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 Rovers Season Comes To An End

Rovers lose to Northampton 4-3 for second time.  The fifth inning proved to be the difference in each game.  The Rovers entered the bottom of the fifth up 3-0.  When the dust settled the Rovers found themselves down 4-3.  Maegen Kavanagh allowed only 5 hits and no earned runs in the loss.  The Rovers had their chances early.  In the first inning the Rovers loaded the bases with one out but were unable to score.  The Rovers loaded the bases with one out again in the second.  This time a groundout by Miranda Youngkin and single Alexa Barry drove in two runs. The Rovers still had runners at second & third but couldn't come up with a key two out hit.  The Rovers scored the third run in the third inning when Taylor Barna scored on a squeeze play that misfired but the pitch got away from Northampton catcher.  The Rovers could only manage one base runner over the final four innings.  The Rovers end 2014 10-11. 

Rovers Are In With  10-3 Win Over Phillipsburg 

The Rovers jumped out to a 3-0 lead only to have Phippsburg come back and tie the game at 3's in the second inning.  The Rovers got one in the third to move ahead and stay ahead for the remainder of the game.  The Rovers added 3 more in the fourth inning, one in the fifth and a pair in the seventh to win going away.  Emily Stanilious was five for five scoring three runs, Miranda Youngkin had a pair of hits and scored once but it was Alexa Barry and Rebecca Mitch, hitters 3 & 4, who did most of the damage.  They were a combined 6 for 10 with 7 RBI.  Taylor Barna had a pair of hits and both Angela Marzuoli and Hannah Wieller added RBIs.  Maegen Kavanagh pitched a solid game picking up the win.  With this win the Rovers have qualified for District XI Playoffs. 

Rovers Rebound To Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With 2-0 Win Over Bethlehem Catholic 

Kavanagh tossed a six hit shutout in return over Bethlehem Catholic.  The Rovers scored the only run needed in the first on a wild pitch in the first inning.  Emily Stanilious lead the game off with an infield single followed by a sacrifice bunt by Miranda Youngkin.  Stanilious advanced on a groundout and score on a wild pitch.  The Rovers added an important insurance run in the sixth.  Youngkin flared aball to rightfield just off the secondbaseman's glove.  Alexa Barry sacrificed Youngkin to second.   After a single and walk Angela Marzuoli got a two out single to plate Younkin.  Youngkin provided a key defensive play in the third inning on a fake throw to first catching a Becahi runner off third.  The Rovers made every key defensive play today.  Up next is rival Phillipsburg on Saturday May 17th.  A win would make the Rovers District XI Playoff eligible after missing last years playoffs. 

Two Former Rovers Named to All Conference teams

Sara Rasley and  Eliza Sykes were named to their respected conferences second teams.  Sara, a junior, was named to the Big South Conference Second Team at firstbase. Sara plays for Division I Coastal Carolina.  Eliza was named to the Second Team All-PSAC as an outfielder.  Eliza plays for Division II Slippery Rock.

Mitch Homers Twice Not Enough  

 Rovers rallied twice but the final rally came up one run short in 7-6 loss to Nazareth.  Trailing 5-2 in the sixth inning Rebecca Mitch hit a three run homer to tie the game at 5's.  But a two run homerun by Nazareth in the top of the seventh was too much to overcome.  The Rovers challenged in the bottom of the seventh when Hannah Wieller, following an inning opening walk to Maddie McConnell, nearly tied the game just missing a homerun of her own.  The Rovers had to settle for runners on second & third with no outs.  Only a groundout by Emily Stanilious was able to plate one run.  Rebecca Mitch had two homeruns and four RBI.  Gianna Solomon also homered for the Rovers.  The Rovers finish their home schedule Thursday against Bethlehem Catholic. 

Rovers Lose 8-1 To Liberty  

  The Rover fell below the 500 mark again, losing 8-1 to East Division leader Liberty.  It was a rough start for soph Mary Upjohn's first career start but after allowing three runs in the first inning she settled in allowing only four earned runs for the game.  The Rovers only run was the result of a Taylor Barna single followed by an Angela Marzuoli RBI double.  The Rovers are home Wednesday against Nazareth. 

