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April 20, 2021 D10 Baseball/Softball: Jamestown SB Gets Walk-Off Win, Union City Belts Five Home Runs; Jones Drives in Nine For Grove City BB

Cyaira Zielinski belted one of five home runs for Union City on Tuesday. Photo by Jeff Parkin.

April 20, 2021 D10 Baseball/Softball Recaps

SOFTBALL

JAMESTOWN 6, CORRY 4

JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Savannah Thruber belted a walk-off 2-run home run to lift Jamestown to a 6-4 win over Jamestown. 

Jamestown led the game, 4-0, but Corry scored four runs in the sixth to tie the game. 

Braydin Gwin’s 2-run single got things going for Corry in the sixth, and was followed later in the inning on a 2-run single off the bat of Lexi Frisina. 

Jamestown scored single runs in the first two innings and two more in the fourth. 

Josie Pfaff and Reese Schaller had RBI doubles and Kiley Matters and RBI single for the Muskies, who also scored a run on a passed ball. Pfaff had two hits in the game. 

Gwin and Frisina had two hits each for Corry. 

HARBOR CREEK 5, GIRARD 4

GIRARD, Pa. – A furious Girard rally came up just short, as Harbor Creek held on for a 5-4 win. 

The Yellow Jackets trailed 5-1, but a Courtney McDonald 2-run home run cut the deficit to 5-4, this after an error brought in the first run of the inning. 

Haiden Manning, who was the winning pitcher, worked out of the inning with a pair of ground outs. Manning allowed three earned runs in her complete-game victory, allowing four hits and five walks while striking out nine. 

The Huskies scored two runs each in the first and third innings to take a 4-0 lead. 

Kylie Pinetti’s 2-run single made it 2-0. It was part of a 4-RBI effort from Pinetti, who added another RBI single as well as a run-scoring double in the game. She collected three of Harbor Creek’s 11 hits, with Maura Benim and Alayna Mosbacher notching two each. 

UNION CITY 23, MAPLEWOOD 0, 5 innings

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Union City collected 27 hits and scored 12 runs in the fifth inning en route to a 23-0 win over Union City. 

The Bears belted five home runs in the game and a total of 11 extra-base hits. 

Sophia Messenger belted a pair of dingers for Union City, including a grand slam, driving in a total of six runs. Sydney Gilbert, Cyaira Zielinski and Eliza Reynolds all went deep as well. 

Gilbert drove in four runs and four hits, while Emylee Zielinski went 4-for-5 with three RBIs. Eight different Union City players had multiple hits. 

Abby Tingley got the win, allowing three hits in her five innings of work, striking out 10 without issuing a walk. 

WARREN 4, MCDOWELL 0

WARREN, Pa. – Kelsey Stuart delivered a 5-hit shutout as Warren notched a 4-0 victory over McDowell. 

The Dragon senior struck out eight and walked three. 

Alix Lytle’s RBI single made it 1-0 Warren in the first, and they delivered a 3-run fifth inning. 

Those runs came courtesy of a Katie Madigan RBI double and a 2-run single off the bat of Alex Neureiter. 

Rylie Yeager and Elee Irwin both had two hits and a run scored each for the Dragons. 

Hilary Sissem had three of McDowell’s five hits. 

Alivia Soule took the loss, allowing eight hits and one walk, striking out seven. 

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 7, COCHRANTON 5

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – A 3-run sixth inning ultimately gave Cambridge Springs the insurance they needed in a 7-5 win over Cochranton. 

Myranda Finday had an RBI groundout and Aly Acosta-Reyes and Chloe Schultz RBI singles in the inning for the Blue Devils. 

Paige Verbanac and Kylee Miller had two hits and two RBIs apiece for the Blue Devils. 

Hailee Rodgers got the win, striking out four and allowing 12 hits in the complete-game effort. 

Lexie Moore belted home runs in back-to-back innings for Cochranton – a solo shot in the sixth and a two-run blast in the seventh. 

Chelsey Freyermuth also homered for the Cardinals. 

Taytum Jackson took the loss, allowing ten hits and striking out five. 

MERCER 15, COMMODORE PERRY 0, 3 innings

MERCER, Pa. – Mercer scored 13 runs in the second inning en route to a 15-0 win over Commodore Perry. 

