Wruble Paces Opening Win for DCC Softball


DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Ashley Wruble homered and drove in two, and Mia Meholick had a bases-clearing triple to help DuBois Central Catholic to a season-opening 6-3 win over St. Marys on the first regular-season game at DuBois’ new Challenger Field.

(Photo: Ashley Wruble of DCC. Photo by Mike Schnelle)

Wruble was 2-for-2 in the win scoring twice and being intentionally walked twice. Meholick made on one of the intentional free passes hurt with the three-run triple while going 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored. Maia Cogley was also 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Lady Cardinals with Alyssa Bittner going 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Syd Eckert was 1-for-2 with a sac fly for St. Marys, while Maddie Bowes also had a sac fly.

The Lady Dutch jumped out to a 2-0 lead after a half inning before DCC tied the game with two in the second and then added four in the third.

Wruble picked up the win allowing three runs, one earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out five.

Maura Fledderman took the loss.

CLEARFIELD 14, CURWENSVILLE 2, 6 INNINGS

CURWENSVILLE, Pa.- Abby Fedder pitched a four-hitter and Brooke Cline drove in five runs to lead visiting Clearfield to a 14-2, six-inning win at Curwensville.

Fedder allowed a pair of first-inning runs on three hits and then gave up one hit the rest of the way. She struck out three and walked two.

Cline had four hits, including a double, while Fedder helped her own cause by getting three singles with a pair of RBIs. Aspen Bishop also hit a two-run home run and had a pair of hits for the Lady Bison with Karly Rumsky adding two hits, with a triple, an RBI and three runs scored, Makayla Ross two hits, including a double, and Lindsay Hand two hits.

Rachel LeGars took the loss going four innings – the first three and then the sixth – allowing eight runs, six earned, on 14 hits and two walks while striking out three.

BASEBALL

JOHNSONBURG 3, BROOKVILLE 0

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – Gavin Elmquist threw a three-hit shutout, as Johnsonburg opened the season with a 3-0 win over visiting Brookville.

Johnny Mitchell led the Rams offense going 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and a run scored. Neil MacDonald was 3-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored.

Aaron Park pitched well in taking the loss going five innings allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits and a walk while striking out eight. Dane Lyle allowed one run on one hit while striking out two in an inning of relief.

Tanner LaBenne had a pair of hits in three at-bats for the Raiders.


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