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WARRIORS CLAIM WPIAL TROPHY

CALIFORNIA PA- In a much anticipated matchup on Friday, Mohawk put on a clinic, dropping seven runs in the fifth inning to cruise past the South Park 9-2 and claim the WPIAL 3A championship. The floodgates opened with Aricka Young’s RBI single, followed by Alivia Hare launching a two-run bomb to right field. Gianna Pezzuolo doubled in another run, Reagan Magno kept the rally alive with an RBI single, GiGi Cowher doubled to add another, and Mylie Pistorius capped it off with yet another RBI single.

The Warriors wasted no time getting on the board, as Maya McGreal ripped a triple in the first inning to bring home a run. They tacked on another in the second, thanks to Addy Moskal’s clutch single, putting them up 2-0 early.

In the circle, Magno was a force, going the distance with seven innings of work. She scattered seven hits and allowed just two runs while fanning three and walking two. South Park’s Sydney Sekely took the loss despite a solid effort, going six and two-thirds innings, surrendering seven runs on 10 hits, striking out five, and walking two.

The Warriors’ bats were on fire, racking up 13 hits. Hare, the powerhouse in the middle of the lineup, led the charge with two RBIs, going 1-for-3. Moskal was a spark plug at the top, going 3-for-4. Cowher and Magno also had multiple hits, showing the depth of Mohawk’s lineup. Defensively, the Warriors were flawless, turning a double play and committing zero errors, with Young leading the way with nine chances in the field.

For the Eagles, Grace Kempton and Sekely tried to rally, each driving in a run. Kempton and Ally Wilder both had two hits, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Mohawk’s onslaught. South Park matched Mohawk’s clean defensive effort, with Wilder making six plays in the field.

With this victory, the Warriors advance to the PIAA tournament. They’ll kick off the next phase of their journey at home against Harbor Creek on Monday, with first pitch slated for 4:00 PM.

WARRIORS GOING STRAIGHT TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP

HARMONY PA- Mohawk came out on top against Avonworth with a solid 5-3 win in the WPIAL semifinal Tuesday.

The action started in the third inning when Mohawk’s Addy Moskal cracked a double and Maya McGreal followed with a single, each driving in a run to put Mohawk on the board. The game stayed tight until the sixth inning when the Warriors really turned up the heat.

In that decisive sixth inning, GiGi Cowher smacked a two-run double to break the tie, and Aricka Young kept the momentum going with another double to stretch the lead to 5-2. These timely hits were crucial in swinging the game Mohawk’s way.

On the mound, Reagan Magno pitched a complete game for Mohawk, allowing 10 hits and three runs over seven innings, striking out one and walking one. Her ability to pitch through pressure kept the Warriors in control throughout the game.

Mohawk’s bats were hot, tallying 10 hits. Cowher delivered from the eight spot, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Young led the hit parade, going 3-for-4, while Moskal added two hits of her own. Gianna Pezzuolo was a master at drawing walks, picking up three to lead the team, contributing to a total of six walks that showcased Mohawk’s patience at the plate.

Defensively, the Warriors were flawless, not committing a single error. McGreal was a standout, involved in six plays, anchoring a solid defensive effort that kept Avonworth at bay.

With this victory, the Warriors advance confidently into the WPIAL 3A Championship.

MOHAWK KEEPS THE JOURNEY GOING

In a nail-biter at Mohawk, the Warriors edged out Freeport 2-1, thanks to a wild pitch that broke the tie in the sixth inning. The game was locked at one apiece when chaos on the field led to the go-ahead run for Mohawk.

In the circle, Reagan Magno was a force for Mohawk, fanning 12 batters and giving up just one run across seven innings of work. Magno’s command was on point, walking only two while scattering four hits throughout her complete game.

Mohawk first lit up the scoreboard in the third inning when Alivia Hare grounded out but still managed to drive in a crucial run. Not to be outdone, Freeport’s Addyson Caruso responded with a blast to center field in the fourth, rounding the bases for a solo homer that knotted the score.

