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4/13/18 Baseball Wrap: Gladin, Flinspach Go Deep in Cranberry Win Powered by Knox Country Farm Supply

PARKER, Pa. – Trevor Gladin and Thomas Flinspach both homered to lead visiting Cranberry to a 12-8 win over A-C Valley.

(Photo: Thomas Flinspach, Cranberry)

Flinspach was 3-for-5 with four RBIs and a run scored, while Gladin was 3-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs scored. Shay Harry also collected three hits while driving in one and scoring twice, and Brandon Forrest was 2-for-4 with a walk, three runs scored and two RBIs.

Gladin got the win in relief of Flinspach going four innings allowing five runs, two earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out two. Flinspach pitched three innings allowing three unearned runs on two hits and three walks while striking out two.

Jeff Ginn was 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, three runs scored and an RBI to lead A-C Valley.

Luke Whitcomb took the loss giving up nine runs, three earned, on 12 hits and two walks while striking out two over 5 ⅓ innings of work.

ST. MARYS 6, CLARION 1

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Jared Groll and Ryan Bressler combined on a six-hitter to help St. Marys to a 6-1 win over visiting Clarion Friday.

Groll went 3 ⅓ innings allowing one unearned run on five hits and two walks while striking out three with Bressler picking up the win going 3 ⅔ innings of one-hit ball walking one and striking out four.

Groll and Nate Beimel each added doubles on offense with Groll also scoring a run.

Spencer Miller had three of Clarion’s six hits going 3-for-4 with a run scored.

Skylar Rhoades took the loss going 3 ⅓ innings allowing five runs, three earned, on four hits, two walks and a hit batter while striking out two. Cam Craig then pitched 2 ⅔ innings allowing a run on two hits.

CLEARFIELD 3, PENNS VALLEY 0

SPRING MILLS, Pa. – Eli Glass threw a three-hit shutout, as visiting Clearfield beat Penns Valley, 3-0.

Glass didn’t walk a batter and struck out 10 needing just 88 pitches to get the complete-game win.

Jakob Sorbera drove in two runs for the Bison going 2-for-2 with a run scored, while Nathan Barr was also 2-for-2 with a run scored.

BROCKWAY 13, CAMERON COUNTY 9

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Scoring multiple runs in each of the third through sixth innings visiting Brockway grabbed a 13-9 win over Cameron County.

The Rovers scored three in the third, two in the fourth, four in the fifth and three in the six to account for 12 of their 13 runs.

Brockway had five different players record doubles including Matthew Clark, Zach Foradori, Conner Ford, Joel Gaston and Ben Glasl.

Glasl was 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs with Clark going 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and two RBIs. Ford was also 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored with Cameron Baka going 3-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBIs and Foradori going 1-for-3 with two walks, a run scored and two RBIs.

Tyler Serafini got the win going six innings allowing seven runs, three earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out one.

Bryce Bauer and Adam Shaffer each had a pair of doubles for Cameron County.

Bauer was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBIs, while Shaffer was 3-for-3 with four runs scored. Adam Streich also added a double and a run scored the Red Raiders with Dino Brown going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs and Adam Brown also driving in a pair of runs.

Alex Umble took the loss going 4 ⅔ innings allowing 10 runs, nine earned, on nine hits and five walks while striking out five.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 10, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 0, 6 INNINGS

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Logan Johnston and Tyler Richardson combined on a four-hit shutout, and Punxsutawney scored 10 runs on just five hits on its way to a 10-0, six-inning win over visiting Elk County Catholic.

Johnston got the win going five innings allowing two hits and three walks while striking out seven. Richardson pitched a scoreless sixth allowing a pair of hits.

Richardson and Johnston also drove in a pair of runs each with Richardson going 1-for-3 with two runs scored and Johnston 0-for-2 with a walk. Brandon Matthews added a pair of hits, a run scored and an RBI for the Chucks with Derek Huey and Adison Neal each scoring twice.

Alex Fedus had a double for ECC.

Hunter Cashmer took the loss going five innings allowing five runs, two earned, on four hits, a hit batter and a walk while striking out two.

BELLEFONTE 3, DUBOIS 2

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Colton Burd’s walk-off sacrifice fly lifted Bellefonte to a 3-2 win over visiting DuBois.

Two singles and an error on a bunt attempt had loaded the bases for the Red Raiders before Burd lofted a fly ball to center to score the winning run.

CJ Funk went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs to lead Bellefonte.

DuBois stats weren’t available.

REDBANK VALLEY 14, BROOKVILLE 6

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Putting the game away with a seven-run fifth-inning, Redbank Valley notched its first win of the year with a 14-6 victory over Brookville at McKinley Field.

The game was originally scheduled to be played at Redbank Valley Municipal Park, but moved to Brookville because of better field conditions and it was the Bulldogs who banged out 12 hits while pitchers Ethan Harman, Bryan Layton and Hunter Martz combined for the win on the mound.

