The Lehigh Valley entry in the Carpenter Cup fell in the opening round Thursday. An 8-4 loss to Burlington County.
The Lehigh Valley team fell behind in the early innings and never quite recovered. T.J. Backer had a big day offensively to lead the ballclub, but their 4 runs weren't enough in a rain shortened 7-inning game.
The loss eliminates the Lehigh Valley team from the tournament.