Braves walk-off with 2-1 win over Aces

Logan Elm scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Tuesday to walk-off with a 2-1 Mid-State League Buckeye Division win over visiting Amanda-Clearcreek.

Jacie Clifton led off the home seventh with a single to center and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Meredith Jarvis. Ryleigh Wolfe then jumped on the first pitch she saw and hit an RBI double to center.

Amanda-Clearcreek reached the scoreboard first in its opening at-bat.

Carly Singleton worked a walk, advanced to second when Averie Hutchison lined a single to left and to third on a ground out to the pitcher by Haley Robinson. Megan Tooill then reached on a fielder’s choice, with Singleton scoring on the play.
Logan Elm tied the game in the third.

Lynsay VanHoose reached on an infield single to third, advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Sadie Binkley and scored on a single to right off the bat of Clifton.

Clifton turned in a perfect 4-for-4 ledger, and Jarvis and Tia Fowler both went 2-for-3 for the Braves.

Logan Elm’s Jacie Clifton had four hits and scored the game-winning run on Tuesday against Amanda-Clearcreek.

Hutchison, Tooill and Faith Jewell each singled for the Aces.

Binkley earned the complete game win for the Braves, allowing an earned run, walked a batter and struck out six.

Both teams hit the road on Wednesday to continue league play, as the Braves (9-4, 4-2) take on league leading Teays Valley and the Aces (5-6, 2-4) battle Fairfield County rival Liberty Union.

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