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May 14 D9 Baseball: Coudy Holds Off O-E; Bonanno, Redbank Valley Walk Off Brockway After Rovers Rally

AJ Redmond gets ready to throw a pitch during Coudersport's win over Otto-Eldred Friday. Redmond struck out 10 in getting the victory. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick's work here

May 14 District 9 baseball recaps

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COUDERSPORT 6, OTTO-ELDRED 5

COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Coudersport scored six runs in the third inning and then held off a fifth-inning rally from Otto-Eldred to pick up a 6-5 win over the visiting Terrors.

The Falcons sent 12 men to the plate in the third inning recording six hits, including a lead-off double from Garrett Kellert while also taking advantage of two walks and an error to take a 6-1 lead.

Otto-Eldred tried to rally scoring four times in the fifth inning thanks in part to a pair of Coudersport miscues. But the Terrors, who had the tying run at first with one out, left him there, as Coudersport’s AJ Redmond retired the final eight batters he faced.

Redmond got the win going seven innings allowing five runs, two earned, on seven hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out 10.

Kellert was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a run scored for the Falcons with Derek Easton going 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs. Jackson Glover was also 2-for-4 with a run scored, while Ryan Clouser was 1-for-1 with two walks, a run scored, and an RBI, and Ashton Huck was 2-for-3.

Jake Merry went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs for Otto-Eldred with Josh Rhinehart going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a run scored. TJ VanScoter was 1-for-3 with two RBIs, and Max Splain had an RBI and scored twice.

Merry took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing six runs, three earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out four. Rhinehart pitched 3 ⅓ scoreless innings allowing two hits and two walks while striking out four.

REDBANK VALLEY 10, BROCKWAY 9

FAIRMOUNT CITY, Pa. – Kobe Bonanno’s one-out single to center in the bottom of the seventh scored Hudson Martz from second, as Redbank Valley beat Brockway, 10-9.

Kobe Bonanno delivered the game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh for Redbank Valley Friday. Photo by Casie Minich

The walk-off loss was a crushing one for the Rovers, who had rallied from a 9-2 deficit in the seventh inning to tie the game at nine with a seven-run frame.

But in the bottom of the seventh, Martz singled to right with one out, and Bryson Bain drew a walk bringing up Bonanno.

Brockway had tied the game at nine on a two-out Conner Ford single in the top of the seventh. The Rovers scored four runs in the inning before Redbank Valley recorded an out with a Ben Glasl double driving home two to make it 9-5 before an made it 9-6.

The first out of the inning, a ground out by Daniel Shugarts scored a run making it 9-7, and another error made it 9-8 before Ford tied the game.

Bain and Jimmy Gundlach hit home runs for Redbank Valley with Gundlach also adding a double while going 3-for-3 with a walk, three runs scored, and three RBIs. Bain was 3-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs while Bonanno was 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, and Martz was 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored.

Glasl was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs for Brockway with Matt Brubaker going 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Owen Clouse got the win going an inning of relief allowing an unearned run on a hit while striking out two.

Martz started and pitched five innings allowing two unearned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out seven. He threw 87 pitches. Ty Carrier went one scoreless inning needing just nine pitched to retire the side while striking out one. Mason Clouse didn’t record an out allowing six runs, four earned, on two hits, two walks, and a hit batter.

Ford took the loss in relief going three innings allowing two earned runs on three hits and six walks while striking out four. Swanson started and lasted 3 ⅓ innings giving up eight earned runs on nine hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out six.

DUBOIS 12, WARREN 7

WARREN, Pa. – Scoring six runs in its final two at-bats, visiting DuBois overcame a one-run deficit to beat Warren, 12-7.

The Beavers trailed 7-6 going to the sixth innings but tied the game on a wild pitch before Nathan Tyler’s groundout gave them the lead, 8-7.

DuBois then tacked on four insurance runs in the top of the seventh with Garrett Starr’s two-run double capping the scoring.

Starr was 3-for-4 with three doubles, a walk, three runs scored, and four RBIs to pace DuBois’ offense, while Alex Pasternak went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Tyler was 1-for-4 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs, and Jordan Ell was 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Warren, which overcame a 6-4 deficit with a three-run fourth, was paced by Ben Berdin who hit a home run while going 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs. It was Berdine’s two-run home run in the fourth that gave Warren the 7-6 lead.

