Local roundup: C-W defeats Pa. 17-7 in Junior League baseball regional opener

Camden-Wyoming used a seven-run third inning to take control before holding off Pennsylvania, 17-7, in the opening round of the Junior League baseball Eastern Regional on Thursday evening.

The Delaware state champions don’t play again until Saturday at 7 p.m. when they face the winner of tonight’s New Jersey-Massachusetts contest in Freehold, N.J.

After Pennsylvania rallied within 7-4, Camden-Wyoming answered with five runs in the fourth and three more in the seventh.

Leadoff hitters Chrys Roscoe and Colson Bennett both had two hits and four RBI for Camden-Woming with Graham Buckson adding three RBI. Seven players contributed to CW’s total of nine hits in the game with Roscoe adding two of its five doubles.

Camden-Wyoming took advantage of 16 walks and five errors by Pennsylvania. Jaxson Monroney walked four times and scored three runs.

Four different players pitched for Camden-Wyoming.

Senior League

Australian 7, Naamans 0: The Delaware state champions finished 1-3 in the World Series with the loss on Thursday in Easley, S.C.

Naamans, the East champion, managed just one hit in the four-inning loss.

Softball

8-10 tournament

New Jersey 6, Smyrna-Clayton 1: The Delaware state champions fell to 1-1 in the Eastern Regional with the loss on Wednesday.

Smyrna-Clayton played Maryland on Thursday night in Jenkins Township, Pa.

WNBA

Delle Donne honored again: For the second consecutive month, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne was recognized as the WNBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Month despite.

The Delaware native earned the award despite missing two games with a nasal fracture. During the month of July, Delle Donne averaged 20.0 ppg, 6.8 rpg and 1.8 bpg.

Delle Donne became the second fastest-player in league history to 3,500 career points.

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