Prep Softball Roundup: Archbold slips past Elmwood


Arcadia third baseman Lizzie Coward (right) makes the tag on Mohawk’s Brooke Weinandy for the out during Saturday’s nonconference doubleheader. The Warriors swept both games against the Redskins. (Photo by Kent Tarbox)

ARCHBOLD — Cassidy Wyse smashed a home run and added a single and RBI to help Archbold improve to 17-1 on the season with a 4-2 win over Elmwood in nonleague softball action on Saturday.
Payton Robinson earned the win by allowing two runs on eight hits in seven innings pitched. Paige Peterson added two singles at the plate, and Cassi Wyse doubled and drove in a run.
Rebecca Harvey doubled twice for Elmwood (10-4). Lindsay George and Kristi Reiser each had two singles and an RBI.

Elmwood 000 011 0 — 2 8 1
Archbold 002 002 x — 4 7 0
WP — Robinson. LP — Benschoter. top hitters: (Elm) Harvey 2-2B; George & Reiser 2-1B, RBI. (Arch) Cassidy Wyse HR, 1B, RBI; Peterson 2-1B; Cassi Wyse 2B, RBI.
records: Elmwood 10-4, Archbold 17-1.

FINDLAY — Shelby Barga smacked a grand slam in Celina’s 9-6 win against Findlay on Saturday and followed that up with a double and an RBI in the second game, a 3-2 Celina win, as the Bulldogs swept the Trojans in a nonconference doubleheader.
Celina (9-9) was able to overcome six errors in the opener by tallying 10 hits and scoring all of its runs in the second and fourth innings.
Libby Crow doubled and drove in two runs in the first game and Kailyn Abell added a double and an RBI in the nightcap for Findlay (3-11).

Celina 040 500 0 — 9 10 6
Findlay 000 410 1 — 6 8 1
WP — Zacharias. LP — Bowling (3-9). top hitters: (Cel) Barga HR, 4 RBI. (Fin) Crow 2B, 2 RBI.
records: Celina 9-9; Findlay 3-11.
Celina 012 000 0 — 3 4 3
Findlay 010 000 1 — 2 4 2
WP — Kuhn. LP — Bowling (3-10). top hitters: (Cel) Barga 2B, RBI. (Fin) Abell 2B, RBI.
records: Celina 9-9; Findlay 3-11.

MOUNT CORY — Cory-Rawson scored its runs in bunches and recorded its first two victories of the season in posting 12-4 and 7-6 wins against Toledo Waite in nonconference action on Saturday.
A seven-run third inning provided the burst in the opening contest and the Hornets used a five-run fourth in the second game to overcome a 5-2 deficit and escape with a victory.
Amie Ricksecker doubled, singled and drove in two runs, Taylor Marshall hit a double and added an RBI, while Mariah Burkholder and Dana Miller each had a single and two RBIs for Cory-Rawson (2-8).

first game
Waite 101 11 — 4 1 0
Cory-Rawson 327 0x — 12 7 0
WP — Henry. LP — Billups. top hitters: (C-R) Ricksecker 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Marshall 2B, RBI; Wellington 2B; Miller 1B, 2 RBI; Burkholder 1B, 2 RBI; Shoemaker 1B, RBI.
records: Cory-Rawson 2-8.

second game
Waite 122 01 — 6 0 0
Cory-Rawson 101 5x — 7 5 2
WP — Marshall. LP — Bengala. top hitters: (C-R) Dunlap 1B, RBI; Shoemaker 2-1B, 3 RBI.
records: Cory-Rawson 2-8.

