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Foringer Tosses First Career Shutout in Redbank Valley Win; Brookville Tops Brockway; Covert Stays Hot for Moniteau

Mackenzie Foringer tossed her first career shutout Thursday and was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game in Redbank Valley's win. Photo by Chris Rossetti

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Pitching the best game of her young career, Mackenzie Foringer shut down a hot A-C Valley/Union team for a 4-0 Redbank Valley win in New Bethlehem.

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Foringer gave up just four hits – two doubles to Mackenzie Parks and two infield singles in the seventh – while hitting a batter and issuing an intentional walk. The sophomore struck out eight while recording her first shutout.

   

                  

Named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game, Foringer, talked about the victory.

Foringer was right at the head of Redbank Valley’s three-run third-inning starting a two-out rally with a single to right before stealing and scoring the game’s first run on a double to left by Quinn White.

White then scored when Peytin Polka reached on an error, and Polka scored on an RBI double by Bella Orr.

Polka was 1-for-3 with an RBI while her courtesy runner Alara Altobelli scored twice.

                          

Parks went 2-for-2 with two doubles and the intentional walk for A-C Valley/Union, which watched its five-game win streak end.

Parks was the losing pitcher giving up four runs, one earned, on four hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out three.

BROOKVILLE 8, BROCKWAY 5

BROOKVILLE, Pa. — Scoring four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Brookville rallied for an 8-5 win over Brockway at Northside Field.

               

Elisabeth Delancey and Laela Kammerdeiner hit back-to-back doubles to start the sixth, tying the game at 5-5. Then Cadence Suhan’s two-run double and Alyssa Tollini’s run-scoring single finished off the rally.

Tollini got the win in the circle, going all seven innings and finishing with an eight-hitter, striking out eight with no walks. She was also 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and three runs batted in. Tori McKinney and Jordan Daisley had two hits apiece.

Rheanna Spinda, Mecca Smith, and Josie Orinko each had two hits and Taylor Rhed doubled.

Gabby Hertel hung the loss for the Lady Raiders, giving up 11 hits with one walk and two strikeouts. Seven of Brookville’s eight runs were unearned.

MONITEAU 25, CLARION 10, 3 INNINGS

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – In a wild affair at Moniteau, the Lady Warriors took a 4-0 lead in the first before giving up 10 in the top of the second to Clarion then scoring 10 in the bottom of the inning and 11 in the third for a 25-10, three-inning victory.

It was quite the day for Emma Covert, as she went 4-for-4 with two home runs, a walk, three runs scored, and seven RBIs. Covert has now hit five home runs in her last three games.

Brianna Rottman added a 2-for-2 day with two walks while also getting hit by a pitch, scoring four runs, and driving in two runs for the Lady Warriors, while Emily Staab was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Ady Williams also hit a home run for Moniteau while going 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored, and four RBIs, Lily Staab was 3-for-3 with a home run, a walk, and three RBIs, and Alex Stewart was 4-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, and three RBIs.

Covert got the win in relief giving up two earned runs in two innings.

            

Mariska Shunk gave up eight runs in an inning plus.

Bri Forrest hit a home run for Clarion while going 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Emily Troese added three RBIs for the Lady Cats while going 1-for-3 with a run scored.

Haylee Cratsley took the loss going 1 ⅓ innings allowing 14 earned runs on 13 hits and three walks, while Alicyn Burord pitched 1 ⅓ innings allowing 11 earned runs on eight hits and eight walks with one strikeout.

CRANBERRY 15, FOREST AREA 1

TIONESTA, Pa. – Keelie Schneider had a big day helping Cranberry to a 15-1 win over Forest Area at West Forest.

Schneider went 3-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, three RBIs, and four runs scored.

Cranberry, which broke the game open with an eight-run seventh, also got three hits from Kendell Findlay, who was 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, and two runs scored, while Lexi Reisinger, Rylee Coe, and Cassie Scarbrough each had two hits.

Reisinger was 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs, Coie was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs, and Scarbrough was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.

Akeela Greenawalt was 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored for Forest Area, while Alexis Oswalkd was 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

Reyna Watson got the win going seven innings allowing one earned run on three hits and a walk while striking out nine.

Izzy Flick took the loss going 6 ⅔ innings allowing 15 runs, three earned, on 13 hits and nine walks while striking out six.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 15, KANE 0, 4 INNINGS

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Emily Mourer hit another home run, and Ellie Baron, Gabby Weisner, Lucy Klawuhn, and Reagan Bauer each had doubles to help Elk County Catholic to a 15-0, four-inning win over visiting Kane.

Mourer was 1-for-2 with a run scored and two RBIs, Barron was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, and two RBIs, Weisner was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, Klawuhn was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs, and Bauer was 1-for-2 with a run scored.

Tessa Fledderman also drove in two runs for the Lady Crusaders going 1-for-2 with a run scored, Caitlyn Vollmer was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, and Syd Alexander scored twice and drove in a run.

Leah Tigani and Maya Smith had hits for Kane.

Mourer got the win going four innings allowing two hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out seven.

Alexa Olmstead took the loss going two innings allowing 14 runs, nine earned, on nine hits while striking out two. Tigani gave up a run on three hits, two walks, and a hit batter in one inning of work. She struck out one.

JUNIATA VALLEY 2, CURWENSVILLE 1

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Taryn Stewart outdueled Addison Siple to lead Juniata Valley to a 2-1 win over homestanding Curwensville.

Stewart went seven innings allowing an unearned run on seven hits and a walk while striking out six.

Siple pitched seven innings giving up two earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out 10.

Shyanne Rudy was 2-for-3, while Addison Butler was 2-for-4 for Curwensville. Teagan Harzinski scored the Lady Tide’s lone run going 1-for-2 with a walk.

                       

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