Tuesday’s District 9 softball and baseball recaps.
JOHNSONBURG 6, REDBANK VALLEY 5, 10 INNINGS
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Hannah Park’s single in the bottom of the 10th scored Britnee Thorwart with the game-winning run, as Johnsonburg knocked off Redbank Valley, 6-5.
Thorwart started the inning at second base thanks to the international tiebreaker rule.
Both teams forced the game on with runs when done to their last outs.
First, trailing, 4-3 in the top of the seventh, Redbank Valley tied the game at four with two outs when Sami Leasure singled to center scoring Tori Nelson.
The Lady Bulldogs then took a 5-4 lead in the top of the eighth when Kara Hicks hit a sac fly to score Lexi Holt.
But Johnsonburg tied the game at five in the bottom of the eighth on a Skylar Sherry groundout to shortstop that scored Ashton Watts.
A Sherry groundout in the bottom of the sixth also scored Watts giving the Ramettes the 4-3 lead.
Watts was 4-for-4 with a double, a walk, four runs scored and two RBIs to lead Johnsonburg, while Park was 2-for-5 with two RBIs. Sherry also had two RBIs, and Madison Herzing added a pair of hits.
Macee Shumaker was 3-for-5 with a double, a walk and an RBI to pace Redbank Valley. Kimberly Shick was 2-for-6 with a run scored. Holt scored two runs.
Nicole Myers got the win in relief of Park. She went two scoreless innings. She walked two and struck out two.
Park went eight innings allowing five runs, one earned, on 10 hits and four walks while striking out one.
Alyssa Burkett went 9 ⅓ innings giving up six runs, three earned, on 10 hits and three walks while striking out 14. She also had a triple at the plate.
KARNS CITY 5, CLARION 3
CLARION, Pa. – LeeAnn Gibson quitted Clarion bats limiting the Lady Cats to a four hits in a 5-3 Karns City road victory.
Gibson walked two and let her defense do the work not recording a strikeout in getting the victory.
Ashley Coon had a pair of singles, an RBI and a run scored to lead the Lady Gremlins offense, while Taylor Downs also had an RBI single.
Maya Thornton hit a home run for Clarion, while Johnna Rapp was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Sadie Rudesyle took the loss allowing five runs, two earned, on four hits and seven walks while striking out two.
A-C VALLEY 18, CLARION-LIMESTONE 2, 5 INNINGS
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – The middle of A-C Valley’s lineup combined to go 9 of 11 with six RBIs and 10 runs scored to lead the Lady Falcons to an 18-2, five-inning victory at Clarion-Limestone.
The three-four-five hitters fo Cami McNany, Maddie Morrison and Haylie Wetzel did most of the damage with McNany going 3-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and three runs scored, Morrison putting up a line of 3-for-4 with a double, four runs scored and two RBIs and Wetzel finishing 3-for-3 with a triple, a double, three runs scored and an RBI. Lauren McNany added a double, two RBIs and two runs scored, while Kylie Eaton was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs and Katie Stumpner 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI.
Stumpner pitched two innings giving up no hits and one walks while striking out two. Sydnie Schmidt went the final three innings allowing four hits, two runs, one earned. She walked two.
A-C Valley scored eight times in the second inning including doubles by both McNany’s, Morrison and Wetzel back-to-back-to-back-to-back.
Maddy Craig was 2-for-3 with an RBI for C-L, while Sadie Mahle went 2-for-3.
MONITEAU 16, FOREST AREA 0, 4 INNINGS
TIONESTA, Pa. – Kristina DeMatteis had four hits, including three extra-base hits, to help Moniteau to a 16-0, four-inning win over Forest Area at West Forest.
Two of DeMatteis’ hits were doubles. She also had a triple, four RBIs and two runs scored. Her twin sister, Kennedy, added a pair of singles, three RBIs and two runs scored, while Gabby Stewart added a double, a single, three runs scored and an RBI with Sara Hull chipping in two singles, two RBIs and a run scored. Alazia Greaves also drove in four runs and had a triple, a single and a run scored.
Cortney Claypoole picked up her first win of the season going four innings and allowing two hits while striking out six. She didn’t walk a batter.
Sarah Schettler and Bianca Hetrick each had singles for Forest Area.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 1, BALD EAGLE AREA 0
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Kylee Lingenfelter threw her third straight no hitter walking three and striking out 16 to lead Punxsutawney to a 1-0 win over visiting Bald Eagle Area.
Mallory Cameron and Alli Ishman both had doubles for the Lady Chucks (8-2).
WILLIAMSPORT 4, ST. MARYS 1, 9 INNINGS
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Despite a strong outing in the circle from Bekka Bauer, St. Marys dropped a 4-1, nine-inning decision to visiting Williamsport.
