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LAKERS WAVE OF OFFENSE TOO MUCH FOR SPARTANS

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Andover, OH- The Pymatuning Valley Lakers got on the board in the bottom of the first inning after Kylie Luke tripled, scoring two runs, an error scored one run, and Kendall Gray singled, scoring two runs.

The Pymatuning Valley Lakers scored 10 runs on seven hits in the bottom of the second inning. McKenna Jordan singled, scoring one run, an error scored one run, Mackenzie Kribbs doubled, scoring two runs, Nataleigh Haines doubled, scoring two runs, Luke singled, scoring one run, and Saige Payne tripled, scoring three runs.

A single by Isabella Limestoll extended the Pymatuning Valley Lakers’ lead to 16-0 in the bottom of the third inning.

The Pymatuning Valley Lakers scored six runs on two hits in the bottom of the fourth inning. Rylee Young singled, scoring one run, Macie Payne doubled, scoring two runs, an error scored two runs, and an error scored one run. Kribbs earned the win for the Pymatuning Valley Lakers. The starting pitcher surrendered two hits and one run over five innings, striking out six and walking four.

Alexis Brown took the loss for the Conneaut Spartans. The right-handed pitcher went three and two-thirds innings, giving up 22 runs (five earned) on 13 hits, striking out three and walking four.

The Pymatuning Valley Lakers accumulated 13 hits in the game. Payne drove the middle of the lineup, leading the Pymatuning Valley Lakers with four runs batted in. They went 1-for-2 on the day.

Payne, Allison Clark, and Luke each collected two hits for the Pymatuning Valley Lakers. Clark stole two bases.

The Pymatuning Valley Lakers stole five bases in the game. The Pymatuning Valley Lakers turned one double play in the game.

Maddy Drew and Vina Sanford each collected one hit for the Conneaut Spartans.

Sanford led the Conneaut Spartans with one run batted in. They went 1-for-2 on the day. Ella Boriski stole two bases.

The Pymatuning Valley Lakers welcome Rootstown Rovers on Thursday for their next game.

LAKERS GET THE EDGE ON MUSTANGS

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Orwell, OH- Both the Grand Valley Mustangs and Pymatuning Valley Lakers had strong pitching performances on Monday, but the Pymatuning Valley Lakers were slightly more effective at the plate in their 2-1 victory over the Grand Valley Mustangs.

Justin Hagan started on the mound for the Grand Valley Mustangs and recorded 15 outs. The Grand Valley Mustangs were in a close game until the Pymatuning Valley Lakers scored a run in the seventh inning.

The Pymatuning Valley Lakers opened the scoring in the fifth inning after Ferrie singled, driving in one run. Blake Taylor singled for the Grand Valley Mustangs in the bottom of the fifth, which helped them tie the game at 1-1.

Wludyga earned the win for the Pymatuning Valley Lakers, allowing five hits and one run over seven innings while striking out seven and walking one. Austin Hall took the loss for the Grand Valley Mustangs, pitching two innings and surrendering one run on two hits, striking out four and walking two. Hagan started on the mound for the Grand Valley Mustangs, allowing four hits and one run over five innings with six strikeouts and two walks.

Taylor and Hagan were productive in the lineup for the Grand Valley Mustangs, each collecting two hits while batting back-to-back. Taylor drove in the lone run for the Grand Valley Mustangs, going 2-for-3 at the plate.

For the Pymatuning Valley Lakers, Haines, Wudyga, Ferrie, Sounders, Croston, and Paul each recorded one hit. Wludyga and Ferrie each had one run batted in.

The Grand Valley Mustangs will host Mathews on Tuesday for their next game. The Lakers will take on the Lakeside Dragaons at home for their next game.

 

WARRIORS HAND LAKERS SECOND LOSS OF THE SEASON

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Andover, OH- In Monday’s matchup, the Edgewood Warriors secured an 11-1 victory over the Pymatuning Valley Lakers, with notable contributions from players throughout the lineup. Gianna lanetta, Faith Vencill, and Carly Kray stood out, collectively amassing seven hits, scoring four runs, and driving in six.

The Warriors’ decisive victory was punctuated by a six-run surge in the seventh inning, with key plays including singles and doubles by Avery Vencill, lanetta, and an error that added to their tally. Edgewood initially got on the scoreboard in the fifth inning, courtesy of Lucianna Paolillo’s double and Makenna Rhodes’s sacrifice fly.

Pitcher Lucianna Paolillo played a pivotal role for the Warriors, pitching a solid game and earning the win. On the opposing side, Saige Payne of the Pymatuning Valley Lakers took the loss after a challenging outing on the mound.

