Baseball & Softball Recap: 4/24/23

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Butler 6, Allderdice 4

Noah Kollinger had two RBIs as Butler (7-5, 4-3) fended off Allderdice (1-10, 0-10) in Section 1-6A action on Monday. Lukas Stead had three hits for Allderdice.

North Allegheny 7, Seneca Valley 0

JD Costanzo and Greg Schmidt combined to shutout Seneca Valley (11-3, 4-3) on Monday to give North Allegheny (10-2, 6-1) a 7-0 section win. Costanzo had 12 strikeouts. Ian Zahorchak, Andrew Hart and Anthony Varlotta each had two hits for North Allegheny. Zahorchak homered. 


Canon-McMillan 8, Baldwin 0

Andrew Kocan had two hits and two RBIs and Ben Peterson drove in two runs as Canon-McMillan (9-4, 7-3) shut out Baldwin (4-11, 2-8) in section play on Monday. Ben Urso and Roman Mollenauer combined on the shutout on the mound.

Mt. Lebanon 6, Hempfield 0

Matthew Delvaux struck out nine in a complete game win as Mt. Lebanon (5-9, 5-5) got back to .500 in section play shutting out Hempfield (9-5, 7-3) on Monday.

Central Catholic 6, Norwin 1

David Farrell was 3-for-3 and drove in four runs as Central Catholic (6-6, 5-5) took the series opener from Norwin (4-10, 4-6) on Monday afternoon. Gavin Kelly had two hits for Central Catholic. 


Franklin Regional 4, Armstrong 0

Franklin Regional (9-3, 5-2) put together a masterful pitching performance shutting out Armstrong (9-4, 6-3) on Monday afternoon in their series opener. Dustin Coleman was 2-for-3 for Armstrong.

Penn-Trafford 7, Penn Hills 6

Brayden Stone was 2-for-3 and Nolan Marasti got the win on the mound as Penn-Trafford (8-3, 4-3) survived Penn Hills (3-9, 0-9) on Monday afternoon. Sean Walker had two RBIs for Penn Hills. Penn Hills scored all six runs in the last two innings.

Plum 4, Gateway 1

Caden Norcutt was 2-for-4 and Brady Dojonovic allowed one run as Plum (8-6, 5-2) defeated Gateway (5-8, 1-6) in the series opener on Monday. Taili Thompson homered for Gateway.


Bethel Park 10, Connellsville 4

Ryan Petras collected three hits and Evan Holewinski had three RBIs as Bethel Park (9-4, 6-1) picked up a series opening win over Connellsville (5-8, 2-5) on Monday afternoon. Kace Shearer and Beau Bigam each had two hits for Connellsville.

Upper St. Clair 2, Peters Township 1 – 8 innings

Braeden Coyle had both RBIs including a walk-off in the eighth inning, as Upper St. Clair (9-6, 3-4) took down Peters Township (6-6, 3-4) in eight innings on Monday. Peter Janoski threw a complete game striking out nine hitters for Upper St. Clair. Zach Miner threw well for Peters Township, not allowing an earned run.

South Fayette 7, Trinity 2

Tyler Pitzer struck out 15 hitters and Bayne Misner was 3-for-3 as South Fayette (11-3, 4-3) gave Trinity (4-5, 3-4) fits all night and came away with the opening game of the series. Christian Brandi had two RBIs for South Fayette. Jonah Williamson had two RBIs for Trinity.


Mars 4, Moon 3 – 10 innings

Ben Astbury and Jake Johnson each had two hits and Jacob Maple was the winning pitcher as Mars (7-6, 4-3) got back over .500 with a 4-3 section win over Moon (6-6, 2-5) in 10 innings. Mars scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the 10th. Nate Lesher was 3-for-5 driving in two runs for Moon.

West Allegheny 6, New Castle 2

Brock Cornell was 2-for-3 and drive in two runs as West Allegheny (8-5, 3-4) defeated New Castle (2-7, 1-6) in Section 3-5A action on Monday. Nick Longo was 2-for-4 for West Allegheny.

Shaler 9, North Hills 0

Brady Alexander, Brady McGuire and Ben Yeckel all had two hits as Shaler (11-3, 6-1) pounded North Hills (10-3, 5-2) in a battle of top teams in Section 3-5A. 


