April 12 baseball recaps.
(Cover photo of Moniteau’s Brice Williams. Photo by Mike Schnelle. Check out more of Schnelle’s work here)
MONITEAU 6, REDBANK VALLEY 5
BUTLER, Pa. – Brice Williams singled home Wyatt Geibel with one out in the bottom of the seventh to give Moniteau a wild 6-5 win over Redbank Valley at Kelly Automotive Park.
The Warriors led 3-0 after five innings before a five-spot in the sixth put Redbank Valley up 5-3.
But Moniteau rallied to tie the game with two in the bottom of the sixth on RBI groundouts by Jake Jewart and Nick Sosigian.
Then in the seventh Geibel led off with a single and moved to third on a one-out single by Jared Lomenski.
Geibel was 3-for-4 with a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored to lead the Warriors offense. Nathan Sosigian was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, while Nick Sosigian was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Nick Sosigian got the win throwing a scoreless inning of relief with a strikeout and a walk.
Cameron Travis had a pair of hits, an RBI and a run scored for Redbank Valley. Logan Wadding, Jonah Henry and Nick Smith also had RBIs for the Bulldogs.
Blaney Brooks took the loss. He went 6 ⅓ innings allowing six runs, five earned, on 11 hits and a walk while striking out one.
ST. MARYS 9, PUNXSUTAWNEY 6
ST. MARYS, Pa. – St. Marys built an 8-1 lead and then held off a Punxsutawney rally to get a 9-6 win over the defending District 9 3A champions.
The key moment in the game came in the sixth innings with the Chucks trailing 8-6. They had runners on second and third with just one out, but Jared Groll got a groundout and a flyout to get out of the jam.
Nate Beimel was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBIs for the Dutch, while Groll was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs. Hayden Tettis added a pair of RBIs and two runs scored, and Jesse McKee was 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored.
Isaac Stouffer was 3-for-4 with two RBIs to pace the Punxsutawney offense. Darren Byers went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI and Trenton Stouffer had a double and an RBI.
Nate Beimel got the win going four innings allowing six runs, two earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out three. Groll picked up a three-inning save. He allowed two hits and a walk while striking out one.
Lucas Burkett suffered the loss lasting just ⅓ of an inning allowing six runs, four earned, on seven hits.
CAMERON COUNTY 12, SMETHPORT 11
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Alex Umble’s RBI single in the bottom of the sixth lifted Cameron County to a 12-11 win over Smethport.
The Red Raiders led 11-5 going to the sixth before Smethport scored six times to tie the game.
Bryce Bauer led Cameron County going 3-for-3 with a home run, a double, three runs scored and four RBIs. Ty Bauer was 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and four RBIs.
Also for the Red Raiders, Umble was 2-for-4 with the RBI, Adam Shaffer scored three times and Tristian Reed added a double.
Nate Hollowell was 2-for-4 with two runs scored for Smethport with Bailey Kinner driving in three runs and scoring one. Noah Cost added two RBIs and a run scored, and Robbie Ruffner and Orion Alexis each scored a run and drove one in.
Derek Rieder got the win in relief throwing two scoreless innings walking two and striking out six in two separate stints on the mound. His second stint saw him walk two but also strike out the side in the seventh around a walk.
Alexis took the loss in relief giving up three runs, two earned, on three hits and two walks while striking out two.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 13, BROOKVILLE 2
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Dan Stauffer, Eric Gerber, Frank Singer and Nate DaCanal each drove in two runs in a 13-2 Elk County Catholic win at Brookville.
Gerber was 3-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Stauffer was 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored, Singer was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and DaCanal was 2-for-3.
Brookville, meanwhile, managed just three total hits off of ECC hurlers Gabe Kraus and Alec Wehler.
Kraus got the win going four innings allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits and three walks while striking out six. Wehler got the save going three scoreless innings allowing one hit while striking out two.
Ben Reitz suffered the loss going two innings allowing seven runs, all earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out one.
COUDERSPORT 17, PORT ALLEGANY 0, 3 INNINGS
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Kullen Crosby had a pair of doubles, and Coudersport rapped out 14 hits on its way to a 17-0, three-inning win at Port Allegany.
Crosby was 3-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored to pace the Falcons offense, while Kolby VanWhy, Elliott Hite and Hunter Redmond each added doubles with VanWhy also going 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI. Josh Stevens added two RBIs and two runs scored.
Tyler Lashway had both of Port Allegany’s hits.
Crosby got the win going three innings allowing two hits and a walk while striking out six.
David Talkington took the loss going two innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out one.
DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 15, KEYSTONE 0, 3 INNINGS
DUBOIS, Pa. – Justin Miknis was 3-for-3 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and four RBIs to lead 15-0 DuBois Central Catholic romp of visiting Keystone in three innings.
Dom Torretti, Tyler McIntosh and Garret Prosper each had two RBIs for the Cardinals with Torretti also doubled and Prosper scoring twice. Anthony Kness also scored two times for DCC as did Brandon Walker.
Brooks LaVan had Keystone’s lone hit off DCC starter and winner Noah Bloom, who walked one and struck out six in three innings of work.
Austin Ion suffered the loss not getting an out facing four batters walking three of them and giving up a hit. He was charged with four runs.