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Jackson-Milton 10, Leetonia 1


Sebastian Lay surpassed 100 strikeouts for the season by striking out 19 batters for Jackson-Milton (10-9). He gave up one hit and walked none. Leetonia’s lone run was unearned. Joey Williams hit two doubles and Lay and Seth Pifer each hit one. Toby Hickman had the hit for the Bears (1-15).

Ursuline 6, Western Reserve 3


Jeremy Kruezwieser and Andy Sabella each had two hits and two RBIs for the Irish (8-15). Sabella had a double and Vince Armeni singled twice for Ursuline. Dom Velasquez doubled and drove in two runs for Western Reserve.

Louisville 2, South Range 1


Louisville won in walk-off fashion. Jered Bajerski and Ben Rivera each had two hits for South Range.

Hubbard 10, Jefferson 0


Ryan Halavick struck out five and walked three in the win for the Eagles (14-9, 6-3 All-American Conference White Tier). Andrew Vance struck out two and walked one for Jefferson (10-5, 7-4). Evan Jarvis, Tim Herberger and Nick Ferrara each had two RBIs for Hubbard. Jarvis had three hits, Herberger, Jamie Thomson, Lukas Mosora and Shannon Slovesko had two hits each. Jarvis, Mosora, Ferrara and Anthony Corrin each doubled.

Mathews 11-4, Heartland Christian 0-2


Adam Wibert struck out four in Mathews’ first win. Chris Ritz had two hit and Brandon Smith hit a double. Heartland Christian’s Hayden Stewart walked one and didn’t record a strikeout. Heartland Christian’s Aaron Gault had a single and an RBI Caleb Graft had a single. In Game 2, Mathews opened the scoring with a nine-run second inning. Zach Rhodanz struck out five in the win for the Mustangs (16-3). . Dillon Canter had two hits, including a double, and drove in three RBIs. Dan Canter and Ritz each had two RBIs. Heartland Christian is 3-8.

North Allegheny (Pa.) 12, Howland 0


Brett Heckert had two hits, including a homerun along with three RBIs for North Allegheny. Luke Trueman, Caiden Wood, Justin Hamm, and Turner White drove in two runs each. For Howland, Frankie Manios had two hits.

Newbury 7-3, Badger 2-2


Matt Fink was the winning pitcher in game one for Newbury, pitching eight innings and striking out four. Fink also drove in four runs and had three hits. Fink had the save in game two which went eight innings. Owen Mansfield had an RBI in game two for Newbury (7-7).


Cardinal Mooney 12-16, Akron Firestone 1-1


Conchetta Rinaldi’s five hits included two home runs and two doubles across both games. The home runs give her 10 for the season, tying the school record with Christina Hrehor in 2009. CJ Sapp had three hits in the second game. Kayla Rutherford struck out 13 and allowed one hit in game one while Maddie Filisky and Sophia Pallotta combined to throw a one-hitter in game two.

Austintown Fitch 11-2, Hudson 4-4


Trailing 2-1 in Game 1, the Falcons scored three runs in the top of the fourth to take the lead. Fitch’s Ashley Fuller hit a grand slam, double and a single for six RBIs. Lydia Spalding and LeeAnna Franken each had two singles. Christina Tucker hit a double and single with an RBI. Spalding got the win for the Falcons and Hudson’s Kacie Roth took the loss. Ashley Fuller and Jenna Chmelik pitched for Fitch in Game 2. Madison Roukey got the win for Hudson. Spalding had two singles with an RBI and Fuller had a double, two singles and an RBI. Roukey hit a double and three singles.

South Range 12, Howland 1


South Range pitcher Bree Kohler struck out five and walked one in five innings at the Mahoning Valley Invitational. Howland pitcher Gabby Hartzell had one strikeout and four walks. Drew Feren had a double and two RBIs while Julie Centofonti had a single and two RBIs for the Raiders (15-6). Kohler had a double and two singles, Madison Weaver hit a triple and a single and Abbey Bokros had two singles. Howland’s Bailee Beasom had a double and two singles.

Champion 4-12, Walsh Jesuit 0-2


Sophie Howell picked up the win for the Golden Flashes in Game 1. Howell struck out nine and walked two. Walsh Jesuit pitcher Alyssa Lavdis struck out eight in the loss. Champion’s Abbi Grace had two hits and three RBIs. Maddy Schmeiser had three hits, including two doubles, for Walsh Jesuit. Allison Smith, Cassidy Shaffer, Abby White and Carli Swipas all had doubles for the Golden Flashes. In Game 2, Smith struck out eight for Champion (18-0). Angela Vitantonio struck out two in the loss for Walsh Jesuit (15-8). Megan Turner had for hits, including a home run and four RBIs. Smith also hit a home run and drove in four. Riley Zanah hit a homer and drove in two for Walsh Jesuit.

