Area boys golfers qualified for next week’s districts during Division II and III sectionals Thursday.
OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Ty Verhoff posted an 84 and Van Wert’s Keaton Foster, Bath’s Braden Brinkley and Coldwater’s Nathan Overman each shot 85 at par 72 Moose Landing to earn spots for the Oct. 6 Eagle’s Landing Golf Club.
Napoleon won the fifth score tiebreaker against Van Buren to win the team title after each shot 338. Liberty-Benton (348) also advanced.
St. Marys’ Josh Sudman (88), Bluffton’s Jaden Coonfare (90), Spencerville’s Cooper Chapman (96) and Kenton’s Landon Plaugher (98) had the low rounds for their respective schools.
At par 72 Colonial Golfers Club, Delphos St. John’s (310), Minster (330) and Marion Local (345) advanced to the Oct. 6 Stone Ridge district.
Medalist Collin Feathers (72), Jack Gerker (74), Tyce McClain (77) and Caden Wright (87) combined for DSJ’s score.
Mitchell Bornhorst (79), Nathan Beair (83), Jack Meyer (83) and Ray Purdy (85) posted Minster’s total.
Cole Brunswick (81), Marcus Rethman (86), Brandon Eyink (88) and Adam Schwieterman (90) advanced Marion Local.
Lima Central Catholic’s Parker Judy (76) and Delphos Jefferson’s Isaac Gallmeier (80) advanced as individuals. St. Henry’s Ty Post defeated Crestview’s Mathew Dealey in a playoff for the third district berth after each shot 86.
Lincolnview’s Evan Miller (88), Fort Recovery’s Isaac LeFevre (89), Temple Christian’s Landon Callahan (93), Parkway’s Roman Leszinske (94), New Knoxville’s Jay Waterman (99), New Bremen’s Henry Nelson (103) and Perry’s Jeremiah Jackson (124) had the low rounds for their respective schools.
At par 71 Pike Run, Ottoville (320) was the team champ with Kalida (329) and Wayne Trace (342) also advancing.
Medalist Keaton Schnipke (75), Michael Turnwald (77), Grant Leis (78) and Blake Kortokrax (90) combined for the winning total.
Connor Nartker (77), Carson Klausing (83), Kayla Nartker (84) and Jack Stechschulte (85) had their scores used for Kalida’s total.
Ayersville’s Luke Schroeder (79), Leipsic’s Brevin Brandt (80) and Miller City’s Will Otto (83) advanced individually.
Pandora-Gilboa’s Owen Huffman (85), Columbus Grove’s Isaac Ricker (91) and Fort Jennings’ Ryan Aldrich (97) had the low scores for their respective schools.
At par 72 Sycamore Springs, Allen East (368) finished second behind Carey (366) to earn a district berth. Arcadia (383) also advanced.
Levi Clum (82), Jalen Johnson (91), Jacob Harvey (94) and Donovan Kennedy (101) combined for Allen East’s score.
Hardin Northern’s Justin Thiel and Waynesfield-Goshen’s Chase Dunson each shot 86 to move on individually along with Riverdale’s Carter Koehler (90).
Ridgemont’s Hayden Oates (104) and Ada’s Geddes Klingler and Jack Baumgartner (102 each) had the low rounds for their respective schools.
LIMA — Shawnee’s Alora Patel (first singles), Ava Patel (second singles), Rose Kottapalli (third singles) and the first doubles team of Jenova DeBrosse and Brailynn Murphy reached the semifinals at the University of Northwestern Ohio.
St. Marys’ Charley Spencer (first singles), Cora Rable (third singles) and Jodi Perry and Elizabeth Brown (first doubles) and Molly Schlosser and Audrey Shannon (second doubles) made the final four.
Others making the semis include Bath’s Elena Oliver and Van Wert’s Grace Lott in first singles, Wapakoneta’s Elisabeth Good, Bath’s Anne Oliver and Van Wert’s Mandy Burenga in second singles, Celina’s Kayliann Howell and Ottawa-Glandorf’s Maggie Schmiedebusch in third singles, O-G’s Kayla Gerding and Lauren Niese and Wapak’s Brooke Minnig and Kierra Siefring in first doubles and Wapak’s Abigail Hamill and Jenna Kohler, Van Wert’s Piper Pierce and Sophie Gearhart and O-G’s Kailin Vorst and Sarah Ellerbrock in second doubles.