Barna Leads Rovers To 7-1 Win 

The Rovers rode the strong pitching of Taylor Barna, who allowed only 3 hits while striking out 8, to a 7-1 victory over William Allen.  Every Rover starter had at least one hit.  Barna had 3 single, Angela Marzuoli had a pair of singles, Emily Stanilious had a pair of hits, Maddie McConnell had a single & double and Hannah Wieller had a single & triple to lead the 15 hit attack.  Marzuoli and Wieller each had two RBI's.   The Rovers travel to Liberty May 6 for a 4:00 game. 

Freedom Tops Rovers 5-0 

 The Rovers dropped below 500 with 5-0 loss to Freedom.  The Rovers managed only 2 hits but had a couple of scoring chances but were unable to get a key hit.  The Rovers are home Monday May 5th against William Allen.

Rovers Fall 4-3 To Northampton 

The Rovers rallied from two down to tie Northampton 2-2 in the top of the third inning.  Hannah Wieller opened the inning with a triple, after an out Emily Stanilious worked a walk to put runners on the corners.  Alexa Barry's double scored both runners.  The Rovers took a 3-2 lead in the fifth inning.  With two outs Barry singled, stole second and scored the go ahead run when Rebecca Mitch singled up the middle.  Mitch went to second on the throw home.  The next batter, Gianna Solomon smashed a ball off the leg of the Northampton pitcher but unfortunately the ball ricocheted to the thirdbaseman for the final out of the inning.  Solomon's hit would have put the Rovers up 4-2.  After a delay to attend to the Northampton pitcher, Northampton scored twice taking the lead at 4-3.

Rovers Above 500 for First Time This Season

 The Rovers move above the 500 mark for the first time this season with 15-0 win over Dieruff.  Taylor Barna allowed a lead-off bunt single an struckout the next nine batters for the win.  She also contributed a pair of hits , triple & homerun and four RBI. Rebecca Mitch had 3 RBI and Emily Stanilious had 3 hits and scored 3 runs.  The Rovers have a couple of days to enjoy the back to back wins before traveling to Northampton for a LVIAC game. 

Rovers Win AWild One 18-9 

The Rovers pounded out 25 hits and scored 18 runs in 18-9 win over Central Catholic.  Gianna Solomon had three doubles, Rebecca Mitch had four RBI and both Taylor Barna and Emily Stanilious had four hits.  Freshman Hannah Wieller hit her first homerun of her career, a three run bomb in the first inning. Maegen Kavanagh picked up the win.  The Rovers have evened their record at 6-6.  They travel to Dieruff, Thursday at 4:00, and attempt to climb over the 500 mark yet again. 

Rovers Stung By Hornets

The Rovers had a chance to cut into Hornets 2-0 lead in the third inning when they had runners on second & third and one out.  The Rovers were unable to score and Emmaus added 3 unearned runs in the fourth and four more unearned runs in the sixth.  Rebecca Mitch picked up the Rovers only hit in the second inning.  The Rovers travel to Patriots Park for a 6:00 game vs Central Catholic Wednesday. 

Rovers Rally For 8-4 Win  

The Rovers used a seven run sixth inning to overcome 4-1 deficit.  The Rovers were aided by 12 Whitehall base on balls to rally for 8-4 win.  Maegen Kavanagh stuckout eleven Whitehall batters to keep the Rovers within striking range.  A couple of Rover errors helped Whitehall get out to a 2-0 lead.  Emily Stanilious singled following a Kylee Sutton sacrifice bunt to plate the Rovers first run in the second inning.  Whitehall scored twice more in the fifth to make the score 4-1.  The Rovers used four consecutive walks, a single by Taylor Barna and another walk to tie the score at 4-4 with no outs in the sixth.  Alexa Berry then tripled with the bases loaded to give the Rovers a 7-4 lead.  Barry scored on a suicide squeeze by Angela Marzuoli, tacking on the final run.  Maegen Kavanagh finished the seventh 1-2-3 for the win.  That's the Rovers first LVIAC win.  The Rovers face West Division leaders Emmaus tomorrow at home 4:00. 

