Roundup: Lima Senior’s Fulcher picks BGSU to play hoops

Lima Senior’s Josiah Fulcher announced Thursday he will be playing basketball for Bowling Green State University.

Lima Senior’s Josiah Fulcher announced Thursday he will be playing basketball for Bowling Green State University.

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Lima Senior’s Josiah Fulcher has verbally committed to play basketball at Bowling Green State University Thursday.

The senior standout, who averaged 17.1 points per game last year, was the 2019 Three Rivers Athletic co-player of the year and was named to the first-team All-Northwest District selection and received second team all-state honors.

Fulcher helped guide the Spartans to a 22-5 overall record and a share of the Three Rivers Athletic Conference championship with a 12-2 record and a berth in the regional finals.


Leipsic 3, Patrick Henry 2

The Vikings won 22-25, 25-19, 24-26, 25-17, 17-15. Lyndie Hazelton broke her won school record with 55 assists, Kasey Brough had 12 kills and five aces, Liz Scheckelhoff had 17 kills and four blocks, Jocie Hermiller had 18 digs, three aces and six kills, Brooke Brown had 17 digs, Peyton Heitmeyer had 12 kills and nine digs and Marisa Hermiller had nine kills for Leipsic.

St. Marys 3, Van Wert 1

The Roughriders won 23-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-22. Leah Walter had 10 kills and three aces, Claire Bertke had 10 kills, Cherissa Priddy had 18 digs, Carly Caywood had 10 digs and seven kills, Abbie Young had 19 assists, Cora Rable had 11 assists and Sam Ackroyd had eight aces.

Coldwater 3, Minster 0

The Cavaliers won 25-16, 25-16, 25-14. Averi Wolf had seven kills, Josie Winner had five kills, Ivy Wolf had 13 digs, Emily Stubbs had 10 digs, Kaitlyn Wolf had three aces and Kaitlyn Wolf nine sets for Minster.

Katie Alig had 15 digs, Lauren Gilliland had 18 kills and eight total blocks and Annelise Harlamert had 32 assists for Coldwater.

Ottawa-Glandorf 3, Bath 0

The Titans won 25-5, 25-8, 25-13. No other information was reported at deadline.

Crestview 3, Columbus Grove 2

CONVOY — The Vikings won 25-10, 21-25, 25-16, 22-25, 15-12. Maddy Lamb had 50 assists and three aces, Lexi Gregory had 20 kills and 18 digs, Kaylee Wolford had 15 kills, Lauryn Black had 13 kills and 17 digs and Bailey Gregory had 24 digs for Crestview. Lauren Benroth had 17 assists and three aces, Angel Schneider had eight kills, Meghan Blankemeyer had eight kills, Becca Choi had 19 assists, Emily Ridinger had 20 digs and Alayna Ricker had 16 digs for Grove.

New Knoxville 3, Versailles 1

NEW KNOXVILLE — The Rangers won 14-25, 25-20, 26-24, 25-17. Carly Fledderjohann had 32 assists and eight digs, Ellie Gabel had 16 kills and six digs, Morgan Leffel had 13 digs and Carsyn Henschen had 11 kills for New Knoxville.

Bluffton 3, Ada 1

The Pirates won 25-20, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23. Kylie Stackhouse had 31 kills and four aces, Taylor Schwab had 15 kills and 24 digs, Skyler Scoles had 34 assists, Cara Young had 15 assists, Joscelin Reineke had 21 digsMegan Light had 25 kills and five blocks and Libby Schaadt had four blocks for Bluffton. Miranda Wills had 25 digs and five kills, Kirsten Polinghad 14 digs, 21 assists and three blocks and Kendal Guagenti had 27 digs for Ada.

Marion Local 3, Parkway 1

MARIA STEIN — The Flyers won 25-15, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20. Kinsey Thobe had 10 kills and six digs, Alana Pohlman had 15 kills, Brooke Homan had 16 kills and six digs, Heidi Rethman had 46 assists, 11 digs and four aces, Lydia Griesdorn had 11 digs, Kelsey Koenig had 19 digs and Madisyn Mescher had 10 digs and four aces for Marion Local.

Wapakoneta 3, Shawnee 0

The Redskins won 25-21, 25-14, 25-17. Makenzie Wilson had 13 kills, Chloei Barnett had nine kills, Kelsey Fullenkamp had nine kills and seven aces, Morgan Voll had 18 assists, Emma Nolte had 13 assists, Kaylei Barnett had six digs and Emma Rex had five digs. Kelsey Fischbach had 14 assists, five kills, four aces, four blocks and 12 digs, Karrington Green had six kills and three blocks, Allannah Best had five kills and six blocks and Paige Maxwell had 17 digs for Shawnee.

