Springfield Shawnee stayed perfect Wednesday with an 8-4 victory over host Benjamin Logan in Central Buckeye Conference softball action.
Benjamin Logan’s Darian Rockhold makes a throw to first base during Wednesday’s game against Springfield Shawnee. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND)
The Braves are now 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the league. The Raiders fall to 1-2, 0-1.
Shawnee struck early with two runs in the top of the first for a 2-0 lead.
Ben Logan scored a run in the third to make the score 2-1.
Shawnee opened up some breathing room in the top of the fifth with four runs. That gave the Braves a 6-1 lead.
The Raiders continued to battle back, scoring three runs in the bottom of the fifth to close within two at 6-4.
Shawnee held Ben Logan scoreless the rest of the way, while the Braves added a pair of insurance runs in the sixth.
Kate Campbell went 3-4 with a home run to lead Ben Logan’s offense.
Shawnee’s standout pitcher Emily McKillip recorded nine strikeouts and limited the Raiders to five hits.
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