Creek, Huskies, Knights earn sweeps
WINTERSVILLE – The Indian Creek softball team took a pair from Weir, 10-0 and 12-2, Saturday at Bantam Ridge.
Paige Geanangel picked up both wins in the circle. She struck out 11 and surrendered just one hit in Game 1’s five-inning win. She gave up just four hits and struck out three in the six-inning Game 2.
Paige DeMattio led the way offensively for the Redskins in the first win, singling and smacking a home run to go with three RBIs. Megan Markja added a single, double, and an RBI. Mallorie Sullivan had a pair of singles and Marissa DeFallo had a single and drove in a run.
Ashlyn Drizake picked up a single for the Red Riders lone hit.
In Game 2 Bre Mays had two singles, a home run, and three RBIs. Geanangel added a home run and two RBIs with Bethany Davis hitting a pair of singles and driving in a run. Cheyanne Allan and Sullivan each had a single.
Drizake, Meikka Buffo, Haley McLaughlin, and Emily Zatezalo each singled for the Red Riders.
Indian Creek (2-0) hosts Harrison Central Tuesday while Weir hosts East Liverpool Monday.
Indian Creek 10, Weir 0
Weir 000 00 – 0 1 1
Indian Creek 300 7x – 10 7 0
WEIR: DiBacco (LP, 4K, 4BB) and Buffo. Drizake S.
INDIAN CREEK: Geanangel (WP, 11K, 1BB) and Orr. Markja S, D, RBI; DeMattio S, HR, 3RBI; Sullivan 2S, DeFallo S, RBI.
Indian Creek 12, Weir 2
Weir 000 002 – 2 4 3
Indian Creek 111 306 – 12 9 1
WEIR: Pratt (LP, 3K, 4BB) and LeMasters. Buffo S, McLaughlin S, Drizake S, Zatezalo S.
INDIAN CREEK (2-0): Geanangel (WP, 3K, 2BB) and Orr. Mays 2S, HR, 3RBI; Geanangel HR, 2RBI; Cheyanne Allan S; Davis 2S, RBI; Sullivan S.
NEW MARTINSVILLE – The Brooke softball team fell 4-3 to Magnolia Saturday.
Brette Geary had a single and a double to lead the Bruins at the plate.
Brooke hosts Big Red Monday.
Magnolia 4, Brooke 3
Brooke 000 000 3 – 3 7 1
Magnolia 103 000 x – 4 5 3
BROOKE: Kaylee Kuchinski (LP, 3K, 0BB), Kati Castellucci (6th, 1K, 0BB) and Preston. B. Geary S, D.
MAGNOLIA: Chapman (WP, 3K, 0BB) and Audrey Gibb. Chapman T, 2RBI; Gibb T, RBI.
Edison splits pair
RICHMOND – The Edison softball team split a pair Saturday at home, losing 12-2 to Wheeling Park while knocking off Beaver Local 2-0.
Molly McCoy smacked a pair of home runs in the loss to the Patriots.
Mikayla Tice threw a no-hitter the win over Beaver Local, striking out 12 and walking two. McCoy had a double and Lynsey Morrison had a pair of singles.
Edison (1-1) heads to Brooke Tuesday.
Wheeling Park 12, Edison 2
Wheeling Park 102 060 3 – 12 11 0
Edison 000 100 1 – 2 3 2
WHEELING PARK: Carrington (WP, 11K, 1BB) and A.Sidon. Tucker S, D; A.Sidon 2HR; Johnson D; HR, S; Greer HR; Karnell S, D.
EDISON: Westfall (LP, 5K, 1BB) and Stewart. Molly McCoy 2HR; Stewart S.
Edison 2, Beaver Local 0
Beaver Local 000 000 0 – 0 0 2
Edison 001 100 x – 2 5 0
BEAVER LOCAL: Kidday (LP, 6K, 0BB) and Withrow.
EDISON (1-1): Tice (WP, 12K, 2BB) and Stewart. Morrison 2S; McCoy D; Stewart S; Hunter S.
WEIRTON – The Harrison Central baseball team swept a pair from Weir, 11-1 and 13-8, Saturday.
