Kirian records no-hitter in New Riegel softball win

NEW RIEGEL — In addition to twirling a no-hitter with eight strikeouts, Taylor Kirian doubled twice, singled and drove in four runs in undefeated New Riegel’s 15-0 five-inning romp over Hopewell-Loudon Wednesday in a Midland Athletic League opener.
Hailey Theis belted a home run, singled twice and drove in two runs as the Blue Jackets (5-0 overall) reeled off 15 hits.
Kara Scherger also had three hits, all singles, while driving in three runs and Taylor Arbogast had a double and a pair of RBIs.
Lauren Zoeller, Emily Hohman and Ruthann Schreiner each singled and knocked in a run for New Riegel.
Kelsey Coppus took the loss with after allowing eight earned runs with two strikeouts and two walks in three innings as the Chieftains fell to 1-3 overall.

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WP — Kirian (5-0). LP — Coppus. top hitters: (NR) Kirian 2-2B, 1B, 4 RBI; Arbogast 2B, 2 RBI; Scherger 3-1B, 3 RBI; Zoeller 1B, RBI; Schreiner 1B, RBI; Hohman 1B, RBI; Theis 3-1B, 2 RBI
records: Hopewell-Loudon 1-3 (0-1 MAL); New Riegel 5-0 (1-0 MAL).

CAREY — Ali Rymer struck out five batters while pitching a complete game as Carey defeated St. Wendelin 9-0 Wednesday in Midland Athletic League action.
Makenzie Wentling led the Blue Devils’ offense with a single and three RBIs, while Chelsea Schlack had a double and an RBI.
Abby Hall, Hannah Draper and Haley Hoepf each had a single and an RBI for Carey.
Sammie Digby hit a double and a single and Allie Rutter added a pair of singles for the Mohawks.
Losing pitcher Meghan Reiter went five innings and allowed three earned runs on 10 hits and two walks with four strikeouts.

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WP — Rymer. LP — Reiter. top hitters: (SW) Digby 2B, 1B; Rutter 2-1B. (Car) M. Wentling 1B, 3 RBI; Hall 1B, RBI; Draper 1B, RBI; Schlack 2B, RBI, Hoepf 1B, RBI.

ARCADIA — Alisha Baird belted a home run, a double and a single and drove in four runs for Arcadia as it routed McComb 17-0 in five innings Wednesday in Blanchard Valley Conference action.
Ashley Baird homered, singled and drove in three runs for the Redskins (4-0 overall, 2-0 BVC). She also gained the win in the circle, giving up five hits in five innings.
Lizzie Coward added a single with three RBIs for Arcadia, while Courtney Cramer and Maddie Mock each had a pair of singles and two RBIs. Abbie Dauterman hit a single and drove in a run, while Haley Kieffer recorded two singles.
Carrigan Gomez took the loss for McComb after allowing 10 earned runs on 15 hits in four innings.
Bridgette Swartz and Hailey Buck each had a pair of singles for the Panthers.

McComb 000 00x x — 0 5 5 Arcadia (12)50 0x x — 17 15 4
WP– Baird (4-0). LP — Gomez. top hitters: (M) Swartz 2-1B; Buck 2-1B. (A) Coward 1B, 3 RBI; Cramer 2-1B, 2 RBI; Al. Baird HR, 2B, 1B, 4 RBI; As. Baird HR, 1B, 3 RBI; Mock 2-1B, 2 RBI; Dauterman 1B, RBI; Kieffer 2-1B.
records: Arcadia 4-0 (2-0 BVC).

BLOOMDALE — Jasmine Marsh and Rebecca Harvey each had four runs batted in as Elmwood beat Perrysburg 16-3 in five innings Wednesday in nonconference play.
Marsh tripled and singled and Harvey had a pair of singles as the Royals (3-1) totaled 15 hits.
Elmwood led 11-0 through two innings after plating eight runs in the second inning.
Miranda Benschoter got the win in the circle, allowing three earned on five hits with three strikeouts and two walks.
Benschoter also collected two singles, a double and an RBI at the plate, and Madison Arnold had two singles and two RBIs.
Losing pitcher Kate Rudebock allowed four earned runs on 14 hits in two innings with two walks and two strikeouts.
Madison Gering drove in all three runs for the Yellow Jackets on a solo homer and a two-run double.

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WP– Benschoter. LP — Rudebock. top hitters: (Perr) Ziegler 2-1B; Gerding HR, 2B, 3 RBI; Moore 1B. (Elm) Benschoter 2B, 2-1B, RBI; Myers 2-1B, RBI; Harvey 2-1B, 4 RBI, Arnold 1B, 2 RBI; Marsh 3B, 1B, 4 RBI; Williams 2B, 1B, RBI.
record: Elmwood 3-1.

