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Eisenhower, Erie Baseball Win in Extras; Jones Homers Twice in Wilmington Softball Win

Eisenhower's Kael Hunt. File photo by Steve Younger.

RUSSELL, Pa. – Kael Hunt hit a walk-off RBI single to bring in Camron Jakubczak to lift Eisenhower to a wild 15-14, 8-inning win over Cochranton.

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Cochranton scored nine runs in the first inning, only to watch as Eisenhower scored eight in the first and two in the second.

That 10-9 Eisenhower lead held until the sixth inning when Cochranton scored five runs to take a 14-10 lead, but Eisenhower came right back with four more runs in the bottom half of the inning to tie it back up.

Jakubczak and Derek Childs had three hits and two RBIs each for Eisenhower, which had 19 hits, while Hunt was 2-for-5 with two RBIs, Garrett Jensen was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Jarius Casey was 1-for-4 with two RBIs, and Johnny Palmieri was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Hunt got the win with two scoreless innings of relief, on one hit, striking out one.

Walker Carroll was 2-for-4 with five RBIs for Cochranton, while Bryce McDonough was 1-for-3 with two RBIs, two runs, and two walks, and Ben Field was 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs.

ERIE 6, OIL CITY 5, 10 innings

ERIE, Pa. – Manni Rosario crossed the plate with what was scored as a steal of home in the bottom of the 10th inning to send Erie to a 6-5, 10-inning win over Oil City.

               

It was a game in which Oil City trailed 5-2 before rallying for three runs in the sixth inning, capped by Braylon Baker’s bases-loaded walk.

Rosario, RJ Hawkins, and Mason Kindle had RBIs for Erie, which took advantage of four Oil City errors.

Hawkins tossed four scoreless innings of relief to get the win, allowing just one hit, striking out three, and walking two.

Barber doubled and drove in a pair of runs for Oil City, while Will McMahon also had an RBI and Connor Highfield doubled and scored a run.

Casey Rybak took the loss, allowing two runs (one earned) in 6 ⅔ innings of relief. He allowed four hits, struck out three, and walked two.

HARBOR CREEK 5, MERCYHURST PREP 4

HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Gio Barbato hit a 3-run homer in the third inning as Harbor Creek beat Mercyhurst Prep, 5-4.

Leading 4-3, Alex Maldonado gave the Huskies an all-important insurance run with an RBI single in the sixth.

Mercyhurst Prep got within one on Noah Trojanowski’s RBI single before Barbato slammed the door with a strikeout and a groundout.

Maldonado finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Huskies.

Preston Lanagan got the win, allowing three runs in 3 ⅔ innings on six hits, striking out four.

Noah Reigel had three hits and an RBI for the Lakers, while Kolten Kruszewski drove in a pair of runs.

       

Jake Manendo took the loss, going the distance and allowing five runs on eight hits, striking out six and walking two.

REYNOLDS 8, JAMESTOWN 5

JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Logan Chamberlain and Cameron Buckley drove in two runs each as Reynolds beat Jamestown, 8-5.

The Raiders rallied from a 5-3 deficit, scoring three runs in the top of the seventh. Nolan Reichard was 2-for-4 with an RBI, while Kolton Wilkinson also drove in a run.

Chamberlain got the win, tossing 2 ⅓ shutout innings, walking two, and striking out two.

Connor Doeberiener was 3-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Jamestown, while Aidan Woyt was 2-for-2 with two runs and an RBI.

Doeberiener took the loss, allowing six runs (five earned) in three innings on three hits, striking out three and walking one.

WEST MIDDLESEX 11, LAUREL 3

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – West Middlesex built a 10-1 lead after three innings on its way to an 11-3 win over Laurel.

The top three hitters in the Big Reds’ lineup – Devin Gruver, Julian Trott, and Gio Rococi had two RBIs each, as did Blaze Knight. Gruver scored three runs, while Trott and Rococi had two hits each. Kyle Gilson was also 1-for-2 with two runs and an RBI.

Rococo was credited with the victory, allowing two runs in 2 ⅔ innings on three hits.

