Alle-Kiski roundup: Runs aplenty in Riverview softball win
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Among Riverview softball's many high-scoring games this season, Monday's nonsection clash with Apollo-Ridge took the top spot.
Riverview and Apollo-Ridge combined for 26 runs as the host Raiders won, 18-8, in six innings.
Big offensive outputs in two innings — eight runs in the bottom of the second and six in the sixth — provided the Raiders (8-3) their cushion.
Kasey Deriggi and Taylor Killmeyer each drove in four runs for Riverview. Sadie Buchser and Ashley Bruni each tripled.
Taylor Dilick doubled, tripled and singled during a four-hit day for Apollo-Ridge (3-7), which scored in five of the six innings. Andrea Hancock homered.
Riverview has scored at least 10 runs in each of its wins.
Plum 10, Oakland Catholic 0 ( 5 inn .) — Jordan Seneca's two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning set the tone for Plum (8-2, 7-1) in the Section 2-AAAA win.
Seneca, Stella Pratt and Annie Workman each tripled, and Karlie Serakowski held Oakland Catholic (0-9, 0-8) to three hits.
Indiana 16, Freeport 6 (5 inn.) — Home runs by Alexis Roenigk, Emily Lindsey and Angela Ravotti failed to save Freeport (7-4) from a mercy-rule, nonsection loss to host Indiana (5-5).
Deer Lakes 11, Shady Side Academy 1 (5 inn.) — Becca Babincak homered, tripled twice, scored three runs and drove in three more for Deer Lakes (10-0, 9-0) in the Section 3-AA win.
Hannah Blinn also homered for Deer Lakes, Rachel Tanilli doubled and Katie Gozzard singled three times. Winning pitcher Tiffany Edwards struck out 12 and held Shady Side Academy (1-10, 0-10) to two hits.
Freeport 14, Ford City 12 — Freeport scored 11 runs in the second inning but had to hold on late for a key Section 3-AA win at Ford City.
Levi Negley, Matt Swartz and Dustin Koedel each had two-run hits in the second for Freeport (7-2, 5-2), and Negley and Swartz finished with three RBI each.
Justin Retzer had four hits, two runs and an RBI, and Mike Fennell had three RBI for Ford City (4-4, 4-3), which scored five runs in the bottom of the first.
Apollo-Ridge 6, Valley 3 — Apollo-Ridge (7-7) overcame an early deficit to down Valley (1-8) in nonsection play.
Valley's Jesse Iellimo drove in two runs with a single in the top of the second inning.
Ryan Ferguson doubled and drove in two runs for Apollo-Ridge, and Jarrett Geiger pitched a complete game.
Deer Lakes 11, Burrell 8 — Kevin Begley earned the win and went 4 for 4 with a double and two RBI for Deer Lakes (10-2, 8-0) in the Section 3-AA game.
Burrell (2-7, 2-4) had seven doubles during a 14-hit performance.
Plum 6, Penn Hills 3 — Plum (11-2) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to avoid an upset bid from nonsection opponent Penn Hills (3-7).
Plum trailed, 3-2, heading into the bottom of the sixth when Austin O'Block doubled with the bases loaded to give the Mustangs the lead for good. Nick Stotler and Eric Bellasario also doubled for Plum, and Brian Albert singled three times.
Section 1-AAA doubles tournament — Kiski Area brothers Thad and Tyler Paunovich qualified for the WPIAL doubles tournament after a third-place finish in Section 1. They defeated Franklin Regional's Rohan Hattangady and Rochan Ramesh, 7-5, 6-3, in the consolation match.
Section 3-AAA doubles tournament — Fox Chapel's Sid Rajupet and Ben Short placed second in Section 3 to earn a spot in the WPIAL doubles tournament. They lost, 6-4, 6-2, to Shady Side Academy's Alok Nimgaonkar and Chris Grubbs in the finals.
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