Bauer gave up four runs on nine hits and three walks while striking out 12. She limited the Millionaires to just one run through the first eight innings.
Sara Newell had a multiple-hit game for the Lady Dutch, while Allie Vollmer accounted for the lone St. Marys run with a homer.
CLARION 4, KARNS CITY 2
SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – A two-run Ryan Anthony single highlighted a four-run bottom of the fourth for Clarion in a 4-2 win over Karns City.
Anthony’s single gave the Bobcats a 3-1 lead at the time, and that was enough support for Adrian Weber who gave up two unearned runs in throwing a 3-hit complete game. He walked three and struck out 10.
Weber helped his own cause with a double and a run scored, while Leo Aiello also had a double and Bo Miller had two hits, a run scored and an RBI.
Evan Stitt had a pair of hits, including a double, and an RBI to pace Karns City.
Eric Dodd took the loss going five innings and giving up four runs, three earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out one.
REDBANK VALLEY 7, NORTH CLARION 4, 8 INNINGS
FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – A three-run eighth inning helped visiting Redbank Valley to a 7-4 win over North Clarion.
Connor Shoemaker and Cameron Travis each had three hits for the Bulldogs with Shoemaker going 3-for-4 with two RBIs, a walk and a stolen base and Travis finishing 3-for-4 with two runs, two RBIs and two stolen bases.
Nick Shoemaker and Scott Toth each added two hits with both of Toth’s being doubles. Toth also scored twice and drove in a run, while Nick Shoemaker added a pair of walks, an RBI and a stolen base.
Devin Schimp was the winning pitcher throwing a complete-game seven-hitter. He allowed only one earned run while striking out seven and not walking a batter.
Zander Hargenrader took the loss in relief of Zayn Hargenrader. He went three innings.
Korey Mills and Logan Minich each had two hits for the Wolves.
CRANBERRY 11, UNION 5
SENECA, Pa. – Evan Lutz, Jake Felmlee and Cameron Dougherty each drove home two runs to lead Cranberry to an 11-5 win over visiting Union.
Lutz had a pair of hits and also scored twice, while Tyler Gustafson was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Andrew Gunn 2-for-4 with three runs scored.
Tylor Ziegler got the win in relief giving up three hits and a walk while striking out one.
Cole Morris was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for Union, while Isaac Yoder went 2-for-4 with a run scored. Gavin Hawk chipped in a pair of RBIs and had double,
MONITEAU 20, FOREST AREA 0, 4 INNINGS
TIONESTA, Pa. – Patience paid off for Moniteau in a 20-0, four-inning win over Forest Area at West Forest.
The Warriors drew 17 walks in four innings with Jake Jewart drawing four walks and going 1-for-1 with an RBI and a run scored and Wyatt Ifft drawing three free passes and scoring three times. Josh McNeish also walked twice and was 1-for-2 with three runs scored. Greg Sutton and Josh Adamson each drove home two runs with Adamson going 2-for-3 with a walks and three runs scored and Sutton going 1-for-4 with two runs scored. Zach Adamson also was 1-for-1 with a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored.
Jewart got the win in relief of Derek Boben going one inning and allowing one hit and striking out one. Boben threw the first two innings allowing a hit while recording five of the six outs by strikeout. Brice Williams then finished off walking two and striking out one.
CLARION-LIMESTONE 10, A-C VALLEY 0, 5 INNINGS
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – A six-run third inning helped Clarion-Limestone to a 10-0, five-inning win over visiting A-C Valley.
Freshman Colby Himes was 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI, while Taylor Smith hit a home run and went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Sam Leadbetter added two hits in three at bats including a triple while also drawing a walk, scoring a run and driving in one. Riley Hummell got into the act going 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Leadbetter shutdown A-C Valley allowing just three hits while striking out six.
HUNTINGDON 5, CLEARFIELD 2
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Despite a pair of Ty Bender doubles, Clearfield fell, 5-2, at Huntingdon.
Jon Trimpey added a pair of singles for the Bison.
Jake Sorbera was the losing pitcher, while Jon Wagner picked up the victory.
VENANGO CATHOLIC 12, KEYSTONE 2, 5 INNINGS
FRANKLIN, Pa. – An 11-run third-inning helped Venango Catholic to a 12-2, five-inning win over visiting Keystone.
Noah Puleo had a pair of hits in three at bats with an RBI and a run scored to lead the Vikings, while Robert Felmlee had three RBIs and Bobby Wenner and Thomas Fink two each. Felmlee and Wenner each scored twice as did Hunter Lancaster. Josh Puleo scored three times. Wenner and Josh Puleo each had doubles.
Reed Sawyer was 2-for-2 with a run scored to pace Keystone.
Josh Puleo got the win going four innings and allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out five.