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May 3 Baseball and Softball Recaps

Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball recaps.

BASEBALL

BROOKVILLE 3, ST. MARYS 1

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Wyatt Shaffer tossed a two-hit gem to lead Brookville to a 3-1 win over visiting St. Marys.

Shaffer went all seven innings giving up a first-inning run.He walked two and struck out four allowing just one hit after the first inning.

Kyle Dunkle was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI to pace the Raiders, while Jordan Tosh also had a double and an RBI and Ben Caun also drove home a run. Tanner LaBenne and Logan Thrush also doubled for Brookville.

Tim Beimel had a leadoff double in the first for St. Marys and scored in the inning on a Jeff Wehler groundout. Brandon Lenze had the other hit for the Dutch.

Nate Beimel took the loss going five innings allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out one.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 3, BRADFORD 1, 9 INNINGS

BRADFORD, Pa. – Lance Pennington and Peyton Graham combined to throw a nine-inning three-hitter to lead Punxsutawney to a 3-1, nine-inning win at Bradford.

The game was tied at one through eight before the Chucks scored a pair of unearned runs in the ninth to get the victory.

Pennington started and went seven innings allowing one run on three hits and five walks while striking out eight. Graham then was dominant over the final two innings striking out five of the six batters he faced to get the win.

Andrew Bacha, Danny Manion and Connor Vecellio kept pace with the Punxsy duo most of the afternoon combining to strike out 10 Chucks in nine innings while giving up just five hits and no earned runs. Manion also had the game’s only extra-base hit, a double.

Punxsy took a 1-0 lead in the fourth on a Pennington sac fly, but a single by Vecellio in the sixth forced extra innings.

A-C VALLEY 3, REDBANK VALLEY 1
PARKER, Pa. – Tommy Amsler threw a four-hitter to lead A-C Valley to a 3-1 victory over visiting Redbank Valley.

Amsler walked two batters and struck out 12 while not allowing an earned run.

Jonah Powell and Austin Kriebel each had doubles to lead the Falcons offense.

Bryan Layton was the hard-luck loser. He allowed three runs, none earned, in six innings of work on two hits. He struck out three and didn’t walk a batter.

Nick Shoemaker was 2-for-3 with a double and run scored to pace the Bulldogs offense, while Layton had the other two hits.

CLARION 8, CRANBERRY 4

SENECA, Pa. – A five-run fifth inning helped visiting Clarion rally past Cranberry, 8-4.

The Bobcats trailed 4-3 going to the fifth but sent nine men to the plate in the inning getting RBI singles from Bo Miller, Luke Nellis and Sterling Connor, a sacrifice fly from Caleb Wilson and steal of home by Nellis.

Winning pitcher Adrian Weber had a pair of hits, an RBI and a run scored to lead the Clarion offense, while Miller drove in two while going 1-for-4 with a run scored.

Weber went 5 ⅓ innings to get the win. He allowed four runs, three earned, on nine hits and three walks while striking out six. Reed Anthony relieved with two on and one out in the bottom of the sixth and got out of the jam before throwing a scoreless seventh to pick up the save. He struck out two and walked one.

Tyler Gustafson had a big day at the plate for Cranberry going 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. Evan Lutz was 2-for-4 with two runs scored.

Brendan Zerbe took the loss going four-plus innings and allowing six runs, four earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out four. Tylor Ziegler went three innings giving up two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out two.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 7, NORTH CLARION 0

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Sam Leadbetter struck out 12 while throwing a five-hit shutout to lead Clarion-Limestone a 7-0 win over visiting North Clarion.

Leadbetter needed an even 100 pitchers to throw his masterpiece and also helped himself on offense going 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and four RBIs.

Taylor Smith and Colby Himes each scored twice for the Lions with Himes adding an RBI. Jack Zacherl also drove in a run.

Griffin Schmader paced North Clarion going 3-for-3, while Zayn Hargenrader was 2-for-3.

Zayn Hargenrader took the loss in relief of Zander Hargenrader. Zayn went three innings giving up seven runs, three earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out five. Zander pitched three scoreless innings allowing one hit and four walks while striking out two.

All seven of C-L’s runs came in the Lions’ final two at bats with a four-run fifth and a three-run sixth breaking open a scoreless game.

