Norwalk Reflector: Good, Griffin lead St. Paul past Monroeville
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Good, Griffin lead St. Paul past Monroeville

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Apr 8, 2019 at 11:55 PM

NORWALK — Noah Good had two RBI singles and drew a bases-loaded walk as part of a four-RBI day for the the St. Paul baseball team Monday’s 7-2 Firelands Conference win over visiting Monroeville at Norwalk Area Contractors Park.

Lars Livengood singled and doubled from his leadoff spot for St. Paul (4-6, 3-1), adding three runs scored. It was plenty of run support for Jake Griffin, who struck out 10 and gave up two runs (one earned) on five hits.

Layne Zehnder paced Monroeville (1-7, 0-3) at the plate, going 2 for 3 with a double.

Monroeville 000 100 1 — 2 5 4

St. Paul        220 102 x — 7 5 4

WP: Jake Griffin; LP: Brad Kraft

2B: (SP) Lars Livengood, (M) Layne Zehnder

 

Norwalk 10, Sandusky 7

SANDUSKY — The Truckers improved to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in the Lake Division with Monday’s road win over the Blue Streaks.

Garrett Obringer doubled and drove in three runs for Norwalk, while Eli Obringer was 2 for 5 with a double. Sam Battles also doubled, while Nate Adelman, Tony Weisenburger, Leighton Battles, Luke Weaver and Justin Sommers each singled and had an RBI.

On the mound, Norwalk used five different pitches among Weaver, Garrett Obringer, Sommers, Thomas Gfell and Eli Obringer. They combined to allow six runs (four earned) on eight hits with seven strikeouts and one walk.

Norwalk   410 210 2 — 10 9 3

Sandusky 000 002 4 — 6 8 6

WP: Weaver; LP: Williams

2B: (N) S. Battles, E. Obringer, G. Obringer; HR: (S) Jones

 

Huron 11, Willard 6

HURON — The Crimson Flashes built and early 2-1 lead but couldn't hang on, surrendering five total runs in the third and fourth innings of Monday's SBC Bay loss to the Tigers.

Willard (1-7, 1-2) cut Huron’s lead to 7-6 with four runs in the top half of the sixth but the Tigers (6-3, 2-1) answered with four runs of their own.

Ashton Ames, Austin Adelman and Jake Cok each had two hits for the Flashes.

Willard 110 004 0 — 6 6 5

Huron 103 214 x — 11 9 5

WP: Chris Hand; LP: Austin Adelman; SV: Cole Parker.

2B: (H) Casey Scroggins, Reid Witter, (W) Jake Cok.

 

Plymouth 3, Crestview 2

OLIVESBURG — Another strong outing by Treven Lane and a rally in the seventh led the Big Red (4-3, 2-1) over the host Cougars on Monday.

Lane went the distance, allowing two runs (one earned) on seven hits with six strikeouts and no walks in seven innings. Plymouth won the game with just three singles by Lane, Avery Horne and Clayton Miller.

Plymouth 010 000 2 — 3 3 4

Crestview 010 001 0 — 2 7 6

WP: Lane; LP: N/A

 

SOFTBALL

Monroeville 6, St. Paul 0

NORWALK — Another sterling performance by Carley Helmstetter paced the unbeaten Eagles (9-0, 3-0) to a win over St. Paul on Monday in FC action.

Helmstetter went all seven innings in the circle, striking out 16 with two walks in a three-hit shutout. She threw 115 pitches, allowing singles to Olivia Englert and Elyssa Schaffer, and a double to Marlaina Sowers.

Offensively for Monroeville, Jessica Hayes was 2 for 3 with four RBIs, while Helmstetter was 3 for 4 and Alex Carper was 2 for 3 with a double. Sydney Meisler also singled and had an RBI.

For St. Paul (2-7, 0-3), Sowers allowed six runs (three earned) on 12 hits with two strikeouts and no walks.

Monroeville 102 100 2 — 6 12 0

St. Paul        000 000 0 — 0  3  4

WP: Helmstetter; LP: Sowers

2B: (M) Carper, Scheid; (SP) Sowers

 

Vermilion 4, Edison 2

MILAN — The Chargers fell to 6-2 overall and 1-1 in the SBC Bay as the Sailors used a three-run second inning to pick up the road win on Monday.