Ryan Telez was 3-for-3 with an RBI for Laurel. Robert Kissick suffered the loss, allowing 10 runs (five earned) in 2 ⅔ innings.

SLIPPERY ROCK 7, TITUSVILLE 5

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock led 5-0 after two innings and 7-2 after five, holding off Titusville for a 7-5 win.

Brett Galcik was 3-for-3 with a double, three RBIs, and two runs for the Rockets, while Brody Galcik was 1-for-2 with an RBI, and Nick Kingerski and Sal Mineo scored two runs each.

Austin Runtas got the win, going 6 ⅔ innings and allowing five runs (three earned) on six hits, striking out five and walking one.

Landon Baker drove in a pair of runs for Titusville and Jaxon Covell had a pair of hits.

Covell took the loss, allowing five runs (four earned) in three innings, striking out two and walking two.

WILMINGTON 8, GREENVILLE 2, 8 innings

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Wilmington scored six runs in the eighth inning to beat Greenville, 8-2.

Tyler Mikulin bookended the inning, hitting a solo home run to start it and finishing the scoring with an RBI single.

Owen Bauer also drove in a pair of runs for the Greyhounds.

Garrett Heller went seven strong innings to get the win, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out 14, and walking one.

Noah Philson was 2-for-2 with a double and a run for Greenville, while Jack Strausser was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Strausser suffered the loss, allowing six runs in 4 ⅔ innings on six hits, striking out six, and walking one.

SAEGERTOWN 8, YOUNGSVILLE 0

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Henry Shaffer tossed 6 ⅔ dominant innings as Saegertown beat Youngsville, 8-0.

Shaffer struck out 12 and allowed just two hits and one walk, throwing 66 of his 95 pitches for strikes.

The Panthers scored three runs in the first inning and two each in the third and fourth. Henry Shaffer, William Shaffer, and Joe Grundy (two hits) all had RBIs, as the Panthers took advantage of five Youngsville errors. Wyatt Burchill was also 2-for-3 with a triple and a run and Sully Zirkle was 2-for-3 with a run.

Nate Lucks took the loss, allowing seven runs (three earned) in 3 ⅔ innings, scattering seven hits, and striking out a pair. Matt DeSimone and Keegan Mesel had Youngsville’s hits.

MAPLEWOOD 11, UNION CITY 0, 6 innings

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Ethan Peterson and Landyn Reynolds combined on a 1-hitter and Elijah Hochstetler homered and finished with four RBIs in Maplewood’s 11-0, 6-inning win over Union City.

Peterson went 4 ⅔ innings to get the win, allowing just one hit and two walks while striking out eight. Reynolds came on in relief and threw 1 ⅓ hitless innings with a walk and a strikeout.

Peterson, Jacob Woge, and Andrew Proper tallied two RBIs each for the Tigers.

Luke Racop took the loss, allowing eight runs (seven earned) in four innings on seven hits, striking out four and walking three.

CATHEDRAL PREP 10, FORT LEBOEUF 0, 5 innings

WATERFORD, Pa. – Jason Fultz drove in four runs and Carson Phillips fired a two-hitter in Prep’s 10-0, 5-inning win over LeBoeuf.

Phillips struck out six and didn’t issue a walk.

Luke Costello was 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Ramblers, while Andrew Costello was 2-for-2 with three RBIs and two runs.

Jake Zimmer took the loss, allowing 10 runs (seven earned) in four innings on six hits and three walks.

NORTH EAST 2, CORRY 0

NORTH EAST, Pa. – Jerek Turlij tossed six shutout innings as North East beat Corry, 2-0.

Turlij allowed just three hits, struck out three, and walked three. Jackson Humes pitched a scoreless seventh for the save.

Jacob Babo and Tommy Owens had RBIs for the Grape Pickers.

Karson Chamberlin took the loss, allowing two runs on five hits in his six innings, striking out six.

WARREN 11, SENECA 3

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Eric Dippold homered, drove in four runs, and scored four runs, while Owen Blum had five RBIs as Warren beat Seneca, 11-3.

