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April 23 D9 Softball: Page Helps Coudy Walk Off Jburg; Port Outslugs Smethport; St. Marys Hands DCC Rare Loss

Madeline Smith had four hits in Port Allegany's 18-17 win over Smethport. Photo by Patrick Crants. See more of Crants work here.

April 23 District 9 softball recaps

COUDERSPORT 8, JOHNSONBURG 7, 8 INNINGS

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Rosalyn Page’s two-out single in the bottom of the eighth lifted Coudersport to an 8-7 win over Johnsonburg.

The Lady Falcons trailed by five going to the bottom of the seventh but forced extra innings when Ava Wahler’s two-out single scored two.

All five runs in the seventh came with two outs for Coudersport with Kaylee VanWhy making it a 7-4 game with a two-run double to right and Madyson Dubots-Angood following with an RBI single.

Sierra Myers was 3-for-5 with three runs scored, including the game-winning run, for Coudersport, while Addie Myers was 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored. Makenzie Gentzyel was also 2-for-5 with a run scored in the win with Dubots-Angood going 3-for-4 with a run scored, Wahlers going 1-fro-2 with two RBIs, and VanWhy going 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs

Julia Jones was 3-for-5 with a triple, a run scored, and two RBIs for Johnsonburg with Jenna Pavlock going 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI.

Savannah Myers got the win going eight innings allowing seven earned runs on 10 hits, seven walks, and a hit batter while striking out two.

Julie Peterson took the loss in relief of Jones going ⅔ of an innings allowing one run on two hits while striking out one.

Jones went seven innings giving up seven runs, five earned, on 10 hits and a walk while striking out 12.

PORT ALLEGANY 18, SMETHPORT 17

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Madeline Smith went 4-for-6 to help Port Allegany win a slugfest, 18-17, at Smethport.

Bree Garzel scored four runs for the Lady Gators while recording a hit, Maddie Faes was 3-for-5 for Smethport, while Kaylee Swanson was 2-fro-5.

Marah Rush got the win giving up 17 runs on 13 hits and five walks while striking out eight, while Taylor Caulee took the loss giving up 16 runs.

ST. MARYS 11, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 0, 5 INNINGS

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Behind Kendal Young’s one-hit gem, St. Marys handed visiting DuBois Central Catholic its first loss of the season, 11-0, in five innings.

Young allowed just one base runner on a Jessy Frank bunt single in the third inning and struck out 12 while handing DCC its first on-the-field regular-season loss since May 5, 2018, when DuBois beat the Lady Cardinals, 6-5.

DCC had won 32 in a row on the field – the Lady Cardinals were forced to forfeit nine of those wins in 2019 after an administrative error in a transfer’s paperwork games

Offensively for St. Marys, Olivia Eckles and Kara Hanslovan each had three hits with Eckles going 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored and Hanslovan 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

Also for the Lady Dutch, Brianna Grotzinger was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

Madi Hoyt took the loss going four innings allowing 11 runs, six earned, on 14 hits and two walks while striking out twice.

CLEARFIELD 10, PUNXSUTAWNEY 0, 5 INNINGS

HYDE, Pa. – Emma Hipps threw a gem in Clearfield’s 10-0, five-inning win over visiting Punxsutawney.

Hipps struck out 12 while allowing just one hit and not walking a batter in her five innings in the circle.

She helped herself at the plate going 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, three runs scored, and an RBI.

Hipps big fly was one of four home runs for the Lady Bison with Oliva Bender hitting a pair of homers and Lauren Ressler also going deep.

Bender was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and four RBIs, and Ressler was 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs.

Alaina Fedder and Alexis Benton were each 2-for-3 with a run scored in the win as well.

Riley Presloid had Punxsutawney’s lone hit, a single leading off the fourth.

Elliott Ferrent took the loss going 1 ⅓ innings allowing seven runs, five earned, on seven hits, and a walk. Ciarra Toven gave up three runs, two earned, on four hits and a walk while striking out two in three innings of work.

REDBANK VALLEY 13, CLARION 8

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – On Senior Day at Redbank Valley, senior Brynn Rearick was 2-for-4 with a home run, a run scored, and five RBIs to lead the Lady Bulldogs to a 13-8 win over visiting Clarion.

Gabby DInger added a 3-for-4 day with two runs scored and two RBIs for Redbank Valley, while Brooke Holben was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, Savanna Boyer was 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Brooke Holben was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, and Teja Hageter was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Clarion lost despite hitting five home runs, including a pair from Brenna Campbell and one each from Payton Simko, Bri Forrest, and Makayla Kerle.

Campbell was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBIs, Simko was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, Forrest was 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Kerle was 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.

Also for Clarion, Kylee Beers went 3-for-4, Noel Anthony was 3-for-5 with three doubles and a run scored, and Jordan Best was 2-for-5 with a triple, a run scored, and an RBI.

Holben got the win going seven innings allowing eight runs, all earned, on 17 hits and two walks while striking out two.

Simko took the loss going three innings allowing eight runs on eight hits, two walks, and two hit batters while striking out three. Beers pitched three innings giving up five runs, three earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out two.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 16, BRADFORD 5

LEWIS RUN, Pa. – An eight-run fourth and a sixth-run seventh helped visiting Elk County Catholic to a 16-5 win over Bradford.

Sydney Alexander had a big day for the Crusaders going 3-for-5 with a home run, two doubles, two runs scored, and three RBIs.

