There’s a full slate of prep sports around the region and The Courier’s sports department will bring you the latest on all of the action later today.
There are a dozen soccer matches scheduled for today.
Van Buren’s boys soccer team opens play in the North Central Ohio Soccer Association with a home match against Old Fort while Liberty-Benton’s boys kick off their season with a nonconference home match against Sandusky.
There is one all-local match on the girls schedule tonight as Ottawa-Glandorf visits Bluffton at Steinmetz Field.
There is also a full slate of prep golf and tennis matches on the schedule as well.
For updates on all of the action check out The Courier’s sports weblog, The Blanchard River Buzz later tonight.
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Prep Girls Soccer
Archbold 8, Springfield 0
Celina 9, Coldwater 0
Clear Fork 3, West Holmes 0
Continental 4, Wauseon 2
Delta 2, Liberty Center 2
Genoa 2, Otsego 0
Lake 3, Eastwood 0
Lima Bath 2, Kalida 2
Lima Shawnee 5, Sylvania Southview 0
Loudonville 4, Ashland Crestview 3
Napoleon 9, Toledo Waite 0
Norwalk 1, Edison 0
Ontario 10, Oak Harbor 2
Ottawa-Glandorf 6, Bluffton 0
Ottoville 7, Delphos Jefferson 1
Riverdale 11, Mohawk 1
St. Marys Memorial 2, Liberty-Benton 1
Wapakoneta 2, Delphos St. John’s 0
Swanton 7, Bryan 2
Toledo Christian 7, Toledo Start 1
Convoy Crestview at Cory-Rawson
Ada at Indian Lake
Ashland at Lexington
Prep Boys Soccer
Bluffton 1, Elida 0
Bowling Green 5, Oregon Clay 1
Eastwood 0, Lake 0
Fort Jennings 11, Spencerville 0
Liberty-Benton 10, Sandusky 0
Lima Bath 3, Continental 2
Lima Central Catholic 5, Lima Senior 0
Norwalk 2, Edison 0
Ottawa Hills 3, Maumee 0
St. Marys Memorial 8, New Knoxville 2
Springfield 3, Toledo Whitmer 1
Swanton 3, Bryan 1
Toledo Central Catholic 2, Maumee Valley Country Day 2
Van Buren 4, Old Fort 1
Van Wert 5, Lima Temple Christian 2
Woodmore 6, Rossford 0
Genoa 4, Otsego 0
Toledo St. Francis 2, Bedford, Mich. 1
Toledo Bowsher at Port Clinton
Mansfield St. Peter’s 5, Loudonville 1
GIRLS TENNIS: Findlay tops Fremont Ross
Erin Bosse and Emma Miller fought off two match points in the third set Thursday to help the Findlay High School girls tennis team post a 4-1 Three Rivers Athletic Conference victory over Fremont Ross at the FHS Courts.
Bosse and Miller held off Niki Keegan and Taylor Paeth 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) at No. 2 doubles. In the other doubles match, Findlay’s Maddie Bruce and Danya Crown fell 6-4, 6-3 to Jenna Overmyer and Emily Hamilton.
While Bosse and Miller clinched the match for the Trojans (2-3 overall, 1-1 TRAC), sophomore Corinne Hoffman had the biggest rally of the night when she fought back from a 5-1 deficit for a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Fremont’s Brenna Druckenmiller at No. 3 singles.
Findlay dominated the other two singles matches. No. 1 player Meghan Gray defeated Sarah Gray 6-1, 6-0 and No. 2 Maggie Kelley stopped Lauren Emrich 6-1, 6-0.
Findlay is back in action Tuesday when it hosts Oregon Clay in a TRAC match.
