Record-Courier staff report
RAVENNA 5, KENT ROOSEVELT 4 (8 INN.)
Cody Autry slammed a bases-loaded RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Ravens to a key PTC Metro Division win on Tuesday.
Ravenna (11-4, 6-1) holds on to a share of first place in the division after Kent Roosevelt (9-9, 3-4) rallied from a 4-1 deficit to tie the score with a pair of runs in the top of the fifth inning.
With the scored knotted at 4-4 aftert the Rough Riders batted in the top of the eighth, the Ravens loaded the bases on a single by Kyle Kornbau, and bunt singles by Tate Bennett and Jacob Henson to set up Autry's game-winning hit.
Austin Rozales led Ravenna with three singles, while Kornbau, Bennett and Henson all had two singles.
Brandon Gros had a double and two singles for Roosevelt.
SPRINGFIELD 6, CRESTWOOD 1
The host Red Devils managed just three hits in dropping a PTC Metro Division contest.
Jared Bailey had a triple to lead Crestwood (3-12, 1-6) offensively.
WINDHAM 7, EAST CANTON 1
The host Bombers scored all their runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to down the Hornets in a PTC County Division game.
Cameron Pozsgai went the distance on the mound for Windham (10-5, 5-2) to improve his record to 5-0.
Brad Kowalski and Pozsgai each had a double and two RBI, while Jake Sweet added two singles and an RBI for the Bombers.
WATERLOO 10, ROOTSTOWN 5
The host Vikings rallied for five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to hold onto a share of first place in the PTC County Division.
Rootstown (1-6 County Division) got to Waterloo ace Haley Hurd for 10 hits in the game and held a 3-0 lead in the top of the second inning. The Vikings (9-4, 6-1), however, scored four runs in the bottom of the second to take 4-3 lead.
The Rovers scored twice in the top of the fifth to grab a 5-4 advantage, only to have Waterloo tie it in the bottom of the inning with a run to set up Waterloo's big sixth inning.
Brooke Collins had a double and two RBI, while Brittney Goff and Blair Weaver added a double and RBI each for the Vikings.
Madison Hartung paced Rootstown with three singles and an RBI, while Mandi Huth slapped a double and drove in a pair of tallies.
GARFIELD 11, WOODRIDGE 4
The G-Men kept pace with Waterloo by jumping out to a 7-0 lead and coasting to a County Division win to remain tied for the division lead.
Garfield (8-3, 6-1) was lead offensively by Shelby Baughman with a home run, two singles and two RBI; while Leah Maxey added two doubles and three RBI.
Samantha Schneider had a double for Woodridge (5-11, 2-5).
WINDHAM 10, EAST CANTON 0
Brittany Knight tossed a one-hitter and Jessica Isler slugged four singles and stole three bases to lead the Bomber offense in a PTC County Division game.
Karsyn Mullen added a double, drove in a run and swiped a pair of bases for Windham (11-5, 6-1), which is still tied for the top spot in the division.
KENT ROOSEVELT 12, RAVENNA 1
The visiting Rough Riders broke open a close game with nine runs in the seventh inning to down the Ravens in a PTC Metro Division matchup.
Megan Nicholls gave up just four hits in the circle for Roosevelt (10-5) overall, while Sadie Janus rapped a home run, double, two singles and drove in four runs.
Nicholls pounded a double, two singles and drove in two; while Bailee Wojtowicz chipped in with a double and two RBI for the Rough Riders.
SPRINGFIELD 5, CRESTWOOD 1
Quartni Whited scattered five hits and the host Spartans scored four runs in the second inning to hold onto first place in the PTC Metro Division.
Laura Stubbs drilled a double and drove in two runs and Whited added two singles for Springfield.
Bailee Kodash and Reanna Szarka had a double each for Crestwood (9-4, 4-3).