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Karns City Tops Cranberry in 9 Innings; Cameron Co. Scores Late to Beat Port; Brookville, DuBois Split on Busy Monday

Jacob Jones scored the winning run for Karns City on a wild pitch in the ninth inning at Cranberry Monday. Photo by Diane Lutz.

SENECA, Pa. – Jacob Jones sprinted home on a wild pitch with no outs in the top of the ninth inning to give Karns City a 3-2 win over Cranberry.

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Jones opened the inning with a walk, and Mallick Metcalfe followed with a single to right that pushed Jones to third with Metcalfe taking second on the throw.

Austin Shoup then uncorked a wild pitch allowing Jones to score and Metcalfe to move to third, but Shoup struck out the next three batters to keep it a one-run game.

But Mason Sherwin, working his second inning of relief, set down the Berries in order in the bottom of the ninth to secure the victory.

                  

The game had been tied at two since the top of the fifth when Karns City scored a run to erase a 2-1 deficit.

The game featured great pitching from Karns City’s Metcalfe and Sherwin and Cranberry’s Travis Carbaugh and Shoup.

Metcalfe started for the Gremlins and pitched seven innings allowing two earned runs on three hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out eight.

Sherwin got the win going two scoreless innings. He didn’t allow a hit and walked one while striking out two.

Carbaugh pitched 4 ⅓ innings allowing two earned runs on four hits, four walks, and a hit batter while striking out seven.

                          

Shoup went 4 ⅔ innings allowing one earned run on one hit and five walks while striking out 11.

Metcalfe and Hobie Bartoe each had two hits, including a double apiece, for Karns City with Metcalfe going 2-for-3 with two walks, a run scored, and an RB, and Bartoe going 2-for-3 with two walks and a run scored. Jones walked twice and scored once.

Cayden Baker and Seth Delie had RBIs for Cranberry while Cole Findlay was 1-for-4 with a run scored and Jake McCloskey scored a run.

CAMERON COUNTY 7, PORT ALLEGANY 2

EMPORIUM, Pa. – A sixth-run sixth inning lifted Cameron County to a 7-2 home win over Port Allegany.

               

The Red Raiders trailed the previous one-loss Gators 2-1 going to the sixth before three walks, a hit batter, two hits, and three Port Allegany errors allowed Cameron County to rally.

Cameron tied the game when Josh Beer was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, and Treyton Tucker gave the Red Raiders the lead with a two-run double.

Tucker was 1-for-2 with the double, a run scored, and two RBIs, while Maddox Baughman went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored.

Drew Evens was 2-for-2 with a triple, a walk, and an RBI for Port Allegany.

Eastyn Solveson got the win going seven innings allowing two unearned runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out three.

Evens took the loss going five innings allowing three runs, two earned, on two hits, and three walks while striking out 11. Nick Wilfong pitched an inning giving up four runs, one earned, on two hits, a hit batter, and two walks while striking out two.

BROOKVILLE 7, DUBOIS 3

DUBOIS, Pa. – Riley Smith had a pair of doubles and scored two runs to help Brookville to a 7-3 win over DuBois at Showers Field in DuBois.

Smith was 2-for-3 with a walk.

               

Hunter Greeley drove in three runs in the win going 2-for-3 with a double, Pierson Ruhlman was 2-for-3 with a run scored, and Ladd Blake was 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

Tyler Chamberlin was 1-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI for DuBois with Jordan Ell going 1-for-1 with a double, two walks, and a run scored.

Also for the Beavers, Billy Gray was 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI, and Sam Keen was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Carson Weaver got the win going five innings allowing two runs, one earned, on four hits and three walks while striking out nine. Blake pitched two innings giving up an unearned run. He didn’t allow a hit or a walk and struck out one.

Brock Smith took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing six earned runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out two.

 

DUBOIS, Pa. – At Showers Field in DuBois In the continuation of a game suspended April 12 when Kaden Clark’s sixth-inning home run hit a live power wire causing a transformer to blow and the powerline to block the exit from Brookville’s McKinley Field, DuBois completed a comeback from a run down after blowing a 13-4 lead to win 17-14.

