NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Sister act.
(Photo: Emily Duncan (left), Natalie Barcinas (center) and Hannah Duncan (right) all hit home runs Thursday for Cranberry with the Duncan sisters both hitting two)
Hannah and Emily Duncan hit back-to-back home runs TWICE to lift Cranberry to an 18-3, five-inning win at Redbank Valley.
For the sophomore Emily, who had three RBIs in the game it was her second and third homers of the year, while senior Emily, who drove in a pair of runs, it was her first two dingers of the season.
Natalie Barcincas also went deep for the BErries while picking up three hits and driving in two, while winning pitcher Andrea Watson had two hits and an RBI.
Watson went five innings allowing three runs, one earned, on nine hits and a walk while striking out five.
Brooke Holben had a double and two RBIs for Redbank Valley, while Sami Leasure was 2-for-3 and Shylie Shreckengost scored twice.
COUDERSPORT 16, OSWAYO VALLEY 0, 3 INNINGS
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Rozalyn Page drove in seven runs to lead Coudersport to a 16-0, three-inning win over visiting Oswayo Valley.
Page was 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs in the victory for the Lady Falcons, while Shaelyn Black went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs, Paiton Whipple 2-for-2 with an RBI and Chelsey Streich 1-for-1 with a pair of walks.
Madison Smith threw a three-inning no-hitter for the win striking out four.
Paige Smith took the loss giving up 10 hits and seven walks while striking out one.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 29, KANE 0, 3 INNINGS
KANE, Pa. – DuBois Central Catholic hit five home runs on its way to a 29-0, three-inning win at Kane.
Jordan Kosko, Ashley Wruble, Mia Meholick, Carely Semanick and Chelsea Busatto all went deep for the Lady Cardinals, including a grand slam from Wruble, who was 4-for-4 while adding a triple, four runs scored and six RBIs.
Meholick drove in five runs while adding a pair of doubles – she was 3-for-3 – and scoring three times with Kosko going 2-for-4 with three runs scored and four RBIs, Semanick 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs and Busatto 1-for-3 with a run scored and three RBIs.
Also for DCC, Shay Gulvas was 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, four runs scored and three RBIs with Alyssa Bittner going 3-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored.
Wruble got the win going two innings allowing a hit while striking out three.
CLARION 17, UNION 2, 3 INNINGS
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Alexis Constantino hit a home run and drove in four runs while going 2-for-3 with two runs scored to help visiting Clarion to a 17-2, three-inning win over Union.
Wendy Beveridge added a 2-for-3 day with a triple, two runs scored and two RBIs for the Lady Cats with Mackenzie DiTullio going 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored, Kait Constantino finishing 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, an RBI and three runs scored, Carly Best going 1-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs and Lindsey Kemmer scoring twice. Sydney Kiser added a triple and Brenna Campbell a double.
Sierra Salvo had the lone hit for Union against Sadie Rudesyle.
Rudesyle went three innings and also hit a batter while striking out three.
Salvo took the loss going three innings allowing 17 runs, 13 earned, on 13 hits, two walks and two hit batters.
KARNS CITY 11, LEECHBURG 1, 5 INNINGS
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Emily Wolfe went deep, Taylor Ekis drove in five runs and Mackenzie Dunn hit a pair of doubles to help Karns City to an 11-1, five-inning win over visiting Leechburg.
Wolfe was 1-for-2 on the day with a walk, three runs scored and two RBIs with Dunn going 2-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored and Ekis 4-for-4.
Alyssa Stitt also was 2-for-2 for the Lady Gremlins with a double, a walk, an RBI and three runs scored with Kennedy McGinnis scoring twice.
Grace Reinke was 2-for-2 with a home run and an RBI for Leechburg.
Logan Byers got the win going five innings allowing one earned run on four hits and a walk while striking out five.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 10, JOHNSONBURG 6
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Visiting Elk County Catholic scored five times in the top of the seventh inning to stun Johnsonburg, 10-6.
The Lady Crusaders trailed 6-5 going to their final at bat but tied the game on a squeeze bunt by Michelle Gerber. Another bunt, this time by Brianna Weiser gave ECC the lead, 7-6, and a pair of Johnsonburg errors allowed two more runs to score.
Jenna Weisner, Hanna Barnett and Rosina Nero each had doubles for ECC with Jenna Weisner going 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs, Nero driving in three runs and Barnett scoring three times
Amanda Williams was 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored and an RBI for Johnsonburg with Maria Jones going 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, Michaela Herzing 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored and Jordan Bundy 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored.
