Game Summaries Monday, April 18
Bryan 9, Patrick Henry 0
Bryan scored their first run in the first inning, added another in the third and then finished with four runs over the final two innings for the NWOAL win. Conner Lemons led the offensive attack with two hits while driving in two runs. Chris Wittler drove in two of his teammates as well with one hit. Others with RBI included Deylan Miley, Alex Morr, Luke Nye and Daniel Borland. Miley’s added a homerun to his stat line on two hits. He also got the win on the mound throwing the complete game shutout. In the seven innings pitched, he allowed two hits and struck out six.
Edon 10, Pettisville 0
The Bombers struck with nine of their 10 runs between the fourth and sixth innings while shutting out the Blackbirds. Brandt led the Edon attack finishing three for four. Landon Bloir was two for four including a double and B. Miller was a perfect two for two. Bloir was solid again on the mound for the Bombers as he allowed just two hits and struck out 10 for the win. Pettisville’s two hits came from the bats of Logan Rufenacht and Christian Barhite. Barhite took the loss as he gave up six hits in the four innings pitched.
Hilltop 13, North Central 3
The Cadets broke on top 10-2 after the second inning and cruised to an eacy BBC win. Hilltop accumulated 10 hits to just one for the Eagles. Leading the charge for the Cadets were Quinn Smith finishing with a double and two singles with one RBI, Nic Schieber with a double, single and two RBI, Cole Haynes two RBI on two singles, Tyler Suboski a single that included a RBI, Christian McKinney a single and RBI, Isaac VanArsdalen a single, Ethan Dunson and Kohl Collins with one RBI apiece. North Centrals two hits came off the bats of Colton Schmunk with a single and Dalton Joice with a RBI. Kohl Collins threw 4.1 innings for Hilltop facing 16 batters allowing one hit and striking out six. Jacob Champion also threw to six batters allowing no hits and striking out one. A trio of Eagles pitchers Josh Bailey, Dalton Joice and Layne Cogswell threw for North Central. Joice faced 16 batters giving up three hits, Bailey faced 15 batters giving up five hits and Cogswell faced five batters allowing two hits.
Archbold 3, Liberty Center 2
The Bluestreaks held on for the NWOAL win as the Tigers scored one in the sixth just falling short. Archbold was led by Seth Moyer’s two for three and one RBI performance. Toby Walker was two of five, Ben Bucklew was one for two with one RBI and Ian Radabaugh was one ofor three with one RBi. Bucklew got the complete game win improving his record to 3-0. He gave up three hits and two runs while striking out seven.
Bryan 4, Patrick Henry 0
The Golden Bears moved to 7-4 overall and 3-0 in NWOAL play with the shutout win over the Patriots. Trista Savage was one for three with a home run and one RBI to lead Bryan. The Bears got one RBI apiece from April Rickenberg, Kenzie Andrews and Whitney Whetro. Savage was on the mound for the complete game. She gave up just four hits while striking out 15.
Pettisville 16, Edon 0
The Blackbirds scored in each of the five innings as they accumulated 16 hits in the shutout win over the Bombers. Jasmyn Barton led the hit parade as she slapped two home runs that drove in four runs. Marissa Beck finished with two doubles and a single, Jaelyn Rufenacht had three singles, Amber Klopfenstein and Mallory Riegsecker had doubles, Kyra Behnfeldt finished with two singles and Kaija Blosser, Sami Tilley and Andrea Flory had one single apiece. Behnfeldt threw five innings of shutout softball as she gave up five hits and struck out five for the win. Eliza Zulch connected for a single and double for the Bombers while Hannah Kaylor contributed with a double. Shalyn Mason was the losing pitcher giving up 13 hits and 11 runs while striking out five.
Evergreen 12, Montpelier 0
The Vikings started out fast with four runs in the first inning adding two in the top half of the fifth then put icing on the NWOAL victory with six seventh inning runs for the victory. Jamie Vanloocke was two for four with two singles and an RBI for the Vikings. Eden Eisel was two for three at the plate with two singles and an RBI. Mikayla Ball was two for three with two singles and Smithmyer was two for three with a single, double and a RBI. Rachael Noe got the win for Evergreen. The Locomotives were led by Haley Suffel who was a perfect two for two with two singles. Maddison Sumers was one for one with a single, Erin Prekop reached first base while finishing one for three and M. Richmond was one for two with a single. Peyton Houk struck out six for Montpelier.
