Tiger boys, MHS girls win


Citizen staff report



Elysha Stapleton delivers a pitch against West Liberty-Salem on Tuesday. The Indians got the win behind Stapleton’s three-hit shutout.


Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

West Liberty-Salem’s Dusty Moell puts a ball in play against Mechanicsburg on Tuesday. The Tigers came from behind to beat the Indians 3-2.


Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

WEST LIBERTY – WL-S defeated Mechanicsburg, 3-2, in OHC baseball on Tuesday.

Tyler Louden got the win for West Liberty-Salem and Bryce Jones was 2-3 with an RBI.

Corey Bogan was 1-for-3 at the plate for Mechanicsburg.

WL-S plays at Miami East on Friday.

WL-S’s jayvees beat Mechanicsburg, 16-3. Ian Clark was the winning pitcher.

M’burg softball tops WL-S

WEST LIBERTY – Mechanicsburg defeated West Liberty-Salem, 5-0, in OHC softball on Tuesday.

Elysha Stapleton scattered three hits to earn the shutout and knocked in a run at the plate. Also for Mechanicsburg, Jessica Maddux went 2-for-3, Allie Raber was 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI and Miranda Lauchard had a double and 2 RBI.

Kelsey Day, Kylie Gilroy and Grace Woodruff each got a hit for the Tigers. Day took the loss.

M’burg plays at Greeneview on Thursday.

West Liberty-Salem defeated Bath, 7-1, in non-league softball on Monday.

Kelsey Day was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Kylie Gilroy was 2-for-4, Dierdre McGill was 2-for-3 and Olivia Ames was 1-for-2 with 2 RBI.

The WL-S jayvee team beat Bath, 6-3. Laine Godwin had 2 hits and 3 RBI, Courtney Neer had 2 hits and 2 RBI and Olivia Milliron had 2 hits.

Triad wins

Triad defeated Greeneview, 3-0, in OHC baseball on Tuesday.

Trent McIntyre was 2-for-3 with a triple and Shane Ford had 9 strikeouts in his complete-game shutout for the Cardinals.

Triad (3-0) plays at Northeastern on Thursday.

Urbana splits pair

Visiting Xenia defeated Urbana, 11-2, in non-league baseball on Tuesday.

Skyler Reisinger went 2-for-4 at the plate with 2 RBI to lead the Hillclimbers. Kaleb Bowdle doubled.

Caleb Peterson took the loss, giving up 2 earned runs in four innings of work.

On Monday, Urbana defeated Xenia Christian, 13-1, in six innings of non-league baseball.

The Hillclimbers exploded for seven runs in the third to grab command of the game.

Kaleb Bowdle continued his hot start, going 3-for-4 at the plate. Caleb Peterson was 2-for-4, while Seth Mangus, Alex Morrow and Trenton Dunham each knocked home 2 runs. Bowdle and Peterson each had a double, while Dunham homered in the game.

Bowdle also handled the pitching duties, securing the win over five innings of work with 9 strikeouts.

Urbana (3-1) hosts Thurgood Marshall on Saturday.

Triad rolls in softball

Triad defeated Greeneview, 7-1, in OHC softball on Tuesday.

Abby Ehrenborg was perfect at the plate, going 4-for-4 with a double and a triple. Jenna Ober was 2-for-4 with a triple and Maddie Collier was 2-for-2.

Triad defeated Shawnee, 10-7, in non-league softball on Monday.

Abby Ehrenborg had a monster game, going 4-for-4 with a triple, three doubles and 4 RBI. Jenna Ober was 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI and Ali Dixon was 2-for-3 with a triple.

Triad (2-0) plays at Northeastern on Thursday.

Graham loses

Graham dropped a 15-1 non-league decision to Beavercreek in baseball on Tuesday.

The Falcons gave up six runs in the bottom of the first inning and mustered just two hits in the loss.

Graham jayvees win

The Graham jayvee softball team defeated Anna, 14-4. For the Falcons, Sara Masters was 3-4, Lissie Massengill was 2-3, Madie Vanscoy was 3-4 with 3 RBI and Liv Vanhoose was the winning pitcher.

Elysha Stapleton delivers a pitch against West Liberty-Salem on Tuesday. The Indians got the win behind Stapleton’s three-hit shutout.
http://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2016/03/web1_Stapleton032916.jpgElysha Stapleton delivers a pitch against West Liberty-Salem on Tuesday. The Indians got the win behind Stapleton’s three-hit shutout. Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

West Liberty-Salem’s Dusty Moell puts a ball in play against Mechanicsburg on Tuesday. The Tigers came from behind to beat the Indians 3-2.
http://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2016/03/web1_DustyMoell032916.jpgWest Liberty-Salem’s Dusty Moell puts a ball in play against Mechanicsburg on Tuesday. The Tigers came from behind to beat the Indians 3-2. Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

Citizen staff report