By Dan Ramey
BASEBALL: Adena handed Unioto its first two losses of the season, completing a battle suspended by darkness last week and took 13 innings to earn a 1-0 victory. Ethan Kunkle and J.D. Blevins combined to limit the Shermans to 4-hits. Blevins had struck out 10 Unioto batters over the first 8.1 innings last week. Ethan Cunningham had the game winning RBI in the top of the 13th. The Warriors followed up with a 6-5 win in the regularly scheduled game with 7th inning heroics by Hayden Henness driving in the game winner Gunnar Free went the distance for Adena… Zane Trace outlasted Westfall in a 13-10 shootout… Piketon took Paint Valley 8-3… Huntington defeated Southeastern 7-3… Clinton Massie was an 11-1 winner over McClain… Miami Trace doubled up East Clinton 6-3… Washington Nick Barrett kept Cavalier batters crossed up, snapping Chillicothe’s five game winning streak 12-1. Barrett scattered six hits while striking out seven. The Blue Lions broke the game open with a five-run 3rd inning.
SOFTBALL: Paint Valley edged Piketon 1-0… Westfall belted Zane Trace 14-4… Southeastern crossed Huntington 8-4… Unioto got Adena 15-7… SCOL leader Clinton Massie took two in a doubleheader in Tennessee, winning 27-3 and 4-0… Chillicothe pelted Washington 15-1… Wilmington shoutout Hillsboro 18-0
BOYS TENNIS: Chillicothe was a 4-1 winner over Washington to stay atop the SCOL at 6-0. Grant Kuhlwein had the Blue Lions’ only win, taking 3rd Singles match. The Cavs have won eight straight and travel to Gallia Academy Thursday.
1st Singles: Will Kreiger (C) defeated Ken Upthegrove (W) 6-0, 6-1
2nd Singles: Joseph Herlihy (C) defeated Jordan Behm (W) 6-0, 6-2
3rd Singles: Grant Kuhlwein defeated Lawrence Li (C) 6-2, 6-0
1st Doubles: Gabby Lapurga/Max Kreiger (C) defeated Grant Mustain/Madalyn Wayne (W) 6-2, 6-0
2nd Doubles: Sophie Fulkerson/Michael Herlihy (C) defeated Max Schroeder/Jack Luebbe (W) 6-0, 6-1
Elsewhere, Logan Elm swept Bloom Carroll and Gallia Academy defeated Unioto.