The South Central pitcher threw a complete-game two-hit shut out in the Trojans’ 2-0 win at Mapleton in a Firelands Conference game.
Seidel struck out 17 of the 21 outs recorded, and didn’t walk a batter while his defense played error-free behind him. He needed just 78 pitches.
With the win, South Central improved to 10-3 overall and 5-0 in the FC. The two teams are scheduled to play again today in Greenwich.
Offensively for the Trojans, Simon Blair had a pinch-hit double and an RBI, while Philip Madison, Tycen Cooper, Evan Legg and Curtis Frederick each singled.
S. Central 000 011 0 — 2 5 0
Mapleton 000 000 0 — 0 2 2
WP: Seidel; LP: N/A
2B: (SC) Blair
St. Paul 13, Crestview 1
OLIVESBURG — The Flyers pounded out 13 hits, including three from Kaden Maxwell, to improve to 8-7 on the season after a six-inning win over the host Cougars.
St. Paul also remained one game behind South Central in the loss column, as it improved to 6-1 in the FC.
Noah Good added a double and triple, Lars Livengood added a double and single and Scott Adelman and Jake Griffin each had two singles.
Griffin threw a complete game, allowing five hits, striking out four and walking one. He threw only 54 pitches.
St. Paul is off until next Tuesday, when it travels to Western Reserve.
St. Paul 005 224 — 13 13 0
Crestview 000 010 — 1 5 1
WP: Jake Griffin, LP: Fussner.
2B: (SP) Lars Livengood, Gavin Starcher, Noah Good; 3B: (SP) Good.
New London 4, Monroeville 3
NEW LONDON — Peyton Wilson struck out 16 and hit the game-tying home run in the fifth for the Wildcats in a come-from-behind Firelands Conference win over the Eagles.
Wilson gave up three runs (two earned) on three hits and walked one, needing 98 pitches to complete seven innings of work. His homer was one of only four hits for New London (4-7, 2-4) which took advantage of five Monroeville (1-11, 0-5) errors.
An RBI double by the Eagles’ Brad Kraft, followed by another RBI-single from Mason Hiser even the game at 2-all in the fourth before Monroeville took the lead when Layton Hauler reached on an error to score HIser.
Hiser struck out seven in six innings for the Eagles on the mound, surrendering four runs (one earned) on four hits.
Monroeville 000 300 0 — 3 3 5
New London 101 020 x — 4 4 1
WP: Peyton Wilson; LP: Mason Hiser.
2B: (M) Brad Kraft; HR: (NL) Peyton Wilson.
Plymouth 6, W. Reserve 2
PLYMOUTH — Luke Hamman drove in the go-ahead run a hitter ahead of Treven Lane who tripled in two more as par of a five-run fourth inning for the Big Red in an FC win Tuesday.
Lane went 2 for 3, adding a double to go with two RBIs and two runs scored to pace Plymouth (5-3, 3-2) at the plate. Hamman, Draven Kelley and Walker Elliot also had two hits each for the Big Red.
Kelley outdueled Western’s Payton Studd, giving up a single run on six hits in five innings. He struck out two.
Carson Roe had three hits for the Roughriders (6-5, 1-4) and scored a run. Cam Hankins went 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Western 100 000 1 — 2 8 0
Plymouth 001 500 x — 6 9 1
WP: Draven Kelley; LP: Payton Studd.
2B: (P) Treven Lane; 3B: (P) Lane.
Edison 14, Oak Harbor 1
OAK HARBOR — Caden Cooper fanned 11 total Rockets as the Chargers earned a run-rule victory in five innings in the Bay Division matchup.
Cooper gave up a run on two hits, walking a single Oak Harbor (6-8, 2-4) hitter.
Edison (8-3, 4-1) led 6-0 after three, then broke the game open with an eight-run fourth. Luke Bissell went 3 for 3 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored to pace the Chargers. Cooper McIntyre and Jacobee Kessler each had two hits and two RBIs while Caleb Bissell had a hit and three RBis. Thomas Simon had a double and an RBI. Justin Hosley singled twice.
Edison 123 80 — 14 12 0
Oak Harbor 000 10 — 1 2 2
WP: Caden Cooper; LP: Schroeder.
2B: (E) Cooper McIntyre, Thomas Simon, Luke Bissell; 3B; (OH) Jac Alexander.
Bucyrus 10, Willard 0 (5 inn.)
BUCYRUS — The Crimson Flashes were held to four hits in a non-league loss to the Redmen.
Jerret Sowers, Austin Adelman, Caden Flores and Daniel Hall each had a hit for Willard (1-13).