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May 13, 2021 D9 Baseball: Geer Throws Gem as Brookville Beats Punxsy; St. Marys, Clearfield Get Shutouts

Hunter Geer threw a one-hit shut out for Brookville Thursday

May 13 District 9 baseball recaps

BROOKVILLE 3, PUNXSUTAWNEY 0

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Hunter Geer threw a one-hit masterpiece to lead Brookville to a 3-0 win at Punxsutawney.

Geer, who needed just 91 pitched to go seven hittings, walked two, hit a batter, and struck out a batter.

The Raiders got all the offense they needed in the first inning when they scored twice, once on an error, and once on a Jamison Rhoades single to left. Brookville added a third run in the fifth when Punxsutawney’s Isaac London balked home a run.

London was the tough-luck loser going seven innings allowing three unearned runs on five hits and a walk while striking out seven.

Geer and Bryce Rafferty accounted for four of the five hits against London with both hitters going 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Zeke Bennett had the lone hit for Punxsutawney.

ST. MARYS 7, BRADFORD 0

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Connor Bressler threw a five-hit shutout to lead St. Marys past visiting Bradford, 7-0.

Bressler walked three and struck out eight.

Bressler also went 1-for-2 at the plate with two walks and two runs scored.

Garret Bauer and Logan Mosier led the Dutch offense with two hits apiece.

Bauer was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs with Mosier going 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.

Michael Gow was 1-for-3 with a double for Bradford.

Nolan Roulo took the loss going four innings allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits and five walks while striking out two. Levi Reed pitched an inning giving up four earned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out two. Calvin Minich gave up one earned run on one hit and two walks while striking out two in an inning of work.

CLEARFIELD 4, PENNS VALLEY 0

SPRING MILLS, Pa. – Morgan Billotte and Karson Rumsky combined on a four-hit shutout, as visiting Clearfield took down Penns Valley, 4-0.

Billotte got the win going four innings allowing two hits, four walks, and two hit batters while striking out two. Rumsky picked up the save going three innings allowing two hits and a walk while striking out six.

Clearfield broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the top of the fifth with Matt Bailor delivering a two-run triple and Cole Bloom following with a sacrifice fly.

Bailor was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, while Nick Domico was 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored for the Bison.

Maclain Welshans was 2-for-3 for Penns Valley.

Welshans took the loss going five innings allowing three earned runs on five hits and a walk while striking out one. Colby Sweitzer gave up an unearned run on three walks and two hit batters while striking out three in two innings of relief.

KANE 3, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 1

KANE, Pa. – Behind strong mound work from Harley Morris and Bobby Rumcik, Kane broke a three-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over visiting DuBois Central Catholic.

Morris got the win going five innings allowing an unearned run on four hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out five. Rumcik came on in the sixth and earned the save going two scoreless innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out one.

Kane trailed 1-0 until the third when the Wolves scored twice to take the lead thanks to a bases-loaded walk and a bases-loaded hit batter. A Justin Peterson one-out single in the sixth brought in the third run.

Morris walked twice and scored twice for the Wolves.

Matt Pyne was 2-for-4 with an RBI for DCC with Brandin Anderson going 2-for-3 with a double.

Anderson took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing two earned runs on a hit, six walks, and a hit batter while striking out two. Carter Kosko pitched 2 ⅓ scoreless innings allowing two hits and two walks while striking out two, and Jack Adair pitched an inning giving up an earned run on a hit and two walks while striking out one.

DUBOIS 6, WILLIAMSPORT 4

DUBOIS, Pa. – Garrett Starr had three hits and pitched six solid innings to lift DuBois to a 6-4 win over visiting Williamsport.

Starr was 3-for-4 at the plate with two runs scored, and allowed three runs, two earned, on nine hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out seven in his six innings of work.

Nathan Tyler came on and got the save giving up a run on two hits and a walk in an inning of relief.

Alex Pasternak drove in three runs in the win for the Beavers going 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, while Chandler Ho was 1-for-4 with a double and two runs scored.

Cameron Sims (2-for-4, 2 R), Braedon Mazzante (2-for-3, 2B, BB, 1 R, 1 RBI), Owen Berry (2-for-4), Griffin Vollman (2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI), and Adam Aldenderfer (2-for-4) each had a pair of hits for Williamsport.

Michael Collyer took the loss going four innings allowing six runs, four earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out three. Cayden Roberston pitched two scoreless innings allowing a hit while striking out one.

CLARION 8, ROCKY GROVE 4

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – Freshman Dawson Smail continued his fine play going 3-for-4 with a triple, a walk, a run scored, and three RBIs in Clarion’s 8-4 win at Rocky Grove.

Tanner Miller added a 2-for-2 day with two runs scored for the Bobcats with Gary Matus going 1-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, and Hunter Craddock going 1-for-2 with a triple, two walks, a run scored, and two RBIs.

