Arcanum, Graham split baseball opener


ARCANUM – Arcanum beat Graham, 6-3, before the Falcons won, 7-2, in non-league baseball on Saturday.

Logan Thompson picked up a pair of hits and 2 RBI for the Falcons. Caleb Horner had 2 hits and Josh Lewis had an RBI.

In the second game of the doubleheader, Lane Smith went 3-for-4 and Brady Anderson went 3-for-4. Josh Lewis was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and 2 RBI and Logan Thompson knocked in 2 RBI.

Graham hosts Triad today.

Graham softball sweeps

Graham defeated Milton-Union, 12-7, and Troy, 17-16, in a Saturday softball doubleheader.

Against Milton-Union, Morgan Pine went 3.3 innings and gave up six runs. Lexi King finished the game, allowing a single hit and a run.

King was also a force at the plate, hitting a grand slam and a triple with 6 RBI. Lauren Woodruff was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and 4 RBI and Alyssa Theodor was 2-for-3 with a double. Pine was 2-for-4.

Against Troy, Pine threw 2.3 innings, allowing four hits. Lindsay Brayton pitched 1.7 innings with five hits allowed and 4 strikeouts. King threw 4.7, allowing five hits with 3 strikeouts.

Sarah Masters was 2-for-4 with 2 RBI, Brayton was 3-for-5 with a double and 6 RBI, Theodor was 5-for-6 with a triple and 4 RBI, Woodruff was 1-for-3 with a double and Olivia Bryant was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

WL-S softball splits

West Liberty-Salem softball split a doubleheader on Saturday, beating Wayne, 12-2, in five innings and falling to Greenville, 2-1.

Against Wayne, Sydnee Payer picked up the win.

For the Tigers, Camrin Rice was 2-for-3 with a home run and 2 RBI and Kayle Henderson was 2-for-2 with a home run, a double and 3 RBI.

Arrah Sandy, Hannah Riblet, Kelsey Day and Hallie Strapp each had 2 hits.

Against Greenville, Day took the loss in eight innings.

Day was also 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI.

JH track

ENON – Graham Middle School and West Liberty-Salem Middle School competed at the Greenon Welcome Back Invitational on Saturday.

For Graham, top performers for the girls included Addison McAuley, who set a school record in the 1,600-meter run at 5:27.67 and won the event. McAuley also finished second in the 800. Tory Pence won the shot put with a throw of 27-10.50.

The girls finished 6th out of 12 teams.

Graham’s top performers for the boys included Cayden Bonham, who finished sixth in the high jump at 4-08, and Spencer Hannahs, who finished sixth in discus at 77-05.

The boys team finished 12th out of 13 teams.

The West Liberty-Salem Girls Middle School track team finished 4th.

Placing first for WL-S was Aubrey Laing in the discus (67-06). Second were Montana Zinn in the discus (58-09) and Sophia Hardwick in the 200 hurdles (35.36). Third were Lena Kauffman in the pole vault (6-0) and the 1,600 relay team of Maggie Davis, Bailey Poppe, Ashley Yoder and Claire Longshore (4:57.47).

Fourth went to Lilly Weaver in the long jump and the 400 relay team of Morgan Umphries, Brooke Dunn, Sophia Hardwick and Bailey Poppe.

Staff report

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