The Huskies received a complete game effort on the mound from Nick Pelegreen in the Game 1 victory. Pelegreen helped his own cause at the plate with a single, home run, and three RBIs. Dustin Redish and Kalub Mitchell each drove in a pair with Redish hitting two singles and Mitchell a double.
Ryan Duke had a single and a double for the Red Riders in the first game.
Rashaen Mitchell, Rhett Kuryn, and Redish led the offensive charge in Game 2 with two RBIs each. Rashaen Mitchell had two doubles, Kuryn a single and a double, and Reddish a single.
Jeremy Swartzmiller drove in three runs for the Red Riders on a single and a double. William Larch drove in a pair on two singles.
Harrison Central (2-0) is at St. Clairville Monday while Weir hosts Bishop Donahue Wednesday.
Harrison Central 11, Weir 1
Harrison Central 200 252 – 11 10 3
Weir 100 000 – 1 5 4
HARRISON CENTRAL: Pelegreen (WP, 3K, 3BB) and Staten. R. Mitchell S; Kuryn S, D; Pelegreen S, HR, 3RBI; Redish 2S, 2RBI; K. Mitchell D, 2RBI.
WEIR: Viakley (LP, 3K, 4BB), Knuutila (5thm 1K, 2BB), Swartzmiller (6th, 2K, 0BB) and Curtis. Duke S, D; Larch S; Viakley S.
Harrison Central 13, Weir 8
Harrison Central 132 043 0 – 13 7 2
Weir 012 032 0 – 8 11 3
HARRISON CENTRAL: Horn (WP, 4K, 5BB), Porter (5th, 4K, 2BB), Redish (6th, 4K, 1BB) and Staten. R. Mitchell 2D, 2RBI; Porter S; Kuryn S, D, 2RBI; Rose RBI; Pelegren RBI; K. Mitchell S; Redish S, 2RBI.
WEIR: Larch (3K, 7BB), Knuutila (2nd, 5K, 6BB), Cessna (6th, 0K, 2BB), Russell (6th, 1K, 2BB) and Pulice, Beck (2), Pulice (6). Cessna S; Curtis S; Duke S; Davidson S; Knuutila RBI; Russell S, RBI; Swartzmeiller S, D, 3RBI; Viakley S, D; Larch 2S, 2RBI.
Red Knights take two
TORONTO – The Toronto baseball team allowed one run in 12 innings as it opened the season with a doubleheader sweep of Beaver Local, 9-0 and 15-1, Saturday at the Knight Baseball Complex.
Nate Stewart picked up the Game 1 win, striking out 10 and surrendering just a pair of singles over five frames.
Bill Solomon had a single and a double, Blaze Glenn had a single and two RBIs, and Austin Lucas had a pair of singles in the first game. Chez Glenn and Tyler Antinone each had a double and Tyler Owens singled.
Logan Allen earned the five-inning Game 2 win, striking out two. Blaze Glenn tripled, doubled, and drove home five runs in the second outing. Lucas had a single and two RBIs Brad Melville and Solomon each had a pair of singles while Chez Glen and Owens both singled.
Toronto (2-0) hosts Buckeye Local Tuesday.
Toronto 9, Beaver Local 0
Beaver Local 000 000 0 – 0 2 3
Toronto 216 000 x – 9 9 0
BEAVER LOCAL: Campbell (LP, 0K, 5BB), Boehm (3, 1K, 2BB), Cornell (6, 0K, 1BB) and Cain; Fetty S; Marsden S.
TORONTO: Stewart (WP, 5, 10K, 3BB), Miller (6, 3K, 0BB) and Solomon; C. Glenn D; B. Glenn S, 2RBI; Antinone D; Lucas 2S; Solomon S, D; Owens S.
Toronto 15, Beaver Local 1
Beaver Local 000 10 – 1 2 6
Toronto (11)01 3x – 15 10 0
BEAVER LOCAL (0-2): Muscari (LP, 0K, 0BB), Cornell (2nd, 0K, 1BB), Mick (4th, 2K, 0BB) and Marsden; Mick S; McLaughlin S.
