OWENSVILLE — Clermont Northeastern scored a run in the bottom of the eighth and defeated Blanchester 6-5 Wednesday in SBAAC National Division play.

The win clinches at least share of the National crown for the Rockets. They are 17-4 overall, 10-1 in the division.

Blanchester is 3-14 overall, 2-8 in league play.

“This was just a good, all-around softball game,” Blanchester manager Jamey Grogg said. “Both pitchers threw well, both teams made plays on defense, both teams hit the ball well and both teams made a few mistakes.”

SUMMARY

April 26, 2023

@Clermont NE High School

Clermont NE 6, Blanchester 5

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2B: Lansing

HBP: M. Blankenbeckler

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