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St. Paul wins again over Roughriders

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Apr 24, 2019 at 9:59 PM

COLLINS — St. Paul jumped out to a 4-0 lead, then capped Wednesday’s win over Western Reserve with a six-run seventh inning for a 10-0 win over the Roughriders in Firelands Conference action in Collins.

With the win, St. Paul improved to 10-7 overall and 8-1 in the FC — one game behind South Central (14-3, 9-0) in the standings. The Flyers have won eight of their last nine games, 10 of the last 13 games — and four straight overall.

Gavin Starcher went the distance to earn the win on the mound, striking out 12 batters, walking one and allowing three hits and no runs.

At the plate, Starcher added a double, a triple and an RBI for the Flyers, while Lars Livengood contributed two hits, including a double. Jake Griffin added two hits, including a double and three RBIs.

With the loss, Western fell to 6-9 overall and 1-7 in the FC.

St. Paul returns to action tonight at home against Huron.

St. Paul       301 000 6 — 10 11 0

W. Reserve 000 000 0 — 0   3  3

WP: Gavin Starcher; LP: Muenz

2B: (SP) Livengood, Starcher, Griffin; 3B: (SP) Starcher


Plymouth 9, Monroeville 2

PLYMOUTH — The Big Red completed their sweep of the Eagles with a four-run first inning on Wednesday.

For Plymouth (8-6, 5-3), Luke Hamann went all seven innings on the mound for the win. He allowed two earned runs on four hits with one strikeout and four walks. Offensively, he was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and a run scored.

Also for the Big Red, Cole Wentz singled and had two RBIs.

The Eagles (1-15, 0-9) got a single and an RBI from Meritt Key, while Noah Smith doubled and Mason Hiser added an RBI. Brad Kraft allowed three earned runs on six hits with five strikeouts and six walks in 5 2/3 innings of work.

Monroeville 001 001 0 — 2 4 5

Plymouth 410 022 x — 9 6 2

WP: Hamann; LP: Kraft

2B: (M) Smith


New London 9, Mapleton 0

ORANGE TWP. — The Wildcats improved to 6-7 overall and 5-4 in the FC with Wednesday’s road win over the Mounties.

Wyatt Shockley threw a complete-game three-hit shutout to pace New London. He struck out seven and walked three on 104 pitches.

Also for the ‘Cats, Logan Girton was 3 for 4 with a double and three RBIs. Karson Howell was also 3 for 4, and Shockley helped his cause by going 2 for 3 with an RBI.

N. London 004 103 1 — 9 12 1

Mapleton   000 000 0 — 0 3 5

WP: Shockley; Ramey

2B: (NL) Girton


Edison 6, Bellevue 5

BELLEVUE — The Chargers plated five runs in the top of the fifth inning to win Wednesday’s non-league game over the Redmen.

Cooper McIntyre was 2 for 2 for Edison, which improved to 12-3. Thomas Simon drove in two runs. Philip Putnam was 3 for 3 with two RBIs for Bellevue (8-7).

Edison    000 150 0 — 6 6 1

Bellevue 200 201 0 — 5 4 1

WP: O’Dell; LP: Putnam

2B: (E) Kessler



St. Paul 9, W. Reserve 2

COLLINS — The Flyers topped the Roughriders for a second straight day off the strength of a four-run second inning.

For St. Paul (5-12, 2-7), Marlaina Sowers pitched seven strong innings for the win. She struck out five and walked two, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits.

At the plate, Sowers added two singles, while Kennedy Stang was 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles, four RBIs and three stolen bases. Presley Stang was 2 for 3 with a double and a triple, while Alyssa Schaffer had two hits, and both Amelia Rospert and Mara Lesch each had one hit.

St. Paul       240 111 0 — 9

W. Reserve 001 010 0 — 2

WP: Sowers; LP: Good

2B: (SP) K. Stang 2, P. Stang; 3B: (SP) P. Stang


Clyde 10, Norwalk 0

CLYDE — The Truckers fell to 6-12 overall and 2-5 in the SBC Lake Division with Wednesday’s loss to the first-place Fliers.

For Norwalk, Alex Nolan was 2 for 2, while Sydney Hughes, Meadow Muratori, Elyse Balduff, Emma Kastor and Karissa Conrad each had one hit.

Norwalk 000 00 — 0    7  4

Clyde     510 31 — 10 12 0

WP:Schwochow; LP: Conrad


Margaretta 11, Willard 0

CASTALIA — Becca Slone’s two singles were the lone hits for the Crimson Flashes in Wednesday’s run-rule loss at state-ranked Margaretta.

With the loss, Willard fell to 8-8 overall and 2-5 in the SBC Bay Division.

Willard        000 000 — 0 2 1

Margaretta 005 312 — 11 16 1

WP: Moore; LP: Hamons


New London 11, Mapleton 6

ORANGE TWP. — The Wildcats’ Kelsey Boswell was 3 for 5 with a double, a triple, two RBIs and three runs scored out of the leadoff spot in Wednesday’s FC win over the Mounties.

Also for New London, Sierra Hose was 2 for 5 with a double and three RBIs, while Lily Raymond was 2 for 3 with two RBIs and Gabby Ledbetter doubled and had two RBIs.

N. London 150 210 2 — 11 12 0

Mapleton   301 002 0 — 6 8 4

WP: Ledbetter; LP: Adkins

2B: (NL) Boswell, Ledbetter, Rodriguez, Hose, Ballinger; 3B: (NL) Boswell



Norwalk 5, Shelby 0

NORWALK — The Truckers coasted to their 15th win in 16 matches by topping the Whippets in non-league play.

Austin Brown dropped just one game in a win at first singles (6-1, 6-0) for the Truckers, while Carson Colahan won at second singles (7-6 (2), 6-1), and Andrew Mozina won at third singles (6-0, 6-3).

At first doubles, the team of Andrew Riley and Wyatt Brown won (6-0, 6-3), while Ben Traczek and Sam Vanderpool also won in comfortable fashion (6-2, 6-2).

Norwalk is at the individual SBC Lake championships today at Clyde.

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