Blue Dons roll past Bishops
WEIRTON – The Weirton Madonna baseball team scored four times in the bottom of the third inning and five in the sixth for a 10-3 victory over Bishop Donahue Friday at Bowman Field.
Mike Rogers walked to open the third and came home on Kaleb Baire’s double. Luca Fuscardo plated Baire with a single and Ossman brought in Fuscardo one out later with a single.
Rogers’ RBI single in the fourth brought in Grant Retton, who had singled.
Tory Fuscardo singled with one out in the sixth. Rogers reached on a fielders choice and Baire doubled, Luca Fuscardo singled, Will Bowser singled, Ossman reached on an error and Vinnie Merico singled.
The Blue Dons host Oak Glen at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Madonna 10, Bishop Donahue 3
Bidhop Donahue 020 001 0 – 3 5 1
Madonna 004 105 x – 10 12 3
BISHOP DONAHUE: Myers (LP, 1K, 3BB), Moore (6, 0K, 0BB) and Cunningham; Myers S, 2RBI; Kaschke S, D; Riedel 2S;
MADONNA: T. Fuscardo (WP, 1K, 4BB), Mazur (4, 1K, 1BB), L. Fuscardo (7, 0K, 0BB); Rogers S, RBI; Baire 2D, RBI; L. Fuscardo 2S, D, 2RBI; Bowser S, RBI; Ossman S, RBI; Merico 2S, RBI; T. Fuscardo S.
Edison topples Purple Riders
MARTINS FERRY – The Edison softball team defeated Martins Ferry 8-4 Friday.
Caitlin Brenstuhl earned the win for the WIldcats, striking out three. Molly McCoy smacked a home run, a double, and drove in four runs. Cassady Jarvis belted a home run as well.
Edison travels to John Glenn today.
Edison 8, Martins Ferry 4
Edison 105 000 2 – 8 6 5
Martins Ferry 300 000 1 – 4 3 5
EDISON (2-3): Brenstuhl (WP, 3K, 1BB) and Stewart; McCoy D, HR, 4 rbi; Jarvis HR, rbi.
MARTINS FERRY (2-3): DeLeonardis (LP, 3K, 1BB) and Hotlosz; suriano 2s; webb HR, 3rbi.
Wildcats nip Panthers
RICHMOND – The Edison baseball team held off Buckeye Local, 2-1, Friday.
Edison pushed across a run in second when Brian Straka reached on an error and later scored on Chance Wilkins double. The Cats added another run in the sixth, again taking advantage of a Panther error that allowed Josh Pasak to reach first. Three batters later, Alec Jones singled to score Pasak.
Ryan Kramarich picked up the win, going six and two thirds and striking out four. Nolan Marcus picked up the save, striking out a Buckeye Lcoal batter for the last out.
Buckeye rallied in the top of the seventh after the first two batters flied out. Chase Hopkins singled to right, stole second, then scored when Shane Duncan reached on an error by the third baseman. Duncan stole second before Marcus came to record the final out.
Chase Hopkins had a pair of singles for the Panthers.
Both teams play two today with Edison heading to Carrollton to play United in Game 1 and the Warriors in Game 2 while Buckeye Local has a double dip at Weir.
Edison 2, Buckeye Local 1
Buckeye Local 000 000 1 – 1 3 2
Edison 010 001 x – 2 4 3
BUCKEYE LOCAL: Hopkins (LP, 4K, 1BB) and Sokolowski. Hopkins 2S; Marshall S.
EDISON (3-0): Kramarich (WP, 4K, 3BB), Marcus (7th, 1K, 0BB) and Glasure. Horan S; Jones S, RBI; Straka S; Wilkin D, RBI.
Bulldogs blank Blue Dons
WEIRTON – The Madonna softball team lost 2-0 to Bridgeport Friday.
Taylor Thompson had a pair of singles for the Lady Dons. Emily Pietranton, Montana Mascio, and Aubrey Platek each hit a single.
Madonna plays a double dip with Bishop Donahue today at I-470 Field.
Bridgeport 2, Madonna 0
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Madonna 000 000 0 – 0 5 3
BRIDGEPORT: Hadzima (WP, 10K, 2BB) and Renzler. Cargnell 2S; Hadzima T; E. Nowakowski D; Kroll S; Stewart S, Cross S.
