HS BASEBALL ROUNDUP
LIGONIER VALLEY 9, PURCHASE LINE 3: Host Ligonier Valley piled up a season-high 16 hits and pulled way in the fourth and sixth innings to upend Purchase Line in a Heritage Conference game.
With the game tied 2-2, Ligonier Valley scored four runs on five hits in the fourth inning to take a 6-2 lead. The Rams then plated three runs on four hits in the sixth to extend their lead to 9-3.
Zach Yeskey paced Ligonier Valley by going 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Jordan Jones finished 2-for-4 with a solo homer and two RBIs, Ty Ferlin singled and drove in a run, and Jake Nemeth singled twice.
Jones struck out three and allowed two hits in three innings to earn the win.
Luke Barnett singled twice and drove in a run for Purchase Line.
Both teams play today. Purchase Line (0-7) plays host to Blairsville, and Ligonier Valley welcomes United.
DEER LAKES 2, APOLLO-RIDGE 1: Deer Lakes mustered just four hits but plated a run in each of the fifth and sixth innings to nip Apollo-Ridge in a WPIAL 3-AA game in Spring Church.
Tanner Baylor smacked three singles and drove in the Vikings’ lone run in the seventh inning.
Delbert Brown struck out five and walked four in a complete-game effort.
Apollo-Ridge (7-7, 3-3) travels to Ford City today.