The Wapakoneta Redskins posted back-to-back wins after a 3-1 victory Monday over the Sidney Yellow Jackets in non-league varsity volleyball action, with the match’s scores being 25-21, 25-16, 22-25 and 25-23.
The win moved Wapak to 2-1 overall this season.
The Redskins hounded the net Monday, as Lea Stoner had 19 blocks and Josie Miller notched 15 blocks.
“We definitely had a nice block game tonight,” Wapak varsity coach Amy Ruppert said Monday. “Those are huge numbers.”
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.
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.
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.
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.