Mechanicsburg’s Megan Alspaugh catches a fly ball. MICHAEL COOPER / CONTRIBUTED

HS Roundup 5/22: Home runs power ‘Burg softball in win

Megan Alspaugh, Daytaviah Rodgers and Kasey Schipfer each smashed a home run in leading Mechanicsburg in a 10-3 regional semifinal win versus National Trail on Wednesday.

Alspaugh finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored and five RBI. Audrey Ayars added a 3-for-4 night with three runs scored and Schipfer was 2-for-3.

Jenna Petitt and Davlyn Werner had one RBI apiece for National Trail.

‘Burg moves on to play Minster on Saturday at Greenville with a trip to the Division IV state tournament on the line.

Softball

Regional Tournament

Hebron Lakewood 11, Greenville 6: Morgan Gilbert smacked a three-run homer and Greenville put up four runs in the seventh inning but the rally effort fell short.

Minster 15, Felicity-Franklin 6: Laney Hemmelgarn went 5-for-5 to pace Minster at the plate and Taylor Homan, Jenna Poeppelman and Kaitlyn Wolf all launched home runs.

West Liberty-Salem 12, Brookville 9: Kelsey Day smashed a home run and scored three times, Hallie Strapp added a double and a triple with four RBI and Arrah Sandy finished with two hits and two RBI to lead WLS. Emma Burton tagged a pair of triples and Madison Hamiel hit a home run for Brookville. WLS will face West Jefferson on Saturday at Wright State.

Baseball

District Tournament

Cin. Christian vs. Tri-County North: This district final was suspended with no score in the top of the second inning.

Cin. Country Day 5, National Trail 2: Peyton Lane drove in Cam Harrison to put National Trail on the board and Lane later tripled and scored off a Hunter Lindsey hit but Trail fell to finish as district runner ups.

Mechanicsburg 2, Lehman Catholic 1: Aaron Conley finished with three hits to lead Mechanicsburg in a 13-inning district semifinal win. The game was suspended due to darkness in extra innings on Tuesday.

Dayton Christian vs. Versailles: The game was suspended in the bottom of the fifth inning with Dayton Christian leading 10-9.

Russia 3, Newton 1: Russia earned a trip to the Springfield Regional, notching its third consecutive district championship.

Boys Volleyball

Regional Tournament

Alter 3, Carroll 0: James Darnieder scored 21 assists, Aidan Tyra added 12 kills with 11 digs and Collin Kepple 11 digs with three aces to pace Alter in the regional semifinal.

SCORES LIST

Baseball

District Tournament

Wednesday’s Results

Division III

Cin. Country Day 5, National Trail 2

Madison 4, Madeira 2

Roger Bacon 9, Greenon 2

Division IV

Mechanicsburg 2, Lehman Catholic 1

Minster 14, Lincolnview 1

New Bremen 4, St. Henry 2

Russia 3, Newton 1

Tuesday’s Results

Division I

Badin 2, La Salle 1

Butler 4, Troy 2

Centerville 4, Miamisburg 0

Elder 3, Kings 1

Mason 10, Harrison 0

Springboro 12, Carroll 2

Turpin 1, Lakota East 0

West Clermont 6, Moeller 4

Division II

Bishop Fenwick 5, Summit Country Day 0

Chaminade-Julienne 1, Bellbrook 0

Franklin 2, Tippecanoe 1

Kenton Ridge 6, Northwestern 5

Ross 3, CHCA 2

Wyoming 2, McNicholas 0

Division III

Madeira 6, Northeastern 2

Northridge 9, Columbus Academy 0

West Jefferson 3, Heath 0

Softball

Regional Tournament

Wednesday’s Results

Division I

Lakota East 5, Mason 4

Lakota West 2, Harrison 0

Division II

Clinton-Massie 4, Monroe 0

Hebron Lakewood 11, Greenville 6

Division III

West Jefferson 7, Ben Logan 2

West Liberty-Salem 12, Brookville 9

Division IV

Mechanicsburg 10, National Trail 3

Minster 15, Felicity-Franklin 6

Saturday’s Finals

Division I

Lakota East vs. Lakota West at Centerville, 1 p.m.

Division II

Clinton-Massie vs. Hebron Lakewood at Mason, noon

Division III

West Jefferson vs. West Liberty-Salem at Wright State, noon

Division IV

Mechanicsburg vs. Minster at Greenville, noon

Boys Volleyball

District Tournament

Wednesday’s Results

Division II

Alter 3, Carroll 0

Tuesday’s Results

Division I

Fairmont 3, Centerville 1

Loveland 3, Milford 1

Oak Hills 3, West Clermont 0

Division II

Chaminade-Julienne 3, Chillicothe 1

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