May 11 District 9 softball recaps
DUBOIS 4, PUNXSUTAWNEY 2
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Jade Swatsworth went 3-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI to help DuBois claim the Northern Allegheny Large School Division title with a 4-2 win at Punxsutawney.
Morgan Pasternak added a pair of RBIs for the Lady Beavers going 1-for-4 with a double, Alexas Pfeufer was 2-for-2, and Gabby Gulvas was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Alli Snyder got the win going seven innings allowing two earned runs on 10 hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out eight.
Brooke Young went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored for Punxsutawney with Laci Poole going 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Ciara Toven took the loss going seven innings allowing four unearned runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out four.
ST. MARYS 15, BRADFORD 1, 5 INNINGS
BRADFORD, Pa. – The trio of Kara Hanslovan, Jianna Gerg, and Kendall Young combined on a one-hitter, as St. Marys beat Bradford, 15-1, in five innings in Bradford.
Gerg got the win going 2 ⅓ innings allowing one unearned run on four walks.
Hanslovan started and pitched an inning allowing one hit and two walks.
Young finished off striking out four in 1 ⅔ innings of work.
Olivia Eckels led the Lady Dutch offense going 3-for4- with a pair of doubles, two runs scored, and two RBIs.
Young was also 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, while Gianna Surra went 2-for-4 with a ripple, a run scored, and three RBIs, and Rosa Deprater was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored.
Kalie Dixon took the loss going five innings allowing 15 runs, 10 earned, on 11 hits and four walks while striking out three.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 4, JOHNSONBURG 1
ST. MARYS, Pa. – In the third meeting of the year between two Elk County rivals and the next in six days, Elk County Catholic picked up a 4-1 win over visiting Johnsonburg behind the pitching and hitting of Emily Mourer at Benzinger Park in St. Marys.
Taking its second win from the Ramettes this season and avenging a loss in last Thursday’s Elk County Tournament semifinals, ECC had Mourer go seven innings allowing one earned run on seven hits and four walks while striking out six.
Mourer also accounted for all four Lady Crusader runs as well going 3-for-3 with three doubles and four RBIs.
Gabby Weisner scored three of those runs going 1-for-1 with two walks.
Julia Jones was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Johnsonburg with Natalie Dunworth going 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored.
Julie Peterson took the loss going six innings allowing four earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out 10.
CLARION-LIMESTONE 12, CLARION 2, 5 INNINGS
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Turing around an earlier loss to neighboring rival Clarion, Clarion-Limestone scored five runs in each of the second and third innings on its way to a 12-2, five-inning victory over the Lady Cats.
C-L, which lost to Clarion 12-6 on April 20, got seven combined RBIs from Abby Himes and Frances Milliron.
Himes was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and four RBIs, while Milliron walked twice, scored twice, and drove in three.
Kendall Dunn was also 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored for the Lady Lions with Alyssa Wiant going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and an RBI, and Jenna Dunn going 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Also for C-L, Sam Simpson was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI, and Olivia Smith was 1-for-3 with two runs scored.
Noel Anthony paced Clarion going 2-for-3 with an RBI, while Jordan Best was 1-for-3 with a run scored.
Regan Husted got the win going five innings allowing two runs, one earned, on six hits while striking out one.
Payton Simko took the loss going three innings allowing 10 runs, nine earned, on 10 hits and five walks while striking out one.
Anthony pitched 1 ⅔ innings allowing two unearned runs on three hits while striking out one.
CRANBERRY 11, KEYSTONE 1, 5 INNINGS
SENECA, Pa. – In a battle of two District 9 Class 2A title hopefuls, Cranberry scored in all five of its at-bats to beat visiting Keystone, 11-1, in five innings.
Freshman Keelie Schneider had a big game for the Berries going 3-for-4 with a pair of triples, two runs scored, and five RBIs.
Cassie Scarbrough also drove in three runs while going 3-for-3 with three doubles, Olivia Plummer was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, an RBI, and three runs scored, and Alisha Beggs was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.
Leah Exley hit a home run for Keystone while going 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI, while Syndey Bell was 1-for-2 with a double.
Alaina Hogue got the win going four innings allowing one earned run on four hits. Beggs pitched a scoreless inning striking out two.
Natalie Bowser took the loss giving up nine runs, two earned, on five hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out three in 4 ⅔ innings, while Exley went 1 2/3 innings allowing two unearned runs on two hits while striking out three.
OTTO-ELDRED 10, PORT ALLEGANY 0, 5 INNINGS
DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Kyla Anderson was 3-for-3 with three RBIs and Bri Heller tossed a five-inning no-hitter to help Otto-Eldred to a 10-0, five-inning win over visiting Port Allegany.
Heller walked one and struck out 13 in getting the win.
Kate Rhinehart added a triple and two RBIs for the Lady Terrors, while Abby Wolf was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
Cayle Lloyd took the loss allowing 10 runs on 10 hits and four walks while striking out two.
FOREST ARE 11, REDBANK VALLEY 0, 5 INNINGS
TIONESTA, Pa. – Emily Aites went 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs to help Forest Area to an 11-0, five-inning win over Redbank Valley.
Izabelle Flick threw a two-hit shutout to get the win. She walked one, hit two, and struck out nine.
Flick helped herself at the plate going 1-for-2 with a triple, a run scored, and an RBI.
Madison McFarland was also 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs scored, and an RBI for the Fires.
Mackenzie Foringer took the loss going four innings allowing 11 runs, six earned, on 11 hits and two walks while striking out three.
KARNS CITY 11, MONITEAU 1, 5 INNINGS
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Marra Patton homered in an 11-1, five-inning Karns City win over visiting rival Moniteau.
Patton was 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Ashley Fox helped the cause for the Lady Gremlins getting on base four times while going 3-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI, Jess Dunn doubled while going 1-for-2 with two walks and two RBIs, Sarah Patton also drove in two runs, and Allison Walker was 2-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI.
Emma Covert was 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored for Moniteau.
Marra Patton got the win going five innings allowing one earned run on four hits and two walks while striking out five.
Covert took the loss pitching four innings allowing nine earned runs on 11 hits and seven walks while striking out one. Brynne Barger gave up two earned runs on one hit and one walks in ⅔ of an inning of work.
CURWENSVILLE 16, PURCHASE LINE 0, 3 INNINGS
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – It was a doubles-palooza for Curwensville in a 16-0, three-inning win over visiting Purchase Line.
The Lady Tide had six two-base hits among their 16 base knocks including two from Joslynne Freyer and one each from Addison Butler, Taylor Luzier, Shyanne Rudy, and MacKenzie Wall.
Freyer drove in four runs while going 3-for-3 with a run scored, Wall had three RBIs and was 3-for-3 with two runs scored, Rudy was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, Luzier was 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored, and Butler was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI.
Rylee Wiggins also contributed to the Curwensville offense going 1-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Freyer tossed a three-inning no-hitter walking two and striking out six to get the win.