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Ursuline 2, NDCL 1


Vince Armeni had two hits for the Irish (2-0), including the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth. Joel Kreuzwieser struck out eight in six innings, giving up a run on five hits and a walk. Dan Yoder pitched the seventh for the save.

Canfield 8, Louisville 1


Jack Rafoth pitched four innings, striking out four, giving up two hits and one run to earn the win. Anthony Longo pitched two innings striking out four.Ian McGraw pitched a perfect seventh, striking out two. Offensively, the Cards were led by Longo who had three hits and an RBI, Angelo Petracci with two hits and a double, Spencer Woolley with a double and two RBIs, and Alex Hernandez with two hits. Nick Ieraci and Jimmy Fitzgerald also doubled for Canfield.

Girard 9, Poland 8


Trailing 8-7 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Girard (1-1) scored twice for a two-out walk-off win. Girard’s Austin Claussell and Nick Malito had three RBIs each. Poland had six errors. Poland’s Cole Kosco went 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Girard’s Matt Miles picked up the win after pitching a scoreless seventh inning. Matt Sperati pitched five innings for the Bulldogs and allowed six runs, four earned, and struck out 10.

Liberty 4, LaBrae 2


Despite mustering four hits — none of which came after the third inning — Liberty (2-0, 1-0 All-American Conference Blue) made its four runs stand up. Christian Kijowski and Dwight Parker each hit RBI-singles for the Leopards. Trevor Strohmeyer struck out two, walked three and gave up two runs on three hits. Alex Hluadi picked up the save. Bane Sprague threw four no-hit innings for LaBrae (0-1, 0-1).

Niles 5, Edgewood 3


Ken Flanigan knocked home two runs and Joe Gallo had an RBI-double for the Red Dragons. Marco DeFalco gave up two runs despite not allowing a hit in 5.33 innings. He walked six and struck out 13 for the winning side.

Boardman 12, Howland 0


Evan Knause was 3-for-3 for the Spartans (1-0), hitting two doubles while collecting four RBIs. Cameron Kreps added a double, scoring two runs and getting three RBIs. Alex Cardona struck out four, walked three and gave up two hits for a five-inning shutout win. Dylan Keller had both of Howland’s (0-1) hits, with one being a double.

Springfield 3, Waterloo 1


The Tigers opened their season and league play with a victory. Shane Eynon won in relief, striking out four and walking for while giving up an unearned run in the game’s final three innings. Eynon also had three hits at the plate. Brandon Walters had two, hits, including a double and Brandon Brungard had two RBIs for the Tigers (1-0, 1-0). Matt DeAngelis and William Wise each had one hit for Waterloo.

Champion 14, Warren JFK 0


Drake Batcho and Andrew Russell combined to pitch a 16-strikeout performance for the Golden Flashes at Eastwood Field. AJ Meyer went 2-for-4 at the plate. Noah Gradishar had two hits and two RBIs. For the Eagles, J. Edmandson doubled.

Bristol 6, Campbell 0


Gage Elza struck out eight and walked three to get the win for the Panthers.

West Branch 10, South Range 2


The Warriors scored six runs in the sixth inning to clinch the win. TJ DeShields struck out six and gave up two runs on nine hits. At the plate he had two hits and scored two runs and two RBI. Seth Schroeder added three hits for the winning side. Mike Cunningham had two hits and knocked home a run for South Range.

Rootstown 7, Western Reserve 0


Rootstown pitchers Cameron Miller and Adam Beery combined for the two-hit shutout. Miller got the win. He pitched four innings and allowed one hit and two walks. Rootstown (1-0) scored five runs in the sixth and seventh innings to put the game out of reach. Dom Velasquez pitched for scoreless inning for Western Reserve (0-1). Dan Windham and Brycen Jackson got the only hits for the Blue Devils. Rootstown’s Jacob Caruso had one hit, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Mathews 13, McDonald 1


Mathew’s Andy Miller hit a three-run double in the in the bottom of the first to ignite a seven-running inning for the Mustangs (2-0). Dillon Canter drove in two runs for the Mustangs. Jackson Iceman got the win for Mathews. No McDonald (0-1) stats were provided.

