Goshen, Milford, and New Richmond baseball recent best on Clermont County’s diamonds

May 8th, 2009    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

Goshen, Milford, and New Richmond have been turning in the best efforts among Clermont County’s high school varsity baseball squads in recent competition


The Warriors won out over Monroe’s Fighting Hornets 6-2 in non-conference action. Aaron Rogers was the winning pitcher. He received offensive support from Darren Garrett’s three hits.

The Red and Gray was stung by the same Butler county team 9-6. Garrett hit safely four times and teammates Nate Godby had three hits and Eric Coleman had two.

New Richmond pitcher Josh Erdman has enjoyed a successful four-year career.
Goshen gained a 14-4 verdict over Williamsburg in a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Garrett got the win on the mound. Thomas Gibson had seven runs batted in (RBI) with his three hits, Derek Koch had two hits and five RBI, and James Ashcraft had two more base raps. West had two hits for the Wildcats.

Gibson's grand slam home run led the rallying Warriors to a hard-fought 8-7 win over Bethel-Tate in a Southern Buckeye Conference American Division battle. Ashcraft was the winner on the mound. Gibson had three hits, Garrett two, and Koch two. Spencer Sutter homered and batted in two teammates for the Tigers.


The Eagles breezed by Findlay's Trojans 34-9 in a non-conference batting practice with the Hancock County foe. Nick Hittner got the win on the hill. The Red and White's powerful offense was led by Robert Nesteroff's two home runs. Other round trippers were achieved by Trevor Cunningham (among three hits) and Ticherich. Wes Minton had four base raps, Zac McFarland three, and A. J. Wilson, Kevin Chaffin, and Houser two apiece.

The Clermont countians net out of county victim was Elmwood's Royals 13-7. Nesteroff was the triumphant hurler over the Wood County adversary. He helped himself by homering among his three hits. Chaffin homered, too, Ticherich had three hits, and McFarland, Minton, and Jacob Ohnmeis each had a pair of hits.

Nesteroff won another game on the mound. This one was 15-8 opposite Anderson's Redskins in a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division showdown. Minton and Houser both had three hits and Chaffin, McFarland, and Justin Barlow had two base knocks apiece.

New Richmond

The Lions nipped Clermont Northeastern 5-4 in a Southern Buckeye Conference American Division duel. Josh Erdman was the victorious moundman. He received offensive support from Andy Piper who clobbered a home run, Michael Skaggs who had two RBI, and Justin Wilson who had two base raps. The Northeastern resistance was paced by Justin Messinger's four-bagger and three RBI and Josh Cockerham's two hits.


The Barons beat Bethel-Tate 16-6 in non-conference competition. Cody Chase was the winning hurler. Ben Kasten, Donovan Schwalbach, and Matt Dameron equally shared si hits among them. Sutter was the Fighting Tigers' offensive leader smashing a homer and driving in two teammates.

The Blue and White was defeated by McNicholas 13-3 in a non-conference fray. Brandon Zurlinden and Chase each had a couple of hits for Amelia.

In a game of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division, Turpin took the Blue and White 9-1. Kasten had three base raps and Tyler Council two for the Barons.

Clermont Northeastern

The Rockets stunned Western Brown's Broncos 7-3 behind the pitching performance of Seth Varner. Paul's three hits and Messinger's two sparked the Blue and Gold's offensive attack in this American Division game of the Southern Buckeye Conference.

Ross's Rams routed Northeastern 11-1 in a non-conference tilt.

Glen Este

The Trojans triumphed over Milford 15-6 in a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division encounter. Tyler Godfrey's three base raps helped him earn the win on the mound. Brandon Fuller's two RBI assisted him in being credited with the save. Andrew King homered for GE among his three hits and he crossed the plate thrice. Andrew Gerber had four hits and scored each time, Nathan Bromagem had three hits, scored each time, and batted in si mates, Matt Jones had two hits, scored thrice and plated two teammates, and Greg Jones and Andrew Kroetzsch had two hits apiece. Wilson homered for Milford and had three RBI and Minton had two hits and scored both times.

In a non-conference game, Hamilton's Big Blue beat GE 5-4. Gerber and Matt Jones each had two hits and King had two RBI.

Glen Este lost another nip-and-tuck tilt to Harrison's Wildcats 5-4 in eight innings. In this Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division battle, Godfrey muscled a home run and had three RBI, Bromagem had three hits, and Gerber, Fuller, Jones, and King each had two hits.


The Bulldogs were outslugged by Cincinnati Hills Christian 9-7 in a non-conference game that was a part of the A. J. Cohen Memorial Tournament. David Lenhardt homered and drove in two runs for the Green and White. Bill McPartland had three hits and three RBI, and Eric Roberts had two hits.


The Tigers were upended by McNicholas 12-2 in a non-conference game. Ricky Kimberly hit a home run for the Red and Gray.
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