Roundup: First high school football computer rankings released

By Staff Reports -

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the first official weekly football computer ratings Tuesday. The weekly computer ratings will be released every Tuesday leading up to the final report Sunday, Oct. 24, when 448 schools (top 16 in each region) will officially qualify for the playoffs.

Area teams among the top 16 in each’s respective region include:

In Division II, Region 8, Lima Senior (2-1) is seventh.

In Division III, Region 12, Shawnee (4-0) is third, 8.55, Wapakoneta (2-2) is ninth, 4.7, St. Marys (2-2) is 11th, and Elida (2-2) is 14th.

In Division IV, Region 14, Van Wert (4-0) is first.

In Division V, Region 18, Bath (3-1) is seventh and Ottawa-Glandorf (2-2) is eighth.

In Division VI, Region 22, Columbus Grove (4-0) is fourth and 6.4, Bluffton (3-1) is 11th. In D-VI, Region 24, Coldwater (4-0) is first, Allen East (3-1) is third, Fort Recovery (2-2) is 1oth and Delphos Jefferson (2-2) 2.5076 is 11th.

In Division VII, Region 26, Lima Central Catholic (3-1) is second, 5.2, Hardin Northern (3-1) is fifth, Upper Scioto Valley (3-1) is sixth, Crestview (3-1) is ninth and Spencerville (2-2) Waynesfield-Goshen (3-1) Leipsic (2-2) Pandora-Gilboa (2-2) and Ada (1-3) are 11th through 15th respectively. In D-VII, Region 28, Marion Local (4-0) is first, New Bremen (3-1) is fifth and St. Henry (2-2) is tied with Fort Loramie (2-2) for 14th.

Cross country

Elida Invitational

ELIDA — Columbus Grove’s Roy Langhals, Carson Closson, Trent Koch, Caleb Morman, Cal Stechschulte, Bryce Bonifas, Luke Ellerbrock, Tayden Pingle and Logan Mershman finished third through 11th place respectively as the Bulldogs secured the boys team title with 20 points followed by Ottawa-Glandorf (106), Lincolnview (122), Bath (138), Delphos St. John’s (149), Kenton (156), Allen East (168) and Defiance (173). Van Wert secured ninth by having the higher finishing sixth runner after tying Elida at 197 each.

Perry’s Braden Yingst was the race winner in 17 minutes, 4.2 second with Allen East’s Hunter Sidle finishing second in 17:27.5.

In the girls event, Ottawa-Glandorf, led by race winner Alexa Fortman (20:44.3) won the team title with a score of 51 followed by Defiance (61), Delphos St. John’s (63), Lincolnview (107), Kenton (119), Van Wert (145), Columbus Grove (159) and Elida (188).

Defiance’s Layla Briseno (21:48) was second. O-G’s Madelyn Hovest, Elida’s Emily Durham, DSJ’s Brezlynn Rohr, Kenton’s Kylie Allmon, Lincolnview’s Julia Stetler, DSJ’s Ava Milligan and Olivia Bockey and Bath’s Kyla Fallis finished third through 10th respectively.

Boys golf

NWC tri match

LIMA — Allen East (160) had the low team score followed by Bluffton (167) and Leipsic (176) at par 36 Hidden Creek.

Medalist Zach Miller (37), Cameron Hedrick (39), Noah Brown (42) and Elijah Lawrence (42) combined for the winning total. Bluffton’s Kenny Lovett (40) and Leipsic’s Mason Brandt and Adam Lammers (43 each) had the low rounds for their teams.

Columbus Grove 175,

Miller City 185

OTTAWA — Co-medalist Trey Sautter (40), Nick Wolverton (43), Noah Macke (44) and Taylor Schroeder (48) combined for the winning total at par 36 Pike Run. Miller City’s Dillon Peck was co-medalist with a 40.

Kalida 174, Van Buren 189

OTTAWA — Co-medalists Ryan Klausing and Connor Nortker (42 each), Ethan Warnecke (43) and Brandt Brinkman (47) combined for the winning total at par 36 Moose Landing.

Girls golf

Tri match

Celina (192) had the low team total against St. Henry (207) and Fort Recovery (213).

Medalist Grace Romer (38), Maddie Fleck (47), Sara Tester (52) and Ashtyn Huber (55) combined for the winning team total. Fort Recovery’s Jalynn Bruns (39) and St. Henry’s Audrey Wendel and Dana Rindler (50 each) had the low rounds for their schools.

