Wednesday’s Baseball Roundup: Wilson, Glass Help Clearfield Hand Huntingdon First Loss

HYDE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Reese Wilson’s double on a 1-2 pitch with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Harrison Peacock from second to lift Clearfield to a 3-2 win over previously unbeaten Huntingdon.

(Photo of Davis Wiles of Clarion-Limestone and Spencer Miller of Clarion taken during Clarion’s win over C-L Wednesday. Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB Graphics. See more of Bakaysa’s work here)

Peacock doubled leading off the inning but was still there with two outs when Wilson delivered in the clutch.

Clearfield trailed 2-0 until the sixth when Eli Glass hit a two-run, game-tying home run.

Glass was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs.

Nick Zanic led Huntingdon, which fell to 13-1, going 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, while Nick Holesa hit a home run and drove in two.

Wilson pooched the win from Hunter Hipps throwing one pitch in the top of the seventh. Hipps went 6 ⅔ innings before reaching 100 pitches with 104 allowing two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five.

Alex Mykut took the loss going 6 ⅔ innings allowing three earned runs on four hits and a walk while striking out 11 throwing 104 pitches. Casey Conner didn’t retire either batter he faced issuing a walk and then the game-winning double to Wilson.


MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Sam and Logan Minich combined for four hits, four runs and two RBIs to lead visiting North Clarion to a 14-1, five-inning win over Forest Area at East Forest.

Sam Minich was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs with Logan Minich going 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Korey Mills added a 2-for-2 day with a double and a run scored.

Zyler Hargenrader got the win going five innings allowing an unearned run on one hit while striking out seven.


ERIE, Pa. – Playing at UPMC Stadium, the home of the Erie Seawolves, Erie Cathedral Prep’s Paul Causgrove scored on a wild pitch/passed ball in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Ramblers to a 2-1 win over DuBois Central Catholic.

DCC tied the game at one in the top of the seventh when Damon Foster hit a sacrifice fly scoring Noah Bloom. On the play, Peter Downer went to third.

Erie Prep then walked Tyler McIntosh and Domenic Tortelli intentionally to load the bases, and the move paid off when Brandon Walker struck out and Thomas Grecco grounded into an inning-ending fielder’s choice.

Then, with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Anthony Kness issued three straight walks before the ball got away on a pitch to Trent Robison.

Grecco gave up one hit through five innings with the lone Erie Prep run against him scoring with the help of a pair of errors in the fourth. He struck out six and walked one. Kness didn’t give up a hit but walked three in 1 ⅔ innings in taking the loss.


BRADFORD, Pa. – Peyton Manion and Tyler Gigliotti combined on a four-hit shutout in Bradford’s 3-0 win over Brookville.

Manion nearly went the distance, running out of pitches and finishing with 105 after giving up four hits while striking out three and walking three. Gigliotti got the final two outs on four pitches to complete the game.

The Owls scored all three runs in the third inning, all of them unearned, with two coming home on Manion’s single.

Brookville’s pitching duo of Seth Dunkle and Tanner Labenne also combined on a four-hitter. Dunkle started and allowed all four hits while striking out two. Labenne threw three hitless innings, striking out one and walking one.


PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – A seven-run third inning sparked Punxsutawney to a 12-2 win in five innings over DuBois via the 10-Run Rule.

Brandon Matthews tossed a one-hitter, striking out eight and walking four. He was one of four Chucks with two hits, joining Logan Johnston, Derek Huey and Alec Greenblatt. Johnston doubled twice, driving in three runs while Andrew Britton also doubled. Greenblatt drove in two runs and scored twice.

Peter Foradora had the lone hit for the Beavers, doubling in both of his team’s runs in the fourth inning.

The Chucks managed 11 hits off four different DuBois pitchers. Dayne Bauman took the loss, pitching the first two innings and giving up five hits and six runs, all earned.

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