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Moniteau Softball Splits a Pair; Cathedral Prep BB, SB Earn Lopsided Wins

Moniteau's Brianna Rottman. File photo by Kathy Sutton.

March 31, 2023 D9/10 Baseball/Softball Recaps

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RIVERSIDE (OHIO) 10, MONITEAU 0, 5 innings

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Moniteau continued its Myrtle Beach trip with a pair of games on Thursday, beating Eastlake North (Ohio), 4-1, and falling to Riverside (Ohio) 10-0 in five innings.

In the victory over Eastlake North, Moniteau scored all four of its runs in the second inning and Emma Covert twirled a 3-hitter.

Covert’s only run allowed was unearned to go along with four strikeouts and three walks.

In the 4-run second for Moniteau, Alex Stewart singled and came around to score on a passed ball, Lily Staab scored on a fielder’s choice off the bat of Ashley Huffman, Mariska Shunk hit an RBI double and Brianna Rottman had an RBI single.

Shunk and Covert finished with two hits apiece for Moniteau.

Jenna Hutchinson took the loss for Eastlake North, allowing four runs (three earned) in 3 ⅔ innings, surrendering eight hits, striking out two, and walking one.

Bre Preston had two of Eastlake’s three hits.


In the loss to Riverside, the Beavers scored three runs in the second and four in the fourth against Moniteau.

Clara Granchi tossed a 3-hit shutout for Riverside, striking out eight and walking just one.

Granchi was also 2-for-4 at the plate with a triple, three RBIs and two runs scored, while Makayla Boswell was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Milana McCaleb was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.

Autumn Stewart, Alex Stewart, and Staab had Moniteau’s hits.

Shunk took the loss, allowing four runs in two innings on five hits.


ERIE, Pa. – Jenna Wagner homered and pitched five strong innings and Megan Kelly drove in four runs as Cathedral Prep beat Jamestown, 11-1 in 5 innings.

Wagner hit a solo home run and struck out 10 in her five innings of work, allowing just three hits without walking a batter.

The Ramblers scored in every inning, including four in the second and three in the fifth to close it out.

Madison Simmerman also hit a solo home run for Prep, while Hayley Dever was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.


Miranda Biles took the loss for Jamestown, allowing seven runs (six earned) in three innings on seven hits, striking out five and walking two.

The Muskies scored their lone run of the game on an error in the second inning.



GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Carson Phillips tossed a 1-hit shutout as Cathedral Prep blanked Show Low (Ariz.), 15-0 in its second game at the Wolves Classic.

The Ramblers have now outscored their opponents 30-0 through two games.

Phillips struck out eight in the victory.

The Ramblers scored seven runs in both the second and fifth innings en route to the win.

For Prep, Cole Constable was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, while Nick Jackson was 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs.

Andrew Costello and Brayden Sprickman both had two RBIs each, while Davin Freidman was also 2-for-2 with an RBI. Constable also swiped a pair of bases.

The Ramblers are back in action on Saturday.


INDIANA, Pa. – Jake Sikora and NevinDay combined on a 3-hitter as visiting Punxsutawney beat Indiana, 4-1.

Sikora went five innings allowing one earned run on two hits, four walks, and a hit batter while striking out nine. Day got the save going two innings allowing a hit and a walk while striking out two.

Zach Dinger was 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI to lead the Chucks’ offense while Josh Tyger drove in a pair of runs while going 1-for-3 and Day was 2-for-3

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