Prep baseball roundup: Unbeaten Carey bops Bucks

Elmwood’s Carter Taft is tagged out by Fostoria’s Collin Drake during Monday’s Northern Buckeye Conference baseball game. The Royals rolled to an 11-2 win over the Redmen. (Photo by Doug LaLear.)

NEW WASHINGTON — State-ranked Carey broke open a 1-1 game with a six-run seventh inning Monday and defeated Buckeye Central 7-2 in a Northern 10 Conference baseball game.

Reece Mullholand (1-0) pitched six innings, allowed one hit and got the win for Carey (12-0, overall, 10-0 N10). The Blue Devils are ranked eighth in the Division IV coaches poll released Monday.

All Carey starters got at least one hit. Brayden Wentling singled and doubled with an RBI; Trey Bame and Grant Frederick each had two singles with an RBI.

Brady Biglin had the lone hit for Buckeye Central (5-10, 2-7 N10).

Carey 001 000 6 — 7 12 1

Buckeye Central 001 000 1 — 2 1 2

WP — Mullholand (1-0). LP — Dentinger. TOP HITTERS: (Car) Wentling 1B, 2B, RBI; Bame 2-1B, RBI; Frederick 2-1B, RBI; Dasher 2-1B.

RECORDS: Carey 12-0 overall, 10-0 Northern 10 Conference; Buckeye Central 5-10, 2-7.


TIFFIN — Lakota got on the board in the first inning and added insurance tallies in the sixth and seventh frames to knock off Tiffin Calvert 3-0 in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division game at Zip Zalar Field.

Lakota’s Carter Reinhart got the complete-game shutout win as he walked five and stuck out five.

Nathan Walter and Josh Kagy both had a pair of singles for the Raiders (6-4 overall, 4-1 SBC River).

Grant Vera doubled and singled for the Senecas (4-5, 2-3).

Lakota 100 001 1 — 3 6 2

Tiffin Calvert 000 000 0 — 0 3 1

WP — Reinhart. LP — Kennedy. top hitters: (Lak) Walter 2-1B; Kagy 2-1B; Wehrle 1B, RBI. (TC) Vera 2B, 1B.

records: Lakota 6-4 overall, 4-1 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division; Tiffin Calvert 4-5, 2-3.


NEW RIEGEL — A three-run fifth inning was the difference as the New Riegel upended Old Fort 5-4 in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division game.

Cole Noftz got the win for the Blue Jackets as he allowed four runs, none earned, on three kits with four walks and 12 strikeouts in 62/3 innings. Kaleb Wilkinson was the tough-luck loser. He allowed two earned runs in six innings with 14 strikeouts.

Darek Feindel tripled and Alec Zoeller, Jacob Theis and Nick Reinhart added RBIs for the Blue Jackets (5-5 overall, 4-2 SBC River).

Miller had an RBI double and Kohlenberg added an RBI single for the Stockaders (4-7, 1-3).

Old Fort 022 000 0 — 4 3 2

New Riegel 100 130 x — 5 4 4

WP — Noftz. LP — Wilkinson. top hitters: (OF) Miller 2B, RBI; Kohlenberg 1B, RBI. (NR) Feindel 3B; Zoeller RBI; Theis RBI; Reinhart RBI.

records: New Riegel (5-5 overall, 4-2 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division; Old Fort 4-7, 1-3.


BLOOMDALE — Braden Dauterman made one mistake.

It didn’t matter, as he struck out 16 Fostoria batters in a complete-game win with an 11-2 decision over the Redmen in Northern Buckeye Conference action.

Dauterman, who allowed a two-run home run to Alex Sierra in he first inning, settled down and did not allow a hit or a run the rest of the way for the Royals (5-6 overall, 3-2 NBC).

Christian Aldaco and Cole Barton each singled twice for Elmwood, while Jonathan Duvall and Ricky Buckingham each drove in a pair of runs.

Sierra’s home run accounted for both of Fostoria’s (1-10, 0-5) runs.

Fostoria 200 000 0 — 2 2 0

Elmwood 002 207 x — 11 9 0

WP — Dauterman. LP — Sheets. top hitters: (Fos) Sierra HR, 2 RBI. (Elm) Barton & Aldaco 2-1B; Duvall & Buckingham 2 RBI.

records: Fostoria 1-10 overall, 0-5 Northern Buckeye Conference; Elmwood 5-6, 3-2.


MILLER CITY — Mitchell Coleman had three hits, Konnor Okuley had a two-run double and Nick States drove in three runs and earned a complete-game win as Continental knocked off Miller City 12-5 in an error-filled Putnam County League matchup.

Blake Elkins added two hits for Continental (2-8 overall, 1-2 PCL), which took advantage of seven walks and seven Miller City errors to notch its first PCL win of the season.

Eli Ellerbrock belted a two-run home run and Tyler Schroeder had a single and a double for Miller City (4-5, 2-3).

