Findlays Kevin Kuhn slides safely into home in front of the throw to Napoleon catcher Mitchel Kruse to score the first run of Game 1 on Saturday. Findlay split a doubleheader with the Wildcats, winning 10-0 and losing 16-11. (Photo by Kent Tarbox.)

Pat Dillon fired a five-inning no-hitter in the first game of Findlay High School’s doubleheader split against Napoleon on Saturday.

The Trojans (5-6) took the first game 10-0 but fell 16-11 in the second game after allowing nine runs in the top of the seventh inning.

Dillon struck out 12 and walked one in the first game and was supported by back-to-back five-run innings in the fourth and fifth.

He tallied four RBIs in the second game, but Napoleon’s Evan Horner had four hits and five RBIs and Chasten Wilde added four RBIs.

Will Kiffmeyer aided Dillon’s effort on the mound with a pair of singles in the opener, and Harry Hall singled and doubled in the nightcap.

Drew Parish singled twice in Game 2.

FIRST GAME

Napoleon 000 00 — 0 0 1

Findlay 000 55 — 10 8 0

WP — P. Dillon. LP — Smith. top hitters: (Fin) Kiffmeyer 2-1B; C. Dillon 3 RBI; Hall 2B; Gonzalez 1B, 2 RBI; Parish 1B, 2 RBI.

SECOND GAME

Napoleon 022 111 9 — 16 22 1

Findlay 236 000 0 — 11 12 3

top hitters: (Fin) P. Dillon 2-1B, 4 RBI; Parish 2-1B; Hall 1B, 2B.

records: Findlay 5-6.

VAN BUREN 12

Allen East 5

VAN BUREN 10

CORY-RAWSON 0

VAN BUREN — Van Buren tallied 10 hits in each game of Saturday’s doubleheader and cleaned up its defense in the nightcap in securing a 12-5 nonconference win over Allen East and a 10-0 shutout win over Cory-Rawson in Blanchard Valley Conference action.

The Black Knights, who improved to 8-2 overall and lead the BVC at 5-0, were led by Saige Warren’s five singles and five RBIs combined in the two game with a victory on the mound in the nightcap.

Angel Garcia added four hits, including a double and a pair of RBIs. Luke Wolford chipped in three singles, a double and two RBIs.

Logan Stuckey and Ashton Chester both singled for Cory-Rawson’s (2-8, 1-4 BVC) only two hits of Game 2.

Reid Spencer singled three times and drove in a run to pace Allen East (6-8) in Saturday’s opener.

First Game

Allen East 200 201 0 — 5 7 3

Van Buren 031 242 x — 12 10 5

WP — Jones. top hitters: (AE) Spencer 3-1B, RBI; Hedrick 2B. (VB) Warren 2-1B, 4 RBI; Garcia 1B, 2B; Wolford 2-1B, RBI.

Second Game

Cory-Rawson 000 00 — 0 2 5

Van Buren 008 11 — 10 10 1

WP — Warren. LP — Stuckey. top hitters: (C-R) Stuckey & Chester 1B. (VB) Warren 3-1B, RBI; Garcia 2-1B, 2 RBI; Wolford 1B, 2B, RBI.

records: Van Buren 8-2 overall, 5-0 Blanchard Valley Conference; Cory-Rawson 2-8, 1-4 BVC; Allen East 6-8.

CAREY 4

COLONEL CRAWFORD 3

NORTH ROBINSON — Carey’s Brayden Wentling pitched a gem and the Blue Devils survived a late push by Colonel Crawford to remain unbeaten with a 4-3 Northern 10 Conference victory.

Wentling (4-0) threw six innings of one-hit ball with eight strikeouts to get the win for the Blue Devils (11-0, 9-0 N10).

The Eagles, with help of two Carey errors, scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh but stranded the tying run on first base.

Carey 002 011 0 — 4 9 3

Colonel Crawford 000 000 3 — 3 2 2

WP — Wentling (4-0). LP — Fairchild. top hitters: (Car) Roark 2-1B, RBI; Bame 1B, RBI; Dasher 1B, RBI; Owens 2-1B. (CC) Ritzhaupt 2-1B RBI.

records: Carey 11-0 overall, 9-0 Northern 10 Conference; Colonel Crawford 4-10, 2-9.

PATRICK HENRY 6

KALIDA 1

HAMLER — Patrick Henry played a clean defensive game and capitalized on seven hits in snagging a 6-1 nonleague win Saturday over Kalida.

Jordan Moore singled twice and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Patriots (2-6). Jarret Maas had two singles and an RBI, and Caleb Rosengarten allowed one run on two hits in the complete game win.

Owen Recker, coming off an 18-strikeout no-hitter on Friday, paced Kalida (7-4) by doubling and driving in the Wildcats’ lone run.

