COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Blake Burgett and Kullen Crosby combined on a three-hit shutout to lift Coudersport to a 7-0 win over visiting Otto-Eldred Saturday.
(Photo: Blake Burgett of Coudersport throws a pitch during the Falcons win over Otto-Eldred Saturday. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick’s work here)
Burgett got the win going five innings allowing three hits and two walks while striking out nine. Crosby pitched the final two innings striking out two.
Burgett helped his own cause going 2-for-3 with a pair of double, two runs scored and two RBIs. Crosby added a triple and two runs scored while Hunter Redmond also doubled, scored a run and drove one in for the Falcons.
Sawyer Drummond had two of the three hits for Otto-Eldred.
Chase Sebastian took the loss allowing six runs, five earned, on six hits while striking out one in two-plus innings of work.
BRADFORD 15, IROQUOIS 0, 4 INNINGS
ERIE, Pa. – Adam Boyer gave up one hit over four shutout innings while striking out seven and Brody Nay, Peyton Manion and Patrick Caskey each drove in two runs to lift visiting Bradford to a 15-0, four-inning win over Iroquois.
Bradford scored 15 runs on just three hits thanks to 15 walks and three Iroquois errors.
Tyler Gigliotti drew three of those walks while going 1-for-1 with three runs scored and an RBI.
Jason French also scored three times and drove in a run for the Owls with Nay and Caleb Nuzzo also scoring twice and Nuzzo driving in one.
JOHNSONBURG/CURWENSVILLE SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Johnsonburg and Coudersport split a doubleheader at Curwensville with the Rams taking Game One, 5-2, before Curwensville bounced back to win Game Two, 5-0.
In Game One, Ben Freeburg had a pair of RBIs, Austin Green went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and Neil MacDonald had a double and three runs scored to pace the Johnsonburg offense.
Green also picked up the save in relief of Gavin Elmquist.
Elmquist went four innings allowing two runs on four hits and four walks while striking out four to get the win. Green then pitched the final three innings allowing a pair of hits while striking out five.
Avery Francisco and Bryce Timko each had two hits and an RBI for Curwensville with Francisco doubling and scoring a run.
Francisco took the loss going 5 ⅔ innings allowing five runs, three earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out four. Jake McCracken pitched 1 ⅓ scoreless innings allowing a hit while striking out two.
In the nightcap, with Johnsonburg acting as the home team, Timko three six innings of one-hit ball walking six and striking out eight before McCracken went a scoreless seventh giving up a hit while striking out two to combine on a two-hit shutout in the 5-0 Golden Tides win.
Timko also drove in a pair of runs going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Josh Terry also doubled while going 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Gabe Watts took the loss going five innings allowing two runs, both earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out eight.
MONITEAU 10, UNION 0, 5 INNINGS
Chance Nagy led the offense going 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored and four RBIs for the Warriors.
Nathan Sosigian also doubled, walked, drove in a run and scored twice with Hunter Fitzingo tripling, scoring a run and driving one in for Moniteau. Jared Lomenski added a pair of runs scored in the win.
Isaac Yoder had Union’s lone hit.
Reice Saylor took the loss lasting two innings allowing three runs, all earned, on four hits while striking out one. Yoder gave up six runs, all earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out two in an inning of work and Lucas Bowser gave up a run on a hit and a walk in his lone inning on the mound.
WARREN 3, ST. MARYS 1
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Colby Johnson outdueled Tim Beimel to lift visiting Warren to a 3-1 win over St. Marys at Berwind Park.
Johnson needed just 74 pitches to go the seven-inning distance giving up one run on four hits and a walk while striking out one.
Tim Beimel went five innings allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out four. Nate Beimel pitched the final two innings scoreless allowing a hit and a walk while striking out three.
Austyn Cummings was 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs for Warren, while Lance Baldensperger was 2-for-3 with an RBI, Mitchell Grosch 2-for-3 and Derek Knapp 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored.
Tim Beimel was 2-for-3 with a double for St. Marys with Brandon Sicheri going 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored and Nate Beimel driving home the run with a sac fly.
CLEARFIELD 8, TYRONE 7
TYRONE, Pa. – Visiting Clearfield built a six-run lead then survived a five-run sixth by Tyrone to pull out an 8-7 Mountain League win.
The Bison had a pair of four-run innings in building an 8-2 lead through 5 ½ scoring four in the third and four in the fifth.
Nathan Barr led an eight-hit attack for Clearfield going 3-for-5 with two runs scored. Eli Glass was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored, Seth Bumbarger was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Jakob Sobera was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Andrew Pearson tripled and drove in two for Tyrone.
Sorbera got the win going five-plus innings allowing five runs, none earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out two. Reese Wilson picked up the save giving up two runs, both unearned, on two hits and a walk while striking out two.
None of the 15 runs in the game were earned with Cory Lehman and Micah Woomer both giving up four unearned runs apiece for Tyrone.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 15, WEST SHAMOKIN 5, 6 INNINGS
DUBOIS, Pa. – Behind strong offensive production from Justin Miknis, Thomas Grecco and Garrett Prosper DuBois Central Catholic moved to a 5-0 on the season with a 15-5, six-inning win over visiting West Shamokin.
Grecco drove in a game-high four runs with Miknis adding three RBIs and Prosper four hits for the Cardinals.
Miknis was 1-for-4 with a triple, a walk and a run scored, Grecco was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored and Prosper was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and four runs scored.
Also for DCC, Noah Bloom went 3-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs, Domenic Toretti doubled, walked, scored twice and drove in a run and Brandon Walker had a double, a run scored and an RBI.
Brendon Monde had a double and three RBIs for West Shamokin.
Bloom got the win in relief of Anthony Kness going three scoreless innings allowing a hit and two walks while striking out six. Kness pitched three innings giving up five runs, one earned, on three hits and four walks while striking out four.
WILLIAMSPORT 10, PUNXSUTAWNEY 0, 6 INNINGS
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Kyle Caringi and Cody Shimp combined on a six-hit shutout to give visiting Williamsport a 10-0, six-inning win over Punxsutawney.
Caringi went four innings allowing three hits and a walk while striking out six. Shimp then pitched two innings allowing three hits while striking out five.
Quentin Brown and Joe Fagnano each went deep for the Millionaires with Tanner Esposito and Cameron Pardoe adding doubles.
Brown was 3-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs, Fagnano went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs, Esposito was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Pardoe 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI.
Six different Chucks accounted for the hits while Brandon Matthews took the loss.
Matthews gave up nine runs, five earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out three in 2 ⅔ innings of work.