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August 19th, 2013
Wapakoneta native Brian Garman returned to the mound Sunday for the first time since June 22.
He started Sunday’s game for the Arizona Rookie League Brewers and pitched one scoreless inning.
“I felt pretty good,” Garman said. “As far as getting to the point where I was before I got hurt, I just need to see more hitters.
“I’m pretty comfortable physically. I’m not concerned,” he said. “I just need more repetitions off the mound.”
The Wapakoneta Redskins opened their regular season with a 4-1 win Saturday over the Ottoville Big Green in a non-league varsity girls soccer game in Ottoville.
Wapak senior Mackenzie Custer manufactured two of the team’s four goals Saturday, while senior Sara Warner and sophomore Brianna Pequignot each had one goal.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins recorded a 9th-place finish out of 21 teams Saturday in Section F of the OHSAA Early Season Invitational in boys cross country action.
The invitational was held at National Trail Raceway in Hebron on the site of the OHSAA cross country championships. Races were divided into sections based on size of schools competing.
In 34th place, Wapak sophomore Dylan Plaugher was the team’s first finisher Saturday, completing the course with a time of 18 minutes, 28.19 seconds.
From staff reports
Wapakoneta freshman Allie Zofkie garnered a 10th-place finish Saturday in Section H of the OHSAA Early Season Invitational in girls cross country competition. Zofkie was the Wapakoneta Redskins’ first finisher with a time of 20 minutes, 30.38 seconds.
The invitational was held at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, the site of the OHSAA cross country state championships.
Wapak finished 16th out of 17 teams in Section H with 402 points.
Brian Garman is slated to pitch one inning Sunday in a rehab assignment for the Milwaukee Brewers’ rookie league team in Arizona.
Garman, a Wapakoneta native, has been in Phoenix, Ariz., since July 17 in order to rehabilitate a torn labrum suffered in June. He has been on the disabled list since June 24.
The Brewers have one of 13 teams in the Arizona Rookie League.
The AZL Brewers will face the AZL Athletics at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Sunday.
The Wapakoneta Redskins won their second straight match Friday with a 217-238 win over the Bellefontaine Chieftains in varsity girls golf action at Wapakoneta Country Club.
Wapak's Shelby Kohler was the match medalist with a 47.
Finishing the scoring for Wapak were Sierra Sammons (56), Zoe Rayburn (56) and Haley Kinstle (58).
Bellefontaine's Chelsea McLaughlin led with a 49.
Sarah Hall (53), Kathleen Coakley (63) and Allie Shelley (68) concluded Bellefontaine's scoring.
The Wapakoneta Redskins shot a season-high through four tournaments Friday and finished 12th out of 21 teams Thursday at the Celina Invitational in varsity boys golf action played at Fox’s Den Golf Course in Celina.
The Redskins shot 356 as a team.
Wapak varsity coach Kenny Wayman was displeased with Thursday’s result.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins did not lose a game Friday in their 5-0 win Friday over the Lima Senior Spartans in a non-league varsity girls tennis match at the Collett Street Courts in Lima.
The win was Wapak’s second by a 5-0 score and moved the team’s record to 2-0 this season.
Recording wins in singles action Friday were Kaitlin Snider (first), Kiersten Wellons (second) and Chelsea Myers (third).
The Wapakoneta Redskins’ football preview Saturday against Findlay and Tiffin Columbian will truly be a preview.
After all, Findlay and Columbian each run spread offenses, which Wapak will go against in each of its first three regular season games this season, against Bellefontaine, Kenton and Elida.
The Redskins will head to Donnell Stadium in Findlay on Saturday for a 10 a.m. scrimmage against the Findlay Trojans and the Columbian Tornadoes.
Shelby Kohler and the Wapakoneta Redskins each placed fourth Thursday in the Defiance Lady Bulldog Golf Invitational in varsity girls golf play at Eagle Rock Golf Club in Defiance.
The Redskins totaled 423 shots Thursday.
After shooting an 88 for 18 holes, Kohler settled for fourth place overall after losing a tiebreaker for third-place medalist. She lost on the second playoff hole.