Tuesday’s HS Softball Roundup: Punxsy Tops DCC in Battle of Unbeatens

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) – In a battle of unbeatens, Kylee Lingenfelter tossed a one-hitter with 16 strikeouts, as Punxsutawney stayed unbeaten while handing visiting DuBois Central Catholic its first loss, 5-1.

(Photo: Kylee Lingenfelter, Punxsutawney. Photo by Don Cameron)

The Lady Chucks (19-0) scored twice in the second, one in the fourth and twice more in the fifth, while DCC’s lone run came in the fourth.

A hit batter, a single and two errors helped Punxsy grab the 2-0 lead with Kim Shoemaker driving in a pair with an RBI single.

DCC (16-1) picked up its run in the fourth on a single by Jordy Frankl, an error and a wild pitch, but Punxsy went back up two in the bottom of the inning on a solo home run by Tessa Winebark. The Lady Chucks then got an RBI double from Lingenfelter and a sac fly from Morgan Adamson in the fifth for insurance.

Riley Assalone only gave up five hits in taking the loss. She allowed five runs, three earned, while walking one and striking out one.


STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Cassie Cochran, Sarah Lander and Makiya Bellotti combined to drive in 11 runs for Forest Area in a 16-11 road win at Clarion-Limestone.

Cochran was 3-for-5 with five RBIs for the Fires, while Lander was 4-for-4 with a double and three RBIs and Bellotti 2-for-6 with a triple and three RBIs.

Also for Forest Area, Jasmine Ginnery went 3-for-5 with an RBI, Destiny Ginnery was 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI, Jaycee Redick was 4-for-5 and Allison Lencer 2-for-4.

Abby Carl was 4-for-4 with a double for C-L, while Sadie Mahle went 1-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.

Jasmine Ginnery got the complete-game win. She struck out four.


CURWENSVILLE, Pa. – Kayley Hartnett drove in a pair of runs to help Sheffield to a 7-1 win over visiting Brockway in the first of a pair of games for the Lady Tide at home.

Harnett was 2-for-2 with three runs scored, while Bailey Bloom went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI and Hannah Dixon 1-for-4 with a double, a stolen base, two runs scored and an RBI.

Kaitlyn Morelli paced Brockway going 2-for-4 with a double and a stolen base.

Clerissia Cole got the win going seven innings allowing one run on seven hits and a walk while striking out two.

In the second game of the day for the Lady Tide, they scored a run in the eighth to beat Elk County Catholic, 11-10. No stats were available for that game.

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