NEW CASTLE —
Mohawk built a six-run lead through four innings and held on for a nonsection road win over Hopewell.
The Lady Warriors (8-2) led 8-2, but the Lady Vikings got back in it with four runs in the bottom of the sixth.
“It was a good win for us,” Mohawk coach Pam Beatty said. “Any win is a good win; it was a good way to finish a long week.”
Haley Sainato (1-0) picked up the win. Sainato went the distance, giving up three hits and six runs — none earned — with nine walks and four strikeouts.
“That’s the first time Haley pitched. I thought she did a nice job,” Beatty said. “The defense helped her out, too.”
Hopewell (0-10), which is a Class AAA school, had runners at the corners in the seventh, but Sainato got a groundout to end the game.
Lucia Fee recorded three hits for the Class AA Lady Warriors, while Lea Brown and Leah Woytek added two apiece. Woytek knocked in two runs as well.
Track and field
Yohman excels at meet
Wilmington’s Jon Yohman had another strong meet for the second day in a row, this time in the Hermitage Invitational. The event was hosted by Hickory.
Yohman, a senior, won the shot with a meet-record toss of 61-10. He won the discus with a throw of 189-6, which was good enough for a meet record and a school record. The school record, which he had, was 177-10. On Friday, Yohman broke the school record in the shot put with a throw of 62-1 in the Big Red Invitational.
Teammate Tyler Donati took seventh in the shot with an effort of 43-3 and seventh in the discus with a mark of 124-7 1/2. Donati took second in the javelin with a toss of 178-10 1/2.
Ian Behm was seventh in the javelin with a throw of 158-4 1/2.
Monica Johnson took fourth in the shot put for the Lady Greyhounds with a toss of 33-4 1/2. Julie Falvo won the discus with a heave of 117-8.