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Leah Exley Hits Two Home Runs in Keystone Win Over Redbank; Karns City Baseball Wins Extra-Inning Affair Over Cranberry

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT/D9) — Leah Exley hit a pair of home runs and also picked up the win in the circle as the Keystone softball team downed Redbank Valley, 10-4, on Monday afternoon.

(Pictured above, Leah Exley, left, and Natalie Bowser combined to go 6 for 8 in Keystone’s 10-4 win over Redbank Valley)

Exley’s first homer put the Panthers up for good at 5-4 in the top of the fourth inning. He second homer, a three-run shot in the top of the seventh, put the punctuation mark on the victory.

Exley was 2 for 3 with three runs scored and four RBI.

In the circle, Exley went seven, giving up four runs, one earned, on four hits while striking out eight.

Natalie Bowser went 4 for 5 with a pair of doubles and three runs scored for Keystone (8-5).

Quinn White homered for Redbank Valley. She had two of the Bulldogs’ four hits.

Mackenzie Foringer got the loss. She struck out 13.


Jess Dunn went 2 for 3 with a double, but the Gremlins fell to District 7’s Knoch.

The Gremlins scored both of their runs in the top of the second inning, but the Knights answered with two of their own in the bottom of the first.

Knoch added a run in the second and two more in the fourth.

Addison Burrows pitched well in the loss. She gave up five runs, three earned, on seven hit in six innings of work, striking out three.

Lyrik Reed, Jada Polczynski and Bailee O’Donnell had hits for Karns City.


The Warriors rallied with seven runs in the final three innings, but couldn’t catch the Hurricanes.

Moniteau trailed 9-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, but scored a run to make it 9-1. The Warriors added three in the sixth and three more in the seventh before the rally fell short.

Brianna Rottman had two hits and two RBIs. Lily Staab also drove in a pair of runs with a single and Ashley Huffman had two hits for Moniteau.


Izzy Flick, Akeela Greenawalt, Faith Dietrich, Brooke Felleti and Ava Best each had two hits for the Fires, who hung on for a win over the Bobcats.

Forest (4-5) led 7-2 after four innings, but Clarion (0-12) scored three in the bottom of the fifth to close to 7-5. The Fires tacked on one more run in the top of the seventh.

Flick got the start, giving up one unearned run in three innings.

Mackenzie Mellon worked the final four innings for Forest.

Emily Troese, Hadlee Campbell, Alicyn Burford, Brinley Kiskadden and Kelsey Best had Clarion’s five hits in the loss.


Jacob Jones stole home in the top of the ninth to help Karns City to a 3-2, extra-inning win over Cranberry.

Hobie Bartoe went 2 for 3 with a double and Mallick Metcalfe also had two hits, including a home run and a double.

Metcalfe got the start and pitched seven strong innings, giving up two runs on three hits and striking out eight.

Mason Sherwin got the win, throwing two hitless innings, striking out two.

Austin Shoup got the loss for the Berries. He worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up one run on one hit while walking five and striking out 11.


Ian Ross had a huge day at the plate, going 3 for 4 with a double, triple and four RBIs in the Warriors’ win.

Blaine Jamison homered and drove in three for Moniteau, which banged out 16 hits.

The Warriors scored 10 runs in the second inning to lead 11-0. Moniteau added seven more in the fourth to make it 20-2.

Connor Ealy, Keagan Book, Brock Matthews and Dawson Cook also had multi-hit games for Moniteau.


Kaleb Wolbert homered and drove in four to help the Wolves down the Fires.

Wolbert went 2 for 2 on the day.

Zeelan Hargenrader went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles, Wade Peters went 2 for 2 with two RBIs and Ethan Carll went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for North Clarion (4-8).

Hudson Irwin got the win, giving up one run on two hits and striking out 10 in four innings.


Breckin Minich drove in three runs and a trio of Bulldog pitchers combined for a one-hit shutout in this five-inning win for the Bulldogs.

Redbank scored seven runs in the first inning and added six more in the second.

Tate Minich went 2 for 2 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBIs. Ty Carrier and Jaxon Huffman also drove in a pair of runs for the Bulldogs. Carrier had a triple.

Braylon Wagner got the start, striking out four over two hitless innings. Owen Clouse pitched the next two innings, striking out three and giving up the lone Keystone hit. Mason Clouse wrapped things up with a scoreless inning, fanning two.