Delweld 3, Martella’s Pharmacy 2: Marcus Shippey held Martella’s Pharmacy to one hit and struck out seven while Zach Solarczyk singled in the game-winning run in the seventh to help Delweld remain unbeaten on Wednesday.
Ian Helsel, Josh Staniscia, Josh Robinette and Devon Fritz each had two hits in the win at Roxbury Park.
Matt McMillen led off the Martella’s third with his club’s lone hit.
Delweld 3, First Commonwealth 1: Matt Martin’s two RBI led the way for Delweld as it topped First Commonwealth Bank in Tuesday’s late game at Point Stadium. Austin Sleek went 2-for-2 for Delweld, which received a combined two-hitter from Ben Legath and Brad Ditzler.
Cody Mickus and Jay Pudliner each had a hit for First Commonwealth.
Bedford 13, Cernic’s 2 (5): In Johnstown, a seven-run rally in the fifth helped the guest Hurricanes bring an early end to their contest at Franklin Field.
Isaac Stern (three runs), Koby Blevins and Isaac Kline each had two hits for Bedford.
Johnny Sheesley doubled and drove in a run for Cernic’s.
Ebensburg 10, Portage 6: In Revloc, Scott Lucas, Josh Surkovich, Tom Howell, Troy Templeton and Caleb Palko each had two hits and host Ebensburg scored three runs in the first, fourth and fifth innings to down Portage.
Charles Miller had two hits to lead Portage.
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Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Jussi Jokinen scored in a span of 2:13 of the third period to revive the Penguins from yet another two-goal deficit in a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night.
Pirates walk off against Reds to halt home skid
Ike Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a winning run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates twice overcame deficits to beat the Reds 6-5 Monday night.
Pittsburgh trailed 2-0 before Davis’ fourth-inning homer off Mike Leake.
Sitting Bulls bring home national sled hockey title
The Johnstown Sitting Bulls disabled sled hockey team recently won a national championship.
The team, comprised of disabled athletes from Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, Bedford and Blair counties, finished first in the Youth B Division at the USA Hockey National Disabled Hockey Festival held April 11-13 in Marlborough, Mass.
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Marathon men’s winner has names of victims on bib
The winner of the Boston Marathon men’s race had the names of last year’s victims written in marker on the corners of his race bib.
Brewers top Pirates in game highlighted by dustup
Ryan Braun homered in the ninth inning to tie it, then Khris Davis hit a home run in the 14th that put Milwaukee ahead for good.
Yet those were hardly the big blows that attracted all the attention Sunday in the Brewers’ 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Football team ends boycott of embattled coach
Minnesota State University-Mankato’s football team has ended its boycott of reinstated head coach Todd Hoffner, who successfully fought child pornography charges and other misconduct accusations that removed him from the job for 20 months.
Hoffner said he assured the players, who refused to take the practice field Wednesday, that interim coach Aaron Keen, who led the team in Hoffner’s absence, will continue in a major role with the team.
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