Jackson-Milton 20, Southington 0


Sebastian Lay, Joseph Williams and Luke Campbell combined to toss a five-inning one-hitter. Campbell and Frankie Prozy tripled. Nicholas Rich’s three hits included a double. Williams had three hits and scored four runs. Prozy also had three hits. For the Wildcats, B. Barnhart singled.

East Palestine 5, Columbiana 1


Justin Hooley struck out 10 in seven innings, giving up one run and one hit for the Bulldogs (1-0, 1-0). Brock Cheurco had a two-run single and Cameron Wicherman hit a double and scored two runs. Ryan Fahs had the only hit for Columbiana.

East Palestine 5, Columbiana 1


Joey Bable and Ryan Fahs had hits for the Clippers (0-1, 0-1 Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference). Chase Franken (0-1) struck out eight in five innings.

Lisbon 5, United 2


Winning pitcher Logan Bell (1-0) struck out 11 and allowed four hits. Cameron Summers and Blake Reynolds had two hits and Summers drove in two runs for the Blue Devils (1-0). B. Reynolds and C. Summers each had two hits. For the Eagles (0-1), Parker Hydrick had two hits.


Ursuline 15, Padua Franciscan 1


Winning pitcher Jordyn Kenneally (1-0) struck out four and walked none, allowing one hit in four innings. Gia Caldrone’s three hits included two doubles for the Irish (1-0). Destiny Goodnight’s two hits included a homer and Julia Nutter’s two hits included a double. Also with two hits were Maris Barbato, Emma Ericson and Emily Holland. Goodnight drove in three runs while Caldrone, Nutter and Holland each had two RBIs.

Cardinal Mooney 10, McDonald 1


Kayla Rutherford struck out 15 and tossed a two-hitter for the Cardinals (1-0) at the Fields of Dreams. Mooney scored six runs in the first inning. Rutherford hit a solo homer while Maddie Filisky hit a two-run homer. Gia DiFabio and Catie Perry each had three hits. Conchetta Rinaldi and Rutherford each had two hits. For McDonald (0-1), Hannah Donkers singled.

Jefferson 8, South Range 0


Maggie Moore’s two hits included double for the Falcons (1-0). Sheridan Wilber homered and singled. For the Raiders (1-1), Bree Kohler and Marlaina Slabach had hits. Kohler (1-1) stuck out 10.

Louisville 11, Austintown Fitch 0


Shae Thomas homered and drove in two runs for the Leopards (1-0). For the Falcons (0-1), Lainie Simons had two hits and Kayla Kelty one.

Salem 4, Struthers 3


Sydney Kline’s seventh-inning single scored Hannah Kelm with the winning run. Bailee Thorn’s three hits included a homer and a double as she scored twice. Alyssa Laubacher and Hayden Carner each had hits for Salem. Taylor Thorpe (1-0) struck out 14 in tossing a two-hitter. For the Wildcats, M. Smith tripled and L. Vukovich singled.

Jackson-Milton 3, Southington 2


J. Stratton and M. Hyland had two hits for the Bluejays (1-0). Hyland doubled and A. Spalding tripled. Hyland struck out six and walked two. For the Wildcats, A. Pack had two hits.



Singles — Peyton Curtis (B) def. John McMullen, 6-0 6-2; Justin Olsen (B) def. Noah Chase, 6-0 6-0; Andy Beichner (B) def. Makele Scruggs, 6-2 6-4.

Doubles — Anthony Amendola/Miquel Santiago (B) def. Dylan Miskelle 6-2 4-6 (10-1); Timmy Bowser/Tenzin Bleahu (B) def. Jared Godwin/Nathan Ferguson 6-2 2-6 (10-6).

Canfield 5, Howland 0

Singles — Tim Cianciola (C) defeated Michael Awadalla, 6-0, 6-0; Ben Martin (C) defeated Marc Snitzer, 6-0, 6-1; Sirin Nalluri (C) defeated Hunter Slyk, 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles — Rajan Taneja-Noah Zoldan (C) defeated Connor Tamarkin-Kevin Moamis, 6-2, 6-1; Garrett Kuchmaner-Reilly Todd (C) defeated Joey Vitali-Sam Tamarkin, 3-7, 6-0, 10-6.

Records — Canfield is 1-0, 1-0 AAC Red; Howland is 0-1, 0-1.

