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Prep baseball: Sexton does it all for Van Buren

MOUNT CORY — Van Buren junior Isaac Sexton put a hurting on Cory-Rawson in more ways than one in the Black Knights’ 10-0 Blanchard Valley Conference victory Tuesday.
Sexton recorded a five-inning no-hitter, allowing a single base runner to reach on a walk while striking out six. He also belted a home run, three doubles and finished with four RBIs.
Ross Adolph hit two triples and a single, Chance Sonnenberg tripled and drove in a run, Brandon Bell doubled, singled and had an RBI, Jameson Jacobs recorded a pair of singles and drove in a run and Payten Whitticar finished with a double and an RBI for Van Buren (16-9, 6-3 BVC).
Logan Cawley suffered the loss, allowing nine earned runs on 12 hits in three innings for Cory-Rawson (3-18, 2-7).

Van Buren 510 31 — 10 15 0
Cory-Rawson 000 00 — 0 0 0
WP — Sexton. LP — Cawley. top hitters: (VB) Adolph 1B, 2-3B; Irving 1B, RBI; Sexton HR, 3-2B, 4 RBI; Bell 1B, 2B, RBI; Phillips 1B, RBI; Jacobs 2-1B, RBI; Sonnenberg 3B, RBI; Whitticar 2B, RBI.
records: Van Buren 16-9 overall, 6-3 Blanchard Valley Conference; Cory-Rawson 3-18 overall, 2-7 Blanchard Valley Conference.
HOPEWELL-LOUDON 5
SENECA EAST 2
BASCOM — Seneca East still took home an outright Midland Athletic Legaue baseball title on Tuesday.
But Hopewell-Loudon kept the Tigers from making it a clean sweep.
Garret Sendelbach allowed just one hit, survived six walks, and drove in two runs as Hopewell-Loudon beat Seneca East, Ohio’s No. 1-ranked Division IV team, 5-2 in the final MAL game of the season.
It was the second loss in 25 games for Seneca East, which still claimed an outright MAL title with a 9-1 league record. Hopewell-Loudon improved to 17-9 overall and finished MAL play in second place at 8-2.
Tyler Imes banged out four base hits and Sendelbach, Ryan Depinet and Bryan Scherger had two each.
Seneca East’s lone hit was an RBI single by Carson Pipher.

Seneca East 110 000 0 — 2 1 0
Hopewell-Loudon 210 101 x — 5 13 2
WP — Sendelbach. LP — Cramer. top hitters: (SE) Pipher 1B, RBI. (H-L) Sendelbach 2-1B, 2 RBI; Depinet 2-1B; Scherger 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Imes 4-1B, RBI.
records: Seneca East 23-2 overall, 9-1 MAL; Hopewell-Loudon 17-9, 8-2 MAL.
PANDORA-GILBOA 6
OTTOVILLE 5
PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa’s Brian Schneck allowed four earned runs on eight hits in seven innings to earn the victory on the mound, and capped of a four-run rally in the bottom of the seventh with an RBI double to give the Rockets a 6-5 Putnam County League win against Ottoville Tuesday.
Schneck also tripled and T.J. Koepplinger added a double and an RBI for Pandora-Gilboa (11-12, 4-3 PCL).
Brandon Boecker homered, singled and drove in two runs, Luke Schimmoeller had a pair of singles and an RBI and Jared Fanning singled and drove in a run for Ottoville (6-12, 1-6).

Ottoville 100 011 2 — 5 8 3
Pandora-Gilboa 110 000 4 — 6 7 0
WP — Schneck (5-4). LP — Schimmoeller. top hitters: (Otto) Boecker HR, 1B, 2 RBI; Bendele 2-1B; Fanning 1B, RBI; Schimmoeller 2-1B, RBI. (P-G) Schneck 2B, 3B, 2 RBI; Koepplinger 2B, RBI.
records: Ottoville 6-12 overall, 1-6 Putnam County League; Pandora-Gilboa 11-12 overall, 4-3 Putnam County League.
ELMWOOD 13
FOSTORIA 6
BLOOMDALE — Fostoria put up four runs in the first two innings, but Elmwood answered that with 10 runs of its own and rolled past the Redmen 13-6 in Northern Buckeye Conference play Tuesday.
Dylan Hall (3-1B, 2B) laced four hits and Brett Jones (3-1B) had three for Elmwood (12-12, 5-6 NBC). Nolan Kerr, Jacob Firsdon, Jacob Wise and Tayte Lentz added two hits each. Brandon Pennington struck out 11 in earning the win.
Chris Hampton and Trey Yates each notched a pair of singles and Hunter Abell hit a double for Fostoria (14-11, 3-7).

Fostoria 220 000 2 — 6 6 2
Elmwood 460 210 x — 13 18 1
WP — Pennington (2-1). LP — Ka. Bemis. top hitters: (Fos) Hampton 2-1B; Yates 2-1B; Abell 2B. (Elm) Hall 3-1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Jones 3-1B, 2 RBI; Kerr 2-1B; Firsdon 2-1B.
records: Fostoria 14-11 overall, 3-7 Northern Buckeye Conference; Elmwood 12-12 overall, 5-6 Northern Buckeye Conference.

TIFFIN CALVERT 6
VAN BUREN 4
VAN BUREN — Tiffin Calvert erased a 4-0 deficit with a 6-run seventh inning to knock off Van Buren 6-4 in a nonconference baseball game Monday.
Ross Adolph tossed five scoreless innings before running into trouble in the sixth for the Black Knights (15-9).
Adolph tripled with two singles, Isaac Sexton added three singles and Justin Phillips doubled for Van Buren.
Calvert (17-5) scored six runs in the seventh and were helped by an error, a sacrifice fly from Drew Ritzler and a key RBI single by Peyton Deats.

Tiffin Calvert 000 000 6 — 6 5 0
Van Buren 101 200 0 — 4 11 1
WP — Prenzlin. LP — Adolph. top hitters: (VB) Adolph 2-1B, 3B; Sexton 3-1B, RBI; Phillips 2B, RBI. (TC) Perry 2-1B; Deats 1B, RBI; Prenzlin 1B, RBI; Shelt-Palm 1B, RBI; Ritzler 1B, RBI.
records: Van Buren 15-9, Tiffin Calvert 17-5.

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