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NORTH JACKSON OH- Jackson-Milton cruised to an easy victory over Lisbon 7-1 on Wednesday.

The Blue Jays got things moving in the first inning. Mia Greco drove in one when she tripled.

Jackson-Milton scored three runs in the fifth inning. The Blue Jays’s big bats in the inning were led by a single by Grace Johns and a double by Brena McBeth.

Macayle Thornhill got the start for Jackson-Milton. The ace went seven innings, allowing one run on five hits, striking out three and walking zero.

Morgan Lively led things off in the circle for the Blue Devils. Lively allowed eight hits and seven runs over six innings, striking out 12.

The Blue Jays racked up eight hits on the day. Paige Grope and Greco all had multiple hits. Grope went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the way in hits.

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NORTH JACKSON, OHIO- Jackson-Milton weathered a scare by Lowellville in the fifth inning where the Blue Jays coughed up three runs, but still won 16-4 on Tuesday over the Rockets.

Jackson-Milton collected 11 hits on the day.  Mia Greco,  Emily Fultz, and Grace Johns each racked up multiple hits and were led by Greco, who went 3 for 4 at the plate.

The Blue Jays sealed their win for good when they notched six runs in the fifth inning as they were led by the big bats of  Johns, Fultz, Brena McBeth, and Ivy McBeth, who each had RBIs in the inning.

Macayle Thornhill was the winning pitcher of the day as the ace surrendered four runs on two hits over five innings, striking out four.

Morgan Lewis was the losing pitcher of the day as she lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing 11 hits and 16 runs while striking out five.

Jackson-Milton will look to add another win to their record when they take on Lisbon on Wednesday at 5:00 pm. Lowellville will look to get back in the win column when they travel to Mineral Ridge on Wednesday. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 pm. 

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By Matt Morrison 

NORTH JACKSON, OHIO- To be a part of a no-hitter can either be uplifting or upsetting. Aaren Romigh was on the uplifting side as he struck out twelve men at the plate in his no-hitter performance as Jackson-Milton took down Lowellville 6-0.

On the offensive side of things, the Blue Jays were led by multiple players who had one hit including Owen McDevitt, who drove in three runs with a double in the second inning.

The losing pitcher of the game Brady Bunofsky, who allowed 5 runs, 3 hits, and sat down 4 batters through three innings of work. Dylan Okular pitched three innings of relief for the Rockets as he allowed 1 hit, 1 run, and had 1 strikeout.

Jackson-Milton will look to remain dominant when they take on Lowellville once again on Wednesday at 5:00pm. 


NORTH JACKSON OH- Macayle Thornhill didn’t allow a single run against Leetonia, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Jackson-Milton to a 19-0 victory on Friday

Mia Greco led the Blue Jays to victory by driving in four runs.  Greco went 3-for-3 at the plate.  Greco drove in runs on a single in the first, a sacrifice fly in the first, and a double in the second

Jackson-Milton got things started in the first inning when Greco singled on a 3-0 count, scoring two runs.

The Blue Jays notched eight runs in the second inning.  Jackson-Milton Varsity Blue Jays put the pressure on, lead by walks by Brena McBeth and Maggie Simkins, singles by Emily Fultz and McBeth, and doubles by Greco and Thornhill.

A single by Kaitlin Shingler in the third inning was a positive for Leetonia.

Thornhill got the win for Jackson-Milton. The ace allowed one hit and zero runs over five innings, striking out 12.

Kaitlin Shingler led things off on the rubber for Leetonia. The bulldog lasted four innings, allowing 13 hits and 19 runs.

The Blue Jays smacked one home run on the day. Grace Johns went for the long ball in the first inning.

Jackson-Milton had 13 hits in the game.  Greco, McBeth, Paige Grope, and Fultz each managed multiple hits.  Greco went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead their team in hits.  The Blue Jays stole seven bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Camelia Blackmon led the way with two.

Kaitlin Shingler led Leetonia with one hit in three at bats.

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NORTH JACKSON OH- Brena McBeth was brilliant in the pitcher’s circle on Thursday, as she threw a no-hitter to lead Jackson-Milton past John F. Kennedy Catholic 20-1.

The Blue Jays was boosted by Paige Grope who went 4-for-6 at the plate. Grope doubled in the second, doubled in the fifth, singled in the sixth, and singled in the sixth.

Jackson-Milton got on the board in the second inning when Cora Pettry grounded out, scoring one run.

The Blue Jays scored 12 runs in the sixth inning. Emily Fultz, Camelia Blackmon, Maggie Simkins, Ivy McBeth, Grope, and Mia Greco powered the big inning with RBIs.

McBeth got the win for Jackson-Milton. The pitcher surrendered one run on zero hits over six innings, striking out 16.

The Blue Jays socked two home runs on the day. McBeth had a dinger in the third inning. Greco went yard in the sixth inning.

Jackson-Milton racked up 20 hits on the day. Grope, McBeth, Fultz, Blackmon, McBeth, Greco, Grace Johns, and Macayle Thornhill all collected multiple hits. Grope went 4-for-6 at the plate to lead the way.

