2017 American Legion All Star Game

Come out to the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth tonight at 5:30 and watch our league,the Greater Norristown American Legion Baseball League All Stars host the Lower Montco American Legion Baseball League All More »

Steve Longo – League MVP, Dillon Famous – League Pitcher of the Year

Congratulations to Mt. Carmel Mounties Dillon Famous and Steve Longo . Dillon Famous was named the GNALBL 2017 Co-Pitcher of the year, after finishing the season with a 4-1 record and an More »

2017 American Legion All Star Game

Villanova Ballpark Come out to the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth tonight at 5:30 and watch our league,the Greater Norristown American Legion Baseball League All Stars host the Lower Montco American Legion Baseball League All Stars. This will surely be some of the best baseball of the season played in our area this year. Prior to the game, at 5:15 the league awards will be presented.  Hope to see you there.

Steve Longo – League MVP, Dillon Famous – League Pitcher of the Year

Congratulations to Mt. Carmel Mounties Dillon Famous and Steve Longo .

Dillon Famous was named the GNALBL 2017 Co-Pitcher of the year, after finishing the season with a 4-1 record and an ERA of 1.15.

Steve Longo was named the GNALBL 2017 League MVP.  Steve batted .344, and led the team in hits, RBI’s, home runs, triples and doubles.

The Mt. Carmel family is proud of these two players and these honors were well deserved.FamousPOY2017SLONGOMVP2017

Singer Scatters 6 Hits Goes the Distance For Mounties Win

Jon Singer got the start tonight for Mt. Carmel, and he did it all for the Mounties tonight in our 6-1 win over the JP Mascaro Haulers, giving the Mounties the season series. Singer went the distance and got the win, while scattering 6 JP Mascaro hits, striking out 4 and allowing only one base on balls. Singer gave the Haulers their only run of the night in the second inning, then settled in and only allowed 3 hits the rest of the way.

With the game close at 2-1 in the home 5th, Singer took matters, offensively into his own hands. Leading off the inning with a scalding single to center, he stole second then moved to third on a base hit by shortstop Steve Longo. Singer then scored on a wild pitch and the Mounties never looked back. Catcher Brad Krenicky walked and then first baseman John Pecharo stepped up and plated Longo and Krenicky with a base hit, putting Mt. Carmel on top 5-1.

The Mounties added some insurance in the home 6th when Kyle Williams doubled, moved to third on Singer’s fielder’s choice and then scored on Danny Green’s ground ball out.

Singer walked out for the top of the 7th inning and needed just 10 pitches to close the door on the Haulers, and earn his 3rd victory of the year.

Mt. Carmel is back in action Saturday June 24th at 9AM against the Perkiomen Valley Raiders at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth.

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Singer Allows Only 2 Hits BUT Mounties Errors Lead to 4-3 Loss to Valley Forge

In what has become a season long theme for the Mt. Carmel Mounties, they once again wasted another brilliant performance by starting pitcher Jon Singer.  The Mounties dropped their game tonight losing to the Valley Forge Generals 4-3.  Singer went the distance allowing just 2 hits while striking out 5, and allowing only 1 earned run.  Four  Mt. Carmel defensive errors led to 3 unearned runs for the Generals.

The Mounties battled all game long collecting 7 hits, but for the second time this week their comeback came up short when they left the tying and winning runs in scoring position in the bottom of the 7th inning.  Danny Green led the Mounties on offense with 2 hits and 2 RBI’s.

Mt. Carmel looks to take the season series against the JP Mascaro Haulers on Tuesday June 20th at 6PM at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth.

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Congratulations Mt. Carmel Seniors Dillon Famous & John Pecharo

PWHS graduates Dillon Famous and John Pecharo – way to go men!!!!!!!!!

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Mounties Win Rivalry Game Against Whitemarsh 3-1

The Mt Carmel Mounties rode the strong performance of Dillon Famous on the mound tonight, beating rival Whitemarsh 3-1. Famous pitched a complete game giving up only 1 run and holding the Whitemarsh batters to only 3 hits, while he struck out 11. John Pecharo stayed hot getting things started in the 2nd with a leadoff double then scoring on Steve Blum’s line drive base hit. MTC added two more in the 5th when Danny Green walked, stole second and third and scored on a wild pitch. Kyle Williams walked and stole second and third and then Steve Longo plated him with a line drive up the middle to give the Mounties all the offense they needed. Longo led the Mounties with two hits including a double off the left field wall. Phil Scanlan also added a double for Mt Carmel. Mt Carmel is back in action on Saturday @ 10 AM at Villanova against the Presidential Caterers.

 

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Mt. Carmel Mounties Win GNALBL Season Opener

 

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Congrats – Mt. Carmel Mounties on their league opening 4-1 victory over their school district rival Whitemarsh Patriots. John Pecharo led the way pitching 6 2/3 innings and allowing 0 earned runs, and collecting 2 hits and 1 RBI. Big Stick 1st Baseman Steve Blum gave the Mounties the lead in the top of the 7th with a massive, 2 out, bases loaded triple. Brad Krenicky had 3 hits, and Steve Longo added 2 more for the Mounties. Kyle Williams was his usual trouble causing self going 1-1 with a BB and a run scored and, then he finished the game on the mound, earning the save for Mt. Carmel. Great win men!

2016 Mt. Carmel Mounties

Thank you to all of our players, fans and supporters.  We hope to see everyone again in 2017.

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Mounties capture first league championship in 33 years

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PLYMOUTH TWP- The walls of the Mt. Carmel Sports Club are a virtual trip back in time. Faces of local Italians that look like they could have been in photos taken at almost any family dinner in any household throughout the Norristown and Plymouth communities bring a sense of tradition to a building that, over the years, has been at the heart of so many great memories for so many people. Move a little further down the walls, and evidence of memories of another kind can be found, as team photos of the Club’s American Legion baseball squads loom large over the bocce courts that are so new you can still smell the sawdust. The Mt. Carmel Club has sponsored American Legion Baseball since as far back as most of its living members can remember, and that results in a very strong sense of pride each summer when the Mounties take the field to begin another season. The hopes of success and championships are renewed each season, but for the last 33 years, that championship trophy has proven to be elusive. The team came close in 2008 and again last season, but ultimately, the drought continued. On Tuesday evening, July 16 however, that drought finally came to an end as the Mounties defeated J.P. Mascaro 2-1 to win the Club’s first Greater Norristown League title since 1980.

With tradition being such a core characteristic of the program, it was only fitting that two Mounties veterans took the spotlight on this night. Corey Ensslin, in his fourth and final season with the Mounties, took the mound and set the pace from the first inning on to earn the biggest victory of his legion career. Fellow veteran Jeff Mikalonis, in his third season with the Mounties, helped that victory come to fruition with his own magic in the 7th, going back and up the hill in centerfield to make a catch for the second out that can only be described at the very least as spectacular.

As the Club looks to add to its décor of team and community photos, it will now need to find space for the league championship trophy that manager D.J. Santoro and the rest of his team hope will be sitting next to more hardware as the Mounties move on to the Pennsylvania American Legion Region 3 Tournament this weekend. Regionals action begins Saturday at Falls Township, with the game time and opponent to be determined.

EXTRA BASES- For complete championship game coverage from the Times Herald, visit these links: http://www.timesherald.com/article/20130716/SPORTS01/130719705/-1/SPORTS/legion-mt-carmel-dethrones-jp-mascaro-for-gnalbl-title#full_story, http://www.timesherald.com/article/20130716/SPORTS01/130719708/-1/SPORTS/mikalonis-plays-key-role-in-mt-carmel-victory