WELLSBURG - The Brooke softball team made short work of Weir High Wednesday, beating the visitors 10-0 in three innings.
The Bruins (3-2), who visit Wheeling Park today, scored four in the first, four in the second and two in the third.
Brette Geary led the 11-hit attack with two doubles, a single and an RBI. Taylor Simala delivered a double, single and two RBIs, Kristen Reardon a single and three RBIs, Marena Cline two singles and an RBI and Michaela Hinerman two singles.
Reardon earned the win.
Meikka Buffo singled for the Red Riders, who visit Toronto today.
Brooke 10, Weir 0
Weir 000 - 0 1 1
Brooke 442 - 10 11 2
WEIR (1-5): DiBacco (LP, 1K, 1BB) and Buffo; Buffo S.
BROOKE (3-2): Reardon (WP, 2K, 0BB) and Preston; Geary 2D, S, RBI; Hinerman 2S; Simala D, S, 2RBI; Preston S, RBI; Reardon S, 3RBI; Cline 2S, RBI.
Crusaders topple Bishops
WHEELING - Steubenville Catholic Central broke a 3-3 tie with three runs in the top of the fifth inning for a 6-3 win over Bishop Donahue Wednesday at the I-470 Complex.
Alex McComb picked up her third win. She fanned seven and walked two.
Taylor Clark led the attack with two singles and three RBIs. Maddy Gulan added a single and double and Ashlynne Daley a single and RBI.
The Crusaders host Steubenville today.
Steubenville Central 6, Bishop Donahue 3
Steubenville Central 003 030 0 - 6 7 1
Bishop Donahue 000 300 0 - 3 3 2
CATHOLIC CENTRAL (3-0): McComb (WP, 7K, 2BB) and Clark; Gulan S, D; Clark 2S, 3RBI; Daley S, RBI; McComb S; Mirabella S.
BISHOP DONAHUE (6-3): Guzek (LP, 6K, 5BB) and Scott; Scott T, RBI; Kat Polinski D, RBI; Abbey Mele D.
Knights blank Rockets
TORONTO - The Red Knights scored in every inning for a 10-0 five-inning victory over visiting Conotton Valley on Wednesday.
Cari Horne picked up the win. She fanned six and walked one.
Mariah Turner doubled for the winners. Shane Sears singled and doubled. Emily Anderson and Lexie Berger singled twice as the Red Knights moved to 3-1.
Toronto hosts Weir today.
Toronto 10, Conotton Valley 0
Conotton Valley 000 00 - 0 2 4
Toronto 141 31 - 10 9 1
CONOTTON VALLEY: Daugherty (LP, 4K, 4BB) and Westfall; Daugherty S; Vanscoder S.
TORONTO (3-1): Horne (WP, 6K, 1BB) and Brown; Sears S, D; Berger 2S; E. Anderson 2S; Turner D.
Monarchs beat Edison
RICHMOND - The state-ranked John Marshall girls defeated host Edison, 9-1, Wednesday at the Edison Athletic Complex.
Amy Rotriga fanned 13, walked one and allowed two hits, one of them being a solo homer in the bottom of the seventh by Cassidy Jarvis.
Mikayla Tice took the loss. The Wildcats (1-3) visit Martins Ferry on Friday.
John Marshall 9, Edison 1
John Marshall 204 020 1 - 9 14 2
Edison 100 000 1 - 1 2 4
JOHN MARSHALL: Rotriga (WP, 13K, 1BB) and George; George 2D, HR, S, 3RBI; Fayrie 3S; Rogerson 2S; Jones 2S; Blake S, 2RBI.
EDISON (1-3): Tice (LP, 4K, 4BB), Westfall (6, 2K, 2BB) and Stewart; Hunter S; Cassidy Jarvis HR, RBI.
Big Red wins third
CALCUTTA - Anna Perrino struck out eight and Big Red collected 14 hits in Wednesday's 7-3 victory over host Beaver Local.
Mytia Barker totaled three RBIs on two singles. Casey Gentile added three singles and Mallory Giannamore a double and two RBIs. Lauren Gray and Brittany Bodo each had two singles.
Big Red visits Steubenville Central today.
Steubenville 7, Beaver Local 3
Steubenville 320 002 0 - 7 14 4
Beaver Local 200 001 0 - 3 7 1
STEUBENVILLE (3-2): Perrino (WP, 8K, 2BB) and Barker; Giannamore D, 2RBI; Biasi S; Barker 2S, 3RBI; Archer S; Gentile 3S; Young S; Gray 2S; Bodo 2S; Taylor S.
BEAVER LOCAL: Kiddey (LP, 6K, 2BB) and Withrow; Bishop S; Withrow 2S; Kiddey S; Jones D; Messenger S; Prolago S.
Huskies down Red Devils
CADIZ - Pitcher Katie Ellzy fanned 11 as Harrison Central defeated visiting St. Clairsville, 5-1, Wednesday at Sally Buffalo Park.
The Huskies are 1-1 and host Oak Glen Friday.
Roni Caldwell had two hits with an RBI. Freshman Shianna Nameth had two hits and scored and Jess Custer and Kara Dunfee drove in runs with a hit each.
Harrison Central 5, St. Clairsville 1
St. Clairsville 001 000 0 - 1 4 1
Harrison Central 300 200 x - 5 7 1
ST. CLAIRSVILLE (1-2): Figura (LP, 4K, 2BB) and Shunk; Figura S, D, RBI; Otto S; Gallentine S.
HARRISON CENTRAL (1-1): Ellzy (WP, 11K, 1BB) and Dodd; Caldwell 2S, RBI; Nameth 2S; Custer S, RBI; Dunfee S, RBI; Dunlap S.
Panthers defeat Ferry
MARTINS FERRY - Aliyah Marelli had a home run Wednesday to lead Buckeye Local to a 5-2 victory over host Martins Ferry.
Kaylee DeCesare totaled a single and double and Amy Balk a double for the Panthers. Ivy Starcher picked up the win.
Buckeye Local 5, Martins Ferry 2
Buckeye Local 001 300 1 - 5 8 3
Martins Ferry 000 002 0 - 2 3 2
BUCKEYE LOCAL: Starcher (WP, 3K, 1BB) and B. Zeroski; Marelli HR, rbi; Balk D; DeCesare S, D
MARTINS FERRY: DeLeonardis (LP, 2K, 0BB) and Hotlosz; King rbi; M. Stalder rbi
Bears top Potters
EAST LIVERPOOL - Oak Glen took advantage of eight Potter errors on the way to an 8-5 victory over East Liverpool on Wednesday afternoon. Jordan Cunningham led the Golden Bears with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored. Logan Andrews added a home run and Mikayla Crane three singles.
Oak Glen 8, East Liverpool 2
Oak Glen 010 222 1 - 8 8 2
East Liverpool 002 021 0 - 5 14 8
OAK GLEN: Cunningham (WP, 10K, 1BB) and Pryor; Cunningham D, 2RBI; Andrews HR, RBI; Crane 3S.
EAST LIVERPOOL: Davis (LP, 5K, 1BB, 1ER) and Smith; Morrell D, T; Diddle S, D, T; Smith D, 2RBI.