Paulding 3, Spencerville 0

The Panthers won 25-21, 25-19, 25-14. Kaeli Bustos had six digs, Maggie Manz had seven kills and five digs, Claire Schweller had 12 assists, Leigha Egnor had 11 kills and 15 assists and Sadie Estle had 11 kills, nine digs and three aces.

Notre Dame 3, Lima Senior 0

LIMA — ND won 25-4, 25-4, 25-11. Lexi Williams had five kills and three digs and Freedom Bell and Mya Redd each had three digs for Lima Senior.

Lehman Catholic 3, Hardin Northern 0

Lehman won 25-22, 25-16, 25-12. Kenndy Hall had 18 assists and five digs, Alex Jackson had seven kills and five blocks and Renee Newton had six kills for Hardin Northern.

Fort Recovery 3, Delphos St. John’s 0

The Indians won 25-11, 25-12, 25-18. Kee Wendel had six aces and eight digs, Paige Fortkamp had 10 kills, Whitley Rammel had 10 kills, Olivia Patch had eight kills and three blocks, Chloe Showalter had 21 assists and Hope Wendel had 11 assists for Fort Recovery.

Ayersville 3, Kalida 0

Ayersville won 25-22, 25-23, 25-20. Grace Klausing had nine kills, six assists, three aces and 10 digs, Brooke Vennkotter had 15 digs and Brooke Erhart had seven digs Kalida.

Bath invitational

to be held Saturday

BATH TOWNSHIP — The Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio Bath Invitational will be held Saturday at Bath High School. Competition begins at 10 a.m. with Allen East, Bath, Bluffton, Bryan, Northwood and Old Fort scheduled to compete.

Admission for the tournament will be $6 for adults and $3 for students.

Girls golf

LCC 172, Benjamin Logan 181

BELLEFONTAINE — Medalist Mary Kelly Mulcahy (36), Erin Mulcahy (37) and Bridget Mulcahy (49) led the way for Lima Central Catholic. Emma Mayers and Leiahnni Smith each shot 50 also for the Thunderbirds.

Willow Bend Invitational

VAN WERT — Wayne Trace (192) won the team title followed by Lincolnview (206), Delphos Jefferson (210), Defiance and Ottoville (248 each) and Crestview (285). Lincolnview’s Shiann Kraft (44), Delphos Jefferson’s Anna Fitch (48), Ottoville’s Allie Honigford (46) and Crestview’s Faye Morgan (68) had the low rounds for their respective schools. Wayne Trace’s Kenadie was medalist with a 39.

Coldwater 204, New Bremen 216

MINSTER — Emma Eckstein (44), Laney Finke (52), Grace Buschur (53) and Abby Ashbaugh (55) combined for the winning total.

Boys golf

NWC quad

Bluffton improved to 29-0 overall and 14-0 in the Northwest Conference with a 164 score followed by Allen East (171), Lincolnview (181) and Crestview (212).

Kenny Lovett (40), Drew Wilson (41), Micah Minnig (41) and Jaden Coonfare (42) combined for the winning team total. Allen East’s Carter Frey was medalist with a 38. Lincolnview’s Evan Miller (42) and Crestview’s Dillon Underwood (46) had the low rounds for their respective schools.

Elida 161, Shawnee 177

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The Bulldogs moved to 8-0 in Western Buckeye League matches as medalist Ethan Harmon (38), Carson Harmon (39), Gavin Harmon (41) and Hunter Jolliff (43) combined for the winning total at Shawnee Country Club. Justin Altenbach and Solomon Smith each shot 41 to lead Shawnee (5-4 WBL).

McComb 187, Miller City 200

OTTAWA — Connor Niese led Miller City with a 46 at par 35 Pike Run.

Coldwater 173, New Bremen 201

Carson Muhlenkamp (41), Nathan Kaiser (43), Michael Schoenherr (44) and Collin Muhlenkamp (45) combined for the winning total.

Marion Local 197, New Knoxville 216

MINSTER — Trent Lehman led New Knoxville at Arrowhead with a 49.

Minster 165, Parkway 188

CELINA — Medalist Grant Koenig (39), Joseph Magoto (40), Ethan Lehmkuhl (43) and Jacob Wissman (43) combined for the winning team score at Celina Lynx. Gabe Schaaf led Parkway with a 44.

Girls tennis

Van Wert 5, Elida 0

VAN WERT — Singles players Grace Lott, Ali Morrow and Lizzie Rutkowski and the doubles teams of Paige Moonshower and Allie Etter and Kaylee Jennings and Jada Buckner all won.

