April 26 softball recaps.
(Cover photo: Kylee Lingenfelter. Photo courtesy of Don Cameron)
PUNXSUTAWNEY 1, HOLLIDAYSBURG 0
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Kylee Lingenfelter fired a perfect game, and Madison Stonebraker made it official with her one-out single in the bottom of the seventh that drove home Kim Shoemaker to give Punxsutawney a 1-0 win over Hollidaysburg.
In an emotional affair that saw the teams honor Mikayla Focht, the Hollidaysburg star player killed in an ATV accident April 14, after the game Lingenfelter was the story during the game.
The junior, who has committed to Penn State, struck out 18 of the 21 Lady Tigers she faced in getting the perfecto.
Oakley Fox-Kern, only a sophomore, did her best to match Lingenfelter pitch-for-pitch. Fox-Kern allowed the one run on five hits and four walks while striking out two.
BROOKVILLE 7, BRADFORD 2
BRADFORD, Pa. – Brookville continued its strong play with a 7-2 win at Bradford.
The Lady Raiders have now won two in a row and seven of eight to move to 7-3 on the year.
Josanna Hockinson, Jordan MacWilliams, Lauren Hergert and Carlie McManigle each had two hits for Brookville.
Hockinson was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored, MacWilliams was 2-for-4 with a double, Hergert was 2-for-4 and McManigle was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
McManigle got the win in the circle going seven innings allowing two unearned runs on three hits and a walk while striking out five.
Hannah Woodel was 1-for-3 with a run scored for Bradford.
Kaylee Brown took the loss allowing seven runs on 13 hits and a walk while striking out three.
JOHNSONBURG 6, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 5
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Skylar Sherry struck out Maggie Dinsmore looking with the tying run at second in the bottom of the seventh inning, and Johnsonburg escaped Elk County Catholic with a 6-5 win.
The Ramettes led 6-1 going to the bottom of the seventh but ECC was able to score four times to make things interesting including a two-run single by Rosina Nero.
Lindsey Kocjancic had a big day for Johnsonburg going 3-for-4 with three doubles, two runs scored and an RBI. Britnee Throwart added a pair of hits and two runs scored, Maria Jones had two hits, a run scored and an RBI and Jaylie Johnson was 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Nero was 3-for-3 with three RBIs to pace ECC.
Hannah Park got the win going 6 ⅓ innings allowing five runs, one earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out one. Sherry earned the save walking one and striking out one while giving up a sacrifice fly.
COUDERSPORT 12, CAMERON COUNTY 3
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Joplin Osgood went 5-for-5 with a double and two runs scored to help Coudersport to a 12-3 win over visiting Cameron County.
Chelsey Streich had four RBIs for the Lady Falcons while going 3-for-5 with a double, while EmmaRae Easton was 4-for-4 with two RBIs, Shaelyn Black 2-for-4 with three runs scored and Stephanie Fry 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
Alyvia McKimm and Sami Bickford each went 1-for-3 with a run scored for Cameron County with Ally Narby going 1-for-3 with a double.
Black got the win in relief pitching four innings and allowing no hits and no runs while walking one and striking out six. Madison Smith went three innings allowing three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three.
Laila Smith took the loss allowing 12 runs on 20 hits while striking out four.
PORT ALLEGANY 13, NORTHERN POTTER 11
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Jenna Sprankle went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs to help Port Allegany win a shootout, 13-11, over visiting Northern Potter.
Maleah Daniels added a double and two RBIs for the Lady Gators, while Cailey Barnett also doubled and drove home two.
Tory McCutcheon paced Northern Potter going 2-for-4 with a three-run triple and two runs scored. Mikayla Lewis was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs, Abby Inzana had a pair of RBIs, Kalie Cowburn doubled and singled, scored once and drove one in and Jenna Hyde had a pair of hits.
Makenzie Burr got the win. She allowed eight hits and three walks while striking out two. Sprankle also saw time in the circle giving up two hits and six walks while striking out one.
McCutcheon took the loss in relief allowing five runs, three earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out three in four innings. Hyde started and lasted two innings giving up 10 runs, seven earned, on five hits and five walks while striking out one.
OTTO-ELDRED 6, OSWAYO VALLEY 2; OTTO-ELDRED 7, OSWAYO VALLEY 0
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Otto-Eldred swept a doubleheader from visiting Oswayo Valley winning the first game 6-2 and the nightcap 7-0.
Alissa Shelander got the win in the opener going seven innings allowing two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out five. Camryn Thomas got the second-game win throwing a four-hit shutout with two walks and three strikeouts.
Rachel Wolme and Autumn Smith both had a pair of RBIs in the opener for the Lady Terrors.
In Game Two, Thomas led the offense as well for Otto-Eldred going 2-for-3 with an RBI with Haley Frederick also getting a pair of hits, including a double, and three RBIs.
Madi Nudd took the loss in Game One allowing six runs on eight hits and four walks while striking out eight for Oswayo Valley. She was also 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI.
Karina West suffered the Game Two loss allowing seven runs on six hits and a walk while striking out seven.
SMETHPORT 4, GALETON 3
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Smethport took advantage of eight Galeton errors to overcome a strong performance in the circle from the Lady Tigers Makaya Shadle and get a 4-3 win over the visitors.
Shadle threw a three-hitter and struck out 11 but couldn’t help her team overcome poor fielding.
Olivia Goodwill and Abbey Woodard had two of the three hits for Smethport.
Emily Treat got the win allowing three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out one.
MONITEAU 16, KEYSTONE 0, 5 INNINGS; MONITEAU 11, KEYSTONE 0, FIVE INNINGS
KNOX, Pa. – Over the course of 10 innings and two games Moniteau’s Kennedy DeMatteis gave up four hits while striking out 14 to lead Moniteau to a doubleheader sweep over Keystone in Knox.
In the first game, Kennedy DeMatteis allowed two hits and struck out seven in five innings of work. Then, in the nightcap, she gave up two hits and a walk while striking out seven in five more innings in the circle.
Offensively, Moniteau had a field day.
In Game One, the Lady Warriors had 18 hits including a triple by Gabby Stewart and doubles from Kristina DeMatteis, Cortney Claypoole and Dolcey Shunk.
Claypoole was 4-for-4 with four runs scored and two RBIs, Kristina DeMatteis was 3-for-4 with three runs scored, Megan Hepler was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs, Maddie Fitzgerald was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored and Amanda Dailey was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
Makena Stiller had both of Keystone’s hits in the opener.
In the second game, Moniteau needed just seven hits to score its 11 runs thanks in part to seven Keystone errors.
Stewart hit a home run in the game and was 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Kristina DeMatteis had a pair of hits in three at-bats with a double, an RBI and two runs scored, Sara Hull was 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs, Shunk was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored and Kristen Auvil was 1-for-2 with two runs scored.
Stiller had another single for Keystone with Jessi Phillipi hitting a double.
The wins move Moniteau to 14-0 on the year.