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A Walk Off for the Owls; S&S Boys Lift Brookville; Jones Tosses Shutout for KC; Shoup Gets 100th K for Cranberry in Loss; RV Scores 5 TDs

Wyatt Stark's two-run wall-off double lifted Bradford over Oswayo Valley. Photo by Paul Burdick

BRADFORD, Pa. – After giving up a two-run lead in the top of the seventh to fall behind a run, Bradford walked off Oswayo Valley, 5-4, thanks to a two-run double by Wyatt Stark.

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The Green Wave trailed 3-1 going to the seventh but started the inning with back-to-back walks and an error that scored two runs to tie the game. Ethan Hackman then singled to put Oswayo Valley up, 4-3.

But Noah Swanson drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the seventh, and Travis Barger singled with one out and was replaced by a pinch runner, Aiden Williard before a wild pitch advanced both runners. Stark then doubled on a two-strike pitch to center to win the game.

Jackson Nannen was 2-for-3 with a run scored for the Owls, while Barger went 2-for-4, and Stark was 1-for-4 with two RBIs.

                  

Hackman was 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs for Oswayo Valley with Dawson Welch going 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored.

Swanson got the win in relief of Anthony Lama going one inning allowing two unearned runs on a hit and a walk while striking out three.

Lama went six-plus innings allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits, five walks, and a hit batter while striking out eight.

Luke Karr took the loss going 1 ⅓ innings allowing two earned runs on three hits and two walks.

Cayden Black pitched five innings giving up three unearned runs on six hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out five.

                          

CLARION-LIMESTONE 5, A-C VALLEY/UNION 2

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Tommy Smith and Logan Lutz combined to pitch an eight-hitter, as Clarion-Limestone beat visiting A-C Valley/Union, 5-2.

Smith went the first four innings to get the win allowing an earned run on four hits and three walks while striking out seven.

Lutz picked up the save going three innings allowing one earned run on four hits and a walk while striking out five.

The Lions scored all five of their runs in two innings using a two-run first and three-run fifth to secure the win.

               

Lutz was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored, while Smith scored a run and drove in a run and Nick Aaron went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Zach Cooper was 2-for-4 with a run scored for A-C Valley/Union.

Bailey Crissman took the loss going six innings allowing five runs, one earned, on five hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out six.

BROOKVILLE 10, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 7

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Riley Smith and Noah Shaffer each had three hits and Brookville scored nine runs in the first two innings and held on for a 10-7 win over Elk County Catholic at McKinley Field.

Smith doubled, scored two runs, and drove in another while Shaffer doubled twice and drove in three runs. Bryce Weaver, who threw the final two innings to notch the save, had two hits with a double.

Kolton Griffin, the second of three Raiders pitchers, got the win, going 2 2/3 innings in relief of starter Ladd Blake. He gave up four runs in the Crusaders’ fifth inning, allowing four hits while striking out three.

Isaac Dellaquila had two hits and drove in three runs with a double for the Crusaders.

Shawn Geci was the losing pitcher, going one inning and giving up five runs on three hits while hitting two batters.

               

KARNS CITY 3, NORTH CLARION 0

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Jacob Jones tossed a two-hit shutout to lead Karns City to a 3-0 road win over North Clarion.

Jones walked one and struck out 10 in seven innings of work.

Drake Irwin was nearly as good for North Clarion going seven innings of three-hit ball. He allowed three earned runs while walking four and striking out four.

Koen Willaims was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Karns City with Troy Nagel going 1-for-1 with a double, two walks, and a run scored.

Wade Peters had both of North Clarion’s hits going 2-for-3.

MONITEAU 8, CRANBERRY 1

BUTLER, Pa. – Cranberry’s Austin Shoup recorded his 100th career strikeout, but Moniteau got the better of Shoup in the Berries for an 8-1 win at Michelle Krill Memorial Field at Historic Pullman Park in Butler.

Shoup struck out seven but gave up five earned runs on four hits, five walks, and a hit batter in five innings of work while taking the loss.

Austin Shoup recorded his 100th strikeout for Cranberry Thursday. Submitted photo

Brock Matthews was great for Moniteau going seven innings in getting the win allowing one earned run on four hits while striking out 10.

Keagan Book accounted for most of the Warriors’ offense going 2-for-4 with a home run, a triple, a run scored, and four RBIs. Connor Ealy was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Dawson Wallace was 1-for-1 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Shoup was 2-for-3 with a triple and a run scored for Cranberry with Connor Morrow going 2-for-3.

CLARION 10, KEYSTONE 0, 5 INNINGS

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Matt Alston and Gary Matus combined on a two-hit shutout, as Clarion toppled Keystone, 10-0, in five innings at the Clarion County Park.

