as Swenson outlasted host Franklin Towne Charter, 7-4, in the semifinals.

Philadelphia Electrical won, 13-3, over visiting Engineering and Science with Danny LaPorte's three RBIs and Thomas Hicks' two doubles.


Nick Ellis' second goal of the game was scored in overtime, making St. Joseph's Prep a 10-9 winner at St. Augustine, ranked No. 1 in South Jersey by The Inquirer.