Prep Softball Roundup: No time to Waite
The day started off well for Toledo Waite as it traveled to Tiffin for a doubleheader against Calvert and scored four in the top of the first in the opener.
Then things went a bit downhill.
A seemingly endless parade of Senecas began to march across home plate. Waite’s four-spot was answered with 11 Calvert runs in the bottom of the frame. Things didn’t end there as Calvert rolled to a 26-7 game one victory. That was followed by a 15-2 Seneca win in game two.
The 26-run outburst was highlighted by a grand slam off the bat of Jordan Gase. It was one of three hits in the game for Gase. She also scored three runs.
Kate Brickner went 3 for 4 with five RBIs and four runs scored. Lindsay Bickley had a pair of hits, drove in three runs and scored twice. Nicole Bickley added two RBIs and two runs scored. Taylor Ritzler, Margaret Bowers and Miranda Shorts also picked up RBIs. Gabby Bennett and Taylor Ritzler each scored five runs while Nicole Fretz crossed the plate twice.
After a rough first inning, Bennett settled down to pick up the win in the circle. She struck 10 and allowed three hits.
Lindsay Bickley was the winning pitcher in game two, allowing three hits, two runs and striking out seven. She also added two hits and two RBIs at the plate.
Brickner drove in four more runs, giving her nine RBIs on the day. Ritzler drove in three and scored twice and Nicole Bickley had two hits and drove in two. Bennett, Gase and Allison Huss all added RBIs with Bennett scoring three runs. Fretz and Miranda Shorts each scored twice.
Mohawk sweeps Redskins
SYCAMORE – Coming off a big win Friday against New Riegel, Mohawk kept its momentum going by sweeping a doubleheader against Arcadia Saturday by scores of 11-6 and 14-4.
The opener was highlighted by the bat of Cambria Kohlenberg. The freshman went 4 for 4 including a double and a triple, with two RBIs and four runs scored.
Mackenzie Sowers was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs and a run scored. Hannah Kieffer added two hits, RBIs and runs scored. Sarah Runion, Taylor McClain, Clara Adelsperger and Allison Price all tacked on RBIs. Julie Adelsperger and McClain each had two hits.
Julie Adelsperger picked up the win in the circle striking out nine.
In game two, Clara Adelsperger homered and doubled while driving in five runs. Sowers added two more hits, two more runs scored and three more RBIs to her day. Kohlenberg had two base hits, scored twice and drove in a pair. Runion had two base hits scored twice and drove in a run. Price and Allison Osborn also had RBIs.
Price was the winning pitcher, her third win in the circle on the year.
Tigers take 2 from St. Wendelin
FOSTORIA – One was a blowout, one was close, but the result was the same. Two Huron wins. The Tigers came to Fostoria and scored 14-2 and 8-6 victories Saturday over St. Wendelin.
An eight-run third provided Huron with separation from the Mohawks in the first game.
Allie Rutter and Johnna Hoover RBIs for St. Wendelin. Edy Mowrey and Adrienne Emerine had two hit games.
In game two, Victoria Walter had two hits and drove in three runs for the Mohawks. Meghan Reiter added two hits with a double and two RBIs. Beth Hay also drove in a run and Rutter had three hits.
TC takes two from Knights
VAN BUREN – Columbian went into Saturday having lost five games this season by one run.
Things turned for the Tornadoes Saturday at Van Buren. After hammering the Black Knights 9-2 in game one, TC nipped Van Buren in the second contest, 6-5.
Columbian’s Paige Correll won both games in the circle. In the first game she struck out six and scattered six hits. In the second game she fanned three, allowing seven hits.
Offensively for the Tornadoes, Raven Staples shined in the first game, collecting four hits, scoring a run and stealing two bases. Sara Berecz added three hits and scored three times, while Correll drove in two runs, while Roni Daughenbaugh had two hits and scored a run.
In the second game, Valesha Province, Alyssa Price and Brooke Frankhauser all had hit, with Frankhauser scoring and driving in a run. Price tripled.
Anna Hupp also had a hit in the doubleheader.
Columbian improved to 3-10.