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Richland County high school softball scoreboard: Lucas, Plymouth both win

GALLERY: Lucas vs St. Paul Softball
GALLERY: Lucas vs St. Paul Softball

The 2023 high school softball season is in full swing.

Check back here daily to get the latest scores and stats from softball games all over Richland County.

Attention coaches: Please send your results and stats to Jake Furr at jfurr@gannett.com or via text to 740-244-9934 if you would like your results and stats posted in our daily recaps.

Friday, May 12

Lucas 15, Mansfield Christian 0 F/5

The Lucas Cubs closed out their 2023 season with a convincing 15-0 Mid-Buckeye Conference win over Mansfield Christian on Friday night.

Kailyn Caugherty led the way with three hits while Maddie Boyar, Isabel Alt and Abigail Smith had two hits apiece and Marissa Caugherty, Tailor Camp and Myah Midkiff had one hit apiece. Kailyn Caugherty had three RBIs while Alt and Smith had two RBIs apiece and Marissa Caugherty, Boyer, Trinity Stickney, Keara Ammons and Midkiff had one RBI apiece.

Boyer and Marissa Caugherty combined for a 5-inning no-hitter with four strikeouts apiece.

The Cubs wrap up the year 9-12 while Mansfield Christian is 3-12.

Plymouth 6, St. Paul 0

The Plymouth Big Red earned a solid 6-0 Firelands Conference win over St. Paul on Friday.

Chloe Trine, Kristi Yeager and Jaylin Branham had two hits apiece while Makenzie Back and Aryssa Horne had one hit apiece. Branham had three RBIs while Yeager and Carlie Finnegan had one RBI apiece. Branham had a home run in the win.

Back picked up the victory in the circle allowing one hit with 13 strikeouts in seven innings of work.

Plymouth is now 14-10 on the season.

GALLERY: Madison Softball
GALLERY: Madison Softball

Thursday, May 11

Madison 15, New Philadelphia 5 F/6

The Madison Rams made short work of New Philadelphia on Thursday with a 15-5 Ohio Cardinal Conference win.

Olivia Schulz led the way with four hits while Kyleigh Reiter had three, Hope Barrett, Emma Stankovich and Ashley Markley had two apiece and Emily Nolan, Bri Bowles and Kendyll Kershner had one apiece. Schulz had four RBIs while Reiter had three, Stankovich, Markley and Kershner had two apiece and Bowles had one. Bowles slugged a home run while Schulz set the program’s single-season RBI record with her 47th run batted in this year.

Layla Azmoun picked up the win in the circle allowing five runs on nine hits with four strikeouts.

The Rams are now 18-5 on the year.

Mount Vernon 20, Lexington 1 F/5

The Lexington Minutemen took a tough 20-1 loss to Mount Vernon on Thursday in Ohio Cardinal Conference play.

Jillian Morr, Kaylie Eichorn, Kylie Thornton and Madyson Taylor had one hit apiece. Kylie Galownia had the lone RBI in the loss.

Lexington is now 10-13 on the season.

Division IV Sectional Final

South Central 17, Lucas 1 F/ 5

The Lucas Cubs took a tough 17-1 loss to South Central on Thursday night in the Division IV sectional championship game.

Maddie Boyer, Isabell Alt and Myah Midkiff had one hit apiece for the Cubs while Alt had the lone RBI.

The Cubs are 8-12 on the season.

Plymouth 10, Crestline 2

GALLERY: Highland at Clear Fork Softball
GALLERY: Highland at Clear Fork Softball

Wednesday, May 10

Plymouth 6, Crestview 4

The Plymouth Big Red took a nice 6-4 win over Crestview on Wednesday evening in Firelands Conference action.

Cailynn Bailey led the Big Red with three hits while Jaylin Branham had two and Bree Fellows, Makenzie Back and Arianna Detillion had one hit apiece. Fellows and Back had one RBI apiece in the win.

Back took the victory in the circle allowing four runs, three earned, on 10 hits with 10 strikeouts.

Sophie Durbin led the Cougars with three hits while McKenzie Tucker had two and Chesnie Patton, PJ Endicott, Kalee Hamman, Jillian Weaver and Makenna Tackett had one hit apiece. Patton, Hamman and Weaver had one RBI apiece in the loss.

The Big Red improves to 12-10 on the year while Crestview falls to 13-7.

Clear Fork 14, Highland 6

The Clear Fork Colts picked up an impressive 14-6 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Highland on Wednesday.

Mel Blubaugh, Pacey Chrastina and Andrea Swainhart led the way for the Colts with two hits apiece while Macy Ousley, Renee Anders, Morgan Shafer, Ava Carr and Bri Patterson had one hit apiece. Swainhart, Shafer and Carr had three RBIs apiece while Anders and Patterson had one apiece. Carr had a home run in the win.

Chrastina picked up the win in the circle allowing two runs, just one earned, on six hits with six strikeouts in five innings of work.

Clear Fork is now 16-8 on the season.

Crestline 21, Mansfield Christian 7 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough Mid-Buckeye Conference loss to Mansfield Christian on Wednesday falling 21-7.

Abby Heininger and Talia Byrom had two hits apiece for the Flames while Noel Cline had a triple and two RBIs and Scarlett Ziadeh had her first career hit and stolen base.

Ontario 15, Shelby 2 F/5

GALLERY: Shelby at Clear Fork Softball
GALLERY: Shelby at Clear Fork Softball

Tuesday, May 9

Madison 6, New Philadelphia 0

The Madison Rams picked up an impressive 6-0 Ohio Cardinal Conference win on Tuesday beating New Philadelphia to keep their league championship hopes alive.

Bri Bowles led the way with three hits while Emily Nolan and Olivia Schulz had two hits apiece and Kyleigh Reiter and Emma Stankovich had one hit apiece. Bowles and Schulz had two RBIs apiece while Reiter had one in the win.

Layla Azmoun had the best outing of the season in the circle with a 5-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts in seven innings of work.

Madison improves to 17-5 on the year.

Shelby 9, Ontario 2

The Shelby Whippets played spoiler on Tuesday preventing the Ontario Warriors from clinching a share of the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference title with a 9-2 victory.

Kendal Parsons led the way for Shelby with two hits while Natalie Kennard, Trinity Baker, Alyssa Neill, Reece Friend, Demi Hill, Addy Cornette and Lexi Booker had one hit apiece. Kennard, Parsons and Neill had two RBIs apiece while Hipp and Cornette had one.

Booker earned the win in the circle allowing two runs on five hits with one strikeout in seven innings of work.

Trista Jewell led the way for Ontario with two hits while Taylor Mullins, Olivia Kreger and Brinlee Kreger had on hit apiece. Joslynne Frazier and Jewell had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Shelby improves to 13-11 on the year while Ontario falls to 16-5.

Mapleton 8, Plymouth 6

The Plymouth Big Red dropped a tough Firelands Conference contest to Mapleton 8-6 on Tuesday night.

Chloe Trine led the way with three hits while Bree Fellows and Jaylin Branham has two hits apiece and Aryssa Horne, Cailynn Bailey and Kristi Yeader had one hit apiece for the Big Red. Yeager, Fellows and Branham had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Makenzie Back took the loss in the circle despite pitching well allowing eight runs, but just one was earned, on seven hits with nine strikeouts.

The Big Red falls to 11-10 on the year.

Division III Sectional Semifinals

Clear Fork 8, Crestview 3

Division II Sectional Semifinals

Lexington 21, Mansfield Senior 1 F/5

The Lexington Lady Lex advanced to the Division II sectional championship with a 21-1 victory over Mansfield Senior on Tuesday night.

Kaylie Eichorn led the way with three hits while Kylie Galownia, Kaylan Lamb and Kyra Boyd had two hits apiece and Jillian Morr, Grace Miller, Kylie Thornton, Summer Branham, Addison Cyrus and Mckenna Rose had one hit apiece. Lamb and Boyd collected four RBIs apiece while Galownia had three,Morr, Miller and Thornton had two apiece and Eichorn, Rose and Branham had one apiece.

Galownia earned the win in the circle allowing one unearned run on two hits with five strikeouts.

Hannah Nolanand Leahana Schaub had one hit apiece for the Tygers.

Lexington improves to 10-12 and will move on to play at No. 1 seed Bellevue on Friday for a sectional championship.

GALLERY: Madison at Lexington Softball
GALLERY: Madison at Lexington Softball

Monday, May 7

Lexington 13, Mount Vernon 7

The Lexington Lady Lex picked up a signature win on Monday night beating Mount Vernon 13-7 in Ohio Cardinal Conference play.

Kylie Galownia and Kylie Thornton led the way with three hits apiece for Lady Lex while Jillian Morr, Kaylie Eichorn, Kaylan Lamb, Summer Branham and Kyra Boyd had two hits apiece and Madyson Taylor had one hit. Morr, Thornton and Branham had two RBIs apiece while Galownia, Eichorn and Lamb had one RBI apiece. Morr had two home runs in the win.

Addison Cyrus earned the win in the circle allowing five runs, just two earned, on six hits with a strikeout in five innings of work. Galownia took the two-inning save allowing two runs, just one earned, on one hit with one strikeout.

Lexington improves to 9-12 on the season.

Crestview 7, Plymouth 1

The Crestview Cougars earned an impressive 7-1 Firelands Conference victory over Plymouth on Monday night.

Sophie Durbin and Chesnie Patton had three hits apiece while PJ Endicott, McKenzie Tucker, Jillian Weaver, Makena Tackett and Maddeline Grant had one hit apiece. Patton and Endicott had two RBIs apiece while Durbin and Tackett had one RBI apiece. Endicott had a home run in the victory.

Patton earned the win in the circle allowing one unearned run on seven hits with 13 strikeouts in seven innings of work.

Plymouth was led by Chloe Trine with four hits while Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham and Makenzie Back had one hit apiece. Fellows had the lone RBI of the night for the Big Red.

Crestview improves to 13-6 on the year while Plymouth falls to 11-8.

Huron 10, Shelby 3

The Shelby Whippets took a tough 10-3 nonconference loss to Huron on Monday night.

Trinity Baker, Kendal Parsons, Alyssa Neill and Maggie Bogner had one hit apiece for the Whippets. Baker, Neill and Bogner had one RBI apiece.

Shelby falls to 12-11 on the season.

GALLERY: Ontario Softball
GALLERY: Ontario Softball

Saturday, May 6

Ontario 10, Marion Harding 1

The Ontario Warriors inched closer to clinching a Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference championship with a 10-1 win over Marion Harding on Saturday.

Joslynne Frazier led the way with five hits while Taylor Mullins, Kylie Snow, Trista Jewell and Olivia Kreger had two apiece and Autumn Taylor and Eden Howard had one hit apiece. Frazier collected five RBIs while Jewell and Kreger had two apiece and Taylor had one. Frazier had a home run in the victory.

She also picked up the win in the circle allowing one run on nine hits with four strikeouts.

The Warriors improve to 16-4 on the season.

Lucas 18, Central Christian 2 F/5

The Lucas Cubs picked up a nice Mid-Buckeye Conference win over Central Christian on Saturday winning 18-2.

