East Palestine bops Heartland

Heartland’s Hayden Stewart pitches against East Palestine on Thursday at Next Level. (Photo by Michael Burich)

UNITY — East Palestine had the bats ready to go in a 16-6 win over Heartland Christian on Thursday at Next Level Sports Complex.

Jordon Fristik went 5 for 6, while Cameron Wischerman was 4 for 5 for the Bulldogs (3-7). Sean Helpy got the win on the mound and added three hits.

Hayden Stewart had two hits for the Lions (4-4). Caleb Graft added two hits. Zach Labon and Nate Garzanich had doubles.

East Palestine hosts Mohawk (Pa.) on Saturday. Heartland is at East Canton on Monday.

EP: 3-2-7-0-0-2-2–16-18-2

HC: 0-0-1-4-0-0-1–6-8-4

EP –Sean Helpy, wp (3IP, 0BB, 1K), Zion Figley (1IP, 3BB, 0K), Brock Cheruco (3IP, 2BB, 1K) and Conner Elliott.

HC–Hayden Stewart, lp (2IP, 0BB, 1K), Caleb Graft (2/3IP, 3BB, 1K), Sean Gilmore (4 1/3IP, 1K, 1BB) and Tom Kling.

Minerva 11, United 4

MINERVA — Minerva scored three runs in the fifth inning and six in the sixth to rally past United, 11-4, Thursday.

Charlie Bolanz led the Lions with three hits, including a home run and a double, four RBIs and two runs. Alex Kimble had a double, two singles and four runs; Cameron Maley two doubles and three RBIs; Evan Hertel two hits and two runs.

For the Eagles, Brady Leyman had two doubles and two RBIs and Austin Minard two singles and a run.

United will host Southern on Monday.

U: 0-1-3-0-0-0-0– 4- 7-0

M: 1-0-1-0-3-6-x–11-12-1

M–L. Kimble, wp (5 1/3IP, 3ER, 7H, 3BB), E. Herel (1 2/3IP, 1K) and Alex Kimble.

U–Shane Black, lp (5IP, 8ER, 10H, 2K, 4BB), Ethan Antram (0IP, 3ER, 1H, 3BB), Brady Leyman (1IP, 1H, 1BB) and Parker Hydrick.

Lisbon 7, Waterloo 0

ATWATER — Garrett Cox threw a shutout to lead Lisbon to a 7-0 win over Waterloo on Thursday.

Jaikep Entrikin had two hits including a double for the Devils, while Logan Bell had a double.

LI: 2-0-2-0-2-1-0–7-8-1

W: 0-0-0-0-0-0-0–0-7-4

LI–Garrett Cox, wp (4K, 0BB)

W–Colbert, lp (4IP, 3BB, 2K), Wise (2IP, 1BB, 1K), Weaver (1IP, 1BB, 0K)

Ursuline 10, Columbiana 1

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s baseball team fell to Ursuline by a 10-1 count on Thursday at Firestone Park.

Chase Franken had two hits including a double for Columbiana (4-5). Ryan Fahs had two hits. Evan Kenneally drove in the Clippers’ only run.

Columbiana is at West Branch today.