New Castle News

Sports

April 2, 2014

Spring Sports: A roundup of action from April 1

(Continued)

NEW CASTLE — Riverside 8,

Laurel 7 (9 innings)


The Lady Spartans’ ninth-inning rally fell short in a Section 5-AA home loss to Riverside.

Laurel (0-2, 0-2) had the bases loaded with one out and a run in already to close the deficit to 8-7. But a line drive to shortstop resulted in a game-ending double play.

“This is a different year and a different team,” Lady Spartans coach Lori Krol said. “We kept battling. We kept exchanging leads. We just battled back and battled back.

“They had one or two more key hits than we did. We didn’t finish (yesterday), but we were close and we hung in there. The hits are going to keep falling. We just have to keep playing good defense.”

The Lady Panthers (3-0, 3-0) scored two runs in the second, two in the third, one in the sixth, one in the seventh and two more in the ninth.

Laurel tallied solo runs in the second and third innings before plating four in the fourth and one more in the ninth.

Kristan Fedrizzi (0-2) started and took the loss. She pitched 8 1/3 innings, allowing nine hits and seven runs — six earned — with two walks and 11 strikeouts.

“I thought Kristan pitched a heck of a game,” Krol said.

Fedrizzi, Makenna Natale and Delaney Baumis posted two hits each for the Lady Spartans. Baumis knocked in three runs as well. Laurel finished with 11 hits.

Beaver Falls 5,

Mohawk 3


The Lady Warriors dropped a Section 5-AA home decision to Beaver Falls.

Mohawk (1-3, 1-3) scored single runs each in the second, third and seventh innings. The Lady Tigers (1-1, 1-2) countered with two markers in the fourth and three in the sixth.

Tristan Voss paced the Lady Warriors with three hits, including her first home run of the season. Her dinger was a solo shot in the second inning. 

Leah Woytek added two hits and three RBIs.

Jaki Bender (1-2) took the loss. Bender went the distance, giving up eight hits and five runs — three earned — with eight strikeouts and no walks.

“Jaki is pitching well,” Mohawk coach Pam Beatty said. “We just have to finish. We’re young, we’ll learn how to do that.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
  • Pirates Rockies Baseb_Fusc.jpg Anderson leads Rockies over Pirates 8-1

    Brett Anderson pitched effectively into the seventh inning for his first win in more than a year and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Friday night.

     

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • MANGINO.jpg Mangino finding new home at Iowa State

     The first time Iowa State defensive end Cory Morrissey saw Mark Mangino, the former Kansas coach and current ISU offensive coordinator stopped him in his tracks.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates.jpg Pirates jump on Haren early, top Dodgers 6-1

    Josh Harrison had two hits with two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on Dan Haren early in a 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Aloi.jpg Aloi's PIAA eligibility hearing postponed

    The wait continues for Nick Aloi. Aloi, who transferred from Ellwood City Lincoln High to Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School on Jan. 21, still does not know if he will get to play a full season for the Leopards’ basketball team

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates.jpg Polanco, Walker lift Pirates over Dodgers 12-7

    Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • ManzielJersey.jpg Manziel scores as NFL’s top-selling jersey

    Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Huston.jpg Greg Huston: Pedro, Steelers' Training Camp and LeBron

    Pedro Alvarez’s throwing woes have not subsided after the All-Star break and he has become a defensive liability, especially late in games.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates.jpg Pirates beat Rockies 5-3 for 3-game sweep

    Taking the extra base was the key for the Pittsbur‘gh Pirates in completing a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies. Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Neil Walker followed with a home run and the Pirates overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Rockies 5-3 Sunday.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • NC_Hoops.jpg Former Lady 'Canes stars reunite for tour of Europe

    Ryenn Micaletti and Abby Allen are headed to Europe. Micaletti and Allen — both members of the 2007 WPIAL Class AAAA girls basketball championship team — have joined forces with News Release Basketball to spend nearly three weeks in Germany and Belgium later this summer playing basketball and helping run clinics.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • pickle.tiff Pickleball players return

    Pickleball season is back, but some Neshannock Township residents said have no place to play.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

Shoot For 2
House Ads
Photo of the Day