Roundup: Four Leipsic hurlers combine to allow no hits

CONTINENTAL — Four Leipsic pitchers combined to allow no hits and five walks while recording 14 strikeouts in the Vikings’ 4-1 victory Tuesday against Continental.

Quin Schroeder got the win for the Vikings with relief help from Tommy Offenbacher, Tyler Lammers and Nick Schroeder Offenbacher also had two hits, including a double, and two RBI. Continental’s Sam Newsome allowed one earned run, five hits and no walks while striking out 11 in seven innings.

Columbus Grove 7,

Pandora-Gilboa 3

COLUMBUS GROVE — Winning pitcher Shep Halker allowed five hits and a walk while striking out six in throwing a seven-inning complete game. He also had two hits and two RBI. Nate Maag had two hits and two RBI for P-G.

Parkway 9,

Spencerville 0

SPENCERVILLE — Winning pitcher Caiden Berry allowed one hit in six innings on the mound. He also had a hit and two RBI. Gavin Schwartz had Spencerville’s hit.

Liberty-Benton 9, Bath 1

FINDLAY — Skyler Lhamon and Blaine Albright each had two hits. One of Lhamon’s hits was a double.

Waynesfield-Goshen 13,

Upper Scioto Valley 12

WAYNESFIELD — Jayden Elliott and Troy Spencer had two hits each for W-G. Alex Sanders had three hits and four RBI and Tommy Carl had two hits, including a double, and two RBI for USV.

New Bremen 4, Houston 2

HOUSTON — Ben Sailer and Maddox Wells each had two hits for New Bremen. One of Sailers’ hits was a double.

Indian Lake 1, Kenton 0

INDIAN LAKE — Kenton’s Jarron Willoby allowed no earned runs, seven hits and no walks while striking out 10 in 7 1/3 innings.


Wapakoneta 20,

Allen East 1

HARROD — Carlie Schroeder had two hits, including a home run, and four RBI, Emily Vanhorn had two hits and four RBI and Addison Fisher had three hits, including a double, and two RBI for Wapakoneta. Winning pitcher Fisher allowed three hits and no walks while striking out seven in a five-inning complete game. Nikki Thaxton had a hit and an RBI for Allen East.

Liberty-Benton 9, Bath 8

FINDLAY — Rachel Clark had three hits, including a double and a triple, and three RBI and Claire Armentrout finished with two hits, including a double, and four RBI for Bath.

Perry 13, Jackson Center 8

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Lexenna Lee had three hits, including a double, and two RBI, Alauna Muniz had two doubles and two RBI and Makenna Dray had a hit and three RBI for Perry.

Bellefontaine 14,

Shawnee 7

BELLFONTAINE — Haylee Wurm and Kyra Vermillion each had two hits and Bailey Bullock and Anna Menke each had a hit and an RBI for Shawnee.

Continental 9, Leipsic 1

CONTINENTAL — Winning pitcher Gracie Homier allowed two hits and no walks while striking out 11 in a seven-inning complete game. Teammate Reese Knowles had two hits and an RBI. Marisa Hermiller had two hits for Leipsic.

Fort Recovery 14, Ansonia 6

ANSONIA — Maddie Guggenbiller had two hits, including a home run, and four RBI and Cali Wendel and Audra Bubp each had two hits and three RBI for Fort Recovery.

Hardin Northern 16, Botkins 4

BOTKINS — Catherine Overs had three hits and four RBI for Hardin Northern.

Parkway 9, St. Marys 2

ST. MARYS — Winning pitcher Meg Henkle allowed no earned runs, six hits and a walk while striking out six in six innings. Teammate Paige Stephenson had three hits, including a double, and an RBI.

Russia 8, Marion Local 0

RUSSIA — Hannah Rindler had Marion Local’s lone hit.

Boys tennis

St. Marys 4, Bluffton 1

ST. MARYS — Singles players Isaac Wibbeler and Cody Birt and the doubles teams of Jaxton Spees and Reese Triplett and Logan Compton and Aiden Jeffries won for St. Marys. Wade Ginther won his singles match for Bluffton.

Shawnee 4,

Toledo St. Francis 1

Singles players Gabe Burke, Mason Stahl and Mac Davis and the doubles team of Seth Grieshop and Jackson Carpenter won for Shawnee.

