Geanangel, Redskins take care of Martins Ferry
STEUBENVILLE – Indian Creek’s Paige Geanangel struck out 11 and delivered two singles, a double and RBI as the Redskins raced past the Martins Ferry softball team, 7-1, on Thursday.
“Paige was on her game tonight,” said Creek coach Angie Penner. “She was focused.”
It was her 11th win of the season.
Abby Orr totaled three singles and Alexis Monroe added a double and two RBIs for the winners.
Monday will be Senior Day for Indian Creek’s Orr, Monroe, Malorie Sullivan and Hannah Webb. They have a 5 p.m. contest with Carrollton.
The Purple Riders fell to 11-4.
The Redskins came into the game fresh off a 7-4 win at Union Local on Wednesday. Geanangel jacked a solo blast in the fourth inning.
Bethany Davis and Monroe led off the third with singles. Cheyanna Allen sacrificed them up 60 feet and Webb’s line drive to center for two outs. Sydney Karas followed with an RBI triple and then scored on a Jets error.
Indian Creek 7, Martins Ferry 1
Ferry 001 000 0 – 1 3 3
Creek 201 013 x – 7 11 2
MARTINS FERRY: Deleonardis (LP 6K, 2BB) and Hotlosz. Stalder S, RBI; King S; Sutherland S.
INDIAN CREEK: Geanangel (WP 11K, 0BB) and Orr. Orr 3S, D; Geanangel 2S, D, RBI; Alexis Monroe D, 2RBI; Davis S; Webb S.
Indian Creek 7, Union Local 4
Union 000 103 0 – 4 2 3
Creek 203 110 x – 7 14 4
INDIAN CREEK: Geanangel (WP, 6K, 0W) and Orr; Sullivan 2S, RBI; Geanangel HR, RBI; Davis 3S, RBI; Monroe 2S, D; Allan 2S; Webb RBI; Karas T, RBI; DeFallo 2S
UNION LOCAL: Schaler (LP, 0K, 0W), Delaney (4, 2K, 0W) and Medley; Delaney HR, RBI; Schaler S, RBI.
Wildcats ground Jets
MORRISTOWN – Edison received a beautiful pitching performance from Zoe Westfall, played good defense behind her and that added up to a 1-0 win over host Union Local on Thursday.
Westfall fanned eight and allowed two singles.
Edison scored one in the top of the first inning on a Charli McConnell single and made it stand.
Kayli Stewart, Cassady Jarvis, Madison Hunter and Jackie Wiedaman all singled for the winners.
Edison 1, Union Local 0
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Union Local 000 000 0 – 0 2 2
EDISON: Westfall (WP, 8K, 1W) and McConnell; McConnell S, RBI; Jarvis S; Stewart S; Hunter S; Wiedaman S.
UNION LOCAL: Delaney (LP, 3K, 4W) and Medley; Delaney 2S.
Brooke above .500
CALCUTTA – Brooke scored single runs four times and rode the pitching of Katie Castellucci for a 4-1 win at Beaver Local on Thursday.
Taylor Simala singled twice for an RBI and Cassi Camilletti and Krista D’Ulisse each had an RBI single. Michaela Hinerman doubles for the winners (10-9).
The Bruins welcome Steubenville for an 11 a.m. doubleheader on Saturday.
Brooke 4, Beaver Local 1
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Beaver Local 000 000 1 – 1 3 2
BROOKE (10-9): Castellucci (WP, 8K, 3W) and Kuchinski (7, 0K, 0W) and Preston; Simala 2S, RBI; Geary S; Camilletti S, RBI; Hinerman D; Schambach S; D’Ulisse S, RBI.
BEAVER LOCAL: Rinestein (LP, 3K, 1W) and Withrow; Kiddey S, D; Messenger S.