ST. MARYS, Pa. – Two outings, two no-hitters for St. Marys’ junior left-handed pitcher Nate Beimel.
(Photo of Nate Beimel. Photo by Ronda Beimel)
Four days after throwing a five-inning no-hitter against Johnsonburg Thursday, Beimel completed a suspended game he started in Brookville back on April 11 and threw a six-inning no-hitter in the first of two games at Berwind Park as the Dutch blanked the Raiders, 10-0.
In the second game, the Raiders topped the Dutch in the regular-scheduled game, 3-1.
In finishing the opener, Beimel threw three no-hit innings in the first part of the game on 44 pitches and needed 66 more in the final three innings, making it possible to finish with 110 pitches, which is over the one-day limit of 100 as mandated by the PIAA. He struck out 13 and walked five.
And because of it being a new week, Beimel was allowed to pitch on three days rest after a 78-pitch outing in the win over Johnsonburg.
Brandon Sicheri went 4-for-4 with a double and three RBIs to lead the Dutch. Beimel had three hits while Tim Beimel doubled and drove in two runs.
Brookville bounced back in the second game, getting a combined five-hitter from Dane Lyle and Aaron Park. Lyle went the first four innings to get the win, giving up four hits while giving up a fourth-inning run, and walking two and striking out one.
Park got a three-inning save, allowing one hit while striking out four.
The Raiders broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth with two runs. Seth Dunkle scored from second on an errant pickoff throw from Dutch starter and losing pitcher Matt Bellina and Tanner Labenne singled in Park.
Brady Caylor, Cole Labenne and Gilhousen each had two hits for the Raiders.
Tim Beimel singled in Nate Beimel, who doubled, for the Dutch’s lone run.
CLARION-LIMESTONE 11, FOREST AREA 1
TIONESTA, Pa. – Cole Grenci and Drew Beichner combined for a two-hitter over five innings in Clarion-Limestone’s 10-Run Rule win at Forest Area.
Grenci struck out six and walked two while giving up a hit in three innings while Beichner struck out one and gave up a hit in two scoreless innings.
The Lions had 10 hits and worked Forest pitchers Noah Burke and Bobby Dittman for seven walks. Ayden Wiles, Curvin Goheen and Hayden Callen each had two hits with Goheen and Ben Smith doubling. Wiles drove in three runs.
Anthony Smith doubled for the Fires.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 10, BROCKWAY 4
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Domenic Toretti and Anthony Kness each drove in three runs to lead visiting DuBois Central Catholic to a 10-4 win at Brockway.
Toretti was 4-for-4 in the contest with Kness going 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Also for the Cardinals, Tyler McIntosh was 2-for-5 with two runs scored, Thomas Grecco was 2-for-5 with two runs scored, Brandon Walker was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored and an RBI and Garrett Prosper was 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored.
Tino Inzana was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored for Brockway. Angelo Inzana added a triple, an RBI and a run scored.
Toretti got the win going five innings allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out four. Peter Downer and Kness each tossed an inning of scoreless relief with two strikeouts apiece. Downer gave up a pair of hits.
Angelo Inzana took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing six runs, four earned, on eight hits and three walks.
BRADFORD 6, DUBOIS 4
BRADFORD, Pa. – Behind a four-hit day from Tyler Gigliotti, Bradford edged visiting DuBois, 6-4.
Gigliotti was 4-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored with Danny Manion adding a home run, a run scored and two RBIs.
Calen Nuzzo also drove in a pair of runs for the Owls going 1-for-4 with a run scored, and Peyton Manion was 2-for-2 with a walk.
Peyton Manion went six-plus innings to get the win. He allowed four runs, two earned, on three hits and five walks while striking out two. Adam Boyer got the save allowing a hit in an inning of relief. He came on in the seventh with two on and no out and allowed the inherited runners to score before getting out of the inning.
Justin Swauger had a double and a run scored for DuBois.
Garrett Starr took the loss allowing five runs, three earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out one in 3 ⅔ innings.
CURWENSVILLE 18, HARMONY 0, 5 INNINGS
WESTOVER, Pa. – Avery Francisco went 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored and four RBIs to lead visiting Curwensville to an 18-0, five-inning win.
Bryce Timko added a 2-for-4 day with a triple and double while scoring twice and driving in two with Christian Bakaysa doubling while going 1-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI.
Also for Curwensville, Noah VonGunden was 2-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored, Ralph Evans was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, Jake McCracken was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Zach Brewer was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs and Josh Terry was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
JOHNSONBURG 4, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 1
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Johnny Mitchell’s double in the bottom of the sixth inning broke a one-all tie, and Johnsonburg went on to score two more runs on its way to a 4-1 win over visiting Elk County Catholic.
Neil MacDonald started the inning with a single and moved to second on a wild pitch. Mitchell then scored on a Ben Freeburg single, and Freeburg scored on a two-out double by Daunte Allegretto, who was 2-for-3 with two doubles, a run scored and an RBI.
Mitchell got the win going 4 ⅓ innings of scoreless relief allowing two hits while striking out five. Kacey Raubenstrauch started and pitched 2 ⅔ innings giving up a run on two hits and four walks.
Brady Schneider had a double for ECC with Tyler Wehler scoring the Crusaders run. Hunter Cashmer had the RBI.