Continental 020 323 2 — 12 9 4

Miller City 021 101 0 — 5 5 7

WP — States. LP — Otto. top hitters: (Con) Potts 2B; States 1B, 3 RBI; Elkins 2-1B; Okuley 2B, 2 RBI; Coleman 3-1B, RBI. (MC) Niese 1B, RBI; Schroeder 1B, 2B; Ellerbrock HR, 2 RBI.

records: Continental 2-8 overall, 1-2 PCL; Miller City 4-5, 2-3.


FORT JENNINGS — Zane Martin tossed a 13-strikeout shutout and drove in the game’s only run in leading Ottoville to a 1-0 win over Fort Jennings in a Putnam County League game.

Martin, who allowed just three hits, drove in the Big Green’s (6-2, 3-0 PCL) go-ahead run in the third inning.

Brandon Wehri was the tough-luck loser for the Musketeers (5-8, 0-3) allowing just four hits and one run on the mound. He also singled for one of three Fort Jennings hits.

Ottoville 001 000 0 — 1 4 0

Fort Jennings 000 000 0 — 0 3 1

WP — Martin. LP — Wehri (0-4). top hitters: (Otto) Martin 1B, RBI.

records: Ottoville 6-2 overall, 3-0 Putnam County League; Fort Jennings 5-8, 0-3.


SYCAMORE — Seneca East’s Bo Smith scattered eight hits and struck out 15 as the Tigers defeated Mohawk 2-0 in a Northern 10 Conference game.

Parker Brown and Trey Combs each had two hits for Mohawk (6-7, 3-6 N10). The Warriors’ Cole Widmer struck out 12 and allowed only one earned run.

Tyler Turek doubled and scored for Seneca East (11-2, 8-0 N10).

Seneca East 010 001 0 — 2 4 0

Mohawk 000 000 0 — 0 8 1

WP — Smith. LP — Widmer. TOP HITTERS: (SE) Turek 2B. (Moh) Brown 1-1B; Combs 2-1B.

RECORDS: .Seneca East 11-2 overall, 8-0 Northern 10 Conference; Mohawk 6-7, 3-6.


BLUFFTON — Poor defense hurt Bluffton as Columbus Grove scored five unearned runs to defeat the Pirates 5-3 in a Northwest Conference game.

Wyatt Sybert and Nick Woods each had two hits for Grove (6-5 overall, 1-3 NWC). Kurt Griffith went the distance to get the win and allowed two earned runs.

Bluffton’s Dakota Bricker struck out 10 in six innings. Bluffton (3-6, 1-4 NWC) committed five errors behind him. Bricker doubled and drove in a run, and Cayden Rayle singled twice, doubled and drove in a run.

Columbus Grove 200 200 0 — 5 8 3

Bluffton 101 000 0 — 3 9 5

WP — Griffith. LP — Bricker. TOP HITTERS: (CG) Sybert 2-1B, RBI; Birnesser 1B, RBI; Hauenstein 1B, RBI. (Blu) Bricker 1B, 2B, RBI; C. Rayle 2-1B, 2B, RBI.

RECORDS: Columbus Grove 6-5 overall, 1-3 Northwest Conference; Bluffton 3-6, 1-4.


KALIDA — Kalida piled on all 16 of its runs in the first three innings as the Wildcats drummed Ayersville 16-3 in nonleague action.

Josh Klausing (1B, 2B) and Luke Erhart (2-1B) each drove in a pair of runs to lead Kalida’s (8-4) offense and Owen Recker singled twice and scored three runs.

Braydon Amorosa singled twice and drove in a run to lead the Pilots.

Ayersville 210 00 — 3 6 2

Kalida 448 0x — 16 9 1

WP — Peck. LP — Brown. top hitters: (Ayer) Amorosa 2-1B, RBI. (Kal) Klausing 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Erhart 2-1B, RBI; Recker 2-1B.

records: Kalida 8-4.


HAMLER — Nate Miller belted a pair of home runs and drove in six runs as Bryan stumped Patrick Henry 16-4 across six innings in Monday’s Northwest Ohio Athletic League game.

Miller added a double and scored thrice to lead Bryan (7-2), which remains atop the NWOAL standings at 5-0. Zac Nobis added three hits including a pair of doubles with two RBIs and Alex Morr hit a solo home run.

Jarrett Maas doubled with an RBI to pace the Patriots (2-7, 0-5 NWOAL). Kolton Holloway and Jordan Moore each also added a double.

Bryan 514 204 — 16 15 1

Patrick Henry 110 020 — 4 6 5

WP — Pittman. LP — Shanks. top hitters: (Bry) Miller 2B, 2-HR, 6 RBI; Nobis 1B, 2-2B, 2 RBI; Morr HR, RBI. (PH) Maas 2B, RBI; Holloway & Moore 2B; Shanks & Petersen 1B, RBI.

records: Bryan 7-2, 5-0 Northwest Ohio Athletic League; Patrick Henry 2-7, 0-5.


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