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ACV/Union’s Crissman, Clarion’s Miller, Moniteau’s Matthews all Strong on the Mound in Wins; Brockway tops ECC

Tanner Miller delivers a pitch during Clarion's win over North Clarion. Miller fired a one-hit shutout in five innings for the Bobcats. Photo by Nathan Givran

DUBOIS, Pa. – Bailey Crissman threw a 3-hit shutout as A-C Valley beat Cranberry, 8-0, at Stern Field in DuBois.

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Crissman walked one and hit two while striking out 11.

Chase Ruth was 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs for the Falcon Knights while Sebastian Link was 1-for-2 with two RBIs and a run scored.

Zac Copper also went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI for A-C Valley, while Seth Best was 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored, and an RBI.

                  

Landon Burgdorfer took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing six runs, three earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out four.

MONITEAU 4, KEYSTONE 0

BUTLER, Pa. – Brock Matthews and Dawson Cook combined on a two-hitter to lead Moniteau to a 4-0 win over Keystone at Michelle Krill Memorial Field at Historic Pullman Park.

Matthews went the first six innings allowing two hits and two walks while striking out 11, while Cook walked one and struck out two.

CLARION 11, NORTH CLARION 0, 5 INNINGS

                          

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Tanner Miller threw a five-inning one-hitter to help Clarion to an 11-0, five-inning win at North Clarion.

Miller walked two and struck out seven.

Dawson Smail led the Bobcats’ offense hitting a home run and a double while going 2-for-2 with two walks, two RBIs, and three runs scored.

Matt Alston also hit a double while going 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs for Clarion, while Miller was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

Drake Irwin had the lone hit for North Clarion.

               

Zeelan Hargenrader took the loss going four innings allowing nine earned runs on 10 hits and five walks while striking out two.

Ian Ross had a double for Moniteau while going 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Blaine Jamison, Derrick Creedon-Moyer, and Matthews each added RBIs for the Warriors.

Chaz Renninger and Drew Keth each had hits for Keystone.

Noah Weckerly took the loss going four innings allowing two earned runs on three hits and a walk while striking out six. Cole Henry pitched two innings allowing two unearned runs on two hits while striking out three.

BROCKWAY 8, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 4

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Gage Park, Dylan Bash, Matthew Brubaker, and Ezra Swanson each had two hits to lead Brockway to an 8-4 win over visiting Elk County Catholic.

Swanson was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI, Park went 2-for-4 with a run scored, Bash was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, and Brubaker was 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored, and an RBI.

Raiden Craft drove in a pair of runs for the Lady Rovers, while Andrew Brubaker was 1-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored, and an RBI.

            

Ezra Swanson got the win going six innings allowing three earned runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out five. Jeremy Swanson pitched one inning allowing an earned run on one hit and one walk while striking out one.

Colby Nussbaum was 2-for-3 with a run scored for ECC while Frankie Smith went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

Wil Wortman took the loss going two innings in relief allowing two earned runs on three hits and two walks.

OTTO-ELDRED 17, GALETON 6, 5 INNINGS

GALETON, Pa. – A 12-run fifth inning lifted Otto-Eldred to a 17-6, five-inning win at Galeton.

Manning Splain and Cal Minich led the offense for the Terrors.

Splain was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and three RBIs, while Minich went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and four RBIs.

Max Splain added a 2-for-3 day with a pair of walks, an RBI, and three runs scored for the Terrors, while Austin Cousins went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, and Brandon Magee was 1-for-2 with three walks and three runs scored.
Gavin Sykora was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, and a run scored for Galeton.

Cousins got the win in relief of Jacob Obenrader going two innings allowing two earned runs on no hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out two.

Obenrader pitched three innings allowing four earned runs on six hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out four.

Matt Zur took the loss going 3 ⅓ innings allowing five earned runs on six hits, four walks, and a hit batter while striking out two.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 15, MARION CENTER 1, 5 INNINGS

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Josh Tyger and Jake Sikora combined to go 5-for-5 with two doubles, a home run, four runs scored, and seven RBIs to lead Punxsutawney past visiting Marion Center, 15-1, in five innings

Tyger was 3-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, three runs scored, and three RBIs while Sikora went 2-for-2 with a home run, a walk, a run scored, and four RBIs.

