Indiana shared a pair of WPIAL Section 1-AAAA baseball games with North Catholic, handing the Trojans their first defeat in the section in a 7-6 away win on Tuesday before falling 7-2 in extra innings at home on Wednesday.
Indiana’s offense came on Tuesday, scoring five wounds in the first inning before adding another one in the second and third innings.
Zach Tortarella missed three shots, and Garrison Dagherty and Stephen Budash added two each to speed up the attack. Michael Tortarella and Gavin Homer had units twice, and Budas was credited with the only additional base hit of the Indians.
Conar Ghizi saved Budash in the third inning and won by making three innings and allowing two goals on four strikes.
Blake Primrose did a home run twice for the North Catholic. Tommy Shafale made four innings and allowed 10 strokes and seven runs.
On Wednesday, when the game was tied at two after seven innings, North Catholic came out on top of eighth and scored five runs to get away.
The Trojans held the lead at the end of the game until Indiana scored one run at the bottom of the sixth in the RBI round by Gavin Homer and one at the bottom of the seventh to send it into extra innings.
Josef Safar and Augi Masla tore the RBI singles before Tommy Kings broke a double from three runs to break it in the eighth.
Ben Ryan ripped off four singles and Budash added two more hits. Gavin Homer was credited with the RBI single.
Homer moved on to the sixth inning and allowed one earned run. Michael Tortarella allowed six strokes and five runs for two innings of relief.
Indiana (6-3, 4-2) plays in Panxaton on Saturday.
IRWIN – Abby Huey set a school record, but Indiana lost to Norwin in the WPIAL Division 1-AAA track and field meeting on Wednesday.
Huey showed a time of 58.26 seconds in the 400-meter dash in the girls. She also won 100 for 12.56.
Other individual winners among the girls were Cadence Ullman in the 200-yard run at 27.25 and Katie Kovalczyk in the 102-foot 2-inch discus throw. The team of Amy Davis, Rachel Gill, Yves Kuznesky and Gillian Raines won the 1600 relay with a score of 4: 48.19.
The winners of the Indiana Youth Championships were Owen Putt in the 400-41.51 run, Seth Weaver in the 1600 run – 4: 56.46, Stanford Webb in the high jump – 5-10 and Charlie Weber – in the pole vault – 13- 0. The team of Put, Jacob Gil, Will Berzonsky and John Berzonsky won the 1600 relay for 3: 39.31.
In the team standings Norwin won 112-18 for girls and 102-48 for boys.
Indiana returns to play this weekend at Butler Invitational, with the girls competing on Friday and the boys on Saturday.
NuMINE – Marion Center scored four wounds at the top of the seventh inning to break a tough controversial game and secure an 8-4 victory, the third unbeaten, in Wednesday’s Heritage Conference baseball game.
Skyler Ollp and Ty Ryan together inflicted five punches, four run runs and a pair of WRCs for the Stingers. Alex Stewart contributed two RBIs, and Dylan Ramel added a double and an RBI.
Marion Center’s three pitchers combined limited West Shamokin to five punches and two earned runs. Braden Reichenbach won by scoring three shots and four times in 41/3 innings.
Nick Buffon and Camden Eddie doubled for West Shamokin (3-5), and Bo Schwartz knocked out in three races with a triple.
Buffon was marked by a loss after striking out eight and passing two in six innings.
The Marion Center hosts the Purchase Line today, and West Shamokin welcomes Penns Manor on Monday.
in the River Valley victory
CLIMER – Hannah Faust recorded her 300th career strike, and Isabel Pinos collected seven RBIs when River Valley won a 15-0 win over Penns Manor in the softball game Heritage Conference on Wednesday.
The Panthers opened the scoring when Homer with two runs of Pinos found himself at the bottom of the first. In the second district, Valley made five runs, including a Hannah Faust triple with two runs and a two-run home run by Tory Faust.
The Pynos made their second home run of the game, and Brin Gardner hit a double in 4 wounds in the fourth, while the Panthers scored four more wounds in the fifth and final innings.
Pynos finished with a score of 4 to 4, collected seven RBIs and scored three times. Gardner also went 4-on-4 with three RBIs and four runs. Hannah Fust had two WRCs on her top three, struck out six and gave up one hit in three innings.
