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August 27th, 2013
BOTKINS — For a brief time, Botkins controlled Monday’s match against New Bremen, but elsewhere mistakes by the Trojans were too much to overcome in their 3-1 loss to the visiting Cardinals in non-league varsity volleyball play Monday.
New Bremen took the match in four games with scores of 25-13, 21-25, 25-17 and 25-16.
“This is a tough team,” Botkins varsity coach Bryan Trego said about New Bremen. “There’s no shame losing to them. They play a lot of tough teams throughout the year.”
Waynesfield-Goshen first-year varsity coach Caitlin Klima said Monday was the best her team had played all season, and her players said it’s the best the program has played in a while.
The W-G Tigers lost a close 3-1 match to the Jefferson Wildcats on Monday in a non-league varsity volleyball match in Delphos, as Jefferson claimed the match win by scores of 25-18, 25-23, 21-25 and 25-15.
W-G is still winless this season through three matches.
From staff reports
The Botkins Trojans dominated a tri-match Monday, using their team score of 169 to defeat Riverside’s 221 and Calvary Christian’s 238 in varsity boys golf action at Cherokee Hills Golf Course in Bellefontaine.
Roger Miller paced the Trojans with a 38 to earn match medalist honors. Josh Miller (42), Nick Okuley (44) and Spencer Stutsman (45) finished Botkins’ scoring.
Riverside was led by Landon Kelsey’s 45.
Peter Duffman paced Calvary Christian with a 54.
From staff reports
The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers narrowly missed out placing second Monday in a quad match, but they also nearly finished fourth.
W-G scored 195, one stroke behind second-place Upper Scioto Valley and two strokes ahead of Perry’s 197.
With a team score of 156, Arlington was the runaway winner of Monday’s match among the four schools in varsity boys golf action at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association launched a statewide online football scoreboard Monday in advance of the start of the Ohio high school football regular season, the OHSAA announced.
The scoreboard is considered official by the OHSAA, lists all scheduled games and is capable of containing box scores for each game.
By winning the Lima City Invitational, the Wapakoneta Redskins received good news as far as the Western Buckeye League race goes, since virtually all of the WBL tennis schools competed there Saturday with Wapakoneta at the Collett Street Courts in Lima.
The Redskins won the tournament with 96 points, ahead of WBL foe Shawnee’s 81.
Wapak varsity coach Mike Klock described how Saturday’s tournament positions his team in the WBL race.
Nick Bruns’ score gave the Wapakoneta Redskins a second-place finish Saturday, as his 18-hole round of 88 was used in a tiebreaker against Kalida’s Even Recker, who shot an 89.
Bruns’ round was used as Wapak’s fifth score tiebreaker against Kalida, as the two teams each shot 327 on Saturday in the 20-team Springbrook Golf Club Tournament hosted by Allen East in Lima.
Wapak’s team score of 327 was a season low for the Redskins.
WAYNESFIELD — The better they played at the start of games, the easier time the Botkins Trojans had trying to finish them Saturday in their 3-0 win against the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in a non-league varsity volleyball match.
Botkins had a 5-0 lead to start Game 1 and a 7-0 lead to start Game 2, landing eventual wins by double digits, 25-14 and 25-11. In Game 2, the teams were tied at 5-5 in a match that W-G led at times, though Botkins eventually rallied for a 25-11 win.
From staff reports
Wapakoneta made a long trek to Sandusky on Saturday to compete in the Panther Fun to Run, a 3200-yard event as opposed to a typical five-kilometer race, hosted by St. Mary Central Catholic at Mills Creek Golf Course.
The Redskins placed fourth of four teams in the Division I race.
Out of 89 runners, Sidney Sutton paced the Redskins with a 14th-place finish overall with a time of 13 minutes, 31.73 seconds.
Pinned as a Division III cross country school, the Botkins Trojans entered the Division I and II race at the Bob Schul Invitational on Saturday in West Milton.
“It was great to see our kids race against different competition,” Botkins coach Ryan Gutman said. “It was good for them, and I hope it will mean good things for our team as we continue the season.”
The Botkins boys team finished ninth overall out of 21 teams, with 267 runners competing.