Lima area girls tennis players advance to districts


Shawnee’s Kunmi Ojo was the singles champion during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.

Shawnee’s Kunmi Ojo was the singles champion during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.


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Bath’s Ruby Bolon, pictured, and Esther Bolon won the doubles title during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.

Bath’s Ruby Bolon, pictured, and Esther Bolon won the doubles title during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Bath’s Esther Bolon, pictured, at Ruby Bolon won the doubles title during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Lima Central Catholic’s Paige Brinkman finished fourth in singles during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

Ottawa-Glandorf’s Alyse Balbaugh competes in Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.


Richard Parrish | The Lima News

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Results

Division II Sectionals

at Elida

Singles

Quarterfinals

Kunmi Ojo (Shawnee) def. Whitney Jones (Celina) 6-0, 6-1

Paige Brinkman (Lima Central Catholic) def. Alyse Balbaugh (Ottawa-Glandorf) 6-1, 6-1

Allie Etter (Van Wert) def. Delaney Dawson (Shawnee) 6-1, 7-5

Grace Lott (Van Wert) def. Cara DeBrosse (Shawnee) 6-1, 6-2

Semifinals

Kunmi Ojo (Shawnee) def. Paige Brinkman (Lima Central Catholic) 6-2, 6-0

Grace Lott (Van Wert) def. Allie Etter (Van Wert) 6-3, 6-3

Third Place Match

Allie Etter (Van Wert) def. Paige Brinkman (Lima Central Catholic) 6-2, 6-1

Championship Match

Kunmi Ojo (Shawnee) def. Grace Lott (Van Wert) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

Quarterfinals

Esther Bolon/Ruby Bolon (Bath) def. Megan Ketner/Lauryn Bockrath (Ottawa-Glandorf) 6-0, 6-0

Morgan Chaney/Libby Simmons (Lima Central Catholic) def. Donna Bowers/Rose Kottapalli (Shawnee) 6-2, 6-3

Elena Oliver/Anne Oliver (Bath) def. Emma Schmiedebusch/Sami Ellerbrock (Ottawa-Glandorf) 6-3, 6-2

Aria Patel/Alora Patel (Shawnee) def. Jamie Burenga/Tayzia Havill (Van Wert) 6-1, 6-0

Semifinals

Esther Bolon/Ruby Bolon (Bath) def. Morgan Chaney/Libby Simmons (Lima Central Catholic) 6-1, 6-1

Aria Patel/Alora Patel (Shawnee) def. Elena Oliver/Anne Oliver (Bath) 6-2, 6-1

Third Place Match

Elena Oliver/Anne Oliver (Bath) def. Morgan Chaney/Libby Simmons (Lima Central Catholic) 5-7, 6-3

Championship Match

Esther Bolon/Ruby Bolon (Bath) def. Aria Patel/Alora Patel (Shawnee) 6-1, 6-2

Four singles players and five doubles teams from the area advanced to districts in girls tennis sectionals.

Division II

ELIDA — Shawnee’s Kunmi Ojo defeated Van Wert’s Grace Lott 6-1, 6-0 in the singles championship match. Van Wert’s Allie Etter defeated Lima Central Catholic’s Paige Brinkman 6-2, 6-1 for third place. All advanced to districts to be played Thursday and Saturday at Port Clinton High School’s Von Thron-Hablitzel Tennis Center.

In doubles, Bath’s Esther Bolon and Ruby Bolon defeated Shawnee’s Aria Patel and Alora Patel 6-1, 6-2 in the title match. Bath’s Elena Oliver and Anne Oliver defeated LCC’s Morgan Chaney and Libby Simmons 5-7, 6-3, retired for third. All four teams qualified for districts.

Division I

FINDLAY — The Wapakoneta doubles team of Alyssa Good and Casey Minnig defeated Findlay’s Tara Spahr and Grace Miller 6-2, 6-3 in the third-place match. The Wapak duo will next compete in districts Wednesday and Saturday at Port Clinton High School’s Von Thron-Hablitzel Tennis Center.

Shawnee’s Kunmi Ojo was the singles champion during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/10/web1_SectionalTennis-RP-01-1.jpgShawnee’s Kunmi Ojo was the singles champion during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Bath’s Ruby Bolon, pictured, and Esther Bolon won the doubles title during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/10/web1_SectionalTennis-RP-05-1.jpgBath’s Ruby Bolon, pictured, and Esther Bolon won the doubles title during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Bath’s Esther Bolon, pictured, at Ruby Bolon won the doubles title during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/10/web1_SectionalTennis-RP-06-1.jpgBath’s Esther Bolon, pictured, at Ruby Bolon won the doubles title during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Lima Central Catholic’s Paige Brinkman finished fourth in singles during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/10/web1_SectionalTennis-RP-04-1.jpgLima Central Catholic’s Paige Brinkman finished fourth in singles during Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Ottawa-Glandorf’s Alyse Balbaugh competes in Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/10/web1_SectionalTennis-RP-03-1.jpgOttawa-Glandorf’s Alyse Balbaugh competes in Saturday’s Division II sectional at Elida. Richard Parrish | The Lima News

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Results

Division II Sectionals

at Elida

Singles

Quarterfinals

Kunmi Ojo (Shawnee) def. Whitney Jones (Celina) 6-0, 6-1

Paige Brinkman (Lima Central Catholic) def. Alyse Balbaugh (Ottawa-Glandorf) 6-1, 6-1

Allie Etter (Van Wert) def. Delaney Dawson (Shawnee) 6-1, 7-5

Grace Lott (Van Wert) def. Cara DeBrosse (Shawnee) 6-1, 6-2

Semifinals

Kunmi Ojo (Shawnee) def. Paige Brinkman (Lima Central Catholic) 6-2, 6-0

Grace Lott (Van Wert) def. Allie Etter (Van Wert) 6-3, 6-3

Third Place Match

Allie Etter (Van Wert) def. Paige Brinkman (Lima Central Catholic) 6-2, 6-1

Championship Match

Kunmi Ojo (Shawnee) def. Grace Lott (Van Wert) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

Quarterfinals

Esther Bolon/Ruby Bolon (Bath) def. Megan Ketner/Lauryn Bockrath (Ottawa-Glandorf) 6-0, 6-0

Morgan Chaney/Libby Simmons (Lima Central Catholic) def. Donna Bowers/Rose Kottapalli (Shawnee) 6-2, 6-3

Elena Oliver/Anne Oliver (Bath) def. Emma Schmiedebusch/Sami Ellerbrock (Ottawa-Glandorf) 6-3, 6-2

Aria Patel/Alora Patel (Shawnee) def. Jamie Burenga/Tayzia Havill (Van Wert) 6-1, 6-0

Semifinals

Esther Bolon/Ruby Bolon (Bath) def. Morgan Chaney/Libby Simmons (Lima Central Catholic) 6-1, 6-1

Aria Patel/Alora Patel (Shawnee) def. Elena Oliver/Anne Oliver (Bath) 6-2, 6-1

Third Place Match

Elena Oliver/Anne Oliver (Bath) def. Morgan Chaney/Libby Simmons (Lima Central Catholic) 5-7, 6-3

Championship Match

Esther Bolon/Ruby Bolon (Bath) def. Aria Patel/Alora Patel (Shawnee) 6-1, 6-2

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