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April 26, 2021 D10 Baseball/Softball: Greenville BB Wins Slugfest; Kelly Homers Twice as Harbor Creek Stays Perfect

April 26, 2021 D10 Baseball/Softball

GREENVILLE 13, SLIPPERY ROCK 12

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Greenville scored multiple runs in each of the first four innings, building a 12-6 before holding off the Rockets, 13-12. 

The Trojans scored their 13 runs on just six hits, taking advantage of 12 walks and five errors. 

Josh Reeves got things going for the Trojans with an RBI single in the first inning, followed by another run-scoring single off the bat of Griffin Richardson. 

Richardson drew a bases-loaded walk in the second inning, while Collin Wilson and Caden Loutzenhiesr also drove in runs in the second. 

Slippery Rock answered with five runs in the third inning. Ryan Montgomery, Lucas Allison, NIck Kingerski, and Alex Duffalo all drove in runs for the Rockets. 

Richardson’s groundout in the sixth gave Greenville its 13th run, which proved to be the game-winner, as Slippery Rock scored three runs in the sixth and seventh innings. 

With a runner on third and two outs, Josh Ickes struck out Kingerski to end the game. 

Shane Thompson went 3-for-3 for the Rockets with two RBI. Kingerski also drove in three runs, while Brett Galick and Duffalo had two RBIs apiece. 

Richardson had four RBIs for the Trojans. 

HARBOR CREEK 6, GENERAL MCLANE 1

HARBOR CREEK, Pa. – After Cam Williamson hit three home runs in Harbor Creek’s last game, Aidan Kelly sent two over the fence to help the Huskies stay perfect with a 6-1 win over General McLane. 

Kelly hit 2-run bombs in back-to-back innings in the fourth and fifth. 

Austin Vaughn was dominant in the complete-game victory, allowing just two hits and striking out 14. He didn’t issue a walk. His lone blemish came via an Eric Matthews solo home run in the seventh. 

Cody Smith went 3-for-3 for the Huskies. 

Matt Leehan took the loss. 

EISENHOWER 13, UNION CITY 9

UNION CITY, Pa. – Eisenhower broke open a 5-5 tie with a 6-run sixth inning on its way to a 13-9 win over Union City. 

In the sixth, Jared Beers hit an RBI single, Zach Rohlin hit a sacrifice fly, followed by an RBI from Dillon Benson and a Camron Jakubczak RBI single. 

Ike’s Zane Alexander had a unique stat line, walking in all five plate appearances and scoring four runs. 

Beers was 4-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored. Owen Trumbull, Jakubczak and Rohlin finished with two RBIs apiece. 

Teagan Gray was credited for the win, striking out five in his 2 ⅔ innings of work. 

Union City scored two runs each in the fourth and fifth innings and four in the seventh. Bryce Drayer and Matthew Bennett drove in two runs each for the Bears, who took advantage of six Eisenhower errors. Shane Uber was 2-for-3 with two runs. 

MCDOWELL 11, WARREN 1, 6 innings 

ERIE, Pa. – McDowell scored six runs in the first inning on its way to an 11-1 win over Warren. 

The Trojans got RBI singles from Jackson Hower, Dan Snyder, Sam Crowely, and Curtis King and a double off the bat of Matt Demski. 

McDowell struck for three more runs in the third inning. Chris Juchno went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs, while Hower had two hits and two RBIs and Crowley also brought in a pair. 

Snyder got the win, allowing one run in four innings of work. He allowed three hits, walked three and struck out seven. 

JT Blum went 3-for-3 for the Dragons, while Owen Blum had a sacrifice fly. Ben Berdine and Micah Passmore both had a hit and a walk. 

Ben Sowa took the loss. 

LAKEVIEW 13, MERCER 3, 5 innings

STONEBORO, Pa. – Mason Bevan blasted a 3-run home run in the first inning and Lakeview never looked back in a 13-3 win over Mercer. 

