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May 12 Baseball and Softball Recaps: Oswayo BB, DCC SB Remain Unbeaten

Thursday’s baseball and softball recaps.

Cover photo by Paul Burdick.



SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Brandon Brabham, Dylan Buchholz, Garret Babcock and Jacob Karr each drove in two runs to lead Oswayo Valley to a 13-0, five-inning win over visiting Cameron County.

Buchholz, Babcock and Karr each had doubles.

Garren Black picked up the win going five innings and allowing three hits and a walk while striking out nine.

Tristan Reed and Bryce Bauer had doubles for Cameron County.

Adam Shaffer took the loss.

Oswayo Valley remained perfect at 19-0, while Cameron County fell to 5-9.


BROCKWAY, Pa. – Behind three RBIs from Johnny Mitchell, visiting Johnsonburg beat Brockway, 8-3, in a game called after five innings because of rain.

Mitchell was 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and a run scored to lead the Rams, who also got a pair of hits from Ben Freeburg, doubles from Josh Raubenstrauch and Jake Zimmerman and a pair of runs scored by Tyler Singer.

Jeremy Breier got the win going five innings and allowing three runs, two earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out two.

Losing pitcher Corey Carr was 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored for Brockway, while Mike Martino went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Carr had an uncharacteristic bad outing lasting 4 ⅓ innings allowing eight runs, seven earned, on eight hits and four walks while striking out six.

Johnsonburg is 5-11 on the year with Brockway coming in at 5-6.


PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – A Jacob Weaver single to center in the bottom of the sixth scored Peyton Graham giving Punxsutawney a 4-3 win over visiting Brookville in a game that ended around 9:30 p.m.

Graham had reached on a two-out error by shortstop Jordan Tosh and moved to second on a wild pitch.

Punxsy had trailed 3-2 after 4 ½ innings but tied the game with a run in the fifth before taking the lead in the sixth.

Lucas Burkett was 3-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI for the Chucks, while Weaver was 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored.

Kyle Dunkle led Brookville going 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored.

Lance Pennington got the win in relief of Graham. Pennington pitched four innings allowing one unearned run on three hits while striking out seven. Graham pitched three frames allowing two runs on two hits and four walks while striking out three.

Dane Lyle suffered the loss allowing an unearned run on two hits and a walk in 1 ⅔ innings of work. Ben Reitz started and went 4 ⅓ giving up three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three. Two of the runs were earned.

Punxsutawney is now 14-3, while Brookville dropped to 7-9 as its four-game winning streak was snapped.


SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Bo Miller tossed a five-inning no-hitter, as Clarion blanked visiting Venango Catholic, 4-0, in a game called in the fifth because of rain.

Miller walked two batters while striking out four. He added a triple and was 1-for-2 with a run scored.

Cam Craig also had a double for the Bobcats going 1-for-3. Reed Anthony and Caleb Wilson had singles.

Ian Bain took the loss going 4 ⅔ innings allowing four runs, three earned, on seven hits and two walks.

Clarion is now 12-3. Venango Catholic dropped to 3-12.


PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Port Allegany swept a doubleheader from Kane by scores of 14-8 and 7-0 in five innings at Port Allegany.

In the first game, with Port as the home team, Dylan Kio had a pair of doubles and was 4-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Garrett Talkington was also 4-for-4 with three runs scored, a walk and an RBI. Mac Tanner added a 3-for-4 game with three runs scored and an RBI, and Tyler Lashway drove in three runs and Jesse Rush two.

Dylan Kio got the win going 2 ⅔ innings allowing two hits while striking out three.

Tre Garzel started and went three innings allowing one hit and striking out seven. Devin Gustin went 1 ⅓ allowing eight runs, seven earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out one.

Ange Costanzo had a double for Kane and was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

In the second game, with Kane as the home team, Kio again got the win going five innings allowing one hit and two walks while striking out nine.

Tanner had three RBIs, while David Talkington had two hits and Lashway scored twice.

Connor Crowley was 1-for-2 for Kane.

Port is 10-4 and Kane is 0-12.


DUBOIS, Pa. – Ty Bittner was 2-for-2 with four RBIs and a run scored, while Jack Frank was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Dom Torretti got the win going four innings in relief and allowing three runs, one earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out three.

Jake Miknis started and went three innings allowing no hits while walking and striking out six.

Hunter Lancaster and RJ Olson each had an RBI for Curwensville. Lancaster hit a double.

Noah Vongunden took the loss going 1 ⅔ innings and allowing six runs, five earned, on four hits and two walks.

DCC moves to 13-2 on the year with Curwensville dropping to 6-11.



SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Madi Guisto had three singles to help visiting Cameron County to a 10-3 win over Oswayo Valley.

Winning pitcher Laila Smith added a pair of singles while also allowing three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three.

Payton Bloom chipped in with a double and a triple.

Cameron is 6-5 with Oswayo Valley falling to 4-11.


CLARION, Pa. – Cora Zerfoss was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored to lead Clarion to a 12-2, five-inning win over visiting Keystone.

Sadie Rudesyle doubled, scored a run and drove in two, Carly Best tripled and was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI, Maya Thornton drove in two, Johnna Rapp was 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored and Anna Reed scored twice and drove in a run.

Rudesyle got the win going five innings and allowing two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out eight.

Karley Berkery hit a home run for Keystone and was 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs. Rebekah Hurst also had a double and two hits.

Makena Stiller took the loss.

Clarion is now 11-7 with Keystone dropping to 3-10.


CLEARFIELD, Pa. – Kameron Harris pitched a shutout, as Philipsburg-Osceola beat Clearfield, 11-0.

Erica Hanes had a double and Nikki Brossard a triple for Clearfield.

Maggie Peck led off the game with a home run for Philipsburg-Osceola.

Raeleigh Redden took the loss going two innings and allowing four runs, three earned.

Clearfield is 6-10 on the year.


CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Riley Assalone tossed a three-hit shutout to keep DuBois Central Catholic unbeaten with a 4-0 win at Curwensville.

Assalone struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter to help the Lady Cardinals improve to 18-0 on the year.

DCC had 10 hits in the game led by three from Macey Hanes, who also drove in two runs. Jordy Frank and Stephanie Rossi contributed two hits apiece.

Emily Miller had two of Curwensville’s three hits going 2-for-3.

Rylee Young took the loss allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out eight.

Curwensville falls to 9-8 with the loss.


KANE, Pa. – Kane stayed hot winning for the third time in four games with a 14-4, five-inning victory over visiting Sheffield.

Alyssa Lima-Lopez went 2-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, a stolen base and an RBI for the Lady Wolves with Sadie Tunall going 2-for-4 with a double and a triple, two runs scored and an RBI. Ella Marconi chipped in two hits, including a double, two RBIs and a run scored, Ashley Swanson was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, a run scored and an RBI and Rachel Morgan was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Baylee Swanson earned her fifth win allowing four runs, one earned, on four hits, two walks and a hit batter while striking out five in five innings.

Kane is now 5-11 on the season. Sheffield drops to 0-16.


DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Mikayla Lewis had three hits, and Kalie Cowburn scored four times to help visiting Northern Potter to a 16-7 win over Otto-Eldred.

Lewis was 3-for-6 on the day, and Jenna Hyde added a pair of hits and two runs scored for the Lady Panthers.

Rachel Wolfe paced Otto-Eldred going 2-for-4 with two runs scored.

Brianna Black got the win allowing seven runs on seven hits and six walks while striking out six in seven innings.

Northern Potter moves to 6-8 on the year with Otto-Eldred falling to 5-11.