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Hickory Holds Off KC, Sharon Wins Wild Game Over Greenville; Lucks, Mancuso Key Yville; Albers Powers Corry

Hickory's Luca Bertolasio.

April 6, 2023 D10 Baseball/Softball

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SHARON, Pa. – Chandler Maurice’s RBI single brought in Hayden Scarmak and lifted Sharon to a wild 13-12 win over Greenville.

Greenville trailed 12-7 going into the seventh inning but scored five runs in the top half to tie it up.

Blake Rottman got the rally going for Greenville with an RBI single, with an error on the play allowing a second run to come home. Nick Sodlerich followed with an RBI double, Brandon Stubert an RBI single, and Jack Strausser an RBI groundout to tie the game.

It was a game that Greenville led 6-1 after two innings, but Sharon rallied in the later inning, scoring four runs in both the fifth and sixth frames.

Santino Piccirilli and Will Beckert both homered for Sharon, with Piccirilli going 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBIs, and three runs and Beckert 3-for-4 with three RBIs.

Also for Sharon, Mikey Rodirques was 1-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, Maurice was 2-for-5 with two RBIs and Angelo Fromm was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Noah Philson hit a solo home run for Greenville, while Stubert was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, Strausser 2-for-4 with three RBIs, Solderich 4-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI, and Soren Hedderick was 3-for-5 with a double and three runs.



BUTLER, Pa. – Hickory built a 5-0 lead and held off a Karns City rally for a 6-4.

Zac Lanshcak was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the first inning and Tyson Djakovich followed with a sacrifice fly to make it 2-0.

In the third inning, an error and a balk made it 4-0 and Djakovich’s RBI double in the fourth made it 5-0.

In the bottom of the fourth, Hobie Bartoe drew a bases-loaded walk, Koen Williams had an RBI single, Troy Nagel walked with the bases loaded and Bartoe scored on a wild pitch to make it 5-4.

Hickory tacked on an insurance run on Bertolasio’s RBI double in the seventh.

Dennis Fedele got the win, going 6 ⅓ innings and giving up four unearned runs on two hits, striking out seven and walking two, with Ryan Coxe picking up the final two outs for the save.

Bertolasio, Johnny Leedham, and Luke Ference had two hits apiece for the Hornets.

Williams, Fleming, and Jacob Jones had one hit each for Hickory.

Wyatt Fleming took the loss, allowing our runs (two earned) in 2 ⅔ innings on three hits, striking out three and walking five.



YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Nathan Lucks fired a six-hit shutout as Youngsville earned an 8-0 win over Kane.

Lucks struck out four and walked two, needing just 78 pitches to get through his seven innings of work.

Offensively, Youngsville scored twice in the first inning, four in the fourth, and two in the sixth.

Ian Mancuso was 3-for-4 with three RBIs for the Eagles, while Matt DeSimone was 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBIs, and two runs, James Johnson was 2-for-4 with two runs, Lucks was 1-for-3 with an RBI and Keegan Mesel was 2-for-3 with two runs.

Elijah Everett suffered the loss for Kane, allowing six runs (four earned) on 10 hits while striking out eight.

Luke Ely was 2-for-4 at the plate for the Wolves.

CORRY 14, FORT LEBOEUF 2, 5 innings

COLUMBUS, Pa. – Corry put up 13 runs in the first two innings en route to a 14-2, 5-inning win over Fort LeBoeuf.

It was a big day for Jon Albers, who belted a 3-run homer in the first inning and also got the win. Albers went 4 ⅓ innings, allowing two runs on six hits, and striking out nine. At the plate, he finished 1-for-2 with four RBIs, two walks, and two runs scored.

Ethyn Allen was 1-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs for the Beavers, while Karson Chamberlin was 1-for-1 with two RBIs, two walks, and two runs.

Jake Zimmer took the loss, allowing six runs (four earned) in ⅓ of an inning.


UNION CITY, Pa. – Brett Kania pitched six strong innings and also drove in a pair of runs to help lead Cambridge Springs to a 6-3 win over Union City.

On the mound, Kania allowed two runs (one earned), allowing just two hits and striking out 10.

At the plate, Kania and Preston Gorton both drove in a pair of runs for the Blue Devils, while Josh Gorton and Gunnar Gage had one RBI each.

Luke Racop took the loss, allowing four runs (three earned) in 5 ⅓ innings, on five hits while striking out five.

Lucas Doutt was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Bears.


ASHLAND, Ky. – Jake Rzodkiewicz went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI as Harbor Creek scored single runs in the sixth and seventh innings to beat Ashland Blazer (Ky.), 4-2.

Preston Lanagan went 5 ⅓ innings to get the win, allowing two runs on eight hits, striking out five, and walking one.

