|Local Round Up|
|Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:07 AM|
Joseph captures Wayne Trace Invitational
GROVER HILL — St. John’s senior Megan Joseph won the Wayne Trace Cross Country Invitational race Tuesday at Grover Hill.
Joseph won the race by one minute with a time of 21:34. Also in the girls race, freshman Breece Rohr finished 10th with a time of 23:39
In the boys race, sophomore Curtis Pohlman led the Jays with a 15th-place finish with a time of 19:16. Senior Aaron Hellman finished 32nd with a time of 20:35. As a team, the boys finished ninth out 13 teams.
“We had some runners that ran good but also had some that struggled with the heat. The summer had been cool, so we did not have a whole lot of training in the heat and had an effect on some of the runners,” St. John’s coach Steve Hellman noted. “Megan is running real well right know and with the win, that should give her even more confidence as the season goes on.”
St. John’s is in the Wapakoneta Night Meet 7:15 p.m. Saturday.
Jeffcats sweep Commodores
DELPHOS — The Jefferson volleyball crew swept Perry 25-5, 25-13, 25-13 Tuesday night at Jefferson High School.
Senior Rileigh Stockwell led the serving, going 10-for-13 (6 aces). Junior Brooke Culp had 11 assists. Senior Katie Goergens led at the net, going 11-for-12 (8 kills).
“Our girls came out and fought hard tonight. We are happy to start off our season with two wins and we plan to continue working hard to keep our momentum going strong,” Jefferson coach Joy Develvis noted.
Jefferson (2-0) takes on Miller City for a varsity-only match 6:30 p.m. tonight.
Delphos (2-0) win the junior varsity match 25-8, 25-10.
The Wildcats opened Monday night with a 25-18, 25-23, 21-25, 25-15 victory over invading Waynesfield-Goshen.
Senior Lindsay Deuel led the serving, going 14-of-16 (6 aces). Senior Kamie Pulford led digs with eight. Culp led assists with 21. Goergens led at the net with 10 kills and four stuff-blocks.
“I am pleased with how we played tonight and it feels great to get our first win on our first night out. We had some ups and downs but fought back hard when it was needed,” Early said.
Allen East bests Jefferson in NWC tri
LIMA — Host Allen East bested Jefferson and Paulding 170-178-204 in a Northwest Conference tri-match Tuesday at Lost Creek Golf Course.
Kayne Richardson led the Mustangs with a 39, followed by Lucas Herrmann and Parker Frey 42, Zak Thomas 43, Braden Goodwin 46 and Logan Ryan 47.
Zach Wannemacher was low man for the Wildcats with a 42, followed by Nick Fitch 43, Ryan Bullinger 45, Carter Mox 48, Tyler Rice 51 and Jacob Hamilton 63.
Paulding’s low man was Ben Heilshorn with a 49, backed by Brad Crawford 50, Kaleb Becker 52 and Justin Adams 53.
Jefferson is in the Columbus Grove Quad 4 p.m. Thursday.
Big Green boys remain perfect
RURAL MIDDLE POINT — The Ottoville boys soccer team handled Lincolnview 6-1 Tuesday afternoon at Lincolnview High School.
Scoring for the Big Green (5-0-0) were Alex Horstman with two goals, Brandt Landin two goals and Lucas Maag and Jared Fanning one each.
Lincolnview’s (0-2-0) score came from Connor McCleery.
Ottoville outshot their foe 14-5.
Ottoville gets sweep versus Lancers
RURAL MIDDLE POINT — The Ottoville volleyball crew swept host Lincolnview 25-18, 25-17, 25-23 Tuesday night.
Taylor Mangas led the victors with 14/15 hitting (9 kills) and 12 digs, along with Nicole Kramer (11/11 serving, 3 aces) and Lexie Thorbahn (21/21 setting, 13 assists).
Musketeer boys pound Titans
GLANDORF — Fort Jennings went to Titan Field Tuesday to take on Ottawa-Glandorf in boys soccer action and came home with a 4-1 triumph.
The Musketeers went up 2-0 in the first half by scoring in the fourth minutes on a Seth Ricker goal (Drew Grone assist); and the 15th minute, Spencer Dray tallied (Ricker and Alex Berelsman assists.
Fort Jennings went up 4-0 in the second half on a Berelsman goal in the 54th minute (Troy Ricker, Mark Metzger assists) and a Metzger goal in the 65th minute (Berelsman assist).
In the 72nd minute, Brent Ellerbrock put in the only Titan goal.
The Musketeers outshot the hosts 15-10 and lost the corner kicks 7-6.
OG’s Jacob Ellerbrock had three saves and Brad Nuveman one, Alex Vetter registered four saves for the victors.
In the reserve match, O-G won 3-2.
Fort Jennings visits Kalida 7 p.m. Thursday.
Polar Bears outlast Lady ’Dawgs
DOLA — Elida played at Hardin Northern Tuesday night and lost a 25-20, 19-25, 25-22, 20-25, 15-9 heartbreaker.
Elida stat leaders: Torie McAdams (16 kills), Summer Grogg (5 blocks), Katie Hawk (41 assists), Erika Kiel (29 digs) and Karmyn Martinez (5 aces).
Elida (3-3) visits Defiance 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Lady Wildcats tie Miller City
FORT JENNINGS — The Lady Wildcats of Jefferson finished in a 1-1 tie on Monday night against the visiting team of Miller City.
Miller City attacked the nets with a goal early in the first half.
The Wildcats were able to even up the score at the end of the first half with a header by Arianna Knebel.
The Wildcats record is 1-2-1.
Panthers get out the broom versus Lady Green
OTTOVILLE — Parkway’s volleyball team handed host Ottoville a 25-18, 25-13, 25-17 loss Monday night.
Leading the Lady Green were Kara Schimmoeller (11/11 serving, 2 aces), Nikki Burgei (10/16 hitting, 5 kills), Chelsea Boecker (21/21 setting, 7 assists) and Lexie Thorbahn (10 digs).
The Panthers also won the junior varsity contest 25-23, 25-11.
Lady Lancers sweep Pirates
Lincolnview defeated Continental 25-17, 25-12, 25-16 Monday night.
Lancer Stats: Hitting: Kelsey Mohr (9/10, 5 kills), Baylee Neate and Devann Springer (10/11, 4 kills each); Serving: Katie McClure (13/15, 8 aces) and Mohr (14/15, 5 aces)
Lincolnview is 2-1.