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April 23, 2022 D10 Softball: Cambridge Springs Triumphs; Grove City Outslugs Wilmington; Villa Wins a Pair

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April 23, 2022 D10 Softball Recaps

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RUSSELL, Pa. – Hailee Rodgers didn’t allow a hit and struck out 10 as Cambridge Springs blanked Eisenhower, 11-0, in five innings.

Only one batter reached base safely, on an error, against Rodgers over her five innings of work. Four of her 10 strikeouts were caught looking.

The Blue Devils struck for two runs in the first and third innings before erupting for five in the fourth. Taylor Smith got things started for Cambridge Springs with a 2-run home run in the first.

With one out in the fourth, the Blue Devils struck for three straight singles. Smith hit the third which brought in the first run of the inning and an error on the play allowed another run to score. Cheyenne Mosconi singled in another run. Rodgers hit a 2-out RBI double, then courtesy runner Abbie Schultz came home on Emily Boylan’s RBI single.

FRANKLIN 13, HICKORY 2, 5 innings

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Four different Franklin players drove in two runs in a 13-2, five-inning win over Hickory.

Gabriella Laderer, Trinity Edge, Abby Boland, and Brandy Atwell all had two RBIs, while Sydni Hoobler was 3-for-4 with an RBI. Boland also tripled and scored three runs, as the Knights scored five runs in both the second and fourth innings.

Edge got the win, allowing two runs in five innings, allowing four hits and striking out seven without issuing a walk.

Hallie Miller suffered the loss, allowing eight runs (all unearned) in 3 ⅓ innings, allowing nine hits.

Layla McClung had two RBIs for Hickory.


MEADVILLE, Pa. – Villa Maria picked up a pair of wins on Saturday, 6-0 over Meadville and 7-4 over Conneaut.

In the win over Meadville, Jenna Wagner was dominant, firing a one-hit shutout. She struck out 15 and walked just two.

Madison Simmerman belted a solo home run for the Victors, while Megan Kelly doubled and drove in a pair of runs. Annabella Cipalla was also 1-for-2 with an RBI and two runs.

Rylee Kregel took the loss for Meadville, allowing six runs (three earned) in seven innings on just three hits, walking five and striking out eight.

Simmerman made it consecutive games with a home run in the 7-4 win over Conneaut, going 2-for-4 with three RBIs, as the Victors scored four runs in the first inning.

Cipalla and Wagner had an RBI each for the Victors, while Haley Dever was 2-for-3 with three runs and Kelly also had a pair of hits.


Wagner once again got the win in the circle, allowing one earned run over seven innings on nine hits, striking out 10.

Linda Shepard went 2-for-3 with a home run for Conneaut, while Eliza Harrington was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

Kiersten Shrock took the loss, allowing five earned runs on 10 hits, striking out six, and walking three.


NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Abby Geiger’s two-run home run in the top of the seventh turned out to be the difference as Grove City earned a 14-13 win over Wilmington in a game that featured a combined 21 hits.

Helena Wolbert was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs for the Eagles, while Rylie Eaton had three RBIs, Geiger four RBIs, and Logan Jones 3-for-5 with two RBIs.

Jones got the win, going the distance in the circle, with Grove City rallying from down as many as five, 6-1 after two innings.

Karah Deal went 4-for-5 with an RBI for Wilmington, while McKenna Bucker was 3-for-5 with three RBIs, Graeson Grubbs 3-for-5 with three RBIs, Jadyn Flick 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Faith Jones 2-for-5 with three RBIs. Deal and Jones both homered.

MEADVILLE 7, SHARON 6, 8 innings

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Teagan Reichel delivered a walk-off RBI single as Meadville earned a 7-6 win over Sharon in eight innings.

It was part of a two-RBI day for Reichel, as the Bulldogs rallied from a 6-3 deficit, scoring twice in the sixth and once in the seventh to force extra innings.

Rylee Kregel and Avery Phillips also drove in two runs each for Meadville.

Kregel got the win, tossing four shutout inning and allowing just one hit, and striking out six.

Iresha Norris had a monster day at the plate for Sharon, going 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles, and four RBIs.

Miranda Metro took the loss, allowing seven runs (three earned) in 7 ⅔ innings, surrendering seven hits, striking out five, and walking four.

IROQUOIS 15, ERIE 2, 5 innings

ERIE, Pa. – Baelyn Rudolph went 3-for-4 with two triples, three RBIs as Iroquois beat Erie 15-2 in five innings.

The Braves scored seven runs in the first inning en route to the win. Grace Abel was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs, while Fiona Yelkovich was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs, and Phoenix Thomas 1-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs.

Thomas got the win, allowing two runs in five innings on three hits, striking out eight.


SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Mikaila Obenrader and Rhiannon Paris both homered as Saegertown earned an 18-0, three-inning win over Rocky Grove.

Paris led the way with four RBIs, as seven of the nine Panthers starters had multi-hit games. Kacie Mook had two doubles and three RBIs, while Rylie Braymer and Hailee Gregor both drove in two runs.

Obenrader tossed three hitless innings with eight strikeouts to earn the win.

REYNOLDS 23, FARRELL 1, 3 innings

TRANSFER, Pa. – Phoenix Collins went 3-for-3 with five RBIs as Reynolds slugged its way to a 23-1, three-inning win over Farrell.

Halyn Cawthorne was 2-for-3 with three RBIs for the Raiders, while Kaylee Diefenderfer drove in three runs, Andrea Hilyer was 2-for-4 with an RBI, Marissa Hilyer 2-for-2 with three runs, and Rylee Gearhart 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

Gearhart got the win, allowing one unearned run in three innings on two hits, striking out five.


UNION CITY, Pa. – Abby Tingley had a big day at the plate and in the circle as Union City earned a 7-1 win over Maplewood, with four of those runs coming in the fifth inning.

Tingley went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double, three RBIs, and a run scored. She had another strong pitching performance, tossing a complete-game six-hitter, striking out six, and walking one.

Kam Bowersox had four hits for the Bears and scored a pair of runs, while Aeriaunna Leech was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

McKenna Crawford had two hits for Maplewood.


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