Seneca East compiles 18 hits in win over Bucks
ATTICA — Seneca East led Buckeye Central 5-4 after the top of the fifth inning Wednesday.
However, in the bottom half of the fifth inning, Seneca East put the game away with a 7-run frame to win 13-5 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play.
Zach Aichholz singled twice and drove in four runs for the Tigers (4-1, 3-0 N10) at the plate, while also getting the win on the mound. He went five innings, giving up three earned runs on seven hits and striking out seven. Bo Smith pitched the final two innings, giving up a run on one hit and striking out three and walking three.
Kainon Ruffing and Kesey Johnson both had three hits for SE, while Matt Daniel doubled twice and Smith doubled and singled and drove in a run. Johnson and Danny Bowerman drove in two runs.
Josh Dentinger had a rough day on the bump for Buckeye Central (3-4, 1-3), giving up 12 runs (three earned) on 14 hits in 4 2/3 innings.
Adam Krebs doubled and singled twice and drove in three runs for the Bucks. Dentinger doubled and singled.
Chieftains’ Reinbolt shuts
down P-G’s offense
BASCOM — Andrew Scaife had two hits and drove in two runs, and Kyle Reinbolt shut down the Pandora-Gilboa offense in a 4-1 Hopewell-Loudon win.
Reinbolt allowed a run on seven hits, striking out two and walking two in a complete seven innings. He held the Rockets scoreless until the seventh.
The Chieftains scored twice in the third and twice in the fourth, smacking 10 hits in the win. Scaife’s double accounted for H-L’s only extra-base hit, a double.
Reinbolt helped his cause with two hits and a run scored, while Jaret Nelson had two hits and two RBIs. Alex Bour had a hit and scored a run, while Gage Burns singled and scored a run.
Rams fight past Blue Devils
CAREY — Upper Sandusky put up crooked numbers in the run column of the scoreboard in the final four innings, and outlasted Carey, 11-9, Wednesday.
The Rams (2-6) broke a 9-9 tie with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh. Ben Shaeffer paced the Rams’ effort by going 4 for 4 and driving in three runs. He had two of Upper Sandusky’s five doubles and scored twice.
Brett Bianchi scored twice, singled and drove in a run for the Rams, while Arik Schneider singled, scored and drove in two runs.
Carey jumped out two a 4-1 lead after two innings, but the Rams countered with three in the fourth to tie it. Carey went ahead 8-6 after a four-run fifth, but the Rams’ offense kept coming.
Jason Holly picked up the win in relief, throwing a scoreless inning.
Dylan Grothaus had three hits and drove in two runs for the Blue Devils. Easton Roark had two hits, two runs scored and a run batted in for Carey. Trey Bame doubled and scored.
Jonathon Racheter took the loss in relief.
Kizziah silences Ontario hitters
ONTARIO — Anthony Kizziah didn’t give Ontario much of a chance on Wednesday, two-hitting the Warriors in a 1-0 Northern Ohio League win.
The Bellevue pitcher provided the team’s second dominant start in as many days, striking out three and walking four. He threw 85 pitches in the complete seven inning performance.
Corbin Mull led the Redmen offense, getting two of the team’s six hits and driving in the game’s only run. Mitchell Wells scored the Redmen’s run.
Harper’s big bat leads Mohawk
NORTH ROBINSON — Most area baseball fans know how good of a pitcher Mohawk’s Austin Harper is.
But Wednesday, the Warriors’ ace played shortstop, and showed he can swing the bat, too.
Harper homered and doubled, had four hits and scored three runs as Mohawk outpaced Colonel Crawford, 9-7.
Harper also scored twice and stole a base. His two-bagger in the fifth was part of a five-run fifth inning for the Warriors, who improved to 4-1, 3-1 in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference.
Cole Widmer picked up the win in relief, throwing three innings and allowing three runs, one earned.
David Dietrich also had a nice day for the Warriors, with a double, a run scored and two RBIs. Wyatt Cook had two hits and scored a run for the Warriors.
Clyde’s bats, Hinkle overpower Pirates
SANDUSKY — Clyde’s Matt Baker, Cam Farrar, and Jared Colvin each drove in a pair of runs as the Fliers cruised past Perkins, 7-2.
Farrar had three hits, while Baker and Colvin each had a double. Tanner Davenport also drove in a run for the Fliers.
Logan Hinkle picked up the win on the mound, throwing a one hitter through six innings. He struck out 10 and walked five.
Nate Gittinger had three hits and two runs scored for the Fliers.
Elmwood starts fast, run rules OF
OLD FORT — Elmwood scored six runs in the first inning and added five in the sixth, running over Old Fort, 13-3.
The Royals had eight hits in the win, while the Stockaders — who scored two runs in the third and another in the sixth — were held to four hits.
Jacob Webb took the loss on the mound for the Stockaders.