BLOOMDALE — Rebecca Harvey, Madison Arnold and Lindsay George each drove in a run in consecutive at bats as Elmwood used a three-run sixth inning to rally past previously unbeaten Woodmore 4-2 in a Northern Buckeye Conference showdown.
Miranda Benschoter picked up the win in the circle, allowing one earned run on two hits while striking out 10 and issuing three walks.
Jasmine Marsh doubled and singled and Chelsie Schmitz added a double for the Royals (11-4, 4-1 NBC).
Madeline Phillips homered in the top of the first to give the Wildcats (10-1, 4-1) an early 1-0 lead and Emily Paul recorded an RBI single in the fourth.
Woodmore 100 100 0 – 2 2 0
Elmwood 001 003 x – 4 7 2
WP — Benschoter. LP — Phillips. top hitters: (W) Phillips HR; Paul 1B, RBI. (Elm) Harvey 2B, RBI; Arnold 1B, RBI; George 1B, RBI; Schmitz 2B; Marsh 1B, 2B.
records: Woodmore 10-1 overall, 4-1 Northern Buckeye Conference; Elmwood 11-4, 4-1.
UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 1
ARLINGTON — Hannah Johnson tripled, singled and drove in four runs for Arlington as the Red Devils cruised past Upper Scioto Valley 11-1 in a five-inning nonconference contest.
Alexis Risner and Sierra Nichols each recorded a single and two RBIs, while Megan Johnson singled and drove in a run and Allie Sheldon notched a pair of singles for Arlington (11-3).
Britnee Johnson struck out seven and did not issue a walk to improve to 9-3 in the circle.
Bree Mullins doubled and Maddison Lowery tallied a single and an RBI for the Rams.
Upper Scioto Valley 000 10 – 1 2 5
Arlington 210 62 – 11 10 0
WP — B. Johnson (9-3). LP — Hites. top hitters: (USV) Mullins 2B; Lowery 1B, RBI. (Arl) H. Johnson 1B, 3B, 4 RBI; M. Johnson 1B, RBI; Risner 1B, 2 RBI; Nichols 1B, 2 RBI; Sheldon 2-1B.
records: Arlington 11-3.
COLUMBUS GROVE 10
LEIPSIC — Hope Schroeder tossed a three-hitter and Columbus Grove scored seven runs in the first inning on its way to a 10-3 win in five innings over Leipsic in a Putnam County League game.
Kyrah Yinger went 4 for 5 with a double, and Monica Delgado and Brooke Hoffman both had three hits in five at-bats for Columbus Grove (7-4, 2-0 PCL).
Schroeder (7-2) struck out four and walked four in the run-rule shortened contest.
Emily Ellerbrock had two of Leipsic’s three hits. Emily Gerten (2-2) took the loss for the Vikings (4-11, 2-2), allowing nine earned runs on 15 hits and four walks.
Columbus Grove 700 03 – 10 15 1 Leipsic 012 00 – 3 3 4
WP — Schroeder (7-2). LP — Gerten (2-2). top hitters: (CG) Yinger 4-5, Delgado 3-5, Hoffman 3-5. (Leip) Ellerbrock 2-3, Cupp 1-2.
records: Columbus Grove 7-4, 2-0 Putnam County League, Leipsic 4-11, 2-2.
PATRICK HENRY 21
MCCOMB — Kristin Bostelman went 4 for 5 with a home run and Katie Kurtz tossed a two-hitter as Patrick Henry easily beat McComb 21-0 in five innings in a nonconference game.
Patrick Henry scored seven runs in its first at-bat and led 15-0 after the second inning. The Patriots (13-3) had just 12 hits and took advantage of six McComb errors.
Junior Hailey Buck took the loss in her first start from inside the circle since eighth grade.
Patrick Henry 784 20 – 21 12 0 McComb 000 00 – 0 2 6
WP — Kurtz. LP — Buck. top hitters: (PH) Bostelman 4-5, HR; Herder 4-5. (McC) Dee 1B; Wood 1B.
records: Patrick Henry 13-3. McComb 2-12.
OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf and Kenton were knotted at 1-1 until the Titans plated eight runs in the sixth inning and rolled to a 9-1 Western Buckeye League win.
Megan Kitchen (8-2) allowed one run on four hits, striking out 10 and issuing one walk in seven innings to pick up the victory in the circle.
Tasha Cass doubled and Kitchen added a pair of singles for Ottawa-Glandorf (10-3, 3-2 WBL).
Kenton 001 000 0 – 1
Ottawa-Glandorf 100 008 x – 9
WP — Kitchen (8-2). LP — Burd. top hitters: (O-G) Cass 2B; Kitchen 2-1B.
records: Kenton 1-10 overall, 0-5 Western Buckeye League; Ottawa-Glandorf 10-3, 3-2.
UPPER SANDUSKY 1
BUCYRUS — Bucyrus scored twice in the first inning and Taylor Rossman allowed three hits and struck out nine in seven innings as the Redmen edged Upper Sandusky 3-1 in a battle of top North Central Conference teams.
Jackie Gabriel singled twice for Bucyrus (12-3 overall, 7-0 NCC), which scored an insurance run in the third inning and took advantage of four errors by the Rams.
Sara Gier hit a pair of doubles to lead Upper Sandusky (9-5, 5-2).
Upper Sandusky 000 000 1 – 1 3 4
Bucyrus 201 000 0 – 3 6 2
WP — Rossman. LP — Gier. top hitters: (US) Gier 2-2B. (Bcy) Gabriel 2-1B.
records: Upper Sandusky 9-5 overall, 5-2 North Central Conference; Bucyrus 12-3, 7-0 North Central Conference.
ARCADIA — Arcadia was supposed to play a Blanchard Valley Conference softball game at Cory-Rawson on Tuesday.
But when Cory-Rawson’s field was too wet and the game was moved back to Arcadia, the Redskins didn’t mind a bit as they took advantage of the familiar surroundings, a steady breeze and a short fence to conduct their own home run derby.
Four Arcadia players completed their own version of hitting the home-run cycle and the Redskins pounded out 20 hits in a 25-2 romp over the Hornets. Alisha Baird hit a solo home run in the third inning, Maddie Mock had a two-run shot in the third, Ashley Baurd tater-ed a three-run blast in the fourth inning, and Megan Hill belted a grand slam in the second.
Combined, the Bairds, Mock and Hill pounded out 10 hits, including four homers and four doubles, and drove in 13 runs.
Cory-Rawson’s Jordan Hector got in on the long-ball launch as well when she hammered a two-run home run for the Hornets.
Arcadia 545 (11)0 – 25 20 0 Cory-Rawson 002 00 – 2 3 3
WP — As. Baird (9-3). LP — Henry. top hitters: (Arc) Al. Baird 2-2B, HR, 2 RBI; As. Baird 2B, HR, 3 RBI; Mock 1B, HR, 3 RBI; Hill 11B, 2B, HR, 5 RBI. (C-R) Hector HR, 2 RBI.
records: Arcadia 9-4 overall, 5-1 BVC; Cory-Rawson 0-8, 0-4.