The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio


July 21, 2013

Roundup: New Albany gets win in lidlifter

New Albany took home an opening round win over Washinton Courthouse 6-1 after taking a 6-0 lead in the early going.

New Albany threw up three runs in the first to things and added two more runs in the bottom half of the third and a final insurance run in the fourth.

Nick Shroyer faced 13 batters and recorded 13 outs to get the win, striking out six.

Derek Hall provided the only run, and only hit, for Washington Courthouse with a homer.

Jacob Snyder and Parker Thompson each had homers for New Albany while Jim Stevens and Will King each had doubles.

Wheelersburg 5, Avon 3

Wheelersburg overcame an early defecit with a three-run third inning then staved off an Avon rally with two more runs in the bottom of the fourth to score an opening round victory, 5-3.

Avon took an early 1-0 lead by scoring in the first, but Wheelersburg came back with five in the third and fourth innings which proved the difference despite a two-run fourth inning by Avon.

Athan Temponares scored the win for Wheelersburg, throwing five inning, fanning 11 and allowing two runs on six hits.

Cam Carrandang had a homer for Avon.

Trey Carter had a double for Wheelersburg while Gage Salyers, Temponares and Dustin Darnell each had two hits in the win.

Dover Grey 9, Bellvue 4

An early six-run lead launched Dover Grey to a 9-4 opening round win over Bellvue.

Jeremy Salvo got the win in throwing four innings pitched, striking out four and giving up two runs on four hits.

Dover got home runs from Ethan Snyder, Alex Sayre and Salvo while Ian Sexton, Ethan Snyder, Brendan Miller and Jack Murphy doubled in the win.

Gavin Starling and Bryce McMurray each homered for Bellvue.

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  • SB Heralds roll

    It may have taken a little longer than coach Mike Houser would have liked, but the St. John softball team made a few crucial adjustments. It was those adjustments that led to a 12-2 victory over Horizon Science Academy on Thursday at Massucci Field.

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mustangs come up short

    The Grand Valley baseball team hasn’t had a plethora of leads to deal with so far this season. Thursday afternoon, the Mustangs got one early, but saw Ledgemont erupt for 4 runs in the fifth inning to claim a 10-8 Northeastern Athletic Conference victory.

    April 25, 2014

  • Barber’s boys bounce back

    The top of the first inning of Jefferson’s non-conference clash with Champion didn’t follow a script that Falcons coach Scott Barber probably would’ve liked.

    April 25, 2014

  • Scholastic Statistics:

    St. John 12,
    Horizon Science Academy 2
    at Massucci Field

    April 25, 2014

  • Area High School Baseball Statistical Leaders:

    INDIVIDUAL BATTING (minimum 15 at-bats)
    PLAYER    SCHOOL    AVG    OB%    SLG%    AB    R    H    2B    3B    HR    RBI    SB
    Travis Kiser    PV    .647    .682    .823    17    8    11    3    0    0    1    11
    Graham Becker    Riverside    .500    .533    .500    28    5    14    0    0    0    3    1
    Matt Barber    Jefferson    .486    .565    .568    37    9    18    3    0    0    15    0

    April 25, 2014

  • Scholastic Schedule:


    Cardinal at Edgewood (4:30)
    PV at Brookfield (5)
    Ledgemont at Madison (4:30)
    Geneva at Jefferson (5)

    April 25, 2014

  • Complete performance

    It has taken a while for the Grand Valley Mustangs to put it all together on the softball diamond this season. Wednesday afternoon, the Mustangs did just that, combining a superb pitching effort by Katie Paskey with a tight defense and opportune offense to smother the Maplewood Rockets, 8-1, in Northeastern Athletic Conference action.

    April 24, 2014

  • Pirates sail past Eagles

    The seniors on the Perry softball team wanted to talk with coach Frank Rico. They had some ideas for how their coach could help the Pirates. Rico was receptive of the players’ thoughts. It didn’t hurt that the Pirates were right on the mark in their assessments.

    April 24, 2014

  • Don A Don McCormack column: Years of wonder, indeed...

    The recent effort that appeared in this space last week about things yours truly did while growing up that prompted several replies, which were also published as a followup, brought one more into my inbox the other day.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thompson breaks own vaulting mark

    Geneva pole vaulter Ally Thompson is competing mostly with herself in the early going. She claimed a major victory in that category in toppling her own Ashtabula County record in the Eagles’ victories over Lakeside and Harvey at Spire on Wednesday.

    April 24, 2014

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