Edgewood’s offensive prowess was evident with a total of 12 hits, highlighted by lanetta’s three runs batted in and Kray’s three-hit performance. Paolillo and Avery Vencill also contributed multiple hits to the team’s effort, while displaying patience at the plate with six walks drawn throughout the game.

For the Lakers, McKenna Jordan emerged as a standout performer, going 3-for-3 at the plate and driving in one run. Allison Clark and Mackenzie Kribbs also made notable contributions with multiple hits for Pymatuning Valley.

Looking ahead, the Warriors are set to face West Geauga in an away game, while the Lakers will take on the Kirtland Hornets at home, both scheduled for Tuesday.

LADY LAKERS CONTROL THE TIDE IN WIN OVER RAIDERS

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Shaker Heights, OH- The Pymatuning Valley Lakers claimed full control of the game against the Shaker Heights Raiders with a commanding 15-0 victory on Thursday.

Our Lakers wasted no time asserting their dominance, as Macie Payne ignited the offense with a single in the top of the second inning, followed by Nataleigh Haines’ double, each driving in a run.

The Lakers continued their offensive onslaught in the third inning, scoring seven runs on five hits. McKenna Jordan, Saige Payne, and Kendall Gray contributed with timely hits, while a couple of errors added to the Lakers’ run total.

In the fourth inning, the Lakers kept the pressure on, adding six more runs on two hits. Jenova Stockmaster and Jordan delivered clutch hits, while Kylie Luke and Macie Payne contributed with key plays to extend the lead.

On the mound, Payne delivered a stellar performance, pitching three scoreless innings and striking out nine batters to earn the win. Meanwhile, Praslin of the Raiders endured a tough outing, conceding nine runs (five earned) on eight hits over three innings.

Mackenzie Kribbs provided solid relief pitching, tossing two shutout innings to preserve the Lakers’ shutout victory.

Offensively, the Lakers were firing on all cylinders, collecting a total of 11 hits. Haines, Payne, Allison Clark, and Jordan all contributed with two hits each, while Payne and Gray drove in two runs apiece.

Additionally, the Lakers showed discipline at the plate, accumulating five walks, and utilized their speed on the basepaths to steal seven bases throughout the game.

With this dominant performance behind them, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers eagerly anticipate their upcoming matchup against Chalker on Friday.

CROSTON GOES YARD IN 4-3 VICTORY OVER MUSTANGS

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Andover, OH- In a closely contested matchup, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers secured a hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Grand Valley Mustangs on Wednesday, despite being out-hit by their opponents.

Grand Valley’s Payton Plizga led the offensive charge for the Mustangs, collecting two hits on the day. Plizga also showcased their pitching prowess, tallying an impressive 12 strikeouts while allowing just three hits and four runs over six innings of play.

The Lakers wasted no time in making their mark on the game, as Croston launched a powerful homer to left field in the first inning, driving in two runs and setting the tone for the match. Pymatuning Valley added another run in the third inning, with Haines delivering a clutch single to extend their lead to 3-1.

On the mound, Croston proved to be a formidable force for the Lakers, pitching a complete game and allowing just four hits and three runs over seven innings. Croston’s stellar performance included nine strikeouts and demonstrated their resilience in high-pressure situations.

Despite the Lakers’ offensive firepower and solid defensive play, Grand Valley managed to keep the game competitive, with Justin Hagan leading the charge with two RBIs. Blake Taylor showcased patience at the plate, drawing two walks, contributing to Grand Valley’s six walks accumulated throughout the game. Plizga’s speed on the bases was evident as they stole two bases during the matchup.

Offensively, Croston also made significant contributions at the plate, going 2-for-2 with two RBIs and demonstrating their versatility as a pitcher and hitter. Croston’s two stolen bases further showcased their athleticism and impact on the game.

The Lakers’ defensive efforts were highlighted by their flawless fielding, as they committed no errors throughout the game. Vickery was particularly active in the field, making the most chances with nine.

Looking ahead, the Grand Valley Mustangs will aim to bounce back as they prepare to face Crestwood on Friday. Meanwhile, the Lakers will hit the road for their next challenge against the Western Reserve Blue Devils on Thursday, seeking to maintain their momentum and secure another victory.

LADY LAKERS MAKE IT 9 STRAIGHT WITH WIN OVER BLOOMFIELD

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Bloomfield, OH- Looking to continue an impressive win streak, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers secured a resounding 8-0 victory over the Bloomfield Cardinals on Wednesday.

The Lakers wasted no time in asserting their dominance, with Saige Payne igniting the offense in the first inning by driving in a run with a solid single.

Building on their early momentum, the Lakers surged ahead in the top of the second inning. Allison Clark’s timely single brought in two runs, followed by a powerful triple from Saige Payne, adding another run to the Lakers’ lead. An error by the Cardinals further contributed to the Lakers’ commanding advantage.