The Sailors also scored five runs in the fifth inning. Ted Shillito, Lane Barber and Jackson Gadsby all drove in runs in the inning. 

Gadsby had two hits and two runs, while Kyle Uber scored three runs. 

Uber went four shutout innings on the mound, allowing three hits and one walk, striking out six. 

Harrison Murray went 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs for Mercer. 

Troy Bachman took the loss. 

NORTH EAST 12, NORTHWESTERN 4

ALBION, Pa. – North East scored in every inning but the first, collecting 13 hits in a 12-4 victory over Northwestern. 

The Grapepickers broke things open with three runs in the fourth, followed by two runs each in the fifth and sixth and three more in the seventh. 

Reid Courtwright hit a 2-run home run in the fourth, part of a 3-for-4 effort that saw him drive in three runs. Aden Bulger was also 3-for-4 with three RBIs, while Anthony Rizzo was 3-for-3 with three runs. 

Bulger got the win, striking out eight in his four innings of work. 

Austin Kitcey was 2-for-2 and had the lone Wildcat RBI. 

Jarrod Glasl took the loss. 

SAEGERTOWN 10, IROQUOIS 0, 6 innings

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Saegertown scored six runs in the fifth inning on its way to a 10-0 win over Iroquois. 

Henry Shaffer was electric on the mound, striking out 13 and allowing just one hit in his five innings of work. 

Landon Caldwell, Chandler Davison, Joe Grundy, Anthony Hernandez, Dustin Nearhoff and Shaffer all drove in runs in the sixth for the Panthers. 

Caldwell had two hits and scored two runs. 

TITUSVILLE 20, SENECA 1, 5 innings

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Titusville scored nine run in the first inning and six in the fifth on its way to a 20-1 win over Seneca. 

Hunter Thomas homered, drove in three runs and scored three times, while Tyler Durstine hit two doubles, driving in four and scoring two runs. 

Derek Beach drove in two and scored a pair for the Rockets. 

Beach tossed three innings allowing one unearned run and striking out three. 

ROCKY GROVE 15, MAPLEWOOD 0, 3 innings

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Isaac Clayton tossed three hitless innings as Rocky Grove eased past Maplewood, 15-0. 

Travis Knupp, Eli Wilson and Logan Gavin all drove in two runs apiece for Rocky Grove. 

HICKORY 11, OIL CITY 1, 6 innings

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Connor Evans was strong on the mound, striking out nine in 5 ⅔ innings as Hickory beat Oil City 11-1 in six innings. 

Evans allowed just two hits. 

Joey Fazzone and Johnny Leedham had three RBIs apiece, while Clay Wiesen had a pair of doubles. 

SOFTBALL

NORTH EAST 16, MERCYHURST PREP 1, 4 innings

ERIE, Pa. – North East scored eight runs in the second inning on its way to a 16-1 win over Mercyhurst Prep. 

Cadence Jones, Elle Blakeslee, Amelia Svetz, Elizabeth Svetz, and Delaney Prather all drove in runs in the big second inning. 

Both Svetz’s drove in a pair of runs for the Grapepickers, who had 11 hits. North East also took advantage of four errors and five walks. 

Jones got the win, allowing one run and striking out five in her three innings of work. 

CONNEAUT, Pa. 5, GENERAL MCLANE 1

EDINBORO, Pa. – Emily Bortnick hit a pair of solo home runs to help lift Conneaut to a 5-1 win over General McLane. 

Jaidyn Jordan also drove in a run for the Eagles. 

Kaley Cook was in the circle for the Eagles, striking out seven and allowing six hits. Cook also belted a triple and scored a run. 

Bailey Cannon took the loss. She allowed seven hits and struck out nine. 

ROCKY GROVE 13, OIL CITY 3, 5 innings

OIL CITY, Pa. – Kennedi Winslow went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs as Rocky Grove beat Oil City, 13-3. 

The Orioles scored 11 runs in the fifth inning en route to the win. 

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