Indian Valley earns another big baseball win over Ridgewood


Indian Valley's Gavin Henry slides safely into home during the game against Ridgewood Thursday.

Indian Valley’s Gavin Henry slides safely into home during the game against Ridgewood Thursday.

Indian Valley had all cylinders firing on offense on Thursday, winning big over Ridgewood 14-3 in an Inter-Valley Conference South Division baseball contest at Gnadenhutten Thursday.

The Braves are now 11-1 and 6-0 in the IVC, having shutout the Generals 13-0 on Wednesday.

Indian Valley totaled 14 hits. Rafe Bonifay, Kale Kochman, winning pitcher Tanner Myers, and Brogan Burcher all managed multiple hits for Indian Valley. Burcher, Myers, Kochman, and Bonifay each collected two hits to lead the Braves.

Myers earned the victory on the hill for the Braves. The pitcher went the distance, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out six.

Indian Valley's Trevor Myers makes a delivery to Ridgewood Thursday.

Indian Valley’s Trevor Myers makes a delivery to Ridgewood Thursday.

Kolby Masloski led Ridgewood with two hits in three at bats.

Chase Booth took the loss for Ridgewood. Booth lasted five innings, allowing eight hits and nine runs while striking out three.

Ridgewood's Zander Stroup heads back to the dugout to seek medical attention after apparently taking a foul tip bunt to the nose against Indian Valley.

Ridgewood’s Zander Stroup heads back to the dugout to seek medical attention after apparently taking a foul tip bunt to the nose against Indian Valley.

On Wednesday, sophomore Tanyon McComb went 2 for 4 with two RBIs, three runs scored and a stolen base and Gavin Henry didn’t allow a single run, throwing a complete game shutout as host Indian Valley whitewashed Ridgewood,

Indian Valley tallied 12 hits in the game. McComb, Rafe Bonifay, Brogan Burcher, and Lancaster each racked up multiple hits for Indian Valley.

Dover 8, Marietta 2

Ayden Hall led the way with a double, two singles and three RBIs and Matt Dummermuth went the distance, scattering four hits as Dover picked up an East Central Ohio League win at Marietta..

Dover is 8-2 and 3-0 in ECOL, while Marietta falls to 4-7.

Dover outhit Marietta 13-4 as Mason Stoldt (home run, single, two RBIs), James Leggett (two singles, two RBIs), Ben Hamm (two doubles) and Nolan Kellicker (double, RBI) had solid games.

In JV play, Dover posted a 10-0 shutout as Mason Grewell tossed a one-hitter. Jonah Marks had two singles, a double and an RBI and Zane Connor posted two doubles and two RBIs.

Malvern 8, Central Catholic 2

Connor Lefevre’s bases loaded double helped Malvern score seven times in the top of the seventh inning as the Hornets rallied from a 2-1 deficit for an IVC North win over Tuscarawas Central Catholic.

Lefevre and Dylan Phillips each had two hits to pace the Hornets (5-5, 3-4). Johnny Walker (2-1) picked up the win for Malvern.


Central Catholic 14, Malvern 3

Emily Garbrandt went the distance in the circle to pick up the win for the Saints (five innings, two earned runs on six hits, two strikeouts, two walks) and Jersi Hickman (three singles, RBI) led the way offensively as Central Catholc recorded an IVC North win over Malvern.

Also collecting multiple hits were Delaney Savage (single, double, two RBI) and Maddie Ferrell (single, double, three RBI).

Contributing one hit each were Jordyn Caldwell (single, RBI), Megan Peltz (single, two RBI), Emily Garbrandt (single), Maria Meiser (single) and Edith Quiroz who rattled the fence with a double driving in two.

Haley Wilkinson had a double for Malvern, while Kenna Ball and Madison Hole each had RBIs.

Ridgewood 3, Sandy Valley 1

Ridgewood leaned on a strong pitching effort and timely hitting to top visiting Sandy Valley n Inter-Valley Conference South action.

Winning pitcher Ava Kulbacki fanned nine, while scattering four hits and walking three in a complete game. She also had a pair of singles.

Maggie Shannon went 3-for-3 with a double and a RBI to lead the Generals’ offense, and Bailee Williams doubled with a RBI.

The Cardinals struck first on Amber Ward’s RBI double in the top of the first inning, but Ridgewood answered when Shelby Harding hit a one-out single and came home on Shannon’s double in the bottom half.

The Generals (2-8) made it 2-1 in the second. Kulbacki opened the inning with a single and courtesy runner Miciah Cahill scored on Williams’ double.

Ridgewood’s final run came in the sixth, as Kulbacki singled then Cahill came in, stole second, and took third and home on passed balls.

Breeli Faiello had a single and double for Sandy Valley. Amber Ward added a double for the Cardinals (3-8, 3-6).

Fairless 8, Orrville 7

Winning pitcher Liza Bailey struck out seven, Makayla Smith drove in three runs and Isabella Rodriquez had two RBIs as Fairless outscored Orrville in Principals Athletic Conference action.

Morgan Vodika had two RBIs for the Red Riders.

Marlington 15, Carrollton 0

Host Marlington held Carrollton to four hits for an Eastern Buckeye Conference victory.

Kailey Delawder had two of Carrollton’s four hits. Makayla Ball and Marleigh Osolin each added a hit.

Harrison Central 13, Indian Creek 4

Host Harr
ison Central knocked off Indian Creek at the softball complex in Cadiz.

Track and field

Hiland Quad

Strasburg’s girls came out on top as Hiland hosted a quadrangular with Malvern and Danville also participating.

Strasburg won with 93 points. Danville (59), Hiland (45) and Malvern (40) followed.

Scoring wins for Strasburg were: High Jump: Riley Thomas, 4-8; Long Jump: Riley Thomas, 15-2.5; 4×800 Relay: Maci Willoughby, Josie Lautenschleger, Ella Pumphry, Madi Becker, 11:02; 1,600: Josie Lautenschleger, 6:03; 400: Maci Willoughby, 66.4; 800: Maci Willoughby, 2:44; 200: Karli Curfman, 28.1; 3,200: Ella Pumphry, 13:43; 4×400 Relay: Josie Lautenschleger, Madi Becker, Maci Willoughby, Karli Curfman, 4:36.

Danville won the boys meet with 61 points followed by Malvern (55), Hiland (54) nd Strasaburg (48).

Scoring first for Strasburg were: Long Jump: Parker Edward, 18-.05; High Jump: Parker Edwards, 5-8; 1,600: Carter Pratt, 4:57; 800: Carter Pratt, 2:16.

Boys tennis

Dover 5, Ashland 0

Dover blanked visiting Ashland at Dover City Park.

Nick Castricone defeated Seth Karnosh 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and Daniel Pfeiffer stopped Ben Sinchok 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles, while Micah Lint blanked Joel Harlan 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.

Ethan Kopp & Jacob Murphy beat Caedon Blough & Cooper Glazier 7-5, 6-6 (2) at No. 1 doubles and Ryan Nixon & Quinten Troyer topped Landon Davis & Drew Frieson 6-2, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.

West Holmes 3, Zanesville 2

West Holmes improved to 11-0 after a win over Zanesville.

Hunter Ellis defeated Lucas Watson 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and Brody Schaad posted a 6-2, 6-2 win over Tyson Omen, while Marcus Miller and Alex Pringle downed Sky Cooke and Joshua Lightle 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

The West Holmes JVs won 1-0.

This article originally appeared on The Times-Reporter: Thursday’s HS sports highlights: Indian Valley earns another big baseball win over Ridgewood


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