Wapakoneta 7, Kenton 1
WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta’s Brady Erb fired a complete game one-hitter while fanning 10 and walking two. Erb helped himself at the plate going 1 for 3 while drive in two runs and scoring a run. Garrett Siefring went 2 for 2 with two runs scored. Luke Fackler had the lone hit for Kenton.
Shawnee 6, St. Marys 1
Shawnee’s Caden Vermillion picked up the win after giving up two hits over six innings of work. Vermillion struck out eight and walked six. Dalton Miller pitched the final frame and walked one and gave up one hit. At the plate for Shawnee, Jake Hutchins went 3 for 3 with a double and 3 RBI while scoring a run. Jarin Bertke went 1 for 2 with a run and an RBI. For St. Marys, Trey Fisher, Ethan Rose and Dylan Trogdlon all had hits.
Fostoria 7, Spencerville 5
SPENCERVILLE — Spencerville’s Treshawn Jones was 2 for 2 with a home run and Kale Lee went 3 for 4 with a double and a run. Drake Mertz was 1 for 3 with a double, an RBI and one run scored.
Elmwood 6, Delphos Jefferson 5
ELMWOOD — Delphos Jefferson’s Josh Wiseman went 2 for 2 with a run scored and Roy Almonte was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI. Jefferson ends its season with a 12-13 mark.
Lima Senior 6, Findlay 4
FINDLAY — Lima Senior’s Bryce Binkley picked up thw win after going five innings while surrendering eight hits while walking four and striking out three. Brayden O’ Dell got the save after pitching two innings and giving up one hit while striking out three and walking one. At the plate, O’Dell went 3 for 4 with an RBI and Caleb Dugan was 1 for 4 with one run and an RBI. James Gaines was 1 for 2 with two runs scored and an RBI. Reece Waithe was 1 for 2 with a run and an RBI.
Perry head coach Mark Hoersten was named the Northwest Central Conference Coach of the Year after guiding the Commodores to a share of the league title with a 6-1 mark with Elgin.
Elgin’s Brock Stoner was named the top player in the NWCC.
Perry’s Keaton Miller, Kevin Miller, Logan Liles and Louis Hoersten were named to the first team, Ridgemont’s Cole McKinley was also a first team selection.
Upper Scioto Valley’s JJ Overs and Wayne Lowery were named to the second team. Joining them were Hardin Northern’s Daylin Pees and Owen Wetherill and Waynesfield-Goshen’s Evan Miller.
Hardin Northern 9, Arlington 8
Hardin Northern’s Ashton Dye went 4 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored and Alex Jackson was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and two runs scored. Audrey Grindell was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI and one run scored. Maddie Grappy drove in two runs.
Paulding 12, Lincolnview 7
PAULDING — Paulding’s Haylee Dominque went 4 for 4 with a run scored and Leigha Egnor went 2 for 3 with five RBI and three runs scored. Kaela Luckas had a home run and drove in three and Mallory Taylor was 3 for 4 with an RBI. AShlynn Rice was 3 for 4 with three runs scored. For Lincolnview, Lakin Brant was 2 for 5 with 2 runs scored and Winter Boroff was 2 for 4 with an RBI and one run scored. Amdo Webb went 3 for 4 with an RBI.
Leipsic 11, Vanlue 1
LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Jocelyn Hermiller picked up the win after going 4 and 2/3 innings and scattered four hits while fanning six and walking none. At the plate, Bailee Sickmiller was 2 for 2 with 2 runs and 2 RBI and Maddie Walther drove in two runs.
Elgin’s Ashley Roth was named the Northwest Central Conference player of the year and her coach Wendy Muselin was tabbed as the coach of the year.
Elgin finished with a 7-0 record.
Perry’s Kelsey Wells was named to the first team and Waynesfield-Goshen’s Cassidy Craig was also named to the first team. Hardin Northern’s Alex Jackson was a first team selection.
Perry’s Lily Floyd and Upper Scioto Valley’s Rylee Shepherd were second team selections. Ridgemont’s Jackie Ramsey and Hardin Northern’s Payton Pore were also on the second team.
See the complete NWCC list on 2C.
District I sectionals
BOWLING GREEN — Wapakoneta’s Jeremy Adkins bowed out of the Division I district tournament after losing in his second match to Springfield’s Avi Shawh 6-3, 6-0. Adkins opened with a win over Clay’s Borna Jurasic 6-3, 6-1. In doubles action the Wapakoneta pair of John Doll and Curtis Hughes lost in their opening match, falling to the Perrysburg pair of Elliott Schmittenberg and Dipen Patel 6-4, 6-3.
competes at state
LANCASTER — Shandon Sewell, an eighth-grader at Shawnee Middle School, qualified to compete in the OHSAA Middle School Meet shot put competition Saturday.
Sewell reached state with a school record distance of 49 feet, 5 inches. He was unable to reach the finals.
Area athletic administrators have been chosen as a award recipients for 2018-19 by the Northwest-Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NW-OIAAA).
They include Wapakoneta’s Brad Rex (NIAAA State Award of Merit), New Bremen’s Gary Jones and Brett Purcell (OIAAA Athletic Administrators of the Year), Shawnee’s Dick Heath and New Bremen’s Burt Fiser (OIAAA Hall of Fame inductees) and the Northwest District Athletic Board’s Bill Hanna (OIAAA Meritorious Service Award) from Ottawa.
ONU netters honored
ADA — Sophomore Vinh Thai (Galloway/St. Charles) was dubbed the 2019 Ohio Athletic Conference Player of the Year while four individuals garnered All-OAC honors for the 2018-19 men’s tennis season, the league office announced Wednesday morning.
Thai and freshman Noah Elliott (Hilliard/Davidson) both received top-billing from the league’s head coaches, earning First-Team All-OAC honors this season. In addition, sophomore Hoang Do (Powell/Olentangy Liberty) registered Second-Team All-OAC honors, and freshman Zach Beaschler (Ada) was named to the Honorable Mention squad.
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