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May 18, 2022 D10 Softball: Wise, Shepard Play Long Ball as CASH Tops LeBoeuf; Palko, Hanley Help Sharpsville Battle Past Franklin

Conneuat's Linda Shepard (left) and Brooke Wise. Photo CASH Eagles Softball Twitter.

May 18, 2022 D10 Softball


WATERFORD, Pa. – Home runs were two for the price of one for Conneaut against Fort LeBoeuf, as Linda Shepard and Brooke Wise belted two dingers each in the Eagles’ 11-6 win.

It was a game that which Conneaut trailed 4-1 after two innings and 6-3 going into the sixth, before tying the game in the sixth and scoring five runs in the seventh.

Shepard hit her home runs in those sixth and seventh innings, while Wise homered in the second and fourth innings.

Shepard finished 2-for-4 with five RBIs, while Wise was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs. In addition, Lanie Harrington and Eliza Harrington had an RBI each for the Eagles.

Shepard got the win, tossing three hitless innings with one strikeout and two walks.


SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Lily Palko belted two home runs and Breanna Hanley also went deep for Sharpsville in a 5-4 win over Franklin.

The duo went back-to-back to lead things off in the bottom of the first for the Blue Devils, with Palko belting a two-run shot in the fifth that, coupled with Haley White’s RBI single, gave the Blue Devils a 5-1 lead.


Franklin rallied to within one, scoring three runs in the sixth, as Brandy Atwell hit a sac fly and Rylee Hanna also had an RBI.

Hanley was able to stop the damage there, however, to get the win. She allowed four runs on four hits, striking out four and walking three.

Sydni Hoobler added a pair of hits for Franklin.

Trinity Edge suffered the loss, allowing five runs in six innings, striking out four, surrendering six hits, and walking one.


WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Mackenzie Herman fired a one-hitter and Reynolds scored in every inning in an 11-0, five-inning victory over West Middlesex.

Herman struck out eight and walked three.

The Raiders had 17 hits, as Chloe McLaughlin was 3-for-4 with a home run, three runs, and two RBIs, Rylee Gearhart 4-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs, Andrea Hillyer 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Halyn Cawthorne, Kylie McAdoo and Phoenix Collins all collecting two hits.

Ava Gilmore suffered the loss for West Middlesex.

NORTH EAST 20, CONNEAUT (OHIO) 7, 6 innings

CONNEAUT, OHIO – Maisy Post went 2-for-2 with a home run and four RBIs as North East also took advantage of 12 walks in a 20-7, six-inning win over Conneaut (Ohio).

Delaney Prather was 3-for5 with three RBIs and three runs for the Pickers, while Julianna Coletta, Elizabeth Svetz, and Amelia Svetz had two RBIs each.

Prather got the win, allowing seven runs in six innings, scattering 12 hits, and striking out eight.


STONEBORO, Pa. – Trailing 12-11, Ava Jenkins hit a two-run double in the sixth inning for Lakeview to propel them to a 13-12 win over Grove City.

It was a game in which Lakeview led 5-1 after two innings, with Grove City taking the lead with an eight-run third.

Each team scored in every inning but one.

Izzy Chafee homered twice for Lakeview, going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and four runs, while Reagan Booher also homered, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs. In addition, Faith Cox was 2-for-3 with three runs, and Zoe Prope rwas 1-for-4 with three RBIs.

Cox got the win, striking out eight and allowing 15 hits.

Courtney Saylor, Logan Jones, and Rylie Eaton all had big days at the plate for Grove City. Saylor was 4-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs, while Eaton had two hits, including a solo home run, and Jones was 1-for-4 with three RBIs.

Jones suffered the loss, allowing 11 hits and striking out eight.


HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Six different Harbor Creek players had multiple RBIs, led by Reagan Rand’s three in a 16-0, three-inning victory over Mercyhurst Prep.

Maura Benim, Eden Lander, Georgia Weber, Alayna Mosbacher, and Diane Akerly all had two RBIs for the Huskies.

Rachel Holmes got the win, allowing four hits and striking out two.

MEADVILLE 15, MERCER 5, 6 innings

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Katie Say drove in four runs and Ava Phillips was 4-for-4 with four runs and two RBIs as Meadville earned a 15-5, five-inning win over Mercer.

The Bulldogs scored in every inning but one, including six in the fifth.

Say belted a home run and Lexi Carr was 3-for-4 with three runs.

Say got the win, striking out 12 and walking 10 in five innings of work.

Alex Schuster was 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI for Mercer.

Pressley Washil took the loss, allowing seven earned runs in 1 ⅔ innings.

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