Steubenville Central Takes Advantage of Dons’ Errors

STEUBENVILLE -Steubenville Catholic Central softball team took advantage of three Madonna errors en route to a 5-0 victory Tuesday evening at Franciscan University.

The game was originally scheduled to be played at Madonna, but the game was moved as a result of unplayable fields at Starvaggi Park and at the Catholic Central Athletic Complex.

Alex McComb picked up the win for the Crusaders. McComb struck out nine while not walking a batter. She limited the Blue Dons to just two singles in the game.

Offensively, Catholic Central collected eight hits. Individually, Fran Capaldi collected two run-scoring singles, Brittany Bertoia tallied two singles and an RBI and Maddy Gulan ended up with a triple. Also, Ashlynne Daley doubled, Micca Mirabella and Gabby Capaldi each contributed a base hit and Shayna Mirabella plated a run with a sacrifice fly.

Courtney Kaczmarek took the loss for the Blue Dons. Kaczmarek struck out one and walked one.

Offensively, Brianna Fiero and Kaczmarek each contributed a base hit.

Magnolia 2, Fort Frye 1

NEW MARTINSVILLE – Mallory Chapman struck out 11 and also homered as the Blue Eagles edged Fort Frye.

Daviainne Croasmun had the game-winner for Magnolia (6-3) in the sixth with a double.

Cameron 10, Hundred 0

CAMERON – Bailey Wood hit a grand slam and also singled in Cameron’s victory.

Caitlyn Berardi also had a home run and a single for the Dragons (4-4) and Linda Hall tripled.

Hall was also the pitcher of record, striking out seven with no walks.

Bellaire 3, Bridgeport 0

BELLAIRE – Mary Garloch had a single and drove in two runs in Bellaire’s victory Tuesday.

Kelsey Jarvis also had a single and drove in the other run.

Miranda Bowers, a day after tossing her first no-hitter, struck out 11 and walked two for the Bulldogs. She gave up just four hits.

Sarah McAnich picked up the win, striking our three without a walk. Bridgeport had five hits in the game.

Indian Creek 8, St. Clairsville 2

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Indian Creek remained perfect behind the pitching and hitting of Paige Geanangel.

The junior struck out seven without a walk and also had a pair of singles, a double and three RBI.

Beth Davis had two hits, including a double and three RBI and Alexis Monroe had a pair of singles and knocked in a run.

Bishop Donahue 13, Clay-Battelle 3

MCMECHEN – Jen Little had three singles and drove in two runs as Bishop Donahue earned the victory.

Sommer South added a single, double and knocked in a run and Tess Fallova added a single and two RBI.

Abby Mele struck out two and walked three to earn the win.

Wheeling Central 10, Martins Ferry 7

WHEELING – Sydney Bennington homered and singled as the Maroon Knights edged Martins Ferry.

Allie Cook added two singles and a triple, Cassidy McCord had a pair of singles and Bailey Rohm tripled.

Madison Besinger picked up the win.

Bailey Monroe had three singles for Martins Ferry.

River 9, Tyler Consolidated 0

HANNIBAL – Gabby Goudy threw a no-hitter, striking out 10 with four walks, to lead River.

Mackenzie Marshall and Hailey Bowers led the offense, hitting back-to-back home runs in the fifth. Bowers also had a single and a triple and Marshall singled. Emily Heater had a triple, two singles and drove in a run.

Devan Moore took the loss for Tyler Consolidated.

Harrison Central 1, Buckeye Local 0

Harrison Central scored a run on a first inning walk with the bases loaded and that run stood up as the game winner.

Katie Ellzy limited Buckeye Local to a lone hit by Carlee Leonard and had nine strikeouts and four walks.

Cambridge 9, New Philadelphia 3

CAMBRIDGE – Four players homered for Cambridge in its victory.

Kierstan Taylor, Audrey Tingle Hayley Stocker and Bree Ketwerick each homered to back the pitching of Justine Lowe.

Lowe struck out 10 and did not walk a batter.

Alana Hartstein had three singles for New Philadelphia.

BASEBALL

Brooke 12, Morgantown 0

MORGANTOWN – Nick Ossman had three hits, including a pair of doubles and four RBI as Brooke improved to 6-2.

Heath Hildreth also had two doubles among his three hits and drove in two runs and Farmer Camerlengo had a double, single and drove in two runs.

Aaron Walker went the distance, limiting Morgantown to a pair of singles with five strikeouts and four walks.

Indian Creek 8, Weir 2

WINTERSVILLE – David Yeater went the distance, striking out 11 and also had two singles for Creek.

Anthony Krager added two singles and two RBI, Jimmy Bolyog had a double and single and Adam Freshwater, Jonathan Woodbury and Aaron Crawford each drove in a run.

Kody Knight had two singles for Weir and Jacob Rosnick doubled and drove in a run.

St. Clairsville 8, Steubenville 0

BRIDGEPORT – St. Clairsville received fine pitching from Michael Jacob and got plenty of offense en route to victory at Niekro Diamond at Perkins Field.

The Red Devils’ ace worked the out, hurling a one hitter. He had six strikeouts and just a walk. He also drove in a run with a single.

Malik Gummer had a single, two doubles and two RBI, while Dylan Busby plated a run with a single. Daulton Freeman had two singles.

St. John 8, Valley 7

PINE GROVE – Lance Williams had three hits to lead St. John’s to the victory

Zac Schnegg added a single and double and scored twice and Malik Ford drove in three runs with a single and a double.

Tyler Bates had three hits for Valley, Colton Ring had a single and double and Caleb Parker had two hits.

Caldwell 5, Barnesville 0

CALDWELL – Caleb Heller earned the win by limiting Beallsville to three hits.

LACROSSE

Wheeling Central 18, Morgantown 4

WHEELING – Wheeling Central’s Josh Pawloski netted five goals to lead the Maroon Knights past visiting Morgantown, 18-4, Tuesday at Wheeling Island Stadium in prep lacrosse action.

Central’s Ben Duplaga tallied four goals and three assists while Michael Tighe notched a hat trick and three assists. Contributing two goals apiece were Patrick Hurley, Connor Calmbacher and Luke Fahey.

Chadd Rochrecht registered the victory in goal for the Maroon Knights. The Mohigans’ Ruan Venter scored two goals while Will Andrews and Dakota Schaffer had one each.

Central hosts Wheeling Park Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Wheeling Island Stadium.