Rams pull away in sixth from Buckeye Central
UPPER SANDUSKY – No. 9 hitter Tylor Pritchard launched a solo homer, and Upper Sandusky pulled away with a four-run sixth inning Wednesday to beat North Central Conference foe Buckeye Central, 7-2.
Both teams scored single runs in the third and fourth innings and the Rams (8-8, 5-4 NCC) inched ahead with a run in the fifth before taking control in the sixth.
Alex Kenner added a double, run and RBI for the Rams, Carson Mittermaier doubled, winning pitcher Sam Plott went 3 for 3 with two RBIs, Andre Myers scored twice and singled and Ross Dible scored twice and singled twice.
Austin Lutz (1-3) took the loss.
Eric Hanes singled and scored for the Bucks (7-10, 3-5) and Jordan Herrnstein had a single and RBI.
Timely hitting lifts Jackets
FREMONT – Aaron Acree, Floyd Bouillon and Alex Theis each knocked in a run in a key sixth inning Wednesday as New Riegel beat Midland Athletic League foe Fremont St. Joe, 6-2.
The Blue Jackets led 3-2 after the third inning, but Acree doubled in Michael Kirian, who led off the sixth with a double, and Bouillon and Theis each added RBI sacrifices later in the frame to push the lead to 6-2.
Kirian had an RBI sac fly in the third inning and also picked up the win.
Austin Mathias and John Zoeller each singled and scored, Theis added a run and Jake Dryfuse doubled.
Stockaders rough up SW
FOSTORIA – Marc Harris drove in three runs and Brad Heilman and Maison Steyer combined to score seven times Wednesday in Old Fort’s 12-3 Midland Athletic League win over St. Wendelin.
Harris scored twice and drove in his runs with a double and and single for the Stockaders (3-13, 1-5 MAL).
Heilman doubled twice and scored four times, and Steyer added three runs.
Jacob Hammond and Jordan Bryon each singled twice, and Brandon Tittle had two RBIs and a single.
Tittle (1-4) also fanned 10 to get the win.
Dalton Murray took the loss for the Mohawks.
Donovan Scudder’s run, RBI, double and single led St. Wendelin. Devin Frankart singled twice, Brad Buhrow had a run, RBI and single and Nick Root singled and scored.
Redmen can’t catch Comets
GENOA – Fostoria rallied in the top of the fifth, but Genoa pulled away from there Wednesday for a 13-6 Northern Buckeye Conference win.
The five-run burst got FHS within 7-6, but the Comets scored twice in the bottom of the fifth before plating six in the sixth.
Chris Hampton (1-1) suffered the loss for the Redmen (10-5, 2-2 NBC).
Lance Smith, Noah Hammer and Kobey Bemis each singled twice for Fostoria.