May 17 District 9 softball recaps
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COUDERSPORT 10, OSWAYO VALLEY 9
COUDERSPORT, Pa. – Makenzie Gentzyel’s bases-loaded single to lift with two outs in the seventh scored Savannah Myers, as Coudersport rallied to walk off Oswayo Valley, 10-9.
The Lady Falcons trailed 9-6 entering the bottom of the seventh but tied the game on steal of home by Madison Dubots-Angood after a double by Rosalyn Page and a hit by DuBots-Angood had gotten them within one.
With the bases loaded and one out and the game tied, Macy West then struck out Dylan Pierce before Gentzyel singled on the first pitch to win the game.
Oswayo Valley, which led 6-3 until Coudersport scored six in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game, had taken the 9-6 lead with three runs in the top of the seventh thanks to wildness from Savannah Myers.
Myers issued walks to four of the first five hitters she faced in the inning giving the Green Wave a 7-6 lead. Hannah Winseck then delivered a two-run single to center to make it 9-6.
But Myers worked out of a second-and-third, one-out jam without allowing another run by getting Makenzie George to ground back to the circle and West to pop out.
Coudersport had tied the game in the bottom of the sixth when two runs scored on a groundout by Pierce after a Kaylee VanWhy base hit had made it 6-4.
Sierra Myers, Savannah Myers, Ava Wahlers, and VanWhy each had two hits for the Lady Falcons with Sierra Myers going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored, Savannah Myers going 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Wahlers going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored, and VanWhy going 2-for-2 with two walks, a run scored, and an RBI. Pierce also had a pair of RBIs.
Mackenzie George went 2-for-3 with two walks, two runs scored, and two RBIs to pace Oswayo Valley with Brooke George going 1-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs, and West going 1-for-4 with a triple, a walk, a run scored, and an RBI. Winseck was also 1-for-4 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.
Savannah Myers threw a complete game allowing nine runs, six earned, on seven hits, 10 walks, and a hit batter while striking out nine.
West took the loss going 6 ⅔ innings allowing 10 earned runs on 11 hits and eight walks while striking out 10.
CRANBERRY 11, A-C VALLEY 1, 6 INNINGS
SENECA, Pa. – Maria Anderson had three hits and three RBIs to help Cranberry to a much-needed, 11-1, six-inning, victory over visiting A-C Valley.
Anderson was 3-for-4 with a triple, a double, and two runs scored.
While Anderson was leading the hit parade, Alaina Hogue was doing work in the circle going six innings allowing an unearned run on three hits and no walks while striking out 12.
Kendall Findlay also helped the Berries offense going 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI, and two runs scored with Oliva Plummer going 1-for-2 with a double, two walks, an RBI, and two runs scored, and Alisha Beggs going 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored.
Andrea Meals had a hit and an RBI for A-C Valley with Colleen Verostek adding a hit and a run scored.
Baylee Blauser took the loss.
MONITEAU 15, WEST MIDDLESEX 0, 4 INNINGS
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – Abby Rottman, Emma Staab, and Rylee Hoffman each drove in three runs in Moniteau 15-0, four-inning victory over visiting West Middlesex.
Hoffman hit a home run and was 2-for-3 with two runs scored, while Stabb was 3-fro-4 with a run scored, and Rottman was 1-for-2 with a run scored.
Courtney Stewart also had a big day at the plate and in the circle for the Lady Warriors going 4-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI and throwing a four-inning, one-hitter. She walked one and struck out nine.
Also for Moniteau, Brianna Rottman went 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored, Destiny Travis was 1-for-2 with a run scored, and two RBIs, and Taylor Schultz was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored.
Ava Gilmore had the lone hit for West Middlesex.
Gilmore took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing 15 runs, 10 earned, on 15 hits and two walks while striking out two.
FOREST AREA 21, BROCKWAY 1, 3 INNINGS
BROCKWAY, Pa. – Emily Aites, Jessica Wagner, and Faith Dietrich combined to drive in 11 runs in Forest Area’s 21-1, three-inning win over Brockway.
Aites went 2-for-3 with four runs scored and four RBIs while blasting a two-run home un in the second inning.
Wagner was 3-for-4 with a triple, four runs scored, and four RBIs, while Dietrich was 3-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs.
Also for the Lady Fires, Natalie Meyers went 4-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, Madison McFarland was 3-fro-4 with a triple, two doubles, three runs scored, and two RBIs, Chaise Siegel was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, Maggie Boehme scored three times, and Emma McFarland scored twice.
Morgan Lindemuth was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI for Brockway.
Meyers got the win going three innings allowing one unearned run on three hits.
Gabby Hertel took the loss going an inning and a third allowing 10 runs, eight earned, on eight hits, two walks, and two hit batters. Taylor Rhed pitched an inning and two-thirds giving up 11 runs, four earned, on nine hits and two walks.
DCC SWEEPS PAST SHEFFIELD
SHEFFIELD, Pa. – Putting up 42 runs in two games, visiting DuBois Central Catholic swept a twin bill at Sheffield, 26-0 and 16-0, with both games going three innings.
While the offense was scoring, the pitching didn’t allow a hit in six innings of work for DCC.
The opener saw the Lady Cardinals score 15 first-inning runs, six second-inning runs, and five third-inning runs accumulating the 26 tallies on just 13 hits. Sheffield committed seven errors, walked 12, and a hit a batter.
Seven of DCC’s 13 hits went for extra bases with Mia Meholick hit a home run, Emma Suplizio collecting a triple and a double, and Chelsea Busatto a pair of doubles to lead the way.
Busatto also drove in six runs while going 3-for-3 with a walk and four runs scored.
Suplizio was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, and two RBIs, while Meholick was 1-for-3 with a walk and four runs scored.
