Brooke softball falls to Patriots
WELLSBURG - The Brooke softball team lost 12-1 to visiting Wheeling Park Thursday.
Bruins' pitchers Kristen Reardon and Kaylee Kuchinski pitched solidly, combining for 5 strikeouts and one walk, but were hurt by 12 errors by the Brooke defense.
Taylor Simala had a pair of singles for Brooke (0-1).
Wheeling Park 12, Brooke 1
Wheeling Park 000 251 4 - 12 13 2
Brooke 000 100 0 - 1 4 12
WHEELING PARK: Kerrington (WP, 3K, 1BB), Greer (6th, 2K, 1BB) and A. Sidon. A. Sidon HR, 2-1B; Slater 2-1B; Kerrington 2-1B; Tucker 2B; Albers 2B.
BROOKE (0-1): K. Reardon (LP, 4K, 0BB), Kuchinski (5th, 1K, 1BB) and Geary and Preston (7): Simala 2-1B; Cline 1B; Schambaugh 1B.
Linsly slips past Oak Glen
WHEELING - The Oak Glen baseball team fell 4-3 to Linsly Thursday, The Golden Bears were considered the home team despite the game being played at Linsly.
Tyler Steed and Bub Haddox combined to strike out 12 Cadets while walking five in the loss. Five errors in the field hurt the Golden Bears who outhit Linsly 8-3 in the contest.
Haddox had a home run and a single with Steed adding a single and an RBI.
Linsly 4, Oak Glen 3
Linsly 310 000 0 - 4 3 2
Oak Glen 100 011 0 - 3 8 5
LINSLY: Seymour (WP,10K, 3BB), Coss (6th, 1K, 2BB) and Ellis. Felts 1B; Goodnight 2B; Ellis HR.
OAK GLEN (0-2): Steed (LP, 5K, 2BB), Haddox (5th, 7K, 3BB) and Smith. Steed 1B, RBI; Haddox HR, 1B, RBI; Smith 1B; Wright 1B; McLaughlin 1B; Bailey 2-1B, Shuman RBI.
Blue Eagles top Bruins
WELLSBURG - The Brooke baseball team lost 17-4 to visiting Magnolia Thursday.
Heath Hildreth had a single, double, and an RBI for the Bruins (0-2) while Alec Buchmelter added a single and two RBI and Russell Schwertgefer had a pair of singles.
Magnolia 17, Brooke 4
Magnolia 523 020 5 - 17 15 1
Brooke 000 300 1 - 4 8 2
MAGNOLIA: Recker (WP, 12K, 1BB), Hannah (6th, 4K, 0BB) and Cain. Walton 2-1B, 2-2B; Sapp 2-1B, 3-run HR; Elliott 1B, 2B; Wilhoit 1B, 3RBI.
BROOKE (0-2): Lombardi (LP, 2K, 4BB), Johnson (2nd, 3K, 2BB), Molnar (5th, 2K, 2BB) Schwertfeger (7th, 1K, 0BB) and Hardesty, Harper (5). Schwertfeger 2-1B; Schambauch 2-1B; Hildreth 1B, 2B, RBI; Buchmelter 1B, 2RBI.
Softball meeting upcoming
STEUBENVILLE - The first meeting for the Paul Pyle Steubenville Co-ed Adult Softball League will be at 4 p.m. April 7 at the Belleview Clubhouse.
The entry fee is $180. For information, call Jason Jenkins at (740) 317-1975 or Bill Ellis Jr. at (740) 424-6722.