Norwalk Reflector: Edison cruises to DH sweep over St. Paul

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Edison cruises to DH sweep over St. Paul

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Apr 7, 2019 at 6:25 PM

NORWALK — The Edison softball team picked up a pair of run-rule victories in a doubleheader sweep over host St. Paul on Saturday at Norwalk Area Contractors Park.

With the 11-0 and 13-1 victories, the Chargers improved to 6-1 overall head of today’s SBC Bay Division home game vs. Vermilion.

In the first win, Kira Appeman threw a five-inning no-hitter for the Chargers. She needed just 77 pitches to record the 15 outs, eight of which were strikeouts. She walked one.

Offensively, Jessica Stoll was 3 for 3 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored to pace Edison. Morgan Scott was 3 for 4 with two RBIs, Reagan King was 2 for 3, and both Kayla Mancuso and Hannah Vitaz each singled and drove in a run. Grace Houser added two RBIs.

In the 13-1 win, Mallory Perkins was 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs to pace the Chargers. Halina Krul was 3 for 3 with three RBIs, while Lindsey Fortuna was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI. Vitaz added two hits that included a double, while Houser doubled and added an RBI, and Deana Blatnik singled, had two RBIs and also scored twice.

For St. Paul (2-6), Marlaina Sowers had the lone hit.

Game 1

Edison   323 12 — 11 13 2

St. Paul 000 00 — 0    0  3

WP: Appeman; LP: Sowers

2B: (E) Scott, Stoll

Game 2

Edison  560 20 — 13 14 3

St. Paul 100 00 — 1    1  2

WP: Fortuna; LP: Rospert

2B: (E) Fortuna, Houser, Perkins, Vitaz


Monroeville 5, Lakota 0

Monroeville 20, Lakota 9

KANSAS — The Eagles swept a non-league doubleheader to improve to 7-0 for the season.

In a 5-0 win in the first game, Carley Helmstetter threw a complete-game, two-hit shutout to pace the Eagles. She struck out 12 with no walks.

Alex Carper was 2 for 3 with an RBI, while Skiler Hershiser had a double and an RBI, and Jessica Hayes singled and drove in a run.

The Eagles exploded for 20 runs on 14 hits in the second game.

Adalynn Kradlak was 3 for 4 with three runs scored, and Payton Scheid was 2 for 6 with a triple and three RBIs. Hayes had a triple and an RBI, while Hershiser also had two hits and Carper singled and drove in two runs. Hannah Lyons added a double and two RBIs for Monroeville.

Game 1

Monroeville 101 210 0 — 5 7 3

Lakota          000 000 0 — 0 2 3

WP: Helmstetter; LP: Claburn

2B: (M) Hershiser

Game 2

Monroeville 401 233 7 — 20 14 2

Lakota          221 130 0 — 9 10 4

WP: Scheid; LP: Claburn

2B: (M) Helmstetter, Lyons; (L) Craun; 3B: (M) Hayes, Scheid; (L) Kirin, Rathburn


Seneca East 10, Willard 1

WILLARD — An eight-run top of the seventh blew open Saturday’s non-league win by Seneca East over the host Crimson Flashes.

For Willard (4-4), Addie Slone was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI, while Cathern Hamons also added two hits.

S. East 010 100 8 — 10 12 2

Willard 010 000 0 — 1    9  2

WP: Rotruck; LP: Hamons

2B: (SE) Allgyre; (W) Slone, Mahl


Mohawk 12, S. Central 2

Mohawk 11, S. Central 10

SYCAMORE — The Trojans fell to 1-8 after a doubleheader sweep against the host Warriors on Saturday.

In a 12-2 loss in six innings in the first game, Kailee Beaver, Emma Keysor and Taylor Sexton had the hits for the Trojans, with Ardana Pace adding the lone RBI.

South Central took a 10-9 lead in the top of the seventh of Game 2, only to see the Warriors rally to the win.

Beaver was 4 for 5 with an RBI and two runs scored, while Madison Allen was 2 for 4 with three RBIs, and Keysor singled and added two RBIs.

Game 1

S. Central 002 000 — 2  3  2

Mohawk  003 513 — 12 12 3

WP: Clouse; LP: Prater

2B: (M) Clouse, Hurley; HR: (M) Clouse, Harper

Game 2

S. Central 001 061 2 — 10 10 6

Mohawk   420 120 2 — 11 11 4

WP: Clouse; LP: Prater

2B: (M) Phillips; HR: (M) Gillig



Edison 7, St. Paul 5

Edison 8, St. Paul 7

NORWALK — The Chargers came away with a doubleheader sweep on Saturday over the host Flyers at Norwalk Area Contractors Park.

With the two wins, Edison improved to 5-2 overall, while the Flyers fell to 2-6 — including five losses in the final inning of games this season.

Edison entertains Vermilion today in SBC Bay Division play, while the Flyers host Monroeville in Firelands Conference action.


Lakota 14, Monroeville 4

Lakota 7, Monroeville 2

KANSAS — The Eagles fell to 1-6 following a doubleheader sweep against the host Raiders on Saturday.

In a 14-4 loss in the first game, Mason Hiser was 3 for 3 with two runs scored for the Eagles. Layne Zehnder and Layton Hauler each finished 2 for 3, with Zehnder driving in a run. Noah Smith added a hit and an RBI.

The Raiders jumped out to a 7-1 lead after two innings in the second game. Zehnder was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI, while Hiser doubled and scored a run for the Eagles.

Game 1

Monroeville 010 012 — 4 11 7

Lakota         201 515 — 14 8 2

WP: Blachuta; LP: Key

2B: (M) Hipster

Game 2

Monroeville 010 000 1 — 2 6 0

Lakota         340 000 x — 7 4 2

WP: Bonnell; LP: Ringer

2B: (M) Hiser, Zehnder


W. Reserve 5, Danbury 3

DANBURY TWP. — The Roughriders improved to 3-3 with Saturday’s win over the host Lakers in non-league play.

Payton Studd had a double and scored twice for Western, while Tate Drennon also double and scored. Carson Roe singled and scored, while Devin Good added two RBIs and Kaden Boswell added a hit.

On the mound, Jude Muenz went the first six innings. He allowed three earned runs on two hits with nine strikeouts and nine walks. Studd pitched a scoreless seventh, allowing one hit.

W. Reserve 000 301 1 — 5 4 0

Danbury     003 000 0 — 3 3 4

WP: Muenz; LP: Kuzma

2B: (WR) Studd, Drennon; (D) Kuzma


Margaretta 5, Plymouth 4

CASTALIA — The Big Red fell to 2-3 with Saturday’s walk-off loss to the Polar Bears at Lions Park.

Walker Elliot was 3 for 3 with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored for Plymouth. Clayton Miller was 2 for 3 with two runs scored. Cole Wentz went six-plus innings, allowing five runs (two earned) on six hits with three strikeouts and two walks.

Plymouth 001 020 1 — 4 7 5

Margaretta 000 300 2 — 5 8 1

WP: Luma; LP: Wentz

2B: (M) Kennedy, Michez; 3B: (P) Elliot



Truckers second at host tourney

NORWALK — The host Truckers placed second at the Norwalk doubles tournament on Saturday at the Middle School courts.

Findlay won the event with 15 total wins and three of the four individual champions. Norwalk had 12 total wins with the No. 3 doubles tandem of Ben Traczek and Sam Vanderpool winning the other individual title.

Fremont Ross and Amherst tied for third (five wins) and Shelby was fifth (three wins).

Traczek and Vanderpool beat Amherst (8-5), Shelby (8-0), Fremont (8-2) and Findlay in a tie-breaker for the title, 8-7 (4).

Austin and Wyatt Brown went 2-2 at first doubles, falling to Fremont (8-6) and Findlay (8-2), then beating Amherst (8-0) and Shelby (8-2).

At second doubles, Norwalk’s Andrew Riley and Carson Colahan went 3-1. They fell to Findlay (8-1), then topped Amherst (8-2), Shelby (8-6) and Fremont (8-2).

The No. 4 doubles team of Andrew Mozina and Dylan Peaco also went 3-1. They beat Shelby (8-2), Fremont (8-1) and Amherst (8-0) and fell to Findlay (8-4).

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