High school roundup: Seton-La Salle beats KO on walk-off in 10th inning
By Staff Reports
Published: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 9:06 p.m.
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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