BG, JV post victories

Daniel Carrieri and David Pleva combined to shut down Blairsville on Tuesday, leading the Bishop Guilfoyle baseball team to a 7-1 win in a District 6 2A quarterfinal game at Vets Field.

Carrieri held Blairsville to one run over five innings. He struck out four and walked one. Pleva worked two innings, struck out two and did not walk a batter.

Offensively, the No. 2 seed Marauders (13-5) took a 1-0 lead in the first on a Josh Yasulitis RBI single.

BLAIRSVILLE (1): Moran 1b 301, McConnell 2b 300, Burkhart rf 300, Knopp ss 312, Ingmire 3b 300, Hrebik c 301, Pershing cf 200, Rebo dh 301, Furman lf 000, Ratkus p 200. Totals — 25-1-5.

BISHOP GUILFOYLE (7): Okada ss 321, Potopa c 312, Fanelli 3b 311, Yasulitis rf 301, Berish cf 300, Hammerle 1b 311, Georgiana dh 212, Lewis 2b 000, Reighard lf 300, Carrieri p 211, Pleva p 000. Totals — 25-7-9.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Blairsville 010 000 0–1 5 2

Bishop Guilfoyle 150 100 x–7 9 0

E–McConnell, Furman. 2B–Potopa, Hammerle. RBI–Hrebik, Potopa, Fanelli, Yasulitis, Georgiana. WP–Carrieri. LP–Ratkus. SO–Carrieri 4, Pleva 2, Ratkus 5. BB–Carrieri 1, Ratkus 2.

Records: Bishop Guilfoyle (13-5), Blairsville (5-8).

JV triumphs

ALEXANDRIA — Jack Johnson pitched into the seventh inning, finishing with 11 strikeouts and no walks as Juniata Valley downed Blacklick Valley, 4-2, Tuesday in a District 6 1A quarterfinal baseball game.

“He pitched a really solid game,” Valley coach Don Price said. “He had command of all his pitches, and he was throwing strikes, plus we didn’t have any errors behind him.”

BLACKLICK VALLEY (2): Sell 3b 200, Simmons ss 400, Napolitano p 200, McGhee 1b 301, Pavic c 200, Goula cf 311, Little 2b 300, Cressley lf 110, McAvoy rf 302. Totals — 23-2-4.

JUNIATA VALLEY (4): Derugen cf 302, Brower rf 300, Hensor ss 211, Zinobile 2b-p 301, Hurley pr 010, D. Richner lf 311, N. Richner 1b 302, Hess c 200, Rupert 3b-2b 310, Johnson p-3b 200. Totals — 24-4-7.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Blacklick Valley 000 010 1 — 2 4 1

Juniata Valley 000 013 x — 4 7 0

E–Sell. 2B–Derugen, N. Richner, McAvoy. RBI–Sell 2, Derugen, N. Richner 2, Hess. WP–Johnson. LP–Napolitano. SO–Johnson 11, Zinobile 1, Napolitano 6.

Records: Juniata Valley (13-4), Blacklick Valley (7-9)

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