Fox Chapel 15, Deer Lakes 0 – 4 innings

Colin Donaldson and Zach Johnston each had three RBIs and Jeremy Haigh drove in two runs and got the win on the mound as Fox Chapel (8-5) rolled to a non-section win over Deer Lakes (2-12).



Canon-McMillan 26, Mt. Lebanon 8

Olivia Ford was 3-for-4 with two bombs and drove in six as Canon-McMillan (5-7, 4-6) brought the bats, taking down Mt. Lebanon (3-8, 2-7). Kiersten Williams hit a grand slam and Emma Houk drove in four runs. Deirdre Flaherty hit two home runs while Olivia Buckiso homered for Mt. Lebanon.

North Allegheny 10, Butler 2

Meghan McDonough was 3-for-4 and hit a bomb as North Allegheny (11-4, 8-3) got past Butler (2-10, 2-9) in Section 1-6A action.

Norwin 15, Baldwin 5

Emma Novotnak had two hits, including a home run, and Isabella Deering and Maddie Kessler both homered as Norwin (12-2, 10-1) out-scoring Baldwin (0-14, 0-11). Avery Herrington homered and drove in three runs for Baldwin.


Fox Chapel 17, Penn Hills 11

Catie Troutman drove in four runs and Ava Walmsley homered as Fox Chapel (5-7, 3-4) out slugged Penn Hills (5-5, 2-5) on Monday afternoon.

Plum 17, Oakland Catholic 1

Mackenzie Marotta was 2-for-2 with two home runs and drove in five as Plum (7-5, 4-3) coasted to a 17-1 win over Oakland Catholic (0-6, 0-6). Riley Stevens had two hits including a home run and Gianna Tavella homered. 

Shaler 6, North Hills 0


Armstrong 10, Latrobe 1

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Franklin Regional 10, Penn-Trafford 0 – 5 innings

Alexa Patberg was 3-for-3 with two home runs as Franklin Regional (7-5, 5-2) rolled to a section victory over Penn-Trafford (3-9, 2-5) on Monday. Madison Nguyen and Toryn Fulton each homered for Franklin Regional. Carli Ramchandran threw a shutout in the circle.

Kiski Area 16, Gateway 0

Hannah Simpson and Alyssa Perona threw a no-hitter as Kiski Area (6-5, 2-5) rolled Gateway (1-10, 0-7) 16-0. Riley Musco and Mackenzie Favero each drove in three runs for Kiski Area.


South Fayette 6, Mars 5

Maddie Cavenaugh had two hits as South Fayette (8-6, 5-2) picked up a Section 3-5A win over Mars (5-6, 3-3) 6-5 on Monday afternoon.

Western Beaver 7, Moon 5

Shaylyn Shall had two hits and two RBIs and Kaitlyn Zele drove in three runs as Western Beaver (6-5, 3-3) took down Moon (1-9, 0-6) in section play on Monday.

West Allegheny 18, New Castle 3

Aubrey Police homered as West Allegheny (14-1, 7-0) stayed unbeaten in section play with a 18-3 win over New Castle (4-8, 1-5). Olivia Hood homered for New Castle.


Thomas Jefferson 10, Bethel Park 9

Thomas Jefferson (10-4, 5-2) trailed 9-8 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Adalina Bracco hit a walk-off two RBI single to put Thomas Jefferson over the top of Bethel Park (3-9, 2-5) in section action. Zoe Kirzan had two hits, including a home run and Kendall Pielin and Allie Chalovich each homered for Thomas Jefferson. Anna Duguid was 3-for-3 for Bethel Park while Lupe McElvenny drove in two runs.

Upper St. Clair 8, Connellsville 1

Sydney Fisher was 3-for-4 driving in five runs and Brooklyn Kemp got the win in the circle as Upper St. Clair (8-4, 4-3) defeated Connellsville (2-9, 2-5) pretty convincingly in Section 4-5A action.

Trinity 5, Peters Township 4 – 10 innings

Ryleigh Hoy walked it off in the bottom of the 10th inning and Trinity (11-1, 7-0) stayed unbeaten in section play taking down Peters Township (3-9, 1-6).