April 24 softball recaps.
(Photo: Lexi Holt, Redbank Valley)
REDBANK VALLEY 14, CLARION 6
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CLARION, Pa. – Lexi Holt, Macyee Shumaker and Kristen Shaffer each rapped out four hits, as visiting Redbank Valley rallied from an early deficit to beat Clarion, 14-6.
Holt was 4-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBIS out of the leadoff spot for the Lady Bulldogs, who trailed 4-1 after two innings but scored five times in the third to take a 6-4 lead.
After Clarion tied the game at six in the bottom of the third, Redbank Valley scored the game’s final eight runs getting two in the fourth, one in the fifth, two in the sixth and three in the seventh.
Holt talked about the win.
With Holt setting the table at the top of the Shumaker and Shaffer, the fourth and fifth hitters took full advantage.
Shumaker was 4-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs, while Shaffer was 4-for-5 with two runs scored. Lauren Rearick also went 3-for-4 for Redbank Valley with her courtesy runner, Hope Spencer, scoring three times, while Becca Kunselman also scored three runs and Sami Leasure drove home three going 3-for-5 with a run scored.
Saide Rudesyle had a two-run double in the first for Clarion, while Carly Best was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
Alyssa Burkett got the win going seven innings allowing six runs, two earned, on seven hits and five walks while striking out six. She didn’t allow a run after the third.
Kate Constantino took the loss going five innings allowing nine runs, eight earned, on 13 hits and two walks while striking out three.
BROOKVILLE 4, DUBOIS 2
DUBOIS, Pa. – Visiting Brookville continued its string of good play winning for the sixth time in seven tries with a 4-2 victory at DuBois.
Leah Kammerdeiner led the way for the Lady Raiders, who beat DuBois for the first time since 2005 according to head coach Carl McManigle, going 2-for-3 with Hannah Kirkwood adding a double and a run scored. Carlie McManigle also had a hit and a run scored as did Maggie Miller.
McManigle got the win allowing two runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out three.
Maddie Smith paced DuBois going 2-for-3 and scoring both runs for the Lady Beavers.
Sarah Snyder suffered the loss allowing four runs, two earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out six.
CRANBERRY 11, A-C VALLEY 2
PARKER, Pa. – Natalie Barcinas went 4-for-5 with a pair f double and three runs scored to help Cranberry to an 11-2 road win over A-C Valley.
Jenna Huegel was also 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored for the Berries, while Nicole Hutchinson drove in four while going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Also for Cranberry, Malliah Schreck had two hits, both doubles, a walk and three runs scored, Kaylee Weaver added two hits, including a double, and an RBI, Rachel McCauley went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, winning pitcher Andrea Watson was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI and Libby Kiefer was 2-for-4 with a walk.
Watson went seven innings allowing two runs on six hits and seven strikeouts. She didn’t walk a batter.
Emily Wetzel was 3-for-3 with a double, a triple and two runs scored for A-C Valley. Cami McNany was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 10, BRADFORD 0, 5 INNINGS
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Grace Aikens went 2-for-3 with a double and a home run while driving in three and scoring once to help Punxsutawney to a 10-0, five-inning win over visiting Bradford.
Olivia Weaver added a pair of hits and two runs scored for the Lady Chucks, while Morgan Adamson had a double, drove in two and scored once.
Alli Ishman threw a three-hit, five-inning shutout. She walked one and struck out five.
Hannah Woodel had a double for Bradford.
Kaylee Brown took the loss allowing 10 runs, four earned, on nine hits and a walk while striking out two.
HUNTINGDON 7, CLEARFIELD 6
HYDE, Pa. – In search of its first win, Clearfield had the tying run thrown out at the plate for the final out of the game, as the Lady Bison fell to visiting Huntingdon, 7-6.
Down two going to the bottom of the seventh, Clearfield loaded the bases with one out before Lindsay Hand delivered a base hit that scored pinch runner Makeeli Redden. But courtesy runner Maddie Lewis was cut down at the plate on a throw from Huntingdon right fielder Natalee Singler to end the game.
Hannah Heintzelman had a triple, a home run and three runs scored to lead the Lady Bear Cats offense, while Leah Reed added three-run, fourth-inning home run for the Lady Bearcats and Destiny Beamesderfer had a pair of singles.
Brooke Cline had two single and two RBIs while running her hit streak to nine games for Clearfield. Abby Fedder and Lindsay Hand each had a pair of singles and Erica Hanes joined Cline with a two-run single in the fourth.
Catherine Miller got the win going seven innings allowing six runs on 10 hits and five walks while striking out seven.
Fedder took the loss going seven innings as well allowing seven runs, only three earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out six.
COUDERSPORT 11, GALETON 0, FIVE INNINGS
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Shaelyn Black went 3-for-3 with a two-run home run and three RBIs to help Coudersport to an 11-0, five-inning win over visiting Galeton.
EmmaRae Easton was also 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs for the Lady Falcons, while Erica Williams was 2-for-4 with a double. Joplin Osgood also went deep for Coudersport with Madison Smith and Stephanie Fry each hitting a double and driving in two apiece.
Smith got the win going five innings and allowing two hits and no walks while striking out seven.
Makaya Shadle took the loss allowing 11 runs on 11 hits and four walks while striking out two.
ST. MARYS 16, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 4, 5 INNINGS
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Morgan Krug went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs scored and two RBIs to lead St. Marys to a 16-4, five-inning win over rival Elk County Catholic.
Olivia Catalone was also 3-for-3 with a double, three runs scored and four RBIs for the Lady Dutch.
Brittany Shaw and Bekka Bauer each added two hits, two runs scored and three RBIs with Bauer hitting a home run and Shaw a double. Maddie Bowes added two hits, including a double, and two runs scored with Micayla Bothun going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
Maggie Dinsmore, Josie Smith and Brandi Clyde had RBIs for ECC with Smith hitting a double.
Maura Fledderman got the win going five innings allowing four unearned runs on four hits and a walk while striking out three.
Michelle Gerber took the loss going 2 ⅓ innings allowing 13 runs, eight earned, on 14 hits.
KARNS CITY 9, FOREST AREA 4
TIONESTA, Pa. – Alyssa Stitt, Makala Bailey and Mackenzie Dunn each drove in a pair of runs to lead visiting Karns City to a 9-4 win over Forest Area.
Dunn hit a home run for the Lady Gremlins while Stitt was 3-for-4 with a run scored. Bailey was 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
Taylor Ekis also had a pair of hits and a run scored for Karns City as did Emily Wolfe.
Cassie Cochran was 2-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored and an RBI to lead Forest Area.
The game was tied at three until the fifth when Karns City scored twice. The Lady Gremlins then added four in the sixth.
Logan Byers got the win in relief allowing one run on three hits and a walk while striking out five.
PORT ALLEGANY 7, OTTO-ELDRED 2
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Hannah Lathrop was 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs to help Port Allegany to a 7-2 win over visiting Otto-Eldred.
Winning pitcher Makenzie Burr added a triple and two RBIs for the Lady Gators.
Burr gave up two runs on nine hits and a walk while striking out three.
Alyssa Shelander took the loss giving up seven runs on nine hits, two walks and a hit batter while striking out seven.