West Branch 5, East Palestine 0

Singles — Canaan McDaniel (WB) def. Gabe Garcia, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2; Jack Stahl (WB) won by forfeit; Elizabeth Ostadali (WB) won by forfeit.

Doubles — Christopher Sams-J.D. Brain (WB) def. Mical Beal-Matt Garcia, 6-0, 6-1; Nate Crick-Jeff Legros (WB) def. Ricky Bell-Dan Chick, 6-1, 6-1.

Records — West Branch is 1-0; East Palestine is 0-1.




Boardman at Howland, 5 p.m.

Cardinal Mooney vs. NDCL (Cene Park), 5 p.m.

Campbell at Brookfield, 5 p.m.

Canton South at Salem, 5 p.m.

Columbiana at East Palestine, 5 p.m.

East at Champion, 5 p.m.

East Palestine at Columbiana, 5 p.m.

Edgewood at Niles, 5 p.m.

Heartland Christian at Maplewood, 4:30 p.m.

Jefferson at Ashtabula Lakeside, 5 p.m.

Leetonia at Southern, 5 p.m.

Liberty at Warren Harding, 5 p.m.

Lisbon at United, 5 p.m.

Lowellville at Mineral Ridge, 5 p.m.

Newton Falls at Girard, 5 p.m.

Southington at Western Reserve, 5 p.m.

St. Thomas Aquinas at South Range, 5 p.m.

United at Lisbon, 5 p.m.

West Branch at Marlington, 5 p.m.


Uniontown Lake at Canfield, 6:30 p.m.

Willoughby South at Boardman, 7 p.m.


Boardman at Western Reserve Academy, 5:45 p.m.


Campbell at Brookfield, 5 p.m.

Canton South at Salem, 5 p.m.

East at Champion, 5 p.m.

Edgewood at Niles, 5 p.m.

Howland vs. Ursuline, YSU, 5 p.m.

Jefferson at Ashtabula Lakeside, 5 p.m.

Lowellville at Mineral Ridge, 5 p.m.

Marlington at West Branch, 5 p.m.

Newton Falls at Girard, 5 p.m.

Poland at Lakewood DH, 2 p.m.

Sebring at Western Reserve, 5 p.m.

Southern at Leetonia, 5 p.m.

United at Lisbon, 5 p.m.


Alliance at West Branch, 4 p.m.

Ashtabula Lakeside at St. John, 4 p.m.

Austintown Fitch at Cardinal Mooney, 4 p.m.

Salem at Louisville, 4:15 p.m.

United at Perry, 4:15 p.m.

Ursuline at Howland, 4 p.m.

Warren Harding at Warren JFK, 4 p.m.


Bristol, Pymatuning Valley and Windham at Maplewood, 4 p.m.

Carrollton at Salem, 4:30 p.m.

Champion, Howland at Boardman, 5 p.m.

East, LaBrae, Warren Harding at Lakeview, 5 p.m.

Lisbon, Southern and Toronto at Columbiana, 4:30 p.m.

Mathews at Grand Valley, 4 p.m.

Lowellville, McDonald and Mineral Ridge at Jackson-Milton, 4:30 p.m.

Niles, Struthers at Hubbard, 4:30 p.m.

Badger, Bloomfield, Newbury and South Range at Lordstown, 4 p.m.

Springfield, Waterloo at Western Reserve, 4:30 p.m.

Warren JFK at Girard, 5 p.m.

West Branch at Alliance, 4:30 p.m.



Columbiana at East Palestine, 5 p.m.

Crestview at Ursuline, 5 p.m.

Edgewood at Madison, noon

Geneva at Warren Harding, 5 p.m.

Marlington at West Branch, 5 p.m.

Mathews at United, 5 p.m.

Mineral Ridge at Lowellville, 5 p.m.

Niles at Poland, 5 p.m.

Salem at West Branch, 5 p.m.

South Range at Canfield, 5 p.m.

St. John at Pymatuning Valley, 4:30 p.m.

St. Thomas Aquinas at Struthers, 5 p.m.

United at Lisbon, 5 p.m.

Western Reserve at Sebring, 5 p.m.


Cardinal Mooney at Parma Holy Name, 5:30 p.m.

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