Eskra becomes Rebel hit leader
ASHTABULA — Crestview’s Haley Eskra became the Rebels’ all-time hit leader in leading her team to a 7-5 win over Ashtabula Edgewood on Saturday.
Eskra had three hits on the day to boost her career total to 123. The previous record holder was Jen Harroff who had 120 from 2002-2005.
Karsyn Moore and Kaedyn Sutton also had three hits each. Baylie Bettura had two hits and two RBIs. Ashton Hughes had two hits and an RBI.
Sutton earned her 15th win of the season in the circle tying a school record. The Rebels are 21-5 on the season and will face Waterloo at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at South Range High School in a Div. III district semifinal.
CR–Kaedyn Sutton, wp (8K, 1BB) and Karsyn Moore.
ED–Bella Varkett, lp (1K, 0BB)
East Palestine 3, Salem 2
SALEM — East Palestine scored all of its runs in the sixth inning to down Salem 3-2 on Saturday.
Morgan Rutledge doubled to lead off that inning and was brought in on a double by Delaney Early. Joclyn Fristik had an RBI single in that inning and Kenzee Johnston had an RBI sac fly.
Bailee Thorn, Elly Exline, Taylor Thorpe and Brooke Veglia had two hits each for Salem, 14-10. Exline tied the Salem single season hits record with 39. Taylor, who had 15 strikeouts, broke the career strikeout record at Salem and now has 456 in just two full seasons and 216 this season.
East Palestine is 17-6 and will face McDonald at 6 p.m. on Monday in a Div. IV district semifinal at Jackson-Milton Elementary.
EP–Jade McBride (4IP, 2K), Caitlin Mohney, wp (3IP, 3K, 0BB) and Taylor Hostetter
SA–Taylor Thorpe, lp (15L, 1BB) and Hayden Carner.