Rovers Fall 5-0 to Liberty

The Rovers hosted Liberty today and fell to the East Division leader 5-0.  Taylor Barna suffered the loss allowing 3 earned runs.  The Rovers only threat came in the fifth inning Maddie McConnell doubled with one out and Taylor Barna beat out an infield single with two outs to put runners at the corners.  Miranda Youngkin's line drive was fielded by the Liberty shortstop to end the inning.  The Rovers are home on Monday April 21 against Whitehall 4:00. 


 Rovers Fall To Parkland 5-0

Rovers effort was good but defense allowed 4 unearned runs in 5-0 loss.  Rover bats were only able to get 3 hits off Parkland's pitching.  Taylor Barna collected two hits while Emily Stanilious was able to beat out a bunts single.  The Rovers only threat came in the 4th inning when Hannah Wieller got to second on a Parkland error.  After a ground out moving Wieller to third a strike out ended the inning.  The Rovers are in action at home against William Allen, weather permitting, Tuesday. 


 Rovers Even Record At 3-3

Taylor Barna pitched a one hitter with twelve strikeouts to even the Rovers Record at 3-3.  Kylee Sutton and Emily Stanilious had a pair of hits for the Rovers.  Alexa Barry doubled in Miranda Youngkin in the first inning and later scored on a Deruff error to put the Rovers up 2-0.  Dieruff pulled within a run in the fifth aided by a pair of Rover errors.  Hannah Wieller had a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fifth to put he Rovers up 3-2.  In the bottom of the sixth Angela Marzuoli doubled in a pair of runs to give the Rovers some breathing room.  The Rovers Travel to Parkland Monday April 14th.

Rovers Fall 3-0 to Stroudsburg

Although the Rovers out hit Stroudsburg 5-4 the Rovers came up on the short end of a 3-0 game.  Maegen Kavanagh, losing pitcher, allowed only four hits and one earned run but the Rovers failed to score.  Poor base running cost the Rovers a couple of chances as did Stroudsburg fielding.  The Rovers fall to 2-3 on the season.  They look to even their record again tomorrow hosting Dieruff at Patriots Park 11:00 as part of the LVIAC Don Hunt Challenge.

Rovers Even Record at 2-2

The Rovers even their record at 2-2, defeating Central Bucks South for the first time in three tries. Taylor Barna picked up her second win with the help of a 15 hit attack by the Rovers.  Freshman Hannah Wieller led the way with three hits and five RBI.  Rebecca Mitch picked up her first HR of the season and had 2 RBI and Maddie McConnell picked up her first career hit while adding two RBI.  Miranda Youngkin continued her hot hitting with a pair of hits.  Maegen Kavanagh picked up a save. The Rovers are home Monday vs. Liberty at 4:00.  

Rovers falls 8-5 to Bethlehem Catholic

Gianna Solomon drove in four runs, but Easton Red Rover Varsity still fell to Bethlehem Catholic 8-5 in seven innings on Wednesday.

Elyse Cuttic got the win for Bethlehem Catholic despite allowing five runs over seven innings. Elyse struck out six, walked one and gave up seven hits.

Bethlehem Catholic's Emily Brandstetter, Bethanne Brandstetter, Ann Dietrich and Julia Madison combined for nine hits and three RBIs.

Maegen Kavanagh ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. She allowed eight runs in 4 1/3 innings, walked three and struck out two.

Easton Red Rover Varsity jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Easton Red Rover Varsity caught fire after Alexa Barry singled. Then Rebecca Mitch doubled, scoring Alexa.

Bethlehem Catholic quickly matched Easton Red Rover Varsity's strong inning with a one-run inning of its own in the first. Bethlehem Catholic scored on an error.

Bethlehem Catholic got three-run rallies in the second inning and the fourth. In the second, Bethlehem Catholic scored on a two-run single by Julia, scoring Bethanne and Angelys Cotto.

The lead stayed with Bethlehem Catholic after the fourth, when it scored three runs on an RBI double by Emily, an error, and a sacrifice fly by Elyse.

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Easton Red Rover Varsity jumps on Pocono Mountain East early and coasts to 13-3 win

Easton Red Rover Varsity refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against Pocono Mountain East, recording a 13-3 victory on Tuesday.

Eleven runs in the first three innings allowed Easton Red Rover Varsity to put the game away early.

