Baron, Trojan, and Lion diamond squads add victories to their impressive season totals

Amelia, Glen Este, and New Richmond have turned in the most outstanding efforts in the most recent varsity baseball action of Clermont County’s squads.

April 15

Glen Este 11 Milford 2

The Trojans continually pulled away in this inter-county, next-door neighbors Fort Ancient Valley Conference East Division game. Chris Linneman was the winning pitcher who received good offensive support from Austin Rieck with three hits and a like number of runs batted in (RBI), Anthony Clark hit safely twice and scored both times, Adam Heming tallied two runs, and Ryan Henning and Austin Istvan had two hits apiece.

Connor Ferguson got two hits for the Eagles.

Amelia 20 Williamsburg 6 (five innings)

This Southern Buckeye Conference non-division contest was easily won by the Barons. Drew Branham was the winning hurler. He got powerful offensive support from Trevor Simon who had two hits, including a home run, scored twice, and hit in five teammates, Anthony Hunt who had two base raps, tallied thrice, and drove in five mates, Jordan Ellerhorst crossed the plate four times and had two hits, and Zac Hultz touched home plate three times and had two hits.

April 18

Amelia 14 Georgetown 0 (five innings)

In yet another non-division tilt of the Southern Buckeye Conference, the Barons battered Georgetown’s G-Men 14-0. Sammy Baynori earned the win on the mound by striking out 12 Brown countians. One of Scotty Weaver’s two hits was a home run, Tyler Hale had three hits that brought in five runs, Ellerhorst had two RBI, and Cody Mauch had two hits.

Bethel-Tate 11 Landmark Christian 1 (six innings)

The Tigers wasted no time in putting this encounter into the win column. Hacker hurled the win for the Red and Gray. At the plate, Marshall banged out three safeties and Walters and Pyles added a couple of hits each in this non-conference confrontation.

New Richmond 6 Williamsburg 1

Austin Warden whiffed 11 Wildcats to gain the win on the hill. Tanner Wolfe’s two hits and three runs batted in was the leading Lions’ offensive performance.

April 21

Glen Este 4 Turpin 1

The Trojans continue to triumph over opponents of the Fort Ancient Valley East. Linneman held down the Spartans from the mound. Henning homered and batted in two teammates, Jones added two RBI, and Clark added two more hits.

Clermont Northeastern 6 Batavia 2

The Rockets won out behind the nine strikeout pitching effort of Tanner Sanders. Launching the Blue and Gold’s power thrust was Aaron Wright with two hits, one a round-tripper, and two RBI, Ryan Mummert with two hits and a like number of RBI, and Alex Gilkerson with two base knocks.

David Lenhart countered for the Bulldogs by hammering out a home run as one of his two hits.

Milford 7 Anderson 2

The Eagles returned to their winning ways in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference East Division with a 7-2 thrashing of Anderson’ Redskins. Hittner was the winning pitcher. Spearheading the winning offense was Houser with three hits.

Elder 7 Clermont Northeastern 3

The Rockets gave the Greater Cincinnati League power Panthers a trying time before finally falling.

Batavia 23 Georgetown 0 (five innings)

The G-Men took another serious setback versus a Clermont County team in the National Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Shepard was the winning hurler getting good offensive support off the bats of Gormley with two hits and three RBI and Lenhardt with three hits and two RBI.

Western Brown 7 Bethel-Tate 0

Western whitewashed the Tigers in this Southern Buckeye American Division tilt.

Salem (Mich.) 7 Milford 4

The visitors came a long way to overcome the Red and White. Connor Ferguson’s three base knocks and RBI paced the Clermont countians’ resistance.

Ross 16 Clermont Northeastern 7

The Rockets were rammed in this loss. Mummert’s trio of hits led the CNE offense in this non-league defeat.