May 8 District 9 baseball and softball recaps
CURWENSVILLE 4, MOSHANNON VALLEY 0
CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Jake Mullins tossed a three-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts to lead Curwensville to a 4-0 win over visiting Moshannon Valley.
Mullins walked three while throwing exactly 100 pitches.
Keegan Wilson led the Golden Tide at the plate going 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and two RBIs.
It was Wilson’s two-run double in the first inning that gave Curwensville a 2-0 lead and highlighted a three-run first for the Golden Tide.
Zach Witherow took the loss going two innings allowing four runs, two earned, on three hits and a walk while striking out one. Michael Kitko pitched four innings of scoreless relief allowing two hits and two walks while striking out five.
BROCKWAY 9, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 4
ST. MARYS, Pa. – A six-run fifth-inning helped visiting Brockway to a 9-4 win over Elk County Catholic at Berwind Park in St. Marys.
The Rovers led 3-1 going to the fifth and broke the game wide open thanks to a two-run single by Andrew Brubaker and a two-run double by Matt Brubaker.
The Brubakers combined to go 3-for-7 with a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs with Andrew going 2-for-4 with an RBI and Matthews 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs.
Ezra Swanson was also 2-for-4 with an RBI for Brockway, and Conner Ford and Jeremy Swanson each scored twice.
Luke Ginther went 3-for-4 with a triple, a run scored, and an RBI for ECC with David Anderson going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
Ezra Swanson got the win going 6 ⅓ innings allowing an unearned run on five hits and two walks while striking out nine before hitting the 100-pitch limit with 101. Ford allowed three runs, two earned, on three hits while striking out one in ⅔ of an inning.
Jordan DePrator took the loss pitching five innings allowing nine runs, six earned, on seven hits, five walks, and a hit batter while striking out six. Anderson pitched a scoreless inning giving up a hit and walking two, and Joseph Tettis also pitched a scoreless inning striking out one.
REDBANK VALLEY 11, A-C VALLEY 2
BUTLER, Pa. – Redbank Valley broke out the bats collecting 12 hits on its way to an 11-2 win over homestanding A-C Valley at Michelle Krill Field at Historic Pullman Park in Butler.
Cam Wagner led the hit parade going 4-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI.
Tate Minich was 3-for-4 with a triple, a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs for the Bulldogs, while Owen Clouse went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.
Kobe Bonanno also hit a home run for Redbank Valley going 1-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs. Bryson Bain (1-for-3, 2 BB, 2 R, 1 RBI) and Ty Hetrick (2 BB, 2 R) also played roles in the victory.
Ryan Cooper was 2-for-3 with a run scored for A-C Valley.
Hudson Martz got the win going six innings allowing two earned runs on five hits and a walk while striking out seven. Ty Carrier pitched a scoreless seventh striking out one.
Broc Weigle took the loss going three innings allowing five earned runs on three hits, five walks, and a hit batter while striking out six. Cooper gave up two unearned runs on four hits while striking out four in two innings of work, and Gary Amsler went two innings giving up four earned runs on five hits and three walks while striking out twice.
DUBOIS 15, ALTOONA 0, 4 INNINGS
DUBOIS, Pa. – Aleigha Geer threw four innings of one-hit softball, and Lauren Walker and Morgan Pasternak each drove in three runs to lead DuBois past visiting Altoona, 15-0, in four innings at Stern Family Field in DuBois.
Geer, who didn’t walk a batter, struck out six.
Pasternak was 1-for-2 with a home run, a walk, and two runs scored, and Smith was 1-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored to lead the Lady Beavers offense.
Also for DuBois, Saige Weible went 2-for-2 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBIs, and Sarah Henninger was 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored.