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May 9th

BASEBALL: Redskins advance to district

May 9, 2012

 

ELIDA — Elida varsity coach Todd Grapner frankly has seen enough of Johnny Crawford.

The Wapakoneta Redskins left-hander threw 12 innings of shutout baseball in two games against the Bulldogs this season.

Tuesday night, he tossed a two-hit, complete-game shutout to lead Wapak to a 2-0 win on a Division II sectional final at Ed Sandy Field in Elida.

It was his sixth straight shutout.

SOFTBALL: 'Skins top Cougars to advance

May 9, 2012

 

BATH TOWNSHIP — The momentum was gone but the lead wasn’t.

In the end, that was all that mattered.

The Wapakoneta Redskins completed their Division II softball sectional semifinal game Tuesday by blanking the Van Wert Cougars 3-0.

Wapakoneta scored two quick runs in the first inning Monday before lightning and rain ended play in the second inning.

The Redskins wouldn’t score again until the top of the seventh on Tuesday.

BASEBALL: Fairlawn ends Trojans’ season

May 9, 2012

 

BOTKINS — The Botkins Trojans came up just short in their Division IV baseball first-round tournament game, falling by a 4-3 score to the Fairlawn Jets on Tuesday at Botkins Community Park.

Fairlawn took a 2-0 lead in the top half of the first inning and never trailed.  The Jets made it a 3-0 game in the second before Botkins scored once in the bottom half of the second and once more in the third to close the gap to 3-2.

May 4th

BASEBALL: Wapak wins fourth straight

May 5, 2012


Five days, four wins.

The Redskins are on a roll.

Wapakoneta won its fourth game in a row, topping the Triad Cardinals 5-1 in a lightning-shortened varsity baseball game Friday at Wapakoneta High School.

The winning streak gives the Redskins some much-needed momentum with their first tournament right around the corner.  Wapak will play the winner of today’s Elida-Kenton game at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Elida’s Ed Sandy Field.

The Redskins head into the postseason with an 18-4 record.

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