HAMLER — Patrick Henry broke a 4-4 tie with four runs in the fifth inning and added two more in the sixth to top Montpelier 10-6 on Thursday in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action at Garrold Parratt Field.
The win was Patrick Henry coach Shawn Sunderman’s 100th at the school.
Josh Petersen hit a pair of doubles and drove in a run, Jake Montana added two singles and an RBI, Neil Storch and Derek Hoops each singled and had an RBI and Brad Breece tallied a single and drove home two runs for the Patriots (7-2, 3-0 NWOAL).
Hunter McKelvey finished with two singles, a double and two RBIs to pace Montpelier (2-7, 1-3).
Montpelier 201 102 0 — 6 11 4
Patrick Henry 031 042 0 — 10 9 1
WP — Ziegler. LP — Caudill. top hitters: (Mon) Caudill 1B, 2B; Hitzeman 2-1B, RBI; McKelvey 2-1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Haines 2B, RBI. (PH) Hoops 1B, RBI; Seemann 2-1B; Petersen 2-2B, RBI; Montana 2-1B, RBI; Storch 1B, RBI; Breece 1B, 2 RBI.
records: Montpelier 2-7, 1-3 NWOAL; Patrick Henry 7-2, 3-0 NWOAL.
PANDORA — Jared Neiling allowed two earned runs on eight hits, while striking out nine and not issuing a walk in seven innings to pick up the victory in Liberty-Benton’s 6-3 Blanchard Valley Conference win against Pandora-Gilboa on Thursday.
The Eagles, who improved to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the BVC, got two singles from Parker Lease, while Neiling and Josh Ostrander each added a double and Wyatt Young notched three RBIs.
Jacob Basinger singled twice and drove in a pair of runs, Reed Hovest hit two singles and had one RBI and Brian Schneck singled and doubled for the Rockets (4-3, 1-2).
Liberty-Benton 012 020 1 — 6 7 3
Pandora-Gilboa 100 020 0 — 3 8 2
WP — Neiling. LP — Basinger (1-1). top hitters: (L-B) Lease 2-1B; Neiling 2B; Ostrander 2B. (P-G) Schneck 1B, 2B; Rieman 2-1B; Hovest 2-1B, RBI; Basinger 2-1B, 2 RBI.
records: Liberty-Benton 6-0, 2-0 BVC; Pandora-Gilboa 4-3, 1-2 BVC.
UPPER SANDUSKY 15
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Sam Plott pitched a complete game, allowing two unearned runs on two hits, and Carson Mittermaier crushed two home runs and drove in five runs as Upper Sandusky took care of Riverdale 15-2 in five innings in a North Central Conference baseball game Thursday.
Alex Kenner also hit a home run, as well as two singles, for Upper Sandusky (6-3, 3-0 NCC). Cody Gabriel tripled, singled and drove in four runs as the Rams collected 16 hits, half of them for extra bases.
Tristan Davis and Tyler Miller each had a single for Riverdale (1-7, 1-3 NCC).
Upper Sandusky 274 20 — 15 16 1
Riverdale 000 20 — 2 2 3
WP — Plott. LP — Frey. top hitters: (US) Mittermaier 2-HR, 5 RBI; Gabriel 3B, 1B, 4 RBI; Kenner HR, 2-1B, 2-RBI; Plott 2B, 2-1B; Dible 2-2B, RBI.
records: Upper Sandusky 6-3, 3-0 NCC. Riverdale 1-7, 1-3 NCC.
ADA — Bluffton plated 11 runs in the first inning and took advantage of seven Ada errors en route to a 21-0 five-inning thrashing of the Bulldogs in a Northwest Conference matchup on Thursday.
Chris McClain, who earned the victory on the mound, was 4 for 5 at the plate with a home run and five RBIs as the Pirates upped their record to 6-4 overall and 2-0 in the NWC.
Trent Phillips and Austin Bricker each contributed four singles as well for Bluffton.
Connor English recorded one of two hits for Ada (1-6, 0-2).
Bluffton (11)55 00 — 21 21 0
Ada 000 00 — 0 2 7
WP — McClain. LP — Evans (1-3). top hitters: (Blu) McClain HR, 3-1B, 5 RBI; Phillips 4-1B; Bricker 4-1B.
records: Bluffton 6-4, 2-0 NWC; Ada 1-6, 0-2 NWC.
DELPHOS ST. JOHN’S 0
DELPHOS — Ottoville started slow but finished with six runs in the seventh inning to finish off Delphos St. John’s 10-0 in nonleague play on Thursday.
Luke Schimmoeller allowed seven hits in seven innings, while striking out eight and not surrendering a walk to earn the win on the mound.
Alex Horstman and Joel Beining each singled twice and drove in a run, Brandon Boecker added a singled and two RBIs and Kyle Bendele singled and recorded an RBI for the Big Green (2-5).
Kyle Pohlman tallied two singles to lead the Blue Jays.
