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April 2, 2022 D9/D10 Baseball/Softball: Karns City, DCC, Punxsy Notch Softball Wins

April 2 District 9 and District 10 softball/baseball recaps

SOFTBALL

KARNS CITY 7, JAMESTOWN 3

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Karns City used a five-run fifth inning to break a two-all deadlock on its way to a 7-3 win over visiting Jamestown.

Ashley Fox’s two-run home run was the big blow of the fifth inning and broke the tie.

         

Fox was 3-for-4 with the home run and two RBIs, while Marra Patton was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Also for the Lady Gremlins, Megan Whitmire and Zoe King each went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Josie Pfaff and Reese Schaller each hit solo home runs for Jamestown.

Patton, the third pitcher used by Karns City, got the win going three innings allowing an earned run on one hit while striking out two.

Allison Walker started for the Lady Gremlins and went three scoreless, hitless innings allowing one walk and striking out one. Whitmire pitched one inning giving up two earned runs on two hits and a walk while striking out one.

         

Savanah Thurber took the loss in relief for Jamestown allowing five runs, three earned, on six hits, and a walk while striking out one in two innings of action.

Miranda Biles started for the Muskies and went four innings giving up two earned runs on eight hits.

WILLIAMSPORT 1, ST. MARYS 0

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – In a pitching duel between Williamsport’s Layla Waldman and St. Marys’ Kendall Young, Waldman’s Millionaires got a run in the fourth inning to top Young’s Lady Dutch, 1-0, in Williamsport.

Waldman went the seven-inning distance for the shutout allowing six hits and striking out two.

     

Young was perhaps better in her six innings of work giving up the earned run on just two hits and a walk while striking out 15.

Young tried to help herself at the plate going 2-for-3, while Lindsey Reiter was also 2-for-3 with a double.

Abby Robertson was 1-for-2 with an RBI for Williamsport.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 11, ALTOONA 0

ALTOONA, Pa. – Ciara Toven threw a 3-hit shutout, and Emily Dobbins and Kaylee Guidice each drove in two runs to lift visiting Punxsutawney to an 11-0 win over Altoona.

Toven went seven innings allowing three hits and three walks while striking out 10.

Dobbins was 3-for-3 with a double, two RBIs, and two runs scored, while Guidice was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs, and two runs scored.

Also for the Lady Chucks, Karli Young went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run scored, and an RBI and Brynn Hergert was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored, and an RBI.

Mackenzie Milchak went 2-for-2 with a walk for Altoona.

Kayla Delozier took the loss going seven innings allowing 11 runs, seven earned, on 10 hits and 11 walks while striking out four.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 15, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 6
DUBOIS, Pa. – An 8-run fifth inning propelled DuBois Central Catholic to a win over visiting Elk County Catholic Saturday.

With the game tied at 6-6, the Cardinals offense took control in the fifth. The first nine batters of the inning reached base safely, and DCC collected three extra-base hits in the inning.

Lauren Davidson drew a bases-loaded walk to bring in the first run, then Melia Mitskavich singled, Emma Suplizio doubled, and Kayley Risser tripled to push the Cardinals lead to 12-6.

Mitskavich and Suplizio combined for seven hits and seven RBIs. Davidson and Risser added two RBIs each.

Morgan Tyler picked up the win in the circle with four scoreless innings of relief. She didn’t allow a hit and struck out three.

Emily Mourer had a 2-run homerun, and Sydney Alexander had a pair of RBIs for ECC.

Mourer took the loss going six innings. She allowed 15 runs, 11 earned, on 17 hits and four walks with one strikeout.

BASEBALL

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 7, CLARION 2

DUBOIS, Pa. – Freshman Brayden Fox went 2-for-4 with a triple, a run scored, and two RBIs to help DuBois Central Catholic knock off visiting Clarion, 7-2, at Stern Field in DuBois.

Ben Gritzer was also 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI for the Cardinals, while Carter Kosko went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

Aiden Snowberger, who was 1-for-1 at the plate with a double, a run scored, and three walks got the win in relief of Fox.

Snowberger went 4 ⅔ innings allowing one run on four hits while striking out five.

Fox pitched 2 ⅓ innings allowing one unearned run on one hit.

Gary Matus was 2-for-3 with a double for Clarion with Devon Lauer going 1-for-1 with a triple and a run scored.

Lauer took the loss going 1 ⅔ innings allowing four earned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out two. Tanner Miller pitched two innings giving up three earned runs on four hits and three walks, and Matus went 2 ⅓ scoreless innings allowing one hit and three walks while striking out two.

JOHNSONBURG 12, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 0, 5 INNINGS

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Collin Porter, Eric Panebianco, and Domenic Allegretto combined on a five-inning no-hitter, as Johnsonburg beat visiting Elk County Catholic, 12-0, in five innings.

Porter started for the Rams and went two innings striking out three and hitting a batter.

Panebianco pitched two innings walking three and striking out one to get the win, and Allegretto went an inning striking out one.

Aiden Zimmerman paced the Johnsonburg offense hitting a pair of home runs and going 2-for-3 with a walk, three runs scored, and five RBIs.

Porter also had a pair of RBIs for the Rams, while Allegretto was 2-for-3 with a run scored.

David Anderson took the loss for ECC allowing eight runs, two earned, on five hits and two walks in two innings of work.

WILLIAMSPORT 6, ST. MARYS 3

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Dallas Griess went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, two runs scored, and an RBI to help Williamsport beat visiting St. Marys, 6-3.

Adam Alenderfer drove in a pair of runs for the Millionaires while going 1-for-2 with a run scored.

Logan Mosier was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a run scored for St. Marys, while Christian Coudriet went 2-for-4 with a run scored and Conner Straub 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Griffin Vollman got the win going four innings allowing three runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out five. Owen Berry picked up the save going three innings and allowing one hit while striking out four.

Brady Nussbaum took the loss going four innings allowing five runs, four earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out two.

Mosier pitched two innings giving up one earned run on one hit.

HOLLIDAYSBURG 4, CLEARFIELD 0
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. – Landon Perry and Drew Banks combined to throw a 3-hit shutout as Hollidaysburg blanked visiting Clearfield, 4-0.

Perry allowed two hits and two walks through five innings while striking out 13. Banks allowed one hit and struck out three in two innings of relief.

The Golden Tigers scored three runs in the first inning thanks to a Matt Smith 2-run single and an RBI-double by Perry. They scored again in the third on a Nate Sell sac fly.

Kyle Elensky took the loss on the mound allowing four runs, all earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out two. Ryan Gearhart allowed just one hit through three scoreless innings of relief. He walked one and struck out four.

NORTH EAST 4, SENECA 1

NORTH EAST, Pa. – Tyler Wittman’s 2-run double in the fourth inning broke a 1-1 tie and lifted North East to a 4-1 win over Seneca.

Reid Courtwright was dominant on the mound for North, tossing a complete-game three-hitter. Courtwright walked just one and struck out 10, throwing 66 of 92 pitches for strikes in his dominant effort.

Anthony Rizzo and David Gibson also drove in runs for North East.

Conner Kaveny took the loss, allowing four runs on eight hits in 5 ⅔ innings, striking out five and walking two.

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