ARCADIA — Hopewell-Loudon snapped a 5-5 tie with four runs in the top of the seventh inning to knock off Arcadia 9-6 in a Blanchard Valley Conference softball matchup in a battle of BVC unbeatens.
Kenzie Coleman, one of six players in the middle of the Hopewell-Loudon lineup with multi-hit games, homered and doubled driving in four runs.
Hannah Brickner (2 RBIs) and Olivia Zender doubled and singled and Chloe and Macey Malagon and Brook Breidenbach each added two singles for the Chieftains (9-4 overall, 6-0 BVC).
Lanei Rodriguez (2 RBIs), Breana Reinhart and Lyndee Ward all homered for Arcadia. (4-6, 3-1).
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Arcadia 014 000 1 — 6 6 0
WP — M. Malagon. LP — Golden. top hitters: (H-L) Coleman HR, 2B, 4 RBI; Brickner 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Zender 2B, 1B; C. Malagon 2-1B; M. Malagon 2-1B; Breidenbach 2-1B. (Arc) Reinhart HR, 2 RBI; La. Rodriguez HR, 1B; Ward HR; Keefe RBI.
records: Hopewell-Loudon 9-4 overall, 6-0 Blanchard Valley Conference; Arcadia 4-6, 3-1.
MCCOMB — McComb’s Shelby Steinbrook delivered more hits than she allowed on Monday in leading the Panthers to a 19-0 Blanchard Valley Conference softball win over Pandora-Gilboa.
Steinbrook had a single, two doubles and drove in four runs. The senior right-hander allowed just one hit over three innings and struck out four. Jaden Wittenmyer completed a two-hit shutout.
Hannah Schroeder had three base hits, drove in a run and scored three times. Tesla Seither was 2 for 2 with two walks, scored four times and drove in two runs for the Panthers (7-4, 5-0 BVC), who will travel to Hopewell-Loudon (9-4, 6-0 BC) next Monday for a showdown between the two teams still unbeaten in BVC play.
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WP — Steinbrook. LP — Simons. top hitters: (P-G) McCoy 1B; Shortell 1B. (McC) M. Schroeder 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Ward 2-1B, RBI; Steinbrook 1B, 2-2B, 4 RBI; Wittenmyer 2B, 2 RBI; Hemminger 2-2B, 2 RBI; Davidson 2B; Dishong 2-1B, RBI; H. Schroeder 3-1B, RBI; Seither 2-1B, 2 RBI.
records: Pandora-Gilboa 0-10 overall, 0-6 Blanchard Valley Conference; McComb 7-4, 5-0 BVC.
RAWSON — Cory-Rawson’s Sami Roth picked up the win, and starred at the plate with two doubles, two singles and two RBIs in Monday’s 20-2 Blanchard Valley Conference softball win against Vanlue.
Maddy Wellington singled twice driving in four runs and Ashley Schaller had a triple and three RBIs for the Hornets (2-9 overall, 2-5 BVC).
Lauren Kin singled twice with a double and Faith Price had two singles for Vanlue (1-7, 1-5).
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Cory-Rawson 513 (11)x — 20 10 1
WP — Roth. LP — Caudill. top hitters: (C-R) Roth 2-1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Wellington 2-1B, 4 RBI; Schaller 3B, 3 RBI. (Van) Kin 2-1B, 2B, RBI; Price 2-1B.
records: Cory-Rawson 2-9 overall, 2-5 Blanchard Valley Conference; Vanlue 1-7, 1-5.
MILLBURY — Five runs in the top of the first inning set the tone for Fostoria’s softball team Monday, and the Redmen defeated Lake 8-2 in a Northern Buckeye League game.
Kyhra Baeder doubled, tripled and knocked in two runs for Fostoria (3-5-1, 1-2 NBC). Hannah Puente and Jennaleigh McCumber also had RBIs, and Kaybriauna Kleinmark scattered five hits in picking up the win in the circle.
Lake fell to 7-5, 2-2.
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WP — Kleinmark. LP — Mickens. TOP HITTERS: (Fos) Baeder 2-1B, 2B, 3B, 2-RBI; Puente 1B, RBI; McCumber 1B, RBI. (Lake) Miller 2-1B; Jackson 3B, RBI.
RECORDS: Fostoria 3-5-1, 1-2 Northern Buckeye Conference; Lake 7-5, 2-2.
SIDNEY LEHMAN 16
HARDIN NORTHERN 5
DOLA — Sidney Lehman’s Grace Monnin had quite the afternoon Monday, ripping three home runs and a double as the Cavaliers defeated Hardin Northern 16-5 in a Northwest Central Conference softball game.
Maddie Grappy singled and drove in two runs for Hardin Northern (5-7, 2-2 NWCC). Audrey Grindell and Rosie McCoy had eight RBIs.
Monnin finished with eight RBIs for Lehman (5-3, 3-2). Angela Brunner also homered among her five hits; she had three RBIs. Abby Schutt doubled twice and drove in two.
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Hardin Northern 010 202 0 — 5 9 2
WP — Stiver. LP — Spearman. TOP HITTERS: (SL) Brunner 4-1B, HR, 3-RBI; Monning 2B, 3-HR, 8-RBI; Schutt 2-1B, 2-2B, 2-RBI. (HN) Grappy 1B, 2-RBI; Curtis 2B; Grindell 1B, RBI; McCoy 1B, RBI.
