Niles’ Joe Gallo paced the hot-hitting Red Dragons with four hits in a 16-1, five-inning rout of Struthers. Gallo also doubled and drove in three as part of a 15-hit attack. Dillon Weida allowed one run on six hits and zero walks while striking out seven.
Bloomfield’s Ruth Kaiser struck out 17 and tossed a shutout in the Cardinals’ 10-0 softball rout of Ashtabula St. John. Rachel Defranko added four hits, while Paige Haskins doubled and tripled.
Liberty’s Makenzie McBride had four hits to help power an offensive surge by the Leopards in a 17-14 softball slugfest over John F. Kennedy.