Ottoville blanks Van Wert

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Boys soccer

Ottoville 1, Van Wert 0

VAN WERT — Ottoville’s Kyle Mann scored the lone goal for the Big Green. Ottoville had nine shots on goal and Van Wert had two.

Ada 3, Miller City 3

ADA — Ada’s Jacob Poling scored twice and Skyler Williams had a goal and an assist. Isaac Spar added two assists and Bulldog goalie Grant Preston collected 5 saves. Miller City’s Mason Rieman scored twice and keeper Joe Deitering made eight saves.

Boys golf

Bluffton 173, Allen East 175, Paulding 177, Crestview 210

VAN WERT — Allen East’s Zach Miller snared medalist honors with a 34. Bluffton’s Kenny Lovett shot a 41 and Drew Wilson, Micah Minning and Kaden Coonfare shot 44s. Jared Piercefield had a 51. For Allen East Carter Fry had a 43 and Elijah Lawrence and Cameron Hedrick had 49s. Norah Brown shot a 50. For Crestview, Dillon Underwood and Will Sharpe each had 50s and Evan Scarlett and Scott Bowman had 55s. Paulding’s Kolson Egnor shot a 38 followed by Kyle Harris with a 44 and Josh Carper with a 47. Hailey Hartzell recorded a 48.

Shawnee 175, Celina 221

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Shawnee’s Justin Altenbach was the medalist after shooting a 40. Other Indian scores were Soloman Smith (44), Jack Shivley (45) and Colin Pasion (46). For Celina Breckin Adams shote a 45, Nate Boley had a 50 and George Gramza carded a 62.

Shawnee improves to 3-1 and 3-1 in the Western Buckeye League and Celina slips to 0-2 and 0-2 in the WBL.

Bath 197, Kenton 204

KENTON — Bath’s Britton Hall produced the low score with a 41. Other Bath scores were Kaden Downey (40) and Riley Goff with a 52. For Kenton, Trey Jefferies had a 48 followed by Carson James with a 50 and Ethan Wirbel and Lucas Hites each had 53s.

Elida 154, Kenton 167

Elida’s Gavin Harmon, Carson Harmon and Ethan Harmon all fired 37s to share the medalist honors. Bulldog Hunter Jolliff came in with a 43 and Riley Creps and Dylan Buetner each shot a 46. For Kenton, Zach Stechschulte was the low Wildcat with a 38. Other Kenton scores were Braden Buckland (42), Carter Schimmoeller (43), Parker Schomaker (44) and Alex Ellerbrock (45).

Wayne Trace 5, Ottoville 1

DELPHOS — Wayne Trace’s Kaden Sutton, Dane Moore, Cale Crosby, Evan Crosby and Nyle Stoller all picked up wins in match play. Ottoville’s Dru Hilvers picked up the lone win for the Big Green.

Minster 146, Coldwater 171

CELINA — Coldwater’s Carson Muhlenkamp shot a 36 to garner medalist honors. Scores for Minster were Jacob Wissman (37), Grant Voisard (38), Grant Koenig 38, Joseph Magoto (43) and Logan Sharp (44).

Liberty-Benton 167, Leipsic 189, McComb 225

FINDLAY — Liberty-Benton’s Seth Lasitor was the medalist with a 40. Leipsic’s Mason Brandt had the low score for the Vikings with a 44. Other Leipsic scores were Brock Lammers (47), Mason Tadena (49), Alex Gerdeman (49), Jaden Siefker (52) and Eli Wueller (55).

St. Henry 185, New Bremen 203

MINSTER — Four golfers, St. Henry’s Reed Koesters, Andrew Mescher and Nate Niekamp, along with New Bremen Jarod Bergman shared medalists honors with a score of 46. St. Henry’s Sam Koesters had a 47. For New Bremen Devon Thieman had a 49, Preston Hoehn had a 53 and Josh Bensman finished with a 55.

Girls golf

Wapakoneta 199, Shawnee 210

SPENCERVILLE — Wapakoneta’s Taylor West was the medalist with 39. Other Wapakoneta scores were Olivia Place (50), Madi Sams (54) and Jackie Oen 56. For Shawnee, Madilyn Paphanchith had the low Indian score of 41. Other Shawnee scores were Haylee Wurm (56), Mackenzie Peterman (57) and Molly Haas 56.

Shawnee falls to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in the WBL.

Coldwater 201, Minster 201

MINSTER — Coldwater scores were Grace Buschur (49), Emma Eckstein (50), Laney Finke (51), Abby Ashbaugh (510, Sarah Diller (52) and Lexi Wright (59).

Lincolnview 233, Antwerp 243, Crestview 302

VAN WERT —Lincolnview’s Shiann Kraft and Antwerp’s Carlie Hanes shared medalist honors with identical 53s. Other scores for the Lancers were Winter Boroff (55), Aryonna Hoghe (58) and Adalee Purk 67. The Crestview scores wereBri Hahn (73), Audrey Lichtensteiger (75), Kayla Leppard (76) and Faye Morgan (78).


Leipsic 3, Ayersville 0

LEIPSIC — Leipsic won in straight sets, 25-18, 25-9 and 25-21. For Leipsic, Brooke Brown ahd 17 digs and 6 aces and Lyndie Hazelton recorded 25 assists. Liz Scheckelhoff: added 10 kills and 5 blocks and Kasey Brough had six kills. Peyton Hermiller recorded five kills and Jocie Hermiller notched three aces and four kills.

Bluffton 3, Riverside 0.

BLUFFTON — Bluffton won in straight sets, 25-20, 25-20 and 25-17. Bluffton’s Libby Schaadt had eight kills and Kyle Stackhouse and Taylor Schawb had seven each. Skyler Scoles added 27 assits and three aces and Taylor Schwab had 15 digs. Kyle Monday added three aces and Haelyn Bischoff accounted for three blocks.

Lima Senior 3, Spencerville 1

SPENCERVILLE — Lima Senior defeated Spencerville 23-25, 25-17, 25-6, 25-22. Spencerville was led by Emma Kaverman with 4 digs, Emma Hoback with 14 assists, Nelaya Burden with 4 kills and 3 blocks, and Claire Hoback with 10 kills and 1 block.

Girls Tennis

Van Wert 4, Celina 1

CELINA — Van Wert got singles wins from Alli Morrow and Lizzie Rutkowski and doubles wins from the team of Paige Moonshower and Allie Etter and the team of Kayle Jennings and Jada Buckner. Celina got a singles win from Gracie Gabes. Van Wert improves to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in WBL play.

St. Marys 4, Defiance 1

DEFIANCE — St. Marys got singles wins from Allie Vanderhorst and Charley Spencer and doubles wins from the pair of Jaden Gibson and Allyson Tagle and the Rider duo of Alivia Sawmiller and Ashley Dawson. The Riders improve to 2-2 on the season.


ONU hires assistant softball coach

ADA — Erica Bryan has been named an assistant coach for the Ohio Northern softball program.

She has previous coaching stints at Centre (Ky.) in 2017 and with current ONU head coach Jackie Price at Hiram in 2015-16.

Bryan was a four-year starter as a shortstop at Ohio Wesleyan from 2011-14. She finished her career as a .306 hitter with 139 base hits, 85 runs scored and 53 stolen bases in 148 games.

She received her bachelor’s degree in sport management from OWU in 2014.

Bryan then earned her master’s degree from Hiram in international studies in 2016.

She is a native of Wapakoneta, Ohio, and currently lives in Lima.

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