Julia Gossett strikes out 20 in Jackson softball win, Sydnee Koosh powers Hoover softball

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Julia Gossett wasn't perfect for the Jackson High School softball team Monday evening, but she was pretty close.

Gossett struck out 20 — out of a possible 21 outs — in an 8-1 win over Mayfield in Division I district semifinal game at Mentor. The win sends the Polar Bears into a district final against rival Hoover, which won its semifinal 11-4 Monday.

Gossett allowed just one-hit, a second-inning home run. The only other ball put in play was a ground out on a bunt attempt to third in the seventh. The other 20 outs were all strikeouts by Gossett, whose previous high was 17 this season.

Sydnee Koosh led Hoover in its win over Chardon. She pitched a complete game and hit a two-run homer in the first, erasing a 1-0 deficit. The Vikings scored four in the first and five in the sixth break the game open.

Hoover and Jackson meet in the district championship game at 5 p.m., Wednesday, at Mentor.

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SOFTBALL

Hoover 11, Chardon 4

Mentor Division I district semifinal

Chardon - 100 - 100 - 2 — 4 8 3

Hoover - 410 - 105 - x — 11 11 0

W: Sy.Koosh 12-4. L: Murray. Sydnee Koosh (H) 2 hits, home run, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, Sienna Koosh (H) 2 hits, 3 RBIs, Sadie Carroll 2 hits, triple, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, Records: Hoover 16-6; Chardon 15-9.

Sydnee Koosh (with helmet) celebrates with her Hoover softball teammates following her first-inning home run in a Division I district semifinal at Mentor on Monday. Hoover defeated Chardon 11-4.
Sydnee Koosh (with helmet) celebrates with her Hoover softball teammates following her first-inning home run in a Division I district semifinal at Mentor on Monday. Hoover defeated Chardon 11-4.

Jackson 8, Mayfield 1

Mentor Division I district semifinal

Mayfield - 010 - 000 - 0 — 1 - 1 - 3

Jackson - 100 - 511 - x — 8 - 13 - 0

W: J.Gossett 15-3. L: Urban. HR: A.Saltenis (1). Notes: Julia Gossett (J) 20 Ks out of 22 batters faced, Morgan Christopher (J) 5-for-5, Ashley Hauritz (J) 3-for-4, 2 RBIs, Alexis Sin (J) 2 hits. Records: Jackson 18-5.

John Glenn 7, Minerva 1

East Division II district semifinal

Minerva - 100 - 000 - 0 — 1 - 3 - N/A

John Glenn - 301 - 012 - x — 7 - 13 - N/A

Notes: Jada Shafer (M) 2B. Records: Minerva 13-9.

Lake 6, GlenOak 4

GlenOak - 120 - 010 - 0 — 4 - 6 – 2

Lake - 200 - 301 - x — 6 - 10 - 1

W: Fowler. L: Reemsnyder. HR: Borkowski (GO), Falcone (GO). Notes: Jocelyn Quior (L) 3-for-4.

South Range 6, West Branch 2

South Range - 010 - 500 - 0 — 6 - 8 - 1

West Branch - 000 - 000 - 0 — 2 - 9 - 2

W: Susany. L: Pittman. Notes: Ragan Greeneisen (WB) 2-for-4. Sydney Mercer (WB) 2-for-4. Mira Beckett (WB) 2 RBIs. Records: South Range 19-7; West Branch 17-6.

Avery Robinson of Green delivers a pitch during Monday's Division I district semifinal game against Perry in Austintown. The Bulldogs beat the Panthers 11-0.
Avery Robinson of Green delivers a pitch during Monday's Division I district semifinal game against Perry in Austintown. The Bulldogs beat the Panthers 11-0.

BASEBALL

Sandy Valley 14, Tusky Valley 7

East Division III sectional semifinal

Sandy Valley - 000 - 730 - 4 — 14 - 6 - 3

Tusky Valley - 301 - 201 - 0 — 7 - 10 – 4

W: Mastri. L: Wolf. Notes: Williams (SV) 2-for-4, 3 runs. B. Petro (SV) 2-for-4, 2 runs. Steele (SV) 2B, 3 RBIs. Kohler (SV) 2-for-4, 2 runs. Records: Sandy Valley 12-11; Tusky Valley 10-11.

Regular season

Hoover 4, Green 2

Hoover - 020 - 101 - 0 — 4 - 5 - 0

Green - 010 - 100 - 0 — 2 - 6 - 3

Bille, Dyrlund (6) and Stangelo. Ickes, A. Manderine (5) and Elliott. W: Bille. L: Ickes. Sv: Dyrlund. Notes: Mason Bille (H) 5 IP, 2 ER, 5 hits, 4 Ks. Carson Dyrlund (H) 2 IP, 1 hit, 0 R, 2 Ks. Ryan Harrigle (G) 3 hits, 2 RBIs. Records: Hoover 14-7, 7-5; Green 12-8, 7-5.

Massillon 8, Ashland 2

Massillon - 130 - 400 - 0 — 8 - 8 - 4

Ashland - 200 - 000 - 0 — 2 - 3 - 1

W: McGeorge. L: Mohrman. Notes: Matt McGeorge (M) 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBIs. Shane Rue (M) 2-for-3, 2B, RBI. Records: Massillon 15-8; Ashland 10-8.

