High school roundup: South Park tops Elizabeth Forward to stay unbeaten
By Staff Reports
Published: Monday, April 29, 2013, 9:42 p.m.
Randy Dobnak tossed a complete-game, allowing four hits and striking out eight, as No. 2 South Park stayed unbeaten with a 5-3 win over Elizabeth Forward in Section 4-AAA play Monday night.
Shane Fetscko had three hits, and Adam Thompson went 2 for 3 with two RBI for the Eagles (17-0, 10-0). Ryan Wardropper homered for Elizabeth Forward (11-5, 5-4).
Mt. Pleasant 8, Greensburg Salem 7 — Marcus Malara hit a game-winning two-run single as part of a four-run seventh inning to help Mt. Pleasant stay in playoff contention in Section 2-AAA.
Luke Liprando and Mitch Matlas each doubled for the Vikings (7-8, 4-5), who are tied for fourth place with Greenburg Salem (5-9, 4-5). Danny Clark homered for Indiana (11-3, 7-2).
Yough 10, Greensburg Salem 0 (6 inn.) — Josh Sterner went 3 for 4 with an RBI, and Eric Borkovich added two hits and two RBI, as Yough (8-7, 6-3) won in Section 2-AAA. C.J. Vargo struck out five in the win.
Keystone Oaks 13, McGuffey 0 (5 inn.) — John Beveridge threw a no-hitter to lead Keystone Oaks (11-3) to a Section 3-AAA victory.
Norwin 9, Latrobe 7 — Noah Smith struck out six and scattered six hits in a complete-game victory for the Knights (8-5, 7-3) in Section 2-AAAA. Dom Farina had three hits for Norwin, which had 13 hits.
Penn-Trafford 6, Connellsville 2 — Tyler Smith struck out eight batters in 42/3 innings, as Penn-Trafford (10-4, 7-2) won a Section 2-AAAA game. Shane Churma had three hits for P-T.
Bethel Park 12, Peters Township 2 (6 inn.) — David Lemley went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBI, as No. 5 Bethel Park (14-2, 6-2) rolled to a Section 5-AAAA win.
Freeport 15, Apollo-Ridge 7 — Levi Negley doubled three times and drove in two runs while Matt Swartz doubled twice and had four RBI for Freeport (10-2, 8-2), which qualified for the playoffs in a Section 3-AA win.
North Catholic 9, Riverview 5 — Nick Tungstall earned the win in a Section 4-A victory for North Catholic (6-4, 6-1). Nick Dibucci tripled and Sid Paradise doubled twice for No. 2 Riverview (10-2, 5-1).
Sewickley Academy 10, Northgate 0 (6 inn.) — In Section 1-A, Savannah Henry struck out eight batters and didn't allow a hit for Sewickley Academy (7-5, 7-4). Lauren Gedeon had three hits for the Panthers.
Hempfield 5, Shaler 2 — Hope Pehrson struck out four batters and also had two RBI in leading Class AAAA No. 4 Hempfield (13-3) to a nonsection win.
Indiana 11, Derry 0 (5 inn.) — Dana Piper went 3 for 3 with two RBI to lead Indiana (7-6) to a nonsection win.
Jeannette 9, Apollo-Ridge 2 — In nonsection play, Nicole Hall threw a complete game with two strikeouts as Jeannette (11-3) won its 10th straight game. Dana Speranza doubled and tripled for Apollo-Ridge (3-11, 3-9).
Norwin 6, McKeesport 3 — Nikki Ingel had three hits, including two doubles, as Norwin (8-5) won a nonsection game. Dom Clark had two hits for No. 5 McKeesport (13-3).
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