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Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:36 p.m.

Connor Perry hit a home run and a double, and J.J. Matijevic and Dom Farina also went deep as the Norwin baseball team beat visiting Connellsville, 9-4, on Monday in a Section 2-AAAA game.

Nick Palo doubled and Nicholas Amendola was the winning pitcher for the Knights (8-2, 5-2).

Mike Parlak and Austin Puskar each doubled for the Falcons (6-8, 2-6). Corey Fogle took the loss.

Frazier 9, Bishop Canevin 5 — Zack Mastowski doubled, singled and knocked in two runs, and Chaise Bertocci had two singles and two RBIs as the Commodores defeated host Bishop Canevin in Section 2-AA. Roger Cline had three singles and two RBIs, and Hunter Patterson drove in two runs with a single. Cline struck out seven and was the winning pitcher. Giovanni DeMarzo tripled, and Sam Smallhoover doubled for Bishop Canevin (3-3, 1-2). Mitchell Taufer was the losing pitcher.


Greensburg Salem 6, Mt. Pleasant 1 — Claire Oberdorf homered, doubled and singled to lead the Golden Lions (7-1, 7-0) to a Section 4-AAA win over visiting Mt. Pleasant. Melissa Wagner had three hits, including a double, and Kellie Hutchinson had a triple. Wagner was the winning pitcher. Paige Hertzog tripled, and Ashley Pospisil took the loss for the Vikings (7-3, 6-2).

Boys tennis

McGuffey 3, Southmoreland 2 — Davis Simon picked up a win at third singles, but the Scotties (13-2, 11-1) dropped their first Section 1-AA match of the season by falling to host McGuffey. Adam Hernley and Brock Grabiak teamed up for a win at second doubles for Southmoreland. Southmoreland clinched the section title with a victory over McGuffey last week.

College softball

Penn State Mont Alto 6, Penn State Fayette 0 — Katie Graham tripled and drove in two runs as Penn State Mont Alto beat host Penn State Fayette in the first game of a PSUAC doubleheader. Sarah Bortne struck out 14 and tossed a three-hitter to earn the win. Stephanie Longo and Andrea Lash each doubled for Penn State Fayette. Jessica Stairs struck out four and took the loss.

Penn State Fayette 3, Penn State Mont Alto 2 — Morgan Miller doubled, singled and drove in a run, and Jill Guthrie also knocked in a run as Penn State Fayette (13-8, 12-3) earned a split in its doubleheader with Penn State Mont Alto. Moriah Kromer had two singles and was the winning pitcher with three strikeouts. Sarah Bortne doubled and singled, and Samantha Gla doubled for Penn State Mont Alto. Bortne was the losing pitcher with seven strikeouts.

Little League baseball

Bud Murphy's 8, Bryner Lumber 2 — Nate Spaugy homered and singled, and Billy Metts doubled and singled as Bud Murphy's beat Bryner Lumber. Che Knopsnider doubled, and Derek Hatfield, Aiden Newmeyer and Trevell Clayton had two singles each. Micah Small struck out six and was the winning pitcher. Trent Hayes fanned three and took the loss for Bryner Lumber.

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