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Greensburg Tribune-Review roundup: Hempfield tops Latrobe in 8th inning

| Thursday, May 2, 2013, 9:18 p.m.
Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Frazier shortstop Alexis Livingstone tags out California runner Tiffany Kent during their game Thursday, May 2, 2013, near Perryopolis.

Hempfield scored three times in the top of the eighth inning and held off a rally in the bottom half to secure a 4-3 victory over Latrobe in Section 1-AAAA play Thursday.

Hope Pehrson earned the victory for No. 4 Hempfield (14-4, 9-3).

Shelby Noel homered for Latrobe (12-3, 10-2).

Elizabeth Forward 2, Belle Vernon 1 — Ashley Hoak hit the game-winning RBI single to score Jessica Guffey in the bottom of the seventh as No. 3 Elizabeth Forward (13-3, 9-3) won in Section 3-AAA.

Southmoreland 13, Yough 2 — The Scotties (6-7, 6-6) scored eight runs in the third inning on their way to a Section 3-AAA win over the host Cougars (7-9, 5-7). Kristen Suhan was the winning pitcher for Southmoreland.

Greensburg Salem 15, Derry 0 (4 inn.) — Taylor Mehan had three hits, including two home runs, as No. 1 Greensburg Salem (15-1, 12-0) completed an undefeated season in Section 4-AAA.

Claire Oberdorf homered and doubled, and Jayne Oberdorf allowed just two hits in the win for the Lions.

Frazier 13, California 1 (5 inn.) — Alexis Livingstone doubled twice, and Monica Joseph tripled and singled as Frazier won in Section 2-A. With the win, the Commodores (15-2, 13-1) clinched a share of the section title with Carmichaels.

Andrea Lash and Alexus Eicher each had two singles for Frazier. Lash tossed a four-hitter to earn the win.

Jeannette 15, St. Joseph 2 (5 inn.) — A nine-run second inning propelled Jeannette (13-3, 10-2) to its 12th consecutive victory and a Section 3-A title. Winning pitcher Nicole Hall allowed two hits and doubled. Jeannette finished tied with Leechburg (10-3, 10-2), but the Jayhawks won both meetings against the Blue Devils.

Connellsville 9, Mt. Pleasant 6 — Emily Keslar had two doubles and earned the victory as Connellsville (7-8) won in nonsection play. Jade Tressler homered for Mt. Pleasant (11-7).

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Latrobe 7, Penn-Trafford 3 — Ray Sowinski homered, and Josh Keefe earned the win as Latrobe (7-8, 6-5) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth en route to a victory in Section 2-AAAA. Ryan Marasti had three hits for Penn-Trafford (11-5, 8-3).

Greensburg Central Catholic 15, Southmoreland 8 — Andrew Lipniskis singled twice and tripled, and Collin Liberatore had a pair of doubles for the Centurions (10-4, 8-3) in a Section 4-AA win. Matt Oleyar had three singles in victory.

Jeannette 19, Wilkinsburg 1 (3 inn.) — In nonsection play, Jordan Edmunds had three hits and earned the win, and Michael Wise homered to guide Jeannette (7-6) to victory.

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