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Top-ranked Blackhawk cruises to victory

Valley's Katrina George dives for the ball and makes the catch during the game against Knoch at Valley High School on April 13, 2012. Knoch won, 7-0. Erica Hilliard | Valley News Dispatch

Matt Emge hit a grand slam, and Sean Hupp had a two-run home run to lead No. 1 Blackhawk (9-0, 4-0) to a 17-1, Section 1 win over Central Valley in five innings Friday. Adam Rousseau earned the win.

Seneca Valley 12, Pine-Richland 5 — Sam Fragale had a triple and home run to lead Class AAAA No. 3 Seneca Valley to a Section 1 win. Zach DeTillio earned the win by striking out eight batters for Seneca Valley (7-1, 3-0). Zach Sharrer had two doubles for Pine-Richland (6-3, 2-2).

Canon-McMillan 6, Baldwin 2 — Frank Fortunato hit a two-run home run in the sixth to lead Canon-McMillan (3-6, 1-2) to a Section 3 win. Kevin Forrester threw a complete game, allowing six hits and striking out four.

West Allegheny 11, New Castle 4 — Tyler Amedure, Anthony Carter, Shea Beaumont and Chris Allison had doubles to lead West Allegheny (7-2, 3-1) to a Section 1-AAA win.

Beaver 11, Ambridge 7 — Christian Herstine collected six RBI in one inning to lead Beaver (6-2, 3-0) to a Section 1-AAA win.

North Catholic 7, Avonworth 5 — Jake Miller had a double, triple and three RBI in a Section 4-A win for North Catholic (4-2, 2-1).

Freedom 10, South Fayette 6 — Francis O’Connor hit a grand slam in the fifth inning to lead Class AA No. 4 Freedom (6-2, 4-0) to a Section 1 win over South Fayette (4-5, 3-1).

Serra Catholic 13, Freeport 0(5 inn.) — Wayne Hydak struck out five and threw a two-hitter to lead Class A No. 1 Serra Catholic (7-1) to a nonsection win.

Seton-La Salle 12, Sto-Rox 1 — Devin Reddy went 2 for 4 with a three-run home run and five RBI for Seton-La Salle (5-3, 2-1) in a Section 1-AA victory. Alex Borofski earned the win.


Elizabeth Forward 6, Thomas Jefferson 5 — Kelsey Havel had a double, home run and three RBI to lead Class AAA No. 4 Elizabeth Forward (8-2, 3-1) to a Section 3-AAA win.

Pine Richland 17, North Hills 2 (4 inn.) — Alyssa Clark hit a grand slam and finished with six RBI for Class AAAA No. 4 Pine Richland (8-2, 3-2) in a Section 3-AAA win.

McGuffey 5, Chartiers Valley 1 — Casey Weiss had 12 strikeouts, and Elyse Stoner had two doubles to lead McGuffey (7-2, 3-1) to a Section 2-AAA win.


Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2 – Trevor Gooch scored with three minutes left to lead Philadelphia to victory at the America’s Showcase at RMU’s Island Sports Center. A.J. Coleman and Justin Sabilla scored for Pittsburgh (1-2).

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