Prep Softball: Hernandez fans 13 in win over Hardin Northern


North Baltimore’s Hanna Brian, right, slides safely into home and beats the throw during Thursday’s game against Hardin Northern. The Tigers claimed a 10-1 win over the Polar Bears. (Photo by Matthias Leguire)

NORTH BALTIMORE — Cheyenne Hernandez whiffed 13 Hardin Northern batters Thursday to lead North Baltimore to a 10-1 victory in a nonconference softball game.
Hernandez also had two hits and two RBIs as the Tigers improved to 5-6. Hayleigh Fleck singed, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and Hanna Brian had three singles.
Addy Bame doubled and drove in a run for Hardin Northern (6-3).

Hardin Northern 100 000 0 — 1 4 1
North Baltimore 004 600 x — 10 12 0
WP — Hernandez (3-1). LP — Curtis. top hitters: (HN) Bame 2B, RBI. (NB) Brian 3-1B; Hernandez 2-1B, 2-RBI; Fleck 1B, 2-2B, 3-RBI; Rain 2-1B.
records: Hardin Northern 6-3, North Baltimore 5-6.

ARLINGTON — Kasey Adelsperger singled three times, while Taylor McClain and MacKenzie Sowers each added a triple and a single as Mohawk rolled past Arlington 11-0 in a six-inning nonconference matchup.
Hannah Kieffer doubled and singled and Julie Adelsperger recorded a pair of singles as the Warriors improved to 9-2 on the season.
Britnee Johnson smacked a triple for one of four hits for the Red Devils (10-3).

Mohawk 140 042 — 11 13 1
Arlington 000 000 — 0 4 1
WP — K. Adelsperger. LP — B. Johnson (9-3). top hitters: (Moh) McClain 1B, 3B; Sowers 1B, 3B; Kieffer 1B, 2B; K. Adelsperger 3-1B; J. Adelsperger 2-1B. (Arl) B. Johnson 3B.
records: Mohawk 9-2, Arlington 10-3.

FOSTORIA — Hannah Morris’ single in the top of the 10th inning scored Aricka Hill and Riverdale edged Fostoria St. Wendelin 8-7 in a marathon nonconference matchup.
Taylor Farmer worked 10 innings, allowing four earned runs on seven hits to pick up the win in the circle, and added two singles and three RBIs at the plate. Julia Naus hit a pair of doubles and drove in a run and Jordyn Wright contributed a single and an RBI for the Falcons (8-7), who rallied to win after falling behind 7-0.
Courtney Babb recorded two singles and three RBIs, Edy Mowrey singled and added two RBIs, while Allie Rutter and Sammie Digby each notched a single and an RBI for St. Wendelin (4-7).

Riverdale 006 100 000 1 — 8 8 3
St. Wendelin 430 000 000 0 — 7 9 6
WP — Farmer. LP — Reiter. top hitters: (Riv) Farmer 2-1B, 3 RBI; Naus 2-2B, RBI; Wright 1B, RBI; Morris 1B, RBI. (FSW) Mowrey 1B, 2 RBI; Rutter 1B, RBI; Reiter 1B, 2B; Babb 2-1B, 3 RBI; Digby 1B, RBI; Reineck 2-1B.
records: Riverdale 8-7, St. Wendelin 4-7.

MILLER CITY — Maddie Pape did just about everything for Liberty-Benton’s softball team as the Eagles topped Miller City 13-10 in 10 innings.
At the plate, Pape smashed two home runs, doubled and singled. And if that wasn’t enough, the junior pitched all 10 innings and struck out 10 batters.
Liberty-Benton scored three runs in the top of the tenth, including a two-run home run from Mica Terrian, to improve to 5-7. Samantha Anders had four hits, including a double, as the Eagles racked up 16 hits.
Cassie Niese ripped three singles, and Kylee Ricker doubled and singled, for Miller City (4-5).

Liberty-Benton 320 210 002 3 — 13 16 Miller City 101 024 002 0 — 10 14
WP — Pape. LP — Schimmoeller (2-4). top hitters: (L-B) Pape 2-HR, 2B, 1B; Anders 3-1B, 2B; Terrian HR, 2B, 1B. (MC) Niese 3-1B; Ricker 2B, 1B; Schnipke, Vennekotter, VanWezel & Inkrott 2-1B.
records: Liberty-Benton 5-7, Miller City 4-5.

DELTA — Rachel Nye singled three times for Patrick Henry as the Patriots fell 9-6 to Delta in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball game.
Patrick Henry fell to 9-3, 2-3 NWOAL. Delta is 7-6, 3-1 NWOAL.

Patrick Henry 002 310 0 — 6 10 5
Delta 003 042 x — 9 15 0
WP — Wanless. LP — Kurtz. top hitters: (PH) Nye 3-1B. (Del) Kern 1B, 3B.
records: Patrick Henry 9-3 overall, 2-3 Northwest Ohio Athletic League; Delta 7-6, 3-1.

NEW RIEGEL — Shoddy defense cost New Riegel as the Blue Jackets fell 4-2 to Oak Harbor in a nonleaguegame.
All four runs allowed by New Riegel pitcher Taylor Kirian were unearned. Kirian singled, doubled and drove in a run, and Lauren Zoeller had two singles and an RBI for the Blue Jackets (12-3).
Justine Webb and Emma Vidal each had two hits and an RBI for Oak Harbor (9-4).

