May 16 baseball/softball recaps.
(Photo of Clearfield’s Caullin Reed. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa’s work here)
CLEARFIELD 13, CURWENSVILLE 0
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Caullin Reed and Allan Myers each drove in three runs and Eli Glass tossed a five-inning one-hitter to lead Clearfield to a 13-0 win at Curwensville in five innings.
Reed was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk and a run scored, while Myers was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.
Glass threw five innings walking a batter and hitting a batter while striking out 11.
Also for Clearfield Cade Walker was 1-for-3 with a triple, a walk, an RBI and three RBIs. Karson Rumsky added a 1-for-2 performance with a walk and three runs scored.
Noah VonGunden had the lone hit for Curwensville.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 1, BRADFORD 0
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Tommy Slay threw a four-hit shutout to lead Elk County Catholic to a 1-0 walk-off win over visiting Bradford.
Slay walked four and hit two while striking out three in seven innings of work.
The Crusaders walked the game off in the seventh on an Alec Wheeler single to center that scored Isaac Brock.
Wheeler was 3-for-4 with Tylor Herzing was 2-for-4 with a double.
Michael Gow was the hard-luck loser going 6 ⅓ innings allowing an unearned run on eight hits while striking out one.
Patrick Caskey had a double for Bradford.
PORT ALLEGANY 9, SMETHPORT 4
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Port Allegany used a seven-run third inning to earn a 9-4 victory over Smethport at home.
Howie Stuckey III led the Gators offense going 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs. Montgomery Tanner drove in two runs while going 2-for-2 with a run scored and Trey Ayers went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI. Boots Caden singled and had two runs scored while Josh Rees and Carter Moses each had an RBI and a base hit.
Alex Ognen paced the Hubbers with three RBIs and a double while Nate Hollowell had two runs scored. Blake Kinner had a double and an RBI with Braedon Johnson adding a double and run scored.
Rees started the game for Port Allegany and gave up four runs on four hits while striking out two in 2 ⅓ innings. Moses finished the final 4 ⅓ innings and struck out three batters while allowing one base hit.
Hollowell and Ognen split pitching duties on the mound and combined for seven strikeouts in the loss for Smethport.
GALETON 4, OSWAYO VALLEY 2
ULYSSES, Pa. – Hunter Crowell went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs to help Galeton to a 4-2 win over visiting Oswayo Valley at Northern Potter.
Tre Slawson got the win going seven innings allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits, a walk and a hit batter while striking out 11.
Gunner Bean was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI for Oswayo Valley.
Bean took the loss in relief of Sawyer Prince giving up two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out one in one inning of work.
Prince went five innings giving up two runs on five hits and two walks while striking out six.
FRANKLIN 8, CLARION 3
FRANKLIN, Pa. – Ian Haynes went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and three RBIs to help Franklin to an 8-3 win over visiting Clarion, the 17th consecutive wins for the 18-1 Knights.
Austin Rhoads was also 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs for the victory, while Kaden Keely went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored and an RBI and Connor Rakow and Dale Kinch each scored twice.
Nate Datko was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for Clarion with Skylar Rhoades going 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored.
Keely got the win in relief of Tyus Wood going two scoreless innings allowing two hits and a walk while striking out one. Wood pitched three innings giving up an unearned run on a hit and a walk while striking out three. Rhoads and Rakow also pitched for the Knights.
Cal German took the loss in relief going 2 ⅓ innings allowing four runs, four earned, on three hits and two walks while striking out one. Nate Datko started and pitched two innings giving up one earned run on two hits and two walks while striking out one. Lake Staub pitched 1 ⅔ innings allowing two earned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out one.
KEYSTONE SWEEPS CRANBERRY
KNOX, Pa. – Keystone swept a doubleheader from visiting Cranberry winning 8-0 and 7-4.
Tye Elder tossed a two-hit shutout in the opener walking two and striking out four.
