Malagon shuts down Rockets
BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon is off to a 2-0 start in the Blanchard Valley Conference, as the Chieftains run-ruled Pandora-Gilboa 10-0 in five innings Wednesday.
Macey Malagon got the win in the circle and allowed just two hits in her first win of the season.
Kyleigh Krupp led the Chieftains (2-3) at the plate with a triple and two singles, while Emma Kirby singled and drove in a pair of runs, Alex Falter singled and drove in a run and Chelsey Depinet finished with a single and two RBIs.
H-L scored five runs in the second inning and added two in the fourth and three in the fifth.
Ferguson lifts Carey
CAREY — Upper Sandusky scored five runs in the first inning Wednesday and added another in the top of the sixth, which looked to the winning run until Carey tacked on a run in the bottom of the sixth to pull within 6-5 heading into the seventh.
Carey shut down the Rams in the top of the inning, and the Rams needed to do the same in the bottom half of the frame.
It didn’t happen.
Carey’s Dani Berardinelli-Clark hit a solo home run with two outs to tie the game and then with two runners on, Sydney Ferguson hit a ball in the gap to score the winning run for the Blue Devils in a 7-6 Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory.
Carey out-hit Upper Sandusky 11-7 and also overcame six errors in the win.
Ferguson doubled and singled twice for the Blue Devils, while Berardinell-Clark added a double and an RBI, Bryanna Curlis doubled and singled and drove in a pair of runs and Bridget Mullholand added a double and a single and drove in a run.
Alexis Fogle, Alivia Oney and Sydney Swavel all doubled for the Rams.
Berardinelli-Clark was the winning pitcher as she went seven innings, giving up five earned runs on seven hits, while striking out five and walking three. Sara Gier took the loss, surrendering five earned runs on 11 hits with three walks in 6 2/3 innings of work.
Seneca East gets
win in extras
ATTICA — Seneca East led Buckeye Central 3-2 after five innings Wednesday before the Bucks tied the contest with a run in the top of the sixth.
Neither team got a run across in the seventh, so Seneca East shut down the Bucks in the eighth and then won the game win a run in the bottom of the frame to take a 4-3 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win.
Hannah Martin got the win in the circle, going eight innings with eight strikeouts and just a pair of walks. The Bucks scored three runs on 10 hits. Kendra Swartz took the defeat in the circle, going eight innings striking out three and walking five.
Brooke Enders had a pair of singles and RBIs for SE, while Bre Heal doubled and drove in a run. Hailey Green and Katelynn Philbrick each hit a double for BC. Philbrick, Green and Emma Studer all had two hits.
Slow start sinks Stockaders
OLD FORT — Elmwood started the game with four runs in the top of the first to set the tone against Old Fort Wednesday, as the Royals handled the Stockaders 7-4 in a non-league contest.
Jaela Kynard produced a pair of singles and RBIs for Elmwood, while Ali Drees and Kendra Stewart both doubled.
Mackenzie Ward, Ashlyn Magers, Allison Adelsperger, Sarah Hossler, Whitney Bilger and Savannah McCoy all had a hit for Old Fort as Adelsperger doubled and drove in a run and Magers and McCoy both singled and drove in a run.
Makenna Benschoter pitched a complete game, giving up four earned runs on six hits with a pair of strikeouts and five walks in the win. McCoy took the loss, allowing six earned run on nine hits with a strikeout and four walks in seven innings of work.
Fliers rout Pirates
SANDUSKY — Kaylee Klinski, Murissa Drown and Chase Arndt all had two hits for Clyde as the Fliers destroyed Perkins 16-0 in Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division play.
Heidi Marshall, Delanie Gill and McKenzie DePottey each had hits for Clyde.
Adriana Sanchez was the winning pitcher, allowing three hits in seven innings, while fanning 11 batters. Kari Canterbury was the losing pitcher.
Katie Koch doubled and Ashley Kaufman and Dessa Dubert each had a hit for the Pirates.