VENANGO CATHOLIC 12, FOREST AREA 7

OIL CITY, Pa. – Hunter Lancaster was 3-for-3 with three RBIs and a run scored to pace Venango Catholic to a 12-7 win over visiting Forest Area.

One of Lancaster’s hits was a double, while Robert Felmlee also had a double while going 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Ian Hidinger also drove in a pair of runs for the Vikings, while Thomas Fink, Parker Slagle and Josh Puleo each scored twice.

Ian Bain got the win going 4 ⅔ innings and allowing three runs, two earned, on four hits and seven strikeouts. Felmlee went the final 2 ⅓ innings allowing four runs, two earned, on one hit and four walks while striking out five.

Nic Smail paced Forest Area with three hits, including a double, while Austin Johnino had a pair of singles for the Fires.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 9, KEYSTONE 2

KNOX, Pa. – Jack Frank and Michael Misiewicz each drove in two runs to lead visiting DuBois Central Catholic to a 9-2 win over Keystone.

Jake and Justin Miknis each added a pair of hits for the Cardinals, as did Austen Cogley.

Thomas Grecco got the win going four innings and allowing two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out nine.

Keystone took a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but DCC used a seven-run fourth to take control of the game.

Brooks LaVan had a pair of hits for the Panther, as did Nick Baughman, who added an RBI.

Nate Wingard suffered the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing eight runs, six earned, on 10 hits and a walk while striking out three.

CLEARFIELD 13, CURWENSVILLE 0, 6 INNINGS

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Justin Fedder had four singles, a walk, two RBIs, three runs scored and two stolen bases to pace Clearfield to a 13-0, six-inning win at neighboring Curwensville.

Reese Wilson added three hits, three runs scored and two RBIs for the Bison, who also saw Thayne Morgan score three times while stealing two bases.

Will Myers went five innings allowing two hits and a walk while striking out nine, seven looking, in his first start of the season to get the win. Logan Lykens pitched one inning striking out two.

Noah Strickland and Bryce Timko had hits for Curwensville.

Timko took the loss going three innings allowing eight hits and five runs, two earned. He walked one and struck out one. Austin Lansberry then gave up four runs, one earned, in two innings on four hits and a walk. Strickland finished up allowing four more runs, two earned, on three hits and two walks in one inning on the mound.

COUDERSPORT 10, OTTO-ELDRED 0, 5 INNINGS; COUDERSPORT 6, OTTO-ELDRED 1

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Outscoring visiting Otto-Eldred 16-1 in two games, Coudersport swept a doubleheader from its North Tier League foe winning Game One 10-0 in five innings and Game Two 6-1.

In the first game, Navada Waterman and Elliott Hite combined on a two-hit shutout.

Waterman went the first two innings giving up a hit while striking out three. Hite picked up the win going the final three innings allowing one hit and a walk while striking out three.

Waterman, Hunter Redmond and Aaron Wolfinger each had two hits apiece for the Falcons with Waterman going 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Redmond 2-for-3 and Wolfinger 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI. Hite added a double and was 1-for-2 with a run scored, while Josh Stevens also had a double and was 1-for-1 with a run scored and two RBIs.

Eli Porter and Chase Sebastian had the hits for Otto-Eldred.

Sebastian took the loss going three innings allowing 10 runs, nine earned, on nine hits and five walks while striking out four. Porter threw a scoreless inning of relief allowing a hit and striking out one.

In Game Two, with Otto as the home team, Waterman had himself a game going 3-for-5 with five RBIs and a run scored to lead Coudersport.

Owen Chambers also had a pair of hits and a run scored for the Falcons with Wolfinger going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Elijah Ayers going 1-for-1 with a double and a run scored.

Sawyer Drummond had an RBI for Otto-Eldred and was 1-for-3. Derrick Coffman was also 1-for-3 with a run scored for the Terrors, while Porter had his second hit of the day.

Austen Saulter got the win going four scoreless, hitless innings. He walked three and struck out seven. Wolfinger picked up the save going three innings allowing one run on three hits and three walks while striking out six.

Alex Stone took the loss. He pitched one innings allowing one run on one hit and a walk while striking out one. Drummond allowed four runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five in four innings of work, and Porter threw the final two innings giving up one run on one hit and four walks.

