Independence’s baseball team prepared for its postseason opener with a 14-1 five-inning win over visiting Cornerstone Christian Academy on Monday.
Independence repeated as the Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division champions by sweeping the league championships at Lutheran West on Thursday.
Ashleigh Porter hit a home run and struck out nine as Independence opened the postseason with a 3-1 win over visiting Wellington in a Division III sectional semifinal on Tuesday.
Ashton Lerz struck out nine in a complete-game shutout and he also recorded three hits in Independence’s win over visiting Beachwood on Monday.
Mike Andryszczyk fanned 16 batters in Independence’s 5-0 win over visiting Trinity in a Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division showdown on Thursday.
Casey Adams won one event and placed in three others in leading Independence’s girls’ team to a first-place finish at the Cuyahoga Heights Relays on Saturday.
After dropping its conference opener to Brooklyn back on April 5, Independence earned a season split with the Hurricanes with a 14-7 win on Thursday.
Independence pounded out 15 hits in a 15-0 six-inning win at Lutheran West on Thursday.
Macey McGhee went 4-for-4 and Ally Biondi pitched a two-hit shutout to lead Independence to a 21-0 win over visiting Trinity on Saturday.
Independence freshman Sam Crooks earned his first varsity win after throwing four innings in a 12-2 win over visiting Berkshire on Thursday.