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April 19 Softball and Baseball Recaps

Tuesday’s softball and baseball recaps.



BROCKWAY, Pa. – Hannah Park threw a no-hitter to lead Johnsonburg to a 9-0 win at Brockway.

Park walked three and struck out four.

Nicole Myers, Britnee Thorwart and Ashton Watts each drove in two runs for the Ramettes with Myers going 2-for-4 with two runs scored, Thorwart going 2-for-4 and Watts going 1-for-4 with a double.

Also for Johnsonburg, Alyssa Kasmierski was 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Kayla Dowdall took the loss giving up the nine runs, but only one of them was earned. She gave up 10 hits and a walk while striking out four.


NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – A three-run fourth innings helped Redbank Valley claim a 4-2 win over visiting Clarion.

The Lady Bulldogs led 4-0 going to the seventh before Clarion scored twice in the seventh and had runners on first and third with no outs before Alyssa Burkett induced Cara Zerfoss to groundout to end the game.

Burkett was strong giving up two runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out six in getting the complete-game win.

Maycee Shumaker, Jess Walter and Lauren Rearick each went 2-for-3 for Redbank Valley with all three scoring once and Rearick adding an RBI. One of Walter’s hits was a double.

Keanna Over, Anna Reed and Johnna Rapp each had two hits for Clarion with Reed and Rapp delivering seventh-inning RBIs that scored Over and Carly Best. Over and Rapp each had doubles.

Alexis Constantino pitched well in a losing cause allowing four runs, two earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out two.


SENECA, Pa. – Natalie Barcinas out pitched Katie Stumpner to give Cranberry a 4-2 win over visiting A-C Valley.

Barcinas threw a complete game allowing two earned runs. She walked six and struck out 10.

Stumpner allowed four runs, three earned. She walked two and struck out three in six inning of work.

Kaylee Weaver and Tori Flinspach each went 2-for-3 for Cranberry with Weaver driving in two runs. Kenda Schreck was 1-for-3 with a solo home run, and Malia Schreck was 1-for-1 with a run scored.

For A-C Valley, which left 12 on base, Maddie Morrison was 3-for-4 with a double and a two-run single in the seventh. LAuren McNany had a double and a run scored, while Cami McNany was 1-for-2 with a double and two walks. Kierston Rothen was 1-for-2 with a run scored.


CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Mackenzie Lukehart had three hits and Lexi Mulhollen threw a three-hitter to lead visiting Glendale to a 5-0 win over Curwensville.

Lukehart was 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Mulhollen struck out eight and walked one in getting the complete-game shutout.

Lauryn Clarkson scored twice for Glendale going 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Rylee Young took the loss giving up five runs, two earned, on eight hits. She struck out nine.


KNOX, Pa. – Megan Schimp scored on a wild pitch in the top of the eighth inning to give Clarion-Limestone a 9-8 win at Keystone.

Schimp started the eight with a walk, stole second and moved to third on a single by Sadie Mahle.

The Lady Lions trailed 8-3 going to the seventh but scored five times in the inning on four hits and three Keystone errors to tie the game at eight and force extra innings.

Mahle had a double in the inning and Abby Carl, Paige Aaron, Alyssa Kiser all had singles.

Mahle finished with three hits, Schimp had two hits and two runs, Kiser had two hits and Carl and Aaron each scored two runs.

Rebecca Hurst had a pair of hits for Keystone, as did McKenna Stiller, who had a double.


PHILIPSBURG, Pa. – Kameryn Harris threw a two-hitter, as Philipsburg-Osceola rolled past visiting Clearfield, 9-0.

Harris struck out 12 in the getting the shutout win.

Maggie Peck hit a two-run home run, and Hayley Hayward had a three-run triple to lead the Lady Mounties offense.

Brooke Cline and Lindsay Hand had singles for Clearfield.


CHICORA, Pa. – Ashley Coon and Alyssa Stitt each had three hits to lead Karns City to a 16-4, five-inning win over visiting Forest Area.

