Ally Ivey of Ross rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the Rams’ 2-1 Division II regional semifinal victory over Springfield Kenton Ridge on May 25, 2016, at Mason. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

College Insider: Ross graduate Ivey tops Loyola softball in RBIs

Ally Ivey’s freshman softball season at Loyola University in Chicago has been a strong one.

The Ross High School graduate is hitting .300 with a team-leading 21 RBIs for the Ramblers, who are 19-18 overall and 5-8 in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Ivey, a catcher/first baseman, has played in 36 games and started all of them. She ranks second on the team with a .402 on-base percentage and has five doubles, two home runs and 15 walks.

Loyola will travel to Valparaiso for a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Wednesday.

Baseball: Sophomore first baseman Cameron Gallo (Fenwick) is among the top hitters for Lourdes with a .364 batting average.

Gallo has six doubles, a triple and 25 RBIs for the Gray Wolves, who are 16-17-2 overall and 7-13-2 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.

Lourdes will travel to Siena Heights for two games Tuesday at 4 p.m. The first contest will be the completion of an earlier matchup that was tied 4-4 after nine innings.

Women’s lacrosse: Senior midfielder Becca Petra (Lakota East) is the leading scorer for Wilmington with 26 points (2o goals, six assists).

Sophomore midfielder Rachel Brown (Lebanon) has tallied six goals for the Quakers, who are 2-11 overall and 0-6 in the Ohio Athletic Conference.

Wilmington hosts Franciscan on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Men’s lacrosse: Junior attacker Gino Battaglia (Lebanon) is the No. 3 scorer for Hope (Mich.) with 26 points (16 goals, 10 assists).

The Flying Dutchmen are 11-1 overall and lead the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association with a 4-0 mark. They will host Adrian (Mich.) on Saturday at 4 p.m.

Men’s golf: Sophomore Ryan Tatman (Lakota East) took sixth place for Ohio Northern in its ONU Spring Classic on April 7-8 at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod.

Tatman had an 8-over-par 76-74—150 for the Polar Bears, who finished second in the three-team field with 611 strokes. Tiffin was first at 603, and Heidelberg was third at 617.

Ohio Northern will compete at the Defiance Spring Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.

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