OSWAYO VALLEY 7, COWANESQUE VALLEY 6

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Oswayo Valley built a five-run lead after four innings and then had to hold on for dear life to stay unbeaten with a 7-6 win over visiting Cowanesque Valley.

The Green Wave (15-0) led 7-2 after four innings but watched Cowanesque Valley scored four times in the fifth to make it a game.

Dylan Buchholz picked up the win in relief of Garren Black. He went two innings allowing four runs on four hits and a walk while striking out two. Black went the first three giving up two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out two. Gavin Babcock picked up the save throwing two scoreless innings allowing a hit while striking out two.

Garren Black was 3-for-3, while Gavin Babcock had a two-run single for Oswayo Valley.

Colton Vinulan took the loss going 5 ⅓ innings allowing seven runs on just four hits but walking 10. He struck out four.

Calen Fitzwater was 2-for-4 for Cowanesque Valley, while Kurtis Easton was 2-for-3 and Matt Freeman had a two-run double.

SOFTBALL

A-C VALLEY 7, REDBANK VALLEY 6

PARKER, Pa. – Winning pitcher Katie Stumpner singled home Kylee Eaton with no one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to give A-C Valley a 7-6 walk-off win over Redbank Valley.

Eaton started the seventh of a tie game with a single and moved to third on a passed ball and a wild pitch before scoring on the Stumpner single.

Stumpner was 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the game and also went all seven innings in the circle allowing six runs, four earned, on six hits and five walks while striking out two.

Haylee Wetzel added two hits, two RBIs and a run scored for the Lady Falcons, while Eaton was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Lauren McNany was also 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and a run scored.

Alyssa Burkett took the loss going six-plus innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on seven hits. She struck out three.

Burkett added a double on offense, while Kara Hicks was 1-for-4 with two runs scored, and Lexi Holt went 1-for-3 with a run scored.

CRANBERRY 2, CLARION 1

SENECA, Pa. – Natalie and Sarah Barcinas combined on a two-hitter to lead Cranberry to a 2-1 win over visiting Clarion avenging an early loss this season to the Lady Cats.

Natalie Barcinas got the win going five-plus innings and giving up one run on two hits and four walks while striking out two.

Sarah Barcinas came in in the sixth with a run in and runners on second and third with no outs and promptly hit Sadie Rudesyle before striking out Maya Thornton, Cora Zerfoss and Carly Best to end the threat. She then struck out all three batters she faced in the seventh to earn the save with six straight Ks.

Rudesyle nearly matched the Barcinases pitch for pitch. She allowed two runs, one earned, on two hits and two walks while striking out 10.

One of those hits, though, was a home run to Kendra Schreck. Rachel McCauley had the other hit for the Berries.

Johnna Rapp and Rudesyle had hits for Clarion with Rudesyle’s being a double.

VENANGO CATHOLIC 12, FOREST AREA 2, 5 INNINGS

OIL CITY, Pa. – Jennifer Rogers and Sarah McCauley each had two RBIs to help Venango Catholic to a 12-2, five-inning win over visiting Forest Area.

McCauley, who had a double, and Rogers had two of VC’s three hits.

Forest Area actually outhit the Lady Vikings 4-3 with Sarah Schettler getting a double for the Fires.

Kylee Gonzalez picked up the win. She walked two and struck out three while giving up two runs on the four hits in five innings of work.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 14,KEYSTONE 1

KNOX, Pa. – Jordy Frank continued to mash the softball coming up with four hits, including a home run and two triples, to lead DuBois Central Catholic to a 14-1 win at Keystone.

Frank drove in four runs on the day as well.

Ashley Wruble added four hits and three RBIs for the Lady Cardinals, while Alyssa Bittner and Riley Assalone each added three hits.

Assalone got the win going the distance and allowing one hit and one unearned run while striking out 11.

Lexi Callander had Keystone’s hit.

CLEARFIELD 7, TYRONE 2

TYRONE, Pa. – Brooke Cline, Makayla Ross and Abby Fedder each had two hits, as visiting Clearfield beat Tyrone, 7-2.

Cline added a pair of stolen bases for the Lady Bison, while Ross and Fedder, who was 2-for-2, each had RBIs.

