May 11 baseball roundup.
(Cover photo: Hayden Tettis, St. Marys. Photo by Rhonda Beimel)
ST. MARYS 3, BRADFORD 2, 9 INNINGS
BRADFORD, Pa. – Jeff Wehler scored on an error off a ball hit by Hayden Tettis in the top of the ninth inning and St. Marys left Bradford with a 3-2 win.
Bradford’s defense let it down in the inning with the Owls committing three errors after one out to allow the Dutch to take the lead.
With one out, Wehler reached on an error and then he went to third when Nate Beimel grounded a ball to short on which another error was committed. Beimel, who was thrown out at the plate on the ball hit by Tettis, then was allowed to take second uncontested.
Bradford grabbed a 2-0 lead in the second on a double by Caleb Nuzzo, a single by Peyton Manion and a wild pitch.
St. Marys tied the game with single runs in the fourth and the fifth on a single by Tim Beimel in the fourth and a base hit by Brendon Rolley in the fifth.
Other than that, the game was a pitcher’s duel between St. Marys’ Tim Beimel and Jared Groll and Bradford’s Peyton and Danny Manion.
Beimel went six innings allowing two runs on three hits and five walks while striking out three, while Groll picked up the win tossing three scoreless innings allowing two hits while striking out two.
Peyton Manion started the game for Bradford and went four innings allowing one unearned on two hits. Danny Manion took the loss going five innings allowing two runs, one earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out seven.
Nate Beimel was 2-for-5 with a run scored with Jesse McKee was 2-for-3 for St. Marys.
CLARION 8, A-C VALLEY 4
SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Reed Anthony went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs to lead Clarion to an 8-4 win over visiting A-C Valley.
Ryan Anthony added a hit and two runs scored for the Bobcats.
Skyler Paster got the win in relief of Skylar Rhoades going two innings allowing two unearned runs on two hits and two walks while striking one.
Rhoades started and went three hitless innings allowing an unearned run while walking three and struck out three. Mitch Geiger then went one inning allowing a run on a hit while striking out one, and Spencer Miller went one inning allowing a hit and a walk and struck out three.
Joe Dehart hit a home run for A-C Valley, while Austin Kriebel went 2-for-4 with a run scored. Tony Thompson scored twice for the Falcons.
Matt Thompson took the loss going 1 ⅓ innings giving up eight runs, two earned, on five hits and a walk.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 6, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 4
ST. MARYS, Pa. – In a matchup of two of the top Class 1A teams in District 9, Dan Stauffer went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs to lead Elk County Catholic to a 6-4 win over visiting DuBois Central Catholic.
Jared Braun added a hit, a walk and two RBIs for the Crusaders, while Brad Dippold scored twice.
Stauffer picked up the win going four innings allowing run runs on five hits and five walks while striking out six. Brady Schneider got the save going three innings allowing three hits and two walks while striking out three.
Justin Miknis and Brandon Walker had a pair of hits and an RBI each for DCC with Miknis also scoring a run. Dom Torretti added a double and a run scored.
Thomas Grecco took the loss going 4 ⅓ innings allowing six runs, three earned, on six hits and four walks while striking out four.
CLEARFIELD 10, PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA 3
HYDE, Pa. – Eli Glass, Ty Bender and Tommy Hazel combined to drive in seven runs to lead Clearfield to a 10-3 win over visiting Philipsburg-Osceola.
Bender had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs, Glass had a pair of hits and a sac fly while driving in three and Hazel had a single, two runs scored and a sac fly while also driving in a pair of runs.
Logan Williamson had a double for Philipsburg-Osceola, one of four for the Mounties.
Will Myers got the win going 5 ⅔ innings allowing one run on three hits and two walks while striking out 10 before reaching the 100-pitch limit. Hazel finished off going 1 ⅓ innings allowing two runs, one earned, on one hit and one walk while striking out one.
Gage Coudriet took the loss going five innings allowing eight runs, four earned, on nine hits and a walk while striking out five.
OTTO-ELDRED 9, COUDERSPORT 6
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Chase Sebastian backed up a strong performance on the mound by hitting a pair of home runs and driving in six to lead Otto-Eldred to a 9-6 win over visiting Coudersport.
Andrew Sheeler added a pair of hits, a walk and a run scored for the Terrors, who also got a double, a walk and an RBI from Cameron Magee and a hit, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored from Chris Connelly.
Eli Ayers, Elliot Hite and Blake Burgett had a pair of hits each for Coudersport with Burgett doubling and scoring, Ayers scoring and Hite driving in two.
Sebastian went 5 ⅔ on the mound before reaching 100 pitches allowing three runs, one earned, on five hits and six walks while striking out three.
Kullen Crosby took the loss going two innings allowing six runs on four hits and five walks while striking out one.
CURWENSVILLE 4, KANE 1
KANE, Pa. – Scoring twice in the fifth and twice more in the sixth visiting Curwensville defeated Kane, 4-1.
Noah VonGunden was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored and two RBIs for the Golden Tide, while Ralph Evans also drove in a pair of runs.
Avery Francisco and Bryce Timko each added a pair of hits for Curwensville
Ethan Anderson had a pair of hits for Kane.
VonGunden got the win going seven innings allowing one run on five hits and a walk while striking out seven.
NORTH CLARION 4, KEYSTONE 1
KNOX, Pa. – Behind a strong pitching performance from Devon Walters, North Clarion won a “home” game 4-1 over Keystone in Knox.
Forced to move the game to Keystone because of field conditions at North Clarion, the location change didn’t bother Walters who went 5 ⅓ innings allowing one unearned run on seven hits and six walks while striking out four. Matson Higgins came on and got the save going 1 ⅔ innings with a strikeout.
Logan Minich was 1-for-3 with a double and two runs scored, while Tyler Wolbert and Higgins each added singles.
Austin Ion was 3-for-3 for Keystone.
Corey Rapp took the loss going five innings allowing four unearned runs on four hits and two walks.
OSWAYO VALLEY 11, CAMERON COUNTY 5
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Gage Babcock was 2-for-3 with a double, triple, an RBI and two runs scored to help Oswayo Valley to an 11-5 win over visiting Cameron County.
Garrett Babcock added a 2-for-4 day with a double, three runs scored and two RBIs for the Green Wave, while Ryan Graves was 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI.
Bryce Bauer went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBIs to lead Cameron County, while Adam Shaffer scored twice.
Garren Black got the win going six innings allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits and three walks while striking out 12.
Shaffer took the loss lasting 4 ⅓ innings giving up eight runs, four earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out five.