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Friday, March 25 EVERETT 26, FORBES ROAD 0, 3 innings

The Warriors opened the 2022 season with hot bats in a 26-0 three-inning, victory over Forbes Road. The Warriors scored 20 runs in the opening inning and add three in the final two innings. Trenten Mellott and Karson Reffner both scored four runs, while Dalton Shaw, Sid Grove, and Jadin Zinn each added three. Calvin Iseminger and Kasey Weaver both finished with two. Reffner and Iseminger had four hits apiece, while Mellott and Zinn had three each, and Shaw and Grove each finished with two.

Three of Reffner’s hits were doubles, while Mellott finished with two doubles, and Iseminger had one.

Mellott was the winning pitcher, finishing the game with no walks, no hits, and seven strikeouts. He threw 33 pitches.

Tuesday, March 29 EVERETT 13, McCONNELLSBURG 3, 6 innings

After falling behind early, 3-0, the Warriors scored 13 unanswered runs to top McConnellsburg, 13-3. The Warriors also outhit the Spartans, 13-6. Ian Klahre had three of the 13 hits, while Dalton Shaw, Trenten Mellott, and Karson Reffner each had two. Klahre and Reffner finished with a double, while Iseminger had a triple, and Mellott hit a home run.

Calvin Iseminger finished with three runs scored, while Shaw, Mellott, and Reffner all scored two. Klahre also added four RBIs.

Iseminger started the game for the Warriors snd tossed 4.1 innings, allowing six hits, three runs, two earned runs, four strikeouts, and six walks. Sid Grove had the win after entering the fifth inning. He walked two and struck out one.


The Warriors suffered their first loss of the season to Southern Huntingdon, 5-3. Everett cut the deficit down to a run in the fifth inning, but the Rockets added a run in the seventh inning.

Trenten Mellott, Karson Reffner, and Calvin Iseminger all scored a run for the Warriors. Sid Grove finished the game with two of the Warriors’ five hits.

Mellott tossed six innings, while Grove finished out the seventh. Mellott struck out eight and walked two in addition to the seven hits he allowed. Grove gave up two hits and one walk.

Monday, April 11 EVERETT 10, TUSSEY MOUNTAIN 0, 6 innings

A week after their first loss of the season, the Warriors rebounded with a 10-0, six-inning, victory over Tussey Mountain. The game was played at PNG Field in Altoona.

Calvin Iseminger tossed a no-hitter. He struck out 12 and walked one.

Sid Grove, Kason Hinish, and Ian Klahre all finished the game with two runs scored, while Jadin Zinn led all batters with three hits. Grove and Hinish added two hits. Grove finished with a double and triple, while Zinn added a double as well.

Wednesday, April 13 EVERETT 8, McCONNELLSBURG 0

Everett outhit McConnellsburg, 10-2, in an 8-0 win. Three Warriors finished with two hits apiece. They were Trenten Mellott, Ian Klahre, and Jadin Zinn. Both of Klahre’s hits were doubles, while Mellott added a double as well. Karson Reffner and Zinn both had home runs.

Zinn and Reffner each scored two runs, while Mellott drove in three runs.

Mellott pitched a complete game shutout. He allowed two hits and a walk, and he struck out nine Spartans.

Friday, April 22 EVERETT 7, BEDFORD 0

The Warriors recorded their fourth shutout of the season in a 7-0 victory over Bedford.

Trenten Mellott, Calvin Iseminger, and Kason Hinish all scored twice, while Karson Reffner added the seventh run. Reffner and Jadin Zinn both recorded two hits, while Iseminger and Zinn finished with two RBIs.

Zinn finished the game with a double and triple, while Grove added a double, and Iseminger had a home run.

Mellott tossed the seven-inning shutout. He allowed four runs and struck out 12.


Everett scored a run in the top of the seventh to slip past Tussey Mountain, 6-5. Trenten Mellott singled to lead off the seventh. He stole second and went to third on a groundout with two outs. Sid Grove drove in Mellott for the go-ahead run.

Mellott and Grove paced Everett with three hits each. The Warriors finished with 10 hits overall. Grove also recorded three RBIs, while Mellott finished with two runs scored.

Mellott also had a double in the victory.

Grove got the start for the Warriors on the mound. He allowed six hits and two walks. He struck out five. He pitched 4.1 innings. Karson Reffner tossed the final 2.2 innings. He allowed one hit, walked one, and struck out two.


The Warriors avenged an earlier loss to Southern Huntingdon in a 6-3 fashion.

The Warriors posted a four-run fourth inning. Calvin Iseminger, Sid Grove, Dalton Shaw, and Jadin Zinn scored in the fourth. Zinn scored twice in the victory.

Grove led the Warriors with three of their nine hits. Grove, Trenten Mellott, and Zinn all recorded a double.

Calvin Iseminger had the win after pitching 6.1 innings. He allowed seven hits, three runs, five walks, and four strikeouts. Karson Reffner secured the final two outs. He had one strikeout.

