McCOMB — McComb’s Tanner Schroeder won the pitchers duel against Kalida’s Josh Recker as the Panthers delivered the previously unbeaten Wildcats their first loss 1-0 in nonleague baseball play Saturday.
Schroeder threw a two-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts to five walks as the Panthers improved to 8-3 overall. He also drove in the game’s only run.
Recker allowed the one run on three hits with nine strikeouts to one walk for Kalida (7-1).
Kalida 000 000 0 — 0 2 3
McComb 010 000 x — 1 3 0
WP — Schroeder. LP — J. Recker. top hitters: (Kal) Recker 2B..
records: Kalida 7-1, McComb 8-3.
LIMA C.C. 5
Already up 6-3, Liberty-Benton delivered the knockout blow with eight runs in the fourth inning to power past Lima Central Catholic 14-5 in Saturday’s nonconference baseball game.
The middle of the Liberty-Benton lineup did much of the damage. Griffin Snider (RBI) hit two doubles with a single and Race Gorrell (3 RBIs) added two singles and a double. Elliott Veenstra added three singles while Michael Erdeljac (RBI) and Cole Busch (3 RBIs) both doubled and singled for the Eagles (12-3).
Thomas doubled and singled for the Thunderbirds.
Anthony Wolford allowed 5 runs, four earned, through 41/3 innings to get the win.
Lima Central Catholic 120 020 0 — 5 6 3
Liberty-Benton 312 800 x — 14 15 0
WP — Wolford. LP — Riepenhoff. top hitters: (L-B) Snider 2-2B, 1B, RBI; Gorrell 2-1B, 2B, 3 RBI; Veenstra 3-1B; Erdeljac 2B, 1B, RBI; Busch 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; McDonald 2B, 2 RBI. (LCC) Thomas 2B, 1B; Young 2B, 2 RBI; Riepenhoff 2B, RBI.
records: Liberty-Benton 12-3.
CONTINENTAL — Continental scored three times in each of the first two innings as the Pirates doubled up Antwerp 8-4 in Saturday’s nonconference baseball game.
Nick States allowed one earned run in six innings to get the win. He also doubled and singled, driving in a run for the Pirates (2-7).
Cole Bowers added two singles and Brady Dockery and Konnor Okuley chipped in doubles.
Luke Krouse singled twice for Antwerp (7-4).
Antwerp 000 013 0 — 4 7 3
Continental 330 002 x — 8 7 1
WP — States. LP — Altimus. top hitters: (Cont) Bowers 2-1B; States 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Okuley 2B, 2 RBI; Elkins 1B, 2 RBI. (Ant) Krouse 2B, 1B, RBI; Altimus 2B; Hines 2B, RBI; Schuette 2B, RBI
records: Continental 2-7, Antwerp 7-4.
HARDIN NORTHERN 5-3
DOLA — Arlington’s Will Bushong totaled nine RBIs over two games as the Red Devils swept Hardin Northern 15-5 and 15-3 in a nonleague baseball doubleheader Saturday.
Bushong tallied three doubles on the day with five RBIs in the first game and four more in the second as the Red Devils evened their record at 5-5 overall.
Lance Good (2B) tallied three hits on the day for Hardin Northern (5-8).
Arlington 150 403 2 — 15 15 2
Hardin Northern 100 400 0 — 5 8 4
WP — Jones. LP — Cramer. top hitters: (Arl) W. Bushong 2-2B, 1B, 5 RBI; B. Bushong 2-1B, 2B, RBI; Thornton 2B, 1B, 5 RBI. (HN) Good 2B; Roby 2-1B; Parsons 2-1B, RBI.
records: Arlington 4-5, Hardin Northern 5-7.
Arlington 041 703 0 — 15 9 2
Hardin Northern 111 000 0 — 3 9 4
WP — Wells. LP — Jolliff. top hitters: (Arl) W. Bushong 2B, 4 RBI; Lafferty 2B, 2 RBI; Jones 2B, 1B, 2 RBI. (HN) Cramer 1B, RBI; Wetherill 2-1B.
records: Arlington 5-5; Hardin Northern 5-8.
