SYCAMORE — Mohawk built a 9-4 lead, then survived New Riegel’s gutsy seventh-inning rally to knocked off the No. 2-ranked Blue Jackets 9-7 on Wednesday in a Midland Athletic League battle of league leaders.
Clara Adelsperger had four hits and Mackenzie Sowers had three. Both had two-run doubles for Mohawk and Julie Adelsperger belted a solo home run as the Warriors improved to 8-2 overall and 4-0 in the MAL.
Lauren Zoeller singled and hit a solo homer for New Riegel (12-2, 2-1 MAL). Taylor Arbogast (2B, 1B, 2 RBI) and Brittany Gillig (2-1B, BI) also had two hits.
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WP — J. Adelsperger. LP — Kirian. top hitters: (NR) Arbogast 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Scherger 1B, RBI; Zoeller 1B, HR, RBI; Gillig 2-1B, RBI. (Moh) McClain 1B, RBI; Kohlenberg2B, 1B; Sower 2-1B, 2B, 2 RBI; C. Adelsperger 3-1B, 2B, 2 RBI; K. Adelsperger 1B, 2 RBI; J. Adelsperger HR, RBI.
records: New Riegel 12-2 overall, 2-1 Midland Athletic League; Mohawk 8-2, 4-0 MAL.
CAREY — Carey snapped a 1-1 tie in a big way by scoring five runs in the third and fourth innings on its way to an 11-1 Midland Athletic League softball victory over Hopewell-Loudon on Wednesday.
Ali Rymer (5-4) went the first three innings allowing one run on three hits with three walks and five strikeouts to get the win. Sydney Wentling finished up the final two innings for the Blue Devils (6-5 overall, 2-2 MAL).
Kelsey Coppus worked all four innings for Hopewell-Loudon in taking the loss.
Rymer tripled and singled driving in three runs. Dani Bardinelli-Clark doubled and drove in three runs.
Hannah Draper added a pair of singles and two RBI and Makenzie Wentling tripled and singled for Carey.
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WP — Rymer (5-4). LP — Coppus. top hitters: (Car) Rymer 3B, 1B, 3 RBI: Bardinelli-Clark 2B, 3 RBI; Draper 2-1B, 2 RBI; M. Wentling 3B, 1B. (H-L) Welly 1B; Sauber 1B; Gregg 1B; Park 1B.
records: Carey 6-5 overall, 2-2 Midland Athletic League; Hopewell-Loudon 1-12, 0-5.
FOSTORIA ST. WENDELIN 0
KANSAS — Morgan Gangwer pitched a complete-game shutout, allowed nine hits and struck out seven to lead Lakota over Fostoria St. Wendelin 5-0 in a Midland Athletic League softball game on Wednesday.
Nikkia Cooper tripled, doubled and singled to lead Lakota (8-2, 3-1 MAL) at the plate. Breanna Ray and Gangwer each hit a triple as well.
Mikayla Gilliland ripped a double and two singles for Fostoria St. Wendelin (4-6, 0-3 MAL). Meghan Reiter picked up the loss, allowing five runs (three earned) on eight hits while striking out eight and walking two in six innings.
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WP — Gangwer. LP — Reiter. top hitters: (FSW) Gilliland 2B, 2-1B; Reiter 2B, 1B. (Lak) Cooper 3B, 2B, 1B; A. Ray & Gangwer 3B.
records: Fostoria St. Wendelin 4-6, 0-3 MAL. Lakota 8-2, 3-1 MAL.
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NORTH BALTIMORE — Ashley Burns just missed hitting for the cycle in powering Fremont St. Joseph to an 8-1 Midland Athletic League softball win over North Baltimore.
Burns drove in three runs with a single, double and home run as St. Joseph improved to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the MAL. Hanna Brian and Bailey Boyer had two hits each for North Baltimore (4-6, 1-2)
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WP — Reardon. LP — Bean (2-5). top hitters: (FSJ) Burns 1B, 2B, HR, 3 RBI. (NB) Brian 2-1B; Boyer 2-1B..
records: Fremont St. Joseph 3-2 overall, 2-1 MAL; North Baltimnore 4-6, 1-2.
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Aricka Hill, Janessa Taylor and Bre Parish each had three hits and combined for seven RBIs as Riverdale crushed Crestline 15-4 in five innings in a North Central Conference softball game Wednesday.
Hill and Taylor each had a triple, and Jordyn Wright doubled, singled and drove in three runs for the Falcons (7-7 overall, 2-4 NCC), which scored seven runs in the fourth inning.
Taylor Farmer picked up the win, allowing four unearned runs on four hits in five innings.
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WP — Farmer. LP — Toy. top hitters: (Cre) Tracy 1B. (Riv) Hill 3B, 2B, 1B, 4 RBI; Taylor 3B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Wright 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; Parish 3-1B, RBI.
records: Crestline 2-9 overall, 2-6 North Central Conference; Riverdale 7-7, 2-4.
UPPER SANDUSKY 10
BUCYRUS — Kyla Cusac’s six-hit shutout led Upper Sandusky’s softball team over Wynford 10-0 in North Central Conference action on Wednesday.
