Blue Dons turn tables on Red Knights
TORONTO – One night after falling 4-2 to Toronto, the Madonna softball team bounced back with a 12-0 win over the host Red Knights Tuesday.
Amanda Pulice went the distance to pick up the win for the Lady Dons. Maddy Burchill had two doubles and two singles with Emalee Hvizdak adding three singles.
Lexie Berger had two singles for the Lady Knights with Cari Horne and Chelsea Anderson each adding a double.
Both teams are on the road today with Madonna (6-8) heading to Bridgeport at 5:30 p.m. and Toronto (7-3) at Bishop Donahue.
Madonna 12, Toronto 0
Madonna 041 200 5 – 12 12 1
Toronto 000 000 0 – 0 5 7
MADONNA (6-8): Pulice (1K, 0BB) and Magnone. Hvizdak 3S; Burchill 2S, 2D; Hall S; Fierro S; Platek S, Mascio S; Alongi S.
TORONTO (7-3): Sears (LP, 5K, 6BB) and Brown. Berger 2S; Horne D; C. Anderson D; E. Anderson S.
‘Skins roll past Bears
WINTERSVILLE – The Indian Creek softball team rolled to an 11-1 win over Indian Creek Tuesday.
Paige Geanangel was a dual threat for the Redskins, striking out five to get the win in the circle and connecting for a home run and two singles at the plate. Paige DeMattio drilled a home run, double and single with Alexis Monroe adding a triple and a double, Megan Markja collecting a double and single and Abby Orr hitting two singles.
Casey Patterson had a double for the Golden Bears with Mykelti McGaffic and Marissa Young each adding two singles.
Indian Creek travels to Buckeye Local today while Oak Glen heads to Weir Thursday for a 5:30 p.m. start.
Indian Creek 11, Oak Glen 1
Oak Glen 000 10 – 1 6 4
Indian Creek 106 04 – 11 14 2
OAK GLEN: Durante (1K, 1BB) and Crane. Young 2S; McGaffic 2S; Crane S; C. Patterson D.
INDIAN CREEK (10-2): Geanangel (WP, 5K, 1BB) and Orr. Geanangel 2S, HR; DeMattio S, D, HR; Markja S, D; Orr 2S; Monroe D, T; Davis S; DeFallo S.
Huskies slip past ‘Cats
CADIZ – The Harrison Central softball team claimed a 1-0 victory over Edison Tuesday.
After Paige Dunlap doubled with two outs in the bottom of the seventh Kiley Staley singled her home to give the Huskies the win.
Katie Ellzy was dominant in the circle with 11 strikeouts while walking none and surrendering just four hits. Dunlap ended the game with a single to go with her seventh-inning double. Ellzy had a double and Kara Dunfee had a single.
Both Molly McCoy and Caitlin Brenstuhl had a pair of singles for the Wildcats. Despite the loss Mikayla Tice had a strong effort, striking out four and giving up five hits.
Both teams travel today with Harrison Central at Union Local and Edison at Big Red.
Harrison Central 1, Edison 0
Edison 000 000 0 – 0 4 0
Harrison Central 000 000 1 – 1 5 0
EDISON (8-5): Tice (LP, 4K, 3BB) and Stewart. McCoy 2S; Brenstuhl 2S.
HARRISON CENTRAL (9-4): Ellzy (WP, 11K, 0BB) and Dodds. Dunlap S, D, R; Staley S, RBI; Ellzy D; Dunfee S.
Weir downs Cadets
WEIRTON – The Weir High baseball team has won four of its last five games with Tuesday’s 9-4 decision over Linsly at Bowman Field.
The Red Riders scored six times in the bottom of the fourth inning to break a scoreless tie.
Mitch Viakley earned the win. He struck out five and walked three and helped himself at the dish with three RBIs on a single and double.
Kory Knight contributed a single, double and a pair of RBIs. Josh Russell added a triple and single and Kamari Washington a double.
Weir visits Steubenville today.
Weir 9, Linsly 4
Linsly 000 030 1 – 4 8 1
Weir 000 621 x – 9 9 4
LINSLY: Felt (LP, 7K, 3BB), Goodnight (5, 2K, 0BB) and Curtin; Seymour 2S, RBI; Goodnight 2S.
WEIR (6-7): Viakley (WP, 5K, 3BB) and Beck; Viakley S, D, 3RBI; Russell S,T; Washington D; Knight S, D, 2RBI; Knuutila S; Cessna S.
Potters down Big Red
STEUBENVILLE – East Liverpool blanked Steubenville Big Red, 5-0, Monday.
In singles, Nick Harris defeated Stefano Lanni 6-0, 6-0, Craig Miller beat Mike Rosachi 6-2, 6-1 and Alex Hoefler stopped Anthony Craig 6-3, 6-1.
In doubles, Nick DiLoreto and Joe Bickerton blanked Brandon Llewellyn and Mark Cole 6-0, 6-0 and John Montgomery and Andrew Hutchman downed Phil Stoutz and Jorge Dominguez 6-1, 6-2.