Toledo Start starter Scyler Glass didn’t get the win with his arm Wednesday. But he did with his bat, lining an RBI single in the top of the tenth inning to give the Spartans a 2-1 nonleague baseball win over Findlay High School on Wednesday.
Findlay committed just two errors in the extra-inning contest. But one allowed Start to get a runner to third base in the tenth inning and Glass followed with his RBI single.
John Harris, who pitched seven scoreless inning in relief of Glass, gave up a lead-off double to Ryan Golden in the bottom of the tenth, but used two strikeouts and a pop-up to lock down Start’s fifth win in seven games.
Findlay (3-5) left 12 runners on base, including runners in scoring position in the seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth innings.
Findlay got an excellent start from sophomore Chandler Stillings, who allowed just four hits and one run over eight innings. He struck out eight and walked three.
Jackson Geyer (2-1) allowed just one hit in the final two innings, Glass’s single in the tenth.
Toledo Start 010 000 000 1— 2 5 3
Findlay 000 100 000 0— 1 4 2
WP — Harris. LP — Geyer (2-1). top hitters: (TS) Glass 1B, RBI. (Fin) Golden 2B.
records: Toledo Start 5-2, Findlay 3-5.
FINDLAY JV 7, TOLEDO START 0
Findlay 200 000 5 — 7 4 2
Toledo Start 000 000 0 — 0 0 1
WP — Rinebolt. top hitters: (Fin) Cruea 2-1B, RBI; Rinebolt 3B.
NOTE: Sophomore lefthander Max Rinebolt struck out 16 in throwing the no-hitter.
records: Findlay JV 4-3, Toledo Start 3-4.
FOSTORIA — Kaleb Bemis hit a pair of singles and got the win on the mound for Fostoria as it edged Woodmore 6-4 Wednesday in Northern Buckeye Conference play.
The Redmen used a four-run fifth inning to come away with the victory as they improved to 6-3 overall and 1-0 in the NBC, while the Wildcats dropped to 2-4 and 1-1 in the NBC. Hunter Abell added a double and a single for Fostoria while Chris Hampton hit a single and came in to close the game to get the save.
Brad Bringman had a double and a single for Woodmore, while Josh Cowell took the loss on the mound.
Woodmore 100 102 0 — 4 6 0
Fostoria 100 140 X — 6 6 0
WP— Bemis (1-1). LP — Cowell. top hitters: (W) Bringman 2B, 1B. (F) Bemis 2-1B; Abell 2B, 1B; Hampton 1B.
records: Woodmore 2-4 overall, 1-1 Northern Buckeye Conference; Fostoria 6-3, 1-0.
BLOOMDALE — Michigan has offered Lake High School pitcher Jayce Vancena a baseball scholarship and against Elmwood on Wednesday, with a number of pro scouts on hand as well, it was easy to see why.
Vancena shut down Elmwood without a hit, striking out 15 along the way, in pitching Lake to a 9-0 Northern Bucketye League win over the Royals. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound right-hander reportedly topped the 90-mph mark on a number of pitches.
“He was dealing,” said Elmwood coach Kyle Reiser, adding that Vancena reportedly terw a few pitches in thre 90-plus mph range. “Our you ng kids got a baptism tonigfht.”
Elmwood fell to 4-3 in its NBC opener. Anthony Pratt provided most of the offense for Lake (7-2, 1-0) with a homre run, double and tweo singles.
Lake 131 211 0 — 9 16 1
Elmwood 000 000 0 — 0 0 1
WP — Vancena. top hitters: (Lake) Pratt HR, 2B, 2-1B.
records: Lake 7-2 overall, 1-0 Northern Buckeye League; Elmwood 4-3, 0-1.
new riegel 7
NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel built a 5-0 lead, weathered Carey’s comeback rally in the sixth inning, and held off the Blue Devils 7-3 in Midland Athletic League baseball action on Wednesday.
Aaron Reinhart and Alex Theis had two hits each, with Reinhart and John Zoeller both driving in two runs for New Riegel (3-4 overall, 1-1 MAL). Blue Devils’ starter Michael Kirian limited Carey to one hit and struck out eight over the first four innings.
Matthew Holsinger had two hits and Dylan Musgrave and Cody Ferguson had RBI singles for Carey (3-4, 1-1 MAL).
Carey 000 003 0 — 3 6 3
New Riegel 130 102 x — 7 5 2
WP — Kirian (2-1). LP — Holsinger (2-1). top hitters: (Car) Holsinger 2-1B; Musgrave 1B, RBI; Ferguson 1B, RBI. (NR) Reinhart 2-1B, 2 RBI; Theis 2-1B; Dryfuse 2B; Zoeller 1B, 2 RBI.
records: Carey 3-4 overall, 1-1 Midland Athletic League: New Riegel 3-4, 1-1.
