May 11 District 9 baseball recaps
CLARION-LIMESTONE 9, CLARION 2
PAINT TWP., Pa. – In a battle of neighbors, Clarion-Limestone scored three runs in each of the first two innings to roll past Clarion, 9-2, at the Clarion County Park.
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Jordan Hesdon had the big hit in both the first and second for the Lions delivering a pair of two-RBI singles.
Hesdon finished the day going 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and four RBIs. He was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game and talked about his performance.
Jase Ferguson and Nick Aaron each added a pair of RBIs for the Lions with Ferguson going 2-for-3 with a walk.
That was more than enough for Bryson Huwar, who threw a seven-hit complete game allowing two runs, one earned, on seven hits, and a walk while striking out six.
Devon Lauer had three of those hits for the Bobcats going 3-for-3 with a double. Noah Harrison was 1-for-3 with an RBI.
Chase Kriebel took the loss going one innings allowing three runs on two hits and two walks while striking out one. Derek Smail relieved and went two innings giving up four runs, all earned, on five hits, and two walks while striking out four. Daunte Girvan then pitched four innings giving up two earned runs on five hits and a walk while striking out two.
ST. MARYS 3, BRADFORD 2
BRADFORD, Pa. – Alex Vollmer and Charlie Coudriet combined on four-hitter, as visiting St. Marys topped Bradford, 3-2.
Vollmer went five innings to get the win allowing two runs, one earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out six.
Coudriet picked up the save throwing a pair of scoreless, hitless innings striking out three.
Eli Rippey was in the middle of a two-run fourth inning that decided the game for the Dutch first tripling home the tying run and then scoring the eventual winning run on an error. Rippey was 1-for-1 with two walks, a run scored, and an RBI.
Conner Straub and Carter Price both had a pair of hits for St. Marys with Straub going 2-for-3 and Price 2-for-2.
Liam McKay was the hard-luck loser going 5 ⅓ innings allowing three runs, two earned, on seven hits, and two walks while striking out three. Nolan Roulo went 1 ⅔ innings walking one.
Ryan Ward was 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Owls with Elijiah Fitton and Cam Austin both going 1-for-3 with a run scored. Fitton also drew a walk.
CLEARFIELD 7, HOLLIDAYSBURG 4
HYDE, Pa. – Blake Prestash launched a fourth-inning grand slam to help Clearfield knock off visiting Hollidaysburg, 7-4.
Prestash’s granny gave the Bison a 7-1 lead. He was 1-for-3 in the game with a walk, two runs scored, and four RBIs.
Ryan Gearhart added three RBIs for Clearfield while going 2-for-4 with a triple, Nolan Barr was 2-for-3, Cole Bloom was 2-for-3 with a run scored, and Kyle Elensky was 1-for-4 with two runs scored.
Joe Bukosky paced Hollidaysburg going 3-for-4 with two runs scored with Nate Sell going 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Landon Perry 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Hunter Rumsky went 6 ⅓ innings to get the win allowing four earned runs on 10 hits and a hit batter while striking out seven.
Gearhart came in with a runner on and the score 7-3 with one out in the seventh and allowed the inherited runner to score. He pitched ⅔ of an inning allowing a hit, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out one.
REDBANK VALLEY 14, CRANBERRY 4, 6 INNINGS
FAIRMOUNT CITY, Pa. – Tate Minich drove in five runs to lift Redbank Valley to a 14-4, six-inning win over visiting Cranberry.
Minich was 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored.
Mason Clouse also homered and doubled for the Bulldogs while going 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs, Tyler Hetrick was 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs, and Owen Clouse scored four times while going 1-for-3 with two walks and an RBI.
Ken Lavrich was 2-for-3 for Cranberry with Austin Shoup going 1-for-3 with a home run, a run scored, and two RBIs. Nathan Rembold also homered for the Berries.
Ty Carrier, the second of three Redbank Valley pitchers to go two innings on the mound got the win allowing one earned run on one hit while striking out one.
Cam Wagner started and went two innings giving up two earned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out two. Owen Clouse also went two innings allowing one earned run on two hits and a walk while striking out one.
Shoup took the loss pitching 3 ⅔ innings allowing six runs, five earned, on six hits and five walks while striking out three.
CURWENSVILLE 17, PURCHASE LINE 2, 3 INNINGS
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Using an 11-run second inning Curwensville rolled to a 17-2, three-inning win over visiting Purchase Line.
Shane Sunderlin was the offensive hero for the Golden Tide going 3-for-3 with a double, three runs scored, and five RBIs.
Jake Mullins also drove in four runs for Curwenville going 3-for-4 with three runs scored, and Ayden Sutika was 3-for-3 with a run scored and three RBIs.
Andrew Beer was 1-for-2 with a run scored for Purchase Line.
Jayson Rowles got the win going two innings allowing an unearned run on a walk while striking out two. Tyler Libby gave up an unearned run on one hit while striking out one.
Andrew Smarsh took the loss giving up 13 runs, five earned, on seven hits, a hit batter, and five walks while striking out one in 1 ⅔ innings of work.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 9, DUBOIS 3
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Carter Savage went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBIs, and two runs scored to help Punxsutawney to a 9-3 home win over DuBois that gave the Chucks the Northern Allegheny Large School Division Title.
Isaac London was also 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI for the Chucks with Josh Tyger walking twice and scoring twice.
Kaden Clark went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored for DuBois with Tyler Chamberlin going 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.
Jake Sikora got the win going 4 ⅔ innings allowing three earned runs on six hits, three walks, and a hit batter. He struck out three. Justin Miller didn’t allow a base runner in his 2 ⅓ innings of relief.
Austin Mitchell took the loss. He failed to retire any of the six batters he faced allowing four runs, three earned, on one hit, three walks, and two hit batters.
Tycen Roy relieved Mitchell and went six innings allowing five runs, three earned, on eight hits and three walks while striking out two.
PORT ALLEGANY 7, OTTO-ELDRED 3
PORT ALLEGANY, Pa. – Scoring all its runs from the fourth inning on, Port Allegany erased a 2-0 deficit on its way to a 7-3 win over visiting Otto-Eldred.
The Gators scored three in the fourth and two each in the fifth and the sixth.
Sawyer Price had a nice day at the plate for Port Allegany going 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored, and three RBIs.
Blaine Moses was also 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored.
Max Splain was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for Otto-Eldred with Manning Splain going 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, an RBI, and a run scored.
Drew Evens got the win going four innings allowing two earned runs on four hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out six. Prince got the save going three innings allowing an unearned run on one hit while striking out five.
Max Splain took the loss going five innings allowing five runs, three earned, on six hits, and two walks while striking out five.
Manning Splain went a ⅓ of an inning giving up two earned runs on two walks.
SMETHPORT 7, GALETON 4
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Erasing a three-run deficit by scoring twice in the fifth and four times in the sixth, Smethport knocked off visiting Galeton, 7-4.
Noah Lent’s two-run home run in the sixth gave the Hubbers a 5-4 lead.
Alex Cole was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in the win with Travis Cooney going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and an RBI.
Also for Hubbers Alex Ognen scored three runs while going 1-for-2 with a pair of walks with Lent going 1-for-2 with a run scored and two runs scored.
Ayden Whipple went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Galeton.
Ognen got the win going three innings allowing a hit and two walks while striking out six.
Brenton McDowell went four innings allowing four earned runs on four hits and two walks while striking out eight.
Gavin Sykora took the loss going ⅔ of an inning allowing three earned runs on three hits and a walk while striking out one.
Trey Kalacinski pitched 5 ⅓ innings allowing four runs, three earned, on four hits, and five walks while striking out seven.
FREEPORT 11, KARNS CITY 2
BUTLER, Pa. – Ryan Claypool drove in five runs while going 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, and a run scored to help Freeport tp an 11-2 win over Karns City.
Brady Stivenson was also 3-for-5 with a run scored, and Jack Smetak went 1-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Cole Sherwin was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Wyatt Fleming took the loss not recording an out. He allowed five earned runs on four hits and a walk.
Tyler Hutchison went five innings allowing five runs, one earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out one. Hunter Troutman then pitched the final two innings giving up an earned run on three walks while striking out four.