ARLINGTON — Kara Scherger homered and knocked in three runs and Morgan Noftz and Brittany Gillig drove in two runs each to power No. 2-ranked New Riegel to a 10-5 win over Arlington in a nonleague softball battle between conference leaders on Tuesday.
New Riegel led just 6-4 before tacking on four runs in the seventh inning. Haley Theis added two hits and Taylor Kirian upper her pitching record to 11-1 as New Riegel, leading the Midland Athletic League, improved to 12-1.
Arlington’s Megan Johnson homered for the second straight game and drove in two runs. The Red Devils, who share the Blanchard Valley Conference lead with Arcadia (4-0) heading into today’s showdown at Arlington, suffered their second loss on 11 games.
New Riegel 013 020 4 — 10 12 5
Arlington 201 001 1 — 5 8 2
WP — Kirian (11-1). LP — B. Johnson (8-2). top hitters: (NR) Noftz 3-1B, 2 RBI; Kirian 2B, RBI; Arbogast 2B, RBI; Scherger HR, 2-1B, 3 RBI; Theis 2-1B, RBI; Gillig 1B, 2 RBI. (Arl) M. Johnson HR, 1B, 2 RBI; B. Johnson 3B, RBI; Risner 1B, RBI.
Records: New Riegel 12-1, Arlington 9-2.
KANSAS — Destiny Long-Myer tallied a triple, a double, two singles and four RBIs for Lakota in a 11-2 win over Hopewell-Loudon Wednesday night in Midland Athletic League play.
Morgan Gangwer recorded three singles for the Raiders while Aubrey Bickford had a double and two RBIs and Sam Miller added a double and a single and a RBI. Gangwer gave up just two earned runs on eight hits with seven strikeouts in seven innings for the win.
Emma Kirby hit a RBI-double for Hopewell-Loudon while Sierra Beers had a single and a RBI. Kassie Welley added a pair of singles and Makayla Wilson had a triple.
Hopewell-Loudon 000 110 0 — 2 8 3
Lakota 005 420 X — 11 16 0
WP— Gangwer. LP — Coppus. top hitters: (H-L) Welley 2-1B; Kirby 2B, RBI; Wilson 3B; Beers RBI. (L) Cooper 1B, RBI; B. Long-Myer 2-1B; Al. Bickford 2B, 1B; Gangwer 3-1B; Au. Bickford 2B, 2 RBI; D. Long-Myer 3B, 2B, 2-1B, 4 RBI; Miller 2B, 1B, RBI; Ray 2B, RBI.
Records: Hopewell-Loudon 1-11 overall, 0-4 Midland Athletic League, Lakota 7-2, 2-1.
SYCAMORE — Carey led 2-1 before Mohawk scored four in the fourth and seven in the fifth inning for a 12-2 Midland Athletic League softball win over the Blue Devils.
Julie Adelsperger got the win allowing just two runs on four hits in five innings.
Brooke Weinandy doubled and singled with two RBIs and Allison Price also doubled and singled for the Warriors (7-2 overall, 3-0 MAL).
Hannah Draper had an RBI single for the Blue Devils (5-5, 1-2).
Carey 011 00 — 2 4 3
Mohawk 100 47 — 12 11 1
WP — J. Adelsperger. LP — Rymer (4-4). top hitters: (Car) Draper 1B, RBI. (Moh) B. Weinandy 2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Price 2B, 1B; Kohlenberg 2-1B, RBI; C. Adelsperger 2-1B; J. Adelsperger 1B, 2 RBI.
Records: Carey 5-5 overall, 1-2 Midland Athletic League; Mohawk 7-2, 3-0.
ST. WENDELIN 25
LAKESIDE — Fostoria St. Wendelin scored 11 runs in the third inning and racked up 16 hits in a 25-3 nonleague drubbing of Danbury in five innings on Tuesday.
Meghan Reiter homered, singled and drove in three runs, Edy Mowrey doubled twice and had four RBIs, Hunter Weidner notched a triple and drove in four runs, Cortney Babb added three singles and three RBIs, Krystal Krout tallied a triple, a double and two RBIs and Allie Rutter recorded three singles and drove in a run for the Mohawks (4-5).
Kylah Mackall singled and doubled to lead Danbury.
St. Wendelin 40(11) 37 — 25 16 0
Danbury 020 01 — 3 4 0
WP — Rutter. LP — Puckett. top hitters: (FSW) Krout 2B, 3B, 2 RBI; Reiter HR, 1B, 3 RBI; Mowrey 2-2B, 4 RBI; Rutter 3-1B, RBI; Babb 3-1B, 3 RBI; Holman 1B, RBI; Weidner 3B, 4 RBI; Reineck 2-1B, RBI. (Dan) Mackall 1B, 2B.
Records: Fostoria St. Wendelin 4-5.
MILLER CITY 8
MILLER CITY — Miller City’s Liz Schimmoeller and Cassie Niese pounded out three hits each in powering the Wildcats to an 8-3 nonleague softball win over McComb on Tuesday.
Schimmoeller (2 RBI) and Niese (RBI) had two doubles and a single each. Tiffany Welty (2-1B) and Jessica Vennekotter (1B, 2B, 2 RBI) added two hits each for Miller City (3-4), which answered McComb’s game-tying three-run rally in the top of the fifth with a game-winning three-run rally in the bottom half of the inning.
Brenna Dee (2 RBI) and Morgan Kline had two hits each for McComb (2-10).
McComb 000 030 0 — 3 8 4
Miller City 003 032 x — 8 10 2
WP — Ricker (2-1). LP — Gomez. top hitters: (McC) Dee 2-1B, 2 RBI; Kline 2-1B; Schwartz 1B, RBI. (MC) Schimmoeller 2-2B, 1B, 2 RBI; Niese 2-2B, 1B, RBI; Welty 2-1B; Vennekotter 1B, 2B, RBI.
Records: McComb 2-10, Miller City 3-4.
PATRICK HENRY 16
COLUMBUS GROVE 12
COLUMBUS GROVE — After falling behind 4-0 Patrick Henry put crooked numbers on the scoreboard in the third through seventh inning to outlast Columbus Grove 16-12 in a nonconference softball game.
Both teams pounded the ball as Patrick Henry finished with 12 hits and Columbus Grove had 13. They also both had trouble fielding the ball as the Bulldogs recorded 10 errors and Patriots had eight.
Deanna Maas doubled and hit three singles, Miller tripled and Natalie Herder homered for Patrick Henry (9-2).
Sami Rosenngarten had three singles, Micah Stechschulte homered and Katie Roose and Hope Schroeder doubled for the Bulldogs (5-3).
Patrick Henry 004 532 2 — 16 12 8
Columbus Grove 402 140 1 — 12 13 10
WP — G. Schroeder (0-1). LP — Imbrock. top hitters: (CG) Rosengarten 3-1B; Stechschulte HR; Schroeder 2B; Roose 2B. (PH) Maas 3-1B, 2B; Miller 3B; Herder HR.
Records: Patrick Henry 9-2, Columbus Grove 5-3.