Roundup: Kalida defeats Wapakoneta in volleyball

By Mike Purdy -

Kalida came away with a 25-16, 25-20, 25-14 volleyball victory Tuesday night against Wapakoneta. Sarah Klausing had 13 kills, Tori Niese had 10 kills, Morgan Mock had 15 digs and Tara Gerding had 26 assists for Kalida. Sarah Pothast had 13 kills, MacKenzie Lange had 17 assists and Alexa Lambert had 16 digs for Wapak.

Perry 3, Upper Scioto Valley 0

The Commodores won 25-18, 25-6, 25-22. Kelsey Wells had four aces and five kills, Annabell Plaugher had 17 assists, Kaylyne Trent had four aces, Anniya Simpson had eight digs and Tia Barfield had 10 kills and six digs for Perry.

Ada 3, Delphos Jefferson 0

The Bulldogs won 25-17, 25-12, 25-15. Nelina Woods had 30 kills, Nelina Woods had 11 digs, Maddie Gossard 29 assists and four blocks for Ada. Jefferson stats were not reported by deadline.

Coldwater 3,

Delphos St. John’s 0

COLDWATER — The Cavaliers won 25-12, 25-13, 25-10. Elena Knapke had 30 assists and three aces, Olivia Harlamert had 16 kills and Katie Alig had 10 digs for Coldwater. Madi Ellis had nine kills, Ellie Csukker had eight assists Kennedy Clarkson, Riley Pohlman and Csukker each had nine digs for DSJ.

Paulding 3, Bluffton 0

The Panthers won 25-16, 25-12, 25-12. Cassidy Posey had 19 kills, Mace Iler had 15 digs, Sadie Estler had eight kills and five blocks, Audrey Manz had nine assists and Kristin Razo had eight assists for Paulding. Aimee Ritter had 15 kills and Katie Prater had seven digs and seven blocks for Bluffton.

Boys golf

St. Henry 170, Coldwater 181

Medalist Jack Romer (39), Ryan Grieshop (43), Kyle Naumann (44) and Seth King (44) combined for the winning score in a completion of a suspended Midwest Athletic Conference match at the par 36 Mercer County Elks. Trey Wolters led Coldwater with a 41.

Girls soccer

Shawnee 5, Ottawa-Glandorf 0

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIOP — Tessa Jordan had two goals and two assists and Sophia Fusillo and Bella Fusillo had one each. The Indians’ other tally occurred on an own goal. Shawnee moved to 6-2-1 overall and 4-1 in the Western Buckeye league and O-G 1-7-3 overall and 1-2-1 in the league.

Allen East 9 Crestview 0

Goals: Ally Richardson had three goals, Sofia Silone scored two and Oliva Silone, Madison Houston, Gabby Scott and Taylor Rooker had one tally each. Houston also had two assists.

Kalida 5, Delphos St. John’s 0

DELPHOS — Lauren Langhals had three goals and Hannah Warn and Madison Langhals each had a goal and an assist. Bailey White got the shutout in goal.

Bluffton 3, Upper Sandusky 0

Brinkley Garmatter, Kayla White and Averey Rumor each had a goal and Hannah Yost made three saves in earning the shutout in goal.

Kenton 9, Van Wert 0

No other information was reported about this match by deadline.

Ottoville 5, Lima Senior 1

OTTOVILLE — Zai’kaija Ware scored Lima Senior’s goal. The names of Ottoville’s goal scorers in the Monday match were not received.

Girls Golf

Lima Central Catholic 183,

Findlay 194

LIMA — Mary Kelly Mulcahy shared medalist honors with a 42 and was joined by Erin Mulcahy (43), Megan Mulcahy (45) and Riley Smith (53) in combining for the winning score at Lost Creek.

Boys soccer

Oregon Clay 6, Lima Senior 0

Kevin Samons made 10 saves for Lima Senior (4-4-1, 0-4 Three Rivers Athletic Conference)

Match postponed

GLANDORF — The Bluffton at Ottawa-Glandorf match was postponed to a yet to be determined date due to poor field conditions.

Makeup date

OTTOVILLE — The Bath at Ottoville match will be made up at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Girls basketball

CONVOY — Crestview’s Paige Motycka will be playing at the Indiana Institute of Technology beginning in the 2018-19 school year.

Motycka enters her senior season already having been a three-year starter for the Lady Knightsy. Last season she averaged 18 points and nine rebounds a game, was named a first team Northwest Conference and District 8 performer and earned All-Ohio honorable mention recognition.

At Indiana Tech, Paige plans to major in education with an emphasis on special education at the elementary level.


Lima Senior

tickets on sale

LIMA — Tickets for Friday’s Lima Senior home football game against Toledo Whitmer are now on sale online at

Tickets will also be available in the Lima Senior Athletic Office from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. Please enter through the Activities Entrance.

Pre-sale tickets are $5 for students, $7 for adults and $8 for reserved. All tickets at the gate will $7. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Spartan Stadium.



ONU ranked No. 22

ADA — Ohio Northern moved back into the national polls at No. 22 in the third weekly American Volleyball Coaches Association pol

The Polar Bears (9-3) received 268 points in the poll.

Wittenberg moved up to the top spot in the poll with 1,615 points and 28 first place votes, Southwestern (Texas) is second with 1,590 points and 30 first place votes and Colorado College is third with 1,552 points and the remaining nine first-place votes.

Women’s golf

Cranmer recognized

ADA — Ohio Northern’s Lydia Cranmer has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for the week of Sept. 12-18.

Cranmer led the Polar Bears (14-3 overall) to a third-place finish at the 13-team Heidelberg Fall Invitational on Saturday-Sunday at Mohawk Country Club.

She fired a career-low 75 in the final round and claimed medalist honors with an 80-75—155 to lead Ohio Northern.

Men’s soccer

Match postponed

ADA — The Ohio Northern contest scheduled to be played Tuesday evening at Manchester (Indiana) was postponed due to inclement weather.

The contest was moved 4 p.m. today in Manchester.

By Mike Purdy

Mike Purdy can be reached at 567-242-0451.

Mike Purdy can be reached at 567-242-0451.

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