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Tigers cruise past Bruins 9-3

Area roundup

The Princeton Tigers scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning and cruised to a 9-3 victory over St. Bede in TRAC East play Tuesday at Prather Field.

PHS collected 12 hits on the day, led by Beck Robbins (3-4), Christian Parry (2-3) and Conner Dickens (2-4).

Tiger starter Josh Reinhardt, one of four PHS hurlers on the day, got the win with two innings on the mound, scattering one hit with a strikeout.

SBA had five hits with Matteo Sanchez going 3-4 and Tyler Marcinkus 2-3.

PHS improved to 7-2, 5-1 in conference play heading into Thursday's game against the same Bruins at the academy.

PHS also won the F/S game 11-1 at the academy.

Hall 15, IVC 3: The Red Devils pounded out 13 hits en route to a five-inning victory in nonconference play shortened by the 10-run rule Tuesday at Kirby Park in Spring Valley.

The Grey Ghosts scored first with a run in the first, but Hall responded with seven in the second, three in the third and five more in the fourth to go up 15-3.

Cam McDonald led Hall with a 4-4 day at the plate with Sean Riordan going 3-4 and Ty Rybarczyk and Brant Vanaman adding two hits each.

Riordan, the starting and winning pitcher, tossed four innings with three runs (no earned), two hits and nine strikeouts. Cam McDonald pitched a scoreless inning in relief.

LaMoille-Ohio 8, HBR 2: The Lions beat the Royals for the second day in a row with a road at Hinckley Tuesday. Dominic Moore picked up the win, striking out nine batters, walking three and gave up two runs.

Clay Sundberg went 2-3 picking up 2 RBI, Luke Lovgren went 1-4 with 4 RBI.

The Lions are now 2-2 over all and 2-0 in conference.

Softball

HBR 7, LaMoille-Ohio 1: The Royals returned home Tuesday to avenge Monday's 10-3 loss at LaMoille.

Ottawa 6, Hall 5: The Lady Pirates scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for walk-off victory in nonconference play at Ottawa Tuesday.

Sara Perkins and Hanah Hart each had RBI triples for the Lady Devils, who jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning.

Hall pitcher Morgan Filippini scattered seven hits with no walks and three strikeouts.

Despite losing the game late, Hall coach Brian Holman was very pleased with the Lady Devils' effort.

"Great game for us after being off for a week. The girls competed really well and now we hope to find some consistency moving forward," he said. "Morgan Filippini pitched a great game against one of the better 3A teams in the state."

Girls track

At Spring Valley: Hall senor Kaelyn Hamalle won the long jump (16-3) and placed second in the 200 and triple jump in a quadrangular hosted by Hall Tuesday. The Lady Devils placed fourth (52) in a field headed by Erie-Prophetstown.

Junior High track

At Manlius: Jaden Michlig broke the BV South shot put record with a toss of 44-0 1/4 Tuesday, breaking the record previously held by Shawn Weger of 43-1.

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