Centre County League Baseball: Philipsburg shuts out Lemont to open year

A four-run fourth inning broke open Philipsburg’s 8-0 season-opening win over Lemont at Spring Creek Park on Sunday.

Parker Watson had a big day on the mound for the Pirates, striking out 14 and allowing just four hits for the win, while Matt Curtis and Robert Smith each had a double and single, AJ Robinson added a double and Mike Marcinko tripled.

Calvin Sichler had two of the Ducks’ four hits and Clint Hicks took the loss.