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April 24, 2021 D9 Softball/Baseball: St. Marys SB Downs Indiana, O-E Softball Stays Unbeaten, Coudy Baseball Rallies Past St. Marys

Olivia Eckles had a home run in St. Marys' win at Indiana. Photo by Kelli Surra

April 24 District 9 baseball and softball recaps

SOFTBALL

ST. MARYS 5, INDIANA 1

INDIANA, Pa. – Shannon Kiser and Kendal Young combined on a three-hitter to help visiting St. Marys to a 5-1 win over Indiana.

Kiser pitched two innings allowing one unearned run on one hit while striking out one, while Young got the win going five innings allowing two hits and a walk while hitting a batter and striking out six.

Olivia Eckles hit a home run for the Lady Dutch and was 1-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Kara Hanslovan went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, while Gianna Surra was 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Olivia Zimmerman was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Indiana.

Zimmerman took the loss going seven innings allowing five runs, three earned, on nine hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out eight.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 15, SMETHPORT 0, 3 INNINGS

DUBOIS, Pa. – Sending 18 batters to the plate in the first inning and scoring 14 first-inning runs, DuBois Central Catholic rolled past visiting Smethport, 15-0, in three innings.

The Lady Cardinals smacked 14 hits in the opening frame, including four doubles.

Shyanne Lundy had a two-run double in the inning, while Emily Joseph added a two-run single, and two runs scored when Emma Suplizio reached on an error.

Chelsea Busatto had a pair of doubles and was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs to lead the Lady Cardinals offense, while Lundy was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs.

Mia Meholick also went 2-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs for DCC, Joseph was 2-for-2 with two RBIs, Jessy Frank was 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored, Suplizio was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, and Kaylee Risser was 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Madi Hoyt and Melia Mitskavich combined on a three-inning no-hitter in the circle for the Lady Cardinals.

Hoyt got the win going two innings allowing two walks and striking out six. Mitskavich pitched a scoreless third walking one and striking out one.

Serena Smyntek took the loss going two innings allowing 15 runs, only six earned, on 17 hits and a walk.

KARNS CITY SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER FROM UNION

KARNS CITY, Pa. – Karns City swept a doubleheader from visiting Union winning Game One 10-2 and Game Two 16-0.

In the first game, Zoe King and Allison Walker each had three hits.

King was 3-for-4 with a walk, two RBIs, and three runs scored, while Walker was 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

Ashley Fox added a pair of doubles for the Lady Gremlins going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs with Jess Dunn going 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI. Sarah Patton was also 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Garrah Milochik was 1-for-3 with a double, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Mackenna Davis was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs to pace Union with Kiera Zitzman going 2-for-3 with a double.

Megan Whitmire got the win pitching seven innings allowing two earned runs on five hits and a walk while striking out four.

Magen Walzak took the loss going six innings giving up 10 runs, five earned, on 13 hits and two walks.

In Game Two, Karns City, as the “visiting” team scored 14 runs in the second inning for the easy win.

Dunn had a big game going 2-for-3 with a grand slam, two runs scored, and six RBIs.

Also for the Lady Gremlins, Kate Seybert was 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and four RBIs, Walker was 2-for-2 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored, and King and Milochik were both 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Walker tossed a three-inning perfect game. She struck out six of the nine hitters she faced.

Kira Marsh took the loss pitching two innings allowing 14 runs, five earned, on eight hits, four walks, and two hit batter. Morgan Cumberland gave up two earned runs on a hit and a hit batter in an inning of work.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 13, ALTOONA 1, 6 INNINGS

ALTOONA, Pa. – Ciarra Toven came one strikeout away from recording every out by punch out in a 13-1, six-inning win by visiting Punxsutawney over Altoona.

Toven allowed one run on three hits and two walks while recording 17 of her 18 outs by strikeout. She also helped herself at the plate going 3-for-4 with a run scored.

Punxsutawney’s offense was led by Riley Presloid, Allie Meko, and Karli Young.

Presloid was 4-for-4 with a double, a walk, and three RBIs, while Young was 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored, and four RBIs, and Meko was 4-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, and four runs scored.

Also for the Lady Chucks Madi Shiock was 1-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Abby Smearman went 1-for-2 with a home run, a walk, a run scored, and an RBI for Altoona.

Madison Zimmerer took the loss going three innings allowing seven runs, three earned, on nine hits while striking out one. Victoria VanKlaveren gave up six runs, five earned, on seven hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out two in three innings.

WARREN 11, DUBOIS 0, 5 INNINGS

DUBOIS, Pa. – Katie Madigan drove in three runs to lead visiting Warren to an 11-0, five-inning win over DuBois.

Madigan was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Also for the Lady Dragons, Alex Neireiter went 2-for-3 with two doubles, an RBI, and two runs scored, while Elee Irwin was 3-for-3 with a triple, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Kelsey Stuart got the win going four innings allowing two hits and a walk while striking out six. Kylie Fehlman pitched a scoreless inning of relief striking out two.

Aleigha Gerr was 1-for-1 for DuBois, while Saige Weible was 1-for-2. Geer took the loss in the circle.

LAUREL 6, MONITEAU 3

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Kaylee Withrow and Autumn Boyd each drove in a pair of runs to help Laurel double up visiting Moniteau, 6-3.

Withrow was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a runs scored with Boyd going 1-for-3 with a walk.

