St. Wendelin softball takes down Van Buren

VAN BUREN — Meghan Reiter pitched a five-hitter and Krystal Krout drove in two runs Thursday as St. Wendelin broke into the win column by bumping previously unbeaten Van Buren 5-1 in a nonleague contest.
Reiter allowed one earned run while striking out eight and walking one as the Mohawks improved to 1-3.
Krout had a single at the plate, while Mikayla Gilliland had a pair of singles and a triple and Edy Mowrey recorded two singles and an RBI.
Nichole Miller, who suffered the loss in the circle, singled twice and doubled, while Erin Neall hit a double and drove in the lone run for the Black Knights (3-1).

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WP — Reiter. LP — Miller. top hitters: (SW) Gilliland 2-1B, 3B; Krout 1B, 2 RBI; Mowrey 2-1B, RBI. (VB) Miller 2-1B, 2B; Neall 2B, RBI.
records: St. Wendelin 1-3; Van Buren 3-1.

DELTA — Delta surged for 10 runs in the fifth inning Thursday to finish off a 12-1 nonconference triumph over Fostoria High School.
FHS (1-4) scored the game’s first run in the second inning before the Panthers tied the game in the third, took a 2-1 lead in the fourth and put the game away in the fifth.
Losing pitcher Erica Moore, Alexus Smith, Breanna Biles and Kaitlyn Gonyer each had a single for the Lady Red, who were outhit 14-4 and hurt themselves by committing six errors.

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WP — Warless. LP — Moore. top hitters: (F) Moore 1B; Smith 1B; Biles 1B; Gonyer 1B. (D) Macionsky 2-1B, 2B; Callahan 2-1B, 2B.
record: Fostoria 1-4.

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Unbeaten New Riegel scored six runs in both the third and fifth innings en route to a 17-3 win over Riverdale in five innings Thursday in nonleague play.
Winning pitcher Taylor Kirian, Kara Scherger, Morgan Noftz and Taylor Arbogast each drove in three runs for the Blue Jackets (6-0). Kirian and Scherger each hit a home run, while Noftz had a double among her three hits and Arbogast tripled and doubled. Hailey Theis had a triple among her four hits.
Kirian struck out four and walked two while upping her pitching mark to 6-0.
Julia Naus had a triple and single for Riverdale (2-4), which made eight errors.

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WP — Kirian (6-0). LP — Farmer. top hitters: (NR) Noftz 2B, 2-1B, 3 RBI; Kirian HR, 3 RBI; Arbogast 3B, 2B, 3 RBI; Zoeller 1B, 2 RBI; Theis 3-1B, 3B, RBI. (Riv) Naus 3B, 1B.
records: New Riegel 6-0, Riverdale 2-4.

VANLUE — Olivia Kliesch fired a one-hitter and hit a two-run home run as Vanlue pounded McComb 15-0 in five innings Thursday in a Blanchard Valley Conference game.
Haley Bonham singled twice, doubled and drove in two runs for the Wildcats (2-1 overall, 1-1 BVC), while Chelsi Hartman added two singles and three RBIs and Chelsi Summit recorded two singles and two RBIs.
Mariah Ward’s single was the lone hit for the Panthers (1-4, 0-2).

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WP — Kliesch (2-1). LP — Gomez. top hitters: (Van) Kliesch HR, 2 RBI; Bonham 2-1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Hauserman 2-1B; Hartman 2-1B, 3 RBI; Summit 2-1B, 2 RBI; Wagner 2-1B, RBI.
records: McComb 1-4 (0-2 BVC); Vanlue 2-1 (1-1 BVC).

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon plated 14 runs in the first two innings and cruised past St. Wendelin 20-5 Thursday in five innings of Midland Athletic League play.
Jackson Sebetto tripled and drove in three runs, Kyle Reinbolt added a single and four RBIs, Ryan Steinmetz singled twice and had two RBIs and Jordan Stewart, Ryan Depinet and Tyler Imes each contributed a single and two RBIs for the Chieftains (5-1 overall, 2-0 MAL).
Donovan Scudder singled three times and drove in a run and Justin Myers had two RBIs to lead the Mohawks (0-6, 0-2).

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WP — Gelinas (1-0). LP — Smith. top hitters: (SW) Scudder 3-1B, RBI. (H-L) Sebetto 3B, 3 RBI; Sendelbach 1B, 2B, RBI; Stewart 1B, 2 RBI; Depinet 1B, 2 RBI; Imes 1B, 2 RBI; Reinbolt 1B, 4 RBI; Steinmetz 2-1B, 2 RBI; Gelinas 1B, RBI; Feathers 1B, RBI; Tyree 1B, RBI.
records: St. Wendelin 0-6 (0-2 MAL); Hopewell-Loudon 5-1 (2-0 MAL).

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Michael Kirian drove in six runs to back Austin Mathias’ complete game Thursday as New Riegel downed Riverdale 13-3 in nonleague play.
Kirian collected four singles to support Mathias (1-1), who struck out six, allowed one earned run and had two singles with two RBIs at the plate as the Blue Jackets moved to 2-4.
Paul Frey and Grant Loveridge each singled and drove in a run for the Falcons (1-4).

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WP — Mathias (1-1). LP — Tr. Miller. top hitters: (NR) Mathias 2-1B, 2 RBI; Reinhart 1B, 2B, RBI; Kirian 4-1B, 6-RBI; Theis 2-1B, 2 RBI. (Riv) Frey 1B, RBI. Loveridge 1B, RBI.
records: New Riegel 2-4; Riverdale 1-4.

BLOOMDALE — Anthony Wayne jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first 2½ innings Thursday and went on to down previously unbeaten Elmwood 12-6 in nonleague play.
The Royals (4-1) narrowed the gap to 6-5 in the bottom of the third behind freshman Tyler Stone’s grand slam, but the Generals pulled away with two runs in the fifth and four in the seventh.
Nolan Kerr (1-1) was the losing pitcher.

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WP — Haugh. LP — Kerr (1-1). top hitters: (AW) Myers 2B; Kamisrek 2-1B. (Elm) Stone HR, 4 RBI.
record: Elmwood 4-1.

MCCOMB — Blake Glaser hit a double and two singles and drove in four runs Thursday to lead McComb over Vanlue 10-1 in a Blanchard Valley Conference matchup.
The Panthers (3-1 overall, 2-0 BVC) scored at least one run in every inning except the second.
Taylor Reardon (1-1) picked up the win on the mound and had two singles and a double at the plate.
Sam Wagner had two singles to lead Vanlue (1-2, 0-2).

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WP — Reardon (1-1). LP — Coldren. top hitters: (McC) Glaser 2B, 2-1B, 4-RBI; Reardon 2B, 2-1B. (Van) Wagner 2-1B..
records: McComb 3-1 (2-0 BVC); Vanlue 1-2 (0-2 BVC).

BRYAN — Fostoria High School fell to 0-2 Thursday with a 5-0 loss to Bryan.
The Redmen came closest at No. 2 doubles, in which Jeremiah Brough and Jordan Marshall dropped a 6-4, 6-4 decision to Jordan Stambaugh and Zeke Ferrell. The Golden Bears’ Drew Kaufman and Eliot Pitman downed Dylan Stone and Bishop Mahan 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles.
Bryan (2-0) swept the singles matches, with Derek Vincent defeating Isaiah Brough 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1, Zach Bauer beating Sabiana Arana 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 and Josh Stark topping Noah Kitchen 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3.



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