The Wapakoneta Redskins found the “Will” to win on Tuesday.
At Ryan Field, the Wapakoneta Redskins varsity soccer team found the desire to continue on the attack against the Bluffton Pirates and then literally found Redskin junior Will Hinegardner with a pass in front of the Pirates’ net for the winning goal with 6:17 left for a 6-5 win.
The Wapakoneta Redskins remained unbeaten in Western Buckeye League play Tuesday with a 5-0 win in Celina over the Celina Bulldogs, who entered the match with a 3-0 league record, in varsity girls tennis action.
With the win, Wapak moved to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the WBL.
Tuesday’s shutout was Wapak’s fourth straight in match play.
Only the first singles match lasted more than two sets, as Kaitlin Snider beat Kalie Gardner, 6-1, 3-6, 6-0.
Alex Gossard shot a career-low to help the Wapakoneta Redskins shoot a season-low 163 in their two-stroke win Tuesday over the Celina Bulldogs in Western Buckeye League varsity boys golf action at the Wapakoneta Country Club.
Jared Miller’s 44 came from Wapak’s final group and helped decide the match. The Redskins needed a 46 or better after the first two groups came in.
Gossard’s 40 from the second group aided veterans Drew Wayman (39) and Bobby Crow (40) from Wapak’s first group.
The Wapakoneta Redskins ended a six-match winning streak Tuesday with a 3-0 loss to the Coldwater Cavaliers in a non-league varsity volleyball match.
Tuesday's scores were 25-12, 25-7 and 25-15.
"Coldwater is a very disciplined and well-coached team," Wapak varsity coach Amy Ruppert said. "We struggled with our serve-receive and that contributed to our loss because we couldn't get our offense going.
Allie Zofkie handily won the Wapakoneta Night Meet as the host Redskins’ freshman finished 1 minute, 8.6 seconds ahead of the next runner with a time of 19:47.7 on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Park.
The race, which started at 8:45 p.m., was Zofkie’s second straight individual victory following a win on Aug. 20 in the Auglaize County Invitational.
The Redskins placed fourth out of nine schools with 98 points.