Lady Vikings bounce back and top Trojans

FLINTON — Winning pitcher Lexi Mulhollen helped her own cause by smacking a two-run home run in the fourth to lead Glendale to a 7-2 win over Mount Union in high school softball Wednesday.

Brooke Smeal tallied two hits and two RBIs, while Sydney Gallaher pushed across two runs and Makenzie Lukehart collected two hits for the Lady Vikings.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Mount Union 101 000 0–2 5 2

Glendale 100 240 X–7 6 2

2B–Gallaher, Smeal (G). HR–Mulhollen (2-run). Multiple hits–Fortney 3 (MU); Lukehart 2, Smeal 2 (G). RBI–Fortney, Boozel (MU); Mulhollen 2, Gallaher 2, Smeal 2 (G). WP–Mulhollen. LP–Shields. SO–Shields 3 (MU); Mulhollen 4 (G). BB–Shields 3, Harris 2 (MU); Mulhollen 2 (G).

Records: Glendale (6-1).

Portage 13

North Star 1

PORTAGE — Sylena Conklin hit a two-run homer and Sierra Crum had three hits and two RBIs as Portage needed just five innings to down North Star.

The Lady Mustangs (4-4), who scored eight runs in the third inning, also got two hits each from Rihanna Benton, Kara Dividock and Bella Crum. Benton and Dividock each added three RBIs.

SCORE BY INNINGS

North Star 000 01X X — 1 6 2

Portage 148 8XX X — 13 13 1

2B–Benton, Crum, Riskus (P), Vish (NS). HR–Conklin (P). Multiple hits–Crum 3Benton 2, Dividock 2, Crum 2 (P). RBI–Bitner, S. Crum 2, Benton 3, Dividock 3, E. Kissell, B. Crum, Krisko, Conklin 2 (P). WP–Strosider. LP–Bitner. SO–Tressler 1, Bitner 1 (NS). BB–Bitner 1, Tressler 3.

Records: Portage (4-4), North Star (1-5)

Bedford 6

Central Cambria 2

EBENSBURG — Bedford broke open a tie game with four runs in the top of the seventh inning, and then held off Central Cambria for the win.

Jocelyn Black totaled two RBIs and Paige Hillegas collected two hits for the Lady Bisons.

Abbie Young pushed two runs across the plate for the Lady Red Devils.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Bedford 001 100 4–6 6 0

Central Cambria 200 000 0–2 4 5

Multiple hits–Hillegas 2 (B). RBI–Black 2 (B); Young 2 (CC). WP–Sisk. LP–Burket. SO–Sisk 4 (B); Burket 2 (CC. BB–Burket 4 (CC).

Records: Central Cambria (4-2).

Tussey Mountain 4

So. Fulton 2

WARFORDSBURG — Faith Barnett scattered six hits, struck out 10 and walked just one in leading Tussey Mountain past Southern Fulton.

The Lady Titans, who survived six errors, got two hits and an RBI from Maize Husick. Teammates Bailey Fields and Emily Shuke each added two hits as Tussey improved to 5-4.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Tussey Mtn. 102 001 0 — 4 11 6

Southern Fulton 001 001 0 — 2 6 3

Multiple hits–Fields 2, Husick 2, Shuke 2 (T), Ward 3 (SF). RBI–Curfman, Clark, Husick, Shuke (TM), Hoffman, Ward (SF). WP–Barnett. LP–Miller. SO–Barnett 10, Miller 1. BB–Barnett 1, Miller 4.

Records: Tussey Mountain (5-4)

Cambria Heights 12

Westmont Hilltop 2

PATTON — Emma Garrison homered and had three RBIs, and Charlotte Farabaugh had three doubles among her four hits as Cambria Heights topped Westmont Hilltop.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Westmont Hilltop 110 00X X–2 1 4

C. Heights 044 13X X–12 12 4

2B–Farabaugh 3, Fox (CH). 3B–Allenbaugh, Lobick (CH). HR–Criswell (W); Garrison (CH). Multiple hits–Farabaugh 4, Garrison 2, Lobick 2 (CH). RBI–Farabaugh, Allenbaugh, Gill, Garrison 3, Lobick 2 (CH); Criswell (W). WP–Lobick. LP–Nash. SO–Nash 1, Lobick 9. BB–Nash 1, Lobick 3.

Records: Westmont Hilltop (3-4); Cambria Heights (5-3).

