Bloom-Carroll dented the scoreboard first in the sixth inning on Thursday and went on to add a pair of insurance runs to defeat host Amanda-Clearcreek in a Mid-State League Buckeye Division game.
The two Fairfield County rivals combined for just five hits, as the game was controlled in the circle by Bloom-Carroll’s Lexi Paulsen and Amanda-Clearcreek’s Paige Alford
Paulsen threw first-pitch strikes to 17 of the 24 batters she faced, just three over the minimum. The Washington commit allowed a pair of singles to Alford and Keirsten Williams and struck out 13 batters.
Alford didn’t allow a hit until the sixth and allowed just three total, three runs (two earned) in taking the tough loss. The A-C senior walked a trio of batters and punched out nine.
The Bulldogs reached the scoreboard in the sixth when Sophia Gleim scored on a ground out by Reese Pittman.
Casey Hanrahan led off the seventh for the Bulldogs by drawing a walk and eventually scored on a wild pitch. Kenzie Powers made it 3-0 on a liner to left that plated Andrea Romine.
The Bulldogs (11-2, 8-0) host Logan Elm today and the Aces (8-3, 5-3) travel to Hamilton Township.
Teays Valley 9,
Logan Elm 1
Teays Valley scored in five of its seven at-bats on Thursday to claim a 9-1 MSL-Buckeye win over host Logan Elm.
The Vikings never trailed in the tilt, leading 3-0 after an inning of play and 4-1 after two.
Faith Thompson smacked a three-run homer in the first and finished the evening 2-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored. Emma Helwagen was 3-for-3 with a pair of runs scored, Kadance Fraley contributed a 2-for-3 performance with three RBI and a run scored and Reagan Mengerink was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Erin Haskins hit a solo homer to lead the Braves.
Jaimlynne Munson checked the Braves to a pair of hits, an earned run, walked four and struck out nine in the complete game win.
The Vikings (10-3, 6-2) host Liberty Union today and the Braves (9-6, 4-4) travel to Bloom-Carroll.
Circleville defeats Hamilton Twp. for first win
Olivia Dumm tossed a complete game and struck out 13 batters to lead Westfall on Thursday to an 8-0 Scioto Valley Conference win over host Huntington.
Abbie Bickenhauser had two hits and drove in two runs to lead the Mustangs (14-5, 6-2), who return to action today at Paint Valley.
Bloom-Carroll used a four-run fourth to take control of an MSL-Buckeye contest and defeat host Amanda-Clearcreek 9-4.
Nick Feasel led the B-C offense by going 2-for-5 with four RBI and KJ Benedict was 2-for-4 and scored four times.
Cade Young paced the Aces by going 2-for-4 with an RBI. Hedges, Grant Guiler and Clayton Rhyne and Kearns added a hit and RBI apiece.
Feasel worked four innings and allowed four hits, a pair of earned runs, walked three and struck out seven to earn the win.
The Bulldogs (11-2, 8-0) entertain Logan Elm today and the Aces (8-6, 3-4) hit the road to Obetz for a battle with Hamilton Township.
Hamilton Township 2
Circleville scored in four of its first five at-bats on Thursday to defeat visiting Hamilton Township 8-2 in an MSL-Buckeye tilt.
The Tigers took a 4-2 lead in the third and put the game away with a three-run fifth.
Jake Bell went 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored to lead the Tigers, Scott Moats was 2-for-2 with an RBI and run scored, and Wyatt Allison and Max Brooks each added a hit and RBI.
Tate DeBord earned the win in relief, tossing three and two-third innings, allowing three hits and sitting down a trio of Rangers.
The Rangers (0-9, 0-8) host Amanda-Clearcreek today and the Tigers (8-7, 4-4) travel to Fairfield Union on Saturday.
Teays Valley 13,
Logan Elm 0
Westfall pushed across a pair of insurance runs in the sixth on Thursday to secure an 8-5 Scioto Valley Conference win over Huntington at VA Memorial Stadium.
Luke Blackburn had a stellar evening going 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored, Hunter McCoy went 2-for-4 with three RBI and Peyton Weiss was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Weiss tossed a complete game, scattering eight hits and allowing five runs (three earned). He walked three and struck out six batters.
The Mustangs (9-5, 7-1) are back in action today at Paint Valley.
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