Baseball & Softball Recap: 4/12/23
Photo Credit: North Allegheny Sports Network
6A SECTION 1
Pine-Richland 12, Allderdice 6
Owen Henne, Joey Perry and Jake Waddell all had two RBIs as Pine-Richland (8-3, 3-2) picked up another section victory over Allderdice (1-5, 0-5) on Tuesday afternoon.
North Allegheny 13, Butler 0
JD Costanzo drove in four runs at the plate and struck out 11 on the mound as North Allegheny (4-1, 1-0) won their section opener over Butler (4-4, 2-2). Spencer Barnett had two RBIs.
6A SECTION 2
Norwin 7, Canon-McMillan 5
Chris Slatt was 2-for-2 with a home run as Norwin (3-6, 3-2) picked up a section win beating previously unbeaten Canon-McMillan (6-2, 4-1) on Tuesday afternoon. Cam Russell had three hits for Canon-McMillan while Sam Meredith had two RBIs.
Hempfield 11, Baldwin 1
Logan Hilland homered and Adam Hess had three RBIs as Hempfield (6-3, 4-1) handled Baldwin (3-7, 1-4) in section play on Tuesday afternoon. Parker Donsen was the winning pitcher and had two RBIs.
Mt. Lebanon 16, Central Catholic 1
Tyler Smith homered, had three RBIs and was the winning pitcher as Mt. Lebanon (1-8, 1-4) picked up their first win of the year over Central Catholic (3-4, 2-3). Daniel Clevenger drove in four runs for Mt. Lebanon while Nolan Smith had three RBIs.
5A SECTION 1
Armstrong 12, Penn Hills 1
Haden Brink homered and Caden Rupert drove in four runs as Armstrong (5-2, 3-2) rolled over Penn Hills (0-5, 0-5) on Tuesday afternoon. Brayden Wright drove in two runs for Armstrong as well.
Fox Chapel 6, Gateway 0
Jeremy Haigh got the win on the mound throwing a complete-game shutout as Fox Chapel (4-4, 4-1) blanked Gateway (4-3, 1-2) in their series opener on Tuesday. Jack Resek was 2-for-3 for Fox Chapel.
Penn-Trafford 4, Plum 3
Brady Lane’s two-RBI single in the fifth inning put Penn-Trafford (5-2, 3-2) over the top giving them the section win over Plum (3-6, 1-2) on Tuesday. Dylan Grabowski homered for Penn-Trafford.
5A SECTION 2
Bethel Park 8, South Fayette 3
Evan Holewinski had three hits, including a home run as Bethel Park (5-3, 3-0) picked up a big time section win over South Fayette (7-2, 1-2) in the section series opener.
Trinity 11, Peters Township 2
Matthew Robaugh homered and Jonah Williamson had three hits and two RBIs as Trinity (3-1, 2-1) picked up another section victory, this time over Peters Township (3-4, 1-2). Kaden Hathaway threw a complete game and Logan Daniels had two RBIs for Trinity.
Upper St. Clair 9, Connellsville 2
5A SECTION 3
North Hills 5, Mars 4
Tristan Weinman had a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning, his third hit of the day, to give North Hills (7-1, 3-0) a big Section 3-5A victory over Mars (5-3, 2-1) Walt Vitovich went 2-for-2 for North Hills. Richard Lusk had two RBIs for Mars.
Shaler 11, New Castle 1
Chase Beran homered and Alex Venezia, Brady McGuire and Beran all had two RBIs as Shaler (8-1, 3-0) scored double digit runs for the third straight game defeating New Castle (0-5, 0-3) in section play. Miguel Hugas got the win for Shaler.
West Allegheny 10, Moon 0
6A SECTION 1
Canon-McMillan 5, Butler 2
Morgan Doyle was 3-for-4 as Canon-McMillan (2-4, 1-3) picked up their first section win of the year defeating Butler (1-6, 1-5) on Tuesday afternoon. Lily Vacari homered for Butler.
Hempfield 12, Baldwin 2
Lauren Howard was 3-for-5 and drove in five runs while Hannah Uhrenek and Margaret Howard each had two RBIs and Hempfield (7-1, 4-1) coasted to a 12-2 section win over Baldwin (0-9, 0-6) on Tuesday.
North Allegheny 10, Pine-Richland 6
Anne Melle was 3-for-4 with two home runs and drove in four while Sammy Plotsko had two RBIs as North Allegheny (8-2, 5-1) fell behind early but came back to defeat Pine-Richland (2-6, 2-3) in Section 1-6A play on Tuesday. Calle Henne, Izzy Sulesky and Marissa DeLuca all homered for Pine-Richland.
Seneca Valley 5, Mt. Lebanon 1
Lexie Hames homered at the plate and struck out 12 in the circle as Seneca Valley (5-0, 5-0) remained perfect with a 5-1 win over Mt. Lebanon (1-4, 1-3). Mt. Lebanon’s run was the first one allowed by Seneca Valley pitching this season.
5A SECTION 1
North Hills 12, Fox Chapel 2
Hanna Murphy homered and drove in two runs while Brenna Westwood collected two hits to lead North Hills (7-1, 2-1) past Fox Chapel (3-4, 1-2) in section play on Tuesday.
Armstrong 10, Franklin 0 – 5 innings
Isabella Atherson homered twice and had five RBIs and Jenna Clontz also had two home runs, she plated four runs as Armstrong (6-1) looked good offensively rolling over Franklin (5-1) in non-section play on Tuesday.
Greensburg Salem 9, Connellsville 6
Wynter Scarpa had three RBIs while Mia Peticca had two and Greensburg Salem (4-4) got back to .500 with a non-section victory over Connellsville (1-4) on Tuesday.
Montour 13, West Allegheny 3
Jana Hess was 4-for-5 and drove in three runs while Mia Arndt hit a home run and had three RBIs as Montour (5-0) made a statement in a battle of unbeatens taking down West Allegheny (9-1) in non-section play. Ava Benish had two hits, including a home run, for West Allegheny.
Plum 10, Serra Catholic 5
Makenzie Marotta and Makenzie Lang both homered and Danielle Pici had three RBIs as Plum (4-2) picked up a non-section victory over Serra Catholic (5-2) on Tuesday afternoon.
Thomas Jefferson 6, South Park 2
Kendall Pielin struck out 12 hitters as Thomas Jefferson (7-1) got past South Park (4-1) in nonsection action on Tuesday. Grace Kempton was 2-for-2 and drove in two runs for South Park.