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May 19, 2022 D9 Baseball/Softball: Young Outduels Toven as St. Marys SB Tops Punxsy; Smethport Out Hits Coudy in Baseball

Kendall Young pitched a 3-hitter in St. Marys' win over Punxsutawney Thursday, Photo by Kelli Surra

May 19 District 9 baseball and softball recaps

SOFTBALL

ST. MARYS 2, PUNXSUTAWNEY 1

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Kendall Young outdueled Ciara Toven, as visiting St. Marys beat Punxsutawney, 2-1.

Young went seven innings allowing one run on three hits and four walks while striking out nine.

Toven took the loss going seven innings allowing two unearned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out nine.

Rose Deprater and Oliva Eckels were both 1-for-3 with a run scored for St. Marys.

Toven was 2-for-2 with a double for Punxsutawney.

CLARION-LIMESTONE SWEEPS BROOKVILLE

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Clarion-Limestone swept a doubleheader at Brookville winning 15-3 in five innings and 7-0.

   

Jenna Dunn was 2-for-4 with two triples, two runs scored, and three RBIs for the Lady Lions in the opener with Regan Husted going 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, and four RBIs.

Alyssa Wiant was also 2-for-4 with an RBI, and three runs scored in the win, Abby Himes was 2-for-4 with an RBI, and three runs scored, Frances Milliron was 3-for-4 with two runs scored, and Kendall Dunn was also 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

Jenna Dunn got the win going five innings allowing three runs, one earned, on five hits, and a walk while striking out two.

In the nightcap, Husted tossed a three-hit shutout striking out three.

Kendall Dunn led the C-L offense going 3-for-4 with an RBI, and two runs scored, while Abby Knapp was 2-for-3

   

BASEBALL

SMETHPORT 13, COUDERSPORT 9

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Travis Cooney and Brandon Higley each had four-hit days to lead Smethport to a 13-9 win over visiting Coudersport.

Cooney was 4-for-4 with a double, a walk, two runs scored, and three RBIs, and Higley was 4-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, an RBI, and three runs scored for the Hubbers.

Alex Cole also drove in three runs in the win going 1-for-3 with a double and a walk, while John Adamoski was 2-for-4 with a run scored. Alex Ognen and Noah Lent both scored a pair of runs with Ognen walking twice and Lent four times.

Wyatt Daisley had five RBIs for Coudersport while going 3-for-4 with a walk with Garrett Kellert going 1-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Ognen got the win going five innings allowing five runs, one earned, on two hits and seven walks while striking out eight.

Kellert took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing nine runs, five earned, on four hits, and nine walks while striking out two.

CRANBERRY 4, A-C VALLEY/UNION 2

SENECA, Pa. – Behind strong pitching from Ken Lavrich and Austin Fento, Cranberry topped visiting A-C Valley/Union, 4-2.

Pat Irwin’s Berries got five innings on the mound from Lavrich against Pat’s Uncle Dewey’s Falcon Knights. He allowed two earned runs on five hits while striking out seven. Fento went two innings to get the save walking one and striking out two.

The duo outpitched Ryan Cooper, who pitched well in defeat.

Cooper went six innings allowing four runs, two earned, on six hits, and a walk while striking out six.

Austin Shoup led the Cranberry offense going 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, a run scored, and an RBI.

Gary Amsler was 1-for-3 with an RBI for A-C Valley/Union.

ST. MARYS 8, WARREN 7

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Carter Redmond struck out Giovani Elinsky with the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the seventh inning, as St. Marys held on to beat visiting Warren, 8-7.

The Dutch led 8-3 going to the seventh but a catcher’s inference call with one out in the seventh opened the door for the Dragons.

Anthony Errett cut the deficit to four, 8-4, with a single, and Owen Blum made it 8-5 with another single before a two-out error on left fielder Alex Vollmer on a ball hit by Carson Farr allowed two more runs o score.

After Konner Hoffman walked, St. Marys made the pitching change to Redmond, who needed just three pitches to secure the victory.

Conner Straub had a pair of RBIs for St. Marys while going 1-for-3 with a walk, while Carter Price also drove in two going 1-for-2 with a double. Kaden Snelick was 1-for-2 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored in the win, and Logan Mosier was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI.

Blum was 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and three RBIs for Warren with Errett going 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI.

Christian Coudriet got the win going 5 ⅔ innings allowing five runs, two earned, on four hits, a walk, and a hit batter while striking out 12.

Tanner Shrefler went one inning giving up two earned runs on a hit and three walks, Mosier walked two batters, and Redmond got the only guy he faced for the save.

Brady Berdine took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing five earned runs on five hits, five walks, and a hit batter while striking out seven. Aidan Zdarko pitched 1 ⅔ innings giving up three earned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out one. Farr pitched ⅔ of an inning with a strikeout.

GENERAL MCLANE 15, CLARION 10, 8 INNINGS

PAINT TWP., Pa. – General McLane scored five runs in the top of the eighth to beat Clarion, 15-10, in eight innings at the Clarion County Park.

Clarion had tied the game at 10 with a run in the bottom of the seventh when Cam Lapinto’s two-out single scored Derek Smail.

But in the eighth, a bases-loaded walk to Tyler Banks broke the tie, a two-out error allowed another run to score, and Ross Morrow blasted a three-run home run.

It was Morrow’s second home run of the game, as he went 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and six RBIs.

Jarod Peyton was also 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs for the Lancers with Ryan Fiscus and Nate Dout each scoring twice. Dout had a double.

Clarion had five doubles in the game getting one each from Daunte Girvan, Noah Harrison, Lapinto, Dawson Smail, and Derek Smail.

Derek Smail was 3-for-4 with two runs scored, Lapinto was 4-for-5 with two RBIs, and three runs scored, Dawson Smail was 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored, Harrison was 2-for-5 with a run scored, and an RBI, and Girvan was 2-for-4 with a walk,

Caden Brumigan got the win going 1 ⅓ innings allowing a hit and a walk.

Henry Salvo started and last an inning giving up four runs, two earned, on four hits, and a walk while striking out two. Fiscus went 5 ⅓ innings allowing six runs, four earned, on eight hits, and three walks while striking out two, and Ian Kennedy lasted a ⅓ of an inning allowing a hit and a walk.

Derek Smail took the loss going one innings allowing five unearned runs on two hits and two walks. He struck out one.

Matt Alston pitched 2 ⅓ innings giving up five runs, three earned, on four hits, and two walks, Girvan didn’t record an out walking three and allowing three earned runs, Tanner Miller went 1 ⅔ innings scoreless walking two and allowing a hit, and Dawson Smail pitched two innings allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits and three walks while striking out four.

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