State College 10s take road win over MIfflin County
Jun 28, 2022

By Kenny Varner

LEWISTOWN – The offense sizzled!

The State College 10-year-old All-Star team visited the scrappy team from MIfflin County Tuesday.

Offensively, the Lady Little Lions were very patient and opened with a 4-run first inning.

Despite some threatening moments by the Huskies, State College was able to come up big when they needed, en route to the 11-1 victory.

Ryleigh Lintal led the offensive attack for State College going 2-for-2, RBI, 2 runs.

Others Picking up hits for State were Abby Szymanski and Rachel Gilmore.

Mifflin County got hits from Gracey Napikoski and Bella Yoder.

Picking up the win for the Little Lions was Calysta Steffie. Steffie constantly hit her marks, striking out seven in just three innings on the mound. She gave up one earned run and two hits.

Mifflin County scored first in the contest.

Playing the role as visitors, the Lady Huskies notched their only run.

Callie Kuhns opened with a walk.

With two outs, Napikoski blasted a double into deep left field, scoring Kuhns.

State College battled back in the bottom of the inning, plating four.

Having the big early lead, Steffie was able to come through in the clutch, leaving MIfflin County runners on second and third before ending the potential threat.

The play of the game came in the bottom of the second.

With Lintal on first, Gilmore sent a blast into left.

As Lintal rounded third and started for home, MIfflin County left fielder Taryn Hubler sent the ball home where catcher Jemma Kanagy put the tag on Lintal keeping the contest at 4-1.

But one play later, State College added a run when Gilmore scored on a MIfflin County miscue.

In the third, MIfflin County was able to get the bases loaded looking to cash in. Brenna Benny, Napikoski and Sarah Erb all reached base, two by walks and Napikoski was hit by a Steffie offering.

However, Steffie was able to get the last out, keeping the game at a 4-1 contest.

State College went to its bullpen in the fourth, going to Gilmore.

Gilmore had a successful inning, keeping the momentum.

In the bottom of the fourth, State College notched six runs ending the contest in the fourth, 11-1.

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