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LEAVITTSBURG OH- Champion snagged their second consecutive district title Thursday night, they showed off their dominance with a decisive 4-0 shutout over Lakeview—their second against them this season.

Gabby Gradishar brought the heat, swinging for the fences with a homer, knocking in one and crossing the plate twice herself. Hailey Householder didn’t land any hits but made her presence felt with 2 RBIs. Zoe Palette added her own touch with a 1-for-3 night, driving in a run. Addie Warzala and Bella Meyer rounded out the scorecard with Warzala grabbing a hit, walked and scoring once, and Meyer adding a run on her 1-for-4 outing.

In the circle, Gradishar was near untouchable, delivering a complete game with just one hit and one walk allowed while striking out 13 batters.

Lakeview’s offense managed only a single hit from Kennedy Bartlett and a walk from Izzy Haines.

Ava Bacon held her own in the circle for Lakeview, lasting 4.1 innings with seven hits and one earned run against her while striking out three. Isabella Isenberg came in relief to throw 1.2 perfect innings.

Looking ahead, Champion is gearing up for the Regional Semifinals against Norwayne, who pulled off an upset against top-seeded Triway. Catch them in action this Wednesday at Baldwin Wallace at 5:00 PM.


LaBrae clinched a solid 7-3 victory over Lakeview in Wednesday’s sectional finals. The Vikings charged ahead early, with Landon Brunstetter smashing a two-run double in the first inning. The inning heated up with Lucas Glaser grounding into a fielder’s choice to snag another run, topped off by a sneaky run on a passed ball.

The Vikings padded their lead with another run in the second, setting the pace for the game. Dylan Simpson snagged the win on the mound, tossing a solid seven innings, yielding just three runs and striking out eight. On the flip side, Lakeview’s Andrew Brown shouldered the loss after stepping in for Nathan Paolucci, who struggled in the opening inning.

Simpson, Brunstetter, Owen Boone, Glaser, and Austin Rowe each hit safely for LaBrae, with Glaser driving in three runs to lead the charge. The Vikings’ defense was sharp, turning two double plays to stifle any Bulldogs’ rallies.

For Lakeview, Brown was a bright spot, bagging two hits, while Brandon Toot added an RBI. Despite their efforts, the Bulldogs couldn’t catch up, managing just one double play on the defensive end. The Vikings now look ahead, riding this win deeper into the postseason.


Lakeview stormed past LaBrae with a resounding 14-1 victory in Tuesday’s district semifinal, riding a monster second inning where they racked up nine runs. The Bulldogs kicked things off in the first when Izzy Haines grounded out but still managed to knock in a run.

The second inning was where the fireworks really happened. The Bulldogs capitalized on an error and mixed in a barrage of hits: Mack Stowe, Kennedy Bartlett, and Haines each brought in a run, Hallie Capan smashed a bases-clearing single, and Isabella Isenberg drove in two with a single of her own.

They didn’t let up, adding more in the third with Makenna Werner hitting a sac fly and Capan singling in another run to pad the lead.

Isenberg was solid on the mound, holding LaBrae to three hits and a single run over five innings, striking out five. On the flip side, Riley Rowe struggled for LaBrae, exiting after giving up ten runs in less than two innings.

While LaBrae’s Shelly Bragg, Mariah Jones, and Morgan Thompson each snagged a hit, it was Nalena Page who knocked in their only run.

Lakeview was hitting on all cylinders, gathering 13 hits. Capan and Bartlett led the charge with three hits apiece, with Capan driving in three runs. Kalyssa Werner, Isenberg, and Stowe also had multi-hit days. Discipline at the plate was key, as they drew six walks, with Werner and Paige Schwartz each walking twice.

Defensively, Lakeview was flawless, notching zero errors. Stowe led with the most defensive plays, showing their strength in the field as well as at the plate.

Lakeview advances to the district championship game on Thursday.  Lakeview will be matched up with Champion at LaBrae High School at 5:00.


CORTLAND OH- Nathan Paolucci was all over the place, snagging three hits in four at-bats as Lakeview steamrolled East Palestine 10-0 this Monday. The guy was a double machine, hammering one in the second and another in the fifth, not to mention kicking things off with a single right from the start.

The scoreboard lit up early for Lakeview, with Hayden Newton smashing a triple and Brandon Toot bringing him home with a sac fly. They kept the pedal down in the second, thanks to Paolucci’s double, a handy error, and Matt Seikel’s two-run single.

