FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – Both Clarion-Limestone’s Tommy Smith and North Clarion’s Aiden Hartle recorded their 100th career strikeouts in C-L’s 7-5 road win over the Wolves.
Smith, a junior, started and went 3 ⅓ innings for C-L allowing two earned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out 10. He got a no-decision.
Hartle, a senior, took the loss going 5 ⅔ innings allowing four runs, all earned, on seven hits and three walks while striking out seven.
Kohen Kemmer relieved Smith and got the win going 3 ⅔ innings allowing three earned runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out two.
Jordan Hesdon and Braden Murray led the offense for the Lions with Hesdon going 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBIs and Murray going 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored.
Smith was also 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI for C-L, while Logan Lutz scored twice while going 1-for-3 with a walk.
Drake Irwin was 2-for-3 with two RBIs for North Clarion with Wade Peters going 2-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored, and an RBI. Hartle was also 2-for-4 with a run scored.
PORT ALLEGANY 1, CAMERON COUNTY 0, 8 INNINGS
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Blaine Moses’s single in the bottom of the eighth scored Nick Wilfong from second to give Port Allegany a 1-0 win over visiting Cameron County.
Wilfong started the inning with a double to right, and Drew Evens was intentionally walked before Moses single to center on a 2-1 pitch.
The game was a pitchers’ duel between Evens and Cameron County’s Ryan Shaffer.
Evens went 7 ⅓ innings of one-hit ball but ended with a no-decision. He walked four and struck out 10.
Wilfong came on when Evens reached his 100-pitch limit and got the win going ⅔ of an inning hitless. He walked one and struck out one.
Shaffer also ended up with a no-decision going seven innings and allowing three hits and three walks while striking out seven on 99 pitches.
Eastyn Solveson took the loss allowing one earned run on two hits and the walk without recording an out.
Solveson had the lone hit for Cameron County.
Aiden Bliss was 2-for-3 for Port Allegany.
OTTO-ELDRED 12, OSWAYO VALLEY 2, 6 INNINGS
ELDRED, Pa. – Manning Splain and Brendan Magee each drove in three runs to lead Otto-Eldred to a 12-2, six-inning win over visiting Oswayo Valley.
Manning Splain went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and three runs scored, while Magee was 1-for-4 with a double.
Cal Minich added a pair of RBIs for the Terrors while Landon Francis walked three times and scored three times.
Max Splain got the win going five innings allowing one earned run on one hit and two walks while striking out eight.
Jared Obenrader pitched one inning allowing an unearned run on one hit while striking out one.
Ethan Hackman took the loss going one inning allowing two earned runs on one hit and two walks while striking out one.
CLARION 16, CRANBERRY 2, 6 INNINGS
SENECA, Pa. – Derek Smail hit a home run, Noah Harrison drive in four runs, and Dawson Smail drove in three runs to lead Clarion to a 16-2, six-inning win at Cranberry.
Derek Smail was 3-for-3 and also had a double while walking twice, scoring twice, and driving in one. It was his first career varsity home run.
Noah Harrison was 2-for-5 with a run scored, and Dawson Smail was 2-for-2 with a double, three walks, and three runs scored.
Matt Alston was also 3-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored for the Bobcat, while Wyatt Waterson scored three runs and drove in a run, Devon Lauer had two RBIs, and Daunte Girvan scored two runs.
Lauer got the win going four innings allowing one hit, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out five.
Girvan pitched two innings allowing two earned runs on a hit and three walks while striking out one.
Cole Findlay and Landon Burgdorfer were both 1-for-2 with a run scored for Cranberry.
Austin Shoup took the loss going four innings allowing three runs, two earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out five.
CURWENSVILLE 8, BELLWOOD-ANTIS 6
BELLWOOD, Pa. – Scoring three times in the fifth and three more times in the sixth, Curwensville rallied past Bellwood-Antis, 8-6, for a road win.
The Golden TIde trailed 5-2 going to the fifth before exploding for the six runs in their next two at-bats.
Andrew Pentz led the Curwensville offense going 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored while Lawson Neiswender was 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Logan Kunkle also went 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored, and Merek Sutika was 2-for-4 with a double. Cael Butler chipped in a 2-for-2 day with a run scored.
Tanner Swogger led Bellwood-Antis going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Zach Gonzalez was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored, and Matt Berkowitz was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Aidan Finn, the third of four Curwensville pitchers, got the win. He went 2 ⅔ innings allowing an earned run on four hits and a walk while striking out three.
Christian Fegert got the save going one scoreless inning striking out one.
Sutika started and lasted three innings allowing three earned runs on four hits, a hit batter, and a walk while striking out one. Nik Fegert went ⅓ of an inning giving up two runs, one earned, on two hits and two walks while striking out one.
Chris Walls took the loss going 5 ⅓ innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on 11 hits and two walks while striking out six.
MONITEAU 16, WEST SHAMOKIN 5
RURAL VALLEY, Pa. – Moniteau broke open a three-run game with an eight-run seventh inning on its way to a 16-5 road win over West Shamokin.
Brock Matthews had a monster game for the Warriors going 3-for-4 with a home run, a walk, two runs scored, and six RBIs.
Derrick Creedon-Moyer added a pair of RBIs while going 2-for-4 with two runs scored, Landon Kelly was 2-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Dawson Wallace went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs scored, and an RBI and Connor Ealy was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.
Jude Olinger went 3-for-3 with a pair of triples, a run scored, and three RBIs for West Shamokin.
Wallace got the win going six innings allowing five runs, three earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out seven. Ealy pitched an inning scoreless.
Olinger took the loss going three innings allowing seven runs, five earned, on seven hits and three walks while striking out five.
A-C VALLEY/UNION 17, FOREST AREA 1, 3 INNINGS
TIONESTA, Pa. – AXX Schmoll hit a home run to help pace a 17-1 A-C Valley/Union win in three innings over Forest Area.
Schmoll was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and four RBIs.
Sebastian Link also went 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBIs for the Falcon Knights, while JXX Sundling was 1-for-1 with a run scored, and two RBIs.
Zach Cooper added a pair of runs scored for A-C Valley, and Bailey Crissman was 1-for-1 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs.
Link, Lane Bauer, and Alex Preston combined on a three-inning no-hitter with Bauer giving up an unearned run on a walk. Preston also walked a batter, and all three pitchers each had three strikeouts.
Nathan Dietrich took the loss not recording an out. He gave up 10 earned runs on four hits, four hit batters, and a walk.
KARNS CITY 15, KEYSTONE 0, 3 INNINGS
BUTLER, Pa. – Pounding out five extra-base hits, Karns City rolled to a 15-0 “road” win over Keystone in three innings at Michelle Krill Memorial Field at Historic Pullman Park in Butler.
Jacob Callihan had a triple for the Gremlins while Wyatt Fleming, Mallick Metcalfe, Troy Nagel, and Koen Willians each added doubles.
Nagel was 2-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs, Fleming went 1-for-3 with two runs scored, and two RBIs, Williams was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Metcalfe was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, and two RBIs.
Jacob Jones also had a pair of RBIs for the Gremlins going 1-for-3 with two runs scored, Jacobn Callihan was 1-for-2 with an RI, and two runs scored, and Tyler Kelly scored twice.
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Jones got the win going three innings of one-hit ball. He walked one and a hit a batter while striking out five.
Cole Henry was 1-for-2 for Keystone and took the loss. He pitched 2 ⅓ innings allowing nine runs, five earned, on seven hits and a walk while striking out two.