Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Northwestern 2, Independence 0

Independence bats quiet in district loss

WELLINGTON—Independence’s bat were quiet in a 2-0 loss to Northwestern in a Division III district semifinal at Wellington Community Park on Tuesday.
Emma Kovalchuk

Riverside bounces back to keep title chase alive

Riverside bounced back from a 1-0 loss in Monday’s district semifinal to beat visiting Madison on Tuesday, 9-2
Julia Miller

New Philadelphia edges Riverside in pitcher’s duel

New Philadelphia junior pitcher Julia Miller was as good as advertised—maybe even better—as she fanned 17 on the way to a 1-0 win over Riverside in a Division I district semifinal at Mentor High School on Monday.
Perry Softball

Perry closes out memorable season with win over Hawken

Calli Thompson recorded three hits and Emma Pietrzak knocked in four runs in Perry’s season-ending 15-4 win at Hawken on Monday.
Walsh Jesuit 1, Madison 0

Madison falls short in district semifinal

No. 2 seed Walsh Jesuit used a pair of eighth-inning singles, coupled with an error, to hold off No. 15 Madison in a Division I district semifinal on Monday, 1-0.
North Softball

North seniors shine in win over rival South

North's seniors shined in the final game of their careers as the Rangers topped rival South on Friday, 6-2, under the lights at Todd Field.
Nicole Krakora

Krakora records five hits in Chardon’s win at Brush

Nicole Krakora went 5-for-5 in leading Chardon to a 19-3 five-inning win at Brush on Friday.
Natalie George

Independence earns rivalry split

Independence played small ball and great defense in a 5-2 come from behind victory over rival Cuyahoga Heights on Friday.
Allie Loparo

Cardinals close out season with undefeated conference slate

Mentor defeated Brunswick on Friday, 7-0, to close out an undefeated slate of conference games and sent their seniors off with a win.
Kirtland 14, lutheran West 4

Hornets run streak to three

The Kirtland Hornets ran their win streak to three games with a 14-4 five-inning with over visiting Lutheran West on Friday.
Madison Matijevic

Mighty Madison slams Kirtland to district tournament

Madison Matijevic’s seventh-inning grand slam added an exclamation point to Kirtland’s 5-0 win at Atwater Waterloo in a Division III sectional championship game on Thursday.
Independence Softball

Pallini homer sparks Blue Devils to sectional title

Independence shook off a sloppy start and cruised to a 9-2 win over visiting Chippewa in a Division III sectional semifinal on Thursday.
Lindsey Leggett

Toppers shut down Mayfield on Senior Night

Chardon honored its seniors and kept alive its league title hopes with a 12-0 win over visiting Mayfield on Thursday.
Kayla Noerr

Noerr leads Chardon to sectional title

Kayla Noerr had three hits and struck out 13 in leading Chardon to a Division I sectional championship with a 7-0 win over visiting Twinsburg on Wednesday.
Grace Fisher

Fisher fans 17 as Beavers advance

Riverside junior Grace Fisher fanned a career-high 17 batters as the Beavers won a sectional championship with a 6-0 win over visiting Mayfield on Wednesday.
Kirtland Softball

Kirtland pounds out 17 hits in postseason opener

Kirtland pounded out 17 hits, including seven for extra bases, in a 13-5 upset win at No. 12 LaBrae in a Division III sectional semifinal on Tuesday.
Abby Haydu

Stingy Cardinals win GCC title outright

The Mentor Cardinals rallied from behind to beat visiting Strongsville on Tuesday, 9-6, and clinched the GCC title outright.
Riverside Softball

Riverside rallies for win No. 20

Riverside scored all seven of its runs in the final two innings to beat host North on Tuesday, 7-3.
Sydney Moon

Perry’s Sydney Moon sets home run record in playoff win

Perry's Sydney Moon set the school's home run record in the Pirates' 13-3 win over visiting West Geauga in a playoff game on Tuesday.
Gilmour 8, Mentor 6

Gilmour upends Mentor in Family Feud

Family gatherings might be a bit awkward for Mentor coach Jo Bondra following her team’s 8-6 setback to Gilmour Academy on Friday.
Shaun Derganc

Ohio Varsity Athletes of the Week

Several athletes from area schools have been named the Ohio Varsity Athletes of the Week for the weeks ending May 2.