Hay, Bellevue push past Columbian
Dalton Hay’s pitching kept Columbian in check, and a three-run burst in the sixth proved pivotal in Bellevue’s 6-3 win in Tiffin Monday.
Hay pitched six innings, allowing three runs on five hits. Only one of the runs was earned. He allowed three hits and struck out seven while not walking a batter. Hay also drove in a run at the plate.
Garrett Vickery threw a scoreless inning of relief to close the game, striking out a batter.
Philip Putnam paced the Redmen offense with two hits, a run scored and an RBI, and Keegan Ray had two hits — including a double — and drove in a run.
Carson Mellott, Gabe Reyes, and Trevor Blodgett each singled and scored for the Tornadoes. Jaden Myers drove in a pair of runs for TC.
Gabe Reyes started and went 5 2/3 innings, allowing five unearned runs. He walked two and didn’t strike out a batter.
Calvert scored two runs in each of the first three innings against Lakota Monday in a 6-4 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division victory.
Lakota plated three runs in the first to start the game and then was shut down until the sixth, when it added a single run.
Luke Ritzler tallied a pair of singles and a pair of RBIs for the Senecas, while Nick Seifert tacked on two singles and an RBI. They also got a double and an RBI from Josia Gase and a double from Ethan Vera.
Jake Huffman led Lakota with a pair of singles and two RBIs. Losing pitcher Carter Reinhart added a single and drove in a run.
Nolan Wuescher picked up the win on the hill. He gave up four runs on six hits, while fanning five and not issuing a walk in a complete game. Reinhart gave up six runs on five hits in 2 1/3 innings.
OF scores 7 runs in last two frames to beat NR
NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel tallied single runs in the fourth and fifth innings to take a 5-3 advantage over Old Fort Monday.
The Stockaders’ offense was silent for a few innings, but it showed up big time late scoring seven runs in the last two frames to beat the Blue Jackets 10-5 in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division.
Winning pitcher Kaleb Wilkinson did his part at the dish with a pair of singles and four RBIs. Shane Ott added a pair of doubles, a single and drove in a run, while Casey Clouse had two singles and two RBIs and Jarett Woodall ended with a pair of singles and an RBI.
Logan Schalk lined two singles and drove in a pair of runs for the Blue Jackets, while Eric Theis hit two singles and losing pitcher Jacob Theis doubled and drove in a run.
Myles Miller started on the bump for the Stockaders, but only lasted 3 1/3 innings, giving up four runs on four hits. Eddie Webb pitched 1 2/3 innings, allowing a run on a hit, while fanning four before Wilkinson finished the game just scattering a pair of hits in two frames of work. He fanned four. Cole Nofz went five innings for the Blue Jackets, giving up five runs on six hits, while striking out five and walking six. Jacob Theis went two innings, allowing five runs on six hits.
Tigers knock off Rams
ATTICA — Rickie Lacy and Upper Sandusky’s Brenyn Marquart are two of the top hurlers in the area.
They were both on display Monday in a key Northern 10 Athletic Conference matchup at Seneca East.
In the end, Lacy got the better of Marquart as the Tigers held off the Rams, 2-1.
Lacy, who also had two hits (double) at the plate, fanned 10 and gave up just an unearned run on three hits in a complete game. He didn’t issue a walk. Marquart allowed two runs on six hits. He struck out six and walked just one.
Upper Sandusky (13-3, 9-1) scored its lone run in the top of the first, but couldn’t muster another run after that. Seneca East got both of its runs in the fourth.
Andrew Kalb hit two singles and drove in a run for the Tigers (9-6, 7-4), Carter Lacy singled and drove in a run and Mason Foos doubled.
“We needed this game,” SE coach Rick Bowerman said. “After losing two league games by the score 1-0 last week, this win was big for us, giving us momentum heading into the last two weeks of league play.
“Rickie Lacy pitched an outstanding game and sophomores Andrew Kalb and Carter Lacy came through with clutch RBI hits, while sophomore Turner Bridgford made some big defensive plays at third base.”
Ben Sheaffer doubled and drove in a run for the Rams, who are still in first place in the N10, but by just one game over Mohawk. The two have yet to play each other this season.
“This was a well-played game by both teams and both pitchers, much like the game last Thursday,” Rams coach Scott Emerick said. “We played and pitched well, they just put more offense together than we did.”
Rockets dispatch error-riddled Bucks
NEW WASHINGTON — Ridgedale managed seven hits Monday against Buckeye Central, but scored 10 runs in a 10-1 Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory.
Overall, the Bucks committed six errors in the loss.
Nate Blevins led the Rockets (9-5, 4-5) on the mound at the plate. He had four singles and drove in a run and pitched a complete game. He gave up one unearned run on eight hits, while fanning four.
Alex Kanney doubled and singled for the Bucks (6-12, 2-8). Kaiden Vaughn added a single and an RBI.
7-run 4th frame lifts Elmwood
BLOOMDALE — Elmwood erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning en route to a 10-5 Northern Buckeye Conference win over Fostoria.
The Royals scored all 10 of their runs in the final three innings, while Fostoria plated four runs in the sixth, but was shut out in the seventh.
Trey Groves slammed a home run and drove in three runs for the Redmen, while Alex Sierra tripled and losing pitcher Dylan Sheets lined a pair of doubles. Karsen Bemis added a double and an RBI and Jesus Garcia drove in a run.
Sheets went 3 1/3 innings on the hill, giving up seven runs (three earned) on three hits.
The Redmen tallied four errors.
Schroeder, Panthers take care of Chieftains
BASCOM — Tanner Schroeder dominated at the plate and on the mound Monday in an 8-4 McComb win over Hopewell-Loudon in Blanchard Valley Conference play.
Hopewell-Loudon led 4-0 after four innings, but McComb responded with two runs in the fifth and then tacked on six in the top of the seventh to put the game away.
Schroeder doubled and drove in four runs for the Panthers. He also fanned 10 and gave up four unearned runs on three hits in a complete game.
For H-L, Cody Balliet and Noah Miller each singled and drove in a run.
Miller started on the mound and went six frames. He allowed six runs (three earned) on seven hits, while striking out six and walking two. Gage Burns allowed two runs on four hits in the seventh inning.
Snyder delivers for Warriors
SYCAMORE — Landen Snyder allowed seven hits, but only gave up one run in a complete-game win for Mohawk in a 6-1 Northern 10 Athletic Conference victory.
Snyder struck out seven and didn’t allow a walk.
Cole Widmer led Mohawk (10-2, 7-2) with two singles and two RBIs. It also got a single and two RBIs from Tanner Osborn and singles from Trey Combs and Jesse Leeth.
Josh Crall had a single and an RBI for the Royals (5-11, 4-7).
Noah Smith took the loss.