Miami Trace 4, Chillicothe 3

Defending champ Miami Trace handed Chillicothe its first league loss Friday night, 4-3.
The Panthers scored on a two run single in the 7th for the win. All four Miami Trace runs were unearned.

After losing earlier in the month (13-8) the Panthers got a 2 RBI single in the tip of the 7th inning by Bailey Smith to capture the win. The Panthers (6-4 overall/4-1 SCOL) McKenzie Robinson went the distance picking up the win giving up only 6 hits. Arianna Mabra also had a big RBI double in the contest.

Olivia Ray struck out 9 batters in absorbing the loss.

Chillicothe scored in their first at bat, but then neither team could generate a score until Miami Trace tied the game at 1-1 in the top of the 5th inning.

The Panthers made it 2-1 in the 6th, but the Cavs answered with two run in the home half for a 3-2 lead. Then Miami Trace pushed the two runs across in the 7th to take the lead for good.

Robinson gets the win for Miami Trace.

Huntington sweeps 2 from Washington CH 5-4, 4-2

Washington CH le 4-0 in game #! but Huntington with back to back multi run innings in the 3rd & 4th gave tem the win,

Game #2 Huntington trailed 2-1 after 3 innings and scored 3 runs late in the contest to capture another come from behind win and their 4th straight victory.


Miami Trace 11, Chillicothe 2

Chillicothe saw a 2-1 lead quickly turn into a 5-2 deficit in the 3rd inning, then undefeated Miami Trace scored five times in the 5th to create the necessary separation to improve to 11-0 on the season.

In what has been a big key for their season the Panthers continue to pound out the hits getting 15 hits against three Cavalier pitchers in the contest led by John Phillips and Griff Ward with 3 hits each & three other batters with 2 hits each.

Phillips went the distance to pick up the win despite surrendering 12 walks. At the plate, had a double & 3 RBIs among his hitting. On the mound he have up only 1 earn run and struck out 12 Cavalier hitters.

For Chillicothe Sean Lucas took the loss going 4-innings allowing 9 hits and 8 runs. The team’s only multi-hit player was Taylor Wallingford with 2 hits.
Miami Trace is scheduled to play at Washington CH on Monday while Chillicothe hosts McClain.


Washington CH 5, Miami Trace 0

The defending champs Blue Lions rolled to an easy 5-0 win & goes to 4-0 in the SCOL and overall.

Near perfect weather led to new or tied marks for the Washington Blue Lion Invitational Friday. Both the boys and girls divisions saw over a half dozen records in each division either broken or tied.

The Washington Court House Lady Lions won their division easily with 131.5 points outdistancing runner-up Chillicothe’s 96 points. Circleville finished 3rd place with 91.5 points ahead of Miami Trace’s 77.5 which finished 4th. Out of the field of 12 teams, other SCOL school finishes included Hillsboro (6th) and Greenfield McClain (7th).

In the boys division, the McClain Tigers, off to one of their best starts, had 110.5 points, Vinton County was 2nd at 98 edging out 3rd placed Miami Trace at 97 points. Hillsboro was 5th, host Washington CH 6th and Chillicothe 7th out of the 11 team field.

SCOL members placing 1st or setting new records:

GIRLS Division

Washington Court House:

800 meter run-Alexis Gray (NEW RECORD 2.27.12)
4 x 400 meter relay- Carleigh Chaffins, Molly Richards, Morgan Harper & Alexis Gray
4 x 800 meter relay-Molly Richards, Alexis Gray, Kynzie Osbourne, Sam Nelson  (TIED RECORD) of 10.20
High Jump-Tori Merritt

Miami Trace:
400 meter run--Kelsey Wilson

300 hurdles-Kyle Bethel
Long Jump-Tanea Cousins (NEW RECORD) 16' 11 3/4 "
Pole Vault-Claire Corzine (NEW RECORD)   9'6"

Greenfield McClain:
Shot Put-Tara Karnes
Discus-Tara Karnes

110 Hurdles-Allison Goolsby


Sarra Taylor & Jessica Stewart both of London set new records. Stewart in the 2000 meter steeplechase (8.35.94) & Taylor set new records in both the 1600 meter run (5.29.40) & 3200 meter run (11.47) Vinton County Cassie McFadden set a new record running the 100 meter dash of 12.56 seconds & tied the record of 26.84 in the 200 meter dash..

Boys Division

Miami Trace:
Caleb west won both the 110 & 300 hurdles setting new records in each event (14.43/40.47)

Washington CH:
Zachary Sluder took over almost 30 seconds off the old record winning the 2000 meter steeplechase at 7.01.21.
Travis Mustard won the shot put.

Others setting new Records:

Vinton County:

Wade Barney won three races---100, 200 & 400 meter runs., setting  new records in all three (11.18/22.76/52.94).


Travis Detillion set a new record winning in the discus at 151.4 feet easily breaking Riley Shaw of record 140.7 feet-set in 2012.


4 x100 meter relay team won in a record time of 45.50 seconds.

Other winners from SCOL schools:

Greenfield McClain:
800 meter run-Mikel Pritchard
4x 800 meter relay-Jeremiah Savage, Cody Hardesty, Ethan Faulconer & Mikel Pritchard
High Jump-Alex Hollar

1600 meter run-DeAndre Stewart
4 x 400 meter relay-Gabriel Tambopohl, Branden Wiley, Luke Gallimore, McKenzie Carbon

Altogether there were seven new and two tied girls records, eight new records in the boys division.