Baseball: Chiefs Come up Short; Riverside Claims Win


The Chiefs lost despite out-hitting Tecumseh 11 to 10.

Riley Neer collected four hits in five at-bats, but the Chiefs lost to Tecumseh 8-5 on Wednesday.

Neer doubled in the first inning, singled in the fourth inning, singled in the third inning, and singled in the seventh inning.

Alex Crabill stepped on the mound first for Bellefontaine Chiefs.

The right-handed pitcher gave up eight hits and six runs (five earned) over five innings, striking out three and walking two.

The Chiefs will be back in action on Friday as they will play at Graham starting at 5:15.


Riverside traveled to Troy Christian Wednesday night and rallied from a 3-0 deficit to claim a 5-4 hard-fought win.

Landon Purtee picked up the win on the mound going the distance pitching seven innings giving up six hits and three earned runs while striking out seven.

Gavin Orsborne went 2-4 at the plate driving in a run.

Riverside raises their record to 9-7 overall and 4-7 in league play

The Lakers fell to Shawnee 1-0.

Burke Lillard started the game for the Lakers and recorded 21 outs.

The righty allowed five hits and one run over seven innings striking out eight and walking two.

Lane Tucci and Dawson Finfrock each collected a hit for the Lake.

Next up for the Lakers is a game at Memorial on Thursday.


North Union defeated Benjamin Logan 9-2 on Wednesday night.

Camden Spriggs took the loss for the Raiders.

The righty went four and 2/3 innings, giving up six runs on two hits, striking out one and walking four.

Ethan Martin led the team with one run batted in.

Keaton Horney, Carter Lyden, and Soli Hughes each collected one hit for the Raiders.

Benjamin Logan turned one double play in the game.