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Norwalk's Brown, first doubles team earn SBC Lake first team

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Apr 25, 2019 at 10:03 PM

CLYDE — Norwalk’s Austin Brown, Andrew Riley and Wyatt Brown each earned All-SBC Lake Division first team honors on Thursday at the individual league championship tournament at Clyde High School.

Brown (18-4) won two matches in straight sets at first singles, beating Bellevue’s Zach Fischer (6-1, 6-0) and Clyde’s Alex Caillet (6-4, 6-4).

At fist doubles, Riley and Brown beat Bellevue’s Richard Stombaugh and Sam Dewey (6-0, 6-3) and Clyde’s Jacob Strudthoff and James Dry (6-4, 4-6, 10-8).

Earning second team league honors was Norwalk’s Carson Colahan. He beat Vermilion’s Brandon Weitzel (6-0, 6-0) and Columbian’s Jason Weng (6-3, 6-3) — then fell in the finals in three sets to Clyde’s Daniel Stevens (4-6, 7-5, 10-3).

Also earning second team was the No. 2 doubles team of Ben Traczek and Sam Vanderpool. They opened with a win over Bellevue’s Aaron Baker and Alex Martinez (6-3, 6-1), then fell in the finals to Clyde’s Logan Nicely and David Hohenstein (6-4, 6-4).

At third singles, Andrew Mozina was honorable mention. He opened with a win over Bellevue’s Andrew Dye (6-0, 6-1), then fell to Clyde’s Ben Hohenstein (6-4, 6-1).


Edison doubles teams earn first team

PORT CLINTON — The two Edison doubles teams both finished as All-SBC Bay Division first team on Thursday.

At first doubles, Carter Kramer and Kaleb Yoder won their bracket, and Jacob Lombardi and Adam Frederick followed suit at second doubles.

Lombardi and Frederick opened with a three-set win over Huron’s Schafer and Lenczyk (7-5, 4-6, 10-7), then beat St. Mary Central Catholic’s Mason McGuire and Casey Crooks in the final (6-3, 7-5).

Kramer and Yoder beat Oak Harbor’s Malachi Kennedy and Gage Brough (6-1, 6-3), then beat Huron’s Sam Slutz and Luke Lagando (6-1, 6-0) before falling in the finals to Port Clinton’s Cooper Kowal and Noah Shaw (6-0, 6-2).

Edison’s Lincoln Meredith was second team, while Nathan Spence was honorable mention. Meredith opened with a win over St. Mary Central Catholic’s Chris Raymond (6-4, 6-0), then fell to Oak Harbor’s Nate Mansor (2-6, 6-2, 10-8).

Spence opened with a win over Calvert’s Jacob Shetter (6-0, 6-0) before falling to SMCC’s Luke Covol (6-1, 7-5).

For Willard, the doubles team of Ethan Sloan and Nick Bauer, as well as Kolin McKelvey at first singles were each honorable mention.



Norwalk 11, W. Reserve 7

COLLINS — The Truckers improved to 7-12 with Thursday’s non-league win over the host Roughriders.

Alex Nolan was 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI for Norwalk, while Sky Story was 2 for 5 with a double, a triple and two RBIs.

Also for the Truckers, Abby Marchione was 2 for 2 with a triple and two RBIs, while Meadow Muratori, Emma Kastor, Karissa Conrad and Cassondra Shinski each finished with a single and an RBI. In the circle, Conrad allowed seven runs (three earned) on 11 hits with four strikeouts and four walks in seven innings.

For Western (2-13), Grace Elkin was 3 for 5, and Izabelle Good was 2 for 5 with a double and three RBIs. Madison Eakle was 2 for 4, and Ellie Blankenship singled and had an RBI.

Norwalk      033 120 2 — 11 13 9

W. Reserve 130 003 0 — 7 11 7

WP: Conrad; LP: Good

2B: (N) Nolan, Story; (WR) Good; 3B: (N) Marchione, Story


Huron 12, St. Paul 2

NORWALK — The Flyers fell to 5-13 after a non-league loss at home against the visiting Tigers.

For St. Paul, Olivia Englert was 2 for 3 and scored a run, while Kennedy Stang tripled and drove in both runs. Karlie Rudolph added a single.

Huron    212 43 — 12 16 2

St. Paul 000 02 — 2 4 1

WP: Camp; LP: Sowers

3B: (SP) K. Stang


Monroeville 14, Mapleton 4

MONROEVILLE — The Eagles bounced back from their first league loss of the season on Wednesday with a run-rule win over the visiting Mounties on Thursday.

For Monroeville (14-2, 9-1), Jessica Hayes was 3 for 3 with a double, a triple and two RBIs. Skilled Hershiser was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, and Payton Scheid was 2 for 4 with an RBI and three runs scored.

Also for the Eagles, Carley Helmstetter went five innings for the win. She allowed three earned runs on six hits with a strikeout and a walk. At the plate, Helmstetter was 2 for 3 with a triple and an RBI.

Mapleton     000 22 — 4 6 6

Monroeville 407 12 — 14 10 2

WP: Helmstetter; LP: Hamilton

2B: (M) Hayes; 3B: (M) Hayes, Helmstetter


Edison 10, WIllard 0 (5 inn.)

MILAN — Kira Appeman struck out seven in a five-inning, two-hit shutout as the Chargers run-ruled the Crimson Flashes in five innings Thursday in the Bay Division.

Appeman also tallied two doubles at the plate, driving in and scoring a run each for Edison (13-4, 5-3). Hannah Vitaz, Deana Blatnik, Grace Houser, Mariah Medina and Morgan Scott all had two hits apiece. Scott, Jessica Stoll and Medina each had two RBIs.

Cathern Hamons had two hits, including a double for Willard (8-9, 2-6).

Willard 000 00 — 0 2 0

Edison 051 31 — 10 14 0

WP: Kira Appeman; LP: Morgan Hamons.

2B: (E) Appeman 2, Jessica Stoll, Hannah Vitaz, (W) Cathern Hamons.



St. Paul 13, Huron 12

NORWALK — The Flyers won their fifth straight game and their ninth victory over the last 10 games with Thursday’s non-league win over Huron.

St. Paul (11-7) led 10-5 entering the seventh inning, only to see the Tigers plate six runs in the top half of the final inning for an 11-10 lead. The Flyers then walked off with the win with a pair of runs when Scott Adelman singled in Brandon Furlong and Kaden Maxwell.

Gavin Starcher was 2 for 4 with a triple and three RBIs, while Scott Adelman was 2 for 3 with three RBIs. Spencer Myers added two hits and an RBI, while Lars Livengood singled and drove in a run.

Huron   100 202 6 — 11 9 3

St. Paul 250 201 2 — 12 8 4

WP: Maxwell; LP: Adams

3B: (SP) Starcher


C. Crawford 3, S. Central 2

SANDUSKY — The Trojans saw their nine-game win streak snapped as the Eagles scored a run in the top of the sixth inning of a game played at Sports Force Park.

For South Central (14-4), Simon Blair had two hits, while David Lamoreaux singled and drove in a run. Shane Vanderpool allowed three earned runs on five hits with three strikeouts and four walks in 5 1/3 innings.

C. Crawford 110 001 0 — 3 6 1

So. Central 000 110 0 — 2 3 0

WP: Hamilton; LP: Vanderpool

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