On This Date (June 6, 2003): Spotts leads Tamaqua – Times News Online – tnonline.com
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Since May of 1999, the Times News Sports Department has featured an On This Date practically every day, highlighting an event that happened in the past. With the coronavirus putting a halt to sports locally and nationally, the On This Dates have been expanded to the stories that actually ran in the next day’s newspaper. Today’s On This Date story is from June 6, 2003).
By Joe Plasko
PINE GROVE – With his high school graduation just a few hours away, Kyle Spotts stepped to the head of the class.
The Tamaqua senior righthander fired a dazzling three-hitter at Palmyra Friday afternoon, and Chris Wehr slugged a three-run homer as the Blue Raiders posted a 4-0 PIAA State Class AA Eastern semifinal shutout at Pine Grove’s High Street Field.
Tamaqua (20-4) now faces District 4 champion Danville in Monday’s Eastern