Independence opened league play with a 163-180 win at Berkshire on Wednesday. Tyler Wilson shot a 35 and Nick Brunsman carded a 39, but it was Joe Rydzinski and Bobby Roddy, who scored 43 and 51, that made the difference in the match.
The 2015 Ohio Varsity All-Star Classic kicks off on Sunday, June 21 when the Marines All-Stars go for their third straight win over the Air Force in the baseball game and the Army looks for back-to-back wins over the Navy in the softball game a week later.
Owen Loncar made two key plays in the seventh inning to lead Kirtland to a 5-4 win over Berkshire in a Division III district semifinal on Thursday. His unassisted double play in the top half of the inning kept the Hornets in the game and his two run single in…
Berkshire got the clutch hitting and pitching it needed to top second-seeded Pymatuning Valley, 3-2, on Tuesday in a Division III sectional championship game. The third-seeded Badgers advanced to the Euclid District semifinals where they will play Kirtland.
Berkshire defeated visiting Grand Valley, 8-2, on Thursday to advance to a Division III sectional championship game at Pymatuning Valley on Monday. Jarett Smetana struck out nine in four innings to pick up the win and Miles Chapman was 4-for-4 with three runs batted in.
Berkshire celebrated Senior Day with a 3-2 win over visiting Conneaut on Tuesday. The Badgers only collected seven hits but they focused on preparing for Thursday’s sectional semifinal game against Grand Valley.
Berkshire beat Harvey, 13-3, in five innings to remain in a first play tie with Kirtland in the Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division standings. Connor Dudinsky led the Badgers with three hits and Gordy Cossick picked up the win on the hill.