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ACME: Wapak blanks LCC

June 27, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta ACME starting pitcher Quinn Lotridge made quick work of the Lima Central Catholic ACME offense Wednesday, mixing hitting the corners with his fastball and throwing his curve late in counts.

The game lasted less than 90 minutes and was finished despite threats of rain in the forecast around the 6:30 p.m. start time.

In five innings pitched, Lotridge gave up one hit and allowed just three baserunners total Wednesday, making 71 pitches in the outing. Lotridge struck out seven hitters in his team’s 6-0 win in summer baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.

Garman placed on 7-day disabled list

June 26, 2013

From staff reports

Brian Garman saw his time on the mound halted until next month, as the Wapakoneta native was placed on the 7-day disabled list Monday.

Garman is a pitcher for the Huntsville Stars, a Double-A minor league baseball team of the Southern League based in Huntsville, Ala.

Garman’s first win of the season came June 16 against the Chattanooga Lookouts in a 3-1 victory. He pitched one inning and did not allow a baserunner.

At the time he was placed on the DL, this season Garman had 1-0 record, a 4.25 ERA and 22 strikeouts.

ACME: Wapak avenges loss to Minster

June 26, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta ACME overcame a brief 3-0 deficit by scoring seven straight runs in a 7-4 win over Minster ACME on Tuesday in baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.

The two teams are battling for the top seed in the sectional tournament which starts Sunday.

Tuesday’s win gave Wapak a 10-6 record, while the loss put Minster at 9-3-1. Wapak’s first loss this summer came June 11 in a 5-2 defeat at Minster, so each team has a three-run victory over the other.

ACME: Wapak outdone by Shawnee, 9-2

June 25, 2013

Sports Editor

SHAWNEE — Wapakoneta ACME did not have the type of start they wanted to have during an important week of baseball.

The Shawnee ACME team bested Wapakoneta, 9-2, on Monday, as they each prepare for tournament action this weekend.

Wapakoneta will host Minster at 6:30 p.m. today in a battle for the sectional tournament’s first seed, in the second of five straight games in as many days this week.

The loss on Monday drops Wapakoneta to 9-6 overall on the summer season, while the win moves Shawnee to 11-3 this summer.

ACME: Wapak splits DH with Bath

June 24, 2013

Sports Correspondent

LIMA — The Wapakoneta ACME team flexed its muscles in the first game of a doubleheader as they run-ruled the Bath ACME team, but a seventh-inning rally in the second game fell short as the two teams split a doubleheader on Saturday.

The split left Wapak with a 9-5 record on the season, while the Wildcats moved to 8-2 on the summer schedule.

The Redskins wasted no time in taking control of the first game, sending 14 batters to the plate and scoring nine runs in the top of first inning.

OHSAA unveils fall sports divisions

June 22, 2013

Sports Editor

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio High School Athletic Association unveiled the rest of the fall sports tournament divisions Wednesday after approval by OHSAA Board of Governors and the Wapakoneta Redskins moved down a division in football and moved up a division in girls cross country.

The divisions will apply to OHSAA postseason tournament competition for the next two school years, starting with the 2013-14 school year.

The OHSAA announced new divisions and regions for football June 13.

ACME: Wapak edges Coldwater

June 22, 2013

Sports Editor

COLDWATER — Kodi Morgan’s RBI double in the top of the seventh pushed Wapakoneta past Coldwater in a 7-5 win Friday in ACME summer baseball play at Memorial Field. The two teams played under the lights, with a scheduled start time of 7:30 p.m. and an actual start time of just after 8 p.m. due to a game on the field prior.

The game was knotted at 5-5 entering the seventh inning.

ACME: Wapak handles 'Riders

June 21, 2013

Sports Editor

ST. MARYS — The Wapakoneta ACME team piled up 14 hits resulting in 11 runs over their final four at-bats to keep distance from the St. Marys ACME in a 16-8 win Thursday in summer baseball action at Geiger Park.

The win moved Wapak’s record to 7-4 overall this summer.

St. Marys opened the scoring with a single run in the bottom of the second.

The Redskins then manufactured at least two runs in each of their next five at-bats.

After three times at bats, Wapak had 10 baserunners, none of whom reached on a base hit.

ACME takes 4th

June 17, 2013

Sports Correspondent

DEFIANCE ­— While the Wapakoneta ACME team finished in fourth place with a 1-2 weekend, their head coach says “they picked up some valuable experience against some very good teams.”

In the tournament opener Wapak went up against Toledo Central Catholic (TCC) ACME Fighting Irish in a game played Saturday at Defiance College and came away with a hard fought 3-2 victory. 

Wapak starting pitcher Jake Bruns and TCC starter Paul Shomar were both in command on the mound and scoring opportunities were scarce all day.

Redskins set school records at middle school state track

May 28, 2013

 

The Wapakoneta Redskins were well-represented at the Ohio Middle School State Track Meet, as these Redskins set school records!

 

Allie Zofkie      in the      1600 Meter Run    5:26.84

Claire Burton   in the      200 Meter Hurdles    30.77

Madison Watt   In the     Discus    Throw             91-00 feet

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