Ottoville 110 011 6 — 10 12 0
Delphos St. John’s 000 000 0 — 0 7 3
WP — Schimmoeller. LP — Seffernick. top hitters: (Otto) Schnipke 2-1B; Beining 2-1B, RBI; Boecker 1B, 2 RBI; Horstman 2-1B, RBI; Bendele 1B, RBI; Seibert 1B, 2B. (DSJ) Pohlman 2-1B.
records: Ottoville 2-5.
VAN BUREN 13
NORTH BALTIMORE 3
NORTH BALTIMORE — Van Buren scored 12 runs in the last three innings, including 8 in the third as the Black Knights beat North Baltimore 13-3 on Thursday in five innings.
Ross Adolph allowed one run on three hits in four innings of work for Van Buren (6-1). He also drove in two runs at the plate.
Schuler Turner and Payten Whitticar matched Adloph with 2 RBI.
Jacob Frost took the loss for North Baltimore (1-7), allowed 11 runs while working into the fourth inning.
Van Buren 108 22 — 13 9 0
North Baltimore 010 02 — 3 6 7
WP — Adolph. LP — Frost. top hitters: (VB) Phillips 2B, 1B; Turner 2-1B, 2RBI; Whitticar 2B, 2RBI; Adolph 2RBI. (NB) Stewart 1B, Boyer 1B, Naugle 1B, Frost 1B, Newcomer 1B, Watson 1B.
records: Van Buren 6-1, North Baltimore 2-6.
CAREY — Arlington’s Jordan Freed pitched a complete game, allowing one run on four hits and striking out 10 Carey batters as the Red Devils cruised to a 7-1 win over the Blue Devils in nonconference baseball action on Thursday.
John Solt ripped three singles and drove in a run for the Red Devils (6-3). Logan Speyer doubled twice and had an RBI and Nick Affholder hit three singles.
Dylan Musgrave doubled and singled to lead Carey (3-5), which didn’t score its run until the bottom of the seventh inning.
Arlington 110 212 0 — 7 13 1
Carey 000 000 1 — 1 4 2
WP — Freed (2-1). LP — Strahm (1-1). top hitters: (Arl) Solt 3-1B, RBI; Speyer 2-2B, RBI; Affholder 3-1B; Rice 2-1B, RBI. (Car) Musgrave 2B, 1B.
records: Arlington 6-3. Carey 3-5.
BASCOM — Taylor Reardon homered, singled and drove in four runs as McComb used a four-run third inning to drop Hopewell-Loudon 5-2 in a nonconference meeting on Thursday.
Malachi Abbott allowed two earned runs on nine hits to go with four strikeouts and three walks to get the win on the mound.
Dakota LaRue singled and had an RBI and Mitch Schroeder added a pair of singles for the Panthers (7-1).
Braden Park and Ryan Depinet each recorded two singles and an RBI for Hopewell-Loudon (5-4).
McComb 004 010 0 — 5 7 0
Hopewell-Loudon 020 000 0 — 2 9 2
WP — Abbott. LP — Sendelbach (3-1). top hitters: (McC) M. Schroeder 2-1B; Reardon HR, 1B, 4 RBI; LaRue 1B, RBI. (H-L) Scherger 2B; Depinet 2-1B, RBI; Imes 2-1B; Park 2-1B, RBI.
records: McComb 7-1; Hopewell-Loudon 5-4.
MILLER CITY 6
LEIPSIC — Miller City’s Hunter Berner drilled four hits, including a 2-run double in the fourth inning, as the Wildcats edged Leipsic 6-5 in a Putnam County League baseball game on Thursday.
The Wildcats (6-2, 3-0 PCL) trailed 3-2, but scored four runs in the top half of the fourth inning to take a 6-3 lead. Leipsic’s Ross Schroeder hit a 2-run double in the sixth inning to cut the Vikings’ deficit to 6-5, but that was as close as they would get.
Gavin Cupp had three hits, including an RBI-single in both the first and third inning, for Leipsic (3-6, 1-2 PCL).
Miller City 200 400 0 — 6 9 2
Leipsic 102 002 0 — 5 6 4
WP — Lehman (3-1). LP — Haselman (0-3). top hitters: (MC) Berner 2-2B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Niese 2-1B. (Leip) Cupp 3-1B, 2 RBI; Schroeder 2B, 2 RBI.
records: Miller City 6-2, 3-0 PCL. Leipsic 3-6, 1-2 PCL.
FOSTORIA — Fostoria scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to erase a 7-4 deficit and downed Arcadia 11-9 in a nonconference matchup on Thursday.
Dugan Smith improved to 4-0 on the mound for the Redmen (7-3). Elliot Hossler singled and doubled, Rob Crotty singled twice, while Noah Hammer and Alex Jackson each added a double.
Sawyer Kieffer and A.J. Lentz recorded a single and a double a piece and Hayden Ramsey notched a pair of singles to lead Arcadia (1-4).
Arcadia 012 103 2 — 9 11 0
Fostoria 001 127 x — 11 6 2
WP — Smith (4-0). LP — Conine. top hitters: (Arc) Kieffer 1B, 2B; Lentz 1B, 2B; Ramsey 2-1B. (Fos) Crotty 2-1B; Hossler 1B, 2B; Hammer 2B, Jackson 2B.
records: Arcadia 1-4; Fostoria 7-3.