Archive - Jun 2, 2011 - Sports Article
WAYNESFIELD â€” By now the journey to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus has become a familiar one for the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers.
They will make that trek once again for the Division III state track and field meet Friday and Saturday on the campus of the Ohio State University.
And if all goes well, theyâ€™ll be bringing some hardware home with them.
W-Gâ€™s best bet for a state champion is the girls 400-meter relay team of senior Abbey Gray, junior Morgan Horn, senior Frankie James and junior Ivy Horn.
Wapakoneta opened the 2011 ACME season with a win, edging Indian Lake 3-1 on Wednesday at Wapakoneta High School.
â€ś[Y]ou could tell some of these guys have not played for a couple of weeks,â€ť Wapak coach Nick Sammetinger said. â€śI am happy with the performance but will continue to challenge each player to improve every day.â€ť
Marshall Gerlach threw a complete-game, five-hitter for the win. Gerlach threw just 89 pitches, 67 of them for strikes.
He struck out 14 and walked just two. He allowed just one run, an unearned run in the seventh inning.