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MCDONALD OH- Jackson Milton got out to a five-run lead in the third inning and held on for a 7-5 victory over McDonald on Tuesday. McDonald scored five runs in the failed comeback. Avery Mayle, Carson Klase, Joe Skowron, and Nolan Agler all picked up RBIs in the rally.

The Blue Jays opened up scoring in the first inning, when Aaren Romigh doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.

Jackson Milton tallied three runs in the second inning. They scored its runs on a single by Romigh.

Billy Sloan was credited with the victory for the Jays. The righty surrendered five runs on five hits over seven innings, striking out 11.

Skowron started the game for McDonald. The hurler went two-thirds of an inning, allowing three runs on four hits

Jackson Milton racked up 12 hits. Dominic Krol, Owen McDevitt, Romigh, and Sloan each had multiple hits. Sloan, Romigh, McDevitt, and Krol each managed two hits to lead the offense

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By Matt Morrison

BROOKFIELD, OHIO- In whats was a back and forth game the whole way, Jackson-Milton got the best of Brookfield 12-7 on Thursday night.

In the first three innings of the game it was all Jackson-Milton as they jumped to a 6-1 lead before Brookfield came back in the bottom of the fourth inning to score six runs as they took a 7-6 lead. It was then that the Blue Jays  finished strong scoring six more runs to seal the win. Multiple Blue Jays had multiple hits throughout the game, including Drew Sloan, who went 4 for 5 and scored one run.

Landon Workman started the day on the mound as he allowed 1 hit, 1 run, and had 5 strikeouts before being relieved by the bullpen. Brookfield was led by Mark Randall, who went 2 for 4 at the plate and was also the starting pitcher of the day as he allowed 9 hits, 10 runs, and had 4 strikeouts.

Brookfield will prepare for a double header matchup against Conneaut on Saturday. Jackson-Milton will also prepare for a double header matchup when they go up against East Canton on Saturday.


BERLIN CENTER OH- Western Reserve watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 10-0 loss to Jackson-Milton on Monday. The Blue Jays scored on a double by Billy Sloan and on a wild pitch in the first inning.

In the first inning, Jackson-Milton got their offense started when Sloan doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.

One bright spot for Western Reserve was a single by Hunter Stacy in the fourth inning.

Sloan earned the win for Jackson-Milton. The bulldog allowed two hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out ten and walking one.

Stacy took the loss for the Blue Devils. The southpaw went one and one-third innings, allowing seven runs on four hits, striking out one and walking one.

Brayden Saunders and Stacy each had one hit to lead Western Reserve.

Jackson-Milton racked up eight hits on the day. Aaren Romigh and Drew Sloan each managed multiple hits to lead the way.

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YOUNGSTOWN OH- There is no better place to hold the biggest rivalry game on your schedule than the beautiful YSU softball facility. Western Reserve and Jackson Milton put on a show on the big stage Monday night as they scored a combined 24 runs.  Even though Jackson Milton scored 5 unanswered runs to end the game, it wasn’t enough to overcome the lead the Blue Devils built. Western Reserve walked away with a 13-11 win.

Western Reserve got plenty of contributions from their lineup.  Hannah Heath had a perfect night at the dish going 4-4 with 4 runs scored and 3 RBI.  Allison Jones finished the game 3-4 with 3 runs scored and a RBI. She stole 4 bases as well.  Cailey Selley also knocked in 4 RBI on a 2-4 day.  Kaleigh Williams went 3-4 in the 9 spot of the lineup with a RBI and a run scored.

Macayle Thornhill had a three hit game for the Jays going 3-5 with a RBI and 3 runs scored.  Alena Len was the most productive bat driving in 4 RBI going 1-3 at the plate.  Grace Johns was 2-4 with 3 RBI.

The two teams will meet again on Tuesday, this time at Jackson Milton. Start time for the game is 5:00.


NEW MIDDLETOWN OH- Springfield scored five runs in the second inning on its way to a 9-1 victory over Jackson-Milton on Tuesday. Their big bats were led by Rachel Malatok, Madi Lesnak, and Jacey Mullen, all driving in runs in the inning.

The Tigers fired up the offense in the first inning, when Hannah Leipply drew a walk, scoring one run.

Lesnak got the win in the circle for the Tigers. The ace lasted seven innings, allowing seven hits and one run while striking out 11.

Macayle Thornhill started the game for Jackson-Milton. She went six innings, allowing nine runs on 14 hits and striking out nine.

Springfield blasted one home run on the day. Lesnak went yard in the second inning.

Springfield racked up 14 hits on the day. Emily Gerthung, Mullen, Malatok, Hannah Stoufer, and Gianna Piccuta each collected multiple hits. Mullen and Gerthung each collected three hits to lead the way.

Jackson-Milton scattered seven hits in the game. Paige Grope and Thornhill both managed multiple hits.

Springfield will move on to host Liberty on Saturday. First pitch is slated for 12:00.  Jackson Milton will be at home on Wednesday facing off with Southeast. First pitch scheduled for 5:00.

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