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Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 11:15 p.m.
 

Elizabeth Forward stayed in a three-way tie for second place in the Section 4-AAA baseball playoff race with a 4-3 victory over Ringgold.

Mark Adams threw a complete game and struck out eight to keep the Rams at bay, while Jake Terrick singled three times to spark the Warriors' offensive attack.

Elizabeth Forward (12-5, 6-4) has two section games remaining, including a showdown with Thomas Jefferson on Friday.

Thomas Jefferson 12, Carrick 2 (5 inn.) — Joe McHughy doubled and tripled, Colton Booher had three singles, and the Jaguars kept pace with the rest of the contenders in the race for the final two playoff spots out of Section 4-AAA.

Yough 4, Laurel Highlands 2 — Cougars shortstop Brad Bisko made a diving play and threw out a runner at first with the tying runs in scoring position to end the game. Yough clinched a WPIAL Class AAA playoff berth for the first time since 2007.

Serra Catholic 15, Clairton 0 (3 inn.) — Brandon Coddington pitched a no-hitter and had three hits, as Serra Catholic (14-1, 9-0) continued its dominance in section play.

Softball

Norwin 7, Ligonier Valley 6 (8 inn.) — The Knights scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth for a come-from-behind victory over District 6 Ligonier Valley. Nikki Ingel and Maddy Wensel each had four hits for Norwin to help Hannah O'Block win her first game of the season.

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