Penn Cambria wins tourney

H.S. baseball

PORTAGE — Ashton Buck’s bases-clearing double in the eighth inning scored three runs, and Penn Cambria went on to defeat Portage, 9-7, and claim the Portage Spring Classic championship in high school baseball Saturday.

After Caleb Hurley blooped a two-run single for Penn Cambria to put it ahead 5-4, Portage tied it in the bottom of the seventh inning to force extras.

Buck garnered tournament MVP honors. Dallas Hite and Hurley each drove in two runs for the Panthers.

Portage reached the finals, thanks to an 8-1 win over Johnstown. Tom Randazzo went 2-for-2 with two runs scored, while Luke Chobany scored twice.

Penn Cambria had defeated Greensburg Central Catholic, 8-7.

Portage 8, Johnstown 1

JOHNSTOWN (1): Kobal ss 300, Mastovich 1b 201, Brothers c 200, Johnson cf 300, Yingling 2b 300, Tisinger rf 300, Slis 3b 200, Mann dh 310, , Grosik p 000, Yocum-Harris lf 000, Bumgardner p-rf 200. Totals –23-1-1 .

PORTAGE (8): Kozlovic 2b 301, Riggins ss 401, Kerch dh 411, Piatak lf 000, Irvin p-3b 200, George cr, 020, Randazzo cf-lf 222, Chobany rf-1b-lf 321, A. Koenigsberg 1b-p 311, M. Koenigsberg c 100, Price 3b-cf 200. Totals — 24-8-7.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Johnstown 001 000 0–1 1 1

Portage 000 530 0–8 7 2

E–Bumgardner, Wiggens, A. Koenigsberg. RBI–Kobal; Chobany 2, A. Koensigsberg 2, Price. WP–Irvin. LP–Bumgardner. SO–Bumgardner 5, Grosik 1; Irvin 10. BB–Bumgardner 3, Grosik 2; Irvin 1.

Penn Cambria 9, Portage 7 (8)

PENN CAMBRIA (9): Talko c 421, Hite cf 532, Buck rf 311, Sekerak p 000, Ronan 1b-p 400, T. Perrone ss 502, Krise p 000, Hurley dh 501, Shuagis lf 401, Cabrera 2b 400, O’Donnell 3b 230. Totals — 36-9-8.

PORTAGE (7): Kozlovic p-2b 422, Wiggens ss 421, Kerch rf-p 501, Haney pr 000, Irvin 3b 400, Randazzo cf-lf 312, Chobany lf-3b-1b 400, A. Koenigsberg 1b-p-1b 411, M. Koensigsberg c 000, George dh 311, Price 2b-cf 201. Totals –33-7-9 .

SCORE BY INNINGS

Penn Cambria 000 040 23–9 8 3

Portage 100 003 21–7 9 3

E–O’Donnell, T. Perrone, Buck; Irvin 3. 2B–Hite, Buck; Wiggens, Kerch, A. Koenigsberg. 3B–HIte. RBI–Hite 2, Buck 3, Hurley 2; Price 2, Kerch 2, Kozlovac, Irvin. WP–Sekerak. LP–Chobany. SO–Price 2, Ronan 3; Kozlovic 7, Chobany 1, Kerch 2. BB–Price 3, Ronan 1, Sekerak 1; Kozlovac 3, Chobany 1, Kerch 1.

Records: Penn Cambria (8-3); Portage (5-4).

Central goes 1-1

MARTINSBURG — Noah Muthler scored for Central on a walk-off hit-by-pitch to give the Dragons a 4-3 win over Clearfield in the first of two games.

Jordan Bowman doubled twice in the win for Central.

In the second game, winning pitcher Kevin Lehner went 4-for-5 with three RBIs, and Andrew Pearson scored four runs and had two hits as Tyrone knocked off Central, 13-7.

Hunter Klotz homered for the Scarlet Dragons.

Central 4, Clearfield 3

CLEARFIELD (3): Wilson cf-p 300, Barr c 402, Glass p-lf 412, Bumbarger 1b 311, Sorbera lf-cf 410, Bender rf 302, Myers dh 301, Peacock 3b 201, Reed ss 300. Totals — 29-3-9.

CENTRAL (4): Muthler ss 311, Klotz c 401, B. Nicewonger 2b 202, Walters cf 400, Karstetter rf 300, Focht 1b 300, Miller dh 210, Eberlin p 000, Ferry p 000, Williams 3b 100, C. Nicewonger 3b 101, Bowman lf 312, kling lf 010. Totals — 26-4-7.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Clearfield 000 003 0–3 9 0

Central 010 020 1–4 7 3

E–Focht, Walters, Muthler. 2B–Bender 2, Glass 2; Bowman 2. RBI–Bender 2, Peacock; B. Nicewonger, Karstetter, Bowman. WP–Ferry. LP–Wilson. SO–Eberlin 3, Ferry 2, Glass 3, Wilson 5. BB–Eberlin 2, Glass 2, Wilson 2.

