Roundup: Perry advances in football playoffs

ONU wins OAC volleyball, women’s soccer tourneys

By Staff Reports -

CINCINNATI — Perry advanced to Division VII, Region 28 football semifinals with a 44-0 victory Saturday against Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy at Summit Country Day School.

Ryan Yingst completed 16 of 21 passes for 196 yards and six touchdowns and had 16 carries for 89 yards and a score.

Devares Glenn had three receptions for 113 yards and two TDS and Chazz Jackson and Terry Riley each had a pair of touchdowns. The Commodores held CCPA (8-3) to 36 yards rushing and 196 passing yards.

The Commodores (8-3) will play New Bremen (8-3), a 45-15 winner against Hamilton New Miami (9-1) at a yet to be named venue.

Marion Local 56,

Mississinawa Valley 6

MARIA STEIN — Dylan Heitkamp had a pair of touchdown runs and a TD reception, Kyle Muhlenkamp had two TD throws, Tate Hess had a touchdown pass, Charles Huelsman and Brady Ronnebaum each had a TD catch and Brandon Fleck and Connor Griesdorn each had a touchdown run. The Flyers held Valley to minus 14 yards rushing and 140 passing yards.

Marion Local (9-2) will play Fort Loramie (10-1) in a D-VII, Region 28 semifinal next Saturday at a yet to be named site. Valley finished its season at 7-4.

Fort Loramie 61, Hardin Northern 7

FORT LORAMIE — Hardin Northern (8-3) scored on a 60-yard pass play from Nevin Robson to Owen Wetherall, who had two receptions for 96 yards.

Division IV

Cincinnati Indian Hill 61,

Kenton 32

KENTON — The Wildcats finished their season at 8-3.



Ohio Northern 3,

Otterbein 2

ADA — No. 12-ranked Ohio Northern edged Otterbein 21-25, 25-23, 23-25, 27-25, 16-14 in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Finals at the ONU Sports Center.

ONU (26-5 overall) earn the OAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament, winning its 21st OAC Tournament title. Ohio Northern head coach Kate Witte won her 15th OAC Tournament title.

Otterbein led 14-13 in the fifth set but a kill by Sydney Bapst, a Cardinal attacking error, and another Bapst kill won the match for the Polar Bears.

The Polar Bears and Cardinals (25-6) will learn their NCAA tournament fate Monday.

Bapst had 14 kills, McKenna Jordan posted 14 kills and 10 digs and Chelsea Huppert recorded 11 kills, seven blocks, and six digs.

Additionally, Madison Kern registered a career-best nine blocks while chipping in eight kills. Katie Wade dished out 46 assists and added 20 digs while McKenna Hostetler contributed 25 digs.

Lourdes 3, UNOH 2

LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio (23-11, 13-7 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference) fell 18-25, 18-25, 25-19, 25-19, 17-15.

St. Marys grad Erika Angstmann had 21 kills, three aces and 14 digs, New Bremen grad Devon Heitkamp had 19 kills, Kacey Jaeger had 12 kills and 14 digs, Kayleigh Hulst had 50 assists and 14 digs and Grace Heywood had 14 digs for UNOH.

Women’s soccer

ADA — Jenna Fuller netted her 20th score of the season in 102nd minute, which pushed the Polar Bears past Otterbein in double overtime in the OAC Tournament title game at Kerscher Stadium..

“Jenna is special,” ONU head coach Mark Batman said. “… All she needs is two seconds and that’s what great goal scorers do. They show up at the right time, when you need them the most, and that’s what she did. I couldn’t be happier for her.”

The OAC Tournament championship is Northern’s third in school history and first since 2017. That punches the Polar Bears’ ticket to the NCAA Tournament. They’ll learn who their opponent is and where the game will be played Monday at 1 p.m.

“For the seniors, especially with it being their last season, it’s definitely nice that we are going to able to continue this on to the NCAA Tournament,” Fuller said. “It’s really special for them.”

Fuller scored the game-winner off a feed from senior Rose Nienaber. ONU’s Sydney Leshnak provided the game’s first score. She found the back of the net off a pass from Megan Breier in the 75th minute.

UNOH 2, Madonna 0

LIMA — Julie Cazanave had a goal and an assist as the University of Northwestern Ohio advanced to the championship of the WHAC tournament.

Arianna Cirillo had the Racers’ other goal and Jeweleen Reuille contributed an assist. Lisa Venrath got the shutout in goal.

Men’s soccer

UNOH 3, Cleary 1

LIMA — Karim Jouini had a goal and an assist, Walid Zniber and Manuell Zoppi each had goal and Devin Morgan had a pair of assists for the Racers, who advanced to the semifinals of the WHAC tournament.
ONU wins OAC volleyball, women’s soccer tourneys

By Staff Reports

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