Thursday’s softball and baseball recaps.
CRANBERRY 7, REDBANK VALLEY 6
SENECA, Pa. – Bree Swartzfager’s RBI single to left with two outs in the bottom of the seventh scored Malliah Schreck with the game-winning run, as Cranberry rallied from four down entering the seventh to beat Redbank Valley, 7-6.
Watch Swartzfager’s game-winning hit
Schreck had tied the game two batters earlier with a double to center that ended up rolling under the fence.
Four errors in the seventh helped Cranberry, which also trailed 4-0 in the game, rally for the victory.
Schreck and Swartzfager talk about the victory.
Joining Schreck with doubles for the Berries were Rachael McCauley and Kaylee Weaver.
Kimberly Shick was 3-for-4 for Redbank Valley, while Kara Hicks was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Lexi Holt added a pair of hits in five trips to the plate, and McKenzie Pence scored twice.
Sarah Barcinas was the winning pitcher giving up six runs, five earned, on 11 hits and one walk while hitting two batters and striking out six.
Alyssa Burkett took the loss allowing seven runs, one earned, on nine hits. She struck out six and didn’t walk anyone.
A-C VALLEY 12, ROCKY GROVE 2, 6 INNINGS
FRANKLIN, Pa. – Maddy Morrison and Cami McNany each had three hits to lead A-C Valley to a 12-2, six-inning win at Rocky Grove.
Morrison was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored, while Cami McNany was 3-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored. Alyssa Babcock was also 2-for-3 with an RBIs, while Lauren McNany had a triple, two RBIs and a run scored and Kierston Rothen scored twice.
Katie Stumpner got the win going six inning and allowing two earned runs on six hits and walk while striking out eight.
Page Phillips had a triple and a run scored for Rocky Grove, while Brook Deeter also scored a run.
Jaycee Black, who was 1-for-3 at the late, took the loss. She did have three strikeouts.
COUDERSPORT 8, CAMERON COUNTY 3
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Jeri Houghtaling hit a home run, and Macy Gleason had three hits to help Coudersport to an 8-3 road victory over Cameron County.
Gleason was 3-for-3 on the day, while Joplin Osgood added two hits and EmmaRae Easton had a double for the Lady Falcons.
That was more than enough support for Easton, who gave up just two hits in getting the win. She walked one and struck out six while taking a no hitter into the fourth.
Alyvia McKimm broke up the no-no with an RBI single, and Taylor Britton had the only other hit for the Lady Raiders.
Cameron actually led 3-0 until the fifth when Houghtaling got Coudy on the board with a solo home run, and by the end of the inning it was 3-2. The Lady Falcons then scored five times in the sixth to take control of the game.
Laila Smith took the loss giving up nine hits while walking one and striking out four.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 29, SHEFFIELD 0, 3 INNINGS; DCC 15, SHEFFIELD 0, 3 INNINGS
DUBOIS, Pa. – Macey Hanes hit two grand slams in the same inning of a 29-0, three-inning Game One win over visiting Sheffield.
In Game Two, the Lady Cardinals won 15-0 in three innings, as Riley Assalone didn’t give up a hit in getting the win.
Ashley Wruble was the game one winner allowing just one hit.
Jordy Frank also had a home run on the day for DCC, her sixth of the season.
Mary Fiscus had the lone hit on the day for Sheffield.
KARNS CITY 11, VENANGO CATHOLIC 3
CHICORA, Pa. – LeeAnn Gibson had three hits including an inside-the-park home run to help Karns City to an 11-3 win over visiting Venango Catholic.
Ashley Coon, Alyssa Stitt and Makala Bailey each had a pair of singles for the Lady Gremlins.
Sarah McCauley led VC with a triple and single.
Taylor Downs got the win striking out four.
NORTHERN POTTER 17, PORT ALLEGANY 3
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Tory McCutcheon, Mikayla Lewis and Bobby Tubbs combined for nine hits to lead Northern Potter to a 17-3 road win over Port Allegany.
