RICHMOND - The Edison softball team dropped a heartbreaker at home to John Marshall, 4-3, Wednesday.
The Wildcats three runs were all produced via round trippers. Kayla Prokopakis smashed a two-run home run and Trisha Trifonoff had a solo shot. Zoe Westfall gave up four runs through six innings and Caitlin Brenstuhl pitched a scoreless seventh.
Edison (12-6) is at St. Clairsville today.
John Marshall 4, Edison 3
John Marshall 101 002 0 - 4 9 0
Edison 200 100 0 - 3 5 3
JOHN MARSHALL (23-2): Rotriga (WP, 11K, 2BB) and Lewicki. Lewicki hr, s; Howard 2s, rbi; Gellner 2s, rbi.
EDISON (12-6): Westfall (LP, 2K, 3BB), Brenstuhl (7th, 1K, 0BB) and Sheets. Trifonoff hr; Ka. Prokopakis 2-run hr, s; Kr. Prokopakis s; Snyder s.
Cadiz grounds Jets
CADIZ - Harrison Central erupted for 15 hits, led by three singles and four RBIs from Katie Parkinson, in Wednesday's 11-1 win over visiting Union Local at Sally Buffalo Park.
Kara Dunfee added a double and two singles as the Huskies raised their record to 12-5.
Paige Dunlap, Katie Ellzy and Kiley Staley each had a pair of hits and Brooke Shultz doubled in two runs.
Harrison Central (12-5) hosts Steubenville Central today.
Harrison Central 11, Union Local 1
Union Local 001 000 0 - 1 4 2
Harrison Central 020 072 x - 11 15 1
UNION LOCAL (9-11): Minamyer (LP), Bethel (3), Schafer (6) and Kesier; Brahler S, rbi; Minamyer S; Swallie S; Stack S.
HARRISON CENTRAL (12-5): Ellzy (WP) and Dodds. Parkinson 3S, 4rbi; Dunfee D, 2S, rbi; Dunlap 2S, 2rbi; Ellzy 2S, rbi; Staley 2S; Shultz 2S, 2rbi.
Central routs Trail
STEUBENVILLE - The Central softball team picked up an 11-1 win Wednesday at Steve Zamana Field.
Lara Householder picked up the win, going four frames and striking out five with Megan Lloyd tossing a scoreless fifth. Maddie Gulan had a single and blasted a grand slam to go with six RBIs to lead the offensive charge. Micca Mirabella added three singles and an RBI.
The Crusaders (14-4) are at Harrison Central today.
Catholic Central 11, Buckeye Trail 1
Buckeye Trail 010 00 - 1 4 2
Catholic Central 217 1x - 11 10 0
BUCKEYE TRAIL (5-14): Sichima (LP, 5K, 4BB) and Smith. Smith t; Sichima 2s.
CENTRAL (14-4): Householder (WP, K, 1BB), M. Lloyd (5th, 1K, 0BB) and Moziejko. Mirabella 3s, rbi; Vandeborne s, rbi; Grandinettti s, rbi; Gulan, s, gs, 6rbi; Creamer s, rbi; K. Lloyd s; Giannamore s.
Dons hold off Bulldogs
WEIRTON - The Madonna softball team held off a late rally from visiting Bridgeport to claim a 5-3 win Wednesday.
Emily Hvizdak had a double and a triple to lead the Lady Dons. Letti Quattrochi added a double. Amanda Pulice earned the win on the mound, striking out six.
Madonna (7-6) hosts Toronto today.
Madonna 5, Bridgeport 3
Bridgeport 010 002 0 - 3 6 0
Madonna 003 110 x - 5 7 1
BRIDGEPORT: Hadzima (LP, 2K, 1BB) and Renzler. Renzler 2s.
MADONNA (7-6): Pulice (WP, 6K, 2BB) and A. Magnone. Hvizdak d, t; Quattrochi d; Moss s; Anile s; S. Magnone s; A. Magnone s.