Prep Baseball Roundup: Carey routs Riverdale
CAREY – Carey erupted for seven runs in the third inning, and led 9-0 after four innings. The Blue Devils went on to top Riverdale, 11-5.
Dylan Musgrave got the win for Carey (2-1) throwing four scoreless innings in which he allowed just one hit and struck out five.
The Falcons struck for five runs in the fifth, but that was it for them offensively.
Brandon Zechman drove in two runs for Carey, while Matt Holsinger doubled and drove in three runs.
Carey coach Joey Roark said his team has put together some good games after a disappointing opener.
“As bad as we played Saturday, we played (that well) yesterday and today,” he said. “Kids just relaxed and made the routine plays.”
Riverdale fell to 0-2.
Tigers handcuff Monroeville
MONROEVILLE – Dalton Wise and Adam Bauman combined to toss a no-hitter and Seneca East roared off to a 16-2 win Wednesday over Monroeville.
Wise (1-0) struck out six in three innings and Bauman fanned five in two innings. However, they also combined to allow eight walks.
Daniel Bartley went 3 for 3 with three RBIs, two runs and a double for the Tigers (3-0). Gus Baldosser added three runs and two RBIs off two singles, Wise doubled and singled, Kurtis Reichert had three runs and two singles and Mason McWilliams chased in two runs and singled.
Ritzler pitches Calvert to a win
NORWALK – Calvert got things going in the first inning at Norwalk St. Paul, putting up four runs.
As it turned out, that was all the Senecas would need, as they got a strong start from Drew Ritzler and defeated the Flyers, 5-2.
Ritzler allowed two unearned runs in the Flyers’ half of the first, but stifled them after that. He struck out nine and walked one on five hits.
“We were able to get the momentum right at the start in the first inning, and had a phenomenal pitching outing by Drew Ritzler,” Calvert coach Dustin Ritchie said. “He was able to find the strike zone early and often.”
Matt Iannantuono doubled and drove in two runs, also scoring a run for the Senecas (2-2). Derek Herzog had two hits, two runs scored and stole two bases.
Mike Vieta took the loss for the Flyers (0-2), going two innings and allowing four runs. He walked nine.
Stockaders turn away Redskins
OLD FORT – A.J. Phillimore struck out eight and Garet Kimmet scored twice Wednesday as Old Fort held off Arcadia 5-3.
Phillimore allowed just one hit in three innings of work, with relievers Dalton Perry and Cole Davidson both fanning six.
Phillimore also went 2 for 2 with a double for the Stockaders (1-1). Kimmet, Brad Heilman and Marc Salas each singled. Davidson had a single, run and RBI.
Casey Mock took the loss for the Redskins (0-1). He also singled twice and scored.
Blue Jackets turn it on in fourth
NEW RIEGEL – New Riegel rallied in the fourth and Andrew Hohman and Josh Nye combined for five RBIs Wednesday as the Blue Jackets doubled up Buckeye Central 14-7.
Buckeye Central led 7-4 after the top of the fourth, but the Blue Jackets plated six in the bottom of the frame and four in the fifth to pull away.
Hohman scored twice and chased in three runs with two doubles, and Nye went 3 for 3 with two runs, two RBIs and a double.
Brandyn Reinhart added two runs and two RBIs off two singles, winning pitcher Blaine Hughes scored twice, singled and Austin Mathias had two singles and two runs and Aaron Reinhart singled twice.
Eric Hanes chased in two runs with a double and single for the Bucks. Austin Lutz scored twice and doubled, Bryce Christy singled twice, Jordan Herrnstein scored twice and singled and Seth Ollis lined two singles.
Vanlue escapes on errors
VANLUE – Vanlue pushed across two unearned runs in the bottom of the seventh Wednesday to clip Mohawk 4-3.
Mohawk (0-2) took a 2-0 lead in the first and snapped a tie with a run in the top of the sixth when Grant Gucker doubled in Andrew Loose.
Loose took the loss, striking out six and scattering four walks and three hits. He also scored another run.
Gucker added a run, and Mitch Brown and Devon Fredritz both singled in runs.
H-L can’t hold early lead
ELMORE – Hopewell-Loudon led 4-1 after the second inning, but Woodmore powered away from there Wednesday for an 8-5 victory.
Bryan Scherger chased in two runs with two singles for the Chieftains (1-1) in the loss. Jordan Stewart scored three times and singled, and Garret Sendelbach and Tyler Imes both singled.
Nick Scaife (0-1) took the loss.
FHS edged by Sandusky
SANDUSKY – Sandusky used four runs in the fifth inning to break a 3-3 tie and then held on to defeat Fostoria, 7-6.
Kaleb Bemis had three singles to lead Fostoria (0-4), which scored three runs in the sixth to get within a run of the Streaks.
Alex Jackson also had a single and a double, while Anthony Dean took the loss on the mound.
Dean fell to 0-2