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Gibson Belts Three Homers for North East in Win Over Seneca; Quinones Tosses Gem as Erie Tops Meadville

Erie's Jose Quinones. File photo by Andy Close.

NORTH EAST, Pa. – David Gibson had a game for the ages, blasting three home runs in North East’s 13-3, 6-inning win over Seneca.

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Gibson drove in a total of six runs, while Tommy Owens was 3-for-4 with three runs.

Reid Courtwright fired four scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out eight.

Ben Reider had two RBIs for Seneca. Connor Kaveney took the loss, allowing nine runs in four innings, surrendering nine hits, and striking out five.

ERIE 5, MEADVILLE 1

                  

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Jose Quinones struck out 10 in six innings to help power Erie to a 5-1 win over Meadville.

Quinones allowed five hits and one walk and also had three hits at the plate.

The Royals jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings en route to the win, as Mason Kindle and Dominic Fracassi had an RBI each.

Mason Walker had Meadville’s lone RBI. Rocco Tartaglione took the loss, allowing three runs in 1 ⅔ innings.

WARREN 11, FORT LEBOEUF 1, 5 INNINGS

                          

WARREN, Pa. – Warren scored at least once in every inning on its way to an 11-1, 5-inning win over Fort LeBoeuf.

The Dragons did most of their damage in the second inning, where they scored six runs. The Bison had a chance to prolong the game, but Konnor Hoffman got a pair of strikeouts to end it.

Kyle Myers had two of Fort LeBoeuf’s three hits, including a double. Casey Miller scored the lone run.

Connor Sell took the loss allowing eight runs, two earned, on three hits and two walks. Myers allowed three runs, one earned, on two hits and two walks in two innings.

Gio Elinski had two hits, including a double, scored three runs, and had an RBI. Owen Blum drove in a pair, and Hoffman, Ben Sowa, and Archie Teconchuk all scored twice.

               

Ben Berdine got the start and threw three scoreless innings. He gave up just one hit, didn’t walk a batter, and struck out six. Hoffman allowed one unearned run on one hit with two walks and four strikeouts in two innings.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 5, IROQUOIS 2, 8 innings

ERIE, Pa. – Cambridge Springs scored three runs in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie in a 5-2 win over Iroquois.

In the eighth for Cambridge Springs, Tristan Mazzadra drew a bases-loaded walk, Josh Gorton had an RBI single and Owen Riley had a sacrifice fly.

Bradyn Field got the win in relief, tossing 3 ⅓ scoreless innings, striking out five while allowing one hit and one walk.

Bryce Kania had three hits for Cambridge Springs.

Ben Burkhardt was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Iroquois, while also going 6 ⅓ innings on the mound and allowing two unearned runs on four hits, striking out 11. Hunter Alderson took the loss, allowing three runs in ⅔ of an inning.

GREENVILLE 10, MERCER 8, 8 innings

MERCER, Pa. – A 2-run error on a ball hit by Bennett Hayne broke an 8-8 tie in the eighth inning and lifted Greenville to a 10-8 win over Mercer.

            

Greenville scored four runs in the sixth inning to take a 7-3 lead, but Mercer responded with a run in the sixth and three in the seventh courtesy of a Troy Bachman 3-run homer to send the game to extras.

Greenville took advantage of five Mercer errors in the win. Noah Philson was 3-for-5 with two doubles and two runs, while Blake Rottman was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Hayne was 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Jake Csonka was 2-for-4 with two runs.

Philson was credited with the win, going three innings and allowing four runs on five hits, striking out four, and walking four. Jack Strausser went four innings and allowed two unearned runs on five hits, striking out three and walking one.

Cole Fisher also had a 2-run home run for Mercer, while Gabe Martin was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Jake Mattocks 2-for-4 with two runs.

Lincoln Saracco took the loss, allowing two runs (one earned) in two innings on two hits and five walks.

JAMESTOWN 12, KENNEDY CATHOLIC 2, 5 innings

JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Cole Ternent went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs as Jamestown earned a 12-5, 5-inning win over Kennedy Catholic.

Jamestown scored three runs in the first inning and six in the fourth. Troy College was 1-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs, while Aaron Slifka was 2-for-3 with a double, RBI, and two runs.

Aidan Woyt got the complete game win, allowing two runs (one earned) in five innings on seven hits, striking out three, and walking one.

Nick Ondo had a solo home run to lead off the game and three total hits for Kennedy Catholic. Remington Hart took the loss, allowing five runs (two earned) in 2 ⅔ innings on four hits, striking out three and walking two.

LAKEVIEW 15, REYNOLDS 0, 4 innings

TRANSFER, Pa. – Grady Harbaugh and Maddox Bell had two hits and three RBIs each as Lakeview earned a 15-0, 4-inning win over Reynolds.

The Sailors scored seven runs in the second inning. Chris Mong was 1-for-1 with two RBIs and two runs and Cody Fagley was 1-for-2 with two runs.

Evan Reiser allowed just two hits in four innings to get the win, striking out three and walking one.

PJ Winkle suffered the loss, allowing seven unearned runs on two hits. Reynolds committed six errors.

