High school roundup: Seneca Valley tops North Allegheny on walk-off home run
By Staff Reports
Published: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 10:18 p.m.
With a full count and two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday, Brad Gresock homered to give Seneca Valley a 3-2 walk-off win over North Allegheny in Section 1-AAAA.
It was the ninth straight win for the Raiders, who improved to 9-2 overall and 6-0 in Section 1-AAAA. North Allegheny fell to 12-4 overall and 4-3 in section play.
Pine-Richland 11, Penn Hills 1 (5 inn.) — David Laylock went 3 for 4 with two RBI and two runs scored as No. 2 Pine-Richland (10-2, 5-1) won in Section 4-AAAA.
Canon-McMillan 7, Brashear 3 — Frank Fortunato had two hits and two RBI, and Justin Davey hit a two-run home run as Canon-McMillan (7-6, 4-2) won in Section 5-AAAA.
Blackhawk 4, Central Valley 2— Brendan McKay struck out 16 batters and allowed two unearned runs as Blackhawk (6-4, 4-2) won a Section 1-AAA game. Collin McCowin and Chase Miglore each had two hits and two RBI for the Cougars.
Hopewell 13, Montour 2 (5 inn.) — Arion Sepp went 4 for 4 with two RBI, and No. 1 Hopewell (14-1, 6-0) won in Section 1-AAA.
West Allegheny 4, Ambridge 2 — Colin Claus allowed one earned run on five hits with four walks and four strikeouts to lead No. 5 West Allegheny (11-3, 3-2) to a Section 1-AAA victory.
Thomas Jefferson 2, Ringgold 1 — Colton Booher hit a two-run home run and earned the win as Thomas Jefferson (9-6, 5-3) won in Section 4-AAA.
South Allegheny 3, Southmoreland 2 — Dayton Goodrum hit the game-winning RBI single in the seventh to give South Allegheny (3-9, 1-7) a Section 4-AA win.
Carmichaels 2, Jefferson-Morgan 1 (8 inn.) — Mik Blasinsky's single in the eighth drove in Josh Mundell to give No. 3 Carmichaels (9-2, 6-0) a Section 1-A win.
OLSH 14, Northgate 0 (5 inn.) — Preston Falascino had four hits, including two home runs, and seven RBI to give No. 1 OLSH (10-2, 6-0) a Section 5-A win.
Vincentian 14, Cornell 8 — Jay Cortese had four hits and six RBI and Vincentian (8-3, 4-2) won in Section 5-A. Phil Madonna, Ian Taylor and Anthony Smalldino all had three hits.
North Allegheny 10, Shaler 5 — Laura Cotter had four hits, and Mary Funderlich added three to lead North Allegheny (10-1, 9-1) to a Section 3-AAAA victory. Racheal Nyman hit a grand slam for No. 3 Shaler (9-3, 9-2).
Seneca Valley 2, Pine-Richland 0 — Sarah Blag and Jess Neill had three hits to help Seneca Valley (6-5, 5-5) to a Section 3-AAAA win.
Peters Township 9, Chartiers Valley 3 — Hannah Berardino had two RBI, and Carly Konopka earned the win for Peters Township (15-3, 9-3) in Section 4-AAAA.
Bethel Park 11, Upper St. Clair 3 — David Lemley had two hits and three RBI, and Zac Forsyth had three hits for No. 5 Bethel Park (12-2, 4-2) in Section 5-AAAA.
New Castle 9, Hopewell 7 (9 inn.) — Aleigha Withrow hit a two-run triple in the ninth as New Castle (6-6, 5-4) picked up a Section 1-AAA win. Christina Evans had three hits, including a home run, for New Castle.
South Fayette 1, Moon 0 — Mikayla Fetchet singled home Emily Bryan, who tripled, to give South Fayette (7-6, 4-6) a Section 2-AAA victory.
Trinity 6, W. Allegheny 4 — Delaney Elling homered and had three RBI as No. 4 Trinity (10-2, 10-0) clinched the outright Section 2-AAA title.
Highlands 13, Indiana 3 (5 inn.) — Cassidy Runyan went 4 for 4 with three home runs and five RBI, and Gabby Miller went 3 for 4 with two home runs and four RBI to lead Highlands (5-4, 5-4) to a Section 5-AAA win.
Chartiers-Houston 10, McGuffey 0 (6 inn.) — Casey Craig had three hits, and Kayla Briggs earned the win as No. 1 Chartiers-Houston (13-0, 10-0) topped No. 5 McGuffey (9-5, 9-2).
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