High school roundup: West Allegheny softball earns Section 2 win over Montour
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Freshman Brooke Wilson hit a bases-loaded triple in the second inning and went 2 for 4 with four RBIs to lead West Allegheny (6-2, 6-2) to an 8-3 victory over Montour (5-5, 4-3) in Section 2-AAA on Thursday.
Marla Kirkpatrick scattered three hits in a complete game.
Canon-McMillan 10, Mt. Lebanon 0(5 inn.) — Tara Fowler went 3 for 3, and Abby McCartney had two doubles and three RBIs to help No. 1 Canon-McMillan (9-2, 6-1) to a Section 4-AAAA win. Fowler allowed one hit with five strikeouts and a walk in a complete-game win.
South Fayette 14, Ringgold 0— Ashley Iagnemma had five RBIs and struck out 12 to earn the victory for No. 3 South Fayette (7-1, 5-1) in Section 2-AAA.
Thomas Jefferson 3, Southmoreland 2 — Junior Lauren Herazo hit a pinch-hit single in the sixth inning to provide the winning runs for Thomas Jefferson (8-3, 4-3) in a Section 3-AAA contest. Laci Lautner struck out nine in the win. Olivia Porter went 3 for 4 for No. 4 Southmoreland (6-3, 5-2).
West Mifflin 11, South Park 1 (6 inn.) — Lauren Ackerman was 2 for 4 with a home run, double and four RBIs to lead West Mifflin (11-2, 6-2) to a Section 3-AAA win. Paige Flore allowed five hits and had nine strikeouts in the win.
Hampton 15, Kittanning 3 (6 inn.) — Ashley Sheetz went 4 for 5 with five RBIs and three runs to pace the Talbots (4-3, 4-2) in a Section 5-AAA contest.
South Allegheny 8, Greensburg C.C. 3 — Brenna Pribanic threw a complete-game seven-hitter with six strikeouts as South Allegheny (6-2, 4-2) won in Section 4-AA. Carolyn Appleby was 3 for 4 for GCC (0-6, 0-6).
Riverside 10, New Brighton 8 — In Section 5-AA, Brooke Barker went 4 for 4 and earned the win as for No. 4 Riverside (5-1, 5-1).
Carmichaels 1, Jefferson-Morgan 0 — In a battle of two of the top teams in Class A, Erica Burns struck out 11 and allowed three hits to lead No. 3 Carmichaels (8-2, 6-1) to a Section 2 win. Madison Ludrosky allowed four hits and had 11 strikeouts for No. 2 Jefferson-Morgan (8-2, 6-2). Katie Mays scored the eventual game-winning run on a passed ball.
Aliquippa 10, Western Beaver 9 — Aliquippa broke a 133-game losing streak dating to 2005 with a Section 4-A win. Donna Gilbert had 11 strikeouts in a complete-game victory. Shania Walker had two hits for the Quips (1-4, 1-4), including a walk-off single with the bases loaded in the seventh.
Moon 4, Shaler 3 — In Section 4-AAAA, Brian Casper hit a walk-off single to give Moon (6-1, 3-1) a victory. No. 2 Shaler (6-4, 3-2) scored three runs in the seventh to tie the score.
Thomas Jefferson 7, ElizabethForward 5 — In Section 4-AAA, Eric Fairman had a double, triple and three RBIs as Thomas Jefferson (6-4, 5-2) earned a victory. Justin Bakewell homered for No. 3 Elizabeth Forward (6-6, 3-4).
Hampton 12, Highlands 2 (5 inn.) — Ben Vey went 3 for 3 with three home runs and four RBIs to lead No. 5 Hampton (6-1, 4-0) to a Section 5-AAA win. He also earned the win.
Carmichaels 3, West Greene0 — Brandon Lawless struck out 10 and tossed his first career no-hitter in a Section 1-A win for Carmichaels (7-1, 4-1).
Springdale 11, Riverview 10 (8 inn.)— Adam Lock hit a two-out walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the eighth to push Springdale (3-5, 3-1) past previously unbeaten Riverview in Section 4-A. Lock, who also had an inside-the-park homer, finished with seven RBIs. Nick DiBucci went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs for Riverview (8-1, 3-1).
Baldwin 9, Upper St. Clair 3 — Tom McCarthy, Chris Eisel and Alex Pantuso homered, as Baldwin (6-0) won a nonsection game. Pantuso struck out eight to earn the win.
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