DeGRAFF — Russia scored six runs in the fifth inning to spark an 11-3 victory over Riverside in a nonconference softball game on Tuesday.
The Pirates took a 2-1 lead after the first inning, but the Raiders scored six in the fifth to take control. Riverside scored one in the bottom of the inning to pull within 7-3, but Russia pulled away further with two runs in each the sixth and seventh.
Reese Goubeaux was 4 for 5 for the Raiders (2-1) while Saige Hoying was 2 for 4.
Makenna Hoying picked up the win in the circle. She allowed one earned run on two hits in seven innings.
Aliana Snow allowed two earned runs on six hits in four innings for Riverside while Jenna Woods allowed three earned runs on five hits in three innings.
Amera Huston hit a double for the Pirates (0-2), which committed seven errors.
Sidney 8, Fairborn 4
The Yellow Jackets picked up a Miami Valley League victory on Tuesday in Fairborn to improve to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in MVL Valley Division play.
Alli Milanese earned the win in the circle. She had nine strikeouts.
Heidi Aselage hit a home run in the sixth with two outs.
Anna 24, Spencerville 1
The Rockets (2-0) blasted Spencerville in a nonconference game on the road on Tuesday. They secured a run-rule win by scoring 16 runs in the sixth inning.
Taylor Poeppelman and Nylah Crosson were each 4 for 6 while Morgan Sheperd was 3 for 4 and Taylor Dye was 2 for 3. Crosson had three doubles.
Bree Metzler picked up the win. She struck out eight batters and didn’t walk any.
Fort Loramie 9, Coldwater 7
Four runs in each the first and fourth innings helped the Redskins earn a nonconference win on Tuesday in Fort Loramie.
Coldwater scored four runs in the fourth to take a 6-4 lead before Fort Loramie (3-1) took control again in the bottom half.
Kate Ruhenkamp picked up the win in the circle. She allowed one earned run on two hits in the last 3 1/3 innings and struck out three batters.
Ruhenkamp, Ava Turner, Clara Gephart and Katelyn DeLoye were each 2 for 3. Turner and Gephart each hit doubles and Lauren Bergman hit a two-run home run.
Jackson Center 14, Lima Perry 2
The Tigers earned a run-rule nonconference victory on Tuesday in Jackson Center.
Gabrielle Woolley was 3 for 3 for the Tigers (2-0) while Riley Barhorst was 2 for 3. Kennedy Jackson and Ashley Mullenhour were each 2 for 4 and hit one double apiece.
Barhorst picked up the win. She allowed one earned run on three hits.
New Bremen 14, Houston 11
New Bremen took an early lead and held to earn a victory in a high-scoring nonconference game on Tuesday in Houston.
The Cardinals scored the game’s first three runs but Houston tied it 4-4 after the third. New Bremen scored four in the fourth and three in the fifth to boost its lead to 11-7. Houston pulled within 12-11 after the sixth before New Bremen added two runs in the final inning.
Allison Hays picked up the win for the Cardinals (1-2). She allowed eight earned runs on 10 hits and two walks and had seven strikeouts in six innings.
Madi Lozier was 5 for 5 for New Bremen with 3 RBIs. Alayna Thieman and Allison Hays were each 3 for 5, Jessica Heitkamp was 2 for 2 with two walks, Callie Wells was 2 for 4 and Kyla Stachler was 2 for 5.
Heitkamp hit two doubles while Hays, Lozier, Stachler, Thieman, Wells and Alayna Ross each hit one. Lozier also tripled.
Peyton New was charged with the loss for Houston (1-2). She gave up 13 earned runs on 20 hits in seven innings. She had six strikeouts.
Grace Slade was 3 for 4 for the Wildcats while Marah Sanders was 2 for 3. New hit a two-run home run.
Minster 11, Celina 9 (extra innings)
The Wildcats scored two runs in the top of the eighth after Celina scored five in the seventh and held on for a nonconference win on the road on Tuesday.
With the bases loaded after an error and two walks in the eighth, Mikaela Hoskins hit a single to right field with one out that scored two runs.
Rachel Hoying picked up the win in the circle for the Wildcats (2-1). She gave up four earned runs on six hits and four walks and struck out 10 batters in 7 2/3 innings.
Hoskins was 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs and one walk. Savannah Bergman was 3 for 3 with 2 RBIs while Alexis Bishop was 2 for 5 with 3 RBIs.
Bishop hit a home run and a double. Bergman, Hoskins and Lyndi Hemmelgarn each hit one double.
Versailles 12, Tri-Village 9
The Tigers scored four runs in the sixth to rally from a 9-8 deficit and earn a nonconference victory on Tuesday in New Madison.
Keri Dirksen was 4 for 4 with 2 RBIs while Lauren Monnin was 3 for 4 with 4 RBIs. Abby Stammen was 3 for 5 and Jenna Dirksen was 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs.
Monnin hit two home runs. Stammen hit a triple and a double. Keri Dirksen, Tara Fritscher and Natalie Prenger hit one double apiece.
Fritscher picked up the win for Versailles (2-0). She gave up three hits in 2 2/3 innings and struck out four batters.
Sidney 9, Fairborn 7
Sidney scored four runs in the top of the seventh to rally and earn a Miami Valley League Valley Division victory on Tuesday in Fairborn.
The Skyhawks took a 7-1 lead after scoring three runs in the third, but Sidney fought back. The Yellow Jackets (3-0, 2-0 MVL Valley) scored three in the fifth and one in the sixth to pull within 7-5.
Ryan Caufield and Nick Jones each hit one-run singles with one out in the seventh to tie it. Ryan Strunk then reached on an error after bunting, and Caufield scored from second on the same play to give the squad an 8-7 lead. The Yellow Jackets added another run after a Fairborn error.
Darrius Basil picked up the win on the mound. He pitched four innings and gave up three runs and two walks.
Caufield, Ryan Schloss, Aiden Booth and Carson Taylor each had two hits. Taylor hit a triple and had three RBIs. Jordan Lessing doubled.
Minster 14, Russia 3
After two scoreless innings, Minster racked up 14 runs over the next four innings to earn a run-rule victory on Tuesday in Russia.
Eric Schmidt was 3 for 3 for Minster (2-0) while Johnny Nixon was 3 for 5 with 7 RBIs. Justin Nixon and Brady Heitkamp were each 2 for 3 and Adam Ketner was 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs.
Johnny and Justin Nixon each hit home runs while Johnny Nixon also hit two doubles.
Johnny Nixon picked up the win on the mound. He gave up two earned runs on four hits in five innings.
Zane Shappie was charged with the loss. He allowed three earned runs on four hits and two walks in two innings. He was 3 for 3 at the plate for the Raiders (1-2).
Coldwater 1, Fort Loramie 0
The Redskins managed one hit against Coldwater’s Luke Sudhoff and lost a nonconference game on the road on Tuesday.
Mack Fortman picked up the loss for the Redskins (1-1). He gave up five hits and one walk in seven innings and struck out eight. The Cavaliers’ run was unearned.
Darren Hoying doubled for team’s lone hit.
St. Henry 5, Anna 3
The Rockets lost their season opener on Tuesday in St. Henry. The Redskins scored four runs in the second to take a 4-2 lead and led the rest of the way.
Kyle Evans picked up the loss for Anna.
The Rockets had three hits and committed three errors. St. Henry picked up five hits.
Lima Perry 1, Jackson Center 0
The Tigers didn’t manage a hit against Lima Perry’s Ryan Yingst and lost a nonconference game on Tuesday in Jackson Center.
Jacob Vetter was charged with the loss. He allowed one earned run on three hits and five walks in 5 2/3 innings.
Yingst struck out 15 batters and walked two.
Troy Christian 8, Riverside 0
The Pirates lost a nonconference game on Tuesday in Troy.
Warren Shockey was charged with the loss. He gave up three earned runs on nine hits and one walk in six innings. He struck out seven batters.
Andrew Knight was 2 for 2 for Riverside (0-3) while Landon Stewart was 2 for 3.
Versailles 7, Chaminade-Julienne 6
The Tigers scored six runs in the first to take control, then scored one in the fourth after the Eagles tied it to earn a nonconference victory on Tuesday in Versailles.
Ben Ruhenkamp earned the win for Versailles (1-1). He gave up six earned runs on seven hits and two walks in 6 1/3 innings. He had five strikeouts.
Adam Kremer hit a double for the Tigers, who took advantage of four errors by Chaminade.
Versailles had six hits and drew seven walks.