March 27 baseball and softball recaps.
(Cover photo of Moniteau’s Nick Sosigian. Photo by Mike Schnelle. Check out more of Schnelle’s work here)
MONITEAU 6, FAIRBANKS (OHIO) 3
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Andrew Dulya hit a three-run home run and Nick Sosigian and Josh Adamson combined for five hits to lead Moniteau to a 6-3 win over Fairbanks (Ohio) at the Ripken Baseball Experience in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Dulya’s second-inning blast gave the Warriors a 4-1 lead.
Sosigian, meanwhile, was 3-for-4 with a run scored with Adamson going 2-for-3 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI.
Derek Brown, the second of four Moniteau pitchers, got the win throwing an inning of scoreless relief. Lee DeMatteis (2 IP, 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 BB) and Nathan Sosigian (3 IP, 1 hit, 2 BB, 3 Ks) pitched multiple innings for the Warriors.
JOHNSONBURG 10, KANE 0, 5 INNINGS
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Johnny Mitchell went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and two runs scored to lead Johnsonburg to a 10-0, five-inning victory over visiting Kane Monday.
Justin Kasmierski also drove in three runs for the Rams with Ben Ames picking up a pair of RBIs and Neil MacDonald scoring three times.
Kasmierski got the win going 4 ⅔ innings allowing one hit while striking out eight.
Connor Crowley had the lone hit for Kane.
Ty Stahli suffered the loss giving up two runs, one earned, on two hits and four walks while striking out seven in 2 ⅔ innings of work.
COUDERSPORT 9, CAMERON COUNTY 4
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Josh Stevens and Cullen Crosby each drove in two runs, as Coudersport used four-run second and fifth innings to get a 9-4 road win at Cameron County.
In a game originally scheduled for Coudersport but moved to Emporium, Crosby was 2-for-3 with a double, a stolen base and run scored with Stevens going 1-for-4 with two runs scored. Hunter Redman also added a double and a run scored for the Falcons (1-1).
Tristan Reed had a pair of doubles and an RBI for Cameron County, while Derek Rieder was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored.
Kolby VanWhy got the win in relief going 2 ⅓ innings allowing one run on three hits and two walks while striking out five.
Adam Shaffer took the loss giving up five runs, two earned, on 10 hits and two walks while striking out 10 in 4 ⅔ innings of work.
DUBOIS 7, GROVE CITY 2
DUBOIS, Pa. – Colin Read threw six innings of two-run ball and added a pair of hits and an RBI to help DuBois to a 7-2 win over visiting Grove City Monday.
Drew Bankovich led the Beavers offense with three hits, including a pair of doubles, and two RBIs, while Ryan Radaker chipped in two hits, including a double, and an RBI and Nick LaBrasca had two hits and an RBI as the Beavers improved to 2-0 on the young season.
OSWAYO VALLEY 10, OTTO-ELDRED 0, 5 INNINGS
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Camden Graves, Jacob Karr and Gage Babcock combined for seven RBIs to back a strong pitching performance from Garren Black in a 10-0, five-inning Oswayo Valley victory over visiting Otto-Eldred.
Graves drove in three runs while going 2-for-2 while Karr and Babcock each had two RBIs. Karr was 2-for-3.
Black allowed two hits while striking out six in picking up the five-inning complete-game win and backed his own cause with a double. He struck out six and walked three.
Otto-Eldred got hits from Cameron McGee and Seth Drummond. Chase Sebastian took the loss.
COUDERSPORT 6, CAMERON COUNTY 4
EMPORIUM, Pa. – Shae Black hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh to give Coudersport a 6-4 win at Cameron County.
Stephanie Fry also added a pair of hits for the Lady Falcons.
EmmaRae Easton got the win in relief of Maddie Smith. She went two innings allowing one hit batsman while striking out one. Smith pitched five innings giving up four runs on six hits and a walk.
Alyvia McKimm led Cameron County going 2-for-4 with a double and a single. Laila Smith was 2-for-4, while Amily Schatz added a double.
Smith took the loss going the distance and allowing six runs on six hits, two walks and a hit batter while striking out six.
JOHNSONBURG 13, KANE 1
JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Skylar Sherry, Lindsay Kocjancic and Hannah Park each drove in two runs, as Johnsonburg rolled past visiting Kane, 13-1.
Sherry and Kocjancic were both 3-for-4 with two runs scored as well with Park going 1-for-3. Jaylie Johnson was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, while Kylie Wall went 1-for-3 with two runs scored.
Sherry picked up the winning going three innings and not allowing a hit while striking out six.