Rhodes betters Alliance ace
ALLIANCE — Salem’s Lane Rhodes threw a complete-game to boost the Quaker win streak to five as the Quakers downed Alliance 2-1 on Tuesday in Eastern Buckeye Conference play.
Aviator standout Gavin Bruni went five innings and held the Quakers hitless before exiting.
Gavin Wilms two-out, two-run double put the Quakers ahead in the sixth.
Salem is 5-1 and 3-0 in the league and will host Alliance today.
S–Lane Rhodes, wp
Lisbon 7, United 4
LISBON — Lisbon held off a late United rally to down the Eagles 7-4 on Tuesday.
United scored three runs in the seventh to make it interesting.
Tyler Graham, Adam Spencer and Hunter Sturgeon had two hits each for the Devils.
Brock Rhodes had two hits and two RBIs for the Eagles.
Lisbon is 3-2 and 3-0 in the EOAC.
LI–Hunter Sturgeon, wp (6 2/3IP, 8K), Tyler Welsh (1/3IP) and Brayden Flory
UN–Nevin Hahlen, lp (2IP, 1BB, 3K), Dante Rapp (2 1/3IP, 7BB, 4K), Louden Stryffler (1 2/3IP, 1BB, 2K) and Tyler Dickens.
Columbiana 13, Heartland 1
COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s baseball team defeated Heartland 13-1 in five innings on Tuesday at Firestone Park.
The game was arranged in the early afternoon due to a schedule change.
Columbiana moved to 3-1 while Heartland fell to 3-1.
Alex Eusebio had his first win the Clippers on the mound. Riley McElwain went 3 for 4 with an RBI for Columbiana. Brady Dixon had a single, double and two RBIs. Seth Spooner added a single, double and three RBIs. Carson Dota had a hit and an RBI. Brady Kridler had a hit and an RBI.
Columbiana is at Leetonia today.
C–Alex Eusebio, wp (5IP, 2K, 3BB)
H–Luke Rafferty lp (2IP, 1BB, 0K), Jake Kling (2/3IP, 3BB, 1K), Joel Morgan (1 1/3IP, 1K, 0BB)
LEETONIA — Southern Local’s Sam May had a single, double and two RBIs as the Indians dropped Leetonia 6-1 on Tuesday.
Noah Perfetto had a two hits.
Timmy West struck out 11 and limited Leetonia to one hit.
Southern hosts Conotton Valley on Friday.
SL–Timmy West, wp (7IP, 11K, 1BB)
LE–Dylan Chapman, lp (7IP, 3BB, 5K)
South Range 10, Bullitt Central 1
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — South Range’s baseball team topped Bullitt Central 10-1 on Tuesday in a contest at the Ripken Experience.
South Range is 3-1 and will play Carroll (Ohio) and North Bullitt (Kentucky) today.
Trey Pancake socked a two-run homer for the winners. Michael Perry had a triple and Aidan English had a double.
SR–Brandon Mikos, wp (7IP, 2BB, 6K)
BC–Phillip Hughes, lp (4IP, 3BB, 3K), Marvin Nelson (2IP, 1BB, 0K), Blake Peadley (1IP, 1K)
West Branch 10, Ursuline 0
BELOIT — West Branch’s baseball team smoked Ursuline 10-0 in six innings on Tuesday.
West Branch was led by Nick Wilson who had four hits and three RBIs.
W–David Cunningham, wp (4IP, 7K), Dru DeShields (2IP, 2K)
McDonald 14, Sebring 2
MCDONALD — McDonald beat Sebring 14-2 in baseball action on Monday.
Matt Byrd had a hit for the Trojans.
SE: 0-0-2-0-0-0-0–2-2- 4
SE–Dylan Johnson, lp (2K, 4BB)
Crestview 4, Liberty 1
COLUMBIANA — Crestview scored three runs in the sixth inning to beat Liberty, 4-1, Tuesday.
The Rebels are 3-2 overall and 3-0 in the MVAC Grey Tier.
Sam Campbell picked up the win by pitching five scoreless inning and striking out 11. Kyle Saunders pitched a scoreless sixth inning and Carter Blakeman earned the save.
Liberty’s Trevor Strohmeyer went 2-for-2.
Crestview will travel to Heartland Christian today.
C: 0-0-0-0-1-3-x– 4-1-0
C–Sam Campbell, wp (5IP, 4H, 11K), Kyle Saunders (1IP), Carter Blakeman, save (1IP).
L–Dwight Clark, lp (2R, 1H, 9K).