Mentor stayed in it until the end, but Solo pulled away late in a 4-2 victory.
Leah Temple led things off in the pitcher’s circle for Mentor. She lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing eight hits and four runs while striking out four. Caitlin Dems threw one and one-third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Mentor collected seven hits. Casey McHugh and Peyton Dolejs all managed multiple hits for Mentor. Dolejs and McHugh each managed two hits to lead Mentor. Mentor was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error.
Mentor is now 14-3. They play Shaker Thursday for senior day.