The Meadville lacrosse team is still in the hunt for its first victory of the 2014 season after falling to Grand River Academy (Ohio) 10-4 on Thursday at Bender Field.
Scoring goals for the Bulldogs were John Gizzie and Josh Orr with two apiece. Cody Passilla had three assists while Matt Lazusky added one helper.
The Bulldogs return to action on Saturday when they host Boardman (Ohio) at 3:30 p.m. at Bender Field.
Panthers roll past Bears
SAEGERTOWN — Saegertown jumped out to a 13-1 lead through four innings before coasting home for a 13-4 victory over Union City during Region 3 softball action on Thursday.
Lexi Palmer went 2-for-3 with two runs, a double and a three-run homer to lead the Panthers (2-3, 1-1 Region 3). Jaricka Simmerman was 2-for-4 with two runs and a two-run blast. Jessica Tomiczek was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, while Tori Eckart was 2-for-4 with a double. Maile Chang (2-for-4, two runs and two RBIs) and Mikayla Newman (2-for-4 with two runs) also had multi-hit games.
Courtney Brumagin was 2-for-4 with two RBIs to pace the Bears (2-2, 0-2). Autumn Kinney rapped a double in the loss.
Mahen leads Sailors
STONEBORO — Kala Mahen had another stellar afternoon for Lakeview as the Sailors improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in Region 2 with a 10-5 win over Sharon on Thursday in softball action.
Mahen was 4-for-4 at the plate with a double, an RBI and three runs scored. Mackenzie McIntire was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, three RBIs and two runs scored. Salena Stutzman also had three hits and an RBI for the Sailors and Katie McClelland hit a home run.
Mahen earned the win on the mound. She threw all seven innings allowing nine hits and four earned runs with no walks and 15 strikeouts.
Hornets sting Eagles
HERMITAGE — The Conneaut softball team got off to a decent start, ringing up a pair of runs in the top of the first inning. However, the Eagles offense was silent thereafter as Hickory rolled to a 9-2 victory in a Region 5 matchup on Thursday.
Leading Conneaut (1-2, 0-2 Region 5) at the plate was Emily Baum, who was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI. Marena Bates added a pair of singles.
Hickory pitcher Chelsea Marriott limited the Eagles to two runs on four hits through seven innings. She walked one and struck out 10.