Gerber got the win in relief of Josie Smith going 3 ⅓ scoreless innings allowing three hits and a walk while striking out seven. Smith pitched 3 ⅔ innings giving up six runs, one earned, on six hits while striking out three.
Jones took the loss in relief of Lindsey Kocjancic. Jones gave up five runs, two earned, on two hits and two walks while striking out five in four innings in the circle. Kocjancic went three innings allowing five runs, four earned, on five hits and four walks while striking out five.
MONITEAU 13, CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, 5 INNINGS
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Dolcey Shunk and Abby Rottmen combined for seven RBIs to lead Moniteau to a 13-3, five-inning win over visiting Clarion-Limestone.
Shunk was 3-for-4 with a triple, a run scored and four RBIs with Rottmen going 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and three RBIs.
Amanda Dailey added three runs scored for the Lady Warriors while going 2-for-4 with a double and a triple, Madison Clark was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, Megan Hepler was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs and Lexi Miller was 1-for-2 with a pair of RBIs.
Courtney Stewart got the win allowing three runs, one seven hits and three walks while striking out two.
PORT ALLEGANY 5, CAMERON COUNTY 4
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Winning pitcher Mackenzie Burr was 2-for-4 with a double to help Port Allegany secure a 5-4 win over visiting Cameron County.
Burr allowed four runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out seven.
Cameron County, which scored three of its runs in the top of the seventh and had the tying run at third with one out in the inning before being stymied, got three hits and an RBI from Alyvia McKimm, who was 3-for-4. Allyson Narby was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Laila Smith took the loss allowing five runs, three earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out 10.
BELLEFONTE 20, CLEARFIELD 9
HYDE, Pa. – Rianna Trexler and Lexy Rogers both went deep to help visiting Bellefonte to a 20-9 win over Clearfield.
Trexler was 3-for-6 while adding a double, a triple, a pair of runs scored and seven RBIs for the Lady Raiders with Rogers going 4-for-4 with three runs scored while adding a double, a walk, and three runs scored.
Alexis Wetzler and Taylor Kerr each added two doubles for Bellefonte with Wetzler going 4-for-5 with four runs scored, a walk and an RBI and Kerr 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored.
Aspen Bishop and Kate Lansberry both went deep for Clearfield.
Bishop was 3-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs with Lansberry going 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Brooke Cline was also 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored for the Lady Bison with Makayla Ross going 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs and Abby Fedder 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Rogers got the win allowing nine earned runs on 13 hits and three walks while striking out six in seven innings.
Fedder took the loss pitching five innings allowing 12 runs, 11 earned, on 15 hits and two walks while striking out two. Erica Hanes went two innings giving up eight runs on seven hits and four walks.
FOREST AREA, KEYSTONE SPLIT TWIN BILL
TIONESTA, Pa. – Forest Area and Keystone split a doubleheader at West Forest with Keystone winning Game One, 16-6, in six innings and Forest Area returning the favor with a 17-7, five-inning win in Game Two.
Jacey Pritt was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for Keystone with Jessi Philippi going 2-for-2 with a triple and three RBIs.
Cora Black got the Game One win.
Jasmine Ginnery paced Forest Area going 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.
In Game Two, Jen Lander was 3-for-5 with two triples, a double and seven RBIs for the Lady Fires in the victory with Catelynne Boehme was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Cassie Cochran had a triple.
Philippi was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs.
Ginnery got the Game Two win. She walked three and struck out four.
MOSHANNON VALLEY 13, CURWENSVILLE 5
HOUTZDALE, Pa. – Sidney Lewis drove in five runs to lead Moshannon Valley to a 13-5 win over visiting Curwensville.
Lewis was 3-for-3 with a triple, a double and a run scored with Caitlin Anderson going 1-for-3 with a triple, two RBIs and a run scored.
Bailey Bloom paced Curwensville going 3-for-3 with four RBIs, while Abby Pentz scored a run and had a triple.
SHEFFIELD, BROCKWAY SPLIT DH; FIRST WIN FOR SHEFFIELD SINCE 2015
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Sheffield won its first softball game in over three years when it split a doubleheader at Brockway winning Game One, 25-5 in four innings, before losing 24-16 in the second game.
It is the Lady Wolverines first win since the 2015 season.
In the victory, Sheffield scored seven runs in each of the first, second and fourth innings and three more in the third for the win. All nine players scored at least once, with six scoring three or more times.
Pitcher Mya Grubbs allowed five runs in the first inning before settling in and shutting out the Rovers the rest of the way.
Brockway opened things early in the second game. After yielding two runs to the Wolverines in the top half, the Rovers came back to score 12 in the bottom half. Sheffield battled back to score five more in the third, one in the fourth, three in the fifth and five in the sixth.
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