RHS 10, Sandy Valley 4
MAGNOLIA-- The Generals overcame an early 4-0 deficit to come away with a 10-4 win over the Cardinals on Friday in an IVC game.
Trent Lingo (5-1) came on in relief after the Cardinals vaulted out to the lead and shut them out the rest of way in picking up the mound win.
Dakota Albertson blasted a three run homer in the fourth inning followed by another Ridgewood run to tie the game. The Generals racked up six runs in the seventh frame for the win.
Thomas Ellis and Ryan Lowe each had base hits that produced two RBI apiece.
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Indian Valley 15, Timken 6
GNADENHUTTEN -- The Braves steamrolled the Trojans on Friday, 15-6, in Principals Athletic Conference action.
The teams were tied 2-2 after the first inning before Indian Valley scored five runs in the second frame and coasted from there.
Jake Hursey got the win for the Braves (13-5, 7-2 PAC) while Paul Mattern took the loss.
Kyle Lehigh and Chase Burcher were both productive at the plate with a double and two base hits apiece. Zane Shuss was strong with two doubles and a single.
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Central Catholic 9, Newcomerstown 1
The Trojans left the field Thursday night still looking for their initial win of the season following a 9-1 loss to Inter-Valley Conference opponent Tuscarawas Central Catholic.
Brandon Sweet tossed a one-hitter to take the win for the Saints (10-1, 7-1 IVC), while the loss went to Doug Dorsey of the Trojans (0-12, 0-8 IVC). Joseph Crank came on in the relief in the fifth frame for NHS.
Sweet helped his cause by tallying a double and a single while Gage Miller had four RBI for the Saints.
Eric Rose recorded Newcomerstown's lone hit, a single.
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Indian Valley 5, Claymont 4
GNADENHUTTEN -- Logan Cozart cracked a double in the bottom of the sixth to bring in the winning run as the Braves knocked off the Mustangs in a non conference game on Thursday.
Indian Valley relief pitcher Brandon Fox got the win after taking over for Kyle Lehigh in the fourth frame. Derrick Barker took the loss in pitching a complete game as he struck out six. Claymont (9-4) stranded 11 base runners.
Fellers got a double for the Braves (11-5) after the first two batters had struck out before Cozart brought him home with his smash to left field.
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Garaway 2, Ridgewood 1
WEST LAFAYETTE -- A dramatic suicide bunt by Tristan Gerber brought home the winning run as the Pirates scored an eight inning win over the Generals in IVC action on Wednesday.
Toby Miller, who crossed the plate on the play, shut out Ridgewood in the bottom half of the inning to record the save. Gabe Elmore was credited with the win for Garaway (9-2, 6-2 IVC) as he gave up just three hits while striking out 13.
C.J. Grove had a double for the Generals (12-6, 6-3 IVC). Zak Keesee nailed an RBI single in the first inning.
Thomas Ellis took the loss as he gave up six hits while also reaching double digit strike outs with 10. The two starting pitchers combined for 23 total strikeouts.
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Indian Valley 9, Timken 2
CANTON -- The Braves used five runs in the third to break open a 1-1 game en route to a 9-2 win over the Trojans on Wednesday in PAC action.
Logan Cozart smacked a double and single for Indian Valley while Mitch Kennedy and Chase Burcher cracked two base hits apiece.
Jonathon Howard gave up just three hits in earning the win for the Braves (11-5, 6-2 PAC).
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Sandy Valley 12, NHS 11
MAGNOLIA -- The winner of the game was the one with the last at bat and that was the Cardinals as they came away with a 12-11 victory over the Trojans on Wednesday. Both teams combined for 23 runs, 18 hits, and eight errors.
The Trojans struck for four runs in the first inning of the see-saw contest, only to see their hosts tie the game at 4-4 in the third. Then it was Sandy Valley's turn to go up by four as they racked up that total in the fourth inning to go up 8-4. The lead didn't last long when the Trojans came back immediately in the top of the fifth with another four runs to tie. The Cardinals regained the lead with a run on their next at-bat. Both teams scored twice in the sixth frame and in the top of the seventh, Newcomerstown scored once to tie the contest at 11-11. But the Cardinals got the run they needed in the bottom half to pull out the win.
Caleb Fenton smashed a triple and single to go with one RBI while Hayden McAfee had a single and three RBI.
Tyler Craigo came through with two base hits, an RBI, and scored three times.
Cody Hughes led Sandy Valley with three RBI that came from a home run and single. Teammate John Rice added a double and three RBI.
Doug Dorsey, who clubbed a double, was tagged with the mound loss. Zach Mozden got credit for the win for Sandy Valley (6-4, 4-3 IVC).
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Ridgewood 22, Malvern 1
WEST LAFAYETTE -- It was a no-hitter, no-contest for the Generals on Tuesday as they demolished the Hornets 22-1 in Inter-Valley Conference action.
Three pitchers, including Trent Lingo, Landon Smith and Zak Keesee, combined for the pitching gem with Smith getting credit for the win. Jeremy Lynch was tagged with the loss.
Ridgewood (12-5, 6-2 IVC) really only needed two runs to win the game but piled up 22 thanks to a 14 run onslaught in the fourth inning to "break open" an 8-1 game.
Leading the hit parade was C.J. Grove with three base hits, Ryan Lowe with a double and single, and Zak Keesee and Skylor Dennis with two base hits apiece.
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