Youth Baseball, Softball Roundup



ERA and Slone-Melhuish battled to a 12-12 tie, ending the season as league co-champions.

For ERA, Reed Slade and Jayden Elifritz connected for four hits and Zack Marra added three hits.

Jack Carlson and Carson Panebianco led Slone-Melhuish with four hits and Carlson and Max Digirolamo paced the defense with a double play.




Dominic Certo struck out six in three innings and Ethan McNamara and Mitch Pascarella had two hits as the Pirates prevailed over the Mets, 9-1.

Hayden Brown and Bryce Deering were the standouts for the Mets.

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Brady Fye hurled no-hit ball for three innings and fanned three as the Cubs took care of the Nationals, 14-2.

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Deering and Drew Keppel combined for the win when the Mets stopped the Cubs, 4-2.

Tage Coil and Jordan Smith were the defensive standouts for the Mets.

Aden Froah fanned two and Ed Scroxton and Marshall Cresanti each had a hit for the Cubs.

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McNamara drove in three runs with four hits, including a double, and Pascarella added two hits as the Pirates downed the Nationals, 17-2.

Charlie Bailey doubled and scored a run for the Nationals.



The Red Sox and the Blue Jays meet Saturday at 9 a.m. at LaGrega Field in Lakewood to settle the championship.

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Nate Card fanned 12 and recorded three hits as the Blue Jays nipped the Yankees, 6-5, in one of the playoff semifinals.

Aidan Kennedy allowed only one hit and Callen Barron stroked three hits in the setback.

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The Red Sox advanced in the semis by taking care of the Reds, 11-2.

Jed Hirliman struck out six in two innings and Nathan Lewis delivered two hits and scored twice for the winners. Michael Gerace also scored twice.

Brett Svenson had two hits and Griffin Bogdanowicz fanned five in three innings for the Reds.

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In regular-season action, the Reds shaded the Orioles, 6-5, with Bogdanowicz having 10 strikeouts in four innings.

Svenson delivered two hits and was the defensive standout for the Reds.

Dominic Vavala had seven strikeouts in three innings and added three hits, Cameron Lemk added three hits and Ashton Munson two in defeat.


Kyler Wojtowicz was the defensive standout while Patrick Marra and Seth Vaughn led the offense in the Royals’ 16-4 win over the Phillies.

Burke Lindstrom and Dustin Hendrix were the outstanding players for the Phillies.

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The Phillies defeated the Cardinals, 9-2, with Boden Wendel and Hendrix having three hits.

Lukas Svenson and Landen Cramer each delivered two hits.

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Nick Cipolla and Sam Livingston cracked two hits and Caleb Blake was the defensive standout as the Tigers prevailed over the Indians, 5-2.

Judd Harris drove in two runs with a triple and a single while Brady Lindstrom was the top defensive player for the Indians.

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Gannon Moore and Svenson split six hits to lead the Cardinals past the Royals, 10-7.

Robbie Bellardo of the Cardinals was the defensive standout.

Cole Johnson and Cameron Gould were the offensive standouts for the Cardinals and Chase Hartnett was the defensive standout for the Royals.

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Simeon Lewis and Jackson Baretto had three hits apiece as the Tigers beat the Cardinals, 8-3.

Tony Cipolla and Zach Kent were the defensive standouts for the Tigers.

Cramer delivered three hits and Svenson two in the losing cause while Cramer was outstanding defensively.



Southwestern 2’s Diamond Cafe rolled to an 18-8 win over Jamestown’s Powers, Present & Sixby.

For the winners, Sarah Chau and Kyla Gunnell each drilled two hits and Jessica Lachner drove in two runs.

Sapphire Dean was selected as Player of the Game in defeat and teammate Airica Cochran was the defensive star.

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Southwestern 1’s Farm Fresh Foods was a 13-3 winner over Falconer’s Townline Auto Parts.

Xiane Smith delivered three hits and Sally Rudny and Kendyl Austin each had two hits for Farm Fresh Foods.

For Townline, Taylor Bianco, Amanda Mead and Alyssa McCarthy were the offensive standouts and McCarthy also scored one run.