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Portage 11

Blacklick Valley 1

PORTAGE – Mike Pcola’s three-run homer in the fourth inning highlighted Portage’s six-inning victory on Monday.

Evan Price doubled, singled and scored twice while Tyler Nezbella doubled, single and scored three times for the Mustangs. Jacob Bryja doubled, singled and drove in two runs while Jeremy Piatek and Jesse Kreutzberger each hit a two-run single.

Winning pitcher Andrew Maul struck out nien and walked two before being relieved in the fifth inning by Bryja, who struck out five.

Brandon Garver had two singles for the Vikings.

Bishop McCort 17 Westmont 8

Jimmy Stenger was 3 for 5 with a double and a triple, scored two runs and drove in two in a Bishop McCort win at Point Stadium.

Matt Kastelic, Travis Antolik and Christian Leech all had two hits drove in two runs and scored two for the Crimson Crushers. Antolik and Matt McMillen each had a double with McMillen scoring twice and driving in three.

Lukas Kleinmeyer was 2 for 3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs while Bryson Epplet scored twice for the Hilltoppers.

The second game of the doubleheader was rain delayed.

Forest Hills 7 Cambria Heights 0

ST. MICHAEL - Sophomore pitcher Jared Shope struck out nine in a two-hitter as host Forest Hills shut out Cambria Heights.

Eric Daniels was 2 for 3 and scored two runs for the Rangers.

Ferndale 8

Berlin 3

Winning pitcher Matt Dorchak struck out eight in five innings of work and cracked a two-run homer in the first inning to help Ferndale down visiting Berlin.

Mike Dorchak went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs and Chad Eisenhuth was 2 for 3.

Tyrel Stockwell was 2 for 3 with a solo homer in the first for Berlin. Teammate Blake Miller was 1 for 3 with a run scored.

Bedford 6

Richland 3

Jordan Deasey had two hits including a solo home run and drove in three runs as Bedford doubled up host Richland.

Ryan Robinette added two hits for the Bisons, who also got a double apiece from Marcus Shippey and Brian Gibbons.

Alex Paros, Zach Solarczyk and Ryan Orlovsky scored the Rams runs.

Salisbury-Elk Lick 14 Turkeyfoot Valley 1

CONFLUENCE - Cody Dice was 3 for 3 with a double, scored twice and drove in two as Salisbury-Elk Lick picked up a WestPAC road win at Turkeyfoot Valley.

Brandon Miller scored three runs for the Elks, who also got a home run and three RBIs from Geoff Garlitz.

Tyler Murray scored the Rams’ only run.

Meyersdale 11 Windber 2

WINDBER - Justin Donaldson was 2 for 3 while Chris Schrock and Ty Mayhugh each hit a double as Meyersdale picked up a road win at Windber.

The Ramblers’ Brad Ditzler and Jake Wissinger were each

2 for 4 with Wissinger scoring both runs.

SOFTBALL

Portage 14

Blacklick Valley 4

PORTAGE – Host Portage tallied eight runs in the third inning, then tacked on six more in the next two innings to defeat Blacklick Valley in a key WestPAC game shortened by the mercy rule Monday.

Kaitlyn Dividock had three hits and Tiffany Sossong scored three times for the Mustangs (5-1). Winning pitcher Emily McCabe struck out eight and walked one in the five hitter.

Megan Thomas, Alison Verba and Brooke Rhoades all had doubles for the Vikings (6-2).

Central Cambria 8-15 Bishop Carroll 0-3

EBENSBURG - Central Cambria swept a doubleheader from Bishop Carroll to improve its record to 7-1.

In the opener, Ali Vogatsky was 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs while Kiersten Lorditch went 3 for 4 with a home run and one run driven in for the Red Devils.

In the second game, Breanne James was 2 for 3 with two home runs and four RBIs for Central Cambria, which also got a 2 for 5 outing with a home run and three RBIs from Brooke Forcellini.

Northern Cambria 15 Harmony 0

NORTHERN CAMBRIA – Northern Cambria pitchers Miriah Butterworth and

Breanna Sabella combined to face just nine batters in a three-inning shutout.

“Thirteen walks really hurt Harmony,” said Colts coach Paul Artley. “We only had four hits.”

Butterworth struck our four batters in two innings before yielding to Sabella, who struck out one.

Penn Cambria 8-10 Bishop Guilfoyle 2-0

ALTOONA - Penn Cambria swept a doubleheader at Bishop Guilfoyle to remain unbeaten at 6-0.

In the first game, Kelly Yusko had a double and Crystal Smith added two hits for the Panthers.

Sarah Prosser hit a double for the Marauders.

In Game 2, Ali Reese had three hits and Kate Reese had two hits and drove in four runs for Penn Cambria. Yusko had another double, Freeman was

2 for 3 and Sarah Roberts had two hits for the Panthers.

Gabby Smith had two hits for Bishop Guilfoyle.

Berlin 15

Ferndale 2

Sami Johnson had three hits including a home run and a double as Berlin Brothersvalley defeated host Ferndale in five innings.

Lauren Short and Kristen Hankinson added two hits each for the Mountaineers (6-1).

Winning pitcher Megan DeMartino struck out nine in the two-hitter.

Brianna Shawley had two hits and scored both runs for the Yellow Jackets.

Windber 4

Meyersdale 3

WINDBER - Ondrea Null scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh on a Brooke Schreyer sacrifice to lift host Windber to the win.

Winning pitcher Kayla Kormanik was 2 for 3 while Kaitlin Koot added a triple and Jill Penatzer had a double for the Ramblers (5-2).

Savannah Leonard struck out 12, walked three and scattered seven hits for Meyersdale.

Westmont 10

Bishop McCort 3

Angela Sutt had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in three runs as Westmont defeated Bishop McCort.

Tori Parlock added three RBIs for the Hilltoppers, who also got two singles from Alyssa Miller.

For Bishop McCort, Mary Woloshek hit a double and a single.

Con. Township 11 North Star 4

DAVIDSVILLE – Brittany Siehl struck out 10 and gave up six hits in leading Conemaugh Township. Courtney Blank went 4 for 5 for the hosts while Nicole LaPorta was 2 for 3.

MacKayla Maust was 3 for 4 for the Cougars, who got two runs by Rachel Druist.

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