Lions drop opener

RICHMOND, Va. — Altoona opened its season Friday and ran into a tough pitcher in Maddison Furman of St. Christopher’s, who’s headed to VCU to play college ball, in a 7-0 setback.

Furman had a no-hitter for 5 • innings before Cody Becker broke it up. The Mountain Lions had just four singles in the shutout. Jake Stolarski took the loss on the mound.

ALTOONA (0): Kravetz lf 300, Hartman ss 200, Yon rf 301, Hunter c 300, Gority 1b 301, Sinisi 3b 300, Stolarski p 000, Bardelang p 000, Burchfield dh 300, Becker cf 201, Gibson 2b 201. Totals — 24 0 4.

ST. CHRISTOPHER’S (7): Biddison c 311, Furman p 202, Andrews rf 310, Rootsis 3b/p 401, Murphy 1b 401, Vanichkachorn cf 000, Fleming dh 200, Caravati lf 211, Waite lf 101, Atkinson 2b/3b 310, O’Ferrall ss 232. Totals — 26 7 9.

SCORE BY INNINGS

Altoona 000 000 0–0 4 2

St. Christopher’s 003 301 X–7 7 0

E–Hunter, Sinisi. RBI–Furman, Rootsis, Murphy 2, O’Ferrall 2. WP–Furman. LP–Stolarski. SO–Furman 6, Rootsis 2; Stolarski 1, Bardelang1. BB–Furman 1, Stolarski 3, Bardelang 2.

Records: Altoona (0-1); St. Christopher’s (3-0).

Moss, Chang claim spots

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lions women’s fencing team completed the final day of the women’s side of the NCAA Championships. Penn State freshman Zara Moss (Cranberry Township, Pa.) claimed the team’s highest finish of the tournament this far with her second-place finish in the women’s saber championship with her teammate Karen Chang (Hong Kong, China) taking third.

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