Lordstown 13, Badger 10


Lordstown’s Lexie Ensign went 3 for 3 with six RBIs and three runs scored. Lexie Drewek drove in two runs for the Red Devils and Jess Wilk had an RBI. Ashlee Lennox drove in three runs to lead Badger. Madison Karr, Brooke Morgan and Lauren Elser each had two RBIs. Lennox pitched 32/3 scoreless innings. Lordstown’s Jessica Hess allowed 10 runs, six earned, on 14 hits and two walks in seven innings in the win.



15th annual clipper invitational

At Columbiana

Team Results — 1. Akron Springfield 110; 2. East Liverpool 91; 3. Valley Christian 52; 4. Columbiana 48; 5. Wellsville 43; 6. East Palestine 32; 7. Southern 31; 8. Beaver Local 30; 9. Ursuline 28; 10. Malvern 18; 11. Heartland Christian 12.

4x800 relay — East Liverpool (T. Neal, B. Wright, L. George, M. Calhoun) 8:48.40.

110H — Aric Parks (SPR) 15.80.

100 — Jamynk Jackson (VCS) 11.0.

4x200 relay — Valley Christian (Brandon Paige, Jamyak Jackson, Tyrone Lindsey, Lous Velazquez) 1:34.90.

1600 — Sebastian Sharo (HC) 4:48.0.

4x100 relay — East Liverpool (D. Carter, I. Smith, M. Bellingsley, L. Turner) 45.50.

400 — Jake Moser (MAL) 53.80.

300H — Aric Parks (SPR) 41.40.

800 — Steve Babik (URS) 2:03.90.

200 — Jamynk jackson (VCS) 22.80.

3200 — Blake Hillyard (SPR) 10:33.30.

4x400 relay — East Liverpool (Braidyn Wright, Nick Woodyard, Timmy Neal, Ian Smith) 3:36.50.

SP — Zach Dilauro (SPR) 45-08.50.

Discus — Zach Dilauro (SPR) 125-06.

HJ — Stephen Darlington (EP) 6-02.

LJ — Bradley Sloan (SOU) 21-00.

38th annual optimist meet

At Fitch

Team Results — 1. Austintown Fitch 80.5; 2. Wadsworth 66; 3. Cleveland Hts. 54; 4. Twinsburg 46.5; 5. Bedford 41; 5. Crestview 41; 7. Stow-Munroe Falls 39; 7. St. Eds. 39; 9. Boardman 22.5; 10. Masillon Jackson 21.

4x800 relay — Wadsworth 8:23.46.

110H — Ethan Smith (BFRD) 15.27.

100 — Jakeith James (CLE HTS) 11.00.

4x200 relay — Fitch (Anthony Caulton, Tyrese Bandy, Drew Bretsik, Ralph Fitzgerald) 1:29.77.

1600 — Giovanni Copploe (CANFIELD) 4:21.73.

4x100 relay — Fitch (Anthony Caulton, Tyrese Bandy, Drew Bretsik, Ralph Fitzgerald) 42.99.

400 — Michael Dowell (STE) 49.69.

300H — Jaden Smith (BFRD) 41.40.

800 — Brandtson Duffie (FRFLD) 2:01.34.

200 — Tyrese Bandy (AF) 22.21.

3200 — Aidan Harr (NEW PHIL) 9:34.79.

4x400 relay — Wadsworth 3:36.08.

SP — Adrian Woliver (SMF) 53-06.

Discus — Zach Gray (MCD) 156-03.

HJ — Etaijen Easter (TB) 6-06.

LJ — Etaijen Easter (TB) 21-09.

PV — Jacob Atlas (WDWRTH) 14-00.

Seated 100 — Micah Beckwith (BDMN) 24.66.

Seated 400 — Micah beckwith (BDMN) 1:42.25.


15th annual clipper invitational

At Columbiana

Team Results — 1. Columbiana 125; 2. East Palestine 123; 3. Malvern 107; 4. Akron Springfield 68; 5. Beaver Local 20; 5. Wellsville 20; 7. Valley Christian 14; 8. Ursuline 10; 9. Southern 4.

4x800 relay — Springfield 11:15.10.

100H — Julianne Jones (EP) 17.60.

100 — Zoe Moser (MAL) 12.50.

4x200 relay — Columbiana (Izzy Strohecker, Grace Hammond, Trinity Strohecker, Augusta Clark) 1:58.60.

1600 — Alexis Cunningham (EP) 5:36.90.