Gabby Weisner also drove in four runs for ECC and was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored with Emily Mourer going 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs, and Lydia Anderson going 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Also for the Lady Crusaders, Caitlyn Vollmer was 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Ellie Baron was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored, Lucy Klawuhn was 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored, and Katherine Kirst walked three times and scored twice.

Page Craig went 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs for Bradford with Maddie Doughorty going 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs and Mary Bukowski going 2-for-4.

Mourer got the win going seven innings allowing five earned runs on nine hits and three walks while striking out three.

Kalie Dixon took the loss pitching 4 ⅔ innings allowing 10 runs, seven earned, on six hits and nine walks. Adrienne Angel pitched 2 ⅓ innings giving up six earned runs on six hits and a walk.

CRANBERRY 18, BROOKVILLE 9

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Rylee Coe and Jenna Blitz combined to drive in seven runs in an 18-9 road win for Cranberry over Brookville.

Coe was 2-for-4 with a double, four runs scored, and four RBIs and Blitz was 1-for-4 with a walk and three RBIs.

Jenna Reynolds hit a home run for the Berries and was 1-for-6 with two runs scored and two RBIs, Alaina Hogue doubled twice while going 2-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Alisha Beggs was 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Kendall Findlay was 2-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored, Reyna Watson was 2-for-5 with a triple, an RBI, and two runs scored, and Oliva Plummer was 2-for-5 with three runs scored.

Liz Wonderling was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs to pace Brookville with Julie MacWilliams going 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI. Aleah Ames also droves in three runs for the Lady Raiders, and Emily Steel was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Plummer got the wni going five innings allowing six runs, one earned, on eight hits and four walks while striking out three. Blitz pitched two innings giving up three earned runs on three hits and a walk.

FOREST AREA 18, SHEFFIELD 2, 3 INNINGS

SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Madison McFarland had three hits, including a double, scored three times, and drove in five runs to lift visiting Forest Area to an 18-2, three-inning win at Sheffield.

Maggie Boehme added a pair of hits, two RBIs, and three runs scored for the Lady Fires, while Emma McFarland had a triple and three RBIs, Jessica Wager a double and an RBI, and Amber Guzzi a single, an RBI, and three runs scored.

Tori Childress had a pair of hits and a run scored for Sheffield, while Anna McCracken had a hit and an RBI.

Natalie Meyers got the win going two scoreless innings allowing a hit while striking out three. Izzy Flick also two runs on three hits while striking out three in an inning of relief.

Childress took the loss for Sheffield.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 17, UNION 2, 5 INNINGS

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – A big day at the plate from Frances Milliron helped visiting Clarion-Limestone to a 17-2, five-inning victory over Union.

Milliron was 5-for-5 with two doubles, three runs scored, and four RBIs.

She was one of four Lady Lions with multiple-hit days.

Abby Himes was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, two RBIs, and three runs scored, Abby Knapp was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, and Jocalyn Henry was also 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

Cassidy Makray drove in two runs for C-L while going 1-for-3 with a run scored, and Kendall Dunn was 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Mackenna Davis hit a home run for Union and was 1-for-2 with a run scored and two RBIs.

Regan Husted got the win going five innings allowing two earned runs on four hits and a walk while striking out four.

Magen Walzak took the loss going four innings giving up 11 runs, eight earned, on 12 hits and two walks while striking out one. Morgan Cumberland surrendered six earned runs on two hits and six walks while striking out one in an inning in the circle.

MONITEAU 22, BROCKWAY 2, 4 INNINGS

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Emma Covert went 3-for-4 with a double, four runs scored, and four RBIs to help visiting Moniteau roll past Brockway, 22-2, in four innings.

Courtney Stewart hit a home run for the Lady Warriors and was 1-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBIs with Autumn Stewart going 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and three RBIs.

Abby Rottman also doubled in the win and was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, Taylor Schultz was 3-for-3 with a walk, two RBIs, and three runs scored, Brynne Barger had two RBIs and scored twice as did Addy Williams.

Madelynn Heckman walked twice and had an RBI for Brockway, while Zoe Moore was 1-for-2 with an RBI.

Covert got the win going four innings allowing two earned runs on two hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out nine.

Gabby Hertel took the loss going three innings allowing 16 runs, eight earned, on 12 hits and three walks while striking out two. Taylor Rhed gave up six runs, two earned, on three hits while striking out one in an inning of work.

CURWENSVILLE 13, MOSHANNON VALLEY 1, 5 INNINGS

HOUTZDALE, Pa. – Mackenzie Wall was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and four RBIs to lead visiting Curwensville to a 13-1, five-inning win over Moshannon Valley.

Abby Pentz hit a home run for the Lady Tide and was 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, while Joslynne Freyer was 1-for-3 with a triple, a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Teagan Harzinski, Maddie Butler, and Taylor Simcox each added a pair of hits for Curwensville with Harzinski going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, Butler going 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Simcox going 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

Casey Ream was 2-for-3 for MoValley while Madeline Gresh was 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI.

Freyer got the win in relief of Logan Sheeder going four innings allowing one earned run on five hits and a walk while striking out three. Sheeder pitched an inning hitting a batter and striking out one.

Alyssa Anderson took the loss going five innings allowing 13 runs, 12 earned, on 14 hits, five walks, and two hit batters while striking out one.

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