The undefeated Wapakoneta Redskins won their third consecutive Western Buckeye League match in as many days with a 5-0 victory Thursday over the Defiance Bulldogs in a varsity girls tennis match at the Wapakoneta Rotary Courts.
The win pushed Wapak to 9-0 overall and 6-0 in the WBL with three league matches remaining this season.
High levels of pace of play, physicality, intensity and desperation prominently dictated an exciting second half in an important, early Western Buckeye League contest Thursday. The result, however, was a 0-0 tie between the host Wapakoneta Redskins and the Elida Bulldogs in a varsity boys soccer game at Ryan Field.
What ailed the Wapakoneta Redskins in the fourth game Thursday stuck with them in the lopsided fifth game as they allowed a 2-1 match lead to turn into a 3-2 defeat to the Elida Bulldogs in Western Buckeye League varsity volleyball action in Elida.
Thursday’s scores were 25-22, 18-25, 13-25, 25-19 and 15-2.
“The loss in the fourth game set the tone for the fifth set,” Wapak varsity coach Amy Ruppert said. “Elida has a couple nice servers and we got hung up in serve-receive making error after error after error.