MAUMEE - New Riegel posted seven-run second innings in each of its two wins Saturday at Rolf Park. In the first game, that was all the Blue Jackets needed for a 7-2 win over Lake, while in the second game they handed Maumee its first loss of the season, 17-4 in six innings.
In the same event at Rolf Park, Fostoria opened its season by dropping 4-3 decisions to Maumee and Lake.
New Riegel (3-0) had just three hits against Lake but took advantage of five walks and three hit batters by Lake's Lauren Densic. Brooke Scherger and Megan Mathias each clubbed a two-run double in the second inning, and winning pitcher Taylor Kirian had the team's other hit and RBI.
Kirian (2-0) allowed just five hits and a walk.
Against Maumee, the Blue Jackets rapped 20 hits overall scored six times in the sixth to finish the win. Shana Scherger was the ringleader, going 6 for 6 with four runs and two RBIs. Brooke Scherger cracked three doubles for four RBIs, and Morgan Noftz also had three hits, and JoAnn Borer collected three RBIs.
Brooke Scherger got her first win in the circle after allowing five hits, a walk and no earned runs.
Before getting blasted by New Riegel, Maumee (3-1) scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to beat Fostoria. Bre Wosnakowski had three hits and an RBI for the Panthers.
Casey Babb, Allyson Beechum (double) and Ashlyn Roberts had two hits each for Fostoria. Babb took the loss after allowing eight hits and three earned runs while striking out five.
Babb also took the loss in the second game, yielding three runs in 4 2/3 innings. Roberts again had two hits for the Redmen.
Adrienne Lowe's three hits led Lake (2-1).
Stockaders take pair from Golden Bears
GIBSONBURG - Old Fort scored twice in the top of the seventh to post a 6-5 win over Gibsonburg in the first game Saturday, then rapped 12 hits to sweep the doubleheader with a 12-9 win.
In the first game, Old Fort (2-1) scored twice in the top of the sixth to take a 4-1 lead, only to see Gibsonburg plate four runs in the bottom half. Brittany Adelsperger (2 doubles) and Mackenzie Gillett (double) had two hits apiece, and Paige Polyak and winning pitcher Kathryn Reinhart added doubles.
Reinhart scattered five hits and five walks for her first win.
The Stockaders scored six runs in the second inning of game two, then made it 12-5 with five runs in the sixth.
Hailey Koebel, Sarah Kramer (triple, 2 RBIs), Adelsperger (triple, 2 RBIs), Sabrina Cooper and Reinhart (double, 2 RBIs) had two hits apiece in the second game. Cooper survived five hits and nine walks to record the win in the circle.
Chieftains topple host Rams
UPPER SANDUSKY - Hopewell-Loudon broke a 3-3 tie with a run in the sixth, then tacked on three more in the seventh for a 7-3 win at Upper Sandusky.
Lauren Trumpler's two hits, two runs and an RBI led H-L (2-1) on offense, and Racquel Hossler (2 runs) and Jess Dull each doubled. Eva Tanner got the win after replacing an injured Aubrey Affholder in the circle to start the third. Tanner allowed six hits and struck out an equal number.
Savanna Piecha doubled and singled to lead Upper Sandusky, which scored all its runs in the fourth after H-L scored three in the first. Logan Meddings suffered the loss, allowed just two hits and struck out eight in five innings of relief of Lindsey Kessler.
Blue Devils split with Royals
CAREY - Trailing 3-2 through three innings Carey scored 10 runs in the fourth and fifth innings on its way to a 12-6 win over Wynford, earning a split of Saturday's doubleheader.
The Royals scored four unearned runs in the fifth to take the lead for an 8-6 win in the first game. Morgan Draper led the Blue Devils (3-1) with a double and single, two runs and two RBIs. Lacie Sherman (double) also had two RBIs, and Ali Rymer fell to 2-1 with the loss.
In the nightcap, Carey's Hannah Tong allowed just two hits and one earned run in five innings to get the win in the circle. Erin Boes was 3 for 4 at the plate, and she and Morgan Draper head had two RBIs. Sarah Phoenix, Audrey Hotelling and Rymer each rapped two hits.
Buckettes split with Plymouth
NEW WASHINGTON - Plymouth shut down Buckeye Central after the first inning in the opener, but the Buckettes rallied in the second game Saturday to split a doubleheader with the Big Red.
Buckeye Central took a 1-0 lead in the first game's opening inning, but the Big Red inched ahead 2-1 in the second and added two more in the seventh for a 4-1 victory.
In the second game, a four-run burst in the third pushed the Buckettes out to a 5-0 en route to a 5-2 win.
Courtney Strahm (1-3) took the loss in the first game. Jackie Nordyke doubled for the Buckettes and Kelly Redmon (run) and Abby Heydinger (RBI) each singled.
Shelby Morton (RBI), Redmon (run) and Taylor Hanes (run, RBI) led the charge in the second game by going 2 of 3, with Morton legging out a triple and Hanes doubling.
Karla Maul backed them with a triple and two RBIs, and Nordyke (run) and Maddie Ehresman (RBI) each singled to help Morgan Wurm (1-0) get the win.
Colonel Crawford takes two from Seneca East
NORTH ROBINSON - Colonel Crawford (2-1) picked up two wins over Seneca East, 11-3 and 10-3.
Samantha Walker led the Tigers going 2 for 3 with a double, one run and one RBI in the first game. Lauren Sprenger scored two runs going 1 of 3 and Alex Trumpower went 2 of 3.
Trumpower led Seneca East (0-4) in the second game two hits and an RBI. Bollinger had one RBI, while Sprenger, Sarah Bernard and Jess Enders each scored a run.