Bath 4, St. Marys 1

Singles players Esther Bolon and Ruby Bolon and the doubles teams of Fayme Gandi and Elena Oliver and Rachel Wilcox and Chloe Rieman all won for Bath. Singles player Charley Spencer won for St. Marys.

Shawnee 5, Kenton 0

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Singles players Aria Patel, Kumi Ojo and Alora Patel and the doubles teams of Katie Clark and Alotus Wei and Donna Bowers and Hannah Paton all won.

LCC 5, Lehman Catholic 0

SIDNEY — Singles players Olivia Kesner, Anna Janowski and Nicole Patricio-Agosto and the doubles teams of Paige Brinkman and Madie Brinkman and McKenna Bader and Carrie Heider all won.

Ottawa-Glandorf 4, Defiance 1

Singles players Addy Schmiedebusch and Alyse Balbaugh and the doubles teams of Megan Ketner and Lauryn Bockrath and Claire Ellerbrock and Sami Ellerbrock all won for O-G.

Wapakoneta 4, Celina 1

CELINA — Singles players Ellie Schroer and Makenzie Schroeder and the doubles teams of Casey Minnig and Alyssa Good and Mara Stiles and Bailey Barrett won for Wapak. Grace Gabes won for Celina.

Girls soccer

Ottoville 1, Miller City 1

MILLER CITY — Ottoville’s Nikki Knippen and Miller City’s Ava Rosengarten each had a goal.

LCC 2, Allen East 1

Julia Meyer had Allen East’s goal. LCC’s goal scorers were not reported.

Kalida 5, Delphos Jefferson 0

DELPHOS — Madison Langhals and Mya Schmitz each had two goals and Livia Recker had a single tally.

Bailey White got the shutout in goal.

Shawnee 1, St. Marys 1

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — St. Marys’ Emma Wibbeler and Shawnee’s Kennedy Jensen each had a goal.

Spencerville 2, Bluffton 0

SPENCERVILLE — The goal scorers were not reported.

Boys soccer

Van Wert 4, Paulding 1

VAN WERT — Keaton Brown had two goals and Van Wert’s Asnake Steyer and Ryan Chen and Paulding’s Kolya Paschall had one tally each.

Ottoville 6, Liberty-Benton 0

Caden Edelbrock had two goals and Brice Schroeder, Kellen Schlagbaum, Joe Miller and Michael Burgei each had a single tally. Kaiden Trentman got the shutout in goal.

Spencerville 3, Lincolnview 3

Ethan Crow had two goals and Justin Braun scored one for Lincolnview. Spencerville’s goal scorers were not reported by deadline.

Temple Christian 1, Allen East 1

HARROD — Temple Christian’s Joshua Engle and Allen East’s Aiden Roby each had a goal. Temple goalie Cody Motter made eight saves while Allen East counterpart Blake Clum made two.

Ottoville 6, Liberty-Benton 0

Caden Edelbrock had two goals and Brice Schroeder, Kellen Schlagbaum, Joe Miller and Michael Burgei each had a single tally. Kaiden Trentman made two saves to earn the shutout in goal.

Bryan 4, Continental 3

Wyatt Davis had two goals and and Alex Sherrits had one tally for Continental. Teammate Rhenn Armey had a pair of assists.

Napoleon 1, Ottawa-Glandorf 0

NAPOLEON — O-G’s Ethan Alt made 12 saves in goal.

Wapakoneta 1, Oregon Clay 0

No other information was reported about this match at deadline.


IU-Kokomo 1, Bluffton 0

KOKOMO, Ind. — Bluffton Universitybattled for nearly 105 minutes, but host IU-Kokomo snatched a victory in double overtime. Bluffton slipped to 1-4 on the season following its second extra-time loss in the last three matches, while Kokomo improved to 2-3 on the season.

Bluffton keeper Sienna Sullivan finished with eight saves.

The women return to action on Sunday, Sept. 15, when they host Hiram College at the Sears Complex. Kickoff is slated for 2 p.m. Come out and support your Beavers!


ONU joins


ADA — Ohio Northern University has joined the Great Lakes Esports Conference which will be starting its inaugural season this fall.

Ohio Northern joins Aquinas (Mich.), Lourdes, Mount Union, Mount Vernon Nazarene, Muskingum, Northwood (Michigan), Tiffin, Trine (Indiana) and Marietta.

The Polar Bears will be playing League of Legends and Overwatch in the conference.

Lima Senior’s Josiah Fulcher announced Thursday he will be playing basketball for Bowling Green State University. Senior’s Josiah Fulcher announced Thursday he will be playing basketball for Bowling Green State University. Photo provided

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