Sports Briefs

Striders to have sign-ups

STEUBENVILLE – Registration for the Steuben Striders’ 40th summer track program will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and April 28 in room 2500 at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Cost is $30 per child ages 5-18. Parents are asked to bring a birth certificate for first-time runners.

For information, contact Patricia Herring at (740) 264-3165.

Big Red rolls past Bruins

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville High School softball team defeated Brooke, 10-0, in six innings Thursday.

Anna Perrino scattered four singles and struck out two in the victory. Tenia Barker, Carmie Biasi, Brittany Bodo and Mallory Giannamore each had two singles. Casey Gentile drove in a pair of runs.

Steubenville takes on Steubenville Catholic Central Monday at Franciscan University while Brooke hosts East Liverpool for a doubleheader today.

Big Red 10, Brooke 0

Brooke 000 000 – 0 4 3

Big Red 211 042 – 10 11 0

BROOKE: Castellucci (LP, 4K, 0BB), Reardon (5th, 0K, 0BB) and Preston. Simala S; Geary S; Camilletti S; Schambach S.

BIG RED: Perrino (WP, 2K, 2BB) and M. Barker. T. Barker 2S, R; Biasi 2S, 3R; Giannamore 2S, 2R; M. Barker S, R; Gentile S, R, 2RBI; Archer S, R; Bodo 2S, R.

Monarchs top Red Riders

WEIRTON – The Weir baseball team fell 13-4 to John Marshall Thursday.

William Larch had a good day at the plate for the Red Riders, going 3-for-3 with a home run, two singles, and three RBIs. Jeremy Swartzmiller had a pair of singles, and Matt Cessna drove in a run.

Weir travels to North Marion for a doubleheader Saturday starting at noon.

John Marshall 13, Weir 4

John Marshall 620 500 0 – 13 12 2

Weir 220 000 0 – 4 5 4

JOHN MARSHALL: Callihan (0K, 5BB), Minder (2nd, WP, 3K, 0BB) and Winland. Minder 2S, RBI; Whorton S; Wellman D, RBI; Winland 2S, RBI; Frohart 2S, RBI; Magers 2S, D, 6RBIs; Filbert 3S, 2RBI.

WEIR: Knuutila (LP, 2K, 2BB), Cessna (3rd, 2K, 4BB) and Curtis, Beck (4). Swartzmiller 2S; Larch 2S, HR, 3RBI; Cessna RBI.

Oak Glen loses to Magnolia

NEW MANCHESTER – Oak Glen fell to Magnolia 12-3 on Thursday night.

The Golden Bears were led by Matt McLaughlin and Tyler Steed, who each had a double. Bub Haddox added a pair of singles.

Oak Glen (8-8) visits Beaver Local for a doubleheader Saturday.

Magnolia 12, Oak Glen 3

Magnolia 902 001 0 – 12 12 3

Oak Glen 011 010 0 – 3 7 4

MAGNOLIA: Wilhoit (WP, 7K, 0BB) and Cain.

OAK GLEN: Haddox (LP, 2K, 1BB), Porter (3rd, 2K, 1BB) and Smith. McLaughlin D, Steed, D, Haddox 2S.

Sports briefs

Crusaders blast Potters

EAST LIVERPOOL – The Steubenville Catholic Central baseball team scored 12 runs on nine hits to put away East Liverpool 12-0 in five innings Tuesday.

Aleks Porreca was the winning pitcher, striking out three over five frames. Brenton Colabella connected for a double and two singles with Porreca and Chris Murphy each adding a pair of base knocks. Stone Romano had a double and Jack Reed chipped in with a single.

Central (9-4) hosts River today.

Steubenville Central 12, East Liverpool 0

Steubenville Central 341 04 – 12 9 0

East Liverpool 000 00 – 0 5 1

STEUBENVILLE CENTRAL (9-4): Porreca (WP, 3K, 1BB) and Laukert. Murphy 2S; Colabella 2S, D; Romano D; Porreca 2S; Reed S.

EAST LIVERPOOL: Lane (LP, 0K, 4BB), Burson (2nd, 0K, 1BB), Bombeck (5th, 0K, 4BB) and Dozier. Meek S; Burson S; Maze S; Dozier S; Bowers S.

Panthers blank Monarchs

RAYLAND – The Buckeye Local baseball team received a strong effort from pitcher Chase Hopkins in a 3-0 win over John Marshall Tuesday.

Hopkins struck out three while scattering three base hits over seven innings to earn the victory. He helped his cause with a solo home run in the fifth innings. Austin Marshall tripled home Shane Duncan, who singled, before scoring on an error in the first.

Buckeye Local (8-8) hosts St. Clairsville today.

