Warsaw Softball 9, Rochester 3
Warsaw responded to an early deficit to claim a solid non-conference win Saturday morning.
Rochester plated a run in the top of the first, but Warsaw responded with six runs over the next three innings to take a 6-1 lead and move to the victory.
Natalya Holder and Makayla Holder were bookend trouble, the two collecting six hits and three RBI between the two at the top and bottom of the order, Makayla scoring three runs. Lauren Eastwood hit a solo homer and Calleen Eberly added two hits and two runs scored for the host Tigers (10-4).
Sydney Haughs drove in two runs for the Zebras.
Tori Tackett struck out 12 in another sound performance in the pitching circle for the Tigers.
South Bend Adams Softball 12, NorthWood 0
NorthWood couldn’t get anything going in St. Joe County against the Eagles.
Hailie Charmat pitched five innings, allowing two hits and striking out six in shutting down NorthWood’s offense.
Haleigh Smith had three hits and three runs and Kacey Browning added two hits and two RBI for the Eagles.
Morgan Jenkins had a hit and Kali Butler added a hit and walk for the Panthers (5-11).
Warsaw Baseball 10, Rochester 0
Josh Shapiro was nearly flawless as the Tigers rolled Saturday morning.
Shapiro allowed just one hit and walked none, striking out five in just 60 pitches. The shutout was Warsaw’s (7-10) second in the past week and Shapiro’s first for the Tiger varsity.
Sam Justice was 3-for-3 with four RBI to pace the Tiger offense, and Nico Luna added a hit and two RBI.
Pioneer Baseball 13, Triton 0
It was a tough day for the Triton offense Saturday in Hoosier North Athletic Conference play.
Triton managed just one hit, a Dominic Smith single, but couldn’t scratch across a run adding five walks and three hit batsmen.
Wyatt Zeider, Owen Mersch, Gavin Clem and Caden Couch all drove in two for the Panthers.
Smith worked into the fifth on the hill for the Trojans (2-11), and only allowed three earned runs. The Trojans committed six errors in the contest.
Fort Wayne Concordia Baseball 9, Wawasee 8
Wawasee lost a late lead at Concordia Saturday morning.
The Warriors led 8-4 heading into the bottom half of the sixth, but the Cadets responded with four runs in the inning, then after holding Wawasee off the board in the seventh, plated the winning run in the bottom of the seventh.
Stats for the game were not provided.
In the JV contest, Josh Patterson and Daniel Wilson were both 3-for-4 with three runs scored in Wawasee’s 9-0 win. Zach Griffith added two hits and two RBI and Patterson worked six innings of no-hit ball, striking out four.