Lehigh Valley scored the game’s final five runs to rally for a 5-3 win over Delaware South in the Carpenter Cup softball quarterfinals Wednesday morning.
Delaware South, which was the defending champion, finishes 3-1 in the regional all-star tournament for high school players. The three-day event was played at Philadelphia’s FDR Park.
After scoring a pair of early runs, Delaware South led 3-0 in the fifth and was still ahead 3-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Delaware North was also eliminated in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, falling to SOL, 3-0, to finish 2-2 in the tournament.
Hens pick up 6-9 transfer: The Delaware men’s basketball team has added Nigel Shadd, a 6-foot-9, 250-pound grad transfer from Mesa, Arizona, to its roster.
“Excited to be continue my career at the University of Delaware,” Shadd wrote on social media.
Considered a three-star recruit coming out of high school, Shadd played at Pacific two years ago, averaging 2.7 points and 3.0 rebounds.
Shadd also spent three seasons at Kansas State, playing in a total of 24 games while also dealing with a knee injury. He collected 29 rebounds and 11 points in 74 minutes.
Shadd is the third transfer that the Blue Hens have picked up in the off-season. He joins Christian Ray (LaSalle) and L.J. Owens (UMBC), who Delaware added earlier.
Hornets add size to roster: Brandon Stone, a 6-foot-11, 200-pound transfer from Robert Morris, has verbally committed to Delaware State.
In 23 games for the Colonials last winter, Stone averaged 6.5 points and 3.5 rebounds. He scored in double figures six times, including netting a season-high 17 points against Oakland.
A native of Alverton, Pa., Stone played his last two high school seasons with Christ School in North Carolina. He then played in 25 games at LaSalle as a freshman, averaging 3.0 points and 2.6 rebounds.
He joins Fah’mir Ali (Charleston) and Ray Somerville (Cal State Bakerfield) who the Hornets have added in the offseason.