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Ross leads IL to win over Greenon

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Brandan Ross fired a three-hitter as host Indian Lake beat Greenon 7-2 in a Central Buckeye Conference baseball game Monday.

The Lakers are now 4-7 overall and 3-2 in the CBC. The Knights fall to 2-5, 1-3.


Indian Lake’s Kody McGue tags a Greenon runner to record an out at third base during their game Monday at Indian Lake High School. EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT

Ross struck out 10 and allowed only one earned run.

Offensively for the Lakers, Nate Davis drilled a three-run home run and Isaac Miller belted a two-run homer.

Ross added three hits and two RBI.

Indian Lake trailed 1-0 after two innings, but scored four times in the third inning and three times in the fourth for a 7-1 lead.

Greenon added another run in the fifth.

The Lakers play at Greenon today.


Knights    100    010    0    —    7    9    2

Lakers    004    300    X    —    2    3    3

WP—Ross; LP—Roberts.

Ben Logan clips Graham

Benjamin Logan rallied to pull out a 6-5 win over visiting Graham on Monday in a Central Buckeye Conference baseball game.

The Raiders move to 8-2 overall and 3-1 in the CBC, while the Falcons drop to 2-7, 1-3.

The Falcons took a 5-4 lead after scoring two runs in the top of the seventh inning. The Raiders battled back to score two runs in the bottom of seventh to win the game.

For the Raiders, Collen Pulfer went 2-4 with two RBI and two stolen  bases. He also hit the game-tying RBI single to plate Brady Bechtel and later scored the game-winning run. Garret Dunn had the game-winning RBI and Todd Coleman went 2-3 with two doubles.

Dunn earned the win on the mound.

Ben Logan travels to Graham today for CBC Mad River division action.


Falcons    100    110    2    —    5    9    3

Raiders    201    100    2    —    6    8    6

Holtvoigt, Wells (4), Bronne (7) and St. Meyers; Collins, Dunn (6) and Bechtel. WP—Dunn; LP—Wells.

Tigers thump Irish

West Liberty-Salem’s baseball team handled visiting Springfield Catholic Central 18-8 in six innings on Monday for an Ohio Heritage Conference victory.

The Tigers are now 8-2 overall and 5-1 in the OHC.

Offensively for the Tigers, Jake Rutan went 3-3 with three RBI, Spencer Whitcraft went 2-3 with two RBI, Todd Pease had a double and an RBI, Kyle Crawford went 2-4 with an RBI, Trent Thomas went 2-4 with two RBI and Max Bailey, Grant Burden and Cole Wilson each added an RBI.

Burden earned the win on the mound with seven strikeouts.

WL-Salem hosts Greeneview today in another OHC contest.


(six innings)

Irish    401    111    —    8    9    5

Tigers    405    342    —    18    14    0

WP—G. Burden; LP—Hormer.

Triad drops M’burg

Triad’s baseball team held on for a 6-3 win over host Mechanicsburg on Monday in Ohio Heritage Conference action.

The Cardinals are now 12-1 on the season.

Doug Lowe earned the win on the mound for Triad and moves to 3-0 on the season. He had nine strikeouts and went 2-4 with two doubles at the plate.

Also for the Cardinals, Tre McIntyre had a home run and two RBI, Colton Young went 2-3, Trent McIntyre went 2-4 with a double and Ryan Davis went 2-4 with a home run, a double and two RBI.

Triad hosts Cedarville today in OHC action.


Cardinals    300    003    0    —    6    12    2

Indians    200    001    0    —    3    9    1

Lowe, Davis (6) and Tre McIntyre; Marsh, Skinner (6) and Rousculp. WP—Lowe; LP—Marsh.

Gophers down Commodores

Ridgemont grabbed a 4-0 win over host Lima Perry on Monday in a Northwest Central Conference meeting.

The Gophers scored one run in the top of the second inning and three more runs in the top of the third inning for a 4-0 lead. They gave a standout effort on defense and were able to hold off the Commodores the rest of the game.

Tyler Tillman tossed a shutout to earn the win on the mound. He finished with seven strikeouts and three walks.

Offensively, Zane Connolly led Ridgemont with a double.

Ridgemont travels to Lima Senior today for a non-league game.


Gophers    013    000    0    —    4    3    0

Commodores    000    000    0    —    0    5    2

Tillman and Sparks; Smith and Sanders. WP—Tillman; LP—Smith.

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