Thursday, April 28 EVERETT 10, SOUTHERN FULTON 5

Despite allowing three runs scored in the top of the seventh, Everett toppled Southern Fulton, 10-5. The Indians did outhit the Warriors, 10-9, while the hosts had to overcome three errors to secure the win.

The Warriors made up for those errors at the plate. Seven of their nine hits were for extra bases.

Sid Grove led the Warriors with three runs scored and three hits. All three of his hits were doubles.

Calvin Iseminger and Dalton Shaw both scored twice, while Iseminger and Karl Foor finished the game with two hits apiece. Both had a double, while Iseminger and Shaw finished with singles. Foor added three RBIs.

Trenten Mellott threw five innings, while Grove pitched the final two. Mellott struck out five but allowed nine hits and walked five. He also hit one batter. Grove walked five, allowed a hit, and struck out one.

Monday, May 2 MOUNT UNION 6, EVERETT 2, 8 innings

Everett suffered its final loss of the season early in May as the Mount Union Trojans hit a walkoff grand slam in the eighth inning.

The Warriors scored a run in the first and fourth innings, while Mount Union recorded both of its runs in regulation in the sixth.

Trenten Mellott scored in the first, while Calvin Iseminger scored in the fourth.

The Warriors had just five hits from five different players in the game. Mellott and Iseminger finished with doubles.

Iseminger went 5.1 innings for the Warriors on the mound. He allowed three hits, one run, three walks, and struck out five. Karson Reffner relieved him in the sixth and went 2.1 innings. He gave up three hits, five runs, a walk, and two strikeouts.

Thursday, May 5 EVERETT 14, NORTHERN BEDFORD 3, 5 innings

After losing earlier in the week, the Warriors rebounded with a 14-3, five-inning victory over Northern Bedford. Hosting Everett also outhit the visitors, 13-3.

Kason Hinish led the Warriors with three runs scored, while Trenten Mellott, Karson Reffner, Dalton Shaw, and Jadin Zinn all scored twice. Mellott, Hinish, Reffner, Calvin Iseminger, and Sid Grove recorded two hits each. Iseminger drove in five runs.

Both of Reffner’s hits were doubles, while Iseminger, Grove, and Foor added doubles as well.

Mellott hurled the entire game. He allowed three hits and three runs, and he struck out five.


Everett opened a doubleheader against Fannett-Metal with a 4-1 victory, scoring a pair of insurance runs in the top of the seventh.

The Warriors outhit the Tigers, 7-4. Trenten Mellott led the locals with three hits.

Mellott, Calvin Iseminger, and Ian Klahre finished with a double apiece.

Iseminger pitched 6.2 innings for the Warriors, while Mellott recorded the final out. Iseminger struck out six, walked two, and gave up four hits.


The Warriors scored three of their four runs in the first inning in a 4-2 win over Fannett-Metal to conclude the doubleheader sweep.

Karl Foor, Calvin Iseminger, Kason Hinish, and Karson Reffner scored in the victory. Iseminger led all batters with two hits. Trenten Mellott and Foor had a hit apiece. One of Reffner’s hits was a home run.

Mellott tossed all seven innings. He struck out four and allowed six hits.

Thursday, May 12 EVERETT 16, CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL 1, 3 innings

The Warriors scored 13 runs in the second inning to hammer Claysburg-Kimmel in three innings, 16-1.

Sid Grove threw a three-hitter, needing just 46 pitches to get past the Bulldogs. He allowed one earned run, three hits, and a walk, and he struck out five. The lone run for the Bulldogs came on a home run.

At the plate, the Warriors recorded 13 hits. Karson Reffner finished with three, while Trenten Mellott, Kason Hinish, Sid Grove, Dalton Shaw, and Jadin Zinn all recorded two. Reffner drove in four runs, while Hinish brought in three, and Mellott, Grove, Shaw, and Zinn had two RBIs.

Reffner also had a home run in the victory, while Karl Foor, Iseminger, Mellott, Shaw, and Zinn all had doubles. Reffner paced Everett with two doubles as well.

Hinish and Reffner scored three times each, while Mellott, Foor, and Reese Sherwood scored twice.


Everett blanked Northern Bedford, 10-0, in a complete seven-inning game, scoring three runs in the seventh inning. The Warriors also outhit the Black Panthers, 10-5.

Both Karson Reffner and Calvin Iseminger led the Warriors with three runs scored, while Sid Grove posted two runs scored. Kason Hinish, Grove, and Karl Foor had two hits apiece. Iseminger finished with a double.

Trenten Mellott pitched a 76-pitch, seven-inning game. He struck out 11 batters and allowed five hits.

Wednesday, May 18 EVERETT 9, SOUTHERN FULTON 4

Everett held off Southern Fulton in a 9-4 win.

Six different Warriors recorded a hit for the locals in their victory. However, Kason Hinish and Karson Reffner scored twice, while Trenten Mellott drove in a pair of runs. Calvin Iseminger scored on a solo home run.

Iseminger was also the winning pitcher. He threw 5.2 innings. He struck out seven, walked three, and allowed three hits. Reffner pitched the final 1.1 innings. He struck out two and allowed five hits. Both gave up two runs each.

Thursday, May 19 EVERETT 14, FORBES ROAD 0

The Warriors concluded the regular season with a 14-0 victory over Forbes Road. The Warriors needed five innings this time compared to the three innings they kicked off the season with.

Kason Hinish, Karson Reffner, Jacob Price, and Ian Klahre all scored twice, while Reffner and Calvin Iseminger led the team with two hits apiece.

All 10 of the Warriors’ hits were singles.

Dalton Shaw pitched all five innings. He allowed two hits, had six strikeouts, and walked two.

——— District 5-AA Playoffs Wednesday, May 25 EVERETT 8, CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP 0

Top-seeded Everett opened the District 5-AA playoffs with an 8-0 victory over fourth-seeded Conemaugh Township.

The Warriors scored three runs in both the second and third innings, while adding two in the sixth. They also outhit the Indians, 8-2.

Sid Grove and Karl Foor paced Everett with two runs scored, while eight different Warriors finished with a hit. Calvin Iseminger’s lone hit was a double.

Trenten Mellott pitched all seven innings. He struck out seven, walked one, and allowed two hits.

Tuesday, May 31 EVERETT 7, NORTH STAR 0

The top-seeded Warriors won the District 5-AA title with a 7-0 victory over second-seeded North Star.

Everett opened the game with four runs scored in the first, adding a run in the third, fourth, and fifth innings.

Both Kason Hinish and Dalton Shaw scored two runs for the Warriors. Shaw posted a team-high three hits, while Karl Foor and Hinish added two each. Hinish finished with a double.

Calvin Iseminger started the game on the mound and threw six innings. He allowed four hits and five walks, but struck out eight. Trenten Mellott threw the final inning. He finished the game with two strikeouts.

——— PIAA Class AA Playoffs Monday, June 6 EVERETT 4, PORTAGE 3

The Warriors opened the PIAA Class AA playoffs in a dramatic fashion — a trend they would carry throughout the course of the playoffs. The Warriors scored on an error to upend the District 6 runner-up Portage, 4-3.

After jumping out ahead early, the Warriors played catch-up from there. Trailing 3-2, they had to score twice in the seventh to advance in the state playoffs.

Karson Reffner led off the inning by reaching on a dropped third strike, while Calvin Iseminger reached on an error, Sid Grove walked to load the bases. Dalton Shaw singled as Reffner scored. Iseminger had appeared to have scored as well but was later called out having missed touching third base. The call came on a Portage appeal.

Grove was put back at second and Shaw at first. Karl Foor ripped a grounder to the Portage second basemann which wasn’t fielded cleanly as Grove scored on an error to advance the Warriors to the PIAA quarterfinals.

Reffner and Grove finished the game with two runs scored, while Calvin Iseminger had two hits.

Mellott pitched the first six innings, while Iseminger earned the win having pitched the seventh.

Mellott allowed eight hits, one walk, and three runs. He struck out six. Iseminger struck out two.


The Warriors battled in the state quarterfinal and used a walkoff grand slam by Karson Reffner to upend South Williamsport, 8-4.

The Warriors trailed 3-0 after the first three innings, but the Warriors used scores by Karson Reffner, Calvin Iseminger, and Sid Grove in the fourth to tie the game, 3-3. The Mountaineers scored once more in the fifth before the Warriors pulled through in the bottom of the seventh with five runs. Karl Foor walked and scored on a sacrifice fly by Trenten Mellot to tie the game. Macyn Klotz was walked, Jadin Zinn was hit by the pitch, while Kason Hinish singled to load the bases. Reffner hit the second pitch he saw during the at-bat for the grand slam.

Reffner, Grove, and Iseminger also added doubles.

Iseminger started the game and went 6.2 innings. He struck out 10. Reffner was the winning pitcher after recording the final out. He got a strikeout to end the seventh inning.


Everett waited until the sixth inning to get the winning and only run against Delone Catholic in the state semifinal in a 1-0 victory.

Sid Grove drove in Jacob Price for the game-winning run. Price ran the bases for Kason Hinish, who reached on an error to lead off the sixth inning. Karson Reffner singled and advanced on the throw to put runners in scoring position. Grove hit an RBI single to left to score Price.

Grove and Trenten Mellott both finished with two hits.

The Squires had a pair of runners in scoring position in the top of the seventh, but the Warriors threw the tying run out at home.

Mellott got the start for the Warriors and tossed the first six innings for the win. He struck out five and allowed one hit. Calvin Iseminger threw the final inning for the save. He struck out two and gave up a hit.

Neither team allowed a walk.

Thursday, June 16 EVERETT 1, NESHANNOCK 0, 9 innings

After scoring the lone run in the state semifinal, Jacob Price scored Everett’s lone run in the state final against Neshannock. The Warriors won the game in nine innings, 1-0.

Jadin Zinn drove Price in with a single to secure the victory.

Calvin Iseminger led the team with two hits, one being a double. Karson Reffner also had a double.

Iseminger pitched the first eight innings, while Trenten Mellott tossed the ninth to earn the win. Iseminger struck out seven and walked four, allowing only one hit. Mellott walked one and allowed a hit.