PIONEER — North Central’s baseball team erupted for 22 runs in the first two innings Tuesday as the Eagles picked up a 23-4 win in five innings over Stryker in Buckeye Border Conference play at North Central High School.
Colton Hicks smacked two doubles with three RBIs, while Brandon Baker and Sam Wheeler both doubled, singled and drove in two runs for North Central (4-2, 1-1 BBC). Ben Pettit also had two hits and two RBIs, while Clayton Douglass singled and drove in three runs.
Zack Hayes picked up the win on the mound after allowing two runs (both earned) on three hits in three innings pitched. He had four strikeouts and two walks.
Keanu Miller pitched the final two frames for North Central and allowed two runs (zero earned) on three hits.
Payton Woolace led Stryker (0-2, 0-2 BBC) with a double, single and an RBI. Jacob Cadwell added a double and an RBI.
Bryan loses early lead to Anthony Wayne
WHITEHOUSE — Bryan got an early 2-0 lead after the top of the first inning, but couldn’t hold on as Anthony Wayne scored eight runs in six innings to hand the Golden Bears an 8-2 nonleague baseball loss on Tuesday at Anthony Wayne High School.
Taysen Deckrosh had a single and two RBIs for Bryan (1-5). Quinn Brown and Mikey Wolff slapped two singles, while Breven Deckrosh doubled to round out the Golden Bears’ offense. Bryan also committed seven errors.
Breven Deckrosh got the loss on the mound. He pitched five innings and allowed five runs (one earned), three hits and five walks, while striking out four. Brown also pitched an inning and allowed one hit, one walk and three runs.
Garrett Pike got the complete-game win for the Generals, striking out 10 and only allowing two runs, two walks and six hits in the process. Pike also tripled for one of Anthony Wayne’s four hits.
The Golden Bears will look to bounce back against nonleague foe Bowling Green on Thursday at Bowling Green High School.
Altaffer shuts down Bombers
MONTPELIER — Montpelier’s Blake Altaffer tossed a one-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts and two walks as the Locomotives topped Edon 10-0 in five innings in a Buckeye Border Conference baseball game Tuesday at Superior Athletic Complex in Montpelier.
Altaffer singled and drove in a run as well for Montpelier (4-1, 2-0 BBC), which had just four hits but took advantage of five Edon errors. Tylor Yahraus singled and drove in three runs, while Collin Crisenbery doubled and had two RBIs.
Connor Towers had the lone hit for the Bombers (1-6, 1-2 BBC). Konnor Prince took the loss on the mound after allowing 10 runs (three earned) with six walks and two strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings pitched.
Hilltop beats Fayette
FAYETTE — Hilltop took advantage of 10 Fayette errors, scoring 15 runs on 12 hits to give itself a 15-7 Buckeye Border Conference baseball victory on Tuesday at Fayette High School.
Andyn Haynes and Ian Hoffman each contributed two RBIs and two runs for the Cadets (2-4, 2-1 BBC), with Hoffman also smashing a single and a double. Raace Haynes smoked three hits, including a triple, and crossed the plate three times. Lucas Jacobs had a triple and two runs, while Chase Whitman singled and doubled.
Connor Schlosser picked up the win in relief for Hilltop, going 5 1/3 innings and striking out seven. He also only allowed three hits, two runs (one earned) and one walk in 20 batters faced.
Tanner Wagner was perfect from the plate for the Eagles (0-3, 0-1), going 4 of 4 with two singles, two doubles, two RBIs and two runs.
Fairview falls to Wauseon
SHERWOOD — Wauseon outscored Fairview 8-2 over the last two innings to come away with a 12-8 nonleague baseball win on Tuesday.
Jackson Grine led Fairview (1-4) with a home run, two singles and three RBIs. Ronnie Adkins had two singles and an RBI, while Nathaniel Adkins also tallied two hits.
Easton Delgado had three hits and four RBIs for Wauseon (1-2), which trailed 5-0 after two innings. Jude Armstrong, Ryan Marks and Eli Delgado also had two hits apiece.