Daily Courier roundup: Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant earn section victories
TribLIVE Sports Videos
A.J. Gaffney singled twice, doubled and knocked in a pair of runs as the Southmoreland baseball team picked up a Section 4-AA win over visiting South Allegheny, 5-2, on Friday. Doug Leighty doubled and drove in two runs for the Scotties (3-2, 1-1). Brian Schaeffer pitched a complete game and recorded four strikeouts to get the win.
Cullen McGinnis doubled for South Allegheny (2-3, 0-2). Derek Vargo was the losing pitcher.
Mt. Pleasant 17, Uniontown 13 (8 inn.) — Luke Liprando had four hits, including a triple and a double, and Mitch Matlas smacked a three-run homer as the Vikings (3-2, 1-0) opened Section 2-AAA action with an eight-inning win. Ryan Hudec, Marcus Malara, Seth Wright and Joey Paul each doubled for Mt. Pleasant. Jake Adamrovich was the winning pitcher.
Zack Stashick had four singles and was the losing pitcher for the Red Raiders (2-5, 0-2). Luke Wallace connected for two doubles. Cody Karpiak and Tyler Conaway each doubled.
California 10, Frazier 3 — Michael Luketich and Jacob Columbus each doubled and drove in two runs as the Trojans (6-2) tallied a nonsection win. Aaron Previsky also drove in two runs for California. Brian Fisher tossed a complete game with six strikeouts to get the win.
Blake Herron suffered the loss for the Commodores (0-3).
Norwin 10, Connellsville 0 — Noah Smith recorded nine strikeouts and was the winning pitcher as Norwin knocked off visiting Connellsville in Section 2-AAAA. Dom Farina and CJ Melocchi each doubled for the Knights (1-1, 1-1). Norwin scored six runs in the sixth inning.
Trevor Farrell was on the mound and took the loss for the Falcons (1-1, 0-1).
Jefferson-Morgan 13,Geibel 3 (5 inn.) — Tyler Bowman tripled and Jordan Dicks and Josh Bissett each doubled as the Rockets (2-1) won in five innings in a nonsection game. Dom Cage was the winning pitcher.
Matt Mammarella was the losing pitcher for the Gators (0-3).
Carmichaels 5, Frazier 4 — Kelsey Holp tripled and singled, and Paige Hotz ripped a pair of doubles, but the Commodores (3-1, 2-1) dropped a one-run decision in Section 2-A. Monica Joseph tripled. Andrea Lash was the losing pitcher.
Lauren Osborne and Regina Menhart each doubled for the Mikes (7-1, 3-0). Erica Burns was the winning pitcher.
Penn-Trafford 4, Connellsville 2 — Cassie Szmyd singled twice and doubled as the Warriors (3-2, 2-1) claimed a Section 1-AAAA win. Jess Zavolta doubled, and Frankie Ponziani notched five strikeouts to earn the win. Jackie Cramer took the loss for the Falcons (1-1, 1-1).
Southmoreland 5, Mc Guffey 0 — Tyler Fox, Kevin Bundridge and Luke Zeleznik won at first through third singles, respectively, to help the Scotties (8-0, 5-0) defeat visiting McGuffey in Section 1-AA. Davis Simon and Henry Riley won at first doubles. Adam Hernley and Adam Snyder recorded a win at second doubles.
Brownsville 3, Mt. Pleas ant 2 — Hunter Rinaldi garnered a win at second singles, but the Vikings (3-2, 3-2) dropped a Section 1-AA decision. Jeremy Simms and Noah Chovanec grabbed a win at first doubles for Mt. Pleasant.
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Steelers linebackers are getting to quarterback with more regularity
- Pirates win bidding for Korean infielder
- No. 18 West Virginia pounds Wofford, 77-44
- Dixon says starters playing too much for Pitt basketball team
- Penguins rally late but lose to Panthers, 4-3, in shootout
- Pitt recruit Whitehead remains committed
- Kids know best: It’s Santa magic
- Steelers notebook: Tomlin won’t ask for taunting clarification from league
- Robert Morris repels winless Delaware, 84-81
- Wear with confidence: Pump up your workout with stylish exercise gear
- Ex-Penguins defenseman Niskanen still miffed by coaches’ firings