Xenia softball, baseball teams enjoy openers


Members of the Xenia High School softball team greet Caity Moody at home plate after she hit a home run March 23 against visiting Pleasant Hill Newton.

Members of the Xenia High School softball team greet Caity Moody at home plate after she hit a home run March 23 against visiting Pleasant Hill Newton.


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A Greeneview Rams pitcher delivers a strike during Saturday’s season opening contest against host Xenia High.


Barb Slone | Greene County News

Xenia senior Warren Mahar flies around third base to score in Saturday’s 11-1 season opening win over visiting Greeneview.


Barb Slone | Greene County News

A Buccaneers batter fouls off a pitch, March 23, in a high school softball doubleheader against Newton. Newton won one game by a 5-4 score; Xenia won the other in extra innings 10-9.


Barb Slone | Greene County News

Alex Sparks delivers a pitch to a Greeneview batter, March 23 in the Xenia Buccaneers’ 2019 home opener.


Barb Slone | Greene County News

With the umpire looking on, Xenia’s Bailey Oliver unwinds a pitch during a March 23 doubleheader with visiting Newton.


Barb Slone | Greene County News

XENIA — Xenia High School’s baseball and softball teams opened their respective 2019 seasons with home contests on March 23. The Buccaneers softball team split a doubleheader with visiting Pleasant Hill Newton, while the baseball Bucs claimed an 11-1 win over visiting Greeneview.

Members of the Xenia High School softball team greet Caity Moody at home plate after she hit a home run March 23 against visiting Pleasant Hill Newton.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/03/web1_MoodyHR_PS.jpgMembers of the Xenia High School softball team greet Caity Moody at home plate after she hit a home run March 23 against visiting Pleasant Hill Newton. Barb Slone | Greene County News

A Greeneview Rams pitcher delivers a strike during Saturday’s season opening contest against host Xenia High.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/03/web1_RamsPitcher_PS.jpgA Greeneview Rams pitcher delivers a strike during Saturday’s season opening contest against host Xenia High. Barb Slone | Greene County News

Xenia senior Warren Mahar flies around third base to score in Saturday’s 11-1 season opening win over visiting Greeneview.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/03/web1_Xenia9_PS.jpgXenia senior Warren Mahar flies around third base to score in Saturday’s 11-1 season opening win over visiting Greeneview. Barb Slone | Greene County News

A Buccaneers batter fouls off a pitch, March 23, in a high school softball doubleheader against Newton. Newton won one game by a 5-4 score; Xenia won the other in extra innings 10-9.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/03/web1_FoulBall_PS.jpgA Buccaneers batter fouls off a pitch, March 23, in a high school softball doubleheader against Newton. Newton won one game by a 5-4 score; Xenia won the other in extra innings 10-9. Barb Slone | Greene County News

Alex Sparks delivers a pitch to a Greeneview batter, March 23 in the Xenia Buccaneers’ 2019 home opener.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/03/web1_XeniaBoys17P_PS.jpgAlex Sparks delivers a pitch to a Greeneview batter, March 23 in the Xenia Buccaneers’ 2019 home opener. Barb Slone | Greene County News

With the umpire looking on, Xenia’s Bailey Oliver unwinds a pitch during a March 23 doubleheader with visiting Newton.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/03/web1_XeniaPitcher14_PS.jpgWith the umpire looking on, Xenia’s Bailey Oliver unwinds a pitch during a March 23 doubleheader with visiting Newton. Barb Slone | Greene County News