HS Roundup 4/21: Mechanicsburg softball wins Lady Redskin Invitational

The Mechanicsburg girls softball team won the 2018 Lady Redskin Invitational, hosted by Fort Loramie, for the second consecutive year.

Mechanicsburg slipped past Riverside, 4-2, to advance to the championship game, where they edged out Fort Loramie, 5-3.

Audrey Ayers, Mallory Blackmon and Taylor Hurst all recorded multiple hits for Fort Loramie.

Riverside won the consolation game between Riverside and Tri-Village, 11-0.

Mechanicsburg’s Francys King (15 strikeouts), Mallory Blakeman (four hits, two doubles and two runs) and Audrey Ayers (three hits and three RBIs) were all named to the All-Tournament Team.

Aleah Frilling, Macy Imwalle and Abby Holthaus were named to the team for Fort Loramie, while Kloey Murphy and Peyton Bietry represented Tri-Village.


Anna 13, Houston 11: Derek Coverstone paved the way offensively, tallying two runs, two RBIs, two hits and a double in the win over Houston. Zach White chipped in four hits, two runs, two RBIs and a double.

Benjamin Logan 9, Lima Bath 8: Ben Logan took the win on a walk-off triple in the bottom of the ninth, courtesy of a wild pitch thrown by Austin Sakemiller. Garrett Dixon sparked the scoring for Ben Logan with a single in the first inning. Ben Logan took the second game of the double header, 12-4.

Centerville 3, St. Xavier 2: Jared Lieberman had an RBI in the losing effort. Connor Walch threw a complete game for Centerville.

Coldwater 8, Bryan 7: Coldwater took the first game in double header action, after nearly losing a six-run lead. Coldwater also bested Maumee, 9-4.

Monroe 10, Purcell Marian 0: Hunter Collins was the hitting leader for Monroe as he went 1-for-2 with two runs scored. Alex Page came in a close second with three RBIs, going 1-for-3. Pitcher Kevin Kepner picked up his third win on the season.

New Bremen 14, Houston 1: Luke Vondehaar and Ryan Bertke plated three runs apiece in the rout of Houston. Grant Selby tacked on two runs, two hits and an RBI to seal the win.

Northwestern 5, Miami East 4: Evan Crew went 2-for-4 from the plate with two RBIs in Northwestern’s first win. Crew went 4-for-4 with one RBI in the second win, as Northwestern bested Miami East, 4-1.

Page (TN) 2, Springboro 0: Jake D’Amico tallied two hits and ran for two singles in the losing effort. Springboro also dropped the second game of the double-header, 10-0, to Stow.

Tecumseh 5, Wayne 2: David Berner and hunter Minton each knocked in two RBIs as Tecumseh slipped past Wayne. Blais Hale and Brandon Henn ran for doubles, while Dillon Jackson earned the win. James Ganion led Wayne with two hits and a double in the losing effort.

Tri-Village 9, Catholic Central 4: Camren Munchel earned the striking out seven and allowing six hits. Christian Ricker went 4-for-7 with two runs and a double across the double header play. Jared Buckley tacked on three hits, three runs, five stolen bases and an RBI. TV took the second game, 4-3.


Arcanum 5, Spg. Shawnee 3: Sydney Artz and Macey Hartman combined for five hits in the Arcanum win. Shawnee picked up the second win of the series, 3-2.

Benjamin Logan 8, Franklin Monroe 2: Grace Deardruff picked up her first of two wins with ten strikeouts, tacking on three hits, three RBIs, a double and a run. Kinzie Jones knocked one of the park with three hits and two stolen bases.

Benjamin Logan 16, Covington 1: Olivia Roose paved the way with a two-run homerun, two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored, while Jaz McKeen added on six RBIs four hits and a double. Kinzie Jones rounded out the offense with two runs scored, two hits, an RBI, a double and a triple. Grace Deardruff picked up her second win of the day.

Coldwater 7, Bath 6: Maddie Stienke picked up the win on themount, striking out three batters. Coldwater scored the go ahead run in the top of the fifth inning, picking up a win after losing the first game to Bath, 11-1.

Eaton 9, National Trail 4: Ariel Lee tallied two runs on two hits in the National Trail loss. Davlyn Werner tacked on two hits and two singles.

Fairfield 4, Mount Notre Dame 0: Lindsey Mitchell scored two of Fairfield’s runs in the shutout victory. Rhiana Hubbard and Jordan Shotwell tacked on one each. Taylor Delk pitched seven innings to earn the win on the mound. Fairfield also edged out Wilmington, 6-5.

Fort Loramie 15, Tri-Village 5: Aleah Frilling knocked one out of the park, adding on three hits in the Fort Loramie win. Abby Holthaus helped secure the win with four runs, three hits and two RBIs. Kloey Murphy scored two for TV in the loss.

Greeneview 11, Urbana 9: Alexa Simpson pitched a complete game, striking out four batters as Greeneview slipped past Urbana. Madison Upchurch led with two singles and a double, while Bryce Ratliff recorded a double and an RBI. In the second game of the double-header action, Greeneview blew out Urbana, 20-4.

Kenton Ridge 6, Triad 4: Peyton Fleming led KR with three RBIs, two runs, two triples and two hits in the win. Maddy Collier amassed three RBIs, two hits and a double in the second loss for Triad of the double header. Kenton Ridge took the first game, 10-0.

Mechanicsburg 5, Fort Loramie 3: ‘Burg took home the Lady Redskin Invitational Championship with the win. Macy Reed led with two RBIs and a single, as Taylor Hurst followed with two hits and an RBI. Macy Imwalle picked up two hits, two RBIs and a double in the loss.

Mechanicsburg 4, Riverside 2: Mallory Blackman’s three hits, two doubles and a triple led ‘Burg in the win. Audrey Ayers tacked on two hits. Courtnie Smith led Riverside with a double in the losing effort.

Northeastern 6, Carroll 0: Dylan Hand threw for the shutout, as Garett Peters tallied two hits and Skylar Davis ran for a double.

Northeastern 13, Urbana 2: Alex Lockwood paved the way on and off the mound with seven strikeouts, four RBIs, two hits and a double. Jake Nichols tacked on three hits and a triple in the win.

Boys Tennis

MVTCA Coaches Cup: Murad Nawaz, Tyler Juhasz and Sasha Babic all took home wins in the singles competition for Fairmont. Springboro took wins at first and second doubles. Beavercreek A won the competition overall with 34 total points.

Tecumseh 4, Bellefontaine 1: Mitchell Foland, Drew Sarihan and Jacob Lewis swept the singles competition of the match. Trenton Camper and Zach Williamson picked up the lone Bellefontaine win at second doubles.

Boys Volleyball

Alter 3, Northmont 1: Josh Kabel led with 41 assists and two aces as Alter edged out Northmont. Andrew Rose chipped in 20 kills, 10 digs and two aces, while Michael Johnston tacked on 11 digs.

Track & Field

Bulldog Classic: Fort Loramie took first place with 110 points and Spg. Shawnee came in a close second with 109. Ian Wolfe took silver in the 100M dash for West Liberty-Salem.

Girls Lacrosse

Walnut Hills 11, Miamisburg 7: Tayler Schoenfelt made 22 saves in the losing effort.


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