Zinobile’s eight RBIs lead JV by Mo Valley

HOUTZDALE – Abbie Zinobile smashed a grand slam and drove in eight runs as Juniata Valley outslugged host Moshannon Valley, 21-10, for its first win of the high school softball season on Tuesday.

Mandy Hutchison had four hits and Kerrigan Ammerman three for the Lady Hornets, who also received three hits and three RBIs from Bryanna Beam and four RBIs from Britney Houck. Mo Valley’s Mikayla Lewis came up with three hits and three RBIs, while Olivia Cutler had two hits and two RBIs.


Juniata Valley254 442 X-21 16 4

Moshannon Valley060 310 X-10 9 7

2B-Ammerman, Beam (JV). HR-Zinobile (JV). Multiple hits-Ammerman 3, Hutchison 4, Beam 3, Zinobile 2, Houck 2 (JV); Lewis 3, C. Kitko 2, Cutler 2 (MV). RBI-Ammerman, Hutchison, Beam 3, Zinobile 8, Houck 4, Anders, Downs (JV); Lewis 2, K. Kitko, L. Baker, C. Kitko, Keith 2, Cutler 2 (MV). WP-Carper. LP-H. Kitko. SO-Carper 5 (JV); H. Kitko 4, Dominick 1 (MV). BB-Booher 3, Carper 1 (JV); H. Kitko 4, Dominick 3 (MV).

Team records: Juniata Valley (1-3).


Mount Union0

BELLWOOD – Bellwood-Antis handed Mount Union its first loss as Taylor Payne struck out six and gave up just three hits in a complete-game shutout.

Payne, Lauren Snyder and Jacqueline Finn each drove in a run for the Lady Blue Devils, and Scarlett Kirkpatrick had two hits.


Mount Union000 000 0-0 3 0

Bellwood-Antis200 010 X-3 5 0

Multiple hits-Kirkpatrick 2 (BA). RBI-Finn, Snyder, Payne (BA). WP-Payne. LP-Aurand. SO-Payne 6, Aurand 2. BB-Aurand 2.

Team records: Mount Union (6-1); Bellwood-Antis (7-1).


Northern Bedford1

LOYSBURG – Raelyn Rice had a pair of doubles and drove in two runs to back Kadie Morral’s performance in the pitcher’s circle in Everett’s victory over Northern Bedford.

Morgan Eshelman recorded 14 strikeouts for the Lady Panthers.


Everett010 210 5-10 7 1

Northern Bedford000 010 0- 1 4 4

2B-Rice 2 (E). Multiple hits-Rice 2 (E). RBI-Rice 2 (E). WP-Morral. LP-Mo. Eshelman. SO-Morral 11, Mo. Eshelman 14. BB-Morral 1, Mo. Eshelman 4.

Team records: Everett (2-1); Northern Bedford (1-5).



PHILIPSBURG – Haley Frank had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs, and Kate Burge threw six scoreless innings to lead Philipsburg-Osceola past Huntingdon.

P-O’s Burge, Abby Showers and Megan Bainey had two hits, as did Huntingdon’s Brionna Mort.


Huntingdon000 000 2-2 3 2

P-burg-Osceola230 010 0-6 15 1

2B-Frank, K. Burge (PO); Mort (H). Multiple hits-Frank 3, K. Burge 2, Showers 2, Bainey 2 (PO); Mort 2 (H). RBI-Frank 2, M. Burge, K. Burge, Showers (PO); Snyder (H). WP-K. Burge. LP-Glover. SO-K. Burge 5. BB-K. Burge 1, Henry 4 (PO); Glover 2 (H).

Team records: Huntingdon (2-2); Philipsburg-Osceola (2-0).



WILLIAMSBURG – Abby Kulick hit a two-run home run in Claysburg-Kimmel’s nine-run second inning, and Kala Brumbaugh collected four hits and five RBIs to help lead the Lady Bulldogs over Williamsburg in five innings.

Hannah Claycomb had three hits and three RBIs for Claysburg, while Alyssa Detwiler and Cassandra Kensinger drove in two runs each for the Lady Blue Pirates.


Claysburg-Kimmel290 62X X-19 15 0

Williamsburg113 00X X- 5 4 9

2B-Coho (CK); Shaw, Kensinger (W). 3B-Rhule (W). HR-Kulick (CK). Multiple hits-Brumbaugh 4, Glass 2, Claycomb 3, LeMaster 2 (CK); Kensinger 2, England 2 (W). RBI-Brumbaugh 5, Coho, Glass 3, Cox, Claycomb 3, LeMaster, Kulick 2 (CK), Kensinger 2, Detwiler 2, Car. England (W). WP-Claycomb. LP-Detwiler. SO-Claycomb 5, Detwiler 1. BB-Detwiler 4, Weise 1.

