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April 4, 2019 Softball/Baseball Recaps: Johnsonburg Softball Rallies to Defeat Kane

April 4 softball/baseball recaps

(Photo: Maria Jones of Johnsonburg. Photo by Rich Quiggle)



JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Johnsonburg erased an 8-1 first inning deficit to defeat visiting Kane, 20-10 in five innings.

Amanda Williams led the Ramettes, going 2-for-4 with a triple and three runs while Lindsey Kocjancic and Jenna Pavolic each scored three times. Julie Peterson, Brooke Thomas and Isabella Galbo all chipped in for a pair of runs. Maria Jones went 1-for-3 and added a scored.

Emma Ely and Madi Stahli paced the Lady Wolves with two runs apiece. Kaylyn Young had a pair of hits and drove in three scores.

Julie Anderson struck out five and allowed six hits in the win for Johnsonburg.

Stahli started the game and allowed eight hits and 16 runs in three innings. Kelsie Alexander played one inning and took the loss for Kane with one strikeout and three allowed hits.


HYDE, Pa. – Olivia Bender went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs to help Clearfield get past Tyrone, 7-5.

Bender homered in the third inning. Lauren Ressler added a pair of runs and an RBI. Morgan Cheek went 2-for-3 with an RBI while Karly Rumsky and Kylee Hertlein each added a hit and a run.

Maci Brodzina paced Tyrone with a home run and two RBIs. Cate Baran and Allysan Jones each drove in a run.

Emma Hipps struck out 12 while allowing four hits and five runs in the win for Clearfield.

Jones took the loss for Tyrone, giving up five runs and seven hits while striking out four.


BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Pounding out 15 hits and taking advantage of seven Brookville errors, Punxsutawney notched an 11-6 win at Northside Field.

The Lady Chucks led 9-0 going into the bottom of the fifth before Brookville made things interesting with a six-run inning, but their offense was enough to hold off the Lady Raiders as Riley Presloid had three hits with a double, and Madison Stonbraker, Sarah Weaver, Grace Aikens, Abby Gigliotti and Mya Phillips each had two hits. Weaver doubled and tripled while Aikens doubled.

Kendal Johnston and Elliott Ferrent combined on an eight-hitter for the Lady Chucks, Ferrent relieving Johnston in the fifth inning to finish things off. Only one of Brookville’s six runs were earned.

Carlie McManigle and Megrah Suhan had two hits apiece for Brookville. Those two and Ashton Pangallo hit doubles.

McManigle took the loss, going the distance and striking out five and walking one. Seven Lady Chucks runs were unearned.


KARNS CITY, Pa. – Karns City scored 10 runs in the first inning and earned a 15-0, 3 inning victory over visiting Keystone.

Mackenzie Dunn led the Lady Gremlins going 2-for-3 with a home run while driving in three runs. Kate Allen went 2-for-2 and scored twice while Brittney Friters and Zoe King each added a pair of runs. Emily Wolfe had three RBIs while recording a run and two hits.

Makenzie Shay threw a three inning no-hitter and struck out two.

Alexandria Johnston allowed 12 hits and 15 runs in the loss for Keystone.


ULYSSES, Pa. – Gabby Nickerson hit a two-run home run to help visiting Otto-Eldred to a 7-3 victory over Northern Potter.

Emelee Sheeler doubled and drove in a run for the Lady Terrors.

Maddie Hyde paced Northern Potter, going 3-for-4 with a double and Alyssa Burchel had a pair of hits and two RBIs.

Abby Wolfe earned the victory with six strikeouts while allowing eight hits.

For Northern Potter, Megan Hyde struck out eight and allowed seven hits in the loss.


MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Clarion-Limestone used a balanced scoring attack to defeat Forest Area, 16-0 in three innings.

Abby Himes went 2-for-3 with three runs and an RBI to lead the Lady Lions. Regan Husted scored three times and drive in two runs while Sadie Mahle went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs and three RBIs. Karleigh Aaron had a pair of runs and Abby Carl had a team-high five RBIs.

Husted got the win for CL with seven strikeouts and four allowed hits.


BRADFORD, Pa. – Morgan Wolfe went 4-for-5 and scored five runs and led visiting Elk County Catholic to a 21-7, 5 inning victory over Bradford.

Sady VanAlstine and Jenna Weisner each went 2-for-2 and scored a pair of runs for the Lady Crusaders. Lauryn Dippold went 3-for-4 with three runs and Ellie Fledderman had three hits while driving in three. Rosina Nero had a team-high five RBIs.

Mackenzee Maley paced the Lady Owls going 2-for-3 with a pair of runs. Emily Warner went 3-for-3 including a triple and drove in three runs. Haleigh Reid, Paige Craig and Katie Work

Michelle Gerber got the win for ECC with three strikeouts, give up 15 hits.

Emily Warner took the loss, giving up 10 hits and seven runs.

REDBANK VALLEY 16, UNION 1, 4 innings

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Scoring 10 runs in the second inning, Redbank Valley cruised to a 15-Run Rule win over Union in four innings.

After scoring a single run in the first inning, the Lady Bulldogs sent 14 batters to the plate in the second inning to score their 10-spot. Five runs in the bottom of the fourth stopped the game.

The Lady Bulldogs pounded out 14 hits with Gabby Dinger leading the way with three hits. Dinger scored three times and drove in three runs, including two with an inside-the-park homer in the second. Montana Hetrick, Brynn Rearick, Becca Kunselman and Elaina Miller each had two hits. Hetrick and Brooke Holben doubled.

Holben pitched all four innings to get the win, giving up four hits while striking out two and walking one.

