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May 1, 2019 Baseball Recaps: Cranberry Gets No-Hit and Wins

May 1 baseball recaps.

(Photo of Cranberry’s Trevor Gladin)


SENECA, Pa. – Cranberry did the nearly impossible Wednesday afternoon winning a game in which it gave up two runs and didn’t record a hit, taking advantage of three Moniteau errors, four walks and a hit batter to knock off the visiting Warriors, 4-2.

Gage Neal, Brandon Carson and Hunter Fitzingo combined on the losing no-hitter for Moniteau.

Carson took the loss giving up three unearned runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on two walks and two errors.

Hunter O’Neil led off the fifth with a walk and Preston Forrest followed with a sac bunt that turned into runners on second and third. After a strikeout, Kenny Lavrich grounded out scoring O’Neil to make it 2-1, and Forrest then scored on a wild pitch to make it 3-1 before Trevor Gladin drew a walk. Gladin then scored when Tyler Comiske reached on another error to make it 4-1.

The Berries first run came in the third thanks to back-to-back walks to Brandon Forrest and Lavrich, a wild pitch and a sacrifice fly by Gladin that tied the game at one at the time.

That run came off of Neal who pitched four innings allowing the run on two walks and a hit batter while striking out five.

Carson pitched ⅔ of an inning giving up the three unearned runs on the two walks while striking out one. Hunter Fitzingo then pitched 1 ½ innings to finish up the no-hitter.

Adam Smerkar got the win throwing a complete-game four-hitter. He allowed two runs, one earned, while walking three and striking out six.

Mason Mershimer paced the Warriors going 2-for-3 including a double. Tyler McFadden doubled and had a run scored while Neal singled.


STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Ian Larson scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh on an error by catcher Jake Weckerly to lift Clarion-Limestone over Karns City, 12-11.

Larson went 2-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and two RBIs to lead the Lions offense. Hayden Callen went 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored while Colby Himes tripled and drove in two runs. Bryson Huwar and Drew Beichner each had a pair of hits and an RBI.

Tyler Yough went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a run scored to pace the Gremlins. Steve O’Donnell went 3-for-5 including a double, two runs scored and two RBIs while Weckerly had a pair of hits with a run scored. Conner Schaffner went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored and two RBIs.

Bryson Huwar started the game and struck out six batters while giving up eight hits and five runs in 5 ⅔ innings for Clarion. Goheen got the save.

Colton Hutchinson took the loss for Karns City. Weckerly started the game and had a strikeout in 3 ⅔ innings while Cole Sherwin had three strikeouts in 2 ⅓ innings.


BROCKWAY, Pa. – Zachary Straneva and Reese Novosel each scored at top of the eighth inning to break a 10-10 tie to help visiting Kane defeat Brockway, 12-10 in eight innings.

Ty Stahli led the Wolves offense going 4-for-4 including a home run, double, three runs scored and four RBIs. Carson Whiteman went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and a pair of RBIs while Novosel had a pair of hit and two RBIs. Austin Jordan drove in two runs and Andrew Jekielek went 3-for-4 including a double and run scored.

Bryce Grecco had four RBIs and went 2-for-2 with a run scored to pace the Rovers offense. Ben Glasl had a pair of hits and two RBIs while Tyler Serafini went 1-for-2 with three runs scored. Zane Puhala, Matthew Holt and Santino Inzana each had a pair of hits.

Stahli started the game for Kane striking out four while allowing seven runs on five hits in three innings on the mound. Whiteman finished the game with six strikeouts to earn the win.

Garrett McClintick took the loss for Brockway. Serafini pitched the first five innings and struck out five batters.


CLARION, Pa. – Lake Staub went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs to lead Clarion to a 7-0 victory over visiting A-C Valley.

Nate Datko went 2-for-3 with a run scored for the Bobcats. Drew Wrhen singled while Cole Slaugenhaup went 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI. Skylar Rhoades and Calvin German each had a pair of runs scored.