“This is an important milestone for Hannah in her high school career,” said River Valley assistant coach Brock Harsh. “We really can’t be proud of her. Indeed, we cannot be proud of all our elders. They came together, exceeded our expectations and are just ready to play every game. They are great leaders. “
Alison and Sarah Steeter recorded only two hits of “Comets,” including Alison’s double.
Hayden Sturgeon made all four innings for Penns Manor.
River Valley (6-1) is visiting the Marion Center today, and Penns Manor (1-4) is playing West Shamokin on Monday.
West Shamokin jumps at the Marion Center
NuMINE – West Shamokin combined nine runs in the first four innings, and Maddie McConnell limited the Marion Center to four singles and one series, leading the Wolves to a 9-1 victory in the Heritage Conference softball game on Wednesday.
Lexi Young repulsed a single and double shot, scored the result and knocked out in three races, leading many West Shamokin offensive participants. Hailey Newell had two strokes, including a double, and two strokes, and Maya McIlwayne hit two strokes. Malena Stewart doubled and scored, and Molly Kaplon did two tasks and added an RBI single.
McConnell was credited with the win after scoring seven. She also added the single RBI.
Lexi Rush received three of Stingers ’four hits and scored a single Marion Center series (5-2).
Winners in four of the last five games, West Shamokin (5-3) will host North Cumbria on Thursday. The Marion Center today hosts River Valley.
Indiana committed three double games but failed to commit an offense in a softball match Wednesday with a score of 10-5 from Pussy in the Pussy Zone.
The Indians ’double games were unique. The first occurred in the fourth inning, when the ball was caught in the center and the runner was selected in the second. In the fifth, a second man from the base hooked the drive line and rolled over to the first. The final turn was a throw from first base to third and back to first.
The Indiana table held without points until the end of the third when Maggie Cunningham’s single allowed Liz Flanders to score. The Indians scored twice in the fourth singles in Cunningham and Flanders and twice in the fifth in the doubles of Chloe McHugh.
McHugh, Flanders and Cunningham had two strikes each. Cunningham and McHugh counted two IRBs each.
Addie Stossel knocked out five batters in seven innings.
“We made three double games but failed to run the bits,” Indiana coach Harold Wilson said. “It’s impressive. I hope that we will be able to organize some kind of attack against Penn Hills and do something. “
Indiana (1-6) takes the Penn Hills home today.
McCISPORT – Maddie Griffin struck three, scored two shots and added RBI during the attack and was strong on the mound to help Ligonier Valley win over Sera Catholic in the WPIAL Section 2-AA softball game on Wednesday.
Reims, winners of five games in a row, had several offensive contributions, including two strikes by Sidney Faust and Lila Bar. Cheyenne Piper, Natalie Bizup and Zoe Plummer have also been credited with hits. Faust and Piper added on RBI.
Griffin scored 15 of the three strikers.
Ligonie Valley (6-2, 5-0) is playing for Apollo Ridge today.
ARMA – Marion Center and United shared athletics meet on Wednesday. The Marion Center reached a meeting among girls, 93-57, while United captured a meeting among boys, 107-43.
In the girls’ competition, the Stingers won eight competitions, including the 3,200-meter and 1,600-meter relays. In some competitions, sophomore Lydia Miller took first place in the 100, 200 and 400.
Marion Center won the field competition 4-1.
On the part of the boys, the lions almost swept on the track. Marion Center junior Tim Barrett won 1,600 and 3,200 to break the lockout. Gage Grasmeier of United took first place in the 100, 200 and 400 races and was a member of the relay team that won in 1600.
In the field competitions two lions won several competitions. Freshman Edin Montgomery won in the shot put and discus, and junior Ty Gapshes won in the long jump and triple jump.
Alec Valya of the Marion Center won the javelin throw.
DERRY – Apollo-Ridge and Derry shared the WPIAL Section 7-AA Athletics Meeting, which included Wednesday in Leachburg.
Apollo Ridge won the boys 95-56, and Derry – the girls 122-27. Both teams were far behind Leachburg.
Daniel Dunmeyer of Apollo-Ridge won the 400 and 800, and Greg Klingensmith performed in the shot put and javelin throw. They were the only double winners for Apollo Ridge in both meetings.