Monday, June 17
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    The Vipers fastpitch teams head east this weekend to compete in the 2022 Ohio Blast Fathers’ Day Classic at the Springfield Township Baseball Association Complex.

    After a strong finish in the season-opening tournament in Findlay last weekend, the Vipers 16U teammate puts its 6-1-1 record on the line beginning on Friday at 2:00 p.m.

    The Vipers open the tournament against Ohio Blast ’06-Koblek and then play Pittsburg Pride 15U at 3:30 p.m.

    They’ll continue pool play on Saturday morning with an 11:00 a.m. game against the Windsor Wildcats.

    Bracket play begins on Sunday.

    The Vipers 18U team seeks redemption after dropping its two bracket play games in Findlay last weekend to finish the tournament 3-2.

    They’ll open the Ohio Blast tournament on Friday with a 5:00 p.m. game against Velocity Fastpitch and then play 3n2-Sersevic at 6:30 p.m.

    The Vipers will complete pool play at 12:30 on Saturday against ROC Elite and then begin bracket play on Sunday.

    Click here for tournament information and directions to the ballpark.



    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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