RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Scoring seven runs in the fourth and fifth innings combined, Union toppled visiting Keystone, 9-2.
(Picture of Luke Salvo of Union. Submitted photo)
The Golden Knights led 2-1 after three but scored four in the fourth and three in the fifth to break the game open.
Luke Salvo was 2-for-3 with a walk, a runs scored and three RBIs for Union with Reice Saylor going 1-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and two RBIs. Hunter Johnston was also 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Karter Vogle got the win in relief of Saylor going ⅓ of an inning retiring the only batter he faced on three pitches. Saylor went 3 ⅓ allowing an unearned run on three hits and three walks while striking out five. Isaac Yoder got the save going three innings allowing an unearned run on two hits and a walk while striking out five.
Corey Rapp had a pair of hits for Keystone with Marcus Bowser and Logan Snell each driving in runs.
KARNS CITY 12, A-C VALLEY 1, 5 INNINGS
BUTLER, Pa. – A 10-run fourth inning helped Karns City knock off visiting A-C Valley, 12-1 in five innings, at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.
Tyler Yough had a big game for the Gremlins going 3-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, six RBIs and a run scored. Nolan Riley also drove in two runs while going 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs, while Jake Weckerly was 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI and Logan Pistorius added a double, a run scored and an RBI. Colton Hutchinson, Nathan Waltman and Brandon Hesidence each scored twice.
Riley got the win tossing a one-hitter. He walked three and struck out four.
Lucas Larimore had the hit for A-C Valley with Broc Weigle driving in Carson Snyder with the lone Falcons run. Weigle suffered the loss on the mound.
CLARION 18, FOREST AREA 0, 3 INNINGS
SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Spencer Miller went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, two runs scored and four RBIs to lift Clarion to its first win of the year, 18-0 in three innings over Forest Area.
Cam Craig added a double among his two hits while also scoring twice and driving in two for the Bobcats, while Sterling Conner was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored. Lake Staub added a pair of RBIs for Clarion with Nate Datko scoring twice.
Skyler Pastor got the win going two innings allowing no hits and two walks while striking out five. Cutter Boggess pitched a hitless inning striking out two.
Manny Tirado took the loss for Forest Area.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 6, KANE 3
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Will Uberti drove in four runs to help Elk County Catholic give first-year head coach Ken Vogt his first win, 6-3, over visiting Kane at Berwind Park in St. Marys.
Uberti was 2-for-4 with a double for the Crusaders.
Alec Wehler added a 2-for-3 day with a double, an RBI and a run scored for ECC and got the win in relief of Brady Schneider. Wehler pitched three scoreless, hitless innings allowing three walks while striking out four.
Schneider started and went three scoreless innings allowing two hits while striking out five. Taylor Boland gave up three runs, one earned, on a hit and three walks in an inning of work.
Jake Alcorn, Robert Rumcik and Ethan Alexander had RBIs for Kane with Austin Jordan adding a double and a run scored.
Cyrus Novosel took the loss going four innings and allowing three runs on four hits and three walks while striking out five.
MONITEAU 16, REDBANK VALLEY 0, 5 INNINGS
HAWTHORN, Pa. – Wyatt Geibel and Nick Sosigian combined to drive in nine runs to lift visiting Moniteau to a 16-0 win over Redbank Valley.
Geibel hit a pair of home runs and was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and five RBIs, while Sosigian also went deep while going 3-for-4 with three runs scored and four RBIs.
Hunter Fitzingo also homered for the Warriors, scored three times and drove in two with Jake Jewart adding a 2-for-3 day with a double and two runs scored. Nathan Sosigian chipped in two hits and two RBIs.
Chance Nagy got the win allowing just one hit and two walks in five innings while striking out eight.
Blaney Brooks had the lone hit for the Bulldogs.
Bryan Layton took the loss going two innings allowing six runs, three earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out two.
BOLIVAR-RICHBURG (N.Y.) 9, OTTO-ELDRED 4
BOLIVAR, (N.Y.) – Parker Cole drove in three runs while going 2-for-4 with two runs scored to lead Bolivar-Richburg (N.Y.) to a 9-4 win over visiting Otto-Eldred.
Logan Bess added a pair of RBIs for BR.
Chase Sebastian was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs for Otto-Eldred. Sebastian took the loss surrendering six runs on three hits and three walks without recording an out.
DUBOIS 5, BRADFORD 2
DUBOIS, Pa. – Three pitchers combined on a four-hitter as DuBois beat visiting Bradford, 5-2, at Showers Field.
Peter Foradora started and went 4 ⅔ innings allowing one run on three hits and three walks while striking out five.
Dayne Bauman went 1 ⅓ innings allowing a run on a hit and two walks while striking out two. Dylan McCluskey went an inning striking out two.
Garrett Starr led the offense for DuBois going 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI. Eric Schneider and Jordan Franco also doubled for the Beavers.
Hunter Gray had a double for Bradford.
TWO GAMES SUSPENDED
Two games were suspended and will be completed at a later date.
Clearfield was leading at Punxsutawney, 6-2, after three innings and St. Marys was winning at Brookville, 2-0, in the top of the fourth.