Hollidaysburg slugs its way past Bearcats

HUNTINGDON – Mikayla Focht smashed a home run – to go with four singles – while driving in four runs to power Hollidaysburg over Huntingdon, 13-7, Thursday afternoon in high school softball action.

Jordynn Robertson added four hits for the Lady Tigers, who also got a pair of singles from Colleen Murphy and two RBIs from Kylie Kane. Emily Dick was the winning pitcher for Hollidaysburg.

Catherine Miller and Alissa Brown notched three hits apiece for Huntingdon, with Brown driving in two runs.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Hollidaysburg300 600 4-13 16 1

Huntingdon412 000 0- 7 7 5

3B-Brown (Ht). HR-Focht (Hb). Multiple hits-Focht 5, Robertson 4, Murphy 2 (Hb); Miller 3, Brown 3 (Ht). RBI-Focht 4, Kane 2, Sparks (Hb); Miller, Reed, Brown 2, Shuck (Ht). WP-Dick. LP-Miller. SO-Dick 7, Focht 3 (Hb); Miller 6 (Ht) BB-Dick 3, Focht 3 (Hb); Miller 2 (Ht).

Records: Hollidaysburg (1-0); Huntingdon (0-1).

Tussey Mtn8

Chestnut Ridge3

NEW PARIS – Ashley Clark homered and finished with four hits for Tussey Mountain as it used a five-run first inning to defeat Chestnut Ridge.

Corrie Barnett chipped in two hits and drove in three runs for Tussey, while Jozie Mock and Niki Shank each had an RBI for Ridge.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Tussey Mountain521 000 0-8 13 3

Chestnut Ridge000 210 0-3 10 3

2B-Barnett (TM); Mowry, Diehl (CR). HR-Clark (TM). Multiple hits-Angelo 2, Clark 4, C. Barnett 2, F. Barnett 2 (TM); T. Diehl 2, Weyant 2, A. Diehl (CR). RBI-Angelo, Clark, C. Barnett 3, Shuke, Stair (TM); Mock, Shank (CR). WP-F. Barnett (TM). LP-D. Diehl (CR). SO-F. Barnett 4 (TM). BB-F. Barnett (TM).

Records: Tussey Mountain (1-0); Chestnut Ridge (0-1).

No. Bedford4

Fannett-Metal2

WILLOW HILL – Makenzie Eshelman drove in what turned out to be the winning run on a sacrifice fly, and Meghan Russell added an RBI-double in the eighth inning, as Northern Bedford beat Fannett-Metal.

Eshelman pitched a complete game for Northern, allowed just one hit and struck out 10, while Kaity Corle, Hannah Stiffler and Sydney Lingenfelter each chipped in two hits.

SCORE BY INNINGS

No. Bedford020 000 02-4 10 2

Fannett-Metal101 000 00-2 1 4

2B-Russell (NB). Multiple hits-Corle 2, Stiffler 2, Lingenfelter 2 (NB). RBI-Eshelman, Russell (NB). WP-Eshelman (NB). LP-Harris (FM). SO-Eshelman 10 (NB); Harris 6 (FM). BB-Eshelman 4 (NB); Harris 3 (FM).

Records: Northern Bedford (1-0), Fannett-Metal (0-1)