C-K edges B-A in rematch of ’12 D-6 finals

BELLWOOD – Winning pitcher Kiersten Coho struck out 10 batters and drove in the lone run of the game as Claysburg-Kimmel blanked Bellwood-Antis, 1-0, on Wednesday in a rematch of last year’s District 6 Class A softball finals.

Mallory Cox added two hits for Claysburg (1-1).

Bellwood (3-1), which won the district title last year, got two hits from Lauren Payne, and an eight-strikeout performance from pitcher Taylor Payne.


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2B-Nagle (BA). Multiple hits-Cox 2 (CK); Snyder 2 (BA). RBI-Coho (CK). WP-Coho. LP-Payne. SO-Coho 10 (CK), Payne 8 (BA). BB-Coho 3 (CK), Payne 11 (BA).

Team records: Claysburg-Kimmel (1-1); Bellwood-Antis (3-1).



TYRONE – Jordan Henderson had three hits and knocked in two runs, while Destiny Allen and Finnley Christine drove in two runs apiece, to spark Tyrone’s 13-hit attack in a Mountain League victory over Huntingdon.

Tyrone won its first game in three starts, and squared its league record at 1-1. Sam Mansberger had three hits and drove in four runs for Huntingdon, which dropped its season opener.


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2B-Henderson, Christine (T). 3B-Baran (T). Multiple hits-Mansberger 3, Shea 2, Varner 2 (H); Henderson 3, Allen 2, Christine 2, Corle 2 (T). RBI-Mansberger 4, Snyder 2, Conner (H); Allen 2, Henderson 2, Christine 2, Corle, Baran, Bonsell (T) WP-Tepsic. LP-Glover. SO-Tepsic 5, Glover 4. BB-Tepsic 2, Glover 4.

Team records: Huntingdon (0-1 overall and in the Mountain League); Tyrone (1-2 overall, 1-1 in the Mountain League).


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MARTINSBURG – Kylie Gunnett tossed 12 strikeouts in a two-hit shutout as Central defeated Penns Valley.

Ashley Smith had two hits – including a triple – and an RBI, while Lauren Alello had two singles for the Lady Dragons.


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3B-Sharer (PV), Smith (C). Multiple hits-Smith 2, Aiello 2 (C). RBI-M. Snyder, Smith, Garman, K. Snyder (C). WP-Gunnett. LP-Lynch. SO-Gunnett 12, Lynch 3. BB-Lynch 3.

Team records: Penns Valley (0-1); Central (2-0).



HOLLIDAYSBURG – Hollidaysburg fell to 0-2, giving up 11 runs in the fourth inning en route to a four-inning loss at Legion Park to Hempfield.

The Lady Tigers managed just two hits, singles from Taylor Herr and Hannah Mercer.


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2B-Knizner, Hendrick (He). Multiple hits-Montgomery 2, Madden 2, Falbo 2, LeDonne 2 (He). RBI-Knizner 2, Falbo, Kallick, LeDonne. WP-Pehrson. LP-Pheasant. SO-Pehrson 4, Pheasant 4. BB-Pheasant 4.

Team records: Hollidaysburg (0-2).

Tiger juniors swept

LEWISTOWN – The Hollidaysburg Area junior high softball team opened its season by dropping a pair of five-inning games to Mifflin County, 9-1 and 19-3, in a doubleheader.

Hollidaysburg’s Mikayla Focht was 2-for-3 at the plate with a double and an RBI in the first game, while Katie Cappella was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Hollidaysburg in the second game.