April 30 baseball/softball recaps.
(Photo: Kennedy Himes had two RBIs in a win over Smethport for Kane. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa’s work here)
KANE 8, SMETHPORT 4
KANE, Pa. – Kane used six hits and 14 walks to knock off visiting Smethport, 8-4.
Kelsie Alexander got the win going seven innings allowing four runs on 12 hits and two walks while striking out four.
Madie Stahli had a pair of hits and Kennedy Himes had two RBIs.
Lizzy Ruffner and Rylee Crowley were both 3-for-4 for Smethport with Ruffner doubling, while Samantha Tanner was 2-for-4.
Coryn McClain took the loss.
OTTO-ELDRED 13, NORTHERN POTTER 0, 5 INNINGS
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Abby Wolfe tossed a five-inning no-hitter striking out seven and walking one to help Otto-Eldred to a 13-0, five-inning win over visiting Northern Potter.
Emma Sheeler, Autumn Smith and Kaylee Heller each had triples for the Lady Terrors while Haylee Frederick doubled.
PORT ALLEGANY 7, OSWAYO VALLEY 3
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Caitlyn Barnett, Kiera Keck and Marah Rush combined for eight hits, four runs scored and two RBIs to lead visiting Port Allegany to a 7-3 win over Oswayo Valley.
Barnett was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI, Keck was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Rush went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Jenna Sprankle also tripled and a had an RBI for the Lady Gators.
Kaylee Boyd got the win going seven innings allowing three runs, two earned, on 10 hits and seven walks while striking out five.
Karina West was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBIs for Oswayo Valley. Also for the Green Wave, Macy West went 2-for-2 with two walks and an RBI, Mackenzie George was 2-for-2 with a walk and a run scored and Mandi Smith was 2-for-4.
Despite striking out 10, Karina West took the loss. She gave up seven runs, six earned, on 13 hits and three walks in seven innings in the circle.
COUDERSPORT, CAMERON COUNTY SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Coudersport and Cameron County split a doubleheader at Cameron County with Coudersport taking the first game, 7-6 in eight innings, and Cameron County rallying to take the nightcap, 10-7 in a game that saw the Lady Falcons scored five times in the bottom of the seventh but come up short.
In the opener, Shae Black’s two-out single in the eight scored Paiton Whipple from second to give Coudersport the victory. Whipple had walked with two outs and stole second.
Cameron County had forced extra innings with two runs in the bottom of the seventh tying the game when Heather Doud was safe on a bases-loaded fielder’s choice. A bases-loaded walk to Taylor Britton had brought the Lady Raiders within a run.
Rosalyn Page had a big game at the plate for the Lady Falcons going 3-for-5 with two doubles, a home run, a run scored and two RBIs. Black was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs with Whipple going 1-for-3 with the walk, a triple, two runs scored and two RBIs.
Alyvia McKimm and Taylor Lamont both went deep for Cameron County in the first game with Lamont finishing 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs and McKimm going 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and three runs scored. Hailey Rees was also 2-for-4 with a run scored, while Allyson Narby went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI.
Black got the win pitching all eight innings allowing six runs, four earned, on eight hits, six walks and a hit batter while striking out 12.
Laila Smith took the loss giving up seven runs, two earned, on seven hits, two walks and a hit batter while striking out six in eight innings.
In the second game, Cameron County built a 10-2 lead going to the seventh and then held off the late Coudersport charge to get the win in a game in which the Lady Falcons were the home team.
Smith, the winning pitcher, also led the offense going 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles, two runs scored and four RBIs. McKimm was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored and an RBI and Lamont went 2-for-4 with two runs scored
Kaylee VanWhy drove in three runs for Coudersport while going 1-for-4 with a double. Chelsey Streich was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored and Black was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored.
Smith again went the distance to get the win pitching seven innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on eight hits and four walks while striking out eight.
Chelsey Streich took the loss pitching 3 ⅓ innings giving up six runs, all earned, on four hits and three walks while striking out seven. Emma Saulter was charged with four runs, all earned, on six hits and four walks while striking out four in 3 ⅔ innings of work.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 12, CURWENSVILLE 2, 6 INNINGS
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Scoring all 12 runs in its final three at-bats, DuBois Central Catholic picked up a 12-2, six-inning road win over Curwensville.
