Valley used a five-run fifth inning to eliminate Notre Dame 6-1 in a a sectional championship game Saturday afternoon in Lucasville.
Braiden Dillow picked up the win for Valley striking out 12 batters and going 2-for-3 and scoring twice.
“It was a battle of good pitching the first three innings,” Valley coach Montie Spriggs said. “We had a 45 minute rain delay and came out in the fourth inning. We got timely hits and played good defense.”
Valley will battle Symmes Valley 6 p.m. Tuesday at Minford.
Notre Dame 000 100 0 — 1 2 3
Valley 000 510 X — 6 8 0
WP: Dillow; LP: Keller
Notre Dame — Keller 2-3
Valley — Dillow 2-3 2R, Mills 2-3 R 2B, Shepherd 1-2 3B 2RBI.
Record — Valley 14-7 (9-4)
Green 10 South Webster 0
Green beat South Webster during a sectional final via a mercy ruling on Saturday.
Winning pitcher Ali Thompson got 12 strikeouts while losing pitcher Kendra Clark got four strikeouts.
Green is scheduled to play a district final Thursday at Minford.