May 11 baseball/softball recaps
(Photo of Coudersport’s Kolby VanWhy, who teamed up with A.J. Redmond to throw a combined no-hitter against Johnsonburg Saturday in a Falcons’ 2-0 win. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick’s work here)
COUDERSPORT 2, JOHNSONBURG 0
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Kolby VanWhy and A.J. Redmond threw a combined no-hitter as visiting Coudersport beat Johnsonburg, 2-0.
VanWhy tossed the first four innings hitless. He walked one and struck out three but left the game with the score tied at zero.
A.J. Redmond got the win going the final three innings scoreless walking one and striking out one.
Coudersport scored the game’s two lone runs in the sixth innings on RBIs by Hunter Redmond and Owen Chambers that scored Jacob Pitcher and Blake Burgett, who each had a hit apiece. Those four accounted for four of the Falcons five hits. Chambers also stole two bases in the game.
Gavin Elmquist took the loss going five-plus innings allowing two runs on two hits and eight walks while striking out six. Gabe Watts went two innings allowing three hits and a walk while striking out four.
PORT ALLEGANY 27, GALETON 17
GALETON, Pa.- In a wild-and-wacky game in Galeton, the host Tigers and visiting Port Allegany combined for 44 runs and 45 hits with Port Allegany coming out on top, 27-17.
Howie Stuckey had a career game for the Gators going 7-for-7 with a grand-slam home run, a double, four runs scored and 10 RBIs.
Trey Ayers, Carter Moses and Montgomery Tanner each drove in four runs for Port Allegany with Ayers going 4-for-6 with two doubles, a walk and four runs scored, Moses going 3-for-6 with a double and two runs scored and Tanner going 2-for-5 with a double.
Meanwhile, Drew Benson scored six times for the Gators going 3-for-4 with a double and three walks and Boots Caden was 3-for-6 with a double and three runs scored. Ian Dynda also scored four times and was 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI.
Hunter Crowell, Seth Succowich and Nick McCarthy each had three RBIs for Galeton.
Crowell was 4-for-5 with a double and three runs scored, Succowich was 2-for-6 with two runs scored and McCarthy was 2-for-5 with a run scored.
Also for the Tigers, Tre Slawson doubled twice while going 4-for-5 with a walk and three runs scored, Brandon Ruef was 2-for-6 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored and Jake Cochran was 3-for-5 with an RBI and two run scored.
Moses got the win going 2 ⅔ innings allowing three runs, two earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out four.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 5, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 2
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Adison Neal and Dylan Ishman each drove in two runs to help Punxsutawney picked up a 5-2 road win over Elk County Catholic.
Neal was 2-for-4 with a run scored with Ishman going 1-for-3.
Alec Greenblatt threw a five-hitter in the win allowing two earned runs. He walked one and struck out seven.
Will Uberti was 1-for-2 with two RBIs for ECC. Ryan Fritz went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Hunter Cashmer took the loss going four innings allowing five unearned runs on three hits and two walks. Uberti threw three scoreless innings allowing two hits while striking out one.
DUBOIS 7, PUNXSUTAWNEY 3
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Behind a pair of RBIs each from Sarah Henninger and Cate Gregory, visiting DuBois beat Punxsutawney, 7-3.
Henninger was 1-for-4 with a run scored with Gregory going 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.
Maddy Ho scored three times for the Lady Beavers going 2-for-3 with a double and a walk with Saige Weible scoring twice while going 2-for-4 with a double.
Allie Meko was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for DuBois.
Allie Snyder got the win going seven innings allowing three earned runs on six hits and four walks while striking out nine.
Kendal Johnson took the loss going five innings allowing seven runs, five earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out three. Elliot Ferrent pitched two scoreless innings giving up a hit.