Monday, June 24
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    The Vipers 16U team split a pair of games in the Ohio Blast Father’s Day Classic on Friday in Springfield.

    A 9-6 setback to Ohio Blast in the opener was followed by a dominating 11-2 win over Pittsburgh Pride.

    Clarissa Morrison led the Vipers at the plate as she finished the day 5-for-5 with a double, four runs scored, and a stolen base.

    Izzy Coode and Olivia Sacks both hit .750 (3-for-4). Coode led the Vipers with four runs batted in and also had two runs scored, and a team-high four stolen bases. Sacks recorded a double, three RBI, and scored one run.

    Lily Prebul hit a triple and Lilly Jarc, Lizzie Gardner, and Macey McGhee each hit a double.

    Jarc earned the pitching victory in the second game. She allowed two earned runs on six hits and struck out two in five innings of work.

    Elena Scott dropped the first game. She allowed five earned runs on 10 hits and struck out five in 4 1/3 innings.

    The Vipers concluded pool play against the Windsor Wildcats at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

    Steve Hare
    Steve Hare
    The creator and publisher of, Hare has covered high school sports in Northeast Ohio since 1997. He began as a correspondent for the Lake County News Herald, where he contributed until 2011, primarily covering high school football and wrestling. In 1999, Hare began writing for, a member of the network of high school and college sports web sites. He focuses on covering Notre Dame football recruiting. was created in 2004 and was a member of the network until 2012. The site's original purpose was to cover Ohio high school football and recruiting news but since has grown to cover all sports and to provide sports information services to high school athletic programs and individual teams. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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