Forest Area Sweeps Doubleheader with Youngsville

Youngsville's Kam Swearingen.

TIONESTA, Pa. – Forest Area swept a doubleheader from visiting Youngsville winning easily in both games by scores of 15-0 in three innings and 19-0 in three innings.

In the first game, Emma McFarland was 3-for-3 with a triple, three runs scored, and two RBIs with Maggie Boehme going 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs.

Also recording doubles for the Fires were Emily Aites and Izabelle Flick with Aites going 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs, and Flick going 2-for-3 with an RBI, and two runs scored.

Alexis Oswald added to the offense going 1-for-3 with two RBIs, Madison McFarland was 1-for-1 with two walks, two runs scored, and two RBIs, Faith Dietrich was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Brenna Thompson had an RBI and two runs scored, and Kayleigh Capelle scored twice.

Kam Swearingen and Olivia Guss were both 1-for-1 for Youngsville.

Flick got the win going two innings allowing two hits while striking out three. Oswald pitched on scoreless inning walking two and striking out two.

Molly Helman took the loss going 2 ⅔ innings allowing 15 runs, 12 earned, on 13 hits, two walks, and two hit batters.

In the nightcap, both McFarlands and Flick combined on a three-inning no-hitter.

Madison McFarland, the second of those pitchers, got the win going one innings walking three.

Flick started and struck out the side in the first, and Emma McFarland pitched a scoreless third.

Madison McFarland hit a home run in the contest while going 1-for-3 with a walk, three runs scored, and three RBIs, Aits hit a pair of doubles while going 4-for-4 with two runs scored, and two RBIs, Flick was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, two runs scored, and three RBIs, Boehme was 2-for-4 with a double and three runs scored, and Thompson was 3-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored, and five RBIs.

Also for Forest Area, Oswald went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, Emma McFarland was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, Anna Stitt was 1-for-1 with two walks and three runs scored, and Makenzie Lupole was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Swearingen took the loss going three innings allowing 19 runs, 12 earned, on 17 hits, and four walks while striking out two.