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Eagles remain unbeaten with FC win over St. Paul

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated Apr 9, 2019 at 9:50 PM

MONROEVILLE — The Monroeville softball team remained unbeaten with another strong pitching performance in Tuesday’s 6-1 win over visiting St. Paul in a Firelands Conference game at Clark Park.

Ace pitcher Carley Helmstetter went six innings, allowing one earned run on five hits with 13 strikeouts and two walks for the Eagles (9-0, 4-0). Payton Scheid pitched a scoreless seventh with two strikeouts.

Offensively for the Eagles, Helmstetter helped her cause with two singles and two RBIs, while Jessica Hayes was 2 for 4 with an RBI. Scheid and Skiler Hershiser each added a single and an RBI, while Alex Carper doubled and scored.

For St. Paul (2-8, 0-4), Kennedy Stang was 2 for 3 with a double and scored the only run on an RBI single by Elyssa Schaffer. Brook Houck and Sammy Lippert had the other two hits for the Flyers.

Marlaina Sowers allowed six runs (three earned) on nine hits with three strikeouts and no walks in six innings in the circle for the Flyers.

St. Paul        000 100 0 — 1 5 9

Monroeville 002 310 x — 6 9 0

WP: Helmstetter; LP: Sowers

2B: (SP) Stang; (M) Carper


S. Central 9, N. London 6

NEW LONDON — The Trojans improved to 3-8 overall and 2-2 in the FC with Tuesday’s three-run top of the seventh against the host Wildcats.

Taylor Sexton was 3 for 4 with two doubles and two runs scored for the Trojans. Ardana Pace was 2 for 5 with an RBI and three runs scored. Maddie Prater and Madison Allen each added a single and an RBI.

Prater picked up the win with four innings of relief. She allowed one unearned run on three hits with five strikeouts and no walks.

For New London, Madison Rodriguez was 2 for 4 with a double, while Gabby Ledbetter added two hits. Lexi Duggar doubled and drove in two runs. Ledbetter allowed three earned runs on nine hits in seven innings

S. Central  020 202 3 — 9 9 4

N. London 050 010 0 — 6 10 4

WP: Prater; LP: Ledbetter

2B: (SC) Sexton 2, Allen; (NL) Raymond, Bartow, Rodriguez, Hose, Duggar; 3B: (NL) Boswell



South Central 11, New London 1

NEW LONDON — The Trojans maintained their spot atop the FC standings with Tuesday’s six-inning run-rule win over host New London.

With the win, South Central improved to 7-3 overall and 4-0 in the FC.

David Lamoreaux had a huge day for the Trojans, as he went 4 for 4 with two doubles, one triple and four RBIs. Sam Seidel, Simon Blair and Tycen Cooper each added two hits, with Seidel and Cooper driving in one run each.

On the mound, Blair got the win after allowing one earned run on four hits in five innings. He struck out seven and walked four.

For the Wildcats (3-4, 1-2), Chase Keathley had two hits, while Kevin Fridenstine had a double, and Peyton Wilson singled.


S. Central 300 701 — 11 12 2

N. London 100 000 — 1  4   3

WP: Blair; LP: Fridenstine

2B: (SC) Lamoreaux 2; 3B: (SC) Lamoreaux


Carey 11, Willard 6

WILLARD — The Crimson Flashes allowed four runs in the first inning and couldn’t quite come back in Tuesday’s non-league loss.

For Willard (1-8), Ashton Ames was 2 for 4 with a double, while both Caden Flores and Jake Cok each doubled and drove in two runs. Ian Brown also had a single and an RBI for Willard.

Carey  410 021 3 — 11 8 0

Willard 003 021 0 — 6 9 3

WP:Vallejo; LP: Flores

2B: (C) Frederick, M. Miller, Yeater, Grothuas; (W) Adelman, Ames, Cok, Flores


Crestview 9, Plymouth 6

PLYMOUTH — The Big Red fell to 4-4 overall and 2-2 in the FC with Tuesday’s loss to the Cougars.

For Plymouth, Walker Elliot was 2 for 3 with a double and scored three runs. Treven Lane singled and drove in a pair, while Draven Kelley and Anthony Montgomery each added two hits.

Also for the Big Red, Luke Hamann singled and scored twice, while Peyton Young singled and had an RBI. Clayton Miller also added a hit.

Crestview 000 710 1 — 9 12 4

Plymouth 300 102 0 — 6 10 4

WP: N/A; LP: Montgomery

2B: (P) Elliot



Norwalk 5, Vermilion 0

VERMILION — The Truckers improved to 8-1 overall (4-0 SBC Lake) with Tuesday’s sweep of the Sailors.

At first singles, Austin Brown cruised (6-1, 6-0), while Carson Colahan (6-0, 6-2) and Andrew Mozina (6-1 6-0).

The first doubles team of Andrew Riley and Wyatt Brown also cruised (6-0, 6-1), while the No. 2 team of Ben Traczek and Sam Vanderpool swept their match (6-0, 6-0).

Norwalk hosts Avon today.


Edison 4, Huron 1

MILAN — The Chargers improved to 6-2 overall (4-0) Bay with Tuesday’s home win over the Tigers at Edison Park.

Winning for the Chargers included Lincoln Meredith (1-6, 6-4, 6-3) at second singles and Nathan Spence (6-1, 6-7 (6), 6-2) at third singles.

The first doubles team of Carter Kramer and Kaleb Yoder won 6-0, 6-3, while Adam Frederick and Jacob Lombardi won at second doubles, 6-2, 7-6 (1). At first singles, Brady Yost fell (6-3, 6-1).

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