Harding knocks back Senecas
Marion Harding belted nine hits and took advantage of five errors Thursday to beat Calvert 10-2.
Calvert didn’t score its first run until the bottom of the sixth, when the Presidents already led 8-0.
Nicole Bickley (5-3) took the loss for the Senecas.
Nicole Fretz doubled and singed for Calvert and Meridith Lucius singled twice.
by Whippets, 13-2
SHELBY – Shelby hit three homers off Columbian pitching, scored 12 runs over the game’s first three innings, and run-ruled Columbian, 13-2.
The Tornadoes (1-12, 0-5 Northern Ohio League) scored each of their runs in the third. Roni Daughenbaugh and Hannah Hupp each had RBIs.
Macey Schalk took the loss for Columbian.
Raiders keep the
Blue Devils at bay
CAREY – When Lakota scored a run in the top of the third, Carey matched it in the bottom of the frame. It was same in the fourth, when both teams plated three runs.
There was no magical third answer for Carey.
Lakota pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth and held the Blue Devils to one after that Thursday to claim a 7-5 Midland Athletic League win.
Morgan Gangwer went the distance and fanned nine to get the win for the Raiders.
Nikkia Cooper backed her with two runs and two doubles, Aubrey Bickford singled twice and doubled, and Destiney Long-Meyer belted two singles.
Ali Rymer took the loss for the Blue Devils (6-6, 2-3 MAL).
Hannah Draper drove in two runs with two singles and Makenzie Wentling scored three times and singled.
Blue Jackets break
free from Arcadia late
ARCADIA – It took a while, but New Riegel broke it open.
Arcadia pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game, and had two scoring chances in the eighth gunned down at home before New Riegel erupted for eight runs in the ninth Thursday for a 13-5 victory.
New Riegel (16-4) looked to win the game in the seventh.
Taylor Kirian led off with a single and reached third on two passed balls before knotting the game on Kara Scherger’s single.
Lauren Zoeller followed with a walk and Leah Bouillon reached on an error on a comebacker to the pitcher before Scherger scored on a pop up to second.
But the Redskins (9-5) would not go quietly.
Maddie Mock reached on a two-out slow roller to third. Megan Hill followed with a dribbler in front of the plate, but was hit by catcher Taylor Arbogast’s throw to first. The ball caromed into right field and Mock scored.
After the Blue Jackets threw out two Arcadia runners at home in the eighth, they got a leadoff homer in the ninth from Scherger and combined six hits, two walks and two errors to pull away.
Kirian (15-4) went the distance for the win, and ended 3 for 4 with three runs.
Scherger turned in a 4-for-5 day with a double, three runs and six RBIs.
Zoeller doubled twice, and Emily Hohman lined two singles.
Ashley Baird suffered the loss, but went 3 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs.
Courtney Cramer added two doubles, a single and two runs for the Redskins.
Mowrey powers Mohawks
FOSTORIA – Ed Mowrey went 4 for 4 with a pair of extra-base hits, drove in two runs and scored twice Thursday to fuel St. Wendelin’s 9-0 romp over McComb.
Mowrey tripled and doubled for the Mohawks, and Mikayla Gilliland added two runs and two triples.
Cortney Babb chipped in a triple and two runs as part of a 3-for-4 night, and Krystal Krout and Hunter Weidner each drove in two runs with a double and single.
Sammie Digby, Meghan Reiter and winning pitcher Allie Rutter all lined two singles for St. Wendelin. Rutter also struck out 10 Panthers.
Rams bounce Bucks
NEW WASHINGTON – If you’re hitting well, fielding well and pitching well, not much can stop you from winning a game.
Upper Sandusky had every facet of the game working for it while Buckeye Central struggled in all three areas. The result: a 15-0 Ram win.
Sara Gier held Buckeye Central to just two hits, striking out four to pick up the win in the circle. The Ram offense, meanwhile, was tough to stop.
The Rams piled up 15 hits while being helped out by four Buck errors. The Rams, meanwhile, were flawless in the field.
Maranda Stansberry, Kelsi Knapp, Jaya Smalley and Justeen Searfoss all had three-hit days. Searfoss and Knapp scored three times. Madison Vince added a double.
“That was one of our better offensive and defensive nights this year,” Upper Sandusky coach David Young said. “We were strong on both sides of the ball tonight.”
Morgan Wurm and Maddie Boes had Buckeye Central’s hits.