Prep baseball: Arcadia rolls past Ridgemont

RIDGEWAY — Arcadia’s Chad Baker allowed just two runs on three hits and struck out 10 in a complete game 10-2 win over Ridgemont in a Division IV sectional semifinal game on Saturday.

The Redskins (4-13) will play at Upper Scioto Valley at 5 p.m. Wednesday in a sectional final.

Hayden Ramsey and Dylan Conine combined for five singles, five runs scored and three RBIs as all nine Arcadia batters had a hit.

ARCADIA 301 002 4 — 10 11 0
RIDGEMONT 000 020 0 — 2 3 4
WP — Baker (2-4). LP — Mitchell. TOP HITTERS: (Arc) Ramsey 3-1B, RBI; Conine 2-1B, 2-RBI; Lentz & Vera 1B, RBI; Baker 2B. (Rid) Spanks 1B, RBI.
RECORDS: Arcadia 4-13.

VANLUE 2
ADA 1

Vanlue’s Sam Wagner struck out seven, gave up just three hits and allowed no earned runs as the Wildcats defeated Ada 2-1 in a Division IV sectional semifinal at Findlay High School.

Vanlue (5-13) advances to Wednesday’s 5 p.m. sectional final at McComb (16-3).

Wagner also scored the go-ahead run when he led off the bottom of the sixth inning with a single, advanced to second on Jacob Coldren’s sacrifice and scored on a double from Jason Summers to break a 1-1 tie.

Steven Gray had two hits and an RBI for Ada (4-15). Ada had the tying run on third with one out in the seventh before Wagner struck out the final two batters.

ADA 000 010 0 — 1 3 0
VANLUE 000 101 x — 2 4 1
WP — Wagner. LP — English. TOP HITTERS: (Ada) Gray 2-1B, RBI. (Van) Hagerty 1B; Wagner 1B; Smith 1B; Wingate 1B, RBI; Summers 2B, RBI.
RECORDS: Ada 4-15, Vanlue 5-13.

ARLINGTON 9
HARDIN NORTHERN 1

ARLINGTON — Arlington jumped to a 6-0 lead and never looked back in rolling to a 9-1 win over Hardin Northern in a Division IV sectional semifinal at Arlington.

The Red Devils (16-5) will host Cory-Rawson (3-16) at 5 p.m Wednesday in a sectional final.
Jordan Freed and Justin Rice led Arlington’s 15-hit attack with three singles each. Tyler Richards and Kyle McDowell both had two hits and an RBI.

Richards also earned the win to improve to 5-1 this season.

Jacob Gossard and Brett Roby each had two hits for Hardin Northern (0-17).

HARDIN NORTHERN 000 100 0 — 1 6 3
ARLINGTON 204 102 x — 9 15 2
WP — Richards (5-1). LP — Gossard. TOP HITTERS: (HN) Gossard 2-1B; Roby 2-1B. (Arl) Solt 1B, 2B; Freed 3-1B, RBI; Richard 2-1B, RBI; McDowell 2-1B, RBI; Rice 3-1B.
RECORDS: Hardin Northern 0-17; Arlington 16-5.

WAYNE TRACE 3
CONTINENTAL 2

HAVILAND — Wayne Trace scored three runs in the first inning and then held on to knock off Continental 3-2 in a Division IV sectional semifinal.

Aaron Stoller had a two-run first-inning double for the Raiders (7-14), who will play at No. 1 seed Patrick Henry at 5 p.m. Wednesday in a sectional final.

Marcus McVay earned the win, pitching a complete game and allowing an earned run on four hits. Austin Mansfield picked up the loss for the Pirates (13-3), allowing three runs (zero earned) on five hits in six innings.

CONTINENTAL 001 100 0 — 2 4 3
WAYNE TRACE 300 000 x — 3 5 3
WP — McVay. LP — Mansfield. TOP HITTERS: (Cont) Troyer 2B, Thomas, Williams & Rue 1B. (WT) A. Stoller 2B, 2 RBI; N. Stoller 2B.
RECORDS: Continental 3-13, Wayne Trace 7-14.

KALIDA 8
OTTOVILLE 2

KALIDA — Austin Swift and Brady Laudick combined for two doubles, three singles and four RBI as Kalida took care of Ottoville 8-2 in a Division-IV sectional baseball semifinal.

The Wildcats (8-13) will play at Columbus Grove on Wendesday at 5 p.m. Ottoville fell to 6-10.

Randy Zeller picked up the win, pitching 51/3 innings and allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits.
Joel Beining had two singles for Ottoville, and Jared Fanning doubled and drove in a run.

OTTOVILLE 010 001 0 — 2 7 5
KALIDA 003 140 x — 8 9 4
WP — Zeller. LP — Schimmoeller. TOP HITTERS: (Otto) Beining 2-1B; Fanning 2B, RBI; Schimmoeller 1B, RBI. (Kal) Swift 2B, 2-1B, RBI; Laudick 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; Warnimont & Zeller 1B, RBI.
RECORDS: Ottoville 6-10, Kalida 8-13.

LEIPSIC 3
FORT JENNINGS 0

FORT JENNINGS — Grant Rader handcuffed Fort Jennings on seven hits as Leipsic stopped the Musketeers 3-0 in an opening-round Division IV sectional semifinal.

Leipsic will take on Miller City in the district quarterfinals Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Pierce Henry had two singles and Gavin Cupp and Dylan Schey both had doubles to lead the Vikings (7-16) at the plate.

Fort Jennings starter Ryan Rau took the loss despite allowing seven hits and striking out 10. Dylan Van Loo and Alex Vetter both had a pair of singles for the Musketeers (7-13).

LEIPSIC 011 000 1 — 3 7 0
FORT JENNINGS 000 000 0 — 0 7 1
WP — Rader. LP — Rau. TOP HITTERS: (Leip) Henry 2-1B; Cupp 2B; Schey 2B. (FJ) VanLoo 2-1B; Vetter 2-1B.
RECORDS: Leipsic 7-16, Fort Jennings 7-13.

MOHAWK 4
LUCAS 2

SYCAMORE — Mohawk’s Austin Harper got the win and helped his own cause with a single and two RBIs in the Warriors’ 4-2 Division IV sectional baseball win over Lucas.

Mohawk (10-11) will play at Tiffin Calvert Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the district quarterfinals.

The Cubs touched up Harper for 10 hits over seven innings but could muster only a pair of runs.

LUCAS 000 011 0 — 2 10 0
MOHAWK 300 100 x — 4 7 0
WP — Harper. LP — Schell. TOP HITTERS: (Moh) Harper 1B, 2 RBI; (Luc) Wagner 4-1B; Schell 2B, 1B; Switzer 2B, 1B.
RECORDS: Mohawk 10-11.

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