Delweld 9, Laurel Auto Group 6: Two home runs from Josh Staniscia, who was
2-for-4, and three RBI from Devin Pritts (2-for-4, two runs) helped Delweld to a victory at Roxbury Park.
Drew Hemminger had three hits and scored twice in the win while Luke Campbell drove in a pair of runs. Eric Weyant and Austin Sleek each went 2-for-4 for Delweld.
Ben Webb doubled and scored a run for Laurel Auto Group, which sent 10 batters to the the plate in the seventh while scoring five runs on two hits, three walks, an error and a hit batsman.
Berkley Hills Renegades 18, First Commonwealth 1: Jay Shirley, Rick Jones and John Jones each had three hits as the Berkley Hills Renegades pounded First Commonwealth Bank in five innings at Roxbury Park. John Jones drove in four runs while Rick Jones scored four times. The Renegades’ Oliver Girman had three RBI and two hits in the win.
Jay Pudliner had two hits and scored First Commonwealth’s lone run in the second.
Bedford 10, Stoystown 6: Visiting Bedford used three RBI from Jake Stover and two RBI apiece from Brad Winegardner and Cory Furry in a win over Stoystown. Bedford, whichj collected 13 hits, received two hits each from Kyle Droz, Winegardenr and Dylan Downs.
Ryan Fyock and Zach Shaulis each had two RBI for Stoystown. Fyock, Shaulis and Nash Walker each had two hits.
Cernic’s 9, Stoystown 5: A four-run rally in the ninth inning pushed visiting Cernic’s to its first win of the season on Wednesday.
P.C. Callahan had three hits and two RBI for Cernic’s, which battled back from Stoystown’s five-run outburst in the first. Hunter Bizak (two runs scored), Justin Hrabosky (two runs, two RBI) and Ean Pringle each had two hits.
Stoystown’s B.J. Spangler reached base four times – one base hit and three walks.
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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.
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