May 15 softball recaps.
(Photo: Brenna Campbell is safe at home in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday, as Clarion beat St. Marys, 1-0, in eight innings. Photo by Kim Constantino)
CLARION 1, ST. MARYS 0, 8 INNINGS
CLARION, Pa. – Brenna Campbell beat the rap at home plate on a ball hit by Jordan Best in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Clarion a 1-0 win over visiting St. Marys.
Campbell started the eighth with a triple to center, only the fifth hit of the game for Clarion, and scored when she beat the throw home on a ball hit to first base by Best.
The walk-off win made a winner out of Kait Constantino, who threw another gem.
The junior allowed just four hits and two walks while striking out 13 in eight innings of work.
She was locked in a pitcher’s duel with Maura Fledderman, who went seven-plus inning giving up the one earned run on the six hits and five walks while striking out nine.
Campbell led Clarion’s offense going 2-for-3 with the triple, a walk and the lone run scored.
Mckenzie Gillen had a double for St. Marys.
KARNS CITY 13, A-C VALLEY 5
WEST FREEDOM, Pa. – In the continuation of a game suspended by rain April 25, Karns City picked up a 13-5 road win over A-C Valley.
The Gremlins went up 7-0 back in April before watching A-C Valley cut the deficit to 7-5 after five innings Wednesday. But Karns City scored three in the sixth and three more in the seventh to put the game on ice.
Mackenzie Dunn’s grand slam back in April helped Karns City to the early lead, and Dunn finished the split game 1-for-1 with four walks, four RBIs and four runs scored.
Ashley Fox and Garrah Milochik added doubles for the Lady Gremlins with Fox going 1-for-1 with a run scored and an RBI and Milochik going 1-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Also for Karns City, Alyssa Stitt scored three times while going 1-for-3 with an RBI and two walks, Kate Allen drove in a pair of runs while going 1-for-2 with a walk, Taylor Ekis was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Brittney Friters walked three times and scored twice.
Cami McNany went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for A-C Valley with Kylie Eaton going 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored.
Dunn got the win going 3 ⅔ innings in relief of Logan Byers. She allowed four runs, all earned, on eight hits and four walks while striking out four. Byers gave up an earned run on a hit and two hit batters while striking out three in 3 ⅓ innings of work.
REDBANK VALLEY 13, CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, 6 INNINGS
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Trista Bowser led Redbank Valley drove in three runs to help Redbank Valley to a 13-3, six-inning win over visiting Clarion-Limestone.
Bowser was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Brynn Rearick added a pair of doubles while going 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Lady Bulldogs, while Teja Hageter was 1-for-2 with a double, two walks, two runs scored and two RBIs.
Montana Hetrick (1-for-4, 1 run scored) and Shylie Shreckengost (1-for-4, 2 runs scored) each drove in two runs, while Elaina Miller was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.
Sadie Mahle hit a home run for C-L and was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and two RBIs.
Also for the Lady Lions, Abby Himes tripled and Megan Stahlman was 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored and an RBI. Karleigh Aaron chipped in a pair of singles.
Hetrick got the win going six innings giving up three runs, two earned, on 10 hits and two walks while striking out three.
COUDERSPORT 11, NORTHERN POTTER 1, 5 INNINGS
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Shaelyn Black drove in three runs and added a single to help Coudersport earn an 11-1, five-inning victory over visiting Northern Potter.
Paiton Whipple had a double, a triple, three runs scored and an RBI for the Lady Falcons. Emma Saulter went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs scored and an RBI while Rosalyn Page went 3-for-3 including a double and a triple. Claudia Miller drove in a run and scored once.
Courtney Martin scored the lone run for Northern Potter and was driven in by an Alyssa Hoopes base hit.
Black pitched the first three innings in the circle for Coudersport and gave up no runs or hits while striking out five to earn the win. Chelsey Streich finished the final two innings giving up a run on four hits.
Emma Kosa took the loss for Northern Potter.
CLEARFIELD 9, ALTOONA 4
ALTOONA, Pa. – Emma Hipps was 4-for-4 with a home run, three runs scored and two RBIs to help visiting Clearfield defeat Altoona, 9-4.
Alexis Benton hit a home run, scored twice and added an RBI for the Lady Bison while Kyra Mollura doubled and drove in three runs. Lauren Ressler went 1-for-2 with a run scored and two RBIs and Karly Rumsky singled with a run scored and an RBI.
Delany Crider tripled and Madison Pinich doubled to pace Altoona.
Hipps struck out 12 while giving up four runs on three hits to earn the win for Clearfield.
Hanna Strawmire struck out one in the loss for Altoona.
JOHNSONBURG 11, CURWENSVILLE 1, 6 INNINGS
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Lindsey Kocjancic drove in four runs while going 3-for-4 including a home run, double and three runs scored to help Johnsonburg defeat visiting Curwensville, 11-1 in six innings.
