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BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Pirates sweep Jets, get clipped by Dixie

Riverside’s baseball team went 2-1 over the weekend after sweeping a doubleheader against visiting Fairlawn on Saturday and then falling to Dixie on Sunday at Fifth-Third Field in Dayton.

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Riverside’s Landon Kelsey reaches out to tag a Fairlawn runner at second base during the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Riverside High School. EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT

The Pirates dropped the Jets 9-1 and 15-2 on Saturday in non-league action and combined for 30 hits in two games.

Riverside then lost to Dixie 5-4 in eight innings on Sunday to move the Pirates’ record to 4-5.

Against Fairlawn, Dustin Proffitt had two hits and scored two runs to lead Riverside in the first game. Luke Greene had three hits, while Landon Kelsey, Conner Cotterman and Drew Harford each added two hits.

Jake Herron went all seven innings and earned the win on the mound for the Pirates.

In the second game, Dalton Bollinger recorded three hits and had two RBI, Dallas Daniels had two hits and four RBI, Kelsey had three hits including a double with four RBI, Cotterman had three hits and two RBI, while Proffitt and Greene each added two hits.

Kelsey picked up the win on the pitching mound.

GAME ONE

RIVERSIDE 9, FAIRLAWN 1

Jets    100    000    0    —    1    6    2

Pirates    510    300    X    —    9    13    0

Bishop and Rogers; Herron and Bollinger. WP—Herron; LP—Bishop.

GAME TWO

RIVERSIDE 15, FAIRLAWN 2

Jets    032    011    2    —    9    11    2

Pirates    201    372    X    —    15    17    3

Caudill and Rogers; Kelsey and Greene. WP—Kelsey; LP—Caudill.

Dixie clips Riverside

Dixie pulled out a 5-4 win over Riverside on Sunday in a non-league game at Fifth-Third Field in Dayton.

The game was tied 4-4 after the fourth inning and neither team scored again until the Greyhounds scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to win the game.

For the Pirates, Dustin Proffitt had four hits with two triples and scored two runs and Dalton Bollinger added a double.

Riverside hosts Waynesfield-Goshen today in a Northwest Central Conference game.

DIXIE 5, RIVERSIDE 4

(eight innings)

Pirates    103    000    00    —    4    5    0

Greyhounds    000    400    01    —    5    10    0

Dak. Bollinger, Proffitt, Roof and Dal. Bollinger; Shaffer, Watts (4) and Queen. WP—Watts; LP—Roof.

Raiders split with Kenton

Benjamin Logan split a doubleheader with host Kenton on Saturday in non-league action. The Raiders won the first game 11-5, but lost the second game 8-2.

The Raiders are now 4-1 on the season.

Kam Newland earned the win for Ben Logan in the first game with four strikeouts.

Offensively, Tristin Harshfield went 2-4 with three RBI, Collen Pulfer went 2-4 with two RBI and Todd Coleman went 3-5 with two RBI.

In the second game, Newland went 2-4 with a double and one RBI, while Brady Bechtel went 2-4 with an RBI.

GAME ONE

BEN LOGAN 11, KENTON 5

Raiders    032    131    1    —    11    14    8

Wildcats    221    000    0    —    5    6    6

Newland, Dunn (7) and Bechtel; Downing and Downing. WP—Newland; LP—Downing.

GAME TWO

KENTON 8, BEN LOGAN 2

Raiders    002    000    0    —    2    8    1

Wildcats    602    000    X    —    8    6    1

Brown, Dunn (1) and Pulfer; Jackson and Bahr. WP—Jackson; LP—Dunn.

Triad sweeps Urbana

Triad’s baseball team grabbed two wins over visiting Urbana on Saturday in a doubleheader.

The Cardinals won the first game 7-6 in nine innings and took the second game 6-1. The wins improve their record to 7-1 on the season.

Trent McIntyre led Triad to victory in the first game. He went 2-4 with two RBI including the game-winning RBI, while Jacob Watkins went 2-4 with a triple and Colton Young went 3-5 with two RBI.

