Area Softball And Baseball Games Recapped
River 10, Frontier 2
The Lady Pilots’ Renae Riley and Gabby Gaudy combined to strike out 11 Frontier Cougars, while scattering six hits in leading River to a 10-3 victory April 21 at Frontier Local.
Riley helped herself at the dish with a double and three singles while knocking in three teammates, while Lexy Wells added a pair of RBI singles.
River 7, Tyler 5
Cody Caldwell struck out eight Silver Knight batters and Tucker Brown smacked a single and an RBI double to pace the River Pilots to a 7-5 victory over Tyler Consolidated April 21 in Hannibal.
Chad Isaly and Jordan Potts each brought home a pair of teammates on a single, while Jesse Merckle knocked in a run and Brett Price smacked a double.
Caldwell got the win from the mound, while Potts picked up the save. Cody Laugh had a double, while Garrett Amos and Dalton Wells each belted a pair of singles to pace the Knights at the plate.
Paden City 9-8,
Lady ‘Cat southpaw Kelsey Loy struck out 19 Blue Devil batters, while smacking three triples and a pair of doubles enroute to a double-header sweep of Beallsville April 21 in Paden City.
In the opener, Megan Cutlip singled and double twice, while Loy belted a pair of doubles in leading the Wildcats to a 9-8 victory. In the nightcap, Cutlip singled and blasted her first home run of the season, while Loy smacked three triples in the winning effort.
Paden City 6-10
The Silver Knights’ Garrett Amos doubled and smacked three singles to lead Tyler Consolidated in a double-header sweep over Paden City April 20 at Kidwell.
James Baker had a single and a double in both games to pace the Wildcats, while Tyler Stewart added a single and a double in game two and Taylor Still added a double for Paden City.
Kyle Postletwait took the loss in the first game. He struck out two and walked 12, while Trey Leonard took the loss in the nightcap. He struck out three and walked two.
Monroe Central 1
The Magnolia Lady Eagles trounced Monroe Central 11-1 in 12 innings April 15 in the Undo’s Softball Tournament at Wheeling’s I-470 fields. Magnolia did all its scoring in the eighth inning under the International Tie-breaker.
Marissa Bosley singled, doubled, tripled and brought home three teammates, while Dallas Mullett hit two singles, a double and plated a base runners.
Emily Blake hit two singles and brought home three, while Mallory Chapman got a single and a double. Mackenzie Dawson plated a run , while hurler Tori Tharp reached on a single and knocked in a teammate.
The River Pilot Baseball Team beat the Bridgeport Bulldogs 13-3 April 15 in Bridgeport.
Tanner Wright and Chad Isaly paced the Pilots with three singles each, while Tucker Brown smacked a two-RBI triple and Jesse Merckle added a pair of RBI singles.
Toronto broke open a close game with a bases-loaded triple to defeat Hundred, 11-1 in the semi-finals of the OVAC Class-A in Toronto April 25 Wednesday afternoon.
Dalton Kuhn took the loss from the hill. Chris Varner scored the Hornets only run. There where no other stats available on the game.
St Clairsville 8
The Eagles Jordan Moore drilled a solo home run, but it all went for naught as Magnolia fell to St. Clairsville 8-1 in the semi-finals of the Class-AAA playoffs April 25, at Mullett Field Complex in New Martinsville.
Magnolia’s top flame thrower, Justin Fox gave up five runs on eight hits took the loss from the mound. He struck out seven and walked two in four innings of work.
The Eagles Matt Sapp, Kyle Elliott and Cameron Benson each singled in the bottom of the first inning, but didn’t score. Fox and Chase Cain also added singles and Drew Simmons walked three times. The Eagles left five base runners in scoring position.
St. Marys 15,
Paden City 0
The Blue Devils made quick work of Paden City April 25 at Paden City Park, winning 15-0 in a mercy-rule shortened game. Kelsey Loy took the loss for the ‘Cats, she struck out two and walked two.
Hundred 2, Liberty 23;
Hundred 0, N. Marion 15
The Lady Wildcats lost a double header to Liberty and North Marion in the North Marion softball classic April 23.
Raven McDiffitt and Cheyenne Myers each smacked a pair of singles, but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Hornets fell to sectional rival Clay-Battelle 10-2 April 25 in Hundred.
Mercedes Goff took the loss from th mound, she struck out two and walked four.