Prep baseball, softball: VB takes 2 from Port Clinton

PORT CLINTON — Van Buren improved to 15-8 with a nonconference doubleheader sweep of Port Clinton on Saturday.
Justin Phillips drove in three runs with a double and Chance Sonnenberg added a single and a pair of RBIs for the Black Knights in a 9-3 win in the opener.
Ross Adolph homered, doubled and drove in four runs in a 6-1 win in the nightcap.

Van Buren 200 111 4 — 9 6 1
Port Clinton 100 002 0 — 3 5 2
WP — Turner. LP — Monk. top hitters: (VB) Phillips 2B, 3 RBI; Sonnenberg 1B, 2 RBI; Jacobs 2B, 1B, RBI. (PC) Krupp 2-1B.
Van Buren 111 003 0 — 6 10 2
Port Clinton 100 002 0 — 3 5 2
WP — Bell. LP — Krupp. top hitters: (VB) Adolph HR, 2B, 4 RBI; Jacobs 2B, 1B; Sexton 2B. (PC) Kyle 2B, 1B; Ratliff 2B; Monk 2B.
records: Van Buren 15-8.

FREMONT — Hopewell-Loudon built an 8-3 lead and hung on for an 8-7 Midland Athletic League baseball win over Fremont St. Joseph on Saturday.
Jordan Stewart doubled and singled, driving in a run, and teammate Nick Scaife added a pair of singles with an RBI to help Hopewell-Loudon improve to 16-9 overall and 7-2 in the MAL.
Marcus Kerr tripled and doubled driving in a run for the Crimson Streaks (5-16, 3-6).

Hopewell-Loudon 310 310 0 — 8 8 3
Fremont St. Joseph 201 013 0 — 7 8 0
WP — Scaife (3-0). LP — Weickert. top hitters: (H-L) Stewart 2B, 1B, RBI; Scaife 2-1B, RBI; Gelinas 1B, 3 RBI. (FSJ) Kerr 3B, 2B, RBI; Wonderly 2-1B, 3 RBI; Weikert 2-1B, 2 RBI; Millitello 2B.
records: Hopewell-Loudon 16-9 overall, 7-2 Midland Athletic League; Fremont St. Joseph 5-16, 3-6.
SYCAMORE — Zach Stewart was 4 for 5 with three singles, a double and an RBI for North Baltimore as the Tigers knocked off Mohawk 10-5 in a Midland Athletic League baseball game Saturday.
Brock Boyer allowed five runs on seven hits over seven innings to get the win. Levi Newcomer had two singles and two RBIs and Tyler Trumbull doubled for the Tigers (10-14 overall, 5-3 MAL).

North Baltimore 040 231 0 — 10 12 3
Mohawk 102 002 0 — 5 7 1
WP — Boyer. LP — Harper. top hitters: (NB) Stewart 3-1B, 2B, RBI; Newcomer 2-1B, 2 RBI; Trumbull 2B.
records: North Baltimore 10-14 overall, 5-3 Midland Athletic League; Mohawk 12-12, 6-4.

Girls Softball

SYCAMORE — Mohawk’s Julie Adelsperger allowed just one one hit and Kasey Adelsperger had just one hit, but one’s pitching and the other’s hitting highlighted the Warriors’ title-clinching 10-0 Midland Athletic League softball win over North Baltimore on Saturday.
While Julie Adelsperger’s pitching kept North Baltimore from threatening, Kasey Adelsperger’s two-run home run was one several extra base hits. Cambria Kohlenberg drove in three runs with a double and a triple. and Allison Price had two doubles and drove in a run. MacKenzie Sowers had two RBI singles as the Warriors, 19-4 overall, remained undefeated in league play (9-0) and clinched at least a share of MAL championship.
Mohawk can win the title outright by beating Hopewell-Loudon on Thursdsay. The Warriors will face either New London or Margaretta in Wednesday’s 5 p.m. Division III district semifinal at Clyde High School.

OTTOVILLE — Continental’s Alex Quigley banged out four hits as the Pirates rolled to a 16-2 Putnam County League softball win over Ottoville on Saturday.
Quigley had three singles and a double to lead Continental’s 18-hit attack. Kiana Warnement and Sloane Zachrich added two singles and double and Emma Recker and Cailah Rickard both had two singles.

Continental 532 106 — 16 18 1
Ottoville 001 100 — 2 3 7
WP — Recker. LP — Horstman. top hitters: (Cont) Quigley 3-1B, 2B; Warnement 2-1B, 2B; Zachrich 2-1B, 2B; Rickard 2-1B; Recker 2-1B.
records: Continental 7-9 overall, 3-2 Putnam County League; Ottoville 1-14, 0-5.


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