Boys track & field

Arlington tri match

Hardin Northern (95.5 points) won the team title followed by Arlington (59.5) and Temple Christian (9).

Hardin Northern’s Carter Curtis won the 100 and 200 and was a member of the winning 800 and 1,600 relay teams

New Bremen quad meet

New Bremen (91 points) was the team winner followed by St. Henry (89), Delphos St. John’s (37) and New Knoxville (32).

New Bremen’s Zach Wiedeman (800 and 1,600), St. Henry’s Harrison Wendel (200 and 400) and Tate Lefeld (shot put and discus), New Knoxville’s Jay Schroeder (110 and 300 hurdles) and Drew Boggs (high jump and long jump) from Delphos St. John’s each won two individual events.

Girls track and field

Arlington tri meet

Arlington (62 points) followed by Hardin Northern (55) and Temple Christian (28).

Temple Christian’s Cece Worsham won the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles, 100 and long jump and Hardin Northern’s Cadence Coy won the shot put and discus.

New Bremen quad meet

St. Henry (84 points) won the team title followed by Delphos St. John’s (64), 3. New Bremen (60) and New Knoxville (41).

DSJ’s 100 Dash: 1. Alex Kassen (100 and 200), New Bremen’s Carolina Whitlatch (400 and 3,200) and New Knoxville’s Addi Albers (100 hurdles and 300 hurdles) and Allison Topp (shot put and discus) each won two individual events.

Boys and girls track

Lima Senior Spartan Invitational

LIMA — The Lima Senior Spartan Invitational will be held Saturday at Spartan Stadium.

Field events are scheduled to start at 11 a.m. and running events at 12:30 p.m.

Schools scheduled to compete include Cleveland St. Ignatius, Dayton Belmont, Dayton Meadowdale, Dayton Ponitz, Emmanuel Christian, Temple Christian, Sandusky, Toledo Notre Dame Academy, Toledo Rogers, Toledo Scott, Toledo St. Francis DeSales, Toledo St. John’s, Toledo St. Ursula, Walsh Jesuit and host Lima Senior.

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Ohio Northern 5,

Trine 3

ANGOLA, Ind. — Sparked by an early home run from Nate Webb, Ohio Northern got a win against Trine

The Polar Bears improve to 12-6 overall while dropping the Thunder to 9-9.

Webb finished with three RBI and teammates Logan Stevens and Sam Harrison had two hits each.

Bluffton 4, Anderson 2

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University scored two in the fifth and two more in the seventh en route to a win. Bluffton rebounded from a 19-3 loss at the hands of these same Ravens on Sunday, clinching the series victory and improving to 7-7 overall and 2-1 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Anderson fell to 11-7 and 1-2 in the HCAC.

Jake Baumgartner smacked three hits for the victors. Teammate Justin Maurer went 2-of-4 with two RBI.


Bluffton falls twice

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Bluffton University lost a pair of games to Calvin University. Bluffton slipped to 8-8 overall on the season while Calvin improved to 11-5.

The Beavers struggled to hit the ball in both games, resulting in a 9-0 mercy-rule setback and then a 4-0 defeat in the second game.

All-Academic OAC

ADA — Twenty-five Ohio Northern student/athletes were named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference in five winter sports for 2022-23.

The award winners must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity status and have a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.50.

Below is a complete listing of Ohio Northern student-athletes who earned the honor.

Wrestling: Ben DePrest, Teagan Hendricks, Gavin Layman, Wapakoneta graduate Colin Mellott, Adam Myers and Jacob Reed.

Men’s swimming & diving: Shawnee grad Charlie Spyker, Celina grad Holden Cubberley, Nathan Gibbs, Brady Horgan, Vincent Morando and Noah Shaw.

Women’s basketball: Grace Dean, Abi Akamine, Brooke Allen, Abby Dickson and Kelsey Siereveld.

Women’s swimming & diving: Gabbie Grant, Mara Brown, Morgan Fernandez and Annie Richters

Men’s basketball: Landen Long, C.J. Napier, Michael Berner and Markus Malleschitz.

Reach The Lima News sports department at 567-242-0451.