Alyssa Kasmierski went 3-for-4 with a run scored and four RBIs for the Ramettes while Isabella Galbo had a pair of hits including a double, two runs scored and an RBI. Skyler Sherry had a pair of hits while Amanda Williams went 2-for-3 with three runs scored. Haylee Zimmerman and Jordan Bundy each singled and scored for Johnsonburg.
Lauren Tozer paced the Lady Tide with a pair of hits and the lone run scored.
Julie Peterson earned the win for Johnsonburg striking out three while allowing one run on seven hits.
Joslynne Freyer had a pair of strikeouts in the loss for Curwensville.
CAMERON COUNTY 7, OSWAYO VALLEY 4
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Kaitlyn Burgett went 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored and an RBI to help Cameron County earn a 7-4 victory over visiting Oswayo Valley.
Ashlea Burgett drove in three runs while going 2-for-3 with a run scored for the Lady Raiders. Taylor Britton singled with a run scored, Laila Smith had an RBI and a run scored and Alyvia McKimm hit a single and scored twice.
Macy West paced the Green Waves offense hitting a home run and a double while driving in a run. Karina West singled and scored twice while Karley Carpenter and Caitlin Pease each had a base hit.
Smith got the win striking out 15 while giving up four runs on five hits in the win for Cameron County.
Karina West had six strikeouts in the loss for Oswayo Valley.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 15, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 0, 5 INNINGS
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Jordan Kosko hit a grand slam to help pace a 15-0, five-inning victory for DuBois Central Catholic on the road at Elk County Catholic.
Kosko was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and six RBIs, while Avery Sickeri also went deep and added a double finishing the day 4-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs.
Mia Meholick also drove in three runs going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a run scored, Chelsea Busatto was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs, Ashley Wruble was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run scored, Carley Semanick was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI, Shay Gulvas walked and scored twice and Rachel Miller was 1-for-1 with two runs scored.
Wruble and Morgan Tyler combined on a five-inning perfect game with Wruble going two innings and Tyler pitching three striking out eight.
BROOKEVILLE 15, BRADFORD 0, 4 INNINGS
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Carlie McManigle threw a four-inning no-hitter with six strikeouts to help Brookville to a 15-0, four-inning victory over visiting Bradford.
Julie MacWilliams led the Lady Raiders offense driving in three runs while going 2-for-3 with a double and run scored. Aleah Ames and McManigle each went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs with Ames doubling in the process.
Also for Brookville, Lauren Hergert was 2-for-3 with a double and four runs scored, Dani Maring was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Megrah Suhan went 2-for-4 with two doubles, three runs scored and four RBIs.
Emily Warner took the loss for Bradford.
KANE 9, SHEFFIELD 7
SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Kane clinched a playoff spot with a 9-7 win at Sheffield.
Rachel Danielson got the win going seven innings allowing seven runs, four earned,. She struck out five.
Sheffield errors led to all nine of Kane’s runs.
GALETON 5, PORT ALLEGANY 3
GALETON, Pa. – Regan Fuller was 2-for-3 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs to lead Galeton to a 5-3 win over visiting Port Allegany.
Kate Kulish also went 2-for-3 for the Lady Tigers.
Bree Garzel had a pair of doubles while going 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored for Port Allegany. Cailey Barnett was also 2-for-3 with a run scored and Tori Tanner was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
Fuller got the win going seven innings allowing three runs, two earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out 10.
Marah Rush took the loss giving up five runs, one earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out five.
BELLEFONTE 21, DUBOIS 10
DUBOIS, Pa. – Hanna Lauck went 4-for-6 with a double, three runs scored and four RBIs to help visiting Bellefonte to a 21-10 win over DuBois.
Mallorie Smith was also 3-for-4 with a double, two walks, three runs scored and three RBIs for the Lady Raiders with Emily Pugh going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs and Bella Corman going 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs. Lexi Rogers pitched in a pair of hits, including a triple, in five at bats while also walking, scoring twice and driving in two, Lily Gardner was 2-for-4 with two walks, an RBI and four runs scored, Lissi Przbys was 2-for-3 with three walk, a run scored and two RBIs, Makenna Port was 2-for-4 with two walks, a run scored and two RBIs and Emma DeHaas was 2-for-6 with two runs scored.
Sarah Henninger drove in four runs for DuBois going 3-for-5 with a double, a triple and two runs scored.
Maddie Smith was 2-for-5 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI, Lauren Walker was 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored, Taylor Smith drove in a pair of runs and scored once and Abby Lecker was 2-for-3 with two runs scored for the Lady Beavers.
Rogers got the win going seven innings allowing 10 runs, six earned, on 11 hits and a walk while striking out three. She hit three batters.
Saige Weible took the loss in relief of Aleigha Geer. She didn’t record an out while allowing seven runs, all earned, on six hits and three walks. Geer gave up five runs, all earned, on seven hits and five walks while striking out six in four innings of work. Taylor Smith then went three innings allowing nine runs, seven earned, on nine hits and four walks.