April 10 baseball recaps.
(Cover photo: St. Marys Tim Beimel. Submitted photo)
ST. MARYS 1, BROOKVILLE 0
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Needing just 60 pitches and throwing a whopping 45 strikes, St. Marys pitcher Tim Beimel tossed a no-hitter in the Dutch’s 1-0 win over Brookville at Berwind Park.
Beimel, who struck out five, only allowed two baserunners. He hit Trenton Gilhousen with one out in the third inning and Brady Caylor reached on an infield error in the sixth inning.
Beimel got 12 groundball outs and got a couple strong defensive plays from Wehler at shortstop to rob the Raiders of a couple possible singles.
Meanwhile, the lone run of the game scored in the fourth inning when Jeff Wehler singled, stole second, went to third on a wild pitch and scored from third on Aaron Piccolo’s safety squeeze bunt.
Mike Beimel had two of the Dutch’s six hits off Raiders starter Aaron Park, who also threw well in a 67-pitch outing over six innings. He walked one and struck out two.
REDBANK VALLEY 2, KARNS CITY 1
OAK RIDGE, Pa. – Bryan Layton’s two-out single in the bottom of the 13th inning scored Blaney Brooks to end a marathon and lift Redbank Valley to a 2-1 win over Karns City.
The winning rally started with two outs and no runners on base. Brooks walked, went to second on a wild pitch and beat the throw home to the plate on Layton’s single past third base down the left-field line.
The only other runs of the game were scored in the seventh inning. Jay Weckerly singled in Cullen Williams with two outs in the top of the seventh for Gremlins but the Bulldogs sent the game into extras with a run in the bottom of the inning when Brooks walked with the bases loaded to score Nick Smith with one out.
Layton went 3-for-6 to lead the Bulldogs while Logan Wadding and Smith each had two hits. Brooks walked four times.
Grayson Harman threw the final 5 1/3 innings of scoreless relief to get the win, giving up three hits while walking three and striking out five. Layton went the first 7 2/3 innings, allowing four hits while striking out 10 and walking none.
Karns City pitchers Tyler Yough, Eric Dodd and Markus Lantz combined to strike out 19 Bulldogs. Yough gave up six hits and four walks with nine strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings, Dodd threw the next six innings with three hits allowed and four walks with 10 strikeouts. Lantz was the losing pitcher, facing the final two batters of the game.
OSWAYO VALLEY 6, COUDERSPORT 5
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Oswayo Valley built a 6-0 lead after four inning then withstood a five-run fifth by Coudersport to get a key 6-5 victory over the homestanding Falcons.
Ryan Graves had a double and two RBIs to lead the Green Wave, while Grant West was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Kullen Crosby had a double, two RBIs and a run scored for Coudy with Josh Stevens adding a pair of RBIs and Kolby VanWhy a triple and a run scored.
Grant West got the win going 5 ⅓ innings allowing five runs, four earned, on four hits and three walks while striking out eight. Gavin Babcock picked up the save going 1 ⅔ innings allowing a hit and a walk.
Blake Burgett suffered the complete-game loss pitching seven innings allowing six runs, three earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out three.
OTTO-ELDRED 8, BOLIVAR-RICHBURG (N.Y.) 7
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Chris Connelly’s two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning broke a tie game and gave Otto-Eldred an 8-7 win over Bolivar-Richburg (N.Y.).
The game was tied at six with two outs and two on in the sixth when Connelly delivered his go-ahead hit.
Bolivar-Richburg got a run back in the top of the seventh and had the tying run 90 feet away with two outs before Chase Sebastian induced a pop out to center to end the game.
Sebastian got the win in relief of Sawyer Drummond going 4 ⅓ innings allowing two runs, both earned, on four hits and five walks while striking out six.
Nick York was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI for the Terrors, while Connelly was 1-for-4 with the two RBIs. Trent Windsor was also 1-for-3 with three RBIs and a run scored. Cameron Magee added a double and a run scored.
CURWENSVILLE 8, BROCKWAY 7
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Curwensville scored four times in the top of the seventh to break a four-all tie and then held off a frantic Brockway charge in the bottom of the inning to get an 8-7 win.
Avery Francisco broke the tie with a base hit to center with a second run scoring on an error on the play. Francisco then scored on a wild pitch before Ralph Evans hit a sac fly to make it 8-4.
Brockway almost tied it in the bottom of the seventh scoring three runs thanks to a Josh Johnson groundout, a Curwensville error and an RBI groundout by Matt Clark.
But Noah VonGunden struck out Andrew Trunzo with the tying run at first to preserve the win.
VonGunden, who threw 1 ⅔ innings allowing three runs, two earned, on three hits and a walk while striking out one, also led the Golden Tide offense going 3-for-3 with a double, a walk and three runs scored.
Francisco was 2-for-2 with two walks, an RBI and three runs scored with Zach McClure going 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
Jarrett Esposito was 1-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a runs scored to pace Brockway. Trunzo also had a double and an RBI.
Cameron Baka took the loss giving up four runs on three hits and a walk while not recording an out.
BALD EAGLE AREA 2, CLEARFIELD 1
HYDE, Pa. – Ty Walker and Trent Donley combined on a three-hitter, and Bald Eagle Area pushed across a run in the top of the seventh inning to knock off Clearfield, 2-1.
