MATTHIAS LEGUIRE / for The Courier
Liberty-Benton’s Kiya Benschoter winds and delivers a pitch against Wynford on Saturday.

AYERSVILLE — Carey run-ruled Continental and North Baltimore before stopping host Ayersville 5-3 to win the Ayersville Super Six Tournament on Saturday.

Carey blasted Continental 15-4 and North Baltimore 10-1 to reach the final against the Pilots.

Bridget Mullholand got the win for Carey as she allowed three runs on four hits with five walks and 11 strikeouts.

Hailey Niederkohr tripled and doubled and Emma Wagner and Hannah Lonsway both added RBI singles against Ayersville.

Kourtney Lindeman had two doubles with two RBIs for the Pilots.

North Baltimore, which also scored an 11-0 win against Continental, finished third with a 14-3 win in the finals against Leipsic.

The Vikings fell to Ayersville (12-0) and beat Cardinal Stritch (8-0) in their other two contests. Continental rolled to a 15-0 win against Cardinal Stritch as Riley Fenter threw a no hitter to end up in fifth place.

CAREY 15, CONTINENTAL 4

Continental 001 30 — 4 3 4

Carey 305 43 — 15 3 1

WP — Mullholand. LP — Troyer. top hitters: (Car) Niederkohr 3B, 4 RBI; Tiell 2B, 4 RBI; Conigy 1B, RBI. (Cont) Prowant 3B, 2 RBI; Etter 2B.

records: Continental 1-7.

LEIPSIC 8, CARDINAL STRITCH 0

Leipsic 010 021 4 — 8 4 1

Cardinal Stritch 000 000 0 — 0 1 2

WP — Hermiller. LP — St. Clair. top hitters: (Leip) Sickmiller 3B, 1B, RBI; Dulle 2B.

records: Cardinal Stritch 4-5, Leipsic 3-5.

AYERSVILLE 12, LEIPSIC 0

Leipsic 000 00 — 0 0 3

Ayersville 623 1x — 12 9 0

WP — Bour. LP — Sickmiller. top hitters: (Aye) Limbaugh 3B, 2B; Dales 2B, 4 RBI; Johnson 2B, RBI.

records: Leipsic 3-6.

CAREY 11, NORTH BALTIMORE 1

Carey 410 022 2 — 11 18 0

North Baltimore 000 010 0 — 1 6 0

WP — Lonsway. LP — Hopple. top hitters: (Car) Mullholand 3-1B, 3 RBI; Row 4-1B, RBI; Clinger 2-1B, 3 RBI. (NB) Baker 1B, RBI; Thompson 2-1B.

records: Carey 9-3, North Baltimore 5-5.

Continental 15, CARDINAL STRITCH 0

Cardinal Stritch 000 00 — 0 0 4

Continental 008 7x — 15 10 0

WP — Fenter. LP — Ahumada. top hitters: (Cont) Rayle HR, 2 RBI; Fenter 2B; Prowant 3-1B, 3 RBI; Burke 2-1B, 2 RBI.

records: Continental 2-9, Cardinal Stritch 4-7.

CAREY 5, AYERSVILLE 3

Ayersville 000 030 0 — 3 4 4

Carey 104 000 x — 5 5 2

WP — Mullholand. LP — Johnson. top hitters: (Car) Niederkohr 3B, 2B; Wagner 1B, RBI; Lonsway 1B, RBI. (Ayers) Lindeman 2-2B, 2 RBI.

records: Carey 10-3.

NORTH BALTIMORE 14, LEIPSIC 3

Leipsic 002 10 — 3 7 4

North Baltimore 062 24 — 14 13 2

WP — Hopple. LP — Hermiller. top hitters: (NB) Thonmas 4-1B, 3 RBI; Westgate 2B, 1B; Gerdeman 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; G. Stanfield 2B, 1B, RBI; Balger 2B, RBI; Kepling 2B, RBI. (Leip) Scheckelhoff 2B, 1B; Walther 2B, RBI;l Mortimer 2B.

records: Leipsic 3-7.

OTSEGO 16-5

McCOMB 3-2

McCOMB — Otsego limited McComb to just seven hits in two games Saturday to sweep a nonconference softball doubleheader from the Panthers.

Otsego (9-4) scored in all five innings in a 16-3 romp in the opener.

