Senecas blank St. Joe in Fremont
Prep Softball Roundup
FREMONT — Frannie Webb doubled, had three hits and drove in three runs, and Caitlin Borer was brilliant in the circle as Calvert run-ruled St. Joe 11-0 in five innings.
Borer pitched five complete innings, only surrendering one single each to Kayla Lopez and Hannah Paeth. She walked three and struck out three.
Erin Wagner doubled, scored, had two hits and drove in three runs for the Senecas. Kate Rombach had two hits, scored and drove in a run, while Bria Coleman scored three times and drove in a run.
Kayla Lopez started for the Streaks, but went just 1 1/3 innings. She allowed six runs, all earned, on five hits. She also walked two and didn’t strike out a batter.
Pawlak’s homer spoils H-L comeback
VAN BUREN — Hopewell-Loudon was two outs away from a thrilling comeback win at Van Buren.
Trailing 5-2 going to the fifth, the Chieftains had scored three runs off Black Knights starter Amanda Strapp to tie it, then pushed ahead when Chelsey Depinet and Kenzie Coleman each doubled in the seventh.
Hopewell-Loudon starting pitcher Macey Malagon carried that 6-5 advantage into the bottom of the seventh. She opened the inning by striking out Annika Rinehart. But Emily Stall singled, and then Maddie Pawlak homered to left, sending Van Buren to a 7-6 win.
Strapp picked up the win after allowing six runs on nine hits. She struck out six and walked one. She also allowed a homer to Depinet.
Agnes Durliat singled twice and drove in two runs for the Black Knights.
Hopewell-Loudon was led by Depinet, the team’s leadoff hitter. She had three hits, three runs and two RBIs. Coleman added two hits and two RBIs, while Chloe Malagon and Brook Breidenbach each scored and drove in a run.
Macey Malagon took the loss, allowing seven runs on eight hits over 6 1/3 innings. She struck out four and walked two.
Mohr homers, drives in 5 in BHS romp
BELLEVUE — Riley Mohr had a monster game, and Bellevue made quick work of Norwalk Wednesday.
Mohr homered, doubled, went 3 for 4 and drove in five runs as the Lady Red blanked the Truckers 10-0 in five innings.
Hannah Hill picked up the win in the circle. She also aided her own cause at the plate by collecting two of Bellevue’s 14 hits.
The Truckers, meanwhile, were limited to two hits.
Kearston Lunsford had three hits for the Lady Red, while Raquelle Seamon went 3 for 3 with two doubles.
Bellevue scored two runs in the second and one in the third, then put up six in the fourth to pull away.
Hitchcock overpowers Fostoria
FOSTORIA — For the second-consecutive day, Eastwood pitcher Ashly Hitchcock was overpowering against an area team.
On Tuesday, Hitchcock struck out 19 Columbian batters on her way to a 8-4 win.
She didn’t strike out quite as many when she faced Fostoria Wednesday.
But she was better.
Hitchcock — who has committed to Rutgers — struck out 13 Redmen, and allowed just one hit as the Eagles pounded FHS 14-0.
Hitchcock even helped her own cause with a double and a single. The Eagles also hit two homers, with Maddie Recker and Carleigh Cattfield each going deep.
Eastwood improved to 15-1, 5-0 in the Northern Buckeye Conference.
Fostoria’s only hit came from Kyhra Baeder, who doubled. Kaybriauna Kleinmark took the loss in the circle. The Redmen fell to 3-6, 1-3.
Bucyrus’ Ritter holds off Mohawk bats
BUCYRUS — Caleigh Rister held Mohawk to just two hits, struck out eight and kept Bucyrus in control in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference with a 7-0 win.
Rister threw 97 pitches, 58 strikes, and walked two. She also pitched around a pair of Bucyrus errors.
Bucyrus improved to 10-4, 7-0 in the conference.
Mohawk fell to 7-4, 3-4 in the N10.
Aubrie Harper and Tess Weinandy had the only hits for the Warriors.
MaKenna Hurley took the loss in the circle. She threw a complete six innings, allowing seven runs, all earned, on nine hits She struck out four and walked six.
Drown homers, Schwochow dominates as Clyde trounces Pirates.
CLYDE — Murissa Drown clubbed a three-run homer to highlight her three-hit day, Julia Munoz had two hits, and Clyde coach Marc Marshall picked up career win No. 500 with a 9-0 shutout of Perkins.