4x100 relay — Columbiana (Izzy Strohecker, Taylor Hall, Trinity Strohecker, Kayla Muslovski) 51.80.

400 — Klara Crisp (COL) 1:03.90.

300H — Taylor Hall (COL) 49.60.

800 — Emma Sandefur (SPR) 2:42.40.

200 — Zoe Moser (MAL) 25.40.

3200 — Alexis Cunningham (EP) 11:47.80.

4x400 relay — Columbiana (Taylor Hall, Destiny Kaulka, Grace Hammond, Klara Crisp) 4:26.60.

SP — Kelsi Hulit (MAL) 37-10.

Discus — Kelsi Hulit (MAL) 116-07.

HJ — Avery Oates (EP) 4-08.

LJ — Zoe Moser (MAL) 16-00.5.

38th annual optimist meet

At Fitch

Team Results — 1. Twinsburg 98; 2. Fitch 67; 3. Bedford 57; 4. Stow-Munroe Falls 51.5; 5. Beachwood 45; 6. Cuyahoga Falls; 7. Clevleand Heights 31; 8. Minerva 27; 8. Roosevelt 27; 10. Jackson-Milton 22.

4x800 relay — Minerva 10:05.72.

100H — Savannah Brown (BDFRD) 15.18.

100 — Mia Knight (BWOOD) 11.89.

4x200 relay — Twinsburg 1:42.99.

1600 — Lauren Dolak (AF) 5:15.11.

4x100 relay — Twinsburg 49.06.

400 — Nia Robinson (TB) 56.19.

300H — Michaelina Terranova (JM) 46.63.

800 — Raegan Burkey (BOARDMAN) 2:22.29.

200 — Nya Bussey (TB) 25.14.

3200 — Leah Roter (BWOOD) 11:32.59.

4x400 relay — Twinsburg 3:57.42.

SP — Izzy Kline (NF) 41-05.25.

Discus — Caitlyn Marx (SALEM) 140-01.

HJ — Camryn Jarrett (UNITED) 5-02.

LJ — Khala Cameron (AF) 16-05.00.

PV — Madison Skelly (AF) 9-00.




Canton District


Canton McKinley at Dover. 5 p.m.

East at North Canton Hoover, 5 p.m.

Massillon Perry at Canton GlenOak, 5 p.m.

New Philadelphia at Boardman, 5 p.m.


Canton McKinley/Dover at Massillon Jackson, 5 p.m.

East/North Canton Hoover at Lake, 5 p.m.

Massillon Perry/Canton GlenOak, 5 p.m.

New Philadelphia/Boardman at Austintown Fitch, 5 p.m.

Canton District

At Thurman Munson Stadium

May 14

Canton McKinley/Dover/Massillon Jackson vs. East/North Canton Hoover/Lake, 2 p.m.

Massillon Perry/Canton GlenOak/ Lake vs. New Philadelphia/Boardman/Austintown Fitch, 5 p.m.

Canton District

At Thurman Munson Stadium

May 15

District final, 5 p.m.



Nordonia at Shaker Heights, 5 p.m.

Maple Heights at Twinsburg, 5 p.m.

Cuyahoga Falls at Hudson, 5 p.m.

Warren Harding at Kenston, 5 p.m.

Bedford at Kent Roosevelt, 5 p.m.


Nordonia/Shaker Heights at Walsh Jesuit, 5 p.m.

Cuyahoga Falls/Hudson vs. Maple Heights/Twinsburg, 5 p.m.

Warren Harding/Kenston at Solon, 5 p.m.

Bedford/Kent Roosevelt at Stow-Munroe Falls, 5 p.m.

Hudson District

At Hudson High School

May 14

Nordonia/Shaker Heights/Walsh Jesuit vs. Cuyahoga Falls/Hudson/Maple Heights/Twinsburg

Warren Harding/Kenston /Solon vs. Bedford/Kent Roosevelt/Stow-Munroe Falls

May 15

At Hudson High School

District championship


STruthers district


Ursuline at Poland, 5 p.m.

Struthers at Niles, 5 p.m.

Salem at Alliance, 5 p.m.

Howland at Hubbard, 5 p.m.


Ursuline/Poland at West Branch, 5 p.m.

Struthers/Niles at Girard, 5 p.m.

Salem/Aliance at Canfield, 5 p.m.

Howland/Hubbard vs. Cardinal Mooney, Cene Park, 5 p.m.

Struthers District

At Cene Park

May 15

Ursuline/Poland/West Branch vs. Struthers/Niles/Girard, 4 p.m.

Salem/Aliance/Canfieldvs. Howland/Hubbard/Cardinal Mooney, 4 p.m.