Sam Anderson paced the Falcons offense with a triple while going 2-for-3.

Chase Kriebel struck out 12 batters and gave up two hits to earn the victory for Clarion.

Broc Weigle took the loss for A-C Valley giving up six runs on six hits while striking out five.


FRILLS CORNER, Pa. – North Clarion swept a doubleheader against visiting Keystone winning Game One, 3-0, and Game Two, 7-2.

Korey Mills threw a no-hitter in the first game for the Wolves striking out four and walking two.

In addition, Jacob Bauer went 1-for-2 with two runs scored while Zyler Hargenrader went 2-for-2 with a double. Sam Minich and Logan Minich each had an RBI and Tyler McCord-Wolbert went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

In the second game, McCord-Wolbert went 2-for-4 including a double and two RBIs while Sam Minich went 1-for-3 with a run scored. Hargenrader had a pair of hits and two runs scored and Isaac Gilara doubled and drove in two runs. Logan Minich had a pair of runs scored.

Wolbert started the game on the mound for North Clarion striking out three and giving up two runs on one hit in three innings. Hargenrader got the win with two strikeouts in four innings.


TIONESTA, Pa. – Carter Terwint went 3-for-4 with a home run, and Luke Salvo was 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs to lead visiting Union to a 17-3, six-inning win over Forest Area.

Also for the Golden Knights, Luke Bowser went 3-for-4.

Noah Burke paced Forest Area with a double and run scored while Declan McLaughlin went 1-for-1 with two RBIs. Dominic Grubbs and Travis Swartz each had a run scored.


PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Tanner LaBenne went 4-for-5 and drove in three runs to help visiting Brookville to a 13-8 victory over Punxsutawney.

Jace Miner went 2-for-4 including a double, triple, two runs scored and two RBIs for the Raiders. Chase Palmer and Cole LaBenne each went 2-for-5 with a run scored while Trenton Gilhousen went 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Dylan Ishman went 1-for-3 with two RBIs to pace the Chucks. Alec Greenblatt and Andrew Britton each singled while Sheldon Young had a pair of runs scored.

Palmer got the win for Brookville striking out one while giving u two unearned runs in 3 ⅔ innings on the mound.

Greenblatt pitched 4 ⅔ innings for Punxsutawney and gave up six runs, three unearned, on nine hits while striking out two.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Alec Wehler went 3-for-4 including a double and two runs scored to lift Elk County Catholic over visiting Coudersport, 5-3 in the opening round of the Elk County Tournament in St. Marys.

Will Uberti went 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Crusaders while Taylor Boland singled and drove in two runs. Brennen Klawuhn doubled with Tylor Herzing and Ryan Fritz each hitting singles.

Eli Ayers went 2-for-4 including a double and two RBIs to pace the Falcons. Owen Chambers singled and had an RBI while Jackson Glover went 1-for-3 with a run scored.

Hunter Cashmer got the win for ECC striking out five while giving up seven hits and three runs.

A.J. Redmond took the loss for Coudersport giving up five hits and three runs while striking out two and walking two.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Kael Azzato drove in three runs while going 2-for-3 with a double to help St. Marys defeat Johnsonburg, 9-3 in the opening round of the Elk County Catholic Tournament in St. Marys.

Brandon Sicheri went 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Dutch while Matt Bellina went 1-for-2 with a pair of runs scored and two RBIs. Jake Meeker (1-for-4) and Shane Prince (1-for-3) each had two runs scored.

Ethan Wells went 2-for-3 including a double and two runs scored to pace the Rams. Zack Zameroski went 2-for-3 with two RBIs with Camron Marciniak and Austin Green each hitting singles. Dalton Stahli had an RBI.

Nate Beimel struck out 14 batters and gave up one hit in the win for St. Marys.

Gabe Watts had six strikeouts and gave up five runs, two unearned, on six hits for Johnsonburg.