Canal Winchester scored in four of its final five at-bats on Tuesday on its way to a 9-1 win over host Teays Valley in a non-league game.
The Indians loaded the bases with no one out in the third inning and used three consecutive singles by Joey Helms, Kayden Leck and Eli Kelley to knock in Jack Sprague, Dylan Henkel and Jakub Romig, respectively, to take a 3-0 lead. Helms later scored on a double play to cap the four-run inning.
Teays Valley countered in its half of the inning with its only run of the evening.
Ben France legged out an infield single with one out, Trevor Hamilton was hit by a pitch and Hayden Wells doubled to right to knock in France.
Canal Winchester (2-3) scored twice more in the fifth to take a 6-1 lead and went on to add two more insurance runs in the sixth and another in the seventh.
Wells paced the Vikings by doubling twice and driving in a run, France singled and scored and Landen Hankinson singled.
Romig was 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored for the Indians, who will be a future Ohio Capital Conference Buckeye Division foe starting in the 2025 season for the Vikings, and Kelley and TJ Cook each went 2-for-4 and scored.
Maxton Brunner worked five and two-third innings and yielded four hits and an earned run to record the win. He walked a batter, hit a batter and struck out seven.
The Vikings (3-1) travel to Tennessee for four non-league games from Thursday through Saturday.
Westfall went ahead to stay in the fifth inning on Tuesday on its way to a 6-3 non-conference win over London at VA Memorial Stadium.
The Mustangs entered the fifth tied at 2-2 but grabbed the lead for good with two runs in the inning.
Trent Walters tripled and scored one out later on a triple off the bat of Jaden Towler, who scored on a ground out to shortstop by Bryant Coker.
London scored its final run in its half of the fifth to trim the Westfall lead to 4-3.
The Mustangs added a pair of insurance runs in their final at-bat.
Cade Hall led off the inning with a single and was joined on the pase pads when Walters drew a walk. Hall and pinch-runner Gavin Ash scored on a double courtesy of Caleb Graul.
Coker led the Mustangs going 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and two runs scored.
Noah Stonerock scattered five hits and two runs (one earned) over four innings to earn the win. He walked none and struck out four. Trent Gardner nailed down the save by throwing the final three innings and allowing three hits, an earned run, walked one and struck out five.
The Mustangs (4-0) resume Scioto Valley Conference play on Wednesday when they host Huntington.
Washington C.H. 10,
Logan Elm 0
Defending district champion Washington Court House scored three runs in the first inning and six more in the third on its way to a 10-0 non-league win in five innings over visiting Logan Elm.
Zane Seimer had the lone hit on the evening for the Braves (1-6), who resume Mid-State League Buckeye Division play on Wednesday when they host Circleville.
Tree of Life Christian 2
Amanda-Clearcreek scored in each of its four at-bats on Tuesday on its way to a 24-2 non-league win over host Tree of Life Christian in five innings.
The Aces scored five times in the first and 11 additional runs in the second to take a 16-0 lead.
Braeleigh Blosser was a perfect 4-for-4 with six RBI and three runs scored, Haley Robinson was 3-for-3 with three RBI and two runs scored and Carly Singleton contributed a 2-for-3 evening with three RBI and four runs scored to lead the Aces. Megan Tooill, Cassidy Steinmetz, Alex Martin, Kaylee Roberts and Hailey Sowers added two hits apiece. Tooill drove in three runs and scored twice, and Roberts chipped in two RBI and scored twice.
Alyson Colliton, Hannah Bryan, Alaina Miller and Steinmetz combined to pitch five innings, allowed a hit, two earned runs, walked four and struck out 10.
The Aces (3-1) resume MSL-Buckeye play on Wednesday when they host Hamilton Township.
Logan Elm 5,
Hamilton Township 0
Logan Elm earned its second Mid-State League Buckeye Division win in as many days on Tuesday as it swept visiting Hamilton Township 5-0.
Owen Braun won 6-1 and 7-5 at first singles, Jude Schaal claimed a 6-1 and 6-0 win at second singles and Maggie Wilson bounced back from a second set loss at third singles to outlast her opponent 6-3, 4-6 and 6-3.
The Logan Elm first doubles team of Maddox Arledge and Mason Wolfe prevailed 6-1 and 6-0 and the second doubles squad of
Will Higginbotham and Sam Braun also won by sets of 6-1 and 6-0.
Logan Elm (3-1, 2-1) continues league play on Wednesday at Bloom-Carroll.
Coming to Circleville this September!