Coon tripled, doubled and singled, while Stitt had a triple and two singles. Makala Bailey added an inside-the-park home run for the Lady Gremlins.

LeeAnn Gibson got the win striking out four.

Sarah Schettler led the Lady Fires with a pair of hits.


SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Sadie Tunall, Ashley Swanson and Hannah Buhl each had two hits, as visiting Kane had little trouble in getting a 17-2, five-inning win at Sheffield.

Tunall was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs, Swanson was 2-for-4 with two triples and three RBIs and Buhl, a freshman, was 2-for-3 with three stolen bases and three runs scored.

That was more than enough for Baylee Swanson, who got the win going five innings and allowing one hit while walking four and hitting a batter. She had seven strikeouts.



BUTLER, Pa. – Aaron Marterella’s one-out single to right in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Wyatt Geibel with the game-winning run, as Moniteau walked off North Clarion, 4-3, at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.

Geibel got the seventh-inning rally started when he singled to right with one out. He then moved to second when Jake Jewart drew a walk.

The seventh-inning run capped a come-from-behind victory for the Warriors, who trailed 3-2 going to the bottom of the fifth.

They tied the game in the fifth before winning it in the seventh.

Marterella’s game-winning hit capped a 2-for-4 night for him that also saw him score a run. Jewart was 1-for-3 with a triple, a walk and two RBIs.

Korey Mills went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI to lead North Clarion, while Sam Minich was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Marterella made a winner out of himself as he pitched a complete-game four-hitter allowing the three runs, one earned. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out five.

Zayn Hargenrader took the loss going 6 ⅓ innings and allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits and four walks while striking out six.


RIDGWAY, Pa. – Corey Carr worked out of a one-out bases loaded jam in the bottom of the seventh to give Brockway a 9-8 win over Johnsonburg in Ridgway Township.

Carr, who pitched the final two innings to earn the save, had some control problems in the seventh walking three straight Johnsonburg batters after giving up a leadoff single and then striking out a batter to allow the Rams back within a run.

But with the sacks juiced and just the one out, he got Dave Sallack to ground back to the mound with the throw going home for the second out and then struck out Ben Freeburg to end the game.

Brockway did most of its offensive damage early scoring six first-inning runs on its way to a 6-1 lead after one.

The Rams made things interesting scoring four in the fourth to get within one, 6-5, before a three-run fifth by Brockway pushed the lead to 9-5. Johnsonburg answered back with two runs in the bottom of the fifth and then scored the one in the seventh before leaving the bases loaded.

Seth Shugarts had a double and three RBIs for Brockway, while Hunter Antonuccio was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, two RBIs and a run scored. Michael Martino was also 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, and Zach Foradori was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Antonuccio got the win in relief of Shugarts going 1 ⅓ innings and allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits and five walks while striking out one. Carr got the save giving up the one run on two hits and three walks while striking out four.

Johnny Mitchell led Johnsonburg going 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, two RBIs and two runs scored. Neal MacDonald also had a double while going 2-for-4 with two RBis, Justin Kasmierski was 2-for-3 with a walk, three runs scored and two RBIs and Freeburg was 2-for-5 with a run scored.

MacDonald took the loss going three innings and giving up six runs, only one earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out one.


SENECA, Pa. – Evan Lutz had three hits including a home run and a double to lead Cranberry to an 8-5 win over visiting A-C Valley.

Lutz, who finished 3-for-3 with a walk, led off the bottom of the first with a home run and ended up scoring twice and driving home three. Tyler Gustafson added a two-run single in the third inning, Jake Felmlee scored three times and Nick Varsek was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

A-C Valley scored three of its five runs in the seventh inning including an RBI double from Tommy Amsler and a two-run single by Aaron Busch. Amsler was 2-for-4.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Elk County Catholic scored four runs in each of the first three innings on its way to a 14-3, five-inning victory over visiting Kane.

Ryan Heary had himself a game for the Crusaders going 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and six RBIs.

