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March 29, 2014

Local Sports Briefs 3-29-14

JOHNSTOWN — Baseball

Ferndale 11, Conemaugh Valley 10: The Yellow Jackets’ Taylor Kinsey went 2-of-4 with two RBI and knocked in the game-winning run in the seventh inning to defeat the Blue Jays.

Ferndale’s Cody Berkebile was 2-of-2 with two stolen bases and three runs scored.  Berkebile scored the game winning run as well. 

Conemaugh Valley’s Chris Aurandt had three hits with two RBI and a solo home run in the sixth inning in the loss. 

Meyersdale 10, Conemaugh Township 0: In Meyersdale, the Red Raiders’ Riley Christner hit a three-run home run and Connor Christner knocked a two-run home run to help blank the Indians. 

Meyersdale’s Lance Leydig and Logan White each had two hits and a double in the win.  Brady McKenzie pitched five innings and gave up only two hits. The Red Raiders are now 2-0.

Conemaugh Township’s Bruna Rosa and Jeff Callihan each had one hit in the loss. 

Northern Cambria 6, Homer-Center 4:  In Homer City, the Colts’ Josh Prasko struck out nine to help beat the Wildcats in a Heritage Conference tilt. 

Northern Cambria’s Prasko, Tyler Pershing, and Adam Weiland each had two hits in the win. The Colts improve their record to 3-0. 

Homer-Center’s Darren Carr had two hits with an RBI and Alex Aaron tallied three hits in the loss. 

Richland 11, Bishop Guilfoyle 5: The Rams’ Jack Shirk went 3-of-4 hitting a single, double, and a triple to blow past the Marauders. 

Richland’s Tyler Mikesic had a double and two singles with three RBI.  Mikesic earned the win, striking out seven Marauder batters and giving up eight hits. The Rams’ Jonathon Kutchman hit two singles in the win.

Bishop Guilfoyle’s Derek Cursio hit a home run in the third inning in the loss. 


Greater Johnstown 6, Bedford 1: In Bedford, the Trojans’ Chelsea Gregley went 3-of-3 with a double and two RBI in a LHAC victory against the Bisons. 

Greater Johnstown’s Lexi Lindrose had three hits and scored two runs. Lindrose also earned the win with six strikeouts. Her battery mate, Madison McKee, went 2-of-4 and scored two runs. 

Bedford’s Allison Turkovich had two hits and an RBI. The Bisons’ Paige Hillegas went 2-of-4 with a single and triple in the loss. 

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