May 10 baseball recaps.
(Photo: Aaron Park, Brookville)
BROOKVILLE 2, PUNXSUTAWNEY 1
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Freshman Aaron Park threw a two-hit gem and Seth Dunkle’s two-out single to left in the top of the seventh made it stand up, as Brookville beat rival Punxsutawney, 2-1.
Park was outstanding needing just 87 pitches for his masterpiece in which he walked one and struck out five while giving up a second-inning run.
Brookville tied the game with a run in the fifth on an infield single by Dunkle before Dunkle won it in the seventh.
The seventh inning rally was started with one out when Bryan Dworek singled and went to second before scoring on the Dunkle single.
Dworek was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Dunkle was 2-for-4 with the two RBIs combining for all five of Brookville’s hits.
Brandon Matthews and Joey Dipietro had the hits for Punxsutawney with Tyler Richardson driving in a run.
Richardson took the loss in relief giving up the one run on two hits in one inning of work.
Isaac Stouffer started and went six innings allowing one run on three hits and four walks while striking out four but threw 94 pitches against the 100-pitch limit and had to be removed.
ST. MARYS 5, WILLIAMSPORT 2
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Behind a strong outing on the mound from Michael Beimel visiting St. Marys handed Williamsport just its third loss of the year and only its second to a Pennsylvania team with a 5-2 victory.
Beimel tossed a complete game needing 96 pitches. He allowed two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out six.
Nate Beimel and Jared Groll each had a pair of hits for the Dutch with Nate Beimel going 2-for-4 with two runs scored and Groll 2-for-4 with an RBI. Tim Beimel, Jesse McKee and Brendon Rolley also had RBIs for the Dutch with McKee scoring a run as well.
Jesse Cornell and Ryan Jolin each had a pair of hits including a double apiece for Williamsport. Cornell scored a run and Jolin drove one home.
Tanner Esposito took the loss going one inning in relief allowing three runs on two hits and three walks while striking out two.
BRADFORD 10, PORT ALLEGANY 0, 5 INNINGS
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Kyle Kirk tossed a five-inning no-hitter, and Bradford scored 10 runs despite having four hits in a 10-0, five-inning win at Port Allegany.
Kirk walked a batter and struck out eight in getting the win.
Meanwhile, Owls batters drew 13 walks in the game, and Tyler Gigliotti was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Hunter Gray also had a hit, a run scored and three RBIs for Bradford, who scored six runs in the fourth, with Patrick Casey and Derek Sunafrank each scoring twice.
Josh Reese took the loss going three-plus innings allowing two runs on three hits and three walks while striking out two.
UNION 7, A-C VALLEY 4
EMLENTON, Pa. – Union used a four-run fourth inning to pick up a 7-4 road win at A-C Valley.
Luke Salvo and Hunter Johnston both went deep for the Golden Knights with Salvo going 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and two RBIs and Johnston 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Also for Union, Quinton Crissman was 1-for-4 with a double, while Gavin Hawk scored twice.
Lucas Larimore was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for A-C Valley with Aaron Busch going 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and two runs scored.
Isaac Yoder got the win going 4 ⅔ innings allowing two runs on five hits and four walks while striking out four. Dana Logue picked up the save going 1 ⅓ innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out one. He came into the game with the Golden Knights leading 7-4 and three A-C Valley runs home in the bottom of the sixth and runners at second and third with two outs and got a foul out to escape the jam.
Austin Kriebel took the loss going 4 ⅓ innings allowing four runs on three hits and three walks while striking out three.
KARNS CITY 4, MONITEAU 3
BUTLER, Pa. – Jace Ebbitt scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch with two outs in the top of the sixth inning, as Karns City defeated rival Moniteau, 4-3, at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.
The contest had been tied at three since Karns City scored twice in the top of the second before Ebbitt walked with one out in the sixth and went to third on a single by Jacob King before scoring on the wild pitch by Chance Nagy.
Tyler Yough had a pair of RBIs for the Gremlins with Nolan Riley going 2-for-2 with two runs scored. Stephen O’Donnell added a double and a run scored.
Wyatt Geibel, Nate Sosigian and Josh Adamson had first-inning RBIs for Moniteau.
