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West Point's Pehrson pitches no-no

| Thursday, July 10, 2008

Hope Pehrson pitched a no-hitter for West Point, as it blanked Apollo, 16-0, in five innings on Wednesday in the first round of the Junior Division of the District 26 Little League softball tournament.

Maria Slezak had a homer and double, and Alyssa Bates had a double and triple for West Point.

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Greensburg 7, Elizabeth 6

Greensburg jumped to a 5-0 lead in the second inning and went on to defeat host Elizbeth in the opening game of the Westmoreland Junior Legion best-of-three semifinal playoffs.

Vinny Mongelluzzo and Nick Vottero each hit doubles for Greensburg, which welcomes Elizabeth for the second game at 6 p.m. today at Westmoreland County Community College.

West Point 6, Latrobe 3 (6 inn.)

West Point edged Latrobe in the semifinals of the 12-year old division of the District 26 Little League playoffs.

Latrobe took an early lead on a two-run homer by Zack Zavatasky in the top of the first inning.

West Point responded quickly. Nathan Fleck hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the first.

West Point got the eventual game-winning run in the bottom of the third inning.

West Point advances to the finals at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Latrobe.

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