Play resumes at 9 a.m. Saturday at UNOH.
Miller City 4,
Delphos Jefferson 0
Danica Ehlers had two goals, Anna Niese had a pair of assists, Belle Reyna and Avery Ruhe each had a tally and Ava Ruck had an assist.
Columbus Grove 3,
Lauren Auchmuty had three goals and teammates Devanie Pingle and Ella Dotson each had an assist. Grove’s Gwen Langhals made nine saves. Bryn Tegenkamp scored Continental’s goal on an assist by Alli Scott.
Celina 11 Defiance 0
Raven Harris had three goals, Taylor Klingshirn and Kira Dirksen each had two tallies and Savannah Jacobs, Paiton Rhodes, Olivia Grieshop and Ellie Hitchcock each had goal.
Wapakoneta 0, Bath 0
No other information was reported about this match.
Coldwater 5, Fort Jennings 1
COLDWATER — Avery Knapke had two goals, Grace Huwer had a pair of assists, teammates Brianna Keller, Olivia Tobe and Mel Byer each had a tally and Fort Jennings’ Reagan Ricker each had a single tally. Coldwater’s Ellie Schneider finished with an assist and teammate Sydney Grieshop made three saves in goal.
St. Marys 3, Elida 0
Elida fell to 7-4-3 overall and 1-4-1 in the Western Buckeye League.
Jackson Center 3,
Temple Christian 0
Temple Christian goalie Dawson Clay saved eight of nine shots on goal.
New Knoxville 2
SPENCERVILLE — Andrew Leffel and Jay Schroeder each had a goal and Troy Dwenger had an assist for New Knoxville. Spencerville’s individual stats were not reported by deadline.
Liberty Center 0
Rhenn Armey had three goals to give him 101 for his career. He also had an assist on a Collin Davis tally. Braxton Stegbauer contributed an assist and Carson Etter got the shutout in goal.
Wapakoneta 2, Botkins 0
Taylor Echols had a tally. Wapak also scored on an own goal.
Leipsic 3, Ottoville 2
The Vikings (15-3, 4-0 Putnam County League) won 25-12, 29-27, 20-25, 19-25, 15-9. Serenity Siefer set a school record with 64 assists and had 12 digs, Alivia Jones had 13 kills and 26 digs, Kasey Brough had 15 kills, Danaysia Danzy had 17 kills and 11 digs, Marisa Hermiller had 14 kills and Alaina Brown had 27 digs for Leipsic.
Erica Thorbahn had 40 assists and 12 digs, Elisa Kramer had 29 kills, Kara Burgei had six kills and 13 digs and Jocelyn Langhals had 12 digs for Ottoville (11-5, 3-2 PCL).
Temple Christian 3,
Hardin Northern 0
The Pioneers (15-3, 5-0 Northwest Central Conference) won 25-9, 25-12, 25-17.
Cecelia Worsham had 15 kills and 11 digs, Emily Bontrager had 15 assists, Hailey Smith had 10 kills and eight digs, Jessica Holloway had nine kills, five aces and 12 digsm Kaylee Linhart had 18 assists and Juliette Kinnear had three aces for Temple Christian.
Minster 3, Delphos St. John’s 0
DELPHOS — The Wildcats won 25-22, 25-23, 25-22. Lilly Barhorst had 10 kills, three aces and 13 digs, Lyndi Hemmelgarn had three aces, Kayla Lamm had 12 kills, Alayna Prenger had 27 assists and Macy Prenger had 14 digs for Minster.
Mia Conley had seven kills and four blocks, Maddy Conley had six kills and six blocks, Abby Kerner had four aces, Laila Sites had three aces, Grace Moenter had seven assists, Avery Mueller had seven assists and Avery Altenburger had nine digs for DSJ.
