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PHS Softball Win Streak At Six




Pettisville senior Mackenzie Riegsecker makes contact with the ball. She hit singles against Tinora and Fayette last week.– photo by Mario Gomez

Pettisville senior Mackenzie Riegsecker makes contact with the ball. She hit singles against Tinora and Fayette last week.– photo by Mario Gomez

The Pettisville softball team’s win streak is at six after recording four straight victories last week.

The Birds defeated Fayette 15-1, North Central 6-3, Tinora 9-5, and Edon 11-6 to improve to 7-3, 4-1 BBC.

PHS 11, Edon 6

With the score tied at 3, the Birds scored seven runs in the fourth inning to break the game open with the Blue Bombers, Saturday, April 27, at Wauseon.

PHS scored once more, in the sixth, while Edon scored three runs in the seventh for Pettisville’s 11-6 BBC victory.

Delaney Nofziger pitched a complete game. In seven innings she allowed six runs on six hits, struck out one, and walked two.

The Birds had 14 hits and were led by Stephanie Hubby with a single and a double and Kaija Blosser with a double. Amber Klopfenstein, Taylor D’Alelio, Nofziger, Johanna Roth, and Andi Aeschliman hit two singles each.

PHS 9, Tinora 5

Pettisville scored seven runs in the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings to break open the game after the score was tied at 2 after one, Friday, April 26, at Tinora.

The Rams (3-6) scored a single run in the fourth and twice in the fifth.

Nofziger was the winning pitcher. In seven innings she allowed five runs on eight hits, struck out five, and walked three.

PHS had 12 hits. Emily Hubby hit a two-run home run and a single to lead the Birds. Blosser and Klopfenstein each hit a single and a double. D’Alelio and Nofziger had two singles each, while Aeschliman and Kenzie Riegsecker each had a single.

PHS 6, North Central 3

Pettisville scored three runs in the second for a 3-0 lead heading into the sixth, Tuesday, April 23, at Wauseon.

The Eagles (5-5, 1-3 BBC) tied the score with three runs in the top of the sixth, but the Birds came back and scored three in the bottom of the inning for the 6-3 final.

Nofziger was the winning pitcher. In seven innings she allowed three runs on five hits, struck out three, and walked three.

The Birds had eight hits in the BBC contest. Klopfenstein, E. Hubby, and S. Hubby each hit a double, while Roth and D’Alelio each hit two singles.

PHS 15, Fayette 1

The Birds opened the week with a 15-1 BBC win at Fayette, Monday, April 22.

The Eagles’ (0-4, 0-3 BBC) only run came in the first inning. The Birds opened the game with three runs in the first, followed with three in the second, and exploded for nine in the fourth.

On the mound, Nofziger allowed one run on one hit, struck out five, and walked two in five innings of work.

The Birds had 17 hits. Nofziger hit a two-run home run and had two singles. D’Alelio had a single and a double; E. Hubby, two singles and a double; S. Hubby, a double; and Klopfenstein, two singles.

Roth, Blosser, Olivia Wright, Aeschliman, and Riegsecker each hit a single.


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