FREMONT — Taylor Kirian homered, singled twice, drove in two runs and pitched a three-hitter to help state-ranked New Riegel shut down Fremont St. Joseph 5-0 Wednesday in Midland Athletic League play.
The Blue Jackets, who are ranked No. 4 in the state in Division IV, improved to 15-4 overall and 3-1 in MAL play.
Leah Bouillon and Morgan Noftz each singled and batted in a run as New Riegel racked up 11 hits.
Lauren Zoeller and Hailey Theis each doubled and singled for the Blue Jackets.
Be Reardon took the loss for the Crimson Streaks (4-4, 2-3).
New Riegel 013 010 0 — 5 11 0 St. Joseph 000 000 0 — 0 3 2
WP — Kirian (14-4). LP — Reardon (4-4). top hitters: (NR) Noftz 1B, RBI; Kirian HR, 2-1B, RBI; Bouillon 1B, RBI; Theis 2B, 1B; Zoeller 2B, 1B. (FSJ) Franks 1B; Baez 1B; Zyski 1B.
records: New Riegel 15-4 (3-1 MAL); Fremont St. Joseph 4-4 (2-3 MAL).
NORTH BALTIMORE 5
NORTH BALTIMORE — Winning pitcher Morgan Gangwer homered, doubled and ended up with two RBIs for Lakota Wednesday in an 8-5 Midland Athletic League win over North Baltimore.
Alaina Bickford also homered for the Raiders (10-4 overall, 4-1 MAL), while Nikkia Cooper, Bree Long-Meyer and Sam Miller each had two singles and an RBI. Aspen Ray totaled three singles and an RBI, while Aubrey Bickford singled and drove in a run and Breanna Ray had a pair of singles.
Makayla Knight had three hits and Jasmine Bretz homered for the Tigers (5-9, 1-3).
Lakota 213 001 1 — 8 15 0
North Baltimore 001 020 2 — 5 13 2
WP — Gangwer. LP — Hernandez (3-2). top hitters: (Lak) Gangwer 2B, HR, 2 RBI; A. Ray 3-1B, RBI; B. Ray 2-1B; Miller 2-1B, RBI; Al. Bickford 1B, HR, RBI; Cooper 2-1B, RBI; B. Long-Meyer 2-1B, RBI; Au. Bickford 1B, RBI. (NB) Bretz 1B, HR, 2 RBI; Bean 2-1B; Knight 3-1B, RBI.
records: Lakota 10-4 (4-1 MAL); North Baltimore 5-9 (1-3 MAL).
VAN BUREN 6
HARDIN NORTHERN 0
DOLA — Van Buren scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning and handed Hardin Northern its first Blanchard Valley Conference loss Wednesday by a 6-0 count.
Nichole Miller struck out eight in a four-hit shutout as the Black Knights improved to 6-10 overall and 3-2 in the BVC.
Miller also starred at the plate with two doubles, two singles and a pair of RBIs. Samantha Hagans’ two-run single was the catalyst for Van Buren’s big sixth.
Brooklyn Watts doubled to lead the Polar Bears (6-4, 4-1).
Van Buren 000 005 1 — 6 13 0
Hardin Northern 000 000 0 — 0 4 2
WP — Miller. LP — Bame. top hitters: (VB) Miller 2-2B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Sudlow 2-1B; Hagans 1B, 2 RBI; Phillips 2B, 1B, RBI; Sattler 1B, RBI. (HN) Watts 2B; Schwiewe 1B; Fisher 1B; Rowe 1B.
records: Hardin Northern 6-4 (4-1 BVC); Van Buren 6-10 (3-2 BVC).
RAWSON — Vanlue scored eight runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back Wednesday in posting a 14-9 Blanchard Valley Conference win over Cory-Rawson.
Winning pitcher Sami Hausserman led the Wildcats at the plate, hitting three singles and a double and drove in three runs as the Wildcats moved to 5-9 overall and 3-3 in the BVC.
Kate Clymer homered for Vanlue, while Haley Bonham doubled and singled and Grace Wagner and Chelsi Hartman collected two singles apiece.
Mikaela Ricksecker led the Hornets (0-9, 0-5) with a double and a single.
Cory-Rawson 012 221 1 — 9 8 3
Vanlue 810 302 x — 14 15 1
WP — Hausserman (5-9). LP — Marshall. top hitters: (Van) Hausserman 3-1B, 2B, 3 RBI; Clymer HR, 2 RBI; Wagner 2-1B, RBI; Bonham 1B, 2B; Hartman 2-1B, 2 RBI.
records: Vanlue 5-9 (3-3 BVC); Cory-Rawson 0-9 (0-5 BVC).
GENOA — Genoa scored six times in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away from Fostoria High School Wednesday for a 13-6 Northern Buckeye Conference victory.
Al Hayes singled twice and Matt Aumiller picked up the win as the Comets upped their record to 9-4 overall and 5-0 in the NBC.
Lance Smith, Noah Hammer and Kobey Bemis each singled twice as the Redmen (10-5, 2-2) outhit the Comets 10-6.
Chris Hampton took the loss.
