BASEBALL: Rangers, Minster fall in non-conference games

NEW KNOXVILLE — Lima Temple Christian’s seven-run third inning broke things open and the Pioneers defeated New Knoxville 15-4 in six innings on Monday.

Temple Christian collected 14 hits and scored in five of its six at-bats.

Evan Sutton earned the win on the mound for the Pioneers.

New Knoxville’s Adam Porter took the loss on the mound.

Temple Christian improved to 3-10. The Rangers fell to 2-9.

New Knoxville travels to Fort Recovery on Tuesday for a 5 p.m. Midwest Athletic Conference game.


CELINA — Minster had its eight-game win streak  snapped when Celina scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning in a 3-2 victory on Monday night at Montgomery Field.

Minster jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the third inning, but Celina scored single runs in the third, fourth and sixth innings.

Celina’s Cody Vogel held Minster’s bats to just three hits.

Two of those were extra-base hits as Ethan Wolf doubled and Adam Niemeyer hit a triple for the Wildcats.

Minster dropped to 16-3 on the season. The Wildcats play at Coldwater in a Midwest Athletic Conference game.