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Dunworth Goes Deep 3 Times in Jburg Win; O-E Captures NAL Title; Curwensville Takes Over Top Sport in 2A Playoff Race

Natalie Dunworth hit three home runs in Johnsonburg's win over Kane. Photo courtesy of Bob Parana.

KANE, Pa. – Natalie Dunworth blasted three home runs and had six RBIs to lead Johnsonburg to an 11-3 win at Kane.

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Dunworth went 4-for-4 while adding a double and four runs scored.

Jenna Kasmierski chipped in a three-hit day for the Ramettes going 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Maria Casilio was 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk, an RBI, and three runs scored. Julia Jones also went 2-for-5 with two doubles, an RI, and two runs scored.

Leah Tigani was 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored for Kane with Maya Smith going 1-for-2 with two RBIs.

                  

Jones got the win going seven innings allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out 12.

Tigani took the loss going seven innings allowing 11 runs, nine earned, on 10 hits and two walks while striking out seven.

DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 15, KANE 0, 4 INNINGS

KANE, Pa. – Melia Mitskavich and Rylee Kulbastsky combined on a four-inning no-hitter, as DuBois Central Catholic locked up the top spot in the upcoming District 9 Class 1A playoffs with a 15-0, four-inning win at Kane.

Mitskavich went two innings striking out four while Kulbatsky went two innings walking one and striking out four.

                          

Lauren Davidson, Tatelyn Jones, Kali Franklin, and Rose Whipple had doubles for the Lady Cardinals.

Whipple drove in three runs going 3-for-4 with a run scored, Davidson was 2-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI, Franklin was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, Kayley Risser was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs, and Jessy Frank was 2-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI.

Alexa Olmstead took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing 11 runs, seven earned, on 11 hits.

OTTO-ELDRED SWEEPS PORT ALLEGANY

PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Otto-Eldred sewed up the NAL title with a doubleheader sweep at Port Allegany,

               

The Lady Terrors won Game One, 16-0, in four innings and Game Two, 13-0, in five innings.

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Calley Raught was 2-for-3 for two RBIs while Carrie Drummond was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, and an RBI. Kyla Andreano went 2-for-2 with an RBI in Game One.

Kayleigha Dowell had a single for Port Allegany.

Bri Heller got the first-game win allowing a hit and a walk while striking out nine.

Makayla Alcorn took the loss allowing 15 hits and five walks while striking out one.

In the second game, Makenzie Miller was 3-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs for Otto-Eldred with Jessie Hall going 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI, Kate Rhinehart going 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, and Heidi Gordon going 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Rhinehart got the win allowing a hit while striking out 10.

Cayle Lloyd took the loss allowing 15 hits and five walks while striking out one.

               

CURWENSVILLE SWEEPS NORTH STAR; TAKES OVER TOP SPOT IN D9 2A PLAYOFF RACE

BOSWELL, Pa. – A couple of strong pitching performances from Addison Siple, including a five-inning no-hitter in Game Two lifted Curwensville to a sweep of North Star by scores of 7-2 and 10-0 in five innings.

The victories coupled with Cranberry’s loss to Forest Area propelled the Lady Tide into the top positions in the upcoming District 9 Class 2A playoffs. Curwensville can most likely secure the No. 1 seed with a win over Moshannon Valley Wednesday.

In Game One, Siple gave up two unearned runs on two hits while striking out 15.

Game Two saw Siple go five innings walking two and hitting a batter while striking out 11.

In the first game, Curwensville’s offense was led by Teagn Harzinski who was 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs and Ava Olosky who was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

The second game saw Ava Hainsey drive in four runs going 3-for-3 with a run scored, while Olosky was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Shyanne Rudy went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored, and Alaina Reitz was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

REDBANK VALLEY 3, CLARION-LIMESTONE 1

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Makenzie Foringer tossed a five-hitter to help Redbank Valley beat visiting Clarion-Limestone, 3-1.

Foringer gave up an unearned run while walking one and striking out nine.

Alara Altobeli was 2-for-2 with a run scored for the Lady Bulldogs while Bella Orr was 2-for-3 with a double, and Quinn White was 2-for-3 with a triple and a run scored.