Hunter Schwochow threw a seven-inning three-hitter, striking out five and walking two.
Kendall Bailey, Kylie Cantu, Kamdyn Taylor and Schwochow each singled for the Fliers.
Taking the loss in the circle for Perkins was Abby Aceto, who allowed nine runs, seven earned, in six innings. She allowed nine hits and walked three.
For the Pirates, Jordyn Hawkins doubled while Kelley Baker and Katie Koch each singled.
New Riegel wins big
KANSAS — Jordan Hohman doubled twice, scored three times and drove in three runs, and Kayleigh Lininger allowed just one hit in five innings as New Riegel run-ruled Lakota 17-0.
Lininger struck out five and walked one. The only blemish in her performance was a one-out single to Mekenzie Rathburn in the fifth inning.
New Riegel’s Kristin Coleman singled twice, scored three times and drove in two runs. Julia Reinhart singled and scored twice, and Lininger helped herself with two singles and two runs.
Alyssa Duvall took the loss for Lakota.
Niederkohr homers, triples twice in Carey rout
BUCYRUS — Here’s a newsflash.
Hailey Niederkohr is a good hitter.
The Carey junior went 4 for 4 with a home run, two triples and three RBIs in the Blue Devils’ 12-1 win at Bucyrus Wednesday.
Niederkohr also scored four times. She led a 13-hit offensive attack that helped Carey improve to 11-4, 5-2 in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference.
The Blue Devils’ Emma Wagner singled, scored and drove in three runs. Makenzie Snyder homered, scored twice and drove in two, and Bridget Mullholand had two hits, a run and an RBI.
Mary Racheter also homered, giving the Blue Devils three on the afternoon.
Mullholand started in the circle, and went a complete six innings, allowing a run on three hits. She struck out nine and walked three.
The only run Mullholand gave up came in the third inning, when Alli Scott launched a solo homer.
Hannah Messmer took the loss for the Royals (4-10, 4-5). She threw six innings, allowing 12 runs, 11 earned, on 13 hits.
Sandusky beats TC in walkoff fashion
SANDUSKY — Columbian had an 8-5 lead going to the bottom of the sixth at Sandusky.
But the Blue Streaks scored three in the sixth to tie the game, then walked off with a win by scoring a run in the seventh. Sandusky won 9-8.
Abby Chapman took the loss in the circle for TC, going 6 1/3 innings. She allowed nine runs, but only two were earned.
The Tornadoes committed four errors in the loss.
Ava Sarka led the offense by doubling — which was one of four hits she had on the afternoon. She drove in three runs. Carly Schafer, Hunter Breidenbach and Megan Fry each drove in a run for TC.
Gibsonburg’s big fifth topples Old Fort
OLD FORT — Savannah McCoy’s solo homer in the second inning gave Old Fort a 1-0 lead over Gibsonburg, and her pitching in the circle maintained the advantage deep into the contest.
But in the fifth inning, the Golden Bears struck back.
Ashley Mendoza’s three-run triple keyed a four-run inning, and propelled Gibsonburg to a 6-2 victory.
Gibsonburg added two runs in the seventh on an RBI double by Emily Roberts and an RBI single by Mariana Alejandro.
The Stockaders trailed by five in the seventh, but got a run closer when Aly Pence doubled and was singled in by Ashlyn Magers.
Down 6-2, the Stockaders put two on base, but starter Jasmine McNett retired Old Fort’s MarcQue Harris on a ground out to second to end the game.
McNett picked up the win, going a complete game and allowing two runs on six hits. She walked two and struck out four.
McCoy took the loss, allowing six runs, though only three were earned. She struck out 11 and didn’t walk a batter.
Rams keep pace in N10
UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky scored seven runs in the second inning, and overwhelmed Buckeye Central 14-3.
Hannah McKinniss tripled and drove in three runs for the Rams, while Jenna Rodriguez and Jade Holman each had two singles and two RBIs. Brooke Swavel had two singles and drove in a run.
Jenna Clary notched the victory, going five innings and allowing three runs on four hits. She struck out four. She improved to 3-3, while the Rams upped their record to 10-5, 7-1 in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference. They are a half game behind front-running Bucyrus.
Grace Omler took the loss for the Bucks (3-12, 0-8).
Emma Lane singled in a run for BC.