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May 13, 2022 D9 SB: Bowser Seventh Inning Grand Slam Lifts Keystone Past Moniteau; Young Strong in Circle for St. Marys; Clarion Tops OC

Natalie Bowser's grand slam lifted Keystone past Moniteau. Photo by Jim McConnell

May 13 District 9 softball recaps

KEYSTONE 11, MONITEAU 7

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Natalie Bowser’s seventh-inning, two-out grand slam lifted Keystone to an 11-7 win at Moniteau.

     

Bowser’s seventh homer of the season went to right field off of Emma Covert and capped a five-run seventh inning for Keystone, which trailed 6-4 after four innings and 7-6 going to the seventh.

Rylie Colligan got the seventh-inning rally started with a leadoff single, and Karley Callander and Emma Gruber followed with singles to load the bases.

   

After a strikeout, Gabby Morris was hit by a pitch tying the game, and Sydney Bell struck out bringing up Bowser, who smashed a 1-0 pitch over the fence.

Bowser finished the game 2-for-4 while adding a double, scoring two runs, and driving in five. She is now hitting .641 on the season with seven dingers, six doubles, and 18 RBIs.

Leah Exley added a pair of doubles for the Lady Panthers while going 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored, Wolbert was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, Colligan was 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored, Callander was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, and Bella Black was 1-for-4 with two RBIs.

Emily Staab hit a home run for Moniteau, which used a six-run fourth inning to take the 6-4 lead, while going 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs. Taylor Thomas was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored, and Mariska Shunk was 3-for-5 with a run scored.

       

Exley got the win in relief of Bowser going 3 ⅔ innings allowing one unearned run on three hits while striking out three. Bowser pitched 3 ⅓ innings giving up six earned runs on nine hits and three walks while striking out four.

Covert took the loss in relief of Haley Grace going 2 ⅔ innings allowing seven earned runs on 10 hits, two walks, and a hit batter. She struck out four. Grace pitched 4 ⅓ innings allowing four runs, one earned, on three hits, a walk, and two hit batters while striking out one.

CLARION 14, OIL CITY 10

OIL CITY, Pa. – Payton Simko and Kylee Beers each hit home runs to lead Clarion to a 14-10 road win over Oil City.

Simko was 2-for-5 with two runs scored and four RBIs, and Beers was 1-for-4 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs.

Hadlee Campbell also had three RBIs for the Lady Cats while going 2-for-4, Noel Anthony was 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, an BRI, and three runs scored, Jordan Best was 1-for-5 with a triple, a run scored, and two RBIs, and Haylee Cratsley walked once and scored twice.

Maddie Wenner went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a run scored, and five RBIs for Oil City with Shalyn Whitmore going 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs, and Libbie Arnick was 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI, and three runs scored.

Anthony got the win going five-plus innings allowing nine runs, seven earned, on nine hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out three. Simko went two innings allowing an earned run on three hits while striking out two.

Whitmore took the loss going three innings allowing 10 runs, three earned, on five hits, and two walks while striking out one. Nyssa Hanlon pitched four innings allowing four earned runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five.

BROOKVILLE 13, UNION 6

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Kerstyn Davie, Alyssa Tollini, and Delaney Barr each drove in three runs to help Brookville pick up its second win of the season, 13-6, over winless Union.

Davie was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, a walk, and three runs scored, Tollini was 1-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored, and Barr was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and a run scored.

Jordan Daisley also homered for the Lady Raiders while going 1-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs, and Tory McKinney was 3-for-3 with a double, two walks, and three runs scored.

Brailagh Claypoole hit a home run for Union while going 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs, while Mackenna Davis was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored.

Sarah Zitzman was also 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Golden Damsels, and Magen Walzak went 1-for-1 with three walks and two runs scored.

Tollini got the win going seven innings allowing six runs, four earned, on nine hits, and three walks while striking out eight.

Walzak took the loss pitching three innings giving up 12 runs, 11 earned, on nine hits, and six walks while striking out four. Emerson Stevens went four innings allowing one run on one hit, four walks, and two hit batters while striking out eight.

ST. MARYS 10, WARREN 0, 6 INNINGS

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Kendall Young threw a one-hit shutout allowing just two base runners in a 10-0, six-inning St. Marys win over visiting Warren.

Young, who hit a batter in the first inning and saw reach on an error Ellee Irwin in the fourth, retired the final 12 batters she faced and 17 of the final 18. She struck out 12.

Karan Hanslovan had a big day at the plate for St. Marys going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run scored, and three RBIs. Rosa Deprater was 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI, and three runs scored, Olivia Eckels was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs, Gianna Surra was 3-for-3 with a double with her courtesy runner Alexis Wendall scoring twice, and Jianna Gerg was 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Alana Stuart took the loss going five innings allowing six runs, three earned, on 10 hits while striking out three. Lexi Hoffman lasted ⅓ of an inning giving up four runs, three earned, on three hits, and a walk while striking out one.

FOREST AREA SWEEPS YOUNGSVILLE

TIONESTA, Pa. – Forest Area swept a doubleheader from visiting Youngsville winning easily in both games by scores of 15-0 in three innings and 19-0 in three innings.

In the first game, Emma McFarland was 3-for-3 with a triple, three runs scored, and two RBIs with Maggie Boehme going 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Also recording doubles for the Fires were Emily Aites and Izabelle Flick with Aites going 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Flick going 2-for-3 with an RBI, and two runs scored.

Alexis Oswald added to the offense going 1-for-3 with two RBIs, Madison McFarland was 1-for-1 with two walks, two runs scored, and two RBIs, Faith Dietrich was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Brenna Thompson had an RBI and two runs scored, and Kayleigh Capelle scored twice.

Kam Swearingen and Olivia Guss were both 1-for-1 for Youngsville.

Flick got the win going two innings allowing two hits while striking out three. Oswald pitched on scoreless inning walking two and striking out two.

Molly Helman took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing 15 runs, 12 earned, on 13 hits, two walks, and two hit batters.

In the nightcap, both McFarlands and Flick combined on a three-inning no-hitter.

Madison McFarland, the second of those pitchers, got the win going one innings walking three.

Flick started and struck out the side in the first, and Emma McFarland pitched a scoreless third.

Madison McFarland hit a home run in the contest while going 1-for-3 with a walk, three runs scored, and three RBIs, Aits hit a pair of doubles while going 4-for-4 with two runs scored, and two RBIs, Flick was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, two runs scored, and three RBIs, Boehme was 2-for-4 with a double and three runs scored, and Thompson was 3-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored, and five RBIs.

Also for Forest Area, Oswald went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, Emma McFarland was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Anna Stitt was 1-for-1 with two walks and three runs scored, and Makenzie Lupole was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Swearingen took the loss going three innings allowing 19 runs, 12 earned, on 17 hits, and four walks while striking out two.

OSWAYO VALLEY 14, GALETON 0, 5 INNINGS

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Laya Phillips drove in four runs and MaKenzie Mesler had four hits to lead Oswayo Valley to a 14-0, five-inning win over visiting Galeton.

Phillips was 3-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored, while MaKenzie Mesler was 4-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, and three runs scored.

Shayden Mesler and MacKenzie George each added three RBIs for the Green Wave with Mesler going 3-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs, and George going 1-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.

Brooke George was also 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored with Layken Enty going 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, and two runs scored, Sophia Komenda 2-for-3 with two runs scored, Jadyn Fleischman 2-for-3 with an RBI, and two runs scored.

MaKenzie Mesler got the win going five innings allowing three hits while striking out eight.

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