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Ironton St. Joe tops South Gallia, 17-3

May 3, 2019

The Herald-Dispatch

MERCERVILLE, Ohio - Ironton St. Joe scored 13 runs in the seventh inning to beat South Gallia 17-3 on Wednesday.

Matt Sheridan drove in four runs. Isaac Whaley was 2-for-3 with three RBI. Michael Mahlmeister went 3-for-5 with two RBI. Max Weber was 2-for-4. Izsak Unger and Jacob Salisbury each had two RBI. Jackson Rowe went 2-for-2 and was the winning pitcher. Nick Hicks went 2-for-3 for South Gallia.

ROCK HILL 13, PORTSMOUTH 0: Nick Blankenship pitched a three-hit shutout and went 3-for-4 to help the Redmen (14-5 overall, 10-3 Ohio Valley Conference) defeat the visiting Trojans. Jake Blagg went 2-for-2, Brayden Friend and Seth Nichols 2-for-3 and Kaleb Kidd 2-for-4.

PORTSMOUTH CLAY 12, SYMMES VALLEY 1: Evan Woods went 2-for-2 with three RBI as the Panthers clinched at least a share of the Southern Ohio Conference Division I championship. Jaden Jessee and Garrett Beegan each had two RBI.

WAHAMA 19, WILLIAMSTOWN 3: Ethyn Barnitz and Tanner Smith each were 4-for-5 as the White Falcons (21-4) beat the home-standing Yellowjackets (17-8). Winning pitcher Jonathan Frye was 3-for-5 with two RBI. Cooper Peters was 2-for-2 with a grand slam and five RBI. Antonio Serevicz was 2-for-4 with three RBI and Brayden Davenport went 2-for-5.

Softball

ROCK HILL 8, PORTSMOUTH 1: Baylie Harrah went 2-for-4 with two RBI as the Redwomen (15-5 overall, 8-5 OVC) beat the Trojans on Senior Night in Pedro, Ohio. Winning pitcher Kylee Howard went 3-for-4, Makenzie Hanshaw 2-for-3 and Grace Stevens 2-for-4.

GALLIA ACADEMY 5, FAIRLAND 4: Alex Barnes’ three hits led the Blue Angels in a win over the Dragons in Rome Township, Ohio. Abby Hammons had two hits and two RBI. Bailey Meadows picked up the win.

PORTSMOUTH CLAY 13, SYMMES VALLEY 3: Megan Bazler was 3-for-4 with four RBI and Jensen Warnock went 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Panthers (20-2) defeated the Vikings in Rosemount, Ohio. Ryanna Bobst and Cassidy Wells each drove in two. Hannah Oliver was the winning pitcher.

VINTON COUNTY 5, RIVER VALLEY 4: Abby Faught went 2-for-3 with three RBI as the Vikings beat the Raiders in McArthur, Ohio. Kerrigan Ward earned the win.

WAHAMA 4, WILLIAMSTOWN 2: The White Falcons (25-1) won their 21st straight with a Class A, Region IV, Section 1 victory over the Yellowjackets in Hartford, West Virginia. Hannah Rose was the winning pitcher. Hannah Billups went 2-for-3 with two RBI.