Schneider took the loss giving up two runs, one earned, on three hits and a walk while striking out three in five-plus innings of work. Cashmer relieved and gave up two runs on three hits and a walk while striking out two in an inning.
PORT ALLEGANY SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER FROM SMETHPORT
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Port Allegany hit the road to Smethport and swept a doubleheader from the Hubbers by scores of 7-0 and 9-6.
In the opener, Howie Stuckey and David Talkington combined on a four-hit shutout.
Stuckey got the win going four innings allowing three hits and a walk while striking out three. Talkington picked up the save allowing a hit and two walks while striking out five in three innings.
Both players also contributed on offense with Stuckey going 1-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored and Talkington going 1-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.
Montgomery Tanner also had a double for the Gators while going 2-for-3 with a run scored. Jacob Anderson chipped in two RBIs and Tyler Lashway was 3-for-4 with two runs scored.
Nate Hollowell and Matt Stratton both had doubles for Smethport.
Hollowell took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on six hits and four walks while striking out six.
In the nightcap, Stuckey’s bat was hot with him going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and an RBI.
Talkington added two more RBIs while going 2-for-4 with Lashway going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, Drew Benson 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored and Trey Ayers 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
Stuckey got the save in the second game after picking up the Game One win. He tossed 1 ⅓ innings of relief allowing a hit while striking out four. Josh Rees got the win going 2 ⅓ innings of relief allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits while striking out three. Talkington started and lasted 3 ⅓ innings allowing two runs on three hits while striking out four.
Hollowell and Stratton again each had doubles for Smethport with Hollowell going 1-for-4 with a run scored and Stratton 1-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Noah Costa had a pair of hits and a run scored.
Orion Alexis took the loss allowing six runs, one earned, on six hits while striking out three in two innings of work.
OTTO-ELDRED SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER FROM GALETON
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Otto-Eldred wasted little time sweeping a doubleheader from visiting Galeton taking the first game 10-0 in five innings and the second one 23-2 in four innings.
Sawyer Drummond and Andrew Sheeler combined on a no-hitter in Game One with Drummond going four innings striking out 10 and Sheeler an inning striking out the side.
Sheeler was also 2-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and an RBI in the contest with Jacob Merry going 1-for-2 with a walk, a run scored and two RBIs and Cole Sebastian going 1-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored. Mike Douglas was also 2-for-3 with an RBI.
In the nightcap, Chase Sebastian went deep while adding a pair of doubles. He was 3-for-5 with three runs scored and three RBIs.
Jacob Bell, Drummond and Cole Sebastian each added doubles with Bell going 1-for-1 with two walks, an RBI and three runs scored, Drummond 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBIs and Cole Sebastian 1-for-4 with a walk, two RBIs and three runs scored.
Sheeler again was solid at the plate going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored, Merry was a perfect 4-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored, Zazeric Bell was 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs, Douglas was 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs and Nick York scored twice.
Cole Sebastian and Merry both pitched two innings with Sebastian starting and allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits while striking out four. Merry allowed a hit and a walk and struck out four.
NORTH CLARION 4, CRANBERRY 3
FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Matson Higgins used his arm and his bat to help North Clarion to a 4-3 win over visiting Cranberry.
Higgins pitched six innings of relief giving up two runs on five hits and two walks. He was also 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored.
Also for the Wolves, Zander Hargenrader had a hit, a run scored and an RBI and Korey Mills added a triple and a run scored.
North Clarion scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Trevor Gladin was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for Cranberry.
Noah Meyers started for North Clarion and went one inning allowing an earned run on two hits while striking out three.
Thomas Flinspach started for Cranberry and lasted five innings allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits, a walk and a hit batter while striking out two. Gladin took the loss giving up a run on a hit while striking out two in an inning of work.
MONITEAU 15, A-C VALLEY 0, 3 INNINGS
BUTLER, Pa. – Jared Lominski had a pair of triples and drove in three runs to lead Moniteau to a 15-0, three-inning win over visiting A-C Valley at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.
Lominski was 2-for-3 in the win and also scored a run.
Moniteau had four triples on the day with Lee DeMatteis and Hunter Fitzingo also getting into the three-bagger act.
DeMatteis was 2-for-2 with two runs scored with Fitzingo going 2-for-2 with a walk and an RBI.
Dean Hershey chipped in a double while going 2-for-3 with three RBIs and a run score with Chance Nagy adding a hit, two RBIs and two runs scored, Jake Jewart going 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored and Nate Tack scoring three times.
Fitzingo, meanwhile, threw a three-inning no-hitter to get the win allowing one walk while striking out six.
Caleb Penny took the loss allowing six runs, five earned, on five hits in an inning of work.
KARNS CITY 9, KEYSTONE 0
BUTLER, Pa. – Nolan Riley was on target just missing out on a shutout win thanks to the 100-pitch rule going 6 ⅔ innings of one-hit ball striking out nine in a 9-0 win over visiting Keystone at Kelly Automotive Park.
Austin Rumbaugh got the final out allowing two hits and striking out one.
Tyler Yough drove in three runs for the Gremlins with Riley driving in a pair and Steve O’Donnell going 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored.
Brooks LaVan took the loss going 1 ⅔ innings allowing five runs on two hits and three walks while striking out one.
This story as been updated to reflect that Nate Beimel’s no-hitter against Johnsonburg came Thursday (May 3) not Friday (May 4)