Scoring Summary, Monday May 9, 2016
Hicksville 9, Hilltop 7
The Cadets scored five runs in the bottom half of the seventh with a great effort but fell short to the Aces. Hilltop notched 14 hits during the contest led by three hits each from Bailey Funkhouser and Ariana Brown. Getting a pair of hits were Allie Schmitt and Julia Dunson along with one hit apiece from Veronica Roth, Karissa Crisenbery, Mikayla Eberly and Aubrey Wyse. Dunson finished with two RBI while Schmitt, Crisenbery and Brown had one each. Funkhouser tossed the complete game giving up nine runs on 13 hits while striking out two.
Archbold 4, Bryan 3
For the 11th time in as many seasons the Bluestreaks ended their league season with a trophy in hand as the champions with a perfect 8-0 league mark. Archbold scored all four runs in the top of the fifth then held off the Golden Bears who scored two in the bottom of the fifth and another run in the sixth. Payton Robinson got the win for the Bluestreaks giving up three runs on seven hits with three strikeouts throwing the complete game. Cassi Wyse was two for four at the plate for the Streaks with one RBI. Gabby Nafziger and Peyton Dickman were each one for three with one RBI apiece. Trista Savage took the loss for Bryan giving up four runs on six hits with eight strikeouts in seven innings of work. Savage finished three for three with a RBI and Emily Gorzelanczyk was two for four with a triple.
Liberty Center 7, Montpelier 6
The Locomotives bowed out of the sectional tournament with the one-run loss to the Tigers. Peyton Houk took the loss pitching 2.1 innings giving up three runs on two hits. Erin Prekop was three for four with two doubles and a single to lead Montpelier. Rheanna Stoy finished two for four with two singles and a RBI. Caitlyn Nixon was two for three with two doubles and Haley Suffel was one for four with a single and RBI.
Pettisville 9, Emmanuel Christian 0
The Blackbirds moved onto a sectional final game with the shutout victory. Kyra Behnfeldt was a force on the mound for Pettisville. She pitched the complete game victory giving up just one hit while striking out 10. The Blackbirds accumulated nine hit to go with their nine runs. Amber Klopfenstein had a double and two singles producing four RBI. Kaija Blosser finished with a double, Jaelyn Rufenacht had two singles while Behnfeldt, Sami Tilley and Jasmyn Barton added one single each.
Edon 6, Stryker 2
The Bombers advanced to a sectional title game against Hilltop with the four-run victory. Edon used four fourth inning runs to propel them on in the tournament. Sara Hiller and Hannah Kaylor had doubles for the winners with Kaylor’s producing a RBI. Jordan Runyan, Shaylee Manahan, Maier and Zoe Neubig contributed with singles with Neubig’s scoring a RBI. Shalyn Mason got off to a slow start for the Bombers giving up two runs in the first but then settled in a threw shut-out ball the rest of the way. Mason allowed the two runs on six hits and struck out nine. Sierra Walters drove in a run with a single for Strkyer while Miranda Maynard belted a double that drove in the Panthers other run. Rounding out the Stryker offense was a single by Tricia Wofrum, Emily Cadwell and Miranda Pegorch. Maynard pitched the six innings for the Panthers and gave up six runs on six hits while striking out three.
Archbold 13, Pettisville 2
Trevor Rupp grabbed the win on the mound for the Streaks giving up just one run on three hits in four innings of work. Evan King took the loss for the Blackbirds as he allowed nine runs on 10 hits in three innings. Offensively, Archbold, who scored eight runs in the top of the fourth, chalked up 12 hits in the non-league contest. Derek Walker finished four for four with a double and Toby Walker was three for three with a double. Pettisville got hit production from Landon Roth and Austin Horning who each finished one for three. Devin Beltz, Levi Nofziger and Gavin Riegsecker all finished one for one while Beltz added a double.
Wauseon 2, Montpelier 1 (8)
The Indians moved to 6-1 in the NWOAL to set up a showdown with Bryan for a league title. Wauseon needed an extra inning to squeeze by the Locomotives. Franklin Perralta led the Indians at the plate as he was two for three with two singles. Brooks Gype and Brady Kinnersley were one for three along with Kinnersley’s double and Gype’s single. Brady Rupp finished one for three with a single. Carter Bzovi pitched all eight innings for Wauseon and giving up just one run on two hits while striking out 11. The Locomotives two hits were turned in by Kolden Uribes with a double and Andrew Luke with a single. Luke took the loss pitching 7.1 innings giving up two runs on five hits while striking out seven.
Stryker 4, Hilltop 3
The Cadets outhit the Panthers 6-5 but their three sixth inning scores were not enough as Stryker walked away with the BBC win. Stryker’s five hits were turned in by C. Ruffer with two and B. Shock, A. Frisbie and I. Ferguson with one apiece. Ruffer got the win as he gave up three runs on six hits while striking out 10. Nic Schieber had two hits and one RBI for the Cadets. Tyler Suboski, Ryan Brooker, Cole Haynes and Isaac VanArsdalen added one hit each. VanArsdalen’s double drove in two runs. Kohl Collins took the loss for Hilltop pitching six innings giving up four runs on five hits while striking out four.
North Central 4, Fayette 2
Despite being held to three hits, North Central made the most of their few opportunities and captured their second BBC win of the season. David Pinc was the winning pitcher as he threw the entire game and gave up two runs on six hits while striking out five. The three North Central hits were turned in by Josh Bailey, Remington Beck, Dakota Pitts and Steven Wililams. Beck, Pitts and Williams supplied three RBI. Joel Smith was the author of the three hitter as he gave up the four runs on three hits and struck out seven in the good effort. Travis Wagner led Fayette with three singles and one RBI. Karrse Schaffer had a RBI while Casen Burkholder, Isaiah Garrett and Porter Maginn contributed with singles.
Napoleon 3, Archbold 2
Archbold got two wins in three singles matches but were swept on the doubles courts in a loss to the Wildcats. Jereme Rupp defeated Sean Parker 6-2, 6-4 in first singles to give the Streaks a win. Erik Short fell in second singles 6-4, 6-1 to Napoleon’s Derick Cohrs. Josh Kidder gave Archbold their final win of the match with a 6-0, 7-5 victory in third singles over Aaron Drewes. In doubles play the teams of Alex Short and Luke McQuade, in first doubles, and Michael Short and Lucas Rupp in second doubles were defeated with scores of 6-4, 6-3 and 6-2, 6-1 respectively. Napoleon’s first doubles team consisted of Jensen McBride and Kyle Bickwell and Conner Bialorucki and Zak Towne were second doubles winners.