Shawnee wins Allen East Invitational


Area roundup

By Mike Purdy - [email protected]



LIMA — Four Shawnee players shot under 80 as the Indians won the Allen East Invitational on Thursday at Hawthorne Hills.

Ian Hasting and Sam Reed each shot 74, Jake Shivley had a 76 and Keaton McKinley had a 79 for the champs who finished with a team score of 303.

“We finally put it together today,” Shawnee coach Aaron Patterson said about having four players shoot below 80. “The last couple of years we had the potential to do it.”

Kalida, led by Jeff Knueve with a 75, finished second with a 317.

Kayne Richardson of Allen East was the medalist with a 2-under 70.

Liberty Benton Invitational

FOSTORIA — Spencer Stubbs shot a 2-over 74 to lead Bath to a third-place finish with a team score of 335 at Fostoria Country Club. Van Buren won the event with a score of 308. Stubbs had the second lowest round of the event, finishing three strokes behind medalist Hunter Foltz of Van Buren. Collin Hennon led LCC with an 83. Britton Hensel of Kenton shot a 77, finishing in a tie for the fifth lowest score.

Delphos St. John’s 173,

Fort Jennings 194

DELPHOS — Derek Klausing led St. John’s with a 41 and Alex Sealts had the low score for Fort Jennings with a 45 at Delphos Country Club.

Ottoville 203, Delphos Jefferson 214

DELPHOS — Brendon Schnipke and Andy Schimmoeller each shot 46 to lead Ottoville at Delphos Country Club. Andrew Foust and Brandon Hammons each had 47 for Delphos Jefferson.

Girls golf

Wayne Trace 209, Coldwater 258

PAYNE — Gilly Wiseman shot a 49 for Waynesfield-Goshen and Alexis Muhlenkamp led Coldwater with a 58 at Pleasant Valley.

Findlay Invitational

ARLINGTON — Toledo St. Ursula, led by medalist Lizzie Win’s 73, won the team title with a score of 313 at Sycamore Springs. Wapakoneta finished sixth at 382 led by Erin Owens with an 88. Kelly Stahl playing as an individual for Celina shot a 90.

Fort Recovery 224, Parkway 243

ROCKFORD — Tori Vaughn led Fort Recovery with a 51 at Deerfield Golf Course. Chanel Walls led Parkway with a 58.

Limaland

Limaland Motorsports Park returns to action tonight with the 18th Annual Limaland Season Points Championships featuring the K & L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders, K & M UMP Modifieds and the Budweiser Thunderstocks. Gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps at 6:30 p.m. Racing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For more information go to limaland.com.

Waynesfield Raceway

WAYNESFIELD — The second Meet the Drivers night of the 2015 season takes place Saturday night at Waynesfield Raceway Park.

Drivers from all five weekly divisions will be on hand signing autographs and handing out hero cards to fans of all ages. With back to school time just around the corner, WRP has partnered with Indian Lake Outfitters to provide a school supply raffle for all school aged kids in attendance. The raffle will include prizes ranging from paper and pencils, all the way up to brand new backpacks loaded with everything needed for back to school time. The raffle and autograph session will take place on the front stretch during intermission.

The Buckeye Machine Non Wings, Performance Powder Coating AMSA Mini Sprints, Post Agri Service UMP Modifieds, Block Insurance Tough Trucks, and the Indian Lake Outfitter Compacts make up the racing portion of the night. Adult general admission is $12. Kids ages 11-15 years old are admitted for $6 with everyone under the age of 10 admitted for free. Pit passes are available for $25. Pit side gates open at 4 p.m.; grandstands at 5 p.m. Cars hit the track for hot laps at 6 p.m. with racing following at 7 p.m..

Anyone interested in donating school supplies or full backpacks can do so by bringing them to the racetrack Saturday and turning them into a speedway official. All donations will be directly raffled off to all students in attendance.

Get the latest Waynesfield Raceway Park information online at waynesfieldracewaypark.net.

Power rankings

Several area teams have made the National Guard JJHuddle Ohio High School Football Power Poll Preseason Top 25 Rankings.

Marion Local is No. 1, Spencerville is No. 3, Delphos Jefferson is No. 12, St. Henry is No. 14 and Lima Central Catholic is No. 18, in Division VI. Minster is No. 1, Leipsic is No. 5 and Fort Recovery is No. 11 in Division VII In Division V, Coldwater is No. 4 with Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy occupying the top spot.

In Division IV, Kenton is ranked No. 12 with Toledo Central Catholic receiving the top ranking. No area teams are among the Top 25 in Division III with Akron Archbishop Hoban being ranked No. 1. The Division I and II rankings have yet to be released.

Bluffton tops poll

GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Bluffton University volleyball team has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the 2015 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship. In a poll of the 10 HCAC head coaches, the Beavers received a total of 97 points and eight first place votes.

Hanover College placed second in the poll with 85 points and one first place vote, while Defiance College is picked to finish third in the conference standings this fall with 74 points and one first place vote. Franklin College (67 points), Mount St. Joseph University (60), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (54), Transylvania University (47), Anderson University (31), Manchester University (22), and Earlham College (11) round out the poll.

Bath soccer tourney

BATH TOWNSHIP — The Bath Kickoff Classic boys soccer tourney will start at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. with Paulding taking on Continental. Bath and Lima Central Catholic will follow at 7 p.m. The consolation match will be played at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, with the championship match to follow at 7 p.m.

Area roundup

By Mike Purdy

[email protected]

Mike Purdy can be contacted at 567-242-0451.

Mike Purdy can be contacted at 567-242-0451.

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