|Sunday, August 18, 2013 12:00 AM|
Wildcats open scrimmage season impressively
By JIM METCALFE
BATH TOWNSHIP — Jefferson opened its scrimmage season in impressive fashion Saturday morning, mauling Bath with an up-tempo offense and a swarming defense.
Senior quarterback threw touchdown passes to seniors Joe Gorman, Ross Thompson and Zavier Buzard, while junior Jordan McCann and sophomore Dalton Hicks ran for scores for the varsity.
The defense gave up one score in the later parts of the scrimmage on a 2-yard run.
(Longer story in Monday’s newspaper)
Lady Redskins open up with win over Lady Green
By BOB WEBER
OTTOVILLE — The Wapakoneta Lady Redskins opened up their 2013 soccer season with a convincing 4-1 win over the hosts Ottoville Lady Green Saturday night.
The Redskins opened up the scoring at the 14:57 mark in the first half with a goal from senior Sara Warner giving the visitors a 1-0 lead that they also maintained going into halftime.
At the 20:11 mark in the second half, the Redskins were able to extend their lead to 2-0 behind a goal from senior Mackenzie Custer.
The Lady Green got on the board with their only shot on-goal for the evening at the 15:30 mark with a goal from sophomore Dana Eickholt.
Lady Redskin sophomore Brianna Pequignot got the visitor’s third goal at the 11:10 mark and Custer finished out the scoring with another goal at the 6-second mark, giving the Redskins a dominating win.
The Lady Redskins are 1-0, 0-0 WBL, while the Lady Green are 0-1, 0-0 PCL.
(Longer article in Monday’s paper).
Big Green boys whitewash Bearcats
SPENCERVILLE — The Ottoville boys soccer unit whitewashed Spencerville 5-0 Saturday afternoon at Spencerville.
Gola-scorers for the Big Green were Brandt Landin with a hat trick and Drew Williams with two.
The Big Green outshot their foes 18-1.
Ottoville hosts Van Wert 5 p.m. Monday.
Pirates shut out Wauseon
Continental’s girls soccer team shut out Wauseon 2-0 Saturday to open 2013.
Sloane Zachrich scored the first goal at 27:41 of the first half and Paige Kindilien followed it at 36:34 at the second.
Emma Recker had six saves for the Pirates and Ashley Mansfield added four.
Katie Spieles grabbed 13 for Wauseon.
Continental outshot their foe 17-16.