Team records: Claysburg-Kimmel (3-1), Williamsburg (1-3).



BELLEFONTE – Kylie Gunnett allowed just one run and one hit and struck out five as Central topped Bellefonte and improved to 5-0.

Taylor Garman drove in a pair of runs for Central.


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Bellefonte100 000 0-1 1 1

2B-Snyder, Smith (C). RBI-Smith, Garman 2, Snyder (C). WP-Gunnett. LP-Confer. SO-Confer 2, Gunnett 5. BB-Confer 1, Gunnett 5.

Team records: Central (5-0); Bellefonte (3-2).


St. Marys2

ST. MARYS – Hannah Mercer had three hits – including a triple – and an RBI, and Alyssa Pheasant tossed 13 strikeouts as Hollidaysburg outlasted St. Marys.

Kayley Beaudoin doubled and drove in two runs for the Lady Tigers.


Hollidaysburg200 001 2-5 7 1

St. Marys000 002 0-2 3 1

2B-Beaudoin (H). 3B-Mercer (H), Copelli (SM). Multiple hits-Mercer 3, Stubbs 2 (H). RBI-Mercer, Stubbs 2, Beaudoin 2 (H), Copelli (SM). WP-Pheasant. LP-Ginther. SO-Pheasant 13 (H), Ginther 4, Copelli 3. BB-Pheasant 2, Ginther 2, Copelli 3.

Team records: Hollidaysburg (2-2), St. Marys (0-2).

Central Mountain4


Whitney Peters blanked Altoona until the last inning as Central Mountain downed the Lady Lions at Logan Elementary Field. Altoona dipped to 0-4.

Kirsten Kerr drove in both Altoona runs. Brit Koch doubled and drove in three runs for Central Mountain, which also got a homer from Jess Strouse.


Central Mountain000 030 1-4 9 1

Altoona000 000 2-2 3 1

2B-Koch (CM). HR-Strouse (CM). Multiple hits-Strouse 2, Lindsey 2, Kunes 2 (CM). RBI-Strouse, Koch 3 (CM); Kerr 2 (A). WP-Peters. LP-Kerr. SO-Peters 7, Kerr 1. BB-Peters 4, Kerr 1.

Team records: Central Mountain (5-2); Altoona (0-4).


Tussey Mountain0

SAXTON – Blaire Lauthers fired a perfect game to propel undefeated Fannett-Metal over host Tussey Mountain.

Tussey pitchers Alex Watkins and Tinesha Curfman only gave up seven hits but walked 11. Megan Dougherty came through with two hits and two RBIs for Fannett-Metal.


Fannett-Metal101 600 2-10 7 0

Tussey Mountain000 000 0- 0 0 1

3B-Fields (FM). Multiple hits-Dougherty 2 (FM). RBI-Dougherty 2, Fields, Adams 2 (FM). WP-Lauthers. LP-Watkins. SO-Lauthers 11 (FM), Watkins 6, T. Curfman 7 (TM). BB-Watkins 10, T. Curfman 1 (TM).

Team records: Fannett-Metal (4-0); Tussey Mountain (2-3).



CLEARFIELD – Destiny Allen homered for Tyrone, but the Lady Eagles fell to Clearfield.


Tyrone000 001 0-1 2 0

Clearfield000 013 X-4 8 0

2B-Wallace (C). HR-Allen (T). Multiple hits-Hoffman 2, Wallace 2 (C). RBI-Allen (T); Vanderburgh, Ireland, Kovalick 2 (C). WP-Hoffman. LP-Baran. SO-Hoffman 15, Baran 4. BB-Hoffman 1, Baran 1.

Team records: Tyrone (2-4); Clearfield (1-2).

West Branch21


MORRISDALE – Heather McCully drove in Glendale’s lone run as it fell to West Branch in three innings.

West Branch used 12 hits, including a home run, en route to victory.


Glendale000 XXX X- 1 2 1

West Branch714 XXX X-21 12 1

2B-Myers, Couteret (WB). HR-Hall (WB). Multiple hits-Ahlberg 3, Croyle 3, McCracken 2, Hall 2, Redman 2, Myers 2 (WB). RBI-McCully (G); Myers 4, Hahn 4, Croyle 3, Hall 3, Ahlberg 2, Couteret 2, Rackish, Zelenky, Redman. WP-Rackish. LP-Matthews. SO-Rackish 5 (WB); Matthews (G). BB-Matthews 11, Hamilton 3 (G).

Team records: Glendale (1-4).

Glendale juniors roll

MORRISDALE – Lauren Clarkson had a home run and two RBIs, and Bailey Crook had a triple and three RBIs as Glendale crushed West Branch, 21-1, in five innings.

Anna Fowler tripled and had two RBIs for the Lady Vikings (3-0).