Grace Kissick hit a home run for the Spartans and was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, while Abbie Miles doubled while going 1-for-1 with a walk and two runs scored. Georgia Jellyman was also 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

Courtney Stewart was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored for Moniteau, while Autumn Stewart was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Addie Deal got the win going four innings allowing two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out four, and Boyd picked up the save going three innings allowing a run on three hits while striking out four.

Courtney Stewart took the loss going six innings allowing six earned runs on nine hits, six walks, and a hit batter while striking out six.

CURWENSVILLE SWEEPS PAST NORTH STAR

BOSWELL, Pa. – Visiting Curwensville swept a doubleheader from North Star winning the first game 22-0 in three innings and the nightcap 17-0 in three innings.

Game One saw Abby Pentz drive in seven runs and Joslynne Freyer five.

Pentz was 3-for-3 with a home run, two doubles, a walk, and three runs scored, while Freyer was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, and a run scored.

Also for the Lady Tide, Mackenzie Wall went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, and three runs scored, Syanne Rudy was 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs, Teagan Harzinski was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and three RBIs, Logan Sheeder walked four times and scored four times, Maddie Butler was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Taylor Simcox was 1-for-1 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, and Nora Young scored twice.

Emma Albright had the lone hit for North Star.

Freyer got the win going two hitless innings striking out three. Sheeder gave up a hit while striking out two in an inning of work.

Maria Barnick took the loss going three innings allowing 22 runs, 19 earned, on 16 hits and 10 walks while striking out two.

In Game Two, Pentz continued to tear the cover off the ball going 4-for-4 with another home run, a double, three runs scored and three RBIs making her 7-for-7 in the doubleheader with two home runs, three doubles, a walk, six runs scored, and 10 RBIs.

Wall also went deep while adding a triple and going 3-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs.

Picking up two hits apiece for the Lady Tide were Harzinski, Rudy, and Butler with Harzinski going 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Rudy going 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs scored, and three RBIs, and Butler going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Freyer added a pair of RBIs while going 1-for-3, Kaylie Shaw was 1-for-1 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Young scored twice.

Grace Gardner had the lone hit for North Star going 1-for-1 with a double.

Sheeder got the win in relief of Freyer going two innings allowing one hit and a walk while striking ou three. Freyer needed just five pitches to get through her inning of work.

Barnick was again the loser going 2 ⅔ innings allowing 17 runs, 15 earned, on 17 hits and two walks while striking out one.

OTTO-ELDRED 19, COUDERSPORT 2, 3 INNINGS

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Rylie Raught and Bri Heller each drove in three runs to lift Otto-Eldred to a 19-2, three-inning road win over Coudersport.

Heller was 4-for-4 with a double, while Raught was 2-for-4 with a home run.

Kyla Anderson also went 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Lady Terrors with Katie Sheeler going 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI.

Rosalyn Page was 1-for-2 with two RBIs for Coudersport.

Abby Wolfe and Heller combined in the circle to strike out seven Lady Falcons while allowing one hit and two walks.

Kaylee VanWhy and Ryelle Black combined to give up 14 hits and 14 walks in the circle for Coudersport.

BASEBALL

JOHNSONBURG 12, OTTO-ELDRED 3

ELDRED, Pa. – Luke Zimmerman, Aiden Zimmerman, and Ethan wells combined to drive in seven runs in a 12-3 road win for Johnsonburg over Otto-Eldred.

Luke Zimmerman was 1-for-2 with a triple, two walks, a run scored, and three RBIs, Aiden Zimmena was 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Wells was 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Also for the Rams, Camron Marcinak went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, Dom Allegretto was 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and am RBI, Dalton Stahli was 1-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, and Caden Smiley was 1-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Luke Zimmerman got the win going six innings allowing three runs, two earned, on three hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out 12. Gabe Watts threw a scoreless seventh getting the rare four strikeouts because of a passed ball.

Josh Rhinehart went 2-for-4 with a run scored for Otto-Eldred, while Cole Sebastian hit a home run and was 1-for-2 with a run scored and two RBIs.

Jacob Merry took the loss pitching 5 ⅔ innings allowing seven runs, four earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out five. Rhinehart didn’t record an out in relief and gave up two runs on two walks. Max Splain pitched the final 1 ⅓ innings giving up three unearned runs on three hits and a walk while striking out one.

COUDERSPORT 13, ST. MARYS 8

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Behind a four-hit day from AJ Redmond, Coudersport beat visiting St. Marys, 13-8.

Redmond went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a run scored, and three RBIs to lead the Falcons, while Jackson Glover was 2-for-3 with two walks, two runs scored, and three RBIs.

Garrett Kellert also went 2-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored for Coudersport, while Derek Easton was 1-for-3 with a double, two walks, and a run scored.

Conner Straub went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBIs to pace St. Marys.

Garret Bauer added a 1-for-2 day with a triple, two walks, and an RBI for the Dutch, while Connor Bressler was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored.

Coudersport trailed 5-2 before scoring eight runs in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead.

Easton got the win in relief of Redmond going 2 ⅓ innings allowing three runs, all earned, on two hits, six walks, and a hit batter. Glover got the final two outs with one via a strikeout.

Redmond pitched four innings giving up five runs, three earned, on six hits, two walks, and two hit batters while striking out four.

Connor Bressler took the loss giving up eight runs, all earned, on four hits and four walks in a ⅓ of an inning. He struck out one.

Charlie Coudriet started for the Dutch and went four innings allowing two earned runs on four hits, five walks, and a hit batter while striking out two. Tony Lewis pitched 1 ⅔ innings giving up three earned runs on four hits and four walks while striking out one.

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