Monday’s HS Softball Roundup: Punxsy, Brookville Victorious

Allie Ishman - Chris Rossetti - Edited
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) – Alli Ishman was 2-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored to lead Punxsutawney to an 8-1 win over visiting Clearfield.

(Photo: Alli Ishman, Punxsutawney)

Mia Lingenfelter and Morgan VanLeer each added a double, an RBI and a run scored for the Lady Chucks, while Olivia Weaver had a double and two runs scored. Toya Jones added a single and two runs scored.

Clearfield scored its lone run in the first when Erica Hanes singled and moved to third on a Brooke Cline double before scoring on a wild pitch.

Lingenfelter got the win going seven innings allowing the one run on four hits while striking out 11. She struck out seven straight Lady Bison at one point.

Hanes took the loss going two-plus innings allowing five runs, four earned, on 10 hits, four walks and a hit batter. She struck out one.


BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Carlie McManigle tossed a five-hitter while striking out 11 and walking two to lead Brookville to a 5-1 win over Brockway at Northside Field.

Leah Kammerdeiner had two hits for the Lady Raiders, singling and scoring in the second inning and while singling in two runs in the fifth inning that saw Brookville score three runs to put the game away. Marcy Schindler singled twice.

Anndi Bartlett singled three times and scored on Kacie Raybuck’s groundout for Brockway’s lone run in the seventh inning.

Kayla Dowdall was the losing pitcher, giving up seven hits and walking five while hitting a batter and striking out two.


ST. MARYS, Pa. – Emily Evers’ two-run, two-out double to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Elk County Catholic a 3-2 walk-off win over DuBois.

The Lady Crusaders trailed 2-1 going to the seventh before DuBois’ defense allowed ECC to rally for the win.

Emily Wolf started the rally in an unconventional way when she struck out but reached first on a passed ball. An error on a ball hit by Sady VanAlstine then put runners on first and third before Brandi Clyde walked to load the bases.

After a strikeout, Evers, who already had a double in the game, came to the plate and proceeded to smack her second extra base hit on a 1-2 pitch to give ECC the win.

Maggie Dinsmore was also 2-for-3 for the Lady Crusaders, while VanAlstine added an RBI.

DuBois, which scored twice in the third to take a 2-0 lead, got RBIs from Kylee Bundy and Laura Fatula.

Michelle Gerber got the win going seven innings allowing two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out two.

Molly Nosker suffered the loss allowing three unearned runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out eight.


STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Cora Zerfoss, Sidney Kiser and Carly Best combined to drive in 10 runs, as visiting Clarion smoked rival Clarion-Limestone, 19-3, in five innings.

Zerfoss was 2-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs scored, Kiser was 1-for-4 with a walk, three RBIs and a run scored and Best was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored.

Also for the Lady Cats, who put the game away with an 11-run fifth inning, Maya Thornton added two RBIs with Sadie Rudesyle and Kate Constantino each picking up two hits and Alexis Constantino scoring three runs.

Karleigh Aaron had a pair of RBIs for C-L while Abby Carl was 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Kate Constantino was the winning pitcher allowing three runs, one earned, on four hits and four walks while striking out eight.

Aaron took the loss going two innings allowing seven runs, six earned, on four hits and five walks.


TIONESTA, Pa. – Cassie Cochran and Allison Lencer each drove in a pair of runs to lead Forest Area to a 10-4 win over visiting Oil City.

Cochran was 2-for-2 with a double and the two RBIs, while Lencer was 1-for-3 with a double and the two runs drive in.

Jasmine Ginnery got the win going seven innings allowing four runs, one earned.

Emily Goughler had a big day for Oil City going 3-for-3 with two triples, a home run and an RBI.

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