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WVC Softball: Babcock, Cragle Propel Northwest

March 26, 2019

At Northwest, Courtney Cragle tied the game with a home run before Brenna Babcock won it with an RBI groundout that scored Amanda Cheslaw for the Rangers in a 4-3 victory over Crestwood in WVC softball. Nicole Cragle was the winning pitcher. She allowed only three hits and zero earned runs with 10 strikeouts. Crestwood Northwest ab r h bi ab r h bi Naperkowski ss 4 0 0 0 Babcock cf 4 0 0 1 O’Neill c 2 1 1 0 Culver lf 4 0 0 1 Truszkowski 1b 4 2 0 0 Babcock ss 2 1 0 0 Yenchik rf 3 0 0 0 Cragle p/p 3 0 1 1 Sobolewski 3b 2 0 1 1 Cragle c 3 1 1 1 LeRoy cf 3 0 0 0 Cheslaw 1b 2 1 0 0 Dougherty lf 3 0 0 0 Kleintob rf 3 0 2 0 Cook p 3 0 1 0 Harvey 3b 3 0 1 0 Aton 2b 3 0 0 0 Carle 2b 2 1 0 0 Kline ph 0 0 0 0 Totals 27 3 3 1 Totals 26 4 5 4 Crestwood 200 001 0 — 3 Northwest 002 002 x — 4 2B: Cameron O’Neill (Crest), Nicole Cragle (NW). HR: Courtney Cragle (NW). Crestwood IP H R ER BB SO Cook, LP 6 5 4 1 2 4 Northwest IP H R ER BB SO Cragle, WP 7 3 3 0 3 10 Tunkhannock 7, Wyoming Seminary 4 At Wyoming Seminary, Jena Simmons ripped two home runs and helped Tunkhannock eke out a win. Faith Jones knocked in a pair of RBIs. Pitchers Hope Jones and Kendra Schultz teamed to strike out 15 in the victory. Sem’s Tiana Wren hit a home run. Tunkhannock W Seminary ab r h bi ab r h bi Jones p 3 1 1 1 Wren ss 3 2 1 1 Jones ss 4 0 1 2 Kopec 2b 3 1 1 0 Farr dh 3 0 1 1 Rmnchick p/p 3 1 1 1 Schultz cf 4 1 0 0 Mytych cf 3 0 0 0 Simmons 3b 3 2 2 2 Kehl 1b 4 0 1 1 Quick 1b 4 0 0 0 Kelly c 3 0 0 0 Walsh lf 3 1 1 0 Dunn 3b 2 0 0 0 Howell dh 3 0 0 0 Jenson ph 1 0 0 0 Schultz ph 1 0 0 0 Fletcher rf 3 0 0 0 Dunn rf 3 2 0 0 Kolbicka lf 2 0 0 0 Bean lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 31 7 6 6 Totals 28 4 4 3 Tunkhannock 002 320 0 — 7 Wyoming Seminary 000 031 0 — 4 3B: Akira Kopec (Sem). HR: Jena Simmons (Tunk) 2, Tiana Wren (Sem). Tunkhannock IP H R ER BB SO Jones, WP 4 0 0 0 3 10 Schultz 3 4 4 1 0 5 Wyoming Seminary IP H R ER BB SO Romanchick, LP 7 6 7 2 5 6 Wyoming Area 15, Lake-Lehman 0 At Lake-Lehman, Kari Melberger went 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and six RBIs in Wyoming Area’s big win. Jess Skladzien was 2 for 4 with two runs in the win. Bri Pizzano went 3 for 3 and scored three times. Nicole Silinskie, Kate Slusser and winning pitcher Tinsley Sarnak each had two hits. Wyoming Area Lake-Lehman ab r h bi ab r h bi Skladzien cf 4 2 2 0 Scoblick p/p 2 0 0 0 Pizzano ss 3 3 3 2 Zier-Norris ss 2 0 0 0 Silinskie c 4 4 2 1 Scoblick cf 1 0 0 0 Sarnak p 4 3 2 2 Evans c 2 0 1 0 Melberger 3b 4 2 4 6 Spencer lf 1 0 0 0 Freeman 1b 2 0 0 0 Ulozas lf 1 0 1 0 Slusser 2b 3 0 2 1 Purdy 2b 2 0 0 0 Taddei rf 2 0 0 0 Coole rf 1 0 0 0 Nowak ph 1 0 0 0 Smith rf 1 0 0 0 Askew 2 1 0 0 Kleintob dh 1 0 1 0 Kline 3b 1 0 0 0 Totals 29 15 15 12 Totals 15 0 3 0 Wyoming Area 432 60 — 15 Lake-Lehman 000 00 — 0 2B: Kari Melberger (WA) 2, Nicole Silinskie (WA), Tinsley Sarnak (WA) 2. 3B: Brianna Pizzano (WA), Jessica Skladzien (WA). HR: Kari Melberger (WA). Wyoming Area IP H R ER BB SO Sarnak, WP 4 3 0 0 1 5 Lake-Lehman IP H R ER BB SO Scoblick, LP 4 15 15 12 4 1 Pittston Area 4, Hanover Area 0 At the University of Scranton on Sunday, Alexa McHugh fired a seven-inning shutout with 10 strikeouts, leading Pittston Area past Hanover Area on a neutral field. McHugh was one of three Patriots, along with Bernadette Lieback and Bailey Loyack, who hit triples on offense. Gabby Para had two hits in the win. Hanover Area’s Lindsey Mendygral was 2 for 3. Kasidy Slusser also had a hit. Pittston Area 100 002 1 — 4 Hanover Area 000 000 0 — 0 3B: Alexa McHugh (PA), Bailey Loyack (PA), Bernadette Lieback (PA). Pittston Area IP H R ER BB SO McHugh, WP 7 3 0 0 1 10 Hanover Area IP H R ER BB SO Slusser, LP 6 5 4 1 4 5 Tuzinski 1 0 0 0 1 1 Hanover Area 4, Old Forge 1 At the University of Scranton on Sunday, Hanover Area’s Sarah Tuzinski pitched a seven-inning no-hitter, allowing only one unearned run in the Hawkeyes’ win. Hanover Area 300 010 0 — 4 Old Forge 000 000 1 — 1 Hanover Area IP H R ER BB SO Tuzinski, WP 7 0 1 0 2 10 Old Forge IP H R ER BB SO Holzman, LP 6 5 4 3 1 5 Shimonis 1 0 0 0 1 0