Bluffton defeats P-G in volleyball


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Bluffton’s Taylor Schwab hits a spike against Pandora-Gilboa’s Kendall Hovest during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton.

Bluffton’s Taylor Schwab hits a spike against Pandora-Gilboa’s Kendall Hovest during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton.


Levi A. Morman | The Lima News

Pandora-Gilboa's Makayla Kinsinger positions herself to set the ball during Thursday night's match at Bluffton.

Pandora-Gilboa's Makayla Kinsinger positions herself to set the ball during Thursday night's match at Bluffton.


Levi A. Morman | The Lima News

Pandora-Gilboa’s Alexis McCoy (5) and Lacie Fenstermaker (7) defend against Bluffton’s Kylie Monday during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton.


Levi A. Morman | The Lima News

Pandora-Gilboa’s Alexis McCoy defends against Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton.


Levi A. Morman | The Lima News

Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles of Bluffton prepares to hit a return during Thursday night’s home match against Pandora-Gilboa. Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles of Bluffton prepares to hit a return during Thursday night’s home match against Pandora-Gilboa.


Levi A. Morman | The Lima News

BLUFFTON — The host Pirates improved to 2-0 on the season with a 21-25, 25-10, 25-15, 27-25 volleyball victory Thursday night against Pandora-Gilboa.

Taylor Schwab had 11 kills, 24 digs and a pair of aces, Kylie Monday had 10 kills and three blocks, Kylie Stackhouse had nine kills, Skyler Scoles had 33 assists, Joscelin Reineke had 18 digs and Sophie Bricker had three aces for Bluffton. P-G’s individual stats were not reported by deadline.

LCC 3, Delphos St. John’s 0

DELPHOS — Lima Central Catholic triumphed 25-14, 25-16, 25-6. Jaylen Roehm and Rosie Williams had 11 kills each, Hannah Riepenhoff had 27 assists, Jocelyn Morrisey had 16 digs and Makenna Mohler had five aces for LCC.

New Knoxville 3, St. Marys 0

ST. MARYS — The Rangers won 25-11, 25-13, 25-18. Ellie Gabel had 10 kills and nine digs, Haley Fledderjohann had 14 digs, Carly Fledderjohann had nine digs, 24 assists and four aces, Megan Jurosic had three blocks and Carsyn Henschen had eight kills and three aces for New Knoxville.

Claire Bertke had six kills, Leah Walter had four kills, Carly Caywood four kills and five digs, Cherissa Priddy had nine digs, Kelsey Poppe had six digs, Cora Rable had five digs and Abbie Young had 12 assists for St. Marys.

Columbus Grove 3,

Arlington 0

COLUMBUS GROVE — The host Bulldogs won 25-15, 27-25, 25-22. Atayna Ricker had 11 kills and 10 digs, Lauren Benoth had 24 assists, Becca Choi had 19 assists and Abigail Gladwell had 14 assists for Grove.

Wapakoneta 3, Spencerville 0

The Redskins won 25-11, 25-12, 25-19. Mackenzie Wilson had 15 kills, Morgan Voll had 13 assists and Kelsey Fullenkamp had three aces for Wapak.

Bath 3, Lima Senior 1

BATH TOWNSHIP — The hosts won 25-16, 22-25, 25-11, 26-34. Lexi Williams had five kills and Cheyanne Bean and Sophie Jolliff each had four kills, Alleah Julian had six aces and 10 digs, Mya Redd had four aces and six digs and Lauren Zell had three aces for Lima Senior. Jolliff also had eight digs.

Miller City 3, Antwerp 0

ANTWERP — Miller City won 25-15, 25-21, 25-14. Sofie van Wezel had 10 kills and three blocks, Abi Lammers had 10 kills and 18 digs, Abi Teders had 10 kills, Adrienne Kuhlman had 28 assists and 11 dis and Cayla Troyer had 11 digs for Miller City.

Shawnee 3, Delphos Jefferson 1

The Indians won 25-16, 15-25, 25-18. Kelsey Fischbach had 32 assists and 14 digs, Karrington Green had 13 kills, four blocks and four digs, Trinity Gearing had 11 kills and five digs, Isabelle Murray had nine kills, Kelly Armentrout had seven kills and Paige Maxwell ahd 17 digs for Shawnee.

Perry 3, Waynesfield Goshen 1

The Commodores won 20-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-17. Tia Barfield had four aces, 12 kills and 15 digs and Annabell Plaugher had 20 assists for Perry.

