Buckeye walks off Bridgeport
RAYLAND — Buckeye Local beat Bridgeport, 6-5, behind a strong day at the plate and on the mound from Andrew Hillman.
Hillman had a single, double and an RBI for the Panthers. The winning run was scored by Jared Moore, who came across home plate on a wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Also, Corey Neavin had a single; Drake Novak had a single; John Marelli had two singles and an RBI; Moore had a single and an RBI: Logan Barsch had an RBI; Jeremiah Seaman had a single and Owen Long had a single.
Pitching for Buckeye was Hillman, who had one strikeout. Gino Barber also pitched and had four strikeouts as Shayne Christian came in for relief as well.
Buckeye Local 6, Bridgeport 5
Bridgeport 013 010 0 – 5 8 3
Buckeye 300 010 2 – 6 9 2
BRIDGEPORT: Dean (2K, 2W), Kusic (0K, 2W). Dean S; Herink 2S; Booker 2S; Nowakowski S; McKivigan S, 2RBI; Simmons S, 2RBI.
BUCKEYE: Hillman (1K, 2W), Christian (0K, 2W), Barber (4K, 0W). Neavin S; Novak S; Marelli 2S, RBI; Hillman S, D, RBI; Moore S, RBI; Barsch RBI; Seaman S; Long S.
Big Red falls on road
BOARDMAN — The Boardman baseball team walked off Steubenville on Thursday by a score of 3-2. Boardman scored a run in the first and a run in the third, while Big Red got two runs off the bat of Mitchell Gulan in the top of the seventh.
Gulan’s two-run home run tied it up before Boardman answered with a run in the bottom of the seventh.
Also at the plate for Steubenville, Gino Pierro and Alec Taylor each had doubles and Johnny Agresta had a single.
Calvin Bickerstaff took the mound for Big Red and struck out four, walked one and allowed just five hits.
Big Red (14-3) is back in action today hosting Beaver Local. Steubenville will remain at Vaccaro Field on Saturday, hosting Harrison Central for an VAC 4A baseball semifinal.
First pitch is slated for 2 p.m.
Boardman 3, Big Red 2
Big Red 000 000 2 – 2 4 2
Boardman 101 000 1 – 3 5 0
BOARDMAN: Land (7K, 3W), Argenstine (1K, 0W) and Stauffer. Stauffer 2S; Miller S; Fetko 2S, RBI.
BIG RED: Bickerstaff (4K, 1W) and Gulan. Pierro D; Taylor D; Agresta S; Gulan HR, 2RBI.
Shamrocks beat Toronto
BARNESVILLE — Barnesville earned a 5-4 victory in eight innings over Toronto on Thursday. The winning blow came on a walkoff hit.
For Toronto, Nick Sninchak had two singles and an RBI; Cole Bodnar had a single and two RBIs; Nick Chetock had a single; Danny Zdinak had a single and Sante Carducci had an RBI.
Nate Karaffa pitched five innings for Toronto, striking out two. Nolan Clegg came in for relief and pitched 2.2 innings with three strikeouts.
Toronto will play again on Saturday, hosting Shadyside for in an OVAC 2A semifinal at 1 p.m.
Barnesville 5, Toronto 4
Toronto 021 010 00 – 4 5 2
Barnesville 110 002 01 – 5 6 4
TORONTO: Karaffa (2K, 3W), Clegg (3K, 1W). Zdinak S; Sninchak 2S, RBI; Carducci RBI; Bodnar S, 2RBI; Chetock S.
HC tops IC
CADIZ — Harrison Central had a sold day at the plate with a 10-1 win against Indian Creek on Thursday. For the Huskies, Logan Elliott had a single; Logan Starr had an RBI; Tyler Redish had a triple; Andrew Clelland had a single and double; Caden Arbaugh had a single; Logan Tonkovich had a single, double and three RBIs; Rob Bowers had a single and two RBI and J.R. Heavilin had an RBI.
Heavilin also went the distance on the mound with four strikeouts and one walk.
For Indian Creek, Wade Geanangel started and had six strikeouts. Trevor Martin came in for relief and had one strikeout. At the plate for the Redskins, Jared Harvey had a double; Kody Cottis had two singles; Brayden Starkey had a single and Richie Gualtiere had a single.
Harrison Central 10, Indian Creek 1
Indian Creek 001 000 0 – 1 5 0
Harrison Central 203 032 x – 10 8 3
INDIAN CREEK: Geanangel (6K, 5W), Martin (1K, 2W) and Harvey. Harvey D; K. Cottis 2S; Gualtiere S; Starkey S.
HARRISON CENTRAL: Heavilin (4K, 1W) and Redish. Elliott S; Starr RBI; Redish T; Clelland S, D: Arbaugh S; Tonkovich S, D, 3RBI; Bowers S, 2RBI; Heavilin RBI.
IC blasts Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE — Every player in the Indian Creek lineup recorded at least one hit in an 8-5 win over Cambridge.
For the Redskins, Kacie Vandeborne had a home run and two RBIs; Rachel Cooper had a single and an RBI; Megan Kelley had a single; Haylie Scott had a single and an RBI; Taylor Scott had three singles, a double and an RBI; Ali Bevilaqua had a single, double and an RBI; Madelyn Yoho had a double and an RBI; Kylie Turner had two singles and Caitlin Shannon had three singles and an RBI.