Justeen Searfoss singled twice for the Rams (8-4, 5-1 NCC), which had nine hits (all of them singles). Sara Gier and Kalene Johnson each scored twice and had a single as Upper Sandusky scored four runs in the first inning.
Wynford (1-12, 0-6 NCC) had four errors.
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WP — Cusac. LP — Stuckman. top hitters: (US) Searfoss 2-1B.
records: Upper Sandusky 8-4, 5-1 NCC. Wynford 1-12, 0-6 NCC.
MILLER CITY 15
MILLER CITY — Alissa Schnipke had a pair of singles driving in three runs to lead Miller City to a 15-5 Putnam County League softball win over Kalida on Wednesday.
Tiffany Welty tripled and doubled, Kylee Ricker ripped a three-run homer and Liz Schimmoeller added a pair of singles and two RBIs for Miller City (4-4 overall, 2-2 PCL).
Melissa Jorey had two singles and two RBIs and Laine Laudick added a pair of singles and an RBI for Kalida (2-6, 1-2).
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WP — Schimmoeller (2-3). LP — Kneuve. top hitters: (MC) Welty 3B, 2B, RBI; Ricker HR, 3 RBI; Schnipke 2-1B, 3 RBI; Schimmoeller 2-1B, 2 RBI; Vennekotter 2B, RBI. (Kal) Jorrey 2-1B, 2 RBI; Laudick 2-1B, RBI; Recker 1B, RBI.
records: Miller City 4-4 overall, 2-0 Putnam County League; Kalida 2-6, 1-2.
OTTOVILLE — Ottoville couple only muster a run on four hits as the Big Green dropped a 13-1 nonconference softball game to Lincolnview on Wednesday.
Macala Ashbaugh doubled and got the win for the Lancers (6-6) as she struck out three batters and walked two. Teammate Kelsey Mohr added a double.
Jenny Burgei doubled to lead Ottoville (1-7).
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WP — Ashbaugh. LP — Boecker. top hitters: (Lin) Ashbaugh 2B; Mohr 2B. (Otto) Burgei 2B.
records: Ottoville 1-7, Lincolnview 6-6.
Alexis Amburgey fired a three-hit shut out as Ada rolled to a 6-0 nonconference softball win over Ridgemont.
Amburgey struckout five in six innings of work. Ashley Sumner pitched one scoreless inning for the Bulldogs (9-3) striking out two.
Sumner doubled and singled and Amburgey had two singles and an RBI to lead Ada at the plate.
Katie Furer doubled for Ridgemont (5-9).
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WP — Amburgey. LP — McFadden. top hitters: Sumner 2B, 1B; Amburgey 2-1B, RBI; Willis 1B, RBI; Gonzaga 1B, RBI. (Rid) Furer 2B.
records: Ada 9-3, Ridgemont 5-9.
ROSSFORD — Elmwood’s softball team outhit Rossford 10-5 on Wednesday. But five walks and three Elmwood errors allowed Rossford to make the most of those five hits and earned the Bulldogs a 6-3 Northern Buckeye Conference victory.
Lyndsey Skala lined a two-run single during a five-run fourth-inning rally that put Rossford (9-4, 2-2 NBC) on top for good. Jessica Kulczak doubled in a run and Claire Verbosky singled in another.
Olivia Myers and Madison Arnold had two base hits each and Kristi Reiser had a double and a single for Elmwood (8-3, 2-1 NBC), which entered Wednesday’s game in a virtual tie for the league lead with Woodmore (8-0, 3-0) and Eastwood (11-0, 3-0).
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WP — Longeway. LP — Benschoter. top hitters: (Elm) Myers 2-1B, RBI; Arnold 2-1B; George 1B, RBI; Reiser 1B, 2B, RBI. (Ros) Skala 1B, 2 RBI; Swope 2B; Kulczak 2B, RBI; Verbosky 1B, RBI.
records: Elmwood 8-3, 2-1 NBC; Rossford 9-4, 2-2 NBC.
FOSTORIA — Sydnee Behlmer recorded 13 strikeouts for Lake in a 7-0 win over Fostoria High School Wednesday in Northern Buckeye Conference play.
Sumer Woodruff had a pair of singles and an RBI for the Flyers.
Alex Hersh and Cyenna Lindsey each recorded a single for the Redmen (2-9). Erica Moore fanned seven hitters in the loss as Fostoria committed six errors.
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WP– Behlmer. LP — Moore. top hitters: (Lake) Woodruff 2-1B, RBI. (F) Hersh 1B, Lindsey 1B.
records: Fostoria 2-9.
COLUMBUS GROVE 6
ELIDA — Sabrina Kline hit two doubles and drove in two runs, and Elida scored 10 total runs in the fifth and sixth innings to knock off Columbus Grove 15-6 in a nonconference softball game on Wednesday.
Hope Schroeder and Kaite Roose each had two doubles for Columbus Grove (5-4) and Kyrah Yinger hit a triple.
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WP — Shroyer. LP — G. Schroeder. top hitters: (CG) H. Schroeder 2-2B; Roose 2-2B; Yinger 3B. (Elida) Kline 2-2B, 2 RBI.
records: Columbus Grove 5-4, Elida 8-3.