Old Fort knocks out Calvert
OLD FORT — In a continuation from yesterday with Calvert leading Old Fort 2-1 in the top of the fourth, Old Fort got the job done with a 7-2 Division IV district quarterfinal win.
When the game picked back up Friday, Old Fort plated six runs in the bottom of the fourth to blow the contest open.
With the win, the Stockaders will play the winner of Gibsonburg/Fremont St. Joe Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at Oak Harbor.
Savannah McCoy continued pitching for Old Fort, giving up two runs on six hits in a complete game. She fanned six and walked just one. Kate Rombach started Thursday for the Senecas, allowing just two hits in 3 1/3 innings of work. Caitlyn Borer hurled today and took the loss, giving up seven runs (five earned) on five hits in 2 2/3 innings.
Kaley Ivy and Laini Gillett each singled and drove in two runs for the Stockaders. Jillian Stover added a double and a single and Madison Guth lined a pair of singles.
Erin Wagner doubled and drove in a run and Maddy Ball singled and drove in a run. Wagner and Mara Mangiola scored a run.
NEW RIEGEL — For three innings, no runs were scored.
However, New Riegel got things going in the fourth with a pair of runs en route to a 7-1 Division IV district quarterfinal win over North Baltimore.
New Riegel advances to play the Arlington/McComb winner Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Findlay Marathon Diamonds.
The Blue Jackets added two more runs in the fifth and tacked on three more in the sixth.
Kaitlyn Kirian registered three singles and a pair of RBIs for the Blue Jackets. Aubrey Bouillon homered, singled and drove in a run, while Jordan Hohman hammered a home run and drove in a pair of runs, Kristin Coleman lined a single and drove in two runs and Julia Reinhart hit two singles.
North Baltimore was limited to just four hits as the big one was a Simone Thompson homer in the top of the seventh.
Kayleigh Lininger kept the Tigers in check in the circle, allowing just the one run in a complete game. She struck out four and didn’t issue a walk.
Chloe Hopple took the loss. She gave up seven runs on nine hits in six frames.
Blue Devils slip
CAREY — Through four innings between Riverdale and Carey in a Division IV district quarterfinal, there was no score.
Carey scored two runs in the fifth, but Riverdale made things interesting in the top of the seventh.
The Falcons plated a run, but were halted there in a 2-1 win for the Blue Devils.
With the win, the Blue Devils (18-5) will play Bluffton Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the Findlay Marathon Diamonds.
Hailey Niederkohr led the way for Carey with a triple, a double and an RBI. Emma Wagner singled and drove in the other run.
Bridget Mullholand had a strong game in the pitching circle, going all seven innings for the victory. She gave up a run on four hits, while fanning 10 and walking just one.
CLYDE — Clyde needed just five innings to dispatch Port Clinton 12-2 in a Division II district quarterfinal Friday.
Murissa Drown delivered two hits (double) for the Fliers, while Delaney Gill (double), Chase Arndt, Bree Dirlam, Grace Knehr, Kamdyn Taylor and winning pitcher Hunter Schwochow all had a hit.
Aubrey Wharton doubled for the Redskins.
Schwochow went all five innings in the circle for the Fliers, giving up a run on two hits with eightr strikeouts and a walk. Samantha Sneider suffered the defeat. She gave up 12 runs on eight hits in four innings. She walked four and struck out four.
Stockaders top Senecas again
OLD FORT — After wrapping up a tournament game Friday, Calvert and Old Fort played a regular season game with the same outcome and almost the same score.
After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, the Stockaders plated two runs in the bottom half of the first and added four more in the second to take a 6-2 victory in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division play.
Gillett homered, singled and drove in three runs for the Stockaders (10-8, 9-4), while MarcQue Harris also belted a home run. She drove in two runs. Ashlyn Magers doubled, singled and drove in a run.
Wagner lined a pair of doubles for the Senecas. She also drove in a run. Mangiola recorded three singles and Bria Coleman had two singles.
McCoy won this game as well, allowing two runs on nine hits, while striking out three in a complete game. Kate Rombach took the loss for Calvert. She gave up six runs on six hits in four innings.
Tigers split DH with Wynford
ATTICA — Wynford and Seneca East finished up one game and played another Friday as Wynford won 10-2 and then Seneca East won the other one 5-2 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play.
In the first game, Wynford’s Hannah Messmer was the winning pitcher and also hit a double for the Royals (6-14, 5-10). Hanah Bisignano took the loss for the Tigers (10-10, 6-9). Mallory Beamer doubled for SE.
In the second game, Seneca East scores three runs in the first inning and then tacked on two more in the fourth. Jessica Bowerman was 3 for 4 with a triple and a double, while Beamer went 2 for 4. Jillian Allgyre also doubled.
Tori Fritz was the winning pitcher, while Maycie Morgan suffered the loss.
Knights destroy Redmen
TONTOGANY — Otsego compiled 19 hits in a 15-4 Northern Buckeye Conference win over Fostoria.
The Knights scored in all four innings at the plate, including a seven-run fourth.
Winning pitcher Shelbie Spurlock had four singles and three RBIs for the Knights, while Brynn Limes added three singles and two RBIs.
Kyhra Baeder tallied a double and a single for FHS, while Angelina Puente added a pair of singles and an RBI, Baleigh Robinson had two singles and scored a run and Meredith Grine ended with a double and a run scored.