Wheeling Central boys baseball triumphs over Monroe Central

WOODSFIELD — Wheeling Central (10-1) continued its red-hot play of late with a 11-1 triumph over host Monroe Central Tuesday in high school baseball action.

After no-hitting Tyler Consolidated in the Matt Boggs Wooden Bat Tournament finals on Saturday and stunning off W.Va. Class A No. 1 ranked Williamstown two days later, Wheeling Central, ranked No. 3 entering the week, collected 13 hits in their road win.

Eli Tucker led the attack with three singles. Gary Hatfield and Zayne Rosnick evenly split four singles and two ribbies, while Koy Lipinski drove in two runs with a single and homer.

Matt Criniti picked up the mound win with three Ks and no walks.

Carter Knowlton and Lane Demchak both singled twice for Monroe Central, with Knowlton picking up an RBI.

Indian Creek 12, East Liverpool 2

WINTERSVILLE — Sy Barcalow and Tre Feist-Winland combined for six runs batted in as the Redskins stopped the visiting Potters. Barcalow singled and tripled, while Feist-Winland had a trio of one-base hits.

Sylus Hyde went the distance, fanning five and walking two. He gave up just two hits.

Tyler Consolidated 11, Wirt Co. 1

KIDWELL — Owen Westbrook and Zane Billings teamed for a one-hitter as the Silver Knights (14-4). Westbrook went the first four, fanning five and walking two. Billings walked and struck out one in his one inning of relief.

Westbrook also singled, doubled twice and knocked in a run. Ethan Clark singled, doubled, tripled and plated a run.

Jefferson County Christian 11 Tuscarawas Central 1

CADIZ — Jefferson County Christian won going away 11-1 in five innings against the visiting Saints.

Lee Gump went the distance on the mound, giving up one unearned run, striking out four and issuing no walks.

Ben Adams had a double, three singles and four RBI. Gump chipped in with three singles and four stolen bases, driving in three while scoring twice himself.

The Royals move to 5-4 the Saints go to 0-4.

Caldwell 3, River 0

HANNIBAL — In a game with four hits between the two teams, the Pilots couldn’t muster enough offense to match Caldwell on Tuesday as the visitors left town with the win.

Either side managed two hits, all singles, but Caldwell was able to draw three walks while River suffered from two errors as the visitors scored two runs in the first inning and tacked on another score in the top of the fifth.

Lucas Dennis and Colton Cisar each had base knocks to their name. Cisar had two steals while Dennis also had a swipe.

Steubenville 6, Edison 5

STEUBENVILLE – Big Red got the best of the Cougars with some late-inning magic Tuesday.

Steubenville scored two in the bottom of the seventh to walk off Edison.

It was Cal Beadling who came up with the walk-off hit in the seventh Tuesday, ripping a 3-1 pitch with the bases loaded to score Hayden Hicks from third and end the contest.

Matthew Fabbro had drawn a bases-loaded walk one batter earlier to tie the game 5-5.


Martins Ferry 13, Buckeye Local 3

MARTINS FERRY — The Purple Riders (7-2) scored seven runs in the bottom of the first inning and were never threatened in rolling past the visiting Panthers.

Freshman Giana Chirpas swung the hot bat with two singles, a pair of doubles and four RBI. Classmate Maddie Lucas drove in two runs with a single and double. Averie Hughes singled twice to plate a pair of tallies. Kyndahl Richardson recorded a trio of one-base raps. Laci Zinn singled in two runs and winning pitcher Abby Snedeker had a run-scoring single.

Snedeker struck out seven, walked three and scattered five hits.

Missy Bauknecht knocked in a run for Buckeye Local with a double.

Wheeling Central 5, Toronto 0

TORONTO — Josie Frizzell struck out 15, walked one and scattered five hits in hurling a shutout for the Maroon Knights.

Erin Maxwell singled twice and Ava Hanson doubled for the winners.

River 8, Caldwell 7

SARDIS –Courtney Wisvari walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Pilots (4-4) stunned the visiting Redskins (10-2).

Emma Reed doubled leading off the inning and went to third on a sacrifice bunt by Zoey Fox. Lynn Jones and Kelsey Harlan walked to load the bases before Wisvari was also free-passed.

Reese Hobbs singled three times and doubled to plate a run. Winning pitcher Ava Wohnhas singled and homered for an RBI. She also struck out six and didn’t walk a batter.

Presley Kilburn belted a two-run double for River.

Wheeling Park 1, Parkersburg South 0

Wheeling Park 7, Parkersburg South 6

WHEELING — The Park Patriots secured two tight wins Tuesday against their identically-named Parkersburg South counterparts, both games ending in walk-off fashion.

Park scored the first game’s lone run in the bottom of the seventh, capping a strong pitching performance by Park’s Brooke Reynolds, who earned the win with a complete-game shutout. Rylie Braunlich scored the game-winning run. Delaney Randolph doubled in the contest.

South scored three runs in the top of the seventh in the back-half of the doubleheader to lead 6-5 going into the bottom of the seventh. Park was able to scratch across the walk-off run on a ground out from Reynolds, who played a pivotal role in the sweep when all was said and done. The senior pitched the final inning of work in the second game, meaning she picked up two wins in one day.

Braunlich and Isabella Thomas each had two hits in the game. Abbie Harmon doubled.

Monroe Central 6, Bellaire 5

WOODSFIELD — The Seminoles (3-3) scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to rally past the visiting Big Reds.

Kazziah Cecil struck out seven, walked two and gave up half-a-dozen hits in earning the win. Maclarin Craft singled twice and Karlie Haslam doubled.

Harrison Central 18,

St. Clairsville 2

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Huskies (9-5) scored at least one run in all five innings, including seven in the third in routing the host Red Devils.

Rylee Smith led the 16-hit attack with four singles that produced two runs.

Olivia Tonkovich drove in three with a single and a home run. Aubry Wood tripled in three runs, while Isabel Yeager singled twice, doubled and collected an RBI.

Kesslee Barrera belted a two-run homer for St. Clairsville.

(Late Monday)

Wheeling Central 11, Clay-Battelle 0

Wheeling Central 15, Clay-Battelle 0

BLACKSVILLE — The Maroon Knights kept up their torrid play by scoring 26 runs on 17 hits in sweeping the Cee-Bees.

In the opener, Frizzell fanned 19 and allowed just two hits. Trina Baker singled three times and also tripled.

In the nightcap, Olivia Kiaski struck out six in tossing her own two-hitter. Brook Edge singled twice and Maddie Miehle doubled.


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