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April 25, 2014

Roundup: Hickory softball team routs SR; Hounds 10-0

- — SOFTBALL

ä Hickory 18, Slippery Rock 0 (3 inn.) —
At Slippery Rock, Chelsea Marriott and Megan Chess combined for an abbreviated 1-hitter and Madison Collier and Sabrina Black both drove in 5 runs as the Lady Hornets routed the Rockets.

Marriott pitched the first 2 innings. She fanned 3 batters, had no walks and allowed no hits. Chess closed out the final frame with 2 strikeouts, no walks and gave up the 1 hit.

At the plate for Hickory, Collier went 4-for-4 with 2 doubles, a home run and 5 RBI while Black singled, doubled, homered and drove in 5. Also, Alyssa Kostka singled, doubled and collected 3 RBI and Morgan McBride had 2 singles and drove in a run.

Morgan Longdon started for Slippery Rock and only pitched 2/3 of an inning. She struck out 1, issued 2 walks and gave up 8 runs on 4 hits.

ä Wilmington 10, Mercer 7 — At New Wilmington, coach Tom Reed’s Lady Hounds improved to a perfect 10-0 with the win over the Lady M’s (3-4).

Kayleigh Shenker led the way for Wilmington. She fanned 2, walked 2 and gave up 7 hits in a complete-game performance. At the dish, she belted a solo home run in the 5th inning, ripped 2 singles and drove in 5 runs.

Also for Wilmington, Chelsea Rogel and Courtney Cohen had a double and 2 singles each and Lexi Donati added a pair of singlets.

Ali Cameron and Aubrie Angermeier split time on the mound for Mercer. They combined for 3 strikeouts, 2 walks and gave up 14 hits.

Offensively for Mercer, Angermeier and Emily McGhee both doubled.

ä Jamestown 6, Lakeview 3 — At Jamestown, Erynn Williams fired a complete-game 4-hitter with 13 strikeouts and 4 walks in leading the Lady Muskies (2-2) past the Lady Sailors.

Isabella Greenawalt singled, doubled and drove in 3 runs for Jamestown, Brenda Kaller went 3-for-4 with 3 RBI and Heather Williams singled, doubled and scored twice.

Kala Mahen went the distance for Lakeview. She had 6 strikeouts, 2 walks and gave up 9 hits.

Katie McClelland collected a pair of doubles for Lakeview and Mahan had a 2-bagger.

ä Sharpsville 10, Commdore Perry 1 — At Sharpsville, the hosts bedeviled the Lady Panthers.

Rachel Harenchar hammered a 3-run home run and Abby Ferlin fashioned a solo shot. Both had 2 hits, and Ferlin drove in 2 runs.

Also for Sharpsville (5-4), Eugena Davies drilled 2 hits including a double, scored once and drove in a run, Megan Davis delivered 2 hits and scored once, and Kailee Scurpa scored twice, singled and doubled and plated a pair.

Right-hander Abby Piccirilli punched out 10 in a complete-game pitching performance, tossing a 2-hitter while walking 2.

Brittany Shrock struck out 6, but suffered the setback for Commodore Perry.

ä Corry 4, Grove City 3 — At Memorial Park in Grove City, Emily Zaczkiewicz drove in Shannon Baker with a sac fly in the top of the 7th inning to lift the Lady Beavers to victory.

Baker went the distance for Corry. She struck out 7, issued 4 free passes and gave up 9 hits.

At the plate for Corry, Baker had 3 hits with an RBI, Zaczkiewicz had the sac fly and Dingfelter and Shana Merkle had RBI singles.

Maddie Elberty went the distance for Grove City (5-6). She struck out 3, walked 4 and gave up 9 hits.

Offensively for the Lady Eagles, Taylor Shingledecker doubled, tripled and drove in 2 runs, Grace Dadzaa had 2 hits and 1 run scored and Jordan Malczak had 1 hit and scored a run.

BOYS TENNIS

ä Cathedral Prep 3, Hickory 2 —
At Hermitage, Jonny Prichard, Michael Clark and Joe Armour swept singles play as the Ramblers (6-3) edged the Hornets (6-5).

Singles: Prichard (CP) def. John Smaltz, 6-0, 6-0; Clark (CP) def. Michael Funera, 6-0, 6-0; Armour (CP) def. Gerald Koledin, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-4). Doubles: Zack Walters-Mike Mettee (H) def. Alex Blatt-Nick Hardner, 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(10-8); Stephen Petrochko-Jeremy King (H) won by forfeit.

ä Greenville 4, Grove City 1 — At Greenville, Seth Jaussen and Trent McErlane won at No. 1 and 3 singles, respectively, in leading the Trojans (8-1) past the Eagles (8-3).

Singles: Jaussen (G) def. Chris Adams, 7-5, 6-3; Evan Lowers (GC) def. Mercer Martin, 6-4, 6-3; McErlane (G) def. Frankie Bassani, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. Doubles: David Jeffries-Jon Stapchuck (G) def. Andrew McCracken-Tanner McKnight, 6-4, 6-1; Jing Wu-Joey Safner (G) def. Jacob Shilling-Jed Grimm, 6-3, 6-1.

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD

ä Mercer 129, Reynolds 20; Reynolds 65, Commodore Perry 57 —
At Transfer, the host Lady Raiders split.

McKinney, Brown, Young and Burdette led the visiting Lady M’s rout.

Toy, Foltz and Garansi led the Lady Raiders’ win against Commodore Perry, while Nagey notched multiple wins to pace the Lady Panthers.

ä Correction: Sharpsville High’s Keely Wheelan won the 800, 1600, 3200 and ran a leg on the winning 4X800 relay during the victory over Reynolds Tuesday.

Another name was erroneously reported in Wednesday’s Herald as winning those events.

BOYS TRACK & FIELD

ä Mercer 89, Reynolds 61; Reynolds 114, Commodore Perry 35 —
At Mercer, Jarred Davis led the Mustangs by capturing the 110 hurdles, 200-meter dash and was part of the foursome that won the 400 relay.

Ryan McQuown paced the Raiders with wins in the high jump and 1600 relay.

In the Raiders’ rout of Commodore Perry, versatile McQuown, McDanel and Faber, sprinter Fowler, and hurdler Garansi led Reynolds. Fowler, McQuown and McDanel teamed with distanceman Daniello to form a pair of winning relay teams (4x1 and 4x4).

Crop copped the 800 and Johnston the 3200 for Commodore Perry, and they were part of the Panthers’ winning distance-relay quartet.

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