D9/D10 Baseball/Softball Recaps
WARREN 20, ST. MARYS 1, FIVE INNINGS
ST. MARYS, Pa. – A strong all-around outing from Ben Berdine helped Warren to a season-opening 20-1, five-inning win at St. Marys.
Berdine was the winning pitcher going three innings and recording all nine outs by strikeout while allowing one hit.
At the plate, the Mercyhurst recruit was 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, a run scored and three RBIs.
Also for the Dragons, Micah Passmore was 3-for-4 with a walk, three runs scored, and an RBI, JT Blum was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs, and Dylan Maeder was 3-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs.
Alex Borger chipped in a 2-for-3 game with two walks, and three runs scored for Warren.
Connor Bressler was 1-for-2 with a run scored for St. Marys with Garret Bauer going 1-for-1 with an RBI.
Ethan Wilson followed Berdine on the mound for Warren and gave up one run on three hits while striking out three in two innings of work.
Christian Coudriet suffered the loss allowing six runs, all earned, on seven hits, a walk, and a hit batter in two innings of work.
CATHEDRAL PREP 11, GIRARD 0
GIRARD, Pa. – Jack Malec homered and drove in four runs and four Cathedral Prep pitchers combined on an 11-0 shutout victory over Girard.
Malec’s home run was a 2-run shot in the second inning.
The Ramblers scored six runs in that second frame, with Mason Orlando, Jake Cooper, Cole Constable and Andrew Malec also driving in runs.
Constable finished the game 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a pair of runs scored.
Jacob Engel was credited with the win for Prep, going two innings and striking out four, combining with Andrew Malec, Costello and Tai Hopkins.
HARBOR CREEK 4, CONNEAUT 1
HARBOR CREEK, Pa. – Cam Miller hit a 3-run home run in the sixth inning to lift Harbor Creek to a 4-1 win over Conneaut.
Caden Herman added a solo shot, also in the sixth inning for the Huskies.
LOUISVILLE 14, MCDOWELL 4
KEYSTONE 15, MCDOWELL 0, FOUR INNINGS
LOUISVILLE, OHIO – McDowell softball dropped a pair of games in Ohio, 14-4 to Louisville and 15-0 against Keystone.
In the loss to Louisville, Maggie Hoover, Ally Leonard and Meghan Kapp had two hits apiece, with Kapp also driving in a run, along with Tayrum Iavarone and Alivia Soule.
Soule took the loss on the mound.
In the game against Keystone, Hoover and Alexis Biel had McDowell’s hits.
Kapp took the loss on the mound.