Prep Baseball Roundup: Senecas falter in 7th
BASCOM – Gibsonburg scored twice off a two-out error in the bottom of the seventh Monday to clip Calvert 8-7 in a Division IV sectional final.
Dennis Shammo stepped to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and hit the first pitch he saw to third base.
A low throw to first allowed Sam Kohler to score to tie the game. Gabe Hickman came around to score when neither the first baseman nor the second baseman could corral the ball
Reliever Austin Prenzlin took the loss, pitching two-thirds of an inning.
The Senecas plated six runs in the fourth to go up 7-6.
Hickman got the win in relief for the Golden Bears.
Bill VanDerLaar doubled, singled and scored for Gibsonburg, and Jacob Auld and Tyler Witte each added a single and run. Kohler and Shammo both singled.
Eric Elchert singled in two runs for Calvert, Brad Iannantuono singled in a run and scored and Sam Shelt-Palm had two singles, a run and an RBI.
Brendan Deats doubled, and Jacob Vera and Jesse Gase both singled.
Phillmore holds off Warriors
OLD FORT – A.J. Phillimore pitched the entire game, allowing just two hits while doing equal damage at the plate to guide Old Fort to a 5-0 win over Mohawk.
Phillimore threw six strikeouts and hammered Old Fort’s lone extra base hit, a triple, to lead the Stockaders (6-12, 4-5).
Maison Steyer backed him with two hits and an RBI.
Grant Gucker lined a double for the Warriors.
Royals power past Rams
UPPER SANDUSKY – Wynford plated four runs in the top of the third and three in the sixth Monday to beat North Central Conference foe Upper Sandusky 7-3.
Mason Davis lined three singles for the Royals (14-8, 7-4 NCC), Dustin Pfeiffer doubled and Adam Hartz, Gage Roe, Brock Williamson, Jake Glowaski and Brendan Bishop all singled.
Zach Lear (1-2) picked up the win, with Daniel Newell taking the loss for the Rams.
Newell, Alec Oney and Josh Lear all singled twice for Upper Sandusky (12-9, 6-5).
Ross Dible, Sam Plott, Kolin Johnson, Trey Clark, Cody Gabriel and Cameron Binau each singled.
Comets race out, hold on
FOSTORIA – Genoa jumped out 8-0 by end of the top of third inning, then held on from there Monday to escape 15-14 from Northern Buckeye Conference foe Fostoria.
A six-run burst in the bottom of the sixth let FHS knot the game at 13, but the Comets outscored the Redmen 2-1 in the seventh to get the win.
Casey Kitchen took the loss for Fostoria.
Hunter Abell belted a homer, double and single for FHS, Kitchen doubled twice, Anthony Dean doubled and singled and Alex Jackson singled twice.