An error, , a wild pitch, a two-run single by Miranda Youngkin, and a wild pitch in the first inning and an error, a passed ball, a wild pitch, and an RBI single by Miranda during the second inning helped Easton Red Rover Varsity put some runs on the board early.


Miranda racked up three RBIs on two hits for Easton Red Rover Varsity.


Taylor Barna recorded the win for Easton Red Rover Varsity. She allowed three runs over 5 1/3 innings. She struck out eight, walked three and surrendered three hits.

Alysa Beyers ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. She allowed 10 runs in 1 2/3 innings, walked six and struck out two.

Easton Red Rover Varsity answered Pocono Mountain East's top inning with two runs of its own in the sixth. Easton Red Rover Varsity scored on an RBI single by Kylee Sutton and an RBI single by Hannah Wieller.

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Schedule Updates
Todays game with Liberty has been postponed.  The game will now be played Monday April 7 at 4:00.
The Pocono Mountain game scheduled March 28th is now being played Tuesday April 1.  Varsity & JV are both home at 4:00.
Five Rover Errors Prove Costly
Five Rover errors prove costly in 4-3 loss.  Taylor Barna hit her first career homerun in the 4th inning, breaking up a no hitter to put the Rovers on top of Freedom 1-0.  A pair of errors allowed Freedom to score twice in the fifth to go ahead 2-1.  The Rovers struck back in the fifth on a two run pinch hit HR by Alexa Barry.  Barry's first career HR followed a double by Gianna Solomon.  The Rovers defense faultered in the seventh giving up two more unearned runs. Maegen Kavanagh was the hard luck loser allowing only four hits while striking out seven.  The Rovers are back in action tomorrow at home vs Pocono Mountain East. 
Rovers Having Hard Time Getting 2014 Season Started
The Rovers two non-conference games scheduled to start the season have fell victim to the winter of 2014.  The season opener with Stroudsburg has been moved to Friday April 11 at 4:00 and the home opener with Central Bucks South is now on Saturday April 5 at 10:00 am.  The season, LVIAC & home opener is now Thursday against Freedom 4:00 .  Hopefully the weather will cooperate.
Rovers 2014 Roster Finalized
The 2014 Rovers Roster has been finalized.  The roster includes six seniors, five juniors, six sophomores and two freshmen.  After a one and seven start in 2013 the Rovers finished the final twelve games going 500 with six wins.  The Rovers hope to use the finish to 2013 to improve on a 7-13 record. 
Rovers In College
Audra Heilman and Chelsea Quinn are both playing field hockey in the Big 10.  Audra is the leading scorer for Indiana as a junior and Chelsea Quinn has just begun her career on the Ohio State team.  Sarah Rasley enters her junior season at Coastal Carolina.  Coastal is preparing for the 2014 season with hopes of getting back to NCAA Regionals.  Alyssa Maffia is a sophomore at Northampton Community College.  Last season Alyssa was the Spartans catcher.  Ashlee Csicsek, red shirted last spring do to injury at Desales.  Hopefully Ashlee can overcome her injury and get her career started.  Freshmen Brooke Limeberry and Eliza Sykes are hoping to play softball this spring at Wilkes & Slippery Rock.  Look for updates. 
Rovers Rally With Six Runs In Seventh On Quinn's Walkoff HR To Defeat P'Burg 7-4  