Alston got the win going four innings allowing two hits and a walk while striking out four. Matus went one inning hitting a batter and striking out one.

Dawson Smail was 2-for-3 with two runs scored for the Bobcats, while Noah Harrison went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

Derek Smail was also 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and a run scored for Clarion, while Devon Lauer was 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and three runs scored, and Hayden Weber was 2-for-2 with two runs scored.

Drew Keth and Cole Henry had hits for Keystone.

Chaz Renninger took the loss going 3 ⅓ innings allowing 10 runs, six earned, on eight hits and three walks.

JOHNSONBURG 13, BROCKWAY 2

BROCKWAY, Pa.- A seven-run fourth innings helped Johnsonburg beat Brockway, 13-2, in Brockway.

Aiden Zimmerman had a big day at the plate for Johnsonburg hitting a home run, a double, and a triple while going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBIs.

Kaden Dennis added three RBIs in the win going 2-for-5 with two runs scored, while Eric Panebianco went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Luke Zimmerman was 3-for-4 a double, an RBI, and three runs scored.

Andrew Brubaker went 2-for-3 with a run scored for Brockway.

Dennis got the win in relief of Aiden Zimmerman going four innings allowing two earned runs on three hits while striking out four. Zimmerman pitched three innings allowing two hits while striking out three.

CAMERON COUNTY 15, SMETHPORT 0, 4 INNINGS

EMPORIUM, Pa.- Eastyn Solveson drove in three runs to help Cameron County to a 15-0, four-inning win over visiting Smethport.

Solveson was 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

Jesop Farabaugh, Jake Narby, and Anthony Mastriania each added two RBIs in the win.

Farabaugh was 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored, Narby was 1-for-3 with two runs scored, and Mastriania was 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored.

Owen Rounsville had the lone hit for Smethport going 1-for-2.

Ryan Shaffer got the win allowing one hit while striking out seven in four innings.

Cole Szuba took the loss. He allowed seven runs, six earned, on two hits, three walks, and a hit batter without recording an out.

REDBANK VALLEY 35, FOREST AREA 0

TIONESTA, Pa. – Tate Minich’s grand slam highlighted a 35-run output in three innings for Redbank Valley in a 35-0 win at West Forest.

The Bulldogs scored 13 runs in the first, 14 in the second, and eight in the third on 24 hits, nine walks, three hit batters, and five Fire errors.

Minich, who added a double, was 3-for-3 with four runs scored and six RBIs.

Owen Clouse added three doubles out of the leadoff spot going 4-for-4 with a walk, four runs scored, and three RBIs, while Tyler Hetrick and Braylon Wagner each had a pair of doubles.

Hetrick was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and four runs scored, and Wagner went 2-for-3 with a walk, two RBIs, and three runs scored.

Mason Clouse added three RBIs for Redbank Valley going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and four runs scored, Jaxon Huffman chipped in five RBIs while going 3-for-4 with two runs scored, Ty Carrier was 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs, Breckin Minich was 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs, and Peyton Rearick was 2-for-4 with a walk, three runs scored, and two RBIs.

Breckin Minich and Hetrick combined to not allow a base runner on just 24 pitches. Minich went two innings for the win striking out two, while Hetrick pitched an inning striking out two.

Only 17 of the 35 runs were earned against Forest Area.

Nathan Dietrich took the loss going 1 ⅔ innings allowing 23 runs, 10 earned, on 14 hits, three walks, and three hit batters. Zachary Carll pitched ⅔ of an inning giving up 11 earned runs on nine hits and four walks, and Warren Dashner pitched ⅔ of an inning giving up an unearned run on a hit and two walks.

TYRONE 8, CLEARFIELD 0

HYDE, Pa. – A six-run sixth helped Tyrone pull away from homestanding Clearfield, 8-0.

Landon Hamer had a big day for the Golden Eagles going 4-for-4 with two doubles, a run scored, and two RBIs, while AJ Coleman was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Ross Gampe held the Clearfield bats silent allowing just three hits and a walk while striking out five.

Hunter Rumsky took the loss going 5 ⅓ innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on eight hits and a hit batter while striking out eight.

WILLIAMSBURG 7, CURWENSVILLE 1

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Rowan Gorsuch and Preston Long combined on a four-hitter, as visiting Williamsburg beat Curwensville, 7-1.

Gorsuch went five innings to get the win allowing an earned run on three hits while striking out six throwing just 59 pitches.

Long came in and allowed one hit and two walks while striking out one in two innings of work.

Alex Branter was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI in the win.
Logan Kunkle went 2-for-3 with an RBI for Curwensville, while Andrew Pentz tripled and scored a run.

Kunkle took the loss going four innings allowing six runs, five earned, on seven hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out two.

                       

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