By From staff reports
Steve Bor-ger picked up the win for the Cavaliers in throwing 4 1/3 innings. The Cavalier pitchers allowed just five hits.
Chad Geier went 3-for-3 with three runs batted in for Coldwater while Troy Siefring had two hits and three runs scored. Ryan Gerlach had a three-run triple in the game and Brian Brunswick had two hits and two RBI.
Coldwater hosts Fort Jennings today at 4:30 p.m.
BOXSCOREShawnee 100 13 -- 5 5 5
Coldwater 164 31 -- 15 9 2
WP -- Borger; LP -- Placie
2B -- CW: Siefring.
3B -- CW: C. Geier.
Records: Shawnee 2-1; Coldwater 2-0.
Indians get past Hooiser team
Matt Hein pitched four innings of relief and drove in the game-winning run as Fort Recovery won its second straight game with a 2-1 win over Union City (Ind.) at Fort Recovery.
Hein's sacrifice fly in the sixth brought home the winning run. Hein came into the game in the fourth pitching in relief of Bobby Rammel and struck out nine while pitching near-perfect baseball. Rammel allowed just two hits and three walks while striking out four in his three innings of work.
Fort Recovery hosts Crestview today.
Union City 010 000 0 -- 1 2 0
Fort Recovery 100 001 x -- 2 5 0
WP -- Hein
Record: Fort Recovery 2-1.
Wildcats get first win
Jake Lutt-mer hit two doubles and Nick Wyen pitched four innings of relief to help Minster get its first win of the year with a 9-3 triumph over Spen-cerville at Hanover Street Park.
The win puts Minster at 1-0 since the Wildcats' first game of the season against Russia was tied in extra innings before being suspended due to darkness. The Bearcats fall to 0-2.
Justin Spillers went the first three innings to get the win, but Wyen did not allow a Bearcat runner to cross the plate in the final four innings to get a save for coach Mike Wiss.
Eric Bernhold and Alex Stricker also had two hits for Minster while Bernhold added two RBI.
Minster is at Anna today before hosting St. Marys on Saturday in a doubleheader.
Spencerville 021 000 0 -- 3 3 3
Minster 032 103 x -- 9 10 6
WP -- Spillers; Sv -- Wyen; LP -- Cook.
2B -- S: Cook. M: Luttmer (2).
Records: Spencerville 0-2; Minster 1-0.
Panthers down Bulldogs
Four of the five Parkway hits against Elida came with two outs and scored runs as the Panthers defeated the Bulldogs, 4-3, at Dorothy Edwards Field in Elida on Thursday. The Panthers improve to 2-1 with the win.
Both Parkway's Tiffany Steinbrunner and Eldia's Jeanne Hilvers scatterd five hits on the day, but the Panthers were able to hold on after taking the lead early.
Parkway had a 4-1 lead going into the sixth inning when Elida scored a run in each of the last two innings to get within one. Big defensive plays, including a diving catch by Megan Smith, kept Parkway in the lead. Smith also went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored for Parkway. Erica Yoder added a two-run single in the third inning.
Parkway hosts Hardin Northern on Saturday at Mendon for a doubleheader.
Parkway 002 020 0 -- 4 5 3
Elida 100 001 1 -- 3 5 0
WP -- Steinbrunner; LP -- Hilvers.
2B -- P: Smith (2).
3B -- E: Laffin.
Record: Parkway (2-1).
Griesdorn shines in Cardinals opener
Julie Griesdorn struck out 10 Lehman batters and scored the first run of the game as New Bremen opened its season with a 4-0 win over the Cavaliers in Sidney on Thursday.
Griesdorn went the distance, walking three batters and allowing just three hits to get the win.
The Cardinals scored all its runs in the top of the first. Kelly Steineman drove Griesdorn in with a single and Staton later drove in Steineman, Morgan Cox and Audrey Michael with a double.
Steineman and Cox each had three hits.
New Bremen is at St. Marys today.
New Bremen 400 000 0 -- 4 9 1
Lehman 000 000 0 -- 0 3 1
WP -- Griesdorn; LP -- Ramey
2B -- NB: Steineman, Dick, Staton.
Record: New Bremen 1-0.
Redskins fall to 0-3
St. Henry suffered its third loss of the season in a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Shawnee on Thursday.
The Redskins were held to just two hits, one each by Danielle Kremer and Erica Wilker.
Karla Buschur suffered the loss for St. Henry.
The Redskins are at Spencerville today.
St. Henry 000 000 0 -- 0 2 2
Shawnee 200 111 x -- 5 10 2
WP -- Klein; LP -- Buschur.
2B -- Shaw: Klein, Haver, Risner.
Record: St. Henry 0-3.