St. Wendelin led 4-1 after one inning, but state-ranked New Riegel scored the game’s next 11 runs and grabbed a 15-6 Midland Athletic League softball win Tuesday at Foundation Park.
Taylor Arbogast had a home run, two singles and four RBIs, while Taylor Kirian hit four singles and drove in three runs, Lauren Zoeller had a double, two singles and three RBIs and Morgan Noftz homered and tripled for the Blue Jackets (18-4, 5-1 MAL), who are ranked third in the state in Division IV.
Brittany Gillig and Lauren Ladd contributed a single and an RBI apiece as New Riegel collected 19 hits.
Kirian (17-4) allowed two earned runs on 11 hits and four walks with four strikeouts to earn the win.
Losing pitcher Allie Rutter (3-2) doubled twice, singled and drove in a run, while Sammie Digby singled twice and plated a run.
Mikayla Gilliland and Cailin Reineck each notched a double, a single and an RBI for the Mohawks (6-9, 1-4).
New Riegel 140 520 3 – 15 19 3
St. Wendelin 400 010 1 – 6 11 4
WP — Kirian (17-4). LP — Rutter (3-2). top hitters: (NR) Noftz HR, 3B, RBI; Kirian 4-1B, 3 RBI; Arbogast HR, 2-1B, 4 RBI; Zoeller 2-1B, 2B, 3 RBI; Bouillon 1B, 3B; Gillig 1B, RBI; Ladd 1B, RBI. (SW) Gilliland 1B, 2B, RBI; Mowrey 1B, RBI; Rutter 1B, 2-2B, RBI; Digby 2-1B, RBI; Reineck 1B, 2B, RBI.
records: New Riegel 18-4 (5-1 MAL); St. Wendelin 6-9 (1-4 MAL).
Rossford scored five runs in both the second inning and sixth innings and defeated Fostoria High School 10-0 in six innings Tuesday in Northern Buckeye Conference action.
Kelly Swope led the Bulldogs (14-6, 5-4 NBC) with two singles and two RBIs, while Claire Vebosky and Kirsten Keller each singled and drove in two runs.
Mandi Longeway earned the win in the circle.
Alex Hersh took the loss as the Lady Red (4-12, 0-6) committed eight errors.
Erica Moore and Kaitlin Gonyer each singled FHS’ only hits.
Rossford 050 005 – 10 8 0 Fostoria 000 000 – 0 2 8
WP — Longeway. LP — Hersh. top hitters: (Ros) Swope 2-1B, 2 RBI; Keller 1B, 2 RBI; Vebosky 1B, 2 RBI. (Fos) Moore 1B; Gonyer 1B.
records: Rossford 14-6 (5-4 NBC); Fostoria 4-12 (0-6 NBC).
NORTH BALTIMORE 7
NORTH BALTIMORE — Arcadia banged out 14 hits and took advantage of four North Baltimore errors in recording a 14-7 win Tuesday in nonconference play.
Molly Glick had a home run among her three hits and Maddie Mock hit double and three singles for the Redskins (12-6).
Rachel Peters was 3 for 4 with a pair of runs batted in and Cheyenne Hernandez and Makayla Rein had two hits each for North Baltimore (5-11).
Arcadia 001 155 2 – 14 14 1 North Baltimore 120 040 0 – 7 11 4
WP — Moyer. LP — Bean. top hitters: (Arc) Glick 3-4, HR; Mock 4-5, 2B; Baird 2-5, 3B, 2B. (NB) Peters 3-4, 2RBI; Hernandez 2-2, 2B; Rein 2-4.
records: Arcadia 12-6; North Baltimore 5-11.
ALLEN EAST 13
HARROD — Allen East plated eight runs in the fourth inning to pull away from Vanlue and post a 13-1 five-inning victory Monday in nonleague play.
Aubrey Rodriguez had three singles and Alexis McCluer singled twice for the Mustangs (15-5).
Haley Bonham doubled, singled and drove in a run and Chelsea Summit notched two singles for Vanlue (6-12).
