The LaBrae softball team is off to a 9-0-1 start after defeating arch rival Newton Falls, 2-1, on Monday.
The Tigers held on to a 1-0 lead through six innings, but two costly errors allowed LaBrae to take the lead, and the victory.
Emily Dugan was the winning pitcher for LaBrae, striking out seven. Newton Falls' Bailey Shade was the hard-luck loser, striking out seven and allowing only three hits.
Hubbard strung together five straight hits in the sixth inning to get a 4-2 victory over Beaver Local. Two of the hits were doubles by Taylor Barton and Alivia Sandberg.
In the second inning against Sharon, Brookfield batted through the lineup and scored seven runs on the way to its victory. Ashleigh Vivo hit a two-run single and Ciara Rotunno had a two-run double that led the charge.
Over in Bristolville, Ashlyn Slusher pitched a no-hitter through five innings as Bristol mercy-ruled Grand Valley, 13-0.
Southington's Amber Dietz hit a solo home run on the first pitch in the bottom of the first inning, but the senior pitcher couldn't keep Maplewood from scoring three runs in the top of the sixth to give the Rockets a 6-4 win.
Darby Kolesar of Mineral Ridge struck out 12 and walked one in the Rams' 7-4 Inter Tri-County League victory over East Palestine. McKenzie Garland ignited the offense with three hits, including a triple and two RBIs.
On the baseball field, Maplewood's Austin Brunstetter was one walk in the second inning away from a perfect game, going seven innings in the Rockets' 9-0 win over Southington.
A pair of four-run innings allowed Poland to double-up Howland, 10-5, in an All-American Conference, American Division clash. Rick Svetlak led Poland (4-4, 1-2) with two hits, including a double, and two RBIs. Pat Carlozzi picked up the win and also drove in three runs. Jake Froats collected two hits and drove in two runs for Howland (6-3, 1-2).
After blowing a one-run lead in the top of the seventh, Newton Falls managed a 3-2 win over LaBrae in walk-off fashion in extra innings. With one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Tigers' Noah Suarez hit a ball to Viking shortstop Peyton Aldridge, whose throw home was dropped to score Derek Walton.
Mathews' Matt Harries threw a no-hitter en route to a 13-0 win over Bloomfield in five innings.
Lakeview broke a fifth-inning tie and held on to defeat Jefferson, 3-2, in AAC, National Division action. RBI singles by Anthony Sentner and Jerry Runyan were the difference for the Bulldogs.