HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – Breanna Hanley tossed a shutout in Sharpsville’s 8-0 District 10 Class 2A championship win over Seneca.
Sharpsville has now won two of the past three titles (2021, 2023) and those from the previous team became the first Blue Devils to claim two district titles in their careers.
“It feels really good that we’re the first team to ever win two and it’s amazing of what this team can do and what we’ve done so far,” Hanley said. “I’m really excited to see how far this team can go and how far I can go with this and if I just keep working hard and pitching, then I can do what I usually do. And just straight people out and throw out.”
Lily Palko opened the scoring with a two-run homer in the first inning. Palko also finished with an RBI double.
“This team, we’re unstoppable if once we get on top,” Palko said. “So we just trusted everything and came together as a team this year very well ad I’m excited to keep going.”
Keeley Whitaker drove in two runs in the third to extend Sharpsville’s lead to 7-0.
Hanley, the Sharpsville ace, finished with 8 strikeouts during the complete game and only allowed one hit.
The Blue Devils improve to 18-4 on the season and have won 15 of their last 16 games.