AREA ROUNDUPOttawa-Glandorf improves to 8-0 in WBL volleyball

Kalida girls, Botkins boys clinch league soccer titles

By Mike Purdy -

WAPAKONETA — Ottawa-Glandorf clinched at least a share of the Western Buckeye League championship in volleyball with a 25-21, 25-10, 25-6 victory Tuesday night against Wapakoneta.

The Titans improved to 17-3 overall and 8-0 in the league and will try to finish with a perfect WBL record Thursday when they play host to Elida.

Kendra Kahle had 30 assists and three aces, Carly Alt had 14 kills and 12 digs, Taylor Alt had 12 kills and 11 digs, Brooke Kleman had 15 digs and Claire Eiden had three aces for O-G. Wapak fell to 12-9 overall and 4-4 in the WBL. MacKenzie Lange had 10 assists and Sarah Pothast and Makenzie Wilson each had four kills for Wapak.

Temple Christian 3,

North Baltimore 0

LIMA — The Pioneers won 25-17, 25-17, 25-18. Aryn Recker had seven aces and 11 digs, Madelyn Crawford had 10 digs, Kayla Mueller had four blocks, Anna Acklin had 13 assists and Sophie White had 17 digs for Temple Christian.

Shawnee 3, Bath 0

The Indians won 25-5, 25-13, 25-16. Eden Adkins had four kills, Kali Armstrong had 12 digs and Caitlyn Renner had 15 assists for Bath. Shawnee’s leaders were not reported by deadline.

Crestview 3, Spencerville 0

The Knights (16-5) won 25-11, 25-12, 25-11 to close out their Northwest Conference schedule 7-1.

Lyvia Black had seven aces, All McCoy had 12 kills, Lexi Gregory had 10 kills, Abby Bagley had 21 assists and Lyv Black had seven digs for Crestville. Spencerville had 100 percent serving from Whitney Mulholland, Kaitlyn Carpenter, Emily Zak, and Emma Hoback.

Leipsic 3, Miller City 0

Leipsic improved to 19-3 overall and 5-1 in the Putman County League with the 25-20, 25-16, 30-28 victory. Hayley Heitmeyer had 19 kills, three aces and 10 blocks, Kierra Meyer had 16 digs, Emily Butler had nine blocks and three aces, Lyndie Hazelton and Selena Loredo each had 14 assists and Kacey Dulle had 14 digs for Leipsic. Katelyn Kuhlman had eight kills, Kylie Berner had six kills and 11 digs and Sofie VanWezel had four aces and seven blocks for Miller City.

Girls soccer

Kalida 4, Continental 0

KALIDA — Lauren Langhals, Madison Langhals, Megan Schultz and Hannah Warn each had a goal as Kalida clinched the Putnam County League championship with a 4-0 mark. Goalie Bailey White made two saves to earn the shutout.

Ottawa-Glandorf 3, Elida 2

GLANDORF — O-G’s Hannah Maag, Lauren Siefker and Caitlin Bockrath each had a goal. Jenay Jenkins scored both of Elida’s goals.

Ottoville 3, Coldwater 1

Kasey Knippen had two goals and Nicole Williams had one tally for Ottoville.

Shawnee 1, Celina 1

Shawnee’s Bella Fusillo and Celina’s Reilly Cox each had a goal. Shawnee goalie Grace O’Connor made seven saves and Celina counterpart Kennedy Henry had 13.

Lincolnview 3, Delphos St. John’s 1

Paige Gaynier scored DSJ’s goal. The Lincolnview goal scorers were not reported by deadline.

Defiance 2, Van Wert 1

VAN WERT — Sydney Maller scored Van Wert’s goal.

Boys soccer

Ada 4, Allen East 3

Chris Reyes had three goals and Logan Williams had one tally for Ada. Allen East’s goal scorers were not reported by deadline.

Botkins 2, Lehman Catholic 1

BOTKINS — The hosts, who are now 8-3-3 overall, won the Western Ohio Soccer League title with a 7-1-1 record. Nate Schneider and Denton Homan each had a goal for the Trojans. Ethan Butcher had a save in goal for Botkins.

Girls golf

Division I district

BOWLING GREEN — Shawnee’s Reagan Wheeler shot a 99 and teammate Morgan Altenbach fired a 101 to finish 29th and 30th respectively at the par 72 Stone Ridge Golf Club. St. Ursula Academy with a score of 307 and second-place Ashland (336) advanced to state as teams and Bowling Green’s Macy Hanus (72) and Sylvania Northview’s Lexi Knight (75) moved on as individuals. St. Ursula’s Lily Rinker was medalist with a 70.


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opening for coach

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ONU’s Williams

receives honor

ADA — Sophomore Christiaan Williams (Anna) has been named to the Team of the Week for his efforts in Ohio Northern’s 51-21 victory over Capital on Saturday.

Williams broke ONU’s 17-year old single game rushing record, compiling 407 yards on 29 rushes.

The sophomore also added three touchdowns in the victory as he broke Ohio Northern Hall of Famer Jamal Robertson’s previous single game record of 307 rushing yards.

Williams also caught one pass for five yards for a total of 412 all-purpose yards, breaking Robertson’s single game record of 406 yards also set in 2000.

He was also named the Ohio Athletic Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.

Men’s golf

UNON wins

WHAC event

LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio set school records for an individual and team 18-hole round Tuesday as the Racers won the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Jamboree No. 5, hosted by UNOH at Hidden Creek Golf Club, and claimed the WHAC regular-season title in the process.

Gonzalo Garcia-Parada and Reece Blair each shot a 65 to share medalist honors while Lewis Scott was third with a 68 and Kaleb Kuhn (Celina) tied for eighth at 71.

The 269 shattered the previous 18-hole team record of 276.

UNOH won each of the final four Jamborees and finished second in the first to end up with a total of 1,426 in the five events, ahead of Lawrence Tech (1,458), Madonna (1,475) and Indiana Tech (,476). It is the second straight conference title for the Racers.

Blair was named as the WHAC Player of the Year as he posted a 343 in the five events. He was joined on the First Team by Scott, who totaled a 347 and Garcia-Parada, who finished with 357.

Kalida girls, Botkins boys clinch league soccer titles

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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