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May 3 Softball Roundup: Johnsonburg Captures First Elk County Tournament Title

May 3 softball recaps.

(Cover photo Maria Jones, Johnsonburg. Photo by Rich Quiggle)

JOHNSONBURG 10, ST. MARYS 5

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Maria Jones had two doubles, two RBIs and a run scored, while Skylar Sherry hit a home run, was 2-for-2 and had two RBIs to lead Johnsonburg to a 10-5 win over St. Marys in the championship game of the Elk County Tournament at Johnsonburg’s Knothole Field.

Lindsey Kocjancic was also 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI for the Ramettes with Hannah Park and Maddie Herzing each adding two hits. Herzing, who had a double, also scored a run with Jaylie Johnson going 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored. Alyssa Kasmierski also had two RBIs while going 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

Maddie Bowes hit a home run and drove in two for St. Marys. Maddie LeGrys, Micayla Bothun and Lexi Cunningham were all 2-for-4 with LeGrys driving in a run and scoring a run and Cunningham scoring once.

Hannah Park picked up the win going five innings allowing five runs, four earned, on eight hits and a walk while striking out three.

Sherry then came in with a three-run lead in the sixth and pitched two scoreless innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out one to get the save.

Maura Fledderman took the loss going two innings allowing six runs, one earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out two.

According to Mary Thorwart, Johnsonburg’s head coach, this marks the first time the Ramettes have won the Elk County Tournament.

JOHNSONBURG 18, KANE 2, 4 INNINGS

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Lindsey Kocjancic went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and five RBIs, as Johnsonburg rolled past Kane, 18-2 in four innings, in the opening round of the Elk County Tournament at Knothole Field in Johnsonburg.

Maria Jones added three RBIs and three runs scored while going 1-for-3 with a triple. She also walked twice.

Britnee Thorwart and Kylee Wall each added a pair of RBIs for Johnsonburg.

Thorwart was 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored with Wall going 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored.

Jaylie Johnson was also 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored with Skylar Sherry going 2-for-3 with three runs scored and Alyssa Kasmierski was walked, scored twice and added an RBI.

Ella Marconi and Lindsey Greto were both 1-for-2 with an RBI for Kane. Katelyn Young was 1-for-2 with a run scored.

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

Rachel Danielson took the loss going three innings allowing 18 runs, 13 earned, on 10 hits and eight walks while striking out one.

Kane faces Elk County Catholic in the consolation game Thursday.

ST. MARYS 14, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 0, 5 INNINGS

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – ‘Syd Eckert was 2-for-4 with a triple, four RBIs and a run scored to help St. Marys to a 14-0 in five innings win over Elk County Catholic in the opening round of the Elk County Tournament at Johnsonburg’s Knothole Field.

Bekka Bauer added three RBIs while going 1-for-3 with two runs scored for the Lady Dutch.

Also for St. Marys, Morgan Krug was 1-for-3 with a walk, a two RBIs and two runs scored with Micayla Bothun going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Maddie Bowes was also 2-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and an RBI with Brittany Shaw going 2-for-2 with two runs scored.

Emily Evers was 3-for-3 for ECC with a double. Sady VanAlstine added a 2-for-3 performance.

Maura Fledderman got the win going five innings allowing eight hits and two walks while striking out two.

Michelle Gerber took the loss going 2 ⅓ innings allowing 14 runs, nine earned, on 12 hits and three walks while striking out one.

ECC faces Kane in the consolation game Saturday.

CRANBERRY 3, CLARION 1

SENECA, Pa. – Natalie Barcinas pitched a four-hitter to lead Cranberry to a 3-1 win over visiting Clarion.

Barcinas gave up one run while walking two and striking out five.

Libby Kiefer was 2-for-3 with a triple with her courtesy runner, Elaine Kahle, scoring a run. Rachel McCauley added a pair of hits and two RBIs, while Malliah Schreck and Nicole Hutchinson both doubled. Schreck scored a run and Hutchinson drove one home for the Berries who scored once in the first, once in the fourth and once in the fifth.

Clarion, whose lone run came in the second, got a 2-for-3 performance from Kate Constantino, who scored the Lady Cats run. MaKenzie Ditullio had the RBI.

Sadie Rudesyle took the loss allowing three runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out two.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 3, WILLIAMSPORT 0

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Kylee Lingenfelter continued her outstanding work in the circle tossing a one-hit shutout while striking out 15 in a 3-0 Punxsutawney win at Williamsport.

Lingenfelter, who has given up eight runs, six earned, all season, tossed her fourth straight shutout. During that span, she has given up three hits seven walks, including two vs. Williamsport while striking out 56. The 15 strikeouts marked the ninth double-digit strikeout game for the junior committed to Penn State this season and the fourth time she has fanned at least 15.

Grace Aikens backed her pitcher going 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs. Morgan Adamson was 2-for-3 with two runs scored while Kim Shoemaker was also 2-for-3.

Cali Shields had a double for Williamsport.

Mikayla Aldenderfer took the loss going seven innings allowing three runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out three.

BROOKVILLE 8, CURWENSVILLE 0

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Led by Abby Sunealitis and Jordan MacWilliams, Brookville rapped out 13 hits on its way to an 8-0 win over visiting Curwensville.

Sunealitis and MacWilliams both had a pair of hits and two RBIs for the Lady Raiders.

Joining the duo in picking up a pair of base knocks for Brookville were Carlie McManigle, Maggie Miller and Lauren Hergert. Hannah Kirkwood chipped in a triple.

Ariel Zattoni was 2-for-3 for Curwensville.

McManigle got the win going seven innings allowing four hits and a walk while striking out two.

DUBOIS 10, HOLLIDAYSBURG 0, 5 INNINGS

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. – Scoring nine times in the first two innings, visiting DuBois cruised to a 10-0, five-inning win over Hollidaysburg.

Maddie Smith went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored for the Lady Beavers, while Kylee Bundy was 1-for-2 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs. Autumn Shaffer also pitched in two RBIs and a run scored with one hit, while Katie Zameroski scored twice as did Laura Fatula, who also drove in a run.

Sarah Snyder tossed a two-hit shutout walking five and striking out five in five innings.

A-C VALLEY 14, FOREST AREA 3

TIONESTA, Pa. – Emily Wetzel had herself a game in a 14-3 A-C Valley road win over Forest Area at West Forest.

Wetzel was 4-for-5 with a double, three runs scored, two stolen bases and two RBIs and also was the winning pitcher tossing 5 ⅓ innings of scoreless relief allowing one unearned run while striking out six.

She had plenty of help on offense.

Kylee Eaton went 3-for-3 with a triple, a stolen base and three RBIs, Cam McNany also drove in three runs while going 2-for-5 with two doubles, a run scored and a stolen base. Annie Viertel (2-for-4, double, stolen base) and Myia Page (1-for-3, double) also had a pair of RBIs, while Kelsie Terwilliger was 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored and Elyssa Papucci was 2-for-2 with an RBI and a stolen base.

COUDERSPORT 14, PORT ALLEGANY 4, 5 INNINGS

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – EmmaRae Easton went 4-for-4 with a pair of RBIs to pace a 14-4, five-inning Coudersport win over visiting Port Allegany.

Macy Gleason hit a three-run home run and added a pair of sacrifice bunts for the Lady Falcons, with Joplin Osgood going 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored. Shaelyn Black also had three hits, including a double.

Makenzie Burr was 2-for-2 with a three-run home run for Port Allegany.

Madison Smith got the win allowing four runs on three hits and a walk while striking out seven in five innings of work.

Burr took the loss allowing 14 runs on 12 hits and four walks in four innings.

GLENDALE 12, CLEARFIELD 8

IRVONA, Pa. – Glendale rode a seven-run first inning to a 12-8 win over visiting Clearfield Wednesday night at Elderberry Park in Irvona.

Lexi Mulhollenn hit a home run while Makenzie Lukehart had three hits, including a double and a triple, two runs scored and an RBI for the Lady Vikings. Sydney Gallaher also had a double and two RBIs with Cierra O’Shell picking up a pair of hits, including a double, and an RBI.

Brooke Cline had four hits, including a double and a triple, for Clearfield while stealing a base, scoring twie and driving in a run. Erica Hanes had two hits, including a double, to go with an RBI.

Kyla Holtz got the win in relief going five innings allowing eight runs, three eanred, on seven hits and a walk while striking out six.

Abby Fedder took the loss going two innings giving up nine runs, five earned, on seven hits, three walks and a hit batter while striking out two.



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