Westmoreland high school roundup: Derry tops Greensburg Salem in Section 2
Devin Siko, Josh Bauer and Isaac Buterbaugh all had two hits to help Derry earn a 5-2 victory over Greensburg Salem in a Section 2-AAA baseball game Monday afternoon in Greensburg.
Bauer allowed eight hits and had two strikeouts in a complete-game victory for the Trojans (2-6, 2-3).
Nick Sabers went 2 for 4 for Greensburg Salem (4-5, 1-3).
Mt. Pleasant 6, Indiana 5 — Jason Beranek belted a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh to give Mt. Pleasant (4-6, 3-2) a Section 2-AAA victory. Jeremy Paul earned the win.
Yough 6, Southmoreland 3 — Shane Fajt allowed two hits and had four strikeouts in 3 2⁄3 innings as Yough (7-2, 4-0) won a Section 2-AAA game.
Penn-Trafford 5, Norwin 4 — Josh Brammell had two hits and two RBIs and Brian Hellested threw a seven-hitter with three strikeouts as Penn-Trafford (5-3, 2-3) won a Section 2-AAAA game. Losing pitcher Ethan Sikora was 2 for 3 for Norwin (6-4, 3-2).
Charleroi 9, Frazier 3 — Mike Obitko was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Sam Pager struck out 11, as Charleroi (5-3, 2-2) won in Section 2-AA. Logan Muzina had four RBIs for Frazier (0-7, 0-5).
Greensburg Central Catholic 12, Jeannette 0 (5 inn.) — Tommy Pellis doubled, homered and had five RBIs, and Neal McDermott and Steve Forrai combined to throw a one-hitter as No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic (8-1, 5-0) won a Section 2-A game.
Jeannette 9, California 1 — Kay Kay Crosby had a home run and four RBIs as Jeannette (2-3, 2-2) rolled to a Section 2-A win.
Belle Vernon 1, Yough 0 (10 inn.) — Bailey Parshall scattered five hits and struck out 18 as Belle Vernon (9-4) knocked off No. 1 Yough in a Class AAA nonsection contest. Macy Mularski allowed four hits and had 18 strikeouts for the Cougars (9-1).
Freeport 8, Greensburg Salem 6 — Jenna Hildebrand and Ashleigh Schmidt each homered to help Class AA No. 5 Freeport (9-2) get a nonsection win. Emma Mattei had a two-run homer for Greensburg Salem (4-4).
Penn-Trafford 11, Gateway 8 — Sarah Koscho had five hits to lead Penn-Trafford (8-2) to a nonsection victory.
Ligonier Valley 7, Marion Center 0 — Lexie Petrof went 3 for 4 with a double, home run and two RBIs and also threw a six-hitter with 13 strikeouts to guide Ligonier Valley (7-0, 6-1) to a District 6 Heritage Conference victory.
Altoona High School hired Nick Felus as its new football coach. He replaces John Franco, who resigned in February.