WAYNESFIELD — Winning pitcher Cole Koenig threw five innings, allowing no hits and six walks while striking out nine in St. Marys’ 12-0 baseball victory Thursday against Waynesfield-Goshen.
Adam Tobin had three hits, including a double, and an RBI, Tanner Howell had two hits and an RBI, Dylan Trogdlon had three hits, including a double, and four RBI, Aidan Eigenbrod had two hits, including a double, and two RBI and Drew Danmeyer had two hits and an RBI.
Allen East 18, Ada 0
ADA — Winning pitcher Bradden Crumrine allowed one hit and three walks while striking out eight in five innings. Crumrine also had two hits, including a double, and an RBI, Nathan Ketchum had a hit and two RBI, Jordan Motter had three hits, including three triples, and six RBI, Garrett Newland had two hits and an RBI and Trey Hensley and Carter Young each had a hit and two RBI. Roman Snyder had Ada’s hit
LCC 1, Wapakoneta 0
LIMA — Winning pitcher Billy Bourk allowed four hits and two walks while striking out seven in seven innings. Wapak’s Brandon Schneider allowed five hits and two walks while striking out one in six innings.
Braden Tarr had two hits and Gus Cira had a hit and an RBI for LCC. Cooper Talowsky had three hits for Wapakoneta.
Columbus Grove 2
PAULDING — Winning pitcher Hunter Kauser allowed no runs, two hits and no walks while striking out 10 in five innings. He also had two doubles and an RBI. Payton Beckman had two hits and two RBI and Ethan Foltz had a hit and two RBI for Paulding. Noah Macke had a hit and two RBI for Grove.
New Bremen 7,
Delphos St. John’s 2
DELPHOS — Winning pitcher Ben Blickle allowed five hits and three walks while striking out five in seven innings. Teammate Mitchell Hays had a home run and two RBI. Trent Lindeman had three hits for St. John’s.
Hardin Northern 12,
North Baltimore 2
NORTH BALTIMORE — Zachary Spearman had a hit and three RBI, Mason Roby had three hits and two RBI and Zach Kurtz had three hits and two RBI for Hardin Northern. Spearman was the winning pitcher, allowing seven hits and two walks while striking out five in seven innings.
McComb 10, Continental 5
CONTINENTAL — Mitchell Coleman had two hits and an RBI, Blake Elkins had three hits, including a double, and Ethan Sullivan had three hits, including a double, and two RBI for Continental.
Fort Recovery 11,
New Knoxville 0
NEW KNOXVILLE — Winning pitcher Daniel Patch allowed one hit and a walk while striking out 17 in six innings. Brock Dues had three hits, including two doubles, and two RBI and Troy Homan had a hit and two RBI. Jay Waterman had New Knoxville’s hit.
Winning pitcher Jake Balbaugh allowed one earned run, six hits and three walks while striking out six in seven innings. Carter Schimmoeller had three hits, including a double, and two RBI and Jaxon Buddelmeyer had two hits, including a double, and two RBI also for O-G.
Marion Local 3
MARIA STEIN — Hayden Wibbeler had two hits, Colton Pohlman had a double and an RBI and Zach Bruggeman had a pair of RBI for Marion Local.
Minster 12, Parkway 1
ROCKFORD — Winning pitcher Johnny Nixon allowed no earned runs, six hits and a walk while striking out seven in seven innings. He also had two hits, including a home run, and four RBI. Adam Ketner had two hits and four RBI and Justin Nixon had two hits and two RBI. Justan Felver had two hits for Parkway.
Coldwater 12, St. Henry 2
ST. HENRY — Zack McKibben had four hits for Coldwater.
KALIDA — The Kalida Board of Education has approved the hiring of Ryan Birkemeier as the new varsity coach.
Birkemeier has spent the past nine seasons working as an assistant at Kalida High School under former head coach Mark Czubik. He served as varsity assistant and JV coach for the Wildcats and helped guide the soccer program to four Putnam County championships and three district title during that period.
Birkemeier and his wife, Nicole, live in Kalida with their four sons, Hayden, Grayson, Carson and Kobyn.