The Rovers finished their 2013 season in grand style.  Down 4-1 in the bottom of the seventh, the Rovers started barking.  Singles by Rebecca Mitch & Alexa Barry got the seventh inning started.  A walk to Gianna Solomon loaded the bases and a pinch hit single by Tiffany Tattoli plated the first run of the inning.  Pinch hitter Angela Marzuoli hit into a fielders choice to score a second run making it 4-3 P'burg.  After the second out of the inning senior Kat Nemeth beat out an infield single to tie the score at four.  The first pitch to senior Chelsea Quinn cleared the leftfield fence and the Rovers celebrated a 7-4 walk off win against archrival Phillipsburg. Earlier in the seventh inning with the score 2-1 P'burg's CF Emily Bissonelle hit a two run homer to make it 4-1. Taylor Barna came in to pitch and ended the seventh without any more damage to pick up the win.  Rovers with multiple hit games were Kat Nemeth, Rebecca Mitch and pinch hitter Tiffany Tattoli.  Each had two hits.  Today's game was the last in a Rovers uniform for MJ Carson, Eliza Sykes, Brooke Limeberry, Kathryn Nemeth and Chelsea Quinn. Good luck seniors.
Rovers Finish LVIAC 4-10 for 2013
The Rovers traveled to Bethlehem Catholic for their final LVIAC game of 2013.  Bethlehem Catholic jumped out to a 6-0 lead after two innings and never looked back.  Freshman Maegen Kavanagh, in releif of Taylor Barna, held the Hawks off the scoreboard in the third and fourth innings but fell prey to a couple of Rover errors in the fifth inning and allowed three more runs.  Bethlehem Catholic enjoyed their Senior Day at the Rovers expense.  Chelsea Quinn finished her LVIAC career as the RBI leader for the past two seasons.  She also was tied for the homerun lead going into the game with four for the season.  The Rovers finish the 2013 season with a game against Phillipsburg Saturday 10:30 at the EAHS Fields. 
Rovers Come From Behind Twice To Defeat Liberty 
The Rovers fell behind 2-0 in the first as Liberty hit two solo homeruns in the top of the first.  The Rovers tallied two runs of their own with two outs and no one on base. Chelsea Quinn singled and a walk to Brooke Limeberry got the inning going.  RBI singles by Rebecca Mitch and Alexa Barry tied the score at two.  Liberty plated three runs in the top of the second with the aid of a couple of Rover errors.  The Rovers answered with five runs to take a 7-5 lead.  Kerena Kemmerer, first career hit, and Emily Stanilious got the inning started with back to back hits.  After a sacrifice bunt by Kat Nemeth the Rovers had four consecutive RBI singles by Barna, Quinn, Limeberry & Mitch.  Alexa Barry's sacrifice fly plated the final run of the inning.  The Rovers tacked on six runs in the fourth inning taking advantage of two Liberty errors.  Pinch hitters Angela Marzuoli and Tiffany Tattoli had big hits in the inning driving in a run each.  Winning pitcher Taylor Barna allowed single runs in the fifth and sixth inning.  Barna wiggled out of a bases loaded one out jam with the score 7-5 forcing a pop up to herself and a pop up to shortstop Quinn.  The Rovers travel to Bethlehem Catholic Thursday for the final LVIAC game of 2013. 
Former Rover Marissa Ruggiero Named to All-NEAC South Division First Team 
READING, PA (May 4, 2013) - Marissa Ruggiero singled through the right side of the infield to drive in Colleen Hoge in the Nittany Lions 8-7 comeback win over SUNY Institute of Technology in game 3 of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship at Hintz Athletic Field on Saturday afternoon. (Boxscore)

