Brooke takes pitcher’s duel over Beavers
WELLSBURG – The Brooke softball team won a classic pitcher’s duel Monday in the bottom of the seventh.
Taylor Simala ripped a triple to right field with one out and, when the throw to second base got away, she raced home for the winning run in a 1-0 triumph by the host Bruins.
Brette Geary singled for Brooke’s other hit.
Courtney Messenger struck out 10 for Beaver Local. She singled twice.
Kaylee Kuchinski fanned seven to garner the win. Neither pitcher walked a batter.
“Both girls pitched great games,” said Bruins coach Mike Wagner.
Brooke hosts Morgantown today.
Brooke 1, Beaver Local 0
Beaver Local 000 000 0 – 0 4 1
Brooke 000 000 1 – 1 2 1
BEAVER LOCAL: Messenger (LP, 7K, 0W) and Withrow; Messenger 2S; Kiddey S; Rinestein S.
BROOKE (8-8): Kuchinski (WP, 10K, 0W) and Preston; Geary S; Simala T.
Wildcats whip Warriors
CARROLLTON – Edison scored eight times in the top of the fifth inning for a 16-6, five-inning victory at Carrollton Monday.
Kayli Stewart and Jackie Wiedaman each singled twice for two RBIs for the winners. Madison Hunter and Charli McConnell also singled twice. Zoe Wesftall earned the win.
Edison (3-9) welcomes Wheeling Park today.
Edison 16, Carrollton 6
Edison 022 48 – 16 9 5
Carrollton 220 20 – 6 7 6
EDISON (3-9): Westfall (WP, 5K, 1W) and McConnell; Hunter 2S; McConnell 2S; Stewart S, 2RBI; Jarvis S; Morrison S; Weidaman S, 2RBI; Brenstuhl S.
CARROLLTON: Campbell (LP, 1K, 3W), Corrobbis (4, 1K, 2W), Wells (5, 0K, 0W) and Shine; Aston T, RBI; Shine 2S.
Indian Creek beats Bobcats
CAMBRIDGE – Haley Stocker smacked a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning to close Indian Creek’s lead to 2-1, but the visitors added three for a 5-1 road win on Monday.
Paige Geananglel earned the win.
Said Indian Creek coach Angie Penner said, “Paige faced only 10 batters in the last three innings after the home run. That is huge. She is fierce competitor and did not lose focus.”
The Redskins picked up 12 hits in support of their pitcher, Abby Orr picking up an RBI in the top of the sixth. Cheyanne Allen delivered a two-RBI single in the top of the seventh to finish the scoring.
Bethany Davis had a single, double and RBI.
Indian Creek welcomes Oak Glen today.
Indian Creek 5, Cambridge 1
Indian Creek 002 001 2 – 5 12 2
Cambridge 000 100 0 – 1 3 2
INDIAN CREEK (8-1): Geanangel (WP, 5K, 0W) and Orr; Orr 2S, RBI; Sullivan 2S; Geanangel S; Davis S, D, RBI; Monroe S; Allan 2S, 3RBI; Webb S; Karas S; DeFallo S.
CAMBRIDGE (8-4): Lowe (LP, 4K, 0W) and Tetirick; Stocker HR, RBI; Hockenberry S; Baker S.
Kaczmarek tosses no-hitter as Dons sweep
MORGANTOWN – Courtney Kaczmarek threw a three-inning no-hitter, striking out seven of nine batters, as Madonna beat Morgantown Trinity, 11-0 on Monday.
Amanda Pulice was also masterful on the mound as the Blue Dons offense exploded for a 21-1 win over Trinity in the second game of a doubleheader.
Pulice also struck out seven batters in the five- inning game. Neither Kaczmarek nor Pulice issued a walk.
In Game 1, Becca Holt, Emily Pietranton, Taylor Thompson and Annie Magnone each had a single.
In Game 2, Pietranton belted a three-run home run. Aubrey Platek added a double and triple, while Pulice collected three singles.
Isabella Rosso singled and doubled and Mikaela Lenhart had two singles. Kaczmarek, Amanda Paul, Brianna Fierro, Montana Mascio and Maria Notni each had a hit.
The Blue Dons are now 10-5 and host Catholic Central today at 5 p.m.
Madonna 11, Trinity 0
Madonna 272 – 11 4 0
Trinity 000 – 0 0 3
MADONNA: Kaczmarek (7K, 0BB) and Magnone. Holt S; Pietranton S; Thompson S; Magnone S.
TRINITY: Williams (1K, 10BB) and Keenan.
Madonna 21, Trinity 1
Madonna 021 6(12) 21 15 3
Trinity 000 0 1 1 4 4
MADONNA: Pulice (7K, 0BB) and Travaglino. Platek D, T; Pulice 3S; Rosso S, D; Lenhart 2S: Pietranton HR, 3RBI; Paul S; Mascio S; Fierro S; Kaczmarek S; Notni S.
TRINITY: Wagner (5K, 4BB) and Podolinski. Williams 2S.
Toronto splits with Linsly
TORONTO – The Red Knights split a doubleheader with visiting Linsly on Monday, winning 13-7 and losing 10-4.
Serena Burkey grabbed the win. She fanned five and walked six. She added a pair of singles.
Allyson Kuntz singled three times and Chelsea Anderson and Lindsey King doubled. Emily Kosikowski singled.
Desiree Meadows took the loss. She struck out five and walked four. Toronto mustered five hits – singles by Anderson, King, Kosikowski and Meghan Rawson and a double by Burkey.