RAYLAND - The Buckeye Local baseball team defeated Harrison Central, 8-5, handing the Huskies their first loss of the season Wednesday.
Chase Hopkins picked up the win with a 10 strikeout performance for the Panthers (5-5). Austin Marshall closed the door in the seventh for the save. Marshall added a pair of triples and RBIs at the plate. Shane Duncan had a double and two RBIs with Jonathan Borkoski adding a pair of singles and driving in one run. Dominic Rose had two singles and Josh Soklowski stroked a triple.
Rashaen Mitchell, Nick Pelegreen, and Nick Staten each had two singles for the Huskies (9-1) with Pelegreen and Mitchell each driving in a run.
The teams meet again on Friday.
Buckeye Local 8, Harrison Central 5
Harrison Central 101 000 3 - 5 12 2
Buckeye Local 110 204 x - 8 9 1
HARRISON CENTRAL (9-1): Nick Pelegreen (4K, 3BB), Dustin Redish (7th, 3K, 0BB) and Nick Staten. R. Mitchell 2S; Pelegreen 2S, RBI; Staten 2S, RBI.
BUCKEYE LOCAL (5-5): Chase Hopkins (10K, 2BB) , Austin Marshall (7th, 1K, 0BB) and Josh Sokolowski. Duncan D, 2RBI; Marshall 2T, 2RBI; Borkoski 2S, RBI; Rose 2S; Sokolowski T.
Edison edges St. Clairsville
RICHMOND - The Edison softball team slipped past St. Clairsville, 5-4, in a game called with two outs in the top of the sixth due to weather Wednesday.
Zoe Westfall earned the win, striking out four before the weather stoppage. Molly McCoy smacked a double, two singles, and drove in a run. Cassady Jarvis added a double and an RBI.
Edison (5-4) is at Wheeling Park today.
Edison 5, St. Clairsville 4
St. Clairsville 301 000 - 4 7 4
Edison 302 00x - 5 6 2
ST. CLAIRSVILLE: Figura (LP, 2K, 1BB) and Shunk. Figura 2S, 2RBI; Morrison 2S; Avila S, 2RBI.
EDISON (5-4): Westfall (WP, 4K, 2BB) and Stewart. McCoy D, 2S, RBI; Jarvis D, RBI; Tice S; Morrison S.
Redskins rout Red Devils
ST. CLAIRSVILLE - The Indian Creek baseball team rolled to a 15-3 victory over St. Clairsville Wednesday.
Alex Young picked up the win, striking out three, with Jimmy Bolyog pitching scoreless fourth and fifth innings. Zach Williams had two singles, a double and three RBIs for the Redskins. Sean Smith had two singles, a double and two RBIs with Bolyog and Cole Yeater each adding a single, double and driving in two. Justin Aceto had two singles and an RBI and Zach Crawford was credited with driving in a pair of runs. Indian Creek (6-3) welcomes St. Clairsville for a rematch on Friday.
Indian Creek 15, St. Clairsville 3
Indian Creek 030 39 - 15 13 1
St. Clairsville 210 00 - 3 4 2
INDIAN CREEK (6-3): Young (WP, 3K, 3BB), Bolyog (4th, 2K, 0BB) and Freshwater, Yeater (4), Beatty (5). Young S, 2RBI; Williams 2S, D, 3RBI; Bolyog S, D, 2RBI; Yeater S, D, 2RBI; Smith 2S, D, 2RBI; Aceto 2S, RBI; Crawford 2RBI.
ST. CLAIRSVILLE: Goletz (LP, 4K, 3BB), Bloomquist (4th, 1K, 3BB), Provost (5th, 0K, 0BB0 and Slavik. Dacker S; Provost S; Giffen 2S, RBI.