May 26, 2016

Elyria
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Diamond Report

Diamond Report

Division I regional softball: Amherst comes up big in the clutch, scores run in seventh to edge Anthony WayneDivision II regional softball semifinals: Lauren Shaw throws two-hitter with 14 strikeouts to lead Keystone past DefianceRegional baseball: Seniors Darmafall, Rickard lead EC to first district title since 2003High school softball: Amherst all in with pair of aces

Games will be streamed on WEOL.com

High school baseball: In offensive slugfest, Truelson’s glove work makes difference for North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — In a game that included 15 runs and 20 hits, North Ridgeville’s Evan Truelson and his glove provided a huge lift with the game on the line for the Rangers in their Division I sectional opener against North Olmsted at Victory Sports Park. Truelson started a 3-2-3 double play against the Eagles Read More…

Division I sectional baseball: Evan Shawver shows he has the right stuff in battle of left-handers as Amherst tops Elyria 1-0

AMHERST — A pair of lefties were much better than all right Wednesday in Amherst’s 1-0 win over Elyria in a Division I sectional opener. One run in the bottom of the first held up for Amherst and sophomore Evan Shawver as the Comets got past Elyria and hard-luck junior Jamaris Cook at the Comets’ Read More…

High school softball: Westlake turns tables on Midview, wins sectional after two losses to Middies during regular season

EATON TWP. — Midview appeared to be a heavy favorite heading into Tuesday’s Division I sectional championship game against Westlake. The Middies were 17-5 and had defeated the Demons, who were 11-11, in two regular-season meetings. But both of those losses were by one run and Westlake had All-Ohio pitcher Katie Lew in the circle. Read More…

High school baseball: Top-seeded and state-ranked Elyria Catholic has to rally to beat Brooklyn in sectional final

ELYRIA — Bruce Lisicky had a look of relief on his face as he came to the dugout from the third base coaching box. He had just seen his state-ranked and highly favored Elyria Catholic Panthers rally for three runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a two-run lead on scrappy Brooklyn in a Read More…

High school softball: Dierra Hammons’ big defensive play sparks Elyria in sectional final win over Olmsted Falls

ELYRIA TWP. — Dierra Hammons didn’t throw a pitch in Elyria’s 7-0 win over Olmsted Falls on Tuesday. She deserved a save just the same. Hammons’ stellar defensive play at second base in the top of the fourth inning kept the game scoreless and seemed to provide the spark the Pioneers offense needed as second-seeded Read More…

High school softball: North Olmsted ends postseason drought with win over Lorain

LORAIN — North Olmsted senior Nettie Fandrich, one of four seniors on the Eagles’ roster, has been waiting her entire high school career for her team to have its moment of postseason glory. It came Monday in a 10-3 mild upset of a win over Lorain. No. 9 seed North Olmsted got three RBIs each Read More…

High school baseball: Midview blanks Avon Lake to capture outright Southwestern Conference title in first year in league

EATON TWP. — Midview hit the Southwestern Conference trifecta Monday night. With a 2-0 win over Avon Lake, the Middies sewed up the outright baseball championship of the newly expanded Southwestern Conference, joining the football and the basketball teams as champions in their first year in the league. Midview is 16-8 overall, 14-4 in the Read More…

High school softball: One out of three works just fine for Olmsted Falls, which downs Avon Lake in sectional opener

AVON LAKE — The adage is that the third time is “the charm,” but when it comes to sports and rivalries it’s probably closer to say “three is the hardest number.” Avon Lake found that out Monday afternoon. After winning both of their regular-season matchups with Southwestern Conference foe Olmsted Falls, the Shoregals couldn’t make Read More…

H.S. Softball: Elyria tops Elyria Catholic in Classic, as rivalry showcases sport in city

ELYRIA — The final day of the Elyria Softball Classic turned into a celebration of softball in the city. Elyria met rival Elyria Catholic in the final game of the six-team event and players from both teams had the chance to return to the Little League East fields where they first learned to play the Read More…

Elyria Softball Classic: Carly Bachna supplies the power as Pioneers fight back for a split; Midview rolls over Columbia

ELYRIA — Carly Bachna provided the fireworks Friday for the opening day of the Elyria Softball Classic. Bachna hit a pair of solo home runs to lead Elyria to a 10-0, five-inning win over Revere in a game played at Vic Janowicz Memorial Park. It was the second two-homer game for Bachna in less than Read More…