Locos drop 2-1 encounter to Settlers

By Mike Purdy - mpurdy@limanews.com

NEWARK — Host Licking County was able to keep the bats of the Central Division champion Lima Locos mostly quiet with a 2-1 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League victory Tuesday night at Don Edwards Stadium.

The Locos’ lone run occurred in the fourth when a double by Jaxxon Fagg (Yavapai College) knocked in Will Kilgore (Georgia State) to tie the game at one. The Settlers went on to plate the winning run in the seventh.

Jackie Barrie (UNOH) and Ethan Hurt (Trevecca Nazarene) each had two hits for Lima. Locos starting pitcher Brad Croy (Bowling Green/Ottawa-Glandorf) threw seven innings, allowing two runs, six hits and two walks while striking out six.

Lima meets Licking County again at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday in Newark and then plays host to South Division leader Richmond for a pair of 7:05 p.m. games Thursday and Friday at Simmons Field.

Bath junior high

volleyball tryouts

Bath junior high volleyball tryouts will begin Tuesday.

Eighth grade will be from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. and seventh grade will be 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sessions will be held in the Bath middle school gym.

Participants need to register at oh.8to18.com/bathhs and have a completed physical before tryouts.

For more information call coach Nikki Capps at 419-234-4464 or coach Laurie Garland at 419-302-0007 for more information.

Soap box derby

AKRON — Laiken Eith led the Lima area contingent Saturday with a pair of heat wins before being eliminated in the Local Stock competition at the All-American Soap Box Derby.

Aizlynn Blythe won her opening Local Masters heat before falling in the next round. Emily Skinner dropped her first-round Local Super Stock heat.

USSSA qualifier

PORT CLINTON — The Laurie Mann Memorial Softball Tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at Waterworks Park. For more information on this USSSA men’s qualifier contact Mike Williamson at 419-603-7687.

Allen East

football tickets

HARROD — Family passes, season passes and tickets for the first home game for Allen East may be purchased from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, and Tuesday, Aug. 15, and 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, in the Media Center during Chromebook pickup. Passes and tickets will also be available to purchase during the open house from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28

Season general admission tickets are $28 for adults and $18 for students. Season reserved seats are $35 for adults and $25 for students.

Adult (10 event) passes are $45 and may not be used with reserved seating. Student (10 event) passes are $35. Family passes are $225 with reserved seats going for $5 per seat. Mustang Senior Passes for those who reside in Allen East School District are free with reserved seats costing $5 per seat.

Passes will not be sold at the first football game. For more information send emails to RobersonJ@alleneastschool.org or call 419-648-3333, extension 2003.

By Mike Purdy


Reach Mike Purdy at 567-242-0451.

Reach Mike Purdy at 567-242-0451.

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