Hilltop 3, North Central 0
The Cadets got two runs in the bottom of the third and added the insurance run in the fifth for the BBC win. Allie Schmitt and Karissa Crisenbery drove in one run each for the Cadets while Ariana Brown finished with three hits. Aubrey Wyse, Becca Miller, Baylee Schmitt, Danny Ackley and Veronica Roth each had one hit. Funkhouser pitched all seven innings and gave up for hits and striking out nine in the shutout win. Tristen Tomblin led the Eagles with two hits while Makayla Knapp and Allyson Hutchinson had one apiece.
Stryker 23, Fayette 7
The Panthers exploded for 13 three-inning runs in their BBC win over the Eagles. They added nine more runs in the top half of fifth. Katelyn Tingley crushed a grand slam homerun that drove in four runs for Stryker. Carly Smith added two RBI on a double, Kaitlyn Wonders hit a triple that scored two runs while Sierra Walters, Jenna Ramon and Daria Bilyk each had one RBI for the winners. Jordan Douglass led Fayette with two RBI with her double and Kaitlin Brubaker and Bryona Bowditch added one RBI each. Miranda Maynard and Jalyn Dickerson shared the pitching duties for Stryker. Maynard pitched three innings giving up five hits and four runs and Dickerson pitched two innings giving up three runs on three hits.
Bowling Green 4, Wauseon 1
Evan Kost defeated Siemburski in third singles 6-0, 6-3 for Wauseon’s only win against the Bobcats. Conner Hicks dropped his first singles match to Shinew 6-1, 7-6 and Derek Zimmerman lost to Siembarski in second singles 6-4, 7-6. The Bobcat swept doubles play as Wauseon’s Aaron Spieles and Tristan Uribes lost 6-1, 6-4 to Messenger and Ray and Taylor Wilcoxon and James Allen dropped the second doubles match 6-4, 6-4.
JUNIOR HIGH TRACK and FIELD
The Montpelier Junior High boys and girls track teams swept a quad meet at North Central with Fayette and Wayne Trace also participating.
Montpelier first place finishes in the boys meet were turned in by Jonathan Rediger in both the 800M and the 1600M, Chandler Byers in the 110 hurdles, Tyler Phongphiou in the shot, Cole Dewire in the disc, and the 4X100 team of Chandler Byers, Rowen Beck, Alex McCord, and Eric Short. Second place finishes went to Gavin Stratton in the 110 hurdles, Rowen Beck in the 200 hurdles, Jeren Viers in the high jump, Eric Short in the long jump, and the 4X200 relay team of Jeren Viers, Ethan Varney, Dylan Eitniear, and Thomas Jay. Earning third place finishes were Eric Short in the 100M, Braden Saneholtz in the 800M, Jaret Dye in the shot, and Alex McCord in the high jump. Fourth place finishes went to William Belknap in the 800M, Chandler Byers in the 200M, Mason Foote in the shot, Tyler Phongphiou in the disc, and Gavin Stratton in the high jump. And finally, fifth place finishes were earned by Daniel Banks in the 200M, Cole Dewire in the shot, and Jaret Dye in the disc.
Montpelier first place finishes for the girls were Brinn Miller in the 1600M, Halie Rose in the 200 hurdles, Emily Fritsch in the 800M, Jastin Edinger in the pole vault, the 4X100 relay team of Halie Rose, Ashton Dick, Tory Steffes, and Shailynn Bohner, and the 4×200 relay teams of Halie Rose, Kennedy Caudill, Tristen Bexten, and Shailynn Bohner. Earning second place finishes were Ashton Dick in the 100 hurdles, Shailynn Bohner in the 100M, Kiah Sanders in both the shot and disc, Kenzie Nemire in the pole vault, and the 4X400 relay team of Alison Lamontagne, Tory Steffes, Tristen Bexten, and Abi Viers. Earning third place finishes were Kennedy Caudill in both the 200M and long jump, Jessi Bumb in the 100 hurdles, Emily Fritsch in both 1600M and the high jump, Emma Clair in the 200 hurdles, Brinn Miller in the 800M, Jamie Davis in the shot, and Ali Repp in the disc. Earning fourth place finishes were Lyndsi Engels in both the 1600M and the 800M, Sonja Alvira in the 100 hurdles, Ashton Dick in the 100M, Tristen Bexten in the 400M, Jastin Edinger in the 200 hurdles, Abi Viers in the 200M, Ali Repp in the shot, Jamie Davis in the disc, Rachel McCintosh in the high jump, and Tory Steffes in the long jump. Earning fifth place finishes were Jessi Bumb in the 200 hurdles, Rachel McCintosh in the 200M, Serenity Caldwell in the shot, and Addi Thompson in the high jump.