Tussey clips Williamsburg; Central prevails over Huntingdon

Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec Altoona second baseman Caitlyn Palazzi squeezes a popup for the final out in the first game of the Lady Lions’ doubleheader with Cambria Heights on Monday. Altoona won the first game, but Heights came back to get the split.

SAXTON — Faith Barnett pitched a five-hitter in helping Tussey Mountain to a 4-0 win over visiting Williamsburg in an interdivisional Inter-County Conference softball clash on Monday.

The Lady Titans, now 10-7, got three hits and an RBI from Bailey Fields. Williamsburg got two hits from Alexi McMonagle.


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Multiple hits–McMonagle 2 (W), B. Fields 3 (TM). RBI–B. Fields, C. Barnett, Clark, Garner (TM). WP–F. Barnett. LP–Harclerode. SO–F. Barnett 1, Harclerode 2. BB–F. Barnett 4, Harclerode 5.

Records: Tussey Mountain (10-7).

Central 6

Huntingdon 1

MARTINSBURG — Ashley Negley drove in two runs, while Dylan Claycomb and Kate Thompson combined on a three-hit pitching performance, to lead Central to a Mountain League win over Huntingdon.

Central improved to 12-2 in the league and 18-2 overall. Huntingdon dropped to 8-9 overall.


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2B–Ritchey, Fernandez (C). 3B–Shea (H). RBI–Smith, Ritchey, Negley 2, Feathers (C). WP–Claycomb. LP–Miller. SO–Miller 3 (H); Claycomb 6, Thompson 1 (C). BB–Miller 5 (H); Claycomb 1, Thompson 2 (C).

Records: Huntingdon (8-9); Central (18-2, 12-2 Mountain League).

Glendale 8

West Branch 4

MORRISDALE — Winning pitcher Lexi Mulhollen had three hits, including a double, and also drove in two runs, to lead Glendale to a victory over rival West Branch in a game which counted in both the Inter-County Conference North Division and Moshannon Valley League standings.

Mulhollen pitched a complete game, scattering eight hits, as Glendale improved to 14-4 overall. Brooke Smeal had two hits, including a triple, and drove in a run for the Lady Vikings.


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2B–Mulhollen, Lukehart, Hewitt (G); Ceprish 2 (WB). 3B–Smeal (G). Multiple hits–Mulhollen 3, Smeal 2 (G); Ceprish 2, Milliron 2 (WB). RBI–Mulhollen 2, Hewitt, A. Vereshack, Smeal, B. Vereshack (G); M. Betts, Speigle, Milliron (WB). WP–Mulhollen. LP–Gallaher. SO–Mulhollen 4, Gallaher 6. BB–Mulhollen 2, Gallaher 4.

Records: Glendale (14-4).

Cambria Heights 0-7

Altoona 5-1

Visiting Cambria Heights split its doubleheader with Altoona at Logan Elementary Field. Because of a computer issue, no statistics were available by the Mirror’s press deadline.

Northern Bedford 6

McConnellsburg 4

LOYSBURG — Northern Bedford came back from a 4-1 deficit in its last three at-bats for its Inter-County Conference South/Sideling Hill League victory over McConnellsburg.

Sydney Lingenfelter homered for the Lady Panthers, which also received two hits apiece from Brittany Ebersole and Kelsey Over and two RBIs from Peyton Leidy.


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2B–Ebersole (NB). HR–Lingenfelter (NB). Multiple hits–C. Swope 2 (M); Over 2, Ebersole 2 (NB). RBI–C. Swope (M); Over, Leidy 2, Lingenfelter, Pearson (NB). WP–Heck. LP–C. Swope. SO–C. Swope 2, Heck 1. BB–Heck.

Records: Northern Bedford (4-12).

Moshannon Valley 11

Harmony 1

HOUTZDALE — Winning pitcher Sidney Lewis drove in four runs with a solo homer, RBI triple and two-run single, to lead Moshannon Valley to a Moshannon Valley League win over Harmony in a game that was stopped by the 10-run mercy rule in the sixth inning.

Emma Kitko drove in two runs, and Chloe Blake had two hits and an RBI for Mo Valley, which improved to 7-9 overall and 2-2 in the league.


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2B–Pearce (H). 3B–Lewis (MV). HR–Lewis (MV). Multiple hits–Lewis 3, Blake 2 (MV). RBI–Boring (H); Lewis 4, Merritt, Blake, Kitko 2 (MV). WP–Lewis. LP–Boring. SO–Boring 3 (H); Lewis 7 (MV). BB–Boring 5 (H); Lewis 2 (MV).

Records: Moshannon Valley (7-9, 2-2 MVL).

Northern Cambria 4

Marion Center 3

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — In a preview of the teams’ District 6 Class 2A quarterfinal playoff game on May 22, Northern Cambria posted three runs in the bottom of the fifth and then held off a late Marion Center rally to notch a Heritage Conference victory.

Mallery Bernard double and drove in two runs for the Lady Colts. Taylor Weiland got the win pitching in 5 ª innings of relief pitching. A complete box was unavailable.


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Southern Huntingdon 4

Claysburg-Kimmel 1

THREE SPRINGS — Gracie Long pitched a six-hit complete-game win to spark Southern Huntingdon to victory over visiting Claysburg-Kimmel.

Long also drove in a run and Maddy Dell collected three hits for Southern Huntingdon (8-7). Claysburg-Kimmel (12-7) got two hits and an RBI from Corryne Weyandt and two hits from Justinna Brown.


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Multiple hits–Weyandt 2, Brown 2 (CK); Dell 3 (SH). RBI–Weyandt (CK); Jenkins (SH). WP–Long. LP–Garver. SO–Garver 3 (CK); Long 1 (SH). BB–Garver 3 (CK); Long 3 (SH).

Records: Claysburg-Kimmel (12-7); Southern Huntingdon (8-7).

Philipsburg-Osceola 8

Bald Eagle Area 3

WINGATE — Rachel Simpson doubled and drove home three runs, and Kylie Thal had two hits and a pair of RBIs, to spark Philipsburg-Osceola to victory over Bald Eagle Area.


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2B–Thompson, Simpson. 3B–Andrews. HR–Close. Multiple hits–Peck 2, Lucas 2, Thal 2, Granville 3 (PO); Kreslovich 2 (BEA). RBI–Simpson 3, Thal 2, Lucas, Granville (PO): Close, Ripka 2 (BEA). WP–Harris. LP–Ripka. SO–Harris 3, Ripka 4. BB–Harris 0, Ripka 5.

Clearfield 11

Hollidaysburg 0

CLEARFIELD — Clearfield scored seven runs in the first inning en route to a five-inning win at home over Hollidaysburg.

The Lady Tigers, who had just one hit, fell to 0-15.


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2B–Bishop (C). Multiple hits–Redden 2, Bishop 2, Hand 2, Mollura 3 (C). WP–Fedder. LP–Fox-Kern. SO–Fedder 4. BB–Fedder 1, Fox-Kern 3.

Records: Hollidaysburg (0-15), Clearfield (3-15).