Crusaders earn third win
STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Catholic Central baseball team jumped on visiting Beaver Local early, scoring nine runs in the first two innings, and cruised to a 10-0 victory in 4 innings Monday at Vaccaro Field.
Stone Romano and Chris Murphy singled twice for the Crusaders (3-0). Aleks Porreca and Tony Barber collected a single and double each.
Nick Ivkovich earned the mound victory. He allowed two hits and struck out four.
Central visits Monroe Central on Wednesday.
Catholic Central 10, Beaver Local 0
Beaver Local 000 00 - 0 2 3
Catholic Central 450 1x - 10 12 0
BEAVER LOCAL (1-2): Wilcox (LP, 0K, 1W), Jackson (2, 2K, 2W) and Boni; Beck D; Jackson S.
CATHOLIC CENTRAL (3-0): Ivkovich (WP, 4K, 2W) and Romano; Murphy 2S; T. Barber S, D; Colabella S; Romano 2S; Porreca S, D; Clark S; DiCarlantonio S; M. Barber S.
Bears stop Potters
NEW MANCHESTER - The Oak Glen baseball team defeated visiting East Liverpool, 5-3, Monday at the Field of Dreams Complex.
Zac Porter earned the win. He fanned seven and walked one. He also singled and had an RBI, as did Jakob Ford and Alex Swiger. Patrick Reardon singled for two RBIs and Kyle Woodruff doubled.
Oak Glen 5, East Liverpool 3
East Liverpool 101 101 0 - 3 9 0
Oak Glen 030 101 x - 5 6 1
EAST LIVERPOOL (0-2): Lane (LP 2K, 4BB), Mays (2K, 3BB) and Burson; Lane S, D; Dozier 2S, RBI; Reckenwald 2S.
OAK GLEN (1-2): Porter (WP 7K, 1BB), Woodruff (2K, 0BB) and Reardon; Reardon S, 2RBI; Woodruff D; Porter S, RBI; Ford S, RBI; Swiger S, RBI.
Bears sweep Knights
CHESTER - The Oak Glen boys and girls tennis teams defeated Wheeling Central Monday, 6-1 (girls) and 4-3 (boys).
In the girls match, four of the Golden Bears' victories came via forfeit.
Oak Glen's Haley Spurlock and Madison Juszczak blanked Joanna Capito and Maricris Pangiliana, 8-0. Juszczak beat Pengiliana, 8-0, and Capito downed Spurlock, 8-3.
The Bears won two of the three doubles matches in the boys event. Devon Flanigan and Eddie Krupa won by forfeit and Cullen Bennett and Evan Hall downed Giorgio Alexander and Josh Yancosek, 8-2.
In singles, Nate Bennett beat Alexander 8-3, and Hall topped Yancosek 8-0.
Wheeling Central's wins were Jonathan Haley's 8-2 count over Addison Sayre and Gus Schmidt's 8-1 margin over Cullenn Bennet. Haley and Schmidt defeated Sayre and Nate Bennett, 8-3.
Nogay earns No. 25
WASHINGTON, Pa. - Weirton Madonna graduate Eddie Nogay faced the minimum through five innings and moved into a second-place tie for career pitching wins at Washington & Jefferson College after the Presidents defeated Grove City College 5-2 Monday in the first game of a PAC baseball doubleheader at Ross Memorial Park.
W&J completed the sweep with a 6-0 shutout in game two behind a two-hit shutout from Brian O'Neill. O'Neill came within two outs of tossing the first no-hitter in Presidents' recent history.
Nogay fired his ninth career complete game to improve to 25-2 as a President. The 25 victories tie Dave Trushel (2012) for second place in W&J history, only one behind career victory leader Sam Mann (2007). Nogay limited the Wolverines (4-9, 2-2 PAC) to two unearned runs (both scored during sixth inning) on five hits, while striking out a pair. He issued one walk.
Chiefs cheering to hold sign-ups
STEUBENVILLE - The Indian Creek Chiefs cheerleaders will hold registration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 10 and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at Hibbitts Sporting Goods in Fort Steuben Mall.
The cost is $30 per child, an additional $15 for a second child and $10 for a third child. All fees are non-refundable. A copy of the child's birth certificate is required.