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April 23, 2022 D10 Baseball: Grove City Hands Wilmington First Loss; Eisenhower Gets First Win; Prep Takes a Pair

April 23, 2022 D10 Baseball Recaps

EISENHOWER 7, MAPLEWOOD 3

RUSSELL, Pa. – Garrett Jensen pitched five solid innings and the top of the lineup scored seven runs to help lead Eisenhower to its first win of the season, 7-3, over visiting Maplewood on Saturday.

The Knights broke the game open with a 3-run fifth inning, then scored two more in the sixth to put the game away.

The top three in the Knights’ order were tough outs all game for the Tigers. All told, Brok English, Cole Chapman, and Camron Jakubczak were 5-8 hitting with all seven runs scored, two RBIs, and drew four walks. In 12 plate appearances, the trio reached base safely 10 times.

Maplewood put runners in scoring position in each of the first four innings, but Jensen was able to get three strikeouts and induce a pop-out to end the threat each time.

“We just got to focus on the batter at the plate, don’t worry about the guys on. It’s the best way to get through,” Jensen said.

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Eisenhower was able to take advantage with RISP in the home half of the first inning.

       

Brok English drew a leadoff walk and advanced to third on Cole Chapman’s single. English scored when Jakubczak grounded into a fielder’s choice to give the Knights a 1-0 lead. One out later, Zach Jerman singled in Jakubczak to make it 2-0 after one.

Jesse McFadden took the loss giving up four runs, all earned, on six hits over four innings with two walks and no strikeouts. Ethan Peterson allowed three runs, all earned, on one hit and five walks, striking out one. Levi Willison gave up two hits and struck out three in a scoreless inning of relief.

Connor Burns had two hits for the Tigers, while Elliott Beuchat, Stuart Hochstetler, and Peterson each drove in a run.

Jensen picked up the win. He gave up just one earned run on three hits and four walks while striking out seven in five innings. Spencers Wynn allowed two earned runs on two hits in two innings. He didn’t issue a walk or record a strikeout.

Jakubczak had two hits and two RBIs. Zach Jerman had two hits a drove in a run. Shawn Pascuzzi and Wynn each drove in a run, while English had a pair of hits and scored three times.

GROVE CITY 7, WILMINGTON 2

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Grove City scored five runs in the top of the seventh to break a 2-2 tie and hand Wilmington its first loss of the season, 7-2.

In the big inning for GC, Landon Haggart got things started with a sacrifice fly, which was followed by a bunt RBI single off the bat of Hayden McCreadie. Luke Tubbs followed with an RBI single, with another run coming home on the play on an error.

McCreadie went 3-for-4, while Tubbs was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Ethan Adams 2-for-3 with two runs.

John Hake got the win, tossing three scoreless innings and allowing just one hit while striking out two.

Tyler Mikulin took the loss, allowing six runs (five earned) in four innings on 10 hits, striking out four.

Dylan Batley was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Wilmington

MCDOWELL 6, MEDINA (N.Y.) 3

MEDINA, N.Y. – McDowell scored four runs in the second inning on its way to a 6-3 win over Medina (N.Y.).

Josh Samluk had an RBI single in the second inning for the Trojans, which was followed by a two-run double off the bat of Dan Snyder and an RBI double from Jake Banks.

Snyder and Banks finished with two doubles and two RBIs each.

Izaak Ogrodowczyk tossed six innings to get the win, allowing three runs on four hits, striking out five and walking five. Nick Hamilton tossed a perfect seventh with a pair of strikeouts to get the save.

YOUNGSVILLE 18, COCHRANTON 1, 4 INNINGS

COCHRANTON, Pa. – A 12-run second inning lifted Youngsville to an 18-1, 4 inning win at Cochranton.

The Eagles collected nine hits and four walks in the inning that turned a 2-0 game into a 14-0 score. Three walks and three hits in the fourth inning helped Youngsville put the game away.

Matt DeSimone, Keegan Mesel, and Nathan Lucks each had three RBI for the Eagles. DeSimone and Lane Buccardo registered three hits each, with Buccardo adding a pair of RBI. James Johnson added a pair of hits and scored four runs.

Lucks picked up the win allowing one run, unearned, on two hits in four innings. He issued two walks and struck out three.

Jack Rynd took the loss. He allowed seven runs, all earned, on five hits with five walks and a strikeout in 1 ⅓ innings.

CATHEDRAL PREP 10, WARREN 0, 5 innings
CATHEDRAL PREP 10, HARBOR CREEK 0, 6 innings

ERIE – Nick Jackson had a big day at the plate with a 3-run homerun and six RBIs to lead Cathedral Prep to a 10-0, 5 inning win over Warren at Mercyhurst.

Jackson capped a 5-run first for the Ramblers with a home run that plated P Sullivan and M Stadler. He then hit a 2-run single in the second and drove in the 10th run of the game with a groundout in the fourth.

Sullivan added two hits and drove in a pair in the win as well.

Jason Fultz picked up the win allowing just one hit over four scoreless innings. He walked three and struck out eight. John Koshan didn’t allow a hit, walked one, and struck out two in a scoreless inning of relief.

Archie Teconchuk took the loss allowing seven runs, all earned, on three hits with a walk and a strikeout in 1 ⅔ innings.

SENECA 6, NORTHWESTERN 1

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Conner Kaveny fired a complete-game four-hitter as Seneca beat Northwestern, 6-1.

Kaveny struck out eight and walked just two, throwing 71 of his 103 pitches for strikes.

Christian Wieczorek and Ben Runser both belted two-run home runs for the Bobcats.

Garrett Eddy took the loss, allowing four runs in four innings. Gage Brockett belted a solo home run for Northwestern.

SHARPSVILLE 13, LAKEVIEW 3, 6 innings

STONEBORO, Pa. – Sharpsville scored seven runs in the sixth inning on its way to a 13-3, six-innings win over Lakeview.

James Thomas delivered the big blow, a grand slam in the sixth, and the inning was punctuated by Braden Scarvel’s two-run homer. Brock Lenzi also blasted a solo home run for the Blue Devils.

Thomas finished 3-for-4, while Josh Divens was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Lenzi got the win, tossing three shutout innings, allowing just one hit and striking out six.

There were a total of five home runs hit in the game, as Brody Snyder and Jackson Gadsby also went deep for Lakeview.

Ted Shillito took the loss, allowing six runs (two earned) in five innings on eight hits, striking outs seven and walking one.

NORTH EAST 2, FAIRVIEW 1, 8 innings

NORTH EAST, Pa. – David Gibson’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning was the walk-off winner, as North East edged Fairview 2-1 in eight innings.

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