Golf for boys

OTTAWA — Calido edged Ottawaville by one stroke for first place in the Putnam County League tournament at Pike Runs Golf Club on Monday.

Calida finished with a 332, while Ottawaville was second with a 333. Leipsic was third with a 349, followed by Miller City (363), Pandora-Gilboa (388), Columbus Grove (390) and Fort Jennings (402).

Kalida finished with an 11-2 overall team record. Ottoville was 10-2 on the year.

Brewin Brandt of Leipsic was the tournament runner-up with a score of 77. Connor Nartker of Kalida was runner-up with a 78.

Nartker was named PCL Player of the Year, while Kalida’s Kevin Stechschulte, Leipsic’s Kevin Brandt and Miller City’s Todd Pester shared Coach of the Year honors.

Nartker was joined on the first team by Brandt (Leipsick), Keaton Schnipke (Attaville), Michael Turnwald (Attaville), Grant Leys (Attaville) and Ethan Warnecke (Calida).

The second team included Andrew Weiss (Miller City), Thomas Weiss (Miller City), Kayla Nartker (Calida), Jace Langals (Ottaville), Will Otto (Miller City) and Luke Spors ( “Leipsik”).

Honorable mentions went to Isaac Ricker (Columbus Grove), Taylor Schroeder (Columbus Grove), Drew Bass (Calida), Carson Clausing (Calida), Jesse Lammers (Miller City), Brayden Neese (Miller City), Ryan Aldrich (Fort Jennings ). ), Adam Hursten (Fort Jennings), Blake Kortacrax (Ottaville), Brayden Gase (Ottaville), Owen Huffman (Pandora-Gilboa), Aiden Harris (Pandora-Gilboa), Nick Schroeder (Leipsick) and Adam Lammers (Leipsick).

Delphos Jefferson 166, Wapakoneta 185

MIDDLE POINT — Delphos Jefferson’s Isaac Hallmeier led the game with 37 points. Other Wildcat scores: Brady Duvall (42), Kayden Sly (43), Kellen Carder (44), Kayden Carder (50) and Casey Nippen (54). Wapakoneta’s Kyle Rex had the team’s lowest score with a 44. Other team scores were Zach Nykamp (45), Holden Bowersock (47), Payton Young (49), Austin West (49) and Eli VanManter (56).

Football for boys

Bluffton 1, Ada 0

ADA — Bluffton’s Justin Hood had one goal. Pirates goalie Kyle Basil made two saves and Alec Davis added four.


Lincolnview 3, Delphos St. John’s 0

DELPHOS — Lincolnview won 25-22, 25-15 and 26-24. Lincolnview’s Emma Bowersock had 10 kills and McKayla Blankemeier had eight. Breck Evans had 32 assists and three turnovers. Nieve Miller and Grace Brickner each had 14 digs for Delphos, Grace Monter and Avery Mueller each had nine assists and Abby Kerner had seven kills. Laila Sites had nine blocks, Mya Conley had 12 digs.

Temple Christian 3, Delphos Jefferson 0

Temple Christian won by scores of 25-20, 25-11 and 26-24. Temple Christian’s Cecilia Worsham had 18 kills and one ace, while Emily Bontrager had three aces, 11 assists and one block. Haley Smith had two assists and three kills. Jessica Holloway had three aces, two assists and seven kills, while Juliette Keener had five aces, three assists, six kills and two blocks. Kaylee Linhart had 16 assists and five kills. For Jefferson, Jessa Rostarfor had seven kills and 27 digs. Payton Shade had 14 digs and Abby Hageman had 10. Gwen Theman dished out nine assists.

Elida 3, Hardin North 0

Elida won 25-5, 25-11 and 25-14. Elida’s Addisyn Freeman had eight kills and three aces, while Abiy Kristoff added five kills. Adisen Sniri had 16 assists.

Continental 3, Holgate 0

HOLGATE — Continental won 25-9, 25-22 and 25-13. Continental’s Delaney Bowers had three kills, 20 digs, two solo blocks and four aces, while Macy Cordes had five kills, nine digs and one ace. Teagan McDougle had 21 assists, eight digs, one ace and two kills, Lauren Williams had seven kills, eight digs and two blocks, and Reagan Marshall had 11 kills, eight digs and one block.

