Ottawa-Glandorf is ranked No. 1 in Division III in the first OHSVCA Coaches Poll of the season. The Titans received 22 of 47 first-place votes cast across the state and 376 total points. Coldwater, which received one first-place vote, is seventh.
St. Henry (348 points) is atop the Division IV rankings, receiving 24 first-place votes out of 45, followed by New Bremen (11 first-place votes, 341 total points), Fort Recovery (no first-place votes, 261), Jackson Central (one first-place vote, 154) and Leipsic (no first-place votes, 139). Marion Local is eighth and New Knoxville is 13th.
Parkway 3, Wapakoneta 1
ROCKFORD — The Panthers won 25-22, 25-22, 25-27, 25-15.
Emma Rex had 22 digs, Emma Nolte had 12 assist and eight digs, Renae Schulze had 21 assists and Makenzie Wilson had 17 kills for Wapak. Parkway’s stats were not reported by deadline.
Ada 3, Bluffton 0
BLUFFTON — The Bulldogs won 25-14, 25-19, 25-23.
Morgan Swick had 17 assists and nine digs, Sidney Gossard had 11 digs, Megan Light had seven kills and Rilan Conley had five kills and three aces for Ada.
Kylie Stackhouse had eight kills, Katie Prater had seven kills and 13 digs, Skyler Scoles had 13 assists and Ameri Siferd had 11 assists, 12 digs and four aces.
Miller City 3, Temple Christian 0
LIMA — The Wildcats won 25-12, 25-7, 25-17.
Brittany Kuhlman had 26 assists, Cayla Troyer had 16 digs, Kylee Berner had seven kills and Sofie van Wezel 9 kills.
Lizzie Helser 6 kills, Anna Acklin 10 assists, Lindsey Stump 14 digs and Sophie White had nine digs for Temple Christian.
Allen East 3, Delphos Jefferson 0
HARROD — The Mustangs won 25-22, 25-14, 25-18 in a matchup of Northwest Conference foes.
Grace Howard had 13 kills, Kristin Whitley had seven kills and Summer McCloskey had 25 assists for Allen East.
Delphos Jefferson’s leaders were not reported by deadline.
Columbus Grove 3, Crestview 1
COLUMBUS GROVE — The Bulldogs earned the NWC match victory 25-19, 25-15, 22-25, 25-21.
Haley Radabaugh had 16 kills, Rylee Sybert had 16 assists and 15 digs, Becca Choi had 15 assists and Amy Vorst had 22 digs for Grove.
Lexi Gregory had 16 kills and 23 digs, Avery McCoy had nine kills and 14 assists, Maddy Lamb had 19 assists and Bailey Gregory had 24 digs for Crestview.
Minster 3, St. Marys 0
ST. MARYS — The Wildcats won 25-11, 25-15, 25-17.
Emily Stubbs had 14 digs, Brooke Wolf had 18 assists and seven digs, Kaitlyn Wolf had 18 assists and three aces and Danielle Barnhorst had 16 kills and 11 digs for Minster. St. Marys leaders were not reported by deadline.
Paulding 3, Spencerville 1
SPENCERVILLE — The Panthers won 25-22, 25-16, 25-22, 25-10. No other information was reported by deadline.
Bluffton 5, Lincolnview 1
MIDDLE POINT — Jackson Steinmetz had three goals and Tayton Kleman and Jayden Mays each had a tally for the visiting Pirates in a Northwest Conference matchup. Luke Young, Jon Schriner, Eli Lemley and Isaiah Schwaab each had an assist for Bluffton.
Kyle Wallis had Lincolnview’s goal on an assist by Adia Welch.
Toledo St. John’s 17,
Lima Senior 1
LIMA — Micah Rex had Lima Senior’s goal.
LCC 10, Delphos St. John’s 1
DELPHOS — Avery Rice had four goals, Sophia Santaguida had two tallies and teammates Jessia Wilker, Annika Wilker, Sophia Luchini and Issabella Johns each had a goal. Addison Mueller scored for St. John’s off an assist by Elly Wrasman.
Kalida 7, Miller City 0
MILLER CITY — Grant Laudick had two goals and Colin Erhart, Evan Roebke, Brad Siefker, Brandon Miller and Zach von der Embse had one each. Brayden Recker got the shutout in goal.
Ottawa-Glandorf 6, Van Wert 0
Nolan Unterbrink had three goals and Ethan White, Drew Kuhlman and Ethan Schroeder had one tally each.
White also had a pair of assists. Ethan Alt got the shutout in goal.
Shawnee 2, St. Marys 1
Shawnee’s Damien Zeigler and Ryan McGuire and St. Marys’ Spencer Trogdlon each had a tally.
Fort Jennings 2, Paulding 2
PAULDING — Fort Jennings’ Aaron Kloeppel and Derek Luersman and Paulding’s Zach Gorrell and Koiya Paschall each had a goal.
Allen East 0, Bluffton 0
BLUFFTON — Allen East’s Criblez had 10 saves.
Shawnee 3, LCC 2
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Singles player Alotus Wei and the doubles teams of Sanjana Rajasekaran and Katie Clark and Ella Atkinson and Lade Onamusi won for Shawnee. Singles players Olivia Kesner and Anna Janowski won for Lima Central Catholic.
Bluffton 4, Elida 1
BLUFFTON — Singles players Erin Hotmire and Raychel Avila and the doubles teams of Emma Klinger and Caitlyn Zimmerman and Pearl Lewandowski and Julia Smallcombe won for Bluffton. Singles player Madalyn Schomber won for Elida.
ELIDA — The Lincolnview boys and Columbus Grove girls won team titles.
