A late rally put Norwalk in front for good Tuesday night in a 3-2 Northern Ohio League victory against Columbian.
Columbian scored two in the fifth to take a 2-1 lead before Norwalk plated one in the sixth to tie it. In the seventh, the Truckers plated one more to take home the victory.
Paige Correll, Sara Berecz, Alyssa Price and Raven Staples had the Tornadoes four hits with Berecz driving in one of the two runs.
Correll took the loss on the mound for the Tornadoes (1-13, 0-5 NOL).
Kirian drives NR to victory
ARCADIA - Taylor Kirian drove in four with a home run and two doubles in New Riegel's 10-1 victory against Arcadia.
|Norwalk 3, Columbian 2|
|Norwalk: B. Ross 4-2-2-0; K. Flowers 4-0-1-1; A. Chafin 2-0-2-0; T. Braden 3-1-0-0; K. Pelham 4-0-1-1; A. Baier 2-0-0-0; K. Trautman 3-0-1-0; S. Stoll 3-0-0-0; M. Perryman 3-0-1-0. Totals: 28-3-8-2|
|Columbian (1-13, 0-5): Sara Berecz 3-0-1-1; Julie Funk 3-0-0-0; Paige Correll 3-0-1-0; Alyssa Price 3-0-1-0; Gabby Schmucker 3-0-0-0; Sidney Schmucker 2-0-0-0; Ann Eberly 1-0-0-0; Raven Staples 2-1-1-0; Autum Kuzma 2-0-0-0; Valesha Province 0-1-0-0. Totals: 25-2-4-1.|
|Norwalk||100||001||1 — 3|
|Columbian||000||020||0 — 2|
|WP — K. Pelham. LP — Correll.|
|2B — Chafin (N).|
|New Riegel 10, Arcadia 1|
|New Riegel (10-3): Kara Scherger 3-2-2-0; Brooke Scherger 4-2-3-1; Taylor Kirian 4-1-3-4; Paige Noftz 3-2-2-1; Morgan Noftz 4-2-1-1; Taylor Arbogast 2-0-0-0; Megan Mathias 1-0-0-0; Brittany Gillig 1-0-0-0; Stacey Wank 2-0-1-0; Hailey Theis 2-0-0-0; Ruthann Schreiner 2-0-0-0; Lauren Zoeller 0-0-0-0; Sandra Acree 3-0-0-0; Brittany Baker 1-0-0-0. Totals 32-10-12-7.|
|Arcadia (3-9): Lizzie Coward 4-0-0-0; Marie Keefe 2-0-0-0; Abbi Dauterman 1-0-0-0; Ashley Baird 3-0-1-0; Kirsten Glick 3-1-1-0; Maddie Mock 3-0-2-0; Courtney Cramer 3-0-0-0; Lauren Conine 3-0-1-0; Shannon Moses 2-0-0-0; Alisha Baird 3-0-1-0. Totals 27-1-6-0.|
|New Riegel||312||202||0 —10|
|Arcadia||000||001||0 — 1|
|WP: B. Scherger (1-0). LP: Ashley Baird.|
|2B: Kirian (NR) 2; K. Scherger (NR); B. Scherger (NR); Mock (A).|
|HR: Kirian (NR).|
The Blue Jackets (10-3) scored three in the first, another in the second and then two in the third, fourth and sixth innings. The Redskins (3-9) broke their scoreless streak in the sixth with its lone run, which was unearned.
Brooke Scherger (1-0) pitched the complete game, allowing six hits and one walk while striking out four.
Paige Noftz, Morgan Noftz and Scherger all drove in a run. Paige Noftz had two singles and Scherger had a double among her three hits. Sister Kara Scherger had a double and a single. Stacey Wank had the other hit for New Riegel.
Maddie Mock was the lone Redskin with multiple hits, with a double and single.
Ashley Baird took the loss, going seven innings, striking out four, walking one and hitting a batter.
Oak Harbor rockets past Chieftains
BASCOM - Oak Harbor blew past Hopewell-Loudon on Tuesday in non-league action, 13-3.
Racquel Hossler was 3 for 3 for the Chieftains and Candy Haugh had a two-RBI single.
Aubrey Affholder took the loss for the Chieftains on the mound as Hopewell-Loudon had six errors.
Oak Harbor had 12 hits.