The Lakers continued to showcase their offensive prowess in the top of the sixth inning, as Tessa Graves launched a spectacular homer to center field, driving in three runs and extending the Lakers’ lead even further.

On the mound, Mackenzie Kribbs delivered a stellar performance for the Lakers, shutting down the Cardinals’ offense with precision and poise. Kribbs allowed just three hits over seven innings while striking out nine batters and issuing only five walks.

Meanwhile, Bloomfield’s Miller struggled to contain the Lakers’ relentless offense, surrendering 14 hits and eight runs (seven earned) over seven innings of play.

The Lakers’ batting lineup was firing on all cylinders, amassing a total of 14 hits in the game. Macie Payne, Graves, Saige Payne, Clark, and Kasynthia Stockmaster each contributed two hits, with Graves, Saige Payne, and Clark driving in two runs apiece. Kribbs led the Lakers with three walks, while the team demonstrated excellent plate discipline, drawing a total of six walks throughout the game.

In addition to their offensive prowess, the Lakers showcased their speed on the base paths, tallying five stolen bases during the game. Their solid defensive efforts were highlighted by a well-executed double play.

Despite Bloomfield’s efforts, they were unable to match the Lakers’ dominant performance. Gwinn led Bloomfield with two hits, while Doll displayed patience at the plate, drawing two walks.

With this convincing victory, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers extend their winning streak to nine games, improving their season record to an impressive 16-1. The Lakers now set their sights on their next challenge as they prepare to defend their home turf against Chalker on Friday

LAKERS SAIL PAST ROCKETS

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Andover, OH- In an impressive game, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers cruised to a 12-0 victory over the Maplewood Rockets on Tuesday, led by a standout offensive display and stellar pitching.

Allison Clark proved to be a force at the plate for the Lakers, collecting three hits in four at-bats and playing a key role in driving in runs throughout the game. Clark’s consistent hitting contributed significantly to the Lakers’ offensive onslaught, setting the tone for their impressive victory.

The Lakers wasted no time asserting their dominance, jumping out to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning. Saige Payne’s double and Kylie Luke’s walk each drove in a run, putting the Lakers ahead from the start.

Building upon their lead, the Lakers extended their advantage in the second inning, with Payne and Luke once again playing pivotal roles in driving in runs for the team. McKenna Jordan’s double in the third inning further solidified the Lakers’ lead, pushing the score to 7-0.

The Lakers’ offensive explosion continued in the fourth inning, as they erupted for five runs on five hits to put the game out of reach for the Rockets. Kendall Gray, Clark, and Jordan delivered clutch hits to drive in runs and further extend the Lakers’ lead.

On the pitching front, Payne delivered a standout performance for the Lakers, earning the win after pitching five scoreless innings and striking out seven batters while allowing just four hits. Payne’s dominant pitching kept the Rockets’ offense in check, effectively shutting down any scoring opportunities.

Defensively, the Lakers displayed solid fielding throughout the game, committing no errors and ensuring that their pitching efforts were well-supported.

Despite the Rockets’ efforts, they struggled to contain the Lakers’ potent lineup and were unable to mount a comeback against Payne’s strong pitching and the Lakers’ offensive prowess.

With this convincing victory secured, the Lakers now turn their focus to their next matchup against Bloomfield on Wednesday, as they remain determined to maintain their momentum and continue their winning streak on the diamond.

4TH INNING SPLASH LEADS LAKERS PAST HERALDS

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Ashtabula, OH- In a big time NAC matchup, the St. John Heralds faced a tough opponent in the form of the Pymatuning Valley Lakers, ultimately falling short with a score of 11-1. The Lakers’ dominance was highlighted by a powerful offensive display, particularly in the fourth inning, where they surged ahead with nine runs, securing a commanding lead.

Initially, it was the Fighting Heralds who struck first, notching a run in the opening inning courtesy of a steal of home. However, the momentum quickly shifted in favor of the Lakers, as they capitalized on opportunities and capitalized on errors to turn the tide in the fourth inning, propelling themselves to a substantial advantage.

Saige Payne played a pivotal role on the mound for the Lakers, delivering a standout performance as the starting pitcher. Payne showcased her skill and precision, allowing just one run over five innings while striking out an impressive nine batters.

Despite their best efforts, the Heralds struggled to contain the Lakers’ offensive onslaught. Isabelle Holler, pitching for the Fighting Heralds, faced a formidable challenge, surrendering 11 runs, albeit only two earned, over five innings of play.

