ä Sharpsville 12, Mercer 5 — At Veteran’s Field in Brandy Springs Park, Mercer, Greg Popatak went 3-for-3 (solo home run, double) with 3 RBI and 4 runs scored in leading the Blue Devils (7-2) past the Mustangs.
Also for Sharpsville, Jalen Mockabee had 3 singles and 2 RBI, Mitch Fyffe ripped a pair of singles, Tanner Morris had 2 singles, doubled and drove in 3 runs and Tyler Wansack added an RBI single.
Jake Bulick pitched 4 2/3 innings for the win. He had a no-hitter through 4 innings and ended up 6 strikeouts and allowed 2 runs on 3 hits.
Ryan Thorn had 3 singles for Mercer and Landon Glass was the losing pitcher.
ä The Hickory-at-Reynolds game scheduled for Monday was postponed to today.
ä Hickory 3, Wilmington 2 — At New Wilmington, the Lady Hornets (6-1) plated a pair of runs in the top of the 6th inning and held on to edge the Lady Hounds.
Victoria Tomko drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI-double, which scored Hannah Gallagher. Danielle Collier went 2-for-4 with a single, triple and 1 RBI. Chelsea Marriott went the distance for Hickory. She struck out 5 batters, issued 2 walks and only allowed 5 hits.
Abby Sotter was tagged with the loss. She had 7 strikeouts, walked 3 and gave up 7 hits in pitching all 7 frames. At the dish for Wilmington, Chelsea Rogel ripped a 2-run double and Cassidy Marett doubled.
ä Lakeview 6, Grove City 4 (8 inn.) — At Stoneboro, GC scored 3 runs in the top of the 8th to take a 4-2 lead, but the Lady Sailors scored 4 in the bottom half of the inning to win it.
Katie Watts pitched all 8 frames for Lakeview. She fanned 11, walked 2 and yielded 7 hits. Natalie Grant and Katie McClelland both had RBI- triples for the Lady Sailors and Kala Mahen ripped an RBI-double.
Cassie Feather went the distance for GC. She struck out 8 batters, had no walks and surrendered 13 hits. At the plate for GC, Kristi Sestak was 3-for-4, including a double, with 2 RBI, Katie Maine had an RBI, Micaela King doubled and Taylor Shingledecker tripled.
ä Kennedy Catholic 3, Greenville 2 — At Buhl Park, the Golden Eagles improved to 3-3 with the close win over the Trojans.
Singles: Chad Ferguson (G) def. Nickolo Lima, 6-0, 6-0; Seth Jaussen (G) def. Andre Antonescu, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2; Jesse Kirila (KC) def. Joey Safner, 6-4, 6-0. Doubles: Stephens Edge-Drew Grabigel (KC) def. Jing Wu-Trent McErlane, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4; John McGonigle-Blase Hudson (KC) def. David Jeffries-John Stapchuk, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.