Prep Baseball Roundup: Columbian handcuffs Firelands, falls to Clyde
Tyler Schwartz was brilliant on the mound, and his bat gave Columbian the lift in needed in a 1-0 victory over Oberlin Firelands Saturday.
The Tornadoes followed up the win with a 6-3 loss to Clyde.
In the first game, Schwartz allowed four hits, struck out four and walked three. His RBI single in the fifth inning accounted for Columbian’s only hit, and the game’s only run. Chandler Hoover scored in the fifth for TC.
In the second game, TC’s Mike Rohrbach homered and drove in two runs, and the Tornadoes took a 3-2 lead in the sixth.
But the Fliers (5-1) tied the game in that inning, then added three runs in the seventh to take control.
The Tornadoes were held to five hits in the second game in falling to 2-4. Vince Anway had three hits for the Tornadoes.
SE dominates, holds on
NORTH ROBINSON – Seneca East used a six-run surge to win the opener 12-2, then had reliever Ethan Caudill quash a rally late in the second Saturday for a 10-7 win in a sweep of Colonel Crawford.
Caudill entered with the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth with Tigers up 10-7, and allowed just one hit from there.
Mason McWilliams (2-0) got the win, fanning six and scattering two runs over four innings.
Dalton Wise scored twice, doubled and singled, and Daniel Bartley had two runs and a double for the Tigers (6-0).
Gus Baldosser went 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs to back them up.
Losing pitcher Austin Adams singled twice for the Eagles (2-6), who scored three in the sixth to close the gap.
Ethan Burkhardt also singled twice and Nick Adams went 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs.
Jordan Bowerman (2-0) picked up the win in the opener, striking out four.
Wise and Bartley both scored twice and doubled, Caudill drove in two runs with two singles, Adam Bauman went 3 for 4 with two RBIs, and Baldosser, McWilliams and Nate Phillips all scored twice and singled.
Austin Adams doubled for the Eagles. Seth Keller took the loss.
Warriors break into win column
TOLEDO – Mohawk rallied past Toledo Rogers in the seventh inning of the first game, then did the same in the eighth of the second game Saturday to gain its first two wins of the year.
The Warriors (2-3) won 5-4 in the opener and 14-11 in the nightcap.
Mitch Brown scored twice and singled for Mohawk in the first game, Andrew Loose singled twice and scored and Devon Fredritz doubled in a run and scored.
Rogers looked to take the second game after plating seven runs in the third inning for an 8-3 lead, but Mohawk tied the game at 8 in the fifth.
Both team scored twice in the sixth and once in the seventh, but Mohawk plated three runs in the top of the eighth and forced Rogers into a 1-2-3 finish in the bottom of the frame.
Grant Gucker went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and two runs for Mohawk.
Eric Maskey drove in two runs and chased in two runs, Austin Shock had two RBIs off two singles, Loose scored three times and singled, Brown had three runs and two singles, John Riedel had three RBIs and a single and Derrick Sowers doubled.
Newell’s single secures Rams’ sweep
UPPER SANDUSKY – Daniel Newell’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh scored Sam Plott to give Upper Sandusky a 6-5 win, and a sweep over visiting Hopewell-Loudon Saturday.
The Rams (4-3) won the first game, 7-3.
In the second game, the Rams’ held a 5-1 lead going to the sixth, but H-L’s Tyler Imes ripped a three-run double, part of a four-run burst that tied the game.
Garret Sendelbach, a day after pitching a no-hitter, had two singles, including the game-tying hit in the sixth.
Carson Mittermaier picked up the win on the mound for the Rams in game two. Nick Scaife took the loss for H-L
In the first game, Alec Oney went 4 for 4 for the Rams, including a double, and Kolin Johnson, Newell and Tristan Reichelderfer (the winning pitcher) had two hits each.
Eli Tooker had three hits for H-L, which fell to 2-3.
Golden Bears drop Stockaders twice
GIBSONBURG – Gibsonburg turned back a late rally in the first game and dominated the second in a doubleheader sweep of Old Fort.
The Golden Bears won 8-6 after allowing six runs in the top of the seventh in the opener. Gibsonburg led 5-0 by the end of the first in the second game and scored six more runs over the next two innings en route to taking the second game 13-3.
Sam Kohler went 2 for 3 with two runs for Gibsonburg in the first game. Gabe Hickman scored twice and singled. Brent Hayward fanned 12 in six innings for the win.
Cole Davidson doubled, singled, scored and drove in a run for the Stockaders. Losing pitcher Jake Wilson (0-1) singled twice and scored.
Gibsonburg’s Derek Angelone doubled twice and scored in the second game. Kohler and Hayward both went 3 for 3, with Kohler scoring three times and doubling and Hayward scoring twice. Gabe Hickman lined three singles and Dennis Shammo scored twice and singled twice.
Andrew Dellinger got the win, while Brandon Tittle (0-1) took the loss.
Marc Harris doubled for Old Fort (1-3), Garet Kimmet singled twice and scored.
New London overpowers NR twice
NEW LONDON – New London escaped with a 9-8 win in the first game, then used a 10-run fifth inning in the second to forge a 14-10 victory over New Riegel.
New Riegel had plenty of offense in both games.
Brandyn Reinhart hit a grand slam in a five-run sixth inning in the opener to help put the Blue Jackets up 8-3.
Josh Nye added a two-run homer and another run, Andrew Hohman scored twice, doubled and singled, Austin Mathias had two runs and a single and Aaron Reinhart singled twice.
Brady Hall took the loss.
The Blue Jackets powered out to a 10-3 lead after the top of the fifth inning, but the Wildcats rallied in the bottom of the frame.
Hohman took the loss. He also hit a two-run homer, singled and scored another run.
Blaine Hughes belted a three-run blast and singled, Hall chased in two runs and doubled and Jake Dryfuse and Josh Nye both scored twice and singled.