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May 16, 2022 D10 BB/SB; Hickory’s Djakovich Fires No-HItter; Prep Wraps Up Region 5 Title; Reynolds, Seneca get big Softball Wins

District 10 Baseball/Softball Recaps

BASEBALL

CATHEDRAL PREP 13, CORRY 0

ERIE, Pa. – Cathedral Prep scored 10 runs in the third inning, securing the Region 5 title with a 13-0, five-inning victory over Corry.

Jason Fultz Jr. homered, going 2-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs for the Ramblers, while Andrew Malec was 3-for-3 and also drove in three runs.

         

Luke Costello fired a three-hitter, striking out eight and walking two.

Also offensively for the Ramblers, Joey Spano Jr. was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, while Patrick Sullivan was 2-for-2 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs, while Costello was 2-for-2 with two RBIs.

Logan Joncas suffered the loss, allowing seven runs (five earned) in two innings.

HICKORY 10, OIL CITY 0, 6 innings

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Tyson Djakovich fired a six-inning no-hitter as Hickory beat Oil City, 10-0 in six innings.

         

Djakovich struck out five, walked three and threw 44 of his 77 pitches for strikes.

Offensively, Luca Bertolasio had four hits and scored four runs and Joey Fazzone belted a solo home run for the Hornets.

The Hornets scored three runs in the first, fifth and sixth innings. Djakovich and DJ Donatelli both had a hit and an RBI each.

Alex Stevens took the loss for Oil City, allowing eight earned runs in 5 ⅔ innings, allowing 11 hits and striking out three.

SLIPPERY ROCK 14, GREENVILLE 4, 5 innings

     

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Shane Thompson went 3-for-4, driving in six runs and was also the winning pitcher as Slippery Rock beat Greenville, 14-4 in five innings.

Thompson belted a pair of doubles. On the mound, Thompson allowed two earned runs in four innings. He allowed three hits, struck out six, and walked three.

Joe Michel and Lucas Allison drove in two runs each for the Rockets, who scored seven runs in the third inning. Nick Kingerski added a triple and an RBI, while Brett Galcik had a double and an RBI.

Riley Kneeland took the loss, allowing seven runs in 2 ⅓ innings.

Collin Wilson had an RBI double for Greenville.

MERCER 8, KENNEDY CATHOLIC 7

MERCER, Pa. – Tyler Bacman’s walk-off RBI single lifted Mercer to an 8-7 win over Kennedy Catholic.

It was part of a big day for Bachman, who drove in three runs.

Kennedy Catholic scored four runs in the fifth inning to tie the game at 5. Mercer responded with two runs in the bottom of the sixth, with the Golden Eagles tying the game once again with two runs in the top of the seventh.

Ayden Ryhal went 4-for-5 with a solo home run and three runs for Mercer, while Julian Lawrence was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Jake Mattocks got the win, allowing two runs in two innings.

Thomas Malvar went 3-for-5 with an RBI for Kennedy Catholic, while Stargell Fuhr was 2-for-4 with an RBI, Remington Hart 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Riley Mastowski 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Hart took the loss.

TITUSVILLE 12, SENECA 0, 5 innings

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Hunter Thomas and Garrett Knapp drove in two runs each as Titusville blanked Seneca, 12-0 in five innings.

The Rockets scored four runs in both the first and third innings and three in the fourth.

Brock Covell was 2-for-3 with a triple and a run for the Rockets, while Kasen Neely was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Titusville also took advantage of five Seneca errors.

Thomas got the win, allowing just one hit in four innings, striking out eight and walking two.

Lucas Rupp took the loss for Seneca, allowing four runs (two earned) in two innings.

MAPLEWOOD 6, UNION CITY 2

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Maplewood scored four runs in the fourth inning en route to a 6-2 win over Union City.

Jacob Woge, Brandon Snell and Noah Burk all drove in runs in the fourth inning for Maplewood, while Elliott Beuchat and Andrew Proper drew bases-loaded walks in the first inning to get the Tigers on the board.

Stuart Hochstetler was strong in getting the complete-game victory, scattering seven hits and allowing one earned run, striking out four and walking two.

Wyatt Post suffered the loss for Union City, allowing two runs in 1 ⅔ innings.

Matt Bennett and Daithan Kent each had an RBI for Union City.

WILMINGTON 4, SHARPSVILLE 3

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Rocky Serafino’s RBI fielder’s choice in the top of the seventh lifted Wilmington to a big 4-3 win over Sharpsville.

Sharpsville scored a pair of runs in the fourth to take a 3-1 lead, but Wilmington tallied single runs in the fifth and sixth to tie the game.

Isaac Schleich got the complete-game win against a strong Sharpsville lineup, scattering seven hits and allowing one earned run, striking out one and walking three.

