The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 5, 2013

Local sports in brief 5/6/2013



Red Flash splits with Quinnipiac

LORETTO – Kate Blattenberger’s two-out, walk-off single in game one helped St. Francis split doubleheader with Quinnipiac to close the regular season.

The Flash took the first game

4-3, but lost 2-0 in Game 2.

Quinnipiac (17-35, 9-11 NEC) used a two-run home run and an RBI groundout in the second and third innings of Game 1 to jump ahead

3-0 on the Red Flash (25-30, 6-14 NEC).

St. Francis used a two-run homer of its own in the bottom of the third to come within one run of the Bobcats.


District 6 teams begin play today

The District 6 Class AA team championships get underway today with fifth-seeded Bishop Guilfoyle at Central Cambria at 4 p.m.

On Tuesday in the semifinals, the winner of the Bishop Guilfoyle/Central Cambria match will travel to Juniata to take on the top-seeded Indians. The other semifinal has No. 3 Bishop McCort traveling to second-seeded Westmont Hilltop. Both semifinals are at 4 p.m.

The championship will be played on Wednesday at the site of the highest remaining seed.


Curve lose sixth straight game

ERIE – Andrew Lambo’s solo home run was the only offense the Curve could muster in a 2-1 loss to the Erie SeaWolves in the Sunday afternoon finale at Jerry Uht Park.  Altoona scored the one run while registering nine hits but stranded nine in a sixth straight loss.

Starter David Bromberg (0-4) was again solid for the Curve, giving up two runs on a total of four hits in his five innings of work.  Erie’s runs came from Hernan Perez on a bases-loaded single.



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