Kalida’s Owen Recker was named the Putnam County League Player of the Year for the second year in a row and Columbus Groves’ Eric Naughton was tabbed Coach of the Year.
Joining Recker on the first team were: Nick Woods, Columbus Grove; Brady Hauenstein, Columbus Grove; Brady Rudesill, Columbus Grove; Blake Elkins, Continental; Trevor Lambert, Kalida; Dylan Schroeder, Leipsic; Cole Rieman, Lepisic; Chase Kuhlman, Miller City; Cole Niese, Miller City.
Columbus Groves’ Danielle Bame was named the PCL Player of the Year and Leipsic’s Shane Hermiller was tabbed as the top PCL coach.
Joining Bame on the first-team were: Joy Stechschulte, Columbus Grove; Madison Zimmerly, Columbus Grove; Autumn Renner, Columbus Grove, Mackenzie Rayle, Continental; Kerri Prowant, Continental; Catelyn Etter, Continental; Hannah Smith, Kalida; Melanie Meyers, Kalida; Makenna Hoyt, Kalida, Hannah Mortimer, Leipsic; Maddie Walther, Leispic.
A complete list of the All-PCL teams appear on 2C.
Elida 4, Lima Senior 1
Elida’s Noah Adcock scattered eight hits over seven innings of work while fanning 10 and walking one to record the win. Offensively for the Bulldogs, TJ Whipple went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI and a run scored and Brayden Lybarger went 3 for 3 with an RBI. For Lima Senior, Caleb Dugan went 2 for 2 with an RBI.
Van Wert 8, St. Henry 5
ST. HENRY — Van Wert’s Lawson Blackmore wasa 1 for 2 with a home run and Jaxson Amweg, Jake Lautzenheiser and Hayden Maples all scored two runs. For St. Henry, Jay Knapke was 2 for 4 with 3 RBI and Eric Thieman was 3 for 4 with a run scored and Andrew Lange went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI.
Defiance 15, Kalida 5
DEFIANCE — Kalida’s Matt Kehres drove in two runs. For Defiance, Blayne Robinson went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI. Kalida falls to 15-4.
New Bremen 7, Fort Recovery 3
NEW BREMEN — New Bremen’s Zach Bertke went 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored and Justin Tenkman went 1 for 2 with 2 RBI and a run scored. Tyler Overman was 2 for 2 with 2 runs and an RBI. For Fort Recovery, Ryne Post was 2 for 4 with a run.
Ottoville 5, Miller City 3
MILLER CITY — Ottoville’s Brice Schroeder scattered six hits over seven innings while fanning six and walking none. Offensively for the Big Green, Jack Langhals and Jaden Schnipke both went 2 for 4 with a run and an RBI. Carson Miller drove in three runs. For Miller City, Nick Gave went 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI.