BL, Indian Lake and Bellefontaine softball win tournament games; Riverside falls


The Benjamin Logan softball team defeated Northwestern 5-2 in the second round of the Sectional Tournament on Friday.

Offensively, the team had five hits.  Keeli Rostorfer doubled and tallied three RBIs, and Kyndal Cronkleton and Kylie Harner each tripled.  Brooks Myers singled and drove in a run, while Libby Siefring also added a hit.  The Lady Raiders saw a stellar defensive performance in the top of the sixth inning to spark a three-run spurt in the bottom of the inning.  Although Northwestern plated another run in the top of the seventh, Benjamin Logan was able to shut the door and earn the post-season victory.

Adilynne Gregg earned the win on the mound allowing just three hits on the night.

The Lady Raiders will travel to Kenton Ridge for the District Semifinal game on Tuesday, May 14.  The first pitch will be thrown at 5 pm.

In Bellefontaine, the Lady Chiefs scored a postseason win against Tecumseh 14-5.

Averie Viagansky earned the win on the mound.

Offensively the Lady Chiefs tallied 17 hits. Bellefontaine was led by Laila Butler, who went 4-4 with a triple and a home run. Ellie Mitchell and Rianna Fullerton each added 3-4 efforts, Averie Vigansky went 2-3 with a double, and Emma Crabtree and Kassi Prine each added a double.

The Lady Chiefs will be back in action for tournament play on Tuesday, May 14th at Indian Lake starting at 5:00 pm.

Indian Lake ran past Tipp City 12-2 in 5 innings.  The Lakers jumped on the Red Devils early scoring 9 runs in the first inning.

Abigail Elliott and Kayleigh Zedlitz each drove in two runs.  Madison Brentlinger and Haylee Edwards both had three hits.

Brentlinger got the win on the mound going 5 innings while allowing 2 runs and striking out 2.

Indian Lake is now 22-2 on the season and will host Bellefontaine Tuesday in tournament play.

Riverside softball finished their season with a 6-4 loss to Triad Friday night in tournament play. Avery Perk had a 3-run homerun to tie the game in the 6th inning, but Triad took advantage of some miscues in the 7th to score 2 more runs. Jayden Hoffer, Jaidyn Jackson, and Miah Carman all had 2 hits in the loss.