McElwain hits for cycle in Warrior win

BELOIT – Bailey McElwain hit for the cycle with five hits and had four RBIs in West Branch’s 16-5 win over Alliance on Thursday.

Bailey Byers had three hits including a triple and an RBI, while Kaylie Lewis had a single, double and four RBIs. Maddie Pidgeon chipped in two singles and three RBIs.

West Branch is 10-3 and 6-2 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. The Warriors host Minerva today.

AL: 0-1-0-3-1-5-11-2

WB: 1-6-2-1-6-16-19-2

WB-Catie Metzgar, wp (2K, 1BB), Sarah Weber (2K, 0BB) and Bailey Byers.

AL-Megan D’Eramo, lp (0K, 4BB) and Allie Kuntzman.

Columbiana 10,

McDonald 0

COLUMBIANA -Holly Gotthardt threw a five-inning no-hitter as Columbiana knocked off McDonald 10-0 on Thursday.

Sierra Ross had a single, double and four RBIs. Navi Kaur added two singles.

Columbiana is 12-3 and 6-1. Columbiana is at McDonald to today.

M: 0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2

C: 0-0-2-0-8-10-8-1

C-Holly Gotthardt, wp (3K, 2BB) and Navi Kaur.

M-C. Titus, lp and K. Montella.