Roundup: Columbus Grove claims team titles at Elida Invitational cross country competition

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ELIDA — The Columbus Grove boys and girls teams won championships at Tuesday’s Elida Invitational cross country competition.

The Grove boys finished with 29 points followed by Lincolnview (81), Van Wert (88), Ottawa-Glandorf (124), Ottoville (131), Elida (144), Kenton (164), Allen East (199), Bath (218) and Wayne Trace (269).

Perry’s Brady Yingst won the boys race race in 17 minutes, 0.3 seconds with Van Wert’s Hunter Sherer (17:10.0), Columbus Grove’s Caleb Stechschulte (17:15.7), Lincolnview’s Joe Sadowski (17:19.6), Grove’s Carson Closson (17:19.7), Ottoville’s Nolan German (17:25.3), Grove’s Tanner Smith (17:29.7) and Breece Pingle (17:42.7), Van Wert’s Gage Wannemacher (17:51.9) and Allen East’s Hunter Sidle (17:57.2) also finishing among the top 10.

Grove finished with 34 points in the girls race followed by Van Wert (63), Kenton (64), Lincolnview (90), Bath (122) and Ottawa-Glandorf (123).

CG’s Alyssa Ellerbrock was the race winner in 19:02.1 with Van Wert’s Caylee Phillips (19:45.3), Lincolnview’s Madison Langdon (20:08.7), Grove’s Erin Downing (20:47.7), Kenton’s Kierra Krohmer (20:51.5), Wayne Trace’s Kassidy Campbell (21:19.1), CG’s Leanndra Price (21:20.2), Van Wert’s Tyra McClain (21:29.9), Bath’s Kira Stall (21:31.2) and Ottoville’s Paige Hoersten (21:32.4) also finishing in the top 10.

Boys soccer

Ottawa-Glandorf 1,

Bath 0

GLANDORF — Derek Crumrine converted a penalty kick for the match’s only goal. Teammate Ethan Alt made eight saves in goal to earn the shutout. Bath counterpart Brenten Brock made four saves.

Temple Christian 4,

New Knoxville 2

NEW KNOXVILLE — Jacob Hollway had two goals and Joshua Engle and Isaac Lee had one tally each for Temple. Patrick Covert had both New Knoxville goals.

Miller City 3, Delta 0

DELTA — Kayleen Mass, Madison Ellerbrock and Lexi Heurman each had a goal against Pike-Delta-York. Natalie Koenig got the shutout in goal.

Whitmer 3, Lima Senior 1

Keanen Grundisch had Lima Senior’s goal.

Paulding 5, Fort Jennings 1

FORT JENNINGS — Koyla Paschall had four goals and Paulding’s Andrew Adams and Fort Jennings’ Andrew Aldrich each had a tally.

Bluffton 9, Lincolnview 0

BLUFFTON — Jonathan Schriner had four goals, Tayton Klemen had two goals and Simon Derstine, Jude Spallinger and Andrew Lovett had one tally each.

Kenton 9, Defiance 0

KENTON — Hunter LaRue had three goals, Patrick Bartlett and Reed Cook had two goals each and KP Miller and Nick Anderson each had a single tally. Reed Cook had five assists and Anderson had a pair of assists. Brent Rader earned the shutout in goal.

St. Marys 5, Van Wert 0

Gavin Engel, Joey Vanderhorst, Kyle Steininger, Max Mielke and Andy Vogel each had a goal. Correy Nelson made three saves in earning the shutout in goal.

Girls soccer

Coldwater 7,

Delphos Jefferson 0

COLDWATER — Ava Giere had three goals and Janelle Halterman, Mallory Kremer, Emmy Boley and Brianna Keller had one tally each.

Bluffton 5, Allen East 2

HARROD — Laykin Garmatter had four goals, Julia Meyer had a pair of tallies and Kayla White also scored.

Boys golf

BVC tri match

FINDLAY — Van Buren (178) ahd the low team total against Blanchard Valley Conference foes Leipsic (190) and Arlington (192) at Sycamore Springs. Jaden Siefker led Leipsic with a 45.

Bath 179, Celina 212

LIMA — Medalist Britton Hall (38), Charlie Schneider (46) and Kaden Downey (47) led the way for Bath at Hidden Creek. Andrew Burkholder and Gabe Butler each shot 51 also for the Wildcats. Nate Boley led Celina with a 48.

Kalida 164, Miller City 203

OTTAWA — Medalist Josh Recker (37), Alec Edelbrock (41), Justin Siebeneck (42) and Ryan Klausing (44) combined for the winning score at Moose Landing. TJ Michel led Miller City with a 45.

Minster 159, Fairlawn 185

SIDNEY — Co-medalists Grant Koenig and Joseph Magoto (39 each), Grant Voisard (40) and Jacob Wissman (41) combined for the winning total at Shelby Oaks.

NWC quad match

HARROD — Bluffton (173) had the low round against Northwest Conference opponents Allen East (176), Paulding (187) and Lincolnview (192) at Colonial Golfers Club.

Kenny Lovett (42), Micha Minnig (42), Drew Wilson (43) and Jared Piersfield (46) combined for the winning total. Allen East’s Carter Frey was medalist with a 39. Paulding’s Kolson Egnor (43) and Lincolnview’s Landon Price and Dane Ebel (46 each) had the low rounds for their respective schoools.

St. Henry 169, Delphos St. John’s 175

DELPHOS — Medalist Reed Koesters (37), Andrew Mescher (40), Nate Niekamp (42) and Sam Koesters (50) combined for the winning total at Delphos Country Club. Jack Gerker led DSJ with a 39.

Versailles 169, Parkway 185

VERSAILLES — Breyden Bruns led Parkway with a 45 at Stillwater Valley.

