Thursday’s HS Baseball/Softball Roundup: Brockway Teams Fall to Clarion


SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Spencer Miller doubled, tripled and scored a run, and Skylar Rhoades had four RBIs, as Clarion beat visiting Brockway, 15-5 in five innings.

(Photo: Spencer Miller of Clarion during Thursday’s win over Brockway. Photo by Christie Datko)

Rhoades was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run scored, while Reed Anthony was 2-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs.

Josh Craig and Dominic Fleming also drove in a pair of runs for Clarion, which will be the No. 1 seed in the District 9/10 Class 1A playoffs. Josh Craig was 2-for-4 with a walk and three runs scored, and Fleming doubled and scored a run. Kyle Patterson also added a double, two walks and two runs scored, while Ryan Anthony had a single, an RBI and three runs scored and Sterling Conner walked three times and scored twice.

Matthew Clark was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Brockway, while Andrew Trunzo also doubled, drove in a run and scored a run.

Rhoades got the win going three innings allowing four runs on two hits and four walks while striking out six. Conner picked up the save going three innings allowing an unearned run on two hits while striking out four.

Tyler Serafini, one of six pitchers used by Brockway, which will be the No. 6 seed in the Class 2A playoffs, took the loss giving up seven unearned runs in the first inning on four hits and a walk.

SOFTBALL

CLARION 17, BROCKWAY 2, 3 INNINGS

CLARION. Pa. – Maya Thornton and Kate Constantino both hit home runs to lead Clarion to a 17-2, three-inning win over visiting Brockway.

Thornton 2-for-3 on the day with two runs scored and three RBIs, while Kate Constantino went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBIs.

Alexis Constantino and Sadie Rudesyle both added triples for Clarion, which is the No. 6 seed in the District 9 Class 1A playoffs. Alexis Constantino was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs with Rudesyle going 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI.

MacKenzie Ditullio chipped in by going 2-for-2 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs, while Cora Zerfoss was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and Sydney Kiser 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Kacie Raybuck and Janel Grecco had RBIs for Brockway.

Kate Constantino picked up the victory going three innings allowing two runs on two hits and six walks while striking out three.

Kayla Dowdall took the loss going two innings allowing 17 runs, 13 earned, on 16 hits.

CLEARFIELD 7, BRADFORD 6

HYDE, Pa. – Molly Sartin scored the game-winning run on an error off a ball hit by Karly Rumsky, and Clearfield rallied with two runs in the seventh to walk off Bradford, 7-6.

The Lady Owls had grabbed a 6-5 lead in the top of the seventh on a Samantha Gross single. But in the bottom of the inning, Sartin doubled home Kyra Mollura to tie the game before scoring the winning run.

Sartin’s double was one of five doubles on the day for the Lady Bison. Erica Hanes, Makayla Ross, Makeeli Redden and Mollura also had two-baggers.

Ross was 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, while Aspen Bishop was also 3-for-4. Hanes was 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI.

Makenzie Smith paced Bradford going 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs. Emily Warner was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, and Makenzee Maley was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Abby Fedder got the win going seven innings allowing six runs, two earned, on eight hits and a walk while striking out 10.

Kaylee Brown took the loss going 6 ⅓ innings allowing seven runs, four earned, on 12 hits and two walks while striking out two.


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