Smethport’s Hahn Goes ‘no-no’ to Avonworth

Olean Times Herald — by Vinny Pezzimenti

Smethport started the PIAA tournament in dominant fashion Monday afternoon, rolling to a 12-0, five-inning mercy rule victory over District 7’s third-seed Avonworth in a first-round game.

Emma Hahn pitched a no-hitter while the District 9 champion Hubbers pounded out 10 hits and took advantage of plenty of walks and errors in collecting their 12th straight victory and first state playoff win since 2006’s PIAA final four run.  Read more >>

Update — Altoona Mirror — June 7, 2008

After Smethport pitcher Diana Phalon struck out Dick with the bases loaded in the third inning, Kuny stroked a two-run single to right field. That hit, as well as Miranda Merilli’s clutch pitching and Bishop Guilfoyle’s tough defense, carried the Lady Marauders to a pulse-pounding 2-1 win on a hot Friday afternoon at Brockway High School’s softball field.  Read more>>