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Norwalk tennis picks up key SBC win over visiting Clyde

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated Apr 5, 2019 at 1:37 AM

NORWALK — The Norwalk boys tennis team scored a key SBC Lake Division win over visiting Clyde on Thursday at the Middle School courts.

With the tight 3-2 win, the Truckers improved to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the league.

At first singles, Austin Brown was dominant in a 6-0, 6-1 win over Daniel Stevens to get the Truckers on the board. Clyde’s Alex Caillet beat Carson Colahan at second singles (6-0, 6-2), then the Fliers’ Sam Borden beat Andrew Mozina at third singles in three sets (6-3, 0-6, 6-1).

Norwalk clinched the match with a pair of wins in doubles action.

The No. 1 team of Andrew Riley and Wyatt Brown won a lengthy three-set match over Jacob Strudthoff and James Dry, 2-6, 6-4 7-6 (2). At second doubles, Ben Traczek and Sam Vanderpool won in straight sets over Logan Nicely and Ben Hohenstein (6-0, 7-5).

The Truckers are scheduled to host Findlay today, then their host doubles tournament on Saturday with Findlay, Shelby, Amherst and Fremont Ross.



Norwalk 10, W. Reserve 0

NORWALK — The Truckers won for the fourth time this week with Thursday’s non-league win over visiting Western Reserve.

Freshman Ian Minor was 2 for 3 with two RBIs for Norwalk (7-2), while Eli Obringer singled and drove in two runs. Garrett Obringe added a double and an RBI.

Minor also picked up his first varsity win, needing 33 pitches to throw the first two innings with no hits, two strikeouts and one walk. Eli Obringer pitched the next two innings with four strikeouts, one walk and one hit, while Kyle Smith struck out the side in the fifth.

For Western, Payton Studd and Matt Jarrett had the lone two hits.

W. Reserve 000 00 — 0  2  1

Norwalk      404 2x — 10 7 0

WP: Minor; LP: Drennon

2B: (N) G. Obringer


So. Central 6, Seneca East 5

GREENWICH — The Trojans held off a late rally from the Tigers to pick up a non-league win on Thursday.

For South Central, Philip Madison was 2 for 3 with two runs scored, while Tycen Cooper singled and drove in a run. David Lamoreaux and Simon Blair each added an RBI for the Trojans.

Seneca East 000 013 1 — 5 7 4

So. Central   300 120 x — 6 4 6

WP: Vanderpool; LP: Daniel



Willard 7, New Riegel 6

NEW RIEGEL — Haylie Hamons hit one of her two homers in the top half of the seventh inning, putting the Crimson Flashes ahead for good in a Tuesday SBC crossover game against the Blue Jackets.

Addie Slone had hit a two-run home run in the sixth to give Willard (4-3) a 6-5 lead after New Riegel scored three in the fifth. It was of four homers in the game for the Flashes who tallied eight extra-base hits.

Haylie Hamons went 3-for-3 with two homers, a double and three RBIs. Slone had two total RBIs. Cathern Hamons homered and had two RBIs while Kaiten Weiss had two doubles.

Morgan Hamons struck out five and gave up four earned runs on 10 hits in getting the win in the circle.

Willard    220 002 1 — 7 9 3

N. Riegel 002 031 0 — 6 10 2

WP: Morgan Hamons; LP: Kayleigh Lininger.

2B: (W) Kaiten Weiss 2, Melayna MahlHaylie Hamons, (NR) Aubrey Bouillan, Bria Dalley; HR: (W) H. Hamons 2, Cathern Hamons, Addie Slone.


Seneca East 11, So. Central 6

GREENWICH — The Trojans were undone by a nine-run fifth inning in Thursday’s non-league loss to the Tigers.

For South Central (1-5), Sierra Chill was 4 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Ardana Pace was 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, while Kailee Beaver added two singles.

Seneca East 000 092 0 — 11 17 4

So. Central   120 030 0 — 6  13  3

WP: Rotruck; LP: Prater

2B: (SE) Bowerman 2, Hamilton; (SC) Pace, Chill

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