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Grand slam in 8th gives Montour victory

| Thursday, April 12, 2012, 9:10 p.m.
Christopher Horner
Seton-La Salle's Lauren Zola is tagged out by Keystone Oaks catcher Kaitlyn Reis while trying to score on a wild pitch during their game Thursday April 12, 2012 at Brookline Park. Seton La Salle won, 9-5. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review

Kaitlyn Kutchman blasted a grand slam in the top of the eighth inning to provide the winning runs for Class AAA No. 2 Montour in a 9-5 victory over West Allegheny in Section 2 play Thursday.

Stacey Capp also homered for Montour (6-3, 2-1). Ashley Gerhart, Ashley Hurey and Brittany Zeigler had home runs for No. 3 West Allegheny (6-1, 3-1).

Canon-McMillan 10, Mt. Lebanon 0 — Alayna Astuto struck out six batters en route to a no-hitter for Canon-McMillan (6-2, 3-0) in a Section 4-AAAA victory.

Sto-Rox 11, Sewickley Academy 1 — Natalya Smarra allowed one hit while striking out five and walking one in a victory for Sto-Rox (6-0, 3-0) in Section 3-A. Smarra also had three hits, including a grand slam.

Seton-La Salle 9, Keystone Oaks 5 — Lauren Zola went 3 for 4 with a double, triple and 4 RBI for Seton-La Salle (6-1, 5-0) in a Section 1-AA win over Keystone Oaks (6-2, 5-1). Zola pitched a complete game with 13 strikeouts.

Baldwin 9, Peters Township 8 — Amber Weimer hit a walk-off two-run double to lead Baldwin (8-2, 3-0) to a Section 4-AAAA win. Mel Bandi had a three-run homer and Mel Paterni hit a grand slam for Baldwin.

Belle Vernon 4, South Park 3 — Samantha Peer's squeeze bunt scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Belle Vernon (9-1, 3-0) to a Section 3-AAA victory.

Ambridge 16, Hopewell 1 — Kelly Haslett hit two home runs and had seven RBI for Class AAA No. 1 Ambridge (9-1, 3-0) in a Section 1 win.

Elderton 17, Springdale 0 (5 inn.) — Laina Walker struck out 12 in five innings and held Springdale hitless in a Section 4-A victory. Amber Hobbins had three RBI for Elderton (6-1, 3-0).

Neshannock 3, New Brighton 0 — Amanda Furst struck out five and walked three in a no-hitter for Neshannock (6-0, 3-0).

Hockey

Midwest 3, Pittsburgh 2 — Logan Lopicka's second-period goal gave the Midwest a win at the America's Showcase at RMU. Nick Schultz scored twice for Pittsburgh.

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