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Berlin 51, North Star 42: In Berlin, Aleesa Fieg hit three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 15 points to lead four Berlin Brothersvalley double-digit scorers in a win over visiting North Star.
Shelby Coughenour and Erica Craig each had 12 points, and Schyler McClucus scored 10 for Berlin, which improved to 8-0.
Kayla Rice had 10 points for the Cougars.
Portage 58, Meyersdale 27: In Portage, Emily Chobany had 18 points and four assists, and Olivia McCabe netted 16 points and added eight rebounds and three blocks as the Mustangs pushed their record to 9-1 with a home win over Meyersdale.
Katie Nolan had eight points and four steals for Portage. Courtney Dedik led Meyersdale with seven points.
Conemaugh Township 53, Shade 45: In Cairnbrook, Kayla Luprek and Gabby Williams scored 13 points each to help the Indians impose the season’s first loss on Shade.
Both teams are now 6-1.
Abby Robeerts added 10 points for the visitors.
Brittany Berkey scored 17 points to lead the Panthers while Emma Spinelli contributed 11.
Berkey had 10 rebounds, Spinelli eight assists and Destiny Pruss four steals.
Blacklick Valley 65, Johnstown Christian 58: In Tire Hill, Allison Thomas scored 32 points, and Morgan Fenchak had 12 as visiting Blacklick Valley defeated Johnstown Christian.
Sam Haynes 25 points and 18 rebounds for Johnstown Christian, and Maddie Sprankle added 12 points.
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Pirates rally to keep sweep
Taking the extra base was the key for the Pittsburgh Pirates in completing a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies.
Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Neil Walker followed with a home run and the Pirates overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Rockies 5-3 Sunday.
AAABA League playoffs: Laurel Auto Group moves closer to advancing
Second-seeded Laurel Auto Group fell behind early against No. 3 Berkley Hills Renegades on Sunday afternoon at Roxbury Park. But Laurel’s players didn’t lose their composure.
Urtz, Pope lead AAABA League award votes
Logan Urtz hadn’t fielded a ground ball as an infielder or swung a bat in a game for a couple seasons.
But you can’t take the former infielder out of a starting pitcher.
Martella’s sweeps past Delweld
A six-run rally in the first helped guide Martella’s Pharmacy to an 8-1 win over Delweld in Game 3 of their best-of-5 AAABA League semifinal series at Point Stadium, sweeping the series in the process.
That rally also continued season-long trends for the clubs, according to their respective managers.
Warshel selecting UPJ
For Kelci Warshel, the call to attend Pitt-Johnstown was based on the availability of her desired major – nursing.
Taking an opportunity to join the university’s women’s track and field program was a very nice add-on and one that the Richland High graduate is ready to jump into ...
... Or hurdle over.
Rallying Dodgers snap Pirates’ win streak at 3 games
Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.
Ryu (11-5) joined Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in making the Dodgers the first team in the majors with three 11-game winners.
Pitt picked sixth in cluttered Coastal
Florida State was an obvious choice as a favorite in one of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s divisions.
In the other one, the pecking order was nowhere near that clear.
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American Legion Region 7: Bedford gets past Clearfield
Bedford’s Jake Stover had two hits with double and three RBIs in a 9-6 win against host Clearfield in the Pa. American Legion Region 7 Tournament.
American Legion Region 7: Claysburg edges Beech Creek
Claysburg’s Mike Mock went 2-for-2 with a two-run home run in the fourth inning to help his squad get by Beech Creek 7-6 during Sunday’s winners-bracket game in the Pa. American Legion Region 7 Tournament.
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