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Ruhlman Pitches Brookville Baseball to Win; Puxnsy Scores Five in Seventh to Beat St. Marys Powered by N. Washington Rodeo

Pierson Ruhlman's five strong innings helped Brookville beat Bradford.

BRADFORD, Pa. – Pierson Ruhlman and Sergio Sotillo combined on a three-hit shutout, as visiting Brookville topped Bradford, 5-0, at Pitt-Bradford.

March 28 District 9 softball recaps

Ruhlman went five strong innings allowing three hits and two walks while striking out two to get the win. Sotillo finished off with two hitless innings. He struck out three.

Sotillo also added a 1-for-3 day at the plate with a double, a walk, and an RBI. Kai Kaltenbach was 3-for-3 with a run scored for the Raiders, and Ladd Blake went 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored.

Evan Whitmore took the loss in relief going ⅓ inning and allowing one earned run on a hit, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out one.




ST. MARYS, Pa. – Nevin Day threw six strong innings, and Punxsutawney scored five runs in the top of the seventh to rally past St. Marys, 5-1, at Berwind Park.

Day allowed one earned run on eight hits and a walk while striking out 12.

But Day was on the hook going to the seventh with his team trailing 1-0 thanks to the efforts of Cameron Coudriert, who allowed two hits and three walks in six innings of work with eight strikeouts.

But with Coudriet at 84 pitches early in the season, St. Marys turned to Tysen Beimel to close the door.


Beimel, though, walked the first three batters he faced before a Donnie Bender groundout tied the game at one. Maddox Hetrick then followed with an infield single to give the Chucks the lead, and a Cooper Hallman groundout made it 3-1.

After Day was hit by a pitch, Coy Martino put the game away with a two-run double to center,

Martino then pitched the bottom of the seventh giving up a single and walk but getting a game-ending double play.

Martino was key on offense for the Chucks going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and two RBIs.


Jackson Vollmer was 2-for-3 with an RBI for St. Marys, while Lucas Bauer went 2-for-4.


JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – In the first of two games it played Thursday, five different Johnsonburg players each drove in two runs in a 12-5 win over visiting Kane.

Derek Beimel was 1-for-3 while getting hit by a pitch, scoring twice, and driving in two, Eric Hoffman was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, and two RBIs, Kaiden Danekas had two RBIs, Nick Myers went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, and Rocco Delhunty was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs.

Beimel got the win going 4 ⅔ innings allowing two runs, one earned, on three hits and five walks while striking out five.

Isaiah Smith was 1-for-2 with a double, a walk, and three RBIs for Kane while Isaya Miller went 2-for-5 with a run scored and Dane Anderson was 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.

Phinn Chamberlain took the loss going four innings allowing seven runs, two earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out three.


JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – In its second game of the day, Johnsonburg got a pair of RBIs each from Kaiden Danekas and Eric Hoffman on its way to an 8-2 win over visiting Port Allegany.

Danekas was 1-for-2 with a double and a walk while Hoffman was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.


Luke Zimmerman added a 2-for-4 day with a double and two runs scored, and Derek Beimel was 2-for-4 with an RI and a run scored.

Cam Larkin got the win going six innings allowing two earned runs on four hits and three walks while striking out four.

Aiden Bliss was 2-for-4 for Port Allegany.

Levi Howard took the loss going 3 ⅔ innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on eight hits, two walks, and a hit batter while striking out one.


INDIANA, Pa. – Trevor Smith’s two-run single in the bottom of the seventh capped a five-run rally by Indiana as the Indians walked off visiting DuBois, 8-7.

The Beavers led 7-3 going to the seventh but before Davey Augehnbaugh walked the first two batters in the inning and Kadin Homer followed with a single to load the bases.

After a pop-out, an error by DuBois made it 7-4 before Aughenbaugh walked in a run. Hunter Allman relived and hit a batter to make it 7-6 before Smith singled home two to give Indiana the victory.

Tyler Chamberlin had a strong starting performance for DuBois going four scoreless innings allowing three hits and a walk while striking out three.

Trey Wingard led the Beavers’ offense going 3-for-4 with two doubles, three runs scored, and two RBIs, while Noah Farrell was 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Aughenbaugh was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Ben Ryan went 2-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and two RBIs for Indiana while Andrew McGee was 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored and Tristan Redinger was 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI. Smith was also 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs.


CLAYSBURG, Pa. – Aidan Simpson danced between raindrops to lift Claysburg-Kimmel to a 5-1 win over visiting Curwensville.

Simpson gave up nine hits and a walk but only one earned run. He struck out nine.

Mason Campagna was 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored for the Bulldogs.

Andrew Pentz went 2-for-4 with a double, Logan Kunkle was 2-for-3, and Kyler Nelen was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI for Curwensville.

Pentz took the loss going 4 ⅓ innings allowing five runs, three earned, on five hits and three walks while striking out six.


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