Braves get bats going to defeat Spartans

Logan Elm erupted for nine runs in its final two at-bats on Tuesday on its way to an 11-3 non-league win over host Alexander.

The Braves scored four runs in the sixth to take a 6-2 lead.

Zack Parks went 3-for-5 with four RBI and two runs scored, Zane Seimer was 2-for-3 with three RBI, Kyle Rine went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored and Keegan Diehl chipped in a 2-for-5 evening and scored.

Colton Eplin scattered seven hits and three earned runs over a complete game effort to earn the win. He walked three and struck out eight, throwing 103 pitches, 71 of which were strikes.

Logan Elm’s Colton Eplin turned in a complete game win.

The Braves (4-18) travel to Beavers Field on Wednesday for a non-league game against Berne Union.

Circleville 12,
Miami Trace 2

Circleville scored the final 10 runs of a non-league game on Tuesday to run-rule visiting Miami Trace 12-2 in five innings.

The Tigers scored twice in the third to take a 4-2 lead, doubled their advantage one inning later and then scored six times in the fifth to walk-off.

Claire Davis went a perfect 3-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored, Gabby McConnell was 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored, Cara Cooper singled and drove in a pair and Katie Folks tripled and scored.

McConnell scattered five hits and two earned runs over four and one-third innings pitched. She walked one and struck out five.

The Tigers (18-6) open tournament play on Wednesday when they host Mid-State League Buckeye Division rival Fairfield Union.

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