Buckeye Local 3, John Marshall 0

John Marshall 000 000 0 – 0 3 3

Buckeye Local 200 010 x – 3 5 1

BUCKEYE LOCAL (8-8): Hopkins (WP, 3K, 2BB) and Sokolowski. Hopkins HR; Marshall S, T, RBI; Duncan S; Sokolowski S.

JOHN MARSHALL (9-11): Fromhart (LP, 8K, 3BB) and Winland. Fromhart S; Betras S; Winland S.

OVAC softball

John Marshall edges Morgantown

WHEELING – The John Marshall softball team held off Morgantown for a 5-4 win in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 5A softball semifinals Tuesday.

Amy Rotriga struck out nine without a walk in picking up the victory. Hannah Rogerson had two singles and an RBI, Siisy George had a double and an RBI, Kristin Lewicki had a pair of singles, and Morgan Watson had an RBI for the Monarchs.

John Marshall will face Wheeling Park, 4-3 winners over Indian Creek, in the OVAC Class 5A final Saturday.

John Marshall 5, Morgantown 4

Morgantown 011 002 0 – 4 7 1

John Marshall 400 100 x – 5 6 1

MORGANTOWN: Hanson (LP, 2K, 2BB) and Scudiere. DeBastiani D, S, rbi; Perdue D, S; Walker HR, rbi; Shreves 2S, rbi.

JOHN MARSHALL: Rotriga (WP, 9K, 0BB) and Lewicki. Lewicki 2S; George D, rbi; Rogerson 2S, rbi; Watson rbi.

Fort Frye tops River

WHEELING – Fort Frye beat River 6-0 tin the OVAC Class 3A semifinals Tuesday.

Victoria Mimken was the winning pitcher, striking out seven, walking one, and scattering three hits. Abby Baker had a three-run homer with Lexi Huck adding a home run, two singles, and two RBIs. Hali LeMasters had a pair of singles and an RBI with Courtney Hendershot adding two singles.

Fort Frye takes on Bellaire, 6-5 winners over Shenandoah, in the Class 3A final Saturday.

Fort Frye 6, River 0

River 000 000 0 – 0 3 0

Fort Frye 201 003 x – 6 7 2

RIVER: Goudy (LP, 11K, 1BB), Curtis (6th, 1K, 0BB) and Marshall. Curtis D; Bowers S; Cieszeski S.

FORT FRYE: Mimken (WP, 7K, 1BB) and Smith. Hendershot 2S; Huck S, HR, 2RBI; LeMasters 2S, RBI; Baker HR, 3RBI.

Bellaire nips Shenandoah

WHEELING – Bellaire topped Shenandoah 6-5 with a run in the bottom of the eighth of the OVAC Class 3A semifinals Tuesday.

Megan Ging picked up the win for the Big Reds with a two strikeout, no walk performance. Megan Maffe had a single, double, and three RBIs with Elisha Gillespie driving in a run on a double, Ging adding an RBI single, and Dallas Messenger adding two singles. Morgan Runyan had a triple and Mackenzie Conroy had a double.

Bellaire takes on Fort Frye, 6-0 winners over River, in Saturday’s Class 3A final.

Bellaire 6, Shenandoah 5

Shenandoah 000 301 10 – 5 8 2

Bellaire 000 202 11 – 6 8 4

SHENANDOAH: Cowgill (7K, 4BB), Roe (6th, LP, 1K, 0BB) and Mallet. Rich 2S; Mallet S; Hill S; Cowgill S, D; McKenzie S, RBI; Brown S, D.

BELLAIRE: Ging (WP, 2K, 0BB) and Messenger. Messenger 2S; Ging S, RBI; Conroy D; Gillespie D, RBI; Maffe S, D, 3RBI; Runyon T; Zeller S.

Maroon Knights beat Tigers

WHEELING – The Wheeling Central softball team claimed a 10-0 win over Shadyside in the OVAC Class 2A softball semifinals Tuesday.

Wheeling Central faces the winner of today’s other Class 2A semifinal between Steubenville Catholic Central and Cameron on Saturday.

Wheeling Central 10, Shadyside 0

Shadyside 000 000 – 0 4 2

Wheeling Central 401 302 – 10 10 2

SHADYSIDE: Heagney (LP, 8K, 3BB) and Dunn. Benedetto 2S; Fielding S; Francis S.

WHEELING CENTRAL: Henry (WP, 5K, 0BB) and Visnick. Cook D, T; Gast D, HR; Bennington D, HR; Henry D; Saseen D; Giffin S; Zavolta S.

PAC?to hold meeting

STEUBENVILLE – The Polish Athletic Club will hold its monthly meeting at 8 p.m. Thursday in the clubhouse.