H-L bats batter Willard
BASCOM – The weather heated up Friday and so did the Hopewell-Loudon bats. The Chieftains knocked 14 hits, seven of which went for extra bases, as they topped Willard 9-5.
Lauren Trumpler had three hits including two of the team’s five doubles. She also drove in a run. Racquel Hossler also had a three-hit day with a home run included in the mix, and a pair of RBIs. Trumpler and Hossler also each scored twice.
Also for H-L, Shelbi Sauber singled, doubled and drove in two. Kassie Welly had two base hits, C.J. Hohman doubled, Abby Park tripled and Aubrey Affholder had an RBI. Annette Cramer doubled and picked up two RBIs.
Willard scored three runs in the first but Affholder shut the Flashes down after that. She picked up the win scattering 10 hits over seven innings and struck out four.
Buckettes fall to Warriors
MANSFIELD – Buckeye Central got off to a strong start, but Ontario was persistent, tallying a 5-2 win.
Hailey Hildebrand led the Buckettes (8-9) with a 2-for-2 showing at the plate while Morgan Wurm, Sierra Hanes, Miranda Moon and Natalie Dentinger each had hits.
Wurm (6-6) took the loss.
Bickley bests Black Knights
Nicole Bickley struck out five and walked none and translated the same success to the offensive side, to help Calvert pick up a 6-4 victory over Van Buren.
Bickley had a 2-for-3 day at the plate which included a double. while teammate Margaret Bowers pummeled a triple.
Kate Brickner contributed to the Calvert extra-base hit parade with a double.
Calvert and Van Buren sat tied after four innings but a three-run fifth gave Calvert the advantage it needed to win.
Bickley improved to 2-4 on the mound.
Comets charge past Fostoria
GENOA – Genoa jumped out to a five run lead after just one inning. That quick burst set the tone for the remainder of the game where the Comets cruised to an 11-1 victory over the Redmen.
Fostoria scored it’s lone run in the fourth inning.
Jada Hampton and Kaitlyn Gonyer were the lone Redmen to register a hit each while Alex Hersch took the loss.
Andie Harmeyer and Katie Jenson led Genoa with three hits a piece.
Raiders run past Mohawks
FOSTORIA – Both teams had seven hits but Lakota made the most out of its in a 9-1 win over St. Wendelin.
Alaina Bickford proved tough at the plate, demolishing a home run and a double in three attempts at bat for Lakota.
Nikkia Cooper and Morgan Gangwer each contributed three hits a piece.
Allie Rutter led St. Wendelin with a 3-of-3 showing while at bat.
Gangwer picked up the win in the circle with three strikeouts.