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April 26, 2022 D10 Softball: Grove City Edges Slippery Rock; Sharpsville, Wilmington, Maplewood, Franklin Offenses Erupt

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April 26, 2022 D10 Softball Recaps


SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Grove City scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to earn an 8-6 win over Slippery Rock.

Two runs came home on an error, which was followed by an RBI double off the bat of Helena Wolbert, followed by another RBI double from Logan Jones.

Morgan Eaton had a big day at the plate for Slippery Rock, going 4-for-4 with two runs, while Wolbert was also 2-for-4 and Courtney Saylor 1-for-1 with a walk and a pair of runs scored.

Jones got the win, scattering six hits and allowing two runs on two walks, striking out four.

Ciara D’Antoni was 1-for3 with an RBI for Slippery Rock, while Sam Meredith had an RBI double.

D’Antoni took the loss, allowing 10 hits and eight runs (all unearned), walking five, and striking out seven.


HERMITAGE, Pa. – Sharpsville scored 13 runs in the first inning on its way to a 22-0, three-inning win over Kennedy Catholic.


The Blue Devils had 10 hits and took advantage of 13 Kennedy Catholic free passes. Lilly Palko Kayleigh Stinedurf, Alli Davis, Breanna Hanley, Chloe Mason, Haley White, and Allison White drove in two runs each for the Blue Devils, with Hanley belting a home run.

Hanley (one inning) and Jordan Brest (two innings) combined on three perfect innings with eight strikeouts.

WILMINGTON 18, FARRELL 0, 3 innings

FARRELL, Pa. – Wilmington pounded out 16 hits in an 18-0, three-inning win over Farrell.

Chloe Krarup was 2-for-2 with three RBIs and three runs for the Greyhounds, while Faith Jones, Karah Deal, Malia Baney, and Brianna Fisher drove in two runs apiece.

Jadyn Flick tossed three innings to get the win, allowing one hit and striking out four.

MEADVILLE 23, ERIE 0, 3 innings

ERIE, Pa. – Kendall Mealy belted a two-run home run and Elliott Schleicher and Aliviah Ashton drove in four runs as Meadville rolled to a 23-0, three-inning win over Erie.

Schleicher was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, while Ashton was 3-for-3 with three runs scored, and Ava Phillips, Mealey, Teagen Reichel, and Raelyn Rusek drove in two runs each. Lexi Carr was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs.

Katie Say tossed three no-hit innings, striking out four and walking two.


RUSSELL, Pa. – The top five hitters in Maplewood’s lineup all scored to start the game, as the Tigers beat Eisenhower, 19-9.

Maplewood also overcame an eight-run fourth-inning by Eisenhower.

Izzy Eimer had a big day at the plate for Maplewood, hitting two doubles and scoring five runs. Eve Beuchat also had a pair of hits and scored four runs for Eisenhower, while McKenna Crawford also crossed the plate three times for Maplewood.

Julia Gesing, Kailee Morrison, Taylor Napolitan, Abigail Grundenle, Lillian SmythAliza Olsen, Tracey Jakubczak and Cali Chapman all reached and scored for Eisenhower in their big fourth innings, which was keyed by a run-scoring double off the bat of Napolitan.

Rhinn Post got the win for Maplewood, while Taylor Napolitan suffered the loss for Eisenhower.


WATERFORD, Pa. – Kendal Stull fired a six-hit shutout as Fort LeBoeuf earned a 3-0 win over McDowell.

Stull struck out nine without issuing a walk, throwing 72 of her 99 pitches for strikes. Stull was also 2-for-3 with a solo home run at the plate, while Tessa Bellis belted a two-run home run.

Gabby DeLuca took the loss for McDowell, allowing three runs (one earned) in 5 ⅓ innings on five hits, striking out four and walking two.

FRANKLIN 13, TITUSVILLE 0, 5 innings

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Trinity Edge belted two home runs and was also the winning pitcher in Franklin’s 13-0, five-inning win over Titusville.

