State College National Powers Past Clearfield 12-2 in District 5 10-11 Semis

CLEARFIELD — State College National rode a trio of home runs to a five-inning, 12-2 victory over Clearfield on Kurtz Field Friday evening to advance to the Little League District 5 Tournament winner\’s bracket final.
 
Chris Adams erased Clearfield\’s 1-0 lead with a two-run homer in the third inning.
 
A grand slam by Alex Chertow highlighted a 10-run rally in the fifth. Bailey Ishler homered for two more runs.
 
Chertow, Ishler, Brandon Raquet and Kevin Reid had two hits apiece for State College National.
 
Winner Seth Cocolin pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts and five walks.
 
Noah Cline and Thomas Summers singled for Clearfield, which has tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the third inning.
 
Summers was the starter and loser. Cline and Evan Brown also pitched for the hosts.
 
Clearfield will try to bounce back Monday in a 6 p.m. elimination bracket quarterfinal home game against Four-Leaf Clover.
 
The winners will play on their home field Wednesday against Curwensville or Mifflin County.
 
STATE COLLEGE NATIONAL — 12
 
Bailey Ishler 3b 422, Chris Adams ss 421, Brandon Raquet cf 402, Kyle Peterson 1b 412, Cooper Gulley rf 211, Ty Broderick rf 000, Seth Cocolin p 210, Kevin Reid 2b 212, Greg Copenhaver 100, Josh Gardner lf 110, Tucker Triebold lf 100, Alex Chertow c 232. TOTALS: 27 12 12.
 
CLEARFIELD — 2
 
Noah Cline cf-p-cf 2210, Evan Brown 2b-cf-p 2000, Brandon Orsich ss 2000, Thomas Summers p-1b 2011, Dan Collins 3b-c 2000, Travis Ogden rf 1000, Jacob Wingate rf 1000, Logan Lykens 1b 1000, Will Myers 1b-3b 0000, Jake Lansberry c 1000, Marcus Luzier 3b 1000, Caleb Strouse lf 0000, Harley Rothrock lf 1000. TOTALS: 16 2 2 1.
 
Score by Innings
 
State College National   002 0(10) – 12 12 0
Clearfield                     101 0  0  –   2  2 1
 
LOB – SC 6; Clearfield 4. 2B – Ishler, Raquet. HR – Ishler, Adams, Chertow.
 
Pitching
 
State College National – Cocolin 5 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 5 BB, 7 K.
Clearfield – Summers 4-2/3 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 4 BB, 6 K; Cline 0 (faced 5 batters in 5th)) 4 H, 5 R, 1 BB, 0 K; Brown 1/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K.
W – Cocolin. L – Summers (0-1).
Parks Pit Report: Coke Zero 400
Clearfield 9-10 All-stars Fall to Tri-County 15-2

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