BLUFFTON — The host Pirates improved to 9-1 overall and 3-0 in the Northwest Conference with an 11-9 victory Thursday against Paulding where the teams combined for 23 hits.
Alivia Koenig had three hits, Libby Schaadt had two hits, including a home run, and three RBI, Katie Prater had two hits, including a double, and three RBI, Brinkley Garmatter had two hits and two RBI and Madison Fleece had a single and a double for Bluffton.
Haylee Dominique had a grand-slam home run, Gabbie Stallbaum had two hits, including a home run, and an RBI, Leigha Egnor had a single and a double, Jen Stahlhad two hits and an RBI and Kaela Lucas had a pair of hits for Paulding (7-2, 2-1 NWC).
Fort Recovery 12,
Jay County (Ind.) 2
FORT RECOVERY — Lydia Wenning had three hits, including a double, and two RBI, Brenna Homa had three hits, including a triple, and an RBI, Macy Day had three hits and two RBI, Jackie Homan had three hits and an RBI and Hannah Knapke had two hits and two RBI for the host Indians.
KENTON — Callie Cromer had two hits, including a double, and an RBI, Jackie Ramsey had two hits and an RBI, Cassidy Knapp had two hits and Hannah Shoffner had a hit and two RBI for Ridgemont. Chloe Musser had a single, a double and two RBI for Kenton.
Marion Local 0
MARIA STEIN — Winning pitcher Macy Henkle record nine strikeouts and also had two hits. Alyssa Miller had three hits and Claire Langenkamp had two hits also for the Panthers.
Delphos Jefferson 2, Ada 1
DELPHOS — Winning pitcher Aly Lindeman allowed no earned runs, three hits and three walks while striking out five in seven innings. Jayla Rostorfer had three hits and Michelle Rode doubled and had an RBI also for Jefferson. Ennis doubled for Ada.
LCC 7, Spencerville 3
LIMA — Kenndy Parker and Sophia Santiguida each had a double, a single and an RBI for LCC. Mackenzie Brown had a pair of hits for Spencerville.
Shawnee 8, Wapakoneta 1
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Winning pitcher Abbey Ambroza allowed no earned runs and two hits while striking out three. Shalon McNeal had a home run, three RBI and two stolen bases, Laken George had three hits, including a double, and two stolen bases and Carmie Winegardner had a double and a single also for Shawnee.
Lincolnview 16, Columbus Grove 4
COLUMBUS GROVE — Lincolnview’s Lakin Brant and Columbus Grove’s Joy Stechschulte each homered.
Minster 9, Coldwater 1
COLDWATER — Karly Richard had a pair of doubles and an RBI, Kaitlyn Wolf had a hit and three RBI and Taylor Homan had a triple and two RBI for the visiting Wildcats. Kate Leichty had a pair of doubles for Coldwater.
Liberty-Benton 17, Ottoville 15
OTTOVILLE — Hunter Boecker had four hits, Olivia Gamble had three hits, including a double, and three RBI, Gracie Brinkman had a double, a single and four RBI, Brooke Kortokrax had a triple, a double and three RBI, Kylee Klenz had a double, a single and two RBI, Emma Birr had two hits and an RBI, Rachel Kemper had a a double and a single and Ashley Landin had two hits for Ottoville.
Upper Scioto Valley 21, Lima Senior 11
MCGUFFEY — Rylee Shepherd had a double, two singles and three RBI, Hailey Martin had three hits and two RBI, Emma Hunsicker had two hits and two RBI and Briona Hurley had three RBI for USV. Lauren Zell had three hits, Els Nelson had two hits and an RBI and Taylor Tolbert had two hits and an RBI for Lima Senior.
North Baltimore 10, Hardin Northern 1
DOLA — Peyton Pore had a hit and an RBI for Hardin Northern.
Bath 15, Ottawa-Glandorf 4
GLANDORF — Kennedi Sullivan had a home run, a double, a single and five RBI and Hailey Robey had two hits, including a home run, for Bath. Haley Karhoff and Anika Schreiber each had two hits and an RBI for O-G.
Crestview 2, Allen East 0
HARROD — Crestview’s Brant Richardson allowed no hits and a walk while striking out 10 in seven innings. Riley Saylor and Kaden Short each had two hits.
WAPAKONETA — Logan Maxwell had a triple, two doubles and four RBI, A.J. Brown had a double, two singles and four RBI, Justin Behnke and Jarin Bertke each had two hits and two RBI and Jacob Cowan had two hits for Shawnee. Young had two hits, including a home run, and an RBI and Talowski doubled and had an RBI for Wapak.
BATH TOWNSHIP — Lex Boedicker had a single, a double and two RBI, Caleb Buerger had two hits and two RBI and Austin Sakemiller had a hit and two RBI for Bath. Winning pitcher Tyler Mauk allowed one earned run five hits and three walks while striking out seven in a seven-inning complete game. Trevor Schimmoeller had two hits and an RBI and Jacob Balbaugh and Grant Hovest each had a hit and and RBI for O-G.
