High school roundup: Latrobe baseball upsets No. 1 Penn-Trafford
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Jared Kollar hit a walk-off single with the bases loaded as Latrobe upset No. 1 Penn-Trafford, 8-7, in Section 2-AAAA action Friday afternoon.
Kollar finished with a double and three RBIs for the Wildcats (7-6, 5-3). Tyler Smith was 4 for 4 with a double for the Warriors (11-3, 5-3).
Penn-Trafford led 4-1 in the top of the sixth, but Latrobe scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth to go ahead 7-4. The Warriors countered with three runs in the top of the seventh, which set up Kollar's game-winning hit.
Jonathan Kolling earned the win for Latrobe after striking out three with one walk in seven innings. Brendan Reddy took the loss in relief.
Latrobe and Penn-Trafford are tied for third place in the section behind first-place Hempfield (12-3, 8-1) and No. 4 Norwin (10-2, 7-2).
The Wildcats face Pine-Richland on Saturday in a nonsection matchup, while Penn-Trafford returns to action Monday with a section game against Connellsville.
Beth-Center 14, Chartiers-Houston 9 — Seth Hvidza had a home run and had two RBIs as Beth-Center (4-10, 3-7) won in Section 2-AA. Lucas Zellie added two RBIs for the Bulldogs. Kaleb Susko finished with a double and three RBIs for Chartiers-Houston (9-2, 7-2).
Carmichaels 14, West Greene 1 (5 inn.) — Katie Mays went 3 for 3 with two doubles as No. 2 Carmichaels (11-3, 9-3) won in Section 2-A action.
West Greene fell to 6-9 overall and 5-6 in section play.
Franklin Regional 14, Penn Hills 4 — Following its first victory of the season Thursday, Franklin Regional (2-10) earned a 10-run, nonsection win.
Penn Hills fell to 4-6.
Seneca Valley 11, Hempfield 3 (5 inn.) — Nikki Matz had a triple as Class AAAA No. 2 Seneca Valley (7-2) won a weather-shortened nonsection game. Morgan Ryan had a home run and two RBIs for Hempfield (6-3).
Track and field
Baldwin's Luke Smorey finished ninth in the javelin with a throw of 189 feet, 5 inches Friday at the Penn Relays on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.
Also competing from the WPIAL was Fox Chapel's Colin Martin, who placed 21st in the 3,000-meter run (8:38.74).
The Central Catholic 400 relay team of Cameron Sutherland, Darnell Clemm, Ronald Jones and Shafer Swann placed 60th in the preliminary heats with a time of 44.01.
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