April 13 baseball recaps.
(Cover photo of DuBois’ Noah Schneider. Photo courtesy of DuBois Area School District Twitter)
DUBOIS 12, ALTOONA 9; DUBOIS 3, ALTOONA 2, 8 Innings
DUBOIS, Pa. – DuBois picked up a pair of wins over Altoona at Showers Field.
The Beavers and Mountain Lions completed a game started Tuesday in Altoona that was suspended by rain with DuBois going out on top, 12-9. DuBois then walked off the Mountain Lions in the regularly scheduled contest, 3-2 in eight innings.
In the completed game, DuBois led 7-5 in the fourth when the game was halted Tuesday.
Thursday, the Beavers saw that lead disappear when Altoona scored four times in the bottom of the fourth to take a 9-7 lead. But DuBois tied the game with single runs in the fifth and sixth before scoring three times in the seventh to capture the win.
The go-ahead run scored on a balk and two more crossed the plate on a ball hit by Ryan Radaker.
Noah Schneider was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs to lead the Beavers. Nick LaBrasca added a double, two RBIs and a run scored, while Ryan Pasternak and Radaker also had two RBIs apiece.
Collin Read got the win in relief pitching four innings allowing four unearned runs on six hits.
TJ Becker had a pair of hits including a double and three RBIs for Altoona.
Radaker was the hero in the second game delivering a game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth, one of two hits in the game for him and one of four in the contest for DuBois.
Matt Agosti got the rally started for the Beavers with a double in the eighth before Braden Paulinellie was intentionally walked to get to Radaker.
Radaker was also the winning pitcher throwing an inning of relief for Schneider who went seven innings allowing two runs on five hits while striking out seven.
OTTO-ELDRED 5, EISENHOWER 4
RUSSELL, Pa. – Andrew Sheeler scored the go-ahead run on an error by the catcher in the top of the seventh, as Otto-Eldred beat Eisenhower, 5-4.
Eisenhower had taken a 4-3 lead with a four-spot in the bottom of the sixth, but the Terrors tied the game on a Cameron Magee two-out single to center that scored Damen Palmer with Sheeler scoring on the error.
Chris Connelly had a double and two RBIs for Otto-Eldred while Magee had two hits, a run scored and an RBI.
Sawyer Drummond got the win going six innings allowing four runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out 11.
Sheeler picked up the save pitching a scoreless seventh. He gave up a hit and struck out two.
CLEARFIELD 6, PENNS VALLEY 3
HYDE, Pa. – Jake Sorbera’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth innings broke a 3-all tie, as Clearfield went on to beat Penns Valley, 6-3.
The sac fly was the first of three Bison runs to score in the sixth, as Clearfield scored five times in its final two at-bats to erase a 3-1 deficit going to the bottom of the fifth.
Sophomore Eli Glass, who picked up the win in his first varsity start, had his first three hits of the year going 3-for-3 with two RBIs for Clearfield. Tommy Hazel and Ty Bender added doubles.
Glass threw a complete game allowing three runs, two earned, on three hits and four walks while striking out three. Fifty-four of his 86 pitches were strikes.
Keith Butts had two singles and two RBIs for Penns Valley with Hunter Homan adding a double.
Luke Snyder took the loss allowing six runs, three earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out one in six innings.
CRANBERRY 17, A-C VALLEY 0, 3 INNINGS
EMLENTON, Pa. – Nolan Brannon drove in two runs, scored three times and allowed two hits in three innings of work, as visiting Cranberry rolled past A-C Valley, 17-0 in three innings.
Brannon, who was 1-for-1 with two walks, walked one while striking out seven in this three innings of work to get the win.
Andrew Gunn had a team-high four RBIs while going 1-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored. Jake Felmlee was 2-for-2 with a double, three RBIs and three runs scored and Thomas Flinspach went 1-for-2 with three RBIs and two runs scored.
Sam Anderson and Jeff Ginn had A-C Valley’s hits.
WARREN 12, BRADFORD 2, 5 INNINGS
WARREN, Pa. – Austyn Cummings and Ryan Rafalski each drove in two runs to pace a 12-2, five-inning Warren win over visiting Bradford.
