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PREP BASEBALL -- recent updates

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Games from Wednesday
Once again, weather concerns have impacted local prep baseball schedules. Several games have been changed in order dodge potential severe storms.

Please check for schedule updates throughout the weekend.

Lebanon 18, Springfield 3
SPRINGFIELD -- Senior Jake Millay overcame a rocky start but his Lebanon teammates bailed him out by scoring in every inning of Wednesday afternoon's 18-3 victory at Springfield in the East Robertson Classic.

Millay surrendered three runs to the Yellowjackets in the bottom of the first, only to see LHS score six in the top of the second, four in the third, a single run in the fourth and six more in the sixth.

He scattered eight hits and struck out one in the five inning contest. With the win, the Blue Devils moved to 11-8 on the season.

LHS rapped out 11 hits in five innings, including two each from Jackson Arnold, Bryce Lester and Millay. Lester, Adam Cassetty and Nick Sanders each drove in two runs.

Coach Eric Vetetoe's team is scheduled to play at White House Christian Friday morning, followed by Saturday games vs. Macon County (4:30 p.m.) and host East Robertson (7 p.m.)

Lebanon 7, Portland 4
LEBANON -- The Blue Devils scored four times in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday night to claim a 7-4 win over Portland at Brent Foster Field. LHS improved to 2-2 in District 9-AAA with the win.

Wilson Central 5, Mason, OH 4
GLADEVILLE -- A four-run second inning helped power Wilson Central to a 5-4 victory Wednesday over Mason, Ohio.

The Wildcats pounded out nine hits and overcame three errors to improve to 10-5-1 on the season headed into a 12 Noon home game Saturday vs. Worthington Kilbourne, OH.

Ben Spradley paced the offensive attack with a 3-for-4 effort, including a triple. Tony Pfefferle was a busy man, pitching five innings, scattering five hits and striking out three. He was not involved in the decision, but went 2-for-2 at the plate with an RBI.

Dawson Hamilton (1-0) worked one inning and got the win. Hamilton helped his own cause with a two-run triple.

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