Madonna advances to 1A final
CAMERON — The Madonna baseball team got the bats going in an OVAC Class 1A semifinal Saturday, knocking off Cameron 12-1 on the road to advance to the conference title game later this week.
The Blue Dons took a 2-1 lead after the first inning, then plated three in the third, five in the fourth and two in the fifth to win via the 10-run-rule.
Tyler Starvaggi had two hits and four RBIs, Matt Amaismeier singled three times and had an RBI, Luke Amaismeier had a double and two RBIs, Dom Brncic two doubles and two RBIs and Ethan Rowing had two hits, a double and a RBI.
Brncic pitched all five innings for Madonna (3-7), striking out six and walking one.
On Friday, the Blue Dons dropped a pair of games in a tournament in Bridgeport, W.Va., falling 11-6 to Robert C. Byrd and 9-0 to Bridgeport.
Luke Amaismeier had two hits and an RBI against the Flying Eagles in the first game, while Rowing doubled against the Indians.
Oak Glen spilts DH
NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen baseball team split a doubleheader against Frankfort on Saturday, winning the first game, 3-2, and dropping the second, 9-7.
In the first game, the Golden Bears scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to get a walk-off win.
Danny Bridges had two hits, while Hunter Rhoades and Nick Chaney each had an RBI.
Chaney tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts and just one walk for the win.
In the second game, Bridges had four hits, while Chaney had a double and three RBIs. Cody Patterson had two hits, a double and an RBI, while Hunter Patterson had a triple and two RBIs.
Bridges pitched the first five innings, fanning three and walking three while taking the loss. Cody Patterson pitched the final two with a punch out and four walks.
Edison 10, Catholic Central 2
RICHMOND — The Edison baseball scored early and often on Saturday to defeat Catholic Central, 10-2.
The Wildcats plated two runs in each of the first two innings, adding two in the fourth and four in the fifth.
At the plate, Blake Connelly had a double, two hits and an RBI, Isaac McBane two hits, a triple and two RBIs, Gage Cline two hits, a double and three RBIs and Isaac Zatudil two hits.
Jayden Sanders tossed the first six innings for the win, striking out four with no walks, and Cline closed it out in the seventh by striking out the side.
For the Crusaders, Brayden Rauch had three hits, while Andrew Dorsey and David Kissinger each had an RBI. Kody Carver, Kissinger and Dorsey each threw two innings. Carver struck out three in taking the loss.
Indian Creek 4, Wheeling Park 2
MINGO JUNCTION — Carley Jo Penner tossed a complete game and Kirsten Driscoll drove in three runs with a pair of hits as Indian Creek’s softball team edged Wheeling Park, 4-2, on Saturday.
Penner struck out one and walked one while giving up two runs, neither of which were earned. She also had a hit at the plate.
Keeley Amis had a hit and an RBI, while Alexis Dawson had two hits.
The Redskins scored the go-ahead runs in the bottom of the fifth, breaking a 2-2 tie.
Brooke 4, Bellaire 3
WELLSBURG — A walk-off walk in extra innings lifted Brooke over Bellaire on Saturday, 4-3.
Emilee Knorr plated the winning run by drawing her third walk of the game in the bottom of the eighth inning after a Lexi Foresha two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh tied the game and forced the extra inning.
Kameryn Eckles had two singles, including the game-tying RBI in the eighth to set up Knorr’s winner.
Angelina Lippoli also had two singles.
Freshman Kirsten Parks made her first varsity start and got the win, going all eight innings, fanning two, walking one and allowing just one earned run.
Weir splits in tri
DOVER — The Weir High softball team spit a pair of games in a tri at Dover on Saturday, knocking off Warren Local, 11-2, and falling to Dover, 5-4.
In the first game, Chesney Tice threw a complete game with two strikeouts and just one earned run against.
Bella Aperfine had a double and a single, Mallory Rosnick had a homer, two singles and two RBIs, Madison Angus two homers and three RBIs, Sophia Aperfine two singles, Tice a double and an RBI and Mea Kaufman a single and an RBI.
In the second game, the Red Riders had a 4-3 lead before the Tornados scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to win the game.
Alexis Adams had two singles, Bella Aperfine a single and a double, Rosnick a double and two RBIs, Angus a single and a RBI, Sophia Aperfine a single and a RBI and Olivia Baker two singles and a double.
Angus took the loss in the circle, striking out one.
The Red Riders, now 4-6, host rival Oak Glen on Monday.