Dom Serafino and Garrett Heller drove in two runs each for Wilmington, with Heller also adding an RBI. Ben Miller was 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Greyhounds.

Brock Lenzi was 1-for-2 with an RBI for Sharpsville, while Jack Leipheimer was 2-for-3 with a run.

Leipheimer took the loss, allowing a run in a 1 ⅔ innings of work.

YOUNGSVILLE 9, IROQUOIS 6

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Youngsville scored three runs in the fourth inning, breaking a 3-3 tie in what was ultimately a 9-6 win over Iroquois, their ninth victory of the season.

In the fourth inning for the Eagles, Ian Mancuso had an RBI double, with Matt DeSimone bringing in a run on a single.DeSimone moved to third base and was able to swipe home to cap the scoring in the inning.

DeSimone had two hits and scored four runs for the Eagles, while Keegan Mesel was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run, Mancuso had two hits and Wyatt Dalrymple was 1-for-2 with an RBI.

Nate Lucks got the win, going 5 ⅓ innings and allowing three runs (all unearned) on four hits, striking out seven and walking two.

James Johnson got the save, allowing an unearned run in the seventh while striking out the side.

Ben Burkhardt drove in a pair of runs for Iroquois.

Reilly Brown suffered the loss, allowing seven runs (six earned) in 4 ⅔ innings, surrendering eight hits, striking out seven, and walking four.

SOFTBALL

REYNOLDS 3, VILLA MARIA 2

ERIE – Reynolds took advantage of four errors on its way to a 3-2 win at Villa Maria.

Two of the three Raiders’ runs scored as a direct result of errors, while the third came in on a Rylee Gearhart RBI double after an error allowed the leadoff runner to reach base.

Gearhart finished with a pair of RBIs. Mackenzie Herman doubled and scored a run.

Herman picked up the win in the circle allowing one earned run on four hits with a walk and five strikeouts in six innings. Madelyn Diefenderfer allowed one earned run on one hit in one inning.

Halee Dever tripled, drove in a run, and scored twice for the Victors. Jenna Wagner also drove in a run.

Wagner took the tough-luck loss allowing three unearned runs on three hits with no walks and seven strikeouts in seven innings.

WEST MIDDLESEX 18, FARRELL 0, 3 INNINGS

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Ava Gilmore pitched and helped hit West Middlesex to an 18-0 win over visiting Farrell in three innings.
Gilmore was perfect through three innings and struck out seven in the circle. She also tripled, drove in a run and scored three times at the plate.

Taylor Tomko and Alaina Bowers both tripled and had two RBIs. Emily Dick doubled and drove in a pair, and Kaylee Long had a pair of RBIs.

SENECA 8, HARBOR CREEK 7

WATTSBURG, Pa. – A 4-run sixth inning propelled Seneca to a comeback, 8-7 win over visiting Harbor Creek.

The Huskies took the lead thanks to a Rylee Vogt grand slam in the third, but the Bobcats scored three in the home half and tied it at 4-4 with a run in the fifth. Georgia Weber’s RBI double in the top of the sixth gave Harbor Creek a 5-4 advantage.

Alara Bem and Aubrey Hammill hit consecutive singles to start the Seneca sixth. One out later, Lauren Konkol connected on an RBI single to tie the game. With two outs, Sydney Marie-courtesy running for Konkol scored when Kendall Joint reached on an error.

After working the count full, Helen Genest ripped a 2-run triple to right to give the Bobcats an 8-5 lead.

Harbor Creek made it interesting in the seventh. Madison Mikotowicz hit a leadoff triple, and Maggie Konieczki walked to put a pair of runners on. Diane Akerly followed with a 2-run single to make it a 1-run game.

The Huskies put runners on the corners with two outs, but Konkol got Brooke Przybylski to ground out to end the game.

Konkol had two hits, including a 2-run homer, and three RBIs. She also got the win in the circle allowing seven earned runs, on 10 hits with two walks and four strikeouts.

Bem and Hammill each had two hits and scored a run. Genest had a hit and drove in two.

Vogt had two hits and four RBIs in the loss. Akerly had a hit and drove in a pair.

Alayna Mosbacher took the loss allowing eight runs, four earned, on eight hits with six walks and eight strikeouts.

OSWAYO VALLEY 15, YOUNGSVILLE 0, 3 INNINGS

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa. – Oswayo Valley scored nine runs in the second on its way to a 15-0, 3-inning win over visiting Youngsville.

Shayden Mesler had three hits and three RBIs. Charlotte Austin-Keech doubled, tripled, and drove in a pair. Layken Enty had two hits, including a double, and three RBIs.

MaKenzie Mesler got the win giving up two hits with a walk and two strikeouts in three scoreless innings.

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