Maddie Boyer led the way with four hits while Isabel Alt, Trinity Stickney, Kailyn Caugherty and Keara Ammons added three hits apiece while Marissa Caugherty and Myah Midkiff had two hits apiece and Sydney Blackledge, Zoe Baker and Abigail Smith had one hit apiece. Midkiff had five RBIs while Alt had four, Boyer and Kailyn Caugherty had two apiece and Stickney, Baker and Smith had one RBI apiece. Alt had a home run in the victory.

Boyer picked up the win in the circle allowing two runs, none earned, on four hits with five strikeouts.

The Cubs are now 7-11 on the year.

West Holmes 6, Madison 4

The Madison Rams took a tough 6-4 Ohio Cardinal Conference loss to West Holmes on Saturday.

Emily Nolan led the way with three hits while Bri Bowles had two and Hope Barrett, Olivia Schulz, Kyleigh Reiter, Ashley Markley and Kendyll Kershner had one apiece. Bowles had two RBIs while Schulz and Reiter had one apiece in the loss.

Madison is now 16-5 on the year.

Hillsdale 5, Clear Fork 3

The Clear Fork Colts took a tough nonconference loss to Hillsdale on Saturday, 5-3.

Mel Blubaugh, Katrina Rogers, Renee Anders and Andrea Swainhart all had one hit apiece for the Colts, Rogers had two RBIs while Anders had one. Rogers and Anders both slugged home runs.

Pacey Chrastina pitched well enough to win allowing five runs on 12 hits with seven strikeouts.

The Colts fall to 14-8 on the season.

GALLERY: Madison at Clear Fork Softball
GALLERY: Madison at Clear Fork Softball

Friday, May 5

Madison 15, Wooster 3 F/5

The Madison Rams took home an easy 15-3 win over Wooster in Ohio Cardinal Conference action on Friday night in Game 1.

Emily Nolan led the way with three hits while Addy Ferris and Kendyll Kershner had two hits apiece and Hope Barrett, Bri Bowles, Kyleigh Reiter, Emma Stankovich and Ashley Markley had one hit apiece. Bowles led the way with five RBIs while Markley had three, Nolan and Reiter had two apiece and Barrett, Stankovich and Ferris had one apiece.

Layla Azmoun earned the win in the circle allowing two runs on two hits with seven strikeouts in four innings of work.

Madison 12, Wooster 2 F/5

The Rams completed the doubleheader sweep over Wooster on Friday with a 12-2 victory.

Olivia Schulz and Bri Bowles led the way with four hits apiece while Emily Nolan and Hope Barrett had three hits apiece and Kyleigh Reiter and Addy Ferris had two hits apiece. Schulz collected five RBIs while Bowles had four, Barrett added two and Reiter had one. Schulz clubbed her seventh home run of the season giving her the single-season program record.

Azmoun earned the win in the circle allowing two runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts.

The Rams are now 16-4 on the year.

Clear Fork 11, Lexington 0 F/6

The Clear Fork Colts picked up an impressive 11-0 win over Lexington on Friday night in noconference action.

Katrina Rogers, Renee Anders and Ava Carr had two hits apiece while Mel Blubaugh, Andrea Swainhart, Morgan Shafer and Bri Patterson had one hit apiece. Anders collected five RBIs while Carr had three and Rogers, Chrastina and Shafer had one RBI apiece. Carr and Anders clubbed home runs in the win.

Pacey Chrastina earned the win in the circle allowing four hits with one strikeout in the complete game shutout.

Jillian Morr, Kaylie Eichorn, Camryn McGuire and Madyson Taylor had one hit apiece for Lexington.

Clear Fork improves to 13-7 on the year while Lexington falls to 8-11.

Ontario 14, Ashland 4 F/5

The Ontario Warriors made short work of Ashland on Friday night in nonconference action, 14-4.

Taylor Mullins, Brinlee Kreger and Autumn Taylor led the way with three hits apiece while Trista Jewell and Eden Howard had two hits apiece and Olivia Kreger had one. Mullins collected five RBIs while Taylor had three and Jewell, Howard and Olivia Kreger had two RBIS apiece. Mullins clubbed her 11th home run of the season in the victory.

Howard earned the win in the circle allowing four runs, just three earned, on seven hits with three strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings of work.

The Warriors are now 15-4 on the season.

Mansfield Christian 7, Tree of Life 6

The Mansfield Christian Flames picked up their second consecutive victory on Friday beating Tree of Life in nonconference action, 7-6.

Noel Cline had two hits including a triple while Sumer Schrock added two hits as well. Freshman Maddi Hockman gave the Flames the lead in the top of the seventh with a two-RBI base hit. Cline earned the win in the circle with nine strikeouts in seven innings of work.

Mansfield Christian is now 3-10 on the season.

Plymouth 16, St. Paul 0 F/5

The Plymouth Big Red continued a hit streak beating St. Paul 16-0 on Friday night in Firelands Conference play.

Chloe Trine led the way with three hits while Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham, Makenzie Back and Aryssa Horne had two hits apiece and Arianna Detillion, Cailynn Bailey and Kristi Yeager had one hit apiece. Trine, Fellows, Branham, Back, Detillion and Yeager had two RBIs apiece and Horne and Bailey had one apiece. Horne clubbed a home run in the win.

Back picked up the victory in the circle allowing just one hit with 13 strikeouts in five innings of work.

Plymouth is now 10-8 on the season.

Monroeville 18, Lucas 1 F/5

The Lucas Cubs took a tough 18-1 loss to Monroeville on Friday in nonconference action.

Kailyn Caugherty led the way with two hits for the Cubs while Maddie Boyer, Isabel Alt, Tailor Camp, Zoe Baker and Myah Midkiff had one hit apiece. Alt had the lone RBI of the night.

Lucas falls to 6-11 on the year.

Thursday, May 4

Shelby 15, Clear Fork 10

The Shelby Whippets won a high-scoring affair on Thursday beating Clear Fork 15-10 in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference action.

Maggie Bogner and Addy Cornette led the way with three hits apiece while Natalie Kennard, Trinity Baker, Kendal Parsons, Reece Friend and Demi Hipp had two hits apiece and Alyssa Neill had one hit for the Whippets. Baker had three RBIs while Kennard, Neill, Cornette and Hipp had two apiece and Parsons, Friend, Kennedy Studer and Bogner had one RBI apiece. Baker clubbed a home run in the victory.

Mel Blubaugh led Clear Fork with three hits while Renee Anders, Ava Carr and Andrea Swianhart had two hits apiece and Macy Ousley, Katrina Rogers and Pacey Chrastina had one hit apiece. Blubaugh, Carr and Swainhart had two RBIs apiece while Ousley, Anders, Chrastina and Bri Patterson had one RBI apiece. Chrastina and Blubaugh both slugged home runs.

Shelby improved to 12-10 on the year while Clear Fork fell to 13-7.

Ontario 8, Marion Harding 0

The Ontario Warriors took care of business on Thursday beating Marion Harding 8-0 in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference play.

Alex Switaj led the way with three hits while Trista Jewell and Olivia Kreger had two hits apiece and Autumn Taylor, Eden Howard and Brinlee Kreger had one hit apiece. Switaj collected four RBIs while Brinlee Kreger had two and Howard had one. Switaj and Howard each clubbed home runs.

Taylor was dominant in the circle picking up the win with a shutout victory on just six hits with nine strikeouts.

The Warriors are now 14-4 on the season.

Crestview 11, Mapleton 10

The Crestview Cougars earned a dramatic 11-10 win over Mapleton in Firelands Conference action on Thursday.

Sophie Durbin had two hits with two runs scored while Chesnie Patton added four hits with two home runs, two singles and three runs scored, PJ Endicott had three hits with two RBIs and a run and Kalee Hammon had two hist with two walks and the game-winning, walk off hit. Makenzie Tucker, Maddie Grant and Addi Kline had one hit apiece.

Patton earned the win in the circle with six strikeouts.

The Cougars are now 11-6 on the year.

Mansfield Christian 18, Harvest Prep 7 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames earned their second win of the season knocking off Harvest Prep 18-7 in nonconference action Thursday night.

Noel Cline led the way with four hits while Abby Heininger and Emma Docherty had two hits apiece. Cline had two triples with five RBIs and also earned the win in the circle with nine strikeouts in five innings.

It was one of the Flames’ best performances of the year as they collected 13 hits from eight different players and only had three errors defensively.

They improve to 2-10 on the season.

Lucas 16, Central Christian 1 F/5

Plymouth 10, Seneca East 0 F/6

The Plymouth Big Red picked up an easy 10-0 win over Seneca East in nonconference action on Thursday night.

Bree Fellows and Cailyn Bailey led the way with three hits apiece while Jaylin Branham, Makenzie Back, Aryssa Horne and Kristi Yeager had two hits apiece and Chloe Trine added one. Trine, Back and Bailey had two RBIs apiece while Fellows and Yeager had one apiece. Trine slugged a home run in the victory for her 100th career hit.

Back earned the win in the circle twirling a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts and one walk.

Plymouth improves to 9-8 on the season.

West Holmes 16, Lexington 3

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough 16-3 loss to West Holmes on Thursday night in Ohio Cardinal Conference action.

Kylie Galownia led the way with three hits for Lex while Jillian Morr, Grace Miller, Kaylie Eichorn and Kylie Thornton had one hit apiece. Galownia had two RBIs while Eichorn had one in the loss.

Lexington falls to 8-11 on the season.

Wednesday, May 3

Ashland 5, Mansfield Senior 4

Clear Fork 16, Shelby 6 F/5

Saturday, April 29

North Ridgeville 6, Madison 3

The Madison Rams took a tough nonconference loss to North Ridgeville on Saturday at the Prebis Memorial at Keystone.

Emily Nolan led the Rams with three hits while Hope Barrett, Bri Bowles, Olivia Schulz, Emma Stankovich and Ashley Markely added one hit apiece. Barrett, Bowles and Schulz each had one RBI apiece.

Layla Azmoun pitched well enough to win allowing six runs, just three earned, on seven hits with eight strikeouts.

Midview 15, Madison 8

The Rams lost their second game on the Prebis on Saturday falling to Midview, 15-8.

Olivia Schulz had three hits while Hope Barrett, Kyleigh Reiter and Kendyll Kershner had two apiece and Emily Nolan, Bri Bowles, Emma Stankovich and Ashley Markley had one apiece. Barrett collected three RBIs while Schulz had two and Reiter and Markley had one apiece. Schulz had a home run which tied the program record for home runs in a single season with six.

The Rams are now 14-4 on the season.

Crestview High School’s Chesnie Patton (14) hurls a pitch to New London High School during a softball game at New London High School Tuesday, April 25, 2025. Liz A. Hosfeld/For Times-Gazette.com
Crestview High School’s Chesnie Patton (14) hurls a pitch to New London High School during a softball game at New London High School Tuesday, April 25, 2025. Liz A. Hosfeld/For Times-Gazette.com

Friday, April 28

Plymouth 6, Monroeville 2

The Plymouth Big Red picked up a signature win on Friday beating Monroeville 6-2 to hand the Eagles their first Firelands Conference loss of the season.

Makenzie Back led the way with three hits while Chloe Trine had two and Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham, Aryssa Horne, Cailynn Bailey and Kristi Yeager had one hit apiece. Trine, Fellows, Back and Horne had one RBI apiece.

Back earned the win in the circle allowing two runs on four hits with eight strikeouts in seven innings of work.

