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Falcons come away with 1-0 win



JEFFERSON – The Jefferson Falcons summer league baseball team bounced back from a tough loss to defeat the Minotaurs 1-0. The game was an intense pitching dual between Andrew Vance, of Jefferson, and James Walsh, of the Minotaurs. Jefferson was able to push across the only run in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Arrows defeat Scooters


CONNEAUT – The Conneaut Arrows picked up another win in the Pymatuning Area Wood Bat League with an 7-0 win over Andover Scooters.

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Ashtabula advances to take on Conneaut


ORWELL – The Grand Valley 9-10-year old All-Stars hosted the Ashtabula All-Stars in a recent baseball match-up. The game remained close for the first four innings as Ashtabula led 7-6. Ashtabula then broke free in the fifth inning with 7 runs to take a commanding 14-6 lead.

Painesville advances to State


PAINESVILLE – The Painesville junior league baseball team advanced to state with an 8-0 win over Jefferson.

Andrew Pillar pitched a complete game shut-out for Painesville to help his team move on to state.

Jefferson edges Geneva

GENEVA – The Geneva junior league all-star team hosted the Jefferson all-stars in a recent baseball match-up. Jefferson built a quick 5-0 lead, but Geneva answered with a five run inning to tie the game at 5-5. Jefferson broke the tie to take a one run lead and held on for a 6-5 victory. Billy Dye started on the mound for Jefferson and breezed through the first three innings. Dye shut the Eagles down in order in the first three innings before hitting a rough patch in the fourth inning. Kaleb Coleman started on the mound for Geneva as he had a solid outing after the first inning.

Colten Wilber signs letter of intent to play baseball at Roane State

JEFFERSON - Colten Wilber finished his senior season with a 1.72 ERA and a 7-0 record in the regular season. The Falcons as a team finished 18-7 and had a number one seed heading in the Division II tournament.

Wilber pitched in the Division II district semifinal against Geneva as the Falcons fell 2-0.

Wilber also had a great year at the plate hitting .361. Wilber collected 21 RBI'S, scored 19 runs and stole 12 bases. In 57 innings on the mound, Wilber gave up only 14 earned runs, 35 hits and only 18 walks. Wilber struck out 74 hitters, 14 more than anyone else in the county. In comparison Matt Lunghofer, of Lakeside, struck out 60 batters in 66.1 innings of work. The next closest leader in strikeouts after those two were Daniel Sartor, of Jefferson, with 27, Frank Sloan, of Edgewood, with 27 and Kaleb Smothers of Geneva, with 27.

Cavs welcomed home with Championship Parade

CLEVELAND – The Championship Parade 52 years in the making took place in downtown Cleveland on Wednesday, June 22 - a parade delayed even longer because of how many people were gathered on the streets blocking the route. LeBron James even had to wait patiently and entertain the crowd before being able to depart down a spreading sea of fans. East 9th and its surrounding streets were jam packed - in some spots more than thirty people deep.

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