Linsly skips ’Rocks; Ferry, Harrison win
Linsly ran its baseball record to 6-1 Friday afternoon with a 9-0 whitewashing of visiting Barnesville on the Holloway Field diamond.
Momo Felt and John Giovengo struck out nine and scattered four singles. Felt fanned eight in six innings and allowed three hits.
Arien Seymour led the Cadets’ 11-hit attack with two singles and a triple. Colton Coss singled and tripled while stealing five bases. Logan Goodnight had a single and double.
The Shamrocks are 1-2 and travel to Bellaire today for a noon twinbill at Chase Field.
Linsly visits Martins Ferry today for two games, also at noon.
Martins Ferry 12, Indian Creek 5
At Martins Ferry, the Purple Riders (2-2) trailed 5-4 before scoring eight times in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Andrew Chlon had two doubles and four RBI to pace the winners’ 12 hit assault. Tyler Strama plated two runs with a trio of one-base knocks, while Brenden Baire singled twice and tripled to drive in a run.
Lucas Lloyd struck out four and walked one before giving way to Dustin Schau in the fifth. Schau struck out three and walked one in earning the win.
Harrison Central 12, Bellaire 2
At Cadiz, the homestanding Huskies ran their unbeaten streak to six straight with a 6-inning pounding of the Big Reds (3-2).
Nick Pelegreen went the distance on the hill for Harrison Central. The senior struck out seven, walked four and spaced out four hits.
He also singled twice, as did Rashaen Mitchell. Drew Horn doubled.
Tyler West accounted for Bellaire’s runs with a 2-run single in the sixth.
Bellaire hosts Barnesville for two games today, while Harrison Central travels to Newcomerstown today for a noon twinbill.
Bridgeport 10, Buckeye Trail 7, 8 inn.
At Old Washington, the visiting Bulldogs (4-1) scored three times in the top of the eighth inning for the victory over the host Warriors.
QJ Williams led off the extra frame with a walk and stole second. Cody Reed promptly singled him home with what turned out to be the game-winning run. Garrett Spielvogel doubled to make it 9-7 and Johnny Christakis singled home Spielvogel for the final tally.
Bailey McGrath came on in relief of Parker Dyson to pick up the win. The duo teamed for eight Ks.
McGrath also doubled twice and singled. Christakis added another single. Williams hit a 2-run homer in the first inning.
Jonathan Kreiter helped preserve the win with a highlight reel diving catch in the bottom of the eighth.
Bridgeport travels to Cameron today for a pair of games.
Edison 2, Buckeye Local 1
At Richmond, Sam Kramarich allowed just three hits as the Wildcats (3-0) slipped past the Panthers (3-3) in Buckeye 8 action on the State Lake Park diamond.
Buckeye Local was held scoreless for six innings before finally denting the plate in the seventh. Chase Hopkins had two of the Panthers’ three singles.
Kramarich fanned four.
Edison scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth.
Buckeye Local treks to Weirton today for a noon doubleheader with Weir at Edwin J. Bowman Field.
Shadyside 13, River 3
At Shadyside, freshman Cole Crow, batting in the No. 9 spot in the Tigers (3-1) order, cracked a trio of singles that plated four runs as the hosts rolled at Fleming Field in five innings.
Colton Campbell added a single and double to Shadyside’s 13-hit attack. Luke Nardo, Austin Dorris and Jared Brooks each had two one-base raps.
Zach Frizzi struck out four, walked two and scattered 11 base hits to earn the mound win.
Chris Isaly singled three times for the Pilots (1-3). Kam Brown and Wesley Smith each doubled.
Union Local 16, St. Clairsville 5
At St. Clairsville, the Jets (1-3) exploded a dozen runs in the last three innings combined to rout the Red Devils (1-3) on the Memorial Park diamond.
Tristan Bruce sparked UL with a single and double that produced two runs. Tyler James singled in another run, while Austin Curry slapped two singles.
Malik Gummer singled twice to knock in a pair of runs for the hosts. Lewis Mitchell singled in two runs and Joel Giffin drove in a run with a base rap. Shane Peroni doubled.
Colton McKivitz whiffed five and walked two in tossing a 6-hitter.
Red Devil pitchers walked 15 batters.
Magnolia 9, Monroe Central 0
At New Martinsville, Tanner Hanna spun a 2-hitter as the homestanding Blue Eagles (6-1) shut out the Seminoles (2-3) at the George Mullett diamond.
Hanna struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter in going the distance.
Seth Alleman doubled for the Seminoles, who visit Vaccaro Field in Steubenville today for an 11 a.m. doubleheader with Catholic Central.