Wildcats beat Huskies
RICHMOND - The Edison softball team slipped past Harrison Central, 2-1, Friday.
Zoe Westfall was the winning pitcher, striking out six over seven innnings of work. Molly McCoy scored both runs for the Wildcats. The first came in the fourth when she led off with a single, took second on a passed ball, stole third, and scored on a passed ball.
She scored the easy way with the game tied 1-1 in the bottom sixth on a round tripper for the eventual game-winning run. Kayli Stewart had a single as well.
Katie Ellzy pitcehd a gem despite the loss. She struck out nine and surrendered just three hits. Ellzy drove in the Huskies lone run with a sixth inning single. Ronnie Caldwell had a pair of singles with Kara Dunfee and Kiley Staley each adding a double.
Edison hosts Martins Ferry today while Harrison Central heads to Steubenville Catholic Central Monday.
Edison 2, Harrison Central 1
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HARRISON CENTRAL: Ellzy (LP, 9K, 1BB) and Dodds. Ellzy S, RBI; Caldwell 2S; Dunfee S; Staley S.
EDISON (13-9): Westfall (6K, 2BB) and Stewart. McCoy S, HR; Stewart S.
Crusaders fall to Tigers
STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Catholic Central softball team fell 7-4 to Shadyside on senior night.
The Crusaders' Taylor Clark continued to impress with the bat as she plays through injury, connecting for a two-run home run, a double, and a single.
Alex McComb had a pair of singles and an RBI with Sammi Giannamore, Megan Lloyd, Maddy Gulan, and Kelsey Grandinetti each adding a single.
The Crusaders (18-4) hosts Harrison Central Monday.
Shadyside 7, Central 4
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SHADYSIDE (13-6): Heagney (WP, 7K, 2BB) and Dunn. McKeever S, HR, 2RBI; Dierkes S, RBI; Fielding 2S, 2RBI; Holenka 2S; Francis S; Dunn S, RBI; Bennedetta D, 2S.
CENTRAL (18-4): Lloyd (LP, 0K, 1BB), McComb (4th, 6K, 1BB) and Gulan. Clark S, D, HR, 2RBI; Giannamore S; Gulan S; McComb 2S, RBI; Lloyd S; Grandinetti S.
Edison tops Red Devils
RICHMOND - The Edison baseball team defeated St. Clairsville 10-3 Friday to win the Buckeye 8 championship.
Brian Straka drove in four runs on a pair of doubles while Storm Allese connected for a single, double, and three RBIs. Nolan Marcus had three hits and an RBI with Josh Pasek adding two a pair of singles and winning pitcher Alec Jones having a single and a double.
Edison (16-3) is at Vaccaro Field today at 1:30 p.m. to take on Cambridge for the OVAC Class 5A title.
Edison 10, St. Clairsville 3
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ST. CLAIRSVILLE: Hayes (LP, 4K, 2BB), Ducker (4th, 1K, 1BB), Provost (5th, 0K, 1BB), Busby (6th, 0K, 1BB) and Slavik. Gummer 2S; Provost 2S; Giffin S; Jacob 2S, RBI; Peter RBI; Slavik S.
EDISON (16-3): A. Jones (WP, 1K, 2BB), Evans (5th, 1K, 1BB), Horan (7th, 1K, 0BB) and Glasure. Pasek 2S; Marcus 3S, RBI; A. Jones S, D; Straka 2D, 4RBI; Allese S, D, 3RBI; Glasure S, RBI; Horan S.
Panthers down Jets
MORRISTOWN - The Buckeye Local baseball team defeated Union Local 15-9 Friday.
Jonathan Borkoski swung the big bat for the Panthers, smacking two home runs and connecting for two base hits to go with six RBIs.
Winning pitcher Chase Hopskins had a triple and two singles, Eric Banal had a double and two singles, and Josh Sokolowski added a double and a single.
Buckeye Local (10-10) hosts St. Clairsville today at 10 a.m.
Buckeye Local 15, Union Local 9
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BUCKEYE LOCAL (10-10): Hopkins (WP), Marshall (5th), and Sokolowski. Borkoski 2HR, 2S, 6RBI; Hopkins 2S, T; Duncan 2S; Marshall S, RBI; Banal D, 2S; Williams 2S; Figurski 2S; Sokolowski D, S.
UNION LOCAL (6-17): Dunfee (LP), Blake (4th), Curry (6th) and Burnett. Curry D, 3S; Dunfee D; Winesickle 2S.
Pancake breakfast set
STEUBENVILLE - The Bishop John King Mussio Junior Crusaders will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at Applebee's.
Cost is $5 per person.
Big Red boosters to meet
STEUBENVILLE - The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the high school conference room. Memberships are available.
Soccer team to hold dinner
RICHMOND - The Edison High School boy's soccer team will host its second-annual sphaghetti dinner at the high school from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
The high school choir will perform their spring concert following the dinner in the auditorium. The dinner includes: pasta, salad, bread, desert and a drink.
A $7 donation is asked. Take-out is available.
Sakara records an ace
WEIRTON - Dick Sakara recorded a hole-in-one at Williams Country Club. He used a 6-iron on teh 140-yard par 3 12th hole. The shot was witnessed by Russ Wickham, Joe Stein and Bob Hoffmaster.