Monday roundup: Russia rallies, beats Fort Loramie


Sidney softball run-rules Vandalia-Butler, Houston edges Jackson Center

By Bryant Billing - bbilling@sidneydailynews.com



RUSSIA — Kendall Monnin hit a double to right field to score pinch runner Emily Sunderland from second base and give the Raiders a 5-4 victory over Fort Loramie in a Shelby County Athletic League game on Monday.

Kennedie Goubeaux led off in the inning with a double to right field on a line drive, and Sunderland then took her place at second base. After working up a full count, Monnin sent a line drive between the center and right fielders to end the game.

Fort Loramie had 10 hits and five errors while Russia had seven hits and two errors.

The Raiders tied it 2-2 in the fourth inning before Fort Loramie scored one run in each the fifth and sixth to take a 4-2 lead. Russia scored two in the sixth to tie it before winning it in the seventh.

Sophie Francis picked up the win in the circle. She pitched a complete game and allowed two earned runs. Goubeaux was 2 for 4 at the plate with 1 RBI. Shea Borchers and Ashley Scott also both hit doubles.

Aleah Frilling was charged with the loss for Fort Loramie. She allowed two earned runs in six innings of work.

Frilling was 2 for 4 at the plate and scored two runs while Desiree’ Fogt was 4 for 4 with 2 RBIs. Fogt hit a double.

Sidney 10, Vandalia-Butler 0

Sidney scored nine runs in the fourth inning to close a run-rule victory in five innings against Vandalia-Butler in a Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division game on Monday in Sidney.

Sidney scored one run in the first to take the lead before running away in the fourth.

Naida Stephens, Allie Herrick and Heidi Aselage were each 2 for 3 for the Yellow Jackets. Herrick had 4 RBIs while Stephens scored two runs and hit a double. Jenna Smith and MacKenzie Benshoff were each 1 for 2 and Hallie Westerbeck was 2 for 2 with a double and two runs.

Lauren Barker picked up the win in the circle for Sidney. She had four strikeouts in five innings of work.

Houston 13, Jackson Center 12, extra innings

Reese Rosenbeck hit a two-out single in the bottom of the eighth inning to drive home the winning run and give the Wildcats a narrow SCAL win in eight innings on Monday in Houston.

Houston scored seven runs in the seventh to tie it 9-9 but Jackson Center scored three in the top of the eighth. Rosenbeck’s hit capped off a four-run inning for the Wildcats.

Houston had 15 hits while Jackson Center had 21 hits.

Allisen Foster and Peyton New each had three hits. Rylie Voisard, Emilee Foster and Olivia Bowser each had two hits. Voisard, New, Bowser and Marah Sanders each hit one double.

New picked up the win for Houston. She went in the circle in the eighth inning.

Ashley Mullenhour had four hits for Jackson Center while Kenleigh Fortner, Ally Russo and Hope Booser each had three hits and Gabrielle Woolley and Kennedy Jackson each had two.

Anna 14, Fairlawn 8

The Rockets smacked 14 hits in a high-scoring SCAL win on Tuesday at Fairlawn. The Jets had nine hits and five errors while Anna didn’t commit any errors.

Fairlawn tied it 4-4 in the second inning but Anna scored three runs in the third to re-take control and led by at least three the rest of the way.

Elaina Crosson picked up the win for Anna. She gave up eight earned runs in seven innings and had 10 strikeouts with eight walks.

Crosson was 3 for 4 at the plate while Grace Maurer, Carrie White and Taylor Spence each had two hits. White and Olivia Place both hit doubles.

Skylar Jones was charged with the loss. She allowed six earned runs in seven innings and had eight strikeouts and four walks.

Ashley Roush was 3 for 3 for Fairlawn while Lauren Dudgeon and Madison Pierce each had two hits. Dudgeon and Pierce each had 3 RBIs. Piece and Roush both hit doubles.

Miami East 14, Lehman Catholic 8

Miami East’s Arielle Barnes hit a grand slam on Monday and drove in a whopping eight runs to lead the Vikings to a nonconference victory in Sidney.

Madalyn Kirtley took the loss in the circle, allowing 11 runs, seven earned, in three innings of work.

Angela Brunner homered and drove in two runs, Grace Monnin was 3 for 4 with two doubles and 3 RBIs, Hope Anthony doubled and had 3 RBIs and Olivia Lucia was 2 for 5.

Franklin-Monroe 2, New Bremen 1

Franklin-Monroe scored two runs in the fifth in part thanks to two errors by New Bremen to take a 2-0 lead and held on from there to down the Cardinals in a nonconference game in Pitsburg.

New Bremen had six hits and four errors while Franklin-Monroe had three hits and one error.

Molly Smith was charged with the loss for New Bremen. She pitched a complete game and didn’t allow an earned run. She had three strikeouts and one walk.

Taylor Paul was 2 for 3 for New Bremen while Ashton Heitkamp hit a double.

Marion Elgin 4, Riverside 2

The Pirates lost a Northwest Central Conference game on Monday in De Graff. Elgin scored three runs in the sixth inning to complete a comeback after Riverside took a 2-0 lead in the first.

Elgin had eight hits and one error while Riverside had three hits and three errors.

“Elgin has a very good pitcher and I knew we had to put the ball in play and we didn’t tonight,” Riverside coach Andy Phelps said. “We had one bad inning in the sixth that cost us the runs.”

Jalynn Stanley was charged with the loss. She pitched a complete game and gave up one earned run. She had two strikeouts.

Shelby Giles hit a double.

Arcanum 11, Versailles 7

The Trojans scored six runs in the seventh inning to run away to a nonconference victory on Monday in Versailles.

The Tigers had 11 hits and seven errors while Arcanum had nine hits and five errors.

Lauren Monnin was charged with the loss. She allowed one earned run in seven innings and had two strikeouts.

Caitlin McEldowney was 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs for Versailles. She hit one double, as did Tara Fritscher and Faith Huddle.

BASEBALL

Vandalia-Butler 11, Sidney 0

Butler gradually pulled away to a big victory in seven innings on Monday in Sidney. The Aviators had 11 hits and no errors while the Yellow Jackets had two hits and three errors.

Ben Spangler was charged with the loss. He gave up two earned runs on four hits in three innings.

Caleb Harris and Mitch Larger each hit one double at the plate for Sidney.

Anna 8, Fairlawn 1

The Rockets smacked 14 hits and cruised to a Shelby County Athletic League win on Monday at Fairlawn. They had two errors while Fairlawn had seven hits and one error.

Carter Elliott and Tyler McClay were both 3 for 3 for Anna while Kyle Evans was 3 for 4 and Jarred Siegle was 2 for 3. McClay led the squad with 3 RBIs. Elliott, Wil Luthman, Siegle and Kyle Evans each hit one double.

Siegle picked up the win on the mound. He pitched two innings and allowed two hits with one strikeout. Five pitchers for Anna took the mound and they racked up a combined nine strikeouts with seven walks.

Ashton Piper was charged with the loss for Fairlawn. He pitched a complete game and gave up eight earned runs. He had one strikeout with two walks.

Drew Maddy and Piper each had two hits for Fairlawn. Kyle Peters was 1 for 1 and drew two walks.

Jackson Center 4, Houston 3

Jackson Center scored three runs in the fifth and held on to earn a SCAL victory on Monday in Houston. The Tigers had eight hits and five errors while Houston had two hits and one error.

Carson Regula picked up the win for Jackson Center. He pitched a complete game and didn’t allow an earned run. He had nine strikeouts and five walks.

Jacob Francis and Aidan Reichert each had two hits for the Tigers. Both doubled, as did Trent Platfoot. Francis scored a team-high two runs.

Howie Ludwig was charged with the loss for Houston. He pitched a complete game and allowed three earned runs. He had five strikeouts and one walk.

Elijah Beaver hit a double for Houston.

Parkway 4, Russia 3, extra innings

Parkway broke a tie with a run in the ninth inning to beat the Raiders in a nonconference game on Monday in Rockford.

Russia had seven hits and two errors while Parkway had six hits and no errors. The Panthers took a 3-0 lead but Russia tied it in the sixth to force extra innings.

Evan Monnier was charged with the loss. He gave up one earned run in 3 1/3 innings of work on six hits and four walks. He had one strikeout.

Monnier and Aiden Shappie each had two hits for the Raiders.

Covington 7, Botkins 6

Botkins rallied from an early 6-0 hole to tie it 6-6 but Covington scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to earn a home nonconference win on Monday.

No other information or statistics were reported.

New Bremen 15, St. Marys 6

The Cardinals picked up a big nonconference win on Monday in St. Marys. They had 17 hits and two errors while the Roughriders had eight hits and three errors.

Justin Tenkman earned the win on the mound. He pitched five innings and gave up three earned runs on six hits. He had two strikeouts.

Ryan Bertke was 4 for 4 at the plate for New Bremen and scored two runs. Grant Selby was 3 for 6, Tenkman was 2 for 5, Mitchell Hays was 2 for 6 and Bryce Blickle was 2 for 3. Tyler Overman hit a double.

Marion Elgin 11, Riverside 1

Elgin scored six runs in the first two innings and then scored one each in the next five to pull out to a Northwest Central Conference win over the Pirates on Monday in DeGraff.

Riverside had seven hits and six errors while Elgin had 10 hits and two errors.

RJ McGowan was charged with the loss. He pitched 1 2/3 innings and gave up six earned runs on six hits and five walks. He had two strikeouts.

Levi Godwin was 2 for 2 at the plate while Bryce Schmiesing was 2 for 4.

BOYS TENNIS

Sidney 3, St. Marys 2

The Yellow Jackets picked up a nonconference win on Monday in St. Marys to improve to 14-2 overall.

Strong performances by singles players again lifted Sidney to the win. Prem Dev won 6-0, 6-0 at first singles while Grant Hoying won 6-3, 7-5 at second singles and Akansh Mani won 7-6 (7-2 set tiebreaker), 6-1 at third singles.

Broc Bey and Kazuma Okada lost 6-1, 6-1 at first doubles and TJ Leonard and Jersain Brux lost 6-2, 6-0 at second doubles.

Sidney softball run-rules Vandalia-Butler, Houston edges Jackson Center

By Bryant Billing

bbilling@sidneydailynews.com

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