Delphos Jefferson 1
DELPHOS — Winning pitcher Jayle Roehm allowed three hits and no walks while striking out eight in five innings. Anna Wannemacher had three hits and three RBI, Madeline Quatman had two hits and two RBI and Keigh Macklin had a hit and two RBI. Kyrstin Moore had two hits, including a triple, for Jefferson.
MIDDLE POINT — Winning pitcher Taylor Post allowed two hits and no walks while striking out four in five innings. She also had three hits, including a double, and two RBI, Hanna Young had three hits and three RBI and Andi Webb had two hits and two RBI. Brianna Regedanz and Jaelyn Boop each had a hit for Spencerville.
CONVOY — Bailey Gregory had three hits, including a double, and four RBI, Kali Small had three hits, including a triple, and an RBI, Breena Grace had two hits and an RBI, Katelyn Castle had three hits, including two doubles, and four RBI, Laci McCoy had three hits, including two doubles, and Mandy Macki had a hit and two RBI for Crestview. Sophie Bricker had three hits, Ashley Fleece had a double and an RBI, Riley Busch had a double and two RBI, Hannah Davis homered and Kennedi Jordan had two hits and two RBI for Bluffton.
Jay County 6,
Fort Recovery 3
FORT RECOVERY — Maddie Guggenbiller and Allison Knapke each had a hit and an RBI and Kensey Gaerke had a pair of hits for Fort Recovery.
Marion Harding 5
MOUNT VICTORY — Emma Smith had two hits, including a triple, and an RBI, Brooke Nelson had three hits, including a double, and an RBI, Amanda Howland had three hits, including a home run, and three RBI and Nicole Freshcorn homered for Ridgemont.
Minster 8, Parkway 7
MINSTER — Lyndi Hemmelgarn had two hits and an RBI, Bishop had a home run and three RBI and Mikaela Hoskins had two hits, including a home run, and two RBI for Minster. Paige Stephenson had three hits and two RBI and Madison Louth had two hits and two RBI for Parkway.
Paulding 9, Columbus Grove 0
PAULDING — Winning pitcher Leigha Egnor allowed three hits and a walk while striking out three in seven innings. She also had a single, a triple and two RBI. Gabbie Stallbaum had a double, triple and an RBI also for Paulding. Madison Zimmerly doubled for Grove.
Coldwater 5, St. Henry 4
COLDWATER — Claire Steink homered for Coldwater.
BRYAN — Singles players Colin Welch and Eli Schmenk and the doubles team of Hayden Kuhlman and Bryant Schroeder won for O-G.
Shawnee 5, Ada 0
Singles players Gabe Burke, Mason Stahl and Mac Davis and the doubles teams of Brayden Ward and Niel Ok and Adam Stump and Seth Grieshop won matches.
St. Marys 3, Bath 2
Singles player Joey Vanderhorst and the doubles teams of Correy Nelson and Preston Wilson and Connor Milner and Isaac Wibbeler won for St. Marys. Singles players Ezra Bolon and Jacob Garver won for Bath.
LCC 3, Defiance 2
LIMA — Singles players Enrico Pittalia and Brady Koenig and the doubles team of Ali Braglia and Hayden Bader won for Lima Central Catholic.
Boys Track & Field
Fort Recovery Quad Meet
Team Scores: 1. Parkway 93, 2. Coldwater 83, 3. Crestview 76, 4. Fort Recovery 68, 5. New Knoxville 68.
100: 1. Tanner Muhlenkamp (Co) 11.20.
200: 1. Tanner Muhlenkamp (Co) 23.20.
400: 1. Jaret Harting (Cr) 55.96.
800: 1. Isaac Schoen (Co) 2:09.03.
1,600: 1. Blake Strickler (P) 4:53.73.
3,200: 1. Isaac Schoen (Co) 10:56.32.
110 Hurdles: 1. Jordan Updegrove (Cr) 17.77.
300 Hurdles: 1. Jordan Updegrove (Cr) 44.96.
400 Relay: 1. Parkway (Grant Bollenbacher, Liam Ferroggiaro, Caden Slusher, Brendan Etzcorn) 47.40.
800 Relay: 1. Fort Recovery (Owen Moorman, Derek Jutte, Reece Guggenbiller, Gavin Thobe) 1:38.71.
1,600 Relay: 1. Parkway (Grant Bollenbacher, Brendan Etzcorn, Colby Bentz, Blake Strickler) 3:53.69.
