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April 17, 2021 D10 Baseball/Softball: Kitcey Tosses 5-Inning No-Hitter for Northwestern BB; Harbor Creek SB Wins Wild Game With Franklin

April 17, 2021 District 10 Baseball/Softball Recaps

BASEBALL

NORTHWESTERN 2, CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 0, 5 innings

ALBION, Pa. – Austin Kitcey tossed a 5-inning no-hitter, lifting Northwestern to a 2-0 win over Cambridge Springs. 

Kitcey struck out five and walked just one. He also hit a pair of Cambridge Springs batters. 

Aeden Pollick scored on a passed ball in the first inning for the Wildcats and Jarrod Glasl had an RBI single in the fourth. 

CATHEDRAL PREP 9, GIRARD 1

GIRARD, Pa. – Patrick Sullivan drove in four runs and Maddox Stadler pitched five strong innings to help Cathedral Prep to a 9-1 win over Girard. 

The Ramblers led 3-1 going into the seventh, erupting for six runs. Jackson Mattocks, Sullivan, Mason Orlando and Reece Colvin all drove in runs in the frame. 

Sullivan had two hits, while Mattocks and Jack Malec scored a pair of runs. 

Stadler allowed just three hits and one run in his five innings of work. He struck out two and didn’t issue a walk. 

CONNEAUT (OHIO) 8, REYNOLDS 6

CONNEAUT (OHIO) – Conneaut scored four runs in the sixth inning and held off a Reynolds rally in the seventh for an 8-6 victory. 

Alex Kennedy had a big day for the Spartans both on the mound and at the plate. He went 4-for-5 and scored two runs. On the mound, he went 6 ⅓ innings, allowing six runs (all unearned) with one walk and seven strikeouts. 

Jake Wiley tripled and drove in three runs for the Spartans. 

Reynolds took advantage of eight Conneaut errors to stay in the game. 

Cameron Buckley drove in two runs for the Raiders and Marlin Jones had two of the Raiders’ three hits. 

HICKORY 7, LAUREL 6

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Trailing 6-3 going into the seventh inning, Hickory staged a big rally, scoring four runs to earn a 7-6 win over Laurel. 

Nick Osborne delivered the go-ahead run with an RBI single after Joey Fazzone tied the game with an RBI double. Before that Connor Evans drove in a run with a fielder’s choice. 

Evans went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Fazzone and Osborne also drove in two runs each.

Fazzone got the win, tossing a complete game. He allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks, striking out five. 

Aaron Doughty took the loss for Laurel, allowing the four seventh-inning runs. Robert Herr started the game and went five innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits and three walks, striking out 10. 

FRANKLIN 4, GROVE CITY 3

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Luke Guth went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and also tossed 4 ⅓ strong innings to help Franklin to a 4-3 victory over Grove City. 

Kyle Alexander got a strikeout with Grove City threatening in the seventh inning to end the game. Alexander allowed two unearned runs in his 2 ⅔ innings of work, striking out a pair. 

Noah Kockler also drove in a pair of runs for the Knights. 

OIL CITY 11, WILMINGTON 1, 5 innings 

OIL CITY, Pa. – Dakota Cole tossed a complete game to help Oil City to an 11-1 victory over Wilmington. 

Cole struck out eight in his effort. 

Charlie Motter had a huge day at the plate for the Oilers, with a double, home run and three RBIs. 

SOFTBALL

HARBOR CREEK 14, FRANKLIN 13

HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Georgia Weber scored on a passed ball to lift Harbor Creek to a thrlling 14-13 victory over Franklin. 

Franklin led 11-4 after four innings, only to watch as Harbor Creek came storming back. 

The Huskies tied the game, 13-13 in the bottom of the seventh when Rylee Vogt came home on a passed ball on a strikeout. 

Franklin took advantage of eight Harbor Creek errors to build their 7-run lead. 

Trinity Edge went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs for the Knights. Kaylyn Fry was 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Brandy Atwell was 3-for-4 with a double, triple and four RBIs. 

Voght had two triples and drove in three runs for the Huskies. 

Haiden Manning got the win, allowing nine earned runs on 11 hits, striking out nine. 

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 11, GIRARD 0, 5 innings

GIRARD, Pa. – Cambridge Springs scored four runs each in the fourth and fifth innings and took advantage of seven Girard errors en route to an 11-0, 5-inning win over Girard. 

On the mound, Hailee Rodgers tossed a 1-hitter, striking out three without issuing a walk. 

Paige Verbanac went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored for the Blue Devils, while Rodgers was 2-for-3 with  double and an RBI.

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