Junior Varsity Matches
Aubrey Fox & Emmie Moyer (FR) def. Jenna Burget & Hannah Ratnasamy 6-0; Gaby Gutierrez & Katarina Whisler (FR) def. Amy Dube & Lauren Klingel 6-3; Kiyomi Tachibana & Katy Miller (Fin) def. Alexa Hess & Andrea Lee 3-2; Jessica Giardina & Bailey Druckenmiller (FR) def. Tristen Spahr & Alex Jarrell 7-5; Catalina Petrescu & Kaitlin Coward (Fin) def. Kelly Bondra & Aubrey Fox 6-4; Miller & Rachelle Crow (Fin) def. Moyer & Whisler 6-2.
Lima Shawnee 3, Ottawa-Glandorf 2
No.1 — Nora Shaheen (LS) def. Ashley Heckman, 7-5, 7-5.
No.2 — Isabell Baird (LS) def. Kim Kahle, 6-1, 6-1.
No.3 — Anita Kottapali (LS) def. Andrea Parent, 7-5, 6-1.
No.1 — Haley Inniger & Nicole Siefker (O-G) def. Jordan Ward & Tomi Ojo, 7-5, 6-4.
No.2 — Melissa Crumrine & Amy Schmiedebusch (O-G) def. Nikura Anigbagu & Morgan Holloway 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-5.
RECORDS: Ottawa-Glandorf 1-2 overall, 0-2 Western Buckeye League.
celina 5, bluffton 0
No.1 — Brianna Boeugher (Cel) def. Emily Sprague 6-0, 6-0.
No.2 — Miranda Werling (Cel) def. Maggie Fett 6-2, 6-3.
No.3 — Sasha Jenkins (Cel) def. Rachel Selhorst 5-7, 6-0, 6-1.
No.1 — Kahlie Gardner & Brooke Sutter (Cel) def. Morgan Pugsley & Gaby Sneary 6-0, 6-0.
No.2 — Celilna won by forfeit.
RECORDS: Bluffton 2-2.
GALION 4, Upper Sandusky 1
No.1 — Kayla LaForest (Gal) def. Taylor Clark 7-6, 6-4.
No.2 — Raven Crawford (Gal) def. Kilee Saylor 7-5, 6-0.
No.3 — Jenny Ohler (US) def. Sierra Johnson 6-0, 6-2.
No.1 — Sara Cssady & Kelsey Cassady (Gal) def. Logan Pierson & Taylor Dilley 6-0,6-4.
No.2 — Donnetta Lester & Katlyn Smith (Gal) def. Alesha Franz & Megan Pasco 6-4, 6-0.
CONTINENTAL — Sloane Zachrich recorded a pair of goals to lead Continental past Wauseon 4-2 on Thursday in nonconference girls soccer.
McKenna Scott and Taylor Williamson also scored for the Pirates who outshot the Indians 28-13.
goals: (Cont) Sloane Zachrich 2, Mckenna Scott & Taylor Williamson. (Waus) Sarah Mull & Bittany Wills. Assists: (Cont) Niese & Williamson. (Waus) Natalie Koenig. shots-on-goal: Continental 28, Wauseon 13. saves: (Con) Leva Weller 3; (Waus) Kara Callahan 17.
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Jordyn Wright had four goals to lead Riverdale’s offensive barrage against Mohawk to record an 11-1 nonconference girls soccer win.
Tiffany Wright and Bre Parish also scored twice for the Falcons (1-1) who scored eight of their final nine unanswered goals in the second half.
goals: (Riv) Jordyn Wright 4, Tiffany Wright & Bre Parish 2, Kelsey Bailey & Lindsey Cole. Assists: (Riv) J. Wright & Bailey 2, Cole & T. Wright. shots-on-goal: Continental 19, Mohawk 2. saves: Mohawk 8.
records: Riverdale 1-1.
DELPHOS JEFFERSON 1
OTTOVILLE — Rachel Beining scored three goals and Haley Landwehr netted a pair to power Ottoville to a 7-1 nonconference girls soccer victory over Delphos Jefferson.
