Columbian gets by Redskins

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Columbian's Gunther Kissell heads to first base during the game against Port Clinton in Tiffin Friday.

Columbian held a 2-1 advantage through four innings Friday, but made sure to get the win with a five-run sixth inning in a 7-4 non-league win over Port Clinton.

The Redskins made things a bit interesting with a three-run top of the seventh.

Griffin Bunting led the charge at the plate with a double and a pair of RBIs, while Gunther Kissell added a single and two RBIs and Gabe Reyes doubled and drove in a run. Winning pitcher Jaden Myers tacked on a single and an RBI.

Myers went 4 2/3 innings on the bump, allowing a run on three hits with three strikeouts and a pair of walks. Bradyen Tucker closed the game out, giving up three runs on four hits in 2 1/3 innings.

Rams sweep Ridgedale,

stay perfect in N10

UPPER SANDUSKY — Keaton Cunningham was key Friday for Upper Sandusky in an 8-4 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win over Ridgedale.

Cunningham belted a home run, doubled, singled and drove in a run at the plate and pitched three scoreless innings of relief on the bump.

The Rams (10-2, 6-0) tallied 14 hits as Brandon Giesey doubled and singled and Brenyn Marquart and Parker Frombaugh each singled twice and drove in a run. Diago Cazares, Jordan Wright and Cole Sowers each singled and drove in a run.

Conner Lust recorded four hits for the Rockets (6-4, 3-4), including two doubles. He drove in three runs.

Jason Holly started on the mound for the Rams, giving up four runs on four hits. He walked nine and struck out five in 3 2/3 innings before Cunningham came in. He gave up a hit and fanned three.

Nate Blevins took the loss.

Bucks blow out Bulldogs

CRESTLINE — Buckeye Central compiled 16 hits in a 23-5 onslaught against Crestline Friday.

The Bucks (3-9) scored three runs in the first frame and then added five in the second and eight runs in the third to race out to a 16-0 lead through three innings.

Kaiden Vaughn doubled, singled three times and drove in four runs for BC, while Nick Ramey hit a pair of singles and drove in four runs, Brady Kerschner doubled and singled and drove in three runs, Brady Biglin added three singles and an RBI, Justin Dentinger singled and drove in three runs and winning pitcher Matthew Summers singled and drove in a run.

Summers went all five innings, allowing five runs (one earned) on eight hits. He fanned five and walked just one.

Stockaders erupt

late against Calvert

Calvert possessed leads of 7-0 through three innings and 12-4 after five Friday, but still lost the contest.

Old Fort woke up the bats, scoring nine runs in the sixth and tacking on four more in the seventh to grab a 17-12 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division victory.

Old Fort tallied 15 hits, including six doubles. Myles Miller had one of the doubles as he also singled and drove in five runs for the Stockaders. They also got a double, two singles and an RBI from Coleman Bigelow, two doubles and two RBIs by Shane Ott, a double, a single and two RBIs by winning pitcher Casey Clouse, two singles and two RBIs from Kaleb Wilkinson and a double and two RBIs from Eddie Webb.

Brayden Thomas slammed a home run, added a single and drove in three runs for the Senecas, while Max Paul and Hunter Yeakle both singled and drove in a pair of runs, Ethan Vera hit two singles and drove in a run and Nolan Wuescher and Josia Gase each singled twice. Quinn Ronski added a single and an RBI.

Clouse got the win in relief of Ott, who came in for starter Eddie Webb after two innings. Clouse went four innings, allowing two runs on four hits. He struck out four.

Ronski gave up three runs on two hits in 1/3 of an inning.

Hall fans 13 in Tigers win

BUCYRUS — Jake Hall was dealing again for Seneca East on the mound, striking out 13 Bucyrus hitters in a 7-2 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win.

Hall gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits in 6 2/3 innings. He walked four. Hunter Martin got the last out of the game.

Bucyrus (3-7, 0-5) struck first with a run in the bottom of the second, but Seneca East (8-3, 6-1) responded with a run of its own in the third. The Tigers tacked on three runs in the fourth and seventh.

Tyler Turek had a double, two singles and an RBI for Seneca East. It also got two singles and an RBI from Carter Lacy and a double and an RBI apiece from Andrew Daniel and Hall.

Ben Seibert was the losing pitcher. He allowed four runs on seven hits in 5 2/3 innings of work. He fanned 12 and walked two.

9-run 3rd frame boosts Redmen

SANDUSKY — Bellevue scored a run in the top of the first but led Sandusky just 1-0 through two innings in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division action.

However, the Redmen caught fire at the plate and scored nine runs in the third en route to a 14-2 victory.

The Redmen only had six hits as Dalton Hay singled twice and drove in a pair of runs, while Phillip Putnam, who also was the winning pitcher, doubled, singled and drove in a run and Keegan Ray singled and drove in a run.

Putnam gave up two runs on two hits in five innings of work. He struck out six and walked a pair.

Lakota gets win No. 10

SANDUSKY — Carter Reinhart delivered a double, two RBIs and a run scored for Lakota Friday in an 11-1 run-rule of Sandusky Bay Conference River Division foe Sandusky St. Mary.

Jake Hoffman added two singles and an RBI for the Raiders (10-3, 4-1), while Jayden Bonnell had an RBI single and Josh Matz finished with a single and two runs scored. All nine batters scored a run.

Austin Nuhfer got the win on the mound, giving up a run on three hits. He walked two and struck out four in five innings.

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