Reece Henderson was 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored for Rocky Grove.

Devon Lauer got the win going six innings allowing an unearned run on four hits while striking out two. Matus went an inning giving up three runs, one earned, on a hit and two walks while striking out one.

Aaron Burkhardt took the loss in relief of Isaac Clayton. He gave up two earned runs on two hits and three walks while striking out two. Clayton went three innings allowing two hits. Eli Wilson gave up six runs, two earned, on four hits, a walk, and a hit batter in two innings of work.

A-C VALLEY 9, CRANBERRY 3

EMLENTON, Pa. – For the second straight day, Broc Weigle hit a home run, this time in a 9-3 A-C Valley win over visiting Cranberry.

Weigle went 3-for-4 on the day while adding a triple, scoring twice, and driving in four. He was also the winning pitcher tossing five innings of hitless baseball, only coming out of the game because of the 100-pitch rule. He walked seven, hit two, and struck out 12.

Ryan Cooper, who pitched the final two innings allowing three runs, one earned, on two hits and a walk while striking out two, also homered for the Falcons. Cooper was 1-for-3 with a walk, three runs scored, and three RBIs.

Gary Amsler added a pair of RBIs for A-C Valley going 1-for-4, while Zach Cooper was 1-for-2 with two runs scored.

Nathan Rembold was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Cranberry.

Austin Shoup took the loss going two innings allowing an earned run on a hit and two walks while striking out three. Austin Fento pitched 3 ⅓ innings giving up six runs, three earned, on five hits and two walks while striking out five, and Preston Forrest gave up two earned runs on two hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out one in ⅔ of an inning.

JOHNSONBURG 13, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 3, 6 INNINGS

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Camron Marciniak and Kaden Dennis combined for six hits, four runs scored, and seven RBIs to lead visiting Johnsonburg to a 13-3, six-inning win over Elk County Catholic at Berwind Field in St. Marys.

Dennis was 3-for-5 with two doubles, a run scored, and five RBIs, while Marciniak went 3-for-4 with a triple, two RBIs, and three runs scored.

Caden Smiley also drove in a pair of runs going 1-for-4 with a double.

Domenic Allegretto (1-for-4, 2B, 1 RBI), Ethan Wells (2 BB, 1 RBI), Dalton Stahli (1-for-2, 2 BB, 1 RBI), and Luke Zimmerman (1-for-3) each scored twice for the Rams.

David Anderson was 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored for ECC with Jordan DePrator going 2-for-3 with a walk.

Collin Porter got the win going four innings allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out four. Jefferson Freeburg pitched two innings giving up an earned run on two hits, a walk, and a hit batter.

Tommy Slay took the loss pitching four innings allowing nine runs, eight earned, on nine hits and three walks while striking out two. DePrator went two innings giving up four earned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out one.

PORT ALLEGANY 19, CAMERON COUNTY 0, 3 INNINGS

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Ian Dynda and Blaine Moses each drove in three runs to help visiting Port Allegany to a 19-0, three-inning win over Cameron County.

Dynda was 2-for-2 with two runs scored with Moses going 3-for-3 with two runs scored.

Also for the Gators, Carter Moses was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, Henry Troupe was 1-for-2 with a run scored and two RBIs, Isaiah Caden was 1-for-1 with a walk and two runs scored, and Drew Benson was 1-for-1 with two walks, an RBI, and three runs scored.

Caden Beldin had Cameron County’s lone hit, a double.

Carter Moses got the win going three innings allowing the one hit and a walk while striking out four.

Devin Fowler took the loss going one innings allowing 10 runs, two earned, on five hits, five walks, and two hit batters. Eden Condon pitched ⅔ of an inning giving up seven runs, nine earned, on five hits, four walks, and two hit batter. Derek Cherry tossed an inning and a third scoreless giving up two hits while striking out one.

GALETON 12, OSWAYO VALLEY 4

GALETON, Pa. – Gavin Sykora was 2-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored, and three RBIs to pace a 12-4 Galeton win over visiting Oswayo Valley.

Trey Kalacinski also went 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored, and an RBI for the Tigers with Tre Slawson going 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored, and Ty Stover going 1-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Derrek Bickel was 2-for-3 with two runs scored for Oswayo Valley, while Cayden Black went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.

Patrick Lehman got the win in relief of Kalacinski going one scoreless inning striking out two.

Kalacinski started and went three innings allowing two earned runs on three hits, two walks, and two hit batters while striking out six. Jake Cochran gave up two unearned runs on three hits while striking out five in three innings of work.

Nikolas Bonney took the loss pitching five innings allowing 11 runs, five earned, on nine hits, five walks, and a hit batter while striking out one. Caiden Goode allowed one unearned run while striking out one.

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