PATRICK HENRY 2
BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon’s Bailey Breidenbach went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs as the Chieftains topped Patrick Henry 9-2 for a nonleague baseball win Saturday.
Winning pitcher Gage Burns allowed one run on six hits and two walks in six innings of work for the Chieftains (8-3).
Losing pitcher Caleb Rosengarten doubled and drove in a run for the Patriots (2-7).
Patrick Henry 100 000 1 — 2 7 2
Hopewell-Loudon 105 102 x — 9 13 4
WP — Burns. LP — Rosengarten. top hitters: (PH) Schwiebert 2-1B, RBI; Rosengarten 2B, RBI. (H-L) Balliet 3-1B, RBI; Breidenbach HR, 2-1B, 3 RBI; Bour 2B, RBI; Sendelbach 2-1B, RBI.
records: Patrick Henry 2-7, Hopewell-Loudon 8-3.
NEW RIEGEL 5
BLOOMDALE — Elmwood scored three times in the first inning of both games as the Royals stopped New Riegel 11-5 on Saturday.
They led 3-2 through 31/2 innings before putting seven runs on the board in the bottom of the fourth.
Trevor Bingham (2 RBIs) doubled twice, Tyler St. Clair (RBI) doubled and singled and Cole Barton and Konnor Logston (3 RBI) added a pair of singles for the Royals (6-3). Nick Reinhart (3 RBIs) doubled with two singles, Jacob Theis (RBI) recorded a pair of singles and Cole Noftz (RBI) tripled for New Riegel (5-5).
New Riegel 101 030 0 — 5 5 2
Elmwood 300 700 x — 10 11 3
WP — Endicott. LP — Seifert. top hitters: (Elm) Bingham 2-2B; Logston 2-1B; Barton 2-4. (NR) Reinhart 2B, 1B; Noftz 3B.
records: Elmwood 5-3, New Riegel 5-5.
CONVOY CRESTVIEW 4
OTTOVILLE — Convoy Crestview scored two runs in the top of the six to make a game of it, but Ottoville plated four runs in the bottom of the inning to roll to a 10-4 nonconference win against the Knights on Saturday.
Trae Schlagbaum went 51/3 innings, allowing two runs on two eights with two walks and eight strikeouts to get the win. He also doubled twice and singled.
Dylan Kemper blasted a three-run home run. Brice Schroeder and Jack Langhals added two singles for Ottoville (3-5).
Riley Saylor doubled and singled and Dan Lichtensteiger doubled for Crestview (3-6).
Convoy Crestview 200 002 0 — 4 5 0
Ottoville 101 404 x — 10 11 0
WP — Painter. LP — Schlagbaum. top hitters: (Otto) Schlagbaum 2-2B, 1B; Kemper HR, 3 RBI; Schroeder 2-1B; Langhals 2-1B, RBI. (CC) Saylor 2B, 1B; Lichtensteiger 2B.
records: Convoy Crestview 3-6, Ottoville 3-5.
COLUMBUS GROVE 26-13
MAUMEE VALLEY CD 2-6
TOLEDO — Brady Hauenstein fired a 5-inning no hitter in the first game as Columbus Grove cruised to a sweep in a nonconference baseball doubleheader with Maumee Valley Country Day on Saturday.
In Grove’s 26-2 win in the opener, Hauenstein fanned eight batters and helped his own cause by going 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBIs.
The Bulldogs (6-3) banged out 27 hits on the day, including 13 in a 13-6 win against the Hawks in the nightcap.
Kurt Griffith won the second game as he allowed two earned runs on five hits in seven innings while striking out eight.
WAUSEON — Wauseon’s nine-run fifth inning spelled disaster for Ottawa-Glandorf’s baseball team as the Titans fell to the Indians 15-11 in nonconference action on Saturday.
