Lady Mountie bats turn out in force

PHILIPSBURG — Maddie Lucas doubled, tripled, homered and drove in seven runs, and 10 of Philipsburg-Osceola’s 15 hits were for extra bases in the Lady Mounties’ 18-2 win over visiting Hollidaysburg in high school softball on Monday.

Winning pitcher Kam Harris and Jordyn McDonald also homered for P-O, who also got four RBIs from Kylie Thal. Harris doubled and singled in addition to her homer. Freshman Avery Matherne hit the first home run of her varsity career for Hollidaysburg.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Hollidaysburg 11 0 XXX X– 2 2 0

Philipsburg-Osc. 60(12) XXX X–18 15 3

2B–Lucas, Thompson, Adams, Harris, Lewis, Simpson (PO). 3B–Lucas (PO). HR–Matherne (H); Lucas, Harris, McDonald (PO). Multiple hits–Thal 2, Lucas 3, Harris 3, Burge 2 (PO). RBI–Thal 4, Lucas 7, Harris 2, Simpson 2, McConald 3 (PO); Matherne (H). WP–Harris. LP–Fox-Kern. SO–Harris 5. BB–Fox-Kern 5, Harris 1.

Ridge game suspended

McCONNELLSBURG — Chestnut Ridge had an 8-0 lead when its Sideling Hill League softball game at McConnellsburg was suspended in the bottom of the second inning. No determination had been made when or if the game would be completed.

Jamie Emerick homered for the Lady Lions, while Samantha Baney, Attie Milliron and Payton Whysong doubled.

H.S. BASEBALL

Tigers fall short

ST. MARYS — Brandon Sicheri’s walk-off home run ended an offensive struggle, as Saint Marys held the Hollidaysburg baseball team off the scoreboard and off the base path for the win over the visiting Golden Tigers, 1-0.

Flying Dutchman pitcher Nate Beimel racked up 15 strikeouts, and Tim Beimel added three more in relief for the win.

HOLLIDAYSBURG (0): Gochnour rf 300, Stevenson cf 300, Shoemaker 1b 200, Gampe ss 200, Hileman 2b 300, Nolan 3b 200, Margrum c 300, Lieb p 200, Mierley lf 200. Totals — 22-0-0.

ST. MARYS (1): Sicheri lf-cf 311, Groll ss 301, N. Beimel p-1b 101, T. Beimel cf-p 300, McKee 1b-rf 300, Rolley rf 000, Price dh 200, Tettis 2b 101, Bellina 3b 100, Azzato ph-3b 200, Meeker c 301. Totals — 22-1-5.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Hollidaysburg 000 000 0–0 0 0

St. Marys 000 000 1–1 5 1

E–Meeker. 2B–Groll. HR–Sicheri. RBI–Sicherl. WP–T. Beimel. LP–Lieb. SO–Lieb 5; N. Beimel 15, T. Beimel 3. BB–Lieb 4; N. Beimel, T. Beimel 1.

Records: Hollidaysburg (8-8); St. Marys (12-6).

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