October 21, 2014

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Boys soccer: Joshua Lewis scores four goals, leads Elyria past Keystone

Elyria goalkeeper Sabastian Delcorral dives to make a save on a shot on goal by Keystone's Steven Speck. Elyria's Gabriel Negron trails behind. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

LAGRANGE — Elyria boys soccer coach Brett Heighberger and junior midfielder Joshua Lewis think alike. If three goals is a “hat trick,” what do you call it when one player scores four goals in a game? “A hat trick plus one,” both answered Thursday after Lewis poured in four goals in the Pioneers’ 6-4 non-conference Read More…

Oley foursome tops at Lorain County Community College golf benefit

Long-drive professional Mike Ziegler hits a drive off one foot at Elyria Country Club on Monday. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — There were some doctors in the house Monday afternoon at Elyria Country Club for the 24th Annual Jack Nicklaus-Lorain County Community College scholarship benefit golf outing. Ed Oley, CEO of Lorain’s Mercy Hospital, and teammates Jim Stephens, Scott Pember and Jon Avellone, all associated with the hospital, shot a combined 118 to win Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake, Patrick Steffen survive tough conditions to win Ranger Invitational

Westlake’s Patrick Steffen chips Thursday at the Ranger Invitational at Avon Oaks. Steffen won individual honors with an even-par 72 and led the Demons to the team title. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

AVON — What a difference a day can make. And a golf course. Westlake’s score Thursday at the Ranger Invitational was two strokes worse than it shot Wednesday at the Pioneer Invitational. But the Demons’ 330 was good enough for the win Thursday on a chilly and windy day at Avon Oaks Country Club, while Read More…

Boys golf: Elyria’s Dylan Edgell wins Pioneer Invitational; Avon rolls to another team title

Elyria’s Dylan Edgell sends a putt on its way Wednesday at Forest Hills Golf Course. Edgell shot a 2-over 72 
to win the Pioneer Invitational, a day after shooting a 99. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — Dylan Edgell knew he had to do something different. Avon, on the other hand, didn’t see the need to change anything. Both were winners Wednesday at the Pioneer Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Course. Elyria High’s Edgell won medalist honors with a 2-over 72, one day after shooting 99 at the Grey Hawk Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake off to a another winning start

Westlake's Patrick Steffen watches his shot fly to the green Thursday during the North Olmsted Invitational. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

NORTH OLMSTED — Beware area boys high school golf teams: There are some scary Demons lurking out there this season. The Westlake Demons, that is. They opened the season Thursday with an impressive 301 team score at the 12th Annual North Olmsted Invitational at Springvale Golf Course, edging Brecksville by a shot for the title. Read More…

Baseball: Lorain County All Stars split doubleheader

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VERMILION — All-star games are usually all about offense, as players concentrate on having fun —and that means scoring runs. But the annual Lorain County Baseball Senior All-Star doubleheader Saturday at Vermilion High School had the pitchers in the spotlight on a beautiful, sunny late-spring day. Consider Amherst’s Justin Mott—announced as Lorain County’s “Mr. Baseball” Read More…

High school baseball: Midview pulls away from North Ridgeville with five-run fifth inning, wins sectional opener

Midview’s Cody Callaway gets ready to tag out North Ridgeville’s Nolan Freeman at second base during Tuesday’s Division I sectional opener. Midview picked up a 7-3 win. KRISTIN BAUER / CHRONICLE

EATON TWP. — What started as a pitchers’ duel exploded in the fifth inning Tuesday afternoon as Midview emerged with a 7-3 win over North Ridgeville in a sectional opener on a hot and windy day. Midview (13-11) advanced to today’s sectional final at Amherst. Both starting pitchers were nearly perfect in the first four Read More…

High school baseball: Brecksville’s Dellavalle improves to 4-0 vs. Amherst

Amherst’s Jordan Williams runs down a flyball during the Comets’ game against Brecksville on Wednesday. The Bees won 5-0. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

AMHERST — You could say Brecksville pitcher Perry Dellavalle has Amherst’s number. But then you could also say the senior right-hander has everybody’s number. The 5-0 shutout of the Comets on Wednesday ran his record to 10-0 the last two seasons against all opponents — 4-0 this spring. Against Amherst, he is 4-0 the past Read More…

High school softball: Elyria Catholic fights off Lorain, wind for victory

Elyria Catholic's Kenzie Roznac hits an RBI double during the second inning Tuesday against Lorain. The Panthers downed the TItans, 8-0, in a non-conference matchup. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — Written on the Wind. No, it wasn’t the popular movie from the 1950s. It was a softball game Tuesday at Elyria Catholic. Cold gusts of wind out of the north — reaching between 20-30 mph — made it tough for Elyria Catholic, visiting Lorain and their fans to sit through the non-conference matchup. Read More…

H.S. Softball: Elyria not at its best, but gets past St. Joseph Academy

Elyria third baseman Sybil Roseboro, left, rushes in and picks up a grounder Thursday. The pitcher is Carly Bachna. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The Pioneers got all they could handle Thursday from Cleveland St. Joseph Academy. Yes, the Pioneers prevailed 6-2 in the non-conference game, but it wasn’t that easy. The Jaguars entered with a 1-5 record, but didn’t look the part. They outhit the Pioneers 7-6, left 10 runners stranded and committed only one error Read More…