Martz had three hits while Logan Wadding, Layton, and Nick Smith each had two hits. Wadding and Jimmy Gundlach doubled. The Bulldogs scored their seven runs in the fifth with the help of just two hits, taking advantage of two errors and five walks.

Harman got the win, allowing seven hits while striking out one and walking two in four innings. Layton threw two innings while Martz finished the game in the seventh.

Aaron Park had two of the Raiders’ eight hits, including an RBI triple in the first inning. Tyler Park and Seth Dunkle doubled in the Raiders’ two-run fourth that got them within 5-4.

Starter Dane Lyle was the losing pitcher, allowing five runs, two earned, in 2 1/3 innings.

NORTH CLARION 13, FOREST AREA 3, 5 INNINGS

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Zander Hargenrader was 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and four RBIs to lift North Clarion to a 13-3, five-inning win over visiting Forest Area.

Matson Higgins added a 3-for-4 day with three runs scored and an RBI and also threw a scoreless inning of relief with two strikes outs.

Hargenrader also pitched in relief giving up one run on a hit, two walks and a hit batter while striking out one.

Tyler Wolbert picked up the win going three innings allowing two runs, one earned, on four hits and a walk while striking out three.

Dillon DiCorpo took the loss for the Fires.

KARNS CITY 18, KEYSTONE 1, 6 INNINGS

BUTLER, Pa. – Colton Hutchinson, Tyler Yough and Jake Weckerly each drove in two runs to help Karns City down visiting Keystone, 18-1 in six innings, at Kelly Automotive Park.

Hutchinson was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk and two runs scored with Yough going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Weckerly 2-for-5. Nolan Riley and Austin Rumbaugh each added doubles for the Gremlins with Riley going 1-for-4 with two runs scored and Rumbaugh 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and four runs scored. Dylan Keene and Steve O’Donnell each scored twice for Karns City.

Logan Pistorius went four innings in getting the win. He allowed one run on two hits and four walks while striking out six. Weckerly pitched two scoreless innings allowing two walks while striking out four.

Logan Sell had a hit and a run scored for Keystone.

JOHNSONBURG 7, BRADFORD 5

BRADFORD, Pa. – Johnny Mitchell homered and drove in two to lift visiting Johnsonburg to a 7-5 win over Bradford.

Mitchell had a pair of hits and a run scored on the day, while Neil MacDonald also had a couple of RBIs for the Rams.

Mitchell also got the win going five innings allowing four runs, three earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out two. Gavin Elmquist got the save giving up a run on two hits in one inning of relief. Gabe Watts had the hold pitching a scoreless inning of relief as well.

Tyler Gigliotti had a pair of RBIs for Bradford with Brody Nay going 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.

Danny Manion took the loss allowing six runs, two earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out two. Gigliotti pitched well in relief going five innings allowing a run on three hits and three walks while striking out two.

KANE 5, PORT ALLEGANY 0

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Austin Jordan threw 6 ⅔ innings of scoreless baseball and Kane broke open a close game with a pair of runs in the sixth and two more in the seventh to claim a 5-0 road win over Port Allegany.

Jordan gave up two hits and two walks while striking out 11 before reaching the 100-pitch limit with two outs in the seventh. Carson Whiteman came on to get the final out and finish the combined shutout.

Howie Stuckey was the hard-luck loser for Port Allegany. He went six innings allowing three runs, just one earned, on one hit and five walks while striking out one. David Talkington gave up two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out three in an inning of work.

Cyrus Novosel had a hit and two runs scored for Kane, while Jake Alcorn had a hit, an RBI and a run scored for the Wolves.

ALLEGANY-LIMESTONE (N.Y.) 8, OTTO-ELDRED 7

ALLEGANY, N.Y. – Travis Maquire got Jacob Merry to ground into a game-ending double play with the tying run at second base in the top of the seventh inning, as Allegany-Limestone escaped with an 8-7 win over visiting Otto-Eldred.

The Terrors trailed by a pair of runs going to the seventh but Cole Sebastian opened the inning by doubling before scoring on an Andrew Sheeler single. Sawyer Drummond then walked to put runners at first and second with no one out, but Maquire struck out Chase Sebastian before getting the game-ending double play.

Sean McAfee, Grant Davis and Tommy Moran each had two RBIs for the Gators.

Chase Sebastian was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored for Otto-Eldred, while Cole Sebastian was 2-for-4 with the double and two run scored. Sheeler was 2-for-4 with the RBI and a run scored with Drummond going 1-for-2 with a walk, a double and two runs scored. Merry was also 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs.

Jerahmy Flick got the win going five innings allowing six runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out two. Maquire picked up the save going two innings allowing a run on two hits and a walk while striking out three.

Cole Sebastian, the fourth pitcher used by O-E took the loss giving up three runs on three hits and two walks while striking out one.

Chase Sebastian started and went an inning allowing a hit and a walk while striking out two. Drummond followed with 1 ⅔ innings of work allowing a run on two hits and a walk while striking out one. Sheeler then gave up four runs, one earned, on three hits and a walk in 1 ⅓ innings of action.



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