Blue Devils power past Wynford
CAREY — Ian Yeater drove in three runs and Jordan Dasher and Carter Frederick each scored twice Wednesday to spark Carey’s 5-3 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Wynford.
Both teams scored twice in the first inning, with the Blue Devils adding single runs in the second, third and fourth. Wynford got its other run in the top of the fourth.
Yeater went 3 for 4 to drive in his runs for Carey (6-13, 4-10 N10), and Dasher singled. Tanner Stoll added a run and McKain Miller knocked in a run.
Jordan Vallejo picked up the win.
Kendal Blair doubled, singled and scored for the Royals (6-15, 4-11), Seth Benedict doubled and scored and Josh Crall added a run and two singles. Zach Harer singled twice, Noah Smith had a single and RBI and Cody Taylor singled.
Blair suffered the loss.Geissman lines game-winner
NEW WASHINGTON — Elliot Geissman singled in Brady Biglin with one out in the bottom of the 11th Wednesday to push Buckeye Central past Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Bucyrus 3-2.
The run gave the win to Matthew Summers, who went all 11 innings and fanned 10 while scattering seven hits, one walk and one earned run.
Bucyrus struck first when Lucas Kozinski scored on Collin Remmel’s sac fly in the fourth.
The Bucks (8-15, 4-11 N10) tied the game in the fifth. John Wurm led off with a walk and scored all the way from first on Brady Biglin’s single.
Both teams plated a run in the 10th.
Bucyrus’ Dylan Goff led off the top of the inning with a single, moved to third on a sac bunt and a groundout before scoring on a passed ball.
The bottom of the inning got a little wild, especially for the Redmen.
Conner McCarthy was hit by a pitch with one out and, with Brady Kerschner at bat, advanced all the way to second on back-to-back wild pitches.
Kaiden Vaughn then replaced McCarthy at third and scored on Kerschner’s sac fly.
After a 1-2-3 top of the 11th, the Bucks went to work again.
Tommy Phillips reached on leadoff error and went to second on Biglin’s single before being forced out at third on Alex Kanney’s bunt attempt.
But Giessman followed with his RBI single to drive in Biglin from second.
Kanney ended with three singles, Geissman had another single and Brandon Mann singled.
Kozinski went 3 for 5 for the Redmen (8-14, 4-10), and Kaden Middleton, Remmel and Lincoln Mollenkopf all singled.
Theis, Reinhart lead the way for NR
NEW RIEGEL — Jacob Theis kept Lakota’s batters off balance and Nick Reinhart fueled the offense Wednesday in New Riegel’s 7-0 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win.
Theis fanned nine and scattered three hits and two walks in a complete-game effort.
Reinhart doubled twice, drove in three runs and scored for the Blue Jackets.
Cole Noftz added a double and three runs, Christopher Acree scored twice and singled, Eric Theis had a single and RBI, Hayden Hohman singled and scored and Jacob Theis singled.
Josh Matz took the loss for the Raiders.
Colin Hipsher, Carter Reinhart and Cameron Balderson each singled for Lakota.
Chieftain erupt against Riverdale
BASCOM — Riverdale struck first, but Hopewell-Loudon countered in a big way Wednesday to claim a 12-1 Blanchard Valley Conference victory.
The Falcons snapped a scoreless tie with a run in the top of the second, but H-L pounded out five runs in the bottom of the frame and six more in the third.
Ethan Oswalt struck out eight all gave up only two hits and three walks while going the distance for the Chieftains (16-5).
Adam Sendelbach tripled, drove in two runs and scored twice for H-L, Gage Burns scored twice and doubled, Ethan Watkins went 3 for 3 with three runs and two RBIs and Travis Milligan went 3 for 4 with two runs and two RBIs.
Cody Balliet singled twice, drove in three runs and scored, Jaret Nelson added two RBIs, a single and a run, Oswalt singled and had an RBI and Ashton Bour scored.
