April 10 softball recaps.
(Cover photo of Nicole Hutchinson, Cranberry)
CRANBERRY 5, COCHRANTON 3
SENECA, Pa. – Kaylee Weaver’s go-ahead double in the sixth inning helped Cranberry to a 5-3 win over visiting Cochranton.
Weaver was 1-for-1 with the double and also scored a run for the Berries.
Nicole Hutchinson led the Cranberry offensive attack going 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. Malliah Shreck was also 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Jenna Heugel was 2-for-3 and Rachel McCauley 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored.
Natalie Barcinas got the win going seven innings allowing three runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out 12.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 3, DUBOIS 2
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Emily Evers’ two-run, two-out double to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Elk County Catholic a 3-2 walk-off win over DuBois.
The Lady Crusaders trailed 2-1 going to the seventh before DuBois’ defense allowed ECC to rally for the win.
Emily Wolf started the rally in an unconventional way when she struck out but reached first on a passed ball. An error on a ball hit by Sady VanAlstine then put runners on first and third before Brandi Clyde walked to load the bases.
After a strikeout, Evers, who already had a double in the game, came to the plate and proceeded to smack her second extra base hit on a 1-2 pitch to give ECC the win.
Maggie Dinsmore was also 2-for-3 for the Lady Crusaders, while VanAlstine added an RBI.
DuBois, which scored twice in the third to take a 2-0 lead, got RBIs from Kylee Bundy and Laura Fatula.
Michelle Gerber got the win going seven innings allowing two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out two.
Molly Nosker suffered the loss allowing three unearned runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out eight.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 8, CLEARFIELD 1
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Alli Ishman was 2-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored to lead Punxsutawney to an 8-1 win over visiting Clearfield.
Mia Lingenfelter and Morgan VanLeer each added a double, an RBI and a run scored for the Lady Chucks, while Olivia Weaver had a double and two runs scored. Toya Jones added a single and two runs scored.
Clearfield scored its lone run in the first when Erica Hanes singled and moved to third on a Brooke Cline double before scoring on a wild pitch.
Lingenfelter got the win going seven innings allowing the one run on four hits while striking out 11. She struck out seven straight Lady Bison at one point.
Hanes took the loss going two-plus innings allowing five runs, four earned, on 10 hits, four walks and a hit batter. She struck out one.
A-C VALLEY 11, KEYSTONE 0, 5 INNINGS
PARKER, Pa. – Cami McNany was a single from the cycle while driving in five runs to lead A-C Valley to an 11-0, five-inning win over Keystone.
McNany went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and a solo home run. Her homer and her triple along with four RBIs came in a seven-run fifth inning that ended the game.
Emily Wetzel was also 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored for the Lady Falcons, while Kylie Eaton was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Kelsie Terwilliger was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Syndie Schmidt got the win going five shutout innings allowing two hits and two walks while striking out four.
JOHNSONBURG 14, BRADFORD 6, JOHNSONBURG 15, BRADFORD 0, 4 INNINGS
BRADFORD, Pa. – Visiting Johnsonburg swept a doubleheader from Bradford winning Game One 14-6 and Game Two 15-0 in four innings.
In the first game, Britnie Thorwart was 5-for-5 with three doubles, two RBIs and a run scored for the Ramettes, while Lindsey Kocjancic was 3-for-5 with a home run, five RBIs and three runs scored. Hannah Park also drove in three runs while going 2-for-5 while Skylar Sherry was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Nicole Meyers chipped in two hits and two runs scored with Maria Jones going 2-for-2 with three runs scored.
Makenzee Maley was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Bradford with Emily Warner going 2-for-2 with triple, a run scored and an RBI. Kaylee Brown also had two hits for the Lady Owls.
Park got the win going four innings and allowing four runs, three earned, on four hits and three walks while striking out seven. Meyers picked up a three-inning save giving up two runs, both earned, on three hits and a walk while striking out three.
In Game Two, Johnsonburg was the home team and Kocjancic went 3-for-3 with another home run, six RBIs and three runs scored. Park added a single, three RBIs and three runs scored, while Sherry was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs. Throwart was also 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI, and Kylee Wall was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple and a run scored.
Jones got the win going four innings allowing three hits and two walks.
