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Prep Softball Roundup: Lakota batters Black Knights

Lakota's Jenna Ranzenberger (20) gets mobbed by teammates at home after hitting a 3-run bomb over right center field fence in the top of the seventh inning against VB. (Photo by Matthias Leguire.)

Lakota’s Jenna Ranzenberger (20) gets mobbed by teammates at home after hitting a 3-run bomb over right center field fence in the top of the seventh inning against VB. (Photo by Matthias Leguire.)

VAN BUREN — Lakota’s first three hitters in the order combined to go 11 for 15 with seven RBIs as the Raiders topped Van Buren 10-2 for a nonleague softball win on Tuesday.
Jenna Ranzenberger had two singles, a double, a home run and three RBIs out of the leadoff spot, Olivia Harden had four singles and two RBIs, and winning pitcher Brianna Ray doubled, singled twice and drove in a pair as the Raiders (7-4) had a 14-5 edge in hits.
Kila Fultz had two hits and an RBI to back the Black Knights (7-4).

Lakota 001 301 5 — 10 14 4
Van Buren 010 100 0 — 2 5 2
WP — Ray. LP — Dishong. top hitters: (Lak) Ranzenberger 2B, 2-1B, HR, 3 RBI; Harden 4-1B, 2 RBI; Ray 2B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Graham 1B, RBI; Bennington 2B, RBI; Johnson 1B, RBI.
records: Lakota 7-4, Van Buren 7-4.

PATRICK HENRY 19
COLUMBUS GROVE 9
HAMLER — Three Patrick Henry players had multi-hit, three-RBIs games as the Patriots outslugged Columbus Grove 19-9 in five innings for a nonleague win.
Natalie Herder and Erin Diem were each 3 for 4 with three RBIs while Tayah Schulze doubled, tripled and drove in three runs for the Patriots (10-4).
Losing pitcher Grace Schroeder homered, doubled and had four RBIs for the Bulldogs (8-2).

Columbus Grove 024 21 — 9 10 5
Patrick Henry 178 3x — 19 15 5
WP — Jones (5-1). LP — Schroeder. top hitters: (CG) Schroeder HR, 2B, 4 RBI; Sautter 2B, 2-1B, RBI. (PH) Johns 3-1B, RBI; Schulze 2B, 3B, 3 RBI; Diem 2B, 2-1B, 3 RBI; Herder 2B, 2-1B, 3 RBI.
records: Columbus Grove 8-2, Patrick Henry 10-4.

MCCOMB 6
MILLER CITY 5
MCCOMB — McComb’s Nora Hemminger tied the game on a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh and came around to score the winning run on a passed ball as the Panthers walked off with a 6-5 nonleague softball win over Miller City on Tuesday.
Hemminger, who doubled and singled, had a team-high three RBIs as the Panthers improved to 5-8 overall.
Megan Warnimont had three singles and an RBI while Makenna Ricker doubled and plated two runs for the Wildcats (3-5).

Miller City 202 100 0 — 5 7 3
McComb 110 001 3 — 6 7 4
WP — Steinbrook (5-5). LP — Berner (1-2). top hitters: (MC) Warnimont 3-1B, RBI; Ricker 2B, 2 RBI; Welty 2-1B. (McC) Hemminger 2B 1B, 3 RBI; Herr 1B, RBI; Buck 2-1B, RBI.
records: Miller City 3-5; McComb 5-8.

KALIDA 18
CORY-RAWSON 6
CORY-RAWSON — Kalida picked up its first victory of the season in convincing fashion by topping Cory-Rawson 18-6 in six innings in nonleague softball action.
Taylor Zeller had a two-run homer amongst her four RBIs while Hannah Smith tripled, singled and racked up a team-high five RBIs for the Wildcats (1-6) who scored in every inning.
Samantha Roth was 3 for 3 with two doubles for the Hornets (1-9).

Kalida 521 145 — 18 13 4
Cory-Rawson 300 102 — 6 8 2
WP — Vandemark. LP — Roth. top hitters: .
records: Kalida 1-6, Cory-Rawson 1-9.

LIBERTY-BENTON 4
ROSSFORD 3
ROSSFORD — Liberty-Benton scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning and held Rossford scoreless in the bottom half to post a 4-3 nonleague win.
Katie Veenstra had three hits, including a double, to lead L-B (7-6). Sydney Lease and MacKenzie Murphy both added two hits.
Madison Schimming’s three singles led Rossford (0-8).

Liberty-Benton 010 100 2 — 4 11 3
Rossford 000 012 0 — 3 5 1
WP — Grubinski (2-2). LP — Jaros. TOP HITTERS: (L-B) Veenstra 2B, 2-1B; Lease & Murphy 2-1B. (Ross) Schimming 3-1B; Seman 2B.
RECORDS: Liberty-Benton 7-6, Rossford 0-8.

