SE’s McWilliams pitches two-hitter
Seneca East’s Mason McWilliams struck out 13 and only allowed two hits in a 6-3 victory over Calvert.
McWilliams pitched all seven innings, only committing two errors and two walks.
Daniel Bartley carried the Tigers on the offensive side of things, going 3 for 4 at the plate with two RBIs and two runs.
Dalton Wise smacked the only extra-base hit, a double.
Calvert’s Jacob Zimmerman and Jesse Gase each had singles while Eric Elchert (1-2) suffered the loss.
Two big innings pace Carey
FOSTORIA – Two big innings keyed Carey’s 15-4 victory over St. Wendelin Monday.
The Mohawks took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but in the top of the second the Blue Devils erupted for seven runs.
That was all Carey starting pitcher Austin Patton needed, but his offense added eight runs in the sixth, just to make sure.
Patton pitched five innings to improve to 1-1. He allowed three earned runs on four hits, walking five and striking out eight.
Patton helped himself at the plate by going 2 for 3, scoring twice and driving in a run.
Bryce Mullholand also scored twice and drove in a run. Brandon Zechman drove in two runs.
The Blue Devils improved to 4-4. It was the first Midland Athletic Conference game for each team.
St. Wendelin, playing in its first game of any kind this season, got two runs and a double from Brady Rutter. Zach Miller took the loss on the mound.
St. Wendelin only is playing a conference schedule this year due to not having enough pitchers.
TC out-scraps Lake
MILLBURY – Columbian pushed across the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh and kept Lake off the board in the bottom of the frame Monday to claim a 4-3 win.
The Tornadoes led 2-0 after the third inning, but the Flyers got a run in the bottom of the fourth and two more in the fifth to inch ahead.
Chandler Hoover tripled and drove in a run for TC, Jace Hurt had a double, single and RBI and Jordan Dye added a double and RBI. Vince Anway singled and scored.
Nate Hoyda got the win.
Raiders pack in win
KANSAS – Lakota condensed its scoring into a three-inning burst Monday to forge a 13-7 Midland Athletic League win over Mohawk.
Mohawk (2-5, 0-1 MAL) scored three runs in the top of the third, but the Raiders plated five in the bottom of the inning and never trailed again.
Nate Ray scored twice and lined a pair of RBI doubles for Lakota, Jordan Jaso had four RBIs off a triple and double, Tiger Jason scored three times and belted and RBI double, Gavin Sprow doubled and singled, and Kody Brewer had three runs, a double and a single.
Devon Fredritz’s two singles, run and RBI led the Warriors. Losing pitcher Andrew Loose singled, scored and drove in a run.
Keller strikes out BC
NEW WASHINGTON – Colonel Crawford starting pitcher Seth Keller and Buckeye Central starter Bryce Christy dished out strikeouts at a remarkable pace Monday.
The two combined to strike out 25 batters, with the Keller fanning 13 Bucks.
Keller also managed to keep Buckeye Central off the scoreboard, as the Eagles won, 3-0.
In addition to his strikeout total, Keller limited the Bucks to three hits. The Bucks’ Jordan Herrnstein had two of those.
Christy took the hard-luck loss. He only allowed five hits as the Bucks dropped to 2-7, 0-1 in the North Central Conference.
Rams can’t charge
UPPER SANDUSKY – Upper Sandusky took an early 1-0 advantage but when Ontario went up with five runs in the fourth, the Rams were unable to charge back, falling 8-2.
Ontario’s Mitch McCristall (3-1) secured the victory while Tristan Reichelderfer (1-2) suffered the loss.
Daniel Newell’s double-single combo led the Rams (5-4, 0-1 North Central Conference) while Sam Plott singled twice.
Paul Homan and Vinny Sansalone each doubled for the Warriors.
Blue Jackets strong in league opener
BASCOM – New Riegel put four runs on the board in the first inning to distance itself from Hopewell-Loudon, before winning in a cozy 6-2 fashion.
Brandyn Reinhart was the winning pitcher, throwing five strikeouts and walking five.
Aaron Reinhart slugged a double for the Blue Jackets, while Bryan Scherger also doubled for the Chieftains (3-7, 0-1 Midland Athletic League).
Garret Sendelbach took the loss (2-1).
Streaks eek by Stockaders
FREMONT – Old Fort held a 6-2 lead going into the bottom of the seventh but St. Joe did what needed to be done to squeeze by the Stockaders with a 7-6 victory.
Zack Yeckley snagged a double and struck out six despite relief pitcher Matt Macielwicz getting the win for the Crimson Streaks.
Losing pitcher Cole Davidson (0-2) tripled for Old Fort (1-5, 0-1 Midland Athletic League).