The Philadelphia Catholic League squad was edged 3-2 in the Carpenter Cup Semi-Finals played recently at Citizen's Bank Park.
Five players represented Roman Catholic including Gaeten Grandelli, Erik Grady, Jason Kelly, Anthony Casino, and Sean Flanagan. Kelly, Casino, and Flanagan all played in 21st Ward youth leagues and IHM CYO growing up.
Charlie Yanoshik, from LaSalle High School, also has baseball ties to Roxborough community leagues.
After trailing 3-0 for most of the game, the PCL team scored twice in the 8th inning, but could not plate the tying run. Both Flanagan and Yanoshik had key at bats in the the rally that fell short.