RECORDS: Sidney Lehman 5-3, 3-2 Northwest Central Conference; Hardin Northern 5-7, 2-2.
TIFFIN CALVERT 18
LAKESIDE — Ashlee Shiley cracked a homer and a single to account for four runs batted in to power Tiffin Calvert to an 18-5 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division six-inning victory over Danbury.
Emily Dell (2-1B) and Bria Coleman (1B) each drove in two runs for the Senecas (4-7, 1-5 SBC), who drilled 18 hits and took advantage of 13 walks.
Kate Rombach earned the win with three-hit pitching over five innings with eight strikeouts and five walks.
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WP — Rombach. LP — Polanco. top hitters: (TC) Debll 2-1B, 2 RBI; Coleman 1B, 2 RBI; Shiley HR, 1B, 4 RBI (Dan) Rakosky, Polanco & Kerik 1B.
records: Tiffin Calvert 4-7 overall, 1-5 Sandusky Bay Conferenc River Division; Danbury 1-9, 0-6.
OLD FORT 20
SANDUSKY ST. MARY’S 3
OLD FORT — Old Fort scored in every inning Monday as the Stockaders blasted Sandusky St. Mary’s 20-3 in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division softball game.
Madison Guth doubed, tripled and had five RBIs for Old Fort (4-6-1, 4-2 SBC River). Savannah McCoy hit a home run, tripled and drove in four, and MarcQue Harris had a home run and three RBIs.
Allison Weilnau singled in a run for Sandusky St. Mary’s (8-5, 3-3).
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Old Fort 176 6x — 20 18 2
WP — McCoy. LP — Weilnau. TOP HITTERS: (SMM) Weilnau 1B, RBI. (OF) Magers 2-1B, RBI; Guth 2B, 3B, 5-RBI; Harris 2-1B, HR, 3-RBI; Gillett 1B, 2B, RBI; McCoy 3B, HR, 4-RBI; Ivy 2-1B, 2-RBI; Stover 3-1B, RBI.
RECORDS: Sandusky St. Mary’s 8-5, 3-3 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division; Old Fort 4-6-1, 4-2.
UPPER SANDUSKY 23
BUCKEYE CENTRAL 3
NEW WASHINGTON — Upper Sandusky scored eight runs in the first inning and added nine more in the third Monday as the Rams pounded Buckeye Central 23-3 in a Northern 10 Conference softball game.
Upper’s 29-hit offensive attack was led by Alivia Oney, who went 5-for-5 with three RBIs. Jade Holman, Reagan Ward and Brooke Swavel each had four hits, with Swavel driving in four runs. Jordan Franz, and Jenna Rodriguez both had three RBIs as Upper improved to 8-5, 5-1 N10.
Buckeye Central fell to 3-11, 0-7.
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WP — Clary. LP — Cain. TOP HITTERS: (US) Holman 3-1B, 2B, 2-RBI; Rodriguez 2-1B, 3-RBI; Oney 5-1B, 3-RBI; Fogle 2B, 2-RBI; Ward 4-1B, 2-RBI; Clary 1B, 2B, RBI; Franz 2-1B, 3B, 3-RBI; Swavel 2-1B, 2-2B, 4-RBI; Kurtz 1B, 2-RBI.
RECORDS: Upper Sandusky 8-5, 5-1 Northern 10 Conference; Buckeye Central 3-11, 0-7.
ST. BEDE ACADEMY 5
PIDGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Elmwood used a five-run fourth inning to jump ahead 6-2 and held off a seventh-inning rally as the Royals defeated St. Bede Academy of Peru, Illinois on Monday, in a nonleague softball game as part of their spring break trip.
Jordan Babcock ripped a three-run home run and Madalyn Zender added a solo shot as Elmwood improved to 7-2. Chy Cluck had four singles and stole three bases. Makenna Benschoter struck out seven and pitched a complete game.
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Elmwood 010 510 x — 7 10 1
WP — Benschoter. LP — Pyszka. TOP HITTERS: (SB) Sons 2B, 2- RBI; Short RBI. (Elm) Cluck 4-1B, RBI; Babcock HR, 3-RBI; Zender HR, RBI.
RECORDS: Elmwood 7-2.
SYCAMORE — Paityn Clouse and Tess Weinandy hit home runs for Mohawk on Monday, but Bucyrus banged out 16 hits and defeated the Warriors 12-5 in a Northern 10 Conference softball game.
Clouse and Weinandy both drove in two runs for Mohawk (7-3, 3-3 N10).
Lauren Kohler singled twice, hit a home run and drove in three runs for Bucyrus (9-4), which at 6-0 is the lone team unbeaten in N10 play.
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WP — Rister. LP — Clouse. TOP HITTERS: (Buc) Kohler 2-1B, HR, 3-RBI; Dye 1B, 2-RBI; Torres 2-1B, 2B, 2-RBI; Schifer 1B, 2B, 2-RBI. (Moh) Clouse HR, 2-RBI; Weinandy HR, 2-RBI.
RECORDS: Bucyrus 9-4, 6-0 Northern 10 Conference; Mohawk 7-3, 3-3.