Falcons beat IL in softball


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Graham’s Allie Neeld smacks a double to right-center field on Monday against Indian Lake. Neeld had another double in extra innings that won the game for Graham.


Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

Graham’s Will Wells delivers a pitch against Indian Lake during Monday’s CBC Mad River matchup.


Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

ST. PARIS – Graham beat Indian Lake 9-7 in Central Buckeye Conference/Mad River Division softball on Monday.

Graham scored three runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to pull out the victory.

For GHS, Allie Neeld went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and 2 RBI, including a two-run walk-off double in the 8th, Melany Robbins was 1-for-3 with a double and 4 RBI, Mallory Roberts was 2-for-5 with an RBI and Madison Bryant was 2-for-5 with an RBI. Bryant also got the win, striking out 6 batters.

“The defense played well, it was a good win,” Graham Coach Ralph Foster said.

Graham plays at Indian Lake on Tuesday.

Graham falls in baseball

ST. PARIS – Indian Lake defeated Graham, 11-1, in CBC/MRD baseball on Monday.

Allen St. Myers had 2 hits for the Falcons.

Hillclimbers top Knights

Urbana defeated visiting Greenon 4-2 in Central Buckeye Conference/Mad River Division baseball on Monday.

For Urbana, Caleb Peterson was 1-for-2 with an RBI and Reid Taylor was 2-for-2. Peterson also threw a complete game on the mound, striking out 8 batters.

The Hillclimbers and Knights will play again at Greenon on Tuesday.

Indians sweep in softball

Mechanicsburg beat Ridgemont 1-0 and 6-0 in non-league softball on Saturday.

In the first game for the Indians, Elysha Stapleton had a double and an RBI and struck out 14 batters.

In the second game, Mary Mayo had a double and an RBI, Stapleton was 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and 4 RBI and Allie Raber had a double and an RBI.

Graham’s Allie Neeld smacks a double to right-center field on Monday against Indian Lake. Neeld had another double in extra innings that won the game for Graham.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_AllisonNeeld040416.jpgGraham’s Allie Neeld smacks a double to right-center field on Monday against Indian Lake. Neeld had another double in extra innings that won the game for Graham. Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

Graham’s Will Wells delivers a pitch against Indian Lake during Monday’s CBC Mad River matchup.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_WillWells040416.jpgGraham’s Will Wells delivers a pitch against Indian Lake during Monday’s CBC Mad River matchup. Justin Miller | Urbana Daily Citizen

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