Vanlue 000 01 – 1 8 1
Allen East 113 8x – 13 11 0
WP — Davis. LP — Hausserman (1-8). top hitters: (Van) Bonham 1B, 2B, RBI; Summit 2-1B. (AE) Rodriguez 3-1B; McCluer 2-1B.
records: Vanlue 6-12; Allen East 15-5.
MARION HARDING 8
VAN BUREN 3
VAN BUREN — Taylor Hancock homered, singled and drove in two runs and Marion Harding used a six-run third inning to defeat Van Buren 8-3 Tuesday in a nonleague matchup.
Erin Neall had a pair of singles and an RBI, Olivia Sattler singled and drove in a run, Nichole Miller doubled and singled and Paige Sudlow contributed two singles for the Black Knights (10-11).
Harding 206 000 0 – 8 11 0
Van Buren 101 010 0 – 3 7 1
WP — Hancock. LP — Fultz. top hitters: (MH) Russell 2-1B; Hancock HR, 1B, 2 RBI; Crochet 1B, 2-2B. (VB) Miller 1B, 2B; Neall 2-1B, RBI; Sudlow 2-1B; Sattler 1B, RBI.
record: Van Buren 10-11.
NEW RIEGEL 26
ST. WENDELIN 11
New Riegel exploded for 18 runs in the first four innings and tacked on seven more in the seventh inning to rout St. Wendelin 26-11 in Midland Athletic League play Tuesday at Lucadello Field.
The Blue Jackets finished with 24 hits and improved to 9-8 overall and 4-2 in MAL play.
Jake Dryfuse racked up four RBIs in a five-hit performance with two doubles and three singles, while Michael Kirian churned out six RBIs and fell a home run short of hitting for the cycle.
Alex Theis doubled, singled and drove in two runs, Aaron Acree singled three times and drove in a run and Austin Mathias singled twice and plated one run.
Acree (1-1) allowed one earned run on three hits while striking out 10 batters in 4-plus innings of relief to pick up the win.
Brad Buhrow had two singles and three RBIs as the Mohawks (2-18, 0-7 MAL) collected 11 hits.
Losing pitcher Trent Whetsel singled three times and Cole Frankart singled twice, with each driving in a run.
New Riegel 363 610 7 – 26 24 5 St. Wendelin 307 001 0 – 11 11 5
WP– Acree (1-1). LP — Whetsel. top hitters: (NR) Dryfuse 2-2B, 3-1B, 4 RBI; Kirian 3B, 2B, 1B, 6 RBI; Acree 3-1B, RBI; Mathias 2-1B, RBI; Theis 2B, 1B, 2 RBI. (SW) Buhrow 2-1B, 3 RBI; Whetsel 3-1B, 2 RBI; Frankart 2-1B, 2 RBI.
records: New Riegel 9-8 (4-2 MAL); St. Wendelin 2-18 (0-7 MAL).
Rossford jumped on Fostoria High School for 10 runs in the first three innings and fended off a late comeback attempt to earn a 13-9 Northern Buckeye Conference win Tuesday at Grant Jackson Field.
The Redmen (12-7 overall, 3-4 NBC) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t overcome a 13-5 deficit in the final frame.
Collin Bohland, Noah Asmus, Ryan Niese and Ryan Davis each singled twice as the Bulldogs totaled 12 hits and benefited from six errors by the Redmen.
Asmus also picked up the win on the mound.
Robby Crotty tripled and singled, Chris Hampton singled twice and doubled and Kaleb Bemis singled twice as FHS racked up 13 hits.
Trey Yates (2-3) took the loss.
Rossford 262 021 0 – 13 12 2 Fostoria 103 010 4 – 9 13 6
WP– Asmus. LP — Yates (2-3). top hitters: (Ros) Bohland 2-1B; Asmus 2-1B; Niese 2-1B; Davis 2-1B. (Fos) Bemis 2-1B; Hampton 2-1B, 2B; Crotty 1B, 3B.
records: Rossford 8-9 (3-6 NBC); Fostoria 12-7 (3-4 NBC).