Raeleigh Redden picked up the win in relief of Erica Hanes. She went four innings giving up one hit and striking out four. Hanes went the first three innings.

COUDERSPORT 9, OTTO-ELDRED 1; COUDERSPORT 11, OTTO-ELDRED 2

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Coudersport had little trouble sweeping a twinbill from visiting Otto-Eldred winning Game One 9-1 before taking the nightcap 11-2.

In the first game, Bianca Gooch and EmmaRae Easton each went 2-for-4 with Easton hitting a double. Shaelyn Black and Katie Bertrand also added doubles for the Lady Falcons.

Autumn Smith was 2-for-2 with a run scored to pace Otto-Eldred.

Easton got the win allowing one run on seven hits and three walks while striking out five,

Joslynn Veilleux took the loss. She gave up nine hits and two walks while striking out six.

In the second game, Macy Gleason paced Coudy going 3-for-5 with four RBIs, while Joplin Osgood was 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Rachel Wolfe paced Otto going 2-for-3 with a double.

Katie Bertrand got the win allowing two runs on four hits and a hit batter while striking out five.

Alyssa Shelander took the loss. She allowed four hits and two walks while striking out three in 3-plus innings. Veilleux then gave up seven hits and three walks while striking out five also in three-plus.

JOHNSONBURG 11, SHEFFIELD 2

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Kylee Wall was 4-for-4 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and an RBI to lead Johnsonburg to an 11-2 win at Sheffield.

Skylar Sherry added a home run and was 3-for-4 with three RBIS and two runs scored for the Ramettes, while Britnee Throwart had a triple and an RBI in her only at bat. Ashton Watts and Alyssa Kasmierski each chipped in with doubles with Watts going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI and Kasmierski going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Madison Herzing scored twice for Johnsonburg, as did Nicole Meyers and Jaylie Johnson. Myers and Johnson each added two hits and an RBI.

Johnsonburg led just 4-2 going to the sixth but scored five in the sixth and two in the seventh to break the game open.

Mya Grubbs was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Sheffield.

Sherry got the win going seven innings and allowing two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out 11.

GALETON 4, NORTHERN POTTER 1

GALETON, Pa. – Makaya Shadle threw a two-hitter to lead Galeton to a 4-1 win over visiting Northern Potter.

Shadle also walked three while striking out seven.

Tory McCutcheon was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Northern Potter with Jenna Hyde drawing a pair of walks and scoring the Lady Panthers run.

Olivia Pagano was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored for Galeton.

McCutcheon took the loss allowing four runs on three hits and two walks while striking out three in six innings of work.

KANE 12, BRADFORD 9

KANE, Pa. – Sadie Tunall was 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs and a stolen base, as Kane beat visiting Bradford, 12-9.

Ashley Swanson added a pair of hits and an RBI and just missed a home run that hit off the top of the fence and bounced back into play, while Alexis Lima-Lopez was 2-for-3 with two runs scored, two RBIs, a stolen base and a sacrifice. Also for the Lady Wolves, Hannah Buhl walked three times and scored three times while stealing two bases.

Baylee Swanson got the win allowing nine runs on eight hits, six walks and a hit batsman while striking out three. Fourteen of her 17 outs were on ground balls.

Bradford stats weren’t available.

SMETHPORT 10, PORT ALLEGANY 0, 6 INNINGS

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Brooke Kane-Walker lifted Smethport to 10-0, six-inning win at Port Allegany with her arm and her bat.

Walker allowed just three hits while striking out six in getting the shutout victory and also hit a home run while going 3-for-5 with four RBIs.

Abbey Woodard added a pair of hits and two RBIs for Smethport.

OSWAYO VALLEY 9, COWANESQUE VALLEY 8

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Oswayo Valley overcame a five-run deficit to beat visiting Cowanesque Valley, 9-8.

The Green Wave were down 8-3 after three before scoring three times in the fourth and three more times in the fifth to get the victory.

Karina West tied the game with a double in the fifth before Shayla Bickel drove in the go-ahead run.

Bickel had a pair of extra-base hits in the game adding a triple, while West drove in two runs. Jayden Snyder also was 2-for-2, and winning pitcher Madison NUdd was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

Nudd allowed eight runs on 10 hits and five walks while striking out five in seven innings of work.



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