Oak Harbor 100 300 0 — 4 6 2
New Riegel 001 100 0 — 2 7 3
WP — Bergman. LP — Kirian (11-3). top hitters: (OH) Webb 1B, 2B, RBI; Vidal 2-1B, RBI. (NR) Kirian 1B, 2B, RBI; Scherger 3B; Zoeller 2-1B, RBI.
records: Oak Harbor 9-4, New Riegel 12-3.

UPPER SANDUSKY — A five-run first inning gave Upper Sandusky a comfortable margin and the Rams rolled to a 10-0 victory in a nonconference game.
Upper (9-4) banged out 13 hits in the win, including a triple by Justeen Searfoss. Maranda Stansbery, Sara Gier and Kyla Cusac each had two hits. Gier and Cusac also shared the shutout in the circle.

Tiffin Columbian 000 00 — 0 6 3
Upper Sandusky 501 31 — 10 13 0
WP — Gier. LP — Shalk. top hitters: (US) Stansbery 2-1B, Gier 2-1B; Cusac 2-1B; Searfoss 3B. (TC) Daufenbaugh 2-1B.
records: Upper Sandusky 9-4.

BLUFFTON — Convoy Crestview blasted three home runs and scored all of its runs on two-out hits as the Knights knocked off Bluffton 8-4 in a Northwest Conference softball game on Thursday.
Kirstin Hicks, Mackenzie Riggenbach and Brady Guest each homered for Convoy Crestview (9-5, 5-0 NWC). Hicks also picked up the win, allowing four earned runs on 10 hits in seven innings pitched.
Abbie Parkins tripled and singled twice while driving in four runs for Bluffton (6-2, 2-2 NWC). Olivia Hunt hit three singles and scored two runs.

Convoy Crestview 004 130 0 — 8 11 0 Bluffton 002 010 1 — 4 10 2
WP — Hicks. LP — Fruchey (5-2). top hitters: (CC) Guest HR, 1B, RBI; Riggenbach HR, 2 RBI; Hicks HR, 3 RBI. (Blu) Parkins 3B, 2-1B, 4 RBI; Hunt 3-1B, Willis 2-1B.
records: Convoy Crestview 9-5 overall, 5-0 NWC. Bluffton 6-2, 2-2.

KANSAS — Rebecca Harvey smacked a two-run triple as part of a four-run fifth inning for Elmwood as the Royals rallied to beat Lakota 5-3 in a nonleague contest.
Chelsie Schmitz singled twice and drove in a pair of runs and Madison Arnold hit two singles and added an RBI for Elmwood (10-3).
Benschoter singled twice and picked up the win in the circle by allowing one hit in five innings of work.
Sam Miller had a 3-run home run in the second inning to lead Lakota (8-3).

Elmwood 010 040 0 — 5 12 4
Lakota 030 000 0 — 3 3 0
WP — Benschoter. LP — Gangwer. top hitters: (Elm) Benschoter 2-1B; Harvey 1B, 3B, 2 RBI; Arnold 2-1B, RBI; Schmitz 2-1B, 2 RBI. (Lak) Miller HR, 3 RBI.
records: Elmwood 10-3, Lakota 8-3.

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon scored 11 runs in the first inning and collected 19 hits in the game as the Chieftains crushed Vanlue 19-9 in six innings.
Kelsey Coppus and Gabby Gregg each had two singles and a double, and both combined for six RBIs for Hopewell-Loudon (2-12). Shelbi Sauber and Abby Park combined for three triples, a double and four RBIs.
Kate Clymer doubled twice, singled and drove in two runs for Vanlue (4-9), and Sami Hausserman had two singles and three RBIs while picking up the loss in the circle.

Vanlue 033 300 — 9 14 0 Hopewell-Loudon (11)00 044 — 19 19 0
WP — Gosche. LP — Hausserman (4-9). top hitters: (Van) Hausserman 2-1B, 3 RBI; Clymer 2-2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Wagner 1B, 2 RBI; Reed 2-1B, 2 RBI. (H-L) Coppus 2B, 2-1B, 4 RBI; Gregg 2B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Sauber 2-3B, 2 RBI; Park 3B, 2B, 2 RBI.
records: Vanlue 4-9, Hopewell-Loudon 2-12.

ADA — Monica Delgado homered, doubled, singled and drove in four runs and Hope Schroeder added a solo home run as Columbus Grove thumped Ada 13-3 in a five-inning Northwest Conference contest.
Micah Stechschulte doubled twice and also singled, while Brooke Hoffman notched a single and an RBI and Brianna Glass contributed a double for Columbus Grove (6-4, 4-1 NWC).
Ashley Windle homered and drove in a pair of runs for Ada (9-4, 0-4).

Columbus Grove 101 65 — 13 11 1
Ada 210 00 — 3 5 6
WP — Schroeder. LP — Sumner. top hitters: (CG) Hoffman 1B, RBI; Schroeder HR; Stechschulte 2-2B, 1B; Delgado HR, 2B, 1B, 4 RBI; Glass 2B. (Ada) Windle HR, 2 RBI.
records: Columbus Grove 6-4, 4-1 Northwest Conference; Ada 9-4, 0-4 Northwest Conference.


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