High school roundup: Canon-McMillan beats Mt. Lebanon on walk-off
By Staff Reports
Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 10:15 p.m.
Zack Pollack's sacrifice fly with one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh scored Jared Beach and gave Canon-McMillan a 7-6 win over Mt. Lebanon in Section 5-AAAA play Tuesday.
Luke Blanock worked three innings and struck out one in relief of Kevin Forester to get the win for Canon-McMillan (8-6, 5-2). Teagan Piechnick had two RBI, including one in the Big Macs' five-run fourth inning.
Fox Chapel 4, North Hills 2 — Connor Duquette hit a two-run homer in the top of the sixth to put Fox Chapel in the lead for good as they won in a Section 1-AAAA game. Joe Palumbo drove in a run on a sacrifice fly, while Chad Barlett struck out five and picked up the win for Fox Chapel (9-3, 5-5).
Central Catholic 3, Plum 1 — Grant Gustic pitched a complete game, allowing one run on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts to lead Class AAAA No. 1 Central Catholic (13-2, 8-0) in Section 3.
Derry 6, Yough 4 — Ryan Rick's RBI double in the top of the seventh brought home the eventual game winner, as Derry (8-5, 7-3) won in Section 2-AAA.
Hampton 4, Mars 1 — Joe Vita tossed a complete game and struck out five for Class AAA No. 3 Hampton (11-2, 8-0) in Section 5.
Valley 6, Highlands 2 — Jesse Iellimo had a double and three RBI to help Valley (2-10, 1-7) win its first game in Section 5-AAA. Bill Clark struck out six in three innings for Valley.
Quaker Valley 6, Freedom 2 — Matt Delie tossed a complete game with nine strikeouts to help No. 3 Quaker Valley (13-0, 10-0) clinch a playoff berth with a win in Section 1-AA.
Riverside 13, Mohawk 2 — Ross Maietta had three RBI for Class AA No. 2 Riverside (12-3, 9-2) in its Section 5 win.
Penn-Trafford 2, Hempfield 0 — Ashleigh Yanniruberto and Jess Zavolta had RBI singles in the second inning to help Penn-Trafford (11-5, 7-4) to a Section 1-AAA win. Hope Pehrson struck out six in the loss for Hempfield (13-4, 8-3).
North Allegheny 4, Pine-Richland 0 — Bonnie Pierson's grand slam in the third inning was all Class AAAA No. 3 North Allegheny (11-1, 10-1) needed in Section 3.
Brashear 6, Bethel Park 0 — Bethany Palmer went 2 for 3 with two RBI to lead the Bulls (4-9, 4-9) in Section 4-AAAA.
Peters Township 16, Upper St. Clair 0 (4 inn.) -- Kellyn Perich earned the win, and Abby Cunningham and Marlena Kavarolis homered to lead Peters Township (16-3, 10-3) to a Section 4-AAAA win.
South Fayette 4, Trinity 3 — Bailey Kormick hit an RBI single to score Mikayla Fetchet for the winning run, as South Fayette (8-6, 5-6) won in Section 2-AAA over first-place Trinity (10-3, 10-1).
Greensburg Salem 7, Brownsville 0 — In Section 4-AAA, Jayne Oberdorf earned the win, and Maggie Kallock had three hits to lead No. 1 Greensburg Salem (13-1, 11-0) to victory.
Montour 15, Carrick 0 (4 inn.) — Adelina Caliguire, Demi Lewin and Malory Gerst all had two RBI for Montour (11-5, 8-3) in its Section 2-AAA win.
Kittanning 2, Indiana 1 — Georgie Shoop's two-out, RBI double in the fifth inning was the difference for Kittanning (6-6, 5-5) in its Section 5-AAA finale. Courtney Edwards allowed four hits in seven innings for Kittanning, while Adrian Smith allowed only one earned run in six innings for Indiana (7-7, 3-7).
Greensburg Central Catholic 7, Charleroi 2 — Nikki Adisey earned the win, as the Centurions (10-3, 9-1) won the Section 4-AA title.
Steel Valley 4, Brentwood 1 — Maddie Cotter struck out 12 to lead Steel Valley (9-4, 7-3) in Section 4-AA.
Sto-Rox 12, Sewickley Academy 0 (5 inn.) — Sam Schmidt went 1 for 3 with a home run and three RBI and the No. 5-ranked Vikings (10-3, 9-2) clinched a Section 1-A playoff berth for the 29th season in a row.
Carmichaels 11, California 1 (5 inn.) — Erica Burns struck out nine batters in five innings to lead Class A No. 2 Carmichaels (17-2, 12-1) to a win in Section 2.
Frazier 7, Serra Catholic 3 — Andrea Lash went 1 for 4 with a triple and picked up the win on the mound for Class A No. 3 Frazier (14-2, 12-1) in Section 2.
Shenango 16, Union 4 (5 inn.) — Alyssa White went 3 for 4 with one RBI and scored three times, as Shenango (11-6, 9-3) cruised in Section 4-A.
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