Chieftains rout Toledo Christian in tourney opener
TOLEDO – Any frustrations Hopewell-Loudon may have built up during the regular season seemed to be taken out Monday on Toledo Christian. The Chieftains went on the road, pounded out 18 hits and brought home a 12-2 sectional tournament victory over the Eagles.
Kassie Welly was a perfect 5 for 5 for Hopewell-Loudon. She drove in a run and scored four times. Makayla Wilson and Kelsey Coppus had four-hit days. Coppus’ day included a double, an RBI and two runs while Wilson drove in a run and scored four times.
Also for the Chieftains, Shelbi Sauber went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and two runs. Emma Kirby had two hits with a double, and an RBI.
Coppus was the winning pitcher, going a full six innings, allowing six hits and striking out 11.
Hopewell-Loudon plays Thursday at Lakota in a sectional final.
Rams’ seniors go out with a three-run bang
UPPER SANDUSKY – Justeen Searfoss smacked a three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh Monday as Upper Sandusky beat Galion 8-7 on senior night.
The homer was the second of the game for the senior and her fourth of the year. She also singled and added a run for the Rams.
Jaya Smalley doubled and singled, Kyra Cusac and Kalene Johnson both singled twice, Maranda Stansbery tripled and singled and Sara Gier scored twice and singled.
Cusac got the win in relief of Gier, fanning four in four innings.
Warriors whip Stockaders in no-no
SYCAMORE – Julie Adelsperger had herself quite a day. The Mohawk senior not only homered, but tossed a five-inning no-hitter Monday as Mohawk blanked Old Fort 5-0 in Midland Athletic League play.
Adelsperger also singled and ended with two RBIs while striking out six and walking three for the Warriors (17-4, 8-0 MAL). She improved to 7-2 in the circle.
Kasey Adelsperger went 2 for 3 with a homer, two runs and three RBIs, Taylor McClain scored twice, doubled and singled and Charlotte Moes scored twice and doubled twice.
Clara Adelsperger chased in three runs with two singles, MacKenzie Sowers singled twice and Cambria Kohlenberg added two runs and a single.
Alyssa Pence (6-5) suffered the loss for the Stockaders (11-9, 3-4 MAL).
Blue Jackets storm past Calvert
NEW RIEGEL – Mother Nature brought the thunder, but so did New Riegel’s hitters. New Riegel and Calvert played through two thunder delays, but the Blue Jackets worked through it, pounding out 14 hits in a 9-5 victory over the Senecas.
Leah Bouillon had three hits for New Riegel (19-4, 6-1 Midland Athletic League), driving in two runs and scoring twice. Kara Scherger also had three hits and scored twice.
Hailey Theis drove in two while Elyssa Theis had two hits, two runs and an RBI. Also, Taylor Kirian tripled and drove in a run. Brittany Gillig also picked up an RBI.
For Calvert (7-9, 1-6), Allison Huss and Kate Brickner had RBIs. Taylor Ritzler had a pair of hits, and Gabby Bennett tripled.
Tigers edge Mohawks, 6-4
ATTICA- St. Wendelin plated two in the bottom of the seventh, but it wasn’t enough as the Mohawks came up short in their attempt at a comeback, losing to Seneca East, 6-4.
The Mohawks got on the board first with a run at the top of the first frame.
Seneca East blasted three runs in the third and kept a 3-2 advantage going into the bottom of the sixth, and stretched things out as Holly Bordner lead off with a home run.
From there, Makyla Ruffing blasted a two-out RBI to bring in Alyssa England and Kayleen England to secure the victory.
Rachel Bauman earned the win for the Tigers, scattering10 hits and fanning six.
Allie Rutter led the Mohawks by going 2 for 4 with two runs. Meghan Reiter and Cailin Reineck each added one run.
Bellevue blanks TC, 10-0
BELLEVUE- Columbian struggled in all facets of the game Monday, dropping a 10-0 decision to Bellevue.
The Redmen drew first blood with a run in the bottom of the first.
In the second, Bellevue scored three more runs, and put up two in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to close out scoring.
TC’s Morgan Schalk took the loss, allowing 10 hits while striking out one.
13 proves unlucky for BC
BUCYRUS- Bucyrus plated 13 runs in the first three innings. That proved unlucky for Buckeye Central in a 13-0 loss to the Redmen.
Bucyrus came out of the gate with five runs in the bottom of the first, three in the second and five more in the third.
The Bucks managed to keep Bucyrus scoreless for the remainder of the game, but were unable to close the gap.
Morgan Wurm took the loss for the Bucks with three strikeouts and a walk.
Sidney Long led Buckeye Central bats, going 3 for 3.