CANTON — Ada’s Klava Katayama was third in the 50 freestyle (23.56) and fourth in the 100 butterfly (56.12) at Friday’s Division II state swimming finals held at the C.T. Branin Natatorium.
The Celina 200 medley relay team of Kenzie Conn, Claire Gass, Emma Guggenbiller and Zoe Rolfes was fourth (1:47.84). The same foursome was fifth in the 400 freestyle relay (3:39.45).
Gass was fifth in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.77) and Conn was ninth in the 100 backstroke (58.84) and 15th in the 100 freestyle (53.89)
The Ottawa-Glandorf 200 medley relay team of Maddie White, Marissa Beckett, Sydney Porinchok and Abby Warnecke was 15th (1:53.50). Porinchok was 16th in the 100 butterfly (59.22)
Ada 200 freestyle relay of Carlie Oldfield, Kaitlyn Bowden, Paige Cole and Katayama was 16th (1:43.12).
Among the boys, Wapakoneta’s Danilo Martinelli, Alex Honigford, Nate Metzger and Nate Miller were fourth (1:28.54) and Shawnee’s Evan Patterson, Charlie Spyker, John Briggs and Benjamin Curl were fifth (1:28.56) in the 200 freestyle relay.
The same Wapak foursome was seventh in the 400 freestyle relay (3:16.95). Martinelli was 11th in the 50 freestyle (21.92).
Spyker, Patterson, Briggs and Curl were 11th in the 200 medley relay (1:39.59).
Minster’s Nicholas Clune was 12th in the 100 backstroke (53.96), St. Marys’ Kyle Lucas was 13th (1:00.20) and Patterson was 16th (1:00.78) in the 100 breaststroke.
Columbus Grove 56,
ADA — Columbus Grove’s Ethan Halker scored 16 points and Tayt Birnesser added 13 points. For Ada, Phil Coulson scored 14 points and Zac Swaney and Brandon Hull scored 10 points each.
Columbus Grove ends its regular season with a perfect 22-0 mark and a 8-0 record in the Northwest Conference and Ada slips to 9-13 for the year and 3-5 in conference play.
Delphos Jefferson 57
DELPHOS — Bluffton’s Mason Soper scored 24 and Luke Denecker added 18 and Levi Hohenbrink chipped in 16 points. For Delphos, Ian Wannamacher scored 14 points and Damon Wiltsie added 12 points.
Bluffton ups its record to 18-4 and 6-2 in the Northwest Conference and Delphos drops to 8-14 overall and 4-4 in the NWC.
CONVOY — Crestview improves to 11-11 for the year and 4-4 in the NWC. Spencerville slips to 7-15 for the season and 3-5 in the NWC.
PAULDING — Lincolnview’s Jake Bowersock scored 15 points and Creed Jessee and Collin Overholt each scored 10 points. For Paulding, Blake McGarvey scored 13 points and Seth Dysinger and Payton Beckman scored 10 each. Lincolnview goes to 11-11 on the year and 6-2 in the NWC. Paulding falls to 6-16 and 2-6 in conference play.
Allen East 51
PERRY TOWNSHIP —Perry’s Chazz Jackson pumped in a game-high 31 points. For Allen East Bradden Crumrine scored 15 points.
Perry goes to 15-6 on the season and Allen East drops to 5-16 for the year.
Temple Christian 55,
Monclova Christian 50
Lima Temple Christian’s Preston Patrick scored 25 points and Josh Engle added 14 points while Landon Callahan chipped in 10 points to give the Pioneers their first win of the season.
Temple Christian improves to 1-21.
Marion Local 41,
New Knoxville 29
NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville’s Carson Bierlein scored 19 points.
Marion Local finishes improves to 10-12 and 4-5 in the Midwest Athletic Conference and New Knoxville drops to 2-20 overall and 0-9 in the MAC.
New Bremen 47,
COLDWATER — New Bremen’s Nolan Bornhorst scored 13 points. For Coldwater, Noah Miller pumped in 17 points and Ethan Post added 13 points.
New Bremen evens its overall record at 11-11 and improves to 4-5 in the MAC and Coldwater drops to 10-12 overall and 3-6 in conference play.
ROCKFORD — Parkway’s Dylan Hughes scored 14 and Caleb Kinney added 11 points. For Minster, Trent Roetgerman scored 13 points and Eric Schmidt added 10 points. Parkway goes to 15-7 for the season and 7-2 in the MAC and Minster drops to 14-8 for the year and 5-4 in the MAC.
Delphos St. John’s 49,
St. Henry 37
DELPHOS — Delphos’ Brady Parish scored 16 points and Aiden Rode added 15 points. For St. Henry, Ben Evers scored 12 and Riley Link added 11 points.
Delphos improves to 14-7 overall and 5-4 in the MAC and St. Henry drops to 10-12 and 3-6 in the MAC.
Fort Jennings 46
LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Jaden Siefker scored 22 points and Mason Brandt added 12 points. For Fort Jennings, Carson Kazee notched 18 points and Evan Hoersten chipped in 10 points.
Leipsic evens its record at 11-11 for the season and Fort Jennings drops to 3-19 for the year.
Van Wert 49,
CELINA — Van Wert jumps to 8-14 on the year and 4-5 in the Western Buckeye League. Celina slides to 2-20 overll and 2-7 in league play.
Miller City 46
NEW CLEVELAND — Miller City’s Jon Burgei and Austin Ruhe each scored 10 points. For Hicksville, Landon Turnbull pumped in 40 points.
Hicksville jumps to 15-7 and Miller City falls to 11-11.
Division II district
LIMA — Coldwater claimed the team championship at Westgate Lanes with a 3,834 total followed by St. Marys (3,762). Bryan was third (3,729), earning the final team state spot.
Perkins’ Taylor Kaufman had the high series of 668 with Coldwater’s Rachel Miller (639) and Alison Fox (603) and St. Marys’ Tricia Yahl (629) and Jaden Gibson (593) also finishing among the top six. Van Wert’s Lorrie Decker (598) and Napoleon’s Spencer Schwaiger (588) joined Kaufman as individual state qualifiers.
In the team standings, Van Wert (3,487) was sixth, Ottawa-Glandorf (3,256) was eighth and Minster (3,131) was 11th. O-G’s Emily Krukowski (551) and Minster’s Elyssa Mullins (535) had the high series for their schools. New Bremen’s Ashton Ritter (559) was 12th and Lima Central Catholic’s Hannah Riepenhoff (554) tied for 14th.
Division I sectional
ROSSFORD — Wapakoneta won the team title with a 3,725 total with Celina (3,310), Ashland (3,163), Shawnee (3,162), Bowling Green (3,140) and Sandusky (2,830) advancing to districts.
Wapak’s Madison Doseck had the high series of 707. Teammate Bailey Van Meter (531), Shawnee’s Abbey Ambroza (612), Emma Holden (518) and Alyssa Skinner (502) and Celina’s Jamie Coats (509) also finished among the top 10. Lima Senior’s Tatum Twining (500) and Elida’s Sarah Munson (440) were among those advancing as individuals.
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