Otsego’s Brynne Limes (2 RBIs) tripled and doubled and Ronee Loftis (3 RBIs) singled twice in the opener.

Malorie Schroeder had two singles and Jaden Wittenmyer (2 RBIs) singled to lead the Panthers (6-4).

In the second game, losing pitcher Shelby Steinbrook and Maddie Buck both singled for the Panthers, in a 5-2 loss.

Hannah Smoyer and Araha Burgy both doubled and singled for the Knights in the nightcap.

FIRST GAME

Otsego 371 14 — 16 10 2

McComb 000 30 — 3 5 9

WP — Spurlock. LP — Wittenmyer. top hitters: M. Schroeder 2-1B; Wittenmyer 1B, 2 RBI. (Ots) Limes 3B, 1B, 2 RBI; Smoyer 1B, 2 RBI; Loftis 2-1B, 3 RBI.

records: Otsego 8-4, McComb 6-3.

Second game

McComb 200 000 0 — 2 2 1

Otsego 041 000 x — 5 11 3

WP — Limes. LP — Steinbrook. top hitters: (McC) Steinbrook 1B; Buck 1B. (Ots) Smoyer 2B. 1B; Burgy 2B, 1B, RBI; Abbe 2B, RBIl Spurlock 2B.

records: Otsego 9-4, McComb 6-4.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON 16-2

TIFFIN COLUMBIAN 8-2

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon’s offense dominated the first game and went silent in the second, as the Chieftains split a nonconference softball doubleheader with Tiffin Columbian on Saturday.

Kenzie Coleman blasted two of Hopewell-Loudon’s four home runs in a 16-8 win in the first game. Coleman also added a single and four RBIs. Macey Malagon homered, doubled twice and drove in four runs, Brook Breidenbach homered and Zoe Kent also went yard and drove in a pair to pace the Chieftains’ 16-hit attack.

Kennedy Coots homered and doubled, driving in two runs to lead the Tornadoes in the opener.

Tiffin Columbian salvaged a split with a 7-2 win in the nightcap.

Coots homered, doubled and singled with three RBIs. Chelsey Depinet’s home run and two RBIs provided all of the second-game scoring for the Chieftains (8-4).

FIRST GAME

Tiffin Columbian 001 601 0 — 8 14 2

Hopewell-Loudon 264 310 x — 16 16 4

WP — M. Malagon. LP — Chapman. top hitters: (H-L) Coleman 2-HR, 1B, 4 RBI; Breidenbach HR, RBI; Kent HR, 2 RBI; M. Malagon HR, 2-2B, 4 RBI; C. Malagon 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Zender 2-2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Depinet 2-1B. (TC) Coots HR, 2B, 3 RBI; Sarka 2-2B, 2 RBI; Schafer 4-1B, RBI; Keckler 2-1B, RBI.

records: Hopewell-Loudon 8-3.

SECOND GAME

Tiffin Columbian 132 001 0 — 7 12 0

Hopewell-Loudon 000 000 2 — 2 6 3

WP — Chapman. LP — Brickner. top hitters: (TC) Coots HR, 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; Breidenbach 3-1B; Naugle 2B, 1B, 2 RBI Keckler 2B, RBI. (H-L) Depinet HR, 2 RBI.

records: Hopewell-Loudon 8-4.

FREMONT ROSS 8

FOSTORIA 7

FREMONT — Fostoria’s Angelina Puente and Meredith Grine combined for half of their team’s 14 hits on Saturday as the Lady Red dropped an 8-7 nonconference softball game at Fremont Ross.

Puente led the way with a pair of singles, a home run and a double. Grine was a home run short of a cycle as she blasted a triple, double and single for Fostoria (2-5-1).

Kaylee Dodson had three singles, Jakai Harper-Horn doubled and singled and winning pitcher Audrey Melcher recorded two singles for the Little Giants (3-7).

Fostoria 300 013 0 — 7 14 3

Fremont Ross 300 032 x — 8 10 3

WP — Melcher. LP — Kleinmark. top hitters: (Fos) Puente 2-1B, HR, 2B; Grine 3B, 2B, 1B. (FR) Dotsen 3-1B; Harper-Horn 2B, 1B; Melcher 2-1B.

records: Fostoria 2-5-1, Fremont Ross 3-7.