Jacob Shaker was a beast on the mound, tossing a one-hit shutout over five innings and striking out eight. On the flip side, East Palestine’s Cale Moraski had a rough day, giving up eight runs over four innings.

Lakeview’s defense was on point, not messing up a single play, with Paolucci right in the thick of it, handling eight plays. Phoenix Marvin snagged the lone hit for East Palestine.

With this victory, Lakeview’s setting sights on the sectional final against LaBrae this Wednesday, with the first pitch slated for 5 PM. But first, they’ve got a tune-up game against Ursuline at Cene Park, same time Tuesday.


Makenna Werner was a one-woman wrecking crew, smashing three hits in as many at-bats to power the Lakeview to a 10-0 demolition of Crestview on Friday. Werner started strong with a double in the second, kept the momentum with a single in the fourth, and capped it off with another single in the fifth.

The Bulldogs’ bottom hitters were clutch. Ella Collins, Werner, and Hallie Capan combined for half of the team’s hits, scoring four runs and adding an RBI to the mix. The scoring started in the second inning with Capan’s RBI single.

They piled on more in the third after Kennedy Bartlett’s single and a costly error by the Rebels.

Isabella Isenberg was rock solid on the mound for Lakeview, giving up just one hit and zero runs over five innings, while striking out seven.

On the other side, Kerrigan Miller bore the brunt of the loss for Crestview, yielding six runs over four innings.

The Bulldogs’ bats were busy, racking up 10 hits. Bartlett drove in a couple, going 2-for-3, while Kalyssa Werner and Capan also had multi-hit games.

Lakeview even turned a slick double play to keep Crestview at bay. Miller managed Crestview’s only hit in her two at-bats.

Next up, Lakeview heads to the District Semifinals to face LaBrae on Tuesday. But first, they’ve got a doubleheader against McDonald on Saturday to fine-tune their game.


CANFIELD, OH- On a day where pitchers from both teams flexed their muscles on the mound, South Range edged out Lakeview 3-2. Konnor Brogan was the standout starter for South Range, churning out 21 outs.

The scoring kicked off in the second inning when Luke Gehring drew a walk that brought a runner home for South Range. But Lakeview quickly responded in the third, taking a brief lead thanks to a double by Andrew Brown and an RBI single from Nathan Paolucci.

The back-and-forth continued in the bottom of the third when South Range reclaimed the lead. Walks issued to Jake Shumate and Gehring turned into runs, tipping the scale.

Brogan was solid throughout, yielding just two runs (one earned) on six hits across seven innings, striking out nine and walking just one, earning the win. Brown, on the other hand, struggled with control, handing out six walks in just over two innings of work, which ultimately cost him the game.

At the plate, Dylan Smesko, Tyler Wardle, Tyson Tarajack, and Andrew Brian each snagged hits for South Range, with Gehring and Shumate each notching an RBI. Patience was key for South Range as they drew eight walks during the game, with Gehring and Gaven Nagy walking twice each.

For Lakeview, Brown and Paolucci proved to be the tough outs, each bagging two hits, with Brown driving in a run.

Despite the tight scoreline, Lakeview showed sharp defense, turning two double plays to keep the game close.

Looking ahead, South Range is set to host Howland this Thursday, aiming to keep the momentum rolling.


CANFIELD OH- In a thrilling showdown under the Tuesday night lights, Lakeview Bulldogs took on South Range Raiders with the NE8 championship up for grabs. It was a battle of the titans, and Lakeview came out swinging, determined to secure their place in history. They wasted no time, launching a four-run second inning that set the tone for the rest of the game. From there, it was all about maintaining their momentum and holding off any comeback attempts from the Raiders.

For Lakeview, this game was about more than just a win—it was about making history. And that’s exactly what they did. With their 11-6 victory on the road, the Bulldogs clinched their first-ever NE8 championship, a momentous achievement for the program.   Adding to the significance, it was also just the second time they managed to snag a win at South Range, making the victory even sweeter. As the final out was recorded, the Bulldogs erupted in celebration, knowing they had secured their place at the top of the conference standings. They will share the trophy with South Range, both teams finishing with just 1 loss in the league.

Leading the charge for Lakeview’s offense was Hallie Capan, who delivered a standout performance with a crucial home run and four RBIs. She set the tone early and provided the spark that ignited the Bulldogs’ offensive onslaught. Mack Stowe, Kennedy Bartlett, Isabella Isenberg, Kalyssa Werner, and Izzy Haines also made significant contributions at the plate, each recording hits and runs scored to keep the scoreboard ticking.

