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April 13, 2022 D10 Softball: Saylor’s Slam Helps Grove City Past Sharon; Jamestown Edges Sharpsville

Grove City's Courtney Saylor.

April 13, 2022 D10 Softball

April 13, 2022 D10 Baseball Recaps

GROVE CITY 10, SHARON 8

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Courtney Saylor’s fourth-inning grand slam helped propel Grove City to a 10-8 win over Sharon.

The home run tied the game at five, and Grove City scored four runs in the sixth inning to take the lead for good, 10-6.

         

Helena Wolbert’s sacrifice fly gave the Eagles a 7-6 lead, which was followed by an RBI single from Rylie Eaton and a two-run double off the bat of Abby Geiger.

Eaton, Logan Jones, Geiger, and Ava McIlwain had two hits apiece for Grove City.

Jones got the win, allowing eight runs on 12 hits, striking out five.

Dalani Bayer went 2-for-3 with four RBIs for Sharon, while Iresha Norris belted a solo home run and scored four runs.

Miranda Metro suffered the loss, allowing 10 runs (four earned) on 11 hits, striking out three.

         

Abby Geiger, Rylie Eaton, Logan Jones, Ava McIlweain.

JAMESTOWN 3, SHARPSVILLE 2, 8 innings

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Savannah Thurber’s go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning lifted Jamestown to a 3-2 win over Sharpsville.

Trailing 2-0 going into the seventh inning, Jamestown tied the game on an error and an RBI single from Maya Floch.

Bella Ritenour gave Sharpsville a 1-0 lead on an RBI single in the second inning, and the Blue Devils took a 2-0 advantage on Erika Grandy’s RBI single.

     

Thurber tossed seven innings for Jamestown, allowing six hits and one earned run, striking out six.

Breanna Hanley was the tough-luck loser, allowing six hits and two walks, striking out 10.

REYNOLDS 11, MERCER 0, 6 innings

TRANSFER, Pa. – Mackenzie Herman did it all in Reynolds’ 11-0, six-inning win over Mercer.

Herman went 3-for-4 with a home run, double, four RBIs, and three runs at the plate, and tossed a complete-game shutout in the circle, allowing just two hits and striking out 10 without issuing a walk.

Rylee Gearhart also homered and drove in two runs for Reynolds, while Chloe McLaughlin tacked on a pair of RBIs.

Presley Washil suffered the loss, allowing 11 runs (six earned) in six innings, striking out three, and allowing 12 hits.

FRANKLIN 15, SLIPPERY ROCK 0, 3 innings

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Trinity Edge drove in four runs and pitched three scoreless innings as Franklin blanked Slippery Rock 15-0 in three innings.

Edge had a pair of hits and allowed just one in the circle, striking out five without issuing a walk.

The Lady Knights’ offense was also paced by Sydni Hoobler (3-for-3, RBI, two runs), Gabriella Laderer (1-for-3, RBI, two runs), Abby Boland (1-for-3, double, three RBIs), Brandy Atwell (2-for-3, two runs) and Autumn Fitzgerald (2-for-3, RBI).

SENECA 17, NORTH EAST 1, 5 innings

NORTH EAST, Pa. – Julia Patterson and Kaylin Currier doubled and drove in four runs each and Helen Genest homered, scored four runs, and drove in two runs in Seneca’s 17-1, five-inning win over North East.

The Bobcats scored five runs in the first inning and six in the fifth.

Lauren Konkol also drove in a pair of runs for the Bobcats.

Konkol allowed just one hit in the win, striking out seven without issuing a walk.

That one hit was a home run courtesy of Maisy Post.

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