BUTLER, Pa. – Seven different Moniteau players had multiple RBI days, including three players with three steaks each, to lead the Warriors to an 18-0, three-inning win over A-C Valley Friday afternoon at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler, Pa.
(Photo of Hunter Fitzingo of Moniteau)
Hunter Fitzingo, Jared Lominski and Gage Neal each drove in three runs for Moniteau with Chance Nagy, Nate Sosigian, Wyatt Geibel and Andrew Dulya each adding a pair of RBIs.
Fitzingo led the offense going 3-for-4 with an RBI triple, a two-run double and a single and also scored three times.
Dulya added a pair of RBIs singles to right and scored once, while Brice Williams was 1-for-1 while being hit by two pitches and scored three times. Geibel was 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI singles. He also walked and scored three times.
While the Warriors offense was raking, Lee DeMatteis was keeping the A-C Valley bats silent allowing just two hits in his three innings of work with one of those being a comebacker to the mound that went off his glove allowing Joe DeHart to reach on an infield single in the second. DeMatteis struck out four and didn’t walk a batter.
Watch Fitzingo, DeMatteis and Lominski talk about the victory.
Broc Weigle took the loss going 2 ⅓ innings allowing 13 runs, 12 earned, on 10 hits, four walks and a hit batter while striking out five. Luke Whitcomb gave up five unearned runs on three hits, a walk and a hit batter while striking out one in his ⅔ of an inning of work.
CLEARFIELD 10, BRADFORD 3
HYDE, Pa. – Seth Bumbarger drove in four runs to help Clearfield topple visiting Bradford, 10-3.
Bumbarger was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run scored.
Harrison Peacock was also 2-for-2 with a pair of walks for the Bison with Eli Glass going 1-for-1 with three walks. His courtesy runner Alec Graham scored three times. Ty Bender added a pair of RBIs for Clearfield, and Reese Wilson scored three times.
Glass threw 4 ⅔ innings of hitless ball.He did walk three and allow an unearned run while striking out six. Cade Walker finished off pitching 2 ⅓ innings allowing two earned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out four.
Danny Manion was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs for Bradford. Peyton Manion walked three times and scored once.
Danny Manion took the loss allowing six runs, all earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out one in 1 ⅔ innings. Adam Boyer then went 2 ⅓ innings allowing three unearned runs on four hits and a walk. Drew Piganelli finished outpitching two innings allowing one earned run on one hit and four walks while striking out two.
REDBANK VALLEY 2, BROCKWAY 0
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Redbank Valley scored two runs in the top of the first and Bryan Layton made those runs stand up in a 2-0 win at Brockway.
All of the action in the first for Redbank Valley came with two outs, as Layton and Blaney Brooks had back-to-back singles before Kobe Bonanno followed with a single to right that coupled with an error allowed two runs to score.
That was all the offense Redbank Valley needed thanks to the pitching of Layton, who went six innings allowing three hits and two while striking out 12 to get the win. Grayson Harman got the save striking out one in the seventh.
Tyler Serafini was the hard-luck loser. He allowed two unearned run on three hits and no walks while striking out six. He needed just 76 pitches to go seven innings.
UNION 11, FOREST AREA 1, 6 INNINGS
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Luke Salvo drove in five runs to lead Union to an 11-1, six-inning win over visiting Forest Area.
Salvo was 3-for-4 with a triple and a run scored to lead the Golden Knights.
Luke Bowser added a home run while going 1-for-3 with two runs scored for Union with Isaac Yoder finishing 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored, Reice Saylor 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and three runs scored and Clayton Marsh 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
Saylor got the win going five innings allowing an unearned run on one hit and no walks while striking out nine. Yoder threw an inning of scoreless, hitless, walkless relief.
Dominic Grubbs had the lone hit for Forest Area with Dillon DiCorpo scoring the Fires run.
Noah Burke took the loss allowing five runs, all earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out five in four innings of work. Bobby Dittman went 1 ⅔ innings allowing six runs, four earned, on five hit and a walk while striking out one.
OSWAYO VALLEY 15, SMETHPORT 0, 4 INNINGS
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Garren Black doubled, homered, drove in four and scored twice to help Oswayo Valley to a 15-0, four-inning win over visiting Smethport.
Camden Graves added a double, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Green Wave with Gage Babcock going 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored. Jacob Karr was also 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored with Gavin Babcock going 1-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored and Gunner Bean going 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Ryan Graves and Gage Babcock combined on a two-hit shutout with Graves getting the win going three innings allowing two hits and two walks while striking out four. Babcock then pitched a scoreless fourth striking out two.
Kameron Rounsville and Brant Howard each had doubles for Smethport.
Grant Ognen took the loss allowing four runs, all earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out three in two innings.
OTTO-ELDRED 3, PORT ALLEGANY 2
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Chase Sebastian drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the seventh to give Otto-Eldred a come-from-behind 3-2 win over visiting Port Allegany.
With the game tied at two, Cole Sebastian started the rally when he was hit by a Howie Stuckey pitch with one out. Sebastian then stole second, and Andrew Sheeler was intentionally walked. A wild pitch moved the runners up 90 feet forcing an intentional walk of Sawyer Drummond. David Talkington relieved Stuckey, who had reached the 100-pitch limit but threw four straight balls to Chase Sebastian to end the game.
