Roundup: Elida upends Bath in girls basketball

Girls basketball

Elida 44, Bath 37

ELIDA — Addysen Freeman had 17 points and Leah Ramirez scored 10 for Elida. Claire Foust had 14 points and Anne Oliver scored 12 for Bath.

Delphos Jefferson 53,

Lima Central Catholic 13

LIMA — Lyv Lindeman (15), Hannah Wiltsie (14) and Rylynn Marquiss (10) each scored in double digits for Jefferson (11-1). Olivia Stolly led LCC (5-9) with seven points.

Toledo Whitmer 50,

Lima Senior 34

LIMA — Tillie Nelson had eight points and 12 rebounds and Tiana Spivey scored 11 and contributed eight rebounds for the host Spartans.

Shawnee 56,

Defiance 33

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Gracie Freiberger had 13 points and 10 assists, Ania Pearson scored 12 and finished with a dozen rebounds, Morgan Betts contributed 10 points and Brynn Patterson collected nine rebounds for the Indians.

Allen East 66, Ada 28

ADA — Elle Richardson had 22 points and Rilynn Jones scored 10 for the visiting Mustangs. Courtney Sumner had 10 points and Olivia Burkhart scored eight for the Bulldogs.

Coldwater 47,

New Bremen 36

COLDWATER — Becca Wenning had 18 points and Jenna Leugers scored 13 for the host Cavaliers.

Spencerville 51,

Lincolnview 34

MIDDLE POINT — Heidi Keller had 18 points and Kirsten Wurst scored 17 for Spencerville. Makayla Jackman had 10 points and Keria Breese and Emerson Walker each scored nine for Lincolnview.

Delphos St. John’s 44,

Fort Recovery 37

DELPHOS — Emma Will had 16 points and Abby Kerner scored 12 for DSJ. Kennedy Muhlenkamp had 13 points and Karlie Niekamp scored 10 for Fort Recovery.

Ottoville 57,

Continental 21

OTTOVILLE — Erica Thorbahn had 24 points and Isabelle Furley scored eight for the Big Green. Bryn Tegenkamp had eight points and Olivia Logan scored seven for the Pirates.

Van Buren 55,

Pandora-Gilboa 27

PANDORA — Ava Huffman had 12 points and Savannah Knueven scored nine for P-G.

Parkway 44, Versailles 26

VERSAILLES — Gabrielle Stober had 18 points and Allison Hughes scored 12 for the visiting Panthers.

Bellefontaine 63, Waynesfield-Goshen 35

WAYNESFIELD — Raegan Hutchison had 17 points and Tatelyn Faraglia scored 10 for W-G.

Kenton 56, Celina 47

KENTON — Tatum Miller (16), Olivia Nolting (13) and Ali Harpel (12) scored in double digits for the host Wildcats. Taylor Klingshirn had 14 points and Kyilla Billingsley scored nine for the Bulldogs.

Marion Local 52, New Knoxville 18

MARIA STEIN — Avae Unrast had 10 points and Lindsey Koenig and Allie Everman each scored eight for the Flyers. Keianna Wellman and Addi Albers each finished with six points for the Rangers.

Boys bowling

Shawnee 2,490, Defiance 1,388

DEFIANCE — Matthew Owen had the high game (235) and two-game series (386) for Shawnee.

Kenton 2,358, Perry 2,134

KENTON — Kenton was led by Sam Taylor with a 196 high game and 360 two-game series.

Coldwater 2,985,

New Bremen 2,469

Carter Bertke had the high game 253 and two-game series (419) for Coldwater.

Girls bowling

Shawnee 2,372

Defiance 2,181

No other information was reported about this competition by deadline.


Rahrig resigns

at Jefferson

DELPHOS — Ben Rahrig has resigned as the head varsity coach at Delphos Jefferson.

The Wildcats finished third in the Northwest Conference this past season at 5-2 and went 7-5 overall, making the playoffs.

Jefferson was 11-28 overall and 7-18 in the NWC during his four seasons at the helm. Rahrig is remaining at Jefferson as a middle school teacher.

Those interested in applying for the position should send a letter of application, resume, reference list and credentials by Jan. 23 to Kent Smelser, Athletic Director, 901 Wildcat Lane, Delphos, Ohio 45833. Applications are also being accepted at [email protected]. Prior experience as a varsity, junior varsity or assistant varsity coach is preferred.

Candidates should have an understanding and willingness to spend the necessary time to build a successful program, possess knowledge of football and a solid coaching philosophy, possess strong organizational skills and have a willingness to work closely with the athletic director to enforce goals and objectives of the athletic program.



Bluffton grad joins

Idaho State staff

POCATELLO, Idaho – Idaho State has announced the hiring of Bath graduate Josh Runda as the next defensive coordinator for the Bengals. Runda comes to the Bengals from Iowa State where he served as a defensive assistant.

Runda previously was the defensive coordinator at his alma mater Bluffton University for three seasons (2018-21).

While playing for the Beavers, he earned All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors three times, including a first team selection in 2013.


Ohio Northern 35,

Mount Saint Joseph 13

CINCINNATI — No. 13-ranked Ohio Northern improved to 11-0 on the season with a victory at the Harrington Center.

The Polar Bears got pins from No. 10-ranked Chase Sumner, an Ada graduate, Ben DePrest and Jayden Jones.

Wapakoneta grad Colin Mellott started the dual with a 15-0 tech fall victory for ONU at 125.

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