TORONTO (2-0): Logan Allen (WP, 2K, 1BB) and Solomon; B. Glenn D, T, 5RBI; C. Glenn S; Owens S; Melville 2S; Lucas S, 2RBI; Solomon 2S.
Brooke gets swept
PARKERSBURG – The Brooke baseball team was swept 12-2 and 11-1 at Parkersburg South Saturday.
On the day Kelaen Welch had four singles, Austin Schambach had three singles, Russell Schwertfeger had a pair of singles, and Chad Harper had a double.
The Bruins host Wheeling Park Monday.
Parkersburg South 12, Brooke 2
Brooke 011 00 – 2 9 5
South 005 34 – 12 14 4
BROOKE: Hildreth (LP, 0K, 3BB), Johnson (5th, 0K, 0BB) and Hardesty. Schwertfeger S; Schambach 2S; Hildreth S; Buchmelter S; Welch 2S.
SOUTH: Cottrille (6K, 0BB) and B. Braniff. Walters S, D; B. Braniff S, D; Jackson S, 3-run HR; Wilcox S, D; Berry 3S.
Parkersburg South 11, Brooke 1
Brooke 100 00 – 1 7 5
South 245 0x – 11 9 0
BROOKE: Johnson (LP, 0K, 1BB), Sole (2nd, 1K, 1BB), Molnar (3rd, 0K, 1BB) and Harper, Hardesty (2). Schwertfeger S; Schambach S, Hildreth S, Welch 2S, Harper D.
SOUTH: T. Braniff (WP, 4K, 1BB), Bester (4th, 2K, 0BB) and B. Braniff. Walters 2S; B. Braniff D; Jackson 2S, D; Goodmaker S, D.
Panthers split pair
NEW CUMBERLAND – The Oak Glen and Buckeye Local baseball teams split a doubleheader Saturday at Oak Glen’s Field of Dreams Complex.
The Golden Bears won 13-3 in Game 1’s six-inning contest behind Bub Haddox’s complete game, eight strikeout performance. Kyle Woodruff had a double and three RBIs to lead the offensive assault. Alex Shuman added a single and drove in two runs.
Jonathan Borkoski had a home run for the Panthers.
In Game 2 Buckeye Local took home an 11-6 victory. Borkoski and Austin Marshall combined on the hill in the win. Borkoski picked up the win with Marshall the final four frames.
Marshall had three singles, a double, and three RBIs at the plate. Josh Figurski had two singles and two RBIs while Brian Zeroski had a single and also drove in a pair of runs.
Trey Smith and Justin Bailey each drove in two for the Golden Bears.
Buckeye Local hosts Martins Ferry Monday while Oak Glen travels to Harrison Central Tuesday.
Oak Glen 13, Buckeye Local 3
Buckeye Local 120 000 – 3 3 0
Oak Glen 300 109 – 13 9 0
BUCKEYE LOCAL: Hopkins (LP, 4K, 4BB), Ostijich (6th, 0K, 2BB), Panepucci (6th, 0K, 0BB) and Sokolowski. Hopkins S, RBI; Borkoski HR, RBI; Sokolowski D; Marshall RBI.
OAK GLEN: Haddox (WP, 8K, 5BB) and Smith. McLaughlin S; Steed S, RBI; Haddox S; Smith 2S, RBI; Bailey S, RBI; Shuman S, 2RBI; Porter S; Woodruff D, 3RBI.
Buckeye Local 11, Oak Glen 6
Buckeye Local 030 620 0 – 11 11 2
Oak Glen 023 010 0 – 6 6 1
BUCKEYE LOCAL: Borkoski (WP, 2K, 4BB), Marshall (4th, 4K, 1BB) and Sokolowski. Duncan D, T, RBI; Marshall 3S, D, 3RBI; Zeroski S, 2RBI; Banal 2S; Figurski 2S, 2RBI; Sokolowski 2RBI; Hopkins RBI.
OAK GLEN (1-3): Steed (LP, 4K, 3BB), Porter (4th, 0K, 4BB); Woodruff (4th, 6K, 4BB) and Smith. Steed 2S; Haddox 2D; Smith S, 2RBI; Bailey D, 2RBI.