Phoebe Eakman went 2-for-2 with a double and four RBIs, while Pessley Washil drove in three for the Mustangs. 

The Mustangs also took advantage of seven Panther errors. 

CONNEAUT (OHIO) 20, IROQUOIS 13

LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Delaney Pasanen and Sophia Householder drove in three runs each as Conneaut (Ohio) powered past Iroquois, 20-13. 

A 9-run fourth inning helped power Conneaut to the win. Five of those runs were the result of errors, while Householder, Pasanen, and Leah Huston had RBIs. 

Iroquois scored four runs in the fifth inning as Makenzie Lybrook, Milla Gehrlein, and Grace Abele all had RBIs in the inning. 

Abele went 3-for-5 with four RBIs for the BRaves, while Jenna Dash went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. 

Kaitlyn Bean got the win for Conneaut. 

SENECA 18, MERCYHURST PREP 3, 3 innings

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Seneca scored 18 runs in two innings en route to an 18-3 win over Mercyhurst Prep. 

Jordan Morschhauser and Anna Malinowski drove in three runs for the Bobcats, who also took advantage of eight Mercyhurst Prep errors. 

Meghan Konkol, Riley Currier, and Helen Genest scored three runs each. 

Konkol got the win, striking out four. 

TITUSVILLE 20, OIL CITY 2, 6 innings

OIL CITY, Pa – Titusville scored 11 runs in the sixth inning en route to a 20-2 win over Oil City. 

Audrey Herman and Lindsay Sines drove in three runs each for the Rockets. 

Herman, Sines, Rylie McGarvie, Mahalia Campbell, and Bri Wynn all drove in runs in the big inning for Titusville. 

Sines also scored three runs, while Wynn had two hits and two RBIs and Campbell two RBIs and two runs. 

Herman got the win, striking out 12 and allowing four hits in her five innings of work. 

Maddie Wenner had an RBI triple for Oil City. 

VILLA MARIA 15, MEADVILLE 0, 3 innings

ERIE, Pa. – Maddie Hess drove in three runs as Villa powered past Meadville, 15-0 in three innings. 

Rylee Kregel tossed three hitless innings for Villa, striking out six. 

HICKORY 17, FRANKLIN 2, 3 innings

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Ella Holland and Hallie Miller drove in three runs each to help Hickory to a 17-2 victory over Franklin. 

Carlie Miller and Kaitlyn Gilliland drove in two runs each for the Hornets. 

BASEBALL

GROVE CITY 22, OIL CITY 12

OIL CITY, Pa. – Mason Jones had a day for the ages for Grove City going 4-for-4 with a home run and nine RBIs in a 22-12 win over Oil City. 

The Eagles had 16 hits and a number of big innings, including nine in the sixth, five in the fourth, and four in the third. 

Jones had had a 2-run single the first, a run-scoring base hit in the fourth, a sacrifice fly in the fifth, and another 2-run single in the sixth. His home run was a 3-run shot in the third. 

Luke Tubbs went 1-for-4 with four RBIs for the Eagles. 

For Oil City, Dakota Cole homered and drove in a pair, while Charlie Motter was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs, Alex Wolbert 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Easu Knight two runs batted in. 

The Oilers scored three runs each in the third and fourth innings and four in the sixth 

Michael Brooks, Coldan Barr, and Towan Perample all had multiple hits for the Eagles as well. 

Dylan McElhinney was credited with the win, allowing eight runs (four earned) in his four innings of work, allowing eight hits and striking out six. 

SLIPPERY ROCK 12, CONNEAUT (Pa.) 1, 6 innings

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Brett Galick homered and drove in four runs and Walker Vogan tossed a complete-game 3-hitter as Slippery Rock powered past Conneaut, 12-1. 

The Rockets got the scoring going with four runs in the third, followed by two in the fourth and a big 6-run sixth inning. 

Galick homered in the third inning and also had an RBI double in the sixth. 

On the mound, Vogan struck out nine and walked four, throwing 52 of his 91 pitches for strikes. 

Sal Mineo drove in a pair of runs for the Rockets, while Ethan Drushel and Shane Thompson had two hits apiece. 

The Rockets had 12 hits. 

Ryan Richardson took the loss for Conneaut, allowing four earned runs on five hits and a walk in his three innings of work, striking out a pair. 

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