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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 >>>

High School Softball

Roundup: Shawnee ousts Northwestern in extra innings

Braves beat Northwestern 4-3 in eight innings to advance to second round of tournament.

SPRINGFIELD — Wes Doyle hit a single that scored Seth Gray and gave Shawnee a 4-3 over Northwestern in a sectional tournament opener on Tuesday night.

Gray got the eighth started for Shawnee with a single to right field, and Nathan Bostick was intentionally walked after that to put two men on base. Northwestern then walked Andrew Tincher to get to Doyle, who was 0-for-4 in the game before his last at-bat. Doyle hit a popup to left field to score Gray from third and earn the Braves the win. Read More >>>

Roundup: Reames home run lifts West Liberty-Salem over Southeastern

Kenton Ridge softball’s 13-game winning streak comes to end with loss at Indian Lake.

SOUTH CHARLESTON — Kiana Reames hit a solo home run to right field in the top of the seventh to break a tie and boost West Liberty-Salem to a 7-6 win over Southeastern in an Ohio Heritage Conference game.

Southeastern led 6-3 entering the sixth inning, but the Tigers stormed back. West Liberty-Salem scored three runs off of three hits in the sixth to tie the game. The Trojans advanced runners to second base in both the sixth and seventh innings but couldn’t push them across home plate. Read More >>>

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