Area roundup: Division III powers Ottawa-Glandorf, Coldwater advance in volleyball

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OTTAWA — Top-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf advanced to district play with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-15 Division III volleyball sectional final victory Saturday against Van Buren.

Taylor Alt had 19 kills and three saves, Erica Annesser had 11 kills and 11 digs, Claire Eiden had 13 digs, Maddie White had five kills and three blocks, Kendra Ellerbrock had 16 assists and Bri Schimmoeller had 10 assists for the Titans (23-1).

O-G will play Eastwood at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Kalida High School.

Coldwater 3, Fostoria 0

FINDLAY — The 12th-ranked Cavaliers claimed a D-III sectional title with a a 25-21, 25-21, 27-25 victory and will play Liberty-Benton at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kalida High School.

Katie Alig had 14 digs, Taylor Siefring had 11 kills, 24 digs and four aces, Annalise Harlamert had 36 assists and Lauren Gilliland had 14 kills and three solo and two block assists.

Eastwood 3, Lincolnview 1

OTTAWA — The Lancers fell 25-21, 25-22, 19-25, 25-20. Kendall Bollenbacher had 13 kills and 21 digs, Madison Williams had 12 kills and 18 digs, Carly Wendel had three blocks, Lakin Brant had 27 digs, Brianna Ebel had 33 assists and 15 digs and Kerstin Davis had 12 digs for Lincolnview.

Otsego 3, Paulding 0

TONTOGANY — The Panthers (11-11) fell 25-21, 25-9, 25-14. Sadie Estle had six kills, Leigha Egnor had eight assists, Jalynn Parrett had seven digs and Megan Tope had five digs for Paulding.

Division I

Clay 3, Wapakoneta 0

SYLVANIA — The Redskins (6-17) fell 25-7, 25-8, 25-10 in a sectional final. Emma Horner had three digs and an ace, Emma Nolte had seven assists, Renae Schulze had three assists, Makenzie Wilson had seven kills, Kalie Miller and Kelsey Fullenkamp had two kills each and Emma Rex had an ace for Wapak.

Cross country

Division I districts

FINDLAY — Wapakoneta’s Paige Schneider advanced to regionals with a 15th-place time of 19:50.92 in the girls race at Owens Community College. Wapak was 12th and Lima Senior 14th in the girls event. Grace Beck (23:56.09) led Lima Senior with an 86th-place finish. Lauryn Mick of Toledo Notre Dame Academy was the race winner in 18:33.43. Perrysburg was the team champ.

Wapakoneta and Lima Senior finished eighth and 11th respectively in the District 2 boys race. Lima Senior’s Kyius Simpson (17:55.35) and Anthony Lutz (17:56.11) were 32nd and 34th respectively. Wapak’s John Doll (35th, 17:56.78), Isaac Webb (46th, 18:18.28) and Nate Metzger (47th, 18:19.31) each finished in the top 50.

Whitmer’s Jacob Harris was the race winner in 16:01.55. Perrysburg was the team winner.

Girls soccer

Division III

Sectional finals

Spencerville 2, Coldwater 1 (2 OT)

SPENCERVILLE — The Bearcats will play Kalida at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ottoville. Goal information was not reported by deadline.

Kalida 2, Columbus Grove 1 (OT)

KALIDA — Kalida’s Madison Langhals and Sydney Wurth and Columbus Grove’s Kiersten Closson each had a goal.

Kathryn Siedeneck and McKenna Bockrath each had an assist for Kalida.

Kalida (12-4-1) had 25 shots on goal compated to Grove’s four.

Kalida’s Bailey White made three saves in goal and Grove counterpart Maddie Maag had 20.

The Wildcats will play Spencerville/Coldwater winner at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ottoville.

Ottoville 3, Delphos Jefferson 0

OTTOVILLE — Kasey Knippen had two goals and Haley Hoersten had one. Ottoville will play Lima Central Catholic at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Ottoville

Liberty-Benton 4, Allen East 0

FINDLAY — Allen East finished its season 9-5-4.

Mansfield Christian 8,

Cory-Rawson 0

MANSFIELD — Cory-Rawson finished its season 7-9-1.

Ashland Crestview 5, Bluffton 0

ASHLAND — The Pirates finished their season 7-5-5.

Archbold 2, Miller City 0

ARCHBOLD — Miller City finished its season 6-11.

Evergreen 3,

Ottawa-Glandorf 2 (OT)

METAMORA — Caitlin Bockrath and Kirsten Siefker had the goals for O-G (6-9-1).

Swanton 2, Continental 1

CONTINENTAL — Swanton advanced to play Liberty Center in the Napoleon district.



Ohio Northern 3, Capital 0

ADA — The 23rd-ranked Polar Bears improved to 17-7 overall and 6-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference with the 25-15, 25-19, 25-10 victory agains the Crusaders (0-23, 0-7 OAC).

Chelsea Huppert had 10 kills, Katie Wade had 32 assists and McKenna Hostetler had 13 digs for ONU.

UNOH 3, UM-Dearborn 0

DEARBORN, Mich. — The University of Northwestern Ohio moved to 23-7 on the season and 10-6 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. University of Michigan-Dearborn fell to 5-20 overall and 2-14 in the WHAC.

New Bremen graduate Devon Heitkamp had 16 kills, Kayleigh Hulst had 25 assists, Kaela Stoll and Louis Back each had three aces, Flavia Knutti had 14 digs and St. Marys grad Erika Angstmann had 10 digs for the visiting Racers.

Women’s soccer

ONU 1, Capital 0

BEXLEY — Ohio Northern got a penalty kick from senior Sarah Puntel in the 51st minute and held on for a victory at Bernlohr Stadium.

The Polar Bears (13-2-0 overall, 7-0-0 OAC) extend their win streak to 13 matches and remain in a first-place tie with Otterbein atop the OAC standings.

ONU has now won 23 consecutive OAC regular season matches over the past three seasons and has clinched a first round bye and a semifinal home contest in the OAC Tournament on Nov. 1.

The Crusaders fall to 11-4-0, 5-2-0.

Transylvania 5, Bluffton 0

BLUFFTON — The Beavers fell to 1-13-1 overall and 0-7 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference while the Pioneers improved to 11-4-2 (4-2-1 HCAC).

Men’s soccer

Capital 6, ONU 0

ADA — Ohio Northern dropped a decision to OAC front-runner Capital at Kerscher Stadium in the Polar Bears’ regular season home finale.

The Polar Bears move to 11-5-1 overall and to 4-3-0 in OAC action. Meanwhile, the Crusaders rise to 12-3-0 on the season with a 6-1-0 mark against the conference loop.

Transylvania 3, Bluffton 2

BLUFFTON — The Beavers went up 2-0 a pair of tallies in minute 38, but Transylvania came back for the win. Bluffton fell to 2-14 overall and 1-6 in the HCAC, while Transylvania improved to 7-4-3 and 5-1-1 in the HCAC.

Patrick Spillman found Dalton Taynor for his team-best seventh goal of the season at the 37:06 mark before Trent Mast connected with Alex Foster less than 30 seconds later for a 2-0 lead.

The Pioneers cut their deficit in half with 3:39 to play in the opening stanza and then completely erased it at the 56:39 mark. Jason Murillo found the back of the net five minutes later for what proved to be the game winner as Transy denied Bluffton a chance at just its second-ever victory over the Pioneers.

By Staff Reports

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