Prep roundup: Patriots fall to Crusaders in baseball

STANARDSVILLE — Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy’s Alex Mees threw a complete-game five-hitter in a 5-1 loss to United Christian Academy in baseball action Tuesday.

Mees struck out eight, and allowed only two earned runs. He also went 1 for 2 with a walk. Stephen Goldbranson also went 1 for 2 with a walk, and Micah Sloan went 1 for 2 for the Patriots (2-2)