Pandora-Gilboa hires new basketball coach


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Miller City Hallie Kamphaus, left, and Kalida’s Kenzie Fortman battle for the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.

Miller City Hallie Kamphaus, left, and Kalida’s Kenzie Fortman battle for the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Miller City Abi Long, left, and Kalida’s Madison Langhals chase the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.

Miller City Abi Long, left, and Kalida’s Madison Langhals chase the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Kalida’s Dayna Schimmoeller dribbles against Miller City Lauren Hermiller during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

High School

Boys basketball

PANDORA — Mike Lee has been hired as the new varsity boys basketball coach at Pandora-Gilboa High School pending school board approval the Pandora-Gilboa athletic department announced.

Lee comes to the Rockets with previous teaching, administrative, and coaching experience, where he has most recently been an assistant coach at Van Buren High School the past two seasons, and was head varsity boys basketball coach at Minster High School from 1993-2016. As a head coach, Mike has accumulated 314 wins, won 12 sectional titles, six district titles, one regional title, and lead his team to the State Semi-Finals in 2005.

Additionally throughout his coaching career, Lee has been the recipient of both the Mac Morrison Lifetime Service Award by the Northwest District and the Bob Arnzen Longevity Award.

In a statement, Zach Weber, Pandora-Gilboa’s athletic director said, “We are very excited to welcome Mike Lee to Pandora-Gilboa High School to lead our boys basketball program. Mike has a proven track record of leading successful teams on the court, while connecting with and developing well-rounded student-athletes. Mike brings a great wealth of experience and knowledge of interscholastic athletics that we look forward to seeing him bring to our program to continue making the program successful and competing at a high level. We are excited for him to join the coaching staff here at PGHS.”

Boys golf

Leipsic 180, Riverdale 188

ARLINGTON — Riverdale’s Andrew Kunezli was the low score with a 41. Other Riverdale scores were Reese Haley (44), Trevor Hattery (50), Curtis Tracy (53) and Tyler Clark (55). Brock Lammers and Jaden Siefker had the low scores for Leipsic with a 43. Other Leipsic scores were Mason Tadena (46), Mason Brandt (48) and Eli Wueller (49).

Bluffton 171, Lincolnview 183, Delphos Jefferson 200, Ada 207

BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s Drew Wilson shot a 40 to garner medalist honors. Other Pirate scores were Kenny Lovett (42), Micah Minning (44), Jaden Coonfare (45) and Jared Piercefield (45). Ada’s Alex Morgan shot a 47. Other Bulldog scores were Brevin Sizemore (52) Jacob Morgan (54), Dexter Woods (54) and Ethan Hull (54). Jefferson’s Logan Gallmeier had the low score for Jefferson with a 46. Other Wildcat scores were Braxton Scalf (48), Brady Johnston (53), John Pseekos (53) and Jaden Lucas (57). Lincolnview’s Landon Price and Evan Miller shared the low score for the Lancers with a 42. Other Lincolnview scores were Avery Slusher (48), Grant Glossett (510 and Dane Ebel (53).

Lima Central Catholic 170, Miller City 201.

Lima Central Catholic’s Alex Wisser and Brandon Ruble shared medalist honors after the two shot 40s. Other LCC scores were Ross Otto (44) and Casey Koenig (46) For Miller City, TJ Michel (44), Dillon Peck (51) and Isabelle Vance (52) and Connor Wiese (54).

LCC improves to 4-3.

Carey 176, Pandora-Gilboa 184

CAREY — Carey’s Ethan Tanner was the medalist with a 38. For Pandora-Gilboa Eli Huffman shot a 44 to lead the Rockets. Other P-G scores were Trey Hovest (46), Alex Ricker (45 and Sam Norton (48).

St. Henry 163, New Knoxville 227

CELINA — St Henry’s Reed Koesters was the medalist with a 37. Other Redskin scores were Andrw MEscher (410< Nate Niekamp (41) and Sam Koesters (44). For New Knoxville, Brandon Smith and Max Henschen each shot 52s. Other Rnager scores were Adam McGue (60) and Jeremy Doty (63).

St. Henry improves to 8-1 and 5-1 in the Midwest Athletic Conference. New Knoxville falls to 1-7 and 1-5 in conference play.

Volleyball

Miller City 3, Delphos Jefferson 0

DELPHOS — Miller City swept Delphos Jefferson 25-16, 25-20 and 25-23. For Miller City, Cayla Troyer had 17 digs and Adrienne Kuhlman had 24 assists and seven digs. Abi Teders had nine kills and Abi Lammers had six kills and 12 digs. Maddie Otto added five kills.

Girls Soccer

Kalida 1, Miller City o

NEW CLEVELAND — Kalida’s Peyton Wurth scored the lone goal and Madison Langhals was credited with an assist. Kalida keeper Bailey White had five saves to preserve the shutout. Miller City’s goalie Natalie Koenig had 14 saves.

Kalida improves to 2-4-0 and 1-0-0 in the Putnam County League and Miller City dips to 2-2-1 and 0-1- in the PCL.

Girls Golf

Delphos Jefferson 211, Ottoville 245.

DELPHOS — Ottoville’s Allie Hongiford was the medalist with a 46. Delphos Jefferson’s Anna Finch had the low score for the Wildcats with a 52. Other Wildcat scores were Riley Smith (53), Kaylee Buzard (53) Emma Mueller (52) and Sydnie McGue (55). For the Big Green, Hanna Hoen had a 57 followed by Brooke Kortokrax with a 63 and Laura Kimmet with a 79.

Girls tennis

Lima Central Catholic 4, Bath 1

Lima Central Catholic had singles wins from Olivia Kesner and Paige Brinkman and doubles wins from Anna Jankowski and Madie Brinkman and the pair of Nicole Patricio-Agosto and Noah Nuesmeyer. Bath got a singles win from Ruby Bolon.

LCC improves to 4-1 and Bath falls to 4-2.

Findlay 5, Elida o

Findlay swept the event against Elida.

Shawnee 5. Williard 0

Shawnee got singles wins from Aria Patel, Kunmi Ojo and Alora Patel. Picking up doubles wins were the team of Alotus Wei and Katie Clar and the pair of Donna Browers and HannahPaton.

Miller City Hallie Kamphaus, left, and Kalida’s Kenzie Fortman battle for the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/09/web1_Miller-City-vs-Kalida-RP-01-1.jpgMiller City Hallie Kamphaus, left, and Kalida’s Kenzie Fortman battle for the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Miller City Abi Long, left, and Kalida’s Madison Langhals chase the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/09/web1_Miller-City-vs-Kalida-RP-02-1.jpgMiller City Abi Long, left, and Kalida’s Madison Langhals chase the ball during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Kalida’s Dayna Schimmoeller dribbles against Miller City Lauren Hermiller during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/09/web1_Miller-City-vs-Kalida-RP-05-1.jpgKalida’s Dayna Schimmoeller dribbles against Miller City Lauren Hermiller during Wednesday’s match at Miller City High School. Richard Parrish | The Lima News

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