Braves one-hit Rangers in run-rule win

Sadie Binkley and Peyton Richendollar combined on a one-hitter on Monday, sending Logan Elm to a 12-0 Mid-State League Buckeye Division win over host Hamilton Township in five innings.

Binkley tossed the front four innings, allowed a hit and struck out seven. Richendollar tossed the final frame and punched out a pair of batters.

Logan Elm’s Sadie Binkley, seen here last week against Westfall, worked four innings of one-hit softball on Monday to earn the win over Hamilton Township.

The Braves grabbed a 3-0 lead in the second.

Taylor Fowler led off the inning with a solo shot over the center field fence.

Following a ground out and strikeout, Addie Smith and Richendollar worked back-to-back walks and Lynsay VanHoose smacked a 1-2 offering to left for a two-run double.

The Braves broke the game open with a nine-run fifth, where they sent 13 batters to the plate and assembled eight hits.

Meredith Jarvis opened the fifth by lining a double to center and scored on a single back up the box by Jacie Clifton.
Clifton advanced to second on a walk to Taylor Fowler, both runners moved up on a passed ball and Clifton scored on a single to left courtesy of Tia Fowler.

Logan Elm’s Meredith Jarvis, seen here last week against Westfall, had three hits on Monday against Hamilton Township.

Ryleigh Wolfe then lined a single to left to score Taylor Fowler and Smith followed a double to center that chased home both Tia Fowler and Wolfe to put the Braves ahead 8-0.

Smith and Richendollar eventually came around to score on an error.

An RBI double to center by Jarvis and a single to center off the bat of Binkley plated VanHoose and Jarvis with the final two runs of the game.

Jarvis went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, Clifton and Wolfe collected two hits, an RBI and run scored apiece, and Binkley chipped in two hits and drove in a run to pace the Braves.

Logan Elm (3-2, 1-1) travels to Washington Court House on Tuesday for a non-league tilt.

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