Beacon Journal staff report

Softball

Ellet 14, Garfield 0 (5 inn.)

Marissa Calise threw a no-hitter and drove in two runs, singled, tripled and walked twice in the opener for the host Orangemen.

East 10, Kenmore 0 (5 inn.)

Holly Home struck out 10 as she pitched an opening day no-hitter and doubled and tripled for the visiting Dragons.

Wadsworth 17, Ashland 7

Senior pitcher Hannah Simmons drove in three runs with two singles and a double and junior third baseman Nikki Weaber had a single and double and drove in a run for the host Grizzlies.

Norton 17, Barberton 2

The host Panthers unleashed a 16-hit attack led by freshman shortstop Kayleigh Myers, who debuted with a home run, single, double and five RBI.

Highland 7, Berea 1

AnnMarie Kirchner threw a no-hitter for the host Hornets.

Medina 10, Hudson 1

Vanessa Scoarste had two hits and scored a run and pitcher Bobbi Langlois scattered eight hits for the visiting Bees.

Canton Central Catholic 16,?St. Thomas Aquinas 6

Caitlin Gambone singled, doubled, tripled and had four RBI, and Nikki Flynn tripled and had four RBI for the host Crusaders.

Baseball

Garfield 5, Buchtel 0 (5 inn.)

Senior pitcher Alex Snyder struck out 13 of the 15 batters in throwing a perfect game for the host Golden Rams.

Ellet 12, North 0 (5 inn.)

Senior Bryan Staley threw a no-hitter and Russell Kline had two home runs and five RBI for host Orangemen.

West Branch 4, Stow 3

Beau Taylor had the game-winning hit with one out in the bottom of the seventh for the Warriors.

Barberton 3, Wadsworth 0

Senior pitcher Sean Connor threw a three-hit shutout for the host Magics.