Wednesday’s roundup: Mustangs defeat Eagles in district softball semifinal

Olivia Dumm scattered seven hits over seven innings on Wednesday to help Westfall defeat visiting Reedsville Eastern 9-3 in a Division III Southeast District semifinal.The Westfall sophomore allowed three runs (one earned) and struck out 11 batters. Westfall took a 3-2 lead in the third inning and used a three-run blast off the bat of Abbie Bickenheuser to extend its advantage to 6-2 an inning later.Delana Landefeld went a perfect 5-for-5 with a double and two runs scored, Bickenheuser was 3-for-4 with four RBIs, Leah Ragland posted a 2-for-3 evening and Maddie Mullins chipped in a double and drove in … Continue reading Wednesday’s roundup: Mustangs defeat Eagles in district softball semifinal

Tuesday’s roundup: Braves upset bid falls short at top-ranked Miami Trace baseball

Logan Elm tried to rally in its last at-bat against the top-ranked team in Division II Ohio baseball, the Miami Trace Panthers, but fell just short 5-4 in a Southeast District sectional semifinal contest.The Braves and host Panthers each scored … Continue reading Tuesday’s roundup: Braves upset bid falls short at top-ranked Miami Trace baseball

Monday’s roundup: Aces, Vikings advance to district softball finals

Teays Valley pounded out a dozen hits and asserted itself over the middle innings on Monday to record a 9-2 Division I Central District semifinal win over host Upper Arlington.The ninth-seeded Vikings (19-8) advance to a district final on Wednesday at top-seeded Watkins Memorial (29-1), a 3-0 winner over Groveport in its district semifinal, with first pitch slated for 5 p.m.Seventh-seeded Upper Arlington (22-5) reached the scoreboard first with a run in the second, but the Vikings eventually seized the lead for good with a three-run fourth.Morgan Cantrell led off the fourth with a double to left, advanced to third … Continue reading Monday’s roundup: Aces, Vikings advance to district softball finals

Saturday’s roundup: MacDonald sends Braves to walk-off tourney win over Vinton County

Brody MacDonald was determined to keep Logan Elm playing baseball at least into next week.The senior hit a walk-off single to center, scoring David Evans and sending the Braves to a 5-4 win over visiting Vinton County in a Division … Continue reading Saturday’s roundup: MacDonald sends Braves to walk-off tourney win over Vinton County

Friday’s roundup: Mustangs cruise past Buckeyes in softball sectional final

Olivia Dumm tossed a five-hitter on Friday, sending Westfall to a 12-0 run-rule win over Nelsonville-York in a Division III Southeast District sectional final.The Westfall sophomore used 77 pitches over the five-inning contest, walked none and struck out 11 Buckeyes.Westfall (22-5) took advantage of seven errors by Nelsonville-York (6-17) to score 10 unearned runs.Maddie Mullins put the Mustangs ahead 1-0 in the first when she hit a sacrifice fly to center that brought in Delana Landefeld from third base. The Mustangs put away the sectional final with a five-run second.A squeeze by Maddison Kearney allowed Leah Ragland to score and … Continue reading Friday’s roundup: Mustangs cruise past Buckeyes in softball sectional final

Monday’s roundup: Braves, Vikings open softball tourney with wins

Logan Elm scored in each of its last four at-bats on Monday to run-rule host Waverly 13-3 in a Division II Southeast District sectional semifinal.The No. 11 seeded Braves took the lead for good with a five-run second.After scoring a run in the third and another in the fourth, the Braves put away their tournament opener with a six-run fifth.Carly King put the Braves on the scoreboard with an RBI single to center to score Avree Entler.After an error allowed Jacie Clifton to score, Lynsay Vanhoose smacked a two-run double to center to score Kylie Smith and a courtesy runner … Continue reading Monday’s roundup: Braves, Vikings open softball tourney with wins

Thursday’s roundup: Alford leads A-C softball past Teays Valley

Paige Alford was in command from start-to-finish on Thursday, striking out 13 batters, in leading Amanda-Clearcreek to a 3-1 Mid-State League Buckeye Division win over host Teays Valley.Alford allowed six hits and an earned run in 104-pitch outing that included 75 strikes.The Aces scored all three of their runs in the third inning to ultimately avenge a 14-1 loss to the Vikings last month.Hannah Kemmerling walked with one out and was joined on the base pads following back-to-back singles from Addison Icenhour and Carly Singleton.After a lineup, Logann Julian delivered a two-out double to left field to drive in all … Continue reading Thursday’s roundup: Alford leads A-C softball past Teays Valley