Justin Miller also drove in a pair of runs for the Chucks going 1-for-3 with a run scored, while Peyton Hetrick was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Sikora got the win going four innings allowing an unearned run on two hits and a walk while striking out six. Tyger pitched a scoreless inning striking out three.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 27, FOREST AREA 0

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Jake Smith was 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles, four runs scored, and three RBIs to help Clarion-Limestone beat Forest Area, 27-0, at C-L.

Aiden Coulson was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, and two RBIs for the Lions while Jack Craig went 2-for-2 with two runs scored, and an RBI.

Tommy Smith was also 3-for-4 with two doubles, four RBIs, and four runs scored for C-L with Logan Lutz going 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, and four RBIs.

Jack Craig and Jake Smith combined on a three-inning no-hitter with Craig getting the win going two innings hitting a batter and striking out three and Smith going one inning walking one and striking out one.

BALD EAGLE AREA 12, CLEARFIELD 2, 5 INNINGS

WINGATE, Pa. – Punching out five extra-base hits, Bald Eagle Area rolled past visiting Clearfield, 12-2, in five innings.

Cameron Walkins hit a home run for the Eagles while Kahale Burns had two doubles, Gavin Eckley a triple, and Taten Yoder a double.

Burns was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI, Yoder was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI, Caron Nagle was 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored, and an RBI, and Justin Bisel was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Will Domico, Hunter Rumsky, Hayvin Bumbarger, and Anthony Lopez had singles for Clearfield with Lopez adding an RBI.

Wyatt Coakley got the win going three innings of three-hit ball. He walked three and struck out two while allowing two runs, both earned.

Nagle pitched two scoreless innings for Bald Eagle allowing a hit and a walk.

Elijah Quick took the loss going three innings allowing six runs, four earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out three.

HARMONY 7, CURWENSVILLE 4

WESTOVER, Pa. – Harmony scored five runs in its final two at-bats to rally past visiting Curwensville, 7-4.

Down 3-2 going to the fifth, the Owls took the lead with a four-run fifth inning before taking on an insurance run in the sixth.

Lucas Tanrow drove in three runs for Harmony while going1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, while Jack Bracken was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Anthony Maseto doubled while going 1-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored.

Ayden Sutika was 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs to pace Curwensville.

Tarnow got the win in relief going 2 ⅔ innings allowing one earned run on no hits and six walks while striking out one.

Maestro started for Harmony and went 4 ⅓ innings allowing three runs, two earned, on four hits, a hit batter, and two walks while striking out 11.

Andrew Pentz took the loss in relief of Sutika going two innings allowing five runs, four earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out two.

Sutika went four innings allowing two unearned runs on two hits and two walks while striking out three.

HICKORY 6, KARNS CITY 4

BUTLER, Pa. – Hickory built a 5-0 lead and held off a Karns City rally for a 6-4.

Zac Lanshcak was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the first inning and Tyson Djakovich followed with a sacrifice fly to make it 2-0.

In the third inning, an error and a balk made it 4-0 and Djakovich’s RBI double in the fourth made it 5-0.

In the bottom of the fourth, Hobie Bartoe drew a bases-loaded walk, Koen Williams had an RBI single, Troy Nagel walked with the bases loaded and Bartoe scored on a wild pitch to make it 5-4.

Hickory tacked on an insurance run on Bertolasio’s RBI double in the seventh.

Dennis Fedele got the win, going 6 ⅓ innings and giving up four unearned runs on two hits, striking out seven and walking two, with Ryan Coxe picking up the final two outs for the save.

Bertolasio, Johnny Leedham, and Luke Ference had two hits apiece for the Hornets.

Williams, Fleming, and Jacob Jones had one hit each for Hickory.

Wyatt Fleming took the loss, allowing our runs (two earned) in 2 ⅔ innings on three hits, striking out three and walking five.

YOUNGSVILLE 8, KANE 0

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Nathan Lucks fired a six-hit shutout as Youngsville earned an 8-0 win over Kane.

Lucks struck out four and walked two, needing just 78 pitches to get through his seven innings of work.

Offensively, Youngsville scored twice in the first inning, four in the fourth, and two in the sixth.

Ian Mancuso was 3-for-4 with three RBIs for the Eagles, while Matt DeSimone was 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBIs, and two runs, James Johnson was 2-for-4 with two runs, Lucks was 1-for-3 with an RBI and Keegan Mesel was 2-for-3 with two runs.

Elijah Everett suffered the loss for Kane, allowing six runs (four earned) on 10 hits while striking out eight.

Luke Ely was 2-for-4 at the plate for the Wolves.

                       

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