Plum slow-pitch teams victorious
TribLIVE Sports Videos
The Plum varsity slow-pitch softball team played four games last weekend and swept a pair of games from North Hills and North Allegheny.
Saturday's games against North Hills were rescheduled from Oct. 7, and Plum won the first game 18-16 behind four hits, including a home run and three runs batted in, by Brianne DeGore.
Jess Allman, Rylee White, Jess Snider and Alyssa Stonebraker each added three hits, and Stonebraker and Snider both knocked in three runs.
In game two, a Plum 11-1 victory in five innings, Amber Shields went 3 for 3, Stonebraker had three RBI, and Allman, Abby Costa, Rylee White and Rachel White each went 2 for 3.
North Allegheny is the defending Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League champion, but Plum was dominant in both games Sunday.
Plum won the first game, 12-2, in six innings, and Snider, in the pitching circle, allowed only two runs in one inning while shutting out North Allegheny over the other five frames.
Contributing to the offense was Rylee White with four RBI.
Allman, Stonebraker, Costa, Shields, Nicolette Giovanetti, Amanda Zimmerman and Camryn McCabe each added two hits.
The second game saw the Mustangs triumph, 24-11, in five innings.
Costa and Rylee White each went 3 for 3, with Costa driving in four runs.
Snider had five RBI, while Shields and Lindsey Herd each contributed three runs batted in.
Stonebraker and Snider both were 3 for 4.
The breakout inning was the fifth, as Plum scored 10 runs on a combination of seven hits and five walks.
The Plum varsity now is 8-2, and the team hosts Baldwin on Sunday at noon.
JV wins two
The Plum JV team is 7-3 after sweeping North Hills on Saturday.
The Mustangs won the first game 7-3, and North Hills didn't score after plating three runs in the first inning.
Sierra McElhose went 3 for 3 with a home run, while Melissa Colchagie hit a home run and drove in two.
Katelin Rombach and Natalee Tommarello each went 2 for 3.
In the second game, Plum trailed for most of the game before scoring three in the top of the seventh to take the lead. North Hills went 1-2-3 in the bottom of the seventh, and the Mustangs came away with an 11-10 victory.
Colchagie went 4 for 4 with a home run, while Rachel White, Rombach and Myranda Cypher each went 3 for 4. Rombach led the way with three RBI.
Michael Love is a staff writer with Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-388-5825 or at email@example.com.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Treasury’s clampdown on tax inversions takes bite out of share prices
- McKeesport fatal shooting under investigation
- Rossi: Harrison can lead by talking about past
- Pirates defeat Braves to clinch NL playoff spot for 2nd consecutive season
- Wings coach Babcock does not hide affection for Penguins’ Crosby
- Aging natural gaslines pose hidden threat across U.S.
- Michael Baker CEO Bergman outlines changes in Pittsburgh-based engineering company
- CMU researchers track devices that keep healthy lifestyles in reach
- Fox Chapel wins thriller
- Penguins blanked at Columbus, 2-0
- Steelers’ Taylor recovering from forearm surgery