Lady Chiefs unable to catch Yellow Jackets in slugfest


Bellefontaine’s sotball team attempted a late comeback against visiting Sidney on Thursday, but came up short in an 11-8 non-league loss.


Bellefontaine’s Hailee Price is congratulated at home plate after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning of Thursday’s home game against Sidney. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND)

The Chiefs fall to 4-5 on the season and the Yellow Jackets move to 5-6.

Sidney struck first with four runs in the second inning.

Bellefontaine put three runs on the scoreboard in the third inning to get within a run at 4-3.

The Yellow Jackets drove in four more runs in the top of the fifth for an 8-3 lead, while the

Chiefs got a two-run home run from Hailee Price in the bottom of the fifth to make the score 8- 5.

Sidney increased its lead to 9-5 with a run in the sixth inning and the Yellow Jackets scored two more times in the top of the seventh for an 11-5 advantage.

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