Strasburg 3, Newcomerstown 2
STRASBURG -- Host Strasburg plated a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull off a come-from-behind 3-2 Inter-Valley Conference win over visiting Newcomerstown on Monday.
After both teams scored a single run in the second frame, the Trojans pushed across a run in the fourth to take a 2-1 lead before the two-run outburst by the Tigers in the sixth to claim the win.
Boss Gibson took the hard-luck loss for Newcomerstown (3-18) with a pair of strikeouts. Laundry Hostetler was the Strasburg starter with Ernie Palek coming on in the sixth to pick up the win. The duo combined for eight strikeouts.
The Trojans collected five hits paced by Eric Rose with a two-run home run and a single. The Tigers smacked seven hits led by Nick Metzger with a double, while the other six were all singles.
Ridgewood 9, Newcomerstown 0
Ridgewood High's C.J. Groves spun a complete game no-hitter to lead the Generals to a 9-0 shutout win over host Newcomerstown on Thursday.
Groves was in total control, fanning 13 and walking none. He even helped with the offense by stroking a pair of doubles.
Joining in the Generals' 10-hit attack were Trent Lingo, Ryan Lowe and Landon Smith, who each had two hits. Lingo had four RBI.
Coshocton 9, Newcomerstown 1
(Division III Sectional)
WEST LAFAYETTE-- Coshocton High broke open a close game with a six-run sixth inning to defeat Newcomerstown, 9-1, in the Division III Sectional Tournament at Ridgewood High School on Saturday.
Christian Osborn tossed a complete game for Coshocton, limiting Newcomerstown to just four hits while striking out five and walking three.
CHS jumped to a 2-0 lead in the second inning when Osborn walked; Josh Helbling reached on an error and Brock Bolden collected a two-run double.
The Redskins upped the advantage to 3-0 in the fifth when Dyson Bowmn squeezed home Evan Johnson.
In the big sixth inning uprising, Coshocton got a single from Helbling before Bolden was hit by a pitch. After an out, Hayden Campbell ripped an RBI single before Johnson and Dylan Ogle both collected two-run singles. Ogle scored the final run when he stole third and raced home on an error.
Newcomerstown (3-21) scored its lone tally in the seventh on a single by Eric Rose and an RBI single by Joseph Crank.
Johnson and Cantrell both had two singles for Coshocton.
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Hiland 8, Ridgewood 1
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Host Ridgewood High dropped an 8-1 decision to Hiland in Inter-Valley Conference baseball action on Tuesday.
The Generals offense was 'MIA' on the night collecting just three hits and a lone fourth inning run to drop to 14-8 overall, and 8-3 in IVC action.
Trent Lingo tallied a pair of singles for RHS, while Jacob Bone chipped in with a basehit.
Hiland was led by Grant Troyer with a triple and two singles, and Ryan Troyer with a pair of basehits.
Zak Keesee (3-2) suffered the loss on the mound, finishing with three strikeouts and three walks for the Generals.
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Indian Valley 7, Claymont 5
UHRICHSVILLE -- Visiting Indian Valley High used a fast start to pick up a 7-5 win over Claymont in prep baseball action on Tuesday.
The Braves tacked on a four run first inning to quickly jump into the lead and made it hold up for the win.
Kyle Lehigh picked up the pitching win for Indian Valley (11-10), and aided his own cause by belting a home run. Dusty Byers banged out a pair of basehits for the Braves.
Claymont (9-10) was led by Jordan Ueltschy with a double, three singles, while Mitch Smith and Trent Johnson each added two singles.
Indian Valley 5, Tuslaw 4
GNADENHUTTEN -- A sacrifice fly by Dusty Byers proved to be the difference for Indian Valley High in a 5-4 victory over visiting Tuslaw High in a PAC-7 match-up on Wednesday.
With the game deadlocked at 4-4 entering the bottom of the sixth, Byers brought home teammate Holden Fellers with the game winning run. Byer's game winning RBI capped a solid night at the plate, adding a double and single, while Brandon Fox chipped in with a pair of basehits for Indian Valley (12-10, 7-5 PAC-7).
Shawn Mills (4-3) picked up the win on the mound with a complete game outing, recording seven strikeouts and three walks.
Tuslaw (15-7, 7-5 PAC-7) was led by Jake Wise with two singles.