Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Benjamin Logan’s Kate Campbell slides into second base as Indian Lake’s Ashley Franks waits for the ball and teammate Shelby McMann looks on during the fourth inning of their game Thursday at Indian Lake. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)
Benjamin Logan’s softball team found its groove late in the game Monday against host Indian Lake and pulled away for an 8-1 win in Central Buckeye Conference action.
The win improves the Raiders to 15-9 overall and 9-5 in the CBC Mad River division. The Lakers fall to 9-12, 4-10.
Ben Logan held a 4-1 lead after the fifth inning and then blew the game open in the top of the sixth frame with four runs. That gave the Raiders an 8-1 advantage and the Lakers were never able to recover.
Freshman standout Kate Campbell led Ben Logan on offense, going 4-4 with two doubles and an RBI, while Jess Dodson went 4-4 with four RBI, Brooklyn Terrill and Kenzie Heather each went 2-4 with an RBI and Taylor Coy went 2-4.
Courtney Stewart fired a two-hitter with six strikeouts to earn the win.
For Indian Lake, Shelby McMann had an RBI to spark the Lakers on offense.
Ben Logan hosts Indian Lake today in another local CBC matchup.
Triad zaps Cedarville
Triad raced past visiting Cedarville for a 16-2 win in five innings on Monday in Ohio Heritage Conference action.
The Cardinals are now 16-4 overall and 10-2 in the OHC.
Triad jumped out to an 11-0 lead after the second inning. The Cardinals added four more runs in the bottom of the third inning for a 15-0 advantage. Cedarville managed to score two runs in the top of the fifth inning, but Triad rounded out the win with one more run in the bottom of the frame.
For Triad, Macie Jenkins went 2-2 with four RBI, Jenna Ober went 2-3 with three RBI, Dayna Ober went 2-2 and Jenna Welty had a double.
Hannah Watkins recorded the win in the pitching circle.
Triad hosts Southeastern today in OHC action.