After fighting back with 5 runs in the bottom of the sixth to tie the score, the Bisons gave up two unearned runs in the seventh, losing to Huntindon, 10-8. The Bearcats breezed to an 8-3 lead before the home team came roaring back. Curtis Collins led the Bison offense with two hits and Logan Puit added a double. Sophomore hurler Brandon Orsich suffered the loss.
Next up for the Bisons is a visit from the BEA Eagles on Friday, April 25th.
After playing flawless baseball through four innings, the Bisons were sitting on a 3-0 lead over the undefeated Dubois Beavers. Then the wheels came off as the visitors scored 6 unearned runs in the 5th on their way to a 7-3 win. Starting pitcher Jon Janocko took the loss but deserved a better fate. He helped his own cause with a double and a homerun while Josh Sorbera, Curt Collins, and Logan Puit had the other Bison hits. Dubois ace Devin Walker pitched a complete game.
The Bisons next host the Huntingdon Bearcats tomorrow, April 22nd.
The Bisons dropped a 4-1 decision to Latrobe in the consolation game of the Altoona Curve Classic. Thomas Summers went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles and Curtis Collins also ripped a double. Josh Kennedy drove in the Bisons run, scoring Josh Sorbera. Deven Jones was the losing pitcher.
The Scarlet Dragons of Central High were the tournament champions, defeating Hollidaysburg in the finals.
In the first round of the 2014 Curve Classic, the Bisons last inning rally fell short in a 10-8 loss to the Altoona Mountain Lions. Logan Puit and Jon Janocko had 2 hits each for the Bisons and Cole Kephart drove in two runs. Janocko suffered the loss on the mound after relieving starter Thomas Summers.
Clearfield plays tomorrow at Peoples Natural Gas Field as the Classic continues. They will take on either Hollidaysburg or Greater Latrobe at 12:30 PM.
After 11 innings, with the score tied 3-3, the Bisons game played at Penns Valley was called due to darkness. It will be picked up in the top of the 12th when the Rams visit Clearfield on May 6th.
In his first varsity start, sophomore pitcher Brandon Orsich pitched a complete game holding the undefeated Central Scarlet Dragons to only four hits in a 2-1 loss. The Bisons played errorless defense but left 10 runners on in a well played game on the Dragons home field.
Josh Kennedy scored the Bisons only run while Spencer Herrington, Curtis Collins, and Kennedy had their only hits.
The loss drops the Bisons record to 0-3, all three by just a one run margin. Their long string of road games continues tomorrow with a trip to Bellefonte.
The Bisons dropped a heartbreaker, 13-12, to the Eagles despite a 12 hit barrage by the offense. Cole Kephart led the hit parade with a single, double and triple. Curt Collins scored 4 times, collecting 2 hits, and Josh Sorbera added two hits. Jon Janocko doubled and drove in two runs. The Bisons used 4 pitchers, with Thomas Summers taking the loss in relief of Janocko.
The Bisons next travel to Martinsburg to take on the Central Scarlet Dragons tomorrow, April 2nd.
The Bisons opened the season at Huntingdon, losing a heartbreaker to the Huntingdon Bearcats on the Juniata College Field.
The hosts scored an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth to edge the Bisons 7-6. The Clearfield offense outhit the Bearcats 10 to 7 with Thomas Summers driving in 3 runs on 3 hits. Curtis Collins doubled and singled and Cole Kephart added two hits.
Jon Janocko was the tough luck loser after relieving Summers in the 4th. Hunter Price was the winning pitcher.
The Bisons travel to Bald Eagle Area on Monday, March 31st. Eight of their first nine games are on the road.
The Bisons game at Central was postponed due to cold weather and rescheduled for Wednesday, April 2nd.
League: High School
The drawing was held on March 17th and the winners are:
- Richard Kritzer – Henry Lever Action 22 cal. rifle
- Lester Stover – Marlin XL7 30-06
- Eric Heitsenrather – Savage Axir with scope
- Dave Reed – Remington 870 Exp 12 guage
- John Cekovsky – Remington 7600 pump action rifle
The association wishes to thank all those who participated in the fundraiser. Winners may pick up their guns at Bob’s Army – Navy store in downtown Clearfield.
League: High School