Girls golf

Coldwater 202,

Fort Recovery 207

PORTLAND, Ind. — Emma Eckstein (45), Laney Finke (50) and Grace Buschur (52) led the way for Coldwater. Sarah Diller and Lexi Wright each shot 55 also for the Cavaliers at Portland Golf Club.


Miller City 3,

Temple Christian 0

MILLER CITY — The Wildcats won 25-5, 25-11, 25-7. Abi Lammers had 12 kills and 11 digs, Sofie van Wezel had 12 kills, Adrienne Kuhlman had 32 assists and Cayla Troyer had 16 digs for Miller City.

Cecelia Worsham had four kills and five digs, Kaylee Linhart had five assists and Jessica Holloway had 14 digs for Temple Christian.

Crestview 3, Spencerville 0

The Knights won 25-14, 25-13, 25-13. Bailey Gregory had 20 digs and three aces, Lexi Gregory had 12 kills and Maddy Lamb had 27 assists for Crestview.

Lincolnview 3, Paulding 1

MIDDLE POINT — The Lancers won 25-21, 26-24, 18-25. Sadie Estle had 20 kills, four blocks, eight digs and four aces, Janae Pease had 13 digs, Claire Schweller had 16 assists, Maggie Manz had 11 digs, Leigha Egnor had 11 kills and 10 digs and Jalynn Parrett had 16 digs.

Shawnee 3, Lima Senior 0

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The Indians won 25-13, 25-12, 25-11. Kelsey Fischbach had 26 assists and four blocks, Trinity Gearing had 11 kills and five blocks, Paige Maxwell had 11 digs and Leah Stallkamp had three aces for Shawnee. Mya Redd had four kills and four digs, Sophie Jolliff had three kills and Lauren Zell had four digs and 10 assists for Lima Senior.

Parkway 3, Wapakoneta 1

The Panthers won 19-25, 25-15, 25-19, 25-23. Makenzie Wilson had 10 kills, Chloei Barnett had seven kills, Morgan Voll had 14 assists, Emma Nolte had 10 assists, Kaylei Barnett had seven digs and Kelsey Fullenkamp had three aces for Wapak.

Bluffton 3, Delphos Jefferson 0

The Pirates won 25-21, 25-19, 25-13. Skyler Scoles had 27 assists, 14 digs and three aces, Kylie Stackhouse had 12 kills and four blocks and Kylie Monday had 17 digs for Bluffton.

Minster 3, St. Marys 0

The Wildcats won 25-12. 25-19, 25-18.

Averi Wolf had 12 kills, 12 digs and three aces, Josie Winner had six kills, 11 digs and three aces, Kaitlyn Wolf had 16 assists and Ivy Wolf had 11 digs and three aces for Minster.

Claire Bertke had nine kills, Cherissa Priddy had 10 digs, Abbie Young had 10 assists and five digs and Cora Rable had six assists for St. Marys.

Kalida 3, Continental 1

The Wildcats won 25-18, 25-16, 22-25, 25-22. Grace Klausing had 20 kills, 22 assists and 14 digs, Lydia Vennkotter had 10 kills, Brooke Vennkotter had 19 assists and Brooke Erhart had 11 digs for Kalida.

Columbus Grove 3, Ada 0

Grove won 25-21, 25-23, 25-15. Megan Light had eight kills and 17 digs, Miranda Wills had 12 digs four aces and six kills, Kendal Guagenti had 17 digs and Kirsten Poling had 13 assists for Ada.

Girls tennis

Ottawa-Glandorf 4,

Fostoria 1

FOSTORIA — Singles players Addy Schmiedebusch and Emma Schmiedebush and the doubles teams of Megan Ketner and Lauryn Bockrath and Claire Ellerbrock and Sami Ellerbrock all won for O-G.

Wapakoneta 4, Van Wert 1

Singles players Madison Snider, Ellie Schroer and Mackenzie Schroeder and the doubles team of Casey Minnig and Alyssa Good won for Wapak. The doubles team of Kaylee Jennings and Jada Buckner won for Van Wert.

Bluffton 3, Elida 2

Singles players Erin Hotmire and Julia Smallcomb and the doubles team of Libby Frazier and Allie Nickels won for Bluffton.

Singles player Maggie Little and the doubles team McKenzie Savill and Reighley Eickholt won for Elida.



ONU remains

No. 21 in poll

ADA — Ohio Northern remained at No. 21 nationally in the second weekly American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll on Tuesday.

The Polar Bears (5-2 overall) received 428 390 points, 32 more than in the first weekly poll when ONUw as also ranked No. 21.

Emory (Ga.) remained in first place with 1,942 points and 70 first-place votes, Calvin (Mich.) was second with 1880 points and eight first place votes and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Calif.) was third with 1671 points.

Men’s soccer

Bluffton 1, UC-Clermont 0

BATAVIA — Bluffton secured a victory in double overtime to up its record to 3-2.

With just under two minutes left in the second extra session, sophomore Jacob Kiger fired a game winning shot for the Beavers, assisted by junior Timothy Murphy.

Freshman keeper Tanner Newport had six saves in securing the shutout.

HCAC recognizes

Bluffton’s Taynor

BLUFFTON — Dalton Taynor has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Taynor had a hat trick on Sept. 4, against Great Lakes Christian with all three goals netted in a span of just 10 minutes. He finished the week with four goals and an assist as the Beavers went 2-1 at home last week.

Women’s soccer

Polar Bears

receive votes

ADA — Ohio Northern received votes in the and United Soccer Coaches polls .

The Polar Bears (2-1-1 overall) received 24 points in the poll, while the point totals for the USC poll were not available.

Williams (Mass.) was on top of both polls, with College of New Jersey second and William Smith (N.Y.) third in and William Smith and Messiah (Pa.) second and third by the coaches.

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