Garaway 13, Newcomerstown 0
NEWCOMERSTOWN — Visiting Garaway capitalized on eight Newcomerstown errors to cruise past the Trojans, 13-0 in Inter-Valley Conference baseball action on Monday.
The Pirates were scoreless the first two innings, but erupted for six runs in the top of the third to take command of the game.
Gavin Weaver accepted the pitching loss for Newcomerstown (0-19, 0-9 IVC) allowing eight runs (4 earned) on eight hits without allowing a walk with one K.
Jared Simmons and Alex Porcher were the only two Trojans to get a hit with one single each.
Ridgewood 19, Claymont 2
UHRICHSVILLE — Visiting Ridgewood High rolled past Claymont by a 19-2 final count in Inter-Valley Conference baseball action on Monday.
RHS banged out a total of 16 hits in the rout, paced by senior Kolton Alexander with a double, three singles with four RBIs, while Nick Morton ripped a double and two singles.
Sophomore Koleten Smith and senior Zach Wright chipped in with a double and single. Smith also picked up the pitching win, finishing with 10 Ks and no walks in five innings of work.
Ridgewood 15, Buckeye Trail 1
OLD WASHINGTON — Visiting Ridgewood took advantage of seven errors by the Buckeye Trail Warriors to post a 15-1 Inter-Valley Conference win Wednesday.
Memphis Cutshall gained the mound victory for the Generals, striking out five and walking none. Zak Hoop was the BT starter and took the loss with one strikeout and no walks. He got relief help from Jacob Fannin and Ronnie Rominger who combined for no strikeouts and five free passes.
Ridgewood banged out 13 hits, all singles, led by Cutshall who helped his own cause with three singles. Zach Wright, Connor Kunze and Jarrett Slusser tacked on two singles each.
Buckeye Trail (2-15, 1-6 IVC) had six hits led by Jensen Helmuth with a double and Caden Burga with two base hits.
Buckeye Trail 7, Newcomerstown 1
NEWCOMERSTOWN - Jensen Helmuth was masterful on the mound fanning eight in a complete-game effort as the visiting Buckeye Trail Warriors rolled to a 7-1 victory over the winless Newcomerstown Trojans for their first win in Inter-Valley Conference play on Thursday.
Helmuth gave up just one free pass in claiming the win. Thurman Gibson absorbed the loss for the Trojans with three strikeouts and five walks.
The Warriors (3-15, 1-7 IVC) had six hits, all singles, led by Austin Gray with two singles. Newcomerstown (0-20, 0-10 IVC) managed just three hits, all singles by Gibson, Coltin Meek and Levi Kilpatrick.
Malvern 8, Newcomerstown 4
MALVERN - Homestanding Malvern High took advantage of five errors to keep Newcomerstown winless with an 8-4 Inter-Valley Conference baseball victory on Friday.
Drew Hutchinson got the pitching win for Malvern with eight strikeouts and two walks while Alex Porcher took the loss for Newcomerstown with four Ks and five walks.
Jacob Foster had a single and three RBI and Jake Moser had a two-run single to lead Malvern.
For Newcomerstown (0-22, 0-14 IVC), Ryan Miller collected a double, single and two RBI while James Simmons, Coltin Meek and Grayson Wagner each had a double.
Division IV Sectional
Newcomerston 16, Beallsville 0
NEWCOMERSTOWN —Timing was everything for the young Newcomerstown High baseball team on Saturday to open Division IV sectional action.
Fielding a youthful line-up, the Trojans struggled to a 0-21 regular season mark but kicked off the postseason with a convincing 16-0 victory over Beallsville to earn win number one and advance on down the tournament trail
Junior hurler Grayson Wagoner was in control for the Trojans on the mound, tossing a complete game three-hitter with 7 Ks and without a walk to earn the win.
Wagoner’s teammates gave him all the run support he would need with five runs in the fourth inning. Gavin Weaver, Louy Berndt, Wagoner, and Brain Schurtz all collected RBIs in the frame.
Freshman Logan Hursey turned in a perfect effort 3-for-3 at the plate for the Trojans with a double, two singles with three RBIs. Sophomore Gavin Weaver and freshman Jared Simmons each chipped in with a pair of basehits for NHS, while Jayce Cabot stroked a double.