MERCER COUNTY —
Twenty-seven of her 43 pitches were strikes. Also, H. Woods whacked 2 of Mercer’s 3 hits.
ä Conneaut Area 12, Grove City 3 — At Grove City Memorial Park, Sahara Blair batted and pitched the visiting Lady Eagles to a road win.
Blair banged a double and pair of homers, driving in 4 runs, and she pitched a complete game, scattering 7 hits, fanning 5 and walking 2.
Also for Conneaut (1-0 region), Becca Hazen, Kristen Laird and Kristen Baker all singled and doubled.
For Grove City (0-1, 0-6), losing hurler Maddie Elberty allowed 10 hits, but fanned 5 and walked only 1. Also, Taylor Shingledecker singled and doubled and Katie Maine doubled.
BOYS TRACK & FIELD
ä Wilmington 96, Reynolds 54 — At Transfer, the visiting Greyhounds garnered the road rout of the Raiders, led by throw Jon Yohman’s sweep of the shot put and discus, as well as versatile Slavi Pontius (high hurdles, high jump, 4x4 relay leg).
For Reynolds, Corey Woods triple-jumped 40 feet, 2 inches, while speedster Dailey doubled up in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, while anchoring the Raiders’ victorious sprint-relay quartet.
ä Hickory 129, Sharon 21 — At Hornet Stadium, host Hickory (2-0), harvested the win, led by sprinter DeShawn Coleman (100, 200, sprint-relay anchor), Luke Lewis (shot, disc), Kevin Jancsar (1600, distance and mile relay legs), and distance ace Logan Griffen (open 3200, 4x8 relay leg), as well as Mark Wagner in the 400 and 4x4 relay.
Jon Jacoway swept the high and triple jumps for Sharon, soaring 6-4 in the former.
ä West Middlesex 125, Farrell 24; West Middlesex 141, Kennedy Catholic 8 — At West Middlesex, the Big Reds of coach Ed Pikna rolled to a pair of wins, highlighted by Chris Harrison setting a school record in the discus.
Harrison tossed the disc 155 feet, breaking the mark of 152-9 set by Chris Negrea (1996).
In both meets, Jeremy Jancso was a triple individual winner in the long, triple and high jumps, while Clay Allen doubled in the 100 and 200, and Austin Mirizio won both hurdles events.