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Greensburg Tribune-Review roundup: Yough rallies to defeat Mt. Pleasant, 9-8

| Thursday, April 18, 2013, 10:33 p.m.
Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Latrobe's Dylan Hall breaks up a double-play throw by Hempfield shortstop Corey Keenan on Thursday, April 18, 2013.

Brad Bisko had a double and three RBI and helped Yough rally from a six-run deficit to pull out a 9-8 victory over Mt. Pleasant in Section 2-AAA play Thursday.

Tucker Slatosky earned the win for the Cougars (5-6, 4-2). Mitch Matlas and Ryan Hudec doubled for Mt. Pleasant (4-6, 2-4).

Connellsville 14, Albert Gallatin 2 — Trevor Farrell struck out 15 batters in a complete-game victory for Connellsville (5-3, 3-3) in Section 2-AAAA. Darrell Ross also homered and had three hits for the Falcons.

Hempfield 6, Latrobe 3 — Luke Fox hit a two-run triple and Greg Martin picked up the win for No. 3 Hempfield (8-1, 5-1) in a Section 2-AAAA contest. Eli Imbrogno doubled for Latrobe (4-5, 3-3).

Penn-Trafford 7, Norwin 0 — Tyler Smith went 3 for 3 with three RBI and struck out six on the mound to earn the victory, as Penn-Trafford (5-4, 4-2) won in Section 2-AAAA. J.J. Matijevic doubled for Norwin (4-4, 4-2).

Greensburg Salem 10, Derry 2 — Patrick Boyer earned the win, and Greg Neumann had a double to lead Greensburg Salem (3-5, 3-3) in Section 2-AAA. Ryan Rick had three hits for Derry (5-3,4-2).

Belle Vernon 9, Elizabeth Forward 7 — Dom Francia hit a three-run home run, his fourth of the year, to lead Belle Vernon (7-4, 4-2) to a Section 4-AAA win. Luke Padezan had four hits for Elizabeth Forward (9-3, 3-3).

Greensburg C.C. 12, Jeannette 2 (5 inn.) — Corey Marshall allowed five hits and struck out two in a complete-game victory for Greensburg Central Catholic (4-3, 4-2) in Section 4-AA. Marshall and Cole Reese each had two RBI.

Softball

Norwin 6, F. Regional 1 — Nikki Ingel had three hits, and Maddy Miller earned the win for Norwin (5-4, 4-4) in Section 1.

Connellsville 6, Kiski Area 4 — Emily Keslar picked up the win, as Connellsville (3-6, 3-6) won in Section 1-AAAA. Hannah Dillick and Maddie Antone doubled for Kiski (2-7, 2-7).

Latrobe 11, Penn-Trafford 0 (6 inn.) — Shelby Noel had three hits, including a home run, and Olivia Gumbita threw a complete-game, one-hitter to guide No. 2 Latrobe (9-1, 8-0) to a Section 1-AAAA win. Kaity Finley had three hits for Latrobe.

Elizabeth Forward 2, West Mifflin 1 (8 inn.) — Virginia Roche hit a sacrifice fly to score Katelyn Shinavski, as No. 3 Elizabeth Forward (9-2, 6-2) won in Section 3-AAA.

South Park 5, Yough 3 (9 inn.) — Lexie Ruzzi hit a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth to give South Park (7-3, 6-3) a Section 3-AAA win. Dana Achille had 13 strikeouts in a complete-game victory.

Greensburg Salem 15, Albert Gallatin 0 (4 inn.) — Taylor Mehan homered and had five RBI, and Karly Mellinger had three hits, as No. 1 Greensburg Salem (9-1, 8-0) won in Section 4-AAA.

Mt. Pleasant 9, Uniontown 4 — In Section 4-AAA, Ashley Pospisil earned the victory, as Mt. Pleasant (8-4, 7-2) won in Section 4-AAA. Jade Tressler tripled for the Vikings.

Indiana 9, Hampton 4 — Kaitlyn Palmer went 4 for 4 with two home runs and five RBI, as Indiana (4-5, 2-5) was victorious in Section 5-AAA.

Frazier 5, Jefferson-Morgan 3 — Alexis Livingstone had two doubles, as No. 5 Frazier (10-1, 9-1) won in Section 2-A.

Jeannette 20, Springdale 1 (5 inn.) — The visiting Jayhawks (6-3, 4-2) scored six runs in the third and nine in the fifth in a Section 3-A win.

Hempfield 8, North Hills 3 — Michaela LeDonne hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, and Class AAAA No. 4 Hempfield (9-3) won a nonsection game. Taylor Bartlow earned the win, and Hope Pehrson got the save with two no-hit innings.

Scholar-athlete awards

The four winners of this year's WPIAL Scholar-Athlete Awards are Freeport's Brendan Lynch, Penn Hills' Peter Gula, Margaret Gruber of Mars and Alexis Hilzendeger of Ambridge. Each winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship and will be honored at a luncheon May 20 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Green Tree.

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