Eric Dodd got the win in relief of Jimmy Thompson, who gave up three runs in an inning of work. Dodd went six scoreless innings allowing a hit while striking out four.
Nagy suffered the loss in relief of Jake Jewart. He went five innings allowing one run on one hits and two walks while striking out two. Jewart pitched two innings giving up three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out one.
REDBANK VALLEY 12, KEYSTONE 2
KNOX, Pa. – Scott Toth hit a home run while driving in two to help visiting Redbank Valley to a 12-2 win over Keystone in a game that saw the Bulldogs score six times in the seventh to put the contest away.
Grayson Harman added a triple while going 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBIs for the Bulldogs who also got a 3-for-4 day with a run scored from Bryan Layton, a 2-for-3 afternoon with two runs scored and two RBIs from Cole Wolbert, a 2-for-4 game with a run scored and two RBIs from Ethan Wadding and a pair of RBIs from Blaney Brooks.
Jon Nelson was 3-for-3 with an RBI for Keystone.
Brooks got the win going six scoreless innings allowing three hits and a walk while striking out four.
Devin Dunkle took the loss going five innings allowing six runs, four earned, on nine hits and three walks while striking out two.
CRANBERRY 13, FOREST AREA 0, 5 INNINGS
SENECA, Pa. – Tommy Flinspach had a double and three RBIs and Jake Felmlee also doubled, scored a run and drove in two to lift Cranberry to a 13-0, five-inning victory over visiting Forest Area.
Also for the Berries, who scored eight times in the first, Andrew Gunn and Cameron Daugherty were both 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored.
Noah Burke had Forest Area’s lone hit.
Trevor Gladdin ot the win going three hitless innings hitting a batter and striking out six. Flinspach pitched one innings allowing a hit while striking out two and Cameron Walney struck out the side on 11 pitches in his only inning of work.
Daniel Schwab took the loss going ⅓ of an inning allowing seven runs, six earned, on one hit and four walks. He also hit a batter.
CLARION 8, NORTH CLARION 5
SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Using a four-run first inning as a springboard, Clarion held off visiting North Clarion, 8-5, at the Clarion County Park.
Spencer Miller was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a run scored for the Bobcats, while Josh Craig drove in three runs and Nate Datko two. Sterling Conner added a 1-for-3 day with an RBI and two runs scored with Reed Anthony drawing a pair of walks and scoring twice.
Sam Minich and Logan Minich both had a pair of RBIs for North Clarion with Zander Hargenrader and Matson Higgins each scoring twice.
Conner got the win going two-plus innings in relief of Cam Craig allowing four unearned runs on two hits and two walks while striking out one. Craig pitched two innings of one-hit ball, while Ryan Anthony got the save going three innings allowing an unearned run on two hits while striking out four.
Zander Hargenrader took the loss going five innings allowing eight runs, two earned, on three hits and five walks while striking out one.
COUDERSPORT 15, NORTHERN POTTER 0, 4 INNINGS
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Kullen Crosby and Elliot Hite each drove in three runs to help Coudersport to a 15-0, four-inning win over visiting Northern Potter.
Crosby was 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored with Hite going 1-for-2 with a run scored. Also for the Falcons, Eli Ayers and Blake Burgett had a pair of RBIs with Ayers going 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored and Burgett 1-for-1 with a run scored.
In addition, Owen Chambers doubled and scored three times for the victors with Hunter Redmond going 1-for-1 with two runs scored.
Josh Stevens got the win giving up two hits in four innings of work while striking out eight.
OTTO-ELDRED 7, SMETHPORT 2
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Thanks to a five-run third inning visiting Otto-Eldred picked up a 7-2 win over Smethport.
Eight different Terrors had hits with Damen Palmer driving in two runs and Seth Drummond going 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored. Andrew Sheeler, Chris Connelly, Chase Sebastian and Nick York also picked up RBIs for Otto-Eldred.
Sawyer Drummond got the win going 5 ⅓ innings allowing two runs on six hits and three walks while striking out 11. He would have probably gone longer but reached the pitch-count limit with an out in the sixth tossing 102 tallies. Sebastian finished up going 1 ⅔ innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out two.
Orion Alexis took the loss going five innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out two.