Prep Baseball Roundup: Strong 6th lifts Calvert over Carey
CAREY – Carey and Calvert took a tied game into the sixth inning where the Senecas broke it open. Calvert plated five runs in the top of the sixth leading to an 8-3 victory.
Eric Elchert had a strong outing on the mound, going the distance for Calvert allowing four hits and striking out eight.
Brian Gruss had a hit and two RBIs to pace the Calvert offense. Jesse Gase had three hits and drove in a run. Brendan Deats, Matt Iannantuono, Sam Palm and Brad Iannantuono also picked up RBIs.
Carey got an RBI hit and a run from Matt Holsinger. Dylan Musgrave, Austin Tschanen and Satchel Strahm added base hits.
Tigers stay in MAL title chase
ATTICA – Mason McWilliams turned in a solid pitching night and Ben Cramer drove in five runs Monday as Seneca East blanked Midland Athletic League foe New Riegel 10-0.
The win kept the Tigers (16-3) in the hunt for the league title with a 5-1 MAL mark. North Baltimore improved to 6-0 Monday by beating St. Wendelin, while Hopewell-Loudon downed Old Fort to move to 6-1.
McWilliams (6-1) went all five innings for the Tigers, fanning seven and scattering three hits and a walk.
Cramer doubled and singled to drive in his RBIs, and Dalton Wise added three runs and a single. Jordan Bowerman singled twice and scored twice while Daniel Bartley and Nate Phillips each chipped in two runs and a single for Seneca East.
Josh Nye singled twice for the Blue Jackets (10-10, 5-2). Brandyn Reinhart suffered the loss, with only three of the six runs he allowed being earned.
Bucks jump on Riverdale
MOUNT BLANCHARD – Austin Lutz fueled the offense, and the defense all but stifled Riverdale as Buckeye Central rolled up a 9-2 North Central Conference win Monday.
Lutz went 3 for 4 with two doubles, two runs and four RBIs for the Bucks (9-14, 4-6 NCC) to help Bryce Christy (1-4) earn his first win.
Jordan Herrnstein added two runs and a double, Adam McGinnis drove in two runs with two singles, Seth Parson scored twice and singled and Eric Hanes had two RBIs and a single.
Rams quiet Galion
GALION – Upper Sandusky took control with a five-run third inning Monday en route to beating North Central Conference foe Galion 7-4.
Daniel Newell led the way for the Rams (12-6, 5-3 NCC) by driving in two runs with two triples and a single. Josh Lear added three RBIs and a double.
Ross Dible and Andre Myers both singled twice, and Cody Gabriel and winning pitcher Tristan Reichelderfer (4-3) each singled.
Cameron Binau picked up the save.
Isaac Cuffman (6-1) suffered his first loss for the Tigers (16-5, 7-2).
David Nay lined two singles for Galion, and Eric Powell, Austin Prosser, Nate Cass, Connor Campbell, Adam Staats and Josh Keller each had one.
Flyers throttle FHS
FOSTORIA – Lake built a 7-1 lead before the bottom of the third, then pounded out six runs in the fourth Monday in a 13-3 Northern Buckeye Conference win over Fostoria.
The Flyers benefited from five FHS errors and seven walks.
Anthony Dean suffered the loss for the Redmen.
Chris Hampton, Casey Kitchen, Hunter Abell and Lance Smith each singled for Fostoria.
Chieftains roll past Old Fort
BASCOM – Hopewell-Loudon got out to an early lead and never was threatened, prevailing 11-2 over Old Fort.
Jordan Stewart, Garrett Sendelbach, Logan Tyree and Ryan Steinmetz each had two hits. For Old Fort (4-10, 2-5), Brad Heilman went 3 for 4 at the plate.
Nick Scaife picked up the win for the Chieftains (10-11, 6-1) with seven strikeouts while Jake Wilson suffered the loss (1-4).