3,200 Relay: 1. Crestview (Hayden Tomlinson, Jayden Renner, Maddox Cunningham, Isaiah Watts) 9:39.00.
High Jump: 1. Ryland Dyrness (NK) 5-08.00.
Pole Vault: 1. Blake Findley (Co) 11-00.00.
Long Jump: 1. Caden Slusher (P) 18-08.75.
Shot Put: Jesse Meyer (Co) 43-10.25.
Discus: 1. Jesse Meyer (Co) 114-03.
Girls Track & Field
Fort Recovery Quad Meet
Team Scores: 1. Coldwater 140, 2. Fort Recovery 117, 3. Parkway 42, 4. New Knoxville 34, 5. Crestview 20.
100: 1. Morgan Hunter (P) 13.05.
200: 1. Lola Thompson (NK) 27.83.
400: 1. Becca Wenning (Co) 1:05.16.
800: 1. Beth Honigford (Co) 2:33.84.
1,600: 1. Natalie Brunswick (FR) 5:27.15.
3,200: 1. Brynn Stammen (FR) 13:49.42.
100: 1. Morgan Hunter (P) 18.05.
300: 1. Morgan Hunter (P) 52.36.
400 Relay: 1. Coldwater (Mallory Kremer, Megan Sigler, Becca Wenning, Allison Hamberg) 53.97.
800 Relay: 1. Fort Recovery (Kierra Wendel, Allysen Fullenkamp, Mara Pearson, Abbie Francis) 1:52.49.
1,600 Relay: 1. Coldwater (Beth Honigford, Sara Honigford, Maria Clune, Ava Giere) 4:24.81.
3,200 Relay: 1. Fort Recovery (Kierra Wendel, Ellie Will, Megan Diller, Natalie Brunswick) 10:28.79.
High Jump: 1. Alli Vaughn (FR) 4-10.00.
Pole Vault: 1. Jenna Leugers (Co) 8-06.00.
Long Jump: 1. Mara Pearson (FR) 4-06.25.
Shot Put: 1. WhitleyRamel (FR) 36-04.75.
Discus: 1. Avery Heschen (NK) 120-11.
Spring Arbor 2, UNOH 0
SPRING ARBOR — The University of Northwestern Ohio fell inthe opening round of the NAIA national tournament.
Sabrina Fricke made three saves in goal for the Racers, who finished their season 8-4.
Ohio Northern 0,
ADA — Junior Kristy Catrine made three saves in regulation and three more in the two overtime periods.
But it was her three saves in the 12-round shootout that made the difference as Ohio Northern advanced past Capital 9-8 on penalty kicks in the semifinals of the Ohio Athletic Conference tournament at Kerscher Stadium.
The game officially goes into the record books as a 0-0 tie with ONU advancing 9-8 on PKs.
The second-seeded Polar Bears (8-0-2 overall) advance to the OAC Tournament Finals on Sunday at 2 pm at top-seeded Otterbein.
Third-seeded Capital ends its season at 7-2-1.
Otterbein advanced to the finals by defeating fourth-seeded Wilmington 5-1 in the other semifinal match on Thursday.
Sophomore Lauren Naso (Grosse Isle, Mich.) scored twice in the shootout round and notched the eventual match-winning goal in the 12th round.
John Carroll 2, Ohio Northern 1
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — The Ohio Northern fell to top-seeded John Carroll in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals at Don Schula Stadium.
The Polar Bears finish their season 6-4-1, and the Blue Streaks improve to 9-0-0 and advance to the OAC Finals against second-seeded Marietta.
Junior Levi King scored ONU’s goal to finish the season with a team-best seven goals.
Trailing by two goals, King scored an unassisted goal with 29:56 remaining.
Bluffton 13, Defiance 6
BLUFFTON — Bluffton University defeated rival Defiance College for the third time this season. With the victory, Bluffton improved to 10-15 overall and in the Heartland Conference. Defiance fell to 5-19 overall and in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Jacob Boelkens improved to 2-2 while fanning six in five innings. He allowed three unearned runs on three hits with three walks.
Jake Baumgartner went 2-of-3 with three runs scored and two RBI. Reid Ruhl and Jack Towell each added two hits and two RBI.
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