MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale managed one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, but it came up shy, 2-1, against North Central Conference Silver Division champion Buckeye Central on Friday.
Dillon Farrow and Caleb Shultis each doubled and Brett Parish and Josh Bushong singled for the only Falcons hits in the game.
Justin Herrnstein led the Bucks (21-5, 9-2 NCC) with a single and a triple.
Bushong took the loss for Riverdale (6-16, 1-9 NCC). Tyler Erwin picked up the win.
Riverdale hosts Lucas at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Score by innings
Buckeye Central 001 000 0 — 2 5 0
Riverdale 000 000 1 — 1 4 1
WP: Erwin; LP: Bushong.