Indian Creek 8, Cambridge 5
Indian Creek 000 230 03 – 8 16 0
Cambridge 202 000 10 – 5 13 2
INDIAN CREEK: Goddard (3K, 1W), Kinsey (2K, 1W). Cooper S, RBI; Kelley S; H. Scott S, RBI; T. Scott 3S, D, RBI; Bevilaqua S, D, RBI; Vandeborne HR, 2RBI; Yoho D, RBI; Turner 2S; Shannon 3S, RBI.
CAMBRIDGE: Morgan (2K, 0W). Moss D; Morgan S; Hill 2S, D, RBI; Hill 2S, D, RBI; Bruns 2S, HR, 2RBI; Stewart 2S, 2RBI; Mahley S; Neil 2S.
Huskies blank Brooke
WELLSBURG — Harrison Central earned a 5-0 victory over Brooke.
For the Huskies, Alexia Dowdle had a single; Madison Young had a single; Kobey Johnson had a single; Joclyn Peshek had two singles; Katie Heavilin had a double; Hannah Warrington had two singles, a double and three RBIs; and Shaniel Nameth had a single and two RBIs.
Pitching for Harrison Central was Dowdle, who had five strikeouts and no walks.
At the plate for Brooke, Krissa Lusk, Jenna Cooper, Landyn Haynes, Chrissy Byers, Jaycee Mitchell, Kloee Billick and Rachel Kazmirsky all reached base via singles.
Mitchell pitched for Brooke and had one strikeout.
Harrison Central 5, Brooke 0
Harrison Central 030 020 0 — 5 10 2
Brooke 000 000 0 — 0 7 4
HARRISON: Al. Dowdle wp (5K, 0W) and Young; Nameth S, D, 2rbi; Warrington 2S, D, 3rbi; Peshak 2S
BROOKE: Mitchell (1K, W) and Cooper. Haynes S; Kazmirsky S; Cooper S; Billick S; Lusk S; Byers S; Mitchell S.
Buckeye beats Bulldogs
RAYLAND — At home on Thursday, Buckeye Local beat Bridgeport, 4-3. On the road on Tuesday, the Panthers lost to Cambridge, 4-2.
Against the Bulldogs, Destiny Christian had a single; Alaire Destifanes had a triple; Erica Cruse had a single and Lillie Windsheimer had a single and an RBI. Tori Luyster pitched in Game 1 and had three strikeouts.
Against the Bobcats, Katie Banal had a single; Lexi Swiger had a single; Luyster had a home run and two RBIs; Destifanes had a single; and Cruse had a single. Luyster also pitched in Game 2 and had three strikeouts.
Buckeye Local 4, Bridgeport 3
Bridgeport 110 001 0 – 3 5 6
Buckeye 110 101 x – 4 4 3
BUCKEYE: Luyster (3K, 0W). Destifanes T; Christian S; Cruse S; Windsheimer S, RBI.
Cambridge 4, Buckeye Local 2
Buckeye 000 200 0 – 2 5 3
Cambridge 200 020 x – 4 6 3
BUCKEYE: Luyster (3K, 2W). Luyster HR, 2RBI; Banal S; Swiger S; Destifanes S; Cruse S.
Toronto shuts down Wellsville
WELLSVILLE — The Toronto softball team beat Wellsville, 13-2.
For the Red Knights, Gina Fogle had three singles and a double; Serena Burkey had three singles; Allyson Kuntz had two singles and a double; Delaney Meredith had three singles and Shanna Reed had two singles.
Fogle and Jamie Anderson also hit home runs.
On the mound, Desiree Meadows limited the Tigers to just four hits, while striking out six.
Toronto 13, Wellsville 2
Toronto 203 323 – 13 21 1
Wellsville 100 010 – 2 4 1
TORONTO: Meadows (6K, 5W) and Kuntz, Fogle (4). Fogle 3S, D, HR; Anderson HR; Burkey 3S; Kuntz 2S, D; Meredith 3S; Reed 2S.
WELLSVILLE: Pierson (3K, 0W).
OG boys split
WELLSBURG — On Thursday, the Oak Glen boys tennis team edged Brooke, 4-3. On Wednesday, the Oak Glen boys tennis team fell to Linsly, 4-2.
In singles, Oak Glen’s Devon Flanigan beat Brooke’s Nick Calvert, 8-3; Brooke’s Mason Zupp beat Oak Glen’s Connor Blake, 8-1; Oak Glen’s Brogan Moran beat Brooke’s Gavin Browne, 8-1; and Oak Glen’s Parker Provenzano beat Brooke’s Colin Heilman, 8-2.
In doubles, Brooke’s Calvert and Zupp beat Oak Glen’s Flanigan and Moran, 8-6; Brooke’s Browne and Heilman beat Oak Glen’s Garrett Rhodes and Josh Lantz, 8-5; and Oak Glen’s Blake and Provenzano beat Brooke’s Anthony Taylor and Kris Obeldabel, 8-3.
Also in singles, Oak Glen’s Flanigan beat Linsly’s Andy Sui, 8-4; Linsly’s Manuel Suita beat Oak Glen’s Blake, 8-1; Linsly’s Eric Wang beat Oak Glen’s Moran, 8-1; and Oak Glen’s Provenzano beat Linsly’s Jimmy Xu, 9-8 and 7-2.
In doubles, Linsly’s Sui and Suita beat Oak Glen’s Flanigan and Moran, 8-5; Linsly’s Wang and Marc Lifson beat Oak Glen’s Lantz and Nick Elm, 8-0; and the match between Oak Glen’s Blake and Provenzano and Linsly’s Eric Wang and Aaron Wang was called due to darkness with Blake and Provenzano leading, 5-3.