Hannah Hendrickson had six digs, seven aces and seven kills, Zoe Schlegel had four aces, Maddie Flinn had seven kills, Jenna Funk had six digs, three aces and nine kills, Cecilia Werner had eight digs, Rylie Barrington had 11 assists and five kills and Peyton Spencer had five digs and 13 assists for W-G.

Minster 3, Houston 0

The Wildcats won 25-14, 25-14, 25-20.

Averi Wolf had three aces and seven kills, Emily Stubbs had 10 digs, Ivy Wolf had six kills and 15 digs and Josie Winner had 10 kills for Minster.

Boys soccer

Ottoville 1, Allen East 0

OTTOVILLE — Kyle Manns had the match’s only goal. Teammate Kaiden Trentman made seven saves and Allen East’s Blake Clum and Kyle Newland had 10 and three saves respectively.

Lima Senior 4, Toledo Start 1

TOLEDO — Caden Fry had three, one off an assist by Isaiah Mendez, and teammate Keegan Halliday scored another.

Bluffton 10, Evergreen 0

Jude Spallinger and Simon Derstine had two goals each and Jonathon Schriner, Drew Heldman, Jayden Mays, Matt Daws, Andrew Lovett and Brandon Good had one each.

Girls soccer

Ottoville 3, Delphos Jefferson 2

DELPHOS — Noel Warnement had both Jefferson goals. The names of Ottoville’s goal scorers were not reported by deadline.

Coldwater 5, Fort Jennings 0

FORT JENNINGS — Ava Giere had three goals and Haley Scheinder and Emmy Boley had one each.

Shawnee 4, Napoleon 0

NAPOLEON — Celia Spieles, Tessa Jordan, Taylor Morris and Sophia Fusillo each had a goal.

Spencerville 1, Miller City 0

SPENCERVILLE — Kelsey Shaffer had the game’s only goal.

Shawnee 2, Troy 1

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Carter Schaaf and Jack Fraser had Shawnee’s goals. Teammate Landon Hoehn made 12 saves.

Cory-Rawson 4, Delphos St. John’s 0

DELPHOS — Libby McVetta had two goals and Zoe Chisholm and Brynn Reese had one each. Chisholm also had a pair of assists. Katie Bish and Evelyn Waltz combined for the shutout in goal. Reagan Ulm of St. John’s made 24 saves.

Girls tennis

Ottawa-Glandorf 5, Elida 0

OTTAWA — Singles players Addy Schmiedebusch, Emma Schmiedebusch and Alyse Balbaugh and the doubles teams of Megan Ketner and Lauryn Bockrath and Claire Ellerbrock and Sami Ellerbrock all won matches.

Wapakoneta 4, St. Marys 1

ST. MARYS — Singles players Ellie Schroer and McKinsey Schroeder and the doubles teams of Casey Minnig and Alyssa Good and Mara Stiles and Bailey Barrett all won for Wapak. St. Marys’ Allie Vanderhorst won her match.

Bath 4, Kenton 1

BATH TOWNSHIP — Singles players Esther and Ruby Bolon and the doubles teams of Fayme Ghandi and Elena Oliver and Rachel Wilcox and Chloe Rieman all won matches for Bath. Kenton’s Grace Collins won her match.

Boys golf

Kalida 165,

Columbus Grove 209

OTTAWA — Co-medalists Ryan Klausing and David Peck (40 each), Josh Recker (42) and Alec Edelbrock (43) combined for the winning score at par-36 Moose Landing Country Club. Owen Macke and Noah Macke each shot 48 for Grove.

Elida 157, Bath 177

LIMA — Medalist Ethan Harmon (35), Carson Harmon (40) and Gavin Harmon (41) had the top scores for Elida at par-36 Hidden Creek Golf Club. The name of the fourth player whose score was used for the team total was not reported. Britton Hall shot a 39 to lead Bath.

Tri match

BLUFFTON — Bluffton had the low team score of 168 followed by Riverdale (193) and Pandora-Gilboa (210). Medalist Drew Wilson shot 39 and Kenny Lovett, Jared Piercefield and Micah Minnig each shot 43 to contribute to the winning team score at par-36 Bluffton Golf Club. Eli Hoffman led P-G with a 51.

Minster 153, Marion Local 185

MINSTER — Medalist Grant Voisard (37), Jacob Wissman (38), Grant Koenig (39) and Joseph Magoto (39) combined for the winning total at par-36 Arrowhead Golf Course. Bryce Moeller and Logan Fleck each shot 45 to lead Marion Local.