Sydney Selker shouldered the tough loss for Freeport, delivering six innings of solid work, striking out five, and walking three while allowing six hits.

Aricka Young shined brightest at the plate for Mohawk, going 2-for-3 and showcasing sharp play all game. The Warriors played a clean game defensively, with Mylie Pistorius leading the team with 11 fielding chances without a hitch.

Caruso was the standout for Freeport, not just with her game-tying homer but also leading her team’s offense by batting in their lone run. Megan Grolemund, Abby DeJidas, Caruso, and Lauren Clark each managed a hit in a tightly contested game.

 

MOHAWK CANT FIND SOLID FOOTING

NORTH VERSAILES PA- Mohawk had a rough outing on Tuesday, taking a hit with a 10-1 road loss to East Allegheny on the road.

Vinny Pezzuolo managed to find some success at the plate for the Warriors, bagging a couple of hits on a 2-3 day. Aidan Bowser knocked in Mohawk’s only run of the day going 1-1 with a pair of walks.  Jay Wrona wasn’t going to denied either he also managed to snag a hit for the Warriors offense.  It’s a tough tournament loss for Mohawk, in their first WPIAL tournament game.

MOHAWK FINDS THEIR MOJO

NEW CASTLE PA- Mohawk rolled past West Middlesex 11-3 on Wednesday, fueled by a massive seven-run burst in the sixth inning. Reagan Magno kicked things off with an RBI single, followed by Carmela Johnson’s RBI double, a couple of costly errors by West Middlesex, Maya McGreal’s two-run single, and Gianna Pezzuolo’s sac fly capped the rally.

Earlier, the Warriors had grabbed a 4-3 lead in the third thanks to Aricka Young’s two-run double and Lydia Cole’s RBI single. Magno was solid on the mound, tossing a complete game shutout with eight Ks, allowing just three hits.

At the plate, Mohawk was on fire, racking up 12 hits. Young was clutch with three RBIs and going 2-for-4. Alivia Hare had a hot bat too, going 3-for-4 to lead the team in hits, while Magno added two hits to her pitching credits.

TOUGH DAY AT THE OFFICE FOR MOHAWK

NEW CASTLE PA- Mohawk suffered a tough loss on Tuesday as they fell to Neshannock with a final score of 8-1.

Despite their best efforts, Mohawk’s offense struggled to find its rhythm against Neshannock’s pitching. Aricka Young led the team with a strong performance at the plate, going 3-for-4 and driving in one run. Addy Moskal and Maya McGreal also contributed with multiple hits, but the team was unable to capitalize on scoring opportunities. Alivia Hare scored the lone run for Mohawk showcasing their determination throughout the game.

While the loss was disappointing, Mohawk remains focused on bouncing back. They look ahead to Wednesday’s matchup against West Middlesex, where they aim to return to their winning ways and regain momentum for the remainder of the season.

MOHAWK LOSES LEAD LATE TO RIVERSIDE

ELWOOD CITY PA- In a tightly contested matchup on Monday, Mohawk suffered a tough loss as Riverside broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning to clinch the victory.

It was a game of inches, with both teams battling fiercely until the very end. Mohawk’s offense fought hard, but they fell just short of securing the win. AJ Verdi and Vinny Pezzuolo each contributed an RBI, while Bobby Fadden and Aidan Bowser added hits to the scoreboard.

On the mound, Pezzuolo delivered a solid performance, pitching 6 innings and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 Riverside batters. Despite his efforts, Riverside managed to push through with a late run in the sixth inning to secure the win.

MOHAWK SLIPS UP IN THE FINAL FRAMES

NEW CASTLE OH- In a closely contested matchup on Monday, Mohawk softball battled fiercely but eventually succumbed to Union Area with a final score of 6-2. Mohawk held a 2-0 lead going into the sixth inning, but Union Area rallied with six runs in the final two frames to secure the victory.