SYCAMORE — Mohawk broke a scoreless deadlock with a run in the bottom of the sixth inning and defeated Lakota 1-0 Wednesday in Midland Athletic League action.
The Warriors outhit the Raiders 7-4, with Allison hitting a double and a single and Taylor McClain adding a pair of singles for Mohawk. The Warriors also got a double from Mackenzie Sowers.
Morgan Gangwer took the loss after allowing seven hits and two walks and striking out two batters.
Gangwer, Aubrey Bickford, Destiney Long-Meyer and Qiauna Palos each recorded a hit for Lakota.

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LP — Gangwer. top hitters: (Lak) Bickford 1B; Gangwer 1B; Palos 1B; D. Long-Meyer 1B. (Moh) McClain 2-1B; Price 2B, 1B; Sowers 2B.

VAN BUREN — Robyn Flick rapped three singles and Kila Fultz got the win in the circle with eight strikeouts as the Van Buren edged Vanlue 6-5 in the Blanchard Valley Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday.
Both Fultz and Nichole Miller had a pair of singles and Olivia Sattler added an RBI triple for the Black Knights (4-1 overall, 1-0 BVC).
Haley Bonham had two singles, Olivia Kliesch smacked an RBI double and Courtney Keeney also doubled for Vanlue (1-1, 0-1).
Van Buren 021 120 0 — 6 7 4
Vanlue 200 120 0 — 5 5 5
WP — Fultz (3-0). LP — Kliesch. top hitters: (Van) Keeney 2B; Kliesch 2B, RBI; Bonham 2-1B. (VB) Flick 3-1B; Miller 2-1B; Fultz 2-1B; Sattler 3B, RBI.
records: Vanlue 1-1 (0-1 BVC); Van Buren 4-1 (1-0 BVC).

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green scored eight unanswered runs after the third inning to top Fostoria High School 11-4 on Wednesday in nonconference play.
The Redmen (3-2) led 4-3 after three innings but failed to score in the final four.
Clark Mayberry tallied a pair of singles at the plate as the Bobcats totaled seven hits and drew nine walks.
Hunter Abell doubled and singled, while Alex Souders had two singles as the Redmen finished with seven hits.
Lance Smith, Kaleb Bemis and Chris Hampton singled for Fostoria.
Bemis also took the loss on the mound.

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WP– Taylor. LP — Bemis. top hitters: (Fos) Abell 2B, 1B; Souders 2-1B. (BG) Mayberry 2-1B.
records: Fostoria 3-2.

CAREY — Brandon Zechman tallied a triple, a double and two RBIs for Carey in a 13-5 win over St. Wendelin Wednesday night in a Midland Athletic League opener.
Jonathan Racheter had a double and two singles with two RBIs for the Blue Devils, while Matt Holsinger added a pair of doubles and two RBIs and Satchel Strahm also had two singles. Cody Ferguson, Nathaniel Griffin and Chase Wagner each had a single and a RBI.
Donovan Scudder led the Mohawks (0-4 overall) at the plate with a double and a single with three RBIs, while Brady Rutter and Trent Whetsel both had a single and an RBI and Cyle Smith singled.

St. Wendelin 401 000 0 — 5 5 X Carey 400 216 0 — 13 15 X
top hitters: (SW) Rutter 1, RBI; Scudder 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; Whetsel 1b, RBI. (C) Strahm 2-1B; Holsinger 2-2B, 2 RBI; Racheter 2B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Ferguson 1B, RBI; Zechman 3B, 2B, 2 RBI; Wagner 1B, RBI; Griffen 1B, RBI.
records: Wendelin 0-4 (0-1 MAL).

NEW RIEGEL — Garret Sendelbach singled twice, drove in a run and fanned nine batters in his two-hitter to lead Hopewell-Loudon over New Riegel 3-0 in a Midland Athletic League game Wednesday.
Tyler Imes, Logan Tyree, Weston Hill each had a single as the Chieftains (4-1 overall, 1-0 MAL) managed only four hits off Blue Jackets starter Michael Kirian.
In five innings, Kirian allowed two earned runs and two walks and struck out two.
Austin Mathias and Aaron Reinhart singled for New Riegel (1-4, 0-1).

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WP — Sendelbach (3-0). LP — Kirian (1-1). top hitters: (H-L) Sendelbach 1B, RBI. (NR) Mathias 1B; Reinhart 1B.
records: Hopewell-Loudon 4-1 (1-0 MAL); New Riegel 1-4 (0-1 MAL).