The Lancer boys (28 points) had three of the top four finishers. Grove (38), Ottawa-Glandorf (117), Elida (160) and Kenton (167) rounded out the top five in the 10 schools with team scores.
Lincolnview’s Karter Tow (17 minutes, 10.7 seconds) and Alek Bowersock (17:14.3) finished first and second respectively in the boys varsity high school race with Columbus Grove’s Johnny Schmiedebusch (17:22.8), Lincolnview’s Jacob Keysor (17:30.1), Lima Senior’s Kyius Simpson (17:33.8), Perry’s Brady Yingst (17:36.2), Columbus Grove’s Grant Mumaugh (17:49.6), Lincolnview’s Devon Bill (17:58.3) and Columbus Grove’s Breece Pingle (18:02.1) and Caleb Stechschulte (18:03.8) also finishing among the top 10.
The Bulldog girls (32 points) also had three of the top four finishers. Linolnview (36), Kenton (72), Bath (116), O-G (128) and Lima Senior (154) also posted team scores.
Columbus Grove’s Alyssa Ellerbrock (19:26.2) and Erin Downing (20:21.1) were first and second respectively in the girls high school varsity race. Lincolnview’s Madison Langdon (20:44.4), Columbus Grove’s Leanndra Price (21:19.6), Kenton’s Sammie Unger (21:31.6), Lincolnview’s Madeline Snyder (21:52.9), Bath Emma Deters (21:56.7), Lincolnview’s Victoria Snyder (22:02.9) and Julia Stetler (22:09.5) and Ottoville’s Pagie Hoersten (22:14.4) also finished in the top 10.
NWC quad match
HARROD — Lincolnview had the low team score of 177 among the four Northwest Conference foes at Colonial Golfers Club followed by Paulding (185) Allen East and Bluffton each shot 188 with Bluffton having the low fifth score.
Ryan Moody (43), Reece Farmer (44), Braden Evans (44) and Zane Miller (46) combined for the Lancers’ winning total.
Allen East’s Nick Phillips was medalist with a 39. Paulding’s Kolson Egnor (44) and Bluffton’s Micah Minnig (46) had the low rounds for their teams.
Ottawa-Glandorf 169, Kenton 187
OTTAWA — Medalist Austin Radcliff (41), Carter Schimmoeller (42), Collin Hempfling (42), Zach Stechschulte and Evan Ellerbrock (44 each) teammed up for the winnings score at Pike Run (par 36)
Peyton Roby led Kenton with a 43.
Van Wert 193, Bath 195
LIMA — Cameron Terhar (46), Zane Fast (47), Evan Knittle (49) and Austin Bissonette (51) combined for the winning score at Hidden Creek.
Bath’s Cole Parlapiano was medalist with a 44.
Kalida 164, Miller City 192
OTTAWA — Medalist Christian Nartker (38), Josh Recker (39), Alec Edelbrock (43) and Ryan Klausing and David Peck (44 each) combined for the winning total at Country Acres.
Luke Lammers led Miller City with a 43.
NWC tri Match
VAN WERT — Medalist Owen Macke (41), Zac Roberts (43), Jacob Oglesbee (44) and Austin Macke (47) combined for Columbus Grove’s winning 175 total at Hickory Sticks Golf Club against NWC foes Crestview and Ada, which each shot 208 with Ada having the lower fifth score.
Crestview’s Colton Lautzenheiser (43) and Ada’s Ethan Hall (46) had the low rounds for their teams.
Minster 167, LCC 188
LIMA — Medalist Grant Koenig (41), Logan Lazier (42), Grant Voisard (42) and Joseph Magoto (42) combined for the winning total at The Oaks. Ross Otto led the Thunderbirds with a 42.
LIMA — Tickets for Friday’s Lima Senior home game against Toledo Central Catholic will be available in the Lima Senior Athletic Office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.
Tickets can be purchased online anytime at https://gofan.co/app/school/OH1335.
Presale tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults. All tickets at the gate are $7. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Senior Night recognitions will happen before the game.
Fans who purchase an “Ohana” Spartan t-shirt will receive free admission. Students may purchase T-shirts in the athletic office. Adults must place orders by today. Call 419-996-3050. They can be picked up Friday in the athletic office. T-shirts are $13.
The Lima Senior High School Athletic Office is also raffling off two Ohio State football tickets and a parking pass for the Sept. 22 game against Tulane University.
Raffle tickets are $10 and can be purchased in the Lima Senior Athletic Department and at all Lima Senior home sporting events. The winner will be drawn at the end the third quarter of Friday’s game.
LIMA — The Lima City Schools Athletic Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for next year’s induction class.
The Hall of Fame honors teams, athletes, coaches and contributors from Lima Senior, Central High School and South High School.
The criteria for nomination include:
Athlete: An athlete may be eligible for nomination into the Hall of Fame four years following graduation from the Lima City Schools.
Team: A team may be eligible for nomination after four years.
Coach: A coach may be eligible for nomination after four years of no longer coaching for the Lima City Schools.
Sports Contributor: A sports contributor is eligible as an individual or group who has helped to develop and foster the growth of athletics in the Lima City Schools athletic community.
Any athlete, coach, community member of group who has had significant impact on the athletic community may also be eligible for nomination.
The deadline for nominations is Friday. Nomination forms are available in the Lima Senior Athletic Office.
Nomination information and forms can also be found at limaspartannation.org. Click on “More” on the top of the page to find Hall information.
Nominations should be returned by Friday to John Zell at email@example.com, fax to 419-996-3050 or mail to Lima Senior Athletic Department, 1 Spartan Way, Lima, OH 45801.
Inductees will be honored at the Feb. 15 Lima Senior home basketball game and again during a dinner and program Feb. 16.
Reach The Lima News sports department at 567-242-0451.