Back on April 12, the Beavers build a 13-4 lead after 3 ½ innings only to watch Brookville score eight in the bottom of the fourth and two more in the fifth to take a 14-13 lead.

Clark’s two-run home run then gave DuBois a 15-14 lead when the game was halted, and the Beavers added two more runs on Monday to secure the win.

Clark had a big game going 2-for-4 with a home run, a triple, a walk, four RBIs, and a run scored.

Noah Farrell also drove in four runs going 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored, while Ell was 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Gavin Kaschalk also had three RBIs for DuBois going 1-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored.

Bryce Weaver had three RBIs for Brookville going 2-for-5 with a triple and an RBI, while Kai Kaltenbach was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Blake also went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI for the Raiders, while Carson Weaver was 2-for-5 with three runs scored.

Kachalk got the win going four innings allowing six unearned runs on three hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out three.

Tycen Roy started and pitched three innings giving up four runs, one earned, on six hits and a walk while striking out five. Davey Aughenbaugh didn’t record an out allowing four earned runs on three hits and a walk.

Carter Kessler was the losing pitcher going two innings in relief allowing two earned runs on three hits
Noah Shaffer took the loss going ⅓ of an inning allowing two earned runs and a walk while striking out one.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 10, BRADFORD 0, 5 INNINGS

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Coy Martino and Carter Savage combined on a two-hit shutout, as Punxsutawney picked up a 10-0, five-inning home win over Bradford.

Martino went three hitless innings walking three and striking out six. Savage followed with two scoreless innings allowing two hits while striking out five.

Josh Tyger and Cooper Hallman each drove in a pair of runs for the Chucks with Tyger going 1-for-3 and Hallman going 1-for-2 with a walk, Nevin Day was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI, Jake Sikora was 1-for-2 with a triple, a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, and Zach Dinger walked and scored twice.

Noah Swanson took the loss going 4 ⅓ innings allowing 10 earned runs on six hits and five walks while striking out two.

CLARION 12, CLARION-LIMESTONE 2, 6 INNINGS

PAINT TWP., Pa. – Devon Lauer got things rolling with a solo home run in the first inning, and Clarion never stopped scoring finishing off a 12-2, six-inning win over rival Clarion-Limestone with a five-run sixth inning.

The Bobcats had 12 hits in completing the season sweep of the Lions with Dawson Smail and Hayden Weber adding doubles to Lauer’s home run.

Noah Harrison drove in three runs in the victory going 2-for-4, Matt Alston was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, Dawson Smail was 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Lauer was 1-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs, Tanner Miller was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Wyatt Waterson was 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, and Weber was 1-for-1 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.

Jesse Siwiecki was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI for C-L with Brayden Murray going 2-for-3 and Tommy Smith 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI.

Miller got the win going 5 ⅓ innings allowing two earned runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out six. Derek Smail pitched ⅔ of an inning scoreless striking out one.

Logan Lutz took the loss giving up seven earned runs on seven hits and five walks in four innings of work while striking out one. Kohen Kemmer gave up five runs, four earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out one in 1 ⅓ innings.

COUDERSPORT 9, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 4

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Mitch Taylor had a double and drove in three runs to help visiting Coudersport to a 9-4 win over Elk County Catholic.

Taylor was 1-for-4 and scored twice in the win.

Mason Roessner also had a pair of hits in the win going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, while Dylan Howard and LT Myers each scored twice. Howard was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI, and Myers was 1-for-2 with a walk.

Colby Nussbaum was 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI for ECC while Lance O’Neill went 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored. Joe Tettis was also 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI, and David Anderson was 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.

Roessner got the win going four innings allowing four runs, three earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out one. Gavyn Ayers got the save going three innings of scoreless, hitless ball. He walked two and hit a batter while striking out five.

Anderson took the loss going four innings allowing seven runs, five earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out four.

JOHNSONBURG 7, ST. MARYS 2

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Erik Panebianco drove in a pair of runs and gave three solid innings on the mound to help Johnsonburg beat the visitors from St. Marys, 7-2.

Panebianco went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored and pitched three innings allowing an unearned run on a hit and three walks while striking out one.

Kaden Dennis got the win in relief going four innings allowing an earned run on three hits while striking out one.

