Lehman, Russia stay perfect


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Russia’s Clay George, left, looks to get around Jackson Center’s Coltin Rose, who was waiting for the ball, on his way to home plate at Jackson Center Tuesday.

Russia’s Clay George, left, looks to get around Jackson Center’s Coltin Rose, who was waiting for the ball, on his way to home plate at Jackson Center Tuesday.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Staff report

For the second consecutive night, the Lehman Cavaliers run-ruled Lima Temple Christian in Northwest Central Conference baseball action, this one at Lehman on Tuesday.

The 13-0 win keeps the Cavs perfect in league play at 5-0 and puts them 8-1 overall.

Dylan Arnold celebrated his birthday with a huge game for the Cavs, with two doubles, a single, four runs scored and five runs batted in.

Bryce Kennedy had two hits and drove in four, and Brandon Barhorst added two hits.

The Cavs host Lima Catholic today.

The linescore:

`R`H`E

Temple`000 00—0`2`3

Lehman`345 2x—13`14`0

Bowman (LP), Acklin (4) and Williams; Rourke (WP), Magoteaux (4) and Smith.

Records: Lehman 8-1, LTC 0-3.

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Troy 5, Sidney 3

TROY — Troy jumped to a 4-0 lead after two innings and Sidney couldn’t recover in dropping a 5-2 verdict in Greater Western Ohio Conference North action Tuesday.

Sidney remained winless in the North at 0-5 and is now 2-9 overall.

Cole Hofmann had two of Sidney’s four hits, including a home run.

The linescore:

`R`H`E

Sidney`000 010 1—2`4`2

Troy`310 001 x—5`6`2

WP: Brogan; LP: Harris

Records: Sidney 2-9, Troy 5-7.

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Russia 24, JC 0

RUSSIA — League-leading Russia coasted to a 24-0 win over Jackson Center in County baseball action at Russia Tuesday.

The Raiders improved to 8-1 overall and are now 3-0 in the league. JC is 2-5 and 1-2.

Russia had back-to-back nine-run innings in the third and fourth innings, and that was more than enough for Kevin Drees, who threw a five-inning no hitter, with nine strikeouts and no walks.

That came on the heels of Hunter Cohee’s five-inning no-hitter Monday over Botkins.

Jack Dapore and Dylan Cordonnier both had three hits in Russia’s 17-hit attack. Daniel Kearns, Drew Sherman and Cohee added two hits.

Cohee’s hits were both doubles, and Cordonnier also had two doubles. Drees had a hit and it was a triple.

Cohee, Cordonnier and Kearns all drove in four runs, Dapore and Sherman drove in three each and Trenton Monnin had two RBIs.

The linescore:

`R`H`E

Jackson`000 00—0`0`3

Russia`159 9x—24`17`1

WP: Drees; LP: Elchert

Records: Russia 8-1, JC 2-5.

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Loramie 9, Botkins 3

BOTKINS — Fort Loramie improved to 3-1 in the County with a 9-3 road win over Botkins in action Tuesday.

The Redskins are now 5-5 on the season, and nailed down the win with a six-run first inning.

Dylan Albers had two hits, Eli Rosengarten doubled, and Devin Wehrman doubled and drove in three runs for the Redskins.

For Botkins, Luke Bergman was 2-for-3 and Tristin Burns was 2-for-3 with a double.

The linescore:

`R`H`E

Loramie`600 000 3—9`7`2

Botkins`000 000 3—3`4`3

Berning (WP), Kaiser (7) and Billing; Metz (LP), Lisner (5) and Buettner.

Records: Loramie 5-5, Botkins 1-6.

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Wayne 8, Anna 2

HUBER HEIGHTS — Anna took on Division 1 Wayne in non-league action Tuesday and was beaten 8-2.

The loss was the third in a row for the Rockets after four wins to start the season.

Anna got two in the top of the first, but that was it. Wayne scored eight times despite being outhit 6-5.

For Anna, Nathan Frilling was 2-for-3.

The linescore:

`R`H`E

Anna`200 000 0—2`6`1

Wayne`120 032 x—8`5`1

White (LP), Coverstone (3), Stiefel (3),Wuebker (5) and Wuebker, White (5); Donchez (WP), Baugh (6) and Boins.

Records: Anna 4-3, Wayne 4-5.

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Houston 4, Bradford 3

HOUSTON — Houston snapped a two-game losing streak by edging Bradford 4-3 in non-league action Tuesday at Houston.

The win puts the Wildcats at 4-5 on the year.

Tristen Freistuhler had a big day, going 3-for-4 for the Wildcats, and Howie Ludwig doubled twice and drove in three.

The linescore:

`R`H`E

Bradford`101 001 0—3`3`3

Houston`120 100 x—4`7`3

Phillips (LP) and Justice; Hensley (WP), Leist (6), Freistuhler (6) (S) and Trent.

Records: Houston 4-5.

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Coldwater 9, Minster 3

COLDWATER — Minster went on the road in Midwest Athletic Conference play and dropped a 9-3 verdict to Coldwater Tuesday.

The Wildcats are now 5-4.

Minster had more hits than Coldwater through four innings, but still trailed 6-3. Coldwater had five hits at that point and four of them were for extra bases, and that was the difference.

For Minster, Jon Niemeyer and Ben Stubbs had two hits apiece.

The linescore:

Minster`101 100 0—3`7`3

Coldwater`203 130 x—9`9`1

Ernst (LP), Hogenkamp (5), Lehmkuhl (5) and Stubbs; Thobe (WP), Wenning (6) and Hartings.

Records: Minster 5-4, Coldwater 5-1.

Russia’s Clay George, left, looks to get around Jackson Center’s Coltin Rose, who was waiting for the ball, on his way to home plate at Jackson Center Tuesday.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/04/web1_SDN041217RusBase.jpgRussia’s Clay George, left, looks to get around Jackson Center’s Coltin Rose, who was waiting for the ball, on his way to home plate at Jackson Center Tuesday. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

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