Several area teams hit the diamond Thursday afternoon.
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team fell to Northwestern 9-8 at Blue Jacket Park.
The Chiefs scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Drake Roebuck homered and tallied 2 RBIs and Matt Entsminger was the losing pitcher.
Entsminger and Tyler Shamblin each had three hits.
BHS has lost three straight to fall to 9-4 overall and 4-4 in the CBC.
Northwestern is 8-7, 3-4.
The Bellefontaine Red JV baseball team dominated Northwestern 19-2.
Xavier Brown doubled twice and totaled 7 RBIs, Daniel Boy and Lane Kiser each contributed 2 RBIs, and Joe Oliver picked up the win striking out 4.
The Riverside varsity baseball team defeated Lima Perry 13-1.
Dalton Bollinger recorded 5 RBIs, Drew Harford tallied 3 RBIs, and Dustin Proffitt scored 3 runs.
The Pirates improve to 11-6 overall and 5-0 in the league. They will play in the Houston Invitational at 11:15 Saturday.
The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team outscored host Kenton Ridge 9-7.
Starter Kam Newland earned the win. He went six innings and gave up 7 runs on 13 hits.
Standout Zane Collins worked a scoreless seventh inning to post the save.
Sophomore Tyler Tevis was 4-for-4 with 4 RBIs, Tristin Harshfield recorded two hits with a triple and a stolen base, Collins and Brady Bechtel each had three hits with an RBI, and Collen Pulfer tallied two hits and two RBIs.
The Raiders are 10-6 overall and 4-5 in the league.
Tecumseh edged Indian Lake 4-3.
The Lakers are 7-8 overall and a league-best 6-3 in the CBC Mad River division.
Springfield Shawnee defeated Urbana 7-3.
Tipp City stifled Graham 7-1.
The Benjamin Logan varsity softball team lost to Kenton Ridge 2-0.
Courtney Stewart suffered the loss. She struck out 4.
The Raiders are 10-7 overall and 5-4 in the CBC.
The Cougars improve to 12-2, 6-1.
Jr. High Softball:
Indian Lake handled Wapakoneta 10-0 in five innings.
Kati Bowsher and Tatum Reprogle combined for the shutout.
The Lakers are 9-1.