Ross Brennen was also 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles, two runs scored and three RBIs, while Dan Stauffer had a double and a triple while scoring four times and driving home one and walking twice. Gabe Kraus and Eric Gerber also each collected a pair of hits.

Jordan Nasoni got the win going four innings and allowing three runs, one earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out seven. Brennen threw a scoreless inning allowing a hit and a walk.

Jake Lister led Kane going 2-for-2 with a walk, a double, a run scored and an RBI. Ty Stahli also had a double and an RBI for the Wolves.


KNOX, Pa. – Sam Leadbetter was strong at the plate and on the mound to lead Clarion-Limestone to an 11-0, five-inning win at Keystone.

Leadbetter went 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored and three RBIs at the plate in support of his own cause on the mound. He pitched four innings of three-hit ball. He walked one and struck out five.

Taylor Smith was also 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored for the Lions, while Colby Himes was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Riley Hummell went 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Brady Himes was 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs.

Mason Rearick, Nick Baughman and Corey Rapp had Keystone’s hits.


OAK RIDGE, Pa. – A strong pitching performance by Devin Schimp helped Redbank Valley topple visiting Clarion, 7-4, at the Oak Ridge Field.

Schimp got the complete-game win going seven innings and allowing four runs, three earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out six.

Sam Heeter and Scott Toth both went deep for the Bulldogs with Heeter hitting a two-run shot in the second inning and Toth a solo homer in the third, while Adam Kunselman was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Bo Miller hit a pair of home runs to pace Clarion including a solo shot and a two-run homer. Leo Aiello was also 2-for-4 for the Bobcats.

Miller took the loss giving up six runs in three innings of work.


PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – A three-run third and a three-run seventh helped visiting Oswayo Valley to a 7-4 win at Port Allegany.

Garret Black was 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI for the Green Wave, while Dylan Buchholz was 2-for-2 with three runs scored. Gage Babcock added a pair of hits including a double to go with a run scored and an RBI, and Grant West had two hits and two runs scored. Gavin Babcock drove home four runs and was 2-for-4 with a double.

Dylan Kio led Port Allegany going 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored. Jordan Seefeldt hit a home run and drove in two.

Brandon Brabham got the win in relief of Buchholz going six innings and allowing two runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out seven. Buchholz gave up two runs in an inning of work on one hit and a walk while striking out three.

Tre Garzel took the loss going three innings and allowing four runs on eight hits. He struck out three. Garrett Talkington finished off giving up three runs on five hits and a walk while striking out one in four innings of work.


BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Brookville’s Ben Reitz took a perfect game into the sixth inning, but walked the first two in the sixth and visiting Clearfield rallied to beat the Raiders, 7-2.

Six straight hits in the sixth helped the Bison to the seven runs capped off by a double by Marcus Luzier.

That made a winner out of Jacob Sorbera, who threw a complete-game five-hitter allowing the two runs. He walked four and struck out six.

Justin Fedder led the Clearfield lineup going 2-for-4.

Reitz went 5 ⅓ innings and was charged with all seven run – every one of them earned – on six hits and two walks while striking out two. Reitz also had an RBI double in the fifth inning when Brookville scored both of its runs and was 1-for-2 on the day. Trent Gilhousen was also 1-for-2 and drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth for an RBI.


BUTLER, Pa. – Jace Ebbitt had three hits including a pair of triples to lead Karns City to a 12-2, six-inning win over Forest Area at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.

Austin Rumbaugh added a pair of hits including a double with two RBIs, while Tyler Yough had two RBIs and Dom Callihan two hits, including a double with an RBI.

Nolan Riley picked up the win going three innings and striking out three while allowing two runs.


OIL CITY, Pa. – Dugan Gallagher went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a run scored and an RBI to lead Union to an 8-5 road win over Venango Catholic.

Luke Salvo added two hits, including a double, a run scored for the Golden Knights.

Josh Puleo paced Venango Catholic going 2-for-4 with a double.

Lucas Bowser got the win in relief going four innings, walking two and striking out five.

Robert Felmlee took the loss. He had seven strikeouts.