Records: Clearfield (7-3).

Tyrone 13, Central 7

TYRONE (13): Pearson cf 342, Lewis dh 511, Lehner p-2b 504, Lehman c 412, Light 1b 301, Savino ss 411, Woomer 3b 300, Lucas 3b 220, Gearhart cr 401, Hunter rf 310, Hoover cr 030, Shultz 2b-p 000. Totals — 36-13-12.

CENTRAL (7): Muthler ss 401, Klotz c 221, B. Nicewonger 2b 310, Walters cf 411, Karstetter p-rf 411, Focht 1b 300, Miller dh-3b 100, Kitt 3b 010, Hall 3b 200, Williams 3b-p 110, Eberlin ph 100, Bowman lf 301, Kling p 000. Totals — 28-7-5.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Tyrone 006 331 0–13 12 2

Central 002 011 3– 7 5 3

E–Hunter, Pearson, Williams 3. 2B–Gearhart, Lehner 2, Lewis, Pearson, Karstetter, Walters. HR–Klotz. RBI–Gearhart, Hunter, Lehman 2, Lehner 3, Lewis 2, Savino 2, Walters 2, Eberlin, B. Nicewonger, Klotz 2. WP–Lehner. LP–Karstetter. SO–Lehner 3, Shultz 1, Karstetter 1, Kling 1. BB–Lehner 5, Karstetter 2, Kling 3, Williams 2.

Records: Central (5-7); Tyrone (3-7).

Hollidaysburg 9

Central Mountain 2

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg scored five runs in the first inning en route to its fourth win in nine games, beating Central Mountain (8-4).

Sam Mierley and Noah Gochnour each had two hits and two RBIs for the Golden Tigers, while Logan Margroum and Caleb Gampe each added two RBIs.

CENTRAL MOUNTAIN (2): Eck lf 200, Lavalle lf-ss 200, Hanna ss-p 202, Corl 1b 401, Carson cf 401, Prough 2b 400, Spangler p 000, Payton p 000, Swartz dh 220, Lindsey 3b 200, Bernell ph 100, Gardner c 301, Stark rf 301. Totals — 28-2-6.

HOLLIDAYSBURG (9): Hileman 2b 310, Stevenson cf 220, Kratzer p 220, Helsel cr 000, Adams p 000, Nolan 3b 221, Gochnour rf 322, Margroum c 301, Simpson cr 000, Gampe ss 200, Mierley lf 302, Shoemaker 1b 400. Totals — 24-9-6.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Central Mountain 010 001 0 — 2 6 0

Hollidaysburg 520 020 x — 9 6 3

E–Gampe 2, Shoemaker. 2B–Nolan, Mierley. RBI–Hanna, Hileman, Nolan, Gouchnour, Margroum 2, Gampe 2, Mierley 2. WP–Kratzer. LP–Spangler. SO–Spangler 1, Hanna 3, Kratzer 4, Adams. BB–Spangler 5, Payton 5, Hannah 3, Kratzer 3 .

Records: Hollidaysburg (4-5), Central Mountain (8-4)

Bishop Carroll 4

Westmont Hilltop 3

JOHNSTOWN — Bishop Carroll scored two in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past Westmont Hilltop.

Carson Ertter hit a solo home run and finished with two RBIs, while Hunter Dumm had two hits for Carroll. Jake Zazvrskey earned the victory in relief.

WESTMONT HILLTOP (3): Hasse ss 402, Isaak cf 301, Moors p 320, Webb 3b 301, Buettner dh 201, Kelley lf 301, Ray 2b 200, Mosorjak 2b 100, Mrzowski 1b 301, Nash 200. Totals — 26-3-7.

BISHOP CARROLL (4): Dumm lf 312, Gottshall p-ss 401, Ertter cf 312, Zazvrskey ss-p 301, Muriceak 3b 300, Bieswenger dh 301, Lee rf 200, Becquet c 210, Gomish 2b 210. Totals — 25-4-7.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Westmont HIlltop 100 011 0–3 7 3

Bishop Carroll 100 010 2–4 7 1

E–Webb 2, Civas, Murcieak. 2B–Mrzaowski. HR–Ertter. RBI–Webb, Buettner, Nash; Dumm, Gottshall, Ertter 2. WP–Zazvrskey. LP–Moors. SO–Moors 7, Gottshall 5, Zazvrskey 1. BB–Moors 1, Gottshall 1.

Records: Westmont Hilltop (1-8); Bishop Carroll (2-7).

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