Eshelman, Yingling propel NBC to victory

LOYSBURG – Makenzie Eshelman had four hits and four RBIs, and Kelly Yingling had four hits to lead Northern Bedford to a 12-5 win over McConnellsburg in high school softball Tuesday.

Winning pitcher Morgan Eshelman struck out 11 and walked four.


McConnellsburg300 200 0- 5 6 2

Northern Bedford340 140 X-12 12 1

2B-C. Danner (M); Veach, S. Browell (NB). 3B-Mo. Eshelman (NB). Multiple hits-Yingling 4, Ma. Eshelman 4 (NB). RBI-C. Danner 2, Wilford 2 (M); Drenning, Yingling, Mo. Eshelman 2, Ma. Eshelman 4, Veach 2 (NB). WP-Mo. Eshelman. LP-C. Danner. SO-C. Danner 3; Mo. Eshelman 11. BB-C. Danner 4; Mo. Eshelman 4.

Records: Northern Bedford (3-11).



PHILIPSBURG – Sparked by Abby Showers’ home run, two doubles and three RBIs, Philipsburg-Osceola earned its second win over Bellefonte in less than a week.

P-O’s Haylee Hayward had two hits, including a home run, and Kate Burge pitched a four-hitter.


Bellefonte000 100 0- 1 4 2

Philipsburg-Osceola312 012 X-9 10 1

2B-Showers 2, Goss, Hayward (PO). HR-Showers, Hayward (PO). Multiple hits-Showers 3, Hayward 2 (PO). RBI-Chambers (B); K. Burge 2, Showers 3, Goss, Hayward 2, Bainey (PO). WP-K. Burge. LP-Confer. SO-Bernier 1 (B); K. Burge 2 (PO). BB-Confer 1, Bernier 1 (B).

Records: Philipsburg-Osceola (11-1).

Tussey Mountain11

Forbes Road1

SAXTON – Tinesha Curfman had four hits, including a home run and a triple, knocked in four runs and pitched a four-hitter in a six-inning win over Forbes Road.

Curfman has six hits and three home runs in her last two games. Teammates Adriane Angelo and Erica Reffner had two hits apiece.


Forbes Road100 000 X- 1 4 3

Tussey Mountain212 204 X-11 12 2

2B-Jenkins (FR); Kaminsky, Watkins, Reffner (TM). 3B-Lashinsky (FR); Snyder, T. Curfman (TM). HR-T. Curfman (TM). Multiple hits-Angelo 2, T. Curfman 4, Reffner 2 (TM). RBI-Parsons (FR); Snyder, Kaminsky, T. Curfman 4, Watkins, Brumbaugh, E. Curfman (TM). WP-T. Curfman. LP-Lashinsky. SO-Lashinsky 10; T. Curfman 6. BB-Lashinsky 3; T. Curfman 1.

Records: Forbes Road (5-6); Tussey Mountain (7-5).


Conemaugh Valley0

PORTAGE – Haley Heidler fired a one-hit shutout and struck out four as Portage downed Conemaugh Valley in six innings.

Savannah Layo hit a pair of doubles and drove in four runs for the Lady Mustangs.


Conemaugh Valley000 000 X- 0 1 5

Portage801 101 X-10 10 1

2B-Layo 2 (P). Multiple hits-C. Jubina 3, Heidler 2, Layo 2 (P). RBI-Layo 4, Heidler, C. Jubina, K. Jubina, McCabe (P). WP-Heidler. LP-Lint. SO-Heidler 4, Lint 1. BB-Lint 2.

Records: Portage (10-5).

Central Mountain3


HOLLIDAYSBURG – Hollidaysburg fell to 4-7 with a loss at Legion Park to Central Mountain.

The Lady Tigers, who trailed 3-0 after four innings, got two hits and an RBI from Kaylee Beaudoin.