Delphos Jefferson 12,
DELPHOS — Josh Wiseman had four hits and an RBI, Darnell Simpson had a pair of doubles and an RBI, Logan Gallmeier had a single, a double and an RBI, Braxton Scalf and Darius Shuelds each had a pair of hits and Conner Anspach tripled and knocked in three runs for Jefferson. Scalf was the winning pitcher, allowing two earned runs, six hits and no walks while striking out nine. Zachary Swaney and Austin Amburgey each had two hits for Ada.
Fort Recovery 17, Delphos St. John’s 8
DELPHOS — Ryne Post had three hits, including a double, and two RBI, Kody Shinabery had a double, a single and three RBI, Cobe Wendel had two hits and three RBI, Riley Will had a triple, a single and an RBI and Riley Post had a double, a single and an RBI for Fort Recovery. Gavin Fittro had a pair of doubles, Braysen Schulte had a double and a single, Brady Kerner had a triple and three RBI and Luke Reindel had a double and two RBI for the host Blue Jays.
St. Henry 3, New Bremen 0
ST. HENRY — Winning pitcher Marc Siefring allowed five hits and a walk while striking out three in seven innings. New Bremen’s Justin Tenkman had a pair of hits.
Marion Local 5, Parkway 3
ROCKFORD — Matt Moeller had three hits and two RBI, Link had two hits and two RBI, Hays had two hits and an RBI and Knapscaefer had a double and a single for Marion Local. Nick Hawk and Jack Wehe each doubled for Parkway.
Hardin Northern 6,
North Baltimore 3
DOLA — Lance Good had three hits, including a double, and two RBI and Owen Wetherill had three hits for Hardin Northern. Winning pitcher Daylin Pees also had a double and an RBI.
Liberty-Benton 1, Miller City 0
MILLER CITY — Miller City pitcher Eli Ellerbrock allowed no earned runs, three hits and a walk while recording a single strikeout in a seven-inning outing. T.J. Michel had the host’s lone hit.
Coldwater 14, Minster 2
MINSTER — Noah Miller had three hits, including a double, and five RBI, Cole Frilling had two hits and an RBI and Jacob Wenninghad a double and two singles for Coldwater. Jack Olberding had two hits for Minster.
New Knoxville 0
VERSAILLES — Ryan Osborne, Jared Osborne, Brandon Van Gundy, Jacob Rollins and Cody Petee each had a hit for New Knoxville.
Kenton 12, Upper Scioto Valley 4
KENTON — Luke Fackler had a double and four RBI and Drew Hoppe had three hits for Kenton. Wayne Lowery had a double, a single and two RBI for USV.
Paulding 20, Bluffton 3
BLUFFTON — Jaret Miller had three doubles, a single and three RBI, Blake McGarvey had three hits and two RBI, Hunter Kauser had two doubles, a single and an RBI, Kolson Egnor had three hits, including a double, and an RBI, Matthew Schroeder had a double, a single and two RBI, Carson Shull had two hits and two RBI, Westen Phlipot had a double, a single and an RBI. Nick Prater had a double, two singles and an RBI and Cayden Rayle had a double and a single for Bluffton.
LCC 6, Spencerville 5
LIMA — Lima Central Catholic scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh. LCC’s Derek Pignataro and Quintel Peoples and Spencerville Kale Lee each had a double.
Van Wert 3,
DEFIANCE — Singles players Kannen Wannemacher, Zane Fast and Michael Hellman each won for Van Wert.
Archbold 5, Bluffton 0
BLUFFTON — Bluffton singles player Drew Wilson won seven games.
Ohio Northern 10, Bluffton 7
BLUFFTON — Ohio Northern scored seven unearned runs in the top of the third inning and went on to a non-conference victory Thursday afternoon at Memorial Field.
The Polar Bears improve to 11-13 with the victory, while the Beavers fall to 13-13 with the loss.
Matthew Burkett went 2-for-5 with three RBI, senior Luke Klinehoffer was 2-for-5 with two RBI and Michael Rocco was 2-for-4 with two RBI to pace Ohio Northern’s offense. Colin Gregory and Adam Duncan both rapped three hits for the home team. Jacob Latkofsky and Zac Nobis drove in two runs apiece, Reynolds chipped in with a pair of hits also for the Beavers.
ADA — Ohio Northern had 12 senior student/athletes named to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society for 2019.
The Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.
Ledondrick Chapman, Jameson Curry, Sean Devany, Ethan Edwards, Brenden Hadley, Austin Jensen (Mason), Allen East grad Luke Perkins, Joe Rinicella, Kyle Rowe, Sam Shook, Elida grad Chase Watson (Lima/Elida) and Delphos Jefferson grad Kurt Wollenhaupt all received the honor.
Also honored from Bluffton were Van Wert grad Ethan Williams and Kyle Recker.
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