Prep Baseball Roundup: Strong second powers Columbian past Lakota
Columbian had a good start to its game against Lakota with a five-run first inning. But that apparently wasn’t good enough, as the Tornadoes more than doubled that effort in the second.
Columbian crossed the plate 11 times in the second inning and cruised to a 16-3 victory over the Raiders.
Ten Tornadoes contributed to the team’s 19 hits with Chandler Hoover collecting three hits including a pair of doubles. Mike Rohrbach added a home run and a double. Vince Anway, Nate Hoyda, Bryce Lonsway, Tyler Schwartz, Jerrod Windsor and Taylor Warner each had two-hit games. Lonsway led the team with three RBIs.
Tiger Jaso had two hits for Lakota. Gavin Sprow and Dakota Gilbert drove in runs.
Tigers tear through Carey
ATTICA – Mason McWilliams belted two extra-base hits, including a game-ending three-run homer in the fifth, Thursday as Seneca East rocked Carey 10-0 in Midland Athletic League play.
The Tigers (21-3, 8-1 MAL) jumped on top 5-0 in the bottom of the first and coasted from there.
Jordan Bowerman (6-2) struck out five and scattered four hits and two walks to get the win.
McWilliams added a double and another run, Adam Bauman went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and a double, Ben Cramer doubled, singled and scored and Ethan Caudill scored twice and singled twice.
Dylan Musgrave took the loss for the Blue Devils (5-16, 2-6).
Austin Patton, Alex Naeyaert, Bryce Mullholand and Austin Tschanen each singled.
Frost on fire
NORTH BALTIMORE – North Baltimore’s Jacob Frost had a decent day on the mound. He allowed Mohawk seven hits and five runs while striking out a pair. But at the plate, he had a day not often seen at any level.
Frost was already 3 for 3 with four RBIs when he came up for his final at-bat in the sixth inning. He put an exclamation point on his day with a grand slam, giving him eight RBIs in a 13-5 win.
Mohawk got a single, double and two runs from Drew Loose. Wes Shaw drove in a pair of runs and Devon Fredritz also picked up an RBI.
Redmen rally late to top BC
NEW WASHINGTON – Buckeye Central was sitting pretty after putting up four runs in the first inning against Bucyrus. But as the game went on, the Redmen chipped into the lead, before overtaking the Bucks with three in the seventh for a 6-5 victory.
Ryan Wilfer drove in a pair of runs for Buckeye Central while Seth Parsons also picked up an RBI. Eric Hanes added two hits.
Andy Korner had two hits and an RBI for Bucyrus. Jon Eber, Justin Campbell and Wes Williams added RBIs.