May 16

District championship, 5 p.m.



NDCL at Conneaut, 5 p.m.

West Geauga at Lakeview, 5 p.m.

Harvey at Hawken, 5 p.m.


NDCL/Conneaut at Chardon

Geneva at Perry, 5 p.m.

West Geauga/Lakeview at Jefferson, 5 p.m.

Harvey/Hawken at Gilmour Academy, 5 p.m.

Jefferson District

At Jefferson Little League Complex

May 15

NDCL/Conneaut/Chardon vs. Geneva/Perry

West Geauga/Lakeview/Jefferson vs. Harvey/Hawken/Gilmour Academy

May 16

District final




Columbiana at Campbell, 5 p.m.

Waterloo at Mogadore, 5 p.m.

United at Crestview, 5 p.m.

Southeast at Southern, 5 p.m.


Columbiana/Campbell at Canton Central Catholic, 5 p.m.

Waterloo/Mogadore at East Palestine, 5 p.m.

United/Crestview at Rootstown, 5 p.m.

Southeast/Southern at South Range, 5 p.m.

Struthers District

At Cene Park

May 16

Columbiana/Campbell/Canton Central Catholic vs. Waterloo/Mogadore/East Palestine, 4 p.m.

United/Crestview/Rootstown vs. Southeast/Southern/South Range, 4 p.m.

May 17

District final, 6:30 p.m.



Pymatuning Valley at Edgewood, 5 p.m.

Newton Falls at Grand Valley, 5 p.m.

Berkshire at Brookfield, 5 p.m.

Cardinal at Garfield, 5 p.m.


Pymatuning Valley/Edgewood at Champion, 5 p.m.

Newton Falls/Grand Valley at Liberty, 5 p.m.

Berkshire/Brookfield at Crestwood, 5 p.m.

Cardinal/Garfield at LaBrae, 5 p.m.

Niles District

May 16

Pymatuning Valley/Edgewood/Champion vs. Newton Falls/Grand Valley/Liberty, 5 p.m.

Berkshire/Brookfield/Crestwood vs. Cardinal/Garfield/LaBrae, 7 p.m.

May 17

District final, 5 p.m.




Wellsville at McDonald, 5 p.m.

Lordstown at Western Reserve, 5 p.m.

Leetonia at Jackson-Milton, 5 p.m.

Sebring at Lisbon, 5 p.m.

Heartland Christian at Mineral Ridge, 5 p.m.


Wellsville/McDonald at Springfield, 5 p.m.

Lordstown/Western Reserve vs. Leetonia/Jackson-Milton

Sebring/Lisbon at St. Thomas Aquinas, 5 p.m.

Heartland Christian/Mineral Ridge at Lowellville, 5 p.m.

Struthers District

At Cene Park

May 17

Wellsville/McDonald/Springfield vs. Lordstown/Western Reserve/Leetonia/Jackson-Milton, 4 p.m.

Sebring/Lisbon/St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Heartland Christian/Mineral Ridge/Lowellville, 4 p.m.

May 18

District final, 5 p.m.



Windham at Badger, 5 p.m.

Southington at Warren JFK, 5 p.m.

Fairport Harding at Bristol, 5 p.m.

Cornerstone Christian at St. John, 5 p.m.

Richmond Heights at Newbury, 5 p.m.


Windham/Badger at Trinity, 5 p.m.

Southington/Warren JFK vs. Fairport Harding/Bristol, 5 p.m.

Cornerstone Christian/St. John at Mathews, 5 p.m.

Richmond Heights/Newbury at Maplewood, 5 p.m.

Fairport Harbor District

At Fairport Harding

May 17

Windham/Badger at Trinity, 5 p.m.

Southington/Warren JFK /Fairport Harding/Bristol vs. Southington/Warren JFK/Fairport Harding/Bristol, 2 p.m.

Cornerstone Christian/St. John/Mathews vs. Richmond Heights/Newbury/Maplewood, 5 p.m.

May 18

Fairport Harbor District

At Fairport Harding

District final, 5 p.m.





Bedford at Maple Heights, 5 p.m.

East at Solon, 5 p.m.

Kenston at Austintown Fitch, 5 p.m.

Warren Harding at Twinsburg, 5 p.m.

Kent Roosevelt at Boardman, 5 p.m.


Bedford/Maple Heights at Canfield, 5 p.m.

East/Solon vs. Kenston/Austintown Fitch, 5 p.m.

Warren Harding/Twinsburg at Aurora, 5 p.m.

Kent Roosevelt/Boardman at Nordonia, 5 p.m.

