SOFTBALL: Reserve clinches share of lower tier

Western Reserve 8, Sebring 3

SEBRING-The Western reserve softball team clinched a share of the ITCL lower tier title with an 8-3 win over Sebring Friday.

Marley Oles led the Blue Devils (14-2, 13-0 ITCL lower tier) with a triple, a double a single and three RBIs.

Also for Western Reserve, Maddie Krietzburg had a double and two RBIs, while Alexis Miller had two singles.

On Thursday Western Reserve fell to Stow 5-4 in nine innings

Leetonia 7, Lowellville 4

LOWELLVILLE-Leetonia scored four runs in the sixth inning to rally past Lowellville 7-4 in softball action Friday.

Emily Schneider had two hits and a double for the Bears (3-10, 3-9 ITCL lower tier)

The Bears took advantage of 10 walks issued by Lowellville starter Grace Sotlar.

Leetonia is at East Canton Tuesday for a sectional tournament game.

LE: 0-0-2-0-1-4-0-7-6-2

LO: 2-0-0-1-0-1-0-4-6-0

LE-Emily Schneider, wp, (7IP, 5K, 1BB) and Nicole Danko.

LO-Grace Sotlar, lp, (7IP 12K, 10BB) and DeMetro.

Hubbard 3, Columbiana 2

NEW MIDDLETOWN-Hubbard nipped Columbiana 3-2 in softball action Friday.

The game was part of the Mahoning Valley Invitational at Springfield High School.

Haley Tohm had two singles, while Madison Roessler and Holly Gotthardt each doubled for the Clippers (17-3).

Columbiana is back in action today in the Mahoning Valley Invitational against Brookfield.

C: 0-0-0-1-0-0-1-2-6-0

H: 3-0-0-0-0-0-x-3-9-1

H-Caitlin O’Hara, wp, (7IP, 7K, 2BB) and Lea Munnel.

C-Holly Gotthardt, lp, (6IP, 6K, 0BB) and Navi Kaur.