Geanangel tosses no-hitter for Creek
CALCUTTA – Paige Geanangel tossed a no-hitter with two walks and eight strikeouts in Indian Creek’s 2-0 win at Beaver Local on Thursday.
Geanangel worked her way out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the seventh inning with two-straight strikeouts.
“That was huge,” Creek coach Angie Penner said. “I am proud of our entire team for never giving up. We fought hard throughout the game.”
In the top of the sixth, Abby Orr reached first base on an error and stole second base. Mallorie Sullivan delivered a two-strike triple picking up the RBI and the Redskins’ first run.
In the top of the seventh, with Hannah Webb on third base, Samantha Byrd hit a fielders choice to score Webb.
Creek is now 5-1 and will host Buckeye Local today at 5:30 p.m.
Indian Creek 2, Beaver Local 0
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Beaver Local 000 000 0 0 0 0
CREEK: Geanangel (WP 8K, 2BB) and Orr. Sullivan T.
BEAVER: Rinestone (LP 8K, 1BB) and Withrow.
Central wallops Donahue
WHEELING – Alex McComb struck out five in two innings and Ash Daley singled twice and drove in two as Steubenville Catholic Central (4-1) defeated Bishop Donahue (3-7) 11-0 at the I-470 Complex.
Shayna Mirabella added a single and a double for the Crusaders, while Gabby Capaldi contributed a pair of singles and three RBIs.
Ashlynne Daley had two singles and two RBIs, while Micca Mirabella had a single an RBI. Alex McComb struck out five batters and also hit a single with two RBIs.
Finally, Fran Capaldi ripped a single.
Losing pitcher Abby Mele doubled for the Bishops.
Today, the Crusaders begin a weekend tournament in Akron. They take on Streetsboro in the first game.
Steubenville Catholic 11, Donahue 0
Steub. Catholic083 – 11 9 0
Bishop Donahue000 – 0 2 0
CENTRAL: McComb (WP 5K, 0BB) , G.Capaldi (3, 2K, 1BB) and Bailey. Daley 2S, 2RBI; S.Mirabella S, D, RBI; G. Capaldi 2S, 3RBI; M. Mirabella S, RBI; McComb S, 2RBI; F. Capaldi S.
DONAHUE: Mele (LP 1K, 5BB) and South. Fallova S; Mele D.
Park slips by Brooke
WELLSBURG – The Wheeling Park softball team scored a run in the top of the eighth inning, breaking a tie. The Patriots would hold the lead in the bottom half for a 5-4 win over Brooke on Thursday.
Katie Castelucci went the distance for the Bruins (6-3), suffering the loss. Brette Geary collected two singles, while Isabella Preston and Abby Carpenter each had a single and RBI.
Michaela Hinerman and Cassi Camiletti each had one single for Brooke, which has a doubleheader at Martins Ferry on Saturday.
Wheeling Park 5, Brooke 4
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Brooke 000 220 00 4 6 5
PARK: Greer (3K, 1BB), Carrington (6, WP 1K, 1BB) and A. Sidon; Greer 2S; Donzella 2S, RBI; Carrington 2S; Carnell S, RBI; K. Sidon S, 2RBI.
BROOKE: Castelucci (LP 3K, 0BB) and Preston; Geary 2S; Preston S, RBI; Carpenter S, RBI; Hinerman S; Camiletti S.
Weir rallies past Potters
EAST LIVERPOOL – Abby Pratt pitched a strong game with nine strikeouts and one walk to pace Weir past East Liverpool, 11-1, on Thursday.
At the plate, Brianna Rosnick had two singles, with three RBIs and Mariah Stevens launched a solo home run.
Ashlynn Drizake tallied a single and double, while both Kelly LeMasters and Marlee Harris had one single.
The Red Riders, now 3-5, play at Wheeling Central on Monday.
Weir 11, East Liverpool 1
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EL 010 000 1 5 4
WEIR: Pratt (WP 9K, 1BB) and Tate. Rosnick 2S, 3RBI; Stevens HR, RBI; Drizake S, D; Tate S, RBI; LeMasters S; Harris S.
EL: Smith (LP 8K, 7BB) and Baker. Smith 2S; Baker S, Hillard S, Cunningham S.
Edison falls to St. C
RICHMOND – The Edison softball team fell to 0-3 on the year after a 7-6 loss to St. Clairsville on Thursday.
The Wildcats scored two in the bottom of the sixth inning, but failed to keep the rally going and left the bases loaded. In the bottom of the seventh, Edison was able to get one across but still could not catch up.
At the plate, Charli McConnell blasted a two-run home run and Cassidy Jarvis hit a solo shot for the Wildcats.
McConnell also singled and Kayli Stewart singled and had two RBIs, while Jackie Wiedaman doubled with two RBIs.
Zoe Westfall took the loss, striking out five.
Edison plays at John Marshall today.
St. Clairsville 7, Edison 6
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Edison 201 002 1 6 10 5
ST. C: Miller (WP 7K, 4BB) and Hummel. Figura S, HR, 4RBI; Otto S, D, HR, 2RBI; Miller S, D.
EDISON: Zoe Westfall (LP 5K, 1BB) and McConnell. Stewart S, 2RBI; McConnell S, HR, 2RBI; Jarvis HR, RBI; Jackie Wiedaman D, 2RBI.
St. John shuts out Big Red
STEUBENVILLE – Hannah Absalom tossed a two-hitter, striking out 11 and walking just one as the St. John softball team beat Steubenville, 11-0, on Thursday at Franciscan Univeristy.
Absalom also homered, doubled and drove in five runs.
For Big Red, Hayley Stamps took the loss striking out three and walking five.
Steubenville is now 7-1.
St. John 11, Steubenville 0
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Steubenville 000 000 – 0 2 3
ST. JOHN: Absalom (WP, 11K, 1W) and DeLuca. Absalom HR, D, 5RBI; DeLucas 2S, HR, 2RBI; Lowe S, 2RBI.
STEUBENVILLE: Stamps (LP, 3K, 5W) and Barker.
Huskies edge Bears
NEW MANCHESTER – Harrison Central used a strong pitching performance from Katie Ellzy and took advantage when given the opportunity in a 3-2 win over host Oak Glen Thursday at the Field of Dreams. Ellzy fanned 10 and walked none. Oak Glen counterpart Hanna Clunk sat down eight with no walks.
The Huskies nabbed the winning run in the top of the sixth with a single from Shianne Nameth, who would later score on a double from Kara Dunfee.
The Golden Bears would put up one more run in the bottom of the sixth.
Logan Andrews reached first on a fielder’s choice, moved her to third with a hard single to right field by Clunk, and Crane would bring her home.
Harrison Central 3, Oak Glen 2
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Oak Glen 000 011 0 – 2 8 2
HARRISON CENTRAL: Ellzy (WP, 10K, 0BB) and Saffell; Jones S; Heavlin 2S; Nameth S; Dunfee D;
OAK GLEN: Clunk (LP, 8K, 0BB) and Crane; McGaffic S; Andrews S; Clunk S; Crane S; Snow S; Fields 2S; Pryor S