Prep Softball Roundup: Reiter too much as Mohawks down Danbury
FOSTORIA – Forget scoring runs, Danbury struggled simply to put the ball in play against St. Wendelin starter Meghan Reiter.
In four innings of work, Reiter struck out 11 of the 14 batters she faced and allowed just one base hit in a 13-0 Mohawks victory. Chloe Reiter closed out the game with a perfect fifth inning, also striking out a batter.
Offensively, St. Wendelin scored its 13 runs off of six hits, taking advantage of 11 walks.
Edy Mowrey had two hits with a double and drove in a run. She also scored a pair. Mikayla Gilliland scored three times and drove in two. Victoria Walter, Meghan Reiter, Becky Berton, Maddie Statham, Hunter Weidner and Sammie Digby all picked up RBIs.
Buckettes answer Galion’s rally
GALION -After watching Galion rally to tie the game at six with three runs in the bottom of the sixth, Buckeye Central didn’t get down.
Morgan Wurm, the Bucks’ starting pitcher, slapped an RBI single to drive in Sierra Hanes with the winning run, and Natalie Dentinger tripled in two more runs for good measure as the Buckettes downed the Tigers, 9-6.
Wurm had three hits while striking out six and walking two in the circle and giving up five earned runs. Hanes doubled and drove in two runs, while Maddie Fagan had three hits and two runs batted in.
It was Hanes who started the three run seventh-inning burst by doubling.
BC coach Roger Durnwald said his team did what it needed to after facing adversity.
Buckeye Central improved to 7-8, 2-2 in the North Central Conference.
Upper mercies Riverdale
UPPER SANDUSKY – Twelve for twelve.
Upper Sandusky turned 12 hits into 12 runs in a 12-1 run-rule victory against Riverdale Tuesday night in North Central Conference action.
“We played very hard tonight and were very aggressive at the plate and on the base paths,” Upper Sandusky coach David Young said. “The defense pulled together behind Kyla Cusac to help earn a varsity win on her first start of the season.”
Maranda Stansbery blasted three hits for the victors with Justeen Searfoss singling and doubling and Kalene Johnson tripling and singling. Brigitte Snow had two singles for the Rams (6-6, 2-2 NCC).
Cusac scattered five hits and struck out three while allowing no walks.
Eight straight for New Riegel
NEW RIEGEL – Arlington may be the Red Devils, but New Riegel is the team too hot to handle. The Blue Jackets scored their eighth-straight win topping Arlington, 7-1.
Hailey Theis and Leah Bouillon each drove in two runs to pace the New Riegel offense. Theis also stole two bases. Lauren Zoeller singled, doubled, scored twice and drove in a run.
Kara Scherger scored a pair and also picked up the win in the circle, scattering seven hits over six innings of work.
New Riegel, Division IV’s eighth-ranked team according to the state coaches association, improved to 10-4. Arlington drops to 9-3.
Huron claws Fostoria
HURON – Fostoria got its offense going Tuesday against Huron, but the Redmen couldn’t keep the Tigers off the scoreboard. Huron tallied runs in all five innings, including an eight spot in the third as the Tigers rolled to a 19-8 victory.
Erica Moore had three hits including a double for the Redmen. She scored three times, stole two bases and drove in a run. Ashlyn Roberts and Christina Cleveland each had two base hits.