BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Lucas Bauer tossed five shutout innings, and Vinnie Lenze drove in a pair of runs while collecting three hits to lead visiting St. Marys to a 5-1 win over Brookville at McKinley Field in Brookville.
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Bauer gave up five hits while striking out five in his five innings of work needing just 72 pitches to get the win. Charlie Coudriet pitched the final two innings allowing an unearned run on two hits and two walks while striking out one.
Lenze, meanwhile, was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
His two-out, two-strike RBI single to right in the first broke the ice, and his courtesy runner, Dan Schutz later came around to score one of two unearned runs the Dutch got in the first inning thanks to a pair of Brookville errors following the Lenze single.
Lenze then helped St. Marys add on in the sixth with a two-out single to center that made it 5-1.
For his efforts, Lenze was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game and talked about the win.
Logan Mosier also had three hits for the Dutch going 3-for-4 with an RBI, and Charlie Coudriet was 2-for-3 with a sacrifice and a run scored.
Carson Weaver was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored for Brookville scoring on an interference call on St. Marys’ third baseman Ben Paul after Weaver stole third and Lenze’s throw went into left field. Weaver was actually thrown out at home plate, but Paul had interfered with him rounding third leading to the run.
Weaver took the loss going 4 ⅔ innings allowing three runs, one earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out four.
DUBOIS 11, WARREN 3
WARREN, Pa. – Tyler Chamberlin pitched six strong innings and DuBois scored five runs in the third inning without the benefit of a hit in an 11-3 win over Warren.
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Chamberlin went six innings allowing one run on six hits, striking out eight and walking none. He was also 1-for-3 at the plate, with an RBI, two walks, and three runs on his way to Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game honors.
“My fastball was really good today,” Chamberlin said. “I was just attacking the hitters and letting the defense do the work behind me.”
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Warren committed three errors in the third inning and Kaden Clark, Jordan Ell, and Billy Gray all drew bases-loaded walks, chasing Warren starter Brady Berdine in the process.
Trey Wingard finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs for DuBois, while Ell was 2-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs, Gray was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Talon Hodge was 2-for-5 with a run.
Ben Sowa was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for Warren.
Berdine took the loss, allowing five runs (one earned) in two-plus innings on one hit, striking out four and walking four.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 6, OTTO-ELDRED 1
ST. MARYS, Pa. – Lance O’Neill greeted relief pitcher Landon Francis with a two-run, go-ahead double in the bottom of the sixth innings, as Elk County Catholic beat Otto-Eldred, 6-1, at Berwind Park in St. Marys.
O’Neill’s double was part of a six-run sixth inning for the Crusaders, who trailed 1-0 entering the inning after managing just one total hit off Cal Minich and Jared Obenrader.
But in the sixth, Wil Wortman greeted Obernader with a single to center, and when the next batter reached on an error, Austin Cousins replaced Obenrader.
Cousins, though, walked the next two batters, including a bases-loaded walk to Isaac Dellaquilla that tied the game at one.
Francis was then brought in but surrendered the double to O’Neill before walking a batter and then giving up another two-run double, this time to Colby Nussbaum that made it 5-1. Nussbaum later scored on a ground out to make it 6-1.
Otto-Eldred had taken the 1-0 lead in the fifth inning on an infield single by Francis that scored Brendan Magee, who had opened the inning by getting hit by a pitch.
But that was all the offense the Terrors were able to muster off Dellaquilla, Joe Tettis, and O’Neill, who combined to give up just three hits while striking out 14.
O’Neill, the third of the hurlers, got the win going two innings allowing a hit while striking out three.
Dellaquilla started and went three innings allowing a hit, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out five. Tettis then gave up the run, it was earned, on a hit, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out six in two innings.
Minich started for Otto-Eldred going two innings allowing a hit, two walks, and two hit batters while striking out four.
Obenrader was the tough-luck loser going three innings allowing two runs, one earned, on a hit, two walks, and two hit batters. He struck out one.
Cousins was charged with two runs on the two walks. He didn’t record an out, and Francis gave up two earned runs on two hits and a walk while striking out one in an inning of work.
KANE 3, A-C VALLEY/UNION 1
MT. JEWETT, Pa. – Elijah Everett and Phinn Chamberlain kept A-C Valley/Union’s bats quiet, as Kane beat the visiting Falcon Knights, 3-1.
Everett got the win going 4 ⅓ innings allowing one unearned run on eight hits and three walks while striking out three. Chamberlain got the save going 2 ⅔ innings scoreless. He allowed a hit, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out three.
The Wolves needed the great pitching because they managed just four hits off the duo of Bailey Crissman and Sebastian Link.
Crissman suffered the loss going 4 ⅔ innings allowing three unearned runs on three hits, a walk, and two hit batters. He struck out six. Link went 1 ⅓ innings giving up a hit and striking out two.
Everett, Isiah Smith, and Isaya Smith each drove in runs for Kane.