ADA 11
LEIPSIC 2
ADA — Sydney Newland and Nicki Lehsten banged out three hits each in powering Ada to an 11-2 win over Leipsic in a nonleague softball contest.
Lehsten had a double, two singles and drove in three runs. Newland tripled, singled twice, scored two runs and drove in one.
Olivia Alexander knocked in three runs with a pair of base hits and Taryn Fullom added two singles to Ada’s 13-hit attack.
Katie Newland earned the win to improve her record to 4-0 and Ada’s to 9-2.
Raegan Cupp (2-1B) and Kierra Meyers (1B, 2B) both had two hits for Leipsic (5-7).

Leipsic 100 100 0 — 2 7 0
Ada 112 214 x — 11 13 2
WP — K. Newland. LP — Steingass. TOp hitters: (Leip) Braves 2-1B; Cupp 2-1B; Meyer 1B, 2B, RBI. (Ada) Alexander 2-1B, 3 RBI; K. Newland 1B, RBI; S. Newland 2-1B, 3B, RBI; Gossard 2B, 2 RBI; Lehsten 2-1B, 2B, 3 RBI; Fullom 2-1B
records: Leipsic 5-7, Ada 9-2.

HARDIN NORTHERN 8
RIVERSIDE 7
DE GRAFF — Hardin Northern built an 8-2 lead after six innings, then survived a five-run Riverside rally in the bottom of the seventh for an 8-7 win that kept the Polar Bears atop the Northwest Central Conference softball standings.
Madison Robson went 2 for 2 with a double and a home run and Ashton Dye went 2 for 4 and scored three runs for Hardin Northern (8-4, 6-0 NWCC).
Aubrie Stillings, Courtnie Smith and Kristen Davidson each had three hits for Riverside (14-2, 7-1).

Hardin Northern 130 301 0 — 8 8 x Riverside 100 100 5 — 7 9 x
WP — Stewart-Evans. LP — Giles. top hitters: (HN) Robson 2-2, HR, 2B; Dye, 2-4. (Riv) Stillings 2-3; Smith 2-3, Kristen Davidson 2-5.
records: Hardin Northern 8-4 overall, 6-0 Northwest Central Conference. Riverside 14-2, 7-1.

CELINA 7
OTTAWA-GLANDORF 3
CELINA — Losing pitcher Katelyn Yoder had two of Ottawa-Glandorf’s four hits as the Titans fell 7-3 to Celina in Western Buckeye Conference softball play.
Yoder had a double in going 2 for 3 on the day and allowed seven earned runs on eight hits and two walks with six strikeouts in the circle for the Titans (2-9, 0-4 WBL).
Brooke Steinbrunner (2-2B) and Maddy Luebke each had a pair of hits with an RBI for the Bulldogs (5-8, 2-2).

Ottawa-Glandorf 001 002 0 — 3 4 1
Celina 002 302 x — 7 8 0
WP — Keith. LP — Yoder. top hitters: (O-G) Yoder 2B, 1B; (Cel) Steinbrunner 2-2B, RBI; Luebke 2-1B, 2 RBI; Laux 1B, RBI.
records: Ottawa-Glandorf 2-9 overall, 0-4 Western Buckeye League; Celina 5-8, 2-2.

NEW RIEGEL 13
ARLINGTON 3
NEW RIEGEL — Jacquelyn Lininger allowed just three runs on nine hits and New Riegel pounced on Arlington for five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to run-rule the Red Devils 13-3 in nonconference play.
Emily Peters and Kristin Coleman (4 RBIs) both went 4 for 4 and Brianna Gilling was 2 for 3 with a triple and two runs scored for New Riegel (7-3).
Sara Solt, Emily Berry, Addy Lafferty and Abby Sheets all went 2 for 3 for Arlington (6-4).

Arlington 120 00 — 3 9 x
New Riegel 620 05 — 13 14 x
WP — Lininger. LP — Lafferty. top hitters: (Arl) Solt 2-3, 2B; Berry 2-3; Lafferty 2-3; Sheets 2-3, 3B. (NR) Peters 4-4; Coleman 4-4; Gillig 2-3, 3B.
records: Arlington 6-4, New Riegel 7-3.

COLONEL CRAWFORD 5
CAREY 1
CAREY — Colonel Crawford’s Sydney Studer had three hits and an RBI at the plate and pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts as the Eagles knocked off Carey 5-1 in Northern 10 Conference action.
Ashton Hoepf added a double and an RBI for the Eagles (11-1, 7-1 N10).
Hailey Niederkohr doubled and drove in a run for the Blue Devils (3-3, 2-2 N10).

Colonel Crawford 003 020 0 — 5 5 0
Carey 000 010 0 — 1 6 4
WP — Studer. LP — Berardinelli-Clark. TOP HITTERS: (CC) Studer 2B, 2-1B, RBI; Hoepf 2B, RBI; Kurtzman 1B, RBI. (Car) Niederkohr 2B, RBI; Smith 2B.
RECORDS: Colonel Crawford 11-1 overall, 7-1 Northern 10 Conference; Carey 3-3, 2-2.