Thursday Sports Round-Up: New Knoxville earns win over Anna
BASEBALL: NEW KNOXVILLE 6, ANNA 4
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville baseball team scored in each of the first five innings of the game in a 6-4 win over Anna on Thursday night.
Jake Allen and Spencer Wolf each went 3-for-4 at the plate for New Knoxville. Adam Howe was 2-for-2. Wes Meyer went 2-for-3.
Howe started the game and earned the win on the mound. Jake Allen came on in relief for the save.
New Knoxville improved to 2-8 on the season. The Rangers host Lima Temple Christian on Monday at 5 p.m. and then travel to Fort Recovery on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
NEW BREMEN 4, ST. HENRY 2
ST. HENRY — Brent Bertke pitched a complete game in the win and the New Bremen offense scored three times in the third in a 4-2 Midwest Athletic Conference victory on Thursday night.
Bertke went the distance, giving up just one earned run on six hits while striking out three and walking two.
Alex Post took the loss on the hill for St. Henry, surrendering four runs — three of them earned — on four hits while striking out six and walking three. over six innings of work.
Aaron Clune went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead New Bremen.
New Bremen improves to 9-6 on the season.
SOFTBALL: MINSTER 12, FORT RECOVERY 0
FORT RECOVERY — The Minster softball team needed just five innings to earn a 12-0 Midwest Athletic Conference win over the Indians.
Even without standout shortstop Hanna Floyd, the Wildcats didn’t skip a beat offensively.
Marissa Conrad went 2-for-4 with two triples and three runs batted in.
Michaela Goettemoeller was 2-for-3 with two RBI.
Stephanie Albers drove in three runs for Minster.
Kayla Richard earned the win in the pitching circle for the Wildcats.
The Wildcats host Coldwater on Monday night in MAC action.
St. Henry 10, New Bremen 0
ST. HENRY — St. Henry’s Sidney Rindler tossed a two-hit shutout and the Redskins run-ruled the New Bremen softball team 10-0 on Thursday night.
Errors haunted the Cardinals, leading to eight unearned runs in the game.
Kristin Sprague pitched for New Bremen, giving up just two earned runs out of the 10 runs scored. She struck out one and walked three while giving up eight hits.
Julie Brown and Chelsea Russell went 1-for-2 at the plate for the Cardinals.
New Bremen slipped to 7-10 on the season. The Cardinals host Fort Recovery on Friday at 5 p.m. in MAC action.
St. Henry is now 12-3 on the season.