Minnich adds two more records to his Shepherd résumé
Minnich’s 66 RBIs this season eclipses the old record of 65 set by Dirk Webb in 2006, while his 141 total bases surpassed the old mark of 139 set by Brian Collins in 2009.
In a 14-12 win in the second game, Nash Hutter belted two homers and Shepherd scored eight runs on just three hits in the fourth inning to take a 12-5 lead. Hutter hit a two-run blast in the third and a grand slam in the fourth. Aaron Scoville added a two-run single. Minnich homered in the seventh and Chad Murphy hit an RBI single in the eighth.
Pitt-Johnstown earned a 12-7 win in the first game, which had been suspended on Saturday by rain. UPJ (24-25, 17-17) plated four runs in the third behind a two-run homer by Kyle Morrow and a two-run single by Nathan Pope to take a 7-1 lead.
Michael Lott and Brandon Coffey each had two hits and an RBI to lead the Rams (27-19, 19-12).
McConnellsburg 6, Mercersburg 1
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Gabby Danner pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits and two walks while striking out four to lead the Spartans (5-6), who capitalized on four unearned runs from five Blue Storm errors on Saturday.
Sydney Reath had three hits and drove in the lone run for Mercersburg Academy (8-7). Emma Cranston and Abby Hopple had two hits each.
Mercersburg 100 000 0 — 1 7 5
McConnellsburg 300 300 x — 6 6 1
Reath and Rchardson. Danner. WP — Danner. LP — Reath.
St. Andrew’s 7, Saint James 0
Saturday at ST. JAMES
Singles — 1. Chris Reneberg (SA) d. Boudi El Gohary, 10-2; 2. Chris Quintero (SA) d. Hussein Faridi, 10-6; 3. Brian Winston (SA) d. Thomas Rocca, 10-4; 4. Delonte Egwuatu (SA) d. James Chang, 10-7.
Doubles — 1. Lucas Schmidt/Brendon Smith (SA) d. Jeff Lee/Scotty Manesh, 10-1; 2. Ian Decker/Tom Banks (SA) d. Daniel Pike/Donghyun Kim, 10-6; 3. Josh O’Dell/Michael McMillen (SA) d. David Prehn/Hongdi Zhang, 10-6.