Margaretta powers past Hopewell-Loudon
Chieftains fall despite hitting two homers against Polar Bears
BASCOM — Hitting wasn’t a problem for Hopewell-Loudon Thursday when it hosted Margaretta.
The Chieftains had eight hits — two homers, two doubles — against Polar Bear pitching.
But Hopewell-Loudon pitching allowed 13 hits, and the defense committed six errors. The result was a 15-5 Margaretta win.
H-L scored three runs over the first two innings and led 3-0 before Margaretta answered with four runs in the third.
Still, the game was relatively close until the Eagles piled on seven runs in the sixth inning.
For the Chieftains, Brook Breidenbach and Chelsey Depinet each homered. Breidenbach had two hits and three RBIs, and Depinet had two hits. Hannah Brickner scored twice and doubled, while Kenzie Coleman had a single and double.
Brickner pitched for H-L, going all six innings and allowing seven earned runs. She struck out two and walked three.
Oney solid as Rams upend Tigers
UPPER SANDUSKY — Alivia Oney doubled, tripled and scored, and limited Seneca East to three runs on six hits in a 6-3 win over the Tigers.
Oney threw a complete game, striking out six. The Rams improved to 11-5, 8-1 in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference.
Brooke Swavel had three hits, two doubles, and two runs batted in for the Rams. Reagan Ward added a single double, run and RBI. Alexis Fogle singled, doubled and drove in two runs.
For the Tigers (7-7, 4-6), Jessica Bowerman tripled and drove in a run, while Bailey Hamilton had two hits and scored twice. Mallory Beamer doubled and drove in a run. Lexi Cheek singled and scored.
Hanah Bisignano took the loss for the Tigers, going six innings and allowing six runs, five earned, striking out one and hitting a batter. She allowed 15 hits.
Harper, Clouse pace Mohawk
BUCYRUS — Aubrie Harper clubbed a homer — one of her three hits — and Paityn Clouse limited Wynford’s bats to a double as Mohawk shut out Wynford 12-0.
Clouse threw all five innings in the run-rule victory. She struck out three and walked three. At the plate, she had three hits, including a double, and drove in two runs.
Also for Mohawk, Lauren Moyer (2 RBIs) and Madi Chester (2 runs, 2 RBIs) each tripled, and Victoria Phillips had three hits — including a double — and scored three times.
Jordan Tyree singled and drove in two runs for the Warriors (8-4, 4-4 Northern 10 Athletic Conference).
Madie Wagner doubled for the Royals’ only hit.
Maycie Morgan pitched for Wynford (4-10, 4-6) and gave up nine earned runs while striking out five and walking one. She allowed 15 hits.
Parker’s grand slam drops BC
MORRAL — Kristen Parker’s one swing of the bat made all the difference in Thursday’s Northern 10 Athletic Conference game between Buckeye Central and Ridgedale.
Her grand slam in the third inning gave Ridgedale (9-5, 3-5 Northern 10 Athletic Conference) its only runs in a 4-1 win over the Bucks (3-13, 0-9).
Starting pitcher Olivia Van Buskirk did the rest. She threw a complete-game six-hitter, allowing an unearned run in the first inning. She struck out 15 and walked one.
Olivia Sheerwood tripled, singled and drove in the Bucks’ only run. Emma Lane also had two hits for BC.
Grace Omlor took the loss in the circle. She went six innings and allowed seven hits, striking out four and walking three. All four runs she allowed were earned.
PORT CLINTON — Murissa Drown and Julia Munoz each had three hits, and Clyde run-ruled Port Clinton 12-1 in a non-conference game Thursday.
The victory came one day after Clyde coach Marc Marshall reached career win No. 500.
Hunter Schwochow allowed one run on five hits in five innings. She struck out five and walked one. She also helped her cause with two hits. Delaney Gill, Chase Arndt, Bree Dirlam and Kamdyn Taylor all singled for the Fliers.
Samantha Sneider took the loss for the Redskins, allowing nine earned runs on 12 hits. She walked three.
Aubrey Wharton accounted for Port Clinton’s only run with a homer. Sarah Kopp added a single.