SENECA EAST 7
NORTH BALTIMORE 1
NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore scored the first earned run of the season off Seneca East ace Andrew McWilliams but that was all the Tigers could muster in a 7-1 loss in the final Midland Athletic League baseball meeting between the two schools.
North Baltimore (1-6 overall, 0-1 MAL) finished with just two hits and senior Jacob Frost accounted for both of them.
McWilliams fanned nine batters in seven innings to get the win. Ethan Caudill had two hits for Seneca East (10-0, 2-0).
Seneca East 111 310 0 — 7 10 0
North Baltimore 100 000 0 — 1 2 2
WP — McWilliams. LP — Hollinger. top hitters: (NB) Frost 2-1B. (SE) Caudill 2-1B.
records: Seneca East 10-0 overall, 2-0 Midland Athletic League; North Baltimore 1-6, 0-1.
MILLER CITY 7
COLUMBUS GROVE 6
COLUMBUS GROVE — Miller City and Columbus Grove each scored a run in the eighth inning, but the Wildcats’ run in the top of the ninth proved to be the winner as Miller City edged Columbus Grove 7-6 in a Putnam County League baseball game on Wednesday.
Five Wildcats had multiple hits. Adam Drummelsmith hit two singles, a double and drove in two runs for Miller City (5-2, 2-0 PCL), and Ross Lehman hit a home run and had two RBIs. Drummelsmith also picked up the win in relief, allowing an run on four hits in three innings pitched.
Jake Utendorf had three singles for Columbus Grove (3-4, 2-1 PCL), and Elisha Jones earned the loss, allowing two runs on six hits in 32/3 innings.
Miller City 201 011 011 — 7 13 4
Columbus Grove 001 301 010 — 6 10 2
WP — Drummelsmith (1-1). LP — Jones. top hitters: (MC) Drummelsmith 2-1B, 2B, 2-RBI; Lehman HR, 2-RBI; Berner, C. Neise & Balbaugh 1B, 2B. (CG) Utendorf 3-1B; Stechschulte 2-1B; Brubaker 2B, 2-RBI.
records: Miller City 5-2 overall, 2-0 Putnam County League. Columbus Grove 3-4, 2-1 PCL.
BLUFFTON — Austin Bricker banged out four of Bluffton’s seven hits as the Pirates used a run in the bottom of the fourth to edge Ottoville 2-1 in a nonconference game.
Bricker finished with three singles and a double, Zak Kuhlman picked up the win and added a pair of singles for Bluffton (5-4).
Kyle Bendele doubled for the Big Green (1-5).
Ottoville 001 000 0 — 1 4 0
Bluffton 001 100 x — 2 7 1
WP — Kuhlman. LP — Horstman. top hitters: (Blu) Bricker 3-1B, 2B; Kuhlman 2-1B; Phillips 2B. Bendele 2B.
records: Bluffton 5-4, Ottoville 1-5.
DELPHOS ST. JOHN’S 6
FORT JENNINGS 0
FORT JENNINGS — Delphos St. John’s Eric Vogt slammed the door on Fort Jennings as the Blue Jays blanked the Musketeers 6-0 in a nonconference baseball game.
Vogt yielded just two hits and struck out six in seven innings of work to get the win.
Kyle Pohlman doubled and hit three singles for Delphos St. John’s. Ryan Rau and Caleb Bankey both had singles for the Musketeers (2-8).
Delphos St. John’s 210 010 2 — 6 9 0
Fort Jennings 000 000 0 — 0 2 5
WP — Vogt. LP — Clay. top hitters: (DSJ) Pohlman 3-1B, 2B, RBI. (FJ) Rau 1B; Bankey 1B.
records: Fort Jennings 2-8.
LIMA SENIOR 6
LIMA — Brady Allen pitched a complete game, allowing no runs on just three hits and striking out nine, as Lima Senior blanked Ada 6-0 in a nonconference baseball game on Wednesday.
Mike Holobaugh, Isiah Burkholder and Aaron Reed each had two hits for Lima Senior (2-6), which scored a run in the first inning, two more in the third and fifth, and one in the sixth.
Ada falls to 1-5.
ST. WENDELIN 3
FOSTORIA — Mohawk had little trouble taking care of Fostoria St. Wendelin 14-3 in a Midland Athletic League game at Lucadello Field on Wednesday.
The Warriors improved to 5-3 overall and 2-0 in the league with the win. St. Wendelin fell to 2-8 and 0-3.
No other information on the game was available.