Rachel Turnwald and Lexi Wannemacher also added goals for the Big Green.
BLUFFTON — Ottawa-Glandorf snapped a scoreless halftime tie in a big way Thursday by scoring six second-half goals in a 6-0 nonconference win over Bluffton.
Whitney Warnecke scored two goals and Michelle Maag, Danielle Schroeder, Casey Bockrath and Grace Warnecke each scored single tallies for the Titans (2-0).
goals: (O-G) Whitney Warnecke 2, Grace Warnecke, Danielle Schroeder, Casey Bockrath, Michelle Maag. Assists: (O-G) Schroeder 2, Warnecke, Maag. shots-on-goal: Ottawa-Glandorf 21, Bluffton 2. saves: Blu) Erin Schwager 14. (O-G) Megan Hoehn 2.
records: Ottawa-Glandorf 2-0, Bluffton 0-2.
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UPPER SANDUSKY 11
CASTALIA — Sarah Rall had a hat trick and seven other Upper Sandusky players scored as the Rams routed mauled Margaretta 11-0 Thursday in nonconference girls soccer action.
Jaime Calvin scored twice and assisted on another goal for Upper Sandusky (2-0-0).
Mallory Weininger, Rowan Ritchey, Abby Young, Brigitte Snow, Justeen Searfoss and Keely Stover also converted goals for the Rams, who also got 10 combined saves from Stover and Makenna Searls.
upper sandusky 11, margaretta 0
goals: (US) Rall 3, Calvin 2, Ritchey, Young, Snow, Searfoss & Stover 1. Assists: (US) Snow 2, Calvin 1. shots-on-goal: Upper Sandusky 40; Margaretta 10. saves: (US) Stover & Searls 10 combined.
records: Upper Sandusky 2-0-0.
Liberty-Benton scored three goals within the first four minutes of the game and added four more before halftime and the Eagles slaughtered Sandusky 10-0 Thursday in the opener for both of the boys soccer teams.
Zach Garver tallied a hat trick with three goals, while Griffin Rath had two goals and two assists. Peyton Schroeder scored twice as well for L-B (1-0-0).
Grady Oaks, Nick Farwig and Brian Miller also scored for the Eagles. Goalkeeper Dillon Burkett was only forced to make two saves as L-B notched the shutout.
Sandusky fell to 0-1-0 with the loss.
goals: (L-B) Zach Garver 3, Peyton Schroeder & Griffin Ruth 2, Grady Oaks, Nick Farwig & Brian Miller 1. Assists: (L-B) Griffin Ruth 2, Jacob Lyberg, Eli Norden, Drew Dole & Nick Kear 1. shots-on-goal: Liberty-Benton 24; Sandusky 2. saves: (L-B) Dillon Burkett 2; (San) Jeremy White 14.
records: Liberty-Benton 1-0-0; Sandusky 0-1-0.
VAN BUREN 4
OLD FORT 1
VAN BUREN — Preston Wise scored a pair of goals as Van Buren opened North Central Ohio Soccer Association play with a 4-1 win over Old Fort on Thursday.
Alex Dewey and J.J. Mowrey also added goals while Daniel Roberts chipped in two assists and Dewey netted one.
Nathan Maynard recorded three saves for Van Buren (1-1).
goals: (VB) Preston Wise 2, Alex Dewey, J.J. Mowrey. (OF) Mark Salas. Assists: (VB) Daniel roberts, 2, Dewey. shots-on-goal: Van Buren 25, Old Fort 10. saves: (VB) Nathan Maynard 3. (VB) Tito Lopez 12.
records: Van Buren 1-1 overall, 1-0 North Central Soccer Association; Old Fort 0-2, 0-1.
BOYS GOLF: Miller City second at Wayne Trace invite
PAYNE — Miller City’s Jared Fuka fired a 38 to help the Wildcats finish second at Thursday’s Wayne Trace Invitational at Pleasant Valley Golf Course.