Plymouth improves to 8-8 on the season.

Crestview 2, Fremont St. Joseph 1 F/5

The Crestview Cougars picked up a nonconference, rain-shortened win over Fremont St. Joseph on Friday evening, 2-1.

Chesnie Patton had one hit and one run scored while PJ Endicott had one hit which was an RBI triple. Makenzie Tucker had one hit and one run scored while Jillian Weaver added two hits and Maddie Grant had one hit and one RBI.

Kalee Hamman earned the win allowing one run on three hits with two strikeouts.

The Cougars improve to 10-6.

GALLERY: Ontario at Clear Fork Softball
GALLERY: Ontario at Clear Fork Softball

Thursday, April 27

Clear Fork 14, Loudonville 9 F/9

The Clear Fork Colts earned an impressive nonconference win over Loudonville on Thursday night winning 14-9 in nine innings.

Renee Anders led the way with four hits while Morgan Shafer and Bri Patterson had three hits apiece, Mel Blubaugh and Macy Ousley had two hits apiece and Katrina Rogers, Ava Carr and Pacey Chrastina had one hit apiece. Anders led the way with seven RBIs while Carr and Patterson had two apiece and Blubaugh, Rogers and Shafer had one apiece. Anders clubbed two home runs while Carr had one in the victory.

The Colts are now 12-6 on the season.

Shelby 6, Upper Sandusky 1

The Shelby Whippets earned an impressive 6-1 nonconference win over Upper Sandusky on Thursday night.

Natalie Kennard and Kandal Parsons led the way with three hits apiece while Alyssa Neill had two and Maggie Bogner, Trinity Baker, Kennedy Studer and Demi Hipp had one hit apiece. Baker had two RBIs while Parsons, Neill, Lexi Booker and Studer had one RBI apiece.

Addy Cornette earned the win in the circle allowing one run on seven hits with one strikeout in seven innings of work.

Shelby is now 11-9 on the season.

Crestview 12, South Central 8

The Crestview Cougars picked up an impressive 12-8 win over South Central on Thursday night in Firelands Conference action.

Sophie Durbin had one hit while Chesnie Patton had two hits and scored two runs, PJ Endicott added two hits with a walk and three runs scored, Kalee Hammon had two hits and two runs scored and Makenzie Tucker added one hit, a double, with a walk and two runs scored. Jillian Weaver had one hit with one run scored and Makenna Tackett had one hit with one run scores. Maddie Grant also scored a run in the win.

Hamman earned the win in the circle with five strikeouts.

Crestview is now 9-6 on the year.

Crestline 23, Mansfield Christian 3 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough 23-3 loss to Crestline on Thursday night in Mid-Buckeye Conference action.

Noel Cline led the way with a double and two RBIs for the Flames.

Mansfield Christian is now 1-10 on the season.

Lucas at East Knox

GALLERY: Madison Softball
GALLERY: Madison Softball

Wednesday, April 26

Madison 8, Ashland 3

The Madison Rams completed the season sweep of defending Ohio Cardinal Conference champion Ashland on Wednesday night winning 8-3.

Emily Nolan and Olivia Schulz had three hits apiece while Hope Barrett and Bri Bowles had two hits apiece and Kyleigh Reiter, Ashley Markley, Jillian Conard and Kendyll Kershner had one hit apiece. Barrett and Bowles had two RBIs apiece while Reiter, Emma Stankovich and Markley had one RBI apiece in the win.

Layla Azmoun earned the win in the circle allowing three runs one four hits with nine strikeouts.

The Rams are now 14-2.

Ontario 10, Pleasant 4

The Ontario Warriors saw the bats come alive late in a 10-4 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Pleasant on Wednesday night.

Joslynne Frazier led the way with four hits while Brinlee Kreger had three hits and Taylor Mullins, Kylie Snow, Trista Jewell, Eden Howard, Olivia Kreger and Alex Switaj had one hit apiece. Frazier had four RBIs while Jewell had two and Brinlee Kreger had one. Frazier and Jewell both slugged home runs in the win.

Frazier earned the win in the circle allowing four runs, just one earned, on six hits with nine strikeouts.

The Warriors improve to 13-4 on the season.

Clear Fork 8, Marion Harding 5

The Clear Fork Colts picked up an 8-5 win over Marion Harding on Wednesday night in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference play.

Mel Blubaugh led the way with three hits while Renee Anders and Andrea Swainhart had two hits apiece and Ava Carr and Morgan Shafer had one hit apiece. Blubaugh and Swainhart had two RBIs apiece while Anders and Shafer had one RBI apiece.

Pacey Chrastina earned the win in the circle allowing five runs on eight hits with three strikeouts in seven innings of work.

Clear Fork improves to 11-6 on the year.

River Valley 3, Shelby 2

Crestview 10, New London 1

The Crestview Cougars took care of business beating New London 10-1 after falling to the Wildcats the night before.

Kalee Hammon led the way with three hits, a run and an RBI while Chesnie Patton, PJ Endicott and Jillian Weaver had one hit apiece. Makenzie Tucker and Makenna Tackett had two hits apiece with Tucker adding three RBIs and Tackett adding one. Maddie Grant also added three hist including a double and a run scored.

Patton earned the win in the circle allowing just one hit with nine strikeouts in seven innings of work.

The Cougars are now 7-6 on the year.

New Philadelphia 11, Lexington 5

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough Ohio Cardinal Conference loss to New Philadelphia on Wednesday night, 11-5.

Kylie Thornton led the way with two hits for Lex while Jillian Morr, Mckenna Rose, Kylie Galownia and Kaylie Eichorn had one hit apiece. Thornton had three RBIs while Eichorn had one.

Lady Lex falls to 8-10 on the season.

Wooster 19, Mansfield Senior 7

GALLERY: Pleasant at Clear Fork Softball
GALLERY: Pleasant at Clear Fork Softball

Tuesday, April 25

Ontario 15, Pleasant 0 F/5

The Ontario Warriors dominated their way to a 15-0 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference softball action on Tuesday night.

Trista Jewell led the way with four hits while Taylor Mullins and Kylie Snow had three hits apiece and Joslynne Frazier, Brinlee Kreger, Autumn Taylor, Eden Howard, Olivia Kreger, Alex Switaj and Lena Creed all had one hit apiece to round out a special offensive night. Frazier had four RBIs while Jewell had three, Mullins had two and Snow, Brinlee Kreger, Taylor and Howard all had one RBI apiece. Frazier had a home run in the victory.

Taylor earned the win in the circle allowing just two hits with seven strikeouts in five strong innings of work.

Clear Fork 17, Marion Harding 13

The Clear Fork Colts earned a high-scoring victory over Marion Harding on Tuesday night in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference action, 17-13.

Mel Blubaugh and Renee Anders led the way with three hits apiece while Katrina Rogers had two and Macy Ousley, Makayla Crawford, Lauryn Robinson, Andrea Swainhart, Morgan Shafer and Eliana Pelkey had one hit apiece. Rogers and Anders had four RBIs apiece while Swainhart had three, Blubaugh had two and Robinson, Shafer and Bri Patterson had one RBI apiece. Anders and Blubaugh each slugged a home run in the victory.

The Colts are now 10-6 on the season.

River Valley 9, Shelby 4

The Shelby Whippets took a tough 9-4 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference loss to River Valley on Tuesday night.

Kendal Parsons led the way with three hits while Trinity Baker had two and Maggie Bogner, Addy Cornette, Kennedy Studer and Demi Hill had one hit apiece. Baker had two RBIs while Parsons and Hipp had one apiece. Baker clubbed a home run in the loss.

The Whippets are now 10-8 on the season.

Mapleton 5, Plymouth 2

The Plymouth Big Red took a tough 5-2 loss to Mapleton in Firelands Conference play on Tuesday night.

Aryssa Honre had two hits for the Big Red while Chloe Trine, Jaylin Branham and Makenzie Back had one hit apiece. Branham and Horne had one RBI apiece.

Back worked six innings in the circle allowing five runs, just four earned, on nine hits with 14 strikeouts.

The Big Red is now 7-8 on the season.

New Philadelphia 15, Lexington 5 F/5

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough 15-5 Ohio Cardinal Conference loss to New Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

Jillian Morr led the way with three hits while Kylie Thornton and Mckenna Rose had two hits apiece and Kylie Galownia and Kyra Boyd had one hit apiece. Rose collected four RBIs while Kaylie Eichorn had one.

Lady Lex is now 8-9 on the season.

Fredericktown 15, Mansfield Christian 4 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough 15-4 loss to Fredericktown’s JV team on Tuesday night in nonconference action.

Noel Cline led the way for the Flames with two doubles and three RBIs.

Wooster 14, Mansfield Senior 0 F/5

Madison 14, Ashland 1 F/5

New London 5, Crestview 0

Crestview High School's PJ Endicott (8) bats against Loudonville High School during high school softball action Monday, April 24, 2023 at Crestview High School. TOM E. PUSKAR/ASHLAND TIMES-GAZETTE
Crestview High School's PJ Endicott (8) bats against Loudonville High School during high school softball action Monday, April 24, 2023 at Crestview High School. TOM E. PUSKAR/ASHLAND TIMES-GAZETTE

Monday, April 24

Madison 17, Tiffin Columbian 0 F/5

The Madison Rams made short work of the Tiffin Columbian Tornadoes on Monday night winning 17-0 in nonconference action.

Olivia Schulz led the way with four hits while Emma Stankovich had three, Hope Barrett, Kyleigh Reiter and Kendyll Kershner had two apiece and Emily Nolan, Ashley Markely and Addy Ferris had one apiece. Schulz had four RBIs while Barrett, Reiter, Stankovich and Kershner had two apiece and Liv Ash, Bri Bowles and Markley had one apiece. Schulz drilled two home runs while Barrett had one in the win.

Layla Azmoun and Bowles combined for a no-hitter. Azmoun worked the first two innings and struck out four while Bowles worked the final three with four strikeouts and two walks as the only two base runners for the game for TC.

Madison improves to 12-2 on the season.

Crestview 11, Loudonville 6

The Crestview Cougars earned an impressive 11-6 win over Loudonville on Monday in nonconference action.

Sophie Durbin led the way with three hits including a double, two runs scored and an RBI while Chesnie Patton had three hits including a two-run homer with two runs scored and three RBIs. PJ Endicott had a grand slam to give her four RBIs for the game while Kalee Hammon, Makenzie Tucker, Makenna Tackett and Maddie Grant and Jillian Weaver had one hit apiece. Taryn Eagle had two hits with an RBI and a run scored.

Patton earned the win in the circle allowing one earned run on seven hits with six strikeouts.

The Cougars are now 7-5 on the season.

Clear Fork 15, Northwestern 9

The Clear Fork Colts picked up an impressive 15-9 victory over Northwestern on Monday in nonconference action.

Mel Blubaugh, Ava Carr, Pacey Chrastina, Andrea Swainhart and Morgan Shafer all had three hits apiece for the Colts while Katrina Rogers and Renee Anders had two hits apiece and Bri Patterson had one hit to round out the offense. Shafer had four RBIs while Chrastina had three, Rogers, Anders and Swainhart had two apiece and Blubaugh added one.

Chrastina took the win in the circle allowing six runs, five earned, on 13 hits with three strikeouts.

The Colts are now 9-6 on the season.

