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March 4th, 2015
Wapakoneta High School will be selling tournament tickets in advance for its girls and boys games.
Tickets for the girls district semifinal game Thursday against Wauseon will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at WHS. Tickets for the boys game Friday against Upper Sandusky will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at WHS.
Tickets for both games cost $6 for adults and $4 for students. Tickets at the door for both games will cost $6.
WHS receives a portion of each ticket sold in advance.
COLDWATER — The Ridgemont Golden Gophers survived a valiant effort by the Waynesfield-Goshen to win a 56-55 nailbiter Tuesday in a high school boys basketball Division IV sectional semifinal at Coldwater High School.
Ridgemont's Trevor Stover led all scorers with 21 points. Collin Lowe had 14 for W-G. Cheyne Tate collected 14 rebounds for the Tigers.
Read about the tight ball game in the Wednesday, March 4 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Waynesfield-Goshen High School has offered to pay for students' meals prior to its boys basketball tournament game Tuesday in Coldwater.
The WGHS athletic department will pay for students' meals at McDonald's in Celina between 5:30-6:15 p.m. Tuesday.
This offer is for students only and students must be wearing Waynesfield-Goshen "spirit wear."
McDonald's in Celina is located at 101 Grand Lake Rd., Celina, Ohio.
Wapakoneta High School has fielded a lot of phone calls about the site of its game Friday, specifically about where it is and how to get there.
The Redskins will play at 8 p.m. Friday at Riverdale High School, which has a Mount Blanchard address but is not in or around the town of Mount Blanchard but rather south of it along Ohio 37.
Riverdale High School is located at 20613 Ohio 37, Mount Blanchard, Ohio.
Those from the Wapakoneta area who are planning to travel to the game are advised to use the following directions:
The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls basketball team beat St. Marys 57-24 Saturday night in Spencerville to claim the sectional title.
The Redskins (2) will take on Wauseon (3) Thursday, March 5 at Paulding High School at 6:15 p.m. in the Division II district semifinal girls basketball game.
For more on Saturday's game against St. Marys, see the Monday, March 2 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Tyler Copeland (132) and Heath Newman (170) each claimed sectional titles Saturday on the second day of the Division II tournament in Oak Harbor.
Local varsity schedules
SATURDAY, Feb. 28
Division II sectional final
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins advanced as a team to districts Friday after finishing second in a high school girls bowling Division I sectional tournament at Star Lanes in Port Clinton.
The Redskins had a whopping score of 286 in their fourth Baker game Friday, with their five bowlers combining for 10 strikes and a spare.
Wapakoneta posted a score of 4,003, which was just eight pins shy of first-place Bowling Green’s 4,011. Shelby Timmerman had the top individual score with a 215.
From staff reports
SHAWNEE TWP. — JaQuan Tucker and Jaden O'Neal combined for 50 points for the Shawnee Indians in a 67-51 win Friday over the Wapakoneta Redskins, who stumbled on the final night of the regular season.
Tucker posted 27 points, while O'Neal tallied 23 as the Indians cruised to a win on their Senior Night in the season finale for Western Buckeye League varsity boys basketball.
Adam Henderson scored 17 to lead Wapakoneta, which finished the regular season 11-11 overall and 4-5 in the WBL.
From staff reports
Five members of the Wapakoneta High School wrestling team advanced to the championship semifinals after the first day of the sectional tournament Friday.
Tyler Copeland, Dallas Ambos, Dylan Plaugher, Heath Newman and Landon Hall each need to win at least one of the first two matches today on the second day of the tournament in order to qualify for districts.
Wapakoneta ended Friday in fifth place within the team standings after the first day of a Division II sectional tournament at Oak Harbor High School.
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