New Bremen 3,
New Knoxville 0
NEW KNOXVILLE — The Cardinals won 25-14, 25-20, 25-10. Keianna Wellman and Brynn Egbert each had four kills and five blocks and Addison Albers had nine assists and seven digs for New Knoxville.
Delphos Jefferson 0
The Knights won 25-11, 25-9, 25-10.
Cali Gregory had 36 assists and four aces, Myia Etzler had 13 kills, Adelyn Figley had 12 kills and nine digs, Ellie Kline had 13 digs and Laci McCoy had four blocks for Crestview.
Archbold 3, Kalida 0
The Wildcats fell 25-14, 25-23, 25-14. Brooke Erhart had four kills, Ella Hoffman had four kills, Malia Romes had four kills and four total blocks, Maria Gerding had 14 assists and Whitney Unverferth had nine digs for Kalida.
Lincolnview 3, Bluffton 0
MIDDLE POINT — The Lancers won 25-17, 25-21, 25-22. McKayla Blankemeyer had 16 kills and four blocks, Carsyn Looser had 10 kills and three blocks, Grace Brickner had 17 digs, Kaylyn Gerold had 10 digs and Breck Evans had 38 assists for Lincolnview.
Kendall Stackhouse had 13 kills, Ayla Grandey had seven kills, Gracie Yarnell had 15 assists and 13 digs and Avery Talavina had 12 digs for Bluffton.
Edgerton 3, Continental 0
The Pirates fell 25-15, 25-23, 26-14. Delaney Bowers had five kills, 11 digs and four total blocks, Macie Cordes had five kills and three aces, Teaghan McDougle had 18 assists and 11 digs, Rhaegan Marshall had nine kills and four total blocks and Olivia Logan had 10 digs for Continental.
Marion Local 3, Parkway 0
MARIA STEIN — The Flyers won 25-22, 25-12, 25-23. Lydia Eifert had 18 digs, Julia Moeller had 19 assists, Reagan Kremer had nine kills, Nora Eckstein had nine digs and Lindsey Koenig had 14 kills for Marion Local.
Shawnee 3, Van Wert 0
The Indians won 25-10, 25-14, 25-18.
Columbus Grove 3, Spencerville 2
The Bulldogs wn 25-21, 25-20, 19-25, 26-28, 15-6. Jaylen Sautter had 10 kills and four aces. MaKailey Bermudez had four blocks and four aces. Chloe Buckley had 10 kills, Sage Clement had 21 assists and Brynn Fortman had 36 digs for Grove.
Coldwater 3, Versailles 1
COLDWATER — Morgan Blasingame had three aces, Jenna Leugers had 18 assists and 16 kills, Mia Knapke had 12 assists, Madison Wendel had three blocks and Spencer Etzler had 15 digs and nine kills for Coldwater.
Miller City 3, McComb 2
The Wildcats won 25-14, 29-31, 9-25, 25-16, 15-5. Morgan Verhoff had 20 kills and 14 digs, Savanna Niese had 10 kills, 16 digs and seven aces, Cloe Kuhlman had 10 kills, Tori Wenzinger had 28 digs and Jose Otto had 16 digs and 46 assists for Miller City.
St. Marys 3, Kenton 0
The Roughriders won 25-16, 25-18, 25-15. Brynn Clark had 16 kills and three blocks, Syerra Greber had seven kills and eight digs, Sylvia Wiechart had seven kills, Lily Rammel had 29 assists and eight digs and Ashlie Nuss had eight digs for St. Marys.
Macee Heckathorn had four kills and seven blocks, Morgan Lyons had five blocks and seven digs. Riley Totten had 10 digs, Sadie Larrabee had nine kills and 11 digs and Brynn Butler had 14 digs for Kenton.
Vanlue 3, Ada 1
The Bulldogs fell 23-25, 25-19, 25-13, 25-14.
Daicy Robinson had 10 kills, Autumn Andreasen had 24 assists and 12 digs, Courtney Sumner had 28 digs, Jenna Bassitt had 13 digs and Josie Phillips had 10 digs for Ada.
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