Lucas 19, Mansfield Christian 4 F/6

The Lucas Cubs took home a 19-4 Mid-Buckeye Conference win over Mansfield Christian on Monday night.

Maddie Boyer, Isabel Alt, Trinity Stickney and Abigail Smith all had multiple hits for the Cubs.

Brooke Badgely and Noel Cline each had doubles for the Flames.

Lucas improves to 5-9 while Mansfield Christian falls to 1-9 on the season.

Colonel Crawford 26, Plymouth 10

The Plymouth Big Red took a tough nonconference loss to Colonel Crawford on Monday falling 26-10.

Jaylin Branham led Plymouth with three hits while Chloe Trine, Makenzie Back and Aryssa Horne had two hits apiece and Arianna Detillion and Cailyn Bailey had one hit apiece. Back and Horne had three RBIs while Branham had one. Horne, Back and Branham all had home runs in the loss.

The Big Red falls to 7-7 on the year.

GALLERY: Ontario at Clear Fork Softball
GALLERY: Ontario at Clear Fork Softball

Friday, April 21

Ontario 3, Poland Seminary 2

The Ontario Warriors picked up an impressive 3-2 win over Poland Seminary during the Wendy’s Classic in Ashland on Friday afternoon.

Taylor Mullins led the way with two hits while Trista Jewell, Joslynne Frazier, Kylie Snow, Autumn Taylor and Eden Howard had one hit apiece. Mullins and Frazier had one RBI apiece as both hit solo home runs. Mullins has now homered in six consecutive games.

Howard earned the win in the circle allowing two runs on six hits with one strikeout in six innings of work.

The Warriors are now 10-4 on the season.

Thursday, April 20

Shelby 6, Lexington 5

The Shelby Whippets pulled off a dramatic win over Lexington on Thursday night winning 6-5 by scoring two runs in the top of the seventh.

Maggie Bogner, Addy Cornette and Kelsey Snyder led the way with two hits apiece while Natalie Kennard, Kendal Parsons, Alyssa Neill and Demi Hipp had one hit apiece. Bogner had two RBIs as Hipp also added two with a two-RBI double in the top of the seventh to give the Whippets the lead.

Alyssa Booker earned the win in the circle working the final 2 1/3 innings not allowing a single hit. Snyder worked the first 4 2/3 innings allowing four runs on five hits with two strikeouts.

Jillian Morr and Kylie Galownia led Lady Lex with two hits apiece while Grace Miller, Kaylie Eichorn and Kylie Thornton had one hit apiece. Galownia and Eichorn had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Shelby improves to 10-7 on the season while Lexington falls to 8-8.

Madison 10, Huron 2

The Madison Rams bounced back in a big way with a 10-2 win over Huron after suffering their first two losses of the year earlier in the week.

Olivia Schulz led the Rams with three hits while Emily Nolan and Kyleigh Reiter had two hits apiece and Hope Barrett, Bri Bowles, Ashley Markley, Addy Ferris and Kendyll Kershner had one hit apiece. Bowles, Schulz and Reiter all had two RBIs apiece while Markely and Kershner had one RBI apiece. Bowles had a home run in the victory.

Layla Azmoun earned the win in the circle allowing two runs on six hits with nine strikeouts in seven innings of work.

The Rams are now 11-2 on the season.

Lucas 11, Buckeye Central 8

The Lucas Cubs earned an impressive nonconference win over Buckeye Central on Thursday winning 11-8.

Maddie Boyer, Isabel Alt, Trinity Stickney and Abigail Smith all had two hits apiece while Kailyn Caugherty, Marissa Caugherty and Zoe Baker had one hit apiece. Stickney had two RBIs while Boyer, Marissa Caugherty, Tailor Camp and Smith had one RBI apiece.

Marissa Caugherty earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing eight runs, just four earned, on 13 hits with three strikeouts.

The Cubs improve to 4-9 on the season.

Mansfield Senior 20, Mansfield Christian 8 F/5

The Mansfield Senior Tygers picked up an impressive 20-8 nonconference win over Mansfield Christian on Thursday.

Hannah Nolan, Isabella Blevins, Chadalyn Whitmore, Ellie Snyder and Makenzie Melvin all had two hits apiece. Melvin earned the win in the circle allowing eight runs on five hits with five strikeouts in five innings of work.

Abby Heininger led the Flames with two hits while Noel Cline and Talia Byrom had two RBIs apiece.

The Flames fall to 1-8 while Mansfield Senior improves to 2-7.

New London 7, Plymouth 1

The Plymouth Big Red took a tough 7-1 Firelands Conference loss to New London on Thursday.

Carlie Finnegan had the lone hit for the Big Red.

Plymouth is now 7-5 on the year.

Monroeville 8, Crestview 2

The Crestview Cougars took a tough 8-2 Firelands Conference loss to Monroeville on Thursday night.

Sophie Durbin led the way with two hits, two runs and two stolen bases while Chesnie Patton added one hit and one RBI, PJ Endicott had one hit and one RBI and Makenzie Tucker had one hit.

The Cougars fall to 6-5 on the year.

GALLERY: Madison at Lexington Softball
GALLERY: Madison at Lexington Softball

Wednesday, April 19

Lexington 19, Mansfield Senior 0 F/5

In Game 1 of an Ohio Cardinal Conference doubleheader, the Lexington Lady Lex took care of business against Mansfield Senior with a 19-0 win.

Jillian Morr and Kylie Galownia led the way with three hits apiece while Kylie Thornton had two hits and Kaylie Eichorn, Summer Branham, Kaylan Lamb, Addison Cyrus, Rylie McGuire and Kyra Boyd added one hit apiece. Galownia had four RBIs while Thornton, Branham, Lamb and McGuire had two apiece and Grace Miller and Eichorn had one apiece.

Galownia took the win in the circle allowing just one hit over five innings with six strikeouts.

Isabella Blevins had the lone hit for the Tygers.

Lexington 15, Mansfield Senior 3 F/5

Lady Lex picked up the OCC sweep over Mansfield Senior in Game 2 of the night, 15-3.

Galownia and Eichorn each had three hits apiece while Morr, Miller and Lamb had two hits apiece and Branham and Cyrus had one hit apiece. Galownia had a home run in the victory.

Cyrus earned the win in the circle working four innings allowing three runs, just one earned, on three hits with two strikeouts.

Ayana Mahmood led the Tygers with two hits while Hannah Nolan had one. Nolan, Jaylynn Garris and Quinn Hodapp had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Lexington improves to 8-7 on the season while Mansfield Senior falls to 1-7.

Clear Fork 12, Pleasant 6

The Clear Fork Colts picked up the season sweep over Pleasant on Wednesday night winning 12-6.

Katrina Rogers led the Colts with four hits while Mel Blubaugh and Renee Anders had three apiece, Andrea Swainhart had two and Macy Ousley, Pacey Chrastina, Eliana Pelkey, Merista Brown and Morgan Shafer had one hit apiece. Blubaugh, Rogers and Anders all had three RBIs apiece while Chrastina and Brown had one RBI each. Blubaugh and Rogers both slugged home runs in the victory.

Chrastina earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing six runs, three earned, on five hits with seven strikeouts.

The Colts improve to 8-6 on the season.

Highland 3, Shelby 1

The Shelby Whippets took a tough 3-1 loss to Highland on Wednesday night in MOAC play.

Alyssa Neill and Addy Cornette had two hits apiece while Natalie Kennard and Kendal Parsons had one hit apiece. Neill had the lone RBI in the loss.

Lexi Booker pitched well enough to win allowing three unearned runs on just three hits with five strikeouts.

The Whippets fall to 9-7 and suffered their first MOAC loss of the season.

Mount Vernon 6, Madison 5

Ontario 18, Galion 1

GALLERY: Ontario at Clear Fork Softball
GALLERY: Ontario at Clear Fork Softball

Tuesday, April 18

Crestview 10, South Central 1

The Crestview Cougars picked up an impressive 10-1 Firelands Conference win over South Central on Tuesday.

Sophie Durbin collected four hits with a triple, two doubles and a single while scoring four runs and adding two stolen bases. Chesnie Patton went a perfect 5-for-5 with a double and four singles while scoring once. Kalee Hammon had a hit while Jillian Weaver added two hits with two runs scored. Makena Tacket added a hit and a run while Maddie Grant had two hits and one run scored.

Patton earned the win in the circle working a complete game allowing one run on three hits with 14 strikeouts.

The Cougars improve to 6-4.

Lucas 17, Mount Gilead 5 F/6

The Lucas Cubs earned an impressive nonconference win over Mount Gilead on Tuesday evening, 17-5.

Isabel Alt led the way with four hits while Marissa Caugherty and Maddie Boyer had three apiece, Trinity Stickney and Myah Midkiff had two hits apiece and Kailyn Caugherty and Zoey Baker had one hit apiece. Alt and Marissa Caugherty had five RBIs apiece while Boyer had two and Stickney, Baker and Abigail Smith had one apiece. Marissa Caugherty and Alt each clubbed home runs in the win.

Boyer picked up the victory in the circle allowing five runs, just one earned, on 10 hits with four stirkeouts in six innings of work.

The Cubs improve to 2-9 on the season.

Ontario 13, Galion 6 F/11

The Ontario Warriors outlasted the Galion Tigers 13-6 in an 11-inning marathon that saw the Warriors explode for seven runs in the top of the 11th to take the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win.

Joslynne Frazier led the Warriors with four hits while Taylor Mullins, Kylie Snow and Alex Switaj had three hits apiece, Autumn Taylor had two and Trista Jewell had one. Frazier had six RBIs while Mullins had three and Jewell, Taylor, Eden Howard and Switaj had one RBI apiece. Frazier smashed two home runs while Mullins added one for her eighth of the season.

The Warriors improve to 9-4 on the year.

Shelby 8, Highland 1

The Shelby Whippets picked up an 8-1 win over Highland in MOAC play on Tuesday night.

Alyssa Neill led the way with three hist while Natalie Kennard, Kandal Parsons and Kendra Walp had two hits apiece and Maggie Bogner, Kennedy Studer, Addy Cornette and Demi Hipp had one hit apiece. Cornette had three RBIs while Bogner had two and Kennard, Studer and Lexi Booker had one apiece. Bogner had a home run in the victory.

Lexi Booker took the win in the circle allowing one run on six hits with four strikeouts in a complete-game effort.

The Whippets improve to 9-6 on the season.

Clear Fork 18, Pleasant 15

The Clear Fork Colts won a high-scoring affair on Tuesday beating Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference foe Pleasant 18-15.

Mel Blubaugh and Renee Anders had four hits apiece while Macy Ousley and Andrea Swainhart had two hits apiece and Katrina Rogers, Pacey Chrastina and Merista Brown had one hit apiece. Swainhart had four RBIs while Ousley and Anders had three apiece, Blubaugh and Rogars had two apiece and Chrastina and Ava Carr had one apiece. Anders clubbed a home run in the win.

The Colts improve to 7-6 on the season.

Mount Vernon 12, Madison 11

The Madison Rams suffered their first loss of the season on Tuesday night falling to Ohio Cardinal Conference foe Mount Vernon 12-11 as they allowed six runs in the bottom of the seventh.

