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Daily News roundup: Norwin baseball downs Connellsville

| Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:39 p.m.

Class AAAA No. 4 Norwin used its power to get by Connellsville, 9-4, in Section 2 play on Monday.

J.J. Matijevic, Connor Perry and Dom Farina all homered for the Knights (8-2, 5-2). Connellsville (6-8, 2-6) got doubles from Mike Parlak and Austin Puskar.

Shady Side Academy 13, East Allegheny 1 — Chris Santucci went 2 for 4 with three RBIs to lead Shady Side Academy to a Section 4-AA win.

Shady Side Academy 11, East Allegheny 1 — Andrew Scharbarth went 3 for 3, and Chris Santucci was 1 for 4 with three RBIs to lead Shady Side Academy (6-4, 5-1) to a Section 4-AA win. Ryan Coles doubled for East Allegheny (1-6, 1-5).

Serra Catholic 20, Clairton 2 — No. 5 Serra Catholic (8-3, 5-0) had 13 hits and benefited from four Clairton (1-4, 1-3) errors to cruise to the Section 2-A victory. Ryan Holland picked up the win.

Softball

Elizabeth Forward 11, South Park 1 — Caitlyn Arico drove in three runs, and Class AAA No. 4 Elizabeth Forward (9-3, 6-1) only needed five innings to take care of South Park (2-8, 1-7) in Section 3. Lauren Matthews got the win, striking out four and scattering six hits.

Jefferson-Morgan 4, Serra Catholic 0 — Winning pitcher Maddie Ludrosky struck out 11 over seven innings, and Morgan Simkovic belted a home run to lead third-ranked Jefferson-Morgan (9-2, 7-2) to the Section 2-A triumph over Serra Catholic (5-4, 4-4).

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