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April 25, 2019 Softball Recaps: Big First Inning Helps Moniteau Down Clarion

April 25 softball recaps.

(Photo of Moniteau’s Dolcey Shunk. Photo by Mike Schnelle)

MONITEAU 18, CLARION 8, 5 INNINGS

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – A 10-run first inning helped Moniteau beat visiting Clarion, 18-8, in five innings.

The Lady Warriors knocked Clarion started Kait Constantino from the game after just a ⅓ of an innings. She gave up 10 runs, eight earned, despite giving up just one hit. She walked seven and hit a batter.

Dolcey Shunk had a double and a triple for Moniteau and went 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and four RBIs.

Lexi Miller also drove in four runs for the Lady Warriors while going 2-for-3 with two walks, a double and a run scored, while Cassidy Claypoole was 1-for-1 with four walks, four runs scored and three RBIs.

Amanda Dailey chipped in a team-best four hits going 4-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and an RBI for Moniteau, while Courtney Stewart, Breanne Noah and Taylor Thomas each scored twice.

Lindsey Kemmer (2-for-3, 1 run), Tori Vega (2-for-3, 2B, 2 runs) and Payton Simko (1-for-3) each drove in a pair of runs for Clarion. Jordan Best also scored twice.

Courtney Stewart (3 IP, 5 unearned runs, 3 hits, 4 walks, 1 strikeout) and Andrea Eiler (2 IP, 3 runs, 2 earned, 4 hits, 1 walks, 2 strikeouts) combined in the circle for Moniteau.

Simko relieved for Clarion and gave up eight runs, all earned, on 11 hits and six walks while striking out three.

PORT ALLEGANY 4, CAMERON COUNTY 3

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Cailey Barnett went 1-for-2 with a pair of runs scored to help Port Allegany defeat Cameron County, 4-3.

Marah Rush was 1-for-3 with two RBIs while Kierra Keck doubled, scored a run and drive home a run while also walking twice. Jenna Sprankle tripled and Lily Bosworth drove in a run.

Laila Smith went 4-for-4 including a double, triple, run scored and an RBI to pace the Lady Red Raiders offense. Taylor Lamont went 2-for-3 and Allyson Narby had an RBI on a single.

Kaylee Boyd recorded seven strikeouts while allowing seven hits and eight walks in getting the win. Port Allegany.

Smith took the loss for Cameron County giving up four runs on six hits while striking out seven.

CURWENSVILLE 15, BROCKWAY 0, 4 INNINGS

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Abby Pentz went 4-for-4 including a double and a triple while scoring three runs and driving in two to lead Curwensville to a 15-0, four-inning victory over visiting Brockway.

Joslynne Freyer went 3-for-3 including a triple with a run scored and an RBI for the Lady Tide while Lauren Tozer went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored. Bella Giuffre doubled and drove in two runs with Bailey Bloom going 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Logan Sheeder had a pair of runs scored.

Emma Cavalline had the lone hit for the Lady Rovers.

Morgan Lindemuth struck out two batters in the loss for Brockway.

Freyer earned the win in the circle for Curwensville striking out two batters while giving up one hit.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC SWEEPS SHEFFIELD

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Outscoring homestanding Sheffield 50-0 in a doubleheader, DuBois Central Catholic took two from the Lady Wolverines winning Game One 28-0 in three innings and Game Two 22-0 in three innings.

In the first game, Ashley Wruble hit for the cycle going 5-for-5 with two singles, a double, a triple, a home run, five runs scored and five RBIs, while Carley Semancik belted a pair of home runs and a double while going 3-for-3 with three runs scored and four RBIs.

Also for the Lady Cardinals, Chelsea Busatto and Mia Meholick went deep with both players also adding doubles. Busatto was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs and Meholick was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Shay Gulvas also had three RBIs and two runs scored.

Wruble got the win not allowing a base runner in three innings. She struck out four.

In the second game, Wruble drove in four more runs while going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and two runs scored.

Gulvas also had four RBIs for DCC going 3-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored, while Shyanne Lundy was 2-for-2 with a walk, three runs scored and four RBIs and Jordan Kosko was 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs. Semanick scored three times while going 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI and Meholick added another double, two runs scored and an RBI.

Marissa Grubbs had a double for Sheffield.

Morgan Tyler got the win going three innings allowing two hits and striking out six.

REDBANK VALLEY 14, FOREST AREA 1, 5 INNINGS

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Shylie Shreckengost went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, two runs scored and three RBIs to pace a 14-1, five-inning win for Redbank Valley over visiting Forest Area.

