Delweld 3, Laurel Auto Group 2: After spotting Laurel Auto Group a 2-0 lead during the top of the sixth, Delweld rallied for three runs in the bottom half to edge out a victory at Roxbury Park.
Matt Martin singled and scored the go-ahead run on a groundout by Drew Hemminger. Austin Sleek had two of Delweld’s five hits.
Ryan Matsko doubled in a run for Laurel Auto Group, which also received an RBI from Gordon Barr.
Martella’s Pharmacy 4, Ophthalmic Associates 0: Mike Mulvey struck out 10 and carried a no-hitter into the seventh before Greg Martin singled with one gone in the inning.
After the single, Mulvey maintained the one-hit shutout in the Roxbury Park late game.
Luke Williams was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the fifth inning. Jimmy Stenger and Dillon Boyer each had an RBI for Martella’s Pharmacy.
Claysburg 10, St. Michael 0: In Claysburg, Austin Cunningham scored three times while Mike Mock drove in a pair of runs in Claysburg’s five-inning win over St. Michael.
After carrying a 1-0 lead into the fourth, Claysburg plated six runs in the fourth and ended the game with three runs in the fifth.
Ebensburg 8, Lilly 3: In Revloc, A 6-1 lead after three innings helped Ebensburg hold off visiting Lilly.
Dylan Bowers and Scott Lucas each had three hits in the win while Tom Howe and Troy Templeton each supplied two hits.
Lilly’s Gavin Martynuska was 3-for-3 while teammate Zane Itle went 2-for-3.
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Penguins shut out Capitals
Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Jussi Jokinen and Sidney Crosby scored for the Penguins, who swept the teams’ home-and-series one night after beating the Capitals 3-2 in Washington.
Bishop Carroll slips past Monessen
Just when things looked the bleakest for the Bishop Carroll boys’ basketball team on Tuesday night, the Huskies went on a 22-0 run keyed by Nik Suckinos from 3-point range and held on for a 69-65 victory over Monessen in second round PIAA Tournament action at Gateway High School.
“I was trying to be a spark off the bench,” said the junior forward, who finished with 14 points. “It was a big game and when I went in, I really focused on hitting my shots. Shots were falling. It was a good night.”
Berlin girls playing in PIAA rematch
It’s deja vu for the Berlin Brothersvalley girls basketball team.
The Mountaineers (22-4) will play District 7 champion Vincentian Academy in PIAA Class A second-round action at 8 p.m. tonight at Hempfield High School.
Shade taking hopes on the road
The Shade girls’ basketball team is looking at its two-plus hour road trip to Big Spring High School in Newville today as a twist of good fate.
The Panthers will take on Halifax in a 7 p.m. Class A contest in the second round of the PIAA Tournament.
Steelers’ Woodley victim of salary cap
The Pittsburgh Steelers released linebacker LaMarr Woodley on Tuesday, with a post-June 1 designation to save money under the salary cap and signed free agent safety Mike Mitchell from the Carolina Panthers.
Mitchell first announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Steelers and his agent Brian Hamilton confirmed the signing to The Associated Press.
Hawkins signed to offer sheet
On the first day of free agency, Cleveland signed Cincinnati wide receiver Andrew Hawkins, a restricted free agent, to an offer sheet. The Bengals have five days to match the contract or Hawkins will join the Browns, who need a replacement at slot receiver after releasing troubled veteran Davone Bess.
Bengals make low offer to Hawkins
Johnstown’s Andrew Hawkins grew up with the Cincinnati Bengals while following his older brother Artrell Hawkins Jr.’s NFL career.
The younger Hawkins could see himself wearing a Bengals uniform and playing wide receiver in Cincinnati for years to come. But the Bishop McCort High School graduate knows the business side of the NFL sometimes gets in the way of the storybook ending.
Second place little consolation to contenders
Perspective can be a tricky thing in athletics.
Just ask Richland’s Nico Pecora and Bedford’s Jon Gabriel.
PIAA wrestling notebook: Murin not pleased with fifth place
Max Murin won the first 36 matches of his varsity career.
But the Central Cambria freshman was disappointed after he dropped two consecutive bouts on Friday night at the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships.
Berlin girls avenge earlier loss to Portage
Berlin Brothersvalley was highly motivated to play Portage on Saturday in their PIAA Class A girls’ first-round basketball matchup at Central Cambria High School.
The Mountaineers, who lost at Portage earlier in the season, held the Mustangs to a single basket in the first half on 1 of 21 shooting Saturday and went on to a 59-42 victory.
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