High school highlights: Blackhawk's McKay shines again


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Roughly 20 major league scouts watched Blackhawk ace Brendan McKay make his home start Wednesday against West Allegheny.

Hopefully they brought some popcorn, because McKay put on another show.

McKay tossed a no-hitter and struck out nine in leading Class AAA No. 1 Blackhawk to a 10-0, six-inning win against West Allegheny in Section 1.

Blackhawk (4-0, 1-0) dealt West Allegheny (4-1, 0-1) its first loss this season.

McKay improved to 2-0 this season and 24-1 in his career. He has 29 strikeouts in 13 innings this season.

Dating to last season, McKay has tossed 37 consecutive scoreless innings.

Other top baseball games

■ Carmen Jansante's walk-off three-run home run in the ninth gave Bethel Park (3-3, 1-1) a 4-3 win against Peters Township (3-3, 1-1) in Class AAAA Section 5.

■ A.J. Olasz pitched a no-hitter and Ryan Kansberger had four RBIs in helping host West Mifflin (5-2, 3-1) defeat South Park (3-3, 1-1), 12-0, in five innings in Class AAA Section 4.

■ Ryan Petrone fired a one-hitter with 18 strikeouts to propel Deer Lakes (4-2, 2-0) to a 4-0 win at Summit Academy (1-3, 1-2) in Class AA Section 3.

■ Freshman Cole McCombs threw a no-hitter and struck out 14 for Class A No. 5 Serra Catholic (4-3, 2-0) in a 4-0 home win against Monessen (2-4, 1-1) in Section 2.

■ John O'Donnell's two-run double in the 10th gave Bishop Canevin (2-1) a 5-3 non-section win at Class AAA No. 3 Keystone Oaks (3-2).

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