Jessy Frank and Lauren Davidson both added three RBIs with Frank going 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored and Davidson going 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a run scored.
Madi Hoyt scored three times and went 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, and an RBI, and Shyanne Lundy, Kaylee Risser, Kourtney Zatsick, and Emily Joseph each scored twice.
Lundy and Risser both walked twice and each drove in a run, while Joseph was 1-for-2 with a walk and two RBIs. Zatsick went 1-for-2.
Perhaps the biggest news of the day for DCC was the return of Morgan Tyler to the circle for the first time since April 12.
Tyler, who had been out with an injury, got the win going two hitless innings walking one, and striking out six. Lydia Morgan pitched a scoreless inning striking out one.
It was more of the same in the second game, as DCC needed nine hits to score 16 runs taking advantage of nine walks, two hit batters, and an error by Sheffield.
Busatto had another big game going 2-for-2 with a triple, a double, a walk, two runs scored, and five RBIs.
Lundy was 1-for-1 with a double, two runs scored and four RBIs with Savannah Morelli going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs, Suplizio going 1-for-1 with two walks, an RBI, and three runs scored, Meholick walked twice, driving in a run, and scoring twice, Morgan going 1-for-1 with a walk and two runs scored, and Rose Whipple walking twice and scoring twice.
Melia Mitskavich got the win not allowing a base runner in three innings of work while striking out seven.
ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 15, SMETHPORT 0
SMETHPORT, Pa. – Emily Mourer tossed a two-hit shutout, and Elk County Catholic scored 10 runs in the top of the seventh to break open a fairly close game on its way to a 15-0 win at Smethport.
Mourer walked three and struck out 15 while also chipping in n offense going 1-for-2 with a double, three walks, and an RBI.
Lydia Anderson led the Lady Crusaders offense going 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and five RBIs, while Lucy Klawuhn went 3-for-4 with a walk, an RBI, and four runs scored, and Gabby Weisner was 2-for-4 with a walk and three runs scored.
Also for ECC, Caitlyn Vollmer went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs, and Sydney Alexander went 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Danielle Nelson had both Smethport hits going 2-for-2.
Celeste Baker took the loss going seven innings allowing 15 runs, 13 earned, on 15 hits, 10 walks, and a hit batter. She struck out two.
PORT ALLEGANY 20, GALETON 3, 3 INNINGS
GALETON, Pa. – Five different players each drove in two runs to lead Port Allegany past homestanding Galeton, 20-3, in three innings.
Marah Rush was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, Madeline Smith was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and two RBIs, Thea Petruzzi was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, Leigha Nelson was 1-fro-2 with a walk and two RBIs, and Makayla Alcorn was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for the Lady Gators.
Also for Port Allegany, Bree Garzel was hit by three pitches and walked, Kaylee Boyd was hit by four pitches and also walked, and Kayleigha Dowell walked twice and was hit by a pitch.
Olivia Rohrbaugh was 2-for-2 with a double for Galeton, while Chloe Fuller went 1-for-2 with two RBIs, and Danielle Claycomb was 1-for-2 with a double.
Boyd got the win giving up three runs on six hits and a hit batter while striking out one.
Mikayla Schott took the loss.
HIGHLAND 10, KARNS CITY 3
NATRONA HEIGHTS, Pa. – Karns CIty’s 14-game win streak ended in a 10-3 loss at Highlands.
The Golden Rams, one of the top Class 4A teams in the WPIAL with a 13-4-1 record, pounced early taking a 7-0 lead after three innings.
Highlands used the long ball to do its damage with Jocee Haidze hitting two home runs and Abbie Deiseroth also going deep.
Haidze was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and five RBIs, while Deiseroth was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Also for Highlands, Joie Beacom went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, Payton Smalley was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Jess Cekada scored twice.
Marra Patton was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead Karns City, which lost for the first time since dropping a 15-5, five-inning decision to DuBois Central Catholic in the season opener March 27.
Haidze got the win going six innings allowing three runs, two earned, on four hits and three walks. Deiseroth pitched a scoreless seventh allowing a hit.
Patton took the loss lasting two innings allowing five runs, two earned, on five hits, and a walk. Allison Walker gave up five runs, three earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out two in four innings of work.
PENNS VALLEY 7, BROOKVILLE 1
SPRING MILLS, Pa. – Scoring twice in the fifth and five times in the sixth, Penns Valley erased a 1-0 deficit on its way to a 7-1 win over visiting Brookville.
Ellie Coursen had a nice night for the Rams going 3-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs, while Avery Dinges was 2-for-3 with a run scored and twi RBIs, and Scottie Dinges went 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored.
Brookville, which led 1-0 from the second inning into the fifth, was paced by Tory McKinney who was 2-for-2, while Mara Bowser went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Allie O’Brien got the win going seven innings allowing an earned run on five hits and two walks while striking out 14.
Natasha Rush took the loss going six innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on seven hits, five walks, and three hit batters while striking out four.
WEST BRANCH 13, CURWENSVILLE 1, 6 INNINGS
MORRISDALE, Pa. – Hannah Betts went 2-for-4 with a triple, a double, three runs scored, and three RBIs to lead West Branch to a 13-1, six-inning win over visiting Curwensville
Bri Bone added a pair of doubles for the Warriors while going 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, Greyson Gable was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, Madison Nelson was 2-for-4 with a run scored, and Meghan Cantolina was 1-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs.
Joslynne Freyer led Curwensville going 2-fro-3 with a triple and an RBI, while Abby Pentz was 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored.
Nelson got the win going six innings allowing one earned run on five hits while striking out 11.
Freyer took the loss going five innings allowing nine runs, three earned, on eight hits, three walks, and a hit batter while striking out seven. Logan Sheeder didn’t record an out among the four batters she faced giving up four runs, three earned, on three hits, and a walk.