Seth Best was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored for A-C Valley/Union while Trey Fleming was 2-for-4.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 7, JOHNSONBURG 5
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Nevin Day had three hits and Carter Savage and Peyton Hetrick each drove in two runs to lead Punxsutawney to a 7-5 win over Johnsonburg at Kuntz Field in Punxsutawney.
Day was 3-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, and an RBI. Savage went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk, and Hetrick was 1-for-3.
Justin Miller also had a double while going 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Zeke Bennett scored twice while going 1-for-3 with a walk.
Luke and Aiden Zimmerman both tripled for Johnsonburg with Luke going 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Aiden going 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
Isaiah Jackson was also 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Rams.
Day got the win going six innings allowing five runs, four earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out five. Josh Tyger got the save going a scoreless seventh giving up a hit.
Luke Zimmerman took the loss going five innings allowing seven earned runs on eight hits and four walks while striking out five.
REDBANK VALLEY 6, BROCKWAY 1
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Ty Carrier and Braylon Wagner combined to throw a four-hitter to lead Redbank Valley to a 6-1 win over Brockway.
Carrier went five innings to get the win. He allowed one hit and a walk while striking out five.
Wagner got the save going two innings allowing an unearned run on three hits and a walk while striking out one.
Mason Clouse drove in two runs for Redbank Valley going 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored.
Breckin Minich, Tyler Hetrick, and Carrier each had two hits for the Bulldogs with Minich going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, with Hetrick going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a run scored, and Carrier going 2-for-4.
Tate Minch also doubled while going 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.
Jeremy Swanson had a double for Brockway.
Dylan Bash took the loss going six innings allowing three earned runs on seven hits and five walks while striking out one.
COUDERSPORT 17, GALETON 4, 5 INNINGS
GALETON, Pa. – Scoring 14 runs in the fourth and fifth innings combined, Coudersport rolled to a 17-4, five-inning win at Galeton.
The Falcons scored six in the fourth to break a three-all tie and then platted eight more in the fifth to put the game away.
Coudersport had just eight hits in scoring the 17 runs and no extra-base hits. But the Falcons walked nine times, were hit by three pitches, and took advantage of five Galeton errors.
Gavyn Ayers and Jacob Hooftallen each drove in a pair of runs in the win with Ayers going 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored and Hooftallen walking once and scoring once.
Wyatt Daisley, Danny VanVladricken, and LT Myers each scored three times with Daisley going 1-for-4 with an RBI, VanVladricken going 1-for-2 with two walks, and Myers getting hit by a pitch, walking twice, and driving in a run.
Gavin Sykora was 3-for-3 with a triple, a run scored, and an RBI for Galeton.
Mitch Taylor got the win going 3 ⅓ innings allowing four runs, two earned, on five hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out three. Myers pitched 1 ⅔ innings striking out two.
Mat Zur took the loss going 4 ⅔ innings allowing 16 runs, just three earned, on eight hits, eight walks, and a hit batter while striking out two.
CRANBERRY 9, NORTH CLARION 2
FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Landon Baker was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs to help Cranberry to a 9-2 win at North Clarion.
Aiden Ward drove in a pair of runs in the win as well going 1-for-1 with two runs scored, and Cole Findlay was 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.
That was more than enough support for Austin Shoup who went seven innings allowing two earned runs on five hits while striking out 14.
Zeelen Hargenrader was 2-for-3 with a triple and a run scored for North Clarion with Wade Peters going 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI, and Drake Irwin going 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
Irwin took the loss going five innings allowing eight runs, seven earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out two.
ROCKY GROVE SWEEPS FOREST AREA
TIONESTA, Pa. – Rocky Grove took a pair of games from Forest Area, 17-0 in three innings and 11-1 in five innings.
In the 17-0 win, Rocky Grove scored 14 runs in the second inning and took advantage of 10 free passes issued by Forest Area pitching.
Aaron Wetjen was 2-for-2 with three RBIs and two runs for the Orioles, while Haydon Bevier was 1-for-1 with two RBIs and two runs. Chippy Whiting, Dillon Hamilton, Eli Wilson, Dallas Ross, Jason Dunkle, Logan Gavin, and Mykah Stone had one RBI each. Hamilton also scored three runs.
Wetjen tossed a pair of shutout innings, allowing three hits and striking out three, while Trenton Rice struck out the side in a scoreless frame.
Justin Reynolds took the loss, allowing three runs in ⅔ of an inning, walking three, and striking out two.
In the 11-1 Game 2 win for Rocky Grove, the Orioles scored in every inning by the third.
Dunkle was 3-for-3 with three runs for Rocky Grove, while Gavin was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs, Bevier was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Rice was 1-for-1 with two RBIs.
Bevier got the complete game win, allowing one unearned run on four hits, striking out nine, and walking one.
Warren Dashner drove in Forest Area’s lone run. Dashner took the loss, allowing six runs (five earned) in two innings, allowing five hits and four walks.