Fostoria 100 050 0 — 6 10 2 Genoa 120 226 x — 13 6 1
WP– Aumiller. LP — Hampton (1-1). top hitters: (Fos) L. Smith 2-1B; Hammer 2-1B; Bemis 2-1B; Hayes 2-1B.
records: Fostoria 10-5 (2-2 NBC); Genoa 9-4 (5-0 NBC).
OLD FORT 12
ST. WENDELIN 3
Brad Heilman tallied two doubles, a single and four RBIs for Old Fort in a 12-3 win over St. Wendelin Wednesday in Midland Athletic League play at Lucadello Field.
Maison Steyer added a single and three RBIs for the Stockaders (3-13 overall, 1-5 MAL).
Brandon Tittle got the win on the mound for Old Fort, while Dalton Murray took the loss for the Mohawks (2-14, 0-5).
Donovan Scudder recorded a single, a double and an RBI for St. Wendelin, while Cyle Smith and Devin Frankart each hit two singles. Brad Buhrow and Nick Root both singled and drove in a run.
Old Fort 320 410 2 — 12 14 X St. Wendelin 000 030 0 — 3 9 X
WP– Tittle. LP — Murray. top hitters: (OF) Heilman 2-2B, 1B, 4 RBI; Steyer 1B, 3 RBI; Wilson 1B, RBI; Harris 2B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Hammond 2-1B; Bryon 2-1B. (SW) Scudder 2B, 1B, RBI; Buhrow 1B, RBI; Smith 2-1B; Root 1B, RBI; Frankart 2-1B.
records: St. Wendelin 2-14.
TIFFIN CALVERT 6
BASCOM — Winning pitcher Peyton Deats struck out seven batters and also singled and drove in two runs Wednesday in Tiffin Calvert’s 6-3 Midland Athletic League win over Hopewell-Loudon.
Sam Shelt-Palm singled twice and drove in two runs as the Senecas improved to 12-2 overall and 3-1 in MAL play.
Garret Sendelbach, Jackson Sebetto and Jordan Stewart each singled and drove in a run for the Chieftains (10-8, 3-2).
Sendelbach (4-3) struck out 12 batters in five innings and took the loss on the mound.
Calvert 000 402 0 — 6 7 0 Hopewell-Loudon 010 020 0 — 3 6 2
WP — Deats. LP — Sendelbach (4-3). top hitters: (TC) Shelt-Palm 2-1B, 2 RBI; Deats 1B, 2 RBI. (H-L) Sendelbach 1B, RBI; Sebetto 1B, RBI; Stewart 1B, RBI.
records: Calvert 12-2 (3-1 MAL); Hopewell-Loudon 10-8 (3-2 MAL).
NEW RIEGEL 6
ST. JOSEPH 2
FREMONT — Michael Kirian, Jake Dryfuse and Aaron Acree each doubled and drove in a run as New Riegel defeated Fremont St. Joseph 6-2 Wednesday in Midland Athletic League action.
Winning pitcher Kirian (4-1) allowed just two hits and one earned run and struck out five in five innings as the Blue Jackets improved to 8-7 overall and 3-1 in MAL play.
Alex Theis and John Zoeller each singled and drove home a run for New Riegel.
The Crimson Streaks fell to 3-10 overall and 2-3 in the MAL.
New Riegel 003 003 0 — 6 6 1 St. Joseph 002 000 0 — 2 2 2
WP — Kirian (4-1). LP — Weickert. top hitters: (NR) Dryfuse 2B, RBI; Kirian 2B, RBI; Acree 2B, RBI; Theis 1B, RBI; Zoeller 1B RBI. (FSJ) Yeckley 1B, RBI.
records: New Riegel 8-7 (3-1 MAL); St. Joseph 3-10 (2-3 MAL).
LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Dylan Schey allowed one run on one hit while striking out four batters in five innings and Pierce Henry hit a run-scoring triple in the fifth inning to lead the Vikings past Arcadia 3-1 Wednesday in a Blanchard Valley Conference contest.
Schey improved his record on the mound to 3-2, and the Vikings improved to 5-11 overall and 2-2 in the BVC.
Arcadia fell to 2-11 overall and 1-6 in the BVC, with its only hit being a single by Hayden Ramsey.
Arcadia 100 000 0 — 1 1 1 Leipsic 200 010 x — 3 6 0
WP — Schey (3-2). LP — Conine. top hitters: (Arc) Ramsey 1B. (Leip) Henry 3B, RBI.
records: Arcadia 2-11 (1-6 BVC); Leipsic 5-11 (2-2 BVC).
VANLUE — Matt Alspach allowed just one earned run on three hits and struck out four hitters as Cory-Rawson overcame eight errors to defeat Vanlue 6-3 Wednesday in a Blanchard Valley Conference contest.
Lance Butler had two doubles and an RBI and Logan Cawley singled drove in two runs for the Hornets (2-10 overall, 2-3 BVC).
Troy Ritter singled and Nick Hagerty took the loss for Vanlue (2-9, 1-5).
Cory-Rawson 200 121 0 — 6 7 8 Vanlue 020 000 1 — 3 3 3
WP — Alspach (1-0). LP — Hagerty. top hitters: (C-R) Butler 2-2B, RBI; Cawley 1B, 2 RBI. (Van) Ritter 1B.
records: Cory-Rawson 2-10 (2-3 BVC); Vanlue 2-9 (1-5 BVC).