BASEBALL

Nordonia 3, Firestone 0

Three pitchers combined to propel the Knights to a dominant nonconference victory over Firestone on Thursday.

Vince Varner started and earned the win for host Nordonia (3-0). He pitched four shutout innings before giving way to Kyle Chonko and then Ryan Short, who recorded his first save of the season.

Mike Hamrick singled in a run to pace the Knights offensively.

Max Erisey pitched five solid innings, giving up two runs on four hits, but took the tough-luck loss for Firestone (2-2).

 

Green 9, Tippecanoe 3

The Bulldogs scored two runs in each of the first three innings to jump out to a 6-0 lead and fended off Tippecanoe in a nonconference game in Destin, Fla.

Jaret Muckley (2-0) pitched six innings for the win and Nicholas Weber came on in the seventh to shut the door.

Andrew Micale went 3-for-4 with three RBI and Nolan Rollyson added two hits for Green (4-0).