Alle-Kiski roundup: Riverview's Malky fans 15 in victory
On a windy day at Riverside Park, the North Catholic baseball team couldn't avoid the breeze created by Riverview star pitcher Anthony Malky.
The senior right-hander struck out 15 in a complete-game one-hitter as Class A No. 4 Riverview won a Section 4 game, 5-1, Friday.
Malky, an Akron recruit, helped his cause with three hits.
Nick Dibucci, Jake Paradise and Joe Gent each had two hits for the Raiders (5-0, 2-0), with Paradise doubling in a run and scoring another.
A bloop single to right field in the top of the fifth scored the only run for North Catholic (1-4, 1-1).
North Hills 8, Fox Chapel 7 — Taylor Huber had three hits, including a triple for Fox Chapel (4-3, 2-1) in a losing effort against North Hills (5-4, 1-1) in Section 1-AAAA.
Cameron Lawson had a double and three RBI for the Indians.
Riverview 12, Springdale 0(5 inn.) — Riverview (3-2, 3-1) cruised by Springdale (1-5, 1-4) in Section 3-A as Leah Sero hit a three-run home run, and Taylor Killmeyer tripled and drove in four runs for the Raiders.
Winning pitcher Hannah Larkin struck out five batters and singled four times. Ashley Bruni and Casey Diriggi doubled for Riverview.
Seneca Valley 5, Fox Chapel 0 — Fox Chapel (1-6, 1-5) managed five hits against Seneca Valley's Nicki Matz in a Section 3-AAA loss. Aubrey Baehr doubled for Seneca Valley (2-3, 2-1).
Burrell 46, Kiski Valley 12 — Former rugby state champion Burrell set the tone early and rolled past first-year team Kiski Valley at Burrell High School.
Matt Hess, one day after committing to play at Division I-A Delaware University, scored three tries and connected on three conversion kicks for the Buckheads (2-0).
Cory Klems added two tries, and Scott Hare, Tyler Horwatt and Nick Nitowski had one each for Burrell.
Kris Smith had two tries, and Jake Walter was 1 for 2 on conversions for Kiski Valley (1-3).