Hilltop 14, Edgerton 1
The Cadets put the game away in the second inning as 13 of their runs scored. That, coupled with the pitching of K. Collins led Hilltop to end the contest after five innings and gave Hilltop their fourth win. Collins gave up just three hits and one run while striking out five in the masterful pitching performance. Christian McKinney led the Cadets at the plate with two runs, three hits and two RBI. Also, finishing with a pair of RBI were Ethan Dunson and Ben Routhier. Edgerton’s three hits came from the bats of Jake Siebenaler, Cameron Schaper and Justice Guillaume. Clayton Flegal was on the mound all four innings.
Edon 0, Tinora 0
This non-conference game for the Bombers ended in an unusual tie as it was called for darkness after eight scoreless innings. Austin Kiess pitched seven innings, giving up three hits and striking out four. Kelby Sapp led Edon at the plate with a double while Braden Miller and Brayden Bower contributed with singles. Edon moves to 0-3-1 on the season.
Archbold 4, Liberty Center 3
After the Tigers took a 3-0 advantage after the top half of the third, the Streaks responded with two runs in the bottom of the third and two more in the fourth to take the game-shortened NWOAL win. Rigo Ramos was the winning pitcher of record as he pitched five innings giving up three runs on five hits while striking out two. Bryce Williams remained strong at the plate finishing two for two with a pair of singles and driving in one run. Trevor Rupp also connected for a single with one RBI. Freshman Kade Kern had the biggest hit of the game as his single drove in the winning run for the Streaks. With Archbold ahead after four and half innings the game was called because of storms, giving the Streaks their first league win of the season.
Pettisville 13, Holgate 1
The Blackbirds disposed of the Tigers in five innings after collecting 11 hits and 13 runs in four at bats. Logan Rufenacht threw five innings giving up one run on four hits while striking out three. The Blackbirds’ offense was on fire as Nate Hartzler led the hit parade finishing three for three with three runs scored and four RBI. Landon Roth also finished three for three and three runs scored. Austin Horning was two for two with three runs scored, Dillon King was one for one with two runs scored and an RBI, Logan Refenacht was two for three and Preston Stevens was one for two.
Stryker 3, Montpelier 1
The Panthers strung six hits during the contest leading them to the BBC victory. Colton Benson led Stryker with three of those hits. Brody Shock led the Panthers with one RBI. Shock was stellar on the mound pitching the complete game holding the Locos to four hits. Colin Rockey took the loss for Montpelier.