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Orr’s Sprint Around the Bases Lift Redbank Valley Past Forest Area; Clearfield Rallies for Victory; Keystone, Moniteau Pick up Close Wins

Bella Orr had an inside-the-park grand slam and was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg's Player of the Game in Redbank Valley's victory Thursday. Photo by Chris Rossetti

MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Bella Orr’s two-out inside-the-park grand slam in the top of the sixth helped lift Redbank Valley to an 11-8 win over Forest Area at East Forest.

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After Forest Area’s Izzy Flick walked the bases loaded with the Fires leading 8-5, Orr was aggressive at the plate swinging at the first pitch, an inside, chest-high fastball that she ripped over the head of left-fielder Anna Stitt.

                  

Without a fence at the East Forest field, the ball rolled well behind Sitt, and Orr raced around the bases for the inside-the-park granny that gave Redbank Valley its first lead of the game, 9-8.

“It was inside, just where I liked it,” Orr said. “I put all my power into it, and we got it in. I am not the fastest person, but everyone on base got on their horse and that just gave me the motivation to get on mine. And, we got her done.”

Watch Orr’s full post-game interview after she was named the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg Player of the Game.

                          

Orr’s home run capped a second rally for the Lady Bulldogs, who came from 5-0 down after two innings to tie the game at five with two runs in the top of the fifth only to watch Forest Area score three in the bottom of that inning to go back ahead, 8-5.

Mackenzie Foringer had three hits for Redbank Valley going 3-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, and an RBI, while Quinn White scored three times while going 1-for-3 with two walks, one intentionally. Peytin Polka was also 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI in the victory.

Flick hit a two-run inside-the-park home run in the second inning for Forest Area going 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Madison McFarland was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored for the First, while Alexa Carll went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.

Foringer got the win allowing eight earned runs on 16 hits. She struck out four.

               

Flick took the loss going seven innings allowing 11 runs, nine earned, on 110 hits and eight walks while striking out 10. She was hurt by five Fire errors.

CLEARFIELD 5, TYRONE 4

TYRONE, Pa. – Aevril Hayward singled home Paige Houser in the top of the seventh, as Clearfield rallied past Tyrone, 5-4.

The Lady Bison trailed 4-3 going to the seventh but tied the game on an error before Hayward gave them the line.

That capped a big game for Hayward, who was 4-for-4 with two doubles, a run scored, and two RBIs.

Houser also had a strong game on offense going 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Allison Beeman was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored for Tyrone with KK Brodzina going 2-for-4.

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

Summer Shaw took the loss going seven innings allowing five runs, four earned, on eight hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out seven.

            

KEYSTONE 6, CLARION 3

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Leah Exley hit a home run, Natalie Bowser drove in two runs, and Emma Gruber had three hits to help Keystone to a 6-3 win over Clarion at the Clarion County Park.

Exley was 1-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, while Bowser was 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs and Gruber was 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

Keira Best was also 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI.

Emily Troese was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI for Clarion with Bri Forrest going 2-for-3.

Exley got the win going seven innings allowing three runs, one earned, on five hits while striking out seven.

Haylee Cratsley took the loss going seven innings

MONITEAU 9, CRANBERRY 6

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. – A seven-run second inning lifted Moniteau to a 9-6 home win over Cranberry.

Emma Covert hit another home run for Moniteau going 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs.

Mariska Shunk also drove in three for the Lady Warriors going 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored.

Autumn Stewart added three hits in the victory going 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Cassie Scarbrough was 2-for-4 with a run scored for Cranberry with Jayden Shumaker going 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

Covert got the win going seven innings allowing six runs, five earned, on nine hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out three.

Reyna Watson took the loss going one inning allowing six runs, five earned, on four hits, two walks, and a hit batter.

JOHNSONBURG 7, BROCKWAY 3

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Jenna Kasmierski went 3-for-3 with a triple, a run scored, and three RBIs to lead Johnsonburg to a 7-3 win over Brockway.

Shelby Sorg was also 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Ramettes.

Stephanie Stage was 1-for-3 with two RBIs for Brockway, while Amanda Decker was 1-for-3 with two runs scored.

