BLOOMDALE — Miranda Benschoter pitched a two-hitter and drove in two runs to lead Elmwood to an 11-1 Northern Buckeye Conference softball win over Otsego on Wednesday.
Olivia Myers and Madison Arnold also drove in two runs as Elmwood, 17-3 overall and 9-1 in NBC play, remained tied with Eastwood atop the league standings. Chelsie Schmitz (1B, 2B) was the only Elmwood player with more than one hit, but the Royals took advantage of nine walks.
One of Eastwood’s (10-12, 2-7 NBC) two hits was triple by Knights’ pitcher Kylie Asmus.
OTSEGO 100 00 — 1 2 1
ELMWOOD 065 0x — 11 7 0
WP — Benschoter. LP — Asmus. TOP HITTERS: (Ots) Asmus 3B. (Elm) Benschoter 1B, 2 RBI; Myers 1B, 2 RBI; Harvey 1B, RBI; Schmitz 1B, 2B; Marsh 1B, RBI; Kenard 1B, RBI.
RECORDS: Otsego 10-11 overall, 2-7 NBC; Elmwood 17-3, 9-1 NBC.