Local roundup: Lexi Rogers tosses no-hitter for Bellefonte
Bellefonte’s Lexi Rogers pitched a complete game no-hitter for the Raiders in their 11-0 win over Huntingdon Tuesday. Rogers recorded an eye-opening 20 K’s in the circle. Hanna Lauck, Lily Gardner, Maddie Tice, Rogers, Madison Melius and Makenna Port all tallied multiple hits in the win for the Raiders.
Jersey Shore fell to Lewisburg, 5-0, in tennis Tuesday. Evan Cecchini, Zach Higgins and Eddie Monaco all won singles for Lewisburg. Henry Schumacher and Chen Chen Gu won No. 1 doubles while Julia Alabakoff and Matt Ranson won No. 2 singles.
Central Mountain’s David Lindsay advanced to the District 4-6 Class AAA singles tournament championship match today thanks to defeating Altoona’s Nick Schimminger, 6-0, 6-0, in Tuesday’s semifinals.
Lindsay, the top seed in the tournament, received a bye in the Round of 16 and then defeated Williamsport’s Alex Norris, 6-0, 6-0, in the quarterfinals. Central Mountain’s Ethan Hall lost to Williamsport’s Kyle Shuler in the Round of 16, 6-0, 6-0.
DISTRICT 4-6 CLASS AAA SINGLES TOURNAMENT
ROUND OF 16
Alex Norris (WAHS) def Josh Davis (State College) 6-1, 6-0; Nick Schimminger (Altoona) def CJ Doebler (Shikellamy) 6-0, 6-2; Brian Johnson (Hollidaysburg) def Gavin Ream (Mifflin County) 6-1, 6-2; Daniel Xu (State College) def Trent Shade (Mifflin County) 6-0, 6-0; Kyle Shuler (Williamsport) def Ethan Hall (Central Mountain) 6-0, 6-0; Kyle Murray (Altoona) def Luke Fatol (Shikellamy) 6-0, 6-3.
David Lindsay (CM) def. Alex Norris (WAHS), 6-0, 6-0; Nick Schimminger (Altoona) def. Brian Johnson (Hollidaysburg), 6-4, 1-6, 6-4; Kyle Shuler (WAHS) def. Daniel Xu (State College), 6-2, 6-4; Nathan Barton (Hollidaysburg) def. Kyle Murray (Altoona), 6-4, 6-0.
David Lindsay (CM) def. Nick Schimminger (Altoona), 6-0, 6-0; Nathan Barton (Hollidaysburg) def. Kyle Shuler (WAHS), 6-2, 6-2.
Lock Haven University lacrosse team downed Slippery Rock University) in a crucial Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference matchup.
Needing a win to keep their PSAC playoff hopes alive, the Bald Eagles came out of the gates fast and scored the opening three goals of the game to shoot out to a 3-0 lead in the opening ten minutes. LHU continued their impressive start and led 5-1 with 11 minutes to play in the opening half, but The Rock responded in a huge way and scored five unanswered goals in four minutes to take a slender 5-6 lead. The two sides traded goals in the remaining minutes and were locked into an intense 7-7 battle at halftime.
Leading from the back was a determined Lauren Girardi (Watertown, N.Y./Watertown), who finished just one shy of her career best making 18 huge saves for the Bald Eagles. Girardi has reached double digits saves in all but one of her appearances and set a season high with today’s mark.
Offensively, Campbell Brant on a similarly sparkling performance posting a career-high seven points. The junior attacker found the back of the net three times, including the game’s opening goal just 1:15 into the game. Brant also handed out four assists in the game to cap an impressive win.
Braxtin Reddinger led all players scoring four times for the Bald Eagles. Karli Gilbert continued her impressive form scoring a trio of goals for the second straight game.
Caitlin Morrow chipped in another three points off one goal and a pair of assists, while Josey Shaffer and Casey Hibbard added two goals and two assists, respectively. Rounding out the strong offensive performance, Zoe Waddell tallied a goal, and Raleigh Bateman added an assist.
Rounding out a strong all-around effort, Elizabeth Newman left her fingerprints all over the action forcing three Slippery Rock turnovers and scooping up a career-best five ground balls.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Bellefonte 11 18 0
Huntingdon 0 0 4
WP – Lexi Rogers (7-1) – 7IP, 0H, 0R, 1BB, 20K
LP – M. Lemin – 4IP, 6H, 3R, 3ER, 3BB, 1K
J. Patrick – 3IP, 12H, 8R, 6ER, 0BB, 0K
Bellefonte – Lily Garder (2-4, 3R, RBI), Lexi Rogers (3-4, 2RBI, 1BB), Hanna Lauck (4-5, 1R, 3RBI) Maddie Tice (2-4), Sara DeHaas (1-4, 2B), Makenna Port (2-4), Madison Melius (2-3, 2R, RBI)
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS
Lewisburg 5, Jersey Shore 0
Evan Cecchini (L) def. Jackson Stemler, 6-2, 6-3; Zach Higgins (L) def. Eli Bower, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; 3. Eddie Monaco (L) def. Robert Smith, 6-3, 7-5.
Henry Schumacher/Chen Chen Gu (L) def. Ross Fuller/Connor Cornelius, 6-1, 6-3; 2. Julia Alabakoff/Matt Ranson (L) def. BRennan Smith/John Morris, 6-0, 6-0.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Jersey Shore 6, Milton 2
Milton 000 002 0–2 5 2
Jersey Shore 010 023 x–6 9 1
A. Winder and A. Dreito. Katelyn Stover and Kaitlyn Herman. W–Stover.
Top Milton hitters: M. Nicholas 2-3; L. Shearer 1-3 2 RBIs. Top JS hitters: Carolyn Wacker 1-3, 2B; Grace Russell 1-2, RBI; Kaitlyn Herman 1-3, 2B; Maddie Herman 1-4, RBI; Emma Pfirman 2-3, 3B; Delaney Herbst 1-2, 3B, 2 RBIs; Rahel Hartman 1-3 RBI.
Records: Jersey Shore (5-4).