NORTH BALTIMORE — Jacob Firsdon drove in three with a double in a seven-run fourth inning Wednesday as unbeaten Elmwood nudged North Baltimore 10-8 in a nonleague contest.
The Royals’ big inning erased a 7-1 deficit put them on top to stay as they raised their record to 4-0.
Dylan Hall hit two singles and drove in a pair of runs for Elmwood, while Jake Wise tallied three singles and a double, Nolan Kerr notched two doubles and a single and Nick Gillett doubled and singled.
Brandon Pennington (1-0) pitched 3-plus relief innings to gain the win, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out four and walking four.
Levi newcomer homered, doubled and singled for the Tigers.

Elmwood 001 710 1 — 10 16 2 North Baltimore 241 010 0 — 8 9 1
WP — Pennington (1-0). LP — Watson. top hitters: (Elm) Wise 3-1B, 2B; Kerr 2-1B, 1B; Gillett 2B, 1B; Firsdon 2B, 1B, 3 RBI; Hall 2-1B, 2 RBI. (NB) Newcomer HR, 2B, 1B; Stewart 2-1B.
records: Elmwood 4-0; North Baltimore 1-3.

ARCADIA — Arcadia’s pitchers surrendered 16 walks in a 13-0 loss to McComb on Wednesday in a Blanchard Valley Conference opener.
The Panthers (2-1 overall) built on a 4-0 lead by scoring five in the sixth inning and four in the seventh.
Clay Dysert singled twice and drove in a run, while winning pitcher Clay Grubb and Blake Glaser each singled and knocked in a run for McComb.
Chad Baker took the loss on the mound as the Redskins fell to 1-2 overall.
Dylan Conine and Sawyer Kieffer each singled for Arcadia’s only hits.

McComb 002 115 4 — 13 5 0 Arcadia 000 000 0 — 0 2 3
WP — Grubb. LP — Baker (0-2). top hitters: (McC) Dysert 2-1B, RBI; Glaser 1B, RBI; Grubb 1B, RBI. (Arc) Conine 1B; Kieffer 1B.
records: McComb 2-1 (1-0 BVC); Arcadia 1-2 (0-1 BVC).

VANLUE — Schyuler Turner pitched a four-hitter for Van Buren Wednesday in a 4-0 win over Vanlue in a Blanchard Valley Conference opener.
Turner struck out six and walked none.
Chance Sonnenberg had a double and two singles to lead Van Buren (4-1 overall) at the plate.
Nick Hagerty allowed one earned run in five innings for Vanlue (1-1 overall), which made three errors.

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WP — Turner. LP — Hagerty. top hitters: (VB) Sonnenberg 2B, 2-1B.
records: Van Buren 4-1 (1-0 BVC); Vanlue 1-1 (0-1 BVC).

Information for the following report was not received in time for Wednesday’s edition.
ELMORE — Cariss Reese collected three victories and Katie Park added two Tuesday in Lakota’s three-team meet with Genoa and host Woodmore.
Woodmore won the girls meet with 73½ points to 52½ for Genoa and 47 for Lakota.
Woodmore topped Genoa 78-53 to win the boys meet. Lakota had 44 points.
Reese won the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and pole vault, while Park took the shot put and discus.
Lakota’s boys received a win from James Benavides in the pole vault and the 800 relay team of Drake Foos, Cory Ulmer, Isaac Ritter and Jon Moes.
Woodmore 78, Genoa 53, Lakota 44.
Lakota results
SHOT — 2, Flanagan 26-8. 3, Crowe 43-11¾. DISCUS — 2, Flanagan 139-9. 3, Crowe 126-10. HJ — 4, Kern 5-0. LJ — 3, Ulmer 16-11. 3,200 relay — 2, Collum, Ritter, Shank, Tolento 10:24.50. 110H — 4, Kern 21.60. 100 — 4, Kern 12.20. 800 relay — 1, Foos, Ulmer, Ritter, Moes 1:45.90. 1,600 — 4, Tolento 5:37.20. 400 relay — 2, Foos, Benavides, Mason, Moes 49.90. 300H — 2, Ritter 49.70. 4, Kern 50.30. 800 — 3, Tolento 2:23.80. 200 — 3, Moes 25.70. 3,200 — 4, Shank 13:09.90. 1,600 relay — 2, Ritter, Foos, Boise, Moes 4:13.40.
Woodmore 73½, Genoa 52½, Lakota 47.
Lakota results
SHOT — 1, Park 31-8¾. 2, Flanagan 26-8. DISCUS — 1, Park 108-6. 3, Flanagan 77-5. HJ — 3, Kiser 4-2. LJ — 3, Harrison 11-10. PV — 1, Reese 9-6. 3, Kiser 8-6. 3,200 RELAY — 3, Lane, Harrison, Durst, Boyer 13:26.90. 100 HH — 1, Reese 17.40. 100 — 2, Alloway 13.50. 1,600 — 4, Lane 6:41.50. 400 relay — 2, Alloway, Kiser, Bennett, Reese 56.70. 300 ih — 1, Reese 49.40. 200 — 2, Alloway 28.80.



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