McCutcheon was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI, while Lewis was 3-for-5 with five RBIs and two runs scored. Tubbs was 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
McKaila Daniels led Port Allegany going 2-for-3 with a run scored.
McCutcheon got the win giving up three runs on four hits while striking out two and walking none.
Daniels took the loss for the Lady Gators.
NORTH CLARION 8, A-C VALLEY 7
FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Korey Mills had a pair of hits to help North Clarion to an 8-7 win over visiting A-C Valley.
The Wolves scored all eight of their runs in the first inning on six hits and four walks.
Three North Clarion pitchers allowed five hits.
BROCKWAY 4, CURWENSVILLE 3
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Alex Lindemuth’s RBI single in the sixth inning gave Brockway a 4-3 win over visiting Curwensville.
The Rovers trailed 3-0 going to the bottom of the fifth but scored three times in the inning to tie the game before Lindemuth’s single an inning later gave them the lead.
Corey Carr was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs to lead the Rovers.
Garret Shaw led Curwensville going 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI.
Michael Martino got the win for Brockway throwing a complete game allowing three runs, two earned, on seven hits and six walks while striking out four.
RJ Olson took the loss going five-plus innings allowing four runs, all earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out one.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 8, BROOKVILLE 4
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – DuBois Central Catholic took advantage of nine Brookville errors, including eight over the last three innings to get an 8-4 road victory over the Raiders.
Brookville was up 4-0 going to the fifth, but the errors allowed DCC to take control of the game.
Justin Miknis, Thomas Grecco and Nick Szczerba each had two hits for the Cardinals. Brandon Walker added a two-run single in DCC’s four-run sixth inning.
Kyle Dunkle was 2-for-3 with a two-run first-inning double to lead Brookville, while Trenton Gilhousen added an RBI single in the third that put the Raiders up 4-0.
Szczerba got the win going seven innings and allowing four runs, only one earned, on five hits with two walks and six strikeouts.
Wyatt Shaffer suffered the loss going five-plus innings allowing five runs, one earned, on seven hits while striking out six and walking no one.
COUDERSPORT 8, CAMERON COUNTY 2
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Kullen Crosby and Eli Ayers each had two RBIs to lead visiting Coudersport to an 8-2 over Cameron County.
Crosby was 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Ayers was 1-for-3. Navada Waterman added two hits and two runs scored, while Hunter Redman was 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Tristan Reed was 2-for-2 with a run scored for Cameron County.
Austen Saulters got the win going four innings and allowing one run on three hits. He struck out eight. Waterman picked up the save going three innings and allowing run on three hits and two walks. He struck out seven.
Marcus Brown was the loser for the Red Raiders going five innings.
REDBANK VALLEY 8, CRANBERRY 5
SENECA, Pa. – Scott Toth hit a two-run home run and drove home three to help Redbank Valley to an 8-5 win at Cranberry.
Toth finished 2-for-4 and also scored twice. He hit his home run in the fourth inning.
Devin Schimp added a pair of doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored. Grayson Harman added a pair of hits and run and got the win allowing five runs, four earned, on nine hits. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out two.
Tyler Gustafson was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run for the Berries. Brendan Zerbe and Jake Felmlee each added a pair of hits and a run scored with Felmlee delivering a double.
Sam Heeter and Connor Shoemaker each had diving catches in the seventh to help save the win for the Bulldogs.
Evan Lutz took the loss giving up eight runs, three earned, on four hits.
CLARION 6, UNION 1
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Leo Aiello was 3-for-5 with an RBI to lead visiting Clarion to a 6-1 win over Union.
Luke Nellis went 1-for-2 with a double.
Cole Morris was 2-for-3 with a pair of stolen bases for Union, while Isaac Yoder was 2-for-4.
Adrian Weber got the win. He struck out eight.
Gavin Guntrum struck out two in the loss for Union.
