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By Staff Reports
Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:24 p.m.
 

Hempfield jumped out to a big lead and held off Kiski Area, 8-5, in Section 1-AAAA on Monday. The Spartans (7-2, 6-2) went ahead 7-0 by the sixth inning before Kiski Area scored all of its runs in the final two.

Kasey Kolick and Michaela LeDonne each went 3 for 4 to pace the Spartans. Kelsey Kinnamon went 3 for 3 with a double and Emma Weaver had two singles for Kiski Area (1-7, 1-6).

Greensburg Salem 6, Mt. Pleasant 1 — Claire Oberdorf went 3 for 4 with a home run, and top-ranked Greensburg Salem (7-1, 7-0) built a 6-0 lead after two innings to distance itself from Mt. Pleasant (7-3, 6-1) in Section 4-AAA.

Uniontown 6, Derry 0 — Tia Forsythe and Leighlyn Guthrie had two-run homers as Uniontown (7-5, 6-2) shut out Derry (0-7, 0-6) in Section 4-AAA. Guthrie doubled and got the win, striking out 12 over seven innings.

Carmichaels 10, Frazier 1 — Class A No. 2 Carmichaels (9-2, 7-1) got 16 strikeouts from pitcher Erica Burns and cruised to the Section 2 win against Frazier (7-3, 7-2).

Belle Vernon 14, Laurel Highlands 1 — Belle Vernon (2-6) scored 12 runs over the final two innings to pull away from nonsection foe Laurel Highlands (1-7).

The Leopards' Kaitlyn Faiola had a home run and drove in four runs.

Monessen 3, Charleroi 2 (8 inn.) — With two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Alex Vatakis drove in the winning run to give Monessen (4-7) a nonsection win. Morgan Riley homered for Charleroi (7-3).

Valley 15, Indiana 5 (5 inn.) — The Vikings erupted for 10 runs in the bottom of the fifth to break a 5-5 tie and run away with a five-inning victory in a nonsection clash.

Emily Mann paced Valley (5-3), going 3 for 4 with a double and four RBIs.

Hannah Kentorski and Lilly Ackles doubled and drove home two runs.

Holly Sottile doubled for Indiana (1-7).

Baseball

Norwin 9, Connellsville 4 — J.J. Matijevic, Connor Perry and Dom Farina homered to lead fourth-ranked Norwin (8-2, 5-2) past Connellsville (6-8, 2-6) in Section 2-AAAA.

Plum 7, Franklin Regional 4 — The Mustangs (9-3, 4-1) came alive in the bottom of the fifth inning to score five runs and added two in the sixth in Section 3-AAAA. Plum's Alex Kiriloff and Mike Maleski each had a double.

Thomas Jefferson 4, Ringgold 0 — Dave Stover scattered five hits and struck out two in a complete-game victory for Thomas Jefferson (7-4, 6-2) in Section 4-AAA play.

Frazier 8, Bishop Canevin 5 — Zachary Mastowski, Roger Cline and Chaise Bertocci had two RBIs apiece as Frazier (4-5, 3-2) scored all of its runs in the top of the fifth to take the Section 2-A contest.

Hempfield 5, Bethel Park 4 — Eric Loucks' single in the bottom of the sixth inning plated Joey DeFloria and Nico Honiker and lifted third-ranked Hempfield (10-3) to a nonsection win over Bethel Park (6-5).

Penn-Trafford 18, Gateway 6 — Chris Common had a grand slam as No. 1 Penn-Trafford (11-1) rolled to a nonsection win.

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