Gebhard Voted Top PIAA Player

Brody Gebhard of Hempfield was voted top performer at 2024 Pennsylvania (PIAA) baseball state tournament
Hempfield’s Brody Gebhard earned just over 50% of the vote to be named the top performer at the PIAA baseball state tournament.

Click on photo above for the finals highlights of Hempfield’s PIAA 6A baseball title win. Their first state title in any sport.

From June 3-14, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) held the annual baseball state championship tournament with the state championship games played at Penn State’s Medlar Field, with Faith Christian Academy, Bald Eagle Area, Neumann-Goretti, Holy Ghost Prep, Governor Mifflin and Hempfield all taking home state titles.

A list of the top performers from the four rounds of the tournament was created and coaches were asked you to vote for the best.

The results are in and the fans voted for Hempfield’s Brody Gebhard.

Gebhard tossed a no-hitter with in a 3-0 win over McDowell in the Class 6A quarterfinals, striking out four hitters and walking zero, doing so on just 86 pitches.

In the state championship game, he went the distance and allowed two runs on five hits and struck out seven while only walking one in a 3-2 win over La Salle College. La Salle had the tying run on third in the seventh with one out, but Gebhard struck out the last two hitters to claim the state title.
Gebhard received 50.04% of the more than 112,000 votes cast, beting out Ben Ryan of Indiana, who received 33.82% of the votes.

Below is a video highlight of Gebhard’s no-hitter in the semifinals of PIAA baseball 6A playoffs.

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