Kalida 000 001 0 — 1 2 3

Patrick Henry 201 003 x — 6 7 0

WP — Rosengarten (2-0). LP — Hamburg. top hitters: (Kal) Recker 2B, RBI. (PH) Moore 2-1B, 2 RBI; Maas 2-1B, RBI.

records: Kalida 7-4, Patrick Henry 2-6.

MOHAWK 16

ARCADIA 0

ARCADIA — Four Mohawk players tallied a pair of RBIs as the Warriors rolled over Arcadia 16-0 in five innings for a nonleague win.

Tyler Hayman and Bryce Kirian each did so with a pair of singles, while Kurtus Ekleberry and Bryce Sheets each singled and drove in two runs for the Warriors (6-6).

Luke Metzger had the only hit for Arcadia (3-6).

Arcadia 000 00 — 0 1 4

Mohawk 551 5x — 16 8 0

WP — Combs. LP — Scott. top hitters: (Arc) Metzger 1B. (Moh) Combs 1B, RBI; Hayman 2-1B, 2 RBI; Kirian 2-1B, 2 RBI; Sheets 1B, 2 RBI; Ekleberry 1B, 2 RBI.

records: Arcadia 3-6, Mohawk 6-6.

LIBERTY-BENTON 6

MONROE CENTRAL 1

WOODSFIELD — Liberty-Benton doubled up Monroe Central on hits and kept the Seminoles scoreless after the first inning in a 6-1 nonleague win in a two-day swing through southeast Ohio.

The Eagles, who improved to 6-3 and played to a 5-5 tie with New Matamoras Frontier on Friday, were led by Race Gorrell’s complete game on the hill. He allowed one run on six hits and struck out 10, while adding a pair of singles at the plate.

Jon Sadler had three singles and Michael Erdeljac drove in a game-high three runs.

AJ Dobbins and Cole Busch each had two singles and an RBI for L-B.

Liberty-Benton 013 002 0 — 6 12 2

Monroe Central 100 000 0 — 1 6 2

WP — Gorrell. LP — Babcock. top hitters: (L-B) Sadler 3-1B; Erdeljac 1B, 3 RBI; Dobbins & Busch 2-1B, RBI. (MC) Stoehr 1B, 2B, RBI.

records: Liberty-Benton 6-3.

TOLEDO ROGERS 7-11

HARDIN NORTHERN 6-1

TOLEDO — Hardin Northern’s baseball team dropped a pair of nonleague games 7-6 and 11-1 in five innings to Toledo Rogers on Saturday.

The Polar Bears (1-11) led 6-0 through three innings in the first game but allowed seven unanswered runs to the Rams.

Owen Wetherill had a pair of hits for Hardin Northern and took the loss in the second game.

FIRST GAME

Hardin Northern 204 000 0 — 6 8 4

Toledo Rogers 000 250 x — 7 6 4

WP — McClinton. LP — Hipsher. top hitters: (HN) Hipsher 3B, 1B, RBI; Dye 1B, RBI; Jolliff 1B, RBI. (TR) Crawford 1B, 2 RBI; Reynolds 2 RBI; Staples & McClinton 1B, RBI.

SECOND GAME

Hardin Northern 000 01 — 1 3 4

Toledo Rogers 541 01 — 11 12 1

WP — Riley. LP — Wetherill. top hitters: (HN) Pees RBI; Hipsher, Wetherill, Parsons 1B. (TR) McClinton 2-1B, 2 RBI; Staples 2-2B, 1B, 3 RBI.

records: Hardin Northern 1-11.

NORTH BALTIMORE 4

FOSTORIA 0

TOLEDO — North Baltimore’s Levi Gazarek fired a three-hit shutout as the Tigers blanked Fostoria 4-0 in a nonconference game Saturday at Toledo’s Fifth Third Field.

Gazarek fanned 12 batters and issued just one walk to pick up the win for the Tigers (6-3). Alex Sierra worked 52/3 innings for Fostoria, allowing four runs on seven hits with eight strikeouts.

Adam Flores recorded a pair of singles and Tyler Durfey and Alex Snyder both added RBI singles for North Baltimore.

Dylan Sheets had two singles and Sierra also singled for Fostoria (1-9).

Fostoria 000 000 0 — 0 3 2

North Baltimore 000 202 x — 4 7 4

WP — Gazarek. LP — Sierra. top hitters: (NB) Flores 2-1B; Snyder 1B, RBI; Durfey 1B, RBI. (Fos) Sheets 2-1B; Sierra 1B.

records: North Baltimore 6-3, Fostoria 1-9.

OTTOVILLE 6

UPPER SANDUSKY 0

TOLEDO — Josh Thorbahn and Zane Martin combined on a three-hit shutout as Ottoville blanked Upper Sandusky 6-0 in a nonconference game Saturday at Toledo’s Fifth Third Field.

Thorbahn, a freshman, allowed three hits with one walk and eight strikeouts in six innings. Martin came in and struck out the side in the seventh.

Martin doubled with two singles driving in a pair of runs while Andy Schimmoeller also had three hits to go with two RBIs.

