Salem’s crazy week continues
SALEM — Louisville, ranked fifth in the Div. I state poll, held Salem hitless in its 9-0 victory on Thursday.
Salem went seven innings with Louisville for only the second time in the series history. Kirsten Wharmby tossed the no-hitter.
Salem hosts West Branch today.
S: 0-0-0-0-0-0-0–0- 0-5
L–Kirsten Wharmby wp (7IP, 7K)
LISBON — Autumn Oehlstrom powered Lisbon with two home runs during the team’s 13-7 victory over Lowellville Thursday.
Lisbon improves to 6-8 and travels to Crestview today.
Oehlstrom also recorded a triple and five RBIs. Devyn Flory had two singles, two runs scored and three RBIs. Kimmi Wiggers tallied a single and an RBI in her first game this season.
LI–Sam Tinsley wp (7IP, 6K, 3BB)
LO–I. Satler lp (4 1/3IP, 10R, 10H, 4K, 5BB), Sandora (1 2/3IP, 3R, 4H, 0K, 1BB)
West Branch 12,
BELOIT — West Branch took it to Northeastern Buckeye Conference foe Minerva 12-4 on Thursday.
West Branch improves to 12-4, 6-1 in the NBC, and travels to Salem today.
Bailey Byers led the Warriors with a home run, two triples, a single and two RBIs. Grace Heath tallied a triple, double, single and an RBI. Maddie Pidgeon and Kelsey Byers had two hits apiece.
For the Lions, Amber Hume had two singles, a double and an RBI. Maddie Phillips collected a double and an RBI.
M: 0-0-0-2-0-0-2– 4- 9-3
W–Kelsey Byers wp (7IP, 8K, 1BB) and Bailey Byers
M–Lauren Frigyes lp (4K, 0BB), Olivia Kamph (0K, 0BB) and Kylie Byers
COLUMBIANA–The Columbiana softball team used an eight-run third inning to roll past Howland 16-1 Thursday.
Kennedy Fullum led the charge for the unbeaten Clippers (13-0) with two doubles, a single and five RBIs. Taylor Ross added two singles and two RBIs, whileMorgan Highley had two singles and an RBI.
Columbiana is at East Palestine today.
H–Miller, lp, (2 1/3 IP, 3K, 3BB), Hartzel (1 1/3IP 0K, 4BB) and Buckley.
C–Marisa McDonough, wp, (5IP, 6K, 0BB) and Alexis Cross/Gillian Stilson.
Western Reserve 6, East Palestine 4
BERLIN CENTER–Layla Woolf hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning to lift Western Reserve past East Palestine 6-4 Thursday.
Woolf finished with three hits and four RBIs as the Blue Devils improve to 6-3. East Palestine drops to 4-6.
Taylor Hostetter had an RBI double for the Bulldogs, while Sara Buskirk had a single. Haliegh Blatt added two hits for Western Reserve.
East Palestine hosts Columbiana today.
EP–Caitlin Mohney, lp, (6IP, 2K, 1BB) and Madee Foster.
WR–Layla Woolf, wp, (7IP, 8K, 4BB) and Morgan Donithan.
South Range 8, Spring Mills (WV) 7
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.–Hope Thomas hit a go-ahead single in the top of the ninth to propel South Range past Spring Mills (WV) 8-7 in the Grand Strand Classic Thursday.
Thomas finished with two singles as the Raiders improve to 8-3 overall.
Madison Weaver added three singles and two RBIs, while Codi Taylor tripled, singled and drove in a pair of runs. Felecia Gaeta finished with a double and a single.
The Raiders are back in action today against Poca (WV).
SR–Sophia Pallota (5IP, 3K, 1BB), Megan Rossero, wp, (3IP, 2K, 2BB), Caragyn Yanek, sv, (1IP, 3K, 0BB) and Hanna Dennison.
SM–Megaryee (6IP, 0K, 2BB), Grimes, lp, (3IP, 0K, 0BB) and Oliver.