Andrew Kuenzli suffered the loss.
Seth McElree singled and scored for Riverdale and Alec Loveridge singled.
Fielding woes doom Old Fort
GIBSONBURG — Both sides got the pitching, but Old Fort’s defense struggled Wednesday in a 3-0 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division loss to Gibsonburg.
Gibsonburg’s Fred Sisco struck out 13 and Old Fort’s Kaleb Wilkinson fanned 12, with both allowing just three hits.
However, the Golden Bears took advantage of six Old Fort errors to plate three unearned runs to get the win.
Cole Witte singled twice for Gibsonburg, Brendon Kolkemeyer singled, and Gabe Mendoza and Tyler Henderson both scored.
The Stockaders got their hits from Coleman Bigelow, Jarett Woodall and Wilkinson.
Royals get around FHS
FOSTORIA — Elmwood snapped a tie game with four runs in the top of the fourth, then countered a Fostoria comeback attempt Wednesday in a 7-4 Northern Buckeye Conference win.
Both teams scored once in the first inning before the Royals vaulted ahead 5-1 in the fourth.
Fostoria plated three runs in the fifth to make it a 5-4 game, but Elmwood inched away with two more runs in the sixth to get the win for reliever Zach Abke.
Tyler St. Clair and Carter Taft each drove in two runs, singled and scored for Elmwood. Cole Barton scored twice and singled, Jonathan Duval scored three times, Konnor Logston had a single and RBI and Dylan Gerkens and Ryan Cox each singled.
Jacob Counts took the loss for the Redmen, who committed six errors.
Trey Groves singled twice, drove in two runs and scored for FHS, Dylan Sheets and Karsen Bemis each singled twice and scored, Jared Durst singled twice, Jesus Garcia had a single and RBI, Alex Sierra singled and Quincy McDonald scored.
Rockets blast past Mohawk
MORRAL — Ridgedale erupted for eight runs in the fourth inning Wednesday to help turn a close game into a 9-3 Northern 10 Athletic Conference romp past Mohawk.
The Rockets (14-6, 9-6 N10) took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third when Clayton Lust scored on Connor Lust’s sac fly.
Then three errors, three walks and timely hitting fueled the offense in the fourth.
Adam Beard scored twice in the fourth for Ridgedale, with Sam Leach, Connor Lust, Nate Blevins, Kaden Lester, Brent Millisor and Alex Schreck each adding a run.
Connor Lust singled in two runs in the fourth, Clayton Lust and Beard both singled in one, Schreck got one on a walk and Leach had another on a fielder’s choice.
Lester earned the win.
Landen Snyder was saddled with the loss for the Warriors (14-5, 9-5). Just two of the nine runs scored off him were earned.
Tanner Osborn belted a two-run homer in the sixth, Snyder singled twice, Cole Widmer and Nathan Geary each scored and Bryce Sheets knocked in a run.
Rams dodge Chargers
MILAN — Upper Sandusky took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first and held off Edison from there Wednesday to escape with a 3-2 win.
Edison cut the gap to 2-1 in the bottom of the first, but the Rams (17-4) inched ahead with another run in the sixth.
The Chargers looked to rally again in the seventh, using back-to-back doubles by Jadon Hanson and Caden Cooper to get within 3-2.
Reliever Diago Cazares then entered, struck out a batter, intentionally walked another, got a ground out and ended the game with a strikeout — all on 12 pitches.
Brenyn Marquart doubled in Cazares and Cole Sowers in the first inning for Upper Sandusky. Ben Sheaffer doubled scored on Jaxon Passett’s sac fly in the sixth.
Cazares singled twice, and Parker Frombaugh, Jason Holly and Asthon Shepherd each singled.
Sowers got the win.
Jacob Thompson took the loss for Edison.
Hanson scored in the first on Jacobee Kessler’s ground out. Caleb Bissell and Thomas Simon also each singled.