Milford’s varsity baseball squad is the champion of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division.
The Eagles dethroned Kings’ Knights 2-0 in a non-conference confrontation. Louie Bruck was the winning pitcher and Wes Minton’s two base raps provided the offensive thrust.
The Red and Gray nipped Loveland 3-2 behind Frank Sullivan’s 10-strikeout performance against the Tigers. Connor Ferguson’s two hits led the Eagle offense.
Both games opposite the Orange and Black were in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division.
The Bulldogs devoured East Clinton's Astros 11-3 in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division. Tyler Carver was the winning hurler. Offensive support came from Ryan Anstaett and Austin Lenhardt with three hits each and Joseph Wahl with two.
In another National Division contest, Blanchester's Wildcats were the victim this time, but barely, 10-9. Brandon Griffin earned the win on the mound. Wahl had three hits and Lenhardt, Anstaett, and Vince Painter two apiece.
Williamsburg was walloped 13-1 in five innings in yet another National Division victory. Carver struck out six Wildcats in earning the win on the hill. Lenhardt clobbered a home run among his five hits and Nathan Wiesmore had three more hits for the Bulldogs.
The Trojans whitewashed Winton Woods' Warriors 12-0 in five innings in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Zach Mager hurled the win and aided himself with a home run among his three hits and he also had three RBI. Anthony Clark, Matt Jones, Mike Kennedy, and Ryan Fuller had two hits apiece and Austin Rieck and Henning had two RBI apiece.
The Purple and White won a non-league, inner-county battle over Clermont Northeastern 12-8. Jake Bohanan was the triumphant pitcher and scored three times to aid himself. Austin Rieck homered among his three hits and drove in five mates, Jones hit a home run and plated two runs, Mager hit a fourbagger, and Clark and Fuller added two hits each. The Rockets' offense was powered by Ryan Mummert's three RBI, Taylor Shinkle's two runs scored, and Aaron Wright's two hits.
The Rockets won in the American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference over Western Brown 10-3. Seth Varner whiffed 10 Broncos to achieve the win on the mound, Ryan Krebs had a pair of hits, runs scored, and RBI, Shinkle had two hits and runs scored, Nick Averwater hit in three teammates, and Mummert scored twice.
In non-league action, CNE routed Ross' Rams 8-2 behind the pitching of Josh Cockerham. Shinkle had two hits and two RBI and Alex Gilkerson had two more RBI.
Bethel-Tate was blanked 4-0 in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. Tanner Sanders fanned nine Tigers to gain the win on the hill. Although credited as the losing pitcher, Cody Kirker whiffed 10 of the Blue and Gold.
Ross revenged itself on CNE with a 14-2 trampling. Mummert smashed a homer and Hunter Voshell had three additional hits for the Rockets.
The Tigers won an American Division Southern Buckeye Conference clash over Goshen 6-2. Kirker earned the pitching victory and k'd 12 of the Warriors. Spencer Sutter's two hits and runs scored and Tanner Wolffram's two base knocks topped the Tigers' offense. The Warriors' resistance was powered by Thomas Gibson's two base raps.
The Warriors nipped CNE 3-2 in an eight-inning, Southern Buckeye Coonference American Division duel. Alex Edwards was the winning moundman and Eric Coleman provided two hits to lead the offense. Voshell's two base knocks led the Northeastern offense.
The Red and Gray easily did away with Western Brown 11-1 in the American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Aaron Rogers was the winner on the hill. The offense was spearheaded by Derek Koch's three hits and two RBI, Gibson's two hits and two RBI, and Coleman's three hits.
The Lions may have won the most incredible slugfest in Clermont County high school varsity baseball history, April 30, with its 18-17 thrilling come-from-behind victory over Goshen. Mike Skaggs' two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning won the game for NR that was behind by 10 runs in the fourth inning. Zack Ritter was the winning hurler who had three hits and four RBI to aid his mound efforts. For Skaggs it was a three home run game among his four hits, scoring each time, and six RBI were provided. Steven Binder homered and scored four times. Jamie Ashcraft and Roenick Whitney muscled out home runs with the former getting four RBI, and Gibson hit safely thrice.
Western Brown downed the Red and Black 2-1 in the American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference.
The Wildcats over ran Georgetown's G-Men 11-0 in a five-inning National Division contest of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Daniel Smith was the winning hurler and assisted his cause by getting a couple of hits and RBI, Rick Wilson had three hits and four RBI, Kendal Young two hits and three RBI, Kevin Keeton two hits and two RBI, and Mike Clowery two hits.
The Barons whomped Western Hills' Mustangs 12-2 in a non-league game. Michael Seebohm was the winning pitcher who received offensive support from Tyler Hale with two hits and three RBI, Scotty Weaver's two hits, and Andrew Applegate's two RBI.
Little Miami's Panthers beat the Blue and White twice 10-0 in five innings and 7-6 in eight innings. Hageman had three hits for the Barons in the second game.
Both battles were in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division.