High School Baseball Roundup: Karns City Shuts Down Brockway

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Friday’s high school baseball recaps.

(Photo of Karns Citys Jimmy Thompson, who threw a 3-hit shutout over Brockway. Photo by Mike Schnelle. For more of Schnelle’s work click here)


KARNS CITY, Pa. – Jimmy Thompson threw a three-hit shutout, as Karns City beat visiting Brockway, 4-0, at Fairview Field.

Thompson struck out nine and didn’t walk a batter.

Evan Stitt drove in a pair of runs for the Gremlins while going 2-for-3. Holden Martin was 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored.

Seth Shugarts, Michael Martino and Tony Isabella had the hits for Brockway,

Shugarts took the loss going four innings allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits while striking out four.

Karns City improves to 14-5 on the year with Brockway dropping to 5-7.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – A four-run sixth innings helped Elk County Catholic break open a one-run game and get a 6-1 win over visiting Brookville at Berwind Park in St. Marys.

The Crusaders led 2-1 going to the sixth but put the game away with the four run inning.

Jared Braun was 2-for-2 with a walk, two RBIs and a run scored to lead ECC, while Ross Brennen scored twice and Dan Stauffer had a pair of hits.

Brennen and Gabe Kraus combined on a four-hitter with Brennen giving up three hits and an unearned run in four innings in a no decision. Kraus got the win going three innings and allowing a hit and a walk while striking out five.

Jordan Tosh drove in Brookville’s run, which was scored by Ben Reitz, who was 2-for-3.

Wyatt Shaffer took the loss going 5 ⅓ innings allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out one.

ECC is 14-2. Brookville is 7-10.

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