NEW RIEGEL 11

LAKOTA 1

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel’s Katelyn Kirian went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs as the Blue Jackets breezed by Lakota 11-1 in five innings for a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division softball win Saturday.

Winning pitcher Kayleigh Lininger allowed one run in four innings of three-hit ball with four strikeouts before Kirian pitched a scoreless inning of relief for New Riegel (10-3, 4-1 SBC River).

Jenna Ranzenberger singled and drove in the only run for the Raiders (4-8, 4-2).

Lakota 001 00 — 1 4 1

New Riegel 452 0x — 11 12 1

WP — Lininger. LP — Bowling. top hitters: (Lak) Ranzenberger 1B, RBI; Craun & Rathburn 1B. (NR) Gabel 1B, 2 RBI; Kirian 2B, 2-1B, 3 RBI; Coleman 2-1B, RBI.

records: Lakota 4-8 overall, 4-2 Sandusky Bay Conference; New Riegel 10-3, 4-1.

BLUFFTON 2-7

ST. MARYS MEMORIAL 1-5

BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s Libby Schaadt dominated in the circle in game one and at the plate in game two as the Pirates edged St. Marys Memorial 2-1 and 7-5 in a nonleague softball doubleheader Saturday.

Schaadt opened by throwing a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts to one walk with one run allowed. In the second game, she finished a double shy of the cycle and with two RBIs as the Pirates improved to 12-1 overall.

The Roughriders fell to 2-8.

FIRST GAME

St. Marys Memorial 000 100 0 — 1 3 2

Bluffton 000 200 x — 2 5 1

WP — Schaadt (10-1). LP — McGlothen. top hitters: (SMM) Birt, Poppe & Tennant 1B. (Blu) Minnig 2B, RBI.

SECOND GAME

St. Marys Memorial 100 000 4 — 5 11 3

Bluffton 003 013 x — 7 12 2

WP — Myers (1-0). LP — Jones. top hitters: (SMM) Alexander 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Kennant 2B, 2-1B. (Blu) Schaadt HR, 3B, 1B, 2 RBI; Prater 2-1B, 2 RBI; Koenig 1B, 2 RBI; Swartzlander 3B..

records: St. Marys Memorial 2-8; Bluffton 12-1.

VAN BUREN 12-16

OLD FORT 2-6

OLD FORT — Van Buren pitchers Emily Stall and Amanda Strapp got more than enough run support Saturday as the Black Knights swept a pair of nonconference softball games from Old Fort Saturday.

Leah Stall had three singles with three RBIs and Agnes Durliat (2B) and Strapp (2-1B) also drove in three runs in Van Buren’s 12-2 win in the opener.

Losing pitcher Savannah McCoy had an RBI double for the Stockaders.

Strapp got the win for the Black Knights (6-3) in the second game and blasted a pair of home runs with four RBIs. Olivia Sexton homered, doubled and singled, driving in five runs for Van Buren.

Kara Davidson doubled, singled and added an RBI for Old Fort (3-6-1).

FIRST GAME

Van Buren 005 70 — 12 12 1

Old Fort 000 11 — 2 5 4

WP — E. Stall. LP — McCoy. top hitters: (VB) L. Stall 3-1B, RBI; Durliat 2B, 3 RBI; Sexton 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Strapp 2-1B, 3 RBI; A. Rinehart 2-1B, RBI; E. Stall 2-1B. (OF) McCoy 2B, RBI; Guth 1B, RBI.

records: Van Buren 5-3, Old Fort 3-5-1.

SECOND GAME

Van Buren 344 50 — 16 14 3

Old Fort 200 40 — 6 6 4

WP — Strapp. LP — Harris. top hitters: (VB) Sexton HR, 2B, 1B, 5 RBI; Strapp 2-HR, 4 RBI; I. Pawlak 2B, 1B; M. Pawlak 2-1B, RBI; Miller 2-1B, RBI. (OF) Gillett 3B, RBI; Davidson 2B, 1B, RBI; McCoy 2-1B, RBI.

records: Van Buren 6-3, Old Fort 3-6-1.

ARLINGTON 17-18

KALIDA 6-4

KALIDA — Arlington’s Amber Durliat totaled five hits and four RBIs over two games as the Red Devils topped Kalida 17-6 and 18-4 in a nonleague softball doubleheader Saturday.

