At 17-0, Central Whitehall League's Catty Brown is going to the championship.
Catty came back from a 4-0 deficit in the bottom of the seventh to defeat the Big Red Machine of Bowmanstown 2 on Sunday.
Matt Ritter drew a walk with the bases loaded and the score tied 4-4 that forced home Adam Reinhart for the victory, 5-4.
Catty Connie Mack's squad outhit the Slaters 9-6 on the road last Wednesday, but fell 7-4 as the Maroon and White scored three runs in the bottom of the third and four in the fourth frame.
The Big Brown Machine had three batters go 2-for-3: Alex Torres, Matt Rodger and Joe Rothrock, the cleanup man who also drove in a run, stole a base and scored.
Jordan Madaya whacked an RBI triple. Jacob Kober recorded an RBI single and stole a base batting leadoff.
Lehigh Valley's Carpenter Cup softball team, which includes Catasauqua player, Janae Matos, defeated Philadelphia Catholic's Carpenter Cup team, 10-5, in its first game of the double-elimination tournament on Monday at FDR Park in Philadelphia.
Matos played in the last four innings, catching for Emmaus pitcher, Olivia Marcks.
"It worked well. She has a lot of momentum on her ball and hit her spots. I tried to frame as many pitches as possible to get the questionable calls," Matos said.
Like vintage wine that gets better with age, so too has Doug Koenig's shooting ability.
Koenig, a professional competitive shooter formerly of Alburtis and now residing in Hamburg, recently won his 15th Bianchi Cup shooting title at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club range in Columbia, Missouri.
Catty Midget Brown had just 12 players on the roster, but the Central Whitehall League skipper Mike Henning has done a very effective job getting all of the players ample action, and finding success, too. The team had its season end Sunday in their second loss of a double-elimination tournament, falling to Laurys 16-4.
Catasauqua head Lehigh Valley Connie Mack (LVCM) head coach Jim Kober will await to see his team's seed in the postseason tournament.
Catty ended its season Wednesday night against Moore Township and had an 11-5 overall record.
Even though his team likely will have one of the top five seeds in the league playoffs, Kober believed his team could have had even a better season.
Just like his Coplay counterpart, Fullerton Legion manager Daniel Delp has yet to reap the consistent benefits of a full complement of players.
"We've had only one game this year when we had our entire roster on hand," said Delp.
That means they've had to adjust, sometimes putting players in unfamiliar spots which has been a challenge this season. Still, Delp said he's been fortunate since a few of his players, including Ryan Bonshak, Matt Bonshak, Zach Delp, Tyler Correll and Jeff Charles are comfortable at multiple positions on the diamond.
On Monday night at Opportunity Field in the Central Whitehall Baseball League winner's bracket semifinals, Catty Brown broke open a 7-7 tie to win 16-7, in a showdown with Catty White.
Adam Reinhart hurled three innings for Brown, followed by Tyler Monahan's three before Sebastian Arias closed out the victory.
It was a tight game until the bottom of the sixth.
The White is still alive in the playoffs as they travel up to meet Egypt Green, the number-two seed on Thursday evening.
The Catasauqua Grasshoppers will compete in the Coplay Grasshopper Tournament this weekend.
The team consists of a variety of 6-8-year-old ball players from three different Catty teams. Jason Fotta, head coach of the Catty #3 team will lead the squad, which consists of: Matthew Fotta, Anthony Barber, Corbin Reinsmith, Aidan Heil, Connor Snell, Johnny Loftus, Mckay Lewis, Peyton "Bubba" Harrison, Christian Fye, Anthony Hunsicker, Ian Abbadessa, Brady Dolak, Arianna Rieker, Aiden Hess and Maxine Kovacs.
When he looks at the big picture, Catasauqua's Jim Kober likes his team's chances in the Lehigh Valley Connie Mack season this summer.
At the start of this week, Catty had an overall 8-3 mark and found itself within striking distance of first-place Lehigh-West Bethlehem and second-place Parkland. It has been a season in which the Roughies have rebounded well after a few glitches along the way.