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May 18 Baseball and Softball Recaps

Wednesday’s baseball and softball recaps.



COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Navada Waterman and Aaron Wolfinger each drove in four runs, as Coudersport rolled to a 16-1, three-inning win over visiting Cameron County.

Waterman was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored out of the leadoff spot, while Wolfinger, hitting ninth, was 2-for-2 with a triple and a double and two runs scored. His courtesy runner, Brock Wilson, also scored twice.

Hunter Redmond chipped in two RBIs for the Falcons (15-3) with Sheldon Van Pelt going 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored, Kullen Crosby 2-for-2 with three runs scored and an RBI and Elijah Ayers 1-for-1 with two runs scored and an RBI.

Bryce Bauer was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI for Cameron County. Adam Shaffer scored the Red Raiders run.

Wolfinger got the win in relief of Austen Saulter throwing one inning and allowing one run on two hits and a walk while striking out one.

Saulter went two scoreless innings allowing three hits while striking out three.

Cameron County fell to 6-11.


SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Bo Miller hit an inside-the-park grand slam to cap off a six-run fourth inning, as Clarion beat visiting North Clarion, 11-3, at the Clarion County Park.

Miller hit a line drive to center that got past diving centerfielder Kory Mills and rolled all the way to the fence.

Miller talked about his granny and the way the Bobcats are playing heading towards the playoffs.

Leo Aiello was 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored for Clarion, while Cam Craig was 2-for-4 and reached base twice via errors while scoring twice and driving in one. Winning pitcher Adrian Weber also scored twice and pitched five innings allowing three runs on three hits and five walks while striking out four.

Losing pitcher Zander Hargenrader had a two-run single for North Clarion, while Sam Minnich had an RBI double and Zayn Hargenrader a triple.

Zander Hargenrader worked three-plus innings allowing seven runs, two earned, on four hits and three walks while striking out three.

North Clarion committed nine errors in the game.

Clarion, winners of 10 straight, moved to 14-3 with the win, while North Clarion saw its seven-game win streak end and is now 10-8.


WILCOX, Pa. – Nate Beimel had three hits, two RBIs and a run scored to lead St. Marys to a 7-2 win at Johnsonburg.

Beimel was 3-for-3 with a double, while Jeff Wehler tripled and went 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

That was plenty of support to Hunter Fantechi, who allowed two runs, one earned, on six hits and four walks while striking out four to get the complete-game win.

Neil MacDonald drove in two runs for Johnsonburg, while Johnny Mitchell was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Justin Kasmierski suffered the loss.

St. Marys is 7-13 with Johnsonburg coming in at 6-13.


MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Lucas Bowser scored three times, as Union closed out its season with a 17-2, five-inning victory over Forest Area at East Forest.

Bowser was 1-for-5 at the plate with a triple, while Dana Logue went 3-for-3 with a double and three runs scored for the Golden Knights. Cole Morris chipped in with two hits, including a double, and two runs scored, and Hunter Johnston was 1-for-1 with a double and two RBIs.

Hank Murphy got the win going five innings and allowing two unearned runs on one hit and two walks while striking out 11.

Nic Smail had Forest Area’s hit, a single.

Smail took the loss giving up 17 runs, 14 earned. He walked 11 and struck out four.

Union finished 5-13. The Fires end 0-18.


DUKE CENTER, Pa. – In its final game before starting defense of its District 9 Class A crown, Oswayo Valley scored four runs in the fifth to overcome a two-run deficit and get a 7-2 win over Otto-Eldred.

The Green Wave, who finished the regular season a perfect 20-0, trailed 3-1 going into the fifth but got a two-run single from Jacob Karr in the inning on their way to taking a 5-3 lead. Garren Black then added a two-run single in the seventh for insurance.

Brandon Brabham led the offense going 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Garret Black added a pair of hits.

Garren Black got the win going 4 ⅓ innings in relief without allowing a hit or a walk and striking out five.

Brabham started and gave up three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out two in 2 ⅔ innings of work.

Eli Porter had an RBI single in the first and also added a double for Otto-Eldred, while Seth Drummond, back from a football ACL injury, had an RBI double in the third inning.

The Terrors, who played Archbishop Walsh (NY) Thursday, are 7-10.


BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Ethan Long and Peter Foradora combined on a three-hitter, and DuBois
scored all its runs in the first three innings in getting a 10-0 road win at Brookville.

Long went three innings and allowed two hits while striking out two and walking one. Foradora struck out three and gave up a hit in his two innings of work.

Ryan Pasternak, Drew Bankovich, Braden Paulinellie and Zach Sloan all had two hits.

