STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Catholic softball team plated nine runs during the first four innings en route to a 9-0 victory against Toronto on Tuesday evening at the Steve Zamana Softball Field.
The Crusaders (1-1) recorded 10 hits in their victory against the Red Knights (1-2) a day after picking up five in a loss to Magnolia. The Crusaders collected two doubles, the first two extra-base hits for Steubenville Catholic this season.
Offensively, seven girls produced hits for the victors. Individually, Megan Lloyd tallied two singles and a run-scoring double, Shayna Mirabella collected a single, a double and two RBI and Maddie Metcalf finished with a two-run double. Also, Fran Capaldi delivered two singles and an RBI, and Micca Mirabella, Maddie Gulan and Emily Sepik all contributed base hits.
Lloyd earned the victory for the Crusaders. Lloyd allowed three hits, she struck out 12 and walked two.
John Marshall 3, Brooke 2
GLEN DALE - Jessica Kinnick doubled among two hits as John Marshall handed Brooke its first loss of the season.
Maddi Namath had a hit and drove in two runs for the Monarchs (3-2), while Megan Wise earned the victory.
Taylor Simala tripled for the Bruins (4-1) and Kaylee Kuchinski took the loss.
Bishop Donahue 8, Cameron 4
CAMERON - Bishop Donahue scored six runs in the seventh as the Bishops rallied to beat Cameron.
Jewell Purpura had a hit and drove in four runs for Donahue, while Josie Bonar and Abby Randolph each had two hits and drove in a run.
Abby Mele earned the win as she struck out six batters and walked only three.
Linda Hall took the loss for the Dragons (2-4) as she collected seven K's and also doubled among two hits and drove in a run.
Steubenville Catholic 9, Toronto 0
STEUBENVILLE - Megan Lloyd sat down 12 batters and tossed a three-hitter as Steubenville Catholic blanked Toronto to earn its first victory of the season.
Lloyd also doubled among three hits and drove in a run for the Crusaders (1-1), while Shanna Mirabella doubled among two hits and drove in a run.
Emily Anderson doubled for the Red Knights (1-2).
Martins Ferry 10, Linlsy 0
MARTINS FERRY - Krissy Hotlosz doubled as Martins Ferry blanked Linlsy.
Brooklyn Monroe added two hits and drove in two runs for the Purple Riders (2-0), while Morgan Stalder had a hit and drove in a run.
Hope Ruza took the loss for the Cadets (0-9).
Beaver Local 9, Weir 7
LISBON - Maranda Kiddney tripled among three hits and drove in a run as Beaver Local topped Weir.
Ashlynn Drizake had a three-run home run for the Red Riders.
Wheeling Central 7, Oak Glen 1
NEW CUMBERLAND -Madison Basinger struck out 12 as Wheeling Central remained perfect with a victory against Oak Glen.
Hannah Mozingo doubled for the Knights (7-0).
Wheeling Central 16, Linsly 1
WHEELING - Wheeling Central's Josh Pawloski netted four goals to lead the visiting Maroon Knights past Linsly Tuesday in prep lacrosse action.
Central's Michael Tighe and Ben Duplaga each had a hat track, while Patrick Hurley and Conner Calmbacher scored two goals apiece. Thomas Chappelear and and Justin Leonard added single tallies.
Duplaga contributed five assists for the Knights while Chadd Robrecht shined in goal.
Scoring the lone Cadet goal was Casey O'Korn.
Ritchie County 16, Tyler Consolidated 5
MIDDLEBOURNE - Evan Davis had two hits and drove in a run, but it wasn't enough as Tyler Consolidated fell to Ritchie County.
Jordan Baker scored two runs and had two steals for the Silver Knights (3-3), while Austin Thompson had an RBI single.
Dylan Fry tripled for Ritchie (4-2).
Monroe Central 12, Buckeye Trail 0
WOODSFIELD - Evan Blackston tossed a four-hitter as Monroe Central blanked Buckeye Trial to earn its first victory of the season.
Devin Jackson homered among two hits and drove in three runs for the Seminoles (1-1), while Tanner Burkhard had three hits and Ethan Groves had a two RBI double.
Brooke 11, Indian Creek 0
WINTERSVILLE - Heath Hildreth tossed a one-hitter through six innings as Brooke blanked Indian Creek.
Hildreth also doubled and drove in a run for the Bruins (5-1), while Russell Schwertfeger, Kellen Welch and Aaron Walker each doubled.
Tanner Wise took the loss for the Redskins (0-2) and had the team's lone hit.
Magnolia 12, River 6
NEW MARTINSVILLE - Zach Wilhoite came on in relief to earn the win as Magnolia beat River.
Wilhoite sat down 11 batters for the Blue Eagles (2-1), while Drew Keller doubled among two hits and drove in two runs.
Chase Wichterman had two hits and drove in two runs for the Pilots.
Meadowbrook 7, Martins Ferry 6
MARTINS FERRY - Jeremy Plants doubled twice, but it wasn't enough as Martins Ferry fell to Meadowbrook for its first loss of the season.
Robert Vargo also doubled and drove in two runs for the Purple Riders (1-1).
Buckeye Local 18, Weir 8
RAYLAND - John Borkoski hit four doubles and a home run as he drove in five runs as Buckeye Local beat Weir.
Eric Banal added a triple and two doubles with two RBI for the Panthers (1-1), while Eric Williams doubled twice among three hits.
William Larch hit three doubles to lead the Red Riders (0-3).
Madonna 8, Beaver Local 3
WEIRTON - Luca Fuscardo doubled three times and drove in two runs as Madonna remained unbeaten with a victory against Beaver Local.
Vinny Merico doubled among three hits and drove in three runs for the Blue Dons (5-0), while Nick Mazur earned the win as he struck out 11 batters.
Harrison Central 8, Oak Glen 7
STEUBENVILLE - Tyler Redish had a hit and drove in a run as Harrison Central rallied to beat Oak Glen.
Bub Haddox struck out seven and issued six walks in 4.1 innings pitched for the Golden Bears (1-3).
John Marsahll 7, Wheeling Park 0
ELM GROVE - Hayden Blazer earned an 8-1 victory against Shaun Hunley in No. 1 Singles to lift John Marshall past Wheeling Park.
Tyler Keller (No. 2), Austin Litman (No. 3) and Ralph Howe (No. 4) also posted singles victoires for the Monarchs.
John Marsahll 4, Wheeling Park 3
ELM GROVE - Anna Tordella beat Natalie Marsh, 9-8, in No. 3 Singles to help lead John Marsahll past Wheeling Park.
Samantha Rulong earned a victory at No. 4 Singles for the Monarchs and teamed with Tordella to capture No. 2 Doubles.
Marisa Tordella and Annie Younger also posted a victory for John Marshall in No. 3 Doubles.
Lexi Patterson paced the Patriots with a win at No. 1 Singles and Mackenzie Rodgers picked up a victory at No. 2 Singles.