High School Baseball Roundup: Pennington Leads Punxsy Past Altoona, 13-0

Thursday’s high school baseball recaps.

PUNXSUTAWNEY 13, ALTOONA 0, 5 INNINGS

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Lance Pennington smacked a grand slam and drove in six runs to lead Punxsutawney to a 13-0, five-inning win over visiting Altoona.

Pennington, who also had a double, was 3-for-4 on the day with a run scored.

John Matthews also drove in two runs for the Chucks and was 1-for-3 with a walk, while Braxton Giavedoni was 1-for-3 with a walk and four runs scored. Lucas Ambler added two hits and two runs scored, and Brandon Matthews was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI.

Pennington got the win throwing a two-hit shutout with four strikeouts in five innings.

CLARION 10, BROCKWAY 0, 5 INNINGS

BROCKWAY, Pa. – Clarion pushed its winning streak to 11 straight with a 10-0 road win over Brockway in five innings.

The Bobcats led 5-0 before Brockway came to the plate.
Ryan Anthony finished the day with three RBIs while going 1-for-3 with two runs scored for Clarion, while Reed Anthony was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Leo Aiello 2-for-4 with a run scored. Luke Nellis had a double for Clarion, scored a run and drove one in.

Reed Anthony and Cam Craig combined on a two-hit shutout.

Anthony tossed four innings to get the win he struck out five and allowed one hit and one walk. Craig allowed a hit in one inning of work.

Seth Shugarts took the loss going 4 ⅓ innings allowing eight runs, just one earned, on eight hits and two walks while striking out four.


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