PREP BASEBALL Ginocchi's single in ninth inning leads Girard, 3-2


He had four hits, but his last one beat Brookfield 3-2 in nine innings.
GIRARD -- Ryan Ginocchi's fourth hit was his most important.
The Girard catcher hit a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth as the Indians rallied from a 2-1 deficit to upend Brookfield 3-2 in a Trumbull Athletic Conference baseball game on Wednesday.
Ginocchi finished with four hits and two RBIs for Girard (5-10, 2-7), while Brett Dutton and Mike Cramer each added two hits.
Ryan Coller had two hits, including a solo home run in the top of the ninth, for Brookfield.
The Warriors also had runners at second and third in the top of the eighth, but hit into a triple play to end the threat.
Mooney 5, Ursuline 3
STRUTHERS -- Mooney pitcher Kyle McCarthy hit an RBI single and scored a run in the fifth inning as the Cardinals batted around, scoring five runs in the frame to beat Ursuline in a Steel Valley Conference game at Cene Park.
McCarthy carried a no-hitter into the seventh before Andy Frasco and Matt Yarab each hit doubles for the Irish (14-4).
McCarthy, who struck out seven, also had two hits and Dan Babyak added a triple for Mooney (14-3).
McDonald 9, Springfield 4
MCDONALD -- McDonald's Corey Vukovic pitched a complete game to beat Springfield for the second time this season, striking out 11 and walking one in an Inter-County League game.
Vukovic (4-0) also had a two-run single to start a six-run fourth inning for the Blue Devils (8-5, 5-3). Tyler Stanley added a three-run homer in the sixth.
Steven Hughes and James Beedle each had two hits.
Joey D'Amato had two hits, including a double, for Springfield (11-6, 5-3).
Late Tuesday
SALEM -- Jarin Heath doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and scored twice for Salem, which beat Alliance 11-8.
Sean McKee, Grant Sevek and Tim Colian each had two hits for the Quakers (10-6, 2-6). Andrew Hendershot homered for Alliance (9-5, 4-3).
South Range 3, East Palestine 1
NORTH LIMA -- Ben Detwiler drove in two runs with a third-inning triple for South Range.
Travis Newman had two hits, including a double, for the Bulldogs (1-14).
Crestwood 6, Southeast 2
RAVENNA -- Jeff Phillips and Jordan Crowder each had two hits, including a double, for Southeast.

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