High school roundup: No. 3 Hempfield beats Penn-Trafford in 9th inning
By Staff Reports
Published: Monday, April 8, 2013, 9:57 p.m.
Corey Keenan doubled home the tying runs in the seventh inning and singled home the winning run in the ninth to rally No. 3 Hempfield (5-0, 3-0) to a 7-6 victory over Penn-Trafford on Monday in Section 1-AAAA.
Greg Martin had three hits, including two doubles, for Hempfield. Shane Churma had three hits for Penn-Trafford (4-3, 2-1).
Franklin Regional 6, McKeesport 5 — Danny McGrath went 3 for 4 and had the game-winning RBI in the sixth inning to lead Franklin Regional (5-1, 1-0) to a Section 3-AAAA win. Justin Johnson earned the win, and Nick Vento tripled for the Panthers.
Pine-Richland 11, Penn Hills 8 — J.T. Riley was 3 for 4 with two RBI as Pine-Richland (5-0, 1-0) won a Section 3-AAAA contest.
Bethel Park 6, Upper St. Clair 3 — Logan Corrigan struck out six in five innings to earn the win as No. 1 Bethel Park (8-0, 1-0) won in Section 5-AAAA. David Lenley had two doubles for the Black Hawks.
Mt. Lebanon 1, Peters Township 0 — Darren Zaslau hit a walk-off single to score Brard Bekampis as Mt. Lebanon (2-4, 1-0) won in Section 5-AAAA. Zack Bahm had six strikeouts and allowed two hits in a complete game.
Ambridge 13, West Allegheny 2 (5 inn.) — Jacob Deane and Steve Antolic each had three RBI to lead Ambridge (2-1, 1-0) to a Section 1-AAA victory.
Blackhawk 2, Central Valley 0 — Brendan McKay doubled in a run and scored a run in the sixth inning to lead Blackhawk (2-2, 1-0) to a Section 1-AAA win. McKay allowed just one hit while striking out 12 in a complete-game victory.
South Park 9, Carrick 0 — Jake Bywalski and Travis Thomas combined to throw a no-hitter as South Park (9-0, 2-0) won a Section 4-AAA game.
Shady Side Academy 4, Greensburg C.C. 3 (8 inn.) — In Section 4-AA, Eric Larkin earned an extra-inning victory for the No. 4 Indians (5-1, 2-0). Eddie Kilkeary doubled for GCC (1-3, 1-2).
Jeannette 14, South Allegheny 4 — Garrett Elliott went 3 for 5 with two RBI and threw a complete game to lead Jeannette (3-0, 2-0) to a Section 4-AA win.
Riverside 13, Laurel 2 (5 inn.) — Tyler Falk earned the victory and chipped in three RBI as No. 3 Riverside (5-2, 2-1) scored a Section 5-AA win. Ian Sutherland had three hits, and Ross Miaetta homered.
Hempfield 8, Kiski Area 7 — In Section 1-AAAA, Kasey Kolick and Kelly Mahoney homered to lead No. 1 Hempfield (5-1, 3-0) to victory. Lindsay Weiser hit two home runs and had four RBI for Kiski Area (0-3, 0-3).
Brashear 4, Mt. Lebanon 2 — Angela Stoeher hit a two-run double in the seventh and scored the game-winner on a passed ball to give Brashear (2-2, 2-2) a Section 4-AAAA win.
Chartiers Valley 5, Baldwin 4 — Libby Chidlow's game-winning single plated Jill Dunn Schleicher as Chartiers Valley (2-2, 2-2) won in Section 4-AAAA.
Yough 10, Thomas Jefferson 9 — Kelsie Marconi had a grand slam, and Macy Mularski struck out nine batters to lead Yough (3-3, 2-3) to a Section 3-AAA win.
Chartiers-Houston 10, Washington 0 (5 inn.) — Kayla Briggs threw a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts to guide the No. 2 Bucs (7-0, 4-0) to a Section 2-AA win.
Vincentian 5, Jeannette 1 — Kim Corcoran struck out 11 batters and homered twice to lead Vincentian (2-1, 2-1) in Section 3-A.
Greensburg Salem 6, Latrobe 2 — Melissa Wagner had 11 strikeouts, and Taylor Mehan doubled as Class AAA No. 1 Greensburg Salem (5-0) won a nonsection game. Kaity Finley had three hits for Class AAAA No. 3 Latrobe (4-1).
Ligonier Valley 14, Penns Manor 0 (5 inn.) — Maddy Grimm belted two home runs and had six RBI to lead Ligonier Valley (3-0, 3-0) to a Heritage victory.
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