Offensively, the Fighting Heralds found themselves limited by the Lakers’ solid defensive effort. Chay Oliveras, Rylee Frasure, and Holler each managed to collect a hit for the Heralds, but their efforts were not enough to overcome the Lakers’ dominant performance.

Offensively on the Lakers’ side, Saige Payne and Kendall Gray emerged as standout performers, delivering three crucial runs batted in and contributing significantly to the team’s offensive output. Supported by a strong lineup that produced 10 hits overall, including multiple hits from McKenna Jordan, Allison Clark, Kylie Luke, and Gray, the Lakers showcased their depth and offensive prowess.

Defensively, the Lakers remained sharp and error-free, demonstrating their defensive capabilities and ensuring that the Heralds faced a formidable challenge on both sides of the ball.

As they look ahead to their next matchup, the Fighting Heralds will aim to regroup and bounce back from this defeat, with their sights set on a home game against Harding Fairport. Meanwhile, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers will seek to carry their momentum forward as they prepare for a home game against the Maplewood Rockets.

LAKERS TAKE THE BATTLE FOR THE VALLEY

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Andover, OH- In a dominant performance on Monday, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers cruised to a 7-0 victory over the Grand Valley Mustangs, led by Saige Payne’s impressive hitting display.

Payne showcased her batting prowess, collecting three hits in four at-bats. Her triple in the fourth inning and singles in the third and sixth innings contributed significantly to the Lakers’ offensive onslaught.

The Lakers wasted no time asserting their dominance, scoring two runs in the bottom of the first inning. McKenna Jordan’s walk and Macie Payne’s single each drove in a run, setting the tone for the game.

Pymatuning Valley added another run in the third inning when Mackenzie Kribbs hit a sacrifice fly, extending their lead to 3-0.

On the mound, Saige Payne delivered a stellar performance, pitching five scoreless innings, allowing only three hits while striking out five batters and issuing no walks. Kribbs also contributed with two innings of scoreless relief.

Despite a solid effort from Grand Valley’s pitcher K Hart, who went six innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits, the Lakers’ offense proved too potent to contain.

Jordan’s disciplined plate approach earned her two walks, while the Lakers as a team showed patience, drawing a total of six walks in the game. Allison Clark and Jordan showcased their speed on the bases, each stealing multiple bases, contributing to the Lakers’ eight stolen bases overall.

Defensively, Pymatuning Valley turned a crucial double play and displayed sure-handed fielding, committing no errors throughout the game. Nataleigh Haines stood out defensively, making an impressive 10 plays.

For Grand Valley, T Dryer and A Hostetler collected two hits each, but they couldn’t overcome the Lakers’ dominant performance.

With this commanding win secured, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers turn their attention to their next challenge as they prepare to face Badger on Tuesday.

LAKERS BOUNCE BACK WITH WIN OVER FALCONS

Jefferson, OH- Macie Payne delivered an outstanding performance at the plate, going 3-for-4 to propel the Pymatuning Valley Lakers to a 6-3 victory over the Jefferson Falcons on Saturday.

Payne’s contributions were pivotal throughout the game, with a double in the third inning, followed by key singles in both the fifth and seventh innings. Her offensive prowess helped ignite the Lakers’ scoring efforts and secure the win.

The Lakers wasted no time seizing the lead, striking in the top of the third inning when Payne’s double drove in two runs, followed by another run scored on a wild pitch.

On the mound, Saige Payne delivered a stellar performance for the Lakers, pitching a complete game and holding the Falcons to just five hits and three runs, all unearned. Saige tallied an impressive nine strikeouts while issuing five walks, showcasing her dominance on the mound.

Despite a solid effort from Jefferson’s starting pitcher, O Lewis, who pitched four innings and allowed three runs on four hits, the Falcons ultimately fell short. Lewis received the loss, striking out three batters and walking three.

Offensively, the Lakers amassed a total of 11 hits, with Kylie Luke, McKenna Jordan, and Mackenzie Kribbs each contributing multiple hits to the Lakers’ offensive barrage. Both Nataleigh Haines and Jordan showcased their speed on the bases, each stealing multiple bases to keep the pressure on the Falcons. In total, the Lakers swiped four bases during the game.

For the Falcons, M Matuz stood out with a 2-for-3 performance at the plate, driving in one run to lead the team’s offensive efforts. R DeMattia drew two walks for Jefferson, while the team displayed discipline at the plate, collecting a total of five walks during the game.

Despite Jefferson’s efforts, the Lakers’ strong defensive performance, coupled with their relentless offense, proved too much to overcome. The Lakers displayed sure-handedness in the field, committing no errors throughout the game, with K Rogers leading the team with eight defensive chances.

With this victory secured, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers look ahead to their next challenge as they prepare to face Grand Valley on Monday, aiming to carry their winning momentum forward.