Aiden Zimmerman, Derek Beimel, and Isaiah Jackson each added a pair of hits for the Rams with Zimmerman going 2-for-4 with two runs scored, Beimel going 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Jackson going 2-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.

Lucas Bauer was 1-for-3 with an RBI for St. Marys.

Charlie Coudreit took the loss going three innings allowing four runs, three earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out two.

NORTH CLARION 12, FOREST AREA 1

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. – KXX Wolbert drove in four runs to lift North Clarion to a 12-1 win over visiting Forest Area.

Wolber was 2-for-2 with a home run, a walk, and two runs scored.

Zeelan Hargenrader added a pair of doubles for the Wolves while going 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI while Wade Peters was 2-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs, and Ethan Carll was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Hudson Irwin got the win going four innings allowing one earned run on two hits and a walk while striking out 10.

Colton Kuntz was 2-for-2 with a double, a triple, and a run scored for Forest Area.

Kuntz took the loss giving up six earned runs on three hits and four walks while striking out one in an inning of work.

KANE 10, SMETHPORT 0, 5 INNINGS

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Elijah Everett, Luke Ely, and Brock Wensel combined on a one-hit, five-inning shutout for visiting Kane in a 10-0 win at Smethport.

Everett got the win going five innings allowing a hit while striking out five. Ely went ⅓ of an inning walking two and hitting a batter while striking out one, and Wensel pitched ⅔ of an inning striking out one.

Dane Anderson had a pair of RBIs for the Wolves while also scoring a run while Isaya Miller was 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored and Wensel was 1-for-1 with two walks and two runs scored. Kyle Zook also scored twice while walking once and driving in a run, and Kayin BArd was 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

Owen Rounsville had the hit for Smethport.

Brentton McDowell took the loss going two innings allowing six runs, five earned, on three hits, four walks, and two hit batters while striking out two.

REDBANK VALLEY 13, KEYSTONE 0, 5 INNINGS

FAIRMOUNT CITY, Pa. – A seven-run first inning helped Redbank Valley to a 13-0, five-inning home win over Keystone.

Breckin Minich had three RBIs for the Bulldogs while going 1-for-1 with a walk, while Tate Minich drove in a pair while going 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored.

Ty Carrier also had a double and two RBIs for Redbank Valley going 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored, Owen Clouse was 1-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI, Brock George scored twice, Mason Clouse was 1-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI, Jaxon Huffman was 1-for-1 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs, and Braylon Wagner was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Wagner and the Clouses combined on a one-hitter with Wayner going two innings allowing a walk while striking out four. Owen Clouse got the win going two innings allowing a hit while striking out three, and Mason Clouse went one inning walking one and striking out two.

Drew Keth had Keystone’s hit.

Chaz Renninger took the loss going 1 ⅔ innings allowing 13 runs, seven earned, on nine hits and eight walks while striking out two.

MONITEAU 20, VENANGO CATHOLIC 2, 4 INNINGS

OIL CITY, Pa. – Using seven extra-base hits, visiting Moniteau beat Venango Catholic, 20-2, in four innings.

Blaine Jamison hit a home run for the Warriors while Ian Ross had a double and a triple and Dawson Cook, Derrick Creedon-Moyer, Connor Ealy, and Dawson Wallace each added doubles.

Ross had four RBIs while Cook and Jamison each drove in three runs and Ealy two runs.

Ross was 3-for-4 with three runs scored, Cook was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, Jamison was 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored, and Ealy was 2-for-4 with two runs scored.

Keagan Book and Brock Matthews each added a pair of hits with Book going 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, and Matthews going 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Wallace scored three times and was 1-for-1 with an RBI and a walk.

Creedon-Moyer got the win going four innings allowing two unearned runs on four hits and two walks while striking out four.

MOSHANNON VALLEY 7, CURWENSVILLE 0

HOUTZDALE, Pa. – Zach Witherow threw a two-hit shutout to lead Moshannon Valley to a 7-0 win over visiting Curwensville.

Witherow didn’t walk a batter and struck out nine.

Andrew Pentz and Nik Fegert each had hits for Curwensville.

Christian Fegert took the loss going four innings allowing four runs, one earned, on a hit and five walks while striking out four.

                       

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