NORTH BALTIMORE 8
NORTH BALTIMORE — Andrew Hollinger pitched a complete game to lead North Baltimore past Arcadia 8-3 Tuesday in a nonleague game.
Brock Boyer doubled twice and drove in three runs for North Baltimore (8-12). Sean Watson singled and knocked in two runs.
Arcadia 000 100 2 – 3 4 4
North Baltimore 100 106 x – 8 7 2
WP — Hollinger. LP — Conine. top hitters: (NB) Boyer 2-2B, 3-RBI; Watson 1B, 2-RBI; Frost 1B, RBI; Trumbull 2B; Newcomer 2B, RBI.
records: Arcadia 3-13; North Baltimore 8-12.
TOLEDO CHRISTIAN 6
VAN BUREN 2
TOLEDO — Five errors proved costly to Van Buren in a 6-2 loss to Toledo Christian Tuesday in a nonleague contest.
Starter Isaac Sexton was the tough-luck loser. He allowed six runs but none were earned.
Ross Adolph and Payten Whitticar had RBIs for the Black Knights (12-6).
Van Buren 010 100 0 – 2 4 5
Toledo Christian 100 500 x – 6 5 3
WP — Nearhood. LP — Sexton. top hitters: (VB) Whitticar 1B, RBI. (TC) Keupton 1B, 2-RBI; Gast 1B, RBI
record: Van Buren 12-6.
TOLEDO CHRISTIAN 6
VAN BUREN 2
TOLEDO — Four victories came in straight sets Tuesday as Fostoria High School blanked Toledo Whitmer 5-0.
The Redmen’s Sabian Arana beat Matt Gullett 7-6, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, while Jordan Marshall beat Ryan Kusic 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles. FHS’ Dylan Stone beat Jeff Zolciak 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2 singles.
Fostoria’s Bishop Mahan and Tyree Ticey stopped Sean Hafner and Katherine Zolciak at No. 1 doubles, and Noah Kitchen and Jeremiah Brough defeated Heath Norton and Toby Sheppard 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.
Prep track and field
ELMWOOD GIRLS WIN
BLOOMDALE — Madison Sears raced to three individual victories Tuesday to lead Elmwood’s girls to first place in a meet that also included Arcadia, Lima Perry and New Riegel.
The Royals scored 125 points to 49 for Arcadia, 45 for Perry and 15 for New Riegel.
Perry won the boys meet with 101 points to 80 for Elmwood, 47 for Arcadia and 12 for New Riegel.
Sears won the 100 (13.55), 200 (27.6) and 300 hurdles (49.1). Katie Dewey won the shot put (31-8) and discus (115-4), while Courtney Emmitt took the pole vault (8-8) and Emma Krassow claimed the 3,200 (13:32).
The Royals’ Brionna Camden, Katie Henderson, Rachael Grilliot and Amanda Jones won the 400 relay (55.47), while Camden, Makayla Mohre, Lindsay Hocker and Katie Henderson claimed the 800 relay (2:00). Hocker, Mohre, Taylor Barnhisel and Alyssa Clack won the 1,600 relay (4:46) and Krassow, Millie Elgin, Jackie Baer and Emily Tracy won the 3,200 relay (12:17).
Rebecca Kirian led Arcadia by winning the long jump (15-½) and 110 hurdles (17.8). Emily Musson won the 1,600 (6:04) and Nicole Santa Cruz claimed the 400 (1:06.1).
New Riegel’s Abby Mathias won the 800 in 2:54.
Austin Jasso won the 400 (53.7) and teamed with Treg Snowden, Jordan Andrich and Zach Hocker to win the 400 relay (47.16) for Elmwood. Other winners for the Royals were Sebastian Baxter in the shot put (43.2), Aaron Arnold in the long jump (20-3¾) and Noah Smith in the pole vault (8-0).
Arcadia’s Shae Watkins won the discus (150-0) and joined Brodie Counts, Josh Johnson and Logan Metzger to win the 800 relay (1:39). Clint Recker won the 300 hurdles (16.83).