Prep Softball Roundup: Jackets slide past Seneca East
ATTICA – Taylor Kirian and Sandra Acree each scored twice, and New Riegel broke free in the seventh inning Monday in a 9-0 Midland Athletic League win over Seneca East.
The Blue Jackets (14-6, 5-2 MAL) scored single runs in the first and fifth innings before erupting in the top of the seventh to secure the win for Kirian (12-6).
Kirian belted three singles and Acree added two for New Riegel. Leah Bouillon doubled, Brittany Gillig chased in two runs and singled and Morgan Noftz stole four bases and three walks.
Rachel Bauman suffered the loss for the Tigers (10-7, 2-4), though she did double.
H-L holds off Stockaders
BASCOM – A four-run burst put Hopewell-Loudon up 6-0 in the fourth, and the Chieftains held on from there Monday to beat Midland Athletic League foe Old fort 6-4.
Aubrey Affholder got the win for H-L (9-12, 5-3 MAL), thanks to Lauren Trumpler scoring twice and driving in three runs with a double and single.
Kelsey Coppus backed her with a single and two runs.
Makenzie Gillett’s two singles, two RBIs and run led the Stockaders (3-7, 2-4), who scored three in the fifth and one in the sixth. Hali Kimmet doubled and scored and Addi Reineck had two singles and a run.
Mohawk batters Bettsville
BETTSVILLE – Mohawk pitcher Julie Adelsperger held Bettsville to just one hit. Meanwhile, her Warrior teammates were busy racking up hits and runs. Mohawk turned 14 hits into 28 runs in a 28-0 blanking of the Bobcats.
Allison Price, Allison Weinandy and Hannah Kieffer each had three RBIs for the Warriors. Brooke Weinandy and Sarah Runion each drove in two while Brooke Weininger, Allison Osborn and Taylor McClain all added RBIs.
Osborn had a double and a triple. McClain, Weininger and Ally Weinandy all doubled.
Clara Adelsperger and Kieffer scored a team-high four runs each. Cambria Kohlenberg and Weininger scored three.
Maranda Bisson had Bettsville’s lone hit.
Mohawk improves to 17-4, 6-1 Midland Athletic League. Bettsville drops to 0-13, 0-6.
Buckettes escape Falcons
MOUNT BLANCHARD – Buckeye Central erupted for eight runs in the third for a 9-5 lead, then held on down the stretch, with Morgan Wurm coming up with two big strikeouts to help the Buckettes claim a 9-8 North Central Conference win over Riverdale.
The Falcons scored single runs in the fourth, sixth and seventh innings and had the tying run at third with one out in the bottom of the seventh, but Wurm (7-10) fanned the final two batters.
Maddie Boes led Buckeye Central (9-14, 3-7 NCC) with two RBIs off a double and single. Maddie Fagan added two RBIs off two singles, Miranda Moon scored twice and singled twice, Kendra Schultz lined two singles and Alexis Mills chased in two runs and singled.
St. Wendelin puts scare into Tigers
FOSTORIA – North Baltimore sits in second place in the Midland Athletic League standings while St. Wendelin sits near the bottom. But that didn’t stop the Mohawks from putting a scare into the Tigers Monday.
In an offensive affair, North Baltimore survived its trip to Fostoria with a 12-10 victory.
North Baltimore took an 8-3 lead after the top of the fourth, but St. Wendelin came back in the bottom of the frame with five of their own to tie things up. The Tigers jumped back ahead in the sixth, then held on for the win.
Meghan Reiter and Edy Mowrey each drove in a pair of runs for St. Wendelin (5-12, 1-6 MAL). Allie Rutter, Adrienne Emerine, Beth Hay and Sammie Digby all added RBIs. Emerine had a three-hit afternoon. Reiter, Rutter and Mikayla Gilliland each had two hits.
North Baltimore improves to 10-5, 5-1.
Hall’s HR lifts Carey
CAREY – Carey put up two runs in the top of first and didn’t let up. The Blue Devils built a 7-0 lead after four innings and cruised to an 8-1 win.
An Abby Hall home run led the Carey offense. Hannah Draper and Taylor Fletcher each had a pair of base hits and RBIs. Katie Driggers also had a two-hit afternoon.
Ali Rymer pitched Carey to the win, striking out eight as her team improved to 10-7 and evened up its Midland Athletic League mark at 3-3.
Jordan Gase doubled for Calvert (5-12, 1-6). Kate Brickner drove her home for Calvert’s lone run.
Sloppy start dooms Rams
GALION – Upper Sandusky coach David Young admitted his team’s sloppy play helped contribute to Galion’s early 3-0 lead. Even though the Rams came back to tie the game, Galion retook the lead in the fourth and held on to a 4-3 win.
“Upper started the game at Galion slow and with mistakes to give the Tigers confidence to hold on for the win,” Young said. “We played a sloppy bottom of the first, committing three errors and giving up three runs to boost the Galion Tiger team.”
Brigitte Snow belted her fourth home run of the year for Upper Sandusky. She also added a double. Kelsi Knapp also doubled for the Rams.
FHS can’t finish off Lake
FOSTORIA – Lake pushed across two runs in the top of the seventh and shut out Fostoria in the bottom of the frame Monday for a 5-4 Northern Buckeye Conference win.
The Redmen scored twice in the fourth to go up 4-3, but couldn’t hold back the Flyers long enough.
Jessie Densic singled twice for Lake to help Emma Materni earn the win.
Losing pitcher Erica Moore doubled and singled. Ashlyn Roberts, Jada Hampton, Kaitlyn Gonyer and Kiala Bellamy all singled.