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May 8, 2019 Softball Recaps: Punxsy’s Johnston Throws Five-Inning Perfect Game

May 8 softball recaps.

(Photo: Kendal Johnston of Punxsutawney threw a five-inning perfect game in a win over St. Marys. Submitted photo)

PUNXSUTAWNEY 10, ST. MARYS 0, 5 INNINGS

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Kendal Johnston tossed a five-inning perfect game as Punxsutawney beat visiting St. Marys, 10-0 in five innings.

Johnston struck out eight in throwing her perfect game.

Meanwhile, Elliott Ferrent led the offense going 3-for-3 with a grand slam, a triple, two runs scored and five RBIs.

Johnston helped her own cause going 1-for-2 with a double, a walk and two runs scored with Madison Stonbraker going 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs.

Maura Fledderman took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing six runs, four earned, on three hits and three walks while striking out five. Brianna Grotzinger finished off going 1 ⅓ innings allowing four runs, all earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out two.

OTTO-ELDRED 12, COUDERSPORT 2, 6 INNINGS

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Otto-Eldred ran its record to 15-1 on the season with a 12-2, six-inning win over visiting Coudersport.

Britney Greeley led the Lady Terrors offense going 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs. Emmalee Sheeler was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored and Riley Raught added a double.

Shaelyn Black was 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in the third inning that tied the game at two at the time. But Otto-Eldred scored the next 10 runs to get the win.

Abby Wolfe was the winning pitcher going six innings allowing two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out two.

Black took the loss. She gave up nine hits while striking out seven. Emma Saulter gave up a hit and two walks while striking out one.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 12, MONITEAU 2, 6 INNINGS

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Behind the hitting and pitching of Cassidy Makray Clarion-Limestone rolled to a 12-2, six-inning win over visiting Moniteau.

At the plate, Makray was 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI, and in the circle, she pitched a six-inning complete-game allowing two unearned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out one.

Also for the Lady Lions, Karleigh Aaron was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, and Sadie Mahle was 3-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI. Abby Himes chipped in a 2-for-3 day with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI, Ali Girt was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Frances Milliron was 1-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored.

Lexi Miller and Amanda Dailey scored the runs for Moniteau.

CLARION 15, UNION 0, 3 INNINGS

CLARION, Pa. – Noel Anthony went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs scored and five RBIs to lead Clarion to a 15-0, three-inning win over visiting Union.

Anthony was one of five Lady Cats with multi-RBI games.

Kait Constantino was 4-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, three runs scored and three RBIs, Carly Best was 2-for-2 with a triple, a run scored and two RBIs, Kylee Beers was 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs and Brenna Campbell was 1-for-2 with two RBIs. Payton Simko also doubled, walked and scored three times for Clarion with Tori Vega going 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored.

Chloe Wiant had the lone hit for Union.

Simko got the win going three innings allowing the one hit while hitting a batter and striking out five.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 12, JOHNSONBURG 2, 5 INNINGS

DUBOIS, Pa. – Using an 18-hit attack, DuBois Central Catholic toppled visiting Johnsonburg, 12-2 in five innings.

Avery Sickeri, Ashley Wruble and Mia Meholic each had three hits for the Lady Cardinals with Meholic going 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, a run scored and five RBIs, Wruble going 3-for-3 with a triple, a run scored and four RBIs and Sickeri going 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored.

Also for DCC, Shay Gulvas was 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored and Morgan Tyler was 2-for-2 with a triple and a run scored.

Haylee Zimmerman was 2-for-2 with a double for Johnsonburg with Skylar Sherry going 1-for-2 with two RBIs.

Wruble and Tyler combined on a four-hitter in getting the victory.

Wruble went three innings allowing a hit while striking out two. Tyler pitched two innings giving up two runs, both earned, on three hits and a walk while striking out three.

CLEARFIELD 10, HOLLIDAYSBURG 1

HYDE, Pa. – Kasey English had a three-run home run to help Clearfield to a 10-1 victory over visiting Hollidaysburg.

Olivia Bender went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored for the Lady Bison with Karly Rumsky going 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI. Morgan Cheek drove in two runs while going 1-for-3 with a run scored and Kyra Mollura singled and scored twice while adding an RBI.

Megan Cutshall had a pair of hits including a double to pace the Lady Tigers. Trinity Molliver singled and scored the lone run while Avery Matherne went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Emma Hipps got the win for Clearfield giving up one run on seven hits while striking out 10 and walking one.

Oakley Fox-Kern struck out two batters in the loss for Hollidaysburg.

KANE 9, BRADFORD 3

BRADFORD, Pa. – Ella Marconi drove in three runs while going 3-for-3 with a double and triple to help visiting Kane defeat Bradford, 9-3.

Maddie Stahli went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI for the Lady Wolves while Emma Ely went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored. Kennedy Himes went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored.

