Local roundup: Mansfield's LeClair hits 4 HRs
Johnny LeClair hit four home runs, including a grand slam, and had 11 RBIs to lead Mansfield to a doubleheader sweep over Penn College in the Mountaineers home season opener Tuesday afternoon at Shaute Field.
Mansfield (12-5) won the first game 7-3 behind LeClair’s 3-run home run and LeClair hit three more home runs, including a grand slam, in a 19-5 win the nightcap.
The Mountaineer pounded out 25 hits in the two games and hit six home runs. The 19 runs scored in the second game were the most runs for a Mountaineer team since scoring 21 runs in a win over Lake Erie in 2010.
In boys tennis, Cowanesque Valley went on to get its first conference win, 7-0, over Williamson. Chandler Maston set the tone with a 6-0 6-0 victory.
In softball, Hughesville started its season in dominating fashion, winning 16-0 over Lewisburg. Justine Yeager had a grand slam and Keirsten Schrimer added two hits, two runs and an RBI.
Loyalsock sophomore Kayle Gee struck out eight and the Lancers opened their season with a 7-3 win over defending District 4 Class AA champion Warrior Run.
In high school lacrosse, Lewisburg’s Matt Fedorjaka scored eight goals as the Green Dragons defeated Mifflinburg, 14-1. Drew Strosser added three goals for Lewisburg (2-0).
In women’s lacrosse, Lock Haven snapped a two-game skid with a 15-6 win at Edinboro.
Taylor Klunk and Jessica Pandolf combined for eight goals for the Lady Eagles.
Penn College 3-5
Penn College 101 010 0 3-7-0
Mansfield 201 220 x 7-8-0
Penn College (6-3): Tyler Cooklin (L, 2-1), John Mckeon (4) and Zachary Weil
2b Zachary Buterbaugh 2, Zachary Weil
Mansfield (11-5): Mitch Iseneker (W, 1-0), Louis Sick (5) (s,1) and Wes Custer
2b Eric Schanzenbach, Westyn Baylor, Anthony Renz, Brandon Miller
HR Seth Tressler (2), Johnny LeClair (3)
Penn College 005 000 0 5-6-1
Mansfield 304 372 x 19-17-0
Penn College (6-4): Joshua Longsderff (L, 2-3), Matthew Demilio (4), Christopher Glunk (6) and Zachary Weil
2b Tanner Kike, Cole Weachock HR Weachock
Mansfield (12-5): Chas Parson (W, 2-0), Zach Sacoman (5), Jeremy Mapstone (7) and Marshal Kiessling
2b Seth Tressler, Scott Rockwell, Dave Glueck, Anthony Renz. HR LeClair 3 (6), Schanzenbacher (1)
Hughesville 16, Lewisburg 0
Hughesville 385- 16 7 2
Lewisburg 000- 0 1 1
Paige Ramin and Morgan Fish. Holly Moore and Rita Benfer.
Top Hughewsville hitters: Justine Yeager grand slam HR, Keirsten Schrimer 2-3 RBI, 2 runs.
Records: Hughesville 1-0, Lewisburg 0-1.
Next game: Hughesville at Loyalsock (Thu.)
Warrior Run 4
Loyalsock 022 201 1 – 7 12 3
Warrior Run 002 000 2 – 4 6 1
Kayle Gee and Kay Lupo Jackie Vognetz and Lynn Vermilya. W – Gee L – Vognetz
Top Loyalsock hitters: Allison Czap 2-4 Allie Pagana 3-4 Reish 2-3 Haller 2-3. Top Warrior Run hitters: Maddie Beyer 3-4, Lynn Vermilya 2B, Carra Rishel 2 singles, McKenna Beyer 2B.
Records: Loyalsock (1-0) Warrior Run (0-1)
Next Game: Loyalsock vs Hughesville, Thu.; Warrior Run at Lewisburg, Thu.
CV 7 WILLIAMSON 0
1. Chandler Maston CV def. Henry Meinstereifel W 6-0, 6-0; 2. Brian Fulmer CV def. Chase Buck W 2-0 inj; 3. Cameron Lewis CV def. Robby Satterly W 6-4, 6-4; 4. Skyler Schmidt CV def. Kevin Newcomb W 6-1, 6-2; 5. Adam Brooks CV def. Justin Sales W 6-1, 6-4.
1. Skyler Schmidt/Adam Brooks CV def. Miller/Henry Meinstereifel W 6-4, 6-1; 2. Cameron Lewis/Jamie Colvin def. Robby Satterly/Kevin Newcomb W 2-6, 6-0, 6-4.
Record: CV (2-1, 1-0) Williamson (0-2, 0-1)
Next Game: CV at St. John Neumann Thursday. Williamson at Galeton Friday.