Micah Passmore added a double while going 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored with Gio Elinsky going 1-for-2 with a walk, and two RBIs.

Austin Mitchell, the third of four DuBois hurlers, got the win pitching a scoreless fifth inning despite walking three. Chandler Ho got the save going two innings striking out three.

Brycen Dinkfelt started and pitched three innings allowing four earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three. Karson Fields pitched an inning allowing three earned runs on four hits.

Archie Teconchuk took the loss going 5 ⅓ innings allowing nine earned runs on six hits, five walks, and a hit batter while striking out three.

James Swanson started and went an inning allowing three earned runs on two hits and two walks. Konner Hoffman got the final two outs for the Dragons allowing a hit.

BROOKVILLE 16, BRADFORD 6, 5 INNINGS

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Chase Palmer drove in five runs to help Brookville beat visiting Bradford, 16-6, in five innings.

Palmer was 2-for-2 with a triple, two walks, three runs scored, and the five RBIs, while Owen Caylor had three RBIs while going 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

Bryce Rafferty added a pair of doubles for the Raiders going 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, Hunter Roney also doubled and was 1-for-3 with a walk, three runs scored, and an RBI, Carter Kessler went 1-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored, and two rBIs, Hunter Geer was 1-for-3 with two walks, an RBI, and three runs scored, and Carson Weaver was 1-for-1 with two walks, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Dalton Dixon was 3-for-3 with two runs scored for Bradford with Austen Davis going 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Nolan Roulo had a pair of RBIs for the Owls.

Palmer got the win going five innings allowing six runs, four earned, on seven hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out five.

Davis took the loss going 2 ⅓ innings allowing 10 earned runs on seven hits, five walks, and two hit batters while striking out three. Mike Greenberg went ⅔ of an inning allowing three earned runs on two hits, a walk, and two hit batters while striking out one. Levi Reed pitched ⅔ of an inning allowing three earned runs on a hit and three walks, and Cal Minich pitched a ⅓ of an inning allowing a hit and a walk.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 10, CURWENSVILLE 0

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Jake Sikora and Josh Tyger combined to throw a four-hit shutout, as visiting Punxsutawney beat Curwensville, 10-0.

Sikora got the win going four innings allowing two hits and four walks while striking out seven. Tyger pitched three innings to earn the save allowing two hits while striking out one.

Isaac London had a huge day at the plate for the Chucks going 3-for-5 with a home run, two doubles, an RBI, and four runs scored.

Ashton Stonbraker turned in a 4-for-4 performance with a walk and an RBI, while Sikora was 2-fo4-3 with a walk and two RBIs, and Carter Savage was 1-for-4 with a double and four RBIs.

Also for Punxsutawney, Zeke Bennett went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored, Dakota Long was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, and a run scored, Peyton Hetrick was 1-fro-3 with two RBIs, Tyger walked twice and scored twice, and Justin Miller scored twice.

Thad Butler was 2-for-4 with a double for Curwensville.

The Golden Tide used four pitchers with Chase Graham taking the loss going an inning and allowing two earned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out one. Shande Sunderling pitched 4 ⅓ innings giving up six runs, three earned, one nine hits and two walks while striking out four. In ⅔ of an inning Jake McCracken gave up an earned run on a hit and a walk, and Tyler Leed gave up one run on three hits in an inning of work.

KEYSTONE 14, UNION 0, 5 INNINGS

RIMERSBURG, Pa. – Ian Keth went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs to help visiting Keystone to a 14-0, five-inning victory over Union.

Tye Elder drove in three runs for the Panthers and was 2-for-4 with a run scored, while Aidan Sell was 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk, two RBIs, and three runs scored.

Also for Keystone, Seth Apel went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI, winning pitcher Logan Sell was 1-for-5 with two runs scored, Nate Gutonksi was 1-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs, and Keenan Heeter was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored.

Sell went five innings of shutout baseball allowing four hits and four walks while striking out nine.

Brock Jordan took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing 10 runs, seven earned, on nine hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out two. Trey Fleming gave up four runs, three earned, on four hits and a hit batter while striking out one in 2 ⅓ innings of work.

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