Tornadoes rip through Warriors path, 7-5
ONTARIO – Trailing 3-1 at the top of the fifth inning, the Columbian baseball team ripped off six runs to edge Ontario, 7-5.
After the Warriors drew first blood with a run in the first, The Tornadoes rallied back in the top of the fourth .
Columbian scored a run, then erupted in the fifth with a six-run rally that gave the Tornadoes a 7-3 advantage.
Ontario salvaged two runs in the fifth and sixth inning to close out the scoring, but were unable to finish the comeback.
Jeffrey Crawford had two runs and one RBI for the Tornadoes with Christian Magill and Austin Burgess each scoring a run in the win.
Nate Hoyda got the win for the Tornadoes, allowing four hits, seven runs, and had two RBIs at the plate.
Seven-run fifth powers BC past Bucyrus
NEW WASHINGTON – Buckeye Central used a seven-run fifth inning to power the Bucks past Bucyrus, 11-4.
Grant Loy led the Bucks’ bats by going 2-for-4 at the plate with three runs and an RBI.
Seth Ollis added one run and two RBIs to the win while Austin Lutz picked up the victory on the mound for the Bucks.
Bucyrus was quick to score with a run at the top of the first inning.
Buckeye Central answered with three runs in the bottom of the frame and another in the third.
Bucyrus added run in the fourth, then Bucyrus closed out scoring with two runs in the sixth.
Flyers soar past Fostoria
MILLBURY – A true test stood before Fostoria, which faced off against Lake and the top pitching prospect in Ohio, Jayce Vancena.
The Redmen scored two runs against Vancena, the most he has allowed all year, but that was not enough as the Flyers took down Fostoria, 7-2.
Brad Ackerman and Vancena each had two singles and teammate Connor Bowen had one single.
Fostoria’s Donavon Vogel recorded two singles, while Noah Hammer and Kaleb Bemis had one single each. Dugan Smith handled pitching duties for the Redmen.
Rams win slug fest with Galion
GALION- Galion’s seven-run rally came up short in a losing effort to Upper Sandusky, 13-12.
Both teams strong offensively as Upper Sandusky scored five runs at the top of the first to take the lead. However, the Tigers closed in fast with four runs in the bottom of the frame to make the score 5-4.
Both teams added a run in the third while the Rams put up seven runs over the next three innings to hold a 13-5 advantage.
In the bottom of the sixth, Galion made its seven-run comeback, but it was cut short as the Rams managed to hold Galion scoreless to escape with the win.
Alex Kenner led Upper Sandusky three hits, two runs scored and three RBIs. Cody Gabriel added two runs and two RBIs while Andre Myers and Carson Mittermaier each had two runs and two RBIs.
Kenner got the win, pitching five innings, allowing seven hits and fanning two.
New Riegel cages Cardinals
NEW RIEGEL – New Riegel came out swinging, scoring three runs in the first inning and never looking back in a 6-0 shutout of Cardinal Stritch.
Aaron Reinhart and Michael Kirian each had three RBIs and scored one run each. Austin Mathias was plated twice while John Zoeller and Jake Dyfuse scored the final two runs for the Blue Jackets. Kirian handled pitching duties allowing no runs.
Cardinal Stritch’s Jake empie and Brooks Gasser each recorded one hit. Gasser took the mound for the Cardinals, giving up six runs.