Walker went the first 6 ⅓ allowing one run on three hits, a hit batter and three walks. He struck out five. Donley came on to get the final two outs to pick up the save.
Jordan Jones doubled with one out in the seventh and scored the winning run on a wild pitch.
Tommy Hazel took the loss in relief of Jake Sorbera. Hazel gave up one run on one hit and a strikeout in an inning of work. Sorbera went six innings allowing one unearned run on three hits, a walk and a hit batter while striking out seven.
Thayne Morgan had a solo home run in the first inning for the lone Clearfield run, while Grant King had a sac fly to fourth to tie the game for Bald Eagle.
CLARION 8, CLARION-LIMESTONE 2
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Cam Craig had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs to help visiting Clarion to an 8-2 win over Clarion-Limestone.
Craig had an RBI double in a two-run first for the Bobcats then added a run-producing single in a four-run scored, as Clarion jumped to a 6-0 lead after two innings.
Craig talked about the win.
That was more than enough for Reed Anthony, who went five innings allowing two unearned runs on four hits and a walk while striking out 10.
Ryan Anthony was 3-for-3 with a run scored, while Kyle Patterson was 2-for-5 with two runs scored for Clarion. Josh Craig also scored twice and was 1-for-2 with a walk.
Christian Smith had a pair of hits for C-L, while Colby Himes had a double.
Sam Leadbetter took the loss allowing six runs, all earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out four in two innings of work.
A-C VALLEY 11, KEYSTONE 7
PARKER, Pa. – A five-run third inning helped propel A-C Valley to an 11-7 win over visiting Keystone.
The Falcons trailed 5-4 going to the bottom of the third but took the lead for good with the big inning.
Austin Kriebel and Aaron Busch each had a pair of RBIs in the win for A-C Valley with Kriebel going 1-for-2 with three walks and three runs scored and Busch finishing 1-for-3 with a walk and a double.
Lane Chalmers also scored twice for the Falcons while going 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and an RBI.
Brooks LaVan was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Keystone, while Sawyer Reed drew a pair of walks and scored twice and Brodi Switzer was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs.
Izaya Seeker, who had a double on offense, got the win in relief pitching 4 ⅔ innings allowing two runs, both earned, on two hits and five walks while striking out two.
JOHNSONBURG 6, BRADFORD 4
WILCOX, Pa. – Ben Ames had two hits and two RBIs and also was the winning pitching in a 6-4 Johnsonburg win over visiting Bradford.
Ames was 2-for-2 for the Rams with two walks and a run scored. Austin Green added a double, two walks and two runs scored for Johnsonburg. Ames also pitched 4 ⅓ innings of relief allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits and four walks while striking out three.
Johnny Mitchell got the save for Johnsonburg getting the last two outs including one by strikeout after Bradford got a runner on with one out in the top of the seventh.
Patrick Caskey was 2-for-4 to lead Bradford.
Peyton Manion took the loss throwing 1 ⅔ innings of relief giving up two runs on one hit and six walks while striking out two.
CAMERON COUNTY 12, PORT ALLEGANY 0, 5 INNINGS
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Adam Shaffer tossed a five-inning no hitter to lead Cameron County to a 12-0 win over visiting Port Allegany.
Shaffer walked two and struck out 10 and also was 1-for-1 at the plate with three RBIs and two runs scored.
Bryce Bauer went 1-for-4 with four RBIs and a run scored for the Red Raiders, while Dino Brown was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Howie Stuckey suffered the loss allowing eight runs, three earned, on five hits and four walks while striking out two in 2 ⅔ innings of work.
NORTH CLARION 24, FOREST AREA 0, 4 INNINGS; NORTH CLARION 16, FOREST AREA 1, 4 INNINGS
MARIENVILLE, Pa. – North Clarion outscored Forest Area 30-1 in a doubleheader sweep of the Fires at East Forest.
The Wolves won the first game, 24-0, in four innings then took Game Two, 16-1, also in four innings.
In the opener, Logan Weaver got the win going three innings with Jacob Bauer throwing an inning of scoreless relief. Logan Minich hit a home run, one of 13 North Clarion hits.
In the second game, Matson Higgins got the win in relief of Lee Seales. Both pitchers went two innings with Seales giving up the lone run.
Bryce Byers was 3-for-3 with a triple to lead the Wolves offense with Seales going 2-for-3 with a double.
MONITEAU 15, UNION 0, 4 INNINGS
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Josh Adamson drove in three runs and Lake Pry didn’t give up a hit in four innings of work, as visiting Moniteau rolled past Union, 15-0, in four innings.
Adamson was 2-for-3 with two runs scored, and Pry walked two while striking out five. He needed 58 pitches to get through his four innings. Pry also had an RBI and scored a run.
Jake Jewart was 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk, three runs scored and an RBI, while Nick Sosigian, Nathan Sosigian and Wyatt Geibel each had two RBIs for Moniteau.
Reice Saylor took the loss going three innings allowing 10 runs, five earned, on seven hits and three walks while striking out seven.
An 11-run fourth inning broke the game open for Moniteau, which scored its other four runs in the third.