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April 23, 2021 D10 Baseball/Softball: Warren BB Outlasts Kane; Freyermuth, Moore Belt Two Homers Each for Cochranton SB

Warren's Dylan Maeder. Photo by Jon Sitler.

April 23, 2021 D10 Baseball/Softball



WARREN, Pa. – Ben Berdine went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to help lead Warren to an 8-5 win over Kane. 

Berdine got the Dragons’ going in the first inning, connecting on a two-run blast to left. His 2-run double in the fourth inning made it 6-0. 

Dylan Maeder pitched into the sixth inning for the Dragons to get the win. In his 5 ⅔ innings of work, he allowed four runs (two earned) on eight hits while striking out four. He also had two hits at the plate. 

Micah Passmore reached base four times for the Dragons, going 2-for-2 with two runs scored, a walk and two RBIs, including a run-scoring double in the second inning. Ben Sowa added an RBI single. 

Kane actually out-hit Warren, 10-9, and got on the board courtesy of Carson Whiteman’s RBI triple in the fifth inning. He picked up an outfield assist in the bottom half of the frame, throwing a laser to the plate from center to deny Alex Borger from scoring. 

Andy Jekielek started and took the loss for Kane, allowing three runs in his two innings of work with two hits allowed, three walks and one strikeout. Luke Ely allowed three runs in two innings for the Wolves and Harley Morris two runs in 1 ⅔ innings. 

Curt Barner had an RBI double for the Wolves in the seventh inning, while Justin Peterson and Morris both had two hits apiece. 

Archie Teconchuk went the final 1 ⅓ innings for the Dragons, allowing one run on two hits. 


RUSSELL, Pa. – Walker Cunningham tossed a 1-hit shutout as Cambridge Springs beat Eisenhower, 11-0. 

Cunningham allowed just one walk and struck out nine. 

The Blue Devils jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and broke it open with three runs in the sixth and four in the seventh. 

Brady Jardina, Jaden Grubbs, and Brock Cunningham drove in two runs each for the Blue Devils, while Bryce Kania went 2-for-3 with two runs. 

Owen Trumbull started and went five innings for Eisenhower, allowing four ones (one earned) on seven hits, striking out four. 

Tegan Gray went the final two innings for the Knights. 

Zane Alexander reached base twice for the Knights with a single and a walk. 


NORTH EAST, Pa. – Joey Colon doubled, tripled, and drove in five runs as Mercyhurst Prep kept rolling with a 12-0 win over North East. 

Colon finished 3-for-3 and also scored two runs for the Lakers, who scored in every inning. 

Hayden Zaffino tossed four innings, allowing just one hit and one walk, striking out nine. Nathan Lazan finished things up, striking out the side in the fifth. 

Caleb Bish went 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Connor Fitzgerald and Zack Danias had two hits each for the Lakers. 


ERIE, Pa. – Corry took a 3-0 lead in the first inning, but Cathedral Prep rallied with six runs in the third on their way to an 8-5 win. 

Reece Colvin hit an RBI triple in the third, while Cole Constable belted a run-scoring double, Jackson Mattocks a 2-run double and Jaocb Cooper a sac fly. 

Max Rimdzius and John Albers both had RBI singles in the first for Corry. 

Maddox Stadler started and went four innings for the Ramblers, allowing three unearned runs on four hits, striking out six. Alex Vahey followed and went 2 ⅔ innings, allowing just one hit and striking out four. 

Nate Lesher took the loss for Corry, allowing five runs (four earned) in two innings, striking out two, and surrendering three hits. 

Nick Brundage went three innings, allowing three runs (one earned) on one hit and three walks, striking out one. 


STONEBORO, Pa. Kyle Uber’s grand slam in the fourth inning helped lift Lakeview to a 6-2 win over Conneaut. 

Anthony Grim also drove in a pair of runs for the Sailors. 

Ted Shillito got the win, going six innings and allowing two runs on nine hits, striking out four. 


LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Youngsville scored five runs in the sixth inning rallying for an 8-7 victory over Iroquois. 

The Eagles trailed 7-3 going into the sixth. Matt DeSimone doubled and drove in a pair of runs. Jason Beers went 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Eagles as well. 

Derek Lucks got the win, tossing 6 ⅔ innings, allowing seven runs (three earned) on eight hits with 10 strikeouts. 

Collin May went 3-for-4 with a solo home run for Iroquois. May also hit a pair of doubles. 


GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Brandon Snell went 2-for-4 with three RBIs to help Maplewood to a 9-3 win over Union City. 

The Tigers scored eight runs in the first inning en route to the win. 

Elliott Beuchat and Chris Hochstetler drove in two runs apiece. 

Hochstetler was strong on the mound as well. He went 6 ⅔ innings, allowing three runs on four hits, striking out nine. 

