Chiefs 12U Claim Logan County Spring Slam Title


Bellefontaine Chiefs 12U baseball team claimed the Logan County Spring Slam title held at Southview Park over the weekend.

The Chiefs 12U defeated the Tomahawks 11-5 and Ohio Thunder 10-4 in pool play on Saturday to secure the #1 seed.

On Sunday, the Chiefs defeated the Dayton Classic Cardinals 11-4 setting up a rematch against Ohio Thunder in the championship game.

Ohio Thunder jumped out to an early lead by scoring 2 runs in the top of the first but the Chiefs answered with 3 in the bottom of the first and added another run in the 2nd to have a 4-2 lead.

The Thunder added a run in the top of the third and the Chiefs answered again by scoring 3 runs in the bottom of the 3rd.

The Chiefs broke the game open in the bottom of the 5th with 4 runs securing the championship by run rule, 11-3.

The successful weekend was a total team effort.

The tournament was run by Midwest Tournament Factory and will be running another tournament at Ratleff and Southview this weekend.