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Dinkfelt, Pasternak Homer in DuBois Baseball Win over Brashear; Port Tops Coudy in 2A Opening Round Powered by North Washington Rodeo

Al Pasternak hit a seventh-inning home run in DuBois' win Monday. Photo by Anna Mattivi

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A seven-run seventh inning highlighted by a Brycen Dinkfelt grand slam helped DuBois pull away from Brashear for a 10-1 win in the semifinals of the District 6-8-9 Class 5A baseball subregional at Greenway Field in Pittsburgh.

The Dinkfelt granny, which made the score 9-1, was followed by a solo home run from Al Pasternak and came after three Beavers were hit by pitches in the seventh.

In addition to his home run, Dinkfelt added a pair of doubles while going 3-for-3 with a run scored and five RBIs.

Tyler Chamberlin also drove in three runs for DuBois going 1-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored, while Austin Mitchell was 2-for-3 with a run scored, and Davey Aughenbaugh was 1-for-1 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Dinkfelt and Chamberlin held Brashear to just three hits in the game.

Dinkfelt got the win going five innings allowing three hits and one earned run. He walked three, hit a batter, and struck out seven.

Chamberlin got the save going two innings of hitless ball striking out three.

Max Gottrill took the loss going 6 ⅓ innings allowing eight runs, seven earned, on eight hits, two walks, and five hit batters. He struck out three. Dominic Borelli pitched ⅔ of an inning allowing two earned runs on two hits, both home runs. He struck out two.

DuBois will take on top-seeded Central Mountain, a 5-2 winner over Hollidaysburg, in the championship game at PNG Field in Altoona. A date and time is still to be announced.

PORT ALLEGANY 6, COUDERSPORT 2

   

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Drew Evens tossed five innings of hitless baseball to help eighth-seeded Port Allegany beat ninth-seeded Coudersport, 6-2, in Port Allegany.

Evens walked four and hit two while striking out three to get the win.

Sawyer Prince then went one scoreless, hitless inning of relief striking out one before Ty Guilds gave up two earned runs on two hits and a walk while striking out one in an inning of work.

Evens helped his own cause by hitting a three-run home run in a four-run fourth inning for the Gators. He was 1-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs.

Blaine Mises also went 1-for-4 with a run scored for Port Allegany.

   

Gavin Ayers was 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI for Coudersport.

Garrett Kellert took the loss going four innings allowing five runs, two earned, on six hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out three.

Port Allegany is right back in action Tuesday when it travels to top-seeded Johnsonburg for a 4:30 p.m. game at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.

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