Early burst of runs fuels New Riegel in rout of Calvert
New Riegel jumped on top quickly and kept on scoring Thursday in a 17-4 Sandusky Bay Conference romp past Calvert.
The Blue Jackets (9-3, 3-0 SBC) plated eight runs in the top of the first inning, then answered Calvert’s four runs in the bottom of the first with six more of their own over the next two frames.
Kristin Coleman and Brianna Gillig both singled twice and doubled, with Coleman adding three runs and two RBIs for New Riegel and Gillig getting two runs and an RBI.
Haley Hoepf added a run and four RBIs off a double and single, Jacquelyn Lininger scored, drove in two runs, doubled and singled, and Elyssa Theis doubled, scored and knocked in a run.
Emily Peters (RBI) went 4 for 4 with three runs, winning pitcher Kaitlyn Kirian singled twice and knocked in three runs, Brooklyn Depinet (RBI) scored twice and singled, Madalyn Reinhart scored twice and Lindsay Bouillon (run) and Gidge Elchert (run, RBI) both singled.
Mallary Nielsen scored and drove in two runs with a double and single for the Senecas. Bria Coleman singled twice and scored, Kristan Bowers singled and scored, Maria Goshe scored and Sidney Felter singled. Ashley Reinhart took the loss.
UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky dominated from the start Thursday to beat Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Bucyrus 16-4.
The Rams led 5-0 after the second inning, then plated six in the third and five in the fourth.
Sara Gier fanned seven and scattered five hits to earn the win. She also singled three times.
Maddison Stansbery and Abigail Fogle both scored three times, with Fogle doubling and singling.
Alexis Fogle added two runs, two singles and a double, and Madison Vince, Sydney Swavel and Blayc Hacker all singled twice and scored. Jenna Rodriguez doubled, singled and scored, Alivia Oney added two runs, tripled and singled and Erika Rosario scored twice.
Lauren Kohler and Briana Edison both singled and scored for the Redmen. Loarel Mollenkopf, Isidora Burling and Brooklyn Spears all singled, and Donna Richardson and Alexis Schiefer each scored.
TC on error
SHELBY — Shelby scored the winning run on an error in the bottom of the seventh Thursday to clip Columbian 11-10 in Northern Ohio League play.
Pinch hitter Camryn Zehner led off the bottom of the seventh with a walk for the Whippets and was replaced by Taightam Hicks. Kennadie Goth hit a one-out single and Rachel Ensman followed with a shot to right that was misplayed, allowing Hicks to score.
The Tornadoes seemed to have control early, scoring five runs in the top of the first and five more in the third for a 10-5 lead.
However, Shelby plated five in the fourth to tie the game.
Goth’s three runs, two singles and double led Shelby. Ensman (run) and Brileigh Gates both singled twice and knocked in a run, Madison Eidler hit a solo homer and Emma Taylor scored twice and singled.
Ava Sarka scored twice, doubled and hit a solo homer for TC. Carly Schafer went 3 for 4 with two runs, Bailey Gibson (run, RBI) singled twice and doubled, and Macy Allen scored twice and doubled.
Maddie Herdlick took the loss.
Tigers ride big burst
ATTICA — Seneca East erupted for six runs in the bottom of the fifth and held on from there Thursday to beat Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Ridgedale 9-7.
The Tigers (8-5, 6-2 N10) trailed 5-3 before their big inning.
The Rockets (7-5, 2-5) countered with two runs in the sixth, but got no closer.
Lauren Sauers scored twice and drove in two runs with a double and single for Seneca East, Bre Heal went 3 for 4 with a run, Gwen Johnston added a 3-for-3 day with a run and two RBIs, Alexis Wise singled twice and scored, winning pitcher Hannah Martin and Mykayla Osborne both singled, scored and knocked in a run, and Brooke Enders and Harleigh Miller both scored.
Losing pitcher Hannah Ferguson went 3 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs for Ridgedale. Madison O’Brien scored twice and tripled, and Megan Mulvaine scored, tripled and singled.
Seneca East destroys Ridgedale
ATTICA — Two Seneca East hitters tallied four hits and two others had three as the Tigers dismantled Ridgedale 21-1 in a five-inning Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory.
Kainon Ruffing recorded a home run and three singles and drove in four runs for the Tiger, Lauren Willman added a double and three singles and drove in a pair of runs, Kesey Johnson homered and singled twice and drove in a team-high five runs, Ryan Marvin tripled, doubled and singled and drove in two runs and Danny Bowerman doubled and singled and drove in three runs. Matt Daniel tripled and singled and drove in a pair of runs, Chase Chapman singled and drove in two runs and Bo Smith finished with a single and an RBI.
The Tigers started the game with a nine-run first frame.
Chapman got the win on the mound, allowing no runs on two hits in three innings of work.
Big 2nd inning fuels Rams
UPPER SANDUSKY — After scoring just a single run in the bottom of the first, Upper Sandusky wanted a few more runs in the second, plating seven as the Rams run-ruled Bucyrus 13-3 in six innings.
The Rams hit seven doubles in the contest and Jason Holly added a triple. Jevon Dible (two), Brenyn Marquart (two), Arik Schneider, Parker Frombaugh and Keaton Cunningham hit the doubles for the Rams (8-8, 6-2 N10). Frombaugh and Dible both drove in a pair of runs.
Dible was the winning pitcher, giving up two earned runs on two hits, while fanning seven and walking two in six innings.
Truckers run over Tornadoes
NORWALK — Other than the first singles match that was tightly contested and suspended due to weather, Norwalk eased past Columbian Thursday 4-0 in a Northern Ohio League contest.
At first singles, Norwalk’s Andrew Herner led 6-0 after the opening set, but the second set was tied at 6-6 with TC’s Ben Klepper when the rain came.
Jacob Coe beat Hayden Stone 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 for Norwalk, while Damon Mohan topped Dustin Digby 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3.
In doubles action, Norwalk’s first duo of Max Berry and Austin Brown upended Eli Theis and Daniel Bupp 6-0, 6-4, and the second team of Evan Hohman and Andrew Riley defeated Travin Durham and Anthony Petrosino 6-0, 6-2.
The Tornadoes are 8-5 overall this season.