CAMERON COUNTY 5, PORT ALLEGANY 2
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Winning pitcher Laila Smith helped her own cause by going 3-for-4 at the plate with two double, a triple and two RBIs to lead Cameron County to a 5-2 win over visiting Port Allegany.
Smith also allowed two runs, on a two-run first-inning home run by Hannah Lathrop, on eight hits while striking out seven.
Sami Bickford and Amily Shatz each added a pair of singles for the Lady Raiders offense.
After scoring twice in the first, Port Allegany threatened throughout the game but left two runners on base in each inning from the third through the sixth.
CLARION 19, CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, 5 INNINGS
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Cora Zerfoss, Sidney Kiser and Carly Best combined to drive in 10 runs, as visiting Clarion smoked rival Clarion-Limestone, 19-3, in five innings.
Zerfoss was 2-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs scored, Kiser was 1-for-4 with a walk, three RBIs and a run scored and Best was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored.
Also for the Lady Cats, who put the game away with an 11-run fifth inning, Maya Thornton added two RBIs with Sadie Rudesyle and Kate Constantino each picking up two hits and Alexis Constantino scoring three runs.
Karleigh Aaron had a pair of RBIs for C-L while Abby Carl was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Kate Constantino was the winning pitcher allowing three runs, one earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out eight.
Aaron took the loss going two innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on four hits and five walks.
COUDERSPORT 10, OSWAYO VALLEY 0, 5 INNINGS
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Shaelyn Black hit a home run and drove in a pair of runs to help Coudersport improve to 4-0 with a 10-0, five-inning win over visiting Oswayo Valley.
Macy Gleason and Emma Powell each added a pair of RBIs for the Lady Falcons with Gleason going 2-for-3 with two doubles and Powell 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Joplin Osgood also had a triple and an RBI for Coudy.
Madison Smith got the win allowing two hits while striking out six.
FOREST AREA 10, OIL CITY 4
TIONESTA, Pa. – Cassie Cochran and Allison Lencer each drove in a pair of runs to lead Forest Area to a 10-4 win over visiting Oil City.
Cochran was 2-for-2 with a double and the two RBIs, while Lencer was 1-for-3 with a double and the two runs drive in.
Jasmine Ginnery got the win going seven innings allowing four runs, one earned.
Emily Goughler had a big day for Oil City going 3-for-3 with two triples, a home run and an RBI.
GALETON 14, NORTHERN POTTER 2, 5 INNINGS
GALETON, Pa. – Winning pitcher Makaya Shadle drove in two runs and scored a run to help Galeton to a 14-2, five-inning win over visiting Northern Potter.
Shadle, who had a double on offense, allowed two runs, one earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out four.
Tory McCutcheon had a double, an RBI and a run scored to pace Northern Potter.
BROOKVILLE 5, BROCKWAY 1
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Carlie McManigle tossed a five-hitter while striking out 11 and walking two to lead Brookville to a 5-1 win over Brockway at Northside Field.
Leah Kammerdeiner had two hits for the Lady Raiders, singling and scoring in the second inning and while singling in two runs in the fifth inning that saw Brookville score three runs to put the game away. Marcy Schindler singled twice.
Anndi Bartlett singled three times and scored on Kacie Raybuck’s groundout for Brockway’s lone run in the seventh inning.
Kayla Dowdall was the losing pitcher, giving up seven hits and walking five while hitting a batter and striking out two.
REDBANK VALLEY 15, KARNS CITY 0, 4 INNINGS
NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Pounding out 14 hits and getting a one-hitter from Alyssa Burkett, Redbank Valley needed four innings to slap a 15-Run Rule 15-0 decision on visiting Karns City.
Burkett struck out five and didn’t walk a batter, giving up a two-out single to Katie Neff in the second inning. At the plate, she hit one of two Lady Bulldogs home runs, a solo shot.
The other homer came from Lauren Rearick, who blasted a three-run shot in the Lady Bulldogs’ seven-run third inning. Lexi Holt, Kaia Rearick, Maycee Shumaker, Lauren Shaffer and Becca Kunselman each had two hits. Shaffer and Sami Leasure hit doubles.
Redbank Valley scored six runs with one out in the fourth to end the game.