BLUFFTON — Winning pitcher Libby Schaadt (18-1) allowed two hits and four walks while striking out nine in a seven-inning complete game as Bluffton advanced to the Division IV district semifinals with a 7-1 victory Friday against Leipsic. Madison Fleece had three hits, Katie Prater had two hits and three RBI and Averey Rumer had two hits also for the host Pirates (20-1). Hannah Mortimer and Jocelyn Hermiller each had a hit for Leipsic (8-14).
The Pirates will play Carey, a 2-1 winner against Riverdale, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Marathon Diamonds in Findlay.
Wayne Trace 7, LCC 0
HAVILAND — Jaylen Rhoem had a doubled and Sophia Santaguida, Hannah Riepenhoff and Kennedy Parker each had a base hit for Lima Central Central. Wayne Trace will play Crestview, a 2-0 winner against Miller City, at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Elida in the district semifinals.
Van Buren 8,
Allen East 2
HARROD — Lakin Basham doubled for Allen East, which finished its season at 16-7.
Columbus Grove 17,
Delphos Jefferson 7
COLUMBUS GROVE — Autumn Renner had three hits, including a double, Danielle Bame had three hits and Joy Stechschulte had a pair of hits, including a home run, for Grove. Noel Warnemant had two hits and Jayla Rostorfer had a triple for Jefferson.
KENTON — K Yoder had three hits, including a double, and an RBI, A Schreiber had three hits and T Kuhlman had two hits and an RBI for O-G.
Lincolnview 13, Ada 0
ADA — Winning pitcher Winter Boroff allowed three hits and two walks while striking out six in five innings. She also had a double and three RBI. Morgan Miller had two hits and four RBI, Lakin Brant had two hits, including a home run, and two RBI, Destiny Coil had two hits and an RBI and Tori Boyd had two hits also for the visiting Lancers. Lexie Waugh had a pair of hits for the Bulldogs.
VERSAILLES — The Cavaliers (20-3) finished 9-0 in the Midwest Athletic Conference games and won their 20 straight.
Winning pitcher Cole Frilling allowed no earned runs, six hits and two walks while striking out six in a seven-inning complete game. Noah Miller had two hits, including a triple, and an RBI and Myles Blasingame had a pair of hits for Coldwater.
Defiance 8, Bath 4
BATH TOWNSHIP — With the victory, the Bulldogs (16-7) tied Van Wert for the Western Buckeye League championship with both finishing 8-1 in league games.
Cole Parlapiano had two hits, Carter Parlapiano had a pair of RBI and Zach Simpson had a hit and an RBI for the Wildcats (10-11, 3-5 WBL)
Shawnee 6, St. Henry 0
ST. HENRY — Winning pitcher Jarin Bertke and Johnny Caprella combined to allow three hits and three walks while striking out seven in seven innings. Jake Hutchins had a home run, a double and three RBI, Kale Ebling had two hits and an RBI and A.J. Brown had a hit and two RBI. Jay Knapke, Sam Lefeld and Andrew Lange each had a hit for St. Henry.
LCC 4, Allen East 2
LIMA — Winning pitcher Zac Jacobs and Shaun Thomas combined to allow no earned runs, five hits and four walks while striking out three in seven innings. Derek Pignatro and Nevan Stolly each had a hit and an RBI also for Lima Central Catholic. Christian Hedrick had a pair of hits for Allen East.
Minster 10, St. Marys 0
MINSTER — Winning pitcher Jack Heitbrink allowed one hit and no walks while striking out seven in a five inning complete game. Jack Olberding had two hits and three RBI and Mike Ketner had two hits and an RBI. Braedon Trogdlon had St. Marys’ hit.
OTTAWA — Grant Hovest and Cory Warnecke each had two hits for O-G. Garrett Thomas had three hits and Hunter LaRue had a double and a single for Kenton.
Upper Scioto Valley 12,
Hardin Northern 1
MCGUFFEY — Winning pitcher JJ Overs allowed five hits and no walks while striking out nine in a five inning complete game. He also had three hits, including a double. Quinn Sanders had three hits, including a double, and three RBI, Wayne Lowery had two hits, including a double, and two RBI and Dylan Thompson had a double and two RBI also for USV. Daylin Pees had a double and a single and Seth Parson had a hit and an RBI for Hardin Northern.