BOYS TENNIS

Jackson 4, Revere 0

OTCA Tournament

Singles: Kelley (J) d. McDonald 6-0, 6-0; Immel (J) d. Elango 6-0, 6-0. Doubles: Altman-Bertram (J) d. Choi-Adury 6-0, 6-0; Sutula-S.Nagajothi (J) d. Dasanoor-Krew 6-1, 6-1.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Hoover 18, Shaker Heights 7

Division 1, Region 2

First round

Goals: Miller (H) 7, Glasper (S) 4, Vardavas (H) 3, Altman (H) 2, Cain (H) 2, Cooney (H), Streb (H), Meiser (H), Baxter (H), Hsich (S), Russell (S), Meinhard (S). Assists: Miller (H) 3, Vardavas (H) 2, Altman (H) 2, Michalides (H), Streb (H). Saves: Tully (H) 7, Turner (S) 5. Halftime: Hoover 10-2. Records: Hoover 12-5, Shaker 3-12

Maddie Elliott of Perry makes contact during Monday's Division I district semifinal game against Green in Austintown.
Maddie Elliott of Perry makes contact during Monday's Division I district semifinal game against Green in Austintown.

TOURNAMENT SCORES

MONDAY

SOFTBALL

DIVISION I

Mentor district semifinals

Hoover 11, Chardon 4

Jackson 8, Mayfield 1

Massillon Washington district semifinals

Walsh Jesuit 4, Painesville Riverside 2

Boardman 1, New Philadelphia, 0, 1 inning, susp.

Austintown Fitch district semifinals

Austintown Fitch 6, Louisville 0

Green 11, Perry 0

DIVISION II

East 2 district semifinals

At Indian Valley

New Concord John Glenn 7, Minerva 1

At Philo

Morgan 4, Zanesville Maysville 0

BASEBALL

DIVISION II

Twinsburg sectional

Northwest 6, Pepper Pike Orange 6, 8 innings, susp.

Cle. JFK at Fairless, ppd.

DIVISION III

Copley sectional

Northwestern 4, Tuslaw 2

Oberlin at Central Catholic, ppd.

Creston sectional

Orrville 21, Cleveland Garrett Morgan 0

Lutheran West at East Canton, ppd.

Chippewa at Smithville, ppd.

DIVISION IV

Fairport Harbor sectional

Aquinas at Wellsville, ppd.

BOYS LACROSSE

DIVISION I

Jackson 16, Mentor 9

Shaker Hts. 13, Lake 7

GIRLS LACROSSE

DIVISION I

Hoover 18, Shaker Hts. 7

Jackson 17, Cle. Hts. 2

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TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

TUESDAY

SOFTBALL

DIVISION II

Hubbard district semifinals

Marlington vs. Chardon ND-CL, 4

Hubbard vs. Field, 5:30

DIVISION III

Creston district semifinals

Black River vs. Norwayne 2

Tuslaw vs. Chippewa, 5

Wellington district semifinals

Manchester vs. Northwestern, 2

Waynedale vs. Brookside, 5

BASEBALL

DIVISION I

Canton sectional

Warren Harding at Aurora, 4

Cuyahoga Falls at McKinley, 5

Hudson at Boardman, 5

Macedonia sectional

Nordonia at Alliance, 5

Perry at GlenOak, 5

DIVISION II

Louisville sectional

Ravenna at Canton South, 4

Chardon ND-CL at Streetsboro, 5

Twinsburg sectional

Cle. JFK at Fairless, 4

Pepper Pike Orange at Northwest, 5

DIVISION III

Creston sectional

Lutheran West at East Canton, 5

Chippewa at Smithville, 5

Copley sectional

Oberlin at Central Catholic, 5

TRACK AND FIELD

DIVISION III

Malvern, Tusky Valley (boys) at St. Clairsville district

BOYS LACROSSE

DIVISION I

Brecksville at Green, 5:30

GlenOak at Hoover, 6

GIRLS LACROSSE

DIVISION I

Green at Hudson, 6

WEDNESDAY

SOFTBALL

DIVISION I

Austintown Fitch district final

Austintown Fitch vs. Green, 5

Mentor district final

Hoover vs. Jackson, 5

Massillon Washington district final

Walsh Jesuit vs. Boardman-New Philadelphia winner, 5

BASEBALL

DIVISION II

Louisville sectional finals

Chardon NDCL-Streetsboro winner at West Branch, 5

Ravenna-Canton South winner at Marlington, 5

Twinsburg sectional finals

Orange-Northwest winner at Holy Name, 5

Cle. JFK-Fairless winner at University School, 5

DIVISION III

Creston sectional finals

Chippewa-Smithville winner at Norwayne, 5

Orrville at Gilmour Acad., 5

Lutheran West-East Canton winner at Manchester, 5

DIVISION IV

Fairport Harbor sectional

Aquinas at Wellsville, 5

TRACK AND FIELD

DIVISION I

GlenOak, Green, Hoover, Jackson, Lake, Louisville, Massillon, McKinley, Perry at North Canton Hoover district, 4 (field events), 5 (running events)

Alliance at Austintown Fitch district, 5 (field events), 6 (running events)

DIVISION III

Central Catholic, Dalton, East Canton, Lake Center Christian, St. Thomas Aquinas at Norwayne district, 2 (field events), 4 (running events)

BOYS LACROSSE

DIVISION II

St. V-M at Louisville, 6:30

GIRLS LACROSSE

DIVISION I

GlenOak at Stow, 7

DIVISION II

Louisville at Chardon, 6

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REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

TUESDAY

HIGH SCHOOL

BASEBALL

Walsh Jesuit at Marlington, 5

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Jackson at Brecksville, 7:39

WEDNESDAY

HIGH SCHOOL

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Kent Roosevelt at Jackson, 7:30

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