LCC downs Allen East

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Lima Central Catholic 7, Allen East 3

Lima Central Catholic’s Connor Gephart went 3 for 3 with a double, 2 RBI and one run and Billy Bourk drove in two runs. Picking up the win for the Thunderbirds was Zac Jacobs who went 5 and two-thirds inning, scattering six hits walking two and striking out two. For Allen East, Brayden Kennedy was 2 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI. Chase Miller and Garrett Newland also drove in runs.

Findlay 16, Lima Senior 0

Lima Senior’s Stephen Harner had the lone hit for the Spartans.

Leipsic 10, Cory-Rawson 1

MT. CORY — Leipsic’s Tyler Sickmiller and Jaden Siefker combined for a two-hitter. Sickmiller pitched six innings and gave up two hits and one run while striking out nine and walking one. Siefker pitched one frame and struck out two. Offensively for the Vikings, Quin Schroeder went 2 for 3 with 3 RBI and two runs scored and Trey Schroeder was 2 for 4 with two runs scored and three RBI. Sieker scored twice and had two hits and Blake Liffick drove in two runs.

Hardin Northern 7, Kenton 3

KENTON — Hardin Northern’s Preston Wykes went 4 for 4 with two runs scored and Owen Wetherill, Brant Dye, Zach Kurtz and Zachary Spearman all had two hits and drove in runs. Kurtz drove in two runs. Polar Bear pitcher Landon Wetherill picked up the win in relief. For Kenton, Zarron Willoby had two hits and Trevor Robinson was 1 for 3 with an RBI and one run scored.

Pandora-Gilboa 4, Vanlue 1

VANLUE — Pandora-Gilboa pitchers Drew Meyer and Camden Teman combined on a six-hitter and gave up one run while striking out 12 and walking four. Offensively for the Rockets, Tommy Hovest went 2 for 4 and Jacob Maag drove in a run. Silas Schmenk, Eli Huffman, Bryan Pugh and Teman all scored runs.

Crestview 21, Fort Jennings 11

FORT JENNINGS — Crestview’s Logan Geradot went 3 for 5, scored four runs, drove in a run and stole six bases. Hunter Jones went 3 for 5 with 4 RBI and Nick Heldt went 2 for 3 with four runs scored and three stolen bases. Carson Hunter was 3 for 4 with four runs and 4 RBI and Trevor Sheets went 3 for 6 with 2 RBI. Ayden Lichtensteiger was 2 for 5 with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored. For Fort Jennings,. Zach Schulte went 3 for 4 with 2 RBI and three stolen bases and Aiden Grothouse was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI and four stolen bases. Evan Hoersten was 2 for 5 with 2 RBI and a stolen base and Jake Wiechart was 2 for 4 with an RBI and two stolen bases.


Lima Central Catholic 6, Allen East 3

Lima Central Catholic’s Kennedy Parker homered for the third straight game. Parker and Abby Watkins led LCC with 2 hits a piece. Jaylen Roehm also tripled for LCC Roehm picked up the win going 7 innings and only allowing 5 hits.

Leipsic 25, Cory-Rawson 0

MT. CORY — Leipsic’s Caitlen Flick went 2 for 3 with a home run, three runs and 4 RBI and Sidney Fausey went 3 for 3 with 3 runs and 2 RBI. Ava Henry went 3 for 3 with 3 runs and 3 RBI. Marisa Hermiller went 2 for 4 with two runs scored and 2 RBI. Catherine Essinger went 2 for 3 with 3 RBI. McKenna Nunez and Jocelyn Hermiller both scored four times. Jocelyn Hermiller and Marisa Hermiller combined on a two-hitter with nine strike outs.

Miller City 6, Delphos Jefferson 5

MILLER CITY — Miller City’s Kiana Gable went 3 for 3 with a run scored and Liz Ott0 was 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI. Nicole Ellerbrock went 2 for 2 with two runs scored. Maddie Otto picked up the win on the mound as she struck out eight and walked one. For Jefferson, Avery Rahrig was 2 for 3 with two runs scored an an RBI and Anna Fitch was 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI. Noel Warnement was 2 for 3 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored.


