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Sharpsville, Seneca Punch Tickets to D10 2A Softball Title Game; Cambridge Springs, Iroquois do the Same in 1A

Cambridge Springs' Hailee Rodgers. File photo by Brian Hagberg.

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Breanna Hanley fired five shutout innings, allowing just one hit and striking out eight as No. 1  Sharpsville punched its ticket to the D10 championship game with a 10-0, 5-inning win over No. 4 Mercer.

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Sharpsville scored four runs in both the second and fourth innings.

Izzy Candioti was 1-for-3 with a two-run double, while Emma Brest was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Hanley also drove in a run and Haley White was 2-for-3 with three runs.

Sharpsville also took advantage of six Mercer errors.

Just one of Angelina Eakman’s 10 runs allowed in 4 ⅓ innings were earned. She allowed seven hits, struck out seven and walked one.

                  

Sharpsville advances to play Seneca in the D10 title game on Monday.

(6) SENECA 7, (2) WILMINGTON 5

HERMITAGE, Pa. – No. 6 Seneca scored four runs in the fifth inning to earn a 7-5 win over Wilmington and punch its ticket to the D10 title game.

Aubrey Hammill scored on a wild pitch in the fifth, while Lauren Konkol had an RBI single and an error, and a wild pitch that allowed Konkol to score made it 6-5.

Hammill had a monster day, going 4-for-4 with two runs, while Konkol was 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI, and Helen Genest also drove in a run.

                          

Konkol got the win, scattering 11 hits and allowing five runs (three earned) in seven innings, striking out five and walking one.

Wilmington had taken the lead, 5-2, with a 3-run fourth inning. Maelee Whiting had an RBI double in the inning and an error allowed two more runs to score.

Faith Jones also had an RBI single and a solo home run for Wilmington.

Ava Williamson took the loss, allowing six runs (four earned) in 4 ⅔ innings on seven hits, striking out four and walking two.

CLASS 1A SEMIFINALS

               

(1) CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 2, (5) COCHRANTON 0

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Hailee Rodgers and Kayla Crawford combined on a 4-hit shutout as Cambridge Springs punched its ticket to the Class 1A championship game with a 2-0 win over Cochranton.

Rodgers went three innings, allowing one hit and striking out three. Crawford tossed four innings, allowing three hits, striking out six and walking one.

Kylee Miller broke a scoreless tie in the fifth with an RBI triple, while Cheyenne Mosconi had an RBi single in the sixth. Miller finished with two hits.

Brooklyn Needler took the loss, allowing two runs on six hits, striking out five and walking one.

Chelsey Freyermuth had two of Cochranton’s four hits.

Cambridge Springs advances to play No. 2 Iroquois in the title game on Monday.

(2) IROQUOIS 6, (3) WEST MIDDLESEX 2

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Sydney Proper scored on a double play in the third inning to give Iroquois a 3-2 lead, which turned out to be all the needed in a 6-2 semifinal win over West Middlesex.

            

Proper had two hits and scored two runs, while Baelyn Randolph and Karina Reichard had two RBIs each.

Alayzha McCray and Grace Abel had an RBI each for Iroquois.

Phoenix Thomas got the complete game win, allowing two unearned runs on two hits, striking out five, and walking six.

Ava Gilmore was 1-for-3 with two runs for West Middlesex.

Kaylee Long took the loss, allowing, six runs (four earned) in six innings on seven hits, walking one and striking out 10.

CLASS 6A SUBREGIONAL

(10-1) MCDOWELL 10, (8-1) ALLDERDICE 0, 5 innings

ERIE, Pa. – McDowell scored eight runs in the third inning on its way to a 10-0, 5-inning subregional semifinal win over Allderdice.

Andrea Carnicelli and Gabby Deluca both homered and had two RBIs each, while Gracie Miller in three and also had a triple.

Delcuca got the win, striking out 10 in 3 ⅔ perfect innings.

With the win, McDowell advances to Mifflin County in the subregional championship game on Tuesday.

                       

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