Conner Exley, Logan Sell and Brooks LaVan combined for nine hits, five runs scored and five RBIs to pace Keystone’s offense in the victory.
Exley was 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs, Sell was 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs and LaVan was 3-for-4 with a run scored.
Trevor Gladdin and Brandon Hutchinson had the hits for Cranberry.
Adam Smerkar took the loss going 2 ⅓ innings giving up five runs, all earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out two.
In the nightcap, Elder had a pair of doubles while going 2-for-4 with four RBIs. Exley added another double and was 3-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored, and Jayden Blazosky was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Keystone.
Brandon Forrest was 2-for-4 with three runs scored to pace Cranberry with Gladdin going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI and Tyler Comiske going 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
Troy Johnson got the win in relief of Andrew Lauer. Johnson pitched three innings giving up two runs, both earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out one. Lauer pitched four innings giving up two runs, one earned, on two hits and three walks while striking out five.
Gladdin suffered the loss going six innings giving up six runs, five earned, on nine hits while striking out six.
HOLLIDAYSBURG 3, ST. MARYS 1
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. – Despite a strong pitching performance from Christian Coudriet, visiting St. Marys dropped a 3-1 decision at Hollidaysburg.
Coudriet went six innings giving up three runs on four hits.
Shane Price had the lone RBI for the Dutch driving in Jake Meeker.
A-C VALLEY 10, UNION 3
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Tony Thompson went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI to help visiting A-C Valley to a 10-3 win over Union.
Broc Weigle added a pair of hits and a run scored for the Falcons.
Luke Salvo was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Union with Karter Vogle going 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Clayton Marsh adding a double.
A-C VALLEY 15, UNION 0, 3 INNINGS
WEST FREEDOM, Pa. – Cami McNany went 2 of 3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs to help A-C Valley to a 15-0, three-inning win over visiting Union.
Baylee Blauser was also 3-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored for the Lady Falcons with Andrea Meals hitting a two-run home run in the third inning and scoring twice. Sydnie Schmidt added a 2-for-2 day with a double, a walk and two runs scored, Kylee Eaton and Emily Wetzel each doubled, walked and scored twice and Brogan Armagost scored two times.
Kia Marsh was 1 of 2 for Union.
Schmidt got the win going 2 ⅓ innings allowing a hit while striking out two. Wetzel pitched ⅔ of an inning striking out one.
CRANBERRY SWEEPS KEYSTONE
KNOX, Pa. – Cranberry went on the road and swept a doubleheader from Keystone winning 14-0 in five innings in the opener and 14-4 in five innings in the nightcap.
In the first game, Maria Anderson fired a perfect game. She struck out nine.
Anderson helped her own cause going 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored and three RBIs.
Also for the Berries, Kaylie Bruce was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, Andrea Watson was 1-for-2 with two RBIs, Jenna Seigworth was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored and Tamaria Flinspach was 2-for-4 with a run scored. Megan Hadden added three runs scored.
In the second game, Hadden and Emily Duncan both hit home runs in the win, while Rachel McCauley doubled twice.
Hadden was 1-for-1 with a run scored and two RBIs, Duncan, who added a double, was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs, and McCauley, who had a double in the first game as well, was 2-for-3 with a run scored and a double.
Also for Cranberry in the second contest, Olivia Plummer went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Maddie Cornelius was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, two RBIs and three runs scored and Flinspach was 2-for-2 with an RBI.
Plummer got the win going five innings allowing four runs on eight hits, three walks and a hit batter while striking out five.
Jessi Phillippi hit a home run for Keystone while going 2-for-2 with a walk, a run scored and three RBIs. Jacy Pritt added a pair of hits for the Lady Panthers.
REYNOLDS 6, MONITEAU 5
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Reynolds scored three times in the top of the seventh and then held off a rally from Moniteau that saw the Lady Warriors scored three of their own in the bottom of the inning to escape West Sunbury with a 6-5 win.
