Perkiomen's Naty Urbina makes a dash back to first base in a pickoff attempt during the first game of a double-header Saturday against Penn Charter.
The ending of Perkiomen School's second game against visiting Penn Charter School on Saturday took a small amount of luster off its overall performance, according to head coach Ken Baker.
He called it a lesson learned for the Panthers, who came within one hit of sweeping their non-league doubleheader.
Despite the split, Baker expressed pleasure with his team's performance and progress.
"I'm not at all disappointed," the coach said. "I was impressed with how the players handled the pressure. The front end of our pitching staff is definitely a strength." ...
Upper Perk second baseman Sarah Heidler puts the tag on a Boyertown base runner at the bag in the game at Upper Perk Monday night.
Defense has set the tone for the Upper Perkiomen softball team's season, according to head coach Dean Sullivan.
"When this team plays good defense, it is what it's supposed to be," he said. "We have a chance to win. When we play poorly in the field, we're probably going to lose."
Recently, the Indians (3-8, 3-9) have shown flashes of both. On Monday, April 18, they played well in the field and posted a 5-1 victory over Phoenixville in the Pioneer Athletic Conference....