Emily Warner and Olivia Angell each went 2-for-3 for the Lady Owls with Warner scoring a run. Rylee Skaggs doubled with an RBI while Mackenzee Maley and Katie Work each singled and scored a run.

Kelsie Alexander earned the win for Kane with two strikeouts while giving up three runs on eight hits.

Warner struck out nine batters for Bradford in the loss.

CAMERON COUNTY SWEEPS SMETHPORT

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Cameron County swept a doubleheader with visiting Smethport winning Game One, 17-2 in three innings, and Game Two, 22-8 in six innings.

In the 17-2 game, Laila Smith homered for the Lady Raiders while going 2-for-2 with three runs scored and an RBI. Haley Reese doubled and had a pair of runs scored and two RBIs while Ashlea Burgett went 1-for-1 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Allyson Narby doubled with a run scored and two RBIs and Kelsee Reid drove in two runs.

Baylea Storm doubled and scored a run to pace the Lady Hubbers. Ashley Day singled and Rylee Crowley also scored.

Smith got the win for Cameron County giving up two runs on two hits while striking out seven.

Sam Tanner took the loss for Smethport.

In Game Two, Alyvia McKimm and Taylor Britton each hit home runs to lead Cameron County.

McKimm went 4-for-6 with five runs scored and three RBIs while Britton went 3-for-3 with a double, five runs scored and four RBIs. Smith was also 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBIs and Taylor Lamont went 3-for-6 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs. Burgett drove in three runs while going 2-for-3 with a run scored and Redi drove in four runs. Rees and Narby each had a pair of hits with Narby adding four runs scored.

Crowley paced the Lady Hubbers going 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored and an RBI while Willow Rapp went 2-for-4 including a triple, two runs scored and an RBI. Tanner and Celeste Baker each drove in two runs.

Smith also got the win in Game Two for Cameron County with four strikeouts.

Tanner took the loss again for Smethport.

CRANBERRY 6, REDBANK VALLEY 1

SENECA, Pa. – Andrea Watson threw a four-hitter as Cranberry knocked off visiting Redbank Valley, 6-1.

Watson went seven innings allowing an unearned run. She walked four and hit a batter while striking out two.

Helping her own cause, Watson drove in two runs while going 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored.

Rachel McCauley led the Berries offense going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI. while Megan Hadden was 2-for-4 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI.

Taja Hageter was 2-for-3 with an RBI for Redbank Valley.

Montana Hetrick took the loss going six innings allowing six runs, five earned on nine hits, two walks and three hit batters.

KEYSTONE, FOREST AREA SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER

KNOX, Pa. – Keystone and Forest Area split a doubleheader at Keystone with Forest Area winning the first game 21-7 and Keystone taking the second game 16-11 in six innings in a game called because of darkness.

In Game One, Maddie Dunlap and Jesse Phillippi both had triples for Keystone, while Haylee Dittman doubled and Alexandria Johnston added a pair of singles.

In Game two, Lauren Slaugenhaupt had four hits for the Lady Panthers including three doubles while driving in five runs. Johnston and Alyssa Dunlap each doubled. Hanna Switzer got the win.

DUBOIS 11, BROOKVILLE 1, 6 INNINGS

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Maddy Ho was 2-for-2 with a run scored and three RBIs to help DuBois to an 11-1, six-inning win at Brookville.

Lauren Walker added a 2-for-4 day with two RBIs and three runs scored for the Lady Beavers with Maddie Smith going 3-for-4 with a triple, a double and three runs scored and Taylor Smith going 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored.

Also for DuBois, Kaylee Sadowski added a pair of RBIs, and Cate Gregory was 2-for-3.

Leah Kammerdiener was 2-for-3 for Brookville.

Allie Snyder got the win going six innings allowing one run, it was earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out 13.

NORTHERN POTTER SWEEPS PORT ALLEGANY

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Northern Potter swept a doubleheader at Port Allegany winning by scores of 11-4 and 21-6.

In the first game, Marissa Bliss hit an inside-the-park home run and added a single by driving in three runs and scoring twice for NoPo. Alyssa Burchell also had two hits, including a double, and scored twice, while Alyssa Hoopes had a pair of singles and two RBIs and Emma Kosa added a pair of runs scored.

Kosa started and went four innings allowing five hits, two walks and two hit batters in getting the win. Megan Hyde picked up the save going three innings allowing a hit and two walks while striking out three.

In the second game, Madison Hoopes had three hits, including a triple and a double, three runs scored and three RBIs for Northern Potter, while Rylee Copp had three hits, two RBIs and four runs scored, Kosa had a pair of hits, including a double, and three runs scored, Alyssa Hoopes had a pair of hits, two runs scored and three RBIs, Hyde had two singles and two runs scored, Burchell scored twice and added an RBI, Autumn Button scored two runs, Nevony Davis had a hit, two runs scored and two RBIs and Courtney Martin had three hits and scored a run.

 



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