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Bennett stars for South in Ohio all-star game

Baylee Bennett scores 13 points for South squad in Div. III-IV girls game.

COLUMBUS — With little playing time on the court in the last month since the season ended, Baylee Bennett still looked in midseason form in the Ohio North-South Div. III-IV All-Star game on Sunday. Bennett scored 13 points in the game, including 10 in the first half. She also led the team with two assists.

“I didn’t even know I scored that many, but it was a lot of fun,” Bennett said. Read More >>>

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Kenton Ridge pulls away from Tippecanoe in late innings

Cougars overcome 2-1 deficit and beat Tippecanoe 10-2 for first conference win.

TIPP CITY — Tippecanoe had no answer for Kenton Ridge outfielder Learic Kinser. Tipp coach Clay Lavercombe jokingly asked Kenton Ridge coach Sarah Schalnat midway through Monday’s conference opener to have Kinser call her shots at the plate.

“That’s the only way we’ll know where’s she’s hitting the ball,” Lavercombe said.

It still may not have helped Tippecanoe the way Kinser hit pitcher Megan Rittenhouse. Kinser hit on the first pitch of every at-bat and rocketed long hits to every point in the outfield along with a hard ground ball in the infield. Read More >>>


Roundup: Kenton Ridge softball run rules Springfield

Springfield baseball earns 2-1 extra innings win over Kenton Ridge.

SPRINGFIELD — The Kenton Ridge Cougars are off to a quick start to the 2015 softball season. Kenton Ridge earned an 11-0 win in five innings against Springfield on Tuesday, a night after opening the season with a 12-2 win over Beavercreek.

The Wildcats committed nine errors in the game, and Kenton Ridge took full advantage. Kenton Ridge set the tone early against Springfield with eight runs in the top of the first inning and added two in the third and one in the fourth. Read More >>>

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