May 1, 2016

Elyria
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Diamond Report

Diamond Report

High school softball: Elyria rocks SolonSoftball: Keystone freshman Sydney Campbell shuts out BuckeyeHigh school baseball: Ortiz sparks Lake Ridge to emotional shutout win over Open DoorHigh school baseball: Lutheran West downs Columbia in PAC Stripes Division tilt

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High school baseball: Midview gladly accepts North Ridgeville’s gifts, rolls to Southwestern Conference victory

EATON TWP. — The Midview Middies have a pretty darn good baseball team and they certainly don’t need anybody’s help … but rest assured they’ll take any help that’s offered. That’s what the North Ridgeville Rangers found out Thursday as the Middies took advantage of a lot of Rangers help to roll to an 11-4 Read More…

High school softball: Elyria sends message to Greater Cleveland Conference with 8-0 win over Medina

MEDINA — In a battle of Greater Cleveland Conference giants, the Elyria softball team proved it had the haymakers to stay a step ahead Wednesday. In the process, the Pioneers reminded all involved they’re still the best of the bunch in an 8-0 league win over Medina. It marked the first time in exactly a Read More…

High school baseball: Seth Pluta comes through on the mound and at the plate to lead Black River past Brookside

SULLIVAN TWP. — Black River and Brookside were evenly matched Wednesday afternoon except for one difference: Black River had Seth Pluta. And that made all the difference in the world as the Pirates pulled out a 4-3 win in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division play. All Pluta did was pitch a complete game with 12 Read More…

H.S. Softball: Elyria breaks out the big bats, hits 3 homers in 3rd inning, routs Strongsville

ELYRIA — The Pioneers’ offense has been strong thus far this season but it did something Tuesday that impressed even coach Ken Fenik. Elyria hit three home runs in a span of four batters, blowing open a close game in a 12-4 victory over Strongsville on a chilly but sun-filled afternoon. “The three home runs Read More…

H.S. Baseball: Lorain clutch when it counts, rallies past North Olmsted

LORAIN — After stranding six runners in the first three innings, Lorain came through with clutch hits in its last two turns at the plate Tuesday to pull out a 6-5 non-conference victory over North Olmsted at The Pipe Yard. Julian Walker, who went 3-for-3, completed the comeback when he singled in starting pitcher Justin Read More…

High school baseball: Amherst uses offense to down Avon

AVON — Amherst finally found its offense Monday at All Pro Freight Stadium. After averaging just over three runs in their first seven games, the Comets put together one of their best offensive efforts of the year in an 8-4 Southwestern Conference win over Avon. Senior left fielder Isaac Walts had three hits and drove Read More…

High school baseball: Amherst manages only one hit, still defeats Olmsted Falls in Southwestern Conference action

AMHERST — They had to battle the cold, the snow and a pair of Olmsted Falls pitchers that surrendered just one hit Friday afternoon … but the Amherst Comets still found a way to win. Despite all that was going against the Comets, they scratched out enough offense thanks to four Bulldogs walks and another Read More…

High school softball: Big second inning leads Avon Lake past North Ridgeville and to first conference victory of the season

AVON LAKE — For Avon Lake, Friday’s matchup against North Ridgeville was the breakout game it was waiting for. For the Rangers, it was just another speed bump on the road to the future. The Shoregals used a nine-run second inning to propel them to a 19-4, five-inning Southwestern Conference win. Avon Lake (5-3, 1-3) Read More…

H.S. Softball: Midview shakes off slow start, rallies for 2-1 win over Westlake

EATON TWP. — Midview didn’t have a hit Wednesday in the first three innings against Westlake, but senior Morgan Hamker wasn’t discouraged. When she led off the fourth inning she had a feeling she was about to get the offense going. She was right. Hamker doubled and scored the first Midview (2-1, 2-1) run as Read More…

High school baseball: Vermilion rides fast start to down Elyria Catholic, continue hot streak with fifth straight win

VERMILION — A season-opening loss is becoming a distant memory for the Vermilion Sailors. Vermilion used a time-honored recipe of good pitching and timely hitting to grab an early lead and down Elyria Catholic 8-4 on a cold Tuesday afternoon. The Sailors (5-1) have won five straight games while the Panthers fell to 1-4. “We Read More…