Julia Jones got the win going seven innings allowing three runs, two earned, on three hits while striking out six.

Gabby Hertel went five innings allowing four runs, two earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out one in a losing effort.

A-C VALLEY/UNION 18, KARNS CITY 8, 6 INNINGS

SLIGO, Pa. – Emerson Stevens had four hits and three RBIs to lead A-C Valley/Union to an 18-8, six-inning win over visiting Karns City.

Stevens was 4-for-5 with two doubles and three runs scored.

Lexi Bauer also drove in three runs for the Falcon Knights going 2-for-5 with a double and three runs scored with Mackenzie Parks and Rylan Strauser chipping in a pair of RBIs each.

Parks was 2-for-3 with a triple and three runs scored, and Strauser was 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored.

Addison Burrows was 3-for-4 with a double, a run discord, and an RBI for Karns City.

Strausser got the win going 5 ⅓ innings allowing eight runs, six earned on 10 hits and five walks. Parks pitched ⅔ of an inning scoreless striking out one.

ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC 13, CLARION-LIMESTONE 3, FIVE INNINGS

ST. MARYS, Pa. – Lucy Klawuhn and Gabby Weisner each hit home runs to power Elk County Catholic to a 13-3, five-inning win over Clarion-Limestone at Benzinger Park in St. Marys.

Klawuhn added a double while going 3-for-3 with three runs scored and four RBIs, while Weisner was 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs.

Emily Mourer had a pair of doubles for the Lady Crusaders going 2-for-3, while Syd Alexander was 2-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs.

Ellie Barron also went 2-for-2 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs, and Tessa Fledderman was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Abby Knapp went 2-for-3 with a run scored for C-L with Jenna Dunn doing 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI, and Alyssa Wiant finishing 1-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI.

Mourier got the win going five innings allowing three earned runs on five hits while striking out six.

Dunn took the loss giving up 13 earned runs on 14 hits and a walk while striking out three.

BRADFORD 10, OSWAYO VALLEY 0, 5 INNINGS

BRADFORD, Pa. – Kalie Dixon threw a four-hit shutout to lead Bradford to a 10-0, five-inning win over Oswayo Valley at Pitt-Bradford.

Dixon struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter in getting the win.

She helped herself on offense going 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

Kelsey Reming led the Lady Owls’ offense going 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs with Alana Benson going 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and an RBI. Mallory Craig was also 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI in the victory, and Addy Brown went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Trinity Lundy had a double for Oswayo Valley.

Shayden Mesler took the loss going four innings allowing 10 runs, nine earned, on 13 hits and four walks while striking out six.

WILLIAMSON 12, COUDERSPORT 9

ELKLAND, Pa. – A five-run fifth inning helped Williamson overcome visiting Coudersport, 12-9, at Elkland High School.

The Warriors trailed 8-6 before taking the lead for good with the big fifth inning.

Mikenna Buchanan drove in four runs for Williamson while going 3-for-5 with a double, while Kaegan Short was 4-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored.

Marah Fowler went 3-for-4 with three RBIs for Coudersport with Madyson Dubots-Angood going 2-for-4 with a triple, a double, an RBI, and three runs scored. Ava Wahlers was also 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and two RBIs.

Kenna Thomas got the win going five innings allowing eight runs, six earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out eight.

Sydney Dean picked up the save going two innings allowing one earned run on three hits while striking out three.

Ryelle Black took the loss going two innings in relief allowing six runs, all earned, on six hits and two walks while striking out one.

Savanah Myers pitched four innings giving up five runs, all earned, on nine hits and three walks while striking out seven.

CURWENSVILLE 11, WILLIAMSBURG 0

WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. – Addison Siple tossed a two-hit shutout to lead Curwensville to an 11-0 win at Williamsburg.

Siple didn’t walk a batter while striking out nine.

Shed also led the way on offense going 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, and three runs scored.

Shyanne Rudy drove in three runs for the Lady Tide going 2-for-5 with a triple and a run scored as did Jenna McCartney, who was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored.

Addison Warren was 2-for-5 with two runs scored. Ava Olosky was also 2-for-5 with two runs scored, and Teagan Harzinski was 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI in the win.

                       

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