For Edison, Morgan Scott was 3 for 4 with a run scored, while Kayla Mancuso was 3 for 4 with a triple and an RBI.

Also for the Chargers, Jessica Stoll was 2 for 3 with an RBI, and Hannah Vitaz doubled and scored. In the circle, Lindsey Fortuna went all seven innings. She allowed four runs (three earned) on 10 hits with four strikeouts and one walk.

Vermilion 030 100 0 — 4 10 1

Edison      000 110 0 — 2 9 2

WP: Hoffman; LP: Fortuna

2B: (V) Hoffman, Peak; (E) Vitaz; 3B: (E) Mancuso

 

S. Central 8, N. London 7

GREENWICH — The Trojans (2-8, 1-2) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to top the visiting Wildcats on Monday for an FC win.

Kailee Beaver was 3 for 4 with an RBI, while Madison Allen was 2 for 4 with two RBIs. Ardana Pace doubled and drove in two, and Maddie Prater was 2 for 3 and Annie Cook singled and added an RBI.

For New London, Madison Rodriguez and Katie Ballinger were both 2 for 4 with an RBI, while Kelsey Boswell was 3 for 4 and Lily Raymond was 2 for 4.

Prater threw seven innings, allowing seven runs (three earned) on 12 hits with six strikeouts and no walks.

For New London, Gabby Ledbetter pitched 6 2/3 innings with three earned runs allowed on 10 hits.

N. London 105 100 0 — 7 12 3

S. Central 003 003 2 — 8 10 3

WP: Prater; LP: Ledbetter

2B: (SC) Pace

 

Crestview 5, Plymouth 3

OLIVESBURG — The Big Red scored three unearned runs in the third inning of Monday’s Firelands Conference showdown at defending league champion Crestview.

However, the Cougars were able to respond with a three-run sixth inning to come away with the win. The two teams will meet again today.

For Plymouth (7-1, 2-1), Mallory Miller allowed five runs (four earned) on eight hits with six strikeouts and two walks in six innings.

Shilo Plank doubled and drove in a run, while Tristen Wiley and Ariel Plank added singles.

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Crestview 020 003 x — 5 8 3

WP: Ringler; LP: Miller

2B: (P) S. Plank; (C) Them, Bailey; HR: (C) Schaefer

 

Huron 3, Willard 2

HURON — The Crimson Flashes fell to 4-5 overall and 1-2 in the SBC Bay Division after the Tigers pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning.

For Willard, Kaiten Weiss singled and had an RBI, while Kailee Sowers had a double and Jena Adams added an RBI. In the circle, Morgan Hamons allowed three runs (two earned) on eight hits with one strikeout and no walks in six innings.

Willard 011 000 0 — 2 5 1

Huron 020 001 x — 3 8 0

WP: Herwat; LP: Hamons

2B: (W) Sowers; (H) Beldon

 

TENNIS

Norwalk 5, Perkins 0

NORWALK — The Truckers made quick work of the visiting Pirates on Monday in SBC Lake Division play.

For Norwalk (7-1, 3-0), Austin Brown swept (6-0, 6-0) at first singles, while Carson Colahan and Andrew Mozina dropped just one game each in winning by identical scores of 6-0, 6-1.

At first doubles, Andrew Riley and Wyatt Brown also cruised (6-1, 6-0), and the second doubles team of Ben Traczek and Sam Vanderpool (6-0, 6-1) also dropped just one game.

Norwalk is at Vermilion today and entertains Avon on Wednesday.

Edison 3, Port Clinton 2

MILAN — The Chargers swept both doubles positions to improve to 5-2 overall and 3-0 in the SBC Bay.

The No. 1 team of Carter Kramer and Kaleb Yoder won (6-4, 6-3), while the second doubles tandem of Adam Frederick and Nate Spence won (6-1, 6-1).

At second singles, Lincoln Meredith won for the Chargers (6-3, 6-2). Brody Yost fell at first singles (6-0, 6-1) and Jacob Lombardi lost at third singles (6-0, 6-0).

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