In the second game, Trent McIntyre went 2-3, Watkins went 2-2, Tre McIntyre had a double and two RBI and Doug Lowe went 3-3 with a double, a triple and two RBI.

Triad travels to Greeneview today for an Ohio Heritage Conference contest.

GAME ONE

TRIAD 7, URBANA 6

(nine innings)

Hillclimbers    110    004    000    —    6    7    3

Cardinals    001    030    201    —    7    10    1

LeVan, Shaveley (6), Powell (7), Ware (8) and Fain; Trent McIntyre, Thurman (6), O’Brien (8) and Collier. WP—O’Brien; LP—Ware.

GAME TWO

TRIAD 6, URBANA 1

Hillclimbers    000    000    1    —    1    7    2

Cardinals    000    150    X    —    6    11    1

Shaveley, Reisinger (5), Quick (5) and Fain; Young, Thurman (5) and Collier, Tre McIntyre (5). WP—Thurman; LP—Reisinger.

Tigers thump New Bremen

West Liberty-Salem beat visiting New Bremen twice on Saturday to sweep a doubleheader.

The Tigers won the first game 7-4 and then rolled to a 10-3 victory in the second game. They improve their record to 4-2.

Offensively for the winners, Jake Rutan had a double with an RBI to spark WL-Salem in the first game. Kyle Crawford added a double, Grant Burden had three RBI and Trent Thomas had an RBI.

Spencer Whitcraft earned the win on the mound for the Tigers.

In the second game, Grant Burden earned the win on the mound for WL-Salem with 10 strikeouts and went 2-4 with a double and three RBI at the plate.

Also for the Tigers, Max Bailey 4-4 with three doubles, a triple and one RBI, Matt Ulmer had a double, while Trent Thomas, Cole Wilson, Kyle Crawford and Jake Rutan each had an RBI.

GAME ONE

WL-SALEM 7, NEW BREMEN 4

Cardinals    001    003    0    —    4    10    2

Tigers    002    023    X    —    7    7    1

WP—Whitcraft; LP—Kitzmiller.

GAME TWO

WL-SALEM 10, NEW BREMEN 3

Cardinals    010    010    1    —    1    3    6

Tigers    120    025    X    —    10    8    1

WP—G. Burden; LP—Bertelson.

Coldwater takes two from Lakers

Coldwater handled visiting Indian Lake on Saturday to win both games of a doubleheader.

The Cavaliers won 15-4 in the first game and then took the second game 20-6 in six innings.

The Lakers’ record falls to 2-3.

Nate Davis powered Indian Lake in the first game. He went 3-3 with a home run and four RBI.

In the second game, Isaac Miller had a home run and four RBI, Brandon Ross had a double and Davis added an RBI.

Indian Lake travels to Urbana today for a Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division contest.

GAME ONE

COLDWATER 15, INDIAN LAKE 4

Lakers    103    000    —    4    8    6

Cavaliers    (10)20    012    —    15    13    0

WP—Muhlenkamp; LP—Bodi.

COLDWATER 20, INDIAN LAKE 6

(six innings)

Lakers    204    000    —    6    7    6

Cavaliers (11)90    00X    —    20    10    1

WP—Bettinger; LP—Miller.

Cory-Rawson tops Gopers

Host Cory-Rawson swept a doubleheader against Ridgemont on Saturday.

The Hornets won the opener 7-4 and won the second game 18-8.

In the first game, Ridgemont led 4-2 after the top of the fifth inning, but Cory-Rawson rallied to get the win.

In the second game, Trevor Sparks went 3-4 with a double and Tyler Allen went 3-4 to spark the Gophers.

GAME ONE

CORY-RAWSON 7, RIDGEMONT 4

Gophers    020    110    0    —    4    6    3

Hornets    020    032    X    —    8    10    6

GAME TWO

CORY-RAWSON 18, RIDGEMONT 8

Gophers    003    226    0    —    8    10    6

Hornets    334    215    X    —    18    15    2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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