Alle-Kiski roundup: Plum softball remains undefeated
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After winning its first four games by an average of 10.8 runs, Plum's softball team finally found itself in a close game Thursday.
But the result was the same.
Plum (5-0), ranked No. 5 in Class AAAA by the Trib, overcame an early deficit to get past Fox Chapel, 8-6, in a nonsection game.
Fox Chapel (1-5), which has dropped three straight, also rallied as it fought back from an 8-3 deficit heading into the bottom of the seventh.
Annie Workman doubled twice and drove in a run, while Amy Flynn, Ashley Oravetz and Hannah Adamski also doubled for the Mustangs.
Walkowski had a two-run double for Fox Chapel.
Kiski Area 3, Franklin Regional 2 — Taylor Muffie hit a solo home run in the top of the fifth, and Emma Weaver doubled twice and drove in a run for Kiski Area (1-3, 1-3) in the Section 1-AAAA win over Franklin Regional (5-4, 2-3). Maddie Antone and Lyndsey Weiser had two hits each.
Kittanning 8, Indiana 5 — Nellie Toy powered Kittanning (3-3, 3-2) to a Section 5-AAA victory over Indiana (1-4, 1-4). Toy hit three home runs and drove in four more, while going 3-for-4 at the plate.
Terra Schall also went 3-for4, homered and drove in four runs for the Wildcats.
Freeport 14, Apollo-Ridge 3(6 inn.) — Freeport (4-2, 4-2) scored eight runs in the sixth inning to cruise to a Section 3-AA victory over Apollo-Ridge (0-4, 0-4).
Alyssa Ravotti doubled and scored twice, and Angela Hewitt drove in two runs for the Yellowjackets. Sarah Steffy had two RBI for Apollo-Ridge.
Burrell 3, Valley 2 — Erica Finn's double in the bottom of the sixth proved to be the difference for Burrell (6-0, 6-0) in a tight Section 3-AA win over Valley (2-4, 2-4). Kelsey Oddis tripled for Burrell, while Allie Aftanas doubled.
Ford City 9, West Shamokin 8 — Paige Klingensmith and Jess Jubec each drove in two runs as Ford City (3-3, 3-3) edged West Shamokin (2-5, 2-5) in Section 3-AA action.
Plum 10, Gateway 2 — Class-AAAA No. 4 Plum (7-1, 2-0) scattered 15 hits and scored eight runs in the sixth inning to roll past Gateway (0-4, 0-2) in a Section 3 game. Mike Maleski had three hits.
Deer Lakes 3, St. Joseph 0 — Donny Szoszorek and Kody Butyan each delivered nine kills to pace the Lancers (4-1) to a Section 2-AA win.
Hess to Delaware — Burrell senior rugby standout Matt Hess will continue his playing career at Division I-A Delaware. Hess leads the Buckheads in tries so far this season. He also was an all-conference performer in football as a tight end and linebacker and a key forward for Burrell's basketball team.
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