Archive - Aug 2013 - Sports Article
From staff reports
The Botkins Trojans took third place Monday at the Shelby County Athletic League preview in varsity boys golf action.
The Trojans tallied 357 as a team Monday.
Nick Okuley led Botkins with an 86 for 18 holes.
Seth Hanna carded an 89 to finish second for the Trojans. Spencer Stutsman and Josh Miller each scored 91 to complete Botkins’ scoring.
Russia was the preview winner at 331, followed by runner-up Anna at 342.
Russia’s Austin Tebbe was the low scorer in the preview at 74.
CELINA — The Wapakoneta Redskins grabbed a third-place finish Friday at the Celina Bulldog Girls Golf Invitational in varsity action at Fox’s Den Golf Course.
The Redskins shot a team total of 388, edging host Celina (390) for the third spot.
Wapakoneta senior Shelby Kohler finished sixth overall with an 18-hole score of 88.
From staff reports
The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity girls golf team notched its first win in school history Friday, tallying a 265-270 victory over the Fort Recovery Indians in a dual match played at the Mercer County Elks Country Club in Celina.
W-G started its first full girls golf season in school history this school year beginning Friday.
The Tigers were led by Kennedy Rumer and Chelsea Spencer, who each tallied a 57. Also for W-G, Elva Anne Shephard had a 71, while Hannah Williams scored an 80.
New tournament divisions for winter and spring sports were announced Thursday upon the Ohio High School Athletic Association board of directorsâ€™ regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
The board approved divisional alignments for its member schools in winter and spring sports, which will be in effect for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years.
Wapakoneta will remain in Division II for both boys and girls basketball. With 332 girls, Wapak was 10 shy of the cutoff for Division I schools.
Waynesfield-Goshen and Botkins will each stay in Division IV for basketball.
WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity boys golf team landed a 187-209 win Thursday over the Riverside Pirates in Northwest Central Conference action at Prairie View Golf Club.
Trey Crumrine paced W-G with a nine-hole score of 41 on Thursday on his way to being match medalist.
Lake Turner was second for W-G with a 46, while Gabe Wilcox scored a 48 and Brandon Turner carded a 52.
Landon Kelsey led Riverside with a 44.
The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls golf team began its 2013 regular season Thursday with a 162-189 loss to the Perrysburg Yellow Jackets, in non-league dual match played at White Pines Golf Course in Swanton.
Perrysburg’s Monica Dorner was the match medalist with a nine-hole score of 37.
Shelby Kohler paced Wapak with a 42.
Completing the top four scoring totals for the Redskins were Zoe Rayburn (48), Haley Kinstle (49) and Sierra Sammons (50).
PHOENIX â€” Brian Garman said he is â€śpenciled inâ€ť for a rehab assignment the weekend of Aug. 17-18, after making progress with his injured throwing shoulder in Arizona.
Garman was sent to the Milwaukee Brewersâ€™ spring training facility in Phoenix on July 17 to receive further treatment on his injured shoulder, diagnosed as a torn labrum. Garman has been on the disabled list since June 24. He is a relief pitcher in the Brewersâ€™ minor league system, most recently with the Huntsville (Ala.) Stars.
LIMA — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity boys golf team opened its 2013 regular season Tuesday, finishing 14th out of 18 schools at the Hawthorne Hills Invitational, hosted by the Allen East Mustangs, at Hawthorne Hills Country Club.
The Tigers shot a team score of 414 and were led by Trey Crumrine’s 92 on the par-72 course.
Rounding out the scoring four totals for W-G were Lake Turner (97), Gabe Wilcox (107) and Brandon Turner (118).
Doug Frye awoke quite early Thursday morning, as the varsity football coach at Wapakoneta High School was anxious about being able to return to coaching after a mandated break from school activities following his retirement from teaching. Frye had been away since June 1. He was later rehired by the school district in late June.
Frye said he set his alarm to awake at 4:50 a.m. Thursday in advance of his teamâ€™s morning weightlifting and conditioning session, but his anticipation about returning was overwhelming.