Gabby Dinger and Montana Hetrick each scored three times for the Lady Bulldogs with Dinger going 2-for-3 and Hetrick 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Brooke Holben added a pair of RBIs and was 1-for-2 with a run scored, while Becca Kunselman went 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI.

Jen Lander was 1-for-2 with a run scored for Forest Area.

Holben got the win going five innings allowing an earned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out one.

GALETON 3, OTTO-ELDRED 2

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Regan Fuller outdueled Abby Wolfe as visiting Galeton handed Otto-Eldred its first loss, 3-2.

Fuller went seven innings allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits while striking out five. She didn’t walk a batter.

Wolfe was nearly as good going seven innings allowing three runs, all earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out 14.

But one of those hits was a three-run home run by Maddie Sauley in the first inning that gave Galeton a 3-0 lead.

That lead held until the seventh when Otto-Eldred rallied for two runs on a Haylee Frederick double with no outs. The Lady Terrors moved Frederick to third with a sac bunt, but Fuller was able to get a strikeout and a pop out to preserve the win.

Katie Pagano went 2-for-4 with a run scored for Galeton, while Wolfe was 2-for-3 for Otto-Eldred.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 18, UNION 2, 4 INNINGS

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Abby Himes had a pair of home runs to help visiting Clarion-Limestone defeat Union, 18-2 in four innings.

Himes was 3-for-3 and drove in six runs while scoring three.

Cassidy Makray was also 2-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored for the Lady Lions, who racked up 16 hits on the day.

Also for C-L, Ali Girt went 2-for-3 with a run scored, Karleigh Aaron was 1-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI, Meghan Stahlman was 1-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, Saide Mahle was 1-for-2 with three runs scored and an RBI and Frances Milliron was 1-for-1 with a run scored.

Sierra Salvo went 1-for-1 with a run scored for Union.

Stahlman and Regan Husted combined in the circle for C-L with Stahlman going two innings allowing two walks and no hits while striking out two and Husted going two innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out five.

Salvo pitched all four innings in the circle striking out one batter in the loss for Union.

COUDERSPORT 25, SMETHPORT 5, 4 INNINGS

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Shaelyn Black went 4-for-5 with a home run, a double, four runs scored and four RBIs to lead visiting Coudersport to a 25-5, four-inning victory over Smethport.

Rosalyn Page went 2-for-2 including a double with two RBIs for the Lady Falcons, while Claudia Miller doubled with a pair of runs scored and three RBIs. Chelsey Streich (2-for-2), Paiton Whipple (1-for-4) and Kaylee VanWhy (1-for-2) each scored three runs. Tori Miller went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored, Emma Saulter had a pair of hits and two RBIs and Ariana Waterman scored four times.

Rylee Crowley went 3-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI to pace the Lady Hubbers. Lizzy Ruffner had an RBI and went 1-for-1 with a run scored while Dani Nelson and Kianna Miles each had singles.

Streich earned the win in the circle for Coudersport giving up four hits and a run while striking out one batter.

DUBOIS 8, ST. MARYS 6

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Sarah Henninger and Lauren Walker each drove in a pair of runs to lead DuBois to an 8-6 win at St. Marys.

Henninger was 2-for-4 with a run scored, while Walker was 2-for-4.

All eight of DuBois’ runs came in the fourth innings.

Britney Shaw went 1-for-4 with double, an RBI and two runs scored for St. Marys, which scored four in the sixth.

Saige Weible got the win going 5 ⅔ innings allowing five runs, three earned, on four hits and eight walks while striking out five. Aleigha Geer got the final four outs allowing an unearned run on a hit while striking out one.

BROOKVILLE 8, JOHNSONBURG 6

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Carlie McManigle’s two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning broke a five-all tie, and Brookville beat visiting Johnsonburg, 8-6.

The Lady Raiders trailed 5-3 going to the sixth but tied the game on an Aleah Ames single while scoring five runs in the inning.

Johnsonburg got a run back in the top of the seventh but had two runners thrown out on the bases.

McManigle was 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs to lead Brookville with Ames and Lauren Hergert each scoring two runs. Ames was 1-for-2 with two walks and an RBI with Hergert going 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and an RBI.

The Lady Raiders drew 11 walks in the game.

Julie Peterson went 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs for Johnsonburg. Skylar Sherry was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two runs scored, Haylee Zimmerman was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Amanda Williams was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI.

McManigle got the win going seven innings allowing six runs, four earned, on nine hits and five walks while striking out seven.

Lindsey Kocjancic took the loss in relief of Peterson. She pitched an inning allowing three runs, all earned, on three hits and three walks while striking out one.

Peterson went five-plus innings giving up five runs, all earned, on four hits and eight walks while striking out three.



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