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May 14, 2014

Roundup: Lady Hounds, WM still perfect in region play

- — BOYS VOLLEYBALL

ä Conneaut Area 3, Farrell 2 —
On Senior Night at E.J. McCluskey Gymnasium, the Steelers (5-7) dropped a hard-fought 20-25, 28-26, 24-26, 25-19, 15-12 decision to the Eagles of Conneaut Area.

“The kids really played tough, hard and together,” said Farrell coach Dan Dragicevic. “I have to own this loss. I didn’t have them ready and made too many changes in practice.

“The kids did everything possible and everything we asked them to. I feel bad. This is the best they’ve played as a team all year. They hustled and busted their butts for 5 games.”

Farrell stats: Anthony Pegues 6 kills, 20 assists, 5 blocks; Austin Pickens 18 kills; Trevor Austin 12 digs; Tyrone Archie 6 kills, 20 digs; Jaylin Gavins 5 kills, 5 digs; Chase Smith 7 digs; Chase Butler 15 digs; Leon Lewis 5 digs; Angelo Jackson 5 blocks, 7 digs; Jacobi Green 5 blocks, 10 digs; Marcus McCoy 9 kills, 5 digs.

The Steelers travel to Erie on Thursday to face McDowell and then will participate in the District 10 playoffs at Meadville Area Senior High School’s “House of Thrills.”

JV: Conneaut Area, 25-18, 23-25, 18-16.

SOFTBALL

ä Wilmington 17, Lakeview 0 (5 inn.) —
At Stoneboro, Kayleigh Shenker fired a complete-game 2-hitter with 3 strikeouts and 4 walks as the Lady Hounds (7-0, 13-2) rolled to the Region 2-AA win.

Lexi Donati led Wilmington at the plate with a home run, triple, 2 singles and 6 RBI. Also, Chelsea Rogel and Ashley Houk both doubled and had 2 singles, Alanna Elliott ripped a pair of doubles, Cassidy Marett had 3 singles and Courtney Cohen added 2 singles.

Kala Mahen started for the Lady Sailors and only lasted 1 inning. Bronwyn Brocklehurst and Robin Shearer posted the lone hits — back-to-back singles in the 2nd inning.

ä Hickory 11, Grove City 3 — At Hermitage, the host Lady Hornets harvested their 2nd win in as many nights.

Southpaw Megan Chess checked the Grove City bats, while Mikhaila Layshock launched a grand-slam home run for Hickory (8-1 region, 11-1 overall) and Head Coach Tanya McClafferty.

Sabrina Black closed up  from the circle for Hickory, which visits West Middlesex today. 

ä Hickory 6, Wilmington 2 — On Senior Night at New Wilmington Monday, the visiting Lady Hornets plated all 6 of their runs with 2 outs as they beat Wilmington.

Chelsea Marriott earned the win. She fanned 9, issued 4 walks and gave up 8 hits. Offensively for Hickory, Marriott belted a 2-run homer, Morgan McBride doubled and singled, Madison Collier and Hannah Gallagher both had 2-baggers and Alyssa Kostka banged out 2 singles.

For Wilmington, Shenker struck out 3, walked 1 and gave up 10 hits for the ’Hounds. Shenker hit a solo home  run,  Donati and Marett both doubled and Rogel tallied a pair of singles.

ä West Middlesex 12, Sharpsville 4 — At the McCullough Run Complex in South Pymatuning Twp., the Ms. Reds improved to a perfect 8-0 in Region 1-A and 10-2 overall with the win.

Jordyn Allen went the distance for WM. She struck out 13 batters, walked 6 and gave up 6 hits. At the dish for the Ms. Reds, Olivia Slater doubled, singled and drove in 4 runs, Aly Andrusky ripped a triple and 2 singles, Noelle Murray doubled, Allen had 2 singles and Hannah Havens added 3 singles.

Abby Piccirilli went the distance for Sharpsville. She struck out 3, issued 1 walk and gave up 13 hits. Offensively for the Lady Blue Devils, Eugena Davies and Leah Larocca had 2 singles each.

ä Jamestown 3, Sharon 2 — At Jamestown, Erynn Williams rifled a complete-game 4-hitter with 8 strikeouts and 2 walks as the Lady Muskies (4-3, 5-4) edged Sharon (2-6, 4-12) in a Region 2-AA clash.

Hannah George went the distance for the Lady Tigers. She struck out 8 batters, issued 1 free pass and only allowed 6 hits.

Maggie and Mallory Torr both had doubles for Sharon.

ä Kennedy Catholic 13, Farrell 1 (6 inn.) — At Farrell, Emilee Taylor fired a 1-hit gem with 14 strikeouts and 3 walks in leading KC past the Lady Steelers.

At the dish, Taylor ripped a double, 3 singles, stole 3 bases and drove in 3 runs. Also, Taylor Moore had 2 singles and an RBI and Donique Marsella collected a single, 2 doubles and 2 RBI.

Tyler Lampkins suffered the mound loss for Farrell and Phillips had the lone hit (single).

OHSAA Div. III SECTIONAL

Massillon Regional

Jefferson District


ä Brookfield 8, Grand Valley 0 — Lauren Hawley hammered a homer and drove in half of the winning Lady Warriors’ runs, also tonking a two-bagger.

Winning pitcher Alisha Quinlan KO’d 3 in firing a complete-game 5-hitter and did not issue a walk. Destiny May manufactured a triple, also, in the 1st-round win.

Losing pitcher K.Poskey was victimized by a dozen hits. She whiffed 2 and walked 3.

Brookfield plays the Lady Golden Flashes in Champion today at 4:30 p.m.

BASEBALL

ä Sharpsville 7, Hickory 2 —
At Hermitage, George Keck twirled a 5-hitter with 6 strikeouts and no walks in leading the Blue Devils (7-6) past the Hornets.

Sharpsville held a slim 3-2 lead in the top of the 7th inning when Tanner Morris ripped a 2-run triple to break the game open. Also for the Devils, Morgan Titus had a 2-run double, Chris Enos ripped an RBI double and Mitch Fyffe registered an RBI-single.

Tommy Cannon doubled for Hickory and Brady Leunis collected a pair of singles. Patrick Moldovan went 6 innings on the mound for Hickory, which scored both of their runs in the 1st inning. Moldovan fanned 5, walked 7 and gave up 5 hits.

ä Commodore Perry 3, West Middlesex 0 — At Sheakleyville, host Commodore Perry pitcher Adam Bartnicki baffled the Big Reds.

Bartnicki, in a complete-game performance, fired a 4-hitter, walking only 1. Offensively for the Panthers (5-6, 7-6), Lou Emmett ripped an RBI-double, Bryar Wentling and Tyler Fattman added sac-fly ribbies, and Matt Jones doubled.

West Middlesex moundsman Trey Staunch, in 6 stanzas, scattered a handful of hits, walked 2 and allowed 3 earned runs. He struck out 7 for the Big Reds (8-4, 9-4).

ä Grove City 8, Slippery Rock 1 — At Slippery Rock Monday, GC’s Matt Gordon fired a complete-game 1-hitter with 9 strikeouts and 2 walks as the Eagles topped the Rockets.

Offensively for Grove City, Gordon had an RBI-single, Jordan Anderson doubled and scored 3 times, Jesse Hodge was 1-for-1 with 2 stolen bases and Doug Horner collected an RBI single.

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