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Connellsville, Dunbar 9-10s eliminated

| Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Jay Matthews singled twice and scored two runs, but Connellsville (0-2) was eliminated from the 9- and 10-year-old District 9 Little League All-Star tournament with an 11-10 loss to visiting Rostraver (B) on Monday. Gage Fuller had a single and scored twice and Chandler Dewitt posted two doubles. Arik Nickelson doubled and Joel Lonigro scored a pair of runs. Lonigro was the losing pitcher.

Logan Seliga had two singles and a triple for Rostraver (B). Matt Wobrak and Zach Gray each connected for a double and two singles. Jake Sepesky was the winning pitcher. With the win, Rostraver (B) advances and will play at Mt. Pleasant on Thursday.

» Yough 10, Dunbar 5 -- Jake Frick had a double and two singles, but Dunbar (0-2) was eliminated from the 9- and 10-year-old District 9 Little League All-Star tournament yesterday. Nolan Porterfield and Joey Graczyk each singled and doubled. Mark Prinkey and Cade Warrick each contributed two singles. Brock Basinger struck out three and was the losing pitcher for Dunbar.

Brian Denahue was the winning pitcher for Yough. With the win, Yough stays alive in the tournament and will play at Bullskin on Thursday.

» Luzerne 8, Mt. Pleasant 7 -- Kaine Frye posted 11 strikeouts to lead Luzerne to a victory over Mt. Pleasant in 9- and 10-year-old District 9 Little League All-Star action Sunday. Mt. Pleasant came back from an 8-1 deficit but couldn't pull out the win. Nicholas Ruggeri led Mt. Pleasant (1-1) with two hits.

Mt. Pleasant will play Thursday at home in a loser's bracket game.

» Rostraver (A) 15, Bullskin 9 -- Bullskin dropped a decision to visiting Rostraver (A) in 9- and 10-year-old District 9 Little League All-Star action Sunday. With the loss, Bullskin (1-1) falls to the loser's bracket and will play at home Thursday.

Fayette American Legion

» California 15, Connellsville 14 -- In the first game of a doubleheader Sunday, Seth Campbell homered and doubled, but Connellsville (8-7) came up a run short. Alex Keslar doubled and was the losing pitcher. Ty Bell knocked in the game-winning run with a seventh-inning single for California. Tom Sparrow was the winning pitcher.

» California 13, Connellsville 1 -- Ryan Jones earned the win as California completed a doubleheader sweep of Connellsville. John Malone took the loss for Connellsville.

Fayette County Baseball League

» Bud Murphy's 6, Mill Run 4 -- Nick Damico struck out nine and was the winning pitcher as Bud Murphy's knocked off Mill Run in six innings Sunday. Bill Rouse homered, Ben Lowmaster tripled and Rich Means doubled for Bud Murphy's. Jason Greene collected two hits for Bud Murphy's (10-2-2).

Rob Orndorff led Mill Run (6-6) with two triples. Nick Lonigro had two hits and Dennis Show connected for a double. Jason Halfhill struck out five and was the losing pitcher.

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