By Matt Morrison

MINERAL RIDGE, OHIO- Mineral Ridge got their first win of the season as they defeated Waterloo 9-4 to split the MVAC series with the Vikings.

Lilly Merolillo, Kelcee Dye, and Aaliyah Wall all went 3 for 4 at the plate while Maddy Ylonen went 2 for 4. The big inning for the Rams was in the bottom of the third inning, where the scored 4 runs that was helped by a two run home run by Wall. Waterloo’s offensive side racked up seven hits and four runs on the day, but to no avail. The winning pitcher was Maddy Ylonen, who pitched seven innings and allowed 7 hits, 4 runs, and had 10 strikeouts.

Mineral Ridge will be back in action on Wednesday when they take  on the visiting Western Reserve Blue Devils. Waterloo will be back at home taking on Sebring on Wednesday.