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Columbus Grove clinched a share of the Putnam County League baseball title with an 11-0 win over Pandora-Gilboa on Monday.

Columbus Grove (19-3, 6-1 PCL) finished in a first-place tie with Miller City.

Trey Roney went 4 for 4, hit a home run and drove in four runs for the Bulldogs. Kody Griffith had two hits.

For P-G, Jacob Basinger and Alex Osborn each had two hits.

[header12]Delphos St. Johnís 4

Ottoville 2

Clay Courtney, Ryan Buescher and Troy Warnecke all had two hits for the Blue Jays, who struck for two runs in the first inning and two more in the second inning.

Joel Beining got the win for St. Johnís. Bryan Hohlbein had two hits for Ottoville.

[header12]Defiance 6

Bath 0

Defiance (24-1, 9-0 WBL) completed an undefeated Western Buckeye League season with a win over Bath.

Weston Rivers (9 strikeouts, 1 walk) held Bath to two hits. Adam Schafer went 3 for 3 and Rob Zeigler was 2 for 2 for the Bulldogs.

Bath is 14-12 overall and 5-4 in the WBL.

[header12]Bluffton 6

Spencerville 5

Bluffton used two dramatic comebacks to win in 11 innings.

Trailing 4-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Pirates tied the game on a two-run home run by Chris McClain.

Then, after Spencerville took a 5-4 lead in the top of the eleventh, Bluffton tied the game on a double by Drake Lugibuhl and got the game-winner on a single by Nathan Risner in the bottom of the eleventh inning.

McClain had a double and a home run, Lugibuhl had two doubles and Trent Phillips had two singles for Bluffton.

[header12]Celina 10

Lima Senior 1

Kyle Berry hit a home run and Aric Fickert and Riley Luebke had two hits each for Celina.

For Lima Senior, Brady Allen had a double and a single for both of the Spartansí hits.

Three Celina pitchers combined to strike out 15 Lima Senior batters.

[header12]Division II Sectional

at Defiance

[header12]Napoleon 4

Van Wert 3

Napoleon scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Van Wert.

Ryan Stoller had two hits and two RBIs for Van Wert. David Yunker had a home run for Napoleon.


[header12]Division IV Sectional

At Upper Scioto Valley

[header12]Hardin Northern 3

Ada 2

Hardin Northern won a softball sectional championship with a 3-2 decision over Ada in the Division IV sectional at Upper Scioto Valley on Monday.

Abby Bame allowed three hits and struck out 10 for Hardin Northern, which got all of its runs in the bottom of the second inning.

The Polar Bears advanced to the Wapakoneta district tournament.

[header12]Regular Season

[header12]Columbus Grove 12

Miller City 0

Columbus Grove (17-5, 5-1 PCL) scored six times in the first inning and took control of the game.

Bobbi Heckel threw a two-hit shutout and had a triple, two singles and two RBIs. Brianna Glass went 4 for 4 with a home run, a double and two RBIs. Hope Schroeder had two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs.

[header12]Wapakoneta 13

Coldwater 2

Amy Hume had a home run, a double and three RBIs for Wapakoneta. Carli Sammons had two hits and was the winning pitcher.

Alexis Schwartz tripled and drove in three runs and Kati Sawmiller had two hits.

[header12]Spencerville 13

Ottoville 1

Tori Johnston went 3 for 5, drove in six runs and was the winning pitcher for the Bearcats.

Mackenzie Ringwald was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Haleigh Mull, Hanna Keller and Alli Gilroy had two hits.

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