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Walk-off win seals a Saturday split

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A furious, bottom-of-the-seventh rally ended with a walk-off base-on-balls drawn by Lexi Aguilar, as the Pirates defeated the Valley Forge Patriots, 10-9, in the nightcap of a Great Lakes Conference twin bill on Saturday. Losers of a hard-fought 10-7 affair in the opener, the Maroon & White appeared to be destined

Second ‘Name game spells a tough loss for River

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River dropped a 6-2 decision to Holy Name on Saturday. Pirate pitching issued nine walks for the game and was undone by a costly error in what was Holy Name’s key inning – a three-run fifth that put the Green Wave in front to stay. With the Saturday victory, Holy

Cain, seniors plant 20 in regular-season finale

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River closed out its regular season with a dominant 20-4 win over Wooster on Saturday afternoon. Senior attacker Lauren Cain scored a career-high nine goals on what marked Senior Day for the Rocky River program. Cain was joined by seven other Pirate scorers in what marked River’s highest-scoring game of

Pirates K-O’d by Keystone

LAGRANGE, Ohio – Rocky River was ousted in postseason play, losing a second-round district tournament at Keystone on Friday. The Wildcats notched a run in every inning of a 4-1/2-inning, 16-0, run-rule victory over the Pirates. Keystone hurler Sydney Campbell struck out each of 15 batters faced in compiling a perfect five-inning stint for the

Pirates prevail on a swashbuckling Senior Night

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River closed out its regular season with an impressive 9-4 victory over Westlake on Friday night. The Pirates (11-4) benefited from big performances up and down the field and key contributions from the seven-member 2019 graduating class on what marked Senior Night for the program. Outshooting the Demons, 36-23, for

Wave crashes, bashes as Pirates lose, 12-2

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Green Wave pitching was staked to an early 2-0 lead and would make that lead hold up in wire-to-wire fashion, as Holy Name defeated Rocky River, 12-2, in Great Lakes Conference action on Friday. The Pirates were held to just three hits in the contest; none of those came with runners

Fourth of habit – River rattles off two more GLC titles

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Rocky River continued its dominance in the Great Lakes Conference by sweeping the circuit’s title meet for a fourth consecutive year. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams finalized their respective “four-peats” on Thursday at Bay Memorial Stadium. [results] “Our athletes were amazing today,” said Girls’ Head Coach Julie Achladis. “We placed

Pirates undone at Hathaway Brown, 18-7

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – Rocky River fell to Hathaway Brown, 18-7, on Wednesday. A talented Blazer squad peppered the River cage with 12 first-half goals. The Pirates (9-7) were held to just two goals over the same stretch. “This was a tough game,” said Head Coach Lizz Steinmetz. “HB was dominant on the draw, and

Pirates victorious in battle at Bay

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Solid pitching, timely hitting and a three-run home run led the Pirates to a 7-4 victory over the rival Bay Rockets on Wednesday. Maggie Hill (four innings) and Katie Mommers (three) combined to yield just two earned runs (and four overall) in what marked Rocky River’s third win in the team’s

Dismember the Titans: River run-rules Lorain, 11-1

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – Junior right-hander Tyler Louis pitched five one-hit frames and senior Ross Hartman ripped four extra-base hits, as the Rocky River Pirates trounced the Lorain Titans, 11-1, in a five-inning, run-rule victory on Wednesday. The Pirates (8-11) scored in 4-of-5 innings, banged out 13 base hits, and capitalized on five Lorain errors