Moniteau left the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh.
Grace Deschand led Reynolds going 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Kelsey McAdoo also drove in two runs while going 1-for-3 with Andrew Hilyer going 2-for-3 with two walks and a run scored, Mackenzie Herman going 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored and Lauren Bonner going 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI.
Abby Rottman was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs to pace Moniteau. Dolcey Shunk went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, Taylor Thomas was 2-for-4 with an RBI, Cassidy Claypoole walked four times and scored twice and Amanda Dailey went 1-for-4 with two runs scored.
Bonner got the win pitching 5 ⅔ innings allowing two runs, both earned, on seven hits and three walks while striking out three. Herman gave up three runs, two earned, on two hits and two walks while striking out one in ⅔ of an inning of work, and Kelly Park, who doubled at the plate, got the save going ⅔ of an inning scoreless walking one and striking out one.
Courtney Stewart took the loss giving up two runs, one earned, on six hits and four walks in five innings of work. Andrea Eiler gave up four runs, three earned, on five hits in two innings in the circle.
PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA 10, PUNXSUTAWNEY 0, 6 INNINGS
PHILLIPSBURG, Pa. – Kylie Adams went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs scored and two RBIs to pace a 10-0 Philipsburg-Osceola win over visiting Punxsutawney.
Roselyn Weaver also went deep for the Lady Mounties and was 2-for-4 with a run scored and four RBIs.
Sarah Weaver had Punxsutawney’s lone hit and also stole a base.
Adams got the win going six innings allowing the one hit and a walk while striking out 14.
Elliott Ferrent took the loss pitching 4 ⅔ innings giving up eight runs, two earned, on nine hits while striking out two. Kendal Johnston went an inning giving up two earned runs on three hits while striking out one.
OSWAYO VALLEY SWEEPS GALETON
GALETON, Pa. – Oswayo Valley swept a doubleheader at Galeton winning a pair of one-run games by scores of 5-4 and 8-7.
In the opener, Kelsie Turk was 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for the Green Wave and had the big hit in the seventh inning to help Oswayo Valley rally for the win. Macy West was also 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, Mandi Smith was 2-for-3 with a run scored and Karina West had a triple and an RBI.
Jessie Evans was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored for Galeton.
Macy West got the win going seven innings allowing four runs, three earned, on four hits, six walks and two hit batters while striking out 12.
In the second game, Karina West scored on a single and a three-base error in the bottom of the seventh to walk off Oswayo Valley, which was the home team for the game.
Karina West finished the game 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs for the Green Wave, while Mackenzie Mesler was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Macy West doubled and scored twice.
Evans had a triple, an RBI and a run scored for Galeton with Katie Pagano scoring twice.
Mesler got the win in relief of Karina West going 4 ⅔ innings allowing two unearned runs on two hits and three walks while striking out three. West pitched 2 ⅓ innings giving up five runs, one earned, on one hit and six walks while striking out one.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 2, ST. MARYS 1
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Michelle Gerber threw a six-hitter to help Elk County Catholic to a 2-1 road win over St. Marys.
Gerber walks one and struck out one while giving up one earned run.
She outdueled Maura Fledderman, who gave up two runs, one earned, on two hits and two walks while striking out 10.
Gerber helped her own cause with the lone RBI for the Lady Crusaders. Morgan Wolf and Sady VanAlstine scored the runs.
Megan McMackin had the lone RBI for St. Marys with Anna Mattvi scoring for the Lady Dutch.
PORT ALLEGANY 12, SMETHPORT 9
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Jenna Sprankle, Cailey Barnett and Raelyn Torpey each drove in two runs to pace a 12-9 Port Allegany win over visiting Smethport.
Sprankle was 2-for-3, Barnett 1-for-5 and Torpey 2-for-4.
Samantha Tanner was 1-for-5 with a two-run double and three RBIs to pace Smethport.