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Local roundup: West Point softball falls in state opener

Tribune-Review
| Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:12 p.m
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Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
West Point's Chelsi Iarussi (left) tags out Warren's Alexis Nyquist during the opening round of the Pennsylvania Little League softball tournament on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at West Point.

Warren scored five runs in the first inning and cruised to a 12-7 victory over host West Point on Thursday during the first day of the Pennsylvania Little League Major Division softball state championship.

Walks, errors and a two-run homer by Ellie Lobdell highlighted the first inning for Warren, which will play Williamsport at 11 a.m. Friday.

Tiffany Bruzda had a double for West Point, which will play Indiana at 1:30 p.m.

Celia Chase and Alexis Nyquist each had doubles for Warren, which iced the game with a five-run fifth inning.

Williamsport 10,Indiana 3 – A seven-run second inning and two triples by McKenna Dawes helped Williamsport to a first-round victory.

Winning pitcher Lynne Robertson allowed two hits.

Alley Bush tripled for Indiana.

Exton 13, Lionville 0 – Cameron Trotter hit a three-run homer and doubled to lead Exton to an easy victory. Exton will play Bob Horlacher at 11 a.m. in the winner’s bracket.

Lionville will play Warrington/Warwick at 1:30 p.m.

Bob Horlacher 6, Warrington/Warwick 5 – Bob Horlacher scored a run in the ninth inning to edge Warrington/Warwick in a first-round game.

Bob Horlacher led 5-0 after two innings, but Warrington/Warwick battled back to tie the score.

Faith Jones had a double and triple for Bob Horlacher, and Erin Dunn doubled.

Jordan Pietozykoski and Bri Koonce hit doubles for Warrington/Warwick.

Baseball

Unity 6, West Hempfield 2 – Winning pitcher Ray Sowinski survived a shaky first inning, and No. 1 Unity advanced to the District 31 American Legion semifinals by defeating West Hempfield in Game 3 of their best-of-three series.

Rick Ross hit a three-run double in a four-run third inning to rally Unity.

Sowinski struck out seven.

Unity will play rival Latrobe, which ended its series against Hempfield East on Wednesday with a 16-5 victory.

West Hempfield 6, Penn Township 4 — West Hempfield evened its best-of-three series with Penn Township in the Westmoreland County Junior Legion quarterfinals. The teams will play Game 3 at 6 p.m. Friday at Penn-Trafford High School.

West Point Jrs. win title

West Point Little League Junior Division team completed a two-game sweep of Freeport to capture the District 26 title.

West Point defeated Freeport, 23-9, and 22-17, to advance to the section tournament Thursday at Mt. Pleasant.

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