Penn Cambria 3

Johnstown 1

CRESSON — Casey Reese pitched and batted Penn Cambria to a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference non-section win over Johnstown.

Reese tossed a complete-game win, striking out seven batters and spacing seven hits, while also collecting two hits at the plate and driving in a run for Penn Cambria, which improved to 8-2 overall.

Sydnie Reese and Riley Anderson, who tripled, also drove in a run apiece for Penn Cambria.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Johnstown 010 000 0–1 7 0

Penn Cambria 100 200 X–3 5 1

2B–Custer (J). 3B–Anderson (PC). Multiple hits–Reese 2 (PC). RBI–Custer (J); Anderson, C. Reese, S. Reese (PC). WP–C. Reese. LP–Myers. SO–Myers 5 (J); C. Reese 7 (PC). BB–Myers 6 (J); C. Reese 3 (PC).

Records: Johnstown (4-2 overall); Penn Cambria (8-2 overall).

Bishop Carroll 10

Richland 0

EBENSBURG — Emma Simmons pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out 10 batters over five innings, and Lily Golden drove in four runs with three hits, as Bishop Carroll downed Richland in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference non-section game.

Alivia Borlie and Marlee Howard had two RBIs apiece for Carroll, which improved to 4-4 overall.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Richland 000 00X X–0 1 4

Bishop Carroll 025 30X X–10 11 1

2B–Golden (BC). Multiple hits–Golden 3, Beck 2, Divido 2 (BC). RBI–Golden 4, Borlie 2, Beck, Howard 2. WP–Simmons. LP–Keffer. SO–Simmons 10 (BC). BB–Keffer 3 (J).

Records: Richland (0-7 overall); Bishop Carroll (4-4 overall).

Somerset 17

Bishop Guilfoyle 0

Somerset erupted for 15 runs in the fourth inning in a shutout win over Bishop Guilfoyle.

Ashlyn Thomas sparked the Lady Eagles with two hits and four RBIs, while Katie Foltz and Taylor McCall knocked in two runs each.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Somerset 110 (15)XX X–17 9 0

B. Guilfoyle 000 0XX X– 0 2 5

2B–Thomas (S). Multiple hits–Thomas 2 (S). RBI–Lane, Sanz, Foltz 2, McCall 2, Mateljan, Thomas 4 (S). WP–Costea. LP–Dodson. SO–Costea 2 (S); Dodson (BG). BB–Dodson 5 (BG).

Records: Bishop Guilfoyle (0-8).

Central Mountain 9

Altoona 6

MILL HALL — A six-run fourth inning for Central Mountain proved to be too much for Altoona in its loss to the Lady Wildcats.

Altoona (3-6) got two hits and three RBIs from Alissa James, while Alexa Young added two hits and two RBIs. Lindsey Fasolo added two hits and an RBI to go with two hits from Jordyn Merrits.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Altoona 003 030 0 — 6 10 3

Central Mtn. 201 600 X — 9 8 1

2B–Fasolo, James (A), Smith 2 (CM). 3B–Dershem (CM). Multiple hits–Merritts 2, Fasolo 2, James 2, Young 2 (A), Dershem 2, Smith 2 (CM). RBI–Fasolo, James 3, Young 2 (A), Dershem, Miller, Smith 4, Bechdel 2 (CM). WP–Brush. LP–Young. SO–Brush 5, Fasolo 3. BB–Brush 3, Young 1, Fasolo 2.

Records: Altoona (3-6)

Harmony 10

Williamsburg 6

WESTOVER — Despite collecting more hits, Williamsburg’s eight errors helped lead to a loss against Harmony.

Olivia England, Taylor Mikesic and Brianna Heeter registered two hits each for the Lady Blue Pirates, while Marissa Harclerode drove in two runs.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Williamsburg 000 501 0– 6 8 8

Harmony 202 024 X–10 6 2

2B–Bell, Harclerode (W); Watson, Pearce (H). 3B–Mikesic (W). HR–Hauser. Multiple hits–England 2, Mikesic 2, Heeter 2 (W). RBI–England, Harclerode 2, Mikesic, Heeter, Gunnett (W); Watson, Pearce, Hauser (H). WP–Hauser. LP–Mikesic. SO–Mikesic 3; Hauser 6. BB–Mikesic 1, Hasuer 3.

Records: Williamsburg (1-8).

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