Baseball: Lakers, Tigers, Chiefs, Pirates, Falcons Win


It came down to the wire on Saturday and Indian Lake as the Lakers grabbed the victory in walk-off fashion, 8-7 over North Union.

The game was tied at seven at the bottom of the ninth when Camdon Tuttle singled, scoring one run.

Evan Manley had three hits in five at-bats in the win.

He doubled in the first inning, singled in the fifth, and singled in the ninth inning.

A single by Lane Tucci after a 6-pitch at-bat put the Lake on the board in the bottom of the second. In the fifth inning Tyler Tidwell singled, Manley singled, Burke Lillard doubled, and North Union committed an error, each scoring one run.

In the bottom of the sixth, the Lakers took the lead when Madden Lillard singled, and the Lakers scored on a wild pitch, each scoring one run.

Dawson Finfrock earned the win for the Lakers.

The right-handed pitcher allowed zero hits and zero runs over one inning, striking out one and walking one.

Madden Lillard started on the mound for the Lakers.

The righty surrendered two hits and one run over five innings, striking out four and walking two.

Thomas Elliott and Evan Manley each appeared in relief for the Lakers.

The Lakers accumulated 12 hits in the game.

Tucci, Manley, Tuttle, B. Lillard, M. Lillard, and Tidwell each drove in one run for the Lakers.

Manley stole two bases. The Lakers will now travel to Northwestern on Tuesday.

The West Liberty-Salem Tigers beat the Anna Rockets 7-2 on Saturday afternoon.

Reese Oder got the win for the Tigers going 5 strong innings giving up 3 hits, and 1 run.

He walked 2 and struck out 4. Isaiah Reames pitched 2 innings in relief.

The Tigers were solid at the plate garnering 7 hits.

Jake Evans went 1-2 with 2 walks and 2 RBIs, scoring 2 runs.

Isaac Sertell went 2-3 with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.

Caleb Hershberger went 1-2 with 1 RBI and 1 walk.

Isaiah Reames went 1-3 with 1 RBI.

The Tigers are 4-1 on the season and 2-0 in the OHC.

They take on West Jefferson at home on Tuesday.


Jose Sandoval drove in five runs on three hits to lead the Bellefontaine Chiefs past Triad 17-2 on Saturday.

The Chiefs won thanks in part to 14 runs in the second inning.

Carter Caudill doubled, scoring one run, Jayden Temple singled, scoring one run, a wild pitch scored one run, Chris Fogan doubled, scoring one run, Sandoval doubled, scoring two runs, an error scored two runs, Liam Yoder doubled, scoring two runs, Riley Neer singled, scoring two runs, and Sandoval singled, scoring two runs.

Riley Neer started on the mound for the first time in his high school career.

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

The Chiefs tallied 14 hits in the game.

They will be back in action on Tuesday as we take on Jonathan Alder.


Riverside made the trip Saturday to Waynesfield to tangle with the Tigers.

The Pirates came away with an 11-3 win.

Landon Purtee led the Pirates going 5 innings on the mound giving up only 1 hit and 2 unearned runs while striking out 4.

Cooper Crouch pitched the final 2 innings allowing only 3 hits and 1 run while striking out 3.

Purtee powered the Riverside offense going 3 for 4 at the plate and driving in 4 runs while stealing 5 bases.

Michael Shockey also collected 2 hits and swiped a pair of bases.

Riverside stole 11 bases on the day.

Jace Carter took the loss for Waynesfield.

He also had 2 hits for the Tiger offense.

Riverside sees their season record increase to 4-1 with the win.

They will be back in action next Tuesday the 9th at Covington.


Graham defeated Piqua 5-4 on Saturday.