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C-L's Tommy Smith comes off the mound after recording his 200th career strikeout in his final regular-season home game. Photo by Diane Lutz

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Tommy Smith recorded his 200th career strikeout in Clarion-Limestone’s 14-0, five-inning win over visiting Keystone.

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Smith started and went two hitless innings striking out six and walking one.

Kohen Kemmer got the win allowing a hit while striking out one, while Nick Aaron went a scoreless, hitless inning walking one.

Kemmer and Nick Aaron each drove in three runs for the Lions.

                  

Aaron was 4-for-4 with two runs scored while Kemmer was 2-for-4 with two runs scored.

Smith doubled going 3-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, and Jesse Siwiecki was 1-for-1 with two walks, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

ST. MARYS 8, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 7

ST. MARYS, Pa. – St. Marys scored five times in the top of the seventh to rally from a three-run deficit to get an 8-7 win over Elk County Catholic at Berwind Park in St. Marys.

The Dutch trailed 6-3 entering the seventh but got an RBI single from Ben Reynolds and then scored a run on an error to get within one.

                          

A wild pitch tied the game, and then Jackson Vollmer delivered a two-run single to left to put St. Marys ahead, 8-6.

ECC got a run back in the bottom of the inning and had the tying run at second before Matt Gillmore flew out to center to end the game.

Ben Paul led St. Marys going 3-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored while Reynolds was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Lucas Bauer went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Colby Nussbaum was 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and two RBIs for ECC with Chase Simbeck going 1-for-4 with two RBIs.

               

Gilmore was 2-for-5 with two runs scored, and Lance O’Neill went 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Tysen Beimel got the win going 1 ⅓ innings in relief allowing an earned run on a hit, a walk, and a hit batter. He struck out one.

Shawn Geci took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing five runs, four earned, on three hits and two walks while striking out one.

CLEARFIELD 5, HOLLIDAYSBURG 2

HYDE, Pa. – Cole Bloom drove in three runs and a trio of Clearfield pitchers allowed just five hits in a 5-2 win over visiting Hollidaysburg.

Bloom was 2-for-3.

Craig Mays got the win in relief of Hunter Rumsky going three innings allowing two hits and a walk. He struck out three.

Rumsky started and went three innings allowing an earned run on two hits and four walks while striking out four.

Elijah Quick went one inning allowing a run on a hit and a walk.

            

COUDERSPORT 17, SMETHPORT 1, 3 INNINGS

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Hunter Woodard-Furman drove in six runs to help visiting Couderspor to a 17-1, three-inning victory over Smethport.

Woodard-Furman was 2-for-2.

Quinn Kratzer added four RBIs going 2-for-3 with three RBIs while LT Myers was 2-for-2 with three runs scored.

Mason Roessner also went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored, Owen Deutschlander was 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Mitchell Taylor was 1-for-4 with two runs scored.

Gavyn Ayers got the win going three innings allowing one unearned run on two hits, three walks, and two hit batters. He struck out four.

Brentton McDowell was 1-for-2 with a run scored for Smethport.

WILMINGTON 4, REDBANK VALLEY 3

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Wilmington built a 4-1 lead and held off a rally in the seventh inning by Redbank Valley for a 4-3 win.

An RBI double by Mason Clouse and a run-scoring single from Breckin Minich cut Redbank Valley’s deficit to one, but Tristan Jones was able to get a groundout to end it.

Wilmington scored three runs in the first inning, as Brodie Dewberry was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Chase Mitcheltree and Rocky Serafino each drove in a run.

Hunter Jones got the win, allowing one run on three hits in four innings, striking out two and walking three.

Minich finished 3-for-4 for Redbank, while Braylon Wagner also had a pair of hits and Jaxon Huffman added an RBI.

Huffman took the loss, allowing three runs on three hits in two innings, striking out three and walking two.

WEST MIDDLESEX/CRANBERRY SPLIT

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – West Middlesex and Cranberry split a doubleheader with Cranberry winning 8-1 in the first game and West Middlesex taking home a 5-3 win in Game Two.

In the opener, Hudson Galla dominated on the mound going seven innings allowing one earned run on six hits, two walks, and two hit batters while striking out 10.

Talon Rex led the Berries offense going 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Galla helped himself with a 2-for-4 day while Seth Deloe was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Blake Marchinke was also 2-for-5 with a run scored.

Kyle Gilson went 1-for-2 with an RBI for the Big Red.

Logan Kent took the loss going four innings allowing seven runs, four earned, on 11 hits, a walk, and a hit batter. He struck out three.

A 4-run second inning helped lift West Middlesex to the win in Game Two.

Gilson had a 2-run single in the inning, while David Lakatos and Roman Golub also had run-scoring singles.

Gilson finished 2-for-3 with three RBIs for the Big Reds, while Caleb Koncar was 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Tyler Blanton got the win, going 3 ⅔ innings allowing two runs on five hits and striking out three without issuing a walk.

Landon Baker was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Berries, while Aiden Herrell-Ward was 1-for-1 with an RBI, and Cole Findlay was 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Connor Morrow took the loss, allowing five runs (four earned) in 2 ⅓ innings on six hits, striking out one and walking two.

YOUNGSVILLE 15, OSWAYO VALLEY 0, 4 innings

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Matt DeSimone had two doubles and two RBIs to help power Youngsville to a 15-0 win in four innings over Oswayo Valley.

Nate Lucks was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for the Eagles, who scored nine runs in the second inning, while Lane Buccardo and David Manning drove in two runs each and James Johnson one.

Johnson got the win allowing just one hit in his four innings of work, striking out five and walking two.

Ridge Mesler had OV’s lone hit. Nik Bonney took the loss, allowing 10 runs on nine hits in two innings, striking out one and walking two.

                       

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