The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

April 7, 2013

Local sports in brief 4/7/2013

JOHNSTOWN — Baseball


Mountain Cats split with Cardinals

Mike Palkovitz belted a two-run homer and Jake Warner added two RBI to guide Pitt-Johnstown to a 5-3 win over Wheeling Jesuit in Game 1 of a doubleheader at Point Stadium. The Cardinals came back with a 5-3 victory in Game 2 to earn the split.

Pitt-Johnstown is now 17-12 overall and 8-9 in conference play.

 In Game 1, Palkovitz hit a two-run homer in the first inning, before Warner's single in the second plated two more to give Pitt-Johnstown an early 4-0 lead. Palkovitz had two hits and three RBI, while Warner collected a pair of base hits and drove in two.

John Fees held Wheeling Jesuit scoreless for six innings.

In the second game, the Cardinals scored three runs in the second inning off of Pitt-Johnstown starter Derek Younker.

Kyle Morrow went 2-for-4 with an RBI.

With the split, the Cardinals are now 9-20.

Mount Aloysuis sweeps on road

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Spurred by a 11-strikeout performace from Cameron Kyle, Mount Aloysius blanked host D’Youville 6-0 in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader before the Mounties cranked out 21 runs in their 21-2 Game 2 win.

Aaron Kovach had two hits in Game 1 before turning in three RBI in Game 2. Brock Gladfelter had three hits and two RBI in the win while Alex Martin had two hits.

Paul Rogerson fanned nine in the complete-game victory.


1909 Honus Wagner card sells for $2.1M

WEST BERLIN, N.J. – A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction.

The T206 card went for $2,105,770.50 in an online sale, Goldin Auctions said Saturday.

While the company said the price was a record for a baseball card sold at auction, a Wagner card in mint condition was purchased for $2.8 million in a private sale in 2007.