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May 2, 2022 D10 Softball: Titusville, Villa Notch Close Wins; Union City Powers Past Fairview

Union City's Cathryn Reynolds.

May 2, 2022 D10 Softball Recaps

TITUSVILLE 7, HICKORY 6

TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Titusville scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to earn a 7-6 comeback win over visiting Hickory.

The Rockets and Hornets traded the lead throughout the game. Titusville led 5-4 after five, but Hickory scored one run in each of the sixth and seventh innings to take a 6-4 lead into the last frame.

With one out in the seventh, Briana Wynn reached on an error and Hannah Peterson singled to put runners on first and second. A second Hornets error allowed Danica Fonzo to reach safely and both Wynn and Peterson scored to tie it at 6-6. Fonzo got to third on Kyra Atkins’ sac fly, then scored on a passed ball to end the game.

         

Peterson had four hits, including a triple, and Atkins had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs.

Audrey Herman got the win allowing six runs, five earned, on 15 hits and a walk. She struck out seven.

Kaitlyn Gilliland had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs for the Hornets. Madeline Myers hit a solo home run as part of a 2-hit day. Kaelyn Fustos, Loren Myers, and Kendra Koerth each had two hits.

Madeline Myers took the loss allowing seven runs, three earned, on eight hits in 6 ⅔ innings. She struck out five.

VILLA MARIA 5, WILMINGTON 4

         

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Megan Kelly stole home in the sixth inning to score the winning run in Villa’s 5-4 win at Wilmington.

With two outs and runners on the corners in the top of the sixth, Kelly raced home on the first pitch of Lilli Beuchert’s at-bat to score what would become the game-winning run for the Victors.

Villa put up three runs in the first, then tacked on another in the fourth to take a 4-0 lead. Wilmington came back to score one in the fourth and three in the fifth to tie it at 4-4.

Kelly and Annabella Cipalla each had two hits in the win, while Madison Simmerman drove in a pair with a 2-run homer.

Jenna Wagner got the win allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits, and a walk with 10 strikeouts.

     

McKenna Bucker had two hits and Faith Jones had two RBIs for Wilmington.

Ava Williamson allowed five earned runs on six hits and six walks with four strikeouts.

UNION CITY 19, FAIRVIEW 10

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Lucy Higley belted two home runs and Emylee Zielinski drove in four as Union City outslugged Fairview, 19-10.

The Bears and Tigers combined to score 14 runs in the sixth inning (eight for Union City, six for Fairview) to turn a 6-4 contest into a 14-10 affair. Union City tacked on five more runs in the seventh to put the game away.

Higley hit a leadoff homer to start the sixth, then capped the inning with a 2-run shot. The two homers were part of a 3-hit day for Higley.

Zielinski had two hits to go along with her four RBIs and Cathryn Reynolds had three hits and three RBIs.

Abby Tingley allowed 10 runs, eight earned, on 13 hits with two walks and six strikeouts for the win.

Taylor Polach hit for the cycle for Fairview and scored three times. Ella Dworek hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs. Sofia Ortiz had two hits and two RBIs.

HARBOR CREEK 15, GIRARD 0, 3 INNINGS

GIRARD, Pa. – Regan Rand hit a grand slam as part of a six-RBI day in Harbor Creek’s 15-0, 3-inning win at Girard.

Rand’s slam came with one out and was part of a 7-run second inning for the Huskies.

Maggie Konieczki had three hits and scored three times. Maura Benim, Rylee Vogt, Baileigh Bleil, and Diane Akerly each had two hits. Bleil and Akerly each drove in a pair.

Rachel Holmes allowed two hits and struck out one in three scoreless innings.

FRANKLIN 22, SLIPPERY ROCK 2, 3 INNINGS

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Sydni Hoobler and Brandy Atwell combined for six hits and seven RBIs, and Fraklin erupted for 18 runs in the first on its way to a 22-2, 3-inning win at Slippery Rock.

Hoobler singled and hit a 3-run home run in the first as part of a 3-hit, 4-RBI day. Atwell also had three hits and drove in three. Trinity Edge added two hits and three RBIs

Edge didn’t give up a hit and allowed two unearned runs on a pair of walks with five strikeouts in three innings.

IROQUOIS 12, YOUNGSVILLE 2, 5 innings

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – Grace Belfiore, Baelyn Randolph, Grace Abel, and Phoenix Thomas had three hits each as Iroquois powered to a 12-2 win over Youngsville.

Thomas drove in three runs, while Randolph and Fiona Yelkovich had two RBIs each. The Braves built a 10-1 lead after three innings en route to the win and collected 18 total hits.

Thomas got the win, allowing two unearned runs in five innings, striking out eight, and walking three.

Kam Swearingen was the losing pitcher, allowing 11 earned runs in five innings, striking out five without issuing a walk.

Zoe Cressley had an RBI for Youngsville.

FORT LEBOEUF 9, SENECA 8

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Fort LeBoeuf built a 9-4 lead and withstood a Seneca rally for a 9-8 victory.

LeBoeuf scored three runs in the top of the sixth to go up 9-4, and Seneca responded with four runs in the bottom half of the inning. That’s as close as the Bobcats got, however.

Ally Hiltabidel had a double and two RBIs as the Bison also took advantage of six Seneca errors.

Kendal Stull went 2-for-5 with a double and RBI for LeBoeuf, while Kendra Tobin and Sadie Bowers had one RBI each.

Kiernan Skelton got the win, allowing five runs (three earned) in 5 ⅔ innings on nine hits, striking out six.

Lauren Konko was 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Seneca, while Aubrey Hammill and Alara Bem also drove in two runs each. Samantha Primavere had two doubles and a run scored.

Konkol took the loss, allowing five earned runs in seven innings on 11 hits, striking out six, and walking two.

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