O-G advances, Kalida falls in sectional action
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 7:30 PM
MILLER CITY - Patrick Henry and Kalida both had five hits in their Division IV sectional final Tuesday afternoon at Miller City.However, the Patriots were able to take advantage of seven Wildcat errors as they posted an 8-0 win.
The win sends Patrick Henry (14-8) to the Division IV district semi-finals at Elida next week against the winner of the game between Ottoville and Parkway Wednesday. Kalida bowed out of tournament play at 7-10.
Patrick Henry scored twice in the first inning and added two runs to their lead in the third inning. A four run sixth inning added to the Patriots lead.
Katie Kurtz picked up the win for Patrick Henry as she didn't allow a run on five hits with six strikeouts and two walks.
Katy Hammer had a single and double for the Patriots with two RBIs, while Kayla Fintel had a single and RBI. Alexis Crouse had a single and Lindsey Meyer had a single.
Emily Schnipke took the loss for Kalida as she allowed eight runs, two earned, on five hits with five strikeouts and three walks.
Skylar Basinger and Laine Laudick both had a double for Kalida. Mariah Doepker, Amy Smith and Summer Holtkamp all had a single for the Wildcats.
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Kalida 000 000 0 - 0 5 7
Patrick Henry 202 004 x - 8 5 2
Wayne Trace 2
ARCHBOLD - Ottawa-Glandorf advanced to the sectional finals Tuesday evening with an 8-2 win over Wayne Trace at Archbold.
The Titans advance to the Division III sectional finals Thursday, at 5 p.m., at Archbold against Fairview.
No other details of the game were available.