Wayne Trace, led by co-medalists Grady Gudakunst and Andrew Moore’s scores of 34, topped Miller City 148-170 for first place.
Fort Jennings finished fifth with 181 strokes as Kurt Warnecke led the way with a 40.
1, WAYNE TRACE 148. 2, MILLER CITY (Jared Fuka 38, Austin Lammers 39, Cody Sheets 46, Liz Schimmoeller 47) 170. 3, ANTWERP 180. 4, LINCOLNVIEW 181. 5, FORT JENNINGS (Kurt Warnecke 40, Lucas Liebrecht 46, Nate German 47, Josh Wittler 48) 181. 6, PAULDING 191. 7, CONVOY CRESTVIEW 204.
Prep Boys Golf
NO. BALtimore 165, St. Wendelin 175
MEDALIST: Brock Boyer, North Baltimore, 37. Other scores: (NB) Corey Bean 41, Chad Wright 42, Jacob Frost 45. (FSW) Gabe Walters 40, Joey DeHaven 44, Peter Campbell 45, Kieran Campbell 46.
records: North Baltimore 6-0, St. Wendelin 0-3.
new riegel 164, carey 173
at bob’s countryside golf course
MEDALIST: Lincoln Stansberry, Carey, 36. Other scores: (NR) Brady Hall 39, Brandyn Reinhart 40, Korey Williams 42, Andrew Hohman 43. (Car) Corbin Blair 43, Grant Wentling 45, Zack Boes 49.
records: New Riegel 3-0; Carey 1-1.
Crestline 175, riverdale 189
At Sycamore Springs golf course
MEDALIST: Brain Barnett, Crestline 40. Other scores: (Riv) Zach Bowman & Seth Thomas 45;, Luke bowman 47, Harlan Roby 52. (Cre) Ryan Armstrong 42, Tyler Albright 46, Andy Lutz 47.
records: Riverdale 0-5 overall, 0-3 North Central Conferece; Crestline 5-0, 2-0.
VAN BUREN 164, Leipsic 206
RED HAwk Run
MEDALIST: Brennon Swain & Erik Glass, Van Buren, 40. Other scores: (VB) Jason Sawyer, Mitchell Bayer & Sawyer Junge. (Leip) Jason Niese 42, John Ellerbrock 51, Alex Ellerbrock 54, Logan Sellhorst 59.
records: Van Buren 2-0 overall, 2-0 Blanchard Valley Conference. Leipsic 0-4, 0-2 BVC.
Liberty-Benton 146, Arcadia 191
Lakeland Golf course
MEDALIST: Andrew Kotey, Liberty-Benton, 35. Other scores: (Arc) Caleb Boone 42, Jake Hill 46, Alan Wiseman 50, Megan Donaldson & Kyle Inbody 53. (L-B) Adam August 36, Brad Hoehne 37, Tyson Neiling 38.
records: Arcadia 2-2 overall, 0-2 Blanchard Valley Conference. Liberty-Benton 4-0, 2-0 BVC.
SENECA EAST 177, ELMWOOD 182
AT CLINTON HEIGHTS GOLF COURSE
MEDALIST: Nate Phillips, Seneca East, 37. Other scores: (SE) Garrett Clark 46, Austin Homer 46, Badenn Nagel 48. (ELM) Marc Day 53, Trevor Robbins 45, Brad Corbin 46, Kyle Brown 48.
records: Elmwood 1-3, Seneca East 1-2.
PATRICK HENRY 173, SWANTON 174
AT PIKE RUN GOLF CLUB
MEDALIST: Joe Nickels, Patrick Henry, 40, Graydon Weaver, Swanton 40. Other scores: (PH) Jacob Willford 43, Aaron Tietje 45, Jim Jacobs 45. (SWA) Collin O’Riordon 44, Kyle Dockery 44, Zac Wilson 46.
records: Patrick Henry 5-1.