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Prep Softball Roundup: Riverdale hands Arcadia its first loss

Riverdale’s softball team crushed McComb 13-0 and handed Arcadia its first loss of the season 8-2 in nonleague action on Saturday.
Bre Parish ripped a double, three singles and drove in five runs on the day for the Falcons (4-7). Jordyn Wright and Taylor Farmer each picked up complete-game wins and combined for six singles, a double and four RBIs.
Lizzie Coward singled and had an RBI for Arcadia (7-1), while Courtney Cramer and Megan Hill each had two hits. Ashley Baird (7-1) picked up the loss, allowing five runs (four earned) on five hits in five innings pitched.

first game
Riverdale 001 143 4 — 13 14 1 McComb 000 000 0 — 0 2 2
WP — Wright. LP — Gomez. top hitters: (Riv) Farmer, Parish & Taylor 2-1B, 2 RBI; Holderman 2-1B, RBI. (McC) Buck & Metzger 1B.
records: Riverdale 3-7, McComb 2-8.
second game
Riverdale 302 002 1 — 8 9 0 Arcadia 002 000 0 — 2 6 3
WP — Farmer (3-6). LP — Baird (7-1). top hitters: (Riv) Parish 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; Farmer 3-1B; Wright 2B, 1B, 2 RBI. (Arc) Hill 2B, 1B; Cramer 2-1B; Coward 1B, RBI.
records: Riverdale 4-7, Arcadia 7-1.

ARLINGTON 7
COLUMBUS GROVE 5
ARLINGTON — Courtney Stoltz tripled, singled and drove in a pair of runs on Saturday as Arlington topped Columbus Grove 7-5 in a nonleague matchup.
Hannah Johnson and Megan Johnson each singled twice and added an RBI for the Red Devils (8-1) and Britnee Johnson recorded eight strikeouts to improve to 7-1 in the circle.
Micah Stechschulte homered to go with a single and two RBIs and Brooke Hoffman notched a triple, a single and an RBI for the Bulldogs (4-2).
Columbus Grove 001 301 0 — 5 7 1 Arlington 103 030 x — 7 8 3
WP — B. Johnson (7-1). LP — Schroeder. top hitters: (CG) Stechschulte HR, 1B, 2 RBI; Hoffman 1B, 3B, RBI. (Arl) Stoltz 1B, 3B, 2 RBI; H. Johnson 2-1B, RBI; M. Johnson 2-1B, RBI.
records: Columbus Grove 4-2; Arlington 8-1.

ADA 9-10
UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 1-0
McGUFFEY — Ada’s Alexis Amburgey and Ashley Sumner each pitched complete games and allowed one run on eight total hits as the Bulldogs swept a doubleheader with Upper Scioto Valley in nonleague softball action on Saturday.
Ashley Windle ripped two doubles, a single and drove in two runs for Ada (7-2) in the first game, and Amburgey hit four singles and had two RBIs in the second game.
Ada had 21 total hits and two errors, while Upper Scioto Valley (2-7) had 10 errors.
first game
Ada 211 500 0 — 9 8 2 Upper Scioto Valley 000 000 1 — 1 5 5
WP — Amburgey. LP — Sanders. top hitters: (Ada) Windle 2-2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Amburgey 1B, 2 RBI; High 2-1B. (USV) Hites 2B, 1B; Carl 1B, RBI.
records: Ada 6-2, Upper Scioto Valley 2-6.
second game
Ada 120 43 — 10 13 0 Upper Scioto Valley 000 00 — 0 3 5
WP — Sumner. LP — Hites. top hitters: (Ada) Amburgey 4-1B, 2 RBI; Wills & Wyss 2-1B, RBI; High 1B, 2 RBI. (USV) Sanders 2-1B.
records: Ada 7-2, Upper Scioto Valley 2-7.

SPENCERVILLE 8-7
CONTINENTAL 7-2
CONTINENTAL — Spencerville scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning of its first game against Continental to take an 8-6 lead, and held on to knock off the Pirates and eventually sweep a doubleheader in nonconference softball action on Saturday.
The Bearcats took advantage of eight total errors from Continental and improved their record to 6-5.
Erica Fitzwater tallied two triples and two singles for Continental (1-5), and Alex Quigley ripped four singles in the Pirates’ first game. McKenna Scott also had four hits on the day, including a triple.
first game
Spencerville 100 102 4 — 8 6 2 Continental 103 020 1 — 7 10 5
WP — Shumate. LP — Recker. top hitters: (Spen) Work 2-1B; Propst 3B, 2-1B. (Cont) Quigley 4-1B; Fitzwater & Scott 3B, 1B; Rickard 2-1B.
records: Spencerville 5-5, Continental 1-4.
second game
Spencerville 220 021 0 — 7 9 2 Continental 100 001 0 — 2 5 3
WP — Johnston. LP — Quigley. top hitters: (Spen) Shumate 2-1B. (Cont) Fitzwater 3B, 1B; Scott 2-1B.
records: Spencerville 6-5, Continental 1-5.