Emily Nolan and Hope Barrett had three hits apiece for the Rams while Bri Bowles, Kyleigh Reiter, Emma Stankovich and Ashley Markley had two hits apiece and Olivia Schulz had one. Schulz and Markley had three RBIs apiece while Barrett had two and Reiter and Stankovich had one apiece. Reiter and Schulz each slugged home runs in the loss.

The Rams fall to 10-1 on the year.

Monroeville 12, Plymouth 2

The Plymouth Big Red took a tough Firelands Conference loss to Monroeville on Tuesday evening, 12-2.

Aryssa Horne and Makenzie Back led the way with two hits apiece while Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham and Lilly Cook had one hit apiece. Horne had the only two RBIs on two-run home run in the second inning.

Plymouth falls to 7-5 on the season.

Mansfield Christian at Crestline

Noel Cline
Noel Cline

Saturday, April 15

Mansfield Christian 15, Shekinah Christian 5 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames earned their first win of the season by beating Shekinah Christian 15-5 on Saturday.

Maddie Hockman led the way with three hits while Elisa McFadden and Brooke Badgley had two hits apiece. Badgley had five RBIs in the win.

Noel Cline earned the win in the circle allowing five runs, just one earned, on four hits with 10 strikeouts.

The Flames are now 1-8 on the season.

Madison 4, Clyde 3

The Madison Rams earned a key nonconference victory over Clyde in Game 1 of a nonconference doubleheader on Saturday.

Hope Barrett, Bri Bowles and Emma Stankovich had two hits apiece while Olivia Schulz, Kyleigh Reiter, Ashley Markley and Addy Ferris had one hit apiece. Stankovich had two RBIs while Schulz and Reiter had one apiece. Stankovich had a home run in the win.

Layla Azmoun earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing three runs, two earned, on 12 hits with seven strikeouts.

Madison 15, Clyde 9

The Rams then picked up the twinbill sweep over Clyde with a 15-9 victory in Game 2.

Reiter led the way with five hits while Schulz and Bowles had four hits apiece, Emily Nolan, Stankovich, Markley, Jillian Conard and Kendyll Kershner had two hits apiece and Barrett had one.

Reiter and Schulz had four RBIs apiece while Bowles had three, Barrett had two and Stankovich and Kershner had one apiece. Bowles and Schulz each had a homer.

Bowles earned the win in the circle allowing nine runs, five earned, on 12 hits with two strikeouts in six innings of work.

The Rams improve to 10-0.

Colonel Crawford 11, Lexington 7

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough 11-7 loss to Colonel Crawford Eagles in Game 1 of a nonconference doubleheader on Saturday.

Kylie Galownia led the way with three hits while Kaylie Eichorn had two and Jillian Morr, Summer Branham, Kaylan Lamb and Grace Miller had one hit apiece. Galownia and Branham had two RBIs apiece while Kylie Thornton and Lamb had one hit apiece.

Lexington 12, Colonel Crawford 0 F/5

In Game 2 of the twinbill, Lexington found an offensive groove and took a 12-0 run-rule victory.

Miller led the way with three hits while Thornton and Madyson Taylor had two hit apiece and Morr, Galownia, Eichorn and Branham had one hit apiece. Miller had three RBIs while Galownia and Taylor had two apiece and Morr, Eichorn and Thornton had one RBI apiece.

Savannah Lutz earned the win in the circle working all five innings allowing just one hit with four strikeouts.

Lexington is now 6-7 on the season.

Black River 11, Plymouth 3

The Plymouth Big Red took a tough 11-3 loss to Black River on Saturday in nonconference action.

Jaylin Branham led the way with three hits while Chloe Trine had two and Bree Fellows, Aryssa Horne, Arianna Detillion and Caiylnn Bailey had one hit apiece. Branham had two RBIs while Fellows had one. Branham slugged a home run in the loss.

Plymouth falls to 7-4 on the year.

Huron 10, Shelby 6

The Shelby Whippets took a narrow loss to Huron on Saturday, 10-6, in the first game of a nonconference doubleheader.

Alyssa Neill led the way for Shelby with three hits while Demi Hipp added two and Natalie Kennard, Maggie Bogner, Kendal Parsons, Kennedy Studer, Lexi Booker and Kendra Walp had one hit apiece. Bogner, Parsons, Studer, Walp and Hill all had one RBI apiece.

Huron 7, Shelby 4

The Whippets ended up getting swept as Huron took Game 2, 7-4.

Neill had another three-hit game while Parsons added two hits and Kennard, Bogner, Walk, Studer, Hipp and Addy Cornette had one hit apiece. Studer had two RBIs while Parsons and Bogner had one apiece.

Shelby is now 8-6 on the year.

Northwestern 13, Crestview 1

The Crestview Cougars took a tough 13-1 loss to Northwestern in Game 1 of a nonconference doubleheader on Saturday.

Kalee Hamman, Sophia Durbin and Makena Tacket had one hit apiece. Durbin had the lone RBI of the game on a solo home run.

Northwestern 12, Crestview 11

The Cougars made it a closer game in Game 2 of the twinbill but fell 12-11.

McKenzie Tucker led the Cougars with three hits while Hamman, Durbin, PJ Endicott and Chesnie Patton had two hits apiece and Tacket and Jillian Weaver had one hit apiece. Endicott and Patton had three RBIs apiece while Durbin had two and Hamman and Tucker had one apiece. Patton clubbed two home runs in the loss.

The Cougars are now 5-4 on the season.

Friday, April 14

Plymouth 16, Lucas 5 F/6

The Plymouth Big Red picked up a nice nonconference softball win over Lucas on Friday night winning 16-5 in six innings.

Makenzie Back led the Big Red with four hits while Bree Fellows had three, Chloe Trine and Cailynn Bailey had two apiece and Jaylin Branham, Aryssa Horne, Arianna Detillion and Chelsea Cunningham had one hit apiece. Branham had four RBIs as her grand slam in the sixth put an end to the run-rule victory. Back added three RBIs while Trine and Horne had two apiece and Fellows and Detillion had one apiece.

Myah Midkiff and Trinity Stickney led the Cubs with two hits apiece while Isabel Alt and Abigail Smith had one hit apiece. Midkiff, Alt, Tailor Camp and Smith all had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Plymouth improves to 7-3 overall while Lucas falls to 2-9.

Clear Fork 17, Bucyrus 4

Thursday, April 13

Ontario 10, Plymouth 5

The Ontario Warriors flexed their muscles with a 10-5 nonconference win over Plymouth on Thursday as they slugged four home runs in the victory.

Joslynne Frazier led the way with three hits while Taylor Mullins and Trista Jewell had two hits apiece and Olivia Kreger, Alex Switaj, Brinlee Kreger and Jakiah Trammel had one hit apiece. Frazier collected four RBIs while Mullins had three and Jewell and Olivia Kreger had one apiece. Mullins hit two home runs while Olivia Kreger and Frazier had one apiece.

Autumn Taylor earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing five runs on 10 hits with four strikeouts.

Makenzie Back led the Big Red with three hits while Chloe Trine had two and Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham, Carlie Finnegan, Arianna Detillion and Cailynn Bailey had one hit apiece. Fellows and Detillion had two RBIs apiece while Trine had one.

Ontario improves to 8-4 while Plymouth falls to 6-3 on the season.

Madison 7, West Holmes 3

The Madison Rams remained undefeated with a key Ohio Cardinal Conference win over West Holmes, 7-3, on Thursday night.

Emma Stankovich and Kendyll Kershner led the way with two hits apiece while Emily Nolan, Hope Barrett and Olivia Schulz had one hit apiece. Stankovich and Schulz collected two RBIs apiece while Bri Bowles had one.

Layla Azmoun earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing three runs on four hits with seven strikeouts.

The Rams improve to 8-0 on the season.

Crestview 5, Mohawk 3

The Crestview Cougars earned a solid 5-3 nonconference victory over Mohawk on Thursday night.

PJ Endicott had a huge day with a two-run home run in the fourth inning, her first career homer. Makena Tacket and Makenzie Tucker had one hit apiece while Maddie Grant had two hits.

Chesnie Patton worked a complete game allowing just three hits with 11 strikeouts to earn the win in the circle.

The Cougars are now 5-2 on the year.

Clyde 3, Shelby 0

The Shelby Whippets took a tough 3-0 loss to Clyde in nonconference softball action on Thursday.

Natalie Kennard and Lexi Booker had two hits apiece while Kendal Parsons and Kennedy Studer had one hit apiece.

Kelsey Snyder pitched well enough to win working six innings allowing three runs, just one earned, on six hits with two strikeouts.

The Whippets fall to 8-4 on the season.

Willard 9, Lucas 3

The Lucas Cubs took a tough 9-3 nonconference loss to Willard on Thursday.

Marissa Caugherty and Myah Midkiff led the way with two hits apiece for the Cubs while Isabel Alt and Abigail Smith had one hit apiece. Alt collected two RBIs while Caugherty had one.

The Cubs fall to 2-8 on the season.

Galion 16, Mansfield Christian 2 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough 16-2 loss to Galion on Thursday night in nonconference action.

Abby Heininger had a double for the Flames.

Mansfield Christian is now 0-7 on the year.

GALLERY: Madison at Shelby Softball
GALLERY: Madison at Shelby Softball

Wednesday, April 12

Madison 16, Mansfield Senior 0 F/5

The Madison Rams took home an easy 16-0 Ohio Cardinal Conference win over Mansfield Senior on Wednesday night.

Olivia Schulz led the Rams with three hits while Emily Nolan, Hope Barrett, Emma Stankovich, Ashley Markley and Addy Ferris had two hits apiece and Kyleigh Reiter, Campbell Kiser and Kendyll Kershner had one hit apiece. Schulz and Stankovich had three RBIs apiece while Barrett had two and Nolan, Markley and Ferris had one apiece. Schulz and Stankovich each slugged homers in the win.

The Rams improve to 7-0 on the season.

Lexington 6, Ashland 1

The Lexington Lady Lex picked up a nice Ohio Cardinal Conference win over Ashland on Wednesday night winning 6-1.

Jillian Morr, Kaylie Eichorn, Summer Branham and Kaylan Lamb led Lex with two hits apiece while Kylie Galownia, Kylie Thornton, Grace Miller and Kyra Boyd had one hit apiece. Morr and Miller collected two RBIs apiece while Thornton and Branham had one RBI apiece.

Galownia had a stellar outing in the circle working all seven innings allowing one unearned run on four hits with three strikeouts.

Lexington improves to 5-6 on the year.

Shelby 22, Galion 2 F/5

The Shelby Whippets exploded for 22 runs in a 22-2 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Galion on Wednesday night.

Kendal Parsons and Alyssa Neill led the way with three hits apiece while Natalie Kennard, Maggie Bogner, Kennedy Studer, Alyssa Booker and Demi Hipp had two hits apiece and Reece Friend, Kendra Walp, Trinity Baker, Lexi Booker and Breanna Neill had one hit apiece. Parsons collected five RBIs while Bogner and Studer had three RBIs apiece, Alyssa Booker, Lexi Booker and Hipp had two apiece and Kelsey Snyder, Alyssa Neill and Baker had one apiece. Hipp, Bogner and Lexi Booker all clubbed home runs in the win.

Lexi Booker earned the win in the circle working all five innings allowing two runs on three hits with seven strikeouts.

The Whippets improve to 8-3 on the season.

