BASEBALL: Southern’s season ends with loss to Jackson-Milton

NORTH JACKSON-The postseason came to an end for the Southern baseball team Saturday, with a 9-3 loss to Jackson-Milton in a Div. IV sectional final.

The eighth-seeded Indians drop to 11-12 overall, while the second-seeded BlueJays (12-5) advance to face the winner of Monday’s Mathews-McDonald game in a Div. IV district semifinal Thursday at Cene Park.

Jesse McClurg and Patrick Shean each doubled for Southern. Nick Woloschak had three RBIs for Jackson-Milton.

SO: 2-0-0-0-0-1-0-3-5-2

JM: 2-3-1-0-3-0-x-9-9-2

JM-Nick Woloschak, wp, (5K, 1BB)

SO-Eric Woodburn, lp, (2K, 3BB)

Mineral Ridge 13, Wellsville 1

STRUTHERS-Fifth-seeded Mineral Ridge beat 12th-seeded Wellsville 13-1 in five innings in a Div. IV sectional opener Saturday at Cene Park. The Rams will play seventh-seeded Lowellville in a Sectional final Monday at 6:30.