Mohawk jumped out to an early lead, with Aricka Young leading the offensive charge with a clutch hit, driving in 2 runs for the team. Addy Moskal and Gianna Pezzuolo also contributed with hits, while Maya McGreal added a run scored to the scoreboard.

On the mound, Reagan Magno put up a solid performance for Mohawk, pitching 6.2 innings and allowing 8 hits and 4 earned runs. Despite her efforts, Union Area managed to capitalize on their scoring opportunities late in the game.

Union Area’s offense came alive in the late innings, scoring a total of six runs in the sixth and seventh frames to secure the comeback win. Mohawk’s defense battled hard, but Union Area’s timely hitting proved to be the difference-maker.

 

VERDI PILES UP FOUR HITS; WARRIORS MAKE IT 11 STRAIGHT

BESSEMER, PA- A.J. Verdi was swinging hot yesterday, knocking four hits in as many at-bats to lead the Mohawk Warriors to a solid 14-4 rout over Blackhawk. Verdi started strong with a double in the first inning and just kept hitting, adding another double and two singles later in the game.

The Warriors kicked things off with a bang in the first inning, with Verdi’s double setting the tone before Mason Hopper grounded one in to get the first run on the board. Blackhawk didn’t just sit back though; they snatched the lead in the second with Saliba and Connor Welsh banging out some key hits to push three runs across.

But that lead didn’t stick for long. Mohawk came back in the same inning with Jay Wrona lifting a sac fly and Jack Andrews grounding out to edge ahead 4-3. They kept piling on from there, taking advantage of a Blackhawk error and a walk by Keigan Hopper to extend the lead.

The fifth inning was where the Warriors really broke it open. Vinny Pezzuolo ripped a three-run double, Verdi laced a two-run double, and Hopper chipped in with an RBI single, turning this game into a blowout.

On the mound, Cash Stratton handled the first three innings for Mohawk, letting up four hits and three runs. Blackhawk’s Sodergren, on the other hand, found himself in a bind, allowing six runs over three innings despite giving up just one hit.

J.J. Nail also had a good day with the bat, picking up a couple of hits. The Warriors showed some serious patience too, working 15 walks with Hopper and Wrona each grabbing four.

For Blackhawk, Carter Davis tried to spark something with two hits, but the team just couldn’t keep up with Mohawk’s pace. Welsh did his best, driving in two runs.

Next up, the Warriors are on the road to Riverside on Monday, looking to keep the momentum rolling.

WARRIORS BLANK SHENANGO

BESSEMER, PA- The Mohawk Warriors cruised to a smooth 7-0 victory over Shenango on Tuesday, showcasing some sharp plays and strong pitching.

Right from the start, the Warriors made their intentions clear. In the bottom of the first, Aidan Bowser ripped a single that brought in two runs. Then Joe Campoli got Mason Hopper to ground into a fielder’s choice, which somehow squeezed another run across the plate.

The Warriors didn’t let up. In the second inning, A.J. Verdi lifted a sacrifice fly to tack on another run. By the third, J.J. Nail executed a perfect sacrifice bunt, and Keigan Hopper followed up with a single, each adding to the scoreline, cementing the Warriors’ early lead.

On the mound, Briar Crawford was nearly untouchable, throwing six innings of one-hit ball, striking out five while navigating around five walks. That stellar performance notched him the win. For Shenango, Campoli shouldered the loss after giving up six runs over three innings.

Drew Wrona came on in relief for the Warriors and kept the shutout intact, allowing just one hit in his inning of work.

At the dish, Bowser was the main man, driving in two runs and picking up a hit. The Warriors’ lineup had everyone chipping in, with Bobby Fadden, Jackson Chapman, both Hoppers, Verdi, and Wrona each collecting hits.

Shenango tried to muster some offense, with Jimmy Roe and Campoli each snagging a hit, but they couldn’t crack the Warriors’ defense, which also turned a double play to snuff out any potential rallies.

Up next, the Warriors are set to host Blackhawk on Thursday, aiming to keep their momentum rolling with the same mix of tight pitching and timely hitting.