The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


June 11, 2013

Local sports in brief 6/12/2013


Opthalmic shuts out Ketrow

Logan Fluke and Greg Martin combined on a five-hit shutout of Ketrow Insurance in the AAABA League Tuesday, winning 8-0 at Point Stadium.

Dylan Corl, Alex Beiler, Brandon Miller, and Josh Bracken had two hits each for Opthalmic Associates while Miller and Brent Barron had two RBI. Beiler went 2-for-4 and Corl went 2-for-3.

Austin McMonagle had two hits for Ketrow.

Renegades pin loss on Delweld

Oliver Girman allowed five hits and threw seven strikeouts in Tuesday night’s 5-0 shutout over Delweld at Point Stadium.

John Jones went 2-for-4 and scored one run. Teammate Matt Kastelic went 1-for-2 with two walks and hit an inside-the-park home run for the Renegades.

Delweld’s Eric Weyant had two hits and a stolen base. Marcus Shippey went 1-for-2 with a double.

Opthalmic wins late at Point

Michael Flyte singled in Kirk Davis with the winning run in the top of the eighth as Opthalmic Associates edged First Commonwealth Bank 4-3 in the late game Monday at Point Stadium.

Austin Barefoot started the game for Opthalmic Associates, but Joe Puschnigg came in in relief in the seventh, followed by Matt Hogue in the eighth. Mike Megahan threw the entire game for First Commonwealth Bank.

Bedford Legion blanks Portage

Ty Black went 4-for-4 with three RBI and one run scored on Tuesday when Bedford blanked Portage 11-0 in an American Legion game.

Adding to the RBI count were Isaac Stern and Isaac Kline with two each.

Portage’s only hits came from Shane Baker and Bailey Kerch.



IUP names women’s coach

INDIANA – Tom McConnell has been named the 10th head coach in the history of the IUP women's basketball program.

McConnell comes to the Crimson Hawks after two seasons as an assistant at Old Dominion University in the Division I Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).

He worked with head coach Karen Barefoot in game planning and player development while serving as the academic liaison.

At ODU, McConnell coached eight All-CAA selections.


Lantzy youth clinic tonight

The Ken Lantzy All Stars will hold a Youth Clinic from 6 to

8 p.m. tonight at Greater Johns-town’s Trojan Stadium.

The clinic is for children in grades one through six.

In case of bad weather, the clinic will be moved indoors to the gymnasium.

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