The Terrors trailed 2-1 going to the sixth but tied the contest on a suicide squeeze by Jacob Merry that scored Drummond, who had led off the inning with a double.
Chase Sebastian got the win going three innings in relief allowing no hits, a hit batter and a walk while striking out five. Drummond went four innings allowing two earned runs on two hits and three walks while striking out eight.
Stuckey was magnificent in a losing cause. He allowed three runs, two earned, on five hits, three walks and two hit batters while striking out 15. He came out at 101 pitches.
Talkington had a double and an RBI offensively for Port Allegany.
CLARION 12, CRANBERRY 2, 5 INNINGS
SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Behind three RBIs from Skylar Rhoades Clarion knocked off visiting Cranberry, 12-2, in five innings at the Clarion County Park.
Rhoades went 3-for-3 with a double and two runs scored for the Bobcats, while Cam Craig and Sterling Conner each added a pair of hits.
Craig was 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and three runs scored with Conner going 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored. Spencer Miller chipped in a double, two walks, an RBI and two runs scored.
Craig to the win going five innings allowing two earned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out three.
Shay Harry had a double and a run scored for Cranberry with Brandon Forrest also scoring. Trevor Gladin and Thomas Flinspach had RBIs.
CAMERON COUNTY 4, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 3
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Bryce Bauer drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, as Cameron County rallied from a run deficit going to the bottom of the seventh to stun visiting Elk County Catholic, 4-3.
Pinch hitter Shea Moore started the rally with a leadoff walk and John Good was hit by a pitch sending pinch runner Wendal O’Brian to second. Following a strikeout, Adam Steich walked to load the bases. Adam Shaffer then popped a single to center that tied the game and reloaded the bases.
Shaffer was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for the Red Raiders with Streich going 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
Hunter Cashmer was 2-for-3 with a run scored for ECC.
Shaffer got the win going seven innings allowing three runs, all earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out seven.
Alec Wehler took the loss going ⅓ of an inning allowing a run on a hit and two walks while striking out one. Will Uberti pitched well going six-plus innings allowing three runs, all earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out 11.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 2, CURWENSVILLE 1
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – A pair of early runs was enough for two Punxsutawney pitchers, as the visiting Chuck knocked off Curwensville, 2-1.
Punxsy scored solo runs in the first and second innings and Isaac Stouffer and Alec Greenblatt made those runs stand up.
Stouffer started and went three scoreless innings allowing a hit and no walks while striking out two. Greenblatt got the win going four innings in relief allowing on earned runs on four hits and four walks while striking out seven.
Using a by-committee approach, Curwensville nearly matched Punxsutawney on the mound.
Noah VonGunden suffered the loss going three innings allowing two earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out three. Josh Terry pitched two scoreless innings allowing two hits and two walks while striking out three and Jake McCracken went two scoreless, hitless innings walking three and striking out two.
Daren Byers was 3-for-3 with a run scored for Punxsutawney with Greenblatt going 2-for-3 with an RBI.
McCracken had a double and an RBI for Curwensville with Bryce Timko scoring the run.
BROOKVILLE 12, NORTH CLARION 2
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – As the visiting team on its home field, Brookville scored eight runs in the top of the seventh on its way to a 12-2 win over North Clarion.
Cole LaBenne had a three-run double in the seventh with Adam Mackins adding a two-run double in the frame.
LaBenne was 3-for-5 with the double, three RBIs and two runs scored. Mackins was 1-for-3 with the double and three RBIs with Seth Dunkle going 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Aaron Park 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and a stolen base.
Park got the win going six innings allowing two earned runs on six hits and a walk while striking out six. Dunkle pitched a scoreless seventh striking out three.
Zander Hargenrader had two hits for North Clarion, and he was the losing pitcher, giving up three hits and four runs, two earned, while walking six and striking out four.
Three Wolves pitchers walked 10 batters and two errors led to eight unearned runs scored by the Raiders.
COUDERSPORT SWEEPS GALETON
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Coudersport swept a doubleheader from Galeton at Coudersport winning 15-0 and 16-0 with both games going three innings.
In the 15-0 win, Hunter Redmond drove in four runs while going 1-for-2 with a run scored. Andrew Brown was 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored, Eli Ayers had a double and three runs scored and Owen Chambers scored twice for Coudersport
Hunter Crowell and Julian Martinez had hits for Galeton.
Josh Stevens got the win not allowing a hit in two innings of work while striking out five. AJ Redmond gave up two hits and a walk while striking out three in one inning on the mound.
Redmond added four more RBIs in the second game giving him eight on the day while going 1-for-2 with a run scored. Stevens scored four times despite not having an official at bat, and Chambers scored three times and had an RBI. Andrew Brown added a 2-for-2 day with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Crowell and Martinez again had the hits for Galeton.
Coudersport used three pitchers to get the shutout. Crosby went one innings allowing a hit while striking out three. Elliott Hite picked up the one going one innings walking two and striking out one and Derek Easton went one inning allowing a hit.