The Westerville Central High School baseball team continued its pursuit of a Division I district title by defeating 20th-seeded Teays Valley 5-0 in a semifinal May 18 at Gahanna.

The Westerville Central High School baseball team continued its pursuit of a Division I district title by defeating 20th-seeded Teays Valley 5-0 in a semifinal May 18 at Gahanna.

The top-seeded Warhawks improved to 22-6 and advanced to play 23rd-seeded Newark in a district final May 20 at Otterbein. It was Central's fourth district title appearance in five years.

The winner advanced to a regional semifinal May 28 at Dublin Coffman.

Against Teays Valley, Nick Buch-anan pitched a complete game, allowing two hits and striking out 14.

Buchanan and Andrew Wallace each had two hits, with Wallace adding two RBI.

"It was a solid win over a good Teays Valley team, a great team win with a lot of key contributions from a lot of our guys," coach Jeff Keifer said.

After a first-round bye, the Warhawks defeated 40th-seeded Logan 10-0 in five innings in the second round May 13 at home. Buchanan and Gavin Lyon combined on a no-hitter and struck out 13.

Austin Kondratick had three hits and three RBI, and Jeremiah Clarke added three hits.

"It was a very impressive performance both offensively and on the mound," Keifer said.

North falls to Coffman in tourney

North went 1-1 in the district tournament, defeating 38th-seeded Rey-noldsburg 4-1 on May 12 at home before losing at fourth-seeded Dublin Coffman 4-1 on May 13.

Against Reynoldsburg, Brent Todys, Justin Hrinko and Joe Beekman each had three hits and Beekman had three RBI.

Josh Stover pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits, striking out six and walking three.

Todys singled, doubled and scored a run against Coffman. Jackson Blackstone and Dante D'Andrea each had a hit and D'Andrea pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits, striking out two and walking two.

"We competed very well against good teams in the tournament, especially Coffman in the last game," said coach Sean Ring, whose team finished 6-22. "They were a confident group."

South falls in second round

South also went 1-1 in the district tournament, winning at 30th-seeded Groveport 8-4 in the first round May 12 as Quin Kane and Michael Weisenberger each had two hits.

"We dodged a (storm May 11) and then we came back the next day and played great in the tournament win," coach Tim Bates said.

The 37th-seeded Warriors lost at seventh-seeded Olentangy 8-2 in the second round May 13 as Parker Geho had two hits. South finished 9-17.

"Olentangy was a very good team and we gave them a fight," Bates said. "We came out and scored a couple runs in the top of the first inning to let them know that it wasn't going to be a cakewalk; they were going to have to earn it. Our kids played hard and they had to earn a win against us."