Prep baseball roundup: Van Buren wins 16-15 slugfest against New Riegel

Van Buren’s Angel Garcia, left, scores one of the whopping 31 runs in Friday’s game as the Black Knights knocked off New Riegel in a 16-15 nonconference slugfest. (Photo by

VAN BUREN — Van Buren scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to outlast New Riegel 16-15 on Friday in a game that featured 30 hits.

Saige Warren was the starter for Van Buren, and although he was unable to get out of the second inning and didn’t figure in the decision, he went 3 for 4 at the plate, scored three runs and drove in two more for the Knights (5-2).

Jaden Tabler, Angel Garcia, Kaleb Snodgrass, Hunter Fleck, A.J. Overmyer and Codi Leonard had two hits each for Van Buren. Tabler also earned the win, tossing 12/3 shutout innings in relief.

Jacob Theis was 3 for 4 with a home run and 4 RBIs for New Riegel (3-5). Cole Noftz went 4 for 5 and Alec Zoeller was 3 for 4 with a double for the Blue Jackets.

New Riegel 412 206 0 — 15 14 2 Van Buren 300 274 x — 16 16 4

WP — Tabler. LP — Reinhart. top hitters: (NR) Noftz 4-5, 3B, 2RBI; Zoeller 3-4, 2B; Theis 3-4, HR, 4RBI. (VB) Warren 3-3, 2RBI, 2B; Tabler 2-4; Garcia 2-3, 2-2B; Snodgrass 2B, 4RBI; Fleck 2-1B; Overmyer 2-1B; Leonard 2-1B.

records: New Riegel 3-5, Van Buren 5-2.


CAREY — Carey’s baseball team keeps finding ways to produce dramatic victories.

The Blue Devils did it again Friday night by scoring three in the bottom of the seventh inning and Easton Roark’s two-out two-run walk-off single got them by Wynford 7-6 in Northern 10 Conference play to remain unbeaten on the season.

Dylan Grothaus doubled home Caden Owens for the first run in the inning and came around to score the tying run for Carey (8-0, 7-0 N10) which set the school record for consecutive victories.

On Wednesday, the Blue Devils scored twice in the top of the seventh inning to stun Wynford 5-3 just one day after scoring twice in the 10th inning to beat Upper Sandusky 3-1.

Wynford 002 003 1 — 6 7 2

Carey 000 301 3 — 7 10 2

WP — Miller (1-0). LP — Stone. top hitters: (Wyn) Benedict 2-1B, RBI; Inbody 2-1B, RBI. (Car) Roark 3-1B, 4 RBI; Dasher 2-1B, 2 RBI; Grothaus 2B, 1B, RBI.

records: Wynford 3-5 overall, 3-2 Northern 10 Conference; Carey 8-0, 7-0.


BUCYRUS — Mohawk scored three runs in back-to-back innings and that was enough to top Northern 10 Conference foe Bucyrus 6-3.

Kedryk Leeth paced the Warriors’ (5-6 overall, 3-5 N10) offense with a pair of hits and two RBIs. Marshall Stull also drove in a pair of runs.

No player had more than one hit for the Redmen (4-4, 1-3), but Ben Seibert and Kael Scott both doubled.

Mohawk 000 330 0 — 6 8 x

Bucyrus 010 020 0 — 3 4 x

WP — Combs. LP — Seibert. top hitters: (Moh) K. Leeth 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Stull 1B, 2 RBI. (Bucy) .

records: Mohawk 5-6 overall, 3-5 Northern 10 Conference; Bucyrus 4-4, 1-3.


Liberty-Benton’s Anthony Wolford took a perfect game into the fifth inning and drove in two runs to pace the Eagles to a 12-0 victory over Fostoria High School on Friday in a nonconference baseball game.

Wolford struck out five and walked none as the Eagles improved to 5-3. Jon Sadler helped Wolford’s cause with three hits, including a double, and three RBIs, while Race Gorrell had a two-run home run and Griffin Snider had a single and two RBIs.

Colin Drake’s two-out fifth-inning single was the only hit for Fostoria (1-7), which committed five errors.

Fostoria 000 00 — 0 1 5 Liberty-Benton 00(11) 1x — 12 10 0

WP — Wolford. LP — Sierra. top hitters: (Fos) Drake 1B; (L-B) Wolford 1B, 2 RBI; Sadler 2B, 2-1B, 3 RBI; Snider 1B, 2 RBI; Gorrell HR, 2 RBI; McDonald 2-1B.

records: Fostoria 1-7, Liberty-Benton 5-3.


ARCADIA — Tanner Schroeder recorded 17 strikeouts while firing a two-hitter as McComb downed Arcadia 7-1 on Friday in a Blanchard Valley Conference baseball game.

Schroeder allowed only a triple to Hayden Rader and a double to Derron Seaburn and walked three as the Panthers raised their record to 4-4 overall and 3-1 in the BVC.

Kyle Wasson had a double among his three hits and drove in three runs to lead McComb’s offense. Schroeder singled and knocked in a run.

The Redskins dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in conference play.

McComb 250 000 0 — 7 7 1 Arcadia 000 100 0 — 1 2 3

WP — Schroeder. LP — Metzger. top hitters: (McC) Schroeder 1B, RBI; K. Wasson 2B, 2-1B, 3 RBI; (Arc) Seaburn 2B; Rader 3B.

records: McComb 4-4, 3-1 Blanchard Valley Conference; Arcadia 2-5, 0-4 BVC.


MILLER CITY — Miller City and Montpelier combined for just six hits, but it was the Wildcats who pushed four runs across the plate to snag a 4-1 nonleague win.

Chase Kuhlman, who doubled at the plate, earned his second win of the season with two hits allowed and nine strikeouts in 62/3 innings for Miller City (4-4).

Montpelier fell to 3-4 overall.

Montpelier 000 100 0 — 1 3 3

Miller City 020 110 x — 4 3 0

WP — C. Kuhlman (2-0). LP — Sanders. top hitters: (MC) C. Kuhlman 2B.

records: Montpelier 3-4, Miller City 4-4.


OTTAWA — Chase Schrieber went all eight innings and Grant Fuerst belted a walk-off single in the eighth as Ottawa-Glandorf edged Lima Bath 4-3 in Western Buckeye League action.

Schrieber picked up his first win of the season allowing three runs and striking out five for the Titans (7-2, 2-1 WBL). Ethan White tripled and Logan Miller doubled.

Hunter Iiames, who took the loss on the hill, led Bath’s (4-5, 1-2) offense — which scored all three of its runs in the first inning — with a pair of singles.

Lima Bath 300 000 00 — 3 8 1

Ottawa-Glandorf 003 000 01 — 4 5 1

WP — Schrieber (1-2). LP — Iiames. top hitters: (Bath) Iiames & Bolon 2-1B; Clark 2B. (O-G) White 3B; Miller 2B.

records: Lima Bath 4-5 overall, 1-2 Western Buckeye League; Ottawa-Glandorf 7-2, 2-1.


TIFFIN — Old Fort erupted with six seventh-inning runs to break a tie and claim a 13-7 win over Tiffin Calvert in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division baseball action.

The Stockaders, who improved to 5-4 overall and 2-2 in the SBC River Division, were led by Jarrett Woodall’s three singles and three RBIs. Winning pitcher Jacob Webb singled twice and drove in a run and Ryan Miller singled, doubled and had an RBI.

Grant Vera homered and drove in a game-high four runs to lead the Senecas (3-3, 2-2). Nick Miller added a single, a triple and two RBIs.

Old Fort 024 100 6 — 13 12 5

Tiffin Calvert 010 060 0 — 7 8 3

WP — J. Webb. LP — Cooper. top hitters: (OF) Woodall 3-1B, 3 RBI; Miller 1B, 2B, RBI; J. Webb, Wilkinson & Bigelow 2-1B, RBI. (TC) G. Vera HR, 4 RBI; Miller 1B, 3B, 2 RBI.

records: Old Fort 5-4 overall, 2-2 Sandusky Bay Conference River division; Tiffin Calvert 3-3, 2-2.


BLOOMDALE — Elmwood squandered an early five-run lead and dropped a 9-8 decision to Liberty Center on Friday in nonconference baseball.

The Royals led 6-1 through three innings, but the Tigers (2-3) scored four times in the last two innings for a 9-7 lead. Elmwood scored once in the bottom of the seventh before coming up short and falling to 3-4.

Austin Like had three hits for Liberty Center.

Ryan Cox had two doubles among his three hits for the Royals, while Christian Aldaco hit a triple and two singles and Cole Barton singled twice.

Liberty Center 100 403 1 — 9 9 4 Elmwood 411 010 1 — 8 12 4

WP — J. Krugh. LP — Gerkens. top hitters: (LC) Like 3-1B; (Elm) Aldaco 3B, 2-1B; Cox 2-2B, 1B; Barton 2-1B.

records: Liberty Center 2-3, Elmwood 3-4.


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