Gio Barbato was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI for the Huskies, while Brady Rzodkiewicz was 2-for-3 and Sam LaFuria was 1-for-3 with an RBI

Heath Betza went 1 ⅔ scoreless innings to get the save.


Fla. – Independence scored six runs in the sixth inning to rally for a 10-7 win over McDowell.

Colton Hicks was the catalyst for Independence, driving in three runs, while David Mendez had a pair of RBIs.

Nick Hamilton had a big day at the plate for McDowell, going 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, while Jake Banks was 3-for-3 with two triples, an RBI, and three runs.

Santino Musone took the loss, allowing three runs without recording an out on a hit and two walks.

FAIRVIEW 12, ERIE 0, 5 innings

ERIE, Pa. – Aari Fox hit a leadoff home run and Fairview never looked back in a 12-0 win over Erie.

Vinny Campoli, Caleb Szklenski, and Eddie Dolansky combined on the shutout for the Tigers.

Austin Hawley, Brady Baker, and Tyler Benford all had RBI hits for the Tigers.


ERIE – A 5-run, 2-out rally in the fourth inning propelled Iroquois to a 12-2, 5-inning win over visiting Eisenhower Thursday morning.

The Braves came into the inning with a 4-1 lead. Ethan Alderson got things started by advancing to first after a wild pitch on strike three. Reilly Brown followed with an RBI double, then scored on a wild pitch two batters later. After a walk and a single, Ben Burkhardt ripped a 2-run single into left. Burkhardt later scored on a wild pitch for the fifth run of the inning and a 9-1 advantage.

Brown had an RBI double, and Joe Doverspike hit a 2-run single in the fifth to end the game.

Eisenhower got on the board first. Cole Kellogg hit a leadoff single to start the game and scored on Derek Childs’ RBI groundout.

Iroquois answered with two runs in the home half of the first. Doverspike and Cole Bennett each had RBI singles in the inning to put the Braves ahead, 2-1. They added two more runs in the second when Brown hit an RBI single and later scored on a passed ball.

The Knights scored their second run in the top of the fifth when Johnny Palmieri singled, then later scored on a passed ball.

Kellogg and Palmieri each had a hit and scored a run. Childs had the lone RBI.

Kael Hunt took the loss allowing nine earned runs on seven hits with four walks and three strikeouts in four innings. Childs allowed three earned runs on three hits with a walk and a strikeout in 2/3 inning.

Brown gave up two unearned runs on two hits with a walk and three strikeouts in five innings to get the win.



FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Fairview built a 7-1 lead after four innings and held on for a 7-6 win over Northwestern.

Gabi Ramm and Brianna Price both went 1-for-3 with three RBIs for the Tigers, with Ramm delivering a triple and Price a double.

Price also got the complete game win, allowing one earned run on six hits and striking out nine.

Zoey Johnson was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Northwestern, while Adams also drove in a pair of runs on a home run.


UNION CITY, Pa. – Fort LeBoeuf scored four runs over the final three innings to rally for a 5-4 win over Union City.

Kendall Stull and Lorelei Hiltabidel drove in two runs each for the Bison, while Kadence Bailey also had an RBI.

Stull got the complete game win, allowing four unearned runs on six hits, walking two, and striking out seven.

Kaegann Gregor was 1-for-4 with two RBIs for Union City, while Lucy Higley was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Alyssa Tingley took the loss, allowing five runs on eight hits, striking out three, and walking two.


FRANKLIN, Pa. – Jillian Ewing, Rilee Hanna, Kirsten Hicks, and Abigail Boland drove in two runs apiece as Franklin beat Slippery Rock, 16-1 in three innings.

Sydni Hoobler collected three hits and scored a pair of runs atop the Franklin lineup, while Trinity Edge was 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored. Autumn Fitzgerald was also 2-for-2 with a run and an RBI.

Edge tossed two innings to get the win, while Hoobler worked one inning for Franklin.

Belle Miller was 1-for-1 with an RBI for Slippery Rock.


SHARON, Pa. – Kasey Krepps was 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs as Titusville earned a 12-4 win over Sharon.

The Rockets built a 10-1 lead after the second inning en route to the win.

Rylie McGarvie and Danica Fonzo drove in two runs apiece for Titusville.

Jordyn Wynn got the complete game win, allowing three earned runs on eight hits, and striking out six.

Mia Cabraja had three hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs for Sharon.


OIL CITY, Pa. – Corry jumped out to a 10-0 lead en route to an 11-5 victory over Oil City.

Kendyll Chamberlin had a pair of triples and RBIs for Corry, while Alli Goodwill (triple) and Kayla Hayes (double) had a pair of hits apiece for the Beavers.

Alex Dyne got the win.

Hannah Krug homered and drove in four runs for Oil City.

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