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ROOTSTOWN 12, LAKE CENTER CHRISTIAN 3
The host Rovers took over sole possession of first place in the PTC County Division by completing a sweep of the Tigers in a key early season series on Tuesday.
Rootstown (8-2, 4-1) struck early, building an 8-0 lead after three innings, and Lake Center (6-4, 4-2) never recovered.
Matt McGrath picked up the win in relief of starter Ben Shank to improve to 3-0 on the season.
Brad Trescott drove in three runs with three singles for the Rovers, and Mike Weber rapped a double and single and also drove in a trio of runs.
STREETSBORO 7, COVENTRY 2
Preston Collins pitched a complete game in leading the Rockets to a PTC Metro Division win over the host Comets.
Collins scattered seven hits and had four strikeouts in the win and also added a single to the offense.
Cale Simpkins, Braden Hatzo, Ty Arlesic and Jakeb Wagner all added a single for Streetsboro.
GARFIELD 20, AKRON NORTH 3
Jack Ober and Billy Criblez both drilled home runs and drove in five runs each as the host G-Men overpowered the Vikings in a non-league contest.
An 11-run second inning secured the win as Kevin Splinter and Seth Rinearson conbined to yield just five hits by North.
Ober added a double and single, while Criblez also hit a single for Garfield (4-8). Zayne Veon chipped in with a double and single.
NORTON 11, RAVENNA 6
The Ravens dropped a PTC Metro Division game to the host Panthers on Tuesday.
Ravenna (5-3, 4-3) fell behind early and tried to rally, but could not come all the way back after scoring four runs in the top of the seventh.
Andy Prentice had a triple, single and two RBI, Jared Horner rapped a double and single, while Michael Wunderle added two singles for the Ravens.
Norton (4-3, 4-3) was led by Ben Akin with four singles and Parker Hray with three singles.
CRESTWOOD 7, WATERLOO 0
Logan Bailey tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the host Red Devils to a PTC County Division win.
Colton Rahach and Jacob Krupp had two hits for Crestwood, while Christian Workman added a single.
Riley Swindell had a single for Waterloo.
NORTON 8, RAVENNA 1
The host Panthers jumped out to a 4-0 lead and the Ravens could never get their offense untracked in a PTC Metro Division game.
Hannah Welling had two hits to lead Ravenna, Amanda Casciato had an RBI single, while Sam Orona and Kylie Hicks each had a single for the Ravens.
FIELD 13, WOODRIDGE 4
The visiting Falcons (7-3, 5-1) posted a PTC Metro win over the error-riddled Bulldogs (7-4, 3-3).
Field jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but the Bulldogs rallied to tie it by the end of the third at 2-2. However, the Falcons regained control with the help of six Woodridge errors.
Individual stats were not reported to the Record-Courier.