Allen East 3, Elmwood 0

HARROD — Allen East won 25-17, 25-21 and 25-11. Allen East’s Hannah Williams recorded 28 assists and Soraya Jackson added 14 kills. Elle Richardson had eight kills and three aces and Kenzie Koontz had nine kills.

Crestview 3, Van Wert 0

COMVOY — Crestview won 25-10, 25-12 and 25-14. Crestview’s Adeline Figley had 14 kills and four aces, while Lacey McCoy had 12 kills and one ace. Mia Etzler had seven kills and Kali Gregory had 30 assists and five digs.

Kenton 3, Waynesfield-Goshen 0

WAYNESFIELD — Kenton’s Macy Heckathorn had nine kills, 10 digs and six blocks. Kailyn Hopkins had 11 kills and two blocks. Morgan Lyons had six kills and three blocks. Bryn Butler had 15 digs and Brinley Heights had eight. Sami Parker had five digs, three assists, six kills and two blocks for Waynesfield-Goshen. Kyra Frailey had an ace and three digs, while Taitelyn Faraglia had 12 assists, four kills, three digs and two aces. Reagan Hutchinson had seven kills, two digs and two blocks, and Avery Meeks had 10 digs. Bella Frye had eight digs.

Shawnee 3, Columbus Grove 0

Shawnee won 25-17, 25-20 and 25-12. No individual statistics were reported at press time.

Girls’ tennis

Van Wert 4, Lehman Catholic 1

VAN WERT — Van Wert got wins in singles from Grace Lott and Olive Gillen and in doubles from Ashlyn Jennings and Piper Pierce and the team of Brooklyn Weeks and Angelina Harper.

Football for girls

Ottawa-Glandorf 3, Celina 0

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Bree Douglas scored twice and Makenna Siefker added a goal. Siefker, Mackenzie Recker and Maika Aldrich had assists. Titan keeper Emma Brinkman made two saves to preserve the shutout.

Shawnee 11, Van Wert 0

VAN WERT — Shawnee’s Camryn Morris, Alexis Hammons and Ella Moritz had two goals apiece, and Adystan DuGrandroot, Riley Smith, Resse Taviano, Lucia Pasion and Cameron Ridenour also had goals. Tayman Jmiai had three assists and Hammons had two. Ridenour, Smith and Courtney Glick also had assists. Shawnee goalkeeper Chloe Nance scored a goal.

Bluffton 9, Ada 0

BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s Allison Diller had a hat trick, while Riley Ageus and Sami Scowls each scored twice. Jassi Crawfis and Jardin O’Connell also scored. Diller, Howenstein and Scholes each recorded two assists and Aubrey Burkholder had an assist. Pirates guards Julia Mehaffey and Kinzie Ewing combined for the shutout.


COLUMBUS — Waynesfield-Goshen (6-0) was ranked in the top 10 of the Associated Press High School Football Poll released Monday.

The Tigers were ranked No. 7 in Division VII. New Bremen (5-1) is ranked No. 3

In Division III, Wapakoneta (5-1) remained in 12th place.

West Side League rival Van Wert (5-1) is ranked No. 5 in Division IV.

Coldwater (6-0) is ranked No. 1 in Division V, while Midwest Athletic Conference foe Marion Local (6-0) is ranked No. 1 in Division VI.


Honored ONU Speaker

ADA — Ohio Northern sophomore Rachel Jennings (Novi, Mich.) was named the Ohio Volleyball Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 19-25.

This is the second week in a row that Jennings has earned the honor. This is the fourth such award in her career.

Jennings tallied 80 digs in the Polar Bears’ three-game set at Mount St. Joseph on Friday and Saturday.

She had a season-high 34 in a 3-0 win over Transylvania, 21 in a 3-1 win over Christopher Newport (Va.) and another 25 against Mount St. Joseph (3-1 ).

Jennings now has 236 digs on the season, which leads the team and ranks sixth in the OAC. She ranks fifth in the conference with 4.92 hits per set and has 741 hits in her career.