Ontario 13, Clear Fork 3 F/6

Crestview High School's Chesnie Patton (14) connects with a pitch against Western Reserve High School during high school softball action Tuesday, April 11, 2023. TOM E. PUSKAR/ASHLAND TIMES-GAZETTE
Crestview High School's Chesnie Patton (14) connects with a pitch against Western Reserve High School during high school softball action Tuesday, April 11, 2023. TOM E. PUSKAR/ASHLAND TIMES-GAZETTE

Tuesday, April 11

Ontario 12, Clear Fork 3

The Ontario Warriors earned an impressive 12-3 win over Clear Fork on Tuesday night in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference action.

Autumn Taylor and Joslynne Frazier led the Warriors with three hits apiece while Taylor Mullins, Trista Jewell, Eden Howard, Alex Switaj and Lena Creed had two hits apiece and Kylie Snow, Olivia Kreger and Brinlee Kreger had one hit apiece. Mullins collected three RBIs while Jewell and Switaj had two apiece and Snow, Frazier, Taylor, Howard and Creed had one RBI apiece for the Warriors. Snow and Mullins both clubbed home runs in the victory.

Frazier earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing three runs, just one earned, on seven hits with five strikeouts.

Katrina Rogers led the Colts with three hits while Mel Blubaugh had two and Merista Brown and Lauryn Robinson had one hit apiece. Brown had two RBIs while Rogers had one.

The Warriors improve to 6-4 on the year while Clear Fork falls to 5-5.

Madison 21, Mansfield Senior 0 F/5

The Madison Rams took care of Ohio Cardinal Conference business on Tuesday with a 21-0 win over Mansfield Senior.

Emma Stankovich led the way with three hits while Emily Nolan, Hope Barrett, Olivia Schulz, Kyleigh Reiter, Campbell Kiser and Kendyll Kershner had two hits apiece and Liv Ash and Ashley Markley had one hit apiece for Madison. Schulz and Reiter had three RBIs apiece while Ash, Barrett, Kiser, Markley and Kershner had two RBIS apiece. Reiter slugged a home run in the win.

Layla Azmoun earned the win in the circle working three innings allowing no hits with seven strikeouts. Sophia Parsons worked the final two innings allowing one hit with three strikeouts.

The Rams improve to 6-0 on the season while Mansfield Senior falls to 0-5.

Lucas 10, Crestline 9

The Lucas Cubs picked up a nice 10-9 Mid-Buckeye Conference win over Crestline on Tuesday for their second consecutive win.

Maddie Boyer, Isabel Alt and Marissa Caugherty had two hits apiece while Keara Ammons and Zoey Baker had one hit apiece. Boyer had two RBIs while Caugherty and Ammons had one apiece. Caugherty slugged a home run in the win for Lucas.

The Cubs improve to 2-7 on the season.

Shelby 8, Galion 1

The Shelby Whippets picked up an impressive MOAC win over Galion on Tuesday night winning 8-1.

Reece Friend, Alyssa Neill and Kennedy Studer led the way with two hits apiece while Natalie Kennard, Maggie Bogner, Kendal Parsons and Demi Hipp had one hit apiece for a well-rounded offensive night. Studer had two RBIs while Bogner, Parsons, Friend and Hipp had one RBI apiece.

Lexi Booker picked up the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing one run on six hits with nine strikeouts.

The Whippets improve to 7-3 on the season.

Crestview 15, Western Reserve 5

The Crestview Cougars earned a solid 15-5 win over Western Reserve in Firelands Conference action on Tuesday.

Sophie Durbin led the way with two hits including a double, four runs scored and six stolen bases while Chesnie Patton collected five hits including a double and two home runs. PJ Endicott, Kalee Hammon, Jillian Weaver, Makena Tacket and Audry Oliver had one hit apiece while Makenzie Tucker and Tarynn Eagle had two hits apiece.

Patton earned the win in the circle working five innings with 10 strikeouts. Hammon worked the final inning with three Ks.

The Cougars improve to 4-2 on the season.

South Central 6, Plymouth 5

The Plymouth Big Red took a tough 6-5 loss to South Central on Tuesday in Firelands Conference play.

Chloe Trine and Aryssa Horne led the way with four hits apiece while Bree Fellows had two hits and Makenzie Back, Jaylin Branham, Arianna Detillion and Kristi Yeager had one hit apiece. Horne had two RBIs while Fellows had one.

The Big Red falls to 6-2 on the season.

Ashland 6, Lexington 5

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough 6-5 Ohio Cardinal Conference loss to Ashland on Tuesday.

Jillian Morr led Lex with three hits while Kaylie Eichorn had two and Rylie McGuire, Kylie Galownia and Kylie Thornton had one hit apiece. Thornton had two RBIs while Galownia and Eichorn had one apiece in the loss.

Lady Lex falls to 4-6 on the season.

Mansfield Christian vs Loudonville

Crestview High School's Chesnie Patton delivers a pitch against Loudonville High School during high school softball action on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Crestview High School. TOM E. PUSKAR/TIMES-GAZETTE.COM
Crestview High School's Chesnie Patton delivers a pitch against Loudonville High School during high school softball action on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Crestview High School. TOM E. PUSKAR/TIMES-GAZETTE.COM

Monday, April 10

Plymouth 6, South Central 0

The Plymouth Big Red picked up a solid Firelands Conference victory over South Central on Monday winning 6-0.

Chloe Trine led the way with three hits while Bree Fellows, Makenzie Back, Jaylin Branham and Arianna Detillion had two hits apiece and Aryssa Horne and Cailynn Bailey had one hit apiece. Bailey and Back had two RBIs apiece while Trine and Fellows had one apiece.

Back earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing just two hits with 15 strikeouts.

The Big Red improved to 5-1.

Crestview 5, Western Reserve 1

The Crestview Cougars picked up a solid Firelands Conference victory over Western Reserve on Monday winning 5-1.

PJ Endicott and Kaylee Hammon led the way with two hits apiece while Sophie Durbin, Chesnie Patton, Jillian Weaver, Makena Tacket, Taryn Eagle and Makenzie Tucker had one hit apiece. Endicott, Hammon and Tacket had one RBI apiece in the win.

Patton had a huge day in the circle with a complete-game shutout striking out 17.

The Cougars improve to 3-2 on the year.

Loudonville 25, Mansfield Christian 2 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough 25-2 loss to Loudonville on Monday in Mid-Buckeye Conference play.

They fall to 0-5 on the year.

Lucas 6, Crestline 1

Madison 13, Clear Fork 1

Saturday, April 8

Clear Fork 14, Lucas 4 F/5

The Clear Fork Colts picked up a nonconference victory over Lucas on Saturday at the MVD Tournament in Ashland, 14-4.

Macy Ousley, Katrina Rogers, Renee Anders, Pacey Chrastina and Merista Brown collected two hits apiece while Lauryn Robinson, Ava Carr, Bailee Riddle and Eliana Pelkey had one hit apiece. Anders and Carr both had four RBIs apiece while Brown had three and Rigers, Chrastina and Parker Swihart had one RBI apiece. Brown, Carr and Anders all slugged home runs in the win.

Isabelle Alt had two hits for the Cubs while Kailyn Caugherty, Tailor Camp and Zoey Baker had one hit apiece. All four also had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Clear Fork improves to 5-3 on the year while Lucas falls to 0-7.

Clear Fork 5, Plymouth 3

The Clear Fork Colts went on to win the D Division of the MVD Tournament in Ashland with a revenge 5-3 win over Plymouth on Saturday.

Mel Blubaugh led the way with three hits while Renee Anders and Ava Carr had two hits apiece and Alyssa Swainhart and Merista Brown had one hit apiece. Carr had three RBIs while Blubaugh and Macy Ousley had one RBI apiece to lead the Colts to victory.

Pacey Chrasitina and Katrina Rogers teamed up for the W in the circle allowing three runs on nine hits with four strikeouts in seven innings between the two of them.

Makenzie Back led the Big Red with three hits while Chloe Trine, Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham, Aryssa Horne and Arianna Detillion had one hit apiece. Horne and Detillion had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Back took the loss despite a nice performance. She allowed five runs, four earned, on eight hits with nine strikeouts.

Clear Fork is now 5-3 on the season while Plymouth fell to 4-1.

Plymouth 12, Colonel Crawford 3

The Plymouth Big Red earned a solid nonconference win over Colonel Crawford on Saturday at the MVD Tournament in Ashland.

Makenzie Back led the way with four hits while Chloe Trine, Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham, Aryssa Horne and Arianna Detillion had two hits apiece and Carlie Finnegan had one. Back collected five RBIs while Fellows and Horne had two apiece and Branham had one.

Back earned the win in the circle allowing three runs, just one earned, on seven hits with 11 strikeouts.

Plymouth is now 5-1 on the year.

Ontario 10, Fredericktown 3

The Ontario Warriors earned a solid nonconference win over Fredericktown in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Saturday.

Taylor Mullins and Autumn Taylor led the way with three hits apiece while Trista Jewell and Eden Howard had two hits apiece and Joslynne Frazier, Kylie Snow, Alex Switaj and Madeline Mullins had one hit apiece. Taylor Mullins collected four RBIs while Snow, Taylor and Howard had two apiece. Taylor Mullins crushed two home runs while Howard had one in the offensive explosion.

Howard earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing three runs on seven hits with six strikeouts.

The Warriors improved to 4-4 with the win.

Ontario 5, Fredericktown 0

The Warriors turned right around and earned a sweep over Fredericktown with a 5-0 win in Game 2 of the doubleheader.

Frazier led the way with three hits while Taylor Mullins, Snow and Howard had two hits apiece and Jewell, Taylor, Olivia Kreger and Switaj had one hit apiece. Taylor had two RBIS while Mullins, Frazier and Switaj had one RBI apiece.

Taylor earned the win in the circle with a complete game shutout allowing just five hits with five strikeouts.

The Warriors are now 5-4 on the season.

Ashland 17, Shelby 4 F/6

The Shelby Whippets took a tough 17-4 nonconference loss to Ashland on Saturday at the MVD Tournament.

Kendal Parsons and Alyssa Neill led the way with two hits apiece while Natalie Kennard, Maggie Bogner and Alyssa Booker had one hit apiece. Bogner had two RBIs while Nelill had one.

Shelby 11, Edison 1 F/6

The Whippets turned right around and rebounded with a nice win over Edison 11-1 at the MVD Tournament on Saturday.

Bogner and Demi Hipp led the way with three hits apiece while Kennard, Parsons, Neill and Kendra Walp had two hits apiece and Lexi Booker, Trinity Baker and Addy Cornette had one hit apiece. Bogner collected three RBIs while Neill and Hipp had two apiece and Pasons, Booker and Baker had one RBI apiece. Neill slugged a homer in the win.

Lexi Booker earned the win in teh circle working six innings allowing one unearned run on three hits with three strikeouts.

Shelby is now 6-3 on the season.

Mapleton 7, Lexington 6

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough 7-6 nonconference loss to Mapleton on Saturday at the MVD Tournament in Ashland.

Jillian Morr led the way with four hits for Lex while Kaylie Eichorn had two hits and Kylie Galownia and Summer Branham had one hit apiece. Galownia, Eichorn and Branham had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Lexington falls to 3-5 on the season.

