Riverside & Indian Lake Baseball Move on in Tournament Action


Riverside opened tournament play Monday night with a come-from-behind win over Tri-Village 4-3.

The Pirates held a 2-0 lead into the 5th inning when the Patriots Noah Finkbine led off with a solo home run.

Tri-Village then put together 3 singles a walk and a hit batter to pull ahead 3-2.

The Pirates regained the lead in the bottom of the 5th as Cooper Crouch drew a 2-out walk followed by Gavin Orsborne‘s double off the center field fence scoring Crouch.

Aiden Manning followed with a ground ball to 3rd base which was thrown wildly to 1st allowing Orsborne to score the go-ahead run.

The top of the 6th saw Syler Clark make a defensive gem to save the lead for Riverside.

With 1 out and Patriots runners at 2nd and 3rd Clark fielded a line shot up the middle in the air and double the runner off 2nd to end the Tri-Village threat.

Cooper Crouch picked up the win for Riverside coming on in relief of Michael Shockey.

Finkbine and Ayman Stephens led the Patriot offense with multiple hits.

Riverside was led by Orsborne and Crouch’s 2 hits.

Riverside sees its overall record go to 12-9 and advances to play Bradford in the sectional tournament on Wednesday at Bradford High School.

Indian Lake won against Greenon last night 7-2.

Lane Tucci, Thomas Elliott, and Maddux Hall combined for four of the team’s seven hits to victory.

The Lakers got on the board in the bottom of the second inning after Tucci singled, Hall doubled and Elliott singled, each scoring one run.

They added to their early lead in the bottom of the third after Tucci walked, and Hall singled, each scoring one run.

Burke Lillard earned the win for the Indian Lake Lakers.

The starting pitcher allowed four hits and zero runs over six innings, striking out six and walking one.

Ian Edwards took the loss for Greenon Varsity Knights.

They went two and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs (four earned) on six hits, striking out two and walking one.

Dawson Finfrock appeared in relief for the Lakers.

Number eight hitter, Maddux Hall, showed the depth of Indian Lake’s lineup, by leading them with two hits in three at-bats.

Lane Tucci, Thomas Elliott, and Maddux Hall each drove in one run for Indian Lake Lakers.

Burke Lillard stole two bases.

The Lake stole five bases in the game.

The Indian Lake Lakers will play the West Liberty-Salem Tigers on Wednesday at 5 PM.


Kenton Ridge 7, Fairborn 1

Catholic Central 8, Jackson Center 4