Orr’s game-winner lifts Creek over Harrison Central
MINGO JUNCTION — Despite a late Harrison Central rally, the Indian Creek baseball team countered it and won, 6-5, on Friday.
Aiden Orr drove home Connor Shultz for the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Shultz also started the first four innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits, four walks and struck out one. Justice Morris got the win in three innings of relief. He allowed two unearned runs on two hits, one walk and punched out three.
At the plate, Orr singled and tripled. Aiden Fernandez had a single, double and an RBI. David Ferroni also doubled with one RBI and drew two walks. Corey Cottis, Isaiah Vandine and Nikolai Gryskevich all tallied a single and a run batted in.
For the Huskies, Trace Rutter took the loss in the complete-game effort. Five of the six runs allowed were earned. He also gave up 10 hits, three walks and struck out four.
Offensively, Kobe Mitchell had a single and two RBIs. Treston Nemeth produced a single and an RBI.
The Redskins (9-3) tentatively host East Liverpool on Monday.
Harrison Central 11, Indian Creek 9
MINGO JUNCTION — The Harrison Central softball team snuck by Indian Creek, 11-9, on Friday.
Aleyna Runevich picked up the victory in 2 1/3 innings of relief for starter Tristen Kovarik. Runevich allowed one run on three hits, two walks and struck out one. Sarah Touville pitched the seventh for a save.
Every Husky in the starting lineup recorded at least one hit. Britton Positano had the big bat with three singles and two RBIs. Lexi Ferguson doubld and drove home a pair. Jenna Young and Kovarik each recorded a single and two RBIs.
For the Redskins, Carley Jo Penner went the distance but took the loss. She allowed 11 runs (seven earned) on 12 hits, four walks and struck out six.
At the dish, Trinity Taylor cranked a home run, singled three times and had five RBIs. Alexis Dawson also hit a homer, singled and drove home three runs. Maddy Ely singled and doubled. Penner tallied three base hits, wile Lexi Smarrella had a pair.
Oak Glen sweeps DH
WHEELING — The Oak Glen softball swept Wheeling Park in a doubleheader on Friday.
In Game 1, Maddie McKay pitched a complete game for an 8-3 victory. She allowed three unearned runs on eight hits, two walks and struck out 10.
At the plate, McKay hit a home run, drove in two and walked twice. Sydney Brown tallied three singles, a double and an RBI. Sarah Brown also singled three times and had an RBI. Olivia Munoz and Grace Smith evenly divided four singles and two RBIs.
In the second contest, Lizzie Kell led the Golden Bears (3-0) in the circle for a 12-3, five-inning victory. She allowed three earned runs on seven hits, no walks and struck out two in the complete game.
Offensively, Sarah Brown had a single, two doubles, one home run and four RBIs. Amber Moore recorded a single, double and three RBIs. Munoz singled three times, doubled once and drove home one. Kell had a double and an RBI, while Sydney Brown also hit a two-bagger.
Oak Glen tentatively hosts Weir High at 5:30 p.m. on Monday.