Ruggiero had little time to celebrate that accomplishment, as she and teammate Devon Denker were rushed to the other side of campus so that they could walk at graduation. The four-year senior standout then returned to Hintz Athletic Field in between games 4 and 5 of the tournament to receive her All-NEAC South Division First Team plaque.

Ruggiero, who is the all-time leader in nearly every offensive category at Berks, is making the most of the Nittany Lions magical run in her final days with the Nittany Lions. She finished 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored.

Quinn Becomes Fourth Rover To Double Figure HR's
Chelsea Quinn became the fourth Rover to reach double figures with her tenth career homerun Thursday vs Freedom.  It was her fourth of the season.  She joins Amanda Paulus (2004-07), Michelle Grundhauser (2005-08), both who finished with fourteen homers and Sara Rasley (2008-11), who holds the career record with 18 round trippers. She also became the twelveth to reach 50 RBI.
Rovers Strike First But Lose Pitching Duel To Freedom 
Maegen Kavanagh sat Freedom down in order, with a pair of strikeouts in the first.  Chelsea Quinn homered in the bottom of the first to put the Rovers up 1-0.  Unfortunately for the Rovers Quinn would be the only base runner to touch base against Freedom's Emily Gundrum.  After Quinn's fourth home run of the season, the Rovers were retired in order the rest of the game.  This is the Rovers second loss to Freedom by a score of 2-1.  The Rovers host Liberty Tuesday May 7 at 4:00. 
Rovers Eliminated From Post Season Play
Rovers loss to Nazareth 5-3, eliminates the Rovers from post season play for the first time since 2004.  The Rovers were down 3-0 but were able to come back and tie the game in the top of the fifth inning. Eliza Sykes, who had singled scored on Taylor Barna's double. Rebecca Mitch followed later with an RBI single to tie the score at 3.  The Rovers defense faltered and allowed single runs in the 5th and 6th innings.  The Rovers are home Thursday against Freedom at 4:00. 
Northampton 10 Rovers 0 
Nine errors doomed the Rovers. The Rovers allowed 1 earned run through 5 innings but were down 4-0.  Three more errors aided Northampton to a 10-0 win over the Rovers.  Taylor Barna took the loss.  The Rovers opened the game with a bunt single by Eliza Sykes.  She stole second, where she stayed.  Marly Laubach, Northampton's pitcher, only allowed one more Rover to reach base, while striking out 12. The Rovers are on the brink of District XI elimination with one more loss.  The Rovers must win out to keep their streak of post season appearances alive.  Up next is Nazareth Tuesday April 30 at away 4:00. 
Rover Defeat Dieruff 10-1 
The Rovers jumped out to 7-1 lead after two innings in 10-1 win over Dieruff. Winning pitcher Maegen Kavanagh picked up 5 strikeout and allowed only 1 unearned run on her way to her second win in as many days.  Taylor Barna threw 3 perfect innings in relief.  The Rovers got 8 runs scored and 6 runs driven in by their seniors.  Chelsea Quinn led the way with 3 hits including a 2 run homerun in the sixth. She had 4 RBI.  Tiffany Tattoli and Liz Wieller picked up their first career hits.  The Rovers are home on Friday against undefeated Northampton at 4:00. 
Rovers Escape With 2-0 Win at Wm. Allen 
Maegen Kavanagh tossed a four hit shutout today against Wm. Allen.  She had a career high 9 strikeouts.  Kat Nemeth and Rebecca Mitch drove in a run each in the fifth inning.  Nemeth's single scored Chelsea Quinn and Mitch hit a sac fly to score Eliza Sykes.  Kavanagh faced a second & third two out jam in the sixth but got a strikeout to end the threat.  The Rovers host Dieruff Wednesday 4/24 at 4:00. 
Rovers Fall 4-2 To Emmaus
Chelsea Quinn's two run triple in the fifth inning pulled the Rovers to within one. That was the best the Rovers could do despite having Quinn and later Taylor Barna, who tripled in the sixth, at third with one out.  Freshman Emily Stanilious, in her first start, had a pair of hits and a stolen base.  Samantha Schorr suffered the tough loss allowing only 3 hits and no earned runs.  The Rovers travel to William Allen Tuesday April 23 for a 4:00 game. 
Rover Drop 8-6 Decision To Pleasant Valley 
