Independence collected 10 hits and got a strong pitching performance out of Sarah Piteo to earn an 8-2 win over rival Cuyahoga Heights on Wednesday.
Katie Straus added a fourth school record to her long list of accomplishments in Kirtland’s dual meet win over Chagrin Falls on Tuesday.
Independence scored two runs in the top of the seventh to pull out an 11-9 win over Cardinal on Tuesday.
Pocky Monteleone allowed just two hits and struck out three in leading Independence to a 2-0 win over visiting Harvey on Tuesday.
Kirtland defeated host Hawken, 6-2, on Monday to take over sole possession of first place in the Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division.
Independence’s boys track won the team title at the 2016 Joseph King Longhorn Invitational at Lutheran West on Friday. The girls finished fourth.
Sophomore Kyle Stefanski was named Independence Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 17 for his efforts in a win over Parma.
Cardinal swept a doubleheader at Grand Valley on Saturday, 8-2 and 5-1, to even their record at 7-7 on the year. The Huskies have won three of their last four games heading into the final week of the regular season.
Beachwood drew a higher seed than Kirtland in the Division III Lakewood District tournament but it was the Hornets that swept a doubleheader on Saturday.
Kirtland defeated Cuyahoga Heights, 12-1, on Friday to clinch its fourth straight Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division title.
Independence freshman Kylen Krupa saw her first varsity action of the season on Friday. All she did was throw a five-inning perfect game to lead the Blue Devils to a 10-0 win over Hawken.
Lindsay Ward hit for the cycle and Olivia Mancisio was 3-for-3 with three runs batted in to lead Kirtland to an 8-5 win over Fairport Harding on Wednesday that clinched the CVC title for the Hornets.
Dakota Billings struck out five and didn’t allow a hit in Independence’s 3-0 win at Harvey on Wednesday.
Independence committed a season-high seven errors but pounded out 21 hits in a 16-8 win over Cardinal on Wednesday.
Cuyahoga Heights third baseman Dayna Denner, South’s Morgan Hodge and Wickliffe’s Katie Hopton and Zach Hopton have been named Ward’s Lawn Care & Landscape Co. Players of the Week for the week ending April 24.