Riverside's Wilson perfect in PIAA opener

Share with others:


Print Email Read Later

Kirsten Wilson was very good in leading Riverside to the WPIAL Class AA title Thursday.

In her team's PIAA playoff opener Monday, she was perfect.

Wilson threw a perfect game with 13 strikeouts and homered twice to help Riverside beat District 9 champ Curwensville, 6-0, in a first-round game at North Allegheny.

Riverside (20-0) scored twice in the first inning and added three in the fifth and another in the sixth.

Wilson hit a solo home run in the first and a three-run homer in the fifth.

Riverside's Logan Snyder went 3 for 4 with an RBI.

Other Class AA

• Deer Lakes 3, Fairview 0: Tiffany Edwards pitched a three-hitter and struck out seven to help the Lancers (19-1) knock off District 10 champion Fairview at Penn State Behrend. Edwards also had two RBIs.

• Philipsburg-Osceola 4, Chartiers-Houston 1: The Bucs (19-2) were defeated by District 6 champion Phillipsburg-Osceola at Penn State.

Class AAAA

• Canon-McMillan 2, Hempfield 1: Olivia Lorusso's two-run home run in the fourth proved to be the difference as the WPIAL champion Big Macs (22-1) eliminated the Spartans (18-7) at North Allegheny. Winning pitcher Alayna Astuto allowed six hits. The Big Macs also defeated the Spartans in the WPIAL semifinals.

• North Allegheny 5, DuBois 3: Christine Scherer's two RBIs helped North Allegheny (18-5) defeat District 9 champion DuBois at Brockway. Bonnie Pierson and Casey Ginocchi also had RBIs for the Tigers.

Class AAA

• Greensburg Salem 2, St. Mary's 0: Jayne Oberdorf tossed a three-hitter with 15 strikeouts and her sister, Claire, scored both runs, as WPIAL champion Greensburg Salem (22-2) edged District 9 winner St. Mary's at Hampton.

• Ambridge 5, Hollidaysburg 2: Lexi Hilzendeger's two hits and three RBIs led WPIAL runner-up Ambridge (17-4) to the win against District 6 champion Hollidaysburg at Penn State. Winning pitcher Kelly Haslett added an RBI.

• Fort LeBouef 2, West Allegheny 0: District 10 champion Fort LeBouef eliminated West Allegheny (13-8) at Penn State Behrend.

Class A

• Neshannock 9, Elk County Catholic 1: WPIAL champion Neshannock (19-2) used a four-run first to blow past District 9 runner-up Elk County Catholic at Hampton. Winning pitcher Madison Schaffer threw a three-hitter and Allie Fischer had three triples and three RBIs.

• Carmichaels 13, Saegertown 9: The Mighty Mikes (22-3) trailed, 5-1, after two innings, but used a five-run third and five-run fifth to beat District 10 champion Saegertown at Penn State Behrend. Erica Burns and Amanda Brown each had two RBIs.

• Claysburg-Kimmel 4, Burgettstown 0: The Blue Devils (17-6) saw their season end with the loss to District 6 champion Claysburg-Kimmel at Penn State.

mobilehome - hsbaseball


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here