High School Roundup (May 1): Southeast baseball overcomes three-run deficit to beat Mogadore

Record-Courier staff report Published:

Record-Courier staff report

BASEBALL

SOUTHEAST 7, MOGADORE 6

The visiting Pirates moved into first place in the PTC County Division alone as they rallied from a three-run deficit to edge the Wildcats.

Southeast (12-4, 7-1) trailed 4-1 after four innings and 5-3 after five.

But the Pirates exploded for four runs in the top of the sixth and held off a late Mogadore rally.

Nick Sigworth smacked a home run, while Jordan Krych hit a double and single, and Shayne Meadows chipped in with a double and three RBI.

Joey Callahan and Anthony paced the Wildcats (6-7, 2-6) with two singles each.

FIELD 7, NORTON 3

The Falcons took over first place in the PTC Metro Division with a win over the visiting Panthers.

Field (9-5 overall) goes to 7-1 in the division and is atop the standings alone, after Ravenna dropped a division contest to arch-rival Kent Roosevelt.

Zack Church with two singles and two RBI, and Alex Bower and Matt Heater with a double each, led the Falcons' offense.

KENT ROOSEVELT 7, RAVENNA 6 (9 inn.)

Jesse Rogers drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the host Rough Riders a victory over rival Ravenna.

Zak Janus led off the ninth with a double for Kent Roosevelt, and following a pair of intentional walks that loaded the bases Rogers drew a four-pitch walk to plate the winning run.

WOODRIDGE 4, GARFIELD 3

The Bullodgs broke a 3-3 tie with a run in the top of the sixth to knock the host G-Men out of a first-place tie in the PTC County Division with Southeast.

Michael Walter had an RBI for Woodridge (10-5, 6-2), while Bob Bissler had a pair of singles and an RBI for Garfield (10-8, 6-2).

STREETSBORO 5, COVENTRY 2

The visiting Rockets scored all their runs in the first three innings in downing the Comets to capture their first PTC Metro Division win.

Nate Bailey led the offense for Streetsboro (6-10, 1-6) with three singles and an RBI, while Alex Bison and Chase Galinsky added two singles each.

Coventry falls to 7-10, 3-4 on the season.

ROOTSTOWN 10, WATERLOO 2

Colin England pitched a complete game for the Rovers, yielding just three hits and no earned runs in a PTC County Division win over the visiting Vikings.

Rootstown (5-9, 3-4) put the game away early with four runs in the first and three more in the second.

Max Bauch and Jacob Elam had two singles each, while Nait Elkins and Kyle Harris smacked a double each to lead the Rovers.

Thomas Diven had a double for Waterloo (1-11, 0-7).

SPRINGFIELD 12, CRESTWOOD 2

The host Spartans broke the game open early with seven runs in the second inning to cruise to a PTC Metro Division win.

Crestwood (3-13, 1-8) managed just four hits, a double by Adam Haynie, two singles by Torre Filippi and a single by Ryan Fedor.

Springfield improves to 8-6 overall and 4-4 in the Metro Division.

SOFTBALL

WATERLOO 13, WOODRIDGE 0

The Vikings held onto share of first place in the PTC County Division as Haley Hurd tossed a five-inning, complete-game shutout of the host Bulldogs on Wednesday.

Kaitlyn Hood smacked a double and two singles and drove in two runs to pace Waterloo (10-4, 7-1).

Hurd helped herself with a triple; Julie Podnar and Blair Weaver ripped a double and two singles each; and Brooke Collins chipped in with a double for the Vikings.

SOUTHEAST 7, ROOTSTOWN 6 (8 inn.)

The host Pirates scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning on a walk-off single by Alicia Swierz to edge the Rovers in a PTC County Division game.

Southeast (7-9, 5-3) lead 4-1 early, but had to rally for two runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the score at 6-6 and send the contest into extra innings.

Swierz had two singles and two RBI, and Danielle Reagan added a pair of singles to lead the Pirates.

Brandi Barkhurst and Madison Hartung had three singles each for Rootstown (3-9, 1-7).

CRESTWOOD 15, STREETSBORO 0

Alex McKinley fired a one-hitter and Amber Feddor, Jenna Head and Cortny Lower all drove in three runs to lead the host Red Devils to a PTC Metro win.

Feddor and Head both had three sigles and Lower smacked a triple for Crestwood (10-4, 5-3). Heather Pahorsky had two triples and Jenna Kodash and Reanna Szarka chipped in with a triple each for the Red Devils.

KENT ROOSEVELT 11, NORTON 4

The visiting Rough Rider broke the game open with five runs in the sixth inning on the way to a PTC Metro Division win.

Megan Nicholls rapped a home run and drove in four runs to lead Roosevelt (11-5 overall). Caiti Obverholt added two singles and an RB.

FIELD 3, COVENTRY 0

The Falcons stayed in contention in the PTC Metro Division with a win over the host Comets.

Kerrie Trautman tossed a complete-game shutout and Justine Barnes rapped two singles to lead the offense for Field (15-4, 6-1).

BOYS TENNIS

Kent Roosevelt 3, Woodridge 2

The Rough Riders secured regular-season second place in the Portage Trail Conference with a win at home over the Bulldogs on Wednesday, raising their record to 12-4 overall and 10-2 in the PTC.

"Both our doubles pairs were firing on all cylinders today," said Kent Roosevelt coach Kim Uhlik. "They saved their best for last and will be strong contenders in next week's league tournament."

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