Daily Courier roundup: Mt. Pleasant scores big win over Indiana
By Staff Reports
Published: Monday, April 29, 2013, 11:39 p.m.
Marcus Malara hit a game-winning two-run single as part of a four-run seventh inning to help the Mt. Pleasant baseball team stay in playoff contention with an 8-7 victory over visiting Indiana in a key Section 2-AAA game. Luke Liprando and Mitch Matlas each doubled for the Vikings (7-8, 4-5). Nate Pieszak was the winning pitcher.
Danny Clark hit a home run for Indiana (11-3, 7-2). Sean Thompson was the losing pitcher.
Frazier 17, Clairton 2 — Jaime Fell had three hits, including a triple and a double as the Commodores (6-7, 4-4) topped the visiting Bears (3-9, 2-6) in three innings in Section 2-A. Fell also knocked in a pair of runs. Nick Smalich and Zach Mastowski each doubled, and Hunter Clay hit an inside-the-park home run. Travis Sanner gave up just one hit and picked up the victory.
Belle Vernon 5, Mt. Pleasant 0 — Deanna Hileman tripled and singled, and Molly Gauden knocked in two runs with a double and a single as the Leopards (7-10) earned a nonsection win over host Mt. Pleasant. Alexis Ellin doubled and Nicole Ashcraft, Ashley Seman and Katie Anna each had an RBI. Angela Sullivan notched two singles. Lacey Washowich pitched a five-hitter to get the victory.
Jade Tressler singled twice for the Vikings (10-6). Ashley Pospisil was the losing pitcher.
WPIAL Class AA doubles — The Southmoreland doubles team of Tyler Fox and Kevin Bundridge was eliminated in the second round of the WPIAL Class AA tournament at Keystone Oaks. Fox and Bundridge started strong, defeating Beaver's Connor Shallcross and Jimmy Cavato, 10-7, in the first round. But the Southmoreland tandem was ousted from the tournament after falling to Sewickley Academy's Will Kleeman and Colin Kaye, 10-4, in the second round.
Little League baseball
Bud Murphy's 9, Duncan Bottle Gas 6 — Chris Henry doubled, as Bud Murphy's defeated Duncan Bottle Gas in Connellsville Little League action. Nate Spaugy and Billy Metts combined for 10 strikeouts on the mound for Bud Murphy's. Anthony Piasecki had two singles, and Zack Bigam was the losing pitcher for Duncan Bottle Gas.
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