June 27, 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

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High school softball: Seniors bought into what new coach was selling three years ago, now Amherst is in the state semifinals

To the casual observer, the Amherst softball team is an overnight sensation that won its first district championship in 17 years and rode that momentum all the way to the state tournament. Those closest to the program know it’s been a success story three years in the making. Comets seniors Ashley Cogdell, Madyson Harris and Read More…

Division II regional softball: Keystone sails past Maumee and into state tourney behind 5 homers, Lauren Shaw no-hitter

BUCYRUS — Keystone winning another regional championship is hardly surprising, after all, the Wildcats are set to make their 15th trip to the state tournament. What made Sunday’s win one for the ages was the way Keystone so thoroughly dominated Maumee in the Division II regional final at Bucyrus High School. Lauren Shaw pitched her Read More…

Division I regional softball final: All-around effort carries Amherst past Brecksville and to first trip to state tournament

CLYDE — The Amherst Comets are blazing a trail all the way to Akron. Behind the hitting of junior Madison Cruzado and senior Ashlee Dahman and a four-hit shutout by freshman Madison O’Berg, Amherst won the first regional title in school history Saturday, defeating Brecksville 3-0 in the Division I final at Clyde High School. Read More…

Clearview’s Antonio Bennett, a force just about everywhere on the field, picks up Lorain County Mr. Baseball award

OBERLIN — Clearview senior Antonio Bennett earned a baseball scholarship to Toledo not long before his final season. Then he proved to the Rockets he was worth it with a dominating senior year. Bennett, a shortstop and pitcher, batted .652 (43-of-66) with 11 doubles, three triples, 35 RBIs and 43 runs to lead Clearview to Read More…

Division III regional baseball: Mistakes cost Elyria Catholic lead, shot at making state as Panthers fall to Waynedale in 8

MASSILLON — Baseball can be a cruel and unforgiving game as Elyria Catholic found out Friday in a Division III regional final at Carl “Ducky” Schroeder Field. Waynedale took advantage of seven Panthers errors, 11 walks, a balk and two wild pitches to come from four runs down to beat EC 13-8 in eight innings. Read More…

Division III regional baseball semifinal: Elyria Catholic runs past defending state champ Canton Central Catholic

MASSILLON — Sean Darmafall never hesitated as he rounded third base on his way to scoring what proved to be the winning run for Elyria Catholic in the fifth inning against defending Division III state champion Canton Central Catholic. A great pitching performance from junior ace Andrew Abrahamowicz, good defense and Darmafall’s daring baserunning proved Read More…

Division I regional baseball semifinal: Four-run inning too much for Amherst to overcome in loss to Anthony Wayne

BOWLING GREEN — One bad inning can do a team in. Amherst learned that the hard way Thursday at Stellar Field, falling 4-2 to Whitehouse Anthony Wayne in a Division I regional semifinal. The Comets (23-9) gained an early 1-0 advantage when Evan Shawver and Mark Harris had back-to-back doubles to start the bottom of Read More…

Division III regional softball semifinal: Columbia has rough ending to stellar season, gets bounced 10-0 by Northwestern

MASSILLON — There was no clutch rally, big hit or shutdown pitching performance for Columbia on Thursday afternoon. The Raiders’ magical postseason run ended in the Division III regional semifinals, and it ended with a frustrating 10-0 defeat in six innings to the Northwestern Huskies. Northwestern (25-4) had an all-around dominating performance as freshman Hannah Read More…

Division I regional softball: Amherst comes up big in the clutch, scores run in seventh to edge Anthony Wayne

CLYDE — Amherst showed a flair for the dramatic Wednesday in its first regional tournament appearance in 17 years. A wild seventh inning culminated in a walk-off single by first baseman Madison Spataro that gave the Comets a 3-2 win over Whitehouse Anthony Wayne in a Division I semifinal at Clyde High School. “This is Read More…

Division II regional softball semifinals: Lauren Shaw throws two-hitter with 14 strikeouts to lead Keystone past Defiance

BUCYRUS — Lauren Shaw made sure that all eyes were on KKKKKKKKKKKKKKeystone. The junior allowed just two hits — a two-out bloop single in the sixth inning and a leadoff double in the seventh — and struck out 14 as the Wildcats rolled to a 5-0 win over Defiance in the Division II regional semifinals. Read More…