Brooke tops Indian Creek
WELLSBURG - The Brooke baseball team won its second game in a row and, in the process, handed visiting Indian Creek its fourth straight loss Saturday, 7-2.
The Bruins are on the diamond Thursday at 5 p.m. at Wheeling Park in the West Virginia Class AAA Region 1, Section 1 Tournament.
David Hardisty went the distance, striking out five and walking three. Kelaen Welch doubled and singled twice. Chad Harper singled and doubled for an RBI. Russell Schwertfeger and Hardisty singled twice. Matt Mazzone collected a pair of RBIs and Evan Johnson had a single and RBI.
Cole Yeater took the loss for the 13-10 Redskins, who welcome Toronto Monday and Cambridge Tuesday.
Zach Williams had a two-run homer in the seventh. Yeater and Tanner Wise singled twice and Alex Young doubled.
Brooke 7, Indian Creek 4
Indian Creek 200 000 2 - 2 8 3
Brooke 200 401 x - 7 10 2
INDIAN CREEK (13-10): Yeater (LP, 1K, 2BB), Bowers (6, 2K, 1BB) and Freshwater; Al. Young D; Wise 2S; Williams S, HR, 2RBI; Rath S; Bolyog S; Yeater 2S.
BROOKE (7-19): Hardisty (WP, 5K, 3BB) and Harper; Schwertfeger 2S; Schambach RBI; Hildreth RBI; Harper S, D, RBI; Welch 2S, D; Hardisty 2S; Mazzone 2RBI; Johnson S, RBI.
Panthers fall to Red Devils
RAYLAND - The Buckeye Local baseball team lost 10-1 to St. Clairsville Saturday.
Zach Jacobs got the win for the Red Devils, going the distance and striking out eight. He helped his own cause with a double and two singles as well. Turner Provost had three singles.
Eight different Panthers had one single.
Buckeye Local (10-11) hosts Shadyside Monday.
St. Clairsville 10, Buckeye Local 1
St. Clairsville 400 402 0 - 10 10 0
Buckeye Local 000 100 0 - 1 8 1
ST. CLAIRSVILLE (8-12): Jacobs (WP, 8K, 1BB) and Slavik. Freeman D; Provost 3S; Jacobs D, 2S.
BUCKEYE LOCAL (10-11): Banal (LP, 3K, 3BB), Duncan (4th, 1K, 2BB), Ostijich (6th, 1K, 2BB) and Sokolowski.