Warren falls on the road at McLane

EDINBORO — Defending District 10 champion General McLane got off to a lead against visiting Warren on Wednesday and never relented.

Playing in its third game in three days, the Dragons fell, 11-1, in the non-region game.

“This is exactly the type of team, if not the team, we will see in the District 10 4A playoffs,” said Warren coach Jon Sitler. “We are much better than what we showed this game, but we have to go out and prove that.”

McLane scored in five of six innings, including three runs in the bottom of the sixth to win by the 10-run rule. This is the first loss for Warren this season that’s been by more than one or two runs.

Ellie Lobdell was 2-for-2 with a solo home run in the top of the fourth to cut the lead to 6-1, but Warren had just two hits the rest of the game — a leadoff single by Alexis Nyquist and a double by Gracie Wood.

Warren (12-6 overall) hosts Meadville on Thursday in the regular-season finale.

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WARREN (1): Nyquist ss 3-0-1-0, Loutzenhiser 1b 3-0-0-0, M.Wortman c 3-0-0-0, Hoffman 3b 3-0-0-0, Wood cf 3-0-1-0, E.Lobdell p-lf 2-1-2-1, Munksgard cr 0-0-0-0, G.Wortman lf-2b 2-0-0-0, Chase rf 2-0-0-0, J.Lobdell 2b-p 2-0-0-0.

GENERAL McLANE (11): Wells c 0-4-0-0, Staley p 4-1-0-0, Mamani 1b 4-1-2-0, Kiser 3b 2-2-1-2, Carter cf 4-0-1-3, Pencille rf 4-1-0-1, Johnson 2b 4-1-0-0, Jennings ss 3-1-0-0, Mamani dp 4-0-1-2, Sweet lf 0-0-0-0.

Warren 000 100 — 1 4 6

General McLane 204 123 –11 5 1

2b-Wood (W), Carter (G). 3b-A.Mamani (G), D.Mamani (G). HR-E.Lobdell (W). WP-Staley. LP-E.Lobdell.

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The Lady Dragons won the JV game, 7-1.

Ceci Citro had three hits, including a double and an RBI, while Ashleigh Deppen belted a triple. Morgan Munksgard had 2 RBI and she along with Grace Wortman and Julia Lobdell had multi-hit games. Lobdell scattered four hits over seven innings for the win, with Deppen playing outstanding defense.

On Tuesday, the JV team pounded out 20 hits en route to a 14-13 win over Harbor Creek. Hoffman, Taige Honhart, Citro, Olivia Manderfeld and Deppen all had doubles, while Wortman and Citro had four hits each. Lyndsey Goldthwaite had three hits, while Hoffman, Honhart, Munksgard and Manderfeld had two hits each. Hoffman was the winning pitcher.

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