Edge went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, as Franklin scored seven runs in the fifth inning. In the circle, she allowed just two hits, walked one, and struck out 12, throwing 53 of her 74 pitches for strikes.

Abby Boland was 3-for-3 with a triple, RBI, and two runs, while Gabriella Wimer drove in a pair of runs and Brandy Atwell and Sydni Hoobler scored two runs each.

Audrey Herman took the loss, allowing 13 runs on 13 hits, striking out two, and walking two.


HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Harbor Creek built an 8-2 lead and held off a late North East for an 8-7 victory.

Alex Cozzens stole home to get the game with 8-7 in the top of the seventh, but Rachel Holmes was able to get the next two outs to secure the win.

Rylee Vogt went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for Harbor Creek, while Regan Rand also drove in two runs and Georgia Weber had a triple, two hits, and an RBI.

Alayana Mosbacher got the win, allowing four runs (three earned) in five innings, allowing four hits and five walks, striking out eight.

Cozzens took the loss for North East, allowing eight runs (seven earned) on 12 hits, striking out three, and walking one.

Cozzens had a big day at the plate, going 2-for-3 with two doubles, three RBIs, and two runs, while Karlee Stetson was 2-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, and two runs.

HICKORY 11, SHARON 1, 6 innings

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Hallie Miller fired a one-hitter as Hickory powered past Sharon, 11-1 in five innings.

Miller struck out six and allowed three walks.

Kaeyln Fustos, Ava Houy, and Madeline Myers all had two hits for Hickory, with Myers driving in a run. Kendra Koerth, Madison Reardon, and Lydia Hallas all had RBIs for Hickory, which took advantage of five Sharon errors.

Kurstasia Chester belted a solo home run for Sharon, while Miranda Metro suffered the loss, allowing five runs (four earned) in two innings of work.


MERCER, Pa. – Mackenzie Herman and Chloe McLaughlin both homered and combined to drive in nine runs as Reynolds beat Mercer, 14-2.

Herman finished 4-for-5 with two doubles, a homer, and five RBIs, while McLaughlin was 3-for-5 with a double, four RBIs, and two runs. Kylie McAdoo also had three hits and two runs scored for Reynolds, while Marissa Hilyer was 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI, and two runs.

Halyn Cawthorne got the win, allowing just two unearned runs on two hits, striking out 10, and walking two.

Ivory Sines took the loss for Mercer, allowing 14 runs in 6 ⅔ innings.


YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Cochranton scored 15 runs in the second inning on its way to a 24-4, three-inning win over Youngsville.

Brooklyn Needler was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs, one of a number of Cardinals with big games. Dani Hoffman was 3-for-4 with two triples and four RBIs, while Chelsey Freyermuth was 2-for-3 with a double, triple, and three RBIs, Taytum Jackson 2-for-2 with three RBIs, and Megan Heim 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs.

Hoffman didn’t allow a hit in her three innings of work, allowing four unearned runs, striking out five, and walking six.

Molly Hellman took the loss for Youngsville.

UNION CITY 12, ROCKY GROVE 0, 5 innings

UNION CITY, Pa. – Cathryn Reynolds went 3-for-3 with three doubles, two RBIs, and two runs as Union City earned a 12-0, five-inning win over Rocky Grove.

Abby Tingley tossed a three-hitter, striking out nine and walking one.

The Lady Bears scored 10 runs in the first two innings en route to the win.

Emylee Zielinski was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs, while Kaegann Gregor was 3-for-3 with an RBI and Tingley 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI.


ERIE, Pa. – Molly Simmerman homered and drove in three runs and Jenna Wagner fired a four-hitter as Villa beat General McLane, 8-1.

Wagner struck out 11 without issuing a walk.

The Victors scored four runs in the third inning to break the game open, capped by Simmerna’s three-run home run.

Emily Dudenhoeffer was 2-for-3 with two RBIs for Villa.

Bailey Cannon had an RBI double for GM. Cannon took the loss, allowing seven earned runs on eight hits in six innings, striking out eight, and walking two.

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