Wayne Trace Invitational

Lincolnview (175) finished fourth followed by Miller City (186), Paulding (188), Crestview (192) and Fort Jennings (212). Wayne Trace was the team champ with a 160 total at Pleasant Valley Golf Course. Lincolnview’s Landon Price (41), Miller City’s T.J. Michael (40), Paulding’s Josh Carper (41), Crestview’s Evan Scarlett (44) and Fort Jennings’ Logan Schimmoeller (43) had the low rounds for their respective schools. Antwerp’s Austin Lichty was medalist with a 35.

Ottawa-Glandorf 168, St. Marys 169

OTTAWA — Zach Stechschulte (40), Carter Schimmoeller (41), Parker Schomaeker (41) and Brayden Buckland (46) combined for the winning total at par-36 Pike Run. St. Marys’ Austin Boley was medalist with a 37.

Parkway 187, New Bremen 215

CELINA — Medalist Caden Slusher (43), Breyden Bruns (46), Camdyn Clay (48) and Hunter Gibson (50) combined for the winning total. Devon Thieman led New Bremen with a 47.

St. Henry 171, Versailles 179

Andrew Mescher (41), Reed Koesters (42), Nate Niekamp (42) and Sam Koesters (46) combined for the winning score. Versailles’ Connor VanSkyock was medalist with a 35.

Girls golf

Tri match

Delphos Jefferson (212) finished behind Antwerp (204) and ahead of Patrick Henry (234) at the par-35 Pond a River Golf Club. Ann Fitch led Jefferson with a 48. Antwerp’s Anna Fitch was medalist with a 48.

Colleges

Women’s soccer

ONU selected

to win OAC

ADA – Ohio Northern is the preseason favorite to win the 2019 Ohio Athletic Conference title, according to the OAC Coaches Preseason Poll in voting conducted by the league’s 10 head coaches.

Northern received 77 points and five first place votes to edge Otterbein, which received 76 points and the remaining five first place votes.

Capital was picked third with 66 points and Mount Union was picked fourth with 54 points.

Ohio Northern will open its schedule Sept. 30 at the Carnegie Mellon (Pennsylvania) Tartan Cup against Washington & Jefferson (Pennsylvania) under 16th-year interim head coach Mark Batman.

Men’s soccer

ONU picked

to finish third

ADA — Ohio Northern was selected to finish third in the 2019 Ohio Athletic Conference Coaches Preseason Poll in voting conducted by the league’s 10 head coaches.

Northern received 57 points.

John Carroll was selected to defend its 2018 title with 77 points and six first place votes. Capital was picked second with 76 points and four first place votes and Mount Union was picked fourth with 56 points.

Ohio Northern will open its schedule Sept. 30 at Lake Forest (Ill.) under first-year interim head coach Chris Matejka.

Bluffton’s Taylor Schwab hits a spike against Pandora-Gilboa’s Kendall Hovest during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_Bluffton-vs-Pandora-Gilboa-VB-5576.jpgBluffton’s Taylor Schwab hits a spike against Pandora-Gilboa’s Kendall Hovest during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton. Levi A. Morman | The Lima News
Pandora-Gilboa's Makayla Kinsinger positions herself to set the ball during Thursday night's match at Bluffton.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_Bluffton-vs-Pandora-Gilboa-VB-5523.jpgPandora-Gilboa's Makayla Kinsinger positions herself to set the ball during Thursday night's match at Bluffton.Levi A. Morman | The Lima News
Pandora-Gilboa’s Alexis McCoy (5) and Lacie Fenstermaker (7) defend against Bluffton’s Kylie Monday during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_Bluffton-vs-Pandora-Gilboa-VB-5541.jpgPandora-Gilboa’s Alexis McCoy (5) and Lacie Fenstermaker (7) defend against Bluffton’s Kylie Monday during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton. Levi A. Morman | The Lima News
Pandora-Gilboa’s Alexis McCoy defends against Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_Bluffton-vs-Pandora-Gilboa-VB-5604.jpgPandora-Gilboa’s Alexis McCoy defends against Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles during Thursday night’s match at Bluffton. Levi A. Morman | The Lima News
Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles of Bluffton prepares to hit a return during Thursday night’s home match against Pandora-Gilboa. Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles of Bluffton prepares to hit a return during Thursday night’s home match against Pandora-Gilboa.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_Bluffton-vs-Pandora-Gilboa-VB-5653.jpgBluffton’s Skyler Scoles of Bluffton prepares to hit a return during Thursday night’s home match against Pandora-Gilboa. Bluffton’s Skyler Scoles of Bluffton prepares to hit a return during Thursday night’s home match against Pandora-Gilboa. Levi A. Morman | The Lima News

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