The Lady Cardinals belted out 15 hits including nine extra-base hits.
Shay Gulvas and Avery Sickeri both hit home runs in the victory with Gulvas adding a double and going 3-for-5 with a run scored and four RBIs out of the leadoff spot and Sickeri going 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI out of the No. 2 hole.
Maia Cogley added a pair of doubles for DCC going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs, Ashley Wruble was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, Alyssa Bittner was 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs, Shyanne Lundy went 1-for-2 with a triple, a walk and two runs scored and Mia Meholick was 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
Wruble and Morgan Tyler split the pitching duties. Wruble got the win going three innings allowing two runs on three hits and a hit batter with Tyler going three scoreless innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out seven.
Taylor Luzier was 2-for-2 with an RBI for Curwensville while Joslynne Freyer tripled and Mackenzie Wall had a double and an RBI.
PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA 4, CLEARFIELD 1
HYDE, Pa. – Hannah Minarchick hit a two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning to break a one-all tie, and Philipsburg-Osceola went on to gain a 4-1 win over Clearfield.
Minarchick was 1-for-4 on the day with the homer, two RBIs and two runs scored. Madison Lucas also had a pair of hits, walked once, scored once and drove in a run for the Mounties.
That was all the offense Kylie Adams needed, as she went seven innings of five-hit ball allowing an unearned run. She walked one and struck out five.
Emma Hipps pitched well in defeat giving up the four runs, two earned, on seven hits and three walks while striking out 10.
Olivia Bender had a double for the Lady Bison, while Lauren Ressler drove in the lone run which was scored by Hipps.
BALD EAGLE AREA 9, PUNXSUTAWNEY 1
WINGATE, Pa. – Marina Shawley and Madison Peters combined on a five-hitter to help Bald Eagle Area to a 9-1 win over visiting Punxsutawney.
Shawley got the win going 4 ⅓ innings allowing no runs on three hits and a walk while striking out two. Peters finished the final 2 ⅔ innings giving up a run on two hits while striking out six.
Offensively, the Eagles scored all nine runs in the first two innings including a six-spot in the second.
Shawley helped herself by going 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Maralee Calvana was 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs, Mache Fisher was 1-for-2 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs, Mara Hockenberry went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored and McKenna Berry scored twice while going 1-for-2 with two walks.
Grace Aikens’ home run accounted for the lone Punxsutawney run. Aikens was 2-for-3 on the day.
Kendal Johnson took the loss going two innings allowing nine runs, all earned, on seven hits and four walks while striking out two. Elliott Ferrent held Bald Eagle at bay after that pitching four scoreless innings allowing three hits while striking out five.
BRADFORD 10, ST. MARYS 8, 12 INNINGS
ST. MARYS, Pa. – In a wild affair in St. Marys that didn’t end until 8 p.m., nearly four hours after it started, Bradford scored three runs in the top of the 12th and then wiggled out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning to beat St. Marys, 10-8.
Tied at seven in the 12th, the Owls scored on a wild pitch on a third strike to James Yohe that also allowed Yohe to reach. Peyton Manion then scored on a throwing error, and Michael Gow added an RBI single.
St. Marys tried to rally in the bottom of the inning scoring on Paul Armanini single with one out that put runners on first and second. Brandon Sicheri was then hit by a pitch by Gow with two outs to load the bases, but Peyton Manion relieved and got Jake Meeker to ground out to third to end the game.
The Dutch had rallied to force extra innings by scoring three times in the bottom of the seventh.
Sicheri’s two-run homer with one out in the inning got St. Marys back within a run, and Meeker and Nate Beimel followed with back-to-back doubles to tie the game.
But with the winning run on second and just one out, Gow induced Shane Price to pop out before walking Matt Bellina and getting Garret Bauer to fly out to left to keep the game going.
The teams combined for 35 hits in the game including 18 by Bradford and 17 by St. Marys.
Gow, Calen Nuzzo and Isaac Smith doubled for the Owls, while Bauer joined Sicheri in hitting a home run for St. Marys.