Lexington 23, Wellington 3 F/5

Lexington turned right around and took out some frustration in their final game of the MVD Tournament knocking off Wellington 23-3 in nonconference play.

Morr and Galownia had four hits apiece in the win while Addison Cyrus had three hits, Grace Miller, Mckenna Rose and Kaylie Eichorn had two hits apiece and Rylie McGuire, Kylie Thornton, Summer Branham, Camryn McGuire, Madyson Taylor and Kaylan Lamb had one hit apiece. Galownia had five RBIs while Thornton and Morr had three apiece, Eichorn and Rose had two apiece and Miller, Cyrus and Lamb had one apiece. Thornton had a home run in the run.

Lexington is now 4-5 on the year.

Colonel Crawford 13, Lucas 3 F/5

The Lucas Cubs took a tough 13-3 loss to Colonel Crawford in nonconference action on Saturday at the MVD Tournament in Ashland.

Isabel Alt and Marissa Caugherty led the way with two hits apiece while Maddie Boyer and Alyssa Shay had one hit apiece. Alt collected two RBIs while Caugherty had one.

Lucas is now 0-7 on the season.

Friday, April 7

Clear Fork 9, Colonel Crawford 4

The Clear Fork Colts earned an impressive 9-4 nonconference win over Colonel Crawford on Friday at the MVD Tournament in Ashland.

Ava Carr and Merista Brown had three hits apiece while Mel Blubaugh, Katrina Rogers, Andrea Swainhart and Bri Patterson had one hit apiece for the Colts. Carr collected three RBIs while Brown had two and Patterson had one.

Pacey Chrastina earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing four runs, just one earned, on 10 hits.

Clear Fork improves to 3-3 on the year.

Plymouth 15, Lucas 0 F/5

The Plymouth Big Red put on an offensive clinic in a 15-0 nonconference win over Lucas at the MVD Tournament in Ashland on Friday.

Chloe Trine and Jaylin Branham led the way for Plymouth with three hits apiece while Bree Fellows, Makenzie Back and Arianna Detillion had two hits apiece and Cailynn Bailey and Lilly Cook had one hit apiece. Branham collected three RBIs while Fellows and Back had two apiece and Trine, Bailey, Cook and Carlie Finnigan had one apiece. Branham had a home run in the victory.

Maddie Boyer and Isabelle Alt had one hit apiece for Lucas.

Back worked all five innings for Plymouth allowing just two hits with nine strikeouts.

Plymouth improves to 4-0 on the year while Lucas is now 0-5.

Norwayne 6, Shelby 1

The Shelby Whippets took a tough 6-1 nonconference loss to Norwayne on Friday night.

Natalie Kennard, Maggie Bogner and Kendal Parsons had two hits apiece for the Whippets while Alyssa Neill had one. Parsons had the lone RBI in the loss.

Shelby is now 5-2 on the year.

Hillsdale 15, Ontario 2 F/5

The Ontario Warriors took a tough 15-2 loss to Hillsdale in nonconference softball action on Friday night.

Taylor Mullins, Kylie Snow and Joslynne Frazier had one hit apiece for the Warriors. Snow had both RBIs.

Ontario falls to 3-4 on the season.

Loudonville 7, Lexington 4

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough nonconference loss to Loudonville on Friday night, 7-4.

Rylie McGuire, Kaylan Lamb and Kylie Thornton had two hits apiece while Jillian Morr, Kylie Galownia, Kaylie Eichorn and Camryn McGuire had one hit apiece. Camryn McGuire had three RBIs while Eichorn added one in the loss.

Galownia pitched well enough to win allowing four runs, just two earned, on eight hits with two strikeouts in 5 ⅓ innings.

Lexington is now 3-4 on the year.

Tree of Life 16, Mansfield Christian 3 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough 15-3 nonconference loss to Tree of Life on Friday.

Noel Cline had two hits for the Flames including a double.

The Flames fall to 0-4 on the year.

Thursday, April 6

Lexington 14, Wooster 3

The Lexington Lady Lex earned a dominant win over Wooster, 14-3, in Ohio Cardinal Conference play Thursday evening.

Jillian Morr, Kaylie Eichorn, Kylie Thornton and Kyra Boyd all had two hits apiece while Rylie McGuire, Madyson Taylor, Kylie Galownia, Kaylan Lamb and Camryn McGuire all had one hit apiece. Thornton and Rylie McGuire had three RBIs apiece while Eichorn had two and Morr, Galownia and Camryn McGuire had one apiece. Thornton had a home run in the win.

Galownia earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing three runs on seven hits with four strikeouts.

Lady Lex is now 3-3 on the year.

Shelby 6, Marion Harding 4

The Shelby Whippets picked up a key Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Marion Harding on Thursday, 6-4.

Reece Friend led the way for Shelby with three hits while Kendal Parsons had two and Natalie Kennard, Alyssa Neill, Kennedy Studer, Kendra Walp and Maggie Bogner had one apiece. Friend collected three RBIs while Parsons, Walp and Bogner had one apiece.

Lexi Booker earned the win in the circle going six innings allowing four runs on three hits with eight strikeouts.

The Whippets improved to 5-1 on the year.

Clear Fork 21, Galion 12

The Clear Fork Colts saw an offensive explosion on Thursday night in a 21-12 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Galion.

Mel Blubaugh led the way with four hits while Renee Anders and Andrea Swainhart had three hits apiece, Macy Ousley, Katrina Rogers, Pacey Chrastina and Ava Carr had two hits apiece and Merista Brown and Bri Patterson had one hit apiece. Rogers and Carr had four RBIs apiece while Anders and Swainhart had three apiece, Blubaugh and Ousley had two apiece and Chrastina and Brown had one apiece. Carr slugged a homer in the win.

The Colts improve to 2-3 on the year.

Ontario 4, River Valley 3

The Ontario Warriors picked up an important, early-season Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over River Valley on Thursday night, 4-3.

Joslynne Frazier led the way with two hits while Kylie Snow, Trista Jewell, Even Howard and Brinlee Kreger had one hit apiece. Jewell had two RBIs while Frazier added one to round out the offensive output.

Frazier earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing just three runs on 12 hits with five strikeouts.

The Warriors improve to 3-3 on the year.

New London 4, Lucas 0

The Lucas Cubs took a tough 4-0 nonconference loss to New London on Thursday evening.

Maddie Boyer had two hits while Isabelle Alt had one.

Lucas falls to 0-5 on the year.

GALLERY: Western Reserve at Plymouth Softball
GALLERY: Western Reserve at Plymouth Softball

Tuesday, April 4

Lexington 10, Wooster 0 F/6

The Lexington Lady Lex picked up a much-needed victory by knocking off Wooster 10-0 in Ohio Cardinal Conference play on Tuesday night.

Jillian Morr and Kaylie Eichorn led the way with three hits apiece while Rylie McGuire, Kylie Galownia and Camryn McGuire had two hits apiece and Kaylan Lamb, Kylie Thornton and Kyra Boyd added one hit apiece. Eichorn had three RBIs while Lamb and Boyd had two apiece and Morr, Rylie McGuire and Galownia had one apiece.

Galownia earned the win in the circle going all six innings allowing just two hits with five strikeouts.

Lexington improves to 2-3 on the season.

Shelby 19, Marion Harding 3 F/5

The Shelby Whippets picked up a dominant win over Marion Harding on Tuesday night in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference play.

Kendal Parsons and Maggie Bogner led the Whippets with three hits apiece while Lexi Booker and Demi Hipp had two hits apiece and Kendra Walp, Addy Cornette, Reece Friend and Kennedy Studer had one hit apiece. Parsons had five RBIs while Bogner added four, Booker and Hipp had two apiece and Natalie Kennard, Cornette and Friend had one apiece.

Booker and Kelsey Snyder combined for the win in the circle allowing three runs on six hits with 10 strikeouts combined.

The Whippets improve to 4-1 on the season.

Plymouth 15, Western Reserve 0 F/5

The Plymouth Big Red picked up an impressive 15-0 win over Western Reserve on Tuesday night in Firelands Conference play.

Bree Fellows and Jaylin Branham had three hits apiece while Chloe Trine, Makenzie Back, Aryssa Horne and Arianna Detillion had two hits apiece and Lily Cook and Carlie Finnigan had one hit apiece. Fellows, Back and Detillion had three RBIs apiece while Branham had two and Trine, Horne and Cook had one apiece. Branham had a home run in the win.

Back was dominant in the circle again working all dive innings allowing just one hit with 11 strikeouts.

The Big Red is now 3-0 on the year.

Clear Fork 8, Galion 5

The Clear Fork Colts picked up a solid Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Galion on Tuesday night, 8-5.

Katrina Rogers led the Colts with three hits while Renee Anders and Pacey Chrastina had two hits apiece and Mel Blubaugh, Andrea Swainhart, Bri Patterson and Ava Carr had one hit apiece. Chrastina had three RBIs while Rogers had two and Macy Ousley and Patterson had one apiece. Rogers slugged a home run in the win.

Chrastina earned the win in the circle working six innings allowing four runs, just one earned, on four hits with three strikeouts.

Clear Fork improved to 1-3 on the season.

Crestview 13, St. Paul 1

The Crestview Cougars got a piece of revenge on Tuesday knocking off St. Paul 13-1 in Firealnds Conference play.

Chesnie Patton led the way with two hits and two RBIs while PJ Endicott added two hits, both doubles, and three RBIs. Makena Tacket added two hits and two runs while Sophie Durbin had one hit, a triple, and three RBIs and Maddie Grant had one hit with an RBI and two runs scored.

Patton worked a complete game in the circle allowing just one unearned run on two hits with seven strikeouts.

The Cougars are now 2-2 on the season.

River Valley 4, Ontario 3

The Ontario Warriors took a tough 4-3 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference loss to River Valley on Tuesday night.

Trista Jewell led the way with three hits for Ontario while Joslynne Frazier and Autumn Taylor had two hits apiece and Taylor Mullins, Kylie Snow and Alex Switaj had one hit apiece. Taylor collected two RBIs while Jewell had one.

The Warriors fall to 2-3 on the season.

Mount Gilead 22, Mansfield Christian 1 F/5

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough nonconference loss to Mount Gilead on Tuesday, 22-1.

The Flames fall to 0-3 on the year.

Loudonville at Lucas

GALLERY: Clear Fork at Plymouth Softball
GALLERY: Clear Fork at Plymouth Softball

Monday, April 3

Plymouth 13, Western Reserve 5

The Plymouth Big Red earned an impressive 13-5 Firelands Conference win over Western Reserve on Monday night.

Makenzie Back led the way with four hits and nine RBIs with two home runs while Chloe Trine had three hits, Lily Cook had two hits and two RBIs and Bree Fellows, Jaylin Branham, Arianna Detillion and Carlie Finnegan had one hit apiece. Branham added two RBIs.

Back earned the win in the circle working all seven innings allowing five runs, just one earned, on six hits with 19 strikeouts.

The Big Red improved to 2-0 on the season.

Loudonville 11, Lucas 1 F/5

The Lucas Cubs took a tough 11-1 loss to Loudonville in Mid-Buckeye Conference play on Monday night.

Maddie Boyer led the Cubs with two hits while Trinity Stickney and Abigail Smith had one hit apiece. Boyer had one RBI in the loss.