Shawnee 5, Maumee Valley 0

MAUMEE — Shawnee got singles wins from Gabe Burke, Mason Stahl and Nel OK and doubles wins from the duo of Brayden Ward and Seth Grieshop and the team of Jackson Carpenter and Shashank Chanamolu.

Lima Central Catholic 3, Galion 2

GALION — Lima Central Catholic got a singles win from Enrico Pitalia and doubles wins from the pair of Alli Braglia and Hayden Bader and the duo of Zach Burris and Drew Hubbard.

LCC improves to 4-1 on the year.

Bluffton 3, Napoleon 2

BLUFFTON — Bluffton got a singles win from Eden Nygaard and doubles wins from the team of Bryan Zimmerman and Thad Mittendorf and the duo of Eli Wenger and Braeden Ackerman.

Bluffton evens its record at 1-1.

Lehman 3, Elida 2

Elida doubles wins from the duo of Erick Butler and Dawson Kendall and the team of James Mitchell and Dylan Byers.

Track and Field

Perry Quad Meet


Delphos St. John’s 65, Perry 53, McComb 51, Arcadia 46

Delphos got wins from their 3200 meter team. Collecting individual wins for the Blue Jays were Chase Martin (400m, pole vault) and Marcus Freewalt (3,200m). For Perry, the 1,600 meter relay team captured first place. Garnering individual first places for the Commodores were D’yonte Parker (110m hurdles), Braden Yingst (1,600m), Isaiah Cox (200m) and James Shorter (300m hurdles).


Delphos St. John’s 94, Arcadia 69, McComb 42, Perry 10

Delphos St. John’s took first in the 400 meter relay and the 3,200 meter relay. Individual Blue Jay winners were AlexKesseon (100m), Ava Milligan (1,600m), Melanie Koeing (300m hurdles), Kambrynn Rohr (3,200m) Elly Wrasman (long jump) and Courtney Ebbeskotte (shot put).

Spartan boys, girls finish sixth

DAYTON — The Lima Senior boys and girls track and field teams both placed sixth at the Warrior Relays Tuesday.

The Spartan boys finished with 34.5 points against 19 schools and the girls collected 48 points against 18 teams.

The Spartan girls had a first place finish in the 1,600 meter relay and three second place finishes in the 3,200, 1,600 and 2,400 meter relay. They also garnered a third place finish in the 800 meter relay.

The boys finish third in the 2,400 meter relay for its lone top three finish.



ONU falls

ADA — The Ohio Northern men’s tennis team fell for the first time this season 6-3 to Otterbein at the West Campus Courts.

The Polar Bears move to 2-1 overall and are 2-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Cardinals improve to 1-1, 1-1.

Senior Vinh Thai (Galloway/St. Charles) and sophomore Matt Garcia (Downers Grove, Ill./South) got ONU on the board with an 8-7 (1) victory at No. 1 doubles.

Otterbein led 2-1 after doubles play and won at Nos. 4 and 5 singles to go up 4-1.

Junior Zach Beaschler (Ada) rallied at No. 3 singles for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory to get ONU within 4-2.


ONU moves up six spots

ADA — The Ohio Northern volleyball team is moved up six spots to No. 18 in the seventh weekly American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll on Wednesday.

The Polar Bears (13-3 overall, 13-3 Ohio Athletic Conference) received 236 points in the poll.

Ohio Northern was ranked No. 6 in the first weekly poll, was No. 22 in week four and was No. 24 in week six. ONU was unranked in weeks two, three and five.

Colorado College is in first place this week with 773 points and 30 first place votes, Trinity (Tex.) is second with 734 points and Texas-Dallas is third with 701 points and the remaining first place vote.

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