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April 9, 2014

High School Briefs

JOHNSTOWN — Baseball

Bedford 11, Penn Cambria 10 (8 innings): In Lilly, the Bisons’ Dylan Downs had two hits and two RBI to help edge past the Panthers in extra innings on the road.

Bedford’s  Travis Hickey had two hits and an RBI in the win. 

Penn Cambria’s Garret Martynuska and Jonah Diehl each had two hits and two RBI in the loss. 

Bishop McCort 11, Bishop Carroll 0: In Revloc, the Crimson Crushers scored nine runs in the fourth on the way to a five-inning win against the host Huskies.

Winning pitcher Brad Coleman struck out four and walked none then drove in three runs to help his own cause. Jeremy Adams was 2-for-3 and Adam Molnar was 2-for-2 for Bishop McCort (4-1).

Scott Lucas and Raymond Watt were both 2-for-2 for Bishop Carroll.

Conemaugh Valley 13, Turkeyfoot Valley 1: In Confluence, the Blue Jays pounded out 18 hits in a five inning win over the host Rams.

Christian Aurandt was 3-for-4, including two doubles and scored twice for Conemaugh Valley (3-1), which also got a 3-for-3 afternoon with two runs scored from Jacob Kitner.

Corey Kalinyak, winning pitcher Kaleb Riehl and Blake Furman each had two hits and scored two runs apiece for the Blue Jays.

Forest Hills 12, Westmont 2  (6 innings): In St. Michael, the Rangers’ Blaine Harteis went 3-of-3 with three RBI to thwart the Hilltoppers in six innings. 

Forest Hills’ Alex Murphy, Shane Kelly, and Sam Vought each went 2-of-3 in the win. 

Westmont Hilltop’s Dylan Kmecak had two hits in the LHAC loss.

Greater Johnstown 5, Bishop Guilfoyle 1: In Altoona, the Trojans’ Grant Noon earned a win with nine strikouts to beat the Marauders on the road. 

Greater Johnstown’s Shawn McLean scored two runs and had three stolen bases in the LHAC tilt. LesPaul Buchko had an RBI in the win. 

Bishop Guilfoyle’s Frank Montecalvo had an RBI in the loss.

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