Pettisville sits atop the Buckeye Border Conference softball standings last week in spite of losing to Hilltop.
The Birds defeated North Central and Stryker in BBC action before falling to the Cadets, Thursday, May 2.
PHS added a non-league victory at Hicksville to sit at 10-4, 6-2 BBC.
PHS 8, Hicksville 6
The Birds scored five runs in the second and three in the fourth, while the Aces (8-8) scored three runs in the second, one in the third, and two in the seventh for an 8-6 win, Friday, May 3.
Delaney Nofziger was the winning pitcher. In seven innings she allowed six runs on nine hits, struck out six, and walked three.
At the plate, Andi Aeschliman hit a double and Johanna Roth added two singles. Nofziger, Emily Hubby, and Kenzie Riegsecker each had singles.
Hilltop 5, PHS 3
The Cadets (11-4, 5-2 BBC) got revenge for a 7-2 April 15 BBC loss by defeating the Birds 5-3, Thursday, May 2, at Wauseon.
The Cadets led 2-0 after one inning, scored once in the fourth for a 3-0 advantage, and added two more runs in the top of the seventh for a 5-0 lead.
The Birds scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t overcome the deficit.
The Birds had 10 hits compared to five for Hilltop. PHS committed four errors to the Cadets’ three.
Nofziger was the losing pitcher. In seven innings she allowed five runs on five hits, struck out three, and walked two.
At the plate, E. Hubby hit a single and a double. Nofziger had three singles; Amber Klopfenstein, a double; and Kaija Blosser, two singles.
Taylor D’Alelio and Stephanie Hubby each hit a single.
PHS 14, Stryker 3
Leading 8-0 after two, the Birds scored once in the third and five runs in the fourth for a 14-3 five-inning BBC victory at Stryker, Tuesday, April 30.
Nofziger was the winning pitcher. In five innings she allowed three runs on four hits, struck out four, and walked one.
Conner Varner was the losing pitcher. In four innings she allowed 14 runs on nine hits, struck out six, and walked six.
At the plate for Pettisville, Roth hit a triple, while D’Alelio hit a single and a double. Blosser and Aeschliman hit two singles each, while Klopfenstein and S. Hubby each hit a single.
Varner hit a three-run home run for the Panthers (4-7, 4-3 BBC).
Tasha Pegorch hit a single and a triple, and Hannah Doerhmann hit a double.
PHS 4, North Central 2
PHS led 2-0 after one and 4-0 after two. North Central (6-7, 1-5 BBC) scored single runs in the third and sixth for the 4-2 final.
Nofziger was the winning pitcher. In seven innings she allowed two runs on five hits, struck out six, and walked three.
Pettisville pounded out eight hits, and was led by Klopfenstein with two triples and a single.
Nofziger had two doubles and a single, while Blosser had two singles.