Durliat, who was the winning pitcher in game one, ended up with a double and a triple in finishing 5 for 8 on the day as the Red Devils improved to 5-5 overall.

Makenna Hoyt had three hits in the second game and an RBI in each to lead the Wildcats (2-4).

FIRST GAME

Arlington 813 401 — 17 18 2

Kalida 003 30x — 6 7 4

WP — Durliat. LP — Westrick. top hitters: (Arl) Durliat 2B, 2-1B, RBI; Dodds 3-1B, 2 RBI; Sheets 2-2B, 2 RBI. (Kal) Meyers 1B, RBI; M. Hoyt RBI; Westrick 3B.

SECOND GAME

Arlington 010 (17)0 — 18 16 0

Kalida 002 11 — 4 11 6

WP — Sheets. LP — Buss. top hitters: (Arl) Helms 4-1B, 2 RBI; Durliat 3B, 1B, 3 RBI; Bushong 2-1B, 2 RBI; Jolliff 2B, 1B, 2 RBI. (Kal) Backus 2-1B, 2 RBI; Makenna Hoyt 3-1B, RBI; Schmitz RBI .

records: Arlington 5-5; Kalida 2-4.

WAYNE TRACE 18-11

OTTAWA-GLANDORF 4-2

OTTAWA — Wayne Trace only outhit Ottawa-Glandorf 20-14 overall but managed two lopsided wins at 18-4 in five innings and 11-2 to sweep a nonleague softball doubleheader Saturday.

Katie Doster had a pair of multi-hit games with three RBIs to lead the Raiders who improved to 7-3 overall.

Emma Ellerbrock (2B) went 3 for 3 with an RBI in the first game for O-G (2-7) while Sydney Porinchok and Erica Annesser each had two hits in the second game.

Wayne Trace 633 42 — 18 9 3

Ottawa-Glandorf 103 00 — 4 7 2

WP — Brigner. LP — Huey. top hitters: (WT) Eklund 2B, 2-1B, 3 RBI; Sinn 3 RBI; Doster 2-1B, 2 RBI. (O-G) Ellerbrock 2B, 2-1B, RBI; Schreiber 1B, 2 RBI.

records: Wayne Trace 6-3; Ottawa-Glandorf 2-6.

SECOND GAME

Wayne Trace 014 310 2 — 11 11 2

Ottawa-Glandorf 200 000 0 — 2 7 3

WP — Wenzlick (1-1). LP — Yoder (2-5). top hitters: (WT) Parrisch 2-1B; Doster 2-1B, RBI. (O-G) Annesser 2-1B; Porinchok 2-1B.

records: Wayne Trace 7-3; Ottawa-Glandorf 2-7.

ADA 14-6

UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 2-5

ADA — Ada’s Lexi Waugh had two three-hit games with five total RBIs as the Bulldogs swept Upper Scioto Valley 14-2 and 6-5 in a nonleague softball doubleheader Saturday.

Waugh homered and racked up four of her RBIs in the second game as Ada improved to 7-7 overall.

Leona Martin threw two complete games to get the win in each.

The Rams fell to 2-7.

FIRST GAME

Upper Scioto Valley 400 010 0 — 2 8 5

Ada 300 740 x — 14 9 3

WP — Dalton. LP — Hunsicker. top hitters: (USV) Leonard 2B, RBI. (Ada) Waugh 3-1B, RBI; England 3-1B; Gossard 2B; George 1B, RBI.

SECOND GAME

Upper Scioto Valley 400 010 0 — 5 8 5

Ada 300 740 x — 14 9 3

WP — Dalton. LP — Ross. top hitters: (USV) Martin 2-1B; Sanders 2B, 2 RBI; Hunsicker 1B, RBI. (Ada) Waugh HR, 2-1B, 4 RBI; England 3B, 3 RBI; Gossard 1B, 2 RBI; George 1B, 2 RBI.

records: Upper Scioto Valley 2-7; Ada 7-7.

LIBERTY-BENTON 8

WYNFORD 1

Liberty-Benton’s softball team improved to 5-7 with an 8-1 nonconference victory against Wynford on Saturday.

The Royals dropped to 4-8 with the loss.

No details on the game were reported.

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