Westmoreland County Softball Roundup Wednesday

Norwin outlasts Canon-McMillan; Southmoreland sets records; Mount Pleasant shuts out Greater Latrobe

Thu Apr 18, 2024 - 12:14AM

Dan Flickinger Dan Flickinger

Last Updated: Thu Apr 18, 2024 - 1:17AM

Westmoreland County softball game recaps from Wednesday, April 17th 2024:

Norwin 8 Canon-McMillan 5   LISTEN BROADCAST

Isabella Deering's go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning proved to be the difference as Norwin outlasted Canon-McMillan in a back-and-forth Section 1-6A showdown. The game was tied at 5-all when Deering provided what became the game-winning hit. The Knights added two additional insurance runs in the frame as well. Bailey Snowberger had two hits, walked twice and scored a pair of runs for Norwin (4-6, 3-5) while Addison Grimes supplied two hits, including a double, and drove in a run. Abbie Telli threw two innings of scoreless relief to earn the win in the circle. Kiersten Williams had two hits including a home run for the Big Macs (3-3, 3-3).

Hempfield Area 13 North Allegheny 0

Emily Griffith had a massive game at the plate in leading Hempfield Area to a 13-0 Section 1-6A road victory in five innings at North Allegheny. Griffith hit a three-run homer in the first inning finishing with two hits, four RBIs and two runs scored for the Spartans (6-1, 5-1). In addition to Griffith, Allie Cervola went 2-for-3 with two RBIs while Maggie Howard collected two hits and scored three times. Riley Miller pitched a five-inning no-hitter striking out four batters. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 3-2, 3-2.

Armstrong 4 Franklin Regional 3

Natalie Ziegler's walk-off single in the eighth inning lifted Armstrong to a 4-3 victory over Franklin Regional in a Section 2-5A battle. Averi Lamfrom had a pair of hits, including a double, to pace the Panthers (5-6, 2-3). Madison Baker struck out 12 batters in eight innings for the River Hawks (8-1, 4-1).

Belle Vernon 16 Ringgold 5

Belle Vernon's offense exploded in a 16-5 whitewashing of Ringgold in a Section 2-4A match up. Taylor Beech homered, singled and drove in four runs while Mia Zubovic tallied three hits, including a long ball, for the Leopards (9-2, 4-2). Maddie Grisnik added three RBIs while Lily Crawford was the winning pitcher. Cassidy Kunkel had two hits for the Rams (1-6, 1-4).

Southmoreland 15 South Allegheny 0

Amarah McCutcheon smacked three home runs, a school record, finishing with six RBIs in Southmoreland's lopsided 15-0 triumph against South Allegheny in Section 3-3A. Gwen Basinger finished 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs while Makayla Etling and Taylor Doppleheuer also supplied round trippers for the Scotties (9-0, 4-0). As a team, Southmoreland broke the school record for home runs in a single game with seven.

Yough 14 Derry Area 3

Yough held a small lead of 6-3 after five innings but exploded for eight runs in the sixth inning to sink Derry Area 14-3 in a Section 3-3A contest. Kylee Fisher went 4-for-5 with a double and six RBIs to power the Cougars (4-1, 3-1). Payton Jenkins went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored while Kierstin Odelli collected three hits and scored four runs for Yough. Fisher was the winning pitcher working all six innings. Haylee Myers registered a pair of hits, including a solo homer, to lead the Trojans (2-7, 0-4).

Mount Pleasant 10 Latrobe 0

Mount Pleasant scored multiple runs in four of five innings to secure an impressive 10-0 non-section win over visiting Greater Latrobe. Emma Scanlon put up three hits and crossed the plate three times for the Vikings (4-4, 1-2). Teammate Danica Trainer added two hits while driving in a run and scoring a run. Gigi Stanek yielded just one hit in five innings fanning six batters to earn the win.

Serra Catholic 14 Greensburg Central Catholic 1