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April 16, 2021 D9 Softball/Baseball: Hipps Homers in Clearfield SB Win; Brockway Baseball Tops Forest Area

Emma Hipps had three hits, including a home run, for Clearfield Friday in a win over Huntingdon. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa's work here

April 16 District 9 softball/baseball recaps

SOFTBALL

CLEARFIELD 9, HUNTINGDON 3

HYDE, Pa. – Emma Hipps had three hits, including a home run, to help Clearfield to a 9-3 Mountain League win over visiting Huntingdon.

On a rare day where she wasn’t in the circle, Hipps went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, while Olivia Bender, Alexis Benton, and Alexis Bumbarger each drove in two runs apiece.

Bender, who was the winning pitcher, was 1-for-4 with a double, Benton was 1-for-3 with a walk, a double, and two runs scored, and Bumbarger was 2-for-4 with a double.

Also for the Lady Bison, Alaina Fedder was 2-for-4 with two runs scored.

Simone Bilch was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and two RBIs for Huntingdon.

Bender threw seven innings allowing three runs, all earned, on three hits and two walks while striking out 12.

Madison Lemin took the loss going six innings and giving up nine runs, seven earned, on 11 hits and a walk while striking out two.

OSWAYO VALLEY 16, BRADFORD 3, 5 INNINGS

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Behind five RBIs from Brooke George, Oswayo Valley rolled past visiting Bradford, 16-3, in five innings.

Brooke George was 4-for-4 with a double to lead the Green Wave, who also saw MacKenzie George go 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs.

Also for Oswayo Valley, Macy West was 1-for-1 with two walks, two runs scored, and two RBIs, Hannah Winseck was 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored with Macy West going 1-for-1 with two walks, two runs scored, and two RBIs, and Liberty Enty was 1-for-1 with two walks and three runs scored.

Adrienne Angell was 3-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI for Bradford, while Kalie Dixon was 2-for-3 with a run scored.

MaKenzie Mesler got the win going five innings allowing three runs, two earned, on seven hits while striking out seven.

Madison Dougherty took the loss going three innings allowing 11 runs, seven earned, on six hits and seven walks while striking out three.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 16, BROCKWAY 1, 4 INNINGS

DUBOIS, Pa. – Gabby Weisner and Lydia Anderson each drove in three runs to lift “visiting” Elk County Catholic past Brockway, 16-1, in four innings at Heindl Memorial Field in DuBois.

Anderson was 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a run scored, and Weisner was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.

Also for ECC, Lucy Klawuhn was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, Caitlyn Vollmer was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs, and Katherine Krist was 1-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Eliza Powell walked and scored the lone run for Brockway.

Reagan Weaver got the win going four innings allowing one unearned run on two hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out five.

Taylor Rhed took the loss giving up 16 runs, only four earned, on 17 hits and two walks.

MARION CENTER 11, BROOKVILLE 1, 6 INNINGS

MARION CENTER, Pa. – Grace Rougeaux threw a 2-hitter to lead Marion Center to an 11-1, six-inning victory over visiting Brookville.

Rougeaux struck out 11 and walked five.

Tory McKinney had a double for Brookville.

BASEBALL

BROCKWAY 5, FOREST AREA 1

DUBOIS, Pa. – Ben Glasl drove in a pair of runs to help Brockway top “visiting” Forest Area, 5-1, at Stern Field in DuBois.

Glasl was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored for the Rovers, who broke open a 2-1 game with a three-run sixth.

Connor Ford and Dylan Bash each added a pair of hits for Brockway with Ford going 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored and Bash going 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI.

Tristan Silker was 3-for-3 for Forest Area with Isaac Gilara going 2-for-3. Josh Daum was 1-for-4 with a run scored.

Marcus Copelli got the win going seven innings allowing one earned run on eight hits while striking out two.

Matt Schmader took the loss going four innings allowing two runs, both earned, on five hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out six. Gilara pitched two innings allowing three runs, all earned, on four hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out three.

CURWENSVILLE 12, KARNS CITY 9

BUTLER, Pa. – Spencer Hoover went 4-for-5 with three runs scored, and Matt Brown drove in five runs to lead Curwensville to a 12-9 road win over Karns City in Butler.

Brown was 3-for-5 and also scored a run for the Golden Tide.

Also for Curwensville, Keegan Wilson went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs, and Jake McCracken was 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored.

Zack Blair was 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored for Karns CIty with Hunter Troutman going 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and three RBIs. Jacob Callihan was also 2-for-3 with a run scored.

McCracken got the win in relief of Shane Sunderling going three innings and allowing four runs, all earned, on three hits and six walks while striking ou three. Tyler Lee picked up the save going two innings of scoreless ball allowing two hits and a walk while striking out one. Sunderlin pitched two innings giving up five runs, all earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out one.

Michael Neff took the loss pitching four innings and allowing 10 runs, four earned, on 10 hits and three walks while striking out one.

OTTO-ELDRED 11, GALETON 4

GALETON, Pa. – Josh Rhinehart was 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs, three runs scored, and four RBIs to lead Otto-Eldred to an 11-4 road win over Galeton.

Ryan Love was also 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs for the Terrors.

Gavin Sykora was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored for Galeton.

Jacob Merry got the win going five innings and allowing three runs, two earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out seven. Cole Sebastian pitched the final two innings giving up an unearned run on a hit while striking out three.

Tre Slawson took the loss going 4 1/3 innings allowing seven runs, five earned, one eight hits and a walk while striking out five.

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