softball

Back-to-back: Lady Wolverines Dominant in WPIAL Repeat

Elwood City’s softball team has been a dominant force over WPIAL opponents in recent years, as it carried a carried a 37-game winning streak against such foes into Wednesday’s Class 3A championship game. That dominance continued as the Wolverines scored a convincing 10-0 victory in five innings against Deer Lakes at California University’s Lilley Field. To get that win, the Wolverines (18-0) had to be extremely patient. A rain delay of about 90 minutes during the Class 6A game caused the 3A title tilt to start a little more than 2 1/2 hours after originally scheduled. No problem for the…


Game Site Information for Softball Playoffs at West Allegheny

May 23rd – South Side Beaver vs. Chartiers Houston – 4pm Ellwood City vs. Southmoreland – 6pm Congratulations to those schools advancing their playoff experience in WPIAL softball. Above is listed the dates, times and location for your semi-final game. Please refer to the brackets from the WPIAL website to confirm the information listed and to look to the next round for those teams advancing.   http://www.wpial.org/1617sftresults.asp West Allegheny is located at 205 West Allegheny Rd., Imperial, PA 15126 for those needing an address for GPS. Parking will be available at various locations on our campus. Please park in designated areas…


Stiefel Park Batting Practice: Lady Wolverines Hit 2 Homers and Improve to 10-0

 Grove City entered Friday evening’s non section game with 11 home runs on the season. The Lady Wolverines won the home run battle and the game with a 9-5 victory. Breonna Streit and Megan Siegfried provided 5 of the rbi’s with a 2 run shot and a 3 run blast respectively.   Grove City started the scoring with a leadoff single, a walk, a stolen base, and a throwing error to take a 1-0 lead in the top of the first.   Ellwood City took the lead in the second inning as they pushed 4 runs across the plate. Natalia…


PHOTOS: Lady Wolverines Defeat Seneca Valley, Improves Record to 8-0

The Lady Wolverines moved up in class on Saturday as they traveled to 6A Seneca Valley for a non section game.   The results remained the same however, as the 3A Wolverines returned home with an 8-5 victory.   Once again the Wolverines started fast as Ariana Garroway led off the first with a walk, stole second, advanced to third on a groundout by Zoe Kalantzis, and scored on a clutch 2 out rbi single by Reagan Mittler.   The blue and white would add to their lead in the top of the 4th as they scored twice to take…


Wolverines Baseball and Softball Defeat Last Nights Opponents

  Ellwood City Wolverines Jumps Out to Early Lead in Victory Over Mohawk Area An early lead helped Ellwood City Wolverines defeat Mohawk Area 10-3 on Thursday. Ellwood City Wolverines scored on a double by Max Keally, a double by Rick Pitrelli, a single by Shane Sedgwick, and a double by Noah Rinker in the first inning. Mohawk Area captured the lead in the first inning. Braydon Cameron drove in one when he singled in the first inning. Ellwood City Wolverines took the lead for good with four runs in the first inning. In the first Max Keally doubled off…


Four RBI Day for Magill Leads Wolverines Past Freedom Area

Wolverines defeated Freedom Area 16-1 on Tuesday thanks in part to Brooklyn Magill, who drove in four runners. Magill drove in runs on a single in the second, a single in the fourth, and a single in the fifth. Wolverines collected 16 hits. Brooklyn Magill, Eisabela Miller, Zoe Kalantzis, Anna Ferrucci, and Reagan Mittler each collected multiple hits for Wolverines. Miller and Magill. Selena Bittenbender went 0-for-2 at the plate as she led the team with one run batted in. Article provided by GameChanger.  


Ellwood and Riverside Victorious in Last Night Matches

Ellwood City Wolverines Grabs Lead in Fifth Inning for Victory Over Shenango Ellwood City Wolverines defeated Shenango 3-2 on Monday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at one with Ellwood City Wolverines batting in the bottom of the fifth when Max Keally singled off of Ryan Perretti, driving in two runs. The pitching was strong on both sides. Ellwood City Wolverines pitchers struck out five, while hurlers for Shenango sat down six. Ellwood City Wolverines took an early lead in the second inning. Rick Pitrelli singled on a 0-1 count in the second inning,…


Riverside Panthers Varsity Takes Some Time To Pull Away From New Brighton

Riverside Panthers Varsity and New Brighton played a taut affair on Thursday, but Riverside Panthers Varsity eventually prevailed 7-4 after taking the lead for good in the fifth inning. The game was tied at two with Riverside Panthers Varsity batting in the top of the fifth when Cristian Cicchinelli singled off of Debo, driving in one run. Riverside Panthers Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. Austin Dambach drove in one when he singled in the first inning. After Riverside Panthers Varsity scored one run in the top of the sixth, New Brighton answered with one of their own….


PHOTOS: Greco Tosses Gem; Lady Wolverines Defeat Steel Valley 5-1

In a rematch of last year’s WPIAL semifinal, the Lady Wolverines traveled to Homestead on Tuesday afternoon and once again came away with a hard fought victory. They are now 4-0 on the season and in sole possession of first place in the section with a record of 3-0.   Skyla Greco was dominant in the circle as she tossed a two hitter. The fireballing senior struck out a season high 15 and walked 4. She was constantly ahead in the count with 19 out of 28 first pitch strikes. Her command was also on point as 75 of her…


Lincoln, Riverside Defeat Opponents

Lady Wolverines Pass First Test, Defeat Avonworth 12-6 The Antelopes entered the game with a ton of offensive hype and an undefeated record. By game’s end, it was the visiting Lady Wolverines who carried the big sticks and remained undefeated on the young season. Ellwood City scored 2 runs in the top of the first and never looked back. Every batter in the Wolverines lineup collected at least one hit and Ellwood City scored in 6 of the 7 innings. The defending WPIAL champs have now scored 40 runs in the season’s first three games and are in the driver’s…