MONITEAU 9, CLARION-LIMESTONE 7
BUTLER, Pa. – Wyatt Geibel drove in two runs, and Jake Jewart scored twice to lead Moniteau to a 9-7 win over Clarion-Limestone at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.
Geibel was 1-for-2 with a double, while Jewart was 2-for-3 with a walk.
Derek Boben and Zack Adamson each added RBIs with Adamson going 1-for-1 with three walks and a run scored.
Colby Himes paced C-L going 3-for-5 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and an RBI. Sam Leadebetter was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and an RBI, and Riley Hummell went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Nate Sosigan got the win going 3 ⅓ innings and allowing two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out six. Lake Pry started and went 3 ⅔ innings missing being eligible for the win by a ⅓ of an inning. He allowed five runs, two earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out two.
Alex Acree took the loss going 2 ⅓ innings allowing four runs on just one hit and three walks while striking out one.
CENTRAL-MARTINSBURG 6, CLEARFIELD 0
MARTINSBURG, Pa. – Jarrett Imler threw a three-hit shutout to lead Central-Martinsburg to a 6-0 win over visiting Clearfield.
Imler struck out five and walked two.
Chase Smith had two RBIs and two runs scored for the Dragons.
Central scored four times without the benefit of a hit in the first inning thanks to four walks issued by Clearfield starter and loser Logan Lykens. Tommy Hazel came in and calmed things down going five innings allowing one run on two hits and two walks while striking out four.
Justin Fedder, Reese Wilson and Jon Trimpey had the Clearfield hits.
DUBOIS 10, ST. MARYS 3
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Drew Bankovich, Zach Sloan and Nick LaBrasca combined for nine hits, six runs scored and four RBIs to help DuBois to a 10-3 road win over St. Marys.
Bankovich was 3-for-3 with a double, two walks and three runs scored. Sloan was 3-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored, and LaBrasca was 3-for-5 with a double and five RBIs. Michael Polohonki added a pair of RBIs for the Beavers.
Nate Beimel was 3-for-4 to lead St. Marys, while Michael Beimel had two hits and an RBI.
LaBrasca got the win in relief going two innings and striking out two.
Tim Beimel took the loss.
JOHNSONBURG 18, SMETHPORT 4, 5 INNINGS
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Scoring multiple runs in all five innings, Johnsonburg rolled to an 18-4, five-inning victory at Smethport.
Justin Kasmierski had a day going 4-for-4 with a home run, a double, five RBIs and three runs scored the for Rams, while Josh Raubenstrauch was 3-for-3 with a double, four runs scored and three RBIs. Ben Freeburg added three hits, a run scored and an RBI, and Johnny Mitchell was 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and three runs scored.
Jeremy Breier got the win going three innings and allowing four unearned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out one. Jake Zimmerman struck out five in two innings of relief.
PORT ALLEGANY 15, NORTHERN POTTER 0, 4 INNINGS
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Cameron Fyrer was 2-for-3 with a double and four RBIs to help Port Allegany to a 15-0, four-inning win over visiting Northern Potter.
Garrett Talkington, Tre Garzel, David Talkington each added a pair of RBIs with Garrett Talkington hitting a double and going 2-for-2 with three runs scored. Garzel was 2-for-3 with a run scored, and David Talkington was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Mac Tanner chipped in three hits and three runs scored.
Dylan Kio gave up one hit and struck out five in three innings to get the win.
Levi Kio and Hunter Inzana had hits for Northern Potter.
OSWAYO VALLEY 11, OTTO-ELDRED 1, 6 INNINGS
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Garren Black and Grant West each had a pair of hits in an 11-1 Oswayo Valley win over visiting Otto-Eldred.
Black, who got the win going four innings and allowing four hits while striking out four, was 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI. West was 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
Gavin Babcock finished off on the mound going two innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out two.
A seven-run fifth helped the Green Wave break open a 3-1 game.
Chase Sebastian took the loss going four innings and allowing five hits and walking eight while striking out one.