Penn State New Kensington baseball, softball groups cap spring seasons

The Penn State New Kensington baseball group concluded its common season final week with a 16-2 loss at Westmoreland County Neighborhood School.

PSNK completed the season 7-24 total with a 3-12 mark within the Penn State College Athletic Convention.

The group’s convention victories got here in opposition to Penn State Fayette and a sweep of Penn State Beaver.

In opposition to WCCC final week, Penn Hills grad AJ Collins had two RBIs within the seventh inning, plating Gateway grad Jared Busche and Plum grad Tim Morris.

Reise Matson (Armstrong) led PSNK in batting this season, hitting .378 with a house run and 26 RBIs. Braden Tristani (Knoch) hit .333 in 17 video games, and Busche batted .304 with 12 RBIs. Junior second baseman Tallon Auth (Plum) smacked 4 house runs and had 16 RBIs.

Nick Osborne and Jake Wilson had been the group’s major beginning pitchers, and Mario Gomez, Eric Sonntag, Collins and Matson additionally began on the mound.

Osborne posted an ERA of seven.05 with 29 strikeouts. Wilson went 2-4 with a 7.27 ERA and 23 strikeouts.


Penn State New Kensington softball cut up a doubleheader with Penn State Hazleton late final month, falling 1-0 in Sport 1 and profitable 8-7 in Sport 2. The group then dropped a doubleheader to Penn State Beaver on April 26 to complete the season 5-15 total and 5-13 within the Penn State College Athletic Convention.

In Sport 1 in opposition to Hazleton, Lianna Gonzalez and Marissa Bruns every had doubles, however PSNK couldn’t muster some other hits.

Bruns allowed one run on 5 hits in six innings and took the loss. The profitable run scored on a wild pitch within the second inning.

In Sport 2 with Hazleton, Bruns went 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Catcher Abby Kane and third baseman Taylor Hill additionally had two hits and an RBI every. Heart fielder Molly Collins, designated participant Ashley Encarnacion and second baseman Courtney Biswick additionally knocked in a run.

Andrea Eiler allowed two earned runs and eight hits over 5 innings and earned the victory.

PSNK misplaced seven of its first eight video games earlier than scoring a 5-4 victory over Penn State Mont Alto.

After a five-game skid, PSNK swept Penn State Scranton.

After a 10-0 loss to Penn State Beaver in Sport 1, PSNK misplaced 7-4 within the season finale. Kane was 3 for 3, Hill had two RBIs, second baseman Elliott Ferrent was 2 for 3 with an RBI and Bruns was 2 for 4 with an RBI.

Invoice Hartlep is a Tribune-Evaluate sports activities editor. You possibly can contact Invoice by electronic mail at or by way of Twitter .

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