Chester County manages just one hit in Carpenter Cup opening round loss

Jersey Shore 3, Chester County 0 – The local all-stars, a combination of players from the PAC, Ches-Mont League and independents Hill and Perkiomen School, managed just one hit in suffering the tournament-ending loss in the opening round of the Carpenter Cup Tuesday at Richie Ashburn Field in South Philadelphia’s FDR Park.

Owen J. Roberts catcher Jordan Siket had the only hit while Pottsgrove’s Ethan McMonagle stole a base following a walk in his lone plate appearance to highlight Chester County's meager attack.

On the mound for Chester County, Justin Neskie (Oxford), Trey Yesavage (Boyertown), Ethan Edelson (Pottsgrove), Hunter Gooch (Upper Perkiomen) and Derek Seagreaves (Coatesville) combined to allow just two hits in four shutout innings of relief. Neskie struck out the side in his only inning of work while Edelson picked up two strikeouts in his one frame.

Spring-Ford’s Zach Male started and absorbed the loss, allowing two runs on four hits in two innings against three strikeouts before yielding to Coatesville’s Cam Trego (one run allowed in two innings).

Pottsgrove had the most representation with four players on the Chester County roster – Edelson, McMonagle (shortstop), Avery Spencer (second base), Cooper Fiore (catcher, outfielder).

Also participating in the game for Chester County were Bryce Porter (Avon Grove), Josiah Wiggins (Pottstown), Jake Eagle (Pottstown), Joey Morton (Oxford), John Wileczek (West Chester East), Mitchell Balint (Kennett), Kevin Small (Downingtown West), Sam Morris (Owen J. Roberts), Jon Hannevig (Owen J. Roberts), Dylan Crammer (Phoenixville), Brandon Fink (Phoenixville), Jake McLaughlin (Hill School), Michael Rockavich (Hill School) and Zach Small (Perkiomen School).