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River topped by two in sunset game

PARMA, Ohio – The Rocky River Pirates suffered a season-ending 5-3 loss to the Normandy Invaders on Thursday. After batting their way to an impressive .362/.457/.543 (batting/on-base/slugging) slash line and producing numerous comeback rallies over their previous eight games, River struggled to find a groove in what marked the second loss of the season to

Falcons pull rank, Pirates rebuffed

PARMA, Ohio – The Pirates went into Tuesday’s district semifinal on a late-season surge that had seen the Maroon & White win 4-of-their-last-5. On Tuesday against a talented-and-ranked Firelands nine, Rocky River kept that momentum going. Just not quite long enough. Rallying from a sixth-inning 8-7 deficit, the top-seeded Falcons (23-3) eked by the fourth-seeded

River topped in tourney tune-up

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A costly five-run second inning spelled an eventual 7-5 loss for the Pirates, as Normandy defeated Rocky River on Friday. Cool weather cooled off River bats which had produced 31 runs over the team’s previous two games. “We hit some at-‘em balls,” said Head Coach Darryl Sanders, “and we also had

Homer-happy Pirates vanquish Valley Forge

PARMA, Ohio – The Pirates exploded for 18 runs in a five-inning, run-rule affair, as Rocky River rolled to an 18-1 victory over Parma on Thursday. River plated eight runs in the first inning, two in the second, three in the third and five in the fourth in what was a Great Lakes Conference blowout

Bucs bash baseball in bracket battle

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirate didn’t exactly survive and advance in Wednesday’s sectional-tournament contest against Keystone. The Pirates thrived and advanced. With a five-run second inning and a seven-run fourth, mixed in with some solid pitching by right-hander Jack White, Rocky River clobbered Keystone, 13-1, in a six-inning, run-rule affair. The district No. 4-seed

Titan-ic win for Hartman, Pirates

LORAIN, Ohio – Junior Ross Hartman scattered nine baserunners, allowing just one to reach home, as Rocky River defeated Lorain in a 3-1 pitcher’s duel. Hartman was masterful, striking out seven without issuing a free pass and pitching six scoreless innings after allowing the Titans to score a lone run in the first. The right-hander

Fab-5 leads big win on Senior Day

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The 2018 graduating class of Rocky River Baseball came up big, delivering in the clutch and in quantity, as the Pirates defeated Valley Forge, 16-7, on Friday. And appropriately enough – Friday’s contest at home marked Senior Day for the eldest Sons of Blackbeard. “It was great to see the seniors

River topped in Name game, 9-4

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Rocky River dropped the back half of a home-and-home with Holy Name, as the Pirates fell to the Green Wave, 9-4, on Tuesday. Backing up a 9-1 win at Rocky River on Monday, Holy Name countered early runs by the Pirates and then hung a 4-spot in the bottom of the

Green Wave washes over Pirates, 9-1

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Pirate offensive woes continued as Rocky River fell to Holy Name, 9-1, on Monday. Rocky River (8-6-1, 4-3 Great Lakes Conference) was held to three hits in a second straight game, as the Pirates dropped the front half of a two-day, GLC home-and-home with the Green Wave. Four River errors led

Bengals best Bucs, 9-1

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — River’s bats were as cold as the day, as Chagrin Falls defeated Rocky River, 9-1 on Saturday. The Pirates (8-5) managed just three hits off Tiger pitching. No. 12-ranked (Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association) Chagrin Falls tallied runs in all but one inning. [game stats, scoring unavailable at time of