Exline helps Salem beat Alliance in ninth inning
SALEM — Salem’s Blaize Exline’s walk-off line drive helped Salem to a 11-10 win over Alliance on Wednesday in Eastern Buckeye Conference play.
Salem moves to 6-1 and 4-0 in the EBC.
Exline had three hits and two RBIs on the night.
Lane Rhodes added a home run and four RBIs. Darius Beck had three hits.
Alliance took a 10-7 lead in the eighth before Salem came back to tie with three in the bottom half of the inning.
The game ended under the lights as rain began to fall.
Salem is at Lisbon on Friday.
A: 3-0-1-3-0-0-0-3-0–10- 9-2
S: 0-5-0-1-0-1-0-3-1–11- 14-4
East Liverpool 6, Harrison 3
EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s Devin Toothman socked two solo home runs — one in the third and one in the fifth — as the Potters secured a 6-3 win over Harrison Central on Wednesday in Buckeye 8 play.
Paxton Grimes had a hit and two RBIs for the winners. Jake Smith earned the win on the mound and had a hit and RBI.
East Liverpool (5-3) will play a doubleheader at Cambridge at 1 p.m. Saturday.
EL–Jake Smith, wp (10K, 3BB) and Evan Tice.
HC–Purosko, lp (3IP, 2K, 1BB), Carmon (3IP, 2BB, 4K) and Memen.
Beaver 13, Edison 12
CALCUTTA — Ryan Cunningham’s walk-off hit in the eighth inning led Beaver Local to a 13-12 win over Harrison Central on Wednesday.
Beaver Local is 4-1 and hosts Harrison on Friday.
Ethan Agnew had twi hits and two RBIs.
Beaver Local had to score two in the bottom of the eighth to win.
Dorian Jackson added two hits and four RBIs. One of the hits was a double.
Micah Jones had three hits and an RBI. Dylan Ferguson had three hits and two RBIs.
Beaver Local exploded for 10 runs in the first, but Edison tied the game up with five in the seventh.
BL–Ethan Agnew, (5IP, 7BB, 2K), Dorian Jackson (2IP, 2BB, 1K), Kristian Lantz, wp (0BB, 0K) and Ryan Cunningham
ED–Gage Cline (2/3IP, 3BB, 2K), Colton Jackson (0IP, 2BB, 0K), Kaleb Whitmore (5 1/3IP, 2BB, 1K), Blake Connelly, lp (1 2/3IP, 3BB, 2K) and Eli Wilson.
Columbiana 19, Leetonia 3
LEETONIA — Columbiana maintained a perfect mark in the Eastern Buckeye Conference as three Clippers combined on a no-hitter in a 19-3 five-inning win over Leetonia on Tuesday.
Zachary Pleka, Brady Kridler and Seth Spooner all saw action on the mound and no-hit the Bears.
The Clippers took a 3-0 lead in the first inning and scored 14 more in the second to take a 17-0 advantage.
Offensively, the Clippers were led by Joey Wilczak with two hits, three runs and two RBIs and Dalton Whitehair with two hits, a run and an RBI.
Pleska contributed two RBIs and Tyler Andersen had a hit and three RBIs. In the second inning, Logan Hoschar tripled and Bayden Pipoly had two-run double
Leetonia’s Dylan Chapman drove in a run and scored another.
Columbiana improves to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the EAOC. The Clippers will play Liberty at 5 p.m. today at Cene Park.
L: 0- 0-3-0-0– 3- 0-5
C–Zachary Plesko, wp (2IP, 4K), Brady Kridler (2IP, 3R, 2K), Seth Spooner (1IP, 1K).
L–Joe Guido (1IP, 3R, 0ER, 1H, 2BB), Ashten Houlette (0IP, 8R, 7ER, 6H, 1BB), Mason Mellinger (1/3IP, 4ER, 1H, 3BB), Peyton Durbin (2IP, 2ER, 3H, 1K, 1BB), Jacob McCool (1IP, 2R, 1ER, 3H, 1K, 1BB), Gabriel Evans (2/3IP, 1BB).
West Branch 16,
St. Thomas 0
BELOIT — West Branch got two hits each from Nick Wilson, Tanner Egli and Josh Meissner in a 16-0 win over St. Thomas on Wednesday.
West Branch is now 6-1. The Warriors host Southeast on Friday.
Wilson added three RBIs.
ST: 0-0-0-0-0– 0-3-6
WB–Garrison Martin, wp (4IP, 4K, 0BB), Beau Alazaus (1IP, 3K) and Tanner Egli
ST–Baustista, lp (2IP, 2K, 3BB), Abdullah (2IP, 1K, 6BB) and Andrzejczyk
South Range 13, Carroll 3
North Bullitt 7, South Range 5
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — South Range split a doubleheader on Wednesday at the Ripken Experience.
In the first game, a 13-3 win over Carroll in six innings, Trey Pancake paced the Raiders with four hits and four RBIs including a double and a triple.
Billy Skripac and Michael Perry had two hits each.
North Bullitt beat the Raiders 7-5 in eight innings in the second game.
Pancake had three hits including a double for the Raiders, 4-1.
South Range will play Madison today at the Ripken Experience.
SR–Billy Skripac, wp (5IP, 3BB, 9K), Trey Pancake (1IP, 1BB, 1K)
NB–Turner, wp (6IP, 2BB, 3K), Saylor (2IP, 1BB, 2K)
SR–Aidan English (2/3IP, 1BB, 1K), Cory Penick (7 1/3IP, 2BB, 3K)
Heartland 11, Crestview 1
COLUMBIANA — Caleb Graft pitched a two-hitter and hit a home run in Heartland’s 11-1 five-inning win over Crestview on Wednesday.
Hayden Stewart had two hits and three RBIs, Aaron Gault doubled and singled and Tom Kling collected a two-run single for the Lions.
Carter Blakeman doubled and Keith Berger singled the Rebels’s two hits.
Heartland (4-1) will play a doubleheader at Lake Center Christian at 11 a.m. Saturday.
CR: 0-0-1-0-0– 1-2-1
HC–Caleb Graft, wp (5IP, 1R, 0ER, 2H, 10K, 2BB) and Aaron Gault.
CR–Ethan Feezle, lp (2IP, 2ER, 5H, 4K, 6BB), Jesse McKee (2/3IP, 5ER, 2H, 1K, 1BB), Matt Strank (1 1/3IP, 2ER, 0H, 2K, 3BB) and Keith Berger.
Lisbon 11, Wellsville 0
WELLSVILLE — Lisbon blanked Wellsville 11-0 in five innings on Wednesday.
Hunter Sturgeon had three RBIs, while Haiden Colvin had two hits and an RBI.
Tyler Welsh and Brayden Flory added singles for the Devils.
LI–Tyler Welsh, wp (5IP, 6K, 0BB) and Brayden Flory.
W–Koontz, lp (0IP, 0K, 4BB), Weekley (4IP, 3K, 6BB), Temple (1IP, 3K, 0BB), Heffner (0IP, 0K, 0BB)