Columbiana puts away Blue Devils
COLUMBIANA — Columbiana has the reigns in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference after a 10-1 win over Lisbon on Tuesday.
The Clippers are now 9-4 and 7-0 in the EOAC.
Lisbon fell to 5-7 and 5-2 in the EOAC.
Seth Spooner had a double and two RBIs for the winners. Carson Dota had a triple. Trevor Dearing had two hits.
Tyler Welsh had two hits for the Devils.
Columbiana is at East Liverpool on Friday.
C–Riley McElwain, wp (7IP, 12K, 2BB)
L–Hunter Sturgeon, lp (1 1/3IP, 0K, 3BB), Tyler Welsh (1 2/3IP, 2K, 3BB), Adam Spencer (1IP, 0K, 0BB), Ryan Reckner (1 2/3IP, 1K, 4BB), Daimen McCormick (1/3IP, 1K, 0BB).
United 21, Leetonia 6
LEETONIA — United Local packed a lot of hits in the middle of the lineup as the Eagles soared to a 21-6 win over Leetonia on Tuesday.
Landon Rhodes had four hits and three RBIs, while Tyler Dickens had four hits and two RBIs. Mikey Bardo had three hits and two RBIs. Nevin Hahlen had a hit and three RBIs. Tanner McCormack had two hits and four RBIs.
Tatum Finley had two hits for Leetonia.
L: 0-0-0-3-2-1-0– 6- 6-7
U–Tanner McCormack, wp (6IP, 12K, 3BB), Loudon Stryffeler (1/3IP, 1K, 0BB)
L–Brayden Duko, lp (7IP, 5K, 6BB)
Southern 9, Wellsville 3
SALINEVILLE — Aiden Spahlinger had two hits and an RBI, while Timmy West had a hit and two RBIs as Southern slapped Wellsville 9-3 on Tuesday.
Garrett Brewer added a double and RBI for the Indians, 8-6.
Kolby Ramsey had a single, double and RBI for the Tigers.
Southern is scheduled to host Heartland today, weather pending.
Southern’s jayvees defeated Beaver Local 18-6 on Tuesday.
Chuck McCulley had two singles, a triple and five RBIs for the Indians. Gabe Blissenbach had three hits.
SO–Bradly Sloan, wp (5IP, 5K, 4BB), Sam May (2IP, 2K, 2BB)
WE–Troy Carter, lp (6IP, 5K, 2BB)
Salem 3, Alliance 2
ALLIANCE — Salem’s baseball team is looking to be a league title contender after a 3-2 victory over Marlington on Tuesday in a key Eastern Buckeye Conference tilt.
The Quakers are 11-2 overall and 5-0 in the EBC. Salem sits alone in first place in the league.
Darius Beck continued his hot hitting with a single, double an RBI.
Lane Rhodes, a Youngstown State recruit, got the win on the mound with seven strikeouts. He also had a double and an RBI.
The two teams will play again at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The game scheduled for 7 p.m. today was struck from the schedule.
Salem has EBC series with Carrollton, Canton South and West Branch left.
S–Lane Rhodes, wp (7IP, 7K, 2BB)
M–Tommy Skelding, lp (5IP, 8K, 1BB), Garrett Odey (2IP, 3K, 0BB)
West Branch 3, Minerva 0
MINERVA — Dru DeShields threw a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts in a 3-0 win over Minerva on Tuesday.
David Cunningham had two hits and an RBI for the Warriors.
Nick Wilson had a hit and RBI.
West Branch is 9-5 and 2-3 in the EBC.
Minerva is 6-8.
W–Dru DeShields, wp (7IP, 15K, 2BB)
M–Nick Lautzenheiser, lp (7IP, 7K, 4BB)
Martins Ferry 12, East Liverpool 8
EAST LIVERPOOL — Martins Ferry defeated East Liverpool 12-8 on Tuesday in boys baseball action.
Mason Ludwig drove in five runs for the Potters on home runs in the first and fourth innings.
Jake Smith, Trent Davis and Evan Tice all had multiple hits for the Potters. Smith went 3 for 5 at the plate.
Colin Snedeker had a home run for the Riders.
East Liverpool is scheduled to host Indian Creek today, weather pending.
EL: 3-0-2-2-1-0-0– 8-13-4
EL–Devin Toothman, wp (1 2/3IP, 4BB, 2BB), Paxton Grimes (3 1/3IP, 2K, 0BB), Mason Ludwig (2IP, 2BB, 4K)
MF–T. Hanson, lp (4 1/3IP, 3K, 3BB), Lucey (2 2/3IP, 0BB, 5K)
Brooke 9, Oak Glen 5
NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Brooke had 15 hits in a 9-5 win over Oak Glen on Tuesday.
Hunter Patterson had a single, triple and RBI for the Golden Bears.
Jered Hissman had a double and three RBIs.
Hunter Rhodes had three hits and an RBI.
BR–C. Fuscardo, wp (5 1/3IP, 1BB, 1K), Shorts (1 2/3IP, 0BB, 3K)
OG–Danny Bridges, wp (4 2/3IP, 2BB, 3K), Cody Patterson (2 1/3IP, 1BB, 3K)