Solon District

At Roxbury Elementary

May 16

Bedford/Maple Heights/Canfield vs. East/Solon/Kenston/Austintown Fitch, 4 p.m.

Warren Harding/Twinsburg/Aurora vs. Kent Roosevelt/Boardman/Nordonia, 5:30 p.m.

May 17

District final, 4:30 p.m.




Struthers at Howland, 5 p.m.

Ravenna at Hubbard, 5 p.m.

Niles at Alliance, 5 p.m.


Struthers/Howland at West Branch, 5 p.m.

Salem at Poland, 5 p.m.

Ravenna/Hubbard vs. Cardinal Mooney, Fields of Dreams, 5 p.m.

Niles/Alliance vs. Ursuline, YSU Softball Complex, 5 p.m.

Alliance District

At Alliance High School

May 17

Struthers/Howland/West Branch vs. Salem/Poland, 3 p.m.

Ravenna/Hubbard/Cardinal Mooney vs. Niles/Alliance/Ursuline, 5 p.m.

May 18

District final, 5 p.m.



Gilmour Academy at Geneva, 5 p.m.

VASJ at West Geauga, 5 p.m.

Harvey at Edgewood, 5 p.m.


Geneva/Gilmour Academy at Jefferson, 5 p.m.

NDCL at Lakeview, 5 p.m.

VASJ/West Geauga at Perry, 5 p.m.

Harvey/Edgewood at Lake Catholic, 5 p.m.

Jefferson District

At JAGS Complex

May 17

Geneva/Gilmour Academy/Jefferson vs. NDCL/Lakeview

VASJ/West Geauga/Perry vs. Harvey/Edgewood /Lake Catholic

May 18

District final




Mineral Ridge at Rootstown, 5 p.m.

Crestview at Southeast, 5 p.m.

Campbell at United, 5 p.m.


Mineral Ridge/Rootstown at South Range, 5 p.m.

Waterloo at East Palestine, 5 p.m.

Crestview at Springfield, 5 p.m.

Campbell/United at Girard, 5 p.m.

South Range District

At South Range High School

May 14

Mineral Ridge/Rootstown/South Range vs. Waterloo/East Palestine, 4 p.m.

Crestview/Springfield vs.Campbell/United/Girard, 6 p.m.

May 15

District final, 5 p.m.



Grand Valley at Fairport Harding, 5 p.m.

Pymatuning Valley at Garfield, 5 p.m.

Conneaut at LaBrae, 5 p.m.

Cardinal at Berkshire, 5 p.m.


Grand Valley/Fairport Harding at Champion, 5 p.m.

Pymatuning Valley/Garfield at Kirtland, 5 p.m.

Conneaut/LaBrae at Newton Falls, 5 p.m.

Cardinal/Berkshire at Wickliffe, 5 p.m.

LaBrae District

At LaBrae High School

May 14

Grand Valley/Fairport Harding/Champion vs. Pymatuning Valley/Garfield/Kirtland

Conneaut/LaBrae/Newton Falls vs. Cardinal/Berkshire/Wickliffe,

May 15

District final




Jackson-Milton at Lisbon, 5 p.m.

Sebring at Western Reserve, 5 p.m.

Valley Christian at Lowellville, 5 p.m.

Leetonia at Wellsville, 5 p.m.

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


Jackson-Milton/Lisbon at East Canton, 5 p.m.

Niles/Western Reserve vs. Valley Christian/Lowellville, 5 p.m.

Leetonia/Wellsville at Columbiana, 5 p.m.

Southern/St. Thomas Aquinas at Canton Central Catholic, 5 p.m.

Berlin Center District

At Western Reserve High School

May 15

Jackson-Milton/Lisbon/East Canton vs. Niles/Western Reserve/Valley Christian/Lowellville

Leetonia/Wellsville/Columbiana vs. Southern/St. Thomas Aquinas/Canton Central Catholic

May 16

District final



Southington at Windham, 5 p.m.

Newbury at McDonald, 4 p.m.

Warren JFK at Maplewood, 5 p.m.

Bloomfield at Lordstown, 5 p.m.

Liberty at Badger, 5 p.m.


Southington/Windham at Mathews, 5 p.m.

Newbury/McDonald vs. Warren JFK Maplewood, 5 p.m.

Bloomfield/Lordstown at Brookfield, 5 p.m.

Liberty/Badger at Bristol, 5 p.m.

Bazetta Township District

At Candlelite Knolls

May 15

Southington/Windham/Mathews vs. Newbury/McDonald/Warren JFK Maplewood

Bloomfield/Lordstown/Brookfield vs. Liberty/Badger/Bristol

May 16

District final

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