WEIRTON - The Steubenville Catholic Central softball team scored four times in the first and third innings and went on for a 9-5 victory over Weirton Madonna Tuesday at Starvaggi Field.
Alex McComb was the winning pitcher. She struck out eight and walked three. She also added a pair of singles.
Brittany Bertoia tripled and singled and Maddy Metcalf doubled and singled. Madeline Gulan added a pair of singles.
The Crusaders (9-3) visit Shadyside today.
Courtney Kaczmarek took the loss in her five innings of work. She fanned three and walked one.
Becca Holt, Amanda Paul and Emily Pietranton all singled twice for the Blue Dons (10-6). They head to Conotton Valley today.
Catholic Central 9, Madonna 5
Catholic Central 404 001 0 - 9 10 4
Madonna 201 002 0 - 5 8 4
CATHOLIC CENTRAL (9-3): McComb (WP, 8K, 3W) and Daley, Gulan (5); Bertoia T, S; Gulan 2S; McComb 2S; Metcalf D, S; Daley S; Sepik S.
MADONNA (10-6): Kaczmarek (LP, 3K, 1W), Pulice (6, 0K, 1W) and Magnone; Holt 2S; Paul 2S; Pietranton 2S; Thompson S; Magnone S.
Mohigans blank Brooke
WELLSBURG - Morgantown scored in every inning of a 9-0, five-inning victory at Brooke Tuesday.
Devan Perdue held the Bruins (8-9) to five singles - Taylor Simala, Cassi Camilletti, Michaela Hinerman, Abby Carpenter and Krista D'Ulisse.
Brooke heads to University today.
Morgantown 9, Brooke 0
Morgantown 311 31 - 9 12 2
Brooke 000 00 - 0 5 3
MORGANTOWN: Perdue (WP, 3K, 1W) and Tekavec; Walker S, 3RBI; Perdue 2S, 2RBI; Bolyard S, T 2RBI; Anderson 2S, RBI.
BROOKE (8-9): Castellucci (LP, 1K, 2W), Reardon (5, 0K, 0W) and Preston; Simala S; Camilletti S; Hinerman S; Carpenter S; D'Ulisse.
Red Riders drop Donahue
WEIRTON - Mariah Stevens had a nice afternoon inside the circle and the batters box.
She struck out five, walked three and then blasted a pair of home runs, and a single for four RBIs as Weir High pounded Bishop Donahue, 14-6, Tuesday.
Ashlynn Drizake added five RBIs for the winners on three singles. Jillian Karavanic singled twice and doubled for three RBIs. Brianna Rosnick added a pair of singles.
The Red Riders (4-9) visit Buckeye Local today.
Weir 14, Bishop Donahue 6
Bishop Donahue 111 003 - 6 8 7
Weir 230 234 - 14 14 3
BISHOP DONAHUE: Mele (LP, 3K, 2W) and South; Fallova D; South D, 2S; Mele S, 2RBI; Bonar S, RBI; Purpura S; Little S.
WEIR (4-9): Stevens (WP, 5K, 3W) and Tate; Rosnick 2S; Stevens 2HR, S, 4RBI; Drizake 3S, 5RBI; Karavanic D, 2S, 3RBI; Tate S; Pratt S; Harris S.
Red Knights get a win
CALCUTTA - Hannah Parker and Serena Burkey scored in the top of the seventh inning as the Toronto Red Knights stole a 5-4 win over host Beaver Local on Tuesday.
The Red Knights earned the win on four singles - Burkey, Lexie Berger, Emily Anderson and Allyson Kuntz.
Desiree Meadows grabbed the win. He fanned seven and walked seven.
Toronto visits Oak Glen today.
Toronto 5, Beaver Local 4
Toronto 000 300 2 - 5 4 1
Beaver Local 100 130 0 - 4 6 1
TORONTO: Meadows (WP, 7K, 7W) and Kuntz; Burkey S; Berger S; E. Anderson S; Kuntz S.
BEAVER LOCAL: Kiddey (LP, 4K, 6W) and Withrow; Rinestone 2S; Kiddey D; Messenger S; Prologo S.
Park goose-eggs Edison
RICHMOND - Wheeling Park scored five times in the top of the first inning and cruised to a 13-0 victory over host Edison Tuesday at Jefferson Lake State Park.
Caitlin Brenstuhl started for the Wildcats and Skylar Fankhauser pitched the final two innings. Cassady Jarvis doubled, while Madison Hunter, Charli McConnell and Jackie Wiedaman singled.
Edison visits John Marshall today.
Wheeling Park 13, Edison 0
Wheeling Park 510 43 - 13 11 1
Edison 000 00 - 0 4 4
WHEELING PARK: Carrington (WP, 3K, 0W) and Donzella; Sedon D, HR, S, 4RBI; Johnson 2S; Greer 2D; Karnell S, D.
EDISON: Brenstuhl (LP, 0K, 1W), Fankhauser (4, 0K, 1W) and McConnell, Stewart (4); Hunter S; McConnell S; Jarvis D; Weidaman S.
Panthers down JM
GLEN?DALE?- Sandra Gardner went the distance as Buckeye Local defeated John Marshall for the second time in 72 hours.
The Panthers beat the Monarchs, 3-2, Saturday in the final of the annual Buckeye Local Invitational.
It was the same score Tuesday.
The Monarchs had won 12 in a row before Saturday's loss. They have now lost two of their last three.
Buckeye Local (7-3) has moved into second in OVAC?Class 4A standings.