Renegades 9, First Commonwealth 0: Starting pitcher Nate Spohn struck out seven and Berkley Hills Renegades’ pitchers did not allow a hit after the second inning in a shutout win over First Commonwealth in the late game at the Point.
John Jones was 3-for-4 with a run batted in, Rick Jones and Matt Kastelic each had two hits and an RBI and Jake Pribanic drove in three runs for the Renegades.
Spencer Price had a double for First Commonwealth.
Delweld 9, Wise Trailers 3: Ben Legath was 2-for-3 including a two-run home run over the right-field fence in the fourth to propel Delweld to a win over Altoona’s Wise Trailers in the first game at Roxbury Park on Monday.
Legath finished with three RBI, Matt Martin was 3-for-4 and drove in two runs and Zach Solarczyk was 2-for-3 including a double with two RBI for Delweld (13-1), which also got a double and two runs scored from Ian Helsel, a double and a RBI from Luke Campbell and a double from Drew Hemminger.
Jake Stern and Nate Pope were both 2-for-3 for Wise.
Bedford 7, Claysburg 5: In Claysburg, in a battle for the top spot in the South Division, Bedford scored four runs in the first and rolled to a win over Claysburg, handing the host its first loss.
Kody Blevins and Isaac Kline were both 3-for-4 with Blevins belting a triple for Bedford (9-1).
Presley Swope was 2-for-3 while Jay Stone and Tyler Ickes were both 2-for-4, with Ickes hitting a double for Claysburg.
Somerset 6, Stoystown 3: In Somerset, Eric Costea was 3-for-3, all doubles with four RBI, and Tyler Drain had two hits as Somerset doubled up Stoystown.
Portage 5, Richland 2:
In Portage, Zach Myers had two hits with a double and Jake Bryja had two hits with a double, an RBI and scored once as Portage downed Richland.
Cody Orlovsky and Ryan Orlovsky each had two hits for Portage.
Lilly 6, St. Michael 4: In Lilly, Jake Hurley was 3-for-3 with three runs scored as Lilly raced to a five-run lead before holding off St. Michael.
James Mardula had two hits, including a double, and an RBI for Lilly (3-6). Zane Itle was the winning pitcher.
Jared Baker and Dominic Panick had two hits apiece for St. Michael (5-6). Baker also doubled.
Tomlin hit with $100G fine
Here’s another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
ACC-olades rolling in: Pitt’s Donald named league’s top defender
Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the national leader in tackles for loss, has been selected the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
Irish too much for Lady Lions
Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 4 Notre Dame in a 77-67 victory over No. 10 Penn State on Wednesday night.
Mountain Hawks outlast Red Flash
Tim Kempton scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as Lehigh took down St. Francis 57-50 on Wednesday night.
UPJ volleyball heads to NCAA Division II Regional
The fifth-seeded Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team will open its first ever berth in the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament against fourth-seeded Shippensburg University beginning today at Wheeling Jesuit University.
Big second half leads UPJ past host Clarion
Nate Snodgrass scored 18 points, and Pitt-Johnstown outscored Clarion by 20 points over the final 16 minutes to earn a 78-68 comeback victory in the PSAC on the road.
Lady Cats get first PSAC win
Pitt-Johnstown built an 18-point halftime advantage en route to a 98-81 win at Clarion that earned the Lady Cats the program’s first PSAC victory.
- Local sports in brief 12/05/2013
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