Sat., March 25th, 2017
Antwerp 8, Edon 2
Edon opened their season Saturday falling on the road to the Antwerp Archers. The Bombers trailed 2-1 entering the bottom of the fourth inning but the Archers would score six runs to open an 8-1 lead. Edon came back with one run in the fifth inning but that would be as close as they would get as Antwerp secured the victory. The Blue Bombers had opportunities to score but couldn’t find the key hit as they left eleven runners on base. Shayla Mason pitched a complete game for Edon giving up eight runs, two of them earned, on ten hits with one walk and two strikeouts.
Mon., March 27th, 2017
Pettisville 8, Cardinal Stritch 7
Pettisville jumped out to a 7-0 lead and held on for the win at Cardinal Stritch in the season opener. The home team would score one run in the fourth inning, four in the fifth and two more in the seventh before the Blackbirds would slam the door to pick up the win. Kyra Behnfeldt was Pettisville’s winning pitcher going 7 innings surrendering seven runs on five hits with ten strikeouts and three walks. Sami Tilley was the Blackbirds top hitter with four singles and Andrea Flory added a double.
Tue., March 28th, 2017
Wauseon 16, Toledo Waite 2 (5 innings)
In the battle of the Indians it was the Waite Indians striking first by putting up two runs in the top of the first. Wauseon responded with six runs in the bottom of the first and seven more runs in the second to coast home with their second win of the young season. R. Spadafore would have a big night at the plate going 4-4 with two doubles and three RBI’s. C. Norman, K. Couts also had three RBI”s each for Wauseon. A. Shelt in her second appearance on the mound went three innings with seven strikeouts.
Lake 8, Delta 5
Tatum Miller went 3-4 with two RBI’s and Emily Clifton was 3-4 with a home run to lead the Panthers.
Edon 7, Holgate 3
The Holgate Tigers held a 1-0 lead going to the bottom of the sixth but that is when the Bombers bats came alive as they scored six runs to take the lead and go on to the win over their visitors from the Green Meadows Conference. Shayla Mason gave up just one hit over seven innings on the mound for Edon. Shaylee Manahan accounted for three of the nine Edon hits going 3-4 at the plate with a single, two doubles, and two RBI’s.
Montpelier 8, North Central 6
The Locomotives offense helped lead the way in this Buckeye Border Conference road win. Erin Prekop almost hit for the cycle going 3-5 with a single, double, and a triple to go along with her two RBI’s. Trinity Nichols also went 3-5 with two singles, a triple, and a RBI. Alexis Nemire pitched seven innings for Montpelier allowing six runs, six hits and striking out four.
Hilltop 11, Pettisville 1 (5 innings)
Hilltop and Pettisville were tied 1-1 going to the third inning when the home standing Cadets hit the Blackbirds pitching for eight runs to pull away for a BBC victory. Ariana Brown paced Hilltop by going 2-3 with two doubles and four RBI’s. The Cadets also received contributions from Haley Stephens, 2-3 with two RBI’s, and Becca Miller who was 1-3 with two RBI’s. The Pettisville offense was provided by Kyra Behnfeldt as she went 2-3 and drove in the only Blackbird run of the game.
Wauseon 12 Rossford 0 (5 innings)
The Indians started their season off with the bats on fire in a win at home. After a slow first inning with Wauseon scoring only one run, they exploded for seven runs in the second inning and that was plenty of run support for pitcher Alyssa Shelt. Shelt threw three innings, allowing just one hit to go with her five strikeouts. At the plate Shelt was 2-3 with two RBI’s. Ally Teft provided more power for the Indians by hitting a three run homer in the big second inning for the Tribe.
Fri., March 31st, 2017
Defiance 4, Wauseon 3
The Lady Indians lost a heartbreaker after a masterful pitching performance by Alisa Shelt. The sophomore hurler pitched all 6.2 innings giving up just four runs on four hits with five strikeouts. Offensively Shelt and Ally Tefft came through hitting two doubles apiece. Tefft drove in two runs. The Bulldogs used a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to prevail.
Sat., April 1st, 2017
Napoleon 18, Archbold 3
Napoleon 5, Archbold 2
The Wildcats blasted nine third-inning runs on way to their mercy ruled triumph over the Bluestreaks. Archbold used two pitchers during the contest including Gabby Nafziger and Chloe Schramm. Nafziger allowed four runs on two hits over 1.1 innings. Schramm was on the mound for 2.1 innings and gave up eight runs on eight hits. Schramm took the loss. At the plate, Nafziger was one for three, Madison Roth and Faith Wyse were one of two each. The Streaks moved to 0-3 on the season with their second defeat. Napoleon scored four runs in the third inning while Archbold got one each in the fifth and sixth innings. A Ziegler took the loss as she pitched the complete game giving up 10 hits while striking out three. Peyton Dickman, McKenna Towns, Alexa Wilson and Wyse each finished with one hit apiece. Dickman’s hit was a home run that drove in one run.
Wauseon 6, Hilltop 5
Wauseon 15, Hilltop 5
After scoring all their runs in the first two innings, Wauseon held off the Hilltop comeback bid for a non-league victory. Ally Tefft supplied the offensive fire power for the Lady Indians with a home run in the second inning with two RBI. Tefft added a double as well. Juli Spadafore pitched six innings allowing five hits and four runs including five strikeouts. The Lady Cadets scored two runs apiece in the fourth and fifth innings and added one in the seventh to fall just short. Becca Miller led Hilltop at the plate with three hits and four RBI including a home run. Miller added a double also. Aubrey Wyse pitched the complete game for Hilltop giving up 10 hits while striking out four. In the second game, Wauseon wasted little time as they posted 12 runs in the first two innings to win in five innings. Alisa Shelt collected three hits scoring three runs and finished with two RBI. Juli Spadafore slammed a home run as she finished with four RBI in the win. Ariana Brown and Miller connected for home runs for the Lady Cadets. Brown drove in two runs while Miler finished with two hits with one RBI.
Hilltop 12, Anderson 8
The Lady Cadets were tied up 4-4 after the second inning. Eight runs through the third, fourth and fifth innings propelled them to the non-conference win. Hilltop collected 10 hits led by Aubrey Wyse, Maddie Schaper and Teryn Ganster with two hits apiece. Wyse, Schaper and Molly Roesch had two RBI each. Wyse went the distance on the mound giving up nine hits while striking out two.