Hopewell-Loudon baseball blanks Arcadia, 6-0
BASCOM – Alex Brock tossed a complete-game shutout to lead the Chieftains to a 6-0 win over Arcadia. Brock allowed just four hits while striking out five.
Hopewell-Loudon (6-4) picked up the only run it would need in the first inning.
From there, the Chieftains scattered five more runs over the fourth, fifth and sixth innings until closing out the scoring.
Bryan Scherger led the way for the Chieftains going 2 for 3 with one run and two RBIs. Ryan Depinet also added two RBIs while Braden Park recorded two runs and one RBI in the victory.
Blue Jackets softball bounces back
NEW RIEGEL – A day after suffering its first loss of the season, New Riegel came back strongly, pounding Van Buren 11-1.
Elyssa Theis picked up her first win of the season, allowing five hits and one earned run in a full five innings of work. She struck out three.
Leah Bouillon and Lauren Zoeller provided the offensive punch. Bouillon blasted a home run while Zoeller had a pair of doubles, driving home five runs. She also scored twice.
Brittany Gillig had a pair of base hits and two RBIs while Kara Scherger had a base hit, driving in three.
Also for New Riegel (11-1), Taylor Kirian went 2 for 2 scoring three times. Taylor Arbogast and Morgan Noftz each scored twice.
Redskins rout Chieftains
BASCOM – Arcadia produced a hitting display Friday at Hopewell-Loudon, pounding out 20 hits, seven of which went for extra bases and two that cleared the fence, in a 18-1 victory over the Chieftains.
Alisha Baird went 3 for 3 on the day with a pair of home runs for Arcadia (6-0). Megan Hill singled twice and added a pair of doubles. Abbie Dauterman, Molly Glick, Skylar Conley and Hailey Ginnever each had two-hit games. Conley and Ashley Baird tripled.
For Hopewell-Loudon (1-10), Kelsey Coppus and Abby Park had base hits with Shelbi Sauber scoring the team’s lone run.
Editor’s note: These results were submitted after presstime Thursday evening.
MORRAL – Colonel Crawford’s girls track team flew past the competition Thursday night in the N10 Invitational at Ridgedale High School, scoring 154 points.
It was a far cry from second-place Wynford, who tallied 117. Upper Sandusky finished fourth in meet with 70, a point ahead of Carey. Mohawk finished with 66, followed by Seneca East with 36. Buckeye Central checked in eighth with 33 points.
Mohawk had two first-place finishers with Shauna Leeth winning the 3,200 run (12:37) and the 3,200 relay team of Leeth, Natalie Ford, McKenzie Richardson and Kayla Risner taking top honors in 11:00.3.
Carey’s 4×200 relay and 4×100 relay teams both won. The 4×200 relay of Shelby Craig, Amber Spurlock, Gwen Wentling and Courtney Palte finished in 1:53.5.
Spurlock, Craig, Kate Elchert and Haley Heinze combined for a 54.36 in the 4×100 relay.
Upper Sandusky also had a first-place finish from Mallory Weininger, who hopped 5-0 in the high jump.
Kirsten Camp earned Seneca East’s best finish of the day with a runner-up in the long jump competition, going 15-11 on the day.
Buckeye Central’s top finish went to Lizbeth Figuroa, who finished fourth in the 3,200 run with a time of 14:01.
Upper Sandusky takes second at N10 Invite
MORRAL – Colonel Crawford made an emphatic statement at the Northern 10 Invitational Thursday night, finishing with 150 team points.
Dominic Solis led Upper Sandusky to a second place finish at with a team total of 118.
Solis won the 800 with a time of 2:04.2, and put up a second place finish in the 1,600.
Alec McMillan won the 110 hurdles for the Rams with a time of 15.91.
The Rams’ Garret Miller added a second in the 3,200 (10.41) while Hunter Luikart added a second place finish in the high jump (5-8) behind Carey’s Tommy Arrendondo (6-feet).
Carey finished third at the invite with 74 1/2 points.
Arrendondo also finished second in long jump with a jump of 19-9 1/2.
Other top Blue Devil finishes were Jacob Goble in the shot put (48-7 1/2), Ben Kromer’s second in the 300 hurdles (44.26) and Evan Rymer’s second in the pole vaulted (11-feet).
Rymer was bested by Seneca East’s Kyler Green.
Green won the pole vault clearing 11-6. Elliot Hep took sixth in the event clearing 9-6. Thirteen of the Tiger’s 21 team points came in the event.
Mohawk finished fourth with 73.5 points while Buckeye Central finished sixth with 49.
Mohawk top individual finishes were thirds from Cody Eaton in the 300 hurdles (45.55), Mitch Parker third in 800 (2:10.0) and Tyler Pummell in the discus (1:39.4). The Mohawk 4×400 finished second in 3:43.6.
Buckeye Central’s Lane Sautter won the discus with a toss of 140-6.