COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove scored a run in the bottom of the ninth for a 7-6 Division III softball sectional victory over Bluffton on Tuesday.
Winning pitcher Hope Schroeder (13-3) allowed five hits, four earned runs while striking out seven. She also had a double and a home run. Teammate Mackenzie Wurth had two hits
Paulding 9, Liberty-Benton 6
FINDLAY — Brooke Combs had a double, a triple and three RBIs, Jerika Bland had two hits, including a double, and Abby Pease had two hits for Paulding in its Division III victory.
Allen East 14,
HARROD — Winning pitcher Aubren Davis (16-5) allowed two hits and two walks while striking out four in five innings in a regular season game. Taylor Lloyd had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs and Erin Conkle, Sierra Sizemore, Davis, Tristin Clum and Chelsie Laycock had two hits each for the Mustangs.
Spencerville 12, Perry 1
PERRY TOWNSHIP — Winning pitcher Alex Shumate (4-6) allowed three hits and two walks while striking out eight. Mackenzie Ringwald, Tori Johnston, Haleigh Mull, Cait Propst and Sam Sutherly had two hits each for the Bearcats. Courtney Trent had two hits for Perry in the regular season matchup.
Elida 13, St. Henry 5
ELIDA — Jenna Halpern and Michaela Black had three hits each and Taylor Thompson had two hits for the Bulldogs.
Elida 8, LCC 7
ELIDA — Alan Tyrrell had two hits, including a double, and an RBI and Jared Blymer had two hits for Elida. Jacob Judy, Colin and Brad Stolly and Luke Baumgardner had two hits each for Lima Central Catholic.
New Knoxville 0
NEW KNOXVILLE — Winning pitcher Brandon Kunk allowed two hits and no walks while striking out seven in five innings. Adam Klosterman had three hits and an RBI and Drew Otten had two hits and two RBIs also for the Cavaliers.
Perry 5, Ridgemont 4
PERRY TOWNSHIP — The Commodores (15-8) scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th to improve to 10-2 in the Northwest Central Conference.
Leipsic 15, Hardin Northern 1
LEIPSIC — Ross Schroeder had a double and a triple for Leipsic.
FINDLAY — Brad Croy had five hits, including two doubles, Tyler Zender had a home run and Matt Warnecke had three hits for the Titans.
PANDORA — Drake Luginbuhl had three hits, including two doubles, and an RBI, Bret Rumer had two hits and three RBIs and Trent Phillips had a hit and three RBIs for the Pirates. Brian Schneck had two hits and an RBI for Pandora-Gilboa.
Kalida 6, Spencerville 5
SPENCERVILLE — Austin Swift homered for Kalida and Hunter French doubled for the Bearcats.
Findlay 3, LCC 2
LIMA — The doubles teams of Zach Schroeder and Dylan Niese and Luke Buettner and Logan Korzan were winners for Lima Central Catholic.