SOFTBALL: Crestview girls overtake United

COLUMBIANA-Crestview beat United 7-3 in an ITCL upper tier softball regular season game on Wednesday.

Lindsey Balmenti struck out 14 for the Rebels, while Carlie Diedrick had three hits, including two double, and two RBIs and Sydni Davis had two hits. Taylor Coblentz had a hit and RBI.

Crestview ends its season at 17-4, 9-3.

Elle Smith had three hits and an RBI for the Eagles, who finish their season 4-22 overall and 3-11 in the ITCL upper tier.

U: 2-1-0-0-0-0-0-3-11-0

C: 3-0-0-0-0-4-x-7-11-1

C-Lindsey Balmenti, wp, (7IP, 14K, 6BB).

U-Amanda Hall, lp, (6IP, 2K, 1BB).

West Branch 10, Carrollton 0

CARROLLTON-The West Branch softball team blanked Carrollton 10-0 in a Northeastern Buckeye Conference regular season game on Wednesday.

Jani Stewart was 4 for 5 with a double and an RBI for the Warriors (17-6, 9-4 NBC), while Bailey Byers, Sarah Weber and Bailey McElwain all had two hits.

Carrollton falls to 9-15, 6-8.

Fourth-seeded West Branch plays second-seed Poland in a Div. II district semifinal at 5 p.m. today at Alliance High School.

WB: 5-0-2-2-0-0-1-10-14-0

CA: 0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-3

WB-Sarah Weber, wp, (3IP 1K, 0BB), Catie Metzgar (3IP, 2K, 2BB), Kaylee Manning (1IP, 3K, 0BB) and Bailey Byers.

CA-Brenna Campbell, lp, (7IP, 2K, 6BB) and Courtney Shine.

West Branch JVs

BELOIT-The West Branch jayvee softball team beat Carrollton 14-6 Wednesday. Ashley Weber had 12 strikouts for the Warriors, while Kyliegh Todd had three singles and two RBIs. West Branch is 16-2.