Girard 8, East Palestine 3
Winning pitcher Kyle Harris (7-0) struck out five and walked one for the Indians (19-3) in the sectional final contest at Cene Park. Jim Standohar led the offense with three hits and two RBIs. Zane Chase, Jordan Graziano and Evan Standohar all doubled. Girard advances to a district semifinal game against South Range on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Cene Park.
Two sectional final games will be played today. At 4:30 p.m., sixth-seeded McDonald will play at third-seeded Mathews. At 6:30 p.m. at Cene Park, fifth-seeded Mineral Ridge plays seventh-seeded Lowellville.