“There were a lot of close games and we started ahead in each set. It was a great match. They’re really a great team with hardly any seniors.”
Kayleigh Dance lost 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, and Rachel Sims lost 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3.
Logan hosts Richmond and Muncie Central Saturday.
Cass 5, Western 0
Cass (5-3) improved to 3-1 in the Mid-Indiana Conference with a shutout of Western.
The Kings’ No. 1 singles player Gabi Hartley won 6-2, 6-1 and the No. 2 singles player Ivette Prado was solid with a 6-3, 6-0 decision.
“Hartley and Prado at No. 1 and No. 2 singles had solid wins,” Cass coach Stu Engle said. “They did not let the wind gusts control them.”
The Kings’ No. 3 singles player Bailey Gremelspacher was leading 3-0 before Western’s Baylee Harbaugh withdrew from the match.
Cass’ No. 1 doubles team of Kirsten Carbaugh and Khyla Wilson were 6-1, 6-0 winners, and the No. 2 doubles team of Sabrina Morgan and Ali Hartley were 6-2, 7-5 winners.
Pioneer 16, S. Newton 4
Pioneer (11-6, 3-1 Midwest Conference) scored nine runs in the first inning in a five-inning win in Royal Center.
“We got off to a good start, but we took the foot off the accelerator until the fourth and fifth innings,” Pioneer coach John Bingaman said. “We have to play hard to play Pioneer softball. No matter what the score is or who the opponent is.”
Katie Bingaman led Pioneer with two doubles and three RBIs. Megan Smith added two singles and three runs scored. Kayte Miller added an RBI double and three runs scored. Shania Wolf hit a solo home run, and Emily Powell had a two run single. Riley Morris and Ashley Miller each added a single.
Carroll 4, Winamac 2
Carroll (9-7) scored two runs in the first six innings before Winamac’s (10-7) Courtney Seymour hit a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth. The Cougars added two more runs in the top of the seventh inning, and the Warriors countered when Bethany Brogdon hit a double and scored on an RBI single by Gabby Behny.