Punxsutawney Shuts Down Brookville, 10-0, in Baseball Action Tuesday

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Lucas Burkett and Brandon Matthews each had three hits to lead a 12-hit attack for Punxsutawney in a 10-0, 6-inning win over Brookville in Punxsutawney with Brookville as the home team.

Burkett was on base four times going 3-for-4 with a walk and an RBI (courtesy runner Jacob Weaver scored twice), while Brandon Matthews was also on base four times going 3-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and two RBIs.

Braxton Giavedoni came off the bench to go 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored, while John Matthews was 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

Brookville managed just two hits with Tanner LeBenne and Ben Caun each getting base knocks.
John Matthews started and got the win going five innings allowing one hit while striking out seven. Weaver finished off throwing a scoreless sixth allowing a hit.

Wyatt Shaffer took the loss going two innings and allowing three runs, one earned, on four hits and a walk while striking out one. Jordan Tosh (2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER), Dane Lyle (1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 Ks) and Ben Caun (1 IP, 1 h, 1 r, 2 BB, 1 K) also pitched for the Raiders.

Punxsutawney is now 5-2 on the year, while Brookville falls to 1-3.

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