Gow was 4-for-7 with a run scored and two RBIs to lead the Bradford attack with Nuzzo going 3-for-7 with a run scored. Manion was also 2-for-5 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI with Smith going 2-for-5 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored. Also for the Owls, Jason French was 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs and Mitch Baker was 2-for-6 with a walk.
Meeker had a huge day at the plate for St. Marys going 5-for-7 with a run scored and an RBI. Sicheri was 3-for-6 with two runs scored and two RBIs, Bauer went 2-for-6 with two runs scored and an RBI, Connor Bressler was 2-for-4 with a run scored and Beimel was 1-for-5 with two RBIs.
Gow got the win going 6 ⅔ innings of relief allowing four runs, three earned, on 10 hits and three walks while striking out three. Manion picked up the save getting the final out. Tyler Gigliotti started and went the first five innings allowing four runs, all earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out five.
St. Marys used five hurlers.
Sicheri took the loss pitching 2 ⅔ innings allowing three runs, all earned, on three hits and a walk while striking out seven.
Bellina started and pitched 4 ⅔ innings giving up six runs, four earned, on nine hits and three walks while striking out four. Christian Coudrier took over and pitched 2 ⅓ innings giving up an unearned run on two hits. Beimel then pitched a scoreless inning allowing a hit while striking out two and Bressler went 1 ⅓ scoreless allowing three hits and three walks while striking out one.
PORT ALLEGANY SWEEPS OSWAYO VALLEY
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Port Allegany swept a doubleheader at Oswayo Valley winning by scores of 5-0 and 7-0 in five innings.
In the opener, Josh Rees and Ethan Sprankle combined on a six-hit shutout. Rees got the win going four innings allowing two hits and two walks while striking out four. Sprankle picked up the save going three innings allowing four hits while striking out two.
Sprankle got the win in relief in Game Two, as he and Howie Stuckey combined on a four-hitter.
Stuckey pitched two innings allowing three hits while striking out four. Sprankle then went three innings giving up a hit and a walk while striking out one.
Carter Moses and Stuckey paced the offense in the 5-0 Game One victory with Moses going 3-for-5 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs and Stuckey going 3-for-5 with a double, a run scored and an RBI. Boots Caden also doubled in the win and was 2-for-4, while Trey Ayers was 1-for-2 with three walks and a run scored.
Rees and Drew Benson were the offensive stars in the second game with Rees going 1-for-2 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs and Benson going 1-for-2 with a double, a walk, a run scored and two RBIs. Stuckey also scored twice while going 1-for-2, while Moses was 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI.
Sawyer Prince took the loss in the first game for Oswayo Valley pitching five innings allowing three runs, all earned, on nine hits and six walks while striking out five and hitting a batter. Colton Gietler went two innings allowing two runs on five hits and a hit batter while striking out one.
Noah Wichert took the Game Two loss giving up seven runs, three earned, on five hits, three walks and a hit batter while striking out three in four innings of work.
OTTO-ELDRED 13, ALLEGANY-LIMESTONE (N.Y.) 0
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Cole Sebastian needed just 62 pitches to toss a five-inning three-hit shutout, as Otto-Eldred took care of visiting Allegany-Limestone, 13-0, in five innings.
Sebastian walked three and struck out four.
Jacob Merry homered and Cameron Magee doubled in the victory for the Terrors with Merry going 1-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBIs and Magee going 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs. Tommy Vanscoter was also 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI, while Chris Connelly and Trent Windsor each scored twice.
Logan Klice had a double for Allegany-Limestone.
TYRONE 13, CLEARFIELD 3, 6 INNINGS
HYDE, Pa. – Cody Lehman went 3-for-4 with three double,s a run scored and four RBIs to lift visiting Tyrone to a 13-3, six-inning win over Clearfield.
Brandon Lucas also drove in three runs for Tyrone while going 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and a run scored, while Kevin Lehner was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs and Rodney Shultz went 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI and three runs scored.
Harrison Peacock was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored for Clearfield. Hayden Williams, Eli Glass and Allan Myers had RBIs.
Matthew Savino got the win going four innings allowing three runs, all earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out two.
Wildness cost Cade Walker in the loss. Walker walked nine while giving up five hits. He was charged with seven runs, all earned, and struck out two in 3 ⅔ innings.