Toronto softball concludes season
BOWERSTON — The Toronto softball team concluded its season with an 8-2 defeat to Conotton Valley on Thursday.
Riley Kinsey went the distance and struck out three. Michelle Anderson tallied a single, double and an RBI. Callie Anderson also singled and doubled, while Kinsey and Bri Burruss singled.
Weir High 5, Wheeling Park 2
WHEELING — The Weir High softball team earned its 10th win in its last 12 games with a 5-2 victory over Wheeling Park on Thursday.
Madison Angus went the distance for the win. She allowed six hits, one walk and struck out two. Offensively, she singled, doubled and drove home one.
Reagan Hoover had a single, triple and an RBI. Mallory Rosnick singled and drove home another. Mea Kaufman brought a run home with a ground out.
The Red Riders (11-6) tentatively travel to Brooke today.
Indian Creek 3, CCHS 2 (8 innings)
MINGO JUNCTION — Isaiah Vandine closed the Indian Creek baseball team’s regular season with a walk-off RBI single in a 3-2, eight-inning victory over Catholic Central Thursday.
Vandine drove home David Ferroni to close the game.
Justice Morris pitched all eight frames to earn the victory. He allowed two runs on eight hits, one walk and struck out 11. Connor Shultz doubled and drove home one, while Aiden Orr did the same but with a single. Aiden Fernandez singled and walked twice.
For the Crusaders, Andrew Dorsey was the first of four pitchers and went five innings. He allowed two runs on three hits, three walks and struck out three. At plate, he had two singles and an RBI. Brayden Rausch had a base knock and drove home one. Tate McKenna collected a pair of singles.
The Redskins (11-11) travel to Steubenville Tuesday for a Division II sectional final. Meanwhile, CCHS heads to top-seeded Toronto Saturday afternoon to open Division IV sectional action.
Steubenville 9, St. Clairsville 1
STEUBENVILLE — Cooper Blackburn pitched a gem during the Steubenville baseball team’s 9-1 victory over St. Clairsville on Thursday.
Blackburn allowed one earned run on six hits, two walks and struck out three. At the plate, Kye Fleming had two singles, a double and three RBIs. Andrew Gresko singled twice and drove home a pair. J.T. Thompson and Aaron Ferguson each singled and collected one RBI.
Big Red tentatively travels to Wheeling Park today.
Brooke 10, Wheeling Central 0
WELLSBURG — Alex Jezierski drove home four runs and earned the victory during the Brooke baseball team’s 10-0, five-inning win over Wheeling Central on Thursday.
Jezierski pitched the final three frames and allowed no runs on no hits, no walks and struck out two. Andrew Coursin started and allowed one hit, no walks and punched out a pair.
At the dish, Jezierski had two singles to go along with his four RBIs. Coursin singled, doubled and drove home two. Braelyn Sperringer had three singles and an RBI. Anthony Bachinski added a base knock and an RBI.
Edison 10, Buckeye Local 9
RICHMOND — The Edison baseball team rallied from an eight-run deficit to stun Buckeye Local, 10-9, on Thursday.
Each team used five pitchers in the game. Isaac Zastudil earned the win in two innings of relief. Ethan McHugh started for the Panthers and pitched four shutout innings.
Offensively, Edison’s Joey Booth and Gage Cline each tallied a single and two RBIs. Blake Connelly drove home a pair without recording a hit but walked twice. Matt Parsons singled and doubled, while Zastudil and Ian McBane each added a single and an RBI.
For Buckeye Local, Corey Olinski tallied three singles and three runs batted in. Trey Hoover had a double and two RBIs.