The loss spoiled a big day at the plate by Ottawa-Glandorf’s Logan Miller. Miller doubled twice, singled twice and drove in five runs.
Ethan Alt tripled and doubled driving in a pair of runs for the Titans (5-7).
Joey Shema had a double, single and three RBIs for Wauseon (6-6).
Ottawa-Glandorf 430 220 0 — 11 12 3
Wauseon 005 190 x — 15 6 1
WP — Degroff. LP — Balbaugh. top hitters: (O-G) Miller 2-2B, 2-1B, 5 RBI; Alt 2B, 3B, 2 RBI; Nienberg, 2-1B, RBI. (Wau) Shema 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; Armstrong 1B, 3 RBI; Degroff 2B, 2 RBI.
records: Ottawa-Glandorf 5-7, Wauseon 6-6.
UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 2-14
ADA — Ada’s baseball team improved to 8-5 by sweeping neighborhood rival Upper Scioto Valley 5-2 and 20-14 in Saturday’s nonconference doubleheader.
Landon Blankenship pitched a strong game in the first contest to get the win. Phillip Coulson tripled and doubled for the Bulldogs.
Quinn Sanders led the Rams (3-9) with a double and single.
Brandon Hull doubled, singled and drove in five runs as Ada banged out 14 hits in the a 20-14 slugfest in the nightcap.
Zach Swaney doubled with two singles and Dylan East doubled and singled for the Bulldogs.
Wes Lowery had two doubles, two singles and four RBIs and J.J. Overs hit for the cycle with a home run, triple, double and single, driving in five runs for Upper Scioto Valley.
Upper Scioto Valley 001 100 0 — 2 4 1
Ada 201 011 x — 5 7 0
WP — Blankenship. LP — Lowery. top hitters: (Ada) Coulson 3B, 1B; Hall 2B, 1B, RBI. (USV) Sanders 2B, 1B; D. Thompson 2B; Lowery 2B.
records: Ada 7-5, Upper Scioto Valley 3-8.
Upper Scioto Valley 402 330 2 — 14 17 4
Ada 132 545 x — 20 13 4
WP — Ennis. LP — Sanders. top hitters: (Ada) Swnaey 2-1B, 2B, 4 RBI; Brandon Hull 2B, 1B, 5 RBI; East 2B, 1B, RBI; Amburgey 1B, 2 RBI. (USV) Overs HR, 3B, 2B, 1B, 5 RBI; Lowery 2-2B, 2-1B, 4 RBI; Coughenour 2B, 1B; Q,. Sanders 1B, 2B, RBI; C. Sanders 2-2B, RBI.
records: Ada 8-5, Upper Scioto Valley 3-9.
DELPHOS JEFFERSON 4-8
LEIPSIC — Leipsic rallied from a heartbreaking opening-game loss to Delphos Jefferson for a split of Saturday’s nonconference baseball doubleheader.
Delphos Jefferson (7-6) scored three times in the top of the seventh inning to knock off Leipsic 4-2 in the opener. Tyler Hiegel tripled for the Vikings (7-5).
Leipsic made up for it in the nightcap, scoring 10 runs in the first inning on its way to a 15-8 win.
Tyler Schroeder got the win for Leipsic. Drew Liffick doubled and singled and Hiegel and Cole Rieman both stroked a pair of singles for the Vikings. Jacob Simmons doubled and singled for Delphos Jefferson.
Delphos Jefferson 000 100 3 — 4 6 1
Leipsic 001 010 0 — 2 4 3
WP — Gallmaier. LP — Liffick. top hitters: (Leip) Hiegel 3B. (DJ) Lucas 3-1B.
Delphos Jefferson 030 401 0 — 8 5 6
Leipsic (10)21 101 — 15 10 2
WP — T. Schroeder. LP — Simpson. top hitters: (DJ) Simmons 2B, 1B. (Leip) Liffick 2B, 1B; Hiegel 2-1B; Rieman 2-1B.
records: Leipsic 7-5, Delphos Jefferson 7-6.