The Dragons built a 7-0 lead after two innings en route to the win.

Blum was 3-for-5, while Aidan Zdarko was 3-for-4 with an RBI, Konnor Hoffman was 1-for-4 with a double and two runs, Anthony Errett was 2-for-2 with a double, two walks, and two runs, and Gio Elinsky was 2-for-3 with a run.

Four Dragon pitchers got work, with Hoffman getting the win, tossing a pair of scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out one.

Michael Peterson drove in a pair of runs, while Sean Demauri was 3-for-4 with an RBI for Seneca.

Conner Kaveney took the loss, allowing seven runs (six earned) in 1 ⅔ innings.

HICKORY 5, SHARON 3

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Hickory scored five runs on just two hits, taking advantage of five errors and seven walks in a 5-3 win over Sharon.

Zac Lanshcak had both of HIckory’s hits and also drove in a run.

Tyson Djakovich got the complete game win, scattering seven hits and allowing two earned runs while striking out nine and walking four.

Mikey Rodriques was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Sharon. He also took the loss, going six innings and allowing five unearned runs, striking out nine and walking seven.

SOFTBALL

WILMINGTON 12, MONITEAU 0, 6 innings

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Faith Jones belted two home runs and finished with five RBIs as Wilmington earned a 12-0, 6-inning win over Moniteau.

Paije Peterson also went deep for Wilmington and finished with a pair of RBIs as the Greyhounds built a 6-0 lead after two innings and scored three runs each in the fifth and sixth.

Avery Harlan was 2-for-3 with two runs for Wilmington, while Graeson Grubbs was 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run and Malia Baney was 1-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.

Ava Williamson struck out 14 and allowed just two hits and one walk in five innings to get the win.

Mariska Shunk suffered the loss, allowing nine runs (eight earned) on 13 hits in five innings, striking out two and walking two.

GROVE CITY 8, SLIPPERY ROCK 0

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Logan Jones homered and drove in two runs and also fired a complete game shutout as Grove City beat Slippery Rock 8-0 for its first win.

The Lady Eagles built a 5-0 lead after three innings en route to the win.

Jones scattered eight hits and struck out three.

Ava McIlwain scored two runs, while Kara Kirk was 2-for-4 with two runs and a double and Johanna Smiley was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

GENERAL MCLANE 5, CONNEAUT 3

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Catrina Miller hit an RBI single and Lilli Mook had a sacrifice fly to break a 3-3 tie in the top of the eighth to lift General McLane to a 5-3 win over Conneaut.

Miller also homered, while Riley Lorah was 2-for-3 with a double, RBI, and run scored.

Bailey Cannon went the distance to get the win, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits, striking out nine.

Linda Shepard drove in a pair of runs for CASH, while Ashley Barabas also had an RBI.

Shepard took the loss, allowing five runs on eight hits, and striking out four.

CATHEDRAL PREP 23, GIRARD 4, 4 innings

GIRARD, Pa. – Emily Dudenhoeffer was 3-for-5 with four RBIs as Cathedral Prep earned a 23-4, 4-inning win over Girard.

Prep scored 14 runs in the first inning on its way to the win.

Lydia Repko was 2-for-2 with three RBIs for the Ramblers, while Madison Simmerman was 2-for-2 with two RBIs, Mady Brzezinski was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Jenna Wagner 1-for-1 with two runs and an RBI.

Samantha Primavere got the win, allowing four unearned runs in three innings, allowing three hits, and striking out one.

IROQUOIS 15, EISENHOWER 0, 4 innings

ERIE, Pa. – Phoenix Thomas and Mila Gehrlein-Carpenter drove in three runs each as Iroquois beat Eisenhower, 15-0 in four innings.

Iroquois scored eight runs in the third inning on its way to the win.

Neela Lamp and Fiona Yelkovich drove in two runs each for Iroquois.

Thomas allowed just one hit in four innings, striking out three.

Samantha Childs took the loss, allowing 10 runs (nine earned) in three innings

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