Danny Manion had a pair of hits for Bradford, including a double, while driving in a run and scoring a run.
BROCKWAY 11, CAMERON COUNTY 1, 5 INNINGS
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Tyler Serafini led a trio of Brockway players with multiple-RBI afternoons with three, as the Rovers rolled past visiting Cameron County, 11-1 in five innings.
Serafini, hitting in the ninth hole, was 2-for-3 on the day.
Hunter Antonuccio and Jarrett Esposito each added a pair of RBIs.
Both players were 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored.
Cameron Baka chipped in three hits, an RBI and two runs scored with Matthew Clark adding a pair of hits including a double and Jesse Johnson scoring twice.
Tristian Reed was 2-for-3 with an RBI to pace Cameron County.
Andrew Trunzo got the win going four innings allowing one unearned run on five hits and three walks while striking out three.
Reed suffered the loss lasting 4 ⅔ innings surrendering 11 runs, all earned, on 13 hits and three walks while striking out one.
JOHNSONBURG 8, CURWENSVILLE 3
WILCOX, Pa. – Johnsonburg scored all eight of its runs in its final three at-bats to beat visiting Curwensville 8-3.
The game was scoreless until the Rams plated a run in the fourth. They then added three more in the fifth and four in the sixth.
Neil MacDonald led the offensive charge going 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored. Josh Raubenstrauch was also 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, while Johnny Mitchell was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Ben Ames and Ben Freeburg both added doubles, an RBI and a run scored for Johnsonburg.
Avery Francisco was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs for Curwensville. Bryce Timko added a pair of hits and an RBI.
Ames got the complete-game win allowing three runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out three.
Noah VonGunden took the loss going 5 ⅓ innings allowing eight runs, five earned, on 10 hits and a walk while striking out three.
SMETHPORT 9, KANE 2
MT. JEWETT, Pa. – In a game played in MT. Jewitt because of poor field conditions in Smethport, the “home” Hubbers got three RBIs from Bailey Kinner in dispatching Kane, 9-2.
Kinner had a pair of hits, including a double, in the win. Nate Hollowell added three hits, including a double, while driving in two for Smethport with Noah Costa going 3-for-4 with two runs scored. Orion Alexis also scored three times for Smethport and drove in a run with Robbie Ruffner scoring twice and driving in one.
Ange Costanzo was 2-for-4 for Kane, while Caleb Holt and Ethan Anderson had RBIs.
Kinner got the win going 4 ⅔ innings allowing two runs on four hits while striking out two.
Cyrus Novosel took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing six runs, two earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out three.
MONITEAU 11, KEYSTONE 3
KNOX, Pa. – Nate Sosigian was 2-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs scored to lead visiting Moniteau to an 11-3 win at Keystone.
Jared Lominski added two hits, two runs scored and an RBI for the Warriors, while Jake Jewart was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and Andrew Dulva 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored.
Sawyer Reed and Austin Ion both had two hits for Keystone and each scored a run. Devin Dunkle added a double, a run scored and an RBI, Dawson Steele had an RBI and Tyler Johnson a double.
Lee DeMatteis got the win in relief. He pitched four innings allowing three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out five. Brice Williams pitched two scoreless to start the game allowing three walks but no hits while striking out four. Lake Pry walked three but struck out three to finish the game off.
Corey Rapp suffered the loss. In four innings he allowed 10 runs, seven earned, on 10 hits and three walks while striking out three. Steele pitched three innings giving up one run on two hits and two walks while striking out one.
COUDERSPORT 7, COWANESQUE VALLEY 0
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Owen Chambers, Kullen Crosby and Eli Ayers each drove in two runs to lead Coudersport to a 7-0 win over visiting Cowanesque Valley.
Hunter Redmond and Kolby VanWhy added a pair of hits for the Falcons.
VanWhy got the win going four innings allowing one hit and four walks while striking out two.
Elliot Hite got the save going three innings allowing two hits while striking out four.