Central Mountain000 300 0 – 3 8 0

Hollidaysburg000 001 0 – 1 5 0

2B-Pheasant, Beaudoin (H), Strouse 2 (CM). Multiple hits- Strouse 2, Koler 2, Shaffer 2, Lindsey 2 (CM), Beaudoin 2 (H). RBI-Beaudoin (H), Koler 2, Shaffer (CM). WP-Shady. LP-Pheasant. SO-Shady 5, Pheasant 3. BB-Shady 2, Pheasant 2.

Records: Hollidaysburg (4-7).

West Branch8

Juniata Valley4

MORRISDALE – Taylor Hall and Rachel Myers homered and knocked in three runs apiece to lead West Branch past Juniata Valley.

Juniata Valley’s Kerrigan Ammerman had two hits off of Myers. Myers had two hits, as did teammate Janene Couteret.


Juniata Valley030 100 0-4 8 2

West Branch331 001 X-8 9 1

2B-Ahlberg, Laterzo (WB). HR-Hall, Myers (WB). Multiple hits-Ammerman 2 (JV); Couteret 2, Myers 2 (WB). RBI-Ammerman, Hutchison 2, Beam (JV); Rackish, Ahlberg, Hall 3, Myers 3 (WB). WP-Myers. LP-Carper. SO-Carper 1; Myers 3. BB-Carper 5; Myers 9.

Records: Juniata Valley (4-8).

Central Cambria4

Cambria Heights2

EBENSBURG – Central Cambria scored four runs in the first inning and then held on for a win over rival Cambria Heights.

Krista Berzonsky led the winners with two hits and an RBI in a game in which the Lady Red Devils were outhit, 7-4. Winning pitcher Morgan Ostinowsky struck out three and did not walk a batter.


Cambria Heights000 020 0 – 2 7 2

Central Cambria400 000 X – 4 4 2

2B-Cordell (CH). Multiple hits-Berzonsky 2 (CC). RBI-Berzonsky, Murin, LaJudice (CC), Slovikosky (CH). WP-Ostinowsky. LP-James. SO-Ostinowsky 3, James 6.

Records: Central Cambria (4-7).

Penn Cambria8

Forest Hills5

CRESSON – Alli Reese collected two hits and drove in three runs to help Penn Cambria improve to 11-2 thanks to a win at home over Forest Hills.

Winning pitcher Kelly Yusko struck out 10 and did not walk a batter. She also contributed two hits and two RBIs.


Forest Hills002 030 0 – 5 7 3

Penn Cambria200 213 X – 8 6 1

2B-Makin 2 (FH, Reese (P). HR-Yusko (P), Delusa (FH). Multiple hits-Makin 3, Delusa 3 (FH), Reese 2, Yusko 2 (PC). RBI-Deulsa 3 (FH), Reese 3, Yusko 2, Little, Smith (PC). WP-Yusko. LP-Makin. SO-Yusko 10, Stigers 1. BB-Makin 4, Stigers 2.

Records: Penn Cambria (11-2), Forest Hills (3-10).

Mount Union20


FLINTON – Mount Union erupted for 11 runs in the first inning en route to a three-inning win over Glendale.

Elisha Matier had two hits for Glendale. Mount Union’s Brittany Brumbaugh had three hits, including a home run, and five RBIs.


Mount Union(11)46 XXX X-20 14 0

Glendale001 XXX X- 1 5 3

HR-Brumbaugh (MU). Multiple hits-Miles 2, Brumbaugh 3, Feagley 2 (MU); Matier 2 (G). RBI-Miles, Shugarts, Feagley 3, Brumbaugh 5, Guliante, Querry, Atherton (MU); Whetstone (G). WP-Guiiante. LP-Matthews. SO-Guliante 4; Matthews 3. BB-Guliante 1; Matthews 4, Strong 4 (G).

Records: Mount Union (12-2); Glendale (2-11).

Hollidaysburg juniors sweep

STATE COLLEGE – Hollidaysburg defeated Mount Nittany, 10-1 and 8-3, in junior high softball.

Mikayla Focht had two hits and scored three runs in the first game and was the winning pitcher of the first game. In the second game, Ashley Helsel had two hits and Kaitlyn Cappella was the winning pitcher. Hollidaysburg is 14-6.