Clayton Schnipke added a pair of singles for Ottoville (5-2).

One of the three hits by Upper Sandusky (7-6) was a Brett Bianchi double.

Upper Sandusky 000 000 0 — 0 3 1

Ottoville 020 211 x — 6 10 1

WP — Thorbahn. LP — Dible. top hitters: (Otto) Martin 2-1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Schimmoeller 3-1B, 2 RBI; Schnipke 2-1B. (US) Bianchi 2B; Cazares 1B; Dible 1B.

records: Upper Sandusky 7-5, Ottoville 5-2.

PANDORA-GILBOA 9-13

LEIPSIC 6-3

PANDORA — Leipsic kept the opener close with Pandora-Gilboa, but the Rockets capitalized on four Vikings errors in the nightcap in snagging 9-6 and 13-3 wins in Saturday’s Blanchard Valley Conference/Putnam County League doubleheader.

Josh Shartell paced P-G (4-8, 2-3 BVC, 2-2 PCL) with five hits and six RBIs, including a pair of doubles in the nightcap.

Carter Nofziger had two hits and four RBIs and Ryan Lee singled three times out of the leadoff spot.

Brennan Morman and Austin Decker each rattled off complete-game wins on the mound for the Rockets.

Wes Garcia (2 RBI) and Mitch Lammers each singled twice for Leipsic (2-7, 2-4 BVC, 0-2 PCL).

First Game

Leipsic 100 302 0 — 6 8 2

Pandora-Gilboa 330 300 x — 9 10 2

WP — Morman. LP — Rieman. top hitters: (Leip) Garcia 2-1B, 2 RBI; Lammers 2-1B. (P-G) Shartell 2-1B, 2 RBI; Schwab 2-1B, RBI; George 2-1B; Nofziger & Stall 2B, 2 RBI.

Second Game

Leipsic 001 020 — 3 2 4

Pandora-Gilboa 206 221 — 13 9 1

WP — Decker. LP — Garcia. top hitters: (Leip) Hiegel & Lammers 1B. (P-G) Shartell 1B, 2-2B, 4 RBI; Decker 2-1B, 2 RBI; Lee 2-1B; Nofziger 1B, 2 RBI.

records: Leipsic 2-7 overall, 2-4 Blanchard Valley Conference, 0-2 Putnam County League; Pandora-Gilboa 4-8 overall, 2-3 BVC, 2-2 PCL.

ARLINGTON 6-10

ADA 0-4

ARLINGTON — Arlington finally broke into the win column with a pair of six-run victories over Ada, 6-0 and 10-4, in nonleague action.

Matt Johnson racked up five hits, including two triples and a double, and four RBIs over the two games to lead the Red Devils (2-9).

Aaron Everhart finished with a single, double and an RBI for Ada (2-8).

FIRST GAME

Ada 000 000 0 — 0 5 3

Arlington 000 240 x — 6 10 0

WP — Bushing. LP — Coulson. top hitters: (Ada) Shafer, Everhart, Coulson, Burkhart & Paul 1B. (Arl) Slough 3B, RBI; Thornton 1B, RBI; Johnson & Bushing 2B, 1B.

SECOND GAME

Ada 000 130 0 — 4 6 2

Arlington 014 302 0 — 10 11 0

WP — Lafferty. LP — Middlebrook. top hitters: (Ada) Hall 2B, 1B, RBI; Everhart 2B, RBI; Shafer 1B, RBI. (Arl) Johnson 2-3B, 4 RBI; Bushong 2B, 2 RBI; Bushong 2B, RBI.

records: Ada 2-8, Arlington 2-9.

PORT CLINTON 4

NEW RIEGEL 0

PORT CLINTON — New Riegel managed just four hits as the Blue Jackets were shut out 4-0 by Port Clinton in Saturday’s nonleague baseball action.

Alec Zoeller tallied a pair of hits for New Riegel (4-5), including a double.

Tyler Webb sparked Port Clinton’s offense with a single, double and a pair of RBIs.

New Riegel 000 000 0 — 0 4 0

Port Clinton 100 030 x — 4 6 1

WP — Koskela. LP — Dryfuse. top hitters: (NR) Zoeller 1B, 2B; Noftz & Feindel 1B. (PC) Webb 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Jackson 2B, RBI.

records: New Riegel 4-5.

SPRINGFIELD 5

ELMWOOD 1

HOLLAND — Springfield broke a close game open with a three-run fourth inning and went to post a 5-1 nonleague baseball win over Elmwood.

Alex Legeza, Matt Christoffers and Matt McDougle all had two hits each for Springfield.

Jonathan Duvall had two hits for Elmwood (4-6).

Elmwood 000 001 1 — 1 4 1

Springfield 011 300 x — 5 9 1

WP — Rhonehouse. LP — Minich. top hitters: (Elm) Duvall 2-1B. (Spr) Legeza 2-1B, Christoffers 2-1B, McDougle 2-1B.

records: Elmwood 4-6.

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