The Phillies are the HLBA's hottest team, having won six straight games in Senior Division actions. HNB is now tied atop the standings with the Pirates and Giants with identical 6-2 records.


After starting off the season with back-to-back losses, HNB?is now the hottest team in the entire Honesdale Little Baseball Association.

The Phillies have reeled off six consecutive wins and created a three-way logjam atop the Senior Division standings.

Coach Charlie Rollison’s lads are deadlocked with the Giants and Pirates. All three teams boast identical 6-2 records.

Weather permitting, HNB will return to action Thursday for a showdown with Elegante. That game is tentatively slated for a 6:00 p.m. start at Ed Rickard Memorial Field.

Red-Hot
As with every team trying to get games in this spring, HNB has battled the weather every step of the way.

The Phillies’ two most recent wins came last week over the Pirates, 6-2, and Monday night against the Braves, 15-4.

Tim Minella went to the mound versus the Pirates and authored a pitching masterpiece. The talented young twirler worked six innings en route to a complete game decision. He allowed just four hits and piled up 13 strikeouts.

Tom Minella supported his brother offensively by banging out two key hits.

In HNB’s victory over the Braves, Jared Martin and Mark Ambrose each took a turn on the hill.

Martin earned the start and went four innings. He amassed nine strikeouts and earned the win.

Ambrose survived an uprising in the fifth and the game was eventually halted by a thunderstorm.

Tom Minella, Tim Minella and Martin each ripped three hits.