In the circle, Ava Bacon was tasked with shutting down the Raiders’ offense, and she delivered when it mattered most. Despite giving up some hits and runs, Bacon showed poise and determination, striking out batters and keeping South Range’s hitters off balance.

While the loss may sting for South Range, they showed resilience and fought until the final out. Players like Keira Brogan, Solena DeJesus, Jayli Wilt, and Gretchen Bartels led the offensive charge, refusing to go down without a fight. Their efforts kept the game competitive until the very end.


CORTLAND OH- South Range showcased a strong performance on Monday night, securing an impressive 8-1 win over Lakeview.

From the opening inning, South Range’s offense came out swinging, with multiple players contributing to their run tally. Tyson Tarajack led the charge with a 2-for-4 performance, driving in 2 runs and scoring 2 himself. Tyler Wardle also had a solid outing, going 2 for 5 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored. Brennen Klasovsky and Andrew Brian each contributed 2 hits, with Brian adding an RBI and a run scored. Gavin Hiscox chipped in with a hit and a run scored as well.

On the mound, Julian Tranovich was stellar for South Range, pitching a complete game gem. He allowed just 1 hit and no earned runs over 7 innings while striking out 5 Lakeview batters.

Lakeview struggled to generate offense against Tranovich’s dominant pitching, with Brandon Cash managing the lone hit of the day for his team.


CORTLAND OH- South Range clinched the NE8 championship on Monday with a hard-fought road win against Lakeview, sealing a 6-5 victory in a tense battle that went down to the wire. Despite a late surge from the Bulldogs, the Raiders held on to secure the title, but the two teams are set for a rematch on Tuesday with conference implications still at stake.

The Raiders wasted no time making their mark on the game, with Anna Aey blasting a solo home run in the early innings to give South Range the lead. Giada Pauline and Ashley Rupert also contributed RBIs, while Jayli Wilt and Gretchen Bartels added runs batted in to bolster the offense. Solena DeJesus had a strong showing at the plate, going 2 for 4.

In the circle , South Range faced a tough Lakeview lineup, but they managed to hold their own, despite giving up some runs late in the game. The pitching staff combined for 7 innings, allowing 7 hits and 5 earned runs, while tallying 5 strikeouts.

Lakeview fought hard until the end, rallying in the bottom of the seventh inning with a two-run home run to make it a one-run game. Mack Stowe led the charge for the Bulldogs with 2 RBIs, while Isabella Isenberg and Izzy Haines also contributed RBIs Isenberg hit a home run along with Stowe. Kennedy Bartlett had a solid game, scoring a run.

Isenberg started the game on the mound, pitching 4 innings and allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 batters. Ava Bacon came in for relief, pitching 3 innings and allowing 2 hits while striking out 2 batters.

With the win, South Range secures the NE8 championship outright. However, the Raiders and Bulldogs will face off again on Tuesday, with Lakeview looking to force a share of the trophy with a victory.



CORTLAND, OH- LaBrae has been on a heater lately with five straight wins, but The Lakeview Bulldogs who were riding a six-game hot streak clinched a solid 5-2 victory over LaBrae on Thursday.

The Bulldogs got rolling in the second inning when Matt Seikel knocked a single to bring a runner home. They nudged further ahead in the third, thanks to Brandon Toot’s single that pushed the score to 2-0.

Matthew DeProfio was on point from the mound for Lakeview, tossing four shutout innings with two hits, two strikeouts, and a couple of walks. Owen Boone shouldered the loss for LaBrae, giving up five runs (two earned) across six innings of work. Toot came in as relief, keeping LaBrae at bay with three scoreless innings, allowing just two hits.

At the plate, Brandon Cash, batting ninth, stepped up big time with two RBIs off a 1-for-3 showing. The Bulldogs lineup saw Andrew Brown, Cash, Toot, Nathan Paolucci, Hayden Newton, Seikel, and DeProfio each snagging a hit. They also executed a smooth double play to keep their defense tight.

For the Vikings, Dylan Simpson and Brogan Collins each chipped in with an RBI. Simpson, Lucas Glaser, Nate Goldner, Austin Rowe, and Aiden Doll all managed a hit apiece in their efforts to rally.

The Bulldogs are set to face South Range next Monday, looking to carry the momentum forward.