Foringer helped her own cause with a triple while going 1-for-3.

Jenna Dunn was 2-for-3 with a double.

Dunn took the loss going six innings allowing three runs, two earned, on 10 hits while striking out seven.

FOREST AREA 16, CRANBERRY 11

SENECA, Pa. – A 12-run fifth inning helped Forest Area claim its sixth straight victory with a 16-11 victory at Cranberry.

The loss dropped the Berries from the top spot in the upcoming District 9 Class 2A playoffs into the No. 2 position.

Forest Area trailed 8-4 going to the fifth before exploding for the 12 runs.

Faith Dietrich was 5-for-5 with two doubles, a home run, three runs scored, and seven RBIs to lead the Fires, while Brenna Thompson also went deep while going 2-for-5 with a run scored and four RBIs.

Madison McFarland was 2-for-4 with three runs scored, and Brooke Felleti was 3-for-4 with three runs scored. Alexa Carll also drove in three runs while going 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored.

Izzy Flick got the win going four innings allowing eight runs, seven earned, on seven hits, five walks, and three hit batters while striking out two. Mackenzie Mellon got the save going three innings allowing three earned runs on three hits, four walks, and a hit batter.

Alexis Resinger hit a home run and a double for Cranberry while going 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Reyna Watson scored four runs for the Berries going 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI, and Kendell Findlay (2-for-5, 1 BB, 1 R), Keelie Schneider (2-for-3, 1 BB, 1 R), Cassie Scarbrough (2 walks), and Rylie Coe (2-for-4) each drove in a pair of runs.

Schneider took the loss in relief of Watson going 2 ⅓ innings allowing six earned runs on four hits and three walks while striking out two.

Watson went three innings allowing three runs, two earned, on three hits and two walks while striking out one.

CLEARFIELD 6, PUNXSUTAWNEY 0

HYDE, Pa. – Alaina Fedder tossed a five-hit shutout to help Clearfield to a 6-0 win over visiting Punxsutawney.

Fedder struck out five and didn’t walk a batter. She helped herself at the plate going 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Alexus Green also drove in two runs for the Lady Bison going 1-for-3, while Sam Campolong was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Averil Hayward scored twice going 1-for-4.

Olivia Toven and Brooke Young had doubles for Punxsutawney.

Ciara Toven took the loss going six innings allowing six runs, three earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out four.

DUBOIS 15, BRADFORD 0, 5 INNINGS

BRADFORD, Pa. – Ava Barnonick and Jordan McGranor each hit home runs to pace a 15-0, five-inning win for DuBois at Bradford.

McGranor was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBIs with Baronick going 1-for-2 with two walks, a run scored, and three RBIs.

Haley Reed also had a pair of RBIs for the Lady Beavers going 2-for-4 with three runs scored with Audrey Hale going 2-for-4 with three runs scored and Layden Mooney going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Madison Dougherty was 2-for-2 with a double for Bradford.

Barnonick got the win going five innings allowing four hits and two walks while striking out five.

Kalie Dixon took the loss going five innings allowing 15 runs, seven earned, on 11 hits and four walks.

KARNS CITY 16, CLARION 1, 3 INNINGS

PAINT TWP., Pa. – Seven different Karns City hitters drove in runs in the Lady Gremlins’ 16-1, three-inning win over Clarion at the Clarion County Park.

Addison Burrows hit a home run for Karns City while going 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored.

Bailey O’Donell was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs, Nicole Taylor was 1-for-2 with a walk, two RBIs, and three runs scored, Haley Sherman drove in two and scored a run, and Taylor Hunter was 1-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs.

Also for the Lady Gremlins, Jess Dunn walked twice, scored twice, and drove in a row, and Jada Polczynski walked three times, drove in a run, and scored twice.

Emily Troese, Bri Forrest, and Hadlee Campbell had hits for Clarion.

Burrows got the win going three innings allowing one unearned run on three hits and two walks while striking out three.

Alicyn Burford took the loss going three innings allowing 16 earned runs on 10 hits and seven walks.

                       

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