Lincolnview 23, Ada 1
ADA — Gavin Carter had four hits, including a triple, and four RBI, Ethan Kemler had three hits, including two doubles, and two RBI, Braxton Fox had three hits and three RBI, Brayden Evans had two hits and four RBI, Jaden Youtsey had two doubles and two RBI, Collin Overholt had a double, a single and an RBI, Thad Walker had a hit and three RBI and Creed Jessee had a hit and two RBI for Lincolnview. Connor Frazier had a hit and an RBI for Ada.
Fort Jennings 0
CONTINENTAL — Winning pitcher Blake Elkins allowed three hits and no walks while striking out two in five innings. Nick States had four hits and three RBI, Elkins had two hits and an RBI and Brady Dockery had a hit and an RBI. Brad Eickholt, Evan Hoersten and Kyle Norbeck each had a hit for Fort Jennings.
Columbus Grove 4,
COLUMBUS GROVE — Brady Rudasill had a pair of hits for the host Bulldogs.
Van Wert sweeps
VAN WERT — The host Cougars defeated Delphos St. John’s 10-0 and 8-0.
In the 10-0 contest, winning pitcher Parker Conrad allowed two hits and a walk while striking out two in five innings. Jaxson Amweg had three hits, Nathan Temple had a double, a single and two RBI and Hayden Maples double and had two RBI. Tony Sanders and Trent Lindeman had the hits for St. John’s.
In the 8-0 encounter, winning pitcher Keaton Brown and Jake Lautzenheiser combined to allow five hits and three walks while striking out three. Amweg had a double and two singles and Maples had a hit and three RBI.
Wayne Trace 4,
Miller City 3
HAVILAND — Eli Ellerbrock had two hits and an RBI for Miller City.
Wapakoneta 2, Celina 1
CELINA — Winning pitcher Timmy Bruns and Brady Erb combined to allow seven hits and no walks while striking out one. Cooper Talowsky had two hits and an RBI, Ryan Carrico doubled and JR Young had a hit and an RBI also for the visiting Redskins.
BEREA — Ohio Northern was eliminated from theOhio Athletic Conference Tournament with a 7-1 loss to Otterbein in Game 3 and a 10-0 loss to Heidelberg in Game 5 at Baldwin Wallace’s Fisher Field.
The third-seeded Polar Bears end their season with a 23-18 overall record.
The fourth-seeded Cardinals (25-16-1) and the second-seeded Student Princes (30-12) advance to the championship game at noon today at Noon.
Against Otterbein, Northern finished with six base hits, led by a 2-for-3 effort by Will Davis.
ONU’s Luke Klinehoffer had three base hits on the day and finished his career with 193 base hits, leaving himfour shy of ONU’s career record of 197 set by Scott Bush from 1998-2001.
receives district honor
ADA — Ohio Northern senior infielder Hailee Loughmanhas earned First-Team Google Cloud Academic All-District 7 accolades from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the 2019 season.
To be considered, student-athletes must be a sophomore-or-higher in academic standing, serve as a starter or important reserve player for their respective team, and have a 3.30 minimum cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale at their current institution. In addition, all nominees must have participated in 50 percent of the team’s competitions at their designated position.
Sports information directors at member institutions within the region then vote on nominees based upon their on-field success and academic achievements.
This season, the senior led the Polar Bears and ranked fifth in the conference with a .433 batting average. In addition, she led ONU with 55 hits, 14 doubles, a .493 on-base percentage, and a .630 slugging percentage while ranking second on the team with 34 RBI.
LIMA — Due to Thursday’s rainstorms along with lack of drying time and cold temperatures Friday, Limaland Motorsports Park Management was forced to cancel the Modified Mayhem event scheduled for Fridayat Limaland Motorsports Park.
The next scheduled event is the Spring Fling presented by S&S Volvo on May 17 featuring the Non-Wing Sprints, Northwest Physical Therapy UMP Modifieds along with the Bud Thunderstocks. Grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. Hot laps begin at 6:30 p.m.with racing starting at 7:30 p.m.
Reach The Lima News sports department at 567-242-0451.