EASTWOOD 13-7
LIBERTY-BENTON 1-3
PEMBERVILLE — Eastwood scored 10 runs in the second inning and racked up 11 hits to defeat Liberty-Benton 13-1 in the first game of a nonleague doubleheader on Saturday and earned the sweep with a 7-5 victory in the nightcap.
MacKenzie Albright singled, doubled and drove in three runs, Morgan Getz singled and doubled, Krista Jennings added four singles and Cassidy Rolf recorded three singles for Eastwood (9-0).
Julia Grubinsky singled three times, Maddy Pape hit a pair of singles and Katie Devore doubled for Liberty-Benton (2-6).
FIRST GAME
Liberty-Benton 001 00 — 1 4 3 Eastwood 2(10)1 0x — 13 11 3
WP — Shirling. LP — Roberts. top hitters: (Eas) Albright 1B, 2B, 3 RBI; Jennings 2-1B; Rolf 3-1B; Getz 1B, 2B; Tudor 2B.
records: Liberty-Benton 2-6; Eastwood 9-0.

SECOND GAME
Liberty-Benton 101 100 0 — 3 9 1 Eastwood 401 002 x — 7 5 1
WP — Patterson. LP — Pope. top hitters: (L-B) Grubinsky 3-1B; Pope 2-1B; Devore 2B. (Eas) 2-1B.
records: Liberty-Benton 2-6; Eastwood 9-0.

LAKOTA 14-18
VANLUE 0-6
VANLUE — Destiny Long-Meyer had four hits and six RBIs as Lakota crushed Vanlue 14-0 and 18-6 in a nonleague softball doubleheader on Saturday.
Morgan Gangwer and Bryan Long-Meyer combined for six singles and eight RBIs in the second game for Lakota (6-2), which scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to take an 18-0 lead.
Olivia Kliesch hit a home run and drove in three runs in the second game for Vanlue (4-6), and Courtney Keeney singled and had two RBIs.
first game
Lakota 551 30 — 14 0 Vanlue 000 00 — 0 2 6
WP — Gangwer. LP — Kliesch. top hitters: (Lak) Bickford 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; D. Long-Meyer 3B, 1B, 2 RBI.
records: Lakota 5-2, Vanlue 4-5.
second game
Lakota 530 (10)0 — 18 15 1 Vanlue 000 06 — 6 4 4
WP — Gangwer. LP — Hausserman. top hitters: (Lak) Gangwer 3-1B, 5 RBI; B. Long-Meyer 3-1B, 3 RBI; D. Long-Meyer 2B, 1B, 4 RBI; Miller 2-1B, 2 RBI. (Van) Kliesch HR, 3 RBI; Keeney 1B, 2 RBI.
records: Lakota 6-2, Vanlue 4-6.

ELMWOOD 19
NORTH RIDGEVILLE 6
AKRON — Madison Arnold homered, triple, doubled and drove in four runs, while Olivia Myers recorded a home run, two singles and four RBIs as Elmwood crushed North Ridgeville 19-6 in a five-inning contest at the Akron Racers Spring Showcase on Saturday.
The Royals, who improved to 7-2 overall, scored 13 runs in the fifth inning to blow open a 6-4 game.
Lindsay George hit a pair of singles to go with five RBIs, Miranda Benschoter singled and drove in three runs, while Rebecca Harvey and Kristi Reiser each tallied a single and an RBI.
Benschoter allowed five earned runs on seven hits with six strikeouts and two walks to pick up the win in the circle.

Elmwood 211 2(13) — 19 14 1 North Ridgeville 013 02 — 6 7 2
WP — Benschoter. LP — Helmink. top hitters: (Elm) Benschoter 1B, 3 RBI; Myers HR, 2-1B, 4 RBI; Harvey 1B, RBI; Arnold HR, 3B, 2B, 4 RBI; George 2-1B, 5 RBI; Reiser 1B, RBI.
records: Elmwood 7-2.

ALLEN EAST 3-4
HARDIN NORTHERN 0-6
HARROD — Hardin Northern’s Addy Bame singled, doubled and drove in two runs in the Polar Bears’ 6-4 win over Allen East to split a doubleheader in nonconference softball action on Saturday.
Hardin Northern (4-2) scored three runs in the top of the seventh to take a 6-4 lead and held on for the win. Lea Rowe singled and had an RBI as well for the Polar Bears.
Audrey Rodriguez hit two singles and drove in two runs for Allen East (8-3) which held Hardin Northern to one hit in the first game.
first game
Hardin Northern 000 000 0 — 0 1 3 Allen East 000 012 x — 3 5 2
WP — Davis. LP — Bame. top hitters: (AE) Conkle & Rodriguez 1B, RBI.
records: Hardin Northern 3-2, Allen East 8-2.
second game
Hardin Northern 102 000 3 — 6 5 4 Allen East 200 011 0 — 4 5 3
WP — Curtis. LP — Schmiedebush. top hitters: (HN) Bame 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Rowe 1B, RBI. (AE) McClurer & Rodriguez 1B, RBI.
records: Hardin Northern 4-2, Allen East 8-3.

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