Josh Peters and Kevin Feld combined on a one-hit shutout and Ringgold’s batters played double or nothing as the Rams rolled to a 9-0 victory over visiting Uniontown in a Class 4A Section 3 baseball game Wednesday.
Ringgold (5-1, 6-3) won its third straight. The Rams began the day in a tie with Thomas Jefferson for first place in the section.
Peters threw five strong innings, allowing three walks and only a single by Wyatt Rishel. Feld followed with two innings and gave up just one walk.
Ringgold scored three runs in both the first and second innings. Kolby Bubash and Bobby Boyer each went 2-for-3 with three RBI and two doubles to lead the Rams at the plate. Dylan Wujcik also belted a double.
Uniontown fell to 2-4 in section and 2-5 overall.
Chartiers-Houston 13, Fort Cherry 9: Chartiers-Houston did about as much damage as you possibly can with only five hits.
Jimmy Sadler belted a grand slam and Chartiers-Houston took advantage of nine Fort Cherry errors and nine walks to rally and beat the Rangers 13-9 in Class 2A Section 1.
The win keeps C-H (5-0, 7-2) undefeated in section and atop the standings. The Bucs have won six in a row.
Fort Cherry (2-3, 5-5) held leads of 3-0 in the third and 9-6 in the sixth. But Chartiers-Houston scored seven times in the bottom of the sixth to win the game. The Bucs took the lead for good on Sadler’s two-out grand slam.
All 13 of C-H’s runs were unearned against four Fort Cherry pitchers.
Hunter Terpack doubled and drove in four for the Rangers. Shane Smith and Josh Holder also doubled.
Chartiers Valley 4, Trinity 2: Jason Orzechowski did a little of everything for Chartiers Valley in the Colts’ 4-2 victory over Trinity in Class 5A Section 3.
Orzechowski threw a complete-game four-hitter with nine strikeouts and led the Colts (3-2, 3-7) at the plate with a double and three RBI.
Forrest Havanis had a double for Trinity (3-2, 7-5). Hillers pitcher Clarence Pomykayla and Brent Kurtz combined on a five-hitter.
South Fayette 4, Moon 2: Mitch Dunay broke a tie with a two-run single in the top of the seventh inning, lifting South Fayette to a 4-2 victory at Moon in Class 5A Section 2.
South Fayette (2-2, 4-3) trailed 2-0 before scoring twice in the top of the fifth inning. Dunay’s game-winning hit scored Christian Gabriel and Tyler Sharp. Gabriel led off the inning with a double.
Joey Alcorn was the winning pitcher, throwing three shutout innings of relief.
Moon is 1-3 in section and 5-4 overall.
West Greene 12, Mapletown 4: Caleb Rice hit two doubles and drove in three runs to back the winning pitching of Corey Wise as West Greene rolled to a 12-4 victory over winless Mapletown in Section 2-A.
West Greene (4-2, 6-4) took advantage of seven Mapletown errors and scored the game’s first 11 runs. Wise struck out 13 over 6 2/3 innings and contributed a double at the plate.
Lance Stevenson and Clay Menear each had a double for Mapletown (0-4, 0-7).
Belle Vernon 5, Elizabeth Forward 4: Tyler Steadman drove in three runs and Belle Vernon moved above. the .500 mark with a 5-4 win over visiting Elizabeth Forward in Class 4A Section 3.
EF (3-4, 7-6) twice pulled to within one run but never took the lead. Andrew Kostelnik was the winning pitcher with 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief to move the Leopards to 3-2 in section and 4-3 overall.
Monessen 12, Jefferson-Morgan 8: Tyler Swann drove in three runs, two with a double in a four-run fourth to help pave the way for a 12-8 victory by Monessen over Jefferson-Morgan in a Section 2-A game.
Zach Evans had a two-run double in a three-run fourth for the Greyhounds (2-3, 2-7). Winning pitcher Vin Rhome struck out five.
Monessen held a 5-4 lead after three innings and 9-8 after five innings. The Greyhounds put the game away with three runs in the top of the sixth.
Kyle Clayton had an RBI double for Jefferson-Morgan (4-1, 5-4).
Bentworth 3, Frazier 2: Jake Kisner doubled home Colton Brightwell with the winning run in the 10th inning of Bentworth’s 3-2 victory over Frazier in a Section 1-AA game.
Brightwell opened the inning with a single and Justin Kisner moved him to second with a single. That set up Jake Kisner’s heroics. Jake Kisner pitched the first eight innings and struck out seven for Bentworth (3-2, 6-5). The Bearcats had 13 hits and left 14 on base.
Frazier fell to 2-4 and 4-5.