FOSTORIA — Fostoria scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning of its first game with Hopewell-Loudon to edge the Chieftains 8-7, and the Redmen won the second game 11-5 to sweep a doubleheader in nonconference softball action on Saturday.
Erica Moore doubled, singled twice and drove in a run for Fostoria (4-9) in the first game. She also pitched a complete game, allowing five earned runs on six hits while striking out seven batters and walking one.
Jada Hampton had four hits on the day for the Redmen, including a double, and four RBIs. Breanna Biles doubled and singled as well in the second game.
Kassie Welly and Kelsey Coppus each had three hits on the day for Hopewell-Loudon (2-12), and Gabby Gregg doubled, singled and drove in two runs.
first game
Hopewell-Loudon 500 020 0 — 7 6 6 Fostoria 000 201 5 — 8 8 1
WP — Moore. LP — Coppus (1-9). top hitters: (H-L) Coppus 3-1B, 2 RBI; Gregg 1B, 2 RBI. (Fos) Moore 3-1B, RBI; Hampton 2B, 1B.
records: Hopewell-Loudon 2-11, Fostoria 3-9.
second game
Hopewell-Loudon 001 101 2 — 5 7 5 Fostoria 232 220 x — 11 11 4
WP — Hersch. LP — Gosche (1-4). top hitters: (H-L) K. Welly 3-1B; Bower 2-1B; Gregg 2B. (Fos) Hampton 2-1B, 2 RBI; Biles 2B, 1B.
records: Hopewell-Loudon 2-12, Fostoria 4-9.

HURON — Seven errors hurt St. Wendelin in its opening game against Huron on Saturday and its inability to score runs doomed it in the second contest as the Mohawks dropped 8-3 and 5-1 nonleague decisions to the Tigers.
In the opener, Edy Mowrey homered, doubled and drove in three runs, Courtney Babb added a double and a single and Cailin Reineck doubled for St. Wendelin, which outhit Huron 15-12 on the day.
Babb and Sammie Digby each singled twice in the nightcap, while Raegan Preble notched a single and an RBI for the Mohawks (4-9).

St. Wendelin 102 000 0 — 3 7 7
Huron 002 114 x — 8 5 1
WP — Elder. LP — Rutter. top hitters: (FSW) Mowrey HR, 2B, 3 RBI; Babb 1B, 2B; Reineck 2B. (Hur) Vacca 1B, 2 RBI; Orzech 3B, 2 RBI; Gazz 1B, RBI.
records: Fostoria St. Wendelin 4-9.
St. Wendelin 000 001 0 — 1 8 1
Huron 003 002 x — 5 7 1
WP — Hammond. LP — Reiter. top hitters: (FSW) Babb 2-1B; Digby 2-1B; Preble 1B, RBI. (Hur) Elder 1B, RBI; Witter 2B, 2 RBI; Souter 1B, RBI.
records: Fostoria St. Wendelin 4-9.

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale and Van Buren combined for 29 runs on 29 hits as the Falcons topped the Black Knights 17-12 in a nonconference matchup on Saturday.
Jordyn Wright had three doubles and two RBIs, Janessa Taylor added two singles and three RBIs, Julia Naus tripled, doubled and singled and Taylor Farmer singled three times and drove in a run for Riverdale (9-7).
Robyn Flick singled three times and drove in five runs and Samantha Hagans added a triple, a single and three RBIs to lead Van Buren (5-10).

Van Buren 032 040 3 — 12 11 4
Riverdale 125 081 x — 17 18 3
WP — Farmer. LP — Fultz. top hitters: (VB) Hagans 1B, 3B, 3 RBI; Sattler 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Flick 3-1B, 5 RBI; Phillips 2-1B, 2 RBI. (Riv) Naus 1B, 2B, 3B; Farmer 3-1B, RBI; Wright 3-2B, 2 RBI; Taylor 2-1B, 3 RBI; McKamey 1B, 3B, RBI; Penwell 1B, 2B, RBI.
records: Van Buren 5-10; Riverdale 9-7.

