Hopewell-Loudon roughs up St. Wendelin
BASCOM – Jackson Sebetto scored four runs and drove in another three Thursday as Hopewell-Loudon thumped Midland Athletic League foe St. Wendelin 20-5.
Sebetto tripled for the Chieftains (5-1, 2-0 MAL), who used an eight-run second inning to take control of what started as a close game.
Hopewell-Loudon scored six runs in the first inning, but the Mohawks closed the gap with four runs in the top of the second.
Garret Sendelbach went 2 for 3 with three runs and a double for H-L, Kyle Reinbolt singled and chased in four runs, Jordan Stewart had a single and two runs, Tyler Imes added three runs, two RBIs and a single, Ryan Steinmetz chipped in two runs and two RBIs off two singles, Ryan Depinet scored twice, drove in two runs and singled and winning pitcher Jarid Gelinas (1-0) scored twice and singled.
Cyle Smith took the loss for St. Wendelin.
Donovan Scudder went 3 for 4 with a run and RBI, Brad Buhrow scored twice and singled and Justin Meyers knocked in two runs.
Kirian fuels NR onslaught
MOUNT BLANCHARD – Riverdale had to be feeling good after plating three in the first, taking the early lead over New Riegel.
Those good feelings didn’t last long.
The Blue Jackets got one back in the second then put up a seven-spot in the third. Before too long, the game was halted after five innings for a 13-3 New Riegel win.
Michael Kirian did the bulk of the damage for New Riegel. The freshman went 4 for 4 at the plate and accounted for eight of his team’s 13 runs, scoring a pair and driving in six.
Austin Mathias had two hits and two RBIs as did Alex Theis. Aaron Reinhart doubled, singled and drove in a run while Fred Clark and Brandon Arbogast also picked up RBIs.
Mathias picked up the win on the mound. Riverdale was held to four hits, only one coming after the first inning.
Senecas storm past Eagles
MONROEVILLE – Calvert pulled away with a five-run fifth inning, Marcus King turned in a solid day at the plate and the Senecas overcame six errors Tuesday in a 12-4 win over Monroeville.
The Senecas led 6-3 after the third inning before taking control in the fifth.
King went 3 for 4 with two runs, two RBIs and a double.
Peyton Deats scored twice and doubled and Kaden Wuescher doubled to help Drew Ritzler (2-0) get the win.
Austin Prenzlin added two runs, two RBIs and two singles, Jacob Vera chased in two runs and with two singles, and Jesse Gase singled twice.
Rams rally, hold on
CRESTLINE – Upper Sandusky scored four times in the top of the sixth and held Crestline scoreless from there for an 8-7 North Central Conference win Thursday.
Crestline scored five runs in the third for a 6-2 lead and added another run in the fifth to push its advantage to 7-4 before the Rams rallied.
Carson Mittermaier belted a homer and double as part of a 3-for-4 day, adding two runs and three RBIs for Upper Sandusky.
Alex Kenner went 3 for 3 with a double, two RBIs and a run, Kolin Johnson lined three singles and Andrew Myers drove in two runs with two singles.
Cameron Binau got the win in relief, fanning five in three innings. Starter Cody Gabriel struck out nine, with only one of the six runs he allowed being earned.
St. Mary rides quick start
SANDUSKY – Sandusky St. Mary led 12-1 after the first two innings Thursday en route to beating Old Fort, 18-5.
The Stockaders (1-6) got a double, single and run from Brandon Tittle and two singles, a run and an RBI from Jake Wilson. Brad Heilman scored twice and singled.
Maison Steyer (0-1) took the loss.
Royals hammer Bucks
BUCYRUS – Wynford built a 5-1 lead by the end of the second inning before erupting for 10 runs in the third Thursday en route to thumping North Central Conference foe Buckeye Central 17-2.
Alex Crall went 2 for 3 with three RBIs for the Royals, and Austin Shutler added a 3-for-4 day with two runs and an RBI.
Mason Davis and Brock Wilson both singled twice and scored twice, and Jalon Brown, Gage Roe and Hunter Miller each added two runs. Logan Leitzy fanned seven to get the win.
Mike Blackford suffered the loss for the Bucks.
Eric Hanes doubled and scored and Tanner Zaebst had a single and RBI.