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Raiders beat Riverside, Cedarville in Micah Gregg tourney

Benjamin Logan’s baseball team hosted its annual Micah Gregg Memorial tournament Saturday and won a pair of games to take the title.

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Benjamin Logan catcher Collen Pulfer tags out Riverside’s Tanner Lane during Saturday’s game at Ben Logan. EXAMINER PHOTO | TONY BARRETT

The Raiders beat Riverside 9-0 in the opener and went on to defeat Cedarville 10-6.

In the other game of the day, Riverside tripped up Cedarville 10-6.

The annual tournament raises money for the Micah Gregg Scholarship Fund, which was established in 2001 to honor the memory of the former Raiders’ baseball player who died of a heart condition while attending the school.

“I would like to thank the umpires for donating their time and game checks to the Micah Gregg Scholarship Fund and also the parents and Benjamin Logan community for helping raise over $500 to fund the scholarship,” said Ben Logan head coach Jim Fawcett.

In Ben Logan’s win over the Pirates, Zane Collins earned the win on the mound and also went 2-3 with two RBI at the plate.

Also for the Raiders, Kam Newland went 2-4 with two doubles and one RBI and Brady Bechtel went 2-3 with a double and two RBI.

For Riverside, Conner Cotterman had a pair of hits.

Against Cedarville, the Raiders led 3-0 after four innings and then blew the game open with a six-run fifth inning.

Newland went 2-2 with two RBI and Collen Pulfer went 2-3 with two RBI to lead the Ben Logan offense.

Tanner Johnson picked up the win for the Raiders.

In Riverside’s win over Cedarville, Jake Herron led the way at the plate with three hits and two RBI. Drew Harford added two hits and two RBI.

Dallas Daniels went the distance on the mound to get the win.

Both local squads are back in action today. The Raiders host Graham and Riverside plays at Troy Christian.

GAME ONE

BEN LOGAN 9, RIVERSIDE 0

Pirates    000    000    0    —    0    5    1

Raiders    240    012    X    —    9    10    2

Guthrie, Kelsey (6) and Herron; Collins, Newland (6) and Pulfer, Bechtel (6). WP—Collins; LP—Guthrie.

GAME TWO

RIVERSIDE 10, CEDARVILLE 6

Indians    004    000    2    —    6    5    3

Pirates    431    200    X    —    10    9    2

Gannon, Arnette (3) and Snider; Daniels and Dal. Bolinger.

GAME THREE

BEN LOGAN 11, CEDARVILLE 4

Indians    000    004    0    —    4    5    5

Raiders    210    062    X    —    11    8    2

Ary, Gayer (3), Liming (6) and Grant; Johnson, Pulfer (6) and Bechtel. WP—Johnson; LP—Ary.

WL-Salem blasts Southeastern

Visiting West Liberty-Salem hammered out 14 hits and received a strong pitching outing from Kyle Crawford to roll to a 17-1 victory over Southeastern on Saturday in Ohio Heritage Conference baseball action.

Crawford went the distance on the mound, scattering five hits. He struck out nine and walked one.

Offensively for the Tigers, Max Bailey went 3-4, Trent Thomas went 2-4 with a double, Grant Burden went 3-5, Todd Pease went 2-3, Spencer Whitcraft went 3-4 with a double and Cole Wilson added a double.

The Tigers are back in action today at home against Springfield Catholic Central.

WL-SALEM 17, SOUTHEASTERN 1

Tigers    014    201    9    —    17    14    3

Trojans    000    100    0    —    1    5    2

WP—Crawford; LP—Grove.

Triad sweeps DH against West Jefferson

Triad’s baseball team won a pair of games against host West Jefferson in a doubleheader Saturday.

The Cardinals are now 11-1 on the season.

Triad won 8-3 in the opener and then recorded a 9-3 victory in the second game.

In the first game, Seth Collier went 3-4 with a double and Marshall O’Brien went 3-4 to pace the Triad offense. Jacob Watkins had two RBI, Brandon Edwards had two hits and Trent McIntyre also collected two hits.

Trent McIntyre was the winning pitcher in the opener.

In game two, Tre McIntyre went 3-4 with two home runs and three RBI to lead the Cardinals at the plate. Colton Young was 3-4 with a double, Collier went 2-4 with a triple and two RBI and Watkins added a double.

The winning pitcher was Young, who struck out seven in four innings of work.

Triad is back in action today at Mechanicsburg.

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GAME ONE

TRIAD 8, WEST JEFFERSON 3

Cardinals    042    001    1    —    8    13    5

Roughriders    201    000    0    —    3    4    2

Trent McIntyre, Davis (7) and Tre McIntyre; Wehrs, Fishbaugh (3) and Jones. WP—Trent McIntyre; LP—Wehrs.

TRIAD 9, WEST JEFFERSON 3

Cardinals    232    200    0    —    9    10    1

Roughriders    020    010    0    —    3    10    0

Young, Thurman (5) and Collier; Campbell, Ferguson (5) and Jones. WP—Young; LP—Campbell.

Indian Lake drops pair to Greenville

Host Indian Lake suffered a pair of losses to Greenville in a doubleheader Saturday.

Greenville won the opener 7-3 and took the second game 7-5.

The Lakers were limited to four hits in the first game. Nate Davis had a double to highlight the Indian Lake offense.

In the second game, Indian Lake had nine hits to Greenville’s seven, but still came up short.

Brennon Lump led the Lakers with three hits. Tony Carpenter had two hits and Brandan Ross and Nate Davis each had two RBI.

Indian Lake hosts Greenon today.

GAME ONE

GREENVILLE 7, INDIAN LAKE 3

Green Wave    202    111    0    —    7    7    0

Lakers    100    101    0    —    3    4    3

WP—Zumbrun; LP—Ross.

GAME TWO

GREENVILLE 7, INDIAN LAKE 5

Green Wave    015    100    0    —    7    7    1

Lakers    001    013    0    —    5    9    1

WP—Weimer; LP—Smith.

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