Edison, Big Red earn sweeps; BL splits

From staff reports

RICHMOND – The Edison baseball team improved to 9-0 with a pair of wins over Union Local on Saturday.

The Wildcats won 5-2 and 4-3.

Clay Woodward pitched a complete game to earn the victory in the first game. The junior struck out seven and didn’t allow a walk.

At the plate, Tanner Evans and Collin Skeeles each had two singles, while Nolan Marcus, Storm Allese, Josh Pasek and Collin Scott each reached base once.

Brian Flack started Game 2 with a pair of strikeouts in the first inning. Matt Johnson picked up on the mound in the second and earned the win after striking out two and not issuing a walk. Marcus struck out the side in the seventh inning.

Dylan Jones had a single and RBI for the Wildcats, while Marcus added a pair of singles. Allese added a double, while Evans singled

Game 1

Edison 5, Union Local 2

Union Local 000 002 0 – 2 5 1

Edison 011 003 x – 5 9 2

UNION LOCAL: Power (LP, 3K, 2BB) and Stewart; Smolenak 2S.

EDISON: Woodward (WP, 7K, 0BB) and Skeeles; Evans 2S; Skeeles 2S, RBI; Marcus S; Scott S; Pasek S; Allese S; Woodward S.

Game 2

Edison 4, Union Local 3

Union Local 200 100 0 – 3 2 5

Edison 001 210 x – 4 5 2

UNION LOCAL: Lucas (LP, 1K, 0BB) and Burnett; Dunfee S, 2RBI.

EDISON (9-0): Flack (2K, 4BB), Johnson (WP, 2, 2K, 0BB), Marcus (7, 3K, 0BB) and Skeeles; Jones S, RBI; Marcus 2S; Allese D; Evans S.

Big Red gets two wins

STEUBENVILLE – Justin Corsi and Paul Runkel pitched complete games to help pace Big Red to two wins on Saturday.

Corsi earned the win in a 4-1 victory over Cambridge by striking out four batters and allowing five hits. Runkel went the distance in Game 2 with a 9-6 win over Claymont. The sophomore struck out five and escaped a fist inning jam where Claymont scored five runs.

At the plate, Bryan Pierro combined for four hits, as did Niko Petrides. Anthony Zorne had two singles, while Corsi added a triple. Kasey Peterson colelcted two doubles and Brandon Jones doubled, while Dimitri Collaros singled.

Steubenville is now 10-3 and play at Wheeling Park in a make up game on Monday.

Game 1

Steubenville 4, Cambridge 1

Cambridge 100 000 0 – 1 5 2

Steubenville 110 011 x – 4 5 0

CAMBRIDGE: Tingle (LP 4K, 6BB), Ford (6, 0K, 4BB), Lathern (6, 0K, 0BB) and Charlton.

STEUBENVILLE: Corsi (WP 4K, 7BB) and McClurg. Peterson S; Pierro S.

Game 2

Steubenville 9, Claymont 6

Claymont 500 000 1 6 8 2

Steubenville 413 100 x 9 13 1

CLAYMONT: Hobart (LP 2K, 5BB), Getz (4, 1K, 5BB) and Charlton.

STEUBENVILLE: Runkel (WP 5K, 4BB) and McClurg. Pierro 2S, D; Collaros S; Zorne 2S; Petrides 4S; Corsi T; Jones D; Peterson D.

Buckeye splits with Red Devils

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The Buckeye Local baseball team scored five runs in the top of the seventh and beat St. Clairsville, 10-9 in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday.

The Panthers fell, 3-2, in the first game, though Eric Banal singled, hit a home run and drove in a pair of runs.

In Game 2, Banal singled and drove in a run, while Jonathan Borkoski singled, doubled and had three RBIs. Brandon Panepucci added two singles and Josh Figurski singled and doubled.

The Panthers will host Bellaire on Monday.

Game 1

St. Clairsville 3, Buckeye Local 2

Buckeye Local 002 000 0 – 2 3 1

St. Clairsville 001 100 1 – 3 6 0

BUCKEYE: Williams (LP 4K, 0W) and Sebring. Banal HR, S, 2RBI.

ST. C: Goletz (WP 10K, 1W), Coleman (7, 0K, 0BB) and Slavik. Buchanan 3S, gwrbi; Goletz D.

Game 2

Buckeye Local 10, St. Clairsville 9

Buckeye Local 200 111 5 – 10 13 2

St. Clairsville 503 000 1 – 9 8 1

BUCKEYE: Hopkins (2K, 2BB), Hillman (3, 1K, 1BB) and Sebring. Hopkins 2S, D; Moore 3S; Banal S, RBI; Borkoski S, D, 3RBI; Panepucci 2S; Figurski D, S.

ST. C: Ducker (2K, 4BB), Coleman (5, LP 0K, 2BB), Blomquist (0K, 0BB) and Slavik. Giffin 2S, 2rbi; Mitchell 3S; Coleman 2S.

Indian Creek blanked by Bellaire

BELLAIRE – Spencer Badia limited Indian Creek to just two hits, while striking out four, in Bellaire’s 11-0 win over the Redskins on Saturday.

Badia also belted a home run.

Cole Yeater took the loss for Creek. Jonathan Blackburn took over on the mound and struck out three batters.

The Redskins dropped to 2-10.

Bellaire 11, Indian Creek 0

Indian Creek 000 00 – 0 2 4

Bellaire 403 4x – 11 7 0

CREEK: Yeater (LP 0K, 3BB), Blackburn (3K, 0BB) and Freshwater.

BELLAIRE: Badia (WP 4K, 1BB) and Back. Badia HR, S, 2rbi; Westlake HR, 3rbi; West S, rbi; Patrone D.

Ferry sweeps Huskies

MARTINS FERRY – Martins Ferry earned a 5-3 and 8-6 wins over Harrison Central on Saturday.

Dustin Redish took the loss in Game 1, pitching a complete game. Redish struck out six and walked five. At the plate, he ripped two singles and drove in a run.

Ian Saho had a single and two RBIs.

Giovanni Rocchi started Game 2 and took the loss after striking out four and walking one. Brandon Mitchell took over in the sixth and had one strikeout without a walk.

Nick Staten had a single with two RBIs, while Dalton Rutter also singled and drove in a pair of runs.

Saho added two singles.

Game 1

Martins Ferry 5, Harrison Central 3

Harrison Central 003 000 0 – 3 7 1

Martins Ferry 020 012 x – 5 7 0

HARRISON: D.Redish (LP 6K, 5BB) and Staten. Saho S, 2RBI; D.Redish 2S, RBI.

FERRY: Lloyd (WP 4K, 2BB) and Scott. Vargo S, 2RBI; Scott D, 2RBI.

Game 2

Martins Ferry 8, Harrison Central 6

Harrison Central 300 102 0 – 6 5 1

Martins Ferry 200 006 x – 8 11 2

HARRISON: Rocchi (LP 4K, 1BB), B.Mitchell (6) (1K, 0BB) and T.Redish. Staten S, 2RBI; Rutter S, 2RBI; Saho 2S.

FERRY: Schau (WP 2K, 3BB) and Scott. Vargo 3S, D, 3RBI; Scott S, 2RBI; Barbour D, RBI.