May 16 baseball recaps.
(Cover photo of Tim Beimel. Photo by Rhonda Beimel)
ST. MARYS 2, OIL CITY 1
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Tim Beimel outdueled Dylin Chapin, as St. Marys topped visiting Oil City, 2-1.
Beimel tossed a four-hit gem for the Dutch allowing one run. He walked three and struck out eight while just getting under the 100-pitch limit tossing 99 in his seven innings of work.
Chapin was nearly as good going six innings allowing two runs on nine hits and three walks.
Beimel was also responsible for the game-deciding run when his infield single with two outs in the bottom of the sixth scored Brandon Sicheri who tripled with two outs.
Oil City, which trailed 1-0, after an inning, tied the game in the fifth Sawyer Manning scored on a wild pitch.
Nate Beimel and Michael Beimel both had two hits for St. Marys with Nate Beimel going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI and Michael Beimel going 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Manning was 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored for Oil City, while Caden Highfield was 1-for-3 with a double.
ALTOONA 5, CLEARFIELD 4
ALTOONA, Pa. – Casey Sheetz’s sacrifice fly to centerfield scored Matt Hartman with the game-winning run, as Altoona walked off Clearfield, 5-4.
The loss kept long-time Clearfield manager Sid Lansberry from his 600th career win and snapped a six-game win streak for the Bison, who are battling St. Marys for the top spot in the District 9 4A playoffs.
Clearfield led 4-3 going into the sixth before Altoona tied the game on a sac fly by TJ Becker. Then in the seventh, Hartman doubled and took third on the wild pitch before Sheetz was able to loft one deep enough to center to win the game.
Tommy Hazel had a pair of hits, including a double, and three RBIs for Clearfield, while Zane Morgan, Ty Bender, Seth Bumbarger and Allan Myers added two hits apiece as part of a 13-hit Bison attack. Reese Wilson also had an RBI single for Clearfield.
Four of Altoona’s five hits were doubles including a pair by Elliot Mast, who also added an RBI and scored twice.
Eli Glass took the loss going 6 ⅔ innings allowing five runs on five hits and four walks while striking out three.
Hartman got the win in relief going three innings allowing two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out one.
Lansberry will have a shot his 600th win Wednesday when the Bison travel to Bald Eagle Area.
BALD EAGLE AREA 4, DUBOIS 1
WINGATE, Pa. – DuBois was held to three hits in a 4-1 loss at Bald Eagle Area.
Nick LaBrasca had a double for the Beavers while Matt Agosti had a single and an RBI and Jack Mohney scored the run.
Noah Schneider took the loss allowing four runs, three earned/ He walked three and struck out five.
BROOKVILLE 14, CURWENSVILLE 3, 5 INNINGS
BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Winning pitcher Aaron Park was 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs to help Brookville to a 14-3, five-inning win over visiting Curwensville.
Park also went five innings allowing three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out three.
Seth Dunkle, Ben Reitz and Ben Caun each drove in two runs apiece for Brookville with Dunkle going 2-for-2 with a walk and a run scored, Caun 1-for-2 with a triple and a run scored and Reitz 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Bryan Dworek also scored twice and drove one in while Adam Mackins, Brady Caylor and Trenton Gilhousen also scored twice. Gilhousen had a triple , while Caylor was 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI.
Bryce Timko was 2-for-2 with a walk and an RBI for Curwensville.
Timko took the loss going one inning allowing three runs on four hits while striking out the side.
PORT ALLEGANY 7, NORTHERN POTTER 2
ULYSSES, Pa. – Freshman Howie Stuckey tossed a two-hitter, Devin Gustin drove in two runs and Tyler Lashway had four hits to lead Port Allegany to a 7-2 road win over Northern Potter.
Stuckey threw 100 pitches in getting the complete-game win allowing two runs, one earned. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out 13.
Gustin was 2-for-4 with a double, the two RBIs and a run scored, while Lashway was 4-for-5 with a run scored. Montgomery Tanner also went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Gators.
BRADFORD 8, CAMERON COUNTY 0
BRADFORD, Pa. – Tyler Gigliotti and Hunter Gray each drove in two runs and Patrick Caskey and Danny Manion combined on a six-hit shutout, as Bradford downed visiting Cameron County, 8-0.
Gigliotti was 1-for-3 with a triple, a walk and two runs scored, while Gray was 1-for-1 with a run scored. Danny Manion added a 2-for-3 day with a double, a walk and an RBI, while Peyton Manion drove in a run and scored one.
Caskey went two innings allowing a hit while striking out three. Danny Manion then went five innings allowing five hits and three walks while striking out five.
Brennan Guisto was 2-for-3 for Cameron County.
Adam Shaffer took the loss going 4 ⅓ innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on six hits and four walks while striking out 10.
COUDERSPORT 12, SMETHPORT 3
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Coudersport used an eight-run third inning to gain a 12-3 road win over Smethport.
Kullen Crosby was 4-for-4 with two runs scored for the Falcons, while Eli Ayers was 3-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI. Owen Chambers added a 2-for-3 day with a walk, a run scored and three RBIs and Blake Burgett was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Noah Costa was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Smethport.
Burgett got the win going 4 ⅔ innings allowing three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out eight.
Bailey Kinner took the loss going 5 ⅔ innings allowing 11 runs, three earned, on 12 hits and three walks while striking out one.
CLARION 10, KEYSTONE 0, 5 INNINGS
SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Behind multiple-hit games from Spencer Miller, Nate Datko, Skylar Rhoades and Kyle Patterson, Clarion kept its hopes for the top seed in the District 9 Class 1A playoffs alive with a 10-0, five-inning win over visiting Keystone at the Clarion County Park.
Miller was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, Datko was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Rhoades was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI and Patterson was 2-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs.
Reed Anthony added a solo home run for the Bobcats, while Dominic Fleming doubled and scored.
Ryan Anthony got the win going four innings allowing three hits while striking out three. Rhoades pitched a scoreless fifth striking out the side.
Paul Kallenbach took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing eight runs on 11 hits and two walks while striking out one.
KARNS CITY 14, UNION 0, 6 INNINGS
RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Scoring five in the fourth and nine in the sixth Karns City blew by Union, 14-0 in six innings, to pick up a road victory.
The Gremlins needed just five hits thanks to 12 walks and four Union errors.
Tyler Yough scored three times while adding an RBI, and Markus Lantz drove in three runs while going 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI for KC. Stephen O’Donnell also scored twice as did Nolan Riley, while Cameron Blair had a double and an RBI
Lucas Bowser was 2-for-3 for Union with Hunter Johnston adding a double.
Eric Dodd got the win allowing three hits while striking out nine.
Bowser took the loss going five innings allowing five runs, three earned, on three hits and six walks while striking out two.
A-C VALLEY 19, FOREST AREA 1, 3 INNINGS
TIONESTA, Pa. – A-C Valley pounded out 12 hits and used an 11-run third inning to pick up its second win of the year, 19-1 in three innings, over Forest Area at West Forest.
Austin Kriebel and Matt Thompson each had a pair of doubles for the Falcons, while Aaron Busch added a triple.
Kriebel was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBIs, Thompson was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs and Busch was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs for A-C Valley.
Also for the Falcons, Lucas Larimore went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, Joe DeHart was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Trent Chalmers scored three times, Jeff Ginn went 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs and Tony Thompson crossed the plate twice.
Aiden Quinn had the lone hit and RBI for Forest Area.
Luke Whitcomb got the victory going three innings allowing one run on one hit and two walks while striking out four.