Monica Mitchell and Kelsey Ward are having outstanding seasons so far for the Logan High School softball team.
Both players had big weekends at the Best of the Best Tournament in Buffalo as Logan finished runner-up in the Class AAA division. The Lady Cats (13-9) went 3-2 in the tourney, eventually falling 10-0 to Hurricane (21-4) in the championship game.
Logan won over Lincoln County (8-7) and lost to Parkersburg South (6-4 in 11 innings) on Friday, then defeated Wheeling Park (7-5) and Musselman (7-6) on Saturday before losing to Hurricane (10-0) in the title game.
Mitchell hit a home run and a double and five RBI in the win over the Musselman Applemen.
In the Wheeling Park game, Mitchell slammed a home run and also had a single and two RBI.
Ward had three hits, including a double and two RBI in the Parkersburg South game. Mitchell doubled and knocked in a run.
Against Lincoln County in the Best of the Best, Ward scattered five hits and was credited with the win. Ward also helped her own cause as she had three hits, including a triple, a double and two RBI.
Logan played Lincoln County again on Monday at Hamlin and lost 4-0.
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).