Coldwater 168,

Shawnee 172

Jordan Hemmelgarn (39), Grace Buschur (40), Lindsey Finke (44) and Laney Finke (45) combined for new nine-hole girls school record at The Oaks (par 36). Shawnee’s Madi Paphanchith was medalist with a 37.

Versailles 192,

Parkway 232

CELINA — Emily Clutter led Parkway with a 54 at par 36 Celina Lynx.

Boys soccer

Shawnee 8,

Defiance 0

Jake Miller had two goals and an assist, Connor Neidemire, Austin Miller, Noah Scheid, Ethan Parlapiano, Anthony Best and Austin Rosebeck each had a single tally and Best, Collin Scheid, Matteo Fusillo and Alex McGuire each had an assist. Shawnee prevented Defiance from getting any shots on goal.

Ottawa-Glandorf 2,

St. Marys 1

Ottawa-Glandorf’s Alex Macke and Mike Evers and St. Marys’ Wyatt Chapman each had a goal. Austin Birkemeier had two assists and Jordan Schroeder had an assist for O-G and St. Marys’ Easton Craft had an assist. O-G goalie Dylan Birkemeier made seven saves.

Bluffton 3,

Van Buren 1

VAN BUREN — Nolan Hoffman had two goals, Jude Spallinger had a single tally, Ethan Oglesbee and Kaden Basil each had an assist and Kyle Basil had a pair of saves for Bluffton.

Allen East 5,

Temple Christian 3

Braylen Kennedy had five goals and teammates Brady Shea and Ashton Neff each had two assists. Blake Clum made eight saves in goal for Allen East. Temple Christian’s goal scorers were not reported by deadline.

Elida 2, Bath 0

Ethan Thomas had both goals.

Continental 3, Ottoville 1

Rhenn Armey had two goals and teammate Andrew Hoeffel had a single tally. Andy Mormon had Ottoville’s goal and Continental’s Wyatt Davis had an assist.

Kenton 1, Celina 1

Trent Yoder had Kenton’s goal. Celina’s goal scorer was not reported.

Girls soccer

Riverdale 5, Cory-Rawson 1

RAWSON — Allison Stuckey had C-R’s goal off an assist by Brynn Reese.


Bluffton 3,

Lima Central Catholic 0

BLUFFTON — The Pirates won 25-20, 25-15, 25-16.

Ayla Grandey had 11 kills, Kylie Stackhouse had 10 kills and six aces, Skyler Scoles had 30 assists and Kylie Monday and Avery Talavinia had six digs each. LCC’s individual stats were not reported by deadline.

Allen East 3,

Columbus Grove 0

The Mustangs won 25-13, 25-22, 25-16. No individual stats were reported about this match by deadline.

Shawnee 3,

Lima Senior 0

The Indians won 25-7, 25-8, 25-21.

Addison Maxwell~ 13 assists, 1 ace, 1 dig

Karrington Green had 14 kills and eight digs, Gracie Freiberger had eight digs and eight aces, Paige Maxwell had five aces and Mia Rosas had six assists for Shawnee.

Miller City 3, Holgate 0

The Wildcats won 25-5, 25-6, 25-5. Lexi Banks had four aces, Abi Lammers had 19 kills and 17 digs, Abi Teders had nine kills, Grace Pfau had 36 assists and Josie Otto and Tessa Oedy had 16 digs each for Miller City.

Temple Christian 3,

Waynesfield-Goshen 0

The Pioneers won 25-23, 25-11, 25-15. CeCe Worsham had 14 kills and three aces, Kaylee Linhart had nine assists and six digs, Emily Bontrager had 12 assists and Jessica Holloway had three aces and 13 digs for Temple Christian.

Spencerville 3,

Delphos Jefferson 2

The Bearcats won 25-16, 25-14, 23-25, 16-25, 15-11. No individual stats were reported.

Lincolnview 3, Ada 0

ADA — The Lancers won 25-8, 25-7, 25-6. Kendall Bollenbacher had 17 kills and 11 digs, Breck Evans had five aces and 13 assists and Ashlyn Price had 16 assists for Lincolnview. Autumn Andreasen had five digs and four assists, Josie Phillips and Lexi White had five digs each and Courtney Sumner had four digs and two kills for Ada.

Minster 3, St. Marys 0

The Wildcats won 25-20, 26-24, 25-18. Ava Grieshop had four aces and 11 digs, Alyssa Niemeyer had eight kills and nine digs, Ella Mescher had eight kills, Jayden Clune had 25 assists, Lily Barhorst had 14 digs and Savanah Bergman had 15 digs for Minster. Brynn Clark had 12 kills and three blocks, Syerra Greber had 12 kills and Lily Rammel had 30 assists for St. Marys.

