June 25, 2016

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Diamond Report

Diamond Report

High school softball: Keystone’s Summer Constable and Destiny Weber close careers with top Lorain County awards(UPDATED) Division II state softball semifinal: Keystone shatters softballs, records on way to 18-0 victory over RossHigh school softball: Madi Cendrosky, Paige Hartley not always in spotlight, but they’re key Keystone contributorsHigh school softball: Seniors bought into what new coach was selling three years ago, now Amherst is in the state semifinals

Games will be streamed on WEOL.com

H.S. Softball: Maranda Morrison, Avon Lake get off to fast start with doubleheader sweep of Wellington

AVON LAKE — When Avon Lake needed a big hit Saturday, shortstop Maranda Morrison was there. When the Shoregals needed a big defensive play, Morrison was there. When Morrison was on the base paths, she moved so fast no one was sure where she was. Morrison’s defense helped send Game 1 into extra innings and Read More…

H.S. Baseball: St. Ed’s Jaret Edwards no-hits Westlake in season-opening 2-0 win

OBERLIN — St. Edward senior Jaret Edwards did his best Bob Feller impersonation Saturday afternoon. On opening day of the high school baseball season, Edwards threw a no-hitter in a 2-0 non-conference win over Westlake at Oberlin College’s Dill Field. Feller, the legendary Indians pitcher, is the only major leaguer to throw a no-hitter on Read More…

High school softball: Midview hopes to again be one of county’s top offensive teams

Remember all those old notions about softball being a game of defense and pitching? Well, Midview is busy smacking them down one base hit at a time. The Middies return the bulk of their offensive firepower from a group that hit .396 as a team in 2015 as they prepare to make a run at Read More…

High school softball: Keystone has plenty of returning talent

Keystone advanced to the state softball Final Four last spring with one senior on the roster — catcher-outfielder Liz Hayes. The Wildcats went no further than a 4-0 Division II semifinal loss to Hebron Lakewood, in which they managed just one hit and sent the minimum 21 batters to the plate. It was a disappointing Read More…

College signings: Keystone’s Summer Constable and Destiny Weber headed to Big Ten to play softball

LAGRANGE — Some schools go years without having a student-athlete sign to play in the Big Ten. Keystone had two sign within a matter of seconds Thursday. Wildcats softball players Destiny Weber and Summer Constable signed their national letters of intent to play at Penn State and Purdue, respectively, in a ceremony in the Keystone Read More…

High school baseball: Former Fairview and John Carroll player, area assistant coach to lead Midview program

Todd Ratica and Midview have crossed paths many times during his baseball career, first as a player at Fairview High School and then during his six years as a high school assistant coach. Now those paths are headed in the same direction. On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Ratica will be formally recommended to the board of Read More…

Keystone’s Sammie Stefan to play softball at Maryland

When Keystone junior Sammie Stefan was growing up, one of her goals was to play college softball at the Division I level. Later she refined that goal. She wanted to play softball in the Big Ten. On Saturday she got her wish when she orally committed to the University of Maryland. “It was a pretty Read More…

EC’s Abrahamowicz chooses Nebraska to play baseball

Even though Nebraska gave him all the time he wanted, Andrew Abrahamowicz didn’t take long to make his decision. Abrahamowicz, who just completed his sophomore year with Elyria Catholic, has orally committed to pitch for Nebraska in the spring of 2018, accepting a scholarship offer from the school. He said the coaches were one of Read More…

Baseball: Lorain’s Xavier Moore commits to play at Ohio State

Lorain pitcher/shortstop Xavier Moore admitted he was never a big Ohio State fan growing up. That has changed. Moore, who recently finished his sophomore year with the Titans, announced his commitment to Ohio State on July 16. The Buckeyes beat out Michigan, Cincinnati, Kent State and Xavier for the services of the Titans’ pitching ace Read More…

High school softball: Keystone’s Sammie Stefan and Summer Constable pick up All-American honors

Only 48 high school softball players across the country earn a spot on the All-American team each season and this year two of those players call Keystone home. Sophomore third baseman Sammie Stefan was named to the second team and junior shortstop Summer Constable to the third team Thursday when the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Read More…