Union’s lone run came in the top of the fourth when MacKenna Davis doubled and scored on Millee McCullough’s single. Rylie Colligan and Bella Murphy singled.



HYDE, Pa. – An Eli Glass grand slam helped Clearfield rally from a 2-0 deficit to defeat visiting Curwensville, 5-2.

Glass led the Bison going 2-for-3 with a run scored and four RBIs. Nick Domico went 2-for-3 and added a score while Caullin Reed and Nathan Barr each scored off the Glass grand slam.

Noah VonGunden and Jake Mullins each recorded a hit and a run to pace the Tide.

Cade Walker earned the win for Clearfield with 12 strikeouts while allowing three hits and two runs.

Jeremiah Farley allowed nine hits and five runs while striking out one in the loss for Curwensville.


BROOKVILLE, Pa. — Breaking a 1-1 tie in the top of the seventh, visiting Punxsutawney scored three runs and held off Brookville in the bottom of the inning for a 4-3 win at McKinley Field.

A bases-loaded walk to Derek Huey, run-scoring single from Dylan and sacrifice fly on a popup to shallow right from from Andrew Britton brought in the runs for the Chucks.

The Raiders loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the inning, but reliever Darrin Byers entered the game and turned a comebacker to the mound off the bat of Brady Caylor and turned it into a home-to-first double play. After a two-run double by Hunter Geer, Byers struck out Dane Lyle to end the game and get the save for the Chucks’ second pitcher Huey, who got the win in relief of starter Alec Greenblatt.

Dylan Ishman and Sheldon Young each had two hits for the Chucks. Geer had two hits for the Raiders with Seth Dunkle and Aaron Park also hitting doubles.

Park started for the Raiders and gave up two hits in four innings with four strikeouts and two walks. Dunkle took the loss, allowing five hits and four walks and two strikeouts. Three of the four runs off Dunkle were earned.

Greenblatt went 4 ⅓ innings, giving up five hits and four walks while striking out three. Huey followed with 1 ⅔ innings, allowing one while while walking four and striking out one. Byers got the final three outs for the save.


KANE, Pa. – Tylor Herzing and Alec Wehler each scored twice to help visiting Elk County Catholic to a 11-1 victory over Kane.

Herzinger went 2-for-3 while driving in a run for the Crusaders with Wehler hitting a triple and adding an RBI. Isaac Brock went 3-for-4 with a run and two RBIs and Ryan Fritz drove in three scores.

Harley Morris scored the lone run for the Wolves with Austin Jordan adding a hit.

Taylor Boland earned the victory for ECC with four strikeouts while allowing one hit in four innings.

Ty Stahli took the loss for Kane allowing eight hits and six runs while striking out four.


BUTLER, Pa. – Karns City used a balanced scoring attack to defeat visiting Keystone, 4-2.

Josh Wimer led the Gremlins with a pair of hits while Ty Belles went 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI. Connor Schaffner, Tyler Yough and Zack Blair all added scores.

Dawson Steele and Jayden Blazosky each scored once for the Panthers. Nick Weaver chipped in for a hit and drove in a score. Tye Elder went 1-for-2 with an RBI.

Belles earned the win with eight strikeouts while allowing four hits for Karns City.

Andrew Laur lasted an inning for Keystone and gave up two hits and four runs in the loss. Troy Johnson finished the game in relief and struck out six while allowing three hits.


ALCOLA, Pa. – Logan Wadding went 3-for-3 with three runs and three RBIs to help Redbank Valley get past Union, 19-4 in three innings.

Nick Smith had a pair of hits and scored each time for the Bulldogs. Hudson Martz scored twice and drove in three runs while Blaney Brooks and Kobe Bonanno each added three runs. Jimmy Gundlach scored a pair of runs and had two RBIs.
Mitchell Marsh hit a double and scored once for the Knights. Braxton Marsh drove in a pair of runs and Karter Vogel went 1-for-2 with an RBI. Tony Salizzoni, Gavin Marsh and Aiden Troup added a run a peice


BRADFORD, Pa. – Caleb Nuzzo scored two runs to help Bradford defeat visiting Johnsonburg, 4-3.

Tyler Gigliotti and James Yohe each added a run for the Owls with Peyton Manion chipping in for a hit and an RBI. Patrick Caskey drove in a run while adding a hit.

The Rams got scores from Ethan Wells, Zack Zameroski and Dalton Stahli.

Gigliotti got the win for Bradford with six strikeouts while giving up seven hits.

Gabe Watts and Austin Green combed for nine strikeouts with four allowed hits in the loss for Johnsonburg.


FRILLS CORNER, Pa. – Tyler Wolbert scored the winning run off a fielder’s choice to help North Clarion defeat visiting Cranberry, 3-2 in eight innings.

Wolbert went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI for the Wolves with Sam Minich going 3-for-4 with a triple and a pair of runs. Logan Minich added a pair of hits

Logan Minich started the game for North Clarion and struck out three while allowing two hits and four walks in five innings on the mound. Zyler Hargenrader finished the game and earned the win giving up two hits and struck out one


MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Clarion-Limestone scored 11 runs in the third inning and defeated Forest Area, 18-1 in three innings.

Camden Hankey led the Lions going 2-for-4 with two runs and four RBIs. Colby Himes drove in three runs while scoring three times with Hayden Callen adding a pair of hits and three runs. Curvin Goheen went 1-for-1 with three runs and two RBIs and Corbin Coulson added a hit and drove in a score.

Noah Burke tallied the lone run for Forest.

Callen got the win for CL with four strikeouts and one allowed hit.

Burke allowed four hits and seven runs while striking out four in the loss for Forest.