Central edges Rams

MARTINSBURG — Dylan Focht went 6ª innings and struck out six before Paxton Kling recorded the final out for the save as Central won its opener over Penns Valley 3-1 in high school baseball Tuesday.

Kling was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, and Hunter Klotz drew three walks.

PENNS VALLEY (1): Shaffer cf 401, Breon ss 200, Darlington p 100, Lieb p 301, Snyder c 200, Treaster 1b 301, Russell 2b 300, Tobias 3b 300, Wolfe rf 300, Sweitzer lf 312. Totals–27-1-5

CENTRAL (3): P. Kling ss 422, Klotz c 000, Helsel cr 000, Boyles 1b-3b 201, Walters cf 200, Muthler 2b 200, Bowman dh 200, Albright lf 000, Focht p 300, Eberlin 3b 200, Ferry ph 100, L Kling rf 210 Totals 20-3-3

SCORE BY INNINGS

Penns Valley 000 000 1 — 1 5 1

Central 120 000 X — 3 3 1

E–Snyder, P. Kling. 2B–P. Kling, Sweitzer. RBI–P. Kling, Boyles, Walters, Shaffer. WP–Focht. LP–Darlington. SO–Focht 6, P. Kling 1, Darlington 4, Lieb 3. BB–Focht 3, Darlington 5, Lieb 2

Records Central (1-0); Penns Valley (0-1)

Claysburg-Kim. 10

West Branch 0

CLAYSBURG — Corey Chamberlain and Kyle Glass combined for a four-hit shutout for Claysburg-Kimmel in its win over West Branch.

Lucas Mock had three hits, and Chamberlain had a double and two RBIs.

WEST BRANCH (0): Gutierrez ss 300, Guenot lf 201, Dal c 301, Cox 1b 201, Trimpey 2b 000, Buck dh 300, Cantolina p, 3b 200, Kolesar 3b, p 201, Moore cf 200, Tiracorda rf 100. Totals — 20-0-4.

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL (10): Glass ss, p 220, Oakes 2b 211, Chamberlain p, ss 321, Francona 1b 312, Burket c 221, Helsel cf 300, Dibert rf 201, McCarty 3b 300, Mock lf 323, Harr pr 000. Totals – 23-10-9.

SCORE BY INNINGS

West Branch 000 00X X–0 4 2

Claysburg 431 02X X –10 9 0

E–Gutierrez, Moore. 2B–Chamberlain. 3B–none. HR–none. RBI–Oakes, Chamberlain 2, Francona, Burket, Helsel, Dibert, Mock. WP–Chamberlain. LP–Cantolina. SO–Chamberlain 3, Glass 2. Cantolina 1. BB–Chamberlain 1, Glass 2, Cantolina

Records: West Branch (0-1); Claysburg (1-0).

Juniata Valley 14

Mo Valley 2

HOUTZDALE — Ryan Betres had three RBIs to back winning pitch Caden Rupert in Juniata Valley’s win over Moshannon Valley.

JUNIATA VALLEY (14): Hensor ss-p-3b 422 Giles 3b 000 Boone 3b-c 000 Collins DH 211 Musser DH 202 Zinobile 2b-ss 533 Brower cf 211 Rand cf 100 Betres c-p 212 Tr Wilson c 100 Dick 1b 200 T J Wilson 1b 110 Rupert p-2b 222 Perow ph 111 Watson lf 111 Johnson lf 111 Hurley rf 201 Allison rf 100. Totals–30-14-17

MOSHANNON VALLEY (2): Matchock p-2b 312 Delattre lf 301 A Kitko ss 300 Dale c 401 M Kitko 2b-3b 200 Bacher rf-1b-p 210 Kephart 3b-p 310 Webb c 200 Coder ph 100 Gresh 1b 000 Hansel ph 100. Totals–24-2-5

SCORE BY INNINGS

Juniata Valley 611 204 X — 14

Moshannon Valley 110 000 X — 2

E–Hensor, Zinobile 2, Tr Wilson, Dale. 2B–Hensor, Zinobile, Betres. RBI–Betres 3, Hensor, Collins, Musser, Zinobile, Brower, Dick, Rupert, Watson, Johnson, Hurley, Allison, Matchock, Dale. WP–Rupert. LP–Matchock. SO–Rupert 2, Hensor 3, Kephart 1, Bacher 2. BB–Rupert 2, Hensor 2, Betres 1, Kephart 3

Records: Juniata Valley (1-1); Moshannon Valley (0-1)

Mount Union 12

Glendale 2

FLINTON — Mount Union held Glendale to two runs on five hits to hand the Vikings a loss in their season opener.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Mount Union 022 106 1–12 10 0

Glendale 000 002 0–2 5 2

WP–Smith. LP–Hammerle.

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