ROUNDUP: Brought leads Hornets past Canton
In high school softball, Cathryn Brought struck out six in four innings of one-hit ball, while also adding two RBIs at the plate, and Wellsboro defeated Canton, 12-1, in five innings. Sydney Tremper went 3 for 4 with a double, an RBI and three runs and Kailee Klymer had a home run and three RBIs for the Green Hornets.
• In high school baseball, Johnny Rowland pitched a complete-game five-hitter and Caleb Tennis went 2 for 3 with two doubles as Wellsboro opened its season with a 4-1 win over Canton. Silas Wagaman also picked up two hits for the Green Hornets, who after falling behind 1-0 in the top of the second, answered with three runs in the bottom half of the inning.
• Penn College freshman Colton Riley has been named NEAC Baseball Player of the Week. Riley batted .800 in a pair of wins for the Wildcats last week. In an 11-9 win over Cabrini, the freshman first baseman went 3 for 3 with two doubles, a home run and three RBIs. Riley added a two-run home run in the second game against Cabrini to finish the week with five RBIs and six runs scored.
Lock Haven senior Cayden Stover, a Central Mountain graduate, has been named the PSAC Eastern Division Player of the Week. Stover hit .750 (6 of 8) in a two-game sweep of Mansfield on Saturday.
• Penn College sophomore Morgan Heritage was named NEAC Softball Pitcher of the Week on Monday. Heritage threw a complete game against Morrisville State, allowing one run, six hits and two walks. She also struck out 12 batters.
Lock Haven swept the weekly PSAC Central Division awards as Bekah Slattery was named the Pitcher of the Week and Amanda Loar was named the Player of the Week.
Over the four-game span, Slattery went 2-0, recording wins over Slippery Rock and Millersville. She totaled 14 1/3 innings, striking out 21 with a 1.95 ERA.
Over that same four-game span, Loar hit .600 (6 for 10) with eight RBIs. She had a .700 slugging-percentage, .636 on-base percentage and was 1 for 1 on stolen base attempts. In game two vs. SRU, she as 3 for 3 with two runs scored and in game two vs. Millersville, she was 2 for 3 with five RBIs.
• Picking up a pair of wins in a 7-2 win men’s tennis over Keystone College, Lycoming sophomore Mitch Wheary, a Central Mountain graduate, earned his first career MAC Commonwealth Player of the Week honor Monday. Wheary started with an 8-2 win at No. 1 doubles with senior Rob Smith before posting a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles to help the Warriors (4-6 overall) to their first win of the spring.
Wellsboro 4, Canton 1
Canton 010 000 — 1 5 0
Wellsboro 030 001 — 4 9 1
Nate Deegan, Michael Smithers (5th) and Kaden Martell. Johnny Rowland and Caleb Tennis. W–Rowland. L–Deegan.
Top Canton hitters: Deegan 1B; Martell 1B; Route 1B; Wilcox 1B; Storch 1-3 2B. Top Wellsboro hitters: Caleb Tennis 2-3 2 2Bs; Silas Wagaman 2-3; Cam Tennis 1-3 2B.
Record: Wellsboro (1-0); Canton (2-2). Next: Troy at Wellsboro (Thu.)
Wellsboro 12, Canton 1
Wellsboro 534 00 — 12 8 1
Canton 000 01 — 1 2 3
Cathryn Brought, Kerrah Clymer (5th) and Sydney Tremper.
Top Wellsboro hitters: Sydney Tremper 3-4 2B, SB, 3 R, RBI; Kailee Klymer 1-2 HR, 3 RBI; Cathryn Brought 0-3 R, 2 RBI, SB; Heidi Zuchowski 1-2 2 R, 2 RBI; Jena Boyce 1-3 R, 2 SBs. Top Canton hitters: J. Shay 1-3 HR.