Lucas is now 0-2 on the season.

Clyde 16, Lexington 3 F/5

The Lexington Lady Lex took a tough nonconference loss to Clyde on Monday falling 16-3 in five innings.

Jillian Morr led the way with three hits while Kylie Galownia and Kaylie Eichorn had two hits apiece and Summer Branham and Kylie Thornton had one hit apiece. Eichorn, Thornton and Rylie McGuire had one RBI apiece in the loss.

Lady Lex is now 1-3 on the season.

St. Paul 6, Crestview 5

The Crestview Cougars took a tough 6-5 Firelands Conference loss to St. Paul on Monday night.

Sophie Durbin led the Cougars with two hits while adding two runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. PJ Endicott added two hits and an RBI while Tarynn Eagle, Chesnie Patton, Jillian Weaver, Makena Tacket and Leah Terry all had one hit apiece.

The Cougars are now 1-2 on the year.

Madison 8, Ontario 7

Saturday, April 1

Mount Gilead 19, Mansfield Christian 3 F/5

Madison 12, Shelby 5

The Madison Rams picked up an impressive nonconference win over Shelby on Saturday afternoon, 12-5.

Bri Bowles and Olivia Schulz led the way with three hits apiece for the Rams while Hope Barrett, Emma Stankovich and Ashley Markley had two hits apiece and Emily Nolan, Kyleigh Reiter, Addie Ferris and Kendyll Kershner had one hit apiece. Bowles and Schulz had four RBIs apiece while Stankovich, Markley and Ferris added one apiece. Bowles slugged two home runs in the win.

Layla Azmoun earned the win in the circle working seven innings allowing five runs, three earned, on seven hits with five strikeouts.

Kendal Parsons and Reece Friend led the way with two hits apiece while Nataie Kennard, Lexi Booker and Maggie Bogner had one hit apiece. Parsons, Alyssa Neill, Booker, Bogner and Friend all had one RBI apiece. Friend had a home run.

The Rams improve to 3-0 on the season while Shelby falls to 3-1.

Thursday, March 30

Plymouth 11, Clear Fork 1 F/5

The Plymouth Big Red picked up an impressive 11-1 nonconference win over Clear Fork on Thursday night.

Makenzie Back was sensational for the Big Red. She piled up four hits while Jaylin Branham had three, Chloe Trine, Aryssa Horne and Cailynn Bailey had two apiece and Bree Fellows, Arianna Detillion and Carlie Finnegan had one hit apiece. Back and Branham had four RBIs apiece while Trine and Horne had one apiece. Back slugged a home run in the win.

Back also earned the win in the circle working five innings allowing just one unearned run on one hot with 11 strikeouts.

The Colts managed just one hit on the night as Mel Blubaugh helped them avoid the no-hitter. She also scored the Colts' only run.

The Big Red improve to 1-0 while Clear Fork falls to 0-3.

Madison 18, Lexington 0 F/5

The Madison Rams flexed their offensive muscles on Thursday night beating Lexington 18-0 to complete the season sweep.

Bri Bowles led the Rams with four hits while Olivia Schulz, Emily Nolan and Kyleigh Reiter had three hits apiece, Hope Barrett and Jillian Conard had two hits apiece and Campbell Kiser, Addie Farris, Emma Stankovich and Kendyll Kershner added one hit apiece. Bowles had six RBIs while Reiter had four, Schulz and Conard had two apiece and Nolan, Farris, Stankovich and Barrett had one RBI apiece. Bowles slugged a home run in the win.

Layla Azmoun was sensational in the circle working five innings allowing just four hits with three strikeouts in the shutout.

Kylie Galownia led Lady Lex with two hits while Kaylan Lamb and Addison Cyrus had one hit apiece.

Madison improves to 2-0 on the year while Lexington falls to 1-2.

Keystone 3, Crestview 0

The Crestview Cougars put up a good fight against traditional power Keystone on Thursday night in a 3-0 nonconference loss.

Sophie Durbin had a hit and a stolen base while PJ Endicott and Jillian Weaver had one hit apiece.

Chesnie Patton worked six innings allowing just two earned runs on four hits with eight strikeouts.

Crestview falls to 1-1 on the year.

New London 23, Mansfield Christian 0

The Mansfield Christian Flames took a tough 23-0 nonconference loss in their season opener to New London on Thursday night.

The Flames were no-hit in the effort.

They fall to 0-1 on the year.

GALLERY: Marion Harding at Ontario Softball
GALLERY: Marion Harding at Ontario Softball

Wednesday, March 29

Ontario 22, Highland 9

The Ontario Warriors saw the bats come alive during a 22-6 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Highland on Wednesday.

Taylor Mullins had a huge day at the plate with five hits while Joslynne Frazier, Trista Jewell, Autumn Taylor and Alex Switaj had three hits apiece, Kylie Snow and Olivia Kreger had two hits apiece and Eden Howard had one. Frazier had four RBIs with a home run while Switaj had three RBIs, Mullins, Jewell, Taylor and Kreger had two RBIs apiece and Snow, Howard and Jakiah Trammel had one RBI apiece.

Taylor took the win in the circle allowing nine runs, just two earned, on five hits with seven strikeouts. The Warriors are now 2-1 on the year.

Shelby 12, Pleasant 9

The Shelby Whippets continued their hot streak to start the season with a 12-9 win over Pleasant on Wednesday in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference action.

Demi Hipp led the way with three hits while Kendra Walp and Kendal Parsons added two hits apiece and Alyssa Neill, Alyssa Booker and Lexi Booker had one hit apiece. Hipp, Walp and Lexi Booker collected two RBIs apiece while Alyssa Booker and Reece Friend had one RBI apiece.

The Whippets are now 3-0 on the year.

River Valley 12, Clear Fork 2

The Clear Fork Colts took a tough 12-2 loss to River Valley in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night.

Mel Blubaugh, Macy Ousley, Pacey Chrastina and Katrina Rogers all had one hit apiece for the Colts. Merista Brown had the lone RBI in the loss.

Clear Fork is now 0-2.

New Philadelphia vs Mansfield Senior

Sophie Durbin
Sophie Durbin

Tuesday, March 28

Crestview 14, Norwalk 8

Sophie Durbin made quite the statement in the first game of her junior season. During a 14-8 win over Norwalk, Durbin went 4-for-4 with two home runs, a triple and a double along with a walk, three RBIs, two stolen bases and three runs scored as the Cougars picked up a nonconference victory.

Chesnie Patton collected two hits with two doubles, two walks and two runs scored while PJ Endicott had a double, an RBI and two runs scored. Kalee Hammon added a double, a run scored and an RBI while Makenzie Tucker had one hit with one RBI and a run scored. Jillian Weaver had two singles with a run and an RBI while Audry Oliver scored a run and Leah Terry added two runs scored.

Patton picked up the win in the circle working four innings allowing six runs, none earned, with eight strikeouts. Hammon slammed the door shut over the final three innings with two strikeouts and three runs allowed.

The Cougars improve to 1-0 on the season.

Ontario 7, Highland 3

The Ontario Warriors picked up an impressive 7-3 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference win over Highland on Tuesday.

Kylie Snow led the Warriors with three hits while Taylor Mullins and Joslynne Frazier added two apiece and Eden Howard, Trista Jewell, Autumn Taylor and Olivia Kreger had one hit apiece. Snow had three RBIs while Frazier had two and Howard and Taylor added one apiece.

Howard earned the win in the circle working a complete game allowing three runs, two earned, on six hits with six strikeouts.

The Warriors improve to 1-1 on the year and travel to Highland on Wednesday.

Shelby 19, Pleasant 1 F/5

The Shelby Whippets picked up a blowout Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference victory over Pleasant on Tuesday winning 19-1.

Alyssa Neill led the way with three hits while Kendyl Parsons and Lexi Booker added two hits apiece and Natalie Kennard, Trinity Baker, Maggie Bogner, Kendra Walp, Kelsey Snyder, Demi Hipp and Kennedy Studer had one hit apiece. Hipp collected four RBIs while Booker had three, Snyder and Parsons had two apiece and Neill, Baker, Bogner and Walp had one apiece.

Booker earned the win in the circle working all five innings allowing just one run on one hit with seven strikeouts.

The Whippets improve to 2-0 and host Pleasant on Wednesday.

River Valley 11, Clear Fork 7

The Clear Fork Colts took a tough Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference loss to River Valley on Tuesday night to open up league play.

Renee Anders had a big game for the Colts with three hits while Mel Blubaugh, Katrina Rogers and Bri Patterson had two hits apiece and Pacey Chrastina, Macy Ousley and Andrea Swainhart had one hit apiece. Blubaugh, Anders and Rogers had two RBIs apiece while Ousley had one. Blubaugh and Anders both slugged home runs.

The Colts fall to 0-1 and travel to River Valley on Wednesday.

Danville 12, Lucas 1 F/5

The Lucas Cubs took a tough 12-1 loss to Danville on Tuesday night in nonconference action.

Kailyn Caugherty led the way with two hits while Maddie Boyer, Isabel Alt, Marissa Caugherty and Trinity Stickney had one hit apiece. Stickney had the lone RBI for the Cubs.

Lucas falls to 0-1.

New Philadelphia 20, Mansfield Senior 0

Madison 5, Lexington 2

GALLERY: Shelby at Ontario Softball
GALLERY: Shelby at Ontario Softball

Monday, March 27

Shelby 3, Norwalk 2 F/8

Demi Hipp came up big for her team when it needed her to the most. With the game tied at two in the bottom of the eighth, Hipp delivered a walk-off single with two outs to send the Whippets home with the 3-2 victory over Norwalk in nonconference action.

Natalie Kennard and Kendal Parsons both had two hits apiece while Alyssa Neill, Maggie Bogner, Lexi Booker and Hipp all had one hit apiece. Booker had two RBIs while Hipp added one.

Booker and Kelsey Snyder combined for the victory in the circle with each working four innings apiece. Snyder allowed just one run on five hits with three strikeouts while Booker allowed one run on one hit with eight Ks.

The Whippets improve to 1-0 and travel to Pleasant on Tuesday.

Lexington 9, Galion 5

The Lexington Lady Lex began their season with an impressive 9-5 win over Galion on Monday night in nonconference action.

Jillian Morr led the way with three hits while Addison Cyrus had two, Kylie Galownia, Kaylie Eichorn, Emily Asher, Mckenna Rose and Rylie McGuire had one hit apiece. Morr and Eichorn had two RBIs apiece while Galownia and Cyrus added one apiece.

Galownia earned the win in the circle working 6 ⅔ innings allowing five runs, just one earned, on seven hits with 12 strikeouts.

Lex improves to 1-0 and hosts Madison on Tuesday.

GALLERY: Ontario at Shelby Softball
GALLERY: Ontario at Shelby Softball

Saturday, March 25

Perkins 2, Ontario 1

The Ontario Warriors suffered a one-run loss in their first game of the season on Saturday falling to Perkins 2-1.

Taylor Mullins led the offense with three hits while Joslynne Frazier, Trista Jewell and Autumn Taylor added one hit apiece. Frazier had the lone RBI for the Warriors.

Frazier took the tough loss in the circle despite a strong performance. She threw six innings allowing just four hits, two runs, one earned, and had nine strikeouts.

The Warriors are 0-1 and host Highland on Tuesday.

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