Muhlenberg All-Division Catcher Shane Rosenberry

Shane Rosenberry had the best vantage point to see Dalton Follweiler throw another gem against a Division 1 foe in the Berks League.  Rosenberry was behind the plate as Follweiler held Wilson to one earned run and three hits over six innings.  The Muhls extended their winning streak to four with a 9-2 victory over the Bulldogs on Wednesday night at Gochnauer Field.  "We were working two pitch mix, trying to go hard in and soft away, just pitching to contact," explained Rosenberry.  Follweiler struck out four and walked one.  He tossed a two-hitter in a 7-0 shutout at Exeter last week.  While the senior right-hander doesn't possess an overpowering fastball, his command is excellent.  "In my opinion, that's probably the biggest part of pitching. If you hit your spots, you're gonna win 8-9 times out of 10," emphasized Rosenberry.  The junior catcher got the (4-2, 2-1) Muhls on the board with an RBI double to left field in the 1st inning.  He later scored on a passed ball.  Muhlenberg added three runs off of lefty Matt VanOstenbridge in the third frame.  Sophomore Eli Keller ripped a two-run single and Derek Wilson followed with an RBI single to center for a 5-1 lead.  The Muhls tacked on three more runs in the 6th inning including a sacrifice fly by Rosenberry.  He was an all-division selection last year when he hit .357 with a .913 OPS.  Muhlenberg relied more on extra base hits a season ago when they went (19-4) and won their 13th Berks County championship.  "This year our play style is completely different and the run game definitely plays a big part in it," said Rosenberry.  The Muhls stole seven bases against Wilson.  Cam Burr and Gio Cavanna swiped five bags.  Cavanna was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.  Rosenberry is a Yankees fan, but he told Paul Roberts of SV Sports that J.T. Realmuto is his favorite catcher to watch.  They also talked about music, food, and Muhlenberg's transition to Division 1.



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