Ridgemont 3, Cory-Rawson 1

Alli Garmatter had 10 kills, 15 digs and three aces, Brooke Shepherd had 14 assists, Chalcie McVetta had five kills, eight digs and four blocks, Averie Elchert had six kills, and Faith Bowersox had 17 digs for C-R.

Van Wert 3, Delphos St. John’s 0

The Cougars won 25-12, 26-24, 25-14. Jordanne Blythe had three blocks, Marian Ickes had 1- kills and three aces, Finley Foster had 26 assits, Kayla Krites had 10 kills, Carlee Young had 29 digs and Maria Bagley had 25 digs for Van Wert. DSJ’s individual stats were not reported.

Leipsic 3, Crestview 1

The Vikings (10-0) opened Northwest Conference play with a 25-21, 25-21, 22-25, 25-19 victory. Kasey Brough had 18 kills and three blocks, Peyton Heitmeyer had 14 kills and 10 digs, Marisa Hermiller had 12 kills, three aces, four blocks and 10 digs, Serenity Siefer had 28 assits and 10 digs and Jocie Hermiller had 15 digs for Leipsic. Cali Gregory had six aces, 34 assists and 10 digs, Myia Etzler had 14 kills, Addy Figley had 10 kills, Laci McCoy had 10 kills and nine digs and Ellie Kline had 17 digs for Crestview.

Celina 3, Marion Local 0

CELINA — The Bulldogs won 25-15, 25-21, 25-22. Evie Holsted had 10 kills, Amelia Lutz had nine kills, Brooklyn Bourne had eight kills and five aaces, Summer Wilson had 31 digs and Payton Berke had 38 assists for Celina. Julia Moeller had 12 assists, Nora Eckstein had 15 digs, Lindsey Koenig had eight kills, Natalie Evers had 11 assists and nine digs and Lydia Eifert had 11 digs for Marion Local.

Hardin Northern 3, Riverdale 0

Hardin Northern won 25-15, 25-15, 25-18. Kenndy Hall had 17 assists and three aces, Eris McCoy had 10 kills and Paytin Poore had six digs for Hardin Northern.

Paulding 3, Edgerton 0

The Panthers won 25-19, 25-20, 25-11. Janae Pease had nine kills, three aces and 20 digs, Claire Schweller had seven kills and 13 digs, Joce Parrett had six aces, Katie Beckman had 18 assists and Maci Kauser had 20 digs for Paulding.

Girls tennis

Shawnee 5, LCC 0

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Singles players Alora Patel, Ava Patel and Rose Kottapalli and the doubles teams of Delaney Dawson and Taylor Stumbaugh and Jenova DeBrosse and Kaden Kohlreiser all won matches.

Fremont Ross 4,

Lima Senior 1

Singles player Abby Beck won for Lima Senior.

St. Marys 5, Lehman Catholic 0

Singles players Charley Spencer, Maddie White and Brooke Fricke and the doubles teams of Jodi Perry and Suzie Good and Liz Brown and Aaliyah Newland all won matches.


Men’s golf

Ken Venturi


ANGOLA, Ind. —The Ohio Northern men’s golf team finished third of three teams at the Trine (Ind.) Ken Venturi Invitational on Tuesday at the Zoellner Golf Course.

Trine won the team standings with a 203, Bluffton was second with 212 and Ohio Northern (7-9-1 overall) was third with a 214.

The teams competed with three pairings of golfers, who each played six holes of scramble, six holes of best ball and six holes of alternate shot in their 18-hole rounds.

Ohio Northern’s Andrew Slusher and Austin White fired a 3-under par 68 on the 6384-yard course. Bluffton’s Spencer Daniels and Hunter Jolliff, an Elida graduate, were one shot higher.

Women’s golf

Findlay finishes 6th

CARMEL, Ind. — The University of Findlay opened its fall campaign with a sixth-place finish at the UIndy Fall Invitational at Prairie View Golf Clu. The Oilers finished the three-round tournament with a 54-hole score of 922 (+58).

Leading the Oilers were Danbi Kim and St. Marys graduate Jill Schmitmeyer. Kim ended the tournament in a tie for 14th place after posting a 13-over par score of 229 (78, 77, 74) while Schmitmeyer tied for 18th with a 14-over par score of 230 (77, 76, 77).

Lima Central Catholic grad Mary Kelly Mulcahy tied for 22nd with a score of 232 (78, 72, 82) and LCC alum Erin Mulcahy tied for 45th with a 242 (82, 80, 80).

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