Saturday highlights


≤ Niles’ Kolton Christopher struck out eight and allowed just two hits in the Red Dragons’ 12-1, five-inning victory over Campbell. Zack Leonard added three hits, including a double, and two RBIs.

≤ Newton Falls’ Holden Hanzel went for 3-for-3 with four RBIs and two doubles to power the Tigers in a 12-5 win over Mathews.


≤ Nicolina Pezzone was a single shy of hitting for the cycle in a win over Leetonia. Pezzone hit a double, triple and home run and finished with 5 RBIs. Trista Horger, Brooke Adams and Mary Bayus each had two hits for the Wildcats in the win.

≤ Ursuline’s Paige Ogden blasted two home runs in the Irish’s 10-3 victory over Tallmadge at the Akron Race Ohio Invitational on Friday. Emily Holland also homered and drove in three runs. Alyssa Sheels contributed three hits, including a triple.

≤ Ursuline’s Mia Opalick homered and tossed a six-hit shutout in the Irish’s 10-0, five-inning victory over Akron Ellet on Saturday at the Akron Racer Ohio Invitational. Opalick also had two hits and two RBIs.

≤ Brookfield’s Autumn Sirochman launched two homers and had four hits in the Warriors’ 17-7 win over Liberty in five innings. She drove in six runs in the victory.

≤ Poland’s Katie McDonald twirled a three-hit shutout and also homered and drove in five runs to lift the Bulldogs over Girard, 10-0, in five innings. Mary Brant added three hits, including a double, a homer and two RBIs.

Saturday highlights


≤ Lakeview’s Evan Pirtz had two doubles and three RBIs to help the Bulldogs hold off a late Liberty rally and win, 12-9. Cal Rinck also drove in three and added two hits, while Nick DeMonica picked up the win, not allowing a run over two innings.

≤ Matt Kozak had two hits and drove in two runs for Niles in a six-inning, 11-0 shutout over Grand Valley. Andrew Huffman and Chase Sudzina combined on a two-hitter with eight total strikeouts.


≤ Maddie Lester homered, doubled, singled and pitched a complete game as Boardman beat Aurora, 6-1. Lester drove in three and struck out nine in the victory, allowing one run.

≤ McDonald’s Bri Callow struck out 15 as she spun a one-hitter in a 14-0 win over Girard. Lucia Wolford added two hits and four RBis for the Blue Devils (1-1).

McKenna Schultz threw a no-hitter for Crestview in a 17-0 win over Campbell in the first match of a doubleheader. Schultz threw eight strikeouts and allowed zero runs on zero hits in five innings.

Over the two games, Crestview won by a combined 28-0.


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