Renegades win in five innings
Zach Detillio allowed two runs in a five-inning game for Berkley Hills Friday at Point Stadium in a 12-2 AAABA League victory over First Commonwealth Bank.
Berkley Hills’ Rick Jones went 3-for-4 with one RBI and two runs scored. John Jones had two hits, two RBI and scored three runs.
Jack Hauerich caught the game and had a pair of hits and RBI. Dylan Brooks had one hit, scored three runs and stole a base.
Joe Hrbal and Zach Varga each had two hits for First Commonwealth.
Laurel Auto nips Renegades
Ryan Bills tossed a complete game, scattering seven hits while striking out four and walking one in Laurel Auto Group’s 4-3 win over Berkely Hills Renegades in Thursday’s late game at the Point.
Laurel Auto’s Gordan Barr had two hits, including a run-scoring single that plated the eventual game-winner in the third.
Berkley Hills’ Matt Kastelic had two hits and drove in a run. Dan Gray had two hits and two RBI.
Harrison up, Sanchez down
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison from Indianapolis on Friday and sent catcher Tony Sanchez to the Triple-A club.
Harrison hit .316 with four home runs and 33 RBI in 60 games with Indianapolis. In 11 games in two stints with the Pirates this season, he went 2-for-11 with one RBI.
Sanchez made his major league debut Sunday and went 2-for-8 with a double in two games.
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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
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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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