COCHRANTON 7, SAEGERTOWN 3

COCHRANTON, Pa. – Ben Field drove in three runs as Cochranton upended Saegertown, 7-3.

Walker Carroll was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for the Cardinals, while Jack Rynd was 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Andrew Albert and Bryce McDonough had two hits each.

Albert tossed six strong innings to get the win, allowing three runs on seven hits, striking out six, and walking two.

Wyatt Shaffer had two RBIs and Joe Grundy had two doubles for Saegertown.

Henry Shaffer took the loss, allowing four runs on eight hits in four innings, striking out five and walking two.

YOUNGSVILLE 7, UNION CITY 6

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Youngsville built a 7-1 lead and held off a late Union City rally for a 7-6 win.

Union City scored four runs in the seventh inning before David Manning, who came on with two outs, got a groundout to end the game.

Nate Lucks pitched six strong innings for Youngsville, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out 13, and walking two.

Youngsville scored three runs in both the second and third innings. Matt DeSimone was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, while Ethan Senz was 1-for-2 with two RBIs and Keegan Mesel was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run.

Aiden Shuman drove in a pair of runs for Union City, while Bryce Drayer was 1-for-3 with an RBI, and Trevin Capela drew three walks, a hit, and an RBI.

Luke Racop took the loss, allowing six runs (three earned) in 2 ⅓ innings on six hits and three walks, striking out one.

ROCKY GROVE 10, EISENHOWER 2

RUSSELL, Pa. – Aaron Wetjen, Trenton Rice, and Schiffer Anderson drove in two runs each as Rocky Grove earned a 10-2 win over Eisenhower.

The Orioles scored two runs in the first inning and three each in the fifth and seventh.

Eli Wilson had a strong start to get the win, allowing two runs in 6 ⅓ innings on six hits, striking out three, and walking two.

Camron Jakubczak was 2-for-3 with two runs for Eisenhower, while Johnny Palmieri had a double and an RBI.

Palmieri allowed six runs (one earned) in three innings on two hits and five walks while striking out two.

MERCYHURST PREP 17, GIRARD 3, 5 innings

GIRARD, Pa. – Josh Maczyk drove in four runs as Mercyhurst Prep beat Girard, 17-3 in five innings.

The Lakers scored six runs in both the first and fifth innings.

Jake Manendo had an RBI and scored three runs for the Lakers, while Kolten Kruszewski was 2-for-3 an RBI and three runs and Noah Reigel was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs.

Alex Manendo got the win, tossing 2 ⅔ scoreless innings, striking out five.

Gunner Bax was 3-for-3 for Girard. Carson Stevens took the loss, allowing 11 runs (five earned) in three innings.

MCDOWELL 18, GENERAL MCLANE 6

EDINBORO, Pa. – McDowell scored 15 runs in the first inning, batting around twice in an 18-6 win over General McLane.

Carter Swanson, Spencer Dietz, and Carter DeHaas had two RBIs each in the win for the Trojans, who collected 11 hits.

The Trojans also drew nine walks, as Josh Samluk was 1-for-2 with two runs and an RBI, and Jake Banks was 2-for-4 with three runs.

Five different McDowell pitchers combined to scatter five hits, strike out five and walk five.

SOFTBALL

CONNEAUT 3, MCDOWELL 1

LINESVILLE, Pa. – Trailing 1-0 in the sixth inning, Ashley Barabas had an RBI double which was followed by Linda Shepard’s 2-run home run in a 3-1 win over McDowell.

The late outburst backed a strong outing by Brooke Wise, who went the distance, striking out seven, allowing six hits, and walking one.

Jaidyn Jordan was 2-for-3 for CASH with a run scored.

Gabby Deluca had an RBI for McDowell. DeLuca also took the loss, allowing three runs in six innings on five hits, striking out five.

MERCYHURST PREP 15, GIRARD 14

ERIE, Pa. – Olivia Jarmowicz hit a walk-off RBI single to give Mercyhurst Prep its first win of the season, 15-14 over Girard.

Jarmowicz’s single capped a wild game that featured a combined 24 hits, as Girard rallied from an early 8-2 deficit.

Jarmowicz went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and five runs, while Caroline Sullivan was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs, Anna Downey was 3-for-5 with two RBIs and three runs, Malaina Vallimont was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Aubree Wells was 2-for-5 with two RBIs.

Rorie Lawrence and Ava Lubenski had two RBIs each for Girard, while Madison Giambrone was 4-for-5 with an RBI and four runs.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 5, MAPLEWOOD 0

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Hailee Rodgers went 3-for-4 with three runs as Cambridge Springs earned a 5-0 win over Maplewood.

The Blue Devils scored three runs in the first inning en route to the win.

REYNOLDS 11, FARRELL 0, 5 innings

FARRELL, Pa. – Marissa Hillyer belted three doubles and had four RBIs in Reynolds’ 11-0, 5-inning win over Farrell.

Haylee Shaffer (3 innings) and Lana Wolfe (2 innings) combined on a 2-hitter, striking out six and walking eight.

Phoenix Collins was also 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Reynolds, while Ciarra McCurdy also drove in a pair of runs.

Maria Harrison took the loss, allowing 11 runs (four earned) on 10 hits, striking out 10 and walking four.

                       

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