Thursday’s Baseball/Softball Recaps: No-Hitter Helps DCC Split a Pair of Road Games


CURWENSVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Thomas Grecco and Noah Bloom combined on a no-hitter and also had five combined hits to lead DuBois Central Catholic to a 7-0 win at Curwensville.

(Photo of DCC’s Thomas Grecco. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick’s work here)

Grecco walked two and struck out eight in five innings with Bloom walking two and striking out three in two innings.

Grecco also had two hits and two RBIs with Bloom collecting three hits.

BROOKVILLE 5, DUBOIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC 4, 8 INNINGS

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Tanner Labenne’s sacrifice fly scored Brady Caylor with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Brookville walked off a 5-4 extra-inning win over DuBois Central Catholic, which was playing its second road game in a second location on the day.

The Cardinals, playing their second game of the day after traveling to Curwensville earlier in a 7-0 win, led 4-1 after three innings before the Raiders rallied. Seth Dunkle doubled in two runs with two outs in the fourth inning and Cole Labenne’s single drove in a run to tie it at 4-4 in the fifth inning.

Then in the eighth, Caylor walked with one out and went to third when Dunkle’s sacrifice bunt was misplayed, moving runners up to second and third. After an intentional walk to Aaron Park to load the bases, Tanner Labenne won it with a fly ball to deep center field.

Seth Dunkle, Cole Labenne and Tyler Park each had two hits for the Raiders with one of Dunkle’s hits being a two-run double.

Tyler McIntosh had three hits for the Cardinals.

UNION 9, CLARION-LIMESTONE 2

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Behind three hits from Reice Saylor and two RBIs each from Luke Salvo and Hunter Johnston Union topped Clarion-Limestone, 9-2.

Saylor also got the win going six innings.

Hayden Callen had two hits, an RBI and a run scored for C-L.

DUBOIS 6, MONITEAU 5

BUTLER, Pa. – Despite scoring five runs in the bottom of the seventh, Moniteau fell, 6-5, to DuBois at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.

Eric Schneider and Jordan Frano each had two RBIs for DuBois, which used a five-run sixth to take a 6-0 lead.

Chance Nagy had three hits for Moniteau.

Schneider got the win.

SOFTBALL

strong>KARNS CITY 12, BROOKVILLE 0, 5 INNINGS

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Mackenzie Dunn and Mackenzie Shay combined on a five-inning no-hitter to lead visiting Karns City to a 12-0 win over Brookville.

Dunn went three innings walking one and striking out five with Shay pitching two innings walking two and striking out three.

Dunn added a triple and three RBIs with Alyssa Stitt getting two hits and three RBIs.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 11, UNION 1, 5 INNINGS

STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Megan Stahlman had two hits and three RBIs to lift Clarion-Limestone to an 11-1, five-inning win over Union.

Megan Schimp chipped in three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Lady Lions.

Morgan Cumberland had an RBI for Union.

FOREST AREA/ROCKY GROVE SPLIT

TIONESTA, Pa. – Forest Area and Rocky Grove split a doubleheader at West Forest with the Fires winning 9-8 in the first game and Rocky Grove coming back to win the second game, 19-15.

Winning pitcher Jasmine Ginnery had a pair of hits for Forest Area in the opener with Jen Lander and Caitlyn Boehme each driving in two runs.

Kennedi Winslow paced Rocky Grove with three hits, while Lydia Pederson had two hits, three RBIs and three runs scored.

In the second game, Addie Patton had four RBIs for Rocky Grove with Winslow adding three RBIs and two hits.

Mikaya Bellotti and Boehme each had three hits for Forest Area.


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