Continental wins PCL softball opener
Friday, May 02, 2014 9:59 PM
CONTINENTAL — After a month of the softball season, Continental finally played their first Putnam County League game Fridat afternoon.
The Pirates wait was rewarded as they posted a 15-3 win over Leipsic.
Continental is 1-0 in the league and 5-6 overall, while Leipsic is 2-3 in the PCL and 4-13 overall.
The Pirates had a 4-2 lead after two and a half innings before erupting for 11 runs in the bottom of the third.
Emma Recker picked up the win for the Pirates as she allowed three runs on seven hits with three strikeouts.
McKenna Scott had two triples and four RBIs for the Pirates and Emily Logan had a triple and RBI. Kiana Warnement had two doubles, a single and an RBI and Sloane Zachrich had two doubles and three RBIs. Lexi Doster had an RBI for Continental.
Jada Lopez took the loss for Leipsic as she worked four innings.
Haley Gerten had two singles for the Vikings.
Columbus Grove 12
COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove used a pair of five run innings Friday to defeat Pandora-Gilboa 12-2 in Putnam County League action.
The Bulldogs (3-0, 9-4) scored five times in the first inning and added five runs in the fourth inning. P-G scored both of their runs in the fifth inning before Grove scored a run in the bottom of the inning to end the game.
Hope Schroeder (9-2) picked up the win for Grove as she allowed two runs on four hits with seven strikeouts.
Schroeder had a home run and double for the Bulldogs, while Katie Roose had a single and double. Monica Delgado and Mackenzie Wurth both had a double.
Megan Maagg took the loss for P-G as she went three innings.
Jenna Sigler had a double for the Rockets.
Miller City 7
MILLER CITY — For the second time this season Miller City played a 10 inning softball game.
This time the Wildcats came out a winner as they scored a run in the bottom of the tenth for a 7-6 non-league win over Antwerp.
Cassie Niese drew a bases loaded walk to force in the game winning run.
The Wildcats (5-5) had a 6-3 lead before the Archers scored three times in the fifth to tie the game.
Liz Schimmoeller (3-4) picked up the win as she worked the tenth inning striking out two batters. Kylie Ricker went nine innings allowing six runs on nine hits with six strikeouts.
Schimmoeller had two doubles and two RBIs for the Wildcats, while Jessica Vennekotter had a single and two RBIs. Alissa Schnipke had two singles and an RBI.
KALIDA — Lincolnview defeated Kalida 8-1 in non-league action.
Sam Nagy took the loss for Kalida. The Wildcats had just four hits in the game.