Bankovich hit a two-run triple in the first inning and singled in a run in the
second inning. Pasternak singled in a run in the second inning and doubled in three
runs in the Beavers’ five-run third inning.

DuBois finished the regular season 14-6. Brookville wound up 7-12.

The Beavers await their District 8-9-10 sub-regional playoff schedule while the Raiders will enter the District 9 Class AA playoffs that start next week.


ULYSSES, Pa. – On the strength of a 15-run third inning, visiting Port Allegany toppled Northern Potter, 16-1, in four innings.

The Gators trailed 1-0 going to the third but batted around twice on their way to the 15 runs.

Garrett Talkington and Jordan Seefeldt each drove in three runs for Port Allegany with Talkington going 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored and Seefeldt 1-for-3 with a double, the lone extra-base hit of the game for the Gators, and two runs scored. Also for Port, Dylan Kio was 2-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored, and Cameron Fryer and Jesse Rush each scored twice.

Joe Holbrook had Northern Potter’s RBI.

Kio got the win going three innings allowing one run on two hits and a walk while striking out three. Devin Gustin struck out three in one inning of work.

Port improved to 12-5. Northern Potter dropped to 2-16.



JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Hannah Park tossed a one-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts, as Johnsonburg beat visiting Bradford, 9-0.

Park didn’t walk a batter and only allowed a single to Bryn Manion.

Meanwhile, Kylee Wall was 3-for-3 with a triple, a run scored and two RBIs for Johnsonburg with Jaylie Johnson going 2-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI and Nicole Myers ending 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Madison Herzing also doubled and drove in two, and Lindsey Kocjancic added a double. Jenna Tomaski scored twice for the Ramettes.

Johnsonburg closes the regular season 13-6. Bradford is 4-16.


COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Shaelyn Black had another strong game and was joined by Macy Gleason and Bianca Gooch, as Coudersport rolled past visiting Cameron County, 9-0.

Black was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, Gleason was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs and Gooch was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Lady Falcons, who also got two hits from Joplin Osgood.

Katie Bertrand threw the complete-game shutout allowing two hits and no walks while striking out five.

Laila Smith, who had one of the two Lady Raider hits, took the loss going six innings allowing nine runs on 11 hits, two walks and a hit batter while striking out two.

Coudersport, which has one game left to finish – an earlier game with Wellsboro that was halted midstream by rain – is 12-3. Cameron County closed out the season 6-8.


CLEARFIELD, Pa. – Alexa Young tossed a five-hitter to lead visiting Altoona to a 5-1 win over Clearfield.

Young gave up an unearned run in the bottom of the first inning but that was it. She didn’t issue a walk and struck out seven.

Brooke Cline had two of Clearfield’s five hits.

Meanwhile, Andrea Parrish had a pair of hits for Altoona including a double, while scoring three runs and Bethany Kudlawiec added two singles.

Raeleigh Redden took the loss giving up five runs, two earned, on nine hits and four walks while striking out three in seven innings of work.

Clearfield is 7-12 on the year.


ULYSSES, Pa. – Thanks to two Demi Youse RBIs and three runs scored from Tory McCutcheon, Northern Potter ended its season on a winning note beating visiting Port Allegany, 12-3.

Youse was 1-for-2 and also scored a run, while McCutcheon was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Kalie Cowburn was also 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

Erin Stauffer paced Port Allegany going 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Kierra Keck was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.

Briana Black got the win going seven innings allowing three runs on four hits and striking out 10.

Mckaila Daniels suffered the loss. She allowed six hits and two walks while striking out two and allowing 12 runs.

Northern Potter finishes the season 7-9. Port Allegany finishes 2-15.


CHICORA, Pa. – Ashley Coon homered and singled to help Karns City break a two-game losing streak with a 12-2, six-inning win over visiting Keystone.

Taylor Downs added a double and a single for the Lady Gremlins, who close out the regular season at 9-6, while Alyssa Stitt and Sami Grazioli each had a pair of singles.

Mackenzie Shay got the win allowing two runs on four hits while striking out five.

Keystone finishes the year 4-13.


NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Behind strong offensive games from Lexi Holt and Kara Hicks, Redbank Valley put a cap on the regular season with a 16-1, four-inning victory over visiting Clarion-Limestone.

Holt was 2-for-4 with a double and three runs scored for the Lady Bulldogs (9-7) with Hicks going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Maycee Shumaker also had a double and an RBI, while Jess Walter had a double and two runs scored.

Alyssa Burkett got the win allowing one run on four hits while striking out six.

Alyssa Kiser scored the lone run for the Lady Lions, who finished 6-12.