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.