Rovers drop 8-6 decision to Pleasant Valley in 8 innings.  Eliza Sykes suffers the loss as Easton's defensive mistakes allows Pleasant Valley 3 unearned runs but gives away 5 of 8 runs.  The Rovers also took advantage of PV misplays to score tieing runs in the seventh inning.  A dropped popup, which would have ended the game allowed Lyndsay Shimkus to score the tieing run in the 7th inning, but the Rovers couldn't take full advantage and steal the win.  Kat Nemeth doubled in a pair of runs in the first on her way to a 3 for 5 day.  Taylor Barna was 3 for 4 with 1 RBI.  The Rovers travel to Patriots Park Monday for a 7:00 game vs. Emmaus.  The Rovers defeated Emmaus 6-3 in a non-conference game at Parkland earlier this season. 
Rovers Win First LVIAC Game 
The Rovers defeat Central Catholic 7-1 for first LVIAC win.  Chelsea Quinn and Brooke Limeberry drove in all 7 runs backing freshman Maegen Kavanagh's first LVIAC win.  Kavanagh allowed five hits and no earned runs.  Brooke Limeberry drove in three runs with a two out single in the first and a two out double in the third.  Quinn took over after that driving in a pair of run in the fourth with a double and capped her night off with a two run homerun in the sixth.  The game ended with a double play started by Quinn.  The Rovers travel to Williams Allen's Duck Pond Thursday April 18. 
Rovers Score 5 in The Sixth To Defeat Emmaus 
The Rovers rally from 3-1 to defeat Emmaus with five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.  Taylor Barna picked up the win in releif of Sam Schorr and Eliza Sykes earned a save.  Barna tied the score at 3 with her second double of the day and scored the go ahead run on Sykes RBI single. Kat Nemeth capped off the scoring driving Chelsea Quinn in to run the score to 6-3 Easton.  Alexa Barry had a big triple in the middle of the inning.  Angela Marzuoli had two hits as did Eliza Sykes but the player of the game was Taylor Barna, picking up the win and going 3 for 3 at the plate. The Rovers are home Tuesday at 4:00 against Central Catholic.
Rovers Rally Falls Short 
Rovers seventh inning rally falls short at Whitehall.  The Rovers lose 8-6 to Whitehall, both teams were seeking their first conference win.  The Rovers freshman pitcher, Maegen Kavanagh, gave up a first inning run.  The Rovers scored twice in the fifth to take a 2-1 lead.  Kavanagh recovered and with the lead had retired fourteen batters but an error with two outs and no one on in the bottom of the fifth opened the doors to three unearned runs for Whitehall.  The Rovers down 8-3 put together a 3 run rally and had the bases loaded but came up short 8-6.  Eliza Sykes had 3 hits and Brooke Limeberry had two for the Rovers.  Up next Emmaus at Parkland 2:00 Saturday. 
Rovers Fall to Parkland 7-0 
Rovers slip to 0-4 in LVIAC.  Sam Schorr held Parkland to 2 hits over the final four innings.  Chelsea Quinn had a pair of hits for the Rovers. The Rovers travel to Whitehall Thursday. 
 Rovers Win First
 The Rovers rode the arm of freshman Maegen Kavanagh to their first win of 2013.  Kavanagh was perfect into the fifth before a Rover error allowed the first Interboro baserunner.  She lost the no hitter in the sixth but finished allowing only two unearned runs.  The Rovers scored twice in the second and two more in the fourth.  Alexa Barry tripled in Taylor Barna and later scored on Gianna Solomon's two out single.  It was Barna and Barry scoring again in the fourth.  Samantha Schorr's ground out scored Barna and Barry scored on an Interboro error.  Barry had a pair of hits as did Eliza Sykes. 
Rovers Drop Fifth Straight
The Rovers had a couple of good scoring chances but were unable to capitalize on them.  Undefeated Bethlehem Catholic was able to score single runs in the sixth and seventh innings for the win.  Taylor Barna, in her first start, allowed only one earned run. 
Rovers Errors Lead to Loss
The Rovers scored 10 runs, hit 2 homeruns and had 12 hits but 9 errors allowed 8 unearned runs to cross the plate for Liberty.  Chelsea Quinn's 3 run homer in the 4th inning put the Rovers up 7-5 but the Rovers defense gave up 6 runs in the bottom of the inning.  The Rovers rally in the top of the 7th fell well short.  Kat Nemeth had 3 hits and Quinn had 2 hits and 5 RBI.  Freshman Maegen Kavanagh took the loss in her first varsity start. 
Rovers Lose LVIAC Opener 2-1 To Freedom 
The Rovers had twice as many hits as Freedom but only half as many runs in a 2-1 heartbreaking loss. Rovers had plenty of chances to score, leaving 10 runners in scoring position throughout the game.  A key hit in any inning could have broken the game open for the Rovers.  Eliza Sykes and the Rovers defense were able to hold the Freedom Patriots to just four hits and only one earned run.  A double and two out squeeze proved to be the winning run.  Brooke Limeberry drove in the only Rovers run, scoring Kat Nemeth after she doubled in the first inning.  Rebecca Mitch had three hits for the Rovers.  The Rovers travel to Liberty Tuesday April 2 seeking their first win of 2013. 
