ARCANUM — The Troy softball team almost had an amazing comback before losing to Arcanum 12-11 Friday.
Troy had trailed 8-5 going to the top of the sixth, before erupting for six runs to go in front 11-8.
Lilly James capped the rally with a grand slam.
But, Arcanum scored four runs in the home sixth to escape with the victory.
Lauren Fonner also homered for the visiting Trojans.
Elise McCann was 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs, while Briana Lavender was 2-for-3 and scored three runs.
Allyson Bruns was 3-for-5 and Abby Welbaum was 2-for-4.
Welbaum and James combined to strikeout three and walk two.
two to Graham
PIQUA — The Piqua softball team lost a doubleheader to Graham Saturday.
The Lady Indians fell behind 8-0 in the first inning of the opening game and lost 13-9.
Kennedy Fashner was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs and Brooklyn Larck was also 3-for-5 with two RBIs.
Reagan Toopes was 4-for-5 and Tarika Sutters was 2-for-4 with a double.
Kenzi Anderson was 2-for-5 with a double and Chaia Sowers was 2-for-5.
Piqua lost the second game 12-2.
Fashner was 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs.
Anderson was also 2-for-3.
sweep of ML
MARIA STEIN — The Bradford softball team had a big day Saturday, sweeping Marion Local in a pair of five-inning games.
Bradford won the opener 10-0.
Skipp Miller pitched a no-hitter, striking out 12 and helped herself at the plate.
She was 4-for-4 with two RBIs, while Rylee Canan was 2-for-3 with a double.
Bradford won the second game 27-0.
Nylani Beireis and Skipp Miller combined on a two-hitter, with 13 strikeouts.
Skipp Miller was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs, while Austy Miller was 2-for-3 with a double.
Izzy Hamilton was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Emma Canan and Alexis Barhorst each had two RBIs.
Beireis was 3-for-6 with two doubles and three RBIs, Zoe Brewer was 2-for-3 and Buzz Brewer had a double.
BRANDT — The Bethel softball teams split a wild doubleheader with Greenon Saturday.
Bethel won the first game 15-14.
Rhyan Reittinger was 4-for-5 with three RBIs and Courtney Eschele had a home run and three RBIs.
Liv Reittinger was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.
Lily Williams had two RBIs, Alyson Bird was 3-for-4 and Morgan Rodgers and Paige Kearns were both 3-for-5.
Williams struck out nine and walked seven on the mound.
Bethel lost the second game 19-18 in nine innings.
Liv Reittinger was 5-for-7 with a double, triple and two RBIs and Rodgers was 3-for-7 with three RBIs.
Eschele was 3-for-4 with a double, triple and two RBIs, Rhyan Reittinger was 2-for-7 and Kearns had three RBIs.
Bird and Williams combined to strikeout seven and walk four on the mound.
SPRINGFIELD — The Newton softball team lost 11-0 to Kenton Ridge Saturday.
Marissa Deeter was 2-for-3 and Ashlyn Deeter had a double.
Laci Miller struck out three and walked one.
SPRINGFIELD — The Milton-Union softball team lost two games Saturday.
The Bulldogs lost to Springfield Shawnee 12-2.
Madison Jones pitched a nine-hitter, striking out one and walking one.
She helped herself at the plate with a home run.
Milton lost to West Liberty-Salem 8-0.
Taylor Falb was 2-for-3.
Raegan Fulton, Jones and Carly Zimmer combined on an eight-hitter, striking out five and walking two.