Skip to main content

Top stars, best performances in Ohio high school baseball and softball for games played May 28 – June 3

From Jack Behnfeldt of Anthony Wayne to Mia Zappola of Tallmadge, there were several big-time high school baseball and softball performances across the state of Ohio in games played May 28 – June 3

Here are some stars from baseball and softball games across Ohio in games played May 28 – June 3

To nominate a performance in future weeks, please send an email to

(Photo of Austintown Fitch's Sydnie Watts by Jeff Harwell)

Jack Behnfeldt, Anthony Wayne baseball

Punched the Generals’ ticket to the state tournament with a walk-off RBI single as Anthony Wayne defeated Medina 3-2.

Catie Boggs, Wheelersburg softball

Helped lead Wheelersburg to a Division III state title with a homer, a triple and four RBIs in a 6-0 state championship game win over Indian Lake.

Braylon Cordonnier, Russia baseball 

Pitched a complete game, surrendering seven hits and striking out nine batters when the Raiders beat South Charleston Southeastern 4-1 to earn its second consecutive Division IV regional title.

Drew Erdmann, Walsh Jesuit baseball

The University of Cincinnati commit pitched a five-inning no-hitter to lead the Warriors to a 10-0 victory over University School in the Division I regional finals.

Kylie Folkwein, Austintown Fitch softball

The freshman came in clutch for the Falcons with two runs and two RBIs on three hits as Fitch bested Anthony Wayne 6-1 in the Division I state championship.

Nikko Georgiou, Kenston baseball

Tossed a complete game and went 2-for-3 with a run and two RBIs to help defeat Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin 4-2 in a regional championship.

Andi Jo Howard, Wheelersburg softball

In a 6-0 win over Indian Lake in the Division III state championship game, Howard tossed a two-hit shutout to help the Pirates finish undefeated and repeat as state champs.

Riley Jackson, Tallmadge softball

Tossed a two-hitter in the Division II state championship game as the Blue devils defeated Canfield 9-0 to win the school's eighth state title and its first since 1998.

Nathan Manley, Archbishop Moeller baseball

The Wright State commit went 3-for-3 with three RBIs to help the Crusaders edge Elder 7-6 and punch a ticket to the state semifinals for the first time since 2015.

Hayley Reiger, Strasburg-Franklin softball

Went 3-for-4 with three runs and an RBI to help the Tigers defeat Hopewell-Loundon 8-2 in the Division IV state championship game. The Tigers finished the season 29-2 and earned their ninth state title, tying them for the most in Ohio history.

Will Schlabach, Hiland baseball

Had 11 strikeouts in five innings to help Hiland shut out White Oak 8-0 and earn their first regional championship since 2017.

Otto Solorzano, Waynedale baseball

Solorzano struck out 10 batters, walked one and allowed one hit as the Golden Bears defeated South Range 14-1 in five innings to earn a second straight state tournament berth.

Amelia Spidell, Strasburg-Franklin softball 

The junior struck out 18 hitters, a new OHSAA Division IV state tournament record, and allowed a pair of runs to help the Tigers repeat as state champions with an 8-2 win over previously unbeaten Hopewell-Loudon. She had tied the Division IV record for the state tournament in the state semifinals with 15 strikeouts before breaking the record the next day.

Sydnie Watts, Austintown-Fitch softball 

Threw a no-hitter in the Division I state semifinals as the Falcons defeated Lebanon 3-0. The sophomore pitcher struck out 12 in the game. She also struck out 12 in the state championship game. The no-hitter was her third of the postseason.  

Mia Zappola, Tallmadge softball 

Zappola scored two runs and had a pair of RBIs in the Blue Devils' 9-0 win over Canfield 9-0 in the Division II state championship game.

Read More:

Indian Lake softball advances to first state championship game with 3-0 win over Johnstown

Wheelersburg softball remains perfect with 6-1 win over South Range in Division III state semifinals

Canfield softball wins in walk-off fashion in Division II state semifinals

Tallmadge softball feeds off crowd, walks off Greenville 6-5 in Division II state semifinals

"Blessed" Anthony Wayne advances to Division I state championship with 2-1 win over Watkins Memorial

Sydnie Watts tosses no-hitter to put Austintown Fitch in the Division I state championship game

Hopewell-Loudon remains unbeaten with 9-1 win over Parkway in Division IV state semifinals

Amelia Spidell fans 15 as Strasburg-Franklin defeats Gibsonburg 3-1 in Division IV state semifinals

A perfect repeat: Wheelersburg softball wins second straight Division III state title with undefeated season

Tallmadge softball wins first state title since 1998 with 9-0 win over Canfield

Austintown Fitch softball flies to first state title with 6-1 win over Anthony Wayne

Strasburg-Franklin softball has record night in winning OHSAA Division IV state championship