CELINA — Tommy Siemer, Noah Richard and Bradley Calhoun combined to allow four hits and six walks while striking out seven as Grand Lake defeated Lima 6-1 Friday in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League play.
Luke Vonderhaar had two hits and three RBI and teammate Carson Eddy contributed two hits an an RBI. Ryan Smith had two hits for Lima.
Lima will play host to Grand Lake at 4:05 p.m. today at Simmons Field.
LCC graduate Allen Jr. signs
LIMA — Lima Central Catholic High School graduate Jeremy Allen Jr. has signed a letter of intent to play for Kent State University Tuscarawas.
Allen, a combo shooting guard/point guard, was a two-year letter winner for the Thunderbirds and also lettered in football. He was awarded player of the week basketball honors by 93.1 FM and averaged 15 points per game this past season. He was also named all-district honorable mention on the gridiron. Academically, Allen achieved honor roll status for all four years of high school, was recognized at the honors banquet and won multiple student of the week awards. He volunteered for the Arbor Day tree planting, was the control booth operator for the senior class play, was a Lima Gators Youth Football coach, a T-Bird Camp adviser, is an active member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and Special Olympics volunteer.
“As a young man, Jeremy certainly brings quite a lengthy resume of accomplishments to our campus,” said Richard Tharp, head men’s basketball coach at Kent State Tuscarawas, in a news release. “His acts of kindness and selflessness in his personal life, along with his drive to meet his academic goals are very commendable and translate directly to his success as a team player on the playing field. He is a wonderful addition to our campus, and I expect his athleticism and sense of pride to elevate our team and community.”
Kent State Tuscarawas is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
Bruns scores 13 in Scare victory
BEXLEY — Marion Local graduate and Ohio Northern alum Ryan Bruns had 13 points as the Red Scare, made up mostly of Dayton alumni, defeated The Region, a team made up of players from northwest Indiana and the Chicago area, 108-82 in the first round of The Basketball Tournament.
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