Prep softball: New Riegel wins MAL opener

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel’s Taylor Kirian threw a no-hitter, striking-out eight and walking two, and the Blue Jackets crushed Hopewell-Loudon 15-0 in a Midland Athletic League softball game Wednesday.
Kirian, along with the New Riegel team, improved to 5-0 this season. Hailey Theis hit a home run, had two singles and drove in two runs for the Yellow Jackets, and Kirian and Scherger each added three hits and combined for seven RBIs.

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WP — Kirian (5-0). LP — Coppus. top hitters: (NR) Theis HR, 2-1B, 2-RBI; Kirian 2-2B, 1B, 4-RBI; Scherger 3-1B, 3-RBI.
records: Hopewell-Loudon 1-3, 0-1 MAL; New Riegel 5-0, 1-0 MAL.

CAREY — Ali Rymer struck out five batters while pitching a complete game as Carey defeated Fostoria St. Wendelin 9-0 on Wednesday in a Midland Athletic League softball game.
Makenzie Wentling led the offense with three RBIs and a single while Chelsea Schlack had a double and a RBI as the Blue Devils churned out 10 hits.
Abby Hall, Hannah Draper and Haley Hoepf all had a single and an RBI each.
Sammie Digby recorded a double and single and Allie Rutter added a pair of singles as the Mohawks amassed seven hits.
Megan Reiter lasted five innings while allowing three earned runs on 10 hits and two walks with four strikeouts in the loss.

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WP– Rymer. LP — Reiter. top hitters: (FSW) Digby 2B, 1B; Rutter 2-1B. (Car) M. Wentling 1B, 3 RBI; Hall 1B, RBI; Draper 1B, RBI; Schlack 2B, RBI, Hoepf 1B, RBI.
RECORDS: Carey 3-3 overall, 1-0 Midland Athletic League; Fostoria St. Wendelin 0-3, 0-1.

SYCAMORE — Mohawk broke a scoreless deadlock with a run in the bottom of the sixth inning and defeated Lakota 1-0 Wednesday in Midland Athletic League softball action.
The Warriors outhit the Raiders 7-4, with Allison hitting a double and a single and Taylor McClain adding a pair of singles for Mohawk. The Warriors also got a double from Mackenzie Sowers.
Morgan Gangwer took the loss after allowing seven hits and two walks and striking out two batters.
Gangwer, Aubrey Bickford, Destiney Long-Meyer and Qiauna Palos each recorded a hit for Lakota.

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LP — Gangwer. top hitters: (Lak) Bickford 1B; Gangwer 1B; Palos 1B; D. Long-Meyer 1B. (Moh) McClain 2-1B; Price 2B, 1B; Sowers 2B.
RECORDS: Lakota 2-1 overall, 0-1 Midland Athletic League; Mohawk 3-2, 1-0.

BUCYRUS — Bucyrus improved its record to 5-1 and 1-0 in the North Central Conference with a 4-0 win over Riverdale on Wednesday.
Taylor Farmer picked up the loss for Riverdale (2-3, 0-1 NCC), allowing four runs (two earned) in six innings. Julia Naus ripped three singles and a triple to lead the Falcons at the plate.
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WP — Rossman. LP — Farmer. top hitters: (Riv) Naus 3-1B, 3B. (Buc) Grossman 2B.
records: Riverdale 2-3, 0-1 NCC; Bucyrus 5-1, 1-0 NCC.

SHELBY — Shelby’s softball team broke a 5-5 tie with two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to come away with a 7-5 win over Upper Sandusky in nonconference action on Wednesday.
Maranda Stansbery had four hits for Upper Sandusky (3-2), and Justeen Searfoss hit a double and a single. Sara Gier picked up the loss, allowing seven runs on eight hits in seven innings.

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WP — Williams. LP — Gier. top hitters: (US) Mar. Stansbery 4-1B; Searfoss 2B, 1B; Mad. Stansbery 3B. (She) Zahner 2-HR; Mutchler 2-1B.
records: Upper Sandusky 3-2.

BLOOMDALE — Jasmine Marsh, Miranda Benschoter and Rebeca Harvey combined for seven hits and nine RBIs as Elmwood crushed Perrysburg 16-3 in five innings in a nonconference softball game Wednesday.
Benschoter allowed three earned runs on five hits in five innings to pick up the win on the mound, and she ripped two singles and a double at the plate for Elmwood, which improved to 2-1. Marsh had a triple and single, Harvey hit two singles and both had four RBIs.

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WP — Benschoter. LP — Rudebock. top hitters: (Elm) Benschoter 2-1B, 2B, RBI; Marsh 3B, 1B, 4-RBI; Harvey 2-1B, 4-RBI. (Per) Gerding HR, 2B, 3-RBI.
records: Elmwood 2-1.

OTTOVILLE — Ottoville led Lima Shawnee 8-2 after four innings before the Indians scored 10 in the fifth and seven in the sixth for a 19-8 nonconference softball win over the Big Green on Wednesday.
Lima Shawnee banged out 18 hits while Ottoville had five as Haley Landwehr and Mazzie Brinkman both had triples.

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WP — Swick. LP — Von Sossan. top hitters: (LS) Jones 2B; Buttner 2B; Swick 2B; Courtney 2B. (Otto) Landwehr 3B; Brinkman 3B.
records: Lima Shawnee 4-2, Ottoville 0-3.

MILLER CITY — Janke VanWezel had three singles, two RBIs and stole three bases as Miller City scored at least three runs in each inning to defeat Delphos Jefferson 13-2 in five innings in nonconference softball action Wednesday.
Cassie Niese drove in four runs and had a double and single as well for Miller City, which picked up its first win of the season (1-2). Liz Schimmoeller picked up the win on the mound, allowing an unearned run in four innings.

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WP — Schimmoeller (1-1). LP — Thompson. top hitters: (MC) VanWezel 3-1B, 2-RBI; Niese 2B, 1B, 4-RBI. (DJ) Harman 2B, 1B, RBI.
records: Delphos Jefferson 0-5, Miller City 1-2.

OTTAWA — Megan Kitchen put together a strong pitching performance to lead Ottawa-Glandorf to a 5-3 nonconference softball win over Gibsonburg on Wednesday.
Kitchen allowed three runs, two earned, on four hits with a pair of walks and two strikeouts to get to the win.
Tasha Cass doubled to lead the Titans (2-0).

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WP — Kitchen (2-0). LP — DeArdea. top hitters: (O-G) Cass 2B. (Gib) Mendoza 2B..
records: Ottawa-Glandorf 2-0.

CONTINENTAL — Wayne Trace’s Molly Crosby struck out 13 Continental batters, allowed just one hit and didn’t allow a run in the Raiders’ 8-0 win over the Pirates in a nonleague softball game Wednesday.
Addison Baumle led Wayne Trace (3-0) at the plate with two singles and a double.
Emma Recker allowed eight runs (four earned) in seven innings pitched for Continental (1-1).

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WP — Crosby. LP — Recker. top hitters: (WT) Baumle 2-1B, 2B; Crosby 2B, 1B.
records: Wayne Trace 3-0, Continental 1-1.


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