April 11 softball recaps.
(Photo of Libby Maurer of DCC)
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 11, CLARION 6
DUBOIS, Pa. – In a rematch of last year’s District 9 Class 1A title game, Libby Maurer and Alyssa Bittner each drove in three runs to lead DuBois Central Catholic to an 11-6 win over visiting Clarion.
Maurer was 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, while Bittner went 2-for-4.
Shayleigh Gulvas added two RBIs and two runs scored, while Riley Assalone was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored.
Maya Thornton was 3-for-4 with three doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored for Clarion.
Also for the Lady Cats, Sidney Kiser went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored, while Carly Best was 2-for-3 with a run scored and Cora Zerfoss 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Assalone got the win going seven innings allowing six runs, five earned, on 10 hits and a walk while striking out 10.
Sadie Rudesyle took the loss going five innings allowing 11 runs, four earned, on 11 hits and four walks while striking out one.
JOHNSONBURG 11, BROCKWAY 7
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Jaylie Johnson’s big day at the plate helped visiting Johnsonburg to an 11-7 win over Brockway.
Johnson was 4-for-4 with a double, a triple, two RBIs and three runs scored for the Ramettes, who led 8-0 after three but 8-7 going to the seventh before scoring three times in the seventh.
Lindsey Kocjancic added a triple and three runs scored, while Maddie Herzing had a single, three RBIs and three runs scored. Also for Johnsonburg, Skylar Sherry was 2-for-4 with a double and Hannah Park added a double.
Morgan Uhl had a pair of doubles for Brockway and went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI, while Kaitlyn Morelli was 3-for-4 with a triple and a run scored. Savannah Terwilliger added a single, a walk and two RBIs.
Sherry got the win going 4 ⅓ innings allowing six runs on eight hits and five walks while striking out three in 4 ⅓ innings of work. Maria Jones picked up the save allowing one run on four hits and a walk while striking out one in 2 ⅔ innings of work.
Kayla Dowdall took the loss giving up 11 runs, six earned, on 12 hits and a walk while striking out two in seven innings of work.
BALD EAGLE AREA 8, CLEARFIELD 5
CLEARFIELD, Pa. – Visiting Bald Eagle Area broke a five-all tie with a run in the sixth and two more in the seventh to beat Clearfield, 8-5.
McKenzie McCloskey had a single, a double and two RBIs for BEA, while Brooke Woodwad had two hits and an RBI and Madison Ripka and Olivia Andrew a double apiece.
Aspen Bishop had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs to pace Clearfield. Erica Hanes added a two-run single in a four-run fifth inning for the Lady Bison that helped them tie the game at five.
Zoie Surovech got the win in relief of Moreta Dyke. She pitched three innings allowing one rn on three hits and a walk while striking out two. Dyke went four-plus innings allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out one.
Abby Fedder took the loss in relief throwing three innings allowing three runs, one earned, on three hits and a walk while striking out one. Hanes started and pitched four innings allowing five runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out two.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 10, KANE 4
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Emily Evers was 2-for-3 with a triple, a run scored and four RBIs to pace Elk County Catholic to a 10-4 win over visiting Kane.
Jenna Weisner added two hits, an RBI and three runs scored for the Lady Crusaders.
Alexis Lima-Lopez and Rachel Morgan each had two hits and a run scored for Kane with Morgan adding an RBI. Ella Marconi tripled and scored twice for the Lady Wolves.
Michelle Gerber got the win going seven innings allowing four runs, two earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out 11.
Rachel Danielson took the loss going 3 ⅓ innings allowing 10 runs, five earned, on eight hits and five walks and a hit batter while striking out two. Sadie Tunall threw 2 ⅔ innings of scoreless relief. She hit a batter and struck out three.
DUBOIS 9, ALTOONA 5
DUBOIS, Pa. – Rachel Gildersleeve and Kacie Means each drove home three runs to help DuBois to a 9-5 win over visiting Altoona.
Gildersleeve was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and three runs scored, while Means finished 3-for-4. Sarah Snyder also had a pair of RBIs for the Lady Beavers with Kylee Bundy adding a pair of singles and a run scored. Laura Fatula scored twice as did Danessa Allison.
Alissa James had three RBIs for Altoona with Lindsey Fasolo added a pair of RBIs.
Snyder got the complete-game win allowing five runs, two earned, on six hits and six walks while striking out six.
Alexa Young suffered the loss allowing nine runs, four earned, on 12 hits while striking out one in six innings.
BROOKVILLE 11, BRADFORD 2
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Carlie McManigle threw a gem to lead Brookville to an 11-2 win over visiting Bradford.
McManigle was charged with one earned run while allowing just two hits and no walks. She struck out eight.
Lauren Hergert paced the Lady Raiders offense going 2-for-4 with three runs scored. Marcy Schindler was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Also collecting RBIs for the Lady Raiders were Jordan MacWilliams, Abby Sunealitis and Leah Kammerdeiner.
Emily Warner hit a home run for Bradford and drove in two.
WEST SHAMOKIN 5, REDBANK VALLEY 1
RURAL VALLEY – Cassie Cogley threw a three-hitter and West Shamokin scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat the visiting Redbank Valley.
It was the first loss of the year for the Lady Bulldogs (3-1), who host Johnsonburg Thursday in a makeup of last week’s rainout. Then they’re off until next Tuesday and Friday, home against Forest and at Moniteau respectively.
The Lady Bulldogs took a 1-0 lead into the fateful bottom of the sixth. Alyssa Burkett led off the third inning with a single, courtesy runner Lauren Smith moved to second on a Lexi Holt groundout, Kaia Rearick singled her to third and Smith scored on Kara Hicks’ groundout.
But that was it for the Lady Bulldogs against Cogley, who struck out two and walked two. The only other hit was Holt’s leadoff single in the first inning.