Coming off a six-game slide, the Elko softball team took full advantage of a lesser Wednesday. In the series opener, at Dayton, the Lady Indians made quick work of the winless Lady Dust Devils — tearing off a 15-0 victory in just four innings. Despite the lopsided margin, the Lady Indians only managed two runs in the top of the first inning — both coming on Dayton miscues.
Folks who plan to travel to the boys and girls state basketball tournaments the next few seasons need to extend their trips beyond Columbus and now to Dayton. Last season, the city of Dayton and the University of Dayton replaced Columbus and Ohio State as the hosts of the boys tournament because of the novel coronavirus. Before last season, a deal was already in place for Dayton and UD Arena to be the home of the girls state tournament in 2021, 2022 and 2023.