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High school roundup: Seton-La Salle beats KO on walk-off in 10th inning

| Thursday, April 11, 2013, 9:06 p.m.
Latrobe shortstop Kaity Finley tosses to third base to record an out against Hempfield's Justyne Falbo in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Hempfield Township.
Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Latrobe shortstop Kaity Finley tosses to third base to record an out against Hempfield's Justyne Falbo in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Hempfield Township.

Taylor Mercurio hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning Thursday to lead No. 4 Seton-La Salle to a 3-2 win over Keystone Oaks (4-1, 4-1) in Section 1-AA play.

Lauren Zola threw a complete game for the Rebels (5-0, 5-0), allowing three hits and two walks, while striking out 13.

Latrobe 3, Hempfield 1 — Kaity Finley had three hits, and Olivia Gumbita struck out seven batters, as No. 3 Latrobe (6-1, 5-0) won in Section 1-AAAA. Justyne Falbo doubled for No. 1 Hempfield (5-3, 3-2).

Norwin 11, Penn-Trafford 2 — Maddy Wensel went 2 for 2 with a home run and three RBI to pace Norwin (3-3, 2-2) in a Section 1-AAAA win. Ashley Yanniruberto had three hits for Penn-Trafford (4-4, 3-3).

Chartiers Valley 8, Brashear 1 — Libby Chidlow, Alex Lawrence and Libby Schneider had extra-base hits to lead Chartiers Valley (4-2, 4-2) to a Section 3-AAAA win. Karlee Ralston had three hits for Brashear (2-4, 2-4).

Shaler 10, North Hills 2 — Maddie Mulig went 4 for 4 with four RBI in leading No. 4 Shaler (6-1, 6-0) to a Section 3-AAAA victory. Brianna Dobson threw a complete-game, three-hitter with six strikeouts and also homered for the Titans.

West Mifflin 4, Thomas Jefferson 0 — Cystal Cook threw a complete-game shutout, allowing four hits and one walk with four strikeouts, as No. 5 West Mifflin (8-1, 5-1) won in Section 3-AAA. Amanda Leschak had three hits for the Titans.

Mt. Lebanon 9, Upper St. Clair 6 — Maggie Gannon and Kelcey Harris each had three hits as Mt. Lebanon (3-3, 3-3) won in Section 4-AAAA.

South Fayette 7, West Allegheny 4 — Kristen Hardt hit an inside-the-park home run in the sixth inning, as South Fayette (3-4, 2-4) won a Section 2-AAA game. Bailey Kormick had two singles and two RBI for the Lions.

Trinity 8, Ringgold 1 — Olivia Gray hit a three-run double, and Hali Justice had three hits to lead Trinity (6-0, 6-0) to a Section 2-AAA win.

Hampton 3, Highlands 1 — Claire Welka threw a complete game, allowing one run on four hits with one walk and five strikeouts, to lead Hampton (2-3, 2-3) to a Section 5-AAA win.

Kittanning 8, Indiana 5 — Nellie Toy hit three home runs and had four RBI to lead Kittanning (3-3, 3-2) to a Section 5-AAA victory.

Bentworth 6, Beth-Center 3 — Casey Hite was 2 for 4 with three RBI and earned the win on the mound to lead Bentworth (3-2, 3-2) to a Section 2-AA win.

Serra Catholic 7, Monessen 5 — In Section 2-AA, Hailey Havrilla, Allie Taylor, Nicole Gezerski and Gia Husnick all had three hits to lead No. 5 Serra Catholic (6-2, 5-2) to a victory.

Burrell 3, Valley 2 — Erica Finn's double in the bottom of the sixth was the game winner in a close Section 3-AA win over Valley. Kelsey Oddis tripled for Burrell (6-0, 6-0). Allie Aftanas doubled for Valley (2-4, 2-4).

Greensburg Central Catholic 3, Charleroi 0 — Julia Lang had two RBI, and Nikki Adisey earned the win, as No. 5 Greensburg Central Catholic (5-1, 5-0) won in Section 4-AA.

Sto-Rox 15, Northgate 0 (3 inn.) — Aimee Miller and Mary Cersosimo combined to throw a perfect game, as No. 3 Sto-Rox (7-1, 5-0) won in three innings in Section 1-A. Both also had three hits, as did Lexi Giles, for the Vikings.

Neshannock 15, Union 0 (4 inn.) — Madison Shaffer (6-0) threw a complete game with eight strikeouts to guide No. 1 Neshannock (6-0, 6-0) to a Section 4-A win.

Plum 8, Fox Chapel 6 — In nonsection play, No. 5 Plum (5-0) got doubles from Amy Flynn, Annie Workman and Ashley Oravetz en route to a victory.


Connellsville 5, Penn-Trafford 4 — Cameron Bernhardt and Grant Wortman each homered to guide Connellsville (2-3, 1-3) to a Section 2-AAAA win. Shane Churma had three hits for Penn-Trafford (2-4, 1-2).

Norwin 17, Latrobe 11 — Cody Sabol and Dylan Sabo each had three hits, and Casey Rebosky and Dom Farina homered to lead Norwin (3-2, 3-1) to a Section 2-AAAA victory.

Franklin Regional 15, Baldwin 3 — In Section 3-AAAA, Nick Vento hit three home runs and Brandon Nania had two to give Franklin Regional (6-1, 2-0) a victory in a game that continued from Wednesday. Dan McGrath added three hits for the Panthers.

Plum 10, Gateway 2 — Alex Kiriloff had three hits and earned the win, as No. 4 Plum (7-1, 2-0) was victorious in Section 4-AAAA.

Riverside 10, Mohawk 0 (6 inn.) — Mitch Connolly allowed three hits and one walk while striking out six in a Section 5-AA win for No. 3 Riverside (6-2, 1-1). Tyler Falk homered for Riverside.

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