TYRONE — Bellefonte junior Matt Fisher belted two home runs Monday as the Red Raiders bounced Tyrone 10-6.Fisher hit a two-run homer in the third to give Bellefonte (3-1) a 3-0 lead, while his solo shot in the fourth helped pace a six-run frame that saw the Red Raider’s gain a 9-0 advantage.
Fisher’s homers give him four in four games this season. He also homered in victories over Lewistwon and Huntingdon. Bellefonte’s Frank Parkes added a three-run home run in the fourth and tripled in the sixth while Ryan Poorman hit a two-run homer in fourth. The Red Raiders now have 10 homers this season.
Cole McClarren (1-0) earned the win by allowing nine hits and six runs in five innings. Justin Witherite recorded the save by allowing no runs or hits over the final 11⁄3 innings.
Seth Tressler went 3-for-5 for the Red Raiders, Poorman went 2-for-2 and Nick Harter recorded two hits.
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Eagles knock offScarlet Dragons
WINGATE — Bald Eagle Area grabbed an early five-run lead and held on for an 8-6 victory over Central on Monday.
John Schall and Joe Pillot strung together back-to-back doubles in the fourth inning, followed by a run-scoring single by Derek Noll to give BEA (4-1) a 7-4 lead. Tyler Womer then smacked a solo home run in the fifth to give the Eagle’s a four-run cushion.
Schall singled to lead off the first and later scored on Pillot’s single. A.J. Robinson followed with a two-run single to give BEA an early 3-0 lead. Schall singled again in the second, Justin Koleno doubled and both scored on Robinson’s two-run double for a 5-0 lead.
Robinson (2-0) allowed five hits and six runs over six innings with six strikeouts. Schall earned his second save of the year, allowing no hits or runs in one inning of work.
Lady Rams down Lewistown
LEWISTOWN — Penns Valley recorded 13 hits and pitcher Rachel Myers struck out nine as the Lady Rams blanked Lewistown 3-0 Monday.
Katie Deardorff’s single kickstarted the Lady Rams’ offense in the top of the first inning. Deardorff was then sacrificed to second by Alicia Leitch and scored on Erin Van Vactor’s double. Myers’ third-inning triple plated Leitch for a 2-0 lead while Leitch scored Deardorff in the sixth on a single for the third run.
Deardorff had a stolen base and finished 3-for-4, Leitch was 2-for-3, and Myers, Van Vactor and Chelsea Reich each finished with two hits.
Myers (4-1) allowed five hits and only one walk in seven innings for Penns Valley which also improved to 4-1.