AYERSVILLE — Continental erupted for 28 runs on 22 hits as the Pirates knocked off Liberty Center 20-8 and Holgate 11-6 to win the Ayersville Pilot Invitational Saturday.
Alex Quigley (five singles, triple) had six hits on the day, and she also stole seven bases and picked up the win in the circle in the championship game. McKenna Scott (triple, double, three singles and four RBIs) and Sloane Zachrich (four singles, three RBIs) each had four hits on the day for the Pirates (4-5).
Emily Logan doubled twice, singled and drove in five runs as well for Continental.
Continental 370 325 — 20 8 2 Liberty Center 013 040 — 8 7 5
WP — Recker. LP — Gilson. top hitters: (Cont) Scott 3B, 1B, 4 RBI; Logan 2B, 1B, 5 RBI; Quigley 3B, 1B; Zachrich 2-1B, 3 RBI.
records: Continental 3-5, Liberty Center 2-10.
Holgate 210 012 1 — 6 7 1 Continental 113 114 x — 11 14 3
WP — Quigley. LP — Clady. top hitters: (Cont) Quigley 4-1B; Scott 2B, 2-1B; Weller 3B, 3 RBI; Zachrich 2-1B.
records: Continental 4-5.

LAGRANGE — Taylor Kirian pitched two complete games on Saturday and allowed five total runs on 13 hits as New Riegel edged Vermilion 7-5 in the first game and knocked off the 2013 Division-III state runner-up Columbia Station Columbia 9-0 in the Lagrange Keystone Prebis Memorial Classic.
Morgan Noftz had four hits, including two doubles, and four RBIs on the day for the Blue Jackets (14-4). Taylor Arbogast doubled twice, singled three times and drove in a run as well for New Riegel.
Kirian dominated not only on the mound, but at the plate as well, blasting a home run, a double and two singles while driving in three RBIs. New Riegel scored six runs in the fourth inning against Vermilion to take a 7-4 lead, and the Blue Jackets collected 19 hits on the day.

first game
Vermilion 201 100 1 — 5 8 4 New Riegel 100 600 x — 7 11 3
WP — Kirian (12-4). LP — Mello. top hitters: (Ver) Stainbrook 2B, 1B, RBI; Skettle 2-1B, 2 RBI; Mello 2-1B. (NR) Kirian 2B, 2-1B, RBI; Arbogast 2-2B, RBI; Noftz 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Bouillon 2-1B.
records: Vermilion 8-9, New Riegel 13-4.
second game
New Riegel 103 014 0 — 9 8 1 Columbia Station Columbia 000 000 0 — 0 5 3
WP — Kirian (13-4). LP — Minarchick. top hitters: (NR) Arbogast 3-1B; Noftz 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Kirian HR, 2 RBI. (CSC) Viccarone 2-1B.
records: New Riegel 14-4, Columbia Station Columbia 11-4.

MOHAWK 11-12
ARCADIA — Mohawk belted six home runs, hammered out 24 hits and took advantage of seven Arcadia errors to earn 11-8 and 12-1 victories in a nonconference doubleheader sweep of the Redskins on Saturday.
Julie Adelsperger, Hannah Kieffer and Cambria Kohlenberg each homered off Ashley Baird in the first game. Brooke Weinandy added two singles and two RBIs for the Warriors, who plated six runs in the sixth thanks to three Arcadia errors.
Ashley Baird singled twice and drove in a pair of runs, Maddie Mock singled twice and Megan Hill added a double and two RBIs for the Redskins (8-4).
In the nightcap, Mohawk (15-2) got home runs from Kasey Adelsperger, who earned the victory in the circle in both games, along with Charlotte Moes and Kohlenberg to pull away early.
Arcadia tallied two hits in the second contest, a single each from Alisha Baird and Lizzie Coward.
Mohawk 020 126 0 — 11 14 2
Arcadia 020 600 0 — 8 6 5
WP — K. Adelsperger. LP — As. Baird. top hitters: (Moh) J. Adelsperger HR, 1B; Keiffer HR, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Kohlenberg HR, 1B; B. Weinandy 2-1B, 2 RBI. (Arc) As. Baird 2-1B, 2 RBI; Mock 2-1B; Hill 2B, 2 RBI.
records: Arcadia 8-4, Mohawk 15-2.
Mohawk 301 233 — 12 10 0
Arcadia 001 000 — 1 2 2
WP — K. Adelsperger. LP — Moyer. top hitters: (Moh) K. Adelsperger HR, 2-1B, 4 RBI; Moes HR, 1B, 2 RBI; Kohlenberg HR. (Arc) Alisha Baird 1B; Coward 1B.
records: Arcadia 8-4, Mohawk 15-2.


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