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May 11 Softball Roundup: Frank Paces DCC win at ECC; Otto-Eldred Stuns Coudersport

May 11 softball roundup.

(Cover photo Jordy Frank. Photo by Mike Schnelle. Check out more of Schnelle’s work here)


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Jordy Frank came within a single of hitting for the cycle, as visiting DuBois Central Catholic rolled to a 15-7 win at Elk County Catholic.

Frank was 3-for-4 with a double, triple and home run while also walking, scoring four times and driving in four runs for the unbeaten Lady Cardinals.

Ashley Wruble also went deep and added a double for DCC while going 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBIs with Macey Hanes going 4-for-5 with a double and a triple and three runs scored.

Riley Assalone and Shay Gulvas also chipped in with doubles with Assalone going 2-for-4 with an RBI and four runs scored in support of her own cause and Gulvas going 3-for-5 with a run scored and four RBIs. Libby Mauer chipped in a pair of singles and two RBIs.

Brandi Clyde and Emily Evers both hit home runs for ECC with Brianna Weisner and Josie Smith chipping in with doubles.

Clyde was 1-for-3 with a run scored and three RBIs, Evers was 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and two RBIs, Weisner was 2-for-3 with a run scored and Smith was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Assalone got the win going seven innings allowing seven runs, four earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out eight.

Michelle Gerber took the loss pitching 3 ⅔ innings giving up 11 runs, all earned, on 13 hits. She struck out one.


DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Alyssa Shelander tossed a four-hit shutout as Otto-Eldred stunned visiting Coudersport, 4-0, handing the Lady Falcons their first North Tier League loss of the year.

Shelander walked one and struck out three.

Autumn Smith had an RBI single in the second inning for the Lady Terrors while Kirsten Renninger and Haylee Frederick drove in runs in the fifth. Otto-Eldred scored two runs in each innings.

Harley Vanscoter made a diving catch in right field to end the game.

Maddie Smith and Annie Chambers were in the circle for Coudersport combining to give up four runs on five hits and four walks while striking out three.


CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Bailey Blooms went 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, two stolen bases and three RBIs to lead Curwensville to a 15-4, five-inning win over visiting Kane.

Hannah Dixon added a pair of hits, including a double, two RBIs, four runs scored and three stolen bases for the Lady Tide with Chloe Tubbs going 2-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI. Keisha Maines chipped in a pair of hits and two runs scored as well.

Clerissia Cole got the win going five innings allowing four runs, one earned, on four hits while striking out two.


SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Payton Bloom led a 15-hit attack for visiting Cameron County with a 4-for-4 performance that included a double, as the Lady Raiders knocked off Oswayo Valley in five innings, 12-2.

Winning pitcher Laila Smith added a 3-for-4 day while also going five innings allowing two unearned runs on three hits.

Also for Cameron County, Sami Bickford was 2-for-4 with a double, and Alyvia McKimm was 2-for-4 with her third home run of the season, a two-run shot to center.


PARKER, Pa. – In the first of two games it played on the day, A-C Valley got two hits apiece from Emily Wetzel, Katie Stalker, Kelsey Terwilliger, Kylee Eaton and Annie Viertel in a 10-0, five-inning win over visiting Forest Area.

Terwilliger was 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs and the other four were each 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Sydnie Schmidt got the win going five innings allowing three hits while striking out two.

Allison Lencer, Cassie Cochran and Jaycee Redick had the hits for the Fires.


PARKER, Pa. – In the second game of the day in Parker for A-C Valley, the Lady Falcons ran into the buzzsaw that is the Moniteau Lady Warriors.

Moniteau stayed unbeaten with a 17-0, four-inning win that featured a 13-hit attack led by doubles from Kristina DeMatteis and Sara Hull.

Kristina DeMatteis went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI with Hull going 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Megan Hepler had a game-high four hits finishing 4-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs.

Also for Moniteau, Gabby Stewart was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, Dolcey Shunk was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and Cortney Claypoole scored twice and had a pair of RBIs.

Wetzel had the lone hit of the game for A-C Valley off of Kennedy DeMatteis who went four shutout innings walking one and striking out five.

Kennedy DeMatteis has now not given up a run in seven straight outings and hasn’t allowed an earned run in nine straight appearances to lower her earned run average to 0.41. Her shutout streak is at 33 ⅓ innings and she has gone 43 ⅓ innings since allowing an earned run.


PHILIPSBURG, Pa. – Maddie Lucas, Kylie Thal and Maggie Peck all went deep in the first two innings helping Philipsburg-Osceola to a 10-0, five-inning victory over visiting Clearfield.

Lucas hit a three-run home run and Thal a solo shot to help the Mounties build a 4-0 lead at the end of an inning. Peck then made it 7-0 after two with a three-run shot in the second. Rachel Simpson and Kylie Adams each added two hits for P-O with one of Simpson’s being a double.

Kam Harris got the win going four innings allowing three hits while striking out seven.

Erica Hanes took the loss going four innings allowing 10 runs, eight earned, on nine hits, four walks and a hit batter while striking out one.


SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Visiting Johnsonburg got a huge day from Hannah Park in a 22-9, six-inning victory over Sheffield.

Park went 5-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, a run scored and five RBIs to lead a 23-hit attack for the Ramettes.

Lindsey Kocjancic hit a home run and was 3-for-5 with three runs scored and three RBIs for Johnsonburg with Maria Jones going 2-for-3 with a triple, two walks, three runs scored and an RBI and Alyssa Kasmierski 3-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and two RBIs. Isabella Galbo was also 3-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored, Kylee Wall was 3-for-4 with a walk, three runs scored and an RBI and Brooke Thomas was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBIs. Michaela Herzing chipped in drawing two walks, scoring once and driving in two, and Nicole Myers scored three times.

Mya Grubbs was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs scored and five RBIs for Sheffield with Marissa Grubbs going 2-for-4 with a triple.

Jones started and went three innings allowing one run on one hit and one walk while striking out four. Jaylie Johnson then went three innings allowing eight runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out one.

Marissa Grubbs took the loss going six innings allowing 22 runs, all earned, on 23 hits and six walks while striking out six.


CORRY, Pa. – Kylee Lingenfelter helped her own cause with a double and two RBIs, as visiting Punxsutawney beat Corry, 3-1.

Lingenfelter, who was 1-for-4 at the plate, picked up the complete-game victory going seven innings allowing one unearned run on two hits and a walk while striking out 15. She has not given up an earned run since the fourth inning of an April 17 game against Elk County Catholic, a span of 46 ⅔ innings. It also marked her third consecutive game of at least 15 strikeouts and her sixth of the year. Her earned run average was lowered to 0.51.

Tessa Winebark also had a double and an RBI in the game for the Lady Chucks, while Alli Ishman had a pair of hits.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Lexi Cunningham and Morgan Krug both hit home runs and Olivia Catalone added a double, as St. Marys rolled past visiting Bradford, 16-0 in three innings.

Cunningham was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs, Krug was 2-for-2 with a walk, three runs scored and two RBIs and Catalone was 1-for-2 with a walk, three runs scored and three RBIs.

Also for the Lady Dutch, Micayla Bothun had two RBIs and two runs scored and Maddie Bowes scored twice.

Samantha Gross had Bradford’s lone hit.

Maura Fledderman got the win going three innings allowing the one hit and three walks while striking out three.

Kaylee Brown took the loss going two innings allowing 16 runs, just four earned thanks to seven Lady Owls errors, on seven hits and five walks while striking out one.