MADONNA (2-4): Pulice (LP 2K, 0BB) and Magnone. Thompson 2S; Pietranton S, Mascio S, Platek S.
Lady Knights stop Bishops
TORONTO – Cari Horne collected a triple and two doubles and earned the mound win as the Toronto softball team raised its record to 4-2 with an 11-4 victory over visiting Bishop Donahue Friday.
The Red Knights host Lisbon David Anderson for a single game today at noon.
Kayla Brown added four singles in the Red Knights’ 15-hit attack. Emily Anderson and Shane Sears each added three singles. Becca Schaming doubled and Myranda Blanton and Carly Cooper singled.
Toronto 11, Bishop Donahue 4
Bishop Donahue 201 100 0 – 4 8 4
Toronto 023 051 x – 11 15 1
BISHOP DONAHUE: Guzek (LP, 2K, 1BB) and South; Fallova D, HR; Mele S; Guzek S; Rush 2S.
TORONTO (4-2): Horne (WP, 2K, 1BB) and Brown; Horne T, 2D; Brown 4S; E. Anderson 3S; Sears 3S; Schaming D; Blanton S; Cooper S.
Huskies defeat Bellaire
CADIZ – The Harrison Central baseball team scored 11 times in the final three innings Friday for a 12-2 six-inning victory over Bellaire at Sally Buffalo Park.
Nick Pelegreen and Rashaen Mitchell singled twice for the 6-0 Huskies. Pelegreen earned the mound win with seven strikeouts and four walks.
Three Bellaire pitchers combined for nine walks. The Big Reds defense committed five errors.
Harrison Central visits Newcomerstown for a noon doubleheader today.
Harrison Central 12, Bellaire 2
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Harrison Central 001 425 – 12 7 2
BELLAIRE: Steele (LP, 3K, 4BB), Patrone (5, 2K, 4BB), Conroy (6, 0K, 1BB) and Ross; Westlake S; Conroy S; Ramsey S; Vinka S; West S, 2RBI.
HARRISON CENTRAL (6-0): Pelegreen (WP, 7K, 4BB) and Staten; Horn D; R. Mitchell 2S; Pelegreen 2S; Kuryn S; Redish S.
Creek falls to Ferry
MARTINS FERRY – The Purple Riders scored eight times in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 12-5 baseball victory over visiting Indian Creek Friday.
The Redskins fell to 1-3 and will host Beaver Local for a noon doubleheader today.
Zach Williams collected two doubles and two RBIs for Indian Creek. Alex Young singled and doubled.
Martins Ferry 12, Indian Creek 5
Indian Creek 101 030 0 – 5 9 3
Martins Ferry 103 008 x – 12 12 1
INDIAN CREEK (1-3): Bolyog (4K, 0BB), Wise (3, 2K, 1BB), Young (LP, 5, 2K, 1BB) and Yeater; Young S, D; Williams 2D, 2RBI.
MARTINS FERRY (2-2): Lloyd (4K, 1BB), D. Schau (WP, 5, 3K, 1BB) and Scott; Chlon 2D, 4RBI; Strama 3S, 2RBI; Br. Baire 2S, T, RBI.
Huskies down Golden Bears
CADIZ – The Harrison Central softball team defeated Oak Glen 6-3 Friday.
Katie Ellzy was the winning pitcher, striking out six and surrendering four hits. Shianne Nameth hit a home run and two singels to go with a pair of RBIs. Ellzy helped her cause by driving in two runs while hitting a double and two singles.
Ashley Pryor and Marissa Murray each drove in a run on a single and Mikayla Crane had two singels and drove in a run.
Harrison Central has a doubleheader at Beaver Local today. Oak Glen is in action Monday at Wheeling Central.
Harrison Central 6, Oak Glen 3
Oak Glen 000 102 0 – 3 4 2
Harrison Central 202 110 x – 6 11 2
OAK GLEN: Cunningham (LP, 1K, 2BB) and Pryor. Crane 2S; Pryor S, RBI; Murray S, RBI.
HARRISON CENTRAL (2-1): Ellzy (6K, 3BB) and Dodd. Ellzy 3S, D, 2RBI; Nameth HR, 2S, 2RBI; Caldwell 2S, RBI; Parkinson S, RBI.