DELPHOS — Delphos St. John’s and Van Wert each had a pitcher throw a 1-hitter in a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
Ryan Hellman threw his gem for St. John’s in a 1-0 victory that saw him go 10 innings and allow two walks whle striking out eight. Van Wert’s Lawson Blackmore got his in a 16-0 win where he worked five innings, allowing no walks while striking out five.
In the win for St. John’s, Jacob Youngpeter doubled in Troy Elwer in the bottom of the 10th. Youngpeter finished with two hits. Lawson Blackmore got Van Wert’s line hit in the game. The Cougars’ Josh Braun threw 9 1/3 innings, allowing no earned runs, six hits and no walks while striking out 12.
In Van Wert’s victory, winning pitcher Ryan Stoller and Kaleb Jenkins had three hits and two RBI each, Justice Tussing and Mason Carr had two hits and two RBI each, Caleb Fetzer had two hits and Braun and Gavin Gardner each had a hit and two RBI. Troy Elwer had the lone hit for St. John’s.
LIMA — Dustin Lauck hit a grand slam as Perry defeated Temple Christian 17-2 and 16-3.
Lima Sr. goes 1-1
FOSTORIA — Lima Senior bounced back from a 3-2 loss to Fostoria by defeating St. Wendelin 13-3.
Against Fostoria, Darius Collins had a hit and two RBI for the visiting Spartans. Against St. Wendelin, Jake Hutchins and Cole Mericle each had two hits and two RBI, Colton Fry had two hits and an RBI, Deven Wilcutt had two hits and James Gaines and Stephen Jordan each had a hit and two RBI for Lima Senior.
Fort Jennings 0
FORT JENNINGS — Winning pitcher Derek Youtsey threw five innings, allowing two hits and five walks while striking out two. He also had two hits and two RBI as did teammate Cole Schmersal.
LCC goes 1-1
LIMA — Lima Central Catholic defeated Liberty Benton 2-1 and then fell 6-3. In the 2-1 victory, Brendon Stolly was the winning pitcher and teammate Vinny Pignataro doubled. In the 6-3 loss, Jaret Brown doubled for LCC.
HAMLER — Kalida won two games against Patrick Henry. In the 17-4 win, Trent Siebeneck had three RBI, Austin Swift, Jeffrey Knueve and Austin Klausing had two RBI each and Swift, Noah Lambert and Trent Gerding had two hits each for Kalida. In the 5-2 triumph, Swift, Brady Decker and Owen Recker had two hits each and Decker had two RBI.
Grove wins twice
COLUMBUS GROVE — Grant Schroeder had three hits and two RBI in the host Bulldogs’ 6-5 triumph and Adam Birkemeier had three hits in Grove’s 7-4 win against Cory-Rawson.
Allen East wins 2
HARROD — In the host Mustangs’ 6-3 win against New Knoxville, Luke Perkins doubled twice and Brent Wilson had two RBI. In Allen East’s 11-1 win, winning pitcher Coleton Schilling allowed four hits and one walk in five innings of work.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Winning pitcher Tyler Moore threw five innings, allowing two hits and two walks while strikinig out 10 in Shawnee’s 20-0 Game 2 victory against Spencerville. Moore also had two hits and teammates Blake Casady, Johnny Caprella, Jared Thomas, Jared Bailey and Tyler Hall each had three hits. In the Indians’ 9-6 win, Casady had three hits. Thad Ringwald and Hunter French each doubles for Spencerville.
Bath wins 2
BATH TOWNSHIP — The host Wildkittens’ Alexis Williams had two hits and four RBI and Annika Heminger had a homer and four RBI in a 13-3 win against Coldwater. Alex Roob had three hits and Britt Sauler had two hits for Bath in its 5-4 triumph.
COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove defeated Corey Rawson 10-0 and 18-8.
In the 10-0 victory, winning pitcher Grace Schroeder threw six innings, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out nine. She also had two hits as did teammates Sammi Rosengarten and Brooke Hoffman. In the 18-8 win, Hoffman had two hits.
Jeff goes 1-1
DELPHOS — Host Delphos Jefferson split a doubleheader with Wayne Trace. In the Wildcats’ 5-2 triumph Madison Jettinghoff had two hits and Jessica Pimpas had a hit and two RBI. Winning pitcher Claire Thompson threw seven innings, allowing seven hits and no walks while striking out six. in Wayne Trace’s 9-2 triumph, Jeff’s Kaylin Hartsock and Michelle Rode each had two hits.
Minster, Ada split
ADA — The host Bulldogs and Wildcats split a doubleheader. In Game 1, Ada’s Teyah Sautter threw seven innings, allowing two hits and two walks while striking out seven in a 2-0 victory. She also had two hits and and an RBI.
In Minster’s 8-4 triumph, Jessica Berelsman had four hits and four RBI, Taylor Homan had two hits and two RBI and Danielle Barhorst had three hits for Minster. Sautter had two hits and two RBI for Ada.
Spencerville 12, Anna 3
ANNA — Winning pitcher Julie Mulholland doubled and tripled and Kara May doubled for the visiting Bearcats.
BELLEFONTAINE — Elida split a doubleheader with Bellfontaine. In its 7-5 victory Katelynn Suption had two hits, including a homer, and three RBI and Skylar Hurst had two hits. In the visiting Bulldogs 1-0 loss, Sumption, Maddie Murphy and Lindsay Brocklehurst had two hits each. Brocklehurst pitched 7 1/3 innings, allowing two hits, no earned runs and two walks while striking out four.
ELIDA — Gahanna won the team title with 12 points followed by Wapakoneta (11), Elida (7) and Van Wert (6). Emerson Hager won the singles championship and Alex Stinebaugh and Andrew Gibson were the C doubles champs for Wapak. Singles player Nick Etter was second as were the A doubles team of Michael Etter and Spencer Teman for Van Wert. Alex Yonut and Sebastian Kunkleman (B doubles) and Jared Ramirez and Noah Kendall (C doubles) finished second for Elida.
Track & field
FOSTORIA — Madison Yingst finished finished first in the 300 hurdles, second in the 200, third in the 100 hurdles and fourth in the 100 to lead Temple Christian to a seventh-place finish in a field of 14 with 37 points. Springfield won the team title with 141.7 points. Teammate Abigail Durst was second in the 400.
The Temple Christian did not score any points in the boys event.
SPRINGBORO — Jaden Walker (100), Rico Stafford (high jump) and the 400 relay team of Walker, Bryan Mays, Z’shon Fisher and Miguel Clark all finished first for Lima Senior, which was fourth out of 16 teams.
OSU Lima third
NEW PHILADELPHIA — Ohio State Lima/Rhodes State finished third out of eight teams in a tournament at par-72 Oak Shadow.
Kent State Tuscarawas finished first with a score of 333 followed by Ohio University Eastern (343), OSU Lima (346) and OU Chillicothe (357) in the eight-team event.
Jim Lineingbr of Miami University Hamilton was the medalist with a 77. The Barons’ Carson Williams shot an 83 to finish tied for seventh. Westin Young shot and 86 and Jim Thatcher had an 87 also for OSU Lima.
OSU Lima goes 1-1
LIMA — Ohio State Lima/Rhodes State split a doubleheader with Ohio University Chillicothe.
In the Barons’ 9-1 win, winning pitcher Mike Jones threw a complete game, allowing no earned runs, two hits and no walks while striking out seven. Justin Bonzani had three hits and three stolen bases and Joe Schmook and Dylan Cliton-Lorton had two hits each. In OSU Lima’s 16-5 loss, Kyle Edgin had three hits.
Mike Purdy can be reached at 567-242-0451.