Rovers Fall to South 9-5
The Rovers fought back from 5 runs down scoring four in the top of sixth to tie the game at five.  Kat Nemeth got the Rovers on the board with her first career homerun in the 4th inning.  That made the score 4 to 1 at the time.  With the score at 5-1 South the Rovers scored 4 time to tie it up.  Rebecca Mitch led the inning off with her first career HR and Kat Nemeth capped the inning off with a two run single.  Rovers pitching had some control problems and with a single and 2 walks South had the bass loaded with 1 out.  South's Maddie Decker connected on an inside fastball for the grandslam.  The Rovers fall to 0-2, travel to Freedom to open LVIAC play Thursday March 28. 
Central Bucks South Game Postponed to March 27
Rovers Set to Open 2013 Season
     Despite the cold temps this spring the Rovers are ready to open the 2013 season.  The Rovers host Stroudsburg  Saturday March 23 at 11:00.  Then travel to Central Bucks South (our southern trip) on Tuesday March 26 before starting LVIAC play on March 28 at Freedom.  Come to the fields, bundle up and root the Rovers on.
Scholarship Awarded To Young
Rachel Young, junior, awarded a scholarship by Widner University and NBC 10 in Philadelphia for a story she wrote about the Miracle League.  To read the story please go to http://www.miracleleagueofnc.org/ click on An Angels Story.  Congratulations Rachel. 
News From The Fall
     Chelsea Quinn & Kathryn Nemeth have been named to their fall sport's Express Times First Team All Teams.  Quinn, who is headed to Ohio State to play field hockey, was named as a First Team midfielder.  Nemeth was named as a First Team defender in soccer.
     And Eliza Sykes made it official signing with Slippery Rock to attend the university and play softball.
2013 Schedule Completed
The Rovers open the 2013 schedule with two non-conference games.  The first at home against Stroudsburg on March 23, 4:00 followed by a trip to Central Bucks South on March 26 game time 3:45.  Other non-conference games include; away at Inter Boro High School April 5, Emmaus April 13 at Patriots Park 7:00 (LVIAC PlayDay), Pleasant Valley home 11:00 am April 20 and the final game on season schedule,  Phillipsburg at home May 11 at 10:30 am. The Rovers open the LVIAC season at Freedom, March 28 also at 4:00.  JV 19 game schedule and 14 game middle school schedule will be posted soon.
Sykes To Slippery Rock
Eliza Sykes has made a decision to attend Slippery Rock University in the fall of 2013 and begin her softball career in 2014 NCAA season. Sykes, a left handed swinging centerfielder & pitcher for the Rovers, will be roaming the outfield at The Rock.  Sykes was second in hits with 22 and third in runs scored 11.  On the mound Sykes set a school record 4 saves, was 2 & 3 for the season with a 2.21 ERA.  Sykes was named Honorable Mention Express Times All Area team.
Quinn To Ohio State
Chelsea Quinn has verbally committed to play fieldhockey for #16 ranked Ohio State beginning in the fall of 2013.  Quinn will join former softball player Audra Heilman in the Big 10.   Chelsea will compete against Heilman, sophomore at Indiana.  Quinn, Heilman and Sara Rasley (sophomore softball player at division 1 Coastal Carolina) were teammates on the 2011 District XI Champion softball team.  All three have received division 1 scholarships and were also named to All State softball teams.  Rasley 2010 & 11 First Team shortstop, Heilman 2011 First Team outfielder and 2012 Quinn was named Honorable Mention shortstop.
Chelsea Quinn Named to PIAA ALL STATE Softball Team
Chelsea Quinn (Jr. SS) was named Honorable Mention PIAA All State.  Quinn led the Rovers to District XI berth hitting 410 with 18 RBI and 13 extra base hits.  Quinn made the transition from 3B to SS and had a fielding percentage of .925 in her first season at the position.  Quinn was named to the Express-Times All Area First Team.  Joining her as Honorable Mentions on Express Times team were Emily Glose (Sr. OF) and Eliza Sykes (Jr. Utility, P & OF). 
Quinn, Glose & Csicsek
Mcall All Area Teams
Congratulations to Chelsea Quinn (SS)and Emily Glose (OF) named to Morning Call All Area Second Team.  Ashlee Csicsek (1B) was named Honorable Mention. 

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