Steve Reed, Shane Uber, and Miles McCaslin all drove in runs in a 3-run third inning for Union City.

Uber took the loss for Maplewood, allowing eight runs (three earned). 


FRANKLIN, Pa. – Anthony Hernandez notched a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning to help Saegertown to a 9-7 win over Rocky Grove. 

Dylan Flinchbaugh added an insurance run, drawing a bases-loaded walk. 

The Panthers trailed 6-2 before a 5-run sixth inning to take the lead. Dustin Nearhoff had an RBI in the inning for Saegertown, which took advantage of several Rocky Grove miscues. 

Chandler Davison got the win, allowing one run in 3 ⅔ innings, allowing two hits, and striking out three. 

Aaron Burkhart went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for the Orioles. 

Caden Toscano, Isaac Clayton, and Braden Eyler also drove in runs for Rocky Grove. 


GIRARD, Pa. – Aiden Rubilotta went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs to help Fairview to an 8-3 win over Girard. 

The Tigers led 7-0 after a 4-run fifth inning. Sam DiStefano, Rubliotta, Aari Fox, and Sean Houston all drove in runs in the inning. 

Collin Bolla also had a 2-run single in the second inning. 

Houston was strong in getting the win. In 6 ⅔ innings, he struck out 10, giving up three runs (two earned) and surrendering six hits. 

Ethan Getz was 2-for-3 for Girard, while Todd Essman suffered the loss. 


EDINBORO, Pa. – Four first-inning runs held up for General McLane in a 4-2 win over Fort LeBoeuf. 

Brandon Simmons got things going for the Lancers with a 2-run single. Isaac Kennedy also drove in a run in the inning. 

On the mound, Eric Matthews got the win, striking out 10 in 5 ⅔ innings of work. He gave up two runs on four hits and three walks. Alex Leehan got the save, tossing 1 ⅓ shutout innings with one strikeout. 

Ryan Welka went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for the Bison. 

Nick Dooley took the loss, giving up four runs in two innings. Dan Caldwell tossed four scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out four. 

FRANKLIN 14, TITUSVILLE 2, 5 innings 

TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Zach Boland homered and drove in two runs and Noah Kockler drove in four to help Franklin to a 14-2, 5-inning win over Titusville. 

The Knights scored four runs in each of the first two innings, which was more than enough for starter Luke Guth. 

Guth went four innings, allowing two unearned runs on three hits, striking out nine. 

Tyler Durstine drove in two runs for Titusville. 



COCHRANTON, Pa. – Lexie Moore and Chelsea Freyermuth hit two home runs each to lead Cochranton to a 9-4 win over Girard. 

Moore also belted an RBI double. 

Moore’s home runs came in the first and third inning, while Freyermuth’s blasts came in the third and fifth. Moore finished with four RBIs and Freyermuth three. 

Chloa Lippert also had two RBIs for the Cardinals. 

Taytum Jackson got the win, striking out nine and allowing four runs on 11 hits in the complete-game effort. 

UNION CITY 11, LAKEVIEW 1, 6 innings

UNION CITY, Pa. – Union City scored in every inning but one en route to an 11-1, 6-inning win over Lakeview. 

Sydney Gilbert and Emylee Zilenski each had three hits, with Gilbert driving in four runs and Zielenski three. 

The Bears scored three runs in the first and four in the third. 

Eliza Reynolds was 3-for-4 with three runs scored for the Bears, while Rienna Higley was 2-for-3 with an RBI. 

Abby Tingley got the win, allowing five hits and striking out three. 


HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Aubrey Hammill went 5-for-5 with a home run, three RBIs and five runs as Seneca won a 16-8 slugfest over Harbor Creek. 

Helen Genest also had a monster day at the plate for the Bobcats, going 3-for-4 with a triple, home run, four RBIs, and three runs. 

The Bobcats scored four runs in both the fourth and fifth innings and three more in the sixth. 

Ashley Post got the win, allowing five earned runs on 12 hits while striking out a pair. 

Maura Benim had a big day for Harbor Creek, going 4-for-5 with a pair of RBIs. 


JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Jamestown scored 11 runs in the fourth inning to earn a 19-3 win over Slippery Rock. 

Josie Pfaff went 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs, while Reese Schaller went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Muskies. 

Liz Kammerdiener went 2-for-2 with a double, triple, three RBIs and three runs scored as well for the winners. 

Savannah Thruber got the win, allowing three runs on five hits, striking out one. 


ERIE, Pa. – Alivia Soule was dominant on the mound, striking out 16 in a 1-hit shutout in McDowell’s 7-0 win over General McLane. 

Megan Hoover drove in a pair of runs to lead the McDowell offense.

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