PSBCA contest pushed back
The Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association District 6 All-Star Game scheduled for this evening has been postponed because of the rain in today’s weather forecast.
The game has been rescheduled for Thursday. Gates at the Penn State Softball Complex will open at 5 p.m. with the 10-inning game slated for a 6 p.m. first pitch.
At the conclusion of the fifth inning, this year’s PSBCA Hall of Fame Class will be inducted.
CPL stars named
Altoona placed to players on the Central Penn League baseball all-star team, which was announced earlier this week.
The Mountain Lions’ Matt Hartman made the team as an infielder, while teammate Ian Yon was selected as an outfielder.
St. Marys had the most players on the all-CPL baseball team with five. Williamsport was the league champion.
There were no local representatives on the all-league softball team. League champion Punxsutawney placed five players on the team, including Penn State recruit Kylee Lingenfelter. Lingenfelter was honored as both an infielder and a pitcher.
Catcher — Jake Meeker (St. Marys). Infield — Matt Hartman (Altoona), Ethen Stryker (Williamsport), Dylan McCluskey (DuBois), Jared Groll (St. Marys).
Outfield — Quentin Brown (Williamsport), Ian Yon (Altoona), Tyler Richardson (Punxsutawney), Brandon Sicheri (St. Marys). Utility — Nate Beimel (St. Marys). Pitcher — Tanner Esposito (Williamsport), Nate Beimel (St. Marys).
Coach of the year — Kyle Schneider (Williamsport).
Catcher — Madison Stonbraker (Punxsutawney). Infield — Grace Aikens (Punxsutawney), Kylee Lingenfelter (Punxsutawney), Kylee Bundy (DuBois), Katie Meale (Williamsport).
Outfield — Mariah Wright (Williamsport), Sarah Snyder (DuBois), Sarah Weaver (Punxsutawney), Micayla Bothun (St. Marys). Utility — Maddy Ho (DuBois). Pitcher — Kylee Lingenfelter (Punxsutawney), Maura Fledderman (St. Marys).
Coach of the year — Alan Pifer (Punxsutawney).
Barratt earns invite
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Penn State rising sophomore Evan Barratt was named one of 42 players who have been invited to the 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase as announced by USA Hockey earlier Friday morning. The camp will be held from July 28 through Aug. 4 in Kamloops, British Columbia.
The players will audition for a spot on the U.S. National Junior Team that will take part in the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2018, through Jan. 5, 2019, in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia. This week-long camp will include 11 international competitions between Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States.