April 27 recaps.
(Photo of DCC’s Mia Meholick)
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 4, CRANBERRY 3
DUBOIS, Pa. – Mia Meholick scored from third on an error on a ball hit by Alyssa Bittner, as DuBois Central Catholic walked-off visiting Cranberry, 4-3, in a battle of two of the top softball teams in District 9.
Meholick led off the inning with a double and went to third on a groundout by Carly Semanick.
Cranberry, which trailed 3-2 going to the sixth, tied the game in the sixth with two-out lightning.
Megan Hadden started the rally with a two-out single and. Maria Anderson followed with another single before Kaylie Bruce tied the game with a single to right.
Meholick had a big day for DCC going 3-for-4 with a triple and two run scored. Avery Sickeri was 2-for-4 with a run scored, Ashley Wruble was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Bittner was 1-for-4 with an RBI.
Hadden led Cranberry going 3-for-3 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs. Emily Duncan was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI and Anderson was 2-for-3.
Morgan Tyler got the win in relief going three innings allowing one earned run on four hits while striking out five.
Wruble started and pitched four innings allowing two earned runs on five hits and a walk while striking out two.
Andrea Watson went 6 ⅓ innings giving up four runs, two earned, on 13 hits and a walk while striking out two.
CURWENSVILLE SWEEPS NORTH STAR
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Curwensville swept a doubleheader from visiting North Star beating the Lady Cougars 14-0 in five innings and 9-5.
In the first game, Bella Giuffre hit a home run and a double for Curwensville going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs.
Mackenzie Wall was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBIs for the Lady Tide with Ally Hess going 3-for-3 with two triples, a run scored and two RBIs, Joslynne Freyer 3-for-3 with two doubles, a run scored and two RBIs, Abby Pentz was 3-for-4 with a double, a triple two RBIs and Bailey Bloom was 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored.
Freyer pitched five shutout inning allowing six hits and a walk while striking out six.
In the second game, Pentz went 3-for-4 a triple and a double, a run scored and three RBIs for Curwensville. Taylor Luzier went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a run scored and two RBIs, Freyer was 2-for-4 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI and Logan Sheeder was 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, two runs and an RBI.
Hana Vish was 2-for-3 with two RBIs with Grace Gardner going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for North Star.
Freyer got the win going seven innings allowing five runs, all earned, on nine hits and six walks while striking out seven.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 5, OTTO-ELDRED 4
DUBOIS, Pa. – Noah Bloom hit a sacrifice fly to score Peter Downer to cap a three-run bottom of the seventh, as DuBois Central Catholic rallied to walk-off Otto-Eldred, 5-4.
Trailing 4-2 entering the seventh, Domenic Toretti started the rally with a double to center.
One out later, Cole Sansom single moving Toretti to third. Back-to-back singles by Downer and Anthony Kness then tied the game at four before Brandon Walker singled to load the bases for Bloom.
Walker, Toretti, Sansom and Downer each had two hits.
Sansom was 2-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored, Toretti was 2-for-4 with a run scored, Downer was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored and Walker was 2-for-5 with an RBI. Kness also had two RBIs while going 1-for-4.
Chris Connelly went 3-for-3 with a pair of home runs, two RBIs and two runs scored for Otto-Eldred. Cole Sebastian was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI.
Kness got the win in relief. He tossed one scoreless inning striking out two.
Downer started and went 4 ⅔ innings giving up three runs, one earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out four. Sansom pitched 1 ⅓ innings allowing one earned run on one hit and a walk while striking out three.
Cole Sebastian suffered the loss going 2 ⅓ innings giving up three runs, all earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out three. Chase Sebastian started and pitched 4 ⅓ innings giving up two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out four.