Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Big Macs Capture Section 5 Crown High School Highlights

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Big Macs Capture Section 5 Crown High School Highlights

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With a chance to win the WPIAL Class AAAA Section 5 baseball title, Canon-McMillan didn't waste any time jumping on Peters Township.

Frank Fortunato and Buzz Boggio each had two-run doubles as part of 10-run first inning for the host Big Macs (11-6, 8-2) in a 14-11 victory.

It was the seventh consecutive win for Canon-McMillan.

Peters Township (11-6, 5-5), the 2011 WPIAL runner-up, will miss the playoffs for the second season in a row.

OTHER TOP BASEBALL GAMES

* Matt Carter went 3 for 4 and drove in three runs to help Shaler (10-7, 8-2) tie for the Class AAAA Section 4 title with an 8-7 home victory against No. 3 Pine-Richland (14-3, 8-2).

* Luca Farina had a two-run single in the sixth inning to help No. 5 Central Catholic (14-3, 9-1) rally past visiting Baldwin (5- 10, 4-6), 4-3, in Section 3.

* Stefan Mrkonja threw a one-hit shutout in a 5-0 win for Class AAA No. …

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