Ferry girls defeat Beaver Local, 8-1

MARTINS FERRY — Walsh University recruit Danielle Lude drove in five runs Wednesday night as Martins Ferry (8-2) defeated visiting Beaver Local, 8-1, in high school softball action.

Lude singled twice and doubled to spark the Purple Riders 12-hit attack.

Giana Chirpas singled twice and tripled while Samantha Goddard had a three-bagger.

Freshman Maddie Lucas struck out a career-high 10 Beavers in going the distance. She gave up four singles and walked four.

Union Local 14,

St. Clairsville 7

MORRISTOWN — The host Jets snapped a 5-all deadlock by scoring eight times in the bottom of the third against the Red Devils.

Lauren Miller knocked in two runs with a single and double. Laken Vinskovich doubled twice to drive in one run and Myah Martin had two singles.

Kylie Stidd picked up the win inside the circle with six strikeouts.

Jenna Wodarczyk and Anna Kain each doubled for St. Clairsville. Brenna Price singled twice.

Shadyside 27, Shenandoah 1

SARAHSVILLE — The Tigers collected 20 hits and scored 13 runs in the top of the fourth inning in zapping the Zeps.

Senior Shayna Beegle blasted two home runs, doubled twice and knocked in eight runs. She also scored five times. Macy Hendershot had two doubles and an RBI, while Makenzie Zdunczyk drove in three runs with a single and double. Makayla Faulkner, Abby Gorrell, Taylor Fulton, Josey Greenwood and Arianna Saxton all had two ribbies each.

Fulton fanned six, didn’t walk a batter and allowed just two hits.

Monroe Central 6,

Barnesville 2

Barnesville 5,

Monroe Central 3

WOODSFIELD — The Seminoles and Shamrocks split a doubleheader at Monroe Park.

In the opener, Shyann Baker doubled and homered for Monroe Central. Karlee Haslam doubled in a run and Kazziah Cecil struck out three with no walks.

Maclarin Craft had two singles for the winners.

Karsyn Muncy had a double and two RBI.

In the second game, Barnesville scored four times in the top of the seventh to earn the split.

Cecil singled twice and knocked in a pair of runs.

Ellie Thompson homered in the first game while Chaela Smolira homered in the second.

Maddy Schaffer and Thompson each doubled in the second outing. Payton Dudzik drove in two in the ‘Rocks win.

Martins Ferry 13,

Beaver Local 3

MARTINS FERRY — The Purple Riders (6-5) got above the .500 mark after an 0-4 start as freshman Hunter Shutler tossed a three-hitter, fanning five and walking one.

Turner Krol drove in four runs with a pair of singles, while Ayden Ludolph singled and tripled to plate two. Baron Lucey also singled and tripled, recording one RBI.


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