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April 14, 2022 D10 Baseball: Engel, Prep Top Rival McDowell; Rocky Grove’s Moreland Fires No-Hitter

Jaocb Engel. Photo courtesy Prep-Villa athletics.

April 14, 2022 D10 Baseball Recaps

District 10 Softball Recaps 


ERIE, Pa. – Jacob Engel allowed just one run in a complete-game victory as Cathedral Prep beat rival McDowell, 9-1.

Engel allowed just one run on seven hits, striking out eight and issuing just one free pass.


The offense backed Engel early and often, scoring five runs in the first two innings. Reece Colvin once again set the table from the top of the order, going 4-for-5 with four runs scored.

Cole Constable drove in a pair of runs for the Ramblers, going 2-for-3 with a double, while Jason Fultz Jr. was also 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Nick Hamilton took the loss for McDowell, allowing five runs (two earned) in two innings, allowing three hits and three walks, striking out three.

Jake Banks and Matt Demski had two hits apiece for the Trojans.

ROCKY GROVE 11, IROQUOIS 0, 5 innings


LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Eli Moreland fired a five-inning no-hitter, allowing just one walk as Rocky Grove cruised to an 11-0 win over Iroquois.

Moreland needed just 69 pitches (48 strikes) to complete the no-non, recording 13 of his 15 outs via strikeout.

Moreland also drove in a pair of runs offensively, while Travis Knupp went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs, and Eli Wilson 1-for-3 with three RBIs.

Hunter Alderson took the loss, allowing seven runs (six earned).

SHARPSVILLE 22, MERCER 1, 3 innings


TRANSFER, Pa. – Sharpsville scored 15 runs in the third inning on its way to a 22-1, three-inning win over Mercer.

Leading Sharpsville at the plate were Luke Distler, who went 3-for-3 with six RBIs and three runs, Jack Leipheimer (2-for-2, four runs t, three RBIs), Stephen Tarnoci (2-for-3, five RBIs), Braden Scarvel (3-for-3, two RBIs) and Brock Lenzie (2-for-4, home run, three RBIs).

Eli Eckles got the win, allowing one run on two hits, striking out five.

WEST MIDDLESEX 15, MERCER 1, 5 innings

MERCER, Pa. – Devin Gruver homered and drove in five runs to help West Middlesex to a 15-1, five-inning win over Mercer.

The Big Reds scored six runs in both the fourth and fifth innings.

Hunter Hoffman, Gruver, Richie Preston, Kyle Hurley, and Eric Nehlen all drove in runs in the six-run fifth. Preston finished with three RBIs, as did Hoffman, while Hurley had a pair of RBs.

Evan Gilson pitched 2 ⅓ scoreless innings to get the win, allowing just two hits and walking three.



UNION CITY, Pa. – A seven-run second inning helped lift Union City to a 14-7 win over Eisenhower.

Matthew Bennett had a big day at the plate for the Bears, going 3-for-4 with three RBIs, while Miles McCaslin was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs and Bryce Drayer 3-for-4 with three runs and Trevin Capela drove in a pair.

McCaslin got the win, allowing